The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 55 56 59
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 13 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.94% 1.36% 1.01%
As % of the Vendors category 4.04% 3.26% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 3
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £305 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £430 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Red Hat
Scotland

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

Vendors Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
322 368 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 48.13% 41.63% 43.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 222 148
Average daily rate £339 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 20 7
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 14 (70.00%) Linux
1 14 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (60.00%) Unix
3 11 (55.00%) AIX
4 8 (40.00%) VMware
5 7 (35.00%) Java
6 6 (30.00%) Windows
7 5 (25.00%) SAN
7 5 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle
7 5 (25.00%) Ansible
8 4 (20.00%) Open Source
8 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
8 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (20.00%) Web Services
8 4 (20.00%) JBoss
8 4 (20.00%) IBM
8 4 (20.00%) Migration
8 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
9 3 (15.00%) Python
9 3 (15.00%) Solaris
9 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
9 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
9 3 (15.00%) DevOps
9 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
10 2 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 4 (20.00%) JBoss
1 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) CICS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) LDAP
2 2 (10.00%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Administrator
2 5 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (15.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Linux Scripter
5 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Unix Scripter
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Designer
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Java Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Solaris Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (5.00%) LAMP
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (5.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) DataPower
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Linux
1 14 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (60.00%) Unix
3 11 (55.00%) AIX
4 6 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (15.00%) Solaris
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (10.00%) HPUX
7 1 (5.00%) MVS
7 1 (5.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (20.00%) Migration
1 4 (20.00%) Open Source
2 3 (15.00%) DevOps
2 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (10.00%) High Availability
3 2 (10.00%) People Management
3 2 (10.00%) Release Management
3 2 (10.00%) RUP
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
3 2 (10.00%) Unified Process
3 2 (10.00%) Use Case
3 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.00%) Change Data Capture
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) Korn
3 2 (10.00%) Perl
3 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.00%) Ruby
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) Bourne shell
4 1 (5.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) KVM
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.00%) RHEV
2 1 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (5.00%) Veritas File System
2 1 (5.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (5.00%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (5.00%) Netcool
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) VMware
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) ForgeRock
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) CA
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Opsware
5 1 (5.00%) Sun
5 1 (5.00%) Veritas