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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 91 97 86
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 34 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.13% 1.19% 1.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.39% 4.72% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 18
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£350 £337 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.99% -19.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £279 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £335 £378
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.17 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £36.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-1.37% +9.84%
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
532 678 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.63% 25.30% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 351 229
Average daily rate £325 £329 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% -8.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £123 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 34 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.25 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.25 £31.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 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 3 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
Glasgow +10 13 £375 +78.57%
Edinburgh -13 10 £350 +3.70% 2
Aberdeen - 5 £230 -
Renfrewshire +6 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 3 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 (79.03%) Linux
2 47 (75.81%) Red Hat
3 29 (46.77%) Windows
4 28 (45.16%) Finance
5 21 (33.87%) HP
6 18 (29.03%) Solaris
6 18 (29.03%) VMware
7 17 (27.42%) LDAP
7 17 (27.42%) SAN
7 17 (27.42%) UNIX
7 17 (27.42%) Oracle
8 16 (25.81%) Perl
8 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
9 15 (24.19%) EMC
10 14 (22.58%) Active Directory
10 14 (22.58%) AIX
11 13 (20.97%) SQL
12 12 (19.35%) Shell Script
12 12 (19.35%) Migration
12 12 (19.35%) Change Management
13 11 (17.74%) JBoss
13 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
14 10 (16.13%) Java
14 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (14.52%) ITIL
15 9 (14.52%) MCSE
15 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (12.90%) HPUX
16 8 (12.90%) vSphere

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 11 (17.74%) JBoss
2 3 (4.84%) SAS
3 2 (3.23%) MQSeries
3 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.61%) Node.js
4 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.61%) Apache
4 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.61%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.42%) LDAP
1 17 (27.42%) SAN
2 6 (9.68%) DNS
3 5 (8.06%) DHCP
4 3 (4.84%) IPv4
4 3 (4.84%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (4.84%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.23%) NAS
5 2 (3.23%) Firewall
6 1 (1.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.84%) KDB
3 3 (4.84%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.23%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.61%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Subversion
1 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 28 (45.16%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Administrator
2 10 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (14.52%) Support Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (8.06%) Consultant
5 5 (8.06%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (6.45%) UNIX Administrator
6 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 4 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Linux Specialist
7 3 (4.84%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) SAS Administrator
7 3 (4.84%) Linux Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Server Administrator
7 3 (4.84%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (3.23%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.61%) Middleware
3 1 (1.61%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.61%) .NET
3 1 (1.61%) J2EE
3 1 (1.61%) Web Services
3 1 (1.61%) WPF
3 1 (1.61%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.84%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.84%) Thin Client
2 3 (4.84%) Equities
2 3 (4.84%) Derivative
2 3 (4.84%) Private Cloud
2 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (3.23%) EMC VNX
3 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) iPad
4 1 (1.61%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 49 (79.03%) Linux
2 29 (46.77%) Windows
3 18 (29.03%) Solaris
4 17 (27.42%) UNIX
5 14 (22.58%) AIX
6 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (12.90%) HPUX
8 3 (4.84%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (4.84%) Windows 2000
8 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) Change Management
1 12 (19.35%) Migration
2 9 (14.52%) ITIL
3 4 (6.45%) Performance Testing
3 4 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (6.45%) Patch Management
4 3 (4.84%) Change Control
4 3 (4.84%) Analytics
4 3 (4.84%) Release Management
4 3 (4.84%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (4.84%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (4.84%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (4.84%) Six Sigma
5 2 (3.23%) Service Management
5 2 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.23%) CRM
5 2 (3.23%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.23%) Time Management
5 2 (3.23%) SOA
5 2 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.81%) Perl
2 13 (20.97%) SQL
3 12 (19.35%) Shell Script
4 10 (16.13%) Java
5 7 (11.29%) Bash Shell
6 6 (9.68%) C#
6 6 (9.68%) Korn
6 6 (9.68%) Python
7 5 (8.06%) C++
8 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) MCSE
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.06%) Degree
4 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.90%) vSphere
4 5 (8.06%) XenDesktop
4 5 (8.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (6.45%) SRDF
5 4 (6.45%) VMware ESX
6 3 (4.84%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (4.84%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (4.84%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.84%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) Red Hat Satellite
2 6 (9.68%) NetBackup
2 6 (9.68%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (8.06%) Puppet
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (3.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (1.61%) Legato
6 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.61%) logstash
Vendors
1 47 (75.81%) Red Hat
2 21 (33.87%) HP
3 18 (29.03%) VMware
4 17 (27.42%) Oracle
5 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
6 15 (24.19%) EMC
7 7 (11.29%) Veritas
8 5 (8.06%) Citrix
8 5 (8.06%) Cisco
9 3 (4.84%) IBM
9 3 (4.84%) AppSense
9 3 (4.84%) Teradata
9 3 (4.84%) ForgeRock
10 2 (3.23%) Symantec
10 2 (3.23%) BMC
10 2 (3.23%) NetApp
10 2 (3.23%) Siebel
10 2 (3.23%) Sun
10 2 (3.23%) Dell
11 1 (1.61%) Brocade