Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 64 77
Rank change year-on-year -36 +13 +13
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 37 47 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.23% 2.07% 2.20%
As % of the Vendors category 3.80% 5.92% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 37
Edinburgh median daily rate £381 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.75% -4.76% +6.67%
10th Percentile £234 £338 £317
90th Percentile £469 £529 £595
Scotland median daily rate £375 £400 £388
% change year-on-year -6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £36.00

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 973 794 1,127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 32.40% 35.01% 40.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 412 565
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% +14.58%
10th Percentile £213 £251 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £533
Scotland median daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year - +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 10
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.86 £25.00 £27.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.56% -8.78% -15.67%
10th Percentile £10.71 £13.20 £11.45
90th Percentile £37.75 £45.69 £49.13
Scotland median hourly rate £15.86 £28.75 £36.75
% change year-on-year -44.83% -21.77% +129.69%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 20 (54.05%) Linux
2 18 (48.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (43.24%) Windows
4 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
5 12 (32.43%) Puppet
5 12 (32.43%) Ansible
5 12 (32.43%) DevOps
6 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
6 11 (29.73%) ITIL
6 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (27.03%) Banking
7 10 (27.03%) Java
8 9 (24.32%) OO
8 9 (24.32%) SOA
8 9 (24.32%) Use Case
9 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
9 8 (21.62%) Finance
9 8 (21.62%) OOA/OOD
9 8 (21.62%) Bitbucket
9 8 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (18.92%) Artifactory
10 7 (18.92%) Domain Models
10 7 (18.92%) SAN
10 7 (18.92%) Unix
10 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (16.22%) Security Management
11 6 (16.22%) Python
11 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
11 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
11 6 (16.22%) Windows Server

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 4 (10.81%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (8.11%) IIS
2 3 (8.11%) JBoss
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (8.11%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.41%) Confluence
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.81%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.81%) OpenShift
2 4 (10.81%) Tricentis Tosca
3 3 (8.11%) IaaS
3 3 (8.11%) Office 365
3 3 (8.11%) PaaS
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) SAN
2 3 (8.11%) DHCP
2 3 (8.11%) Skype
3 2 (5.41%) DNS
3 2 (5.41%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (5.41%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (2.70%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) Internet
4 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.70%) LAN
4 1 (2.70%) MPLS
4 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (10.81%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (10.81%) Couchbase
2 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
2 4 (10.81%) Redis
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.70%) InfluxDB
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Bitbucket
1 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.92%) Artifactory
3 5 (13.51%) Jenkins
4 4 (10.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (10.81%) Cucumber
4 4 (10.81%) HP UFT
4 4 (10.81%) Maven
4 4 (10.81%) Selenium
4 4 (10.81%) Subversion
5 3 (8.11%) IBM UrbanCode
5 3 (8.11%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (8.11%) TeamCity
6 2 (5.41%) JIRA
7 1 (2.70%) GitLab
General
1 10 (27.03%) Banking
2 8 (21.62%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Architect
2 7 (18.92%) Administrator
3 6 (16.22%) Designer
3 6 (16.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (13.51%) Technical Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Server Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Web Applications Designer
6 2 (5.41%) Web Designer
7 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Applications Architect
7 1 (2.70%) IT Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Unix Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) Apache OpenJPA
1 5 (13.51%) Hibernate
1 5 (13.51%) JPA
1 5 (13.51%) Web Services
2 3 (8.11%) .NET
2 3 (8.11%) Apache CXF
2 3 (8.11%) JSF
2 3 (8.11%) RichFaces
3 2 (5.41%) LDAP
4 1 (2.70%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Clustering
2 3 (8.11%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Linux
2 18 (48.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (43.24%) Windows
4 7 (18.92%) Unix
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
6 2 (5.41%) Solaris
6 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.70%) CentOS
7 1 (2.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) DevOps
2 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) ITIL
3 9 (24.32%) OO
3 9 (24.32%) SOA
3 9 (24.32%) Use Case
4 8 (21.62%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (18.92%) Domain Models
6 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
6 6 (16.22%) Security Management
7 5 (13.51%) Service Management
7 5 (13.51%) SOLID
8 4 (10.81%) ATDD
8 4 (10.81%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
8 4 (10.81%) Pair Programming
8 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
8 4 (10.81%) TDD
8 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) Java
2 6 (16.22%) Python
3 5 (13.51%) Java 8
3 5 (13.51%) Perl
3 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
2 3 (8.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) Docker
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (5.41%) XenApp
3 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) Ansible
1 12 (32.43%) Puppet
2 8 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (13.51%) SCOM
4 4 (10.81%) Kubernetes
4 4 (10.81%) OpenView
4 4 (10.81%) ZABBIX
5 3 (8.11%) SCCM
6 2 (5.41%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (5.41%) Terraform
7 1 (2.70%) Grafana
7 1 (2.70%) Prometheus
7 1 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (2.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Google
2 4 (10.81%) HP
3 3 (8.11%) CA
3 3 (8.11%) Citrix
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco
4 2 (5.41%) F5
4 2 (5.41%) Splunk
4 2 (5.41%) Sun
5 1 (2.70%) Brocade
5 1 (2.70%) Charles River
5 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.70%) CyberArk
5 1 (2.70%) EMC
5 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.70%) Symantec
5 1 (2.70%) Varonis
5 1 (2.70%) VMware