Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 2017 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
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 78 89
Rank change year-on-year +7 +11 -11
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 46 62 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.04% 2.22% 1.42%
As % of the Vendors category 5.80% 5.52% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 37 19
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +8.39% +10.71%
10th Percentile £338 £317 £328
90th Percentile £531 £595 £481
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year +3.23% +4.73% +13.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £36.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year - +23.41% -

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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 793 1123 912
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 35.23% 40.15% 29.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 565 446
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £420 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +19.83% -6.53%
10th Percentile £251 £263 £213
90th Percentile £550 £525 £488
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £355
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.63% +1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 12
Edinburgh median hourly rate £27.50 £27.41 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.34% -15.67% +54.76%
10th Percentile £14.49 £11.45 £12.04
90th Percentile £46.08 £49.13 £43.38
Scotland median hourly rate £28.75 £36.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -20.14% +125.00% -11.11%

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 25 July 2017.

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 25 July 2017, 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 (80.43%) Linux
2 33 (71.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (58.70%) DevOps
4 24 (52.17%) Ansible
5 18 (39.13%) Puppet
6 15 (32.61%) VMware
7 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (26.09%) Red Hat Satellite
7 12 (26.09%) OpenShift
8 11 (23.91%) Jenkins
8 11 (23.91%) Banking
9 10 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (21.74%) Python
9 10 (21.74%) Java
9 10 (21.74%) Docker
9 10 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (21.74%) Bash Shell
10 9 (19.57%) Windows
11 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
11 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (17.39%) vRealize
12 7 (15.22%) GitLab
12 7 (15.22%) Perl
12 7 (15.22%) Unix
12 7 (15.22%) JBoss
12 7 (15.22%) Migration
12 7 (15.22%) Scrum
13 6 (13.04%) Apache
13 6 (13.04%) AIX

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 7 (15.22%) JBoss
2 6 (13.04%) Apache
3 5 (10.87%) WebSphere
4 4 (8.70%) Tomcat
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (6.52%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (4.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (4.35%) IIS
6 2 (4.35%) MQSeries
7 1 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.17%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.09%) OpenShift
2 10 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (8.70%) PaaS
5 1 (2.17%) Bluemix
5 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.17%) GitHub
5 1 (2.17%) IaaS
5 1 (2.17%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) VXLAN
2 5 (10.87%) Firewall
3 3 (6.52%) SAN
4 2 (4.35%) BIG-IP
4 2 (4.35%) Internet
4 2 (4.35%) Intranet
4 2 (4.35%) LDAP
4 2 (4.35%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.17%) DNS
5 1 (2.17%) DSL
5 1 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.17%) LAN
5 1 (2.17%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) MySQL
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Jenkins
2 7 (15.22%) GitLab
3 5 (10.87%) Artifactory
4 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.35%) Maven
6 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.17%) Gerrit
6 1 (2.17%) IBM UrbanCode
6 1 (2.17%) Mockito
6 1 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (23.91%) Banking
2 6 (13.04%) Law
3 5 (10.87%) Finance
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (13.04%) Administrator
3 4 (8.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (6.52%) Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Linux Specialist
4 3 (6.52%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.35%) Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Designer
5 2 (4.35%) DevOps Administrator
5 2 (4.35%) Java Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (4.35%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 2 (4.35%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Administrator
6 1 (2.17%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) Java EE
1 5 (10.87%) RESTful
1 5 (10.87%) Web Services
2 4 (8.70%) Hibernate
2 4 (8.70%) JPA
3 3 (6.52%) .NET
3 3 (6.52%) SOAP
3 3 (6.52%) XML
3 3 (6.52%) XSLT
4 2 (4.35%) EJB
4 2 (4.35%) EJB 3.0
4 2 (4.35%) JSON
4 2 (4.35%) Middleware
4 2 (4.35%) REST
5 1 (2.17%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.17%) Drools
5 1 (2.17%) HTML5
5 1 (2.17%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (2.17%) Node.js
5 1 (2.17%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 4 (8.70%) Private Cloud
3 3 (6.52%) Clustering
3 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.35%) PKI
4 2 (4.35%) Replication
5 1 (2.17%) DataPower
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.17%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 37 (80.43%) Linux
2 33 (71.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (19.57%) Windows
4 7 (15.22%) Unix
5 6 (13.04%) AIX
6 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.17%) Android
7 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) DevOps
2 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.22%) Migration
3 7 (15.22%) Scrum
4 5 (10.87%) Build Automation
4 5 (10.87%) Kanban
4 5 (10.87%) Patch Management
4 5 (10.87%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (8.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 3 (6.52%) Change Control
6 3 (6.52%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.52%) High Availability
6 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.52%) SOA
7 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.35%) ITIL
7 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) Bash Shell
1 10 (21.74%) Java
1 10 (21.74%) Python
2 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.22%) Perl
4 2 (4.35%) C
4 2 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.17%) Ruby
5 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) VCAP
1 2 (4.35%) VCP6
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.17%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (21.74%) Docker
3 6 (13.04%) vSphere
4 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.35%) RHEV
5 1 (2.17%) SRDF
5 1 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 24 (52.17%) Ansible
2 18 (39.13%) Puppet
3 12 (26.09%) Red Hat Satellite
4 10 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (17.39%) vRealize
6 6 (13.04%) Kubernetes
7 5 (10.87%) Prometheus
7 5 (10.87%) Xymon
8 2 (4.35%) Control-M
8 2 (4.35%) Rundeck
8 2 (4.35%) TeamSite
8 2 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) VMware
2 5 (10.87%) Cisco
3 3 (6.52%) EMC
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle
4 2 (4.35%) Adobe
4 2 (4.35%) Citrix
4 2 (4.35%) F5
4 2 (4.35%) Splunk
5 1 (2.17%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.17%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.17%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) Imperva
5 1 (2.17%) Veritas