The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Glasgow 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 57 73 56
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 11 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.60% 0.55% 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.98% 2.24% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Average daily rate £325 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% -1.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £500
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -34.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £34.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +46.31%
Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
184 223 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 26.78% 24.64% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 120 39
Average daily rate £375 £335 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +21.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 15
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.43 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Scotland

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 2014, 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 18 (75.00%) Linux
2 15 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 13 (54.17%) Java
3 13 (54.17%) SQL
4 11 (45.83%) Finance
5 10 (41.67%) Oracle
6 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 9 (37.50%) XML
6 9 (37.50%) Windows
7 8 (33.33%) UNIX
8 7 (29.17%) C#
8 7 (29.17%) C++
8 7 (29.17%) HTML
8 7 (29.17%) IBM
8 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
8 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
8 7 (29.17%) SAN
8 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (25.00%) JSON
9 6 (25.00%) Apache Camel
9 6 (25.00%) SOA
9 6 (25.00%) ETL
9 6 (25.00%) .NET
10 5 (20.83%) C
10 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
10 5 (20.83%) Ingres
10 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
10 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (20.83%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
2 4 (16.67%) Apache
3 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.17%) MQSeries
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (20.83%) Ingres
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.17%) KDB
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Designer
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.17%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) XML
2 7 (29.17%) HTML
3 6 (25.00%) JSON
3 6 (25.00%) Apache Camel
3 6 (25.00%) .NET
4 5 (20.83%) HTML5
5 3 (12.50%) Spring
6 1 (4.17%) JMS
6 1 (4.17%) XSLT
6 1 (4.17%) DHTML
6 1 (4.17%) J2EE
6 1 (4.17%) CSS
6 1 (4.17%) JSP
6 1 (4.17%) SOAP
6 1 (4.17%) Middleware
6 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (4.17%) Software Packaging
6 1 (4.17%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Clustering
1 1 (4.17%) Equities
1 1 (4.17%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) Windows
3 8 (33.33%) UNIX
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.50%) Solaris
6 2 (8.33%) AIX
7 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.17%) Tru64
7 1 (4.17%) CentOS
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) SOA
1 6 (25.00%) ETL
2 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
3 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.17%) UML
4 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) Time Management
4 1 (4.17%) Release Management
4 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Java
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) C#
2 7 (29.17%) C++
2 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
3 5 (20.83%) C
4 4 (16.67%) Python
5 3 (12.50%) Perl
6 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) NFS
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) Samba
1 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 10 (41.67%) Oracle
3 7 (29.17%) IBM
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) JBoss
5 1 (4.17%) Dell
5 1 (4.17%) EMC
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) Symantec
5 1 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) Brocade