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 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 54 57 44
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 30 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.00% 1.81% 1.71%
As % of the Vendors category 6.83% 5.48% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £233 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £398 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £36.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.96% +52.63%
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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
439 420 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.31% 33.10% 40.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 214 113
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 3
Average hourly rate £22.75 £10.00 £42.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.50% -76.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.00 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £80.10 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015, 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 44 (68.75%) Linux
2 39 (60.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (48.44%) JBoss
3 31 (48.44%) Oracle
4 27 (42.19%) UNIX
5 24 (37.50%) VMware
6 19 (29.69%) EMC
7 17 (26.56%) Solaris
7 17 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (25.00%) SAN
8 16 (25.00%) Finance
9 15 (23.44%) Change Management
9 15 (23.44%) Java
10 14 (21.88%) ITIL
10 14 (21.88%) Tomcat
11 13 (20.31%) LDAP
12 12 (18.75%) Apache
13 11 (17.19%) Veritas
13 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (17.19%) Banking
14 10 (15.63%) NetApp
15 9 (14.06%) Perl
15 9 (14.06%) SQL
16 8 (12.50%) Windows
16 8 (12.50%) AIX
16 8 (12.50%) Active Directory
16 8 (12.50%) Migration
17 7 (10.94%) Clustering
17 7 (10.94%) RHCE
17 7 (10.94%) DNS

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 31 (48.44%) JBoss
2 14 (21.88%) Tomcat
3 12 (18.75%) Apache
4 6 (9.38%) SAS
5 5 (7.81%) WebLogic
6 4 (6.25%) IIS
6 4 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (4.69%) ColdFusion
8 2 (3.13%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
1 1 (1.56%) PaaS
1 1 (1.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.00%) SAN
2 13 (20.31%) LDAP
3 7 (10.94%) DNS
4 5 (7.81%) Firewall
4 5 (7.81%) DHCP
5 3 (4.69%) BIG-IP
6 2 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (3.13%) NAS
6 2 (3.13%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.56%) SSH
7 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) Oracle Database
2 6 (9.38%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.13%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.56%) Informix
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Ant
2 3 (4.69%) Artifactory
3 2 (3.13%) Maven
4 1 (1.56%) Subversion
4 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.56%) JProfiler
4 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 16 (25.00%) Finance
2 11 (17.19%) Banking
3 2 (3.13%) International Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (45.31%) Administrator
2 18 (28.13%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
4 6 (9.38%) SAS Administrator
4 6 (9.38%) Applications Support
4 6 (9.38%) Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) Support Manager
4 6 (9.38%) Applications Support Manager
4 6 (9.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (9.38%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (9.38%) Applications Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Deployment Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) UNIX Support
5 4 (6.25%) Architect
5 4 (6.25%) Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.69%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.69%) UNIX Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Senior UNIX Administrator
6 3 (4.69%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) Middleware
2 3 (4.69%) XML
3 2 (3.13%) Ajax
3 2 (3.13%) JPA
3 2 (3.13%) Apache OpenJPA
3 2 (3.13%) OAuth
3 2 (3.13%) Apache CXF
3 2 (3.13%) OSGi
3 2 (3.13%) J2EE
3 2 (3.13%) JSP
3 2 (3.13%) Struts
3 2 (3.13%) Web Services
3 2 (3.13%) JMS
3 2 (3.13%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.56%) JSF
4 1 (1.56%) .NET
4 1 (1.56%) XSLT
4 1 (1.56%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Clustering
2 2 (3.13%) PKI
2 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.56%) CESG
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.56%) NHS
3 1 (1.56%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 44 (68.75%) Linux
2 39 (60.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (42.19%) UNIX
4 17 (26.56%) Solaris
5 8 (12.50%) Windows
5 8 (12.50%) AIX
6 7 (10.94%) HPUX
7 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (6.25%) Ubuntu
8 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) Change Management
2 14 (21.88%) ITIL
3 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.50%) Migration
5 7 (10.94%) Load Balancing
6 6 (9.38%) Analytics
6 6 (9.38%) BPMN
7 5 (7.81%) SOA
7 5 (7.81%) RUP
7 5 (7.81%) DevOps
8 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.25%) Supplier Management
8 4 (6.25%) Data Security
8 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.69%) Scrum
9 3 (4.69%) TOGAF
9 3 (4.69%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.69%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (4.69%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (3.13%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.44%) Java
2 9 (14.06%) Perl
2 9 (14.06%) SQL
3 4 (6.25%) Python
4 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.56%) MUMPS
6 1 (1.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) RHCE
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (4.69%) Degree
4 2 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.13%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 7 (10.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (4.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (3.13%) vSphere
5 2 (3.13%) NFS
5 2 (3.13%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.13%) Samba
6 1 (1.56%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (7.81%) NetBackup
2 5 (7.81%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (6.25%) Puppet
4 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.56%) SELinux
5 1 (1.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 31 (48.44%) Oracle
2 24 (37.50%) VMware
3 19 (29.69%) EMC
4 11 (17.19%) Veritas
5 10 (15.63%) NetApp
6 6 (9.38%) Teradata
7 4 (6.25%) F5
7 4 (6.25%) Symantec
8 3 (4.69%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.69%) HP
8 3 (4.69%) Cisco
8 3 (4.69%) IBM
9 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.13%) Adobe
9 2 (3.13%) Sun
9 2 (3.13%) CommVault
10 1 (1.56%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.56%) Dell
10 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.56%) Brocade