Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 71 87
Rank change year-on-year -25 +16 +10
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 46 65 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.55% 2.33% 1.71%
As % of the Vendors category 4.82% 6.74% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 45 24
Edinburgh median daily rate £431 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +7.14% -9.68%
10th Percentile £343 £316 £320
90th Percentile £538 £553 £619
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.90%
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 955 964 937
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 32.19% 34.55% 42.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 541 477
Edinburgh median daily rate £414 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £231 £263 £225
90th Percentile £556 £545 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 15
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.11% +18.42% +53.85%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.63 £12.60
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.39 £48.60
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year -32.00% +29.87% +35.09%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 33 (71.74%) Linux
2 31 (67.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (52.17%) Ansible
4 19 (41.30%) Unix
5 18 (39.13%) Windows
5 18 (39.13%) Solaris
5 18 (39.13%) Puppet
6 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (34.78%) Artifactory
8 15 (32.61%) Jenkins
8 15 (32.61%) DevOps
8 15 (32.61%) Banking
9 13 (28.26%) LDAP
9 13 (28.26%) Docker
9 13 (28.26%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (23.91%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (23.91%) Apache
11 10 (21.74%) DNS
11 10 (21.74%) Finance
11 10 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
11 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (21.74%) GitLab
11 10 (21.74%) Bash Shell
12 9 (19.57%) nginx
12 9 (19.57%) Red Hat Satellite
12 9 (19.57%) Kubernetes
12 9 (19.57%) OpenShift
12 9 (19.57%) Kanban
12 9 (19.57%) Tomcat

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 11 (23.91%) Apache
2 9 (19.57%) nginx
2 9 (19.57%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.70%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (8.70%) IIS
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.17%) Confluence
4 1 (2.17%) JBoss
4 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.26%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (19.57%) OpenShift
3 5 (10.87%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (10.87%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (8.70%) Tricentis Tosca
5 3 (6.52%) IaaS
5 3 (6.52%) PaaS
6 1 (2.17%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (2.17%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) DNS
2 8 (17.39%) DSL
2 8 (17.39%) SSL
3 6 (13.04%) Firewall
4 3 (6.52%) SAN
5 2 (4.35%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (2.17%) DHCP
6 1 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.17%) Internet
6 1 (2.17%) LAN
6 1 (2.17%) Skype
6 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (8.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (8.70%) Couchbase
2 4 (8.70%) NoSQL
2 4 (8.70%) Redis
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.35%) InfluxDB
4 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.17%) Big Data
5 1 (2.17%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.17%) Informix
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 16 (34.78%) Artifactory
2 15 (32.61%) Jenkins
3 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
3 10 (21.74%) GitLab
4 8 (17.39%) Bitbucket
5 4 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (8.70%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.70%) HP UFT
5 4 (8.70%) IBM UrbanCode
5 4 (8.70%) Maven
5 4 (8.70%) Selenium
5 4 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (8.70%) Subversion
5 4 (8.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 15 (32.61%) Banking
2 10 (21.74%) Finance
3 3 (6.52%) Law
4 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Administrator
2 9 (19.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (10.87%) Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Unix Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) DBA
7 2 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (4.35%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) LDAP
2 4 (8.70%) .NET
2 4 (8.70%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (4.35%) Apache OpenJPA
3 2 (4.35%) Hibernate
3 2 (4.35%) JPA
3 2 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.17%) Node.js
4 1 (2.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Public Cloud
2 2 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (71.74%) Linux
2 31 (67.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (41.30%) Unix
4 18 (39.13%) Solaris
4 18 (39.13%) Windows
5 5 (10.87%) AIX
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
6 4 (8.70%) CentOS
7 2 (4.35%) HPUX
8 1 (2.17%) Debian
8 1 (2.17%) VMS
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (32.61%) DevOps
3 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (19.57%) Kanban
5 8 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (17.39%) Patch Management
6 6 (13.04%) Business Transformation
6 6 (13.04%) Scrum
6 6 (13.04%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (8.70%) ATDD
8 4 (8.70%) Pair Programming
8 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (8.70%) TDD
8 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.52%) Business Continuity
9 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
9 3 (6.52%) ITIL
9 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) Bash Shell
2 9 (19.57%) Python
3 6 (13.04%) Java
4 4 (8.70%) Perl
4 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.35%) Java 8
5 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.35%) SQL
6 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) GDPR
2 1 (2.17%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (28.26%) Docker
2 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.70%) VMware NSX
4 2 (4.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.17%) Firmware
5 1 (2.17%) NFS
5 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (52.17%) Ansible
2 18 (39.13%) Puppet
3 11 (23.91%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (19.57%) Kubernetes
4 9 (19.57%) Red Hat Satellite
5 8 (17.39%) Oracle ZFS
5 8 (17.39%) Prometheus
6 6 (13.04%) SCOM
6 6 (13.04%) Terraform
6 6 (13.04%) Xymon
7 4 (8.70%) OpenView
7 4 (8.70%) ZABBIX
8 2 (4.35%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (4.35%) Grafana
8 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
8 2 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (2.17%) PowerCLI
9 1 (2.17%) SCCM
9 1 (2.17%) vCenter Server
9 1 (2.17%) vMotion
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) HP
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) VMware
3 4 (8.70%) Google
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle
3 4 (8.70%) Sun
4 3 (6.52%) Dell
5 2 (4.35%) CA
5 2 (4.35%) EMC
5 2 (4.35%) F5
5 2 (4.35%) IBM
5 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
5 2 (4.35%) Veritas
6 1 (2.17%) Citrix
6 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.17%) Talend