The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 51 58 51
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.99% 1.04% 1.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.44% 4.44% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Average daily rate £345 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £300 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £450 £406
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 Glasgow region.

Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
135 180 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.31% 23.47% 23.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 116 66
Average daily rate £300 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £94 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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 Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Glasgow region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Glasgow region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 25 (89.29%) Linux
2 23 (82.14%) AIX
3 21 (75.00%) Unix
4 16 (57.14%) Finance
5 15 (53.57%) VMware
6 14 (50.00%) Red Hat
7 12 (42.86%) Banking
8 11 (39.29%) Python
8 11 (39.29%) IBM
9 9 (32.14%) Ruby
9 9 (32.14%) Ansible
10 8 (28.57%) DevOps
11 7 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (21.43%) HACMP
12 6 (21.43%) Solaris
12 6 (21.43%) SAN
12 6 (21.43%) Windows
12 6 (21.43%) Clustering
12 6 (21.43%) GPFS
13 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
13 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
14 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
14 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
15 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
15 3 (10.71%) Freedom of Information Act
15 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
15 3 (10.71%) Freedom of Information
15 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
15 3 (10.71%) Legato
15 3 (10.71%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 1 (3.57%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) SAN
2 2 (7.14%) LAN
2 2 (7.14%) LDAP
2 2 (7.14%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 12 (42.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 7 (25.00%) Administrator
2 7 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Unix Administrator
4 5 (17.86%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (14.29%) Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (14.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) AIX Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) IT Technician
6 2 (7.14%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Linux Scripter
6 2 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Solaris Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Unix Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Unix Scripter
7 1 (3.57%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Clustering
1 6 (21.43%) HACMP
2 3 (10.71%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (10.71%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Animation
3 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (89.29%) Linux
2 23 (82.14%) AIX
3 21 (75.00%) Unix
4 6 (21.43%) Solaris
4 6 (21.43%) Windows
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
6 2 (7.14%) CentOS
6 2 (7.14%) HPUX
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.57%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) DevOps
2 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
3 3 (10.71%) Project Management
3 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
3 3 (10.71%) Security Architecture
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Release Management
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Python
2 9 (32.14%) Ruby
3 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) GPFS
2 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.14%) NFS
3 2 (7.14%) Samba
4 1 (3.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) Ansible
2 7 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (10.71%) Legato
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) VMware
2 14 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 11 (39.29%) IBM
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle
5 2 (7.14%) ForgeRock
6 1 (3.57%) HP