Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 22 November 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 87 124
Rank change year-on-year -17 +37 +1
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 85 100 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.68% 2.30% 1.16%
As % of the Vendors category 4.52% 5.01% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 60 39
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -6.11%
10th Percentile £316 £290 £318
90th Percentile £550 £475 £518
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Scotland median hourly rate - £35.50 £29.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +21.70% -
UK median hourly rate £42.75 £28.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% - -28.75%

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 Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1881 1998 2313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.27% 45.95% 37.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1048 1098 1122
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -0.50% +0.50%
10th Percentile £206 £225 £213
90th Percentile £538 £488 £506
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.44% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 64 75
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £14.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.45% +13.71% -7.99%
10th Percentile £11.19 £9.56 £8.35
90th Percentile £46.30 £44.63 £41.95
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in Scotland

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Scotland

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Scotland

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Scotland

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +9 59 £375 +7.14% 3
Glasgow -28 13 £425 +6.25% 4
South Lanarkshire - 3 £450 -
Aberdeenshire -2 2 £400 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Lothian - 1 - -
Moray - 1 £488 -
South Ayrshire - 1 - -
Red Hat
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 56 (65.88%) Linux
2 52 (61.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 41 (48.24%) Java
4 30 (35.29%) Windows
5 27 (31.76%) JBoss
6 24 (28.24%) Oracle
7 22 (25.88%) Finance
7 22 (25.88%) Hibernate
7 22 (25.88%) JPA
8 21 (24.71%) SQL
9 20 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (23.53%) Puppet
9 20 (23.53%) Windows Server
10 19 (22.35%) Unix
10 19 (22.35%) Web Services
10 19 (22.35%) SOA
10 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
11 17 (20.00%) XML
11 17 (20.00%) Firewall
11 17 (20.00%) Banking
11 17 (20.00%) Maven
11 17 (20.00%) Java EE
12 16 (18.82%) VMware
12 16 (18.82%) Ansible
12 16 (18.82%) Mentoring
13 15 (17.65%) DevOps
13 15 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
13 15 (17.65%) Active Directory
14 14 (16.47%) Jenkins
15 13 (15.29%) Oracle SOA Suite

