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 3 months to 29 April 2017 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 47 73
Rank change year-on-year +5 +26  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 34 47 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.34% 3.06% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.44% 14.46% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 3
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £365 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £38.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year -29.03% +17.42%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 195 325 254
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 19.14% 21.19% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 146 128
Median daily rate £363 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £275 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 12
Median hourly rate £17.43 - £39.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 - £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.27 - £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year -8.82% +7.25%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, 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 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (64.29%) Red Hat
3 24 (57.14%) Ansible
3 24 (57.14%) DevOps
4 21 (50.00%) VMware
5 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (38.10%) Java
6 16 (38.10%) Docker
7 15 (35.71%) Puppet
8 14 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 14 (33.33%) Banking
8 14 (33.33%) Scrum
9 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (28.57%) OpenShift
10 11 (26.19%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (26.19%) vRealize
10 11 (26.19%) Bash Shell
10 11 (26.19%) Python
11 10 (23.81%) PaaS
11 10 (23.81%) GitLab
12 9 (21.43%) Private Cloud
13 8 (19.05%) VxBlock/Vblock
13 8 (19.05%) vSphere
13 8 (19.05%) RESTful
13 8 (19.05%) Cisco
13 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
14 7 (16.67%) Unix
14 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
14 7 (16.67%) Kubernetes
15 6 (14.29%) VXLAN

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 2 (4.76%) Apache
1 2 (4.76%) IIS
1 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.38%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.38%) JBoss
2 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 12 (28.57%) OpenShift
2 10 (23.81%) PaaS
3 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (9.52%) GitHub
6 3 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (4.76%) IaaS
8 1 (2.38%) Bluemix
8 1 (2.38%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) VXLAN
2 4 (9.52%) SAN
3 3 (7.14%) Firewall
4 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.38%) DHCP
5 1 (2.38%) DNS
5 1 (2.38%) LDAP
5 1 (2.38%) Skype
5 1 (2.38%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (9.52%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 10 (23.81%) GitLab
3 5 (11.90%) Artifactory
3 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
4 4 (9.52%) Mockito
5 3 (7.14%) Selenium
6 2 (4.76%) Maven
7 1 (2.38%) Ant
7 1 (2.38%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.38%) Gerrit
7 1 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 14 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Administrator
3 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.14%) Unix Administrator
4 3 (7.14%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Developer
5 2 (4.76%) IT Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Java Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Architect
6 1 (2.38%) Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.38%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) RESTful
2 5 (11.90%) Java EE
2 5 (11.90%) Spring
3 4 (9.52%) JSON
3 4 (9.52%) Web Services
4 2 (4.76%) .NET
4 2 (4.76%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (4.76%) J2EE
4 2 (4.76%) Middleware
5 1 (2.38%) EJB
5 1 (2.38%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.38%) JPA
5 1 (2.38%) Node.js
5 1 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Private Cloud
2 8 (19.05%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 6 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (4.76%) EMC VNX
6 1 (2.38%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) Unix
3 5 (11.90%) Windows
4 4 (9.52%) Debian
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.38%) Android
5 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) DevOps
2 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (33.33%) Scrum
4 6 (14.29%) Kanban
5 5 (11.90%) Build Automation
6 4 (9.52%) Change Control
6 4 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (9.52%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (7.14%) High Availability
7 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.14%) Open Source
8 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.76%) Migration
8 2 (4.76%) Patch Management
8 2 (4.76%) Release Management
8 2 (4.76%) SOA
8 2 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
9 1 (2.38%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 1 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) Java
2 11 (26.19%) Bash Shell
2 11 (26.19%) Python
3 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.29%) Perl
5 5 (11.90%) Go
6 2 (4.76%) SQL
7 1 (2.38%) Korn
7 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) VCAP
1 4 (9.52%) VCP6
1 4 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) ISO22301
System Software
1 16 (38.10%) Docker
2 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (19.05%) vSphere
4 3 (7.14%) SRDF
4 3 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (57.14%) Ansible
2 15 (35.71%) Puppet
3 11 (26.19%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (26.19%) vRealize
4 7 (16.67%) Kubernetes
5 6 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (7.14%) SELinux
7 2 (4.76%) Prometheus
7 2 (4.76%) Xymon
8 1 (2.38%) Data Guard
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) Red Hat
2 21 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (19.05%) Cisco
4 5 (11.90%) EMC
4 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.14%) Black Duck
5 3 (7.14%) HP
5 3 (7.14%) Veritas
6 2 (4.76%) IBM
7 1 (2.38%) Adobe
7 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.38%) Citrix
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle
7 1 (2.38%) Splunk
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