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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat
UK / Scotland
Rank 52 88 86
Rank change year-on-year +36 -2  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 57 42 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.29% 1.63% 1.50%
As % of the Vendors category 7.59% 3.97% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 20
Median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £325 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.37% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £29.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.25 £40.25
% change year-on-year -9.09% -24.84%  

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 Scotland.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 751 1058 1012
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 43.41% 41.07% 36.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 578 533
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 33
Median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.23% +168.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.64 £13.80 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +22 32 £413 -1.78% 4
Glasgow +14 18 £400 +15.94%
Moray - 4 £275 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £340 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - - 1
Red Hat
UK

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 54 (66.67%) Linux
2 46 (56.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (38.27%) VMware
4 27 (33.33%) Unix
5 25 (30.86%) Java
6 24 (29.63%) AIX
7 19 (23.46%) Ansible
8 17 (20.99%) DevOps
8 17 (20.99%) JBoss
8 17 (20.99%) EMC
9 16 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (17.28%) Perl
10 14 (17.28%) Oracle
11 13 (16.05%) SOA
12 12 (14.81%) Finance
12 12 (14.81%) Hibernate
12 12 (14.81%) Banking
12 12 (14.81%) Windows
12 12 (14.81%) EMC NetWorker
13 11 (13.58%) SC Cleared
13 11 (13.58%) Security Cleared
13 11 (13.58%) JPA
13 11 (13.58%) Puppet
13 11 (13.58%) Oracle Database
13 11 (13.58%) Solaris
13 11 (13.58%) Apache
13 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (13.58%) TDD
14 10 (12.35%) Law
14 10 (12.35%) Firewall

Red Hat
Top Related 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 17 (20.99%) JBoss
2 11 (13.58%) Apache
3 8 (9.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (8.64%) WebSphere
5 5 (6.17%) Tomcat
6 4 (4.94%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (3.70%) MQSeries
8 2 (2.47%) IIS
8 2 (2.47%) iPlanet
8 2 (2.47%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (1.23%) CICS
9 1 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.23%) IBM Transformation Extender
9 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
9 1 (1.23%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.88%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.64%) PaaS
3 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (6.17%) IaaS
5 3 (3.70%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.23%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.23%) Bluemix
6 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.23%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.35%) Firewall
2 7 (8.64%) SAN
2 7 (8.64%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.41%) VXLAN
4 4 (4.94%) Network Security
5 3 (3.70%) LDAP
5 3 (3.70%) WAN
6 2 (2.47%) DNS
6 2 (2.47%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (1.23%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.23%) DHCP
7 1 (1.23%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.23%) LAN
7 1 (1.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.23%) MySQL
4 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Maven
2 8 (9.88%) Eclipse
3 7 (8.64%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.94%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.94%) Selenium
5 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.47%) Subversion
7 1 (1.23%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.23%) Gerrit
7 1 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (14.81%) Banking
1 12 (14.81%) Finance
2 10 (12.35%) Law
3 3 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (16.05%) Administrator
2 11 (13.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (11.11%) Developer
4 8 (9.88%) Architect
4 8 (9.88%) Java Developer
4 8 (9.88%) Unix Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.17%) Unix Administrator
7 4 (4.94%) Designer
7 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (4.94%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Linux Specialist
7 4 (4.94%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Consultant
8 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (3.70%) Unix Specialist
8 3 (3.70%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.81%) Hibernate
2 11 (13.58%) JPA
3 10 (12.35%) Java EE
3 10 (12.35%) Web Services
4 9 (11.11%) XML
5 8 (9.88%) Drools
5 8 (9.88%) jBPM
6 7 (8.64%) HTML
6 7 (8.64%) JMS
6 7 (8.64%) SOAP
6 7 (8.64%) XSD
6 7 (8.64%) XSLT
7 6 (7.41%) AngularJS
7 6 (7.41%) REST
8 5 (6.17%) Apache Camel
8 5 (6.17%) HTML5
8 5 (6.17%) JSF
8 5 (6.17%) JSON
9 4 (4.94%) RESTful
9 4 (4.94%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.94%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.47%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.23%) Clustering
6 1 (1.23%) DataPower
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.23%) Fintech
6 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 54 (66.67%) Linux
2 46 (56.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (33.33%) Unix
4 24 (29.63%) AIX
5 12 (14.81%) Windows
6 11 (13.58%) Solaris
7 4 (4.94%) Tru64
7 4 (4.94%) Windows Server
8 3 (3.70%) HPUX
9 2 (2.47%) CentOS
9 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.23%) Android
10 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.23%) MVS
10 1 (1.23%) SUSE
10 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.99%) DevOps
2 13 (16.05%) SOA
3 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (13.58%) TDD
4 10 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 7 (8.64%) Coaching
7 6 (7.41%) MVC
7 6 (7.41%) Software Testing
8 5 (6.17%) Scrum
9 4 (4.94%) BDD
9 4 (4.94%) Change Control
9 4 (4.94%) High Availability
9 4 (4.94%) ITIL
9 4 (4.94%) Mathematics
9 4 (4.94%) Migration
9 4 (4.94%) Open Source
9 4 (4.94%) Time Management
10 3 (3.70%) BPMN
10 3 (3.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.86%) Java
2 14 (17.28%) Perl
3 10 (12.35%) Python
4 9 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 9 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 6 (7.41%) Ruby
6 5 (6.17%) SQL
7 4 (4.94%) Scala
8 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.47%) C#
9 2 (2.47%) C-shell
9 2 (2.47%) Korn
9 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.47%) VBScript
10 1 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (13.58%) SC Cleared
1 11 (13.58%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.47%) CISSP
2 2 (2.47%) SANS
2 2 (2.47%) VCAP
2 2 (2.47%) VCP6
2 2 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.23%) MCSA
3 1 (1.23%) MCSE
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) JSP 440
System Software
1 16 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.64%) vSphere
3 5 (6.17%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.70%) Docker
4 3 (3.70%) Squid
4 3 (3.70%) SRDF
4 3 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.23%) KVM
5 1 (1.23%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.23%) Samba
5 1 (1.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (23.46%) Ansible
2 12 (14.81%) EMC NetWorker
3 11 (13.58%) Puppet
4 10 (12.35%) vRealize
5 9 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (7.41%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (4.94%) yum
8 3 (3.70%) SCOM
8 3 (3.70%) SELinux
9 2 (2.47%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (2.47%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (2.47%) SCCM
9 2 (2.47%) TeamSite
10 1 (1.23%) NetBackup
10 1 (1.23%) Simpana
10 1 (1.23%) SnapMirror
10 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (1.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (38.27%) VMware
2 17 (20.99%) EMC
3 14 (17.28%) Oracle
4 9 (11.11%) IBM
5 8 (9.88%) Cisco
5 8 (9.88%) HP
6 5 (6.17%) Sun
6 5 (6.17%) Veritas
7 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.70%) ArcSight
8 3 (3.70%) Symantec
8 3 (3.70%) Tripwire
9 2 (2.47%) CA
9 2 (2.47%) Dell
9 2 (2.47%) F5
9 2 (2.47%) ForgeRock
10 1 (1.23%) Adobe
10 1 (1.23%) Avaya
10 1 (1.23%) Citrix
10 1 (1.23%) Palo Alto
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