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 2014 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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 101 86 79
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 28 27 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.02% 1.10% 1.13%
As % of the Vendors category 2.20% 2.69% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -13.04%
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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
1272 1005 1078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.25% 41.04% 40.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 492 448
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £175 £175
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 28 23 73
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.63 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.77% -26.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £31.05 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 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 28 August 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
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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 -2 17 £400 -8.57% 1
Glasgow -13 9 £181 -57.41% 3
Stirling - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 1
South Lanarkshire - - - - 1
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Dundee - - - -
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Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 60 (89.55%) Linux
2 55 (82.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (38.81%) UNIX
3 26 (38.81%) VMware
4 21 (31.34%) Windows
5 20 (29.85%) HP
5 20 (29.85%) SAN
6 19 (28.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (25.37%) SQL
8 16 (23.88%) Java
9 14 (20.90%) AIX
10 13 (19.40%) JBoss
10 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (17.91%) Solaris
12 11 (16.42%) Shell Script
12 11 (16.42%) Finance
13 10 (14.93%) ITIL
13 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (13.43%) Hyper-V
14 9 (13.43%) VMware ESXi
14 9 (13.43%) Performance Monitoring
14 9 (13.43%) Project Management
14 9 (13.43%) SUSE
15 8 (11.94%) Cisco
15 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
15 8 (11.94%) TCP/IP
15 8 (11.94%) DNS
15 8 (11.94%) Oracle
16 7 (10.45%) HPUX
16 7 (10.45%) Tomcat

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (10.45%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.46%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (5.97%) Apache
4 3 (4.48%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (4.48%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (4.48%) IIS
5 2 (2.99%) CICS
5 2 (2.99%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.85%) SAN
2 8 (11.94%) TCP/IP
2 8 (11.94%) DNS
3 6 (8.96%) LAN
3 6 (8.96%) WAN
3 6 (8.96%) DHCP
4 4 (5.97%) VPN
4 4 (5.97%) Firewall
5 2 (2.99%) LDAP
6 1 (1.49%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) Ingres
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.48%) MySQL
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Eclipse
1 5 (7.46%) Subversion
2 4 (5.97%) Maven
3 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.99%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.49%) Ant
General
1 11 (16.42%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Banking
3 4 (5.97%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.99%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Retail
5 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.49%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (25.37%) Administrator
2 14 (20.90%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (19.40%) Developer
4 7 (10.45%) Architect
4 7 (10.45%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.96%) UNIX Administrator
6 5 (7.46%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (7.46%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (7.46%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) UNIX Specialist
7 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Consultant
7 4 (5.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.48%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.48%) UNIX Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Implementation Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Designer
9 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) XML
2 5 (7.46%) Middleware
3 4 (5.97%) Spring
3 4 (5.97%) Java EE
4 3 (4.48%) Apache OpenJPA
4 3 (4.48%) Apache CXF
4 3 (4.48%) OSGi
4 3 (4.48%) Web Services
4 3 (4.48%) Hibernate
4 3 (4.48%) XSLT
4 3 (4.48%) .NET
4 3 (4.48%) J2EE
4 3 (4.48%) CSS
5 2 (2.99%) JAAS
5 2 (2.99%) Drools
5 2 (2.99%) jBPM
6 1 (1.49%) JSF
6 1 (1.49%) Flash
6 1 (1.49%) JSP
6 1 (1.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Clustering
1 4 (5.97%) Open Source
2 3 (4.48%) Thin Client
2 3 (4.48%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.49%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.49%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 60 (89.55%) Linux
2 55 (82.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (38.81%) UNIX
4 21 (31.34%) Windows
5 14 (20.90%) AIX
6 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (17.91%) Solaris
8 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (13.43%) SUSE
10 7 (10.45%) HPUX
11 4 (5.97%) Ubuntu
11 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (4.48%) CentOS
13 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.93%) ITIL
2 9 (13.43%) Project Management
2 9 (13.43%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (8.96%) Configuration Management
3 6 (8.96%) SOA
4 5 (7.46%) Six Sigma
4 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
4 5 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (7.46%) Scrum
4 5 (7.46%) Lean Six Sigma
5 4 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.97%) Service Management
6 3 (4.48%) Workflow
6 3 (4.48%) Migration
6 3 (4.48%) BPMN
6 3 (4.48%) Performance Testing
6 3 (4.48%) Change Data Capture
6 3 (4.48%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.99%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.37%) SQL
2 16 (23.88%) Java
3 11 (16.42%) Shell Script
4 6 (8.96%) C
5 5 (7.46%) Perl
6 3 (4.48%) Python
6 3 (4.48%) Korn
6 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.99%) C-shell
7 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.49%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
1 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.49%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (1.49%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) COBIT
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (28.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.43%) Hyper-V
2 9 (13.43%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.97%) vSphere
5 3 (4.48%) KVM
5 3 (4.48%) RHEV
5 3 (4.48%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.49%) Samba
6 1 (1.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.49%) GPFS
6 1 (1.49%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (4.48%) Puppet
2 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.99%) nmon
2 2 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.99%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.99%) SCOM
3 1 (1.49%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 26 (38.81%) VMware
2 20 (29.85%) HP
3 13 (19.40%) JBoss
4 8 (11.94%) Cisco
4 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
4 8 (11.94%) Oracle
5 7 (10.45%) EMC
6 6 (8.96%) IBM
7 5 (7.46%) Sun
8 4 (5.97%) NetApp
9 3 (4.48%) Citrix
9 3 (4.48%) Symantec
10 2 (2.99%) Brocade
10 2 (2.99%) Rackspace
10 2 (2.99%) Veritas
11 1 (1.49%) ForgeRock
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