The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Scotland region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 96 74 67
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -7
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 31 30 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.12% 1.22% 1.39%
As % of the Vendors category 2.48% 3.03% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 10
Average daily rate
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£336 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.02% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £435 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.85% -36.26%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1250 989 1047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.31% 40.22% 40.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 452 431
Average daily rate £350 £375 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 34 61
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
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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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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 -5 20 £388 -11.42% 6
Glasgow -6 7 £175 -53.33% 2
Stirling - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 1
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - - 2
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Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 72 (93.51%) Linux
2 57 (74.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (38.96%) UNIX
4 29 (37.66%) VMware
5 25 (32.47%) SAN
6 24 (31.17%) HP
7 23 (29.87%) Windows
7 23 (29.87%) Java
8 22 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (27.27%) JBoss
10 18 (23.38%) AIX
11 16 (20.78%) SQL
11 16 (20.78%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (19.48%) Finance
12 15 (19.48%) Subversion
13 14 (18.18%) Solaris
14 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (15.58%) Spring
15 12 (15.58%) SUSE
15 12 (15.58%) Eclipse
15 12 (15.58%) XML
15 12 (15.58%) VMware ESXi
15 12 (15.58%) Hyper-V
16 11 (14.29%) Shell Script
16 11 (14.29%) Java EE
17 10 (12.99%) Hibernate
17 10 (12.99%) ITIL
17 10 (12.99%) BPMN
17 10 (12.99%) Performance Monitoring
18 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2008

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 6 (7.79%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.49%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.90%) IIS
4 3 (3.90%) Apache
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (2.60%) nginx
5 2 (2.60%) CICS
6 1 (1.30%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 25 (32.47%) SAN
2 8 (10.39%) DNS
3 7 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 6 (7.79%) LAN
4 6 (7.79%) WAN
4 6 (7.79%) DHCP
4 6 (7.79%) LDAP
5 4 (5.19%) Firewall
5 4 (5.19%) VPN
6 1 (1.30%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.30%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) Ingres
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.90%) MySQL
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (19.48%) Subversion
2 12 (15.58%) Eclipse
3 5 (6.49%) Maven
4 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.60%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.30%) Ant
6 1 (1.30%) JIRA
6 1 (1.30%) Selenium
6 1 (1.30%) Artifactory
General
1 15 (19.48%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Banking
3 6 (7.79%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.19%) Marketing
5 2 (2.60%) Retail
5 2 (2.60%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.30%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) Developer
2 16 (20.78%) Administrator
3 14 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (11.69%) Senior Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Java Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Architect
6 7 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) UNIX Administrator
8 5 (6.49%) Consultant
8 5 (6.49%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (5.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.19%) Technical Specialist
9 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (5.19%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.19%) UNIX Specialist
10 3 (3.90%) UNIX Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Implementation Engineer
11 2 (2.60%) Designer
11 2 (2.60%) Test Architect
11 2 (2.60%) AIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.58%) Spring
1 12 (15.58%) XML
2 11 (14.29%) Java EE
3 10 (12.99%) Hibernate
4 9 (11.69%) JAAS
5 8 (10.39%) XSLT
6 5 (6.49%) J2EE
6 5 (6.49%) jBPM
6 5 (6.49%) Drools
7 4 (5.19%) Middleware
7 4 (5.19%) Web Services
8 3 (3.90%) CSS
8 3 (3.90%) .NET
9 1 (1.30%) Flash
9 1 (1.30%) JSON
9 1 (1.30%) JSF
9 1 (1.30%) Grails
9 1 (1.30%) Apache CXF
9 1 (1.30%) Apache OpenJPA
9 1 (1.30%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Clustering
2 5 (6.49%) Open Source
3 3 (3.90%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.90%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.60%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) HACMP
5 1 (1.30%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 72 (93.51%) Linux
2 57 (74.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (38.96%) UNIX
4 23 (29.87%) Windows
5 18 (23.38%) AIX
6 16 (20.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (18.18%) Solaris
8 12 (15.58%) SUSE
9 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (10.39%) HPUX
11 4 (5.19%) Ubuntu
11 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (3.90%) CentOS
13 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.99%) ITIL
2 10 (12.99%) BPMN
2 10 (12.99%) Performance Monitoring
3 9 (11.69%) Scrum
3 9 (11.69%) Identity Management
4 8 (10.39%) Project Management
5 7 (9.09%) SOA
5 7 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (7.79%) Workflow
6 6 (7.79%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.49%) Six Sigma
7 5 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (6.49%) TDD
7 5 (6.49%) Lean Six Sigma
8 4 (5.19%) Service Management
8 4 (5.19%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.90%) Performance Testing
9 3 (3.90%) Change Data Capture
10 2 (2.60%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.87%) Java
2 16 (20.78%) SQL
3 11 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 7 (9.09%) Perl
5 6 (7.79%) C
6 5 (6.49%) Korn
7 4 (5.19%) C-shell
8 3 (3.90%) Python
8 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.30%) Groovy
10 1 (1.30%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.79%) SC Cleared
2 6 (7.79%) Degree
3 2 (2.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.30%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (1.30%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) COBIT
2 2 (2.60%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (15.58%) VMware ESXi
2 12 (15.58%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.49%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.19%) vSphere
5 3 (3.90%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (3.90%) KVM
5 3 (3.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (3.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (3.90%) RHEV
6 2 (2.60%) Veritas File System
6 2 (2.60%) Cronacle
7 1 (1.30%) NFS
7 1 (1.30%) Samba
7 1 (1.30%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) nmon
1 4 (5.19%) SCOM
1 4 (5.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (3.90%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (3.90%) Puppet
3 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.60%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.30%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 29 (37.66%) VMware
2 24 (31.17%) HP
3 21 (27.27%) JBoss
4 8 (10.39%) IBM
5 7 (9.09%) Oracle
5 7 (9.09%) Cisco
5 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 7 (9.09%) Sun
6 6 (7.79%) EMC
7 4 (5.19%) NetApp
7 4 (5.19%) Veritas
8 3 (3.90%) Citrix
8 3 (3.90%) Symantec
9 2 (2.60%) Rackspace
9 2 (2.60%) Brocade
9 2 (2.60%) Dell
10 1 (1.30%) ForgeRock
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