Period
to 24 January 2019

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 24 January 2019 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
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 37 96
Rank change year-on-year -39 +59 +4
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 56 129 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.16% 4.40% 0.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.89% 24.39% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 65 7
Edinburgh median daily rate £433 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.50% +17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £364 £313 £375
90th Percentile £575 £613 £530
Scotland median daily rate £483 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -3.50% +25.00% +6.67%
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 471 529 291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.15% 18.05% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 299 144
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £154 £213 £132
90th Percentile £564 £575 £500
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £340
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 14
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £16.18 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +116.32% -54.74% +134.43%
10th Percentile £12.27 £11.34 £14.49
90th Percentile £44.50 £21.00 £52.12
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year -4.11% -1.35% -

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 24 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 56 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (50.00%) Ansible
4 27 (48.21%) Red Hat
5 24 (42.86%) Docker
5 24 (42.86%) Jenkins
6 23 (41.07%) Puppet
7 22 (39.29%) Solaris
8 21 (37.50%) Unix
9 19 (33.93%) Windows
10 18 (32.14%) Finance
10 18 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
10 18 (32.14%) Bash Shell
11 17 (30.36%) OpenShift
11 17 (30.36%) Kubernetes
11 17 (30.36%) Scrum
12 16 (28.57%) Kanban
12 16 (28.57%) GitLab
12 16 (28.57%) DevOps
13 15 (26.79%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (26.79%) Java
14 14 (25.00%) Git (software)
14 14 (25.00%) Artifactory
14 14 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
15 13 (23.21%) Cucumber
15 13 (23.21%) Law
15 13 (23.21%) Apache
16 12 (21.43%) Python
17 11 (19.64%) Firewall

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 13 (23.21%) Apache
2 9 (16.07%) nginx
2 9 (16.07%) Tomcat
3 7 (12.50%) IIS
4 4 (7.14%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (3.57%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.79%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 18 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (30.36%) OpenShift
3 8 (14.29%) PaaS
4 7 (12.50%) GitHub
5 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (10.71%) SaaS
6 5 (8.93%) Datadog
6 5 (8.93%) IaaS
7 4 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) Firewall
2 8 (14.29%) DNS
2 8 (14.29%) DSL
2 8 (14.29%) SSL
3 5 (8.93%) SAN
4 1 (1.79%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.79%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (1.79%) Big Data
4 1 (1.79%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.79%) InfluxDB
4 1 (1.79%) Informix
4 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.79%) Redis
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 24 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 16 (28.57%) GitLab
3 14 (25.00%) Artifactory
3 14 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 13 (23.21%) Cucumber
5 8 (14.29%) Mockito
6 6 (10.71%) Bitbucket
6 6 (10.71%) IBM UrbanCode
6 6 (10.71%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (10.71%) TeamCity
7 5 (8.93%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (8.93%) Selenium
7 5 (8.93%) Zephyr
8 2 (3.57%) Hudson
General
1 18 (32.14%) Finance
2 13 (23.21%) Law
3 3 (5.36%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (19.64%) Administrator
2 8 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (10.71%) Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Architect
4 5 (8.93%) Java Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Unix Administrator
5 4 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) Spring
2 8 (14.29%) LDAP
2 8 (14.29%) RESTful
2 8 (14.29%) Web Services
3 7 (12.50%) JSON
4 6 (10.71%) .NET
4 6 (10.71%) JMX
5 4 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (5.36%) REST
7 2 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (1.79%) Middleware
8 1 (1.79%) Node.js
8 1 (1.79%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.36%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.57%) Replication
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Fintech
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (39.29%) Solaris
3 21 (37.50%) Unix
4 19 (33.93%) Windows
5 9 (16.07%) AIX
6 7 (12.50%) Windows Server
7 6 (10.71%) Ubuntu
8 3 (5.36%) CentOS
8 3 (5.36%) HPUX
9 2 (3.57%) Debian
10 1 (1.79%) VMS
10 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (30.36%) Scrum
4 16 (28.57%) DevOps
4 16 (28.57%) Kanban
5 14 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (17.86%) Configuration Management
6 10 (17.86%) Waterfall
7 9 (16.07%) Business Transformation
8 8 (14.29%) Patch Management
9 7 (12.50%) Change Management
10 6 (10.71%) Analytics
10 6 (10.71%) Microservices
10 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (10.71%) Virtual Environments
11 5 (8.93%) Change Control
11 5 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
11 5 (8.93%) Test Automation
12 3 (5.36%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.14%) Bash Shell
2 15 (26.79%) Java
3 12 (21.43%) Python
4 8 (14.29%) Java 8
5 7 (12.50%) Go
6 2 (3.57%) Perl
6 2 (3.57%) PHP
6 2 (3.57%) SQL
7 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.79%) Ruby
7 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.79%) GDPR
1 1 (1.79%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (42.86%) Docker
2 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.14%) VMware NSX
4 2 (3.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.79%) Firmware
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.79%) NFS
5 1 (1.79%) Varnish
5 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (50.00%) Ansible
2 23 (41.07%) Puppet
3 17 (30.36%) Kubernetes
4 9 (16.07%) Red Hat Satellite
5 8 (14.29%) Oracle ZFS
6 7 (12.50%) Prometheus
6 7 (12.50%) SELinux
7 6 (10.71%) Terraform
7 6 (10.71%) Xymon
8 5 (8.93%) Nagios
8 5 (8.93%) NetBackup
8 5 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (1.79%) Grafana
10 1 (1.79%) PowerCLI
10 1 (1.79%) SCOM
10 1 (1.79%) vCenter Server
10 1 (1.79%) vMotion
Vendors
1 27 (48.21%) Red Hat
2 10 (17.86%) Oracle
3 8 (14.29%) IBM
4 7 (12.50%) HP
5 6 (10.71%) Dell
5 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.71%) VMware
6 5 (8.93%) AppDynamics
6 5 (8.93%) Micro Focus
6 5 (8.93%) New Relic
6 5 (8.93%) Splunk
6 5 (8.93%) Sun
7 3 (5.36%) Google
8 2 (3.57%) EMC
8 2 (3.57%) NetApp
8 2 (3.57%) Veritas
9 1 (1.79%) CyberArk
9 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.79%) Talend