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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 105 77 88
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +11
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 24 36 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.87% 1.44% 0.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.00% 6.99% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 12
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£313 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £325 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £378 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.28% +14.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+28.47% +2.85%
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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
600 515 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.85% 20.61% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 226 169
Average daily rate £308 £350 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +19.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £136 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 17 41
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.63 £34.10 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -10 13 £363 -17.14% 1
Glasgow -17 9 £178 -58.11% 3
West Lothian - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Dundee - - - -
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 62 (92.54%) Linux
2 55 (82.09%) Red Hat
3 29 (43.28%) VMware
4 28 (41.79%) Windows
5 26 (38.81%) UNIX
6 24 (35.82%) SQL
7 22 (32.84%) SAN
7 22 (32.84%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (29.85%) HP
9 17 (25.37%) AIX
10 16 (23.88%) Finance
11 14 (20.90%) Solaris
11 14 (20.90%) Java
12 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (17.91%) Oracle
14 11 (16.42%) Shell Script
15 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
16 9 (13.43%) Perl
16 9 (13.43%) ITIL
16 9 (13.43%) Project Management
16 9 (13.43%) SUSE
16 9 (13.43%) Hyper-V
16 9 (13.43%) VMware ESXi
17 8 (11.94%) Banking
17 8 (11.94%) Tomcat
17 8 (11.94%) HPUX
17 8 (11.94%) JBoss
17 8 (11.94%) EMC
17 8 (11.94%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 8 (11.94%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.46%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (5.97%) Apache
4 3 (4.48%) IIS
4 3 (4.48%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.99%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.99%) CICS
6 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 22 (32.84%) SAN
2 8 (11.94%) TCP/IP
2 8 (11.94%) DNS
3 6 (8.96%) DHCP
4 5 (7.46%) LAN
4 5 (7.46%) WAN
5 3 (4.48%) VPN
5 3 (4.48%) Firewall
6 1 (1.49%) LDAP
6 1 (1.49%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) Ingres
2 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.99%) KDB
3 2 (2.99%) DB2
4 1 (1.49%) MySQL
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.99%) Subversion
2 2 (2.99%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.49%) Ant
General
1 16 (23.88%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Banking
3 5 (7.46%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.99%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Marketing
4 2 (2.99%) Retail
5 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Administrator
2 11 (16.42%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (14.93%) Architect
4 8 (11.94%) Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (8.96%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (7.46%) Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) UNIX Administrator
7 5 (7.46%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (5.97%) UNIX Specialist
8 4 (5.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.48%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.48%) Implementation Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Designer
10 2 (2.99%) Wintel Consultant
10 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.99%) Test Architect
10 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Designer
10 2 (2.99%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) Middleware
1 6 (8.96%) XML
2 5 (7.46%) .NET
3 3 (4.48%) CSS
3 3 (4.48%) Web Services
4 2 (2.99%) Apache Camel
4 2 (2.99%) HTML5
4 2 (2.99%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (2.99%) JSON
4 2 (2.99%) Spring
4 2 (2.99%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (2.99%) HTML
5 1 (1.49%) J2EE
5 1 (1.49%) JSP
5 1 (1.49%) SOAP
5 1 (1.49%) XSLT
5 1 (1.49%) Flash
5 1 (1.49%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.49%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Clustering
2 3 (4.48%) Thin Client
2 3 (4.48%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.48%) Open Source
3 2 (2.99%) Derivative
3 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.99%) Equities
3 2 (2.99%) Replication
3 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.49%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.49%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 62 (92.54%) Linux
2 28 (41.79%) Windows
3 26 (38.81%) UNIX
4 17 (25.37%) AIX
5 14 (20.90%) Solaris
6 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (13.43%) SUSE
9 8 (11.94%) HPUX
10 4 (5.97%) Ubuntu
10 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.49%) zOS
11 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.43%) ITIL
1 9 (13.43%) Project Management
2 7 (10.45%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
3 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
3 5 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (5.97%) Lean Six Sigma
4 4 (5.97%) Six Sigma
5 3 (4.48%) SOA
5 3 (4.48%) Service Management
5 3 (4.48%) Migration
5 3 (4.48%) Performance Testing
5 3 (4.48%) Change Data Capture
5 3 (4.48%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.99%) Waterfall
6 2 (2.99%) Test Automation
6 2 (2.99%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (2.99%) Automated Testing
6 2 (2.99%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (2.99%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.82%) SQL
2 14 (20.90%) Java
3 11 (16.42%) Shell Script
4 9 (13.43%) Perl
5 6 (8.96%) Python
5 6 (8.96%) C
6 5 (7.46%) C#
6 5 (7.46%) C++
7 3 (4.48%) Korn
7 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.99%) C-shell
9 1 (1.49%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.49%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) COBIT
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (32.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.43%) Hyper-V
2 9 (13.43%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.97%) vSphere
4 4 (5.97%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (4.48%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.48%) KVM
5 3 (4.48%) RHEV
6 2 (2.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.49%) NFS
7 1 (1.49%) Samba
7 1 (1.49%) Cronacle
7 1 (1.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.49%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (2.99%) nmon
2 2 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.99%) SCOM
2 2 (2.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.49%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 55 (82.09%) Red Hat
2 29 (43.28%) VMware
3 20 (29.85%) HP
4 12 (17.91%) Oracle
5 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
6 8 (11.94%) JBoss
6 8 (11.94%) EMC
6 8 (11.94%) Cisco
7 7 (10.45%) IBM
8 5 (7.46%) Sun
9 4 (5.97%) NetApp
10 3 (4.48%) Citrix
11 2 (2.99%) Brocade
11 2 (2.99%) Symantec
11 2 (2.99%) Intel
11 2 (2.99%) Veritas
12 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.49%) Dell
12 1 (1.49%) F5
12 1 (1.49%) ForgeRock
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