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 24 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 76 111
Rank change year-on-year -2 +35  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 34 83 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.59% 2.83% 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 4.16% 5.89% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 37 12
Median daily rate £425 £375 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +18.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £282 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £570 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £29.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +23.41%  
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 Scotland.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 817 1409 1094
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 38.11% 48.04% 35.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 702 530
Median daily rate £395 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.85% +0.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 59 37
Median hourly rate £31.85 £38.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.27% +140.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

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 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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 +3 18 £413 -2.94% 5
Glasgow -6 12 £425 +13.33% 3
Aberdeenshire - 1 £400 - 1
Moray - 1 £488 -
Red Hat
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 74 (80.43%) Linux
2 68 (73.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 44 (47.83%) VMware
4 34 (36.96%) AIX
5 31 (33.70%) Ansible
6 28 (30.43%) DevOps
6 28 (30.43%) Unix
7 26 (28.26%) EMC
8 25 (27.17%) VMware Infrastructure
9 24 (26.09%) Puppet
10 22 (23.91%) Bash Shell
11 21 (22.83%) Python
11 21 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (21.74%) Java
13 19 (20.65%) Shell Script
13 19 (20.65%) EMC NetWorker
14 18 (19.57%) Finance
15 17 (18.48%) Perl
16 16 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
16 16 (17.39%) JBoss
17 15 (16.30%) Red Hat Satellite
18 14 (15.22%) Jenkins
19 13 (14.13%) OpenShift
19 13 (14.13%) IBM
20 12 (13.04%) Windows
20 12 (13.04%) Law
20 12 (13.04%) Firewall
20 12 (13.04%) Scrum
20 12 (13.04%) Docker
21 11 (11.96%) Amazon AWS

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 16 (17.39%) JBoss
2 11 (11.96%) Apache
3 6 (6.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (6.52%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.35%) MQSeries
4 4 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.17%) IIS
5 2 (2.17%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.09%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.13%) OpenShift
2 11 (11.96%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.70%) PaaS
4 4 (4.35%) IaaS
5 1 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.09%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.09%) Bluemix
5 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.09%) GitHub
5 1 (1.09%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.09%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.04%) Firewall
2 9 (9.78%) SAN
3 6 (6.52%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.52%) VXLAN
4 4 (4.35%) Network Security
5 2 (2.17%) VPN
5 2 (2.17%) VSAN
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.09%) DNS
6 1 (1.09%) DSL
6 1 (1.09%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.09%) LDAP
6 1 (1.09%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.52%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.17%) MySQL
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (15.22%) Jenkins
2 8 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.70%) GitLab
2 8 (8.70%) Maven
3 6 (6.52%) Artifactory
4 5 (5.43%) Cucumber
4 5 (5.43%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.43%) Selenium
5 2 (2.17%) IBM UrbanCode
5 2 (2.17%) JIRA
6 1 (1.09%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.09%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.09%) Mockito
6 1 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.09%) Subversion
General
1 18 (19.57%) Finance
2 12 (13.04%) Law
3 10 (10.87%) Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.09%) Legal
5 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (18.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (13.04%) Linux Specialist
3 9 (9.78%) Administrator
