The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 3 months to 28 March 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 53 65
Rank change year-on-year +22 +12  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 23 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.39% 1.03% 0.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.55% 5.22% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 5
Median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £330 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £362 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +7.78% +4.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £48.00 £31.09
% change year-on-year -42.70% +54.41%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 124 115 176
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 23.66% 19.83% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 78 117
Median daily rate £400 £301 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.11% -7.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £114 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £452 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -39.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Glasgow

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Glasgow

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Glasgow

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (77.78%) Red Hat
3 20 (74.07%) AIX
4 17 (62.96%) VMware
5 16 (59.26%) Unix
6 15 (55.56%) EMC
7 13 (48.15%) EMC NetWorker
8 11 (40.74%) Finance
9 10 (37.04%) Shell Script
10 9 (33.33%) Ansible
11 8 (29.63%) Firewall
11 8 (29.63%) IBM
11 8 (29.63%) Perl
12 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (22.22%) Network Security
13 6 (22.22%) Software Testing
13 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (22.22%) yum
13 6 (22.22%) Java
13 6 (22.22%) Python
13 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
13 6 (22.22%) Law
14 5 (18.52%) Solaris
14 5 (18.52%) Ruby
15 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
15 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
15 4 (14.81%) Time Management
15 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
15 4 (14.81%) SAN
15 4 (14.81%) Tru64

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
2 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (7.41%) Confluence
3 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (3.70%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (3.70%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (3.70%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Firewall
2 6 (22.22%) Network Security
2 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 4 (14.81%) SAN
4 2 (7.41%) HTTP
4 2 (7.41%) HTTPS
4 2 (7.41%) SSL
5 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Law
3 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (14.81%) AIX Engineer
1 4 (14.81%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (14.81%) Linux Specialist
2 3 (11.11%) Consultant
2 3 (11.11%) Designer
2 3 (11.11%) Unix Specialist
3 2 (7.41%) Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (7.41%) Unix Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
1 2 (7.41%) J2EE
1 2 (7.41%) Spring
1 2 (7.41%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.70%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (74.07%) AIX
3 16 (59.26%) Unix
4 5 (18.52%) Solaris
5 4 (14.81%) Tru64
6 3 (11.11%) Windows
7 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Software Testing
2 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
2 4 (14.81%) Time Management
3 3 (11.11%) DevOps
3 3 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Information Security
4 2 (7.41%) Microservices
5 1 (3.70%) BCP
5 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (3.70%) High Availability
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Shell Script
2 8 (29.63%) Perl
3 6 (22.22%) Java
3 6 (22.22%) Python
4 5 (18.52%) Ruby
5 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
6 3 (11.11%) SQL
7 2 (7.41%) C#
7 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
7 2 (7.41%) VBScript
8 1 (3.70%) C-shell
8 1 (3.70%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) CISSP
1 2 (7.41%) SANS
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) Squid
2 3 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) Apache Flume
4 1 (3.70%) Docker
4 1 (3.70%) PowerHA
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (48.15%) EMC NetWorker
2 9 (33.33%) Ansible
3 6 (22.22%) yum
4 3 (11.11%) SCOM
4 3 (11.11%) SELinux
5 2 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (7.41%) SCCM
6 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
6 1 (3.70%) Mesos
6 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
6 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (3.70%) Puppet
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Red Hat
2 17 (62.96%) VMware
3 15 (55.56%) EMC
4 8 (29.63%) IBM
5 3 (11.11%) ArcSight
5 3 (11.11%) Symantec
5 3 (11.11%) Tripwire
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle
7 1 (3.70%) Citrix
7 1 (3.70%) Dell
7 1 (3.70%) HP
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.70%) Veritas