The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 82 85 88
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 46 35 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.56% 1.42% 1.01%
As % of the Vendors category 4.23% 3.51% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £243 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £388 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.09 - -
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 Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1088 996 982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.86% 40.34% 47.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 452 474
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 22 28
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £10.00 £9.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £29.34 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -3.44%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +6 30 £400 +10.34%
Glasgow -3 8 £325 +3.17% 1
West Lothian - - - - 1
South Ayrshire - - - -
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Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 68 (75.56%) Linux
2 60 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 40 (44.44%) Oracle
4 36 (40.00%) UNIX
5 35 (38.89%) JBoss
6 29 (32.22%) VMware
7 27 (30.00%) Solaris
8 23 (25.56%) SAN
9 22 (24.44%) LDAP
9 22 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (23.33%) EMC
11 20 (22.22%) Windows
11 20 (22.22%) ITIL
12 19 (21.11%) Java
13 18 (20.00%) SQL
13 18 (20.00%) Finance
14 16 (17.78%) Change Management
15 15 (16.67%) Active Directory
16 14 (15.56%) Tomcat
17 13 (14.44%) Veritas
18 12 (13.33%) Apache
18 12 (13.33%) AIX
18 12 (13.33%) HPUX
18 12 (13.33%) Perl
18 12 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
18 12 (13.33%) Banking
19 11 (12.22%) HP
19 11 (12.22%) DNS
19 11 (12.22%) Firewall
20 10 (11.11%) NetApp

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 35 (38.89%) JBoss
2 14 (15.56%) Tomcat
3 12 (13.33%) Apache
4 8 (8.89%) WebLogic
5 6 (6.67%) SAS
6 4 (4.44%) IIS
6 4 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (3.33%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (3.33%) WebSphere
7 3 (3.33%) ColdFusion
7 3 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.22%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (1.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) SaaS
2 1 (1.11%) PaaS
2 1 (1.11%) Route 53
2 1 (1.11%) IaaS
2 1 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 23 (25.56%) SAN
2 22 (24.44%) LDAP
3 11 (12.22%) Firewall
3 11 (12.22%) DNS
4 9 (10.00%) DHCP
5 3 (3.33%) BIG-IP
5 3 (3.33%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (2.22%) NAS
6 2 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.22%) Kerberos
6 2 (2.22%) LAN
6 2 (2.22%) WAN
6 2 (2.22%) VPN
7 1 (1.11%) SSH
7 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.11%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (1.11%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 6 (6.67%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 5 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.22%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.11%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Ant
2 4 (4.44%) Artifactory
3 3 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.33%) Maven
4 2 (2.22%) JIRA
4 2 (2.22%) Subversion
5 1 (1.11%) Selenium
5 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.11%) JProfiler
5 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (20.00%) Finance
2 12 (13.33%) Banking
3 2 (2.22%) International Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Retail
4 1 (1.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (38.89%) Administrator
2 23 (25.56%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (13.33%) Analyst
4 11 (12.22%) UNIX Administrator
5 9 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 9 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (7.78%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Applications Support
7 6 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (6.67%) Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Support Manager
7 6 (6.67%) Applications Support Manager
7 6 (6.67%) Applications Manager
7 6 (6.67%) SAS Administrator
8 5 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.56%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) Architect
9 4 (4.44%) Deployment Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.11%) Middleware
2 6 (6.67%) Web Services
3 3 (3.33%) XML
3 3 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (2.22%) OSGi
4 2 (2.22%) JMS
4 2 (2.22%) J2EE
4 2 (2.22%) JSP
4 2 (2.22%) Struts
4 2 (2.22%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.22%) JSF
4 2 (2.22%) Ajax
4 2 (2.22%) JPA
4 2 (2.22%) Apache OpenJPA
4 2 (2.22%) OAuth
4 2 (2.22%) Apache CXF
5 1 (1.11%) RESTful
5 1 (1.11%) Java EE
5 1 (1.11%) JSON
5 1 (1.11%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) Clustering
2 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.44%) Open Source
4 3 (3.33%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Cloud
4 3 (3.33%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.33%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.33%) iSeries
5 2 (2.22%) PKI
6 1 (1.11%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.11%) Replication
6 1 (1.11%) CESG
6 1 (1.11%) NHS
6 1 (1.11%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 68 (75.56%) Linux
2 60 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 36 (40.00%) UNIX
4 27 (30.00%) Solaris
5 20 (22.22%) Windows
6 12 (13.33%) AIX
6 12 (13.33%) HPUX
7 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (4.44%) Ubuntu
10 3 (3.33%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.11%) Android
11 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.11%) Tru64
11 1 (1.11%) SUSE
11 1 (1.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.22%) ITIL
2 16 (17.78%) Change Management
3 12 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (10.00%) Migration
5 7 (7.78%) Load Balancing
6 6 (6.67%) BPMN
6 6 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 6 (6.67%) Analytics
6 6 (6.67%) DevOps
7 5 (5.56%) RUP
7 5 (5.56%) SOA
8 4 (4.44%) Service Management
8 4 (4.44%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.44%) Scrum
8 4 (4.44%) Data Security
8 4 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (4.44%) Performance Testing
8 4 (4.44%) Supplier Management
9 3 (3.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.11%) Java
2 18 (20.00%) SQL
3 12 (13.33%) Perl
4 4 (4.44%) Python
4 4 (4.44%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.11%) MUMPS
6 1 (1.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) RHCE
2 6 (6.67%) Degree
2 6 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.56%) MCSE
3 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.44%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.22%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 5 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (3.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (3.33%) KVM
5 3 (3.33%) RHEV
6 2 (2.22%) NFS
6 2 (2.22%) vSphere
6 2 (2.22%) Samba
7 1 (1.11%) Veritas File System
7 1 (1.11%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (5.56%) NetBackup
2 5 (5.56%) Puppet
3 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (2.22%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (2.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (1.11%) BMC Performance Manager
5 1 (1.11%) SCCM
5 1 (1.11%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.11%) SELinux
5 1 (1.11%) logstash
Vendors
1 40 (44.44%) Oracle
2 29 (32.22%) VMware
3 21 (23.33%) EMC
4 13 (14.44%) Veritas
5 11 (12.22%) HP
6 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 10 (11.11%) NetApp
7 7 (7.78%) IBM
8 6 (6.67%) Teradata
9 4 (4.44%) F5
9 4 (4.44%) Cisco
9 4 (4.44%) CheckPoint
9 4 (4.44%) Symantec
10 3 (3.33%) Citrix
10 3 (3.33%) BMC
10 3 (3.33%) CommVault
10 3 (3.33%) ForgeRock
11 2 (2.22%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.22%) Adobe
11 2 (2.22%) Sun
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