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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 70 68 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -23
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 11 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.74% 1.18% 1.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.28% 6.38% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £356 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -22.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £325 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £460 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +5.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +0.71%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
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
257 235 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.40% 18.42% 19.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 124 50
Average daily rate £350 £375 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +41.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £150 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 3
Average hourly rate £39.50 £19.50 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.56% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.20 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £32.00 £31.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 24 April 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 33 (80.49%) Linux
1 33 (80.49%) Red Hat
2 25 (60.98%) UNIX
3 19 (46.34%) JBoss
4 17 (41.46%) Apache
4 17 (41.46%) Finance
5 16 (39.02%) VMware
5 16 (39.02%) Tomcat
5 16 (39.02%) EMC
6 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (29.27%) SAN
8 11 (26.83%) Change Management
8 11 (26.83%) Solaris
8 11 (26.83%) Oracle
9 9 (21.95%) Java
9 9 (21.95%) AIX
9 9 (21.95%) Migration
9 9 (21.95%) Banking
10 8 (19.51%) HPUX
10 8 (19.51%) Perl
10 8 (19.51%) LDAP
11 7 (17.07%) ITIL
11 7 (17.07%) Clustering
11 7 (17.07%) RHCE
11 7 (17.07%) NetApp
11 7 (17.07%) Veritas
11 7 (17.07%) Load Balancing
11 7 (17.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 7 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (17.07%) DevOps

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (46.34%) JBoss
2 17 (41.46%) Apache
3 16 (39.02%) Tomcat
4 4 (9.76%) IIS
4 4 (9.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (7.32%) ColdFusion
5 3 (7.32%) SAS
5 3 (7.32%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.44%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) SAN
2 8 (19.51%) LDAP
3 4 (9.76%) DNS
4 3 (7.32%) BIG-IP
4 3 (7.32%) Firewall
4 3 (7.32%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.32%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.88%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.44%) Informix
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.88%) Gradle
2 2 (4.88%) Maven
2 2 (4.88%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) Bitbucket
General
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Administrator
2 13 (31.71%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (21.95%) UNIX Administrator
4 7 (17.07%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (17.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (9.76%) Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Senior UNIX Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) SAS Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Senior UNIX Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) UNIX Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Development Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) DBA
7 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Development Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) UNIX Support
7 2 (4.88%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Flex
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Clustering
2 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.88%) Open Source
4 1 (2.44%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 33 (80.49%) Linux
2 25 (60.98%) UNIX
3 11 (26.83%) Solaris
4 9 (21.95%) AIX
5 8 (19.51%) HPUX
6 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (12.20%) Windows
7 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (9.76%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Change Management
2 9 (21.95%) Migration
3 7 (17.07%) ITIL
3 7 (17.07%) Load Balancing
3 7 (17.07%) DevOps
4 4 (9.76%) Data Security
4 4 (9.76%) Supplier Management
5 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.32%) Analytics
5 3 (7.32%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.44%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (2.44%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.44%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (2.44%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) Java
2 8 (19.51%) Perl
3 5 (12.20%) SQL
4 4 (9.76%) Python
5 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.44%) Ruby
6 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.44%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) RHCE
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.44%) SRDF
5 1 (2.44%) vCloud
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (9.76%) Puppet
3 3 (7.32%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (7.32%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.88%) Ansible
5 1 (2.44%) SELinux
Vendors
1 33 (80.49%) Red Hat
2 16 (39.02%) VMware
2 16 (39.02%) EMC
3 11 (26.83%) Oracle
4 7 (17.07%) NetApp
4 7 (17.07%) Veritas
5 4 (9.76%) F5
6 3 (7.32%) Teradata
6 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.32%) HP
7 1 (2.44%) Brocade
7 1 (2.44%) Hitachi
7 1 (2.44%) Dell
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco
7 1 (2.44%) IBM