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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 97 103 86
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 40 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.22% 1.02% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 3.42% 2.35% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 18
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £175 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% +32.50%
Red Hat
UK

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
1169 1192 985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.64% 43.52% 40.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 593 483
Average daily rate £354 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 26 23
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.95 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £38.80 £30.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 27 £388 -3.12% 3
Glasgow +5 11 £363 +100.27%
Dundee - 1 - -
Red Hat
UK

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 49 (65.33%) Linux
2 47 (62.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (36.00%) JBoss
4 26 (34.67%) Finance
5 24 (32.00%) Oracle
6 23 (30.67%) Windows
7 21 (28.00%) UNIX
7 21 (28.00%) VMware
8 19 (25.33%) Change Management
9 17 (22.67%) Solaris
9 17 (22.67%) HP
9 17 (22.67%) EMC
9 17 (22.67%) SAN
10 16 (21.33%) Perl
11 15 (20.00%) Java
12 14 (18.67%) Active Directory
13 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
13 13 (17.33%) AIX
14 12 (16.00%) ITIL
14 12 (16.00%) Red Hat Satellite
14 12 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (14.67%) LDAP
15 11 (14.67%) Cisco
16 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
17 9 (12.00%) Shell Script
17 9 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
18 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Certification
18 8 (10.67%) Python
18 8 (10.67%) MCSE
18 8 (10.67%) Puppet

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (36.00%) JBoss
2 4 (5.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (5.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.00%) Apache
4 2 (2.67%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.67%) SAS
4 2 (2.67%) CICS
4 2 (2.67%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 1 (1.33%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.67%) Engine Yard
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.67%) SAN
2 11 (14.67%) LDAP
3 4 (5.33%) Firewall
4 2 (2.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.67%) DHCP
4 2 (2.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.67%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.67%) MySQL
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) DTS
2 2 (2.67%) DataStage
2 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.33%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Ant
2 3 (4.00%) Artifactory
2 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.33%) Maven
4 1 (1.33%) JIRA
4 1 (1.33%) Selenium
General
1 26 (34.67%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (2.67%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (32.00%) Administrator
2 14 (18.67%) Analyst
3 10 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (10.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (10.67%) Support Analyst
4 8 (10.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Developer
5 7 (9.33%) UNIX Administrator
6 6 (8.00%) Support Manager
6 6 (8.00%) Applications Support Manager
6 6 (8.00%) Applications Support
6 6 (8.00%) Applications Manager
7 5 (6.67%) Deployment Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Architect
8 4 (5.33%) Consultant
8 4 (5.33%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (5.33%) Linux Specialist
9 3 (4.00%) Designer
9 3 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) Web Services
2 6 (8.00%) XML
3 5 (6.67%) Middleware
4 3 (4.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (4.00%) J2EE
4 3 (4.00%) JPA
5 2 (2.67%) JSP
5 2 (2.67%) Struts
5 2 (2.67%) OAuth
5 2 (2.67%) JSF
5 2 (2.67%) Ajax
5 2 (2.67%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (2.67%) JMS
5 2 (2.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (2.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (1.33%) JSON
6 1 (1.33%) Apache CXF
6 1 (1.33%) RESTful
6 1 (1.33%) RichFaces
6 1 (1.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.67%) EMC VNX
2 2 (2.67%) PKI
2 2 (2.67%) Data Integration
2 2 (2.67%) DataPower
3 1 (1.33%) iPad
3 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.33%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 49 (65.33%) Linux
2 47 (62.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (30.67%) Windows
4 21 (28.00%) UNIX
5 17 (22.67%) Solaris
6 13 (17.33%) AIX
7 7 (9.33%) HPUX
8 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (4.00%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.67%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.67%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.33%) Change Management
2 12 (16.00%) ITIL
3 9 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (10.67%) DevOps
5 7 (9.33%) BPMN
6 6 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.67%) RUP
7 5 (6.67%) Migration
7 5 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (5.33%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.33%) SOA
9 3 (4.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.00%) Patch Management
10 2 (2.67%) ETL
10 2 (2.67%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.67%) Service Management
10 2 (2.67%) Time Management
10 2 (2.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.33%) Perl
2 15 (20.00%) Java
3 9 (12.00%) Shell Script
4 8 (10.67%) Python
4 8 (10.67%) Bash Shell
5 6 (8.00%) Korn
6 5 (6.67%) SQL
7 2 (2.67%) Ruby
7 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.67%) C
7 2 (2.67%) C#
7 2 (2.67%) C++
7 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) MCSE
1 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (18.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.67%) vSphere
4 4 (5.33%) SRDF
5 3 (4.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (4.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.67%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (2.67%) vCloud
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.33%) RACF
Systems Management
1 12 (16.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 8 (10.67%) Puppet
3 6 (8.00%) NetBackup
4 4 (5.33%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (2.67%) Capistrano
5 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.33%) logstash
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 24 (32.00%) Oracle
2 21 (28.00%) VMware
3 17 (22.67%) HP
3 17 (22.67%) EMC
4 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
5 11 (14.67%) Cisco
6 5 (6.67%) IBM
6 5 (6.67%) Veritas
6 5 (6.67%) Brocade
7 4 (5.33%) Sun
7 4 (5.33%) Symantec
8 2 (2.67%) Teradata
8 2 (2.67%) Adobe
8 2 (2.67%) Citrix
8 2 (2.67%) BMC
8 2 (2.67%) Dell
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago