Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 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
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 101 93
Rank change year-on-year +68 -8 -24
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 133 17 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.54% 0.85% 1.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.98% 5.52% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 13 26
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% -10.71%
10th Percentile £313 £375 £313
90th Percentile £606 £534 £536
Scotland median daily rate £500 £413 £364
% change year-on-year +21.21% +13.40% -7.48%
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 512 308 468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.49% 15.49% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 145 226
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £206 £137 £224
90th Percentile £575 £503 £496
Scotland median daily rate £393 £325 £340
% change year-on-year +20.77% -4.41% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.36 £19.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.01% +26.23% +22.79%
10th Percentile £11.71 £14.37 £11.59
90th Percentile £21.00 £52.00 £74.91
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year - -9.33% +14.82%

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 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 133 (100.00%) Linux
2 63 (47.37%) Puppet
3 58 (43.61%) Finance
4 55 (41.35%) Java
4 55 (41.35%) Jenkins
5 54 (40.60%) Ansible
6 53 (39.85%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (39.85%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (38.35%) Configuration Management
8 50 (37.59%) DevOps
9 45 (33.83%) RESTful
10 41 (30.83%) Git (software)
10 41 (30.83%) Web Services
11 40 (30.08%) Spring
12 37 (27.82%) GitLab
13 36 (27.07%) Windows
14 35 (26.32%) VMware
15 34 (25.56%) Red Hat
16 32 (24.06%) Windows Server
17 30 (22.56%) Scrum
18 29 (21.80%) Opscode Chef
18 29 (21.80%) Microsoft Azure
19 28 (21.05%) Mockito
19 28 (21.05%) Cucumber
19 28 (21.05%) GitHub
19 28 (21.05%) JSON
19 28 (21.05%) JMX
20 27 (20.30%) SOA
21 26 (19.55%) Microsoft
21 26 (19.55%) Degree

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 20 (15.04%) JBoss
2 12 (9.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (9.02%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.02%) IIS
4 7 (5.26%) Apache
4 7 (5.26%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.76%) Confluence
5 5 (3.76%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (3.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (2.26%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (11.28%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 29 (21.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (21.05%) GitHub
3 21 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (13.53%) OpenShift
5 11 (8.27%) PaaS
6 7 (5.26%) IaaS
7 5 (3.76%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (2.26%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.54%) Firewall
2 13 (9.77%) DNS
2 13 (9.77%) SAN
3 9 (6.77%) LDAP
4 8 (6.02%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.51%) BIG-IP
5 6 (4.51%) NetScaler
6 5 (3.76%) VPN
7 4 (3.01%) Internet
7 4 (3.01%) Intranet
7 4 (3.01%) LAN
7 4 (3.01%) WAN
8 3 (2.26%) DHCP
8 3 (2.26%) HTTP
8 3 (2.26%) Skype
8 3 (2.26%) Software-Defined Networking
8 3 (2.26%) SSL
9 2 (1.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (1.50%) Spanning Tree
9 2 (1.50%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (3.01%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 55 (41.35%) Jenkins
2 41 (30.83%) Git (software)
3 37 (27.82%) GitLab
4 28 (21.05%) Cucumber
4 28 (21.05%) Mockito
5 17 (12.78%) Maven
6 14 (10.53%) Artifactory
7 6 (4.51%) Ant
7 6 (4.51%) Subversion
8 5 (3.76%) JIRA
8 5 (3.76%) Selenium
8 5 (3.76%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.26%) Gradle
9 3 (2.26%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (2.26%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.50%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.75%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 58 (43.61%) Finance
2 22 (16.54%) Banking
3 12 (9.02%) Law
4 4 (3.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (25.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (15.79%) Java Engineer
