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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 54 73 50
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -23
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 18 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.45% 0.43% 0.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.68% 2.00% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 3
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£450 - £340
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 - £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £100.00 £38.75 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+158.06% +24.00%
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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
186 250 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.01% 21.55% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 99 29
Average daily rate £325 £400 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +63.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £223 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 12
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.60 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 39 (90.70%) Linux
2 36 (83.72%) Red Hat
3 24 (55.81%) VMware
4 21 (48.84%) UNIX
5 18 (41.86%) Windows
6 16 (37.21%) SAN
7 14 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (30.23%) HP
9 11 (25.58%) AIX
10 10 (23.26%) JBoss
10 10 (23.26%) Finance
11 9 (20.93%) Solaris
11 9 (20.93%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (20.93%) Hyper-V
12 8 (18.60%) Cisco
12 8 (18.60%) EMC
13 7 (16.28%) SUSE
13 7 (16.28%) Oracle
13 7 (16.28%) Banking
14 6 (13.95%) IBM
14 6 (13.95%) Tomcat
14 6 (13.95%) Project Management
15 5 (11.63%) DNS
15 5 (11.63%) HPUX
16 4 (9.30%) Clustering
16 4 (9.30%) Financial Institution
16 4 (9.30%) Ubuntu
16 4 (9.30%) Korn
16 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 6 (13.95%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (6.98%) Apache
3 3 (6.98%) IIS
4 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.33%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (37.21%) SAN
2 5 (11.63%) DNS
3 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.98%) DHCP
5 2 (4.65%) SSH
5 2 (4.65%) NAS
5 2 (4.65%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Ant
2 1 (2.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.65%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Administrator
2 14 (32.56%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (18.60%) Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (13.95%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) UNIX Administrator
6 4 (9.30%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (9.30%) UNIX Specialist
6 4 (9.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.98%) Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.65%) Wintel Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Designer
8 2 (4.65%) Build Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Applications Specialist
9 1 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.33%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Solutions Designer
9 1 (2.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) XML
2 2 (4.65%) Middleware
3 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.33%) Flash
3 1 (2.33%) XSLT
3 1 (2.33%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) J2EE
3 1 (2.33%) JSP
3 1 (2.33%) SOAP
3 1 (2.33%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Clustering
2 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 39 (90.70%) Linux
2 21 (48.84%) UNIX
3 18 (41.86%) Windows
4 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (25.58%) AIX
6 9 (20.93%) Solaris
7 7 (16.28%) SUSE
8 5 (11.63%) HPUX
9 4 (9.30%) Ubuntu
9 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) Project Management
2 4 (9.30%) ITIL
3 3 (6.98%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.33%) Scrum
5 1 (2.33%) Change Management
5 1 (2.33%) SOA
5 1 (2.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) Korn
1 4 (9.30%) Java
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
2 3 (6.98%) Perl
3 2 (4.65%) Bourne shell
3 2 (4.65%) C-shell
4 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
1 2 (4.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) COBIT
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (20.93%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (20.93%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.65%) vSphere
5 1 (2.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) nmon
1 2 (4.65%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 2 (4.65%) SCOM
1 2 (4.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.33%) ARCserve
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 36 (83.72%) Red Hat
2 24 (55.81%) VMware
3 13 (30.23%) HP
4 10 (23.26%) JBoss
5 8 (18.60%) Cisco
5 8 (18.60%) EMC
6 7 (16.28%) Oracle
7 6 (13.95%) IBM
8 4 (9.30%) Sun
8 4 (9.30%) NetApp
9 3 (6.98%) Veritas
10 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
10 2 (4.65%) Symantec
11 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
11 1 (2.33%) TIBCO
11 1 (2.33%) F5
11 1 (2.33%) Brocade
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