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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 99 84 99
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 23 39 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.80% 1.51% 0.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.17% 5.73% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 9
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£230 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.85% -20.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.09 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £33.75 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-13.57% -2.87%
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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
551 681 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.21% 26.34% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 340 263
Average daily rate £325 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 37 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £27.50 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 May 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 May 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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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
Aberdeen +18 9 £230 -
Glasgow -3 8 £406 +25.00%
Edinburgh -20 4 - - 3
Perth and Kinross - 1 £300 -
Dundee - 1 - -
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 47 (87.04%) Linux
2 45 (83.33%) Red Hat
3 23 (42.59%) Finance
4 20 (37.04%) Windows
5 18 (33.33%) LDAP
6 17 (31.48%) Oracle
7 15 (27.78%) UNIX
7 15 (27.78%) Solaris
7 15 (27.78%) HP
8 14 (25.93%) Perl
9 12 (22.22%) JBoss
9 12 (22.22%) EMC
9 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
10 11 (20.37%) SAN
10 11 (20.37%) AIX
10 11 (20.37%) Change Management
11 10 (18.52%) VMware
11 10 (18.52%) Java
11 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
12 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (16.67%) MCSE
12 9 (16.67%) SQL
12 9 (16.67%) HPUX
12 9 (16.67%) Migration
13 8 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (14.81%) Shell Script
14 7 (12.96%) Veritas
14 7 (12.96%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 12 (22.22%) JBoss
2 4 (7.41%) Apache
2 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.41%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.56%) ColdFusion
3 3 (5.56%) SAS
4 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.85%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.85%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.33%) LDAP
2 11 (20.37%) SAN
3 3 (5.56%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (3.70%) Firewall
5 1 (1.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.56%) KDB
3 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.56%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.70%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.85%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Subversion
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA
1 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (42.59%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Administrator
2 10 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (18.52%) Support Analyst
2 10 (18.52%) Analyst
3 9 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (12.96%) UNIX Administrator
6 5 (9.26%) Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (9.26%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (5.56%) Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Senior UNIX Administrator
7 3 (5.56%) UNIX Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Senior UNIX Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) SAS Administrator
7 3 (5.56%) Linux Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) UNIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.70%) WPF
2 2 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (1.85%) J2EE
3 1 (1.85%) Web Services
3 1 (1.85%) Middleware
3 1 (1.85%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.85%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.56%) Derivative
2 3 (5.56%) Equities
2 3 (5.56%) Private Cloud
2 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 47 (87.04%) Linux
2 20 (37.04%) Windows
3 15 (27.78%) UNIX
3 15 (27.78%) Solaris
4 11 (20.37%) AIX
5 9 (16.67%) HPUX
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Change Management
2 9 (16.67%) Migration
3 6 (11.11%) Patch Management
3 6 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (5.56%) SOA
4 3 (5.56%) Release Management
4 3 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (5.56%) Analytics
4 3 (5.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.70%) DevOps
5 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.85%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.85%) OO
6 1 (1.85%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.85%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.85%) Time Management
6 1 (1.85%) Performance Testing
6 1 (1.85%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) Perl
2 10 (18.52%) Java
3 9 (16.67%) SQL
4 8 (14.81%) Shell Script
5 6 (11.11%) C#
5 6 (11.11%) Python
6 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
6 4 (7.41%) C++
7 3 (5.56%) Korn
8 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (16.67%) MCSE
2 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) Degree
3 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.41%) vSphere
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (3.70%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.85%) SRDF
7 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (9.26%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (5.56%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.56%) Puppet
4 1 (1.85%) Legato
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (1.85%) logstash
Vendors
1 45 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 17 (31.48%) Oracle
3 15 (27.78%) HP
4 12 (22.22%) EMC
4 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 10 (18.52%) VMware
6 7 (12.96%) Veritas
7 3 (5.56%) NetApp
7 3 (5.56%) Cisco
7 3 (5.56%) Teradata
7 3 (5.56%) ForgeRock
8 2 (3.70%) IBM
9 1 (1.85%) Symantec
9 1 (1.85%) Citrix
9 1 (1.85%) Dell
9 1 (1.85%) Sun
9 1 (1.85%) Brocade