The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 105 102 74
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -28
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 32 32 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.00% 1.16% 1.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.56% 4.91% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 22
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£344 £325 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -22.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £175 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.17 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.09 £46.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-26.30% +28.47%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
576 652 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.99% 23.72% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 322 219
Average daily rate £330 £325 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -10.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £120 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £427 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 37 14
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £31.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -13 15 £350 - 4
Glasgow +6 7 £370 +111.42%
Aberdeen - 4 £230 -
Renfrewshire +5 3 £300 -13.74%
Dundee - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £300 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 49 (76.56%) Red Hat
2 46 (71.88%) Linux
3 28 (43.75%) Windows
4 26 (40.63%) Finance
5 22 (34.38%) VMware
6 21 (32.81%) HP
7 20 (31.25%) SAN
7 20 (31.25%) Perl
8 16 (25.00%) LDAP
8 16 (25.00%) EMC
8 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 15 (23.44%) Solaris
9 15 (23.44%) JBoss
10 14 (21.88%) UNIX
10 14 (21.88%) Active Directory
10 14 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (20.31%) Oracle
12 12 (18.75%) Shell Script
12 12 (18.75%) Change Management
13 11 (17.19%) ITIL
13 11 (17.19%) SQL
13 11 (17.19%) MS Excel
13 11 (17.19%) Red Hat Satellite
14 10 (15.63%) Python
14 10 (15.63%) Java
14 10 (15.63%) AIX
15 9 (14.06%) Migration
15 9 (14.06%) MCSE
15 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (14.06%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 15 (23.44%) JBoss
2 3 (4.69%) SAS
3 2 (3.13%) MQSeries
3 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.13%) Apache
3 2 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.56%) Node.js
4 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.56%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 11 (17.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.25%) SAN
2 16 (25.00%) LDAP
3 6 (9.38%) DNS
4 5 (7.81%) DHCP
5 3 (4.69%) IPv4
5 3 (4.69%) NetScaler
6 2 (3.13%) Firewall
6 2 (3.13%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (3.13%) NAS
7 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
1 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.69%) KDB
2 3 (4.69%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.56%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Subversion
1 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 26 (40.63%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 18 (28.13%) Administrator
2 10 (15.63%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (14.06%) Support Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.81%) Consultant
5 5 (7.81%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
6 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 4 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Linux Specialist
7 3 (4.69%) Linux Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Server Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (3.13%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.56%) Middleware
3 1 (1.56%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.56%) .NET
3 1 (1.56%) J2EE
3 1 (1.56%) Web Services
3 1 (1.56%) WPF
3 1 (1.56%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.69%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.69%) Thin Client
2 3 (4.69%) Equities
2 3 (4.69%) Derivative
3 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.13%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (3.13%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.56%) iPad
4 1 (1.56%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 46 (71.88%) Linux
2 28 (43.75%) Windows
3 15 (23.44%) Solaris
4 14 (21.88%) UNIX
5 10 (15.63%) AIX
6 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (7.81%) HPUX
8 3 (4.69%) Windows 2000
8 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.75%) Change Management
2 11 (17.19%) ITIL
3 9 (14.06%) Migration
4 4 (6.25%) Performance Testing
5 3 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (4.69%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (4.69%) Six Sigma
5 3 (4.69%) Change Control
5 3 (4.69%) Analytics
6 2 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.13%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.13%) Patch Management
6 2 (3.13%) Service Management
6 2 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.13%) CRM
6 2 (3.13%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.13%) SOA
6 2 (3.13%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.13%) Release Management
6 2 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.25%) Perl
2 12 (18.75%) Shell Script
3 11 (17.19%) SQL
4 10 (15.63%) Python
4 10 (15.63%) Java
5 7 (10.94%) Bash Shell
6 6 (9.38%) C#
6 6 (9.38%) Korn
7 5 (7.81%) C++
8 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) MCSE
1 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.25%) Degree
3 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (21.88%) Active Directory
1 14 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.50%) vSphere
3 5 (7.81%) XenDesktop
4 4 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 4 (6.25%) SRDF
5 3 (4.69%) vCloud
5 3 (4.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (17.19%) Red Hat Satellite
2 9 (14.06%) Puppet
3 4 (6.25%) NetBackup
3 4 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (3.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.56%) logstash
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 49 (76.56%) Red Hat
2 22 (34.38%) VMware
3 21 (32.81%) HP
4 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (25.00%) EMC
5 13 (20.31%) Oracle
6 9 (14.06%) Cisco
7 5 (7.81%) Citrix
8 4 (6.25%) Brocade
8 4 (6.25%) Veritas
9 3 (4.69%) AppSense
9 3 (4.69%) Teradata
9 3 (4.69%) IBM
10 2 (3.13%) Siebel
10 2 (3.13%) Sun
10 2 (3.13%) Dell
10 2 (3.13%) Symantec
10 2 (3.13%) BMC
10 2 (3.13%) NetApp
10 2 (3.13%) ForgeRock
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