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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 82 91 105
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +14
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 39 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.46% 0.94% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.25% 3.83% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £373 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £23.80 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+63.86% +10.69%
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
538 548 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.07% 24.49% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 234 232
Average daily rate £339 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.21% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £118 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 33 19
Average hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +8.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £39.25 £19.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Edinburgh +17 31 £425 +21.50% 1
Glasgow -9 6 £400 +21.21% 6
West Lothian - - - - 1
West Dunbartonshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 53 (73.61%) Linux
2 50 (69.44%) Red Hat
3 38 (52.78%) UNIX
4 34 (47.22%) Oracle
5 28 (38.89%) JBoss
6 26 (36.11%) VMware
7 22 (30.56%) Solaris
8 21 (29.17%) Windows
9 19 (26.39%) Apache
9 19 (26.39%) Finance
10 18 (25.00%) Tomcat
10 18 (25.00%) Java
10 18 (25.00%) EMC
11 17 (23.61%) SAN
11 17 (23.61%) SQL
11 17 (23.61%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (23.61%) Oracle Database
12 13 (18.06%) Banking
12 13 (18.06%) Middleware
12 13 (18.06%) IBM
13 12 (16.67%) LDAP
13 12 (16.67%) AIX
13 12 (16.67%) Veritas
14 10 (13.89%) HPUX
14 10 (13.89%) SQL Server
14 10 (13.89%) DNS
14 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
16 8 (11.11%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 28 (38.89%) JBoss
2 19 (26.39%) Apache
3 18 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 7 (9.72%) WebLogic
5 4 (5.56%) WebSphere
5 4 (5.56%) IIS
5 4 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (4.17%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (4.17%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.61%) SAN
2 12 (16.67%) LDAP
3 10 (13.89%) DNS
4 6 (8.33%) DHCP
4 6 (8.33%) Firewall
5 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.17%) SSH
6 3 (4.17%) BIG-IP
6 3 (4.17%) NAS
7 2 (2.78%) LAN
7 2 (2.78%) WAN
7 2 (2.78%) VPN
8 1 (1.39%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.61%) Oracle Database
2 10 (13.89%) SQL Server
3 9 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.78%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.39%) MySQL
7 1 (1.39%) Informix
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.78%) Gradle
2 2 (2.78%) Maven
3 1 (1.39%) Subversion
3 1 (1.39%) Ant
3 1 (1.39%) JIRA
3 1 (1.39%) Bitbucket
General
1 19 (26.39%) Finance
2 13 (18.06%) Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (52.78%) Administrator
2 28 (38.89%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (20.83%) UNIX Administrator
4 8 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.33%) Developer
5 6 (8.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.94%) Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Designer
7 4 (5.56%) Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Senior UNIX Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) Senior UNIX Administrator
8 3 (4.17%) UNIX Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.17%) UNIX Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) Development Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) Development Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.06%) Middleware
2 6 (8.33%) .NET
2 6 (8.33%) XML
3 5 (6.94%) Web Services
3 5 (6.94%) Apache Camel
3 5 (6.94%) JSON
4 4 (5.56%) HTML5
4 4 (5.56%) HTML
5 3 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.39%) JSF
6 1 (1.39%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.39%) CSS
6 1 (1.39%) JSP
6 1 (1.39%) SOAP
6 1 (1.39%) J2EE
6 1 (1.39%) XSLT
6 1 (1.39%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.39%) WPF
6 1 (1.39%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Clustering
2 5 (6.94%) Open Source
3 3 (4.17%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.17%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.17%) iSeries
4 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.78%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 53 (73.61%) Linux
2 38 (52.78%) UNIX
3 22 (30.56%) Solaris
4 21 (29.17%) Windows
5 12 (16.67%) AIX
6 10 (13.89%) HPUX
6 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.56%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.56%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.39%) Tru64
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.11%) SOA
1 8 (11.11%) ITIL
1 8 (11.11%) Migration
2 7 (9.72%) Load Balancing
2 7 (9.72%) DevOps
2 7 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (9.72%) Change Management
3 5 (6.94%) ETL
4 4 (5.56%) Performance Testing
4 4 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (5.56%) Data Security
4 4 (5.56%) Supplier Management
5 3 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 3 (4.17%) Performance Management
5 3 (4.17%) Waterfall
5 3 (4.17%) Change Data Capture
5 3 (4.17%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.00%) Java
2 17 (23.61%) SQL
3 8 (11.11%) Perl
4 5 (6.94%) C#
5 4 (5.56%) C++
6 3 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.39%) Ruby
8 1 (1.39%) Korn
8 1 (1.39%) MUMPS
8 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.39%) Python
8 1 (1.39%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) RHCE
2 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) Degree
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 17 (23.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (6.94%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (5.56%) vSphere
5 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
5 4 (5.56%) VMware ESX
6 3 (4.17%) KVM
6 3 (4.17%) RHEV
7 2 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (2.78%) Ansible
3 2 (2.78%) Puppet
3 2 (2.78%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (2.78%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.39%) Legato
4 1 (1.39%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.39%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (1.39%) SELinux
Vendors
1 50 (69.44%) Red Hat
2 34 (47.22%) Oracle
3 26 (36.11%) VMware
4 18 (25.00%) EMC
5 13 (18.06%) IBM
6 12 (16.67%) Veritas
7 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 7 (9.72%) NetApp
9 5 (6.94%) Cisco
10 4 (5.56%) F5
11 3 (4.17%) Symantec
11 3 (4.17%) BMC
11 3 (4.17%) Citrix
11 3 (4.17%) CheckPoint
11 3 (4.17%) HP
12 1 (1.39%) TIBCO
12 1 (1.39%) Hitachi
12 1 (1.39%) Dell
12 1 (1.39%) ForgeRock
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