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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 103 102 87
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 33 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.03% 1.19% 1.18%
As % of the Vendors category 2.88% 2.92% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 17
Average daily rate
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£356 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £175 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £400 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.17 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.59 £42.50 £23.90
% change year-on-year
-32.74% +77.82%
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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
1144 1131 999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.75% 40.73% 40.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 544 452
Average daily rate £350 £347 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 27 31
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.50 £23.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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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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 -9 18 £375 +3.44%
Glasgow +4 9 £364 +107.85% 2
Aberdeen - 4 £230 -
Dundee - 1 - - 1
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Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 56 (70.00%) Linux
2 50 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (38.75%) JBoss
4 30 (37.50%) Oracle
5 28 (35.00%) Windows
6 23 (28.75%) Finance
7 21 (26.25%) VMware
8 19 (23.75%) LDAP
8 19 (23.75%) HP
9 17 (21.25%) UNIX
9 17 (21.25%) Java
9 17 (21.25%) Change Management
10 16 (20.00%) Perl
10 16 (20.00%) Solaris
10 16 (20.00%) ITIL
10 16 (20.00%) SAN
10 16 (20.00%) Active Directory
11 15 (18.75%) EMC
11 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
12 14 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (13.75%) Red Hat Satellite
13 11 (13.75%) MS Excel
14 10 (12.50%) AIX
14 10 (12.50%) SQL
14 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (11.25%) Bash Shell
15 9 (11.25%) Shell Script
15 9 (11.25%) MCSE
15 9 (11.25%) Cisco

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 31 (38.75%) JBoss
2 4 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.00%) SAS
3 3 (3.75%) Apache
3 3 (3.75%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (3.75%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.75%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.50%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.25%) CICS
5 1 (1.25%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 1 (1.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (13.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (2.50%) Engine Yard
3 2 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.75%) LDAP
2 16 (20.00%) SAN
3 6 (7.50%) DNS
4 5 (6.25%) Firewall
4 5 (6.25%) DHCP
5 3 (3.75%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (2.50%) Kerberos
6 2 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.25%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.50%) MySQL
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.50%) DTS
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.50%) DataStage
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.25%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Ant
2 5 (6.25%) Artifactory
3 4 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.50%) JIRA
4 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.25%) Selenium
5 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.25%) Subversion
5 1 (1.25%) Maven
General
1 23 (28.75%) Finance
2 7 (8.75%) Banking
3 2 (2.50%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (26.25%) Administrator
2 16 (20.00%) Analyst
3 10 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (11.25%) Support Analyst
4 9 (11.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 7 (8.75%) Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Applications Support
6 6 (7.50%) Support Manager
6 6 (7.50%) Applications Support Manager
6 6 (7.50%) Applications Manager
7 4 (5.00%) SAS Administrator
7 4 (5.00%) Linux Specialist
7 4 (5.00%) Deployment Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (5.00%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Consultant
7 4 (5.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.50%) Middleware
2 5 (6.25%) Web Services
2 5 (6.25%) XML
3 3 (3.75%) J2EE
4 2 (2.50%) JSP
4 2 (2.50%) Struts
4 2 (2.50%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.50%) JMS
4 2 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (2.50%) Ajax
4 2 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (2.50%) JPA
4 2 (2.50%) OAuth
5 1 (1.25%) RESTful
5 1 (1.25%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.25%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.25%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.25%) JSON
5 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (1.25%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.75%) Private Cloud
2 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (2.50%) PKI
3 2 (2.50%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.25%) DataPower
4 1 (1.25%) iPad
4 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.25%) Replication
4 1 (1.25%) Clustering
4 1 (1.25%) CESG
4 1 (1.25%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 56 (70.00%) Linux
2 50 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (35.00%) Windows
4 17 (21.25%) UNIX
5 16 (20.00%) Solaris
6 10 (12.50%) AIX
7 6 (7.50%) HPUX
7 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.75%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (3.75%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.25%) MVS
11 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.25%) SUSE
11 1 (1.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.25%) Change Management
2 16 (20.00%) ITIL
3 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (10.00%) DevOps
6 6 (7.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (7.50%) BPMN
6 6 (7.50%) Migration
7 5 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.25%) RUP
7 5 (6.25%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.00%) Service Management
8 4 (5.00%) Analytics
8 4 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 3 (3.75%) Release Management
9 3 (3.75%) SOA
10 2 (2.50%) ETL
10 2 (2.50%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.25%) Java
2 16 (20.00%) Perl
3 10 (12.50%) SQL
4 9 (11.25%) Shell Script
4 9 (11.25%) Bash Shell
5 7 (8.75%) Python
6 6 (7.50%) Korn
7 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.50%) Ruby
7 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.50%) C#
7 2 (2.50%) C++
8 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) MCSE
1 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.25%) Degree
3 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.50%) OCP
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.75%) vSphere
4 4 (5.00%) SRDF
4 4 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.50%) Samba
5 2 (2.50%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (2.50%) vCloud
5 2 (2.50%) NFS
5 2 (2.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.25%) Veritas File System
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (13.75%) Red Hat Satellite
2 7 (8.75%) Puppet
3 6 (7.50%) NetBackup
3 6 (7.50%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.50%) Capistrano
5 1 (1.25%) logstash
5 1 (1.25%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.25%) SCCM
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 30 (37.50%) Oracle
2 21 (26.25%) VMware
3 19 (23.75%) HP
4 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 15 (18.75%) EMC
5 9 (11.25%) Cisco
6 5 (6.25%) Veritas
7 4 (5.00%) Symantec
7 4 (5.00%) Teradata
7 4 (5.00%) Brocade
7 4 (5.00%) Sun
8 3 (3.75%) ForgeRock
8 3 (3.75%) CommVault
9 2 (2.50%) NetApp
9 2 (2.50%) Citrix
9 2 (2.50%) BMC
9 2 (2.50%) IBM
9 2 (2.50%) Adobe
9 2 (2.50%) Dell
9 2 (2.50%) SolarWinds