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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 65 61 60
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 24 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.43% 1.25% 0.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.57% 8.82% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 1
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£375 £363 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -19.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -8.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +38.88%
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
227 170 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.50% 14.18% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 89 61
Average daily rate £375 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £110 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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
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 3 September 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 3 September 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 24 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 17 (60.71%) Linux
3 14 (50.00%) EMC
3 14 (50.00%) SAN
4 13 (46.43%) Finance
5 12 (42.86%) Change Management
6 11 (39.29%) VMware
6 11 (39.29%) UNIX
7 10 (35.71%) JBoss
7 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (32.14%) Puppet
8 9 (32.14%) Perl
8 9 (32.14%) Cisco
9 8 (28.57%) Python
9 8 (28.57%) Solaris
9 8 (28.57%) Red Hat Satellite
10 7 (25.00%) Migration
10 7 (25.00%) AIX
11 6 (21.43%) HPUX
11 6 (21.43%) Windows
11 6 (21.43%) ITIL
11 6 (21.43%) HP
11 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (17.86%) Brocade
12 5 (17.86%) Oracle
13 4 (14.29%) NetBackup
13 4 (14.29%) Veritas
13 4 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
13 4 (14.29%) SRDF
14 3 (10.71%) Patch Management

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 10 (35.71%) JBoss
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) SAS
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (7.14%) DHCP
2 2 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) LDAP
3 1 (3.57%) HTTP
3 1 (3.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.57%) Subversion
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Administrator
2 8 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (17.86%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Server Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) SAS Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) J2EE
1 1 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) IBM XIV
2 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Linux
2 11 (39.29%) UNIX
3 8 (28.57%) Solaris
4 7 (25.00%) AIX
5 6 (21.43%) HPUX
5 6 (21.43%) Windows
6 3 (10.71%) Windows 2000
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Change Management
2 7 (25.00%) Migration
3 6 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (10.71%) Patch Management
5 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.14%) Analytics
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) Perl
2 8 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.29%) SRDF
3 3 (10.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (7.14%) vSphere
4 2 (7.14%) vCloud
5 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) Puppet
2 8 (28.57%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 4 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (3.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 24 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 14 (50.00%) EMC
3 11 (39.29%) VMware
4 9 (32.14%) Cisco
5 6 (21.43%) HP
6 5 (17.86%) Oracle
6 5 (17.86%) Brocade
7 4 (14.29%) Veritas
8 2 (7.14%) IBM
8 2 (7.14%) Teradata
8 2 (7.14%) BMC
9 1 (3.57%) NetApp
9 1 (3.57%) Sun