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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 100 91 80
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 32 37 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.26% 1.36% 1.41%
As % of the Vendors category 3.07% 3.76% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 19
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £40.00 £23.80
% change year-on-year
-42.50% +68.06%
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
1044 983 912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.97% 36.18% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 528 404
Average daily rate £363 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +6.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 33
Average hourly rate £38.25 £15.77 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.54% +0.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 -21 23 £388 -16.26% 3
Glasgow +14 9 £365 +19.67% 4
Red Hat
UK

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 47 (70.15%) Linux
2 46 (68.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 33 (49.25%) Unix
4 22 (32.84%) Finance
4 22 (32.84%) Java
5 18 (26.87%) Oracle
5 18 (26.87%) Windows
5 18 (26.87%) AIX
6 17 (25.37%) Solaris
7 16 (23.88%) VMware
8 15 (22.39%) SAN
9 14 (20.90%) JBoss
10 13 (19.40%) Web Services
10 13 (19.40%) Windows Server
11 12 (17.91%) Oracle Database
11 12 (17.91%) DevOps
12 11 (16.42%) EMC
13 10 (14.93%) IBM
13 10 (14.93%) Python
14 9 (13.43%) Perl
14 9 (13.43%) Banking
14 9 (13.43%) Migration
14 9 (13.43%) Use Case
15 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (11.94%) Shell Script
16 7 (10.45%) Veritas
16 7 (10.45%) SOA
16 7 (10.45%) HPUX

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 14 (20.90%) JBoss
2 6 (8.96%) Apache
3 5 (7.46%) IIS
3 5 (7.46%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.99%) Node.js
4 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.49%) CICS
5 1 (1.49%) SAS
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) PaaS
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.39%) SAN
2 7 (10.45%) LDAP
3 3 (4.48%) DNS
4 2 (2.99%) DHCP
4 2 (2.99%) Firewall
4 2 (2.99%) LAN
4 2 (2.99%) NAS
4 2 (2.99%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (2.99%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.99%) WAN
5 1 (1.49%) HTTP
5 1 (1.49%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.91%) Oracle Database
2 7 (10.45%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.99%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.99%) Big Data
5 2 (2.99%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.99%) Informix
6 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.49%) HBase
6 1 (1.49%) Impala
6 1 (1.49%) MySQL
6 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.48%) Ant
2 3 (4.48%) Subversion
3 2 (2.99%) Artifactory
3 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.49%) Maven
General
1 22 (32.84%) Finance
2 9 (13.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (35.82%) Administrator
2 19 (28.36%) Unix Administrator
3 15 (22.39%) Systems Administrator
4 13 (19.40%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 10 (14.93%) Architect
6 7 (10.45%) Applications Architect
6 7 (10.45%) Solaris Administrator
7 5 (7.46%) AIX Administrator
7 5 (7.46%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (4.48%) Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) DBA
8 3 (4.48%) EMC Storage Administrator
8 3 (4.48%) HP Storage Administrator
8 3 (4.48%) HPUX Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.48%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (4.48%) Server Administrator
8 3 (4.48%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.48%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.40%) Web Services
2 7 (10.45%) Hibernate
2 7 (10.45%) JSF
2 7 (10.45%) RichFaces
3 5 (7.46%) Apache CXF
3 5 (7.46%) Apache OpenJPA
3 5 (7.46%) JPA
4 4 (5.97%) Java EE
4 4 (5.97%) Middleware
5 3 (4.48%) LAMP
6 1 (1.49%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.49%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (1.49%) JSON
6 1 (1.49%) RESTful
6 1 (1.49%) SOAP
6 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Private Cloud
2 5 (7.46%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.97%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.99%) Animation
4 2 (2.99%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.49%) DataPower
5 1 (1.49%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.49%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 47 (70.15%) Linux
2 46 (68.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 33 (49.25%) Unix
4 18 (26.87%) AIX
4 18 (26.87%) Windows
5 17 (25.37%) Solaris
6 13 (19.40%) Windows Server
7 7 (10.45%) HPUX
8 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.99%) CentOS
9 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.49%) Fedora
10 1 (1.49%) MVS
10 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.91%) DevOps
2 9 (13.43%) Migration
2 9 (13.43%) Use Case
3 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (10.45%) BPMN
4 7 (10.45%) Change Management
4 7 (10.45%) OO
4 7 (10.45%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (10.45%) SOA
4 7 (10.45%) UML
5 6 (8.96%) Configuration Management
5 6 (8.96%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (7.46%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.97%) Patch Management
8 3 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (4.48%) High Availability
8 3 (4.48%) Open Source
8 3 (4.48%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.84%) Java
2 10 (14.93%) Python
3 9 (13.43%) Perl
4 8 (11.94%) Shell Script
5 5 (7.46%) Ruby
6 4 (5.97%) SQL
7 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.49%) C
8 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) IBM Certification
2 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (5.97%) SRDF
4 3 (4.48%) Samba
5 2 (2.99%) HDFS
5 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.99%) NFS
5 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (1.49%) RACF
6 1 (1.49%) vCloud
6 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (8.96%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (5.97%) Ansible
2 4 (5.97%) NetBackup
2 4 (5.97%) Puppet
3 2 (2.99%) Data Guard
3 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (2.99%) SCCM
3 2 (2.99%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (1.49%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.49%) Legato
4 1 (1.49%) Oozie
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (26.87%) Oracle
2 16 (23.88%) VMware
3 11 (16.42%) EMC
4 10 (14.93%) IBM
5 7 (10.45%) Veritas
6 6 (8.96%) HP
7 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
8 4 (5.97%) Cisco
9 2 (2.99%) Citrix
9 2 (2.99%) ForgeRock
9 2 (2.99%) NetApp
9 2 (2.99%) Sun
10 1 (1.49%) Brocade
10 1 (1.49%) Cloudera
10 1 (1.49%) Tableau
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