The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Red Hat, Inc.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 54 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 33 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.27% 1.24% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 7.80% 3.55% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+68.42% -34.02%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
423 422 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.09% 34.79% 39.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 219 134
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 7
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% +38.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.60 £163.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat across the Edinburgh region.

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the Edinburgh region.

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Red Hat also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Red Hat.

1 39 (79.59%) Linux
2 37 (75.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (46.94%) VMware
4 22 (44.90%) JBoss
5 20 (40.82%) UNIX
6 17 (34.69%) Tomcat
7 15 (30.61%) Apache
8 13 (26.53%) Java
8 13 (26.53%) Oracle
8 13 (26.53%) EMC
9 12 (24.49%) SAN
9 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (20.41%) Windows
10 10 (20.41%) SOA
10 10 (20.41%) LDAP
10 10 (20.41%) Solaris
11 9 (18.37%) NetApp
12 7 (14.29%) Clustering
12 7 (14.29%) Load Balancing
12 7 (14.29%) Veritas
12 7 (14.29%) RHCE
12 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
12 7 (14.29%) DNS
13 6 (12.24%) Finance
13 6 (12.24%) Scrum
13 6 (12.24%) Banking
14 5 (10.20%) Maven
14 5 (10.20%) Firewall
14 5 (10.20%) Apache OpenJPA

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Red Hat also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Red Hat. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (44.90%) JBoss
2 17 (34.69%) Tomcat
3 15 (30.61%) Apache
4 5 (10.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (10.20%) WebLogic
4 5 (10.20%) IIS
4 5 (10.20%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (6.12%) ColdFusion
6 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
1 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
1 1 (2.04%) PaaS
1 1 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.49%) SAN
2 10 (20.41%) LDAP
3 7 (14.29%) DNS
4 5 (10.20%) Firewall
4 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.16%) DHCP
5 4 (8.16%) NAS
6 3 (6.12%) SSH
6 3 (6.12%) BIG-IP
7 2 (4.08%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) MySQL
1 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.04%) Informix
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Maven
2 2 (4.08%) Ant
3 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.04%) JProfiler
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
1 6 (12.24%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
2 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
2 1 (2.04%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Administrator
2 19 (38.78%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (16.33%) UNIX Administrator
4 7 (14.29%) Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Architect
5 6 (12.24%) Java Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Designer
7 4 (8.16%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.12%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.08%) Build Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Development Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Development Support Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) Apache OpenJPA
1 5 (10.20%) Apache CXF
1 5 (10.20%) OSGi
2 4 (8.16%) XML
3 3 (6.12%) Java EE
3 3 (6.12%) Middleware
4 2 (4.08%) XSLT
4 2 (4.08%) J2EE
4 2 (4.08%) JSF
4 2 (4.08%) OAuth
5 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.04%) .NET
5 1 (2.04%) JSP
5 1 (2.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (4.08%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.04%) CESG
3 1 (2.04%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 39 (79.59%) Linux
2 37 (75.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (40.82%) UNIX
4 10 (20.41%) Windows
4 10 (20.41%) Solaris
5 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.20%) Ubuntu
5 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.04%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (20.41%) SOA
2 7 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 6 (12.24%) Scrum
4 4 (8.16%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (8.16%) Waterfall
4 4 (8.16%) ITIL
4 4 (8.16%) Supplier Management
4 4 (8.16%) Data Security
5 3 (6.12%) TOGAF
5 3 (6.12%) DevOps
6 2 (4.08%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (4.08%) SABSA
6 2 (4.08%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.08%) Security Architecture
6 2 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.04%) TDD
7 1 (2.04%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (2.04%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.53%) Java
2 5 (10.20%) SQL
3 4 (8.16%) Perl
3 4 (8.16%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.08%) Bourne shell
4 2 (4.08%) Korn
5 1 (2.04%) Ruby
5 1 (2.04%) Python
5 1 (2.04%) MUMPS
5 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) RHCE
2 2 (4.08%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.16%) vSphere
4 3 (6.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (4.08%) Puppet
2 2 (4.08%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.04%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.04%) SELinux
Vendors
1 23 (46.94%) VMware
2 13 (26.53%) Oracle
2 13 (26.53%) EMC
3 9 (18.37%) NetApp
4 7 (14.29%) Veritas
5 5 (10.20%) Symantec
5 5 (10.20%) Cisco
5 5 (10.20%) IBM
6 4 (8.16%) F5
7 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.04%) Brocade
8 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.04%) Sun
8 1 (2.04%) Dell
8 1 (2.04%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.04%) Hitachi
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