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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 102 93 97
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 25 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.90% 0.85% 0.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.24% 3.76% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £458 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £100.00 £30.63 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+226.53% -2.00%
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
589 559 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.19% 22.62% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 245 178
Average daily rate £310 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £125 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £441 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 41
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £35.00 £23.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +5 13 £375 - 6
Glasgow -15 10 £178 -58.11% 3
West Lothian - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Dundee - - - -
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UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 57 (90.48%) Linux
2 54 (85.71%) Red Hat
3 27 (42.86%) Windows
3 27 (42.86%) VMware
4 26 (41.27%) UNIX
5 21 (33.33%) SQL
6 19 (30.16%) HP
6 19 (30.16%) SAN
6 19 (30.16%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (22.22%) Finance
7 14 (22.22%) Java
7 14 (22.22%) AIX
8 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
10 10 (15.87%) Shell Script
10 10 (15.87%) Solaris
10 10 (15.87%) Oracle
11 9 (14.29%) JBoss
11 9 (14.29%) Tomcat
11 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 9 (14.29%) Project Management
11 9 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (14.29%) Hyper-V
12 8 (12.70%) Banking
12 8 (12.70%) Cisco
12 8 (12.70%) IBM
12 8 (12.70%) XML
12 8 (12.70%) ITIL
13 7 (11.11%) HPUX

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.94%) WebLogic
2 5 (7.94%) Apache
3 4 (6.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.76%) IIS
5 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (3.17%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.16%) SAN
2 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 7 (11.11%) DNS
4 5 (7.94%) DHCP
5 4 (6.35%) LAN
5 4 (6.35%) WAN
6 2 (3.17%) Firewall
6 2 (3.17%) VPN
7 1 (1.59%) LDAP
7 1 (1.59%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (1.59%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) Ingres
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.17%) MySQL
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.59%) KDB
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.17%) Subversion
2 2 (3.17%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (3.17%) Ant
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.17%) Marketing
4 2 (3.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Administrator
2 11 (17.46%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (12.70%) Architect
3 8 (12.70%) Developer
4 6 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (9.52%) UNIX Administrator
4 6 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Technical Specialist
5 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (7.94%) Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) UNIX Specialist
6 4 (6.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.76%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.76%) Designer
7 3 (4.76%) Implementation Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Wintel Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Build Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Test Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) XML
2 6 (9.52%) .NET
3 4 (6.35%) Middleware
4 3 (4.76%) HTML
4 3 (4.76%) JSON
4 3 (4.76%) HTML5
4 3 (4.76%) Apache Camel
5 2 (3.17%) Spring
5 2 (3.17%) CSS
5 2 (3.17%) Web Services
6 1 (1.59%) JSP
6 1 (1.59%) SOAP
6 1 (1.59%) J2EE
6 1 (1.59%) Flash
6 1 (1.59%) XSLT
6 1 (1.59%) JSF
6 1 (1.59%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.59%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Clustering
2 2 (3.17%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.17%) Open Source
2 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.17%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.59%) Derivative
3 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.59%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.59%) Equities
3 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 57 (90.48%) Linux
2 27 (42.86%) Windows
3 26 (41.27%) UNIX
4 14 (22.22%) AIX
5 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (15.87%) Solaris
7 7 (11.11%) HPUX
7 7 (11.11%) SUSE
8 4 (6.35%) Ubuntu
8 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.59%) zOS
9 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.59%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.29%) Project Management
2 8 (12.70%) ITIL
3 7 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (7.94%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
5 4 (6.35%) SOA
6 3 (4.76%) Six Sigma
6 3 (4.76%) ETL
6 3 (4.76%) Migration
6 3 (4.76%) Waterfall
6 3 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (4.76%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (3.17%) Resource Management
7 2 (3.17%) Performance Testing
7 2 (3.17%) Test Automation
7 2 (3.17%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (3.17%) Change Data Capture
7 2 (3.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.33%) SQL
2 14 (22.22%) Java
3 10 (15.87%) Shell Script
4 7 (11.11%) Perl
5 6 (9.52%) C
6 4 (6.35%) Korn
6 4 (6.35%) C#
6 4 (6.35%) C++
6 4 (6.35%) Python
7 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.17%) Bourne shell
8 2 (3.17%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
1 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.59%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) COBIT
2 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (30.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
4 4 (6.35%) vSphere
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (3.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (3.17%) RHEV
6 2 (3.17%) KVM
6 2 (3.17%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.59%) NFS
7 1 (1.59%) Samba
7 1 (1.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (3.17%) SCOM
1 2 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.17%) nmon
1 2 (3.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.59%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 54 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 27 (42.86%) VMware
3 19 (30.16%) HP
4 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
5 10 (15.87%) Oracle
6 9 (14.29%) JBoss
7 8 (12.70%) Cisco
7 8 (12.70%) IBM
8 7 (11.11%) EMC
9 4 (6.35%) Sun
9 4 (6.35%) NetApp
10 2 (3.17%) Brocade
10 2 (3.17%) Symantec
10 2 (3.17%) Veritas
10 2 (3.17%) Citrix
11 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.59%) TIBCO
11 1 (1.59%) F5
11 1 (1.59%) ForgeRock
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