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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 71 108 101
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -7
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 53 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.90% 0.57% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.53% 2.27% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 8 4
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£420 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.40 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+8.53% +55.34%
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
556 617 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.96% 24.98% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 274 243
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £125 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 37 30
Average hourly rate £16.12 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.88% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £90.50 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +23 41 £438 +25.00% 1
Glasgow -3 5 £400 +14.61% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £425 -
Aberdeen - - - - 1
West Lothian - - - -
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 60 (76.92%) Linux
2 56 (71.79%) Red Hat
3 35 (44.87%) UNIX
4 32 (41.03%) VMware
5 30 (38.46%) JBoss
5 30 (38.46%) Oracle
6 27 (34.62%) Windows
7 23 (29.49%) SQL
8 22 (28.21%) Tomcat
9 20 (25.64%) Apache
9 20 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (23.08%) SAN
10 18 (23.08%) Solaris
10 18 (23.08%) Java
11 16 (20.51%) EMC
11 16 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (17.95%) Oracle Database
12 14 (17.95%) IBM
12 14 (17.95%) Microsoft
12 14 (17.95%) Middleware
12 14 (17.95%) Finance
13 12 (15.38%) DNS
14 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
14 11 (14.10%) LDAP
14 11 (14.10%) Banking
15 10 (12.82%) ITIL
15 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
15 10 (12.82%) WebLogic
16 9 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 30 (38.46%) JBoss
2 22 (28.21%) Tomcat
3 20 (25.64%) Apache
4 10 (12.82%) WebLogic
5 5 (6.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (6.41%) IIS
6 4 (5.13%) WebSphere
6 4 (5.13%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (3.85%) ColdFusion
7 3 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.08%) SAN
2 12 (15.38%) DNS
3 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
3 11 (14.10%) LDAP
4 8 (10.26%) DHCP
5 7 (8.97%) Firewall
6 4 (5.13%) LAN
6 4 (5.13%) WAN
7 3 (3.85%) VPN
7 3 (3.85%) SSH
7 3 (3.85%) BIG-IP
7 3 (3.85%) NAS
8 1 (1.28%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.95%) Oracle Database
2 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
3 9 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.56%) MySQL
6 1 (1.28%) Informix
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.56%) Gradle
2 2 (2.56%) Maven
2 2 (2.56%) Ant
3 1 (1.28%) Subversion
3 1 (1.28%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.28%) JIRA
General
1 14 (17.95%) Finance
2 11 (14.10%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (47.44%) Administrator
2 29 (37.18%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
4 9 (11.54%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (10.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (7.69%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.41%) Architect
7 5 (6.41%) Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Designer
8 4 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) UNIX Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Consultant
9 3 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.85%) Development Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Implementation Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Deployment Analyst
10 2 (2.56%) Development Support Analyst
10 2 (2.56%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.95%) Middleware
2 7 (8.97%) XML
3 6 (7.69%) Web Services
4 5 (6.41%) .NET
4 5 (6.41%) JSON
4 5 (6.41%) Apache Camel
5 4 (5.13%) HTML5
5 4 (5.13%) HTML
6 3 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (2.56%) CSS
8 1 (1.28%) J2EE
8 1 (1.28%) JSP
8 1 (1.28%) SOAP
8 1 (1.28%) XSLT
8 1 (1.28%) JSF
8 1 (1.28%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.28%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Clustering
2 6 (7.69%) Open Source
3 4 (5.13%) Fat Client
3 4 (5.13%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.85%) iSeries
5 2 (2.56%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.28%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.28%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 60 (76.92%) Linux
2 35 (44.87%) UNIX
3 27 (34.62%) Windows
4 18 (23.08%) Solaris
5 16 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (8.97%) AIX
7 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.41%) HPUX
7 5 (6.41%) Ubuntu
7 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.13%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.28%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.82%) ITIL
2 7 (8.97%) SOA
2 7 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (8.97%) Load Balancing
2 7 (8.97%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (8.97%) DevOps
3 5 (6.41%) ETL
3 5 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (6.41%) Service Delivery
3 5 (6.41%) Performance Testing
4 4 (5.13%) Change Data Capture
4 4 (5.13%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (5.13%) Supplier Management
4 4 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (5.13%) Project Management
4 4 (5.13%) Data Security
4 4 (5.13%) Migration
4 4 (5.13%) Configuration Management
5 3 (3.85%) Six Sigma
5 3 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.49%) SQL
2 18 (23.08%) Java
3 8 (10.26%) Perl
4 5 (6.41%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.13%) C#
5 4 (5.13%) C++
6 2 (2.56%) Bourne shell
6 2 (2.56%) Korn
7 1 (1.28%) MUMPS
7 1 (1.28%) Python
7 1 (1.28%) Ruby
7 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (8.97%) RHCE
2 6 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (1.28%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.69%) vSphere
3 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.41%) VMware ESX
3 5 (6.41%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (5.13%) KVM
4 4 (5.13%) RHEV
5 2 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (2.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (3.85%) Puppet
3 2 (2.56%) Ansible
3 2 (2.56%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.56%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.28%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.28%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.28%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (1.28%) SELinux
Vendors
1 56 (71.79%) Red Hat
2 32 (41.03%) VMware
3 30 (38.46%) Oracle
4 16 (20.51%) EMC
5 14 (17.95%) IBM
5 14 (17.95%) Microsoft
6 8 (10.26%) NetApp
7 7 (8.97%) Cisco
8 6 (7.69%) Veritas
9 5 (6.41%) F5
10 4 (5.13%) Citrix
10 4 (5.13%) CheckPoint
11 3 (3.85%) BMC
11 3 (3.85%) Symantec
12 2 (2.56%) Brocade
12 2 (2.56%) HP
13 1 (1.28%) TIBCO
13 1 (1.28%) Hitachi
13 1 (1.28%) Dell
13 1 (1.28%) ForgeRock
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