Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 32 105
Rank change year-on-year -39 +73 -5
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 68 128 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.33% 4.47% 1.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.91% 26.12% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 59 18
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +9.68%
10th Percentile £396 £303 £344
90th Percentile £575 £603 £525
Scotland median daily rate £495 £475 £413
% change year-on-year +4.21% +15.15% +13.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £35.50

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 489 490 367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 16.76% 17.11% 16.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 262 172
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% +0.67% -
10th Percentile £139 £210 £142
90th Percentile £546 £550 £500
Scotland median daily rate £380 £375 £330
% change year-on-year +1.33% +13.64% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 7
Edinburgh median hourly rate £26.25 £15.26 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.02% -19.68% +22.58%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.06 £12.43
90th Percentile £44.27 £22.05 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% -15.00% +6.67%

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 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 68 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (54.41%) Ansible
3 31 (45.59%) Red Hat
4 27 (39.71%) Kanban
5 26 (38.24%) Bash Shell
6 25 (36.76%) Docker
6 25 (36.76%) Unix
7 24 (35.29%) DevOps
8 23 (33.82%) Jenkins
8 23 (33.82%) OpenShift
8 23 (33.82%) Windows
9 22 (32.35%) Kubernetes
9 22 (32.35%) Puppet
10 21 (30.88%) Solaris
10 21 (30.88%) Scrum
11 18 (26.47%) Finance
11 18 (26.47%) Python
11 18 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (26.47%) Amazon AWS
12 17 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 16 (23.53%) Artifactory
13 16 (23.53%) Apache
14 15 (22.06%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (20.59%) Firewall
15 14 (20.59%) SELinux
15 14 (20.59%) PaaS
16 13 (19.12%) Git (software)
16 13 (19.12%) Go
16 13 (19.12%) GitLab

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 16 (23.53%) Apache
2 11 (16.18%) nginx
3 9 (13.24%) Tomcat
4 7 (10.29%) IIS
5 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.47%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.47%) Confluence
6 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.47%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 23 (33.82%) OpenShift
2 18 (26.47%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (20.59%) PaaS
4 8 (11.76%) IaaS
5 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (8.82%) Datadog
7 5 (7.35%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (7.35%) SaaS
8 4 (5.88%) GitHub
9 1 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.59%) Firewall
2 12 (17.65%) DNS
3 8 (11.76%) DSL
3 8 (11.76%) SSL
4 7 (10.29%) SAN
5 3 (4.41%) DHCP
5 3 (4.41%) LAN
5 3 (4.41%) WAN
6 2 (2.94%) BGP
6 2 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.94%) EIGRP
6 2 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.94%) OSPF
6 2 (2.94%) SNMP
6 2 (2.94%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.94%) VLAN
6 2 (2.94%) VPN
6 2 (2.94%) VXLAN
7 1 (1.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.06%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.94%) InfluxDB
3 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.94%) MySQL
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.47%) Big Data
4 1 (1.47%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.47%) Informix
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.47%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (33.82%) Jenkins
2 16 (23.53%) Artifactory
3 13 (19.12%) Git (software)
3 13 (19.12%) GitLab
4 9 (13.24%) Cucumber
5 8 (11.76%) Bitbucket
5 8 (11.76%) IBM UrbanCode
5 8 (11.76%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (11.76%) TeamCity
6 6 (8.82%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (7.35%) Mockito
8 4 (5.88%) Selenium
8 4 (5.88%) Zephyr
9 2 (2.94%) Hudson
10 1 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 18 (26.47%) Finance
2 10 (14.71%) Law
3 8 (11.76%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (16.18%) Administrator
1 11 (16.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (11.76%) Platform Engineer
2 8 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (10.29%) Operations Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Unix Administrator
6 4 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Build Automation Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Build Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.41%) Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (4.41%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) LDAP
2 6 (8.82%) .NET
2 6 (8.82%) Spring
2 6 (8.82%) Web Services
3 5 (7.35%) RESTful
4 4 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (5.88%) JMX
4 4 (5.88%) JSON
4 4 (5.88%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (2.94%) REST
6 1 (1.47%) Node.js
6 1 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (11.76%) Private Cloud
3 4 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.94%) Clustering
4 2 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.94%) Replication
5 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (36.76%) Unix
3 23 (33.82%) Windows
4 21 (30.88%) Solaris
5 8 (11.76%) AIX
6 7 (10.29%) Ubuntu
6 7 (10.29%) Windows Server
7 4 (5.88%) CentOS
8 3 (4.41%) HPUX
9 2 (2.94%) Debian
9 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.47%) VMS
10 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.47%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (39.71%) Kanban
3 24 (35.29%) DevOps
4 21 (30.88%) Scrum
5 18 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (16.18%) Waterfall
8 9 (13.24%) Business Transformation
9 8 (11.76%) Change Control
9 8 (11.76%) Patch Management
10 7 (10.29%) Analytics
10 7 (10.29%) Configuration Management
11 6 (8.82%) Change Management
11 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (8.82%) Virtual Environments
12 5 (7.35%) Build Automation
12 5 (7.35%) Problem-Solving
13 4 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (5.88%) Software Engineering
14 3 (4.41%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 26 (38.24%) Bash Shell
2 18 (26.47%) Python
3 13 (19.12%) Go
3 13 (19.12%) Java
4 5 (7.35%) Java 8
5 3 (4.41%) Perl
5 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.41%) SQL
6 2 (2.94%) PHP
6 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) GDPR
2 1 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.47%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (36.76%) Docker
2 9 (13.24%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (5.88%) VMware NSX
4 3 (4.41%) NFS
4 3 (4.41%) vSphere
5 2 (2.94%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (2.94%) iptables
5 2 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.47%) Firmware
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.47%) Varnish
6 1 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 37 (54.41%) Ansible
2 22 (32.35%) Kubernetes
2 22 (32.35%) Puppet
3 14 (20.59%) SELinux
4 9 (13.24%) Red Hat Satellite
5 8 (11.76%) Oracle ZFS
5 8 (11.76%) Prometheus
6 7 (10.29%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (8.82%) Nagios
7 6 (8.82%) Xymon
8 5 (7.35%) NetBackup
8 5 (7.35%) Terraform
9 3 (4.41%) vCenter Server
10 2 (2.94%) Grafana
10 2 (2.94%) HAProxy
10 2 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (2.94%) SCOM
11 1 (1.47%) PowerCLI
11 1 (1.47%) SCCM
11 1 (1.47%) vMotion
Vendors
1 31 (45.59%) Red Hat
2 10 (14.71%) Oracle
2 10 (14.71%) VMware
3 9 (13.24%) IBM
4 7 (10.29%) HP
4 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.82%) AppDynamics
5 6 (8.82%) Dell
5 6 (8.82%) New Relic
5 6 (8.82%) Splunk
6 5 (7.35%) Sun
7 4 (5.88%) Google
7 4 (5.88%) Micro Focus
8 3 (4.41%) NetApp
9 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.94%) Cisco
9 2 (2.94%) EMC
9 2 (2.94%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.94%) Veritas
10 1 (1.47%) Citrix