Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 89 102
Rank change year-on-year +52 +13 -37
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 131 14 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.53% 0.78% 1.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.81% 4.90% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 7 24
Edinburgh median daily rate £500 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +13.33% -11.24%
10th Percentile £313 £375 £313
90th Percentile £613 £530 £547
Scotland median daily rate £500 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +25.00% +9.59% -8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 528 286 441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.24% 16.03% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 139 208
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.67% +3.62%
10th Percentile £225 £130 £225
90th Percentile £575 £500 £510
Scotland median daily rate £400 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +17.65% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.86 £35.75 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.84% +134.43% +22.79%
10th Percentile £11.52 £14.49 £11.59
90th Percentile £21.00 £52.12 £74.91
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% -2.70% +14.48%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Edinburgh

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Edinburgh

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 131 (100.00%) Linux
2 66 (50.38%) Puppet
3 65 (49.62%) Finance
4 59 (45.04%) Java
5 58 (44.27%) Continuous Integration
6 57 (43.51%) Configuration Management
7 55 (41.98%) Ansible
8 54 (41.22%) Jenkins
9 50 (38.17%) Agile Software Development
10 47 (35.88%) DevOps
10 47 (35.88%) RESTful
11 45 (34.35%) Git (software)
12 43 (32.82%) Web Services
13 42 (32.06%) Spring
14 39 (29.77%) Windows
15 36 (27.48%) GitLab
16 35 (26.72%) Windows Server
17 33 (25.19%) Microsoft Azure
17 33 (25.19%) Red Hat
17 33 (25.19%) VMware
18 32 (24.43%) Opscode Chef
19 30 (22.90%) GitHub
19 30 (22.90%) Mockito
19 30 (22.90%) Cucumber
19 30 (22.90%) JSON
19 30 (22.90%) Scrum
19 30 (22.90%) JMX
20 28 (21.37%) Degree
20 28 (21.37%) Computer Science
20 28 (21.37%) Ruby

