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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 85 108 99
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 35 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.27% 0.36% 0.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.28% 1.44% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 3 7
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£420 £425 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £377 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £150.00 £33.38 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+349.43% +32.17%
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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
557 624 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.25% 25.11% 19.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 275 212
Average daily rate £325 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £139 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 43
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.90 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +19 24 £438 -
Glasgow -6 6 £282 -33.70% 3
West Lothian - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
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UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 56 (83.58%) Linux
2 53 (79.10%) Red Hat
3 35 (52.24%) VMware
4 31 (46.27%) Windows
5 27 (40.30%) UNIX
6 23 (34.33%) Oracle
7 22 (32.84%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (31.34%) SAN
9 20 (29.85%) JBoss
10 19 (28.36%) SQL
11 16 (23.88%) Solaris
12 15 (22.39%) Middleware
13 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
14 12 (17.91%) Cisco
14 12 (17.91%) AIX
14 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (16.42%) Oracle Database
15 11 (16.42%) IBM
15 11 (16.42%) EMC
15 11 (16.42%) TCP/IP
15 11 (16.42%) DNS
16 10 (14.93%) HP
16 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (13.43%) ITIL
17 9 (13.43%) Banking
18 8 (11.94%) Project Management
18 8 (11.94%) Finance
18 8 (11.94%) VMware ESXi
19 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
19 7 (10.45%) Performance Monitoring

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 20 (29.85%) JBoss
2 7 (10.45%) WebLogic
3 6 (8.96%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.46%) WebSphere
5 4 (5.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (5.97%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (4.48%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (4.48%) IIS
6 3 (4.48%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (31.34%) SAN
2 11 (16.42%) TCP/IP
2 11 (16.42%) DNS
3 7 (10.45%) DHCP
4 4 (5.97%) LDAP
4 4 (5.97%) LAN
4 4 (5.97%) WAN
4 4 (5.97%) Firewall
5 3 (4.48%) SSH
5 3 (4.48%) VPN
5 3 (4.48%) NAS
6 1 (1.49%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) Oracle Database
2 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.99%) MySQL
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Ant
General
1 9 (13.43%) Banking
2 8 (11.94%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.99%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (41.79%) Administrator
2 22 (32.84%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (13.43%) Architect
4 7 (10.45%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (8.96%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) UNIX Administrator
6 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (7.46%) Consultant
6 5 (7.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.97%) Designer
8 3 (4.48%) Implementation Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) UNIX Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (2.99%) UNIX Specialist
9 2 (2.99%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.99%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Solutions Designer
9 2 (2.99%) Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.39%) Middleware
2 5 (7.46%) XML
3 4 (5.97%) Web Services
4 3 (4.48%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (2.99%) HTML
5 2 (2.99%) .NET
5 2 (2.99%) CSS
5 2 (2.99%) JSON
5 2 (2.99%) HTML5
5 2 (2.99%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.49%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.49%) JSF
6 1 (1.49%) JSP
6 1 (1.49%) SOAP
6 1 (1.49%) J2EE
6 1 (1.49%) XSLT
6 1 (1.49%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Thin Client
1 4 (5.97%) Fat Client
1 4 (5.97%) Open Source
2 3 (4.48%) iSeries
3 2 (2.99%) Clustering
3 2 (2.99%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 56 (83.58%) Linux
2 31 (46.27%) Windows
3 27 (40.30%) UNIX
4 16 (23.88%) Solaris
5 12 (17.91%) AIX
5 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (8.96%) HPUX
8 5 (7.46%) SUSE
9 4 (5.97%) Ubuntu
9 4 (5.97%) Windows 7
9 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.49%) Tru64
10 1 (1.49%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.43%) ITIL
2 8 (11.94%) Project Management
3 7 (10.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (8.96%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
5 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
5 5 (7.46%) Performance Testing
6 4 (5.97%) Change Data Capture
7 3 (4.48%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (4.48%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (4.48%) Lean Six Sigma
7 3 (4.48%) Performance Management
7 3 (4.48%) Six Sigma
7 3 (4.48%) Service Management
7 3 (4.48%) SOA
7 3 (4.48%) Migration
7 3 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.99%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (2.99%) Resource Management
8 2 (2.99%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.36%) SQL
2 7 (10.45%) Java
3 5 (7.46%) Perl
4 4 (5.97%) Korn
5 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.99%) Bourne shell
6 2 (2.99%) C-shell
6 2 (2.99%) C#
6 2 (2.99%) C++
7 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) Degree
4 2 (2.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.49%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) COBIT
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (32.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.94%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (8.96%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.96%) vSphere
4 5 (7.46%) VMware ESX
4 5 (7.46%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
5 4 (5.97%) KVM
5 4 (5.97%) RHEV
6 2 (2.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (2.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (2.99%) SCOM
2 2 (2.99%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (2.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.99%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (2.99%) nmon
3 1 (1.49%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.49%) Puppet
3 1 (1.49%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.49%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 53 (79.10%) Red Hat
2 35 (52.24%) VMware
3 23 (34.33%) Oracle
4 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
5 12 (17.91%) Cisco
6 11 (16.42%) IBM
6 11 (16.42%) EMC
7 10 (14.93%) HP
8 5 (7.46%) Veritas
9 4 (5.97%) NetApp
9 4 (5.97%) Citrix
10 3 (4.48%) BMC
10 3 (4.48%) Symantec
11 2 (2.99%) Brocade
11 2 (2.99%) Sun
12 1 (1.49%) F5
12 1 (1.49%) ForgeRock
12 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.49%) TIBCO