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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 64 48 65
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 23 32 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.63% 2.44% 0.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.43% 14.10% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 3
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £39.25 £34.40
% change year-on-year
-46.49% +14.09%
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
244 227 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.32% 17.30% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 98 111
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £226 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
Average hourly rate £15.25 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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 28 (71.79%) Red Hat
2 26 (66.67%) Linux
3 17 (43.59%) Unix
4 16 (41.03%) Windows
5 14 (35.90%) Finance
6 13 (33.33%) Oracle
6 13 (33.33%) Solaris
7 12 (30.77%) Windows Server
8 11 (28.21%) SAN
9 10 (25.64%) EMC
9 10 (25.64%) Java
9 10 (25.64%) Perl
9 10 (25.64%) JBoss
9 10 (25.64%) VMware
10 9 (23.08%) Oracle Database
11 8 (20.51%) DevOps
11 8 (20.51%) Private Cloud
11 8 (20.51%) Disclosure Scotland
11 8 (20.51%) LDAP
11 8 (20.51%) Veritas
12 7 (17.95%) Cisco
12 7 (17.95%) Migration
12 7 (17.95%) Change Management
12 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (17.95%) EMC NetWorker
12 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (15.38%) Skype for Business
13 6 (15.38%) Banking
13 6 (15.38%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (25.64%) JBoss
2 6 (15.38%) Apache
2 6 (15.38%) Skype for Business
2 6 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 5 (12.82%) IIS
4 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
5 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
5 2 (5.13%) Node.js
6 1 (2.56%) Apache Pig
6 1 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) PaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) SAN
2 8 (20.51%) LDAP
3 6 (15.38%) DNS
4 5 (12.82%) DHCP
4 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.13%) Firewall
5 2 (5.13%) NAS
5 2 (5.13%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (2.56%) HTTP
6 1 (2.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.13%) Apache Hive
4 2 (5.13%) Big Data
4 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.13%) Informix
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.56%) HBase
5 1 (2.56%) Impala
5 1 (2.56%) MySQL
5 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
1 5 (12.82%) Subversion
2 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.13%) Maven
4 1 (2.56%) Ant
4 1 (2.56%) Artifactory
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Administrator
2 8 (20.51%) Unix Administrator
3 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (15.38%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) EMC Storage Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) HP Storage Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) HPUX Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Server Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Solaris Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Storage Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) DBA
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.13%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) Web Services
2 4 (10.26%) Java EE
3 3 (7.69%) LAMP
3 3 (7.69%) Middleware
4 2 (5.13%) RESTful
4 2 (5.13%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.56%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.56%) J2EE
5 1 (2.56%) JAXB
5 1 (2.56%) JSON
5 1 (2.56%) JSP
5 1 (2.56%) REST
5 1 (2.56%) SOAP
5 1 (2.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Private Cloud
2 5 (12.82%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.13%) IBM XIV
5 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 26 (66.67%) Linux
2 17 (43.59%) Unix
3 16 (41.03%) Windows
4 13 (33.33%) Solaris
5 12 (30.77%) Windows Server
6 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (15.38%) AIX
8 5 (12.82%) HPUX
9 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (2.56%) Fedora
10 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) DevOps
2 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.95%) Change Management
2 7 (17.95%) Migration
3 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (10.26%) High Availability
3 4 (10.26%) Patch Management
4 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (5.13%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.13%) Kanban
5 2 (5.13%) MapReduce
5 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.13%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (5.13%) Scrum
6 1 (2.56%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (2.56%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Security Testing
6 1 (2.56%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) Java
1 10 (25.64%) Perl
2 5 (12.82%) Python
3 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) IBM Certification
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.26%) SRDF
3 4 (10.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (5.13%) HDFS
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (2.56%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (10.26%) NetBackup
3 4 (10.26%) Puppet
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (5.13%) SCCM
4 2 (5.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (2.56%) Ansible
5 1 (2.56%) Data Guard
5 1 (2.56%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (2.56%) Oozie
5 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 28 (71.79%) Red Hat
2 13 (33.33%) Oracle
3 10 (25.64%) EMC
3 10 (25.64%) VMware
4 8 (20.51%) Veritas
5 7 (17.95%) Cisco
6 6 (15.38%) Citrix
7 4 (10.26%) HP
7 4 (10.26%) IBM
7 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.69%) SAP
9 2 (5.13%) NetApp
9 2 (5.13%) Sun
10 1 (2.56%) Brocade
10 1 (2.56%) Cloudera
10 1 (2.56%) Tableau