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 28 June 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 49 60
Rank change year-on-year -7 +11  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 12 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.79% 2.68% 1.25%
As % of the Vendors category 4.67% 5.46% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 5
Median daily rate £425 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +6.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £315 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £482 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £32.09
% change year-on-year +31.94% +12.20%  

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 257 348 343
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 38.24% 49.01% 39.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 339 227
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 18
Median hourly rate £16.00 £43.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.80% +145.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.25 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £43.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Red Hat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 29 (96.67%) Linux
1 29 (96.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 25 (83.33%) AIX
2 25 (83.33%) VMware
3 22 (73.33%) EMC
4 19 (63.33%) EMC NetWorker
5 18 (60.00%) Shell Script
6 17 (56.67%) Unix
7 12 (40.00%) Finance
7 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (36.67%) IBM
9 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (30.00%) Bash Shell
10 9 (30.00%) Time Management
10 9 (30.00%) Python
10 9 (30.00%) Ruby
11 8 (26.67%) Tripwire
11 8 (26.67%) Firewall
11 8 (26.67%) Tru64
11 8 (26.67%) SCOM
11 8 (26.67%) Squid
11 8 (26.67%) ArcSight
11 8 (26.67%) Performance Analysis
11 8 (26.67%) SELinux
11 8 (26.67%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (26.67%) vCenter Server
12 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
12 6 (20.00%) Law
13 5 (16.67%) Solaris
13 5 (16.67%) Windows

Red Hat
Co-occurring 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 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.67%) MQSeries
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (3.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) Firewall
2 4 (13.33%) Network Security
2 4 (13.33%) SAN
2 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.67%) VPN
3 2 (6.67%) VSAN
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Law
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Linux Specialist
2 7 (23.33%) Unix Specialist
3 4 (13.33%) Designer
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) AIX Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Designer
5 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.33%) Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.33%) IT Support Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (96.67%) Linux
1 29 (96.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 25 (83.33%) AIX
3 17 (56.67%) Unix
4 8 (26.67%) Tru64
5 5 (16.67%) Solaris
5 5 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (6.67%) CentOS
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.33%) HPUX
7 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Time Management
2 8 (26.67%) Performance Analysis
3 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
5 2 (6.67%) Change Management
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (3.33%) BCP
6 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (3.33%) DevOps
6 1 (3.33%) High Availability
6 1 (3.33%) Migration
6 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 9 (30.00%) Bash Shell
2 9 (30.00%) Python
2 9 (30.00%) Ruby
3 5 (16.67%) Perl
4 2 (6.67%) C#
4 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.67%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) VBScript
5 1 (3.33%) C-shell
5 1 (3.33%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) CCNA
1 2 (6.67%) CCNP
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.67%) CISSP
1 2 (6.67%) MCSA
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.67%) SANS
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (26.67%) Squid
2 8 (26.67%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.67%) vSphere
4 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.33%) Docker
5 1 (3.33%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 19 (63.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 8 (26.67%) SCOM
2 8 (26.67%) SELinux
2 8 (26.67%) vCenter Server
3 5 (16.67%) Ansible
4 4 (13.33%) yum
5 2 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (6.67%) SCCM
5 2 (6.67%) WSUS
6 1 (3.33%) Kubernetes
6 1 (3.33%) Mesos
6 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
6 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (3.33%) Puppet
6 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) VMware
2 22 (73.33%) EMC
3 11 (36.67%) IBM
4 8 (26.67%) ArcSight
4 8 (26.67%) Tripwire
5 4 (13.33%) Symantec
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle
7 2 (6.67%) Avaya
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco
7 2 (6.67%) Citrix
7 2 (6.67%) Dell
7 2 (6.67%) HP
7 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.33%) F5
8 1 (3.33%) Sophos
8 1 (3.33%) Veeam
8 1 (3.33%) Veritas
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