The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 74 61 51
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 10 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.68% 1.96% 1.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.63% 9.58% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £294 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £435 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £335 £378
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £36.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-1.37% +9.84%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
216 261 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.61% 20.49% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 150 41
Average daily rate £340 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £131 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £21.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Edinburgh region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 20 (86.96%) Red Hat
2 19 (82.61%) Linux
3 12 (52.17%) Finance
4 11 (47.83%) Migration
4 11 (47.83%) Change Management
5 10 (43.48%) UNIX
5 10 (43.48%) EMC
5 10 (43.48%) Solaris
6 9 (39.13%) AIX
7 8 (34.78%) HPUX
7 8 (34.78%) Oracle
7 8 (34.78%) SAN
8 7 (30.43%) JBoss
8 7 (30.43%) VMware
8 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (26.09%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (26.09%) Veritas
9 6 (26.09%) NetBackup
9 6 (26.09%) Windows
10 5 (21.74%) Perl
10 5 (21.74%) HP
10 5 (21.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (17.39%) SRDF
11 4 (17.39%) Puppet
11 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
11 4 (17.39%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (17.39%) Banking
12 3 (13.04%) Teradata
12 3 (13.04%) Cisco
12 3 (13.04%) SAS

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (30.43%) JBoss
2 3 (13.04%) SAS
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) SAN
2 3 (13.04%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) LDAP
3 2 (8.70%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) HTTP
4 1 (4.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 3 (13.04%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Subversion
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Administrator
2 3 (13.04%) Server Administrator
2 3 (13.04%) Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (13.04%) UNIX Administrator
2 3 (13.04%) SAS Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) UNIX Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) DBA
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Senior UNIX Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Senior UNIX Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Linux
2 10 (43.48%) UNIX
2 10 (43.48%) Solaris
3 9 (39.13%) AIX
4 8 (34.78%) HPUX
5 6 (26.09%) Windows
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 2000
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Change Management
1 11 (47.83%) Migration
2 3 (13.04%) Analytics
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Patch Management
3 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Perl
2 3 (13.04%) Python
3 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.70%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (21.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (17.39%) SRDF
4 3 (13.04%) vCloud
5 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (8.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) NetBackup
1 6 (26.09%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (17.39%) Puppet
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (4.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Red Hat
2 10 (43.48%) EMC
3 8 (34.78%) Oracle
4 7 (30.43%) VMware
5 6 (26.09%) Veritas
6 5 (21.74%) HP
7 3 (13.04%) Cisco
7 3 (13.04%) Teradata
8 2 (8.70%) BMC
9 1 (4.35%) NetApp
9 1 (4.35%) IBM
9 1 (4.35%) Sun
9 1 (4.35%) Brocade