Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 36 86
Rank change year-on-year -62 +50 +17
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 38 124 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.28% 4.70% 1.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.76% 26.33% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 52 23
Edinburgh median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £400 £301 £364
90th Percentile £538 £600 £495
Scotland median daily rate £490 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +15.29% +6.25% +14.29%
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 434 471 439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 14.60% 17.87% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 235 207
Edinburgh median daily rate £380 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £120 £210 £194
90th Percentile £525 £538 £513
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £14.66 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.37% +22.17% -70.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.15 £11.00
90th Percentile £44.27 £17.50 £13.00
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £15.86 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.67% -55.94% +71.43%

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (71.05%) Ansible
3 23 (60.53%) Red Hat
3 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (52.63%) Kanban
4 20 (52.63%) Windows
5 19 (50.00%) Bash Shell
6 16 (42.11%) Puppet
7 15 (39.47%) Docker
7 15 (39.47%) OpenShift
7 15 (39.47%) Artifactory
8 14 (36.84%) Jenkins
8 14 (36.84%) Kubernetes
8 14 (36.84%) Apache
9 13 (34.21%) Scrum
9 13 (34.21%) DevOps
10 12 (31.58%) DNS
11 11 (28.95%) Python
11 11 (28.95%) Unix
11 11 (28.95%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (28.95%) nginx
11 11 (28.95%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (26.32%) GitLab
12 10 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (26.32%) Banking
12 10 (26.32%) VMware
12 10 (26.32%) LDAP
12 10 (26.32%) Solaris
12 10 (26.32%) Firewall
13 9 (23.68%) Tomcat

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 14 (36.84%) Apache
2 11 (28.95%) nginx
3 9 (23.68%) Tomcat
4 5 (13.16%) IIS
5 1 (2.63%) Confluence
5 1 (2.63%) JBoss
5 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 15 (39.47%) OpenShift
2 10 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (23.68%) PaaS
4 6 (15.79%) IaaS
5 4 (10.53%) Datadog
6 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (5.26%) SaaS
8 1 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (2.63%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
8 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) DNS
2 10 (26.32%) Firewall
3 8 (21.05%) DSL
3 8 (21.05%) SSL
4 4 (10.53%) SAN
5 3 (7.89%) DHCP
5 3 (7.89%) LAN
5 3 (7.89%) WAN
6 2 (5.26%) BGP
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (5.26%) EIGRP
6 2 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (5.26%) OSPF
6 2 (5.26%) SNMP
6 2 (5.26%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.26%) VLAN
6 2 (5.26%) VPN
6 2 (5.26%) VXLAN
7 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) InfluxDB
3 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.26%) MySQL
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.63%) Informix
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) Artifactory
2 14 (36.84%) Jenkins
3 10 (26.32%) GitLab
4 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
5 7 (18.42%) Bitbucket
5 7 (18.42%) IBM UrbanCode
5 7 (18.42%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (18.42%) TeamCity
6 4 (10.53%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.26%) Selenium
7 2 (5.26%) Zephyr
8 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 10 (26.32%) Banking
2 8 (21.05%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Platform Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Administrator
2 6 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Build Automation Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Build Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) DBA
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) AWS Architect
6 1 (2.63%) PowerShell Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Solaris Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) LDAP
2 5 (13.16%) .NET
3 4 (10.53%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (7.89%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (5.26%) Web Services
6 1 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (15.79%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.26%) Clustering
3 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (52.63%) Windows
3 11 (28.95%) Unix
4 10 (26.32%) Solaris
5 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
6 4 (10.53%) Ubuntu
7 3 (7.89%) CentOS
8 2 (5.26%) AIX
8 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.63%) HPUX
9 1 (2.63%) VMS
9 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (52.63%) Kanban
3 13 (34.21%) DevOps
3 13 (34.21%) Scrum
4 11 (28.95%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (18.42%) Business Transformation
6 7 (18.42%) Patch Management
7 6 (15.79%) Change Control
7 6 (15.79%) Virtual Environments
7 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
8 5 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (10.53%) Analytics
9 4 (10.53%) Build Automation
9 4 (10.53%) Load Balancing
10 3 (7.89%) ITIL
11 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
11 2 (5.26%) Data Security
11 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (5.26%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 11 (28.95%) Python
3 7 (18.42%) Go
4 3 (7.89%) Java
4 3 (7.89%) Perl
4 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.26%) SQL
6 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) GDPR
2 1 (2.63%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) Docker
2 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
4 4 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (10.53%) VMware NSX
5 3 (7.89%) NFS
5 3 (7.89%) vSphere
6 2 (5.26%) iptables
7 1 (2.63%) Firmware
7 1 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (71.05%) Ansible
2 16 (42.11%) Puppet
3 14 (36.84%) Kubernetes
4 9 (23.68%) Red Hat Satellite
5 8 (21.05%) Oracle ZFS
5 8 (21.05%) Prometheus
5 8 (21.05%) SELinux
6 6 (15.79%) Xymon
7 4 (10.53%) Nagios
7 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (7.89%) Terraform
8 3 (7.89%) vCenter Server
9 2 (5.26%) Grafana
9 2 (5.26%) HAProxy
9 2 (5.26%) SCOM
10 1 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (2.63%) PowerCLI
10 1 (2.63%) SCCM
10 1 (2.63%) vMotion
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) Red Hat
2 10 (26.32%) VMware
3 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.16%) Oracle
5 4 (10.53%) AppDynamics
5 4 (10.53%) New Relic
5 4 (10.53%) Splunk
6 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco
6 2 (5.26%) F5
6 2 (5.26%) Google
6 2 (5.26%) HP
6 2 (5.26%) IBM
6 2 (5.26%) Micro Focus
6 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.63%) Citrix
7 1 (2.63%) Dell
7 1 (2.63%) EMC
7 1 (2.63%) NetApp
7 1 (2.63%) Veritas