The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Edinburgh region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 67 44 56
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +12
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 14 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.09% 1.46% 1.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.98% 7.05% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate £375 £463 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +21.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £453 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £473 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £500
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -34.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £34.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +46.31%
Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
234 156 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.22% 20.72% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 48 85
Average daily rate £375 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £125 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 14
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -43.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £31.65 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Scotland

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 24 (96.00%) Linux
2 22 (88.00%) Red Hat
3 11 (44.00%) UNIX
4 10 (40.00%) HP
4 10 (40.00%) Java
5 9 (36.00%) AIX
6 8 (32.00%) Windows
7 7 (28.00%) SAN
7 7 (28.00%) Finance
7 7 (28.00%) VMware
7 7 (28.00%) Banking
8 6 (24.00%) Subversion
8 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
8 6 (24.00%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (24.00%) SUSE
8 6 (24.00%) Identity Management
8 6 (24.00%) JAAS
8 6 (24.00%) JBoss
8 6 (24.00%) Eclipse
9 5 (20.00%) Solaris
10 4 (16.00%) IBM
10 4 (16.00%) HPUX
10 4 (16.00%) .NET
11 3 (12.00%) Korn
11 3 (12.00%) Perl
12 2 (8.00%) Veritas
12 2 (8.00%) CICS
12 2 (8.00%) QuickTest Pro

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (8.00%) CICS
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Subversion
1 6 (24.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.00%) Ant
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
1 7 (28.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (8.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Test Architect
5 2 (8.00%) AIX Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Designer
6 1 (4.00%) Build Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.00%) UNIX Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) JAAS
2 4 (16.00%) .NET
3 2 (8.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Camel
4 1 (4.00%) HTML5
4 1 (4.00%) JSON
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Clustering
1 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Linux
2 11 (44.00%) UNIX
3 9 (36.00%) AIX
4 8 (32.00%) Windows
5 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (24.00%) SUSE
6 5 (20.00%) Solaris
7 4 (16.00%) HPUX
8 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (8.00%) Migration
3 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL
3 1 (4.00%) ERP
3 1 (4.00%) SOA
3 1 (4.00%) ETL
3 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) Korn
2 3 (12.00%) Perl
3 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) C-shell
4 1 (4.00%) Bourne shell
4 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (24.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (8.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (8.00%) SCOM
1 2 (8.00%) nmon
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Red Hat
2 10 (40.00%) HP
3 7 (28.00%) VMware
4 6 (24.00%) JBoss
5 4 (16.00%) IBM
6 2 (8.00%) Veritas
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle
7 1 (4.00%) F5
7 1 (4.00%) Brocade
7 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.00%) Sybase
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.00%) Sun
7 1 (4.00%) EMC
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco
7 1 (4.00%) NetApp
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