The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 Scotland 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 96 66 75
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +9
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 31 38 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.12% 1.55% 1.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.75% 7.74% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 9
Average daily rate
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£330 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.35% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £325 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £448 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
653 491 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.67% 19.97% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 219 165
Average daily rate £325 £363 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +14.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £145 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 14 37
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.40 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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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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 -7 21 £350 -20.00% 5
Glasgow -11 7 £175 -57.57% 2
West Lothian - - - - 1
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - - 2
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 64 (91.43%) Linux
2 57 (81.43%) Red Hat
3 32 (45.71%) VMware
4 31 (44.29%) Windows
5 30 (42.86%) UNIX
6 26 (37.14%) SAN
7 25 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (34.29%) SQL
9 23 (32.86%) HP
10 20 (28.57%) AIX
11 19 (27.14%) Finance
12 16 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (21.43%) Solaris
13 15 (21.43%) Java
14 12 (17.14%) Oracle
14 12 (17.14%) SUSE
14 12 (17.14%) VMware ESXi
14 12 (17.14%) Hyper-V
14 12 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (15.71%) Shell Script
15 11 (15.71%) Perl
16 10 (14.29%) IBM
16 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
16 10 (14.29%) Banking
17 9 (12.86%) ITIL
18 8 (11.43%) HPUX
18 8 (11.43%) JBoss
18 8 (11.43%) DNS
18 8 (11.43%) EMC
18 8 (11.43%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.71%) Apache
3 4 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (4.29%) IIS
5 2 (2.86%) CICS
5 2 (2.86%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.86%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 26 (37.14%) SAN
2 8 (11.43%) DNS
3 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.57%) DHCP
5 5 (7.14%) LAN
5 5 (7.14%) WAN
6 3 (4.29%) Firewall
6 3 (4.29%) VPN
7 1 (1.43%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (1.43%) NAS
7 1 (1.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (7.14%) Ingres
3 2 (2.86%) DB2
3 2 (2.86%) KDB
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.43%) MySQL
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.29%) Subversion
3 2 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.43%) Ant
General
1 19 (27.14%) Finance
2 10 (14.29%) Banking
3 6 (8.57%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.71%) Marketing
5 2 (2.86%) Retail
5 2 (2.86%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (21.43%) Administrator
2 11 (15.71%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (14.29%) Architect
4 8 (11.43%) Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (8.57%) UNIX Administrator
6 6 (8.57%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (7.14%) Consultant
8 4 (5.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.71%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.71%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (5.71%) UNIX Specialist
9 3 (4.29%) Designer
9 3 (4.29%) Implementation Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) .NET
1 6 (8.57%) XML
1 6 (8.57%) Middleware
2 3 (4.29%) JSON
2 3 (4.29%) Apache Camel
2 3 (4.29%) CSS
2 3 (4.29%) Web Services
2 3 (4.29%) HTML
3 2 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (2.86%) Spring
3 2 (2.86%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (2.86%) HTML5
4 1 (1.43%) JAAS
4 1 (1.43%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Clustering
2 3 (4.29%) Open Source
2 3 (4.29%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.29%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.86%) Replication
3 2 (2.86%) Equities
3 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.86%) Derivative
3 2 (2.86%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.43%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 64 (91.43%) Linux
2 31 (44.29%) Windows
3 30 (42.86%) UNIX
4 20 (28.57%) AIX
5 16 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (21.43%) Solaris
7 12 (17.14%) SUSE
7 12 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (11.43%) HPUX
9 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (5.71%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.43%) CentOS
10 1 (1.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.86%) ITIL
2 8 (11.43%) Project Management
3 5 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 4 (5.71%) Six Sigma
4 4 (5.71%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.71%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (4.29%) Change Data Capture
5 3 (4.29%) Performance Testing
5 3 (4.29%) Service Management
5 3 (4.29%) SOA
5 3 (4.29%) ETL
6 2 (2.86%) Migration
6 2 (2.86%) Automated Testing
6 2 (2.86%) Resource Management
6 2 (2.86%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (2.86%) Waterfall
6 2 (2.86%) Test Automation
7 1 (1.43%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.29%) SQL
2 15 (21.43%) Java
3 11 (15.71%) Shell Script
3 11 (15.71%) Perl
4 6 (8.57%) C
4 6 (8.57%) Python
5 5 (7.14%) Korn
5 5 (7.14%) C#
5 5 (7.14%) C++
6 4 (5.71%) C-shell
7 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.43%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Degree
1 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.43%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) COBIT
2 2 (2.86%) SLA
3 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 25 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (17.14%) VMware ESXi
2 12 (17.14%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (5.71%) vSphere
5 3 (4.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (4.29%) KVM
5 3 (4.29%) RHEV
5 3 (4.29%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.86%) Cronacle
6 2 (2.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (2.86%) Veritas File System
7 1 (1.43%) Samba
7 1 (1.43%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (5.71%) SCOM
1 4 (5.71%) nmon
2 3 (4.29%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.43%) Puppet
4 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.43%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 57 (81.43%) Red Hat
2 32 (45.71%) VMware
3 23 (32.86%) HP
4 12 (17.14%) Oracle
5 10 (14.29%) IBM
5 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 8 (11.43%) JBoss
6 8 (11.43%) EMC
7 7 (10.00%) Cisco
8 6 (8.57%) Sun
9 4 (5.71%) NetApp
10 3 (4.29%) Citrix
10 3 (4.29%) Veritas
11 2 (2.86%) Intel
11 2 (2.86%) Dell
11 2 (2.86%) Symantec
11 2 (2.86%) Brocade
12 1 (1.43%) F5
12 1 (1.43%) ForgeRock
12 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
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