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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 79 58 48
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -10
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% 2.01% 1.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.67% 10.26% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 1
Average daily rate
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- £338 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-16.65% -1.40%
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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
240 234 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.89% 19.60% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 138 52
Average daily rate £338 £353 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 1
Average hourly rate £39.50 £21.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.09% +35.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 21 (87.50%) Linux
1 21 (87.50%) Red Hat
2 14 (58.33%) UNIX
3 12 (50.00%) Finance
4 11 (45.83%) Change Management
4 11 (45.83%) Solaris
5 10 (41.67%) Oracle
6 9 (37.50%) EMC
6 9 (37.50%) Migration
7 8 (33.33%) AIX
7 8 (33.33%) HPUX
7 8 (33.33%) JBoss
8 7 (29.17%) Perl
8 7 (29.17%) SAN
8 7 (29.17%) Veritas
8 7 (29.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 6 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (25.00%) Banking
10 5 (20.83%) VMware
10 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (16.67%) LDAP
11 4 (16.67%) Apache
11 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
12 3 (12.50%) Python
12 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
12 3 (12.50%) ITIL
12 3 (12.50%) SAS
12 3 (12.50%) ColdFusion
12 3 (12.50%) HP
12 3 (12.50%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (33.33%) JBoss
2 4 (16.67%) Apache
2 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 3 (12.50%) SAS
3 3 (12.50%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) SAN
2 4 (16.67%) LDAP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 3 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 2 (8.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Administrator
2 8 (33.33%) UNIX Administrator
3 6 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Senior UNIX Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) SAS Administrator
5 3 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (12.50%) Senior UNIX Administrator
5 3 (12.50%) UNIX Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) UNIX Support
6 2 (8.33%) Senior UNIX Support
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (8.33%) UNIX Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) DBA
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Deployment Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Linux
2 14 (58.33%) UNIX
3 11 (45.83%) Solaris
4 8 (33.33%) AIX
4 8 (33.33%) HPUX
5 1 (4.17%) Windows
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Change Management
2 9 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) Analytics
3 3 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Perl
2 3 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.17%) vCloud
4 1 (4.17%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 3 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (12.50%) Puppet
2 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Red Hat
2 10 (41.67%) Oracle
3 9 (37.50%) EMC
4 7 (29.17%) Veritas
5 5 (20.83%) VMware
6 3 (12.50%) HP
6 3 (12.50%) NetApp
6 3 (12.50%) Teradata
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco
7 1 (4.17%) Brocade