The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 35 47 64
Rank change year-on-year +12 +17  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 18 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.58% 1.40% 0.86%
As % of the Vendors category 7.83% 3.02% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
Median daily rate £400 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% +6.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £329 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £361 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.37% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year +19.56% -42.85%  

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 Glasgow.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 230 265 316
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 45.73% 46.33% 38.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 142 192
Median daily rate £370 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 15
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +134.37% -22.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.11
% change year-on-year -17.50% +16.89%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Red Hat in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Glasgow

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Glasgow

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 24 (92.31%) Linux
2 21 (80.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (65.38%) AIX
4 15 (57.69%) VMware
5 14 (53.85%) Unix
6 13 (50.00%) EMC
7 11 (42.31%) EMC NetWorker
8 10 (38.46%) Finance
9 8 (30.77%) Firewall
9 8 (30.77%) Shell Script
10 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
11 6 (23.08%) Law
11 6 (23.08%) Perl
11 6 (23.08%) Python
11 6 (23.08%) IBM
11 6 (23.08%) Solaris
12 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
12 5 (19.23%) Java
12 5 (19.23%) Ruby
12 5 (19.23%) Ansible
12 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (15.38%) Network Security
13 4 (15.38%) Time Management
13 4 (15.38%) Mathematics
13 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
13 4 (15.38%) yum
13 4 (15.38%) Windows
13 4 (15.38%) Tru64
13 4 (15.38%) HP

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) CICS
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 1 (3.85%) iPlanet
3 1 (3.85%) JBoss
3 1 (3.85%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (3.85%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Firewall
2 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
3 4 (15.38%) Network Security
4 3 (11.54%) SAN
5 1 (3.85%) DHCP
5 1 (3.85%) DNS
5 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Law
3 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (15.38%) Linux Specialist
2 3 (11.54%) Administrator
2 3 (11.54%) Designer
2 3 (11.54%) Developer
2 3 (11.54%) Unix Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Unix Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) AIX Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) AIX Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Unix Technical Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
1 2 (7.69%) Spring
1 2 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.85%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (3.85%) J2EE
2 1 (3.85%) Node.js
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Linux
2 21 (80.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (65.38%) AIX
4 14 (53.85%) Unix
5 6 (23.08%) Solaris
6 4 (15.38%) Tru64
6 4 (15.38%) Windows
7 3 (11.54%) HPUX
8 2 (7.69%) CentOS
9 1 (3.85%) MVS
9 1 (3.85%) SUSE
9 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
9 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
9 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
9 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
2 4 (15.38%) Mathematics
2 4 (15.38%) Time Management
3 3 (11.54%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) High Availability
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) BCP
5 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.85%) DevOps
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (3.85%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Shell Script
2 6 (23.08%) Perl
2 6 (23.08%) Python
3 5 (19.23%) Java
3 5 (19.23%) Ruby
4 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 3 (11.54%) SQL
6 2 (7.69%) C#
6 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 2 (7.69%) VBScript
7 1 (3.85%) C
7 1 (3.85%) C-shell
7 1 (3.85%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) CISSP
2 2 (7.69%) SANS
3 1 (3.85%) MCSA
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) Squid
2 3 (11.54%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.85%) Docker
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) KVM
3 1 (3.85%) PowerHA
3 1 (3.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.85%) vSphere
3 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (19.23%) Ansible
3 4 (15.38%) yum
4 3 (11.54%) SCOM
4 3 (11.54%) SELinux
5 2 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (7.69%) SCCM
6 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
6 1 (3.85%) Mesos
6 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
6 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (3.85%) Puppet
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (3.85%) SnapMirror
6 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) VMware
2 13 (50.00%) EMC
3 6 (23.08%) IBM
4 4 (15.38%) HP
5 3 (11.54%) ArcSight
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle
5 3 (11.54%) Symantec
5 3 (11.54%) Tripwire
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco
6 2 (7.69%) Dell
6 2 (7.69%) Veritas
7 1 (3.85%) Avaya
7 1 (3.85%) Citrix
7 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.85%) NetApp
7 1 (3.85%) PlateSpin
7 1 (3.85%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.85%) Sun
7 1 (3.85%) Veeam
7 1 (3.85%) WatchGuard