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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 99 94 91
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 28 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.01% 0.81% 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category 2.25% 1.95% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 12
Average daily rate
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£355 £425 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.47% +22.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
1247 1028 1047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 44.86% 41.60% 39.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 493 450
Average daily rate £350 £363 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +10.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £185
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 40 33 76
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +8 16 £400 -5.88% 4
Glasgow -13 10 £197 -53.58% 3
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - - 1
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
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Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 59 (89.39%) Linux
2 54 (81.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (40.91%) VMware
4 24 (36.36%) UNIX
5 21 (31.82%) Windows
6 19 (28.79%) HP
6 19 (28.79%) SAN
7 18 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (25.76%) Java
9 16 (24.24%) SQL
10 14 (21.21%) JBoss
11 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (18.18%) AIX
13 11 (16.67%) Shell Script
13 11 (16.67%) Finance
14 10 (15.15%) Solaris
14 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (13.64%) Hyper-V
15 9 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
15 9 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
15 9 (13.64%) Project Management
15 9 (13.64%) TCP/IP
15 9 (13.64%) SUSE
16 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (12.12%) Cisco
16 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
16 8 (12.12%) Tomcat
16 8 (12.12%) ITIL
17 7 (10.61%) XML
17 7 (10.61%) Oracle

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (12.12%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.58%) WebLogic
2 5 (7.58%) Apache
3 4 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.55%) IIS
4 3 (4.55%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (3.03%) nginx
5 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (3.03%) CICS
6 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (28.79%) SAN
2 9 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 7 (10.61%) DNS
4 5 (7.58%) DHCP
5 4 (6.06%) LAN
5 4 (6.06%) WAN
6 2 (3.03%) Firewall
6 2 (3.03%) VPN
6 2 (3.03%) LDAP
7 1 (1.52%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (1.52%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) Ingres
2 4 (6.06%) MySQL
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Eclipse
1 5 (7.58%) Subversion
2 4 (6.06%) Maven
3 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (3.03%) Ant
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.03%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.52%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (25.76%) Administrator
2 14 (21.21%) Developer
2 14 (21.21%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (10.61%) Architect
3 7 (10.61%) Java Developer
4 6 (9.09%) UNIX Administrator
4 6 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (7.58%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (6.06%) UNIX Specialist
6 4 (6.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.06%) Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Implementation Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Designer
8 2 (3.03%) Build Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) XML
2 4 (6.06%) Java EE
2 4 (6.06%) Spring
2 4 (6.06%) Middleware
3 3 (4.55%) .NET
3 3 (4.55%) J2EE
3 3 (4.55%) XSLT
3 3 (4.55%) Hibernate
3 3 (4.55%) OSGi
3 3 (4.55%) Apache OpenJPA
3 3 (4.55%) Apache CXF
4 2 (3.03%) Drools
4 2 (3.03%) jBPM
4 2 (3.03%) JAAS
4 2 (3.03%) CSS
4 2 (3.03%) Web Services
5 1 (1.52%) Flash
5 1 (1.52%) JSP
5 1 (1.52%) SOAP
5 1 (1.52%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Clustering
2 2 (3.03%) Open Source
2 2 (3.03%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.03%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.52%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.52%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 59 (89.39%) Linux
2 54 (81.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (36.36%) UNIX
4 21 (31.82%) Windows
5 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (18.18%) AIX
7 10 (15.15%) Solaris
7 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (13.64%) SUSE
9 6 (9.09%) HPUX
10 4 (6.06%) Ubuntu
10 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (4.55%) CentOS
12 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
1 9 (13.64%) Project Management
2 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (12.12%) ITIL
3 6 (9.09%) SOA
4 5 (7.58%) Scrum
4 5 (7.58%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (6.06%) Migration
5 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.55%) Six Sigma
6 3 (4.55%) Lean Six Sigma
6 3 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (4.55%) BPMN
7 2 (3.03%) Test Automation
7 2 (3.03%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (3.03%) Performance Testing
7 2 (3.03%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.03%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.76%) Java
2 16 (24.24%) SQL
3 11 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 6 (9.09%) C
5 5 (7.58%) Perl
6 4 (6.06%) Korn
7 3 (4.55%) Python
7 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.03%) Bourne shell
8 2 (3.03%) C-shell
8 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Degree
1 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.52%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) COBIT
2 2 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.64%) Hyper-V
2 9 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
4 4 (6.06%) vSphere
5 2 (3.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (3.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (3.03%) RHEV
5 2 (3.03%) KVM
5 2 (3.03%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.52%) NFS
6 1 (1.52%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Puppet
2 2 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.03%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (3.03%) SCOM
2 2 (3.03%) nmon
2 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.03%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.52%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 27 (40.91%) VMware
2 19 (28.79%) HP
3 14 (21.21%) JBoss
4 8 (12.12%) Cisco
4 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
5 7 (10.61%) Oracle
5 7 (10.61%) EMC
6 5 (7.58%) Sun
6 5 (7.58%) IBM
7 4 (6.06%) NetApp
8 3 (4.55%) Veritas
8 3 (4.55%) Symantec
9 2 (3.03%) Rackspace
9 2 (3.03%) Brocade
9 2 (3.03%) Citrix
10 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.52%) ForgeRock
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