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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 89 108 99
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 32 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.16% 0.32% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 2.78% 0.73% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £425 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.57% -32.14%
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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
1150 1093 993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 41.70% 43.24% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 531 437
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £201 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 50 62
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £9.25 £13.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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 +15 22 £450 +5.88% 1
Glasgow -5 5 £425 - 4
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
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Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 55 (84.62%) Linux
2 53 (81.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (47.69%) VMware
4 28 (43.08%) UNIX
5 22 (33.85%) Windows
5 22 (33.85%) SAN
6 18 (27.69%) Solaris
6 18 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (24.62%) JBoss
7 16 (24.62%) SQL
7 16 (24.62%) Oracle
8 12 (18.46%) EMC
9 11 (16.92%) TCP/IP
9 11 (16.92%) DNS
9 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
9 11 (16.92%) AIX
10 10 (15.38%) Java
10 10 (15.38%) Cisco
10 10 (15.38%) IBM
10 10 (15.38%) HP
10 10 (15.38%) Middleware
10 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (13.85%) ITIL
12 8 (12.31%) Project Management
12 8 (12.31%) Banking
13 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (10.77%) Finance
13 7 (10.77%) SUSE
13 7 (10.77%) Veritas

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 16 (24.62%) JBoss
2 7 (10.77%) WebLogic
3 5 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.69%) Apache ServiceMix
4 4 (6.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (6.15%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (4.62%) IIS
5 3 (4.62%) Apache
5 3 (4.62%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (3.08%) nginx
7 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 22 (33.85%) SAN
2 11 (16.92%) TCP/IP
2 11 (16.92%) DNS
3 7 (10.77%) DHCP
4 4 (6.15%) NAS
4 4 (6.15%) LDAP
4 4 (6.15%) LAN
4 4 (6.15%) WAN
4 4 (6.15%) Firewall
5 3 (4.62%) SSH
5 3 (4.62%) VPN
6 1 (1.54%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.15%) MySQL
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Maven
2 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.08%) Ant
General
1 8 (12.31%) Banking
2 7 (10.77%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.54%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (32.31%) Administrator
2 17 (26.15%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (12.31%) Architect
3 8 (12.31%) Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Java Developer
4 6 (9.23%) UNIX Administrator
4 6 (9.23%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (9.23%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Designer
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (4.62%) Implementation Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (4.62%) UNIX Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) UNIX Specialist
8 2 (3.08%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.38%) Middleware
2 5 (7.69%) Apache OpenJPA
2 5 (7.69%) Apache CXF
2 5 (7.69%) OSGi
3 4 (6.15%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (6.15%) Web Services
4 3 (4.62%) XML
5 2 (3.08%) J2EE
5 2 (3.08%) CSS
5 2 (3.08%) Java EE
6 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (1.54%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.54%) JSF
6 1 (1.54%) JSP
6 1 (1.54%) SOAP
6 1 (1.54%) XSLT
6 1 (1.54%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Thin Client
1 4 (6.15%) Fat Client
1 4 (6.15%) Open Source
2 3 (4.62%) iSeries
3 2 (3.08%) Clustering
3 2 (3.08%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 55 (84.62%) Linux
2 53 (81.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (43.08%) UNIX
4 22 (33.85%) Windows
5 18 (27.69%) Solaris
6 11 (16.92%) AIX
7 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (10.77%) SUSE
9 6 (9.23%) HPUX
10 4 (6.15%) Ubuntu
10 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (3.08%) CentOS
12 1 (1.54%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.85%) ITIL
2 8 (12.31%) Project Management
3 7 (10.77%) SOA
3 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.77%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (7.69%) Performance Testing
4 5 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 5 (7.69%) Scrum
4 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.15%) Migration
5 4 (6.15%) Waterfall
5 4 (6.15%) Change Data Capture
6 3 (4.62%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (4.62%) Performance Management
6 3 (4.62%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (4.62%) Lean Six Sigma
6 3 (4.62%) Service Management
6 3 (4.62%) Six Sigma
7 2 (3.08%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.62%) SQL
2 10 (15.38%) Java
3 5 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.15%) Korn
4 4 (6.15%) Perl
5 2 (3.08%) Bourne shell
5 2 (3.08%) C-shell
5 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.23%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.62%) Degree
4 2 (3.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.54%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) COBIT
2 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.23%) Hyper-V
2 6 (9.23%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (7.69%) VMware ESX
4 4 (6.15%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
4 4 (6.15%) vSphere
4 4 (6.15%) KVM
4 4 (6.15%) RHEV
5 3 (4.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (3.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 3 (4.62%) Puppet
2 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.08%) nmon
2 2 (3.08%) SCOM
2 2 (3.08%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (3.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (3.08%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (3.08%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.54%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.54%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.54%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 31 (47.69%) VMware
2 16 (24.62%) Oracle
3 12 (18.46%) EMC
4 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
5 10 (15.38%) Cisco
5 10 (15.38%) IBM
5 10 (15.38%) HP
6 7 (10.77%) Veritas
7 5 (7.69%) Symantec
8 4 (6.15%) NetApp
8 4 (6.15%) Citrix
9 3 (4.62%) BMC
9 3 (4.62%) Sun
10 2 (3.08%) Brocade
10 2 (3.08%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.54%) ForgeRock
11 1 (1.54%) TIBCO