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (16.03%) JBoss
2 13 (9.92%) Tomcat
3 12 (9.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (6.11%) IIS
5 7 (5.34%) Apache
5 7 (5.34%) WebSphere
6 5 (3.82%) Confluence
6 5 (3.82%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (3.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.53%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (11.45%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 33 (25.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (22.90%) GitHub
3 21 (16.03%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (9.92%) OpenShift
5 10 (7.63%) PaaS
6 7 (5.34%) IaaS
7 5 (3.82%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (2.29%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.03%) Firewall
2 15 (11.45%) SAN
3 13 (9.92%) DNS
4 9 (6.87%) LDAP
5 8 (6.11%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.58%) BIG-IP
6 6 (4.58%) NetScaler
7 5 (3.82%) VPN
8 4 (3.05%) Internet
8 4 (3.05%) Intranet
8 4 (3.05%) LAN
8 4 (3.05%) WAN
9 3 (2.29%) DHCP
9 3 (2.29%) HTTP
9 3 (2.29%) SSL
10 2 (1.53%) BGP
10 2 (1.53%) EIGRP
10 2 (1.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (1.53%) IPv4
10 2 (1.53%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (3.05%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.76%) MySQL
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 54 (41.22%) Jenkins
2 45 (34.35%) Git (software)
3 36 (27.48%) GitLab
4 30 (22.90%) Cucumber
4 30 (22.90%) Mockito
5 17 (12.98%) Maven
6 11 (8.40%) Artifactory
7 6 (4.58%) Ant
7 6 (4.58%) Subversion
8 5 (3.82%) JIRA
8 5 (3.82%) TeamCity
9 4 (3.05%) Selenium
10 3 (2.29%) Gradle
10 3 (2.29%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (2.29%) Vagrant
11 2 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.53%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.76%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 65 (49.62%) Finance
2 19 (14.50%) Banking
3 12 (9.16%) Law
4 4 (3.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (27.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (18.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (18.32%) Java Engineer
3 12 (9.16%) Developer
3 12 (9.16%) Java Developer
4 11 (8.40%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (7.63%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (7.63%) Consultant
5 10 (7.63%) Software Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) Senior Java Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) Senior Software Engineer
7 8 (6.11%) Java Software Engineer
7 8 (6.11%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 7 (5.34%) Analyst
8 7 (5.34%) Java Consultant
9 6 (4.58%) Software Consultant
10 5 (3.82%) Platform Engineer
10 5 (3.82%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 4 (3.05%) AWS Engineer
11 4 (3.05%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (35.88%) RESTful
2 43 (32.82%) Web Services
3 42 (32.06%) Spring
4 30 (22.90%) JMX
4 30 (22.90%) JSON
5 13 (9.92%) REST
6 12 (9.16%) Middleware
7 10 (7.63%) Java EE
8 8 (6.11%) XML
9 7 (5.34%) .NET
9 7 (5.34%) Ajax
9 7 (5.34%) jQuery
9 7 (5.34%) SOAP
9 7 (5.34%) XSLT
10 5 (3.82%) EJB
10 5 (3.82%) EJB 3.0
10 5 (3.82%) Hibernate
10 5 (3.82%) JPA
11 3 (2.29%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (21.37%) Computer Science
2 16 (12.21%) Virtual Team
3 9 (6.87%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.87%) Public Cloud
4 8 (6.11%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (6.11%) Private Cloud
5 7 (5.34%) PKI
6 6 (4.58%) DataPower
7 5 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.82%) Management Information System
8 4 (3.05%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 1 (0.76%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 131 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (29.77%) Windows
3 35 (26.72%) Windows Server
4 22 (16.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (16.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (13.74%) Unix
6 11 (8.40%) CentOS
7 4 (3.05%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.53%) Solaris
8 2 (1.53%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.76%) AIX
9 1 (0.76%) HPUX
9 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (44.27%) Continuous Integration
2 57 (43.51%) Configuration Management
3 50 (38.17%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (35.88%) DevOps
5 30 (22.90%) Scrum
6 27 (20.61%) Software Engineering
7 26 (19.85%) SOA
8 24 (18.32%) Continuous Delivery
9 22 (16.79%) Mentoring
10 18 (13.74%) High Availability
10 18 (13.74%) Microservices
11 17 (12.98%) Validation
12 16 (12.21%) Test Automation
13 15 (11.45%) Coaching
14 14 (10.69%) Open Source
15 13 (9.92%) Risk Management
15 13 (9.92%) TDD
16 12 (9.16%) ITIL
17 8 (6.11%) Change Control
17 8 (6.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 59 (45.04%) Java
2 28 (21.37%) Ruby
3 25 (19.08%) PowerShell
4 19 (14.50%) Python
5 18 (13.74%) Perl
6 14 (10.69%) SQL
7 10 (7.63%) JavaScript
8 8 (6.11%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.05%) Go
Qualifications
1 28 (21.37%) Degree
2 23 (17.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.05%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.53%) CCNP
5 2 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.21%) GDPR
2 13 (9.92%) PCI DSS
3 8 (6.11%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 26 (19.85%) Active Directory
2 23 (17.56%) vSphere
3 17 (12.98%) Docker
4 7 (5.34%) VMware NSX
5 5 (3.82%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 66 (50.38%) Puppet
2 55 (41.98%) Ansible
3 32 (24.43%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (10.69%) Kubernetes
5 7 (5.34%) Nagios
5 7 (5.34%) SELinux
6 6 (4.58%) Packer
7 3 (2.29%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.76%) Control-M
8 1 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.76%) SCCM
8 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 33 (25.19%) Red Hat
1 33 (25.19%) VMware
2 27 (20.61%) Microsoft
3 17 (12.98%) Oracle
4 8 (6.11%) Citrix
4 8 (6.11%) Splunk
5 7 (5.34%) F5
6 5 (3.82%) CheckPoint
6 5 (3.82%) Cisco
6 5 (3.82%) IBM
7 4 (3.05%) Adobe
7 4 (3.05%) Black Duck
7 4 (3.05%) EMC
7 4 (3.05%) Imperva
8 3 (2.29%) Google
9 2 (1.53%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.53%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.53%) Veritas
10 1 (0.76%) Remedy
10 1 (0.76%) Sophos