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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 83 103 84
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -19
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 43 17 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.62% 0.73% 1.11%
As % of the Vendors category 3.84% 1.56% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 8
Average daily rate £338 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £335 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £460 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.88 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -7.60%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1119 1088 1130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 42.23% 46.44% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 519 537
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 34 63
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% -34.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £44.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -9 27 £350 -9.67% 3
Glasgow +12 7 £300 -33.33% 2
West Lothian - 2 £363 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Highlands - - - - 1
Fife - - - -
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Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 62 (82.67%) Linux
2 44 (58.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (41.33%) Java
4 30 (40.00%) JBoss
5 28 (37.33%) UNIX
6 24 (32.00%) Subversion
7 21 (28.00%) Eclipse
8 20 (26.67%) HP
8 20 (26.67%) SAN
8 20 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (24.00%) Solaris
10 17 (22.67%) JAAS
11 16 (21.33%) Finance
11 16 (21.33%) Identity Management
11 16 (21.33%) AIX
12 15 (20.00%) Spring
13 14 (18.67%) Java EE
13 14 (18.67%) Scrum
13 14 (18.67%) VMware
13 14 (18.67%) XML
14 13 (17.33%) Oracle
14 13 (17.33%) Hibernate
14 13 (17.33%) BPMN
15 12 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (14.67%) SOA
17 10 (13.33%) XSLT
18 9 (12.00%) Banking
18 9 (12.00%) Shell Script
18 9 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
19 8 (10.67%) Veritas

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.33%) Apache
3 3 (4.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.67%) CICS
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.33%) IIS
5 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (26.67%) SAN
2 8 (10.67%) LDAP
3 4 (5.33%) NAS
3 4 (5.33%) LAN
3 4 (5.33%) WAN
4 3 (4.00%) Firewall
4 3 (4.00%) VPN
4 3 (4.00%) DNS
5 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) Ingres
1 5 (6.67%) Pentaho
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.33%) MySQL
5 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 24 (32.00%) Subversion
2 21 (28.00%) Eclipse
3 7 (9.33%) Maven
4 2 (2.67%) Artifactory
4 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.67%) Selenium
4 2 (2.67%) JIRA
4 2 (2.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.33%) Ant
General
1 16 (21.33%) Finance
2 9 (12.00%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.00%) International Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Retail
5 2 (2.67%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (40.00%) Developer
2 17 (22.67%) Java Developer
3 12 (16.00%) Administrator
4 11 (14.67%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 9 (12.00%) Architect
7 8 (10.67%) Analyst
7 8 (10.67%) UNIX Administrator
8 7 (9.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 5 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (5.33%) Systems Support
10 4 (5.33%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (5.33%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (5.33%) UNIX Support
11 3 (4.00%) Solaris Administrator
11 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Designer
11 3 (4.00%) UNIX Engineer
11 3 (4.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
11 3 (4.00%) Designer
12 2 (2.67%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.67%) JAAS
2 15 (20.00%) Spring
3 14 (18.67%) Java EE
3 14 (18.67%) XML
4 13 (17.33%) Hibernate
5 10 (13.33%) XSLT
6 7 (9.33%) Drools
7 6 (8.00%) jBPM
8 4 (5.33%) Middleware
8 4 (5.33%) Web Services
8 4 (5.33%) J2EE
9 3 (4.00%) .NET
10 2 (2.67%) Gherkin
10 2 (2.67%) Grails
10 2 (2.67%) RESTful
10 2 (2.67%) CSS
10 2 (2.67%) JSF
10 2 (2.67%) JSON
11 1 (1.33%) WebSphere MQ
11 1 (1.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) Open Source
2 4 (5.33%) Clustering
3 3 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.00%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.67%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.67%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.67%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.33%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 62 (82.67%) Linux
2 44 (58.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (37.33%) UNIX
4 18 (24.00%) Solaris
5 16 (21.33%) AIX
6 8 (10.67%) Windows
7 7 (9.33%) HPUX
8 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (6.67%) SUSE
10 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.33%) Tru64
10 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.33%) Identity Management
3 14 (18.67%) Scrum
4 13 (17.33%) BPMN
5 11 (14.67%) SOA
6 9 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (10.67%) Workflow
8 7 (9.33%) TDD
8 7 (9.33%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (6.67%) Configuration Management
10 4 (5.33%) ITIL
11 3 (4.00%) Zachman Framework
11 3 (4.00%) TOGAF
11 3 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (4.00%) Service Management
11 3 (4.00%) MVC
11 3 (4.00%) Six Sigma
11 3 (4.00%) Lean Six Sigma
12 2 (2.67%) Change Data Capture
12 2 (2.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (41.33%) Java
2 9 (12.00%) Shell Script
3 7 (9.33%) SQL
4 6 (8.00%) Perl
5 5 (6.67%) C
6 4 (5.33%) Python
7 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.00%) Korn
8 2 (2.67%) C-shell
8 2 (2.67%) Groovy
9 1 (1.33%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.33%) Security Cleared
1 4 (5.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (6.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (4.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.67%) Veritas File System
5 2 (2.67%) vSphere
5 2 (2.67%) KVM
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.67%) Cronacle
6 1 (1.33%) Samba
6 1 (1.33%) NFS
6 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.67%) nmon
2 2 (2.67%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (2.67%) SCOM
2 2 (2.67%) Nagios
2 2 (2.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 30 (40.00%) JBoss
2 20 (26.67%) HP
3 14 (18.67%) VMware
4 13 (17.33%) Oracle
5 8 (10.67%) Veritas
6 7 (9.33%) IBM
7 6 (8.00%) Sun
7 6 (8.00%) Symantec
8 3 (4.00%) Dell
8 3 (4.00%) Citrix
9 1 (1.33%) Brocade
9 1 (1.33%) EMC
9 1 (1.33%) Microsoft