3 9 (9.78%) Architect
4 7 (7.61%) Unix Specialist
5 6 (6.52%) Consultant
6 5 (5.43%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (5.43%) Unix Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Designer
7 4 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (3.26%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (3.26%) Java Architect
8 3 (3.26%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (3.26%) Linux Consultant
8 3 (3.26%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) Java EE
1 8 (8.70%) REST
2 6 (6.52%) Apache Camel
2 6 (6.52%) Hibernate
2 6 (6.52%) JMS
2 6 (6.52%) JPA
2 6 (6.52%) SOAP
2 6 (6.52%) Web Services
3 5 (5.43%) Drools
3 5 (5.43%) jBPM
3 5 (5.43%) RESTful
3 5 (5.43%) XML
4 4 (4.35%) AngularJS
4 4 (4.35%) HTML
4 4 (4.35%) JSON
4 4 (4.35%) XSD
4 4 (4.35%) XSLT
5 3 (3.26%) .NET
5 3 (3.26%) J2EE
5 3 (3.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.78%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.43%) Private Cloud
3 5 (5.43%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (2.17%) Clustering
4 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.17%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.17%) Replication
5 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.09%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 74 (80.43%) Linux
2 68 (73.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 34 (36.96%) AIX
4 28 (30.43%) Unix
5 12 (13.04%) Windows
6 8 (8.70%) Solaris
6 8 (8.70%) Tru64
7 3 (3.26%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.17%) CentOS
8 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.09%) Android
9 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.09%) Debian
9 1 (1.09%) HPUX
9 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.43%) DevOps
2 21 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (13.04%) Scrum
4 9 (9.78%) Migration
4 9 (9.78%) Time Management
5 8 (8.70%) Performance Analysis
5 8 (8.70%) SOA
5 8 (8.70%) TDD
6 7 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (6.52%) Kanban
7 6 (6.52%) Software Testing
8 5 (5.43%) Build Automation
8 5 (5.43%) ITIL
8 5 (5.43%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.43%) Patch Management
8 5 (5.43%) Virtual Environments
9 4 (4.35%) BDD
9 4 (4.35%) Coaching
9 4 (4.35%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 4 (4.35%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.91%) Bash Shell
2 21 (22.83%) Python
3 20 (21.74%) Java
4 19 (20.65%) Shell Script
5 17 (18.48%) Perl
6 10 (10.87%) JavaScript
6 10 (10.87%) Ruby
7 4 (4.35%) Scala
8 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.26%) SQL
9 2 (2.17%) C
9 2 (2.17%) C#
9 2 (2.17%) C-shell
9 2 (2.17%) Korn
9 2 (2.17%) PHP
9 2 (2.17%) VBScript
10 1 (1.09%) Go
10 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) SC Cleared
1 6 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.17%) CCNA
3 2 (2.17%) CCNP
3 2 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.17%) CISSP
3 2 (2.17%) MCSA
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.17%) SANS
3 2 (2.17%) VCAP
3 2 (2.17%) VCP6
4 1 (1.09%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (27.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (13.04%) Docker
3 8 (8.70%) Squid
3 8 (8.70%) Virtual Servers
3 8 (8.70%) vSphere
4 6 (6.52%) Active Directory
5 4 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.17%) RHEV
6 2 (2.17%) SRDF
6 2 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (2.17%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.09%) PowerHA
7 1 (1.09%) Samba
Systems Management
1 31 (33.70%) Ansible
2 24 (26.09%) Puppet
3 19 (20.65%) EMC NetWorker
4 16 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (16.30%) Red Hat Satellite
6 10 (10.87%) vRealize
7 8 (8.70%) Kubernetes
7 8 (8.70%) SCOM
7 8 (8.70%) SELinux
7 8 (8.70%) vCenter Server
8 5 (5.43%) Prometheus
8 5 (5.43%) Xymon
9 4 (4.35%) yum
10 3 (3.26%) Oracle ZFS
10 3 (3.26%) Rundeck
11 2 (2.17%) Control-M
11 2 (2.17%) SCCM
11 2 (2.17%) TeamSite
11 2 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (47.83%) VMware
2 26 (28.26%) EMC
3 13 (14.13%) IBM
4 10 (10.87%) Oracle
5 8 (8.70%) ArcSight
5 8 (8.70%) Tripwire
6 6 (6.52%) Cisco
6 6 (6.52%) HP
7 5 (5.43%) Microsoft
8 4 (4.35%) Symantec
9 3 (3.26%) Veritas
10 2 (2.17%) Avaya
10 2 (2.17%) Citrix
10 2 (2.17%) Dell
10 2 (2.17%) Splunk
10 2 (2.17%) Sun
11 1 (1.09%) Adobe
11 1 (1.09%) Black Duck
11 1 (1.09%) Sophos
11 1 (1.09%) Veeam
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