Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 79 99
Rank change year-on-year +3 +20 -29
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 62 31 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.15% 1.75% 1.35%
As % of the Vendors category 6.52% 4.32% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 20 25
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £358 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.90% -4.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £320 £313
90th Percentile £568 £508 £579
Scotland median daily rate £375 £400 £370
% change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% -9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 951 718 1,009
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 32.99% 40.43% 33.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 409 499
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £225 £212 £250
90th Percentile £575 £525 £550
Scotland median daily rate £390 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +11.43% -3.45% -2.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 9
Edinburgh median hourly rate £19.68 £19.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.92% -22.00% +58.53%
10th Percentile £12.82 £14.25 £12.03
90th Percentile £35.75 £52.17 £42.25
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year +15.94% +1.47% +7.80%

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 20 January 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 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 37 (59.68%) Java
2 34 (54.84%) Linux
3 33 (53.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (37.10%) JBoss
5 22 (35.48%) Hibernate
5 22 (35.48%) JPA
6 21 (33.87%) Windows
7 19 (30.65%) Oracle
7 19 (30.65%) Web Services
8 17 (27.42%) SOA
8 17 (27.42%) Java EE
8 17 (27.42%) Mentoring
8 17 (27.42%) Windows Server
9 16 (25.81%) Puppet
9 16 (25.81%) XML
9 16 (25.81%) Unix
9 16 (25.81%) Banking
10 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
10 15 (24.19%) Ansible
11 14 (22.58%) DevOps
11 14 (22.58%) SQL
11 14 (22.58%) Maven
11 14 (22.58%) Finance
12 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (20.97%) OO
12 13 (20.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
13 12 (19.35%) Use Case
13 12 (19.35%) OOA/OOD
13 12 (19.35%) JSF

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 23 (37.10%) JBoss
2 13 (20.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (14.52%) Apache
4 8 (12.90%) IIS
5 7 (11.29%) WebSphere
6 5 (8.06%) Tomcat
6 5 (8.06%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (6.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (9.68%) IaaS
3 6 (9.68%) PaaS
4 5 (8.06%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.23%) GitHub
6 2 (3.23%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.61%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) Firewall
2 6 (9.68%) BIG-IP
2 6 (9.68%) NetScaler
2 6 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.45%) Internet
3 4 (6.45%) Intranet
4 3 (4.84%) DNS
5 2 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (3.23%) LAN
5 2 (3.23%) SAN
5 2 (3.23%) WAN
6 1 (1.61%) AMQP
6 1 (1.61%) DHCP
6 1 (1.61%) Skype
6 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (22.58%) Maven
2 8 (12.90%) Subversion
3 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.23%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.23%) GitLab
4 2 (3.23%) Mockito
5 1 (1.61%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 16 (25.81%) Banking
2 14 (22.58%) Finance
3 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Billing
4 1 (1.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Developer
2 11 (17.74%) Java Developer
3 10 (16.13%) Architect
3 10 (16.13%) Designer
3 10 (16.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Technical Architect
5 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Java Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Platform Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Administrator
8 3 (4.84%) Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) DevOps Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Support Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Applications Architect
9 2 (3.23%) Senior DevOps
9 2 (3.23%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Technical Designer
9 2 (3.23%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (35.48%) Hibernate
1 22 (35.48%) JPA
2 19 (30.65%) Web Services
3 17 (27.42%) Java EE
4 16 (25.81%) XML
5 12 (19.35%) JSF
6 11 (17.74%) RESTful
7 9 (14.52%) Apache CXF
7 9 (14.52%) Apache OpenJPA
7 9 (14.52%) Drools
7 9 (14.52%) RichFaces
7 9 (14.52%) SOAP
8 8 (12.90%) jBPM
8 8 (12.90%) JMS
8 8 (12.90%) LDAP
8 8 (12.90%) XSD
9 7 (11.29%) .NET
9 7 (11.29%) Ajax
9 7 (11.29%) jQuery
9 7 (11.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) PKI
2 5 (8.06%) DataPower
3 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.23%) Clustering
4 2 (3.23%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.23%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.23%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (54.84%) Linux
2 33 (53.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (33.87%) Windows
4 17 (27.42%) Windows Server
5 16 (25.81%) Unix
6 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.84%) Solaris
8 1 (1.61%) AIX
8 1 (1.61%) HPUX
8 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) Mentoring
1 17 (27.42%) SOA
2 14 (22.58%) DevOps
3 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.97%) OO
4 12 (19.35%) OOA/OOD
4 12 (19.35%) Use Case
5 11 (17.74%) Configuration Management
6 10 (16.13%) Domain Models
6 10 (16.13%) UML
7 9 (14.52%) BPMN
7 9 (14.52%) Wireframes
8 8 (12.90%) Change Control
8 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (12.90%) Data Modelling
8 8 (12.90%) Physical Data Model
8 8 (12.90%) SOLID
9 7 (11.29%) E-Commerce
9 7 (11.29%) Migration
9 7 (11.29%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 37 (59.68%) Java
2 14 (22.58%) SQL
3 10 (16.13%) Perl
4 8 (12.90%) PL/SQL
5 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
6 6 (9.68%) PowerShell
7 5 (8.06%) Ruby
8 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.61%) Degree
1 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.61%) PMO
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.06%) vSphere
3 2 (3.23%) Docker
3 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.61%) Postfix
4 1 (1.61%) Samba
4 1 (1.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 16 (25.81%) Puppet
2 15 (24.19%) Ansible
3 10 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.61%) Control-M
4 1 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.61%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.61%) Rundeck
4 1 (1.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (30.65%) Oracle
2 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.90%) VMware
4 7 (11.29%) F5
5 6 (9.68%) Citrix
6 5 (8.06%) IBM
7 4 (6.45%) Adobe
7 4 (6.45%) Imperva
8 3 (4.84%) EMC
8 3 (4.84%) Splunk
9 2 (3.23%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.23%) Cisco
9 2 (3.23%) CommVault
9 2 (3.23%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.23%) NetApp
9 2 (3.23%) Veritas
10 1 (1.61%) AppDynamics
10 1 (1.61%) Remedy
10 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds