Period
to 26 April 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Red Hat over the 6 months to 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Red Hat
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 56 81
Rank change year-on-year -49 +25 -8
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 32 49 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.14% 2.65% 2.05%
As % of the Vendors category 3.57% 6.94% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 35
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £223 £307 £318
90th Percentile £418 £513 £490
Scotland median daily rate £365 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -8.75% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £36.75

Red Hat is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Edinburgh.

All Vendors
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 897 706 1,076
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 31.83% 38.22% 36.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 378 554
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £395 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% -3.83% +9.53%
10th Percentile £209 £261 £263
90th Percentile £559 £550 £550
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £378
% change year-on-year +3.33% -0.66% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.86 £22.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.07% -42.31% +14.71%
10th Percentile £10.88 £13.90 £18.70
90th Percentile £42.50 £52.17 £42.25
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £19.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -12.94% -48.67% +117.39%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Red Hat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in Edinburgh

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Red Hat in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Edinburgh

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Edinburgh

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 14 (43.75%) Java
1 14 (43.75%) Linux
2 13 (40.63%) OO
2 13 (40.63%) Use Case
3 12 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
4 11 (34.38%) SOA
4 11 (34.38%) Windows
5 10 (31.25%) Mentoring
6 9 (28.13%) Domain Models
6 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
7 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (25.00%) ITIL
7 8 (25.00%) SAN
8 7 (21.88%) Web Services
8 7 (21.88%) UML
8 7 (21.88%) Oracle
8 7 (21.88%) Hibernate
8 7 (21.88%) BPMN
8 7 (21.88%) JPA
8 7 (21.88%) JSF
8 7 (21.88%) Apache OpenJPA
9 6 (18.75%) DevOps
9 6 (18.75%) SOLID
9 6 (18.75%) Physical Data Model
9 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
9 6 (18.75%) Ansible
9 6 (18.75%) Wireframes
9 6 (18.75%) Java 8
9 6 (18.75%) RichFaces

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (9.38%) JBoss
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.13%) Confluence
4 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (6.25%) DHCP
2 2 (6.25%) Skype
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.13%) MPLS
3 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Billing
2 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Architect
1 11 (34.38%) Designer
2 9 (28.13%) Technical Architect
3 8 (25.00%) Administrator
4 5 (15.63%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Applications Architect
5 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Server Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Designer
6 2 (6.25%) Web Applications Designer
6 2 (6.25%) Web Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) Apache OpenJPA
1 7 (21.88%) Hibernate
1 7 (21.88%) JPA
1 7 (21.88%) JSF
1 7 (21.88%) Web Services
2 6 (18.75%) Apache CXF
2 6 (18.75%) RichFaces
3 2 (6.25%) CGI
4 1 (3.13%) Java EE
4 1 (3.13%) Middleware
4 1 (3.13%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Linux
2 12 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (34.38%) Windows
4 3 (9.38%) Unix
5 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.13%) AIX
6 1 (3.13%) HPUX
6 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) OO
1 13 (40.63%) Use Case
2 12 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
3 11 (34.38%) SOA
4 10 (31.25%) Mentoring
5 9 (28.13%) Domain Models
6 8 (25.00%) ITIL
7 7 (21.88%) BPMN
7 7 (21.88%) UML
8 6 (18.75%) Data Modelling
8 6 (18.75%) DevOps
8 6 (18.75%) Physical Data Model
8 6 (18.75%) Security Management
8 6 (18.75%) SOLID
8 6 (18.75%) Wireframes
9 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (15.63%) Service Management
10 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
11 3 (9.38%) Change Management
11 3 (9.38%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) Java
2 6 (18.75%) Java 8
3 2 (6.25%) Perl
3 2 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
2 3 (9.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.13%) PMO
3 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) XenApp
2 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Ansible
1 6 (18.75%) Puppet
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) VMware
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix
4 2 (6.25%) EMC
4 2 (6.25%) Splunk
5 1 (3.13%) Brocade
5 1 (3.13%) CA
5 1 (3.13%) Charles River
5 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.13%) CyberArk
5 1 (3.13%) Symantec
5 1 (3.13%) Varonis
5 1 (3.13%) Veritas