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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 103 86 91
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 29 42 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.14% 1.55% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.44% 7.27% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 7
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £285 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £39.00 £23.80
% change year-on-year
-46.15% +63.86%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

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
533 578 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.92% 21.27% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 306 232
Average daily rate £343 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £110 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 41
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £170.00 £18.00 £33.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -24 22 £375 -6.25% 6
Glasgow +8 7 £345 -13.75%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 55 (71.43%) Linux
2 46 (59.74%) Red Hat
3 43 (55.84%) Unix
4 33 (42.86%) Finance
5 30 (38.96%) AIX
6 27 (35.06%) VMware
7 23 (29.87%) Windows
7 23 (29.87%) Oracle
7 23 (29.87%) Solaris
8 21 (27.27%) IBM
8 21 (27.27%) SAN
9 18 (23.38%) Banking
9 18 (23.38%) Windows Server
10 16 (20.78%) Python
10 16 (20.78%) DevOps
11 15 (19.48%) Oracle Database
12 14 (18.18%) EMC
13 13 (16.88%) LDAP
13 13 (16.88%) Perl
14 12 (15.58%) Java
15 11 (14.29%) JBoss
15 11 (14.29%) Shell Script
16 10 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (12.99%) Migration
16 10 (12.99%) Veritas
16 10 (12.99%) Ansible
16 10 (12.99%) Ruby
17 9 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
17 9 (11.69%) Private Cloud
17 9 (11.69%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (14.29%) JBoss
2 6 (7.79%) Apache
2 6 (7.79%) Skype for Business
2 6 (7.79%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.49%) IIS
4 3 (3.90%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.90%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.60%) Node.js
6 1 (1.30%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.30%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.90%) PaaS
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (27.27%) SAN
2 13 (16.88%) LDAP
3 6 (7.79%) DNS
4 5 (6.49%) DHCP
4 5 (6.49%) NAS
4 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.60%) Firewall
5 2 (2.60%) LAN
5 2 (2.60%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (2.60%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (2.60%) WAN
6 1 (1.30%) HTTP
6 1 (1.30%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.48%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.90%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.60%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.60%) Big Data
4 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.60%) Informix
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.30%) HBase
5 1 (1.30%) Impala
5 1 (1.30%) MySQL
5 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.39%) Subversion
3 6 (7.79%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.60%) Maven
5 1 (1.30%) Ant
5 1 (1.30%) Artifactory
General
1 33 (42.86%) Finance
2 18 (23.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (33.77%) Administrator
2 19 (24.68%) Unix Administrator
3 13 (16.88%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (14.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 9 (11.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 7 (9.09%) Consultant
7 7 (9.09%) Solaris Administrator
8 6 (7.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) DBA
9 5 (6.49%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (6.49%) Oracle DBA
10 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 3 (3.90%) HPUX Systems Administrator
11 3 (3.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 3 (3.90%) Solaris Systems Administrator
11 3 (3.90%) Storage Administrator
11 3 (3.90%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) Web Services
2 4 (5.19%) Java EE
3 3 (3.90%) LAMP
3 3 (3.90%) Middleware
4 2 (2.60%) RESTful
4 2 (2.60%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.30%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.30%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.30%) J2EE
5 1 (1.30%) JAXB
5 1 (1.30%) JSON
5 1 (1.30%) JSP
5 1 (1.30%) REST
5 1 (1.30%) SOAP
5 1 (1.30%) Spring
5 1 (1.30%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Private Cloud
2 7 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (7.79%) Clustering
3 6 (7.79%) HACMP
4 5 (6.49%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.49%) IBM XIV
5 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.90%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (3.90%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.60%) Animation
7 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.30%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.30%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 55 (71.43%) Linux
2 43 (55.84%) Unix
3 30 (38.96%) AIX
4 23 (29.87%) Solaris
4 23 (29.87%) Windows
5 18 (23.38%) Windows Server
6 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (9.09%) HPUX
8 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.60%) CentOS
9 2 (2.60%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.30%) Fedora
10 1 (1.30%) Tru64
10 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.78%) DevOps
2 10 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.99%) Migration
3 8 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (9.09%) Change Management
5 6 (7.79%) High Availability
6 5 (6.49%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.49%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.19%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (5.19%) Patch Management
7 4 (5.19%) Project Management
8 3 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.90%) Data Protection
8 3 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.90%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (3.90%) ITIL
8 3 (3.90%) Risk Management
8 3 (3.90%) Security Architecture
9 2 (2.60%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.78%) Python
2 13 (16.88%) Perl
3 12 (15.58%) Java
4 11 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 10 (12.99%) Ruby
6 3 (3.90%) SQL
7 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) HND
3 1 (1.30%) IBM Certification
3 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 9 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.39%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.79%) GPFS
3 6 (7.79%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (6.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (5.19%) SRDF
6 3 (3.90%) Samba
7 2 (2.60%) HDFS
7 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.60%) NFS
8 1 (1.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (1.30%) RACF
8 1 (1.30%) vCloud
8 1 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (12.99%) Ansible
2 7 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
2 7 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (9.09%) Puppet
3 5 (6.49%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (6.49%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 5 (6.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 4 (5.19%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.90%) Legato
6 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (2.60%) SCCM
6 2 (2.60%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.30%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.30%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (1.30%) Oozie
7 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 46 (59.74%) Red Hat
2 27 (35.06%) VMware
3 23 (29.87%) Oracle
4 21 (27.27%) IBM
5 14 (18.18%) EMC
6 10 (12.99%) Veritas
7 8 (10.39%) Cisco
8 6 (7.79%) Citrix
9 5 (6.49%) HP
9 5 (6.49%) NetApp
10 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
11 3 (3.90%) SAP
12 2 (2.60%) ForgeRock
12 2 (2.60%) Sun
13 1 (1.30%) Brocade
13 1 (1.30%) Cloudera
13 1 (1.30%) Tableau
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