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 27 (31.76%) JBoss
2 13 (15.29%) Apache
2 13 (15.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (10.59%) IIS
4 8 (9.41%) Tomcat
4 8 (9.41%) WebSphere
5 6 (7.06%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (4.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.18%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.18%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (7.06%) IaaS
3 6 (7.06%) PaaS
4 5 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (5.88%) OpenShift
5 3 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.35%) GitHub
7 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.18%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.00%) Firewall
2 8 (9.41%) LDAP
3 6 (7.06%) BIG-IP
3 6 (7.06%) Internet
3 6 (7.06%) NetScaler
3 6 (7.06%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.88%) SAN
5 4 (4.71%) Intranet
6 3 (3.53%) DNS
6 3 (3.53%) VPN
7 2 (2.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (2.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (2.35%) LAN
7 2 (2.35%) VSAN
7 2 (2.35%) WAN
8 1 (1.18%) AMQP
8 1 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.18%) DSL
8 1 (1.18%) Junos
8 1 (1.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.53%) DB2
3 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (20.00%) Maven
2 14 (16.47%) Jenkins
3 9 (10.59%) Git (software)
4 8 (9.41%) Subversion
5 4 (4.71%) GitLab
5 4 (4.71%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.53%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.53%) FishEye
7 2 (2.35%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.35%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.35%) JIRA
7 2 (2.35%) Mockito
8 1 (1.18%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 22 (25.88%) Finance
2 17 (20.00%) Banking
3 6 (7.06%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.71%) Law
5 1 (1.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (24.71%) Developer
2 12 (14.12%) Java Developer
3 11 (12.94%) Architect
4 10 (11.76%) Designer
4 10 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Administrator
6 6 (7.06%) Technical Architect
7 5 (5.88%) Consultant
7 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (5.88%) Java Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Platform Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Linux Specialist
8 4 (4.71%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.53%) Java Architect
9 3 (3.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Senior Support Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Support Engineer
10 2 (2.35%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.88%) Hibernate
1 22 (25.88%) JPA
2 19 (22.35%) Web Services
3 17 (20.00%) Java EE
3 17 (20.00%) XML
4 12 (14.12%) SOAP
5 11 (12.94%) .NET
5 11 (12.94%) Apache Camel
5 11 (12.94%) JMS
5 11 (12.94%) RESTful
6 10 (11.76%) Apache CXF
6 10 (11.76%) Drools
6 10 (11.76%) JSF
7 9 (10.59%) jBPM
7 9 (10.59%) XSD
8 8 (9.41%) Apache OpenJPA
8 8 (9.41%) RichFaces
8 8 (9.41%) XSLT
9 7 (8.24%) Ajax
9 7 (8.24%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) PKI
2 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.06%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.88%) DataPower
4 4 (4.71%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.53%) Clustering
5 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.53%) Replication
6 2 (2.35%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (2.35%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.35%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 56 (65.88%) Linux
2 52 (61.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (35.29%) Windows
4 20 (23.53%) Windows Server
5 19 (22.35%) Unix
6 9 (10.59%) Solaris
6 9 (10.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (7.06%) AIX
9 2 (2.35%) CentOS
10 1 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.18%) Tru64
10 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.35%) SOA
3 16 (18.82%) Mentoring
4 15 (17.65%) DevOps
5 13 (15.29%) Configuration Management
5 13 (15.29%) OO
6 11 (12.94%) Use Case
7 10 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
7 10 (11.76%) Scrum
8 9 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (10.59%) Domain Models
8 9 (10.59%) ITIL
8 9 (10.59%) UML
9 8 (9.41%) Change Control
9 8 (9.41%) Microservices
9 8 (9.41%) Migration
9 8 (9.41%) SOLID
9 8 (9.41%) Wireframes
10 7 (8.24%) BPMN
10 7 (8.24%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (48.24%) Java
2 21 (24.71%) SQL
3 13 (15.29%) Perl
4 10 (11.76%) PowerShell
5 8 (9.41%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.41%) PL/SQL
6 7 (8.24%) Python
7 6 (7.06%) Bash Shell
7 6 (7.06%) Ruby
7 6 (7.06%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.71%) C#
8 4 (4.71%) C++
9 1 (1.18%) C
9 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) CCNA
2 2 (2.35%) CCNP
2 2 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.35%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) MCSA
2 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.18%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.18%) Degree
3 1 (1.18%) HND
3 1 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.53%) QA
3 2 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.18%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.41%) vSphere
4 4 (4.71%) Docker
4 4 (4.71%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (3.53%) NFS
6 2 (2.35%) Squid
6 2 (2.35%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.35%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.18%) Postfix
7 1 (1.18%) RHEV
7 1 (1.18%) Samba
7 1 (1.18%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 20 (23.53%) Puppet
2 16 (18.82%) Ansible
3 15 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.88%) SCOM
5 4 (4.71%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (4.71%) Kubernetes
5 4 (4.71%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (4.71%) WMI
6 3 (3.53%) Control-M
6 3 (3.53%) Netcool
6 3 (3.53%) Rundeck
6 3 (3.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (2.35%) Prometheus
7 2 (2.35%) SELinux
7 2 (2.35%) vCenter Server
7 2 (2.35%) WSUS
7 2 (2.35%) Xymon
8 1 (1.18%) IBM BigFix
8 1 (1.18%) SCCM
8 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (28.24%) Oracle
2 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
3 16 (18.82%) VMware
4 9 (10.59%) F5
5 8 (9.41%) Citrix
5 8 (9.41%) EMC
6 7 (8.24%) IBM
7 5 (5.88%) Cisco
8 4 (4.71%) Adobe
8 4 (4.71%) CyberArk
8 4 (4.71%) Imperva
8 4 (4.71%) Perforce
9 3 (3.53%) Splunk
9 3 (3.53%) Sybase
10 2 (2.35%) Avaya
10 2 (2.35%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.35%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.35%) CommVault
10 2 (2.35%) NetApp
10 2 (2.35%) Symantec