3 20 (15.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (8.27%) Developer
4 11 (8.27%) Java Developer
4 11 (8.27%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (7.52%) Analyst
5 10 (7.52%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (7.52%) Consultant
6 8 (6.02%) Software Engineer
7 7 (5.26%) Java Consultant
7 7 (5.26%) Senior Java Engineer
7 7 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (4.51%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (4.51%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 6 (4.51%) Software Consultant
9 5 (3.76%) Platform Engineer
9 5 (3.76%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 4 (3.01%) AWS Engineer
10 4 (3.01%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (33.83%) RESTful
2 41 (30.83%) Web Services
3 40 (30.08%) Spring
4 28 (21.05%) JMX
4 28 (21.05%) JSON
5 13 (9.77%) REST
6 11 (8.27%) Middleware
7 9 (6.77%) Java EE
8 8 (6.02%) XML
9 7 (5.26%) .NET
9 7 (5.26%) Ajax
9 7 (5.26%) jQuery
9 7 (5.26%) SOAP
9 7 (5.26%) XSLT
10 5 (3.76%) AngularJS
10 5 (3.76%) EJB
10 5 (3.76%) EJB 3.0
10 5 (3.76%) Hibernate
10 5 (3.76%) JPA
11 3 (2.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.55%) Computer Science
2 12 (9.02%) Virtual Team
3 10 (7.52%) Data Centre
4 9 (6.77%) Private Cloud
4 9 (6.77%) Public Cloud
5 8 (6.02%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (5.26%) PKI
7 6 (4.51%) DataPower
7 6 (4.51%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (4.51%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 5 (3.76%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 133 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (27.07%) Windows
3 32 (24.06%) Windows Server
4 20 (15.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (15.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (12.03%) Unix
6 11 (8.27%) CentOS
7 4 (3.01%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.50%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.75%) Solaris
9 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (39.85%) Agile Software Development
1 53 (39.85%) Continuous Integration
2 51 (38.35%) Configuration Management
3 50 (37.59%) DevOps
4 30 (22.56%) Scrum
5 27 (20.30%) SOA
6 25 (18.80%) Software Engineering
7 24 (18.05%) Continuous Delivery
8 19 (14.29%) High Availability
9 18 (13.53%) Microservices
10 16 (12.03%) Mentoring
11 15 (11.28%) Validation
12 14 (10.53%) Risk Management
12 14 (10.53%) Test Automation
13 13 (9.77%) ITIL
13 13 (9.77%) TDD
14 12 (9.02%) Open Source
15 11 (8.27%) Coaching
15 11 (8.27%) Kanban
16 9 (6.77%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 55 (41.35%) Java
2 25 (18.80%) Python
3 24 (18.05%) Ruby
4 21 (15.79%) PowerShell
5 19 (14.29%) Perl
6 15 (11.28%) SQL
7 13 (9.77%) Bash Shell
8 10 (7.52%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.76%) Go
Qualifications
1 26 (19.55%) Degree
2 21 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.01%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.26%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.50%) CCNP
5 2 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.03%) GDPR
2 13 (9.77%) PCI DSS
3 12 (9.02%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.75%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (18.05%) Active Directory
2 23 (17.29%) Docker
3 21 (15.79%) vSphere
4 10 (7.52%) VMware NSX
5 8 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (4.51%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 63 (47.37%) Puppet
2 54 (40.60%) Ansible
3 29 (21.80%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (13.53%) Kubernetes
5 8 (6.02%) SELinux
6 7 (5.26%) Nagios
7 6 (4.51%) Packer
8 3 (2.26%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (2.26%) Rundeck
9 2 (1.50%) Prometheus
9 2 (1.50%) SCCM
9 2 (1.50%) Xymon
10 1 (0.75%) Control-M
10 1 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.75%) vRealize
Vendors
1 35 (26.32%) VMware
2 34 (25.56%) Red Hat
3 26 (19.55%) Microsoft
4 15 (11.28%) Oracle
5 9 (6.77%) Citrix
6 8 (6.02%) Splunk
7 7 (5.26%) F5
8 6 (4.51%) Cisco
9 5 (3.76%) Black Duck
9 5 (3.76%) CheckPoint
9 5 (3.76%) IBM
10 4 (3.01%) Adobe
10 4 (3.01%) Imperva
11 3 (2.26%) EMC
11 3 (2.26%) Google
12 2 (1.50%) Blue Coat
12 2 (1.50%) Fortinet
13 1 (0.75%) AppDynamics
13 1 (0.75%) ServiceNow
13 1 (0.75%) SolarWinds