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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 71 58 53
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 14 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.15% 0.98% 1.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.22% 5.73% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Average daily rate
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£363 £438 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +32.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £428 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £448 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% +10.76%
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
194 192 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.89% 17.02% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 56 42
Average daily rate £325 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £269 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £18.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 35 (92.11%) Linux
2 33 (86.84%) Red Hat
3 21 (55.26%) VMware
4 18 (47.37%) UNIX
5 16 (42.11%) Windows
6 14 (36.84%) SAN
6 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (34.21%) HP
8 11 (28.95%) Finance
8 11 (28.95%) AIX
9 9 (23.68%) Hyper-V
9 9 (23.68%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (18.42%) Banking
10 7 (18.42%) SUSE
10 7 (18.42%) Cisco
11 6 (15.79%) JBoss
11 6 (15.79%) EMC
11 6 (15.79%) Solaris
11 6 (15.79%) Project Management
12 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
12 5 (13.16%) HPUX
13 4 (10.53%) Ubuntu
13 4 (10.53%) Financial Institution
13 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (10.53%) COBIT
13 4 (10.53%) Java
13 4 (10.53%) Perl
13 4 (10.53%) SQL
13 4 (10.53%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
2 4 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (7.89%) IIS
4 2 (5.26%) Apache
4 2 (5.26%) CICS
5 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) SAN
2 3 (7.89%) DHCP
2 3 (7.89%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.63%) Ant
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.26%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Marketing
4 2 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Administrator
2 9 (23.68%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (18.42%) Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (13.16%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (10.53%) UNIX Specialist
6 3 (7.89%) Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Wintel Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Test Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Applications Specialist
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.63%) Middleware
3 1 (2.63%) Flash
3 1 (2.63%) JSP
3 1 (2.63%) SOAP
3 1 (2.63%) J2EE
3 1 (2.63%) XSLT
3 1 (2.63%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Clustering
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 35 (92.11%) Linux
2 18 (47.37%) UNIX
3 16 (42.11%) Windows
4 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (28.95%) AIX
6 7 (18.42%) SUSE
7 6 (15.79%) Solaris
8 5 (13.16%) HPUX
9 4 (10.53%) Ubuntu
9 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) Project Management
2 4 (10.53%) ITIL
3 3 (7.89%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
4 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.26%) Test Automation
4 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.63%) Change Management
5 1 (2.63%) Scrum
5 1 (2.63%) SOA
5 1 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) Java
1 4 (10.53%) Perl
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
2 3 (7.89%) Korn
3 2 (5.26%) C-shell
4 1 (2.63%) C
4 1 (2.63%) Bourne shell
4 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
1 2 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) COBIT
2 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (23.68%) Hyper-V
2 9 (23.68%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.26%) vSphere
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) SCOM
1 2 (5.26%) nmon
1 2 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.63%) ARCserve
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (86.84%) Red Hat
2 21 (55.26%) VMware
3 13 (34.21%) HP
4 7 (18.42%) Cisco
5 6 (15.79%) JBoss
5 6 (15.79%) EMC
6 4 (10.53%) IBM
6 4 (10.53%) Sun
6 4 (10.53%) NetApp
7 3 (7.89%) Oracle
8 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.63%) F5
9 1 (2.63%) Brocade
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