The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Edinburgh region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 62 55 47
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 22 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.72% 1.17% 1.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.44% 7.06% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £428 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £448 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+28.47% -10.00%
Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
233 170 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.25% 16.62% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 51 48
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £248 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 4
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £16.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +11.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.00 £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 24 (63.16%) VMware
4 20 (52.63%) UNIX
5 19 (50.00%) Windows
6 17 (44.74%) SAN
6 17 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (42.11%) HP
8 14 (36.84%) AIX
9 12 (31.58%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (31.58%) Hyper-V
10 11 (28.95%) Finance
11 10 (26.32%) SUSE
12 8 (21.05%) Banking
13 6 (15.79%) Project Management
13 6 (15.79%) JBoss
13 6 (15.79%) Solaris
13 6 (15.79%) Perl
13 6 (15.79%) EMC
13 6 (15.79%) IBM
14 5 (13.16%) HPUX
14 5 (13.16%) Cisco
14 5 (13.16%) Korn
15 4 (10.53%) Marketing
15 4 (10.53%) COBIT
15 4 (10.53%) SCOM
15 4 (10.53%) Ubuntu
15 4 (10.53%) C-shell
15 4 (10.53%) nmon

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (7.89%) IIS
2 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.26%) CICS
4 1 (2.63%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (44.74%) SAN
2 3 (7.89%) DNS
2 3 (7.89%) DHCP
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%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) Ant
2 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Financial Institution
3 4 (10.53%) Marketing
4 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Administrator
2 7 (18.42%) Architect
2 7 (18.42%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (18.42%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (10.53%) UNIX Specialist
5 3 (7.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Test Architect
6 2 (5.26%) AIX Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Wintel Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Programmer
7 1 (2.63%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) XML
2 1 (2.63%) Flash
2 1 (2.63%) Middleware
2 1 (2.63%) JAAS
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 20 (52.63%) UNIX
3 19 (50.00%) Windows
4 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (36.84%) AIX
6 10 (26.32%) SUSE
7 6 (15.79%) Solaris
8 5 (13.16%) HPUX
9 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (10.53%) Ubuntu
9 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (2.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) Project Management
2 4 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
3 2 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (5.26%) Test Automation
4 1 (2.63%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) Perl
2 5 (13.16%) Korn
3 4 (10.53%) C-shell
3 4 (10.53%) SQL
3 4 (10.53%) Java
4 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.63%) C
5 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.63%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
1 2 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
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 17 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (31.58%) Hyper-V
2 12 (31.58%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.26%) vSphere
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (10.53%) SCOM
1 4 (10.53%) nmon
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) ARCserve
2 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 33 (86.84%) Red Hat
2 24 (63.16%) VMware
3 16 (42.11%) HP
4 6 (15.79%) EMC
4 6 (15.79%) JBoss
4 6 (15.79%) IBM
5 5 (13.16%) Cisco
6 4 (10.53%) NetApp
6 4 (10.53%) Sun
7 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle
8 1 (2.63%) Brocade
8 1 (2.63%) F5
8 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
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