Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 52 73
Rank change year-on-year -42 +21 +31
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 34 61 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.17% 2.92% 2.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.13% 16.22% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 47
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +15.86%
10th Percentile £235 £315 £325
90th Percentile £550 £525 £475
Scotland median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £36.00

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 418 376 576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 14.44% 17.97% 20.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 200 264
Edinburgh median daily rate £384 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £120 £200 £263
90th Percentile £525 £501 £518
Scotland median daily rate £368 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -2.00% - +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.50 £17.43 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.34% +45.25% -70.00%
10th Percentile £13.32 £13.11 £11.00
90th Percentile £28.00 £52.17 £13.00
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £15.86 £37.50
% change year-on-year -0.69% -57.71% +28.56%

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 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (47.06%) Red Hat
2 16 (47.06%) Ansible
3 14 (41.18%) DevOps
3 14 (41.18%) Windows
3 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (41.18%) Puppet
4 13 (38.24%) Finance
5 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
6 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
7 10 (29.41%) SAN
7 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
7 10 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (29.41%) Kanban
8 9 (26.47%) ITIL
8 9 (26.47%) Scrum
9 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
9 8 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (23.53%) High Availability
10 7 (20.59%) PaaS
10 7 (20.59%) Banking
10 7 (20.59%) VMware
10 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
10 7 (20.59%) Unix
10 7 (20.59%) Python
10 7 (20.59%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (17.65%) OpenShift
11 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
11 6 (17.65%) Windows Server

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 5 (14.71%) JBoss
2 3 (8.82%) IIS
3 2 (5.88%) Apache
3 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.94%) nginx
4 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) PaaS
2 6 (17.65%) OpenShift
3 4 (11.76%) IaaS
4 3 (8.82%) GitHub
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (2.94%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (2.94%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.94%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) SAN
2 3 (8.82%) DNS
2 3 (8.82%) LAN
2 3 (8.82%) WAN
3 2 (5.88%) BGP
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (5.88%) DHCP
3 2 (5.88%) EIGRP
3 2 (5.88%) OSPF
3 2 (5.88%) SNMP
3 2 (5.88%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.88%) VLAN
3 2 (5.88%) VPN
3 2 (5.88%) VXLAN
4 1 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.94%) Firewall
4 1 (2.94%) Internet
4 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 4 (11.76%) Artifactory
3 4 (11.76%) Bitbucket
3 4 (11.76%) GitLab
3 4 (11.76%) IBM UrbanCode
3 4 (11.76%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (11.76%) TeamCity
4 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
4 3 (8.82%) Mockito
5 1 (2.94%) Ant
5 1 (2.94%) Maven
5 1 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Administrator
1 9 (26.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (14.71%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Java Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Build Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Build Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Server Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) IT Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Web Services
2 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) JMX
2 3 (8.82%) JSON
2 3 (8.82%) RESTful
2 3 (8.82%) Spring
3 2 (5.88%) LDAP
4 1 (2.94%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.94%) Middleware
4 1 (2.94%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (11.76%) Private Cloud
3 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.88%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.94%) Clustering
5 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.94%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (41.18%) Windows
3 7 (20.59%) Unix
4 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.94%) CentOS
6 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (41.18%) DevOps
2 10 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (29.41%) Kanban
3 9 (26.47%) ITIL
3 9 (26.47%) Scrum
4 8 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (23.53%) High Availability
5 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
6 6 (17.65%) Security Management
7 5 (14.71%) Service Management
8 4 (11.76%) Change Control
8 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
8 4 (11.76%) SOA
8 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
9 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
10 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
10 2 (5.88%) Open Source
10 2 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) Python
2 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
2 6 (17.65%) Perl
3 5 (14.71%) Java
3 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
4 4 (11.76%) Go
5 3 (8.82%) Java 8
6 2 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
2 3 (8.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.76%) vSphere
4 3 (8.82%) Docker
5 2 (5.88%) NFS
5 2 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.94%) iptables
6 1 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 16 (47.06%) Ansible
2 14 (41.18%) Puppet
3 6 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (14.71%) Kubernetes
4 5 (14.71%) SELinux
5 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (5.88%) vCenter Server
6 1 (2.94%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.94%) Nagios
6 1 (2.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Red Hat
2 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.59%) VMware
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco
5 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.88%) F5
5 2 (5.88%) Sun
6 1 (2.94%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.94%) Brocade
6 1 (2.94%) EMC
6 1 (2.94%) NetApp
6 1 (2.94%) New Relic
6 1 (2.94%) Splunk