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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 56 58
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 26 35 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.57% 2.29% 1.68%
As % of the Vendors category 7.01% 6.02% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 12
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £370 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £450 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +9.75% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year - +4.89%  

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 371 581 453
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 36.73% 37.97% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 308 241
Median daily rate £400 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 10
Median hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.40% +18.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.04 £17.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.69 £36.60 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.15% +8.57%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Red Hat as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 26 April 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 26 April 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 29 (59.18%) Linux
2 25 (51.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (38.78%) DevOps
4 17 (34.69%) Ansible
4 17 (34.69%) Java
5 14 (28.57%) VMware
5 14 (28.57%) Puppet
6 13 (26.53%) Banking
6 13 (26.53%) SOA
7 12 (24.49%) JBoss
7 12 (24.49%) JPA
8 11 (22.45%) Java EE
8 11 (22.45%) Unix
8 11 (22.45%) Hibernate
9 10 (20.41%) Web Services
9 10 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (20.41%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (20.41%) Mentoring
9 10 (20.41%) vRealize
10 9 (18.37%) Maven
10 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
11 8 (16.33%) Oracle
11 8 (16.33%) XML
11 8 (16.33%) Eclipse
11 8 (16.33%) jBPM
11 8 (16.33%) Drools
11 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
11 8 (16.33%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (16.33%) Oracle Database

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 12 (24.49%) JBoss
2 8 (16.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (12.24%) Apache
4 4 (8.16%) Tomcat
4 4 (8.16%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.08%) IIS
5 2 (4.08%) MQSeries
5 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (14.29%) PaaS
3 5 (10.20%) IaaS
3 5 (10.20%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.04%) Bluemix
4 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.04%) GitHub
4 1 (2.04%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) VXLAN
2 3 (6.12%) SAN
3 2 (4.08%) LDAP
3 2 (4.08%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (2.04%) Firewall
4 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.04%) MySQL
2 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Maven
2 8 (16.33%) Eclipse
2 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.08%) Subversion
5 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.04%) Gerrit
5 1 (2.04%) GitLab
5 1 (2.04%) Mockito
5 1 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (26.53%) Banking
2 4 (8.16%) Law
3 3 (6.12%) Finance
4 2 (4.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) Administrator
3 6 (12.24%) Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) WebSphere Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) Active Directory Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) DevOps Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Linux DevOps Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) JPA
2 11 (22.45%) Hibernate
2 11 (22.45%) Java EE
3 10 (20.41%) Web Services
4 8 (16.33%) Drools
4 8 (16.33%) jBPM
4 8 (16.33%) XML
5 7 (14.29%) HTML
5 7 (14.29%) JMS
5 7 (14.29%) SOAP
5 7 (14.29%) XSD
5 7 (14.29%) XSLT
6 6 (12.24%) AngularJS
6 6 (12.24%) JSON
6 6 (12.24%) REST
7 5 (10.20%) Apache Camel
7 5 (10.20%) HTML5
7 5 (10.20%) JSF
7 5 (10.20%) RESTful
8 4 (8.16%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.16%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (4.08%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.04%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 29 (59.18%) Linux
2 25 (51.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (22.45%) Unix
4 6 (12.24%) Windows
5 4 (8.16%) AIX
6 2 (4.08%) Solaris
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.04%) Android
7 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.04%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) DevOps
2 13 (26.53%) SOA
3 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (20.41%) Mentoring
4 7 (14.29%) Coaching
4 7 (14.29%) TDD
5 6 (12.24%) MVC
5 6 (12.24%) Scrum
6 4 (8.16%) Change Control
6 4 (8.16%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 4 (8.16%) Open Source
7 3 (6.12%) BPMN
7 3 (6.12%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (6.12%) Migration
7 3 (6.12%) UML
8 2 (4.08%) OO
8 2 (4.08%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.08%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) Java
2 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.29%) Perl
4 5 (10.20%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.16%) Python
6 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.08%) SQL
7 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.04%) Ruby
7 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
1 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) VCAP
2 2 (4.08%) VCP6
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.24%) vSphere
3 3 (6.12%) Docker
3 3 (6.12%) SRDF
3 3 (6.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (34.69%) Ansible
2 14 (28.57%) Puppet
3 10 (20.41%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (20.41%) vRealize
4 5 (10.20%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (4.08%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (4.08%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) VMware
2 8 (16.33%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) Cisco
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) EMC
4 3 (6.12%) HP
4 3 (6.12%) Veritas
5 2 (4.08%) CA
5 2 (4.08%) ForgeRock
5 2 (4.08%) IBM
5 2 (4.08%) Sun
6 1 (2.04%) Adobe
6 1 (2.04%) Splunk
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