Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 86 89
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3 -17
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 59 28 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.01% 1.44% 1.64%
As % of the Vendors category 6.07% 3.54% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 19 28
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% -9.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £313 £303 £313
90th Percentile £575 £515 £572
Scotland median daily rate £398 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +2.58% +3.33% -6.25%
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 972 790 1041
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 33.08% 40.58% 32.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 434 502
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £396 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.95% -0.94% -
10th Percentile £255 £218 £246
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
Scotland median daily rate £390 £350 £353
% change year-on-year +11.43% -0.71% -1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 10
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.86 £19.50 £19.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.54% -1.29% +25.27%
10th Percentile £12.63 £14.35 £10.65
90th Percentile £36.50 £52.00 £34.57
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £14.51
% change year-on-year +32.35% +17.20% -8.02%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 34 (57.63%) Java
1 34 (57.63%) Linux
2 33 (55.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (37.29%) JPA
3 22 (37.29%) Windows
3 22 (37.29%) JBoss
3 22 (37.29%) Hibernate
4 18 (30.51%) Oracle
4 18 (30.51%) Web Services
5 17 (28.81%) Java EE
5 17 (28.81%) Puppet
5 17 (28.81%) Windows Server
6 16 (27.12%) XML
6 16 (27.12%) SOA
6 16 (27.12%) Banking
7 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
7 15 (25.42%) Ansible
7 15 (25.42%) Mentoring
8 14 (23.73%) DevOps
8 14 (23.73%) SQL
8 14 (23.73%) Unix
8 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (23.73%) Maven
9 13 (22.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (20.34%) Finance
10 12 (20.34%) OO
11 11 (18.64%) Configuration Management
11 11 (18.64%) RESTful
11 11 (18.64%) 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 22 (37.29%) JBoss
2 13 (22.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (13.56%) Apache
3 8 (13.56%) IIS
4 7 (11.86%) WebSphere
5 5 (8.47%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (6.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (10.17%) IaaS
3 6 (10.17%) PaaS
4 5 (8.47%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (5.08%) OpenShift
6 2 (3.39%) GitHub
7 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.69%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.95%) Firewall
2 8 (13.56%) LDAP
3 6 (10.17%) BIG-IP
3 6 (10.17%) NetScaler
3 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.78%) Internet
4 4 (6.78%) Intranet
5 3 (5.08%) DNS
6 2 (3.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (3.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (3.39%) LAN
6 2 (3.39%) WAN
7 1 (1.69%) AMQP
7 1 (1.69%) DHCP
7 1 (1.69%) DSL
7 1 (1.69%) SAN
7 1 (1.69%) Skype
7 1 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (23.73%) Maven
2 8 (13.56%) Subversion
3 7 (11.86%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.08%) GitLab
5 2 (3.39%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.39%) Mockito
6 1 (1.69%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.69%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 16 (27.12%) Banking
2 12 (20.34%) Finance
3 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Billing
4 1 (1.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Developer
2 10 (16.95%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Architect
4 8 (13.56%) Designer
5 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Java Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Platform Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Administrator
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Support Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.39%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (37.29%) Hibernate
1 22 (37.29%) JPA
2 18 (30.51%) Web Services
3 17 (28.81%) Java EE
4 16 (27.12%) XML
5 11 (18.64%) JSF
5 11 (18.64%) RESTful
6 9 (15.25%) Apache CXF
6 9 (15.25%) Apache OpenJPA
6 9 (15.25%) Drools
6 9 (15.25%) RichFaces
6 9 (15.25%) SOAP
7 8 (13.56%) jBPM
7 8 (13.56%) JMS
7 8 (13.56%) XSD
8 7 (11.86%) .NET
8 7 (11.86%) Ajax
8 7 (11.86%) jQuery
8 7 (11.86%) Spring
8 7 (11.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) PKI
2 5 (8.47%) DataPower
3 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Clustering
4 2 (3.39%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.39%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.39%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (57.63%) Linux
2 33 (55.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (37.29%) Windows
4 17 (28.81%) Windows Server
5 14 (23.73%) Unix
6 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.39%) Solaris
8 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) SOA
2 15 (25.42%) Mentoring
3 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (23.73%) DevOps
4 12 (20.34%) OO
5 11 (18.64%) Configuration Management
6 10 (16.95%) OOA/OOD
6 10 (16.95%) Use Case
7 9 (15.25%) Domain Models
7 9 (15.25%) UML
8 8 (13.56%) BPMN
8 8 (13.56%) Change Control
8 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (13.56%) Scrum
8 8 (13.56%) SOLID
8 8 (13.56%) Wireframes
9 7 (11.86%) E-Commerce
9 7 (11.86%) Open Source
9 7 (11.86%) Open Source Development
9 7 (11.86%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 34 (57.63%) Java
2 14 (23.73%) SQL
3 10 (16.95%) Perl
4 8 (13.56%) PL/SQL
5 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
7 5 (8.47%) Ruby
8 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.69%) Degree
1 1 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.69%) PMO
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.47%) vSphere
3 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.39%) Docker
5 1 (1.69%) Postfix
5 1 (1.69%) Samba
Systems Management
1 17 (28.81%) Puppet
2 15 (25.42%) Ansible
3 10 (16.95%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.39%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.69%) Control-M
5 1 (1.69%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.69%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.69%) Rundeck
5 1 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.69%) Xymon
Vendors
1 18 (30.51%) Oracle
2 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.56%) VMware
4 7 (11.86%) F5
5 6 (10.17%) Citrix
6 5 (8.47%) IBM
7 4 (6.78%) Adobe
7 4 (6.78%) Imperva
8 3 (5.08%) Splunk
9 2 (3.39%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.39%) Cisco
9 2 (3.39%) CommVault
9 2 (3.39%) EMC
9 2 (3.39%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.39%) NetApp
10 1 (1.69%) Remedy
10 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.69%) Sophos
10 1 (1.69%) Veritas