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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 70 69 44
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -25
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 14 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.93% 0.87% 1.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.56% 4.76% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £355 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £443 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.09 £36.25 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-14.24% +2.11%
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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
252 231 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.82% 18.20% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 113 55
Average daily rate £350 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £172 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £19.06 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.91% +22.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £21.75 £31.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-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 1 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 39 (72.22%) Linux
1 39 (72.22%) Red Hat
2 29 (53.70%) JBoss
3 26 (48.15%) UNIX
4 25 (46.30%) VMware
5 19 (35.19%) Oracle
6 17 (31.48%) Apache
6 17 (31.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (29.63%) Tomcat
7 16 (29.63%) EMC
7 16 (29.63%) Finance
8 12 (22.22%) SAN
9 11 (20.37%) Solaris
9 11 (20.37%) Banking
10 10 (18.52%) Java
10 10 (18.52%) Windows
10 10 (18.52%) Change Management
11 9 (16.67%) LDAP
12 8 (14.81%) AIX
12 8 (14.81%) Perl
12 8 (14.81%) Migration
12 8 (14.81%) Veritas
12 8 (14.81%) Oracle Database
13 7 (12.96%) DevOps
13 7 (12.96%) Load Balancing
13 7 (12.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 7 (12.96%) NetApp
13 7 (12.96%) RHCE
13 7 (12.96%) Clustering
13 7 (12.96%) HPUX

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 29 (53.70%) JBoss
2 17 (31.48%) Apache
3 16 (29.63%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.41%) IIS
4 4 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (5.56%) ColdFusion
5 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.56%) SAS
6 1 (1.85%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) SAN
2 9 (16.67%) LDAP
3 5 (9.26%) DNS
4 3 (5.56%) Firewall
4 3 (5.56%) DHCP
4 3 (5.56%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.85%) SSH
5 1 (1.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.56%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 2 (3.70%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.85%) Informix
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.70%) Gradle
2 2 (3.70%) Maven
2 2 (3.70%) JIRA
3 1 (1.85%) Subversion
3 1 (1.85%) Bitbucket
General
1 16 (29.63%) Finance
2 11 (20.37%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (64.81%) Administrator
2 25 (46.30%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (18.52%) UNIX Administrator
4 8 (14.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (14.81%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (7.41%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.41%) Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Senior UNIX Administrator
6 3 (5.56%) UNIX Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Senior UNIX Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) SAS Administrator
6 3 (5.56%) Development Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Development Support Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Senior UNIX Support
7 2 (3.70%) UNIX Support
7 2 (3.70%) Deployment Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) Middleware
2 2 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (1.85%) .NET
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Clustering
2 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.70%) Open Source
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 39 (72.22%) Linux
2 26 (48.15%) UNIX
3 11 (20.37%) Solaris
4 10 (18.52%) Windows
5 8 (14.81%) AIX
6 7 (12.96%) HPUX
7 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
8 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (7.41%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) Change Management
2 8 (14.81%) Migration
3 7 (12.96%) DevOps
3 7 (12.96%) Load Balancing
3 7 (12.96%) ITIL
4 4 (7.41%) Supplier Management
4 4 (7.41%) Data Security
5 3 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.56%) Analytics
6 2 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.85%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (1.85%) SOA
7 1 (1.85%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (1.85%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) Java
2 8 (14.81%) Perl
3 5 (9.26%) SQL
4 4 (7.41%) Python
5 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.85%) MUMPS
6 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) RHCE
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.85%) Degree
System Software
1 17 (31.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (7.41%) vSphere
3 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.70%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.85%) vCloud
5 1 (1.85%) SRDF
5 1 (1.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (7.41%) Puppet
3 3 (5.56%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (3.70%) Ansible
5 1 (1.85%) SELinux
5 1 (1.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 39 (72.22%) Red Hat
2 25 (46.30%) VMware
3 19 (35.19%) Oracle
4 16 (29.63%) EMC
5 8 (14.81%) Veritas
6 7 (12.96%) NetApp
7 5 (9.26%) Cisco
8 4 (7.41%) F5
9 3 (5.56%) CheckPoint
9 3 (5.56%) Teradata
9 3 (5.56%) HP
10 2 (3.70%) IBM
11 1 (1.85%) Symantec
11 1 (1.85%) Hitachi
11 1 (1.85%) Dell
11 1 (1.85%) Brocade