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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 62 66 51
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 19 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.38% 0.89% 0.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.84% 4.37% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
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£381 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £36.25 -
% change year-on-year
+7.58% -
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
215 252 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.63% 20.45% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 122 60
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 £200 £198 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £485 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.28 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.17% +30.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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 42 (73.68%) Linux
2 41 (71.93%) Red Hat
3 31 (54.39%) JBoss
4 28 (49.12%) UNIX
5 26 (45.61%) VMware
6 20 (35.09%) Oracle
7 18 (31.58%) Apache
7 18 (31.58%) EMC
8 17 (29.82%) Tomcat
8 17 (29.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (26.32%) Finance
10 14 (24.56%) SAN
11 13 (22.81%) Solaris
12 12 (21.05%) Windows
13 11 (19.30%) Java
13 11 (19.30%) LDAP
13 11 (19.30%) Veritas
14 10 (17.54%) Banking
14 10 (17.54%) Change Management
15 8 (14.04%) Migration
15 8 (14.04%) Perl
15 8 (14.04%) AIX
15 8 (14.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 8 (14.04%) Oracle Database
16 7 (12.28%) DevOps
16 7 (12.28%) Load Balancing
16 7 (12.28%) Clustering
16 7 (12.28%) HPUX
16 7 (12.28%) ITIL
16 7 (12.28%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 31 (54.39%) JBoss
2 18 (31.58%) Apache
3 17 (29.82%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.02%) WebLogic
4 4 (7.02%) IIS
4 4 (7.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (5.26%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.75%) Confluence
6 1 (1.75%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.56%) SAN
2 11 (19.30%) LDAP
3 7 (12.28%) DNS
4 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.26%) DHCP
5 3 (5.26%) Firewall
5 3 (5.26%) SSH
5 3 (5.26%) BIG-IP
5 3 (5.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.51%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.75%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 1 (1.75%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.75%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.51%) Gradle
2 2 (3.51%) Maven
2 2 (3.51%) JIRA
2 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.75%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.75%) Ant
3 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 15 (26.32%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (61.40%) Administrator
2 26 (45.61%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (19.30%) UNIX Administrator
4 8 (14.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (14.04%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (7.02%) Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) Development Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Senior UNIX Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) UNIX Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Senior UNIX Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Designer
7 2 (3.51%) Senior UNIX Support
7 2 (3.51%) UNIX Support
7 2 (3.51%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) Middleware
2 2 (3.51%) Web Services
3 1 (1.75%) XML
3 1 (1.75%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Clustering
2 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.51%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Open Source
4 1 (1.75%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 42 (73.68%) Linux
2 28 (49.12%) UNIX
3 13 (22.81%) Solaris
4 12 (21.05%) Windows
5 8 (14.04%) AIX
6 7 (12.28%) HPUX
7 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (7.02%) Windows 7
8 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (7.02%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.54%) Change Management
2 8 (14.04%) Migration
3 7 (12.28%) ITIL
3 7 (12.28%) Load Balancing
3 7 (12.28%) DevOps
4 4 (7.02%) Supplier Management
4 4 (7.02%) Data Security
5 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.75%) Analytics
7 1 (1.75%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (1.75%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (1.75%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.75%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) Java
2 8 (14.04%) Perl
3 5 (8.77%) SQL
4 4 (7.02%) Python
5 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.75%) Ruby
6 1 (1.75%) Korn
6 1 (1.75%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.75%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) RHCE
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.75%) Degree
3 1 (1.75%) VCP4
System Software
1 17 (29.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (14.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (10.53%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
4 4 (7.02%) vSphere
5 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.51%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (3.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.75%) SRDF
6 1 (1.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Puppet
2 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (5.26%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (3.51%) Ansible
4 1 (1.75%) SELinux
Vendors
1 41 (71.93%) Red Hat
2 26 (45.61%) VMware
3 20 (35.09%) Oracle
4 18 (31.58%) EMC
5 11 (19.30%) Veritas
6 7 (12.28%) NetApp
7 5 (8.77%) Cisco
8 4 (7.02%) IBM
8 4 (7.02%) F5
9 3 (5.26%) Symantec
9 3 (5.26%) CheckPoint
9 3 (5.26%) HP
10 1 (1.75%) Dell
10 1 (1.75%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.75%) Teradata
10 1 (1.75%) Brocade