Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 24 November 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 118 121
Rank change year-on-year +63 +3 -6
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 161 66 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.20% 1.53% 1.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.16% 6.49% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 31 41
Scotland median daily rate £488 £413 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +13.01% -8.48%
10th Percentile £314 £280 £313
90th Percentile £600 £500 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Scotland median hourly rate - £35.50 £29.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +21.70% -
UK median hourly rate £36.25 £25.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year +40.78% -23.13% -33.00%

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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 996 1017 1204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.77% 23.57% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 569 595
Scotland median daily rate £388 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -7.14% +5.26%
10th Percentile £152 £166 £163
90th Percentile £550 £450 £474
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 40 41
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £18.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.85% -3.95% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.54 £12.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £28.73 £43.45 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.29 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.43% -1.27% +4.76%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Scotland

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Scotland

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Scotland

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Scotland

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +65 128 £475 +11.76% 2
Glasgow -6 29 £500 +25.00% 4
South Lanarkshire - 2 £500 -
South Ayrshire +3 1 £225 -5.26%
West Lothian - 1 - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 161 (100.00%) Linux
2 74 (45.96%) Finance
3 65 (40.37%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (39.13%) Puppet
5 58 (36.02%) Jenkins
6 55 (34.16%) Java
7 53 (32.92%) Windows
7 53 (32.92%) Ansible
8 52 (32.30%) Red Hat
9 50 (31.06%) Configuration Management
9 50 (31.06%) DevOps
10 49 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
11 43 (26.71%) VMware
11 43 (26.71%) RESTful
12 42 (26.09%) Git (software)
13 39 (24.22%) Web Services
14 38 (23.60%) Spring
15 37 (22.98%) Python
15 37 (22.98%) Microsoft
15 37 (22.98%) Firewall
16 35 (21.74%) GitLab
17 34 (21.12%) Windows Server
17 34 (21.12%) PowerShell
18 33 (20.50%) Opscode Chef
19 32 (19.88%) Perl
20 31 (19.25%) SQL
21 30 (18.63%) Oracle
21 30 (18.63%) Windows Server 2008
21 30 (18.63%) Windows Server 2012
22 29 (18.01%) Microsoft Azure

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (12.42%) JBoss
2 18 (11.18%) IIS
3 16 (9.94%) Tomcat
4 12 (7.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (6.83%) Apache
6 9 (5.59%) WebSphere
7 7 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (3.73%) Confluence
9 4 (2.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (1.86%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.62%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.62%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.62%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (9.32%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 29 (18.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (16.15%) GitHub
3 21 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (11.80%) OpenShift
5 9 (5.59%) PaaS
6 7 (4.35%) IaaS
7 5 (3.11%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.86%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (22.98%) Firewall
2 16 (9.94%) SAN
3 14 (8.70%) Internet
4 13 (8.07%) DNS
5 9 (5.59%) LDAP
6 8 (4.97%) TCP/IP
7 7 (4.35%) VPN
8 6 (3.73%) BIG-IP
8 6 (3.73%) NetScaler
9 4 (2.48%) HTTP
9 4 (2.48%) Intranet
9 4 (2.48%) LAN
9 4 (2.48%) WAN
10 3 (1.86%) DHCP
10 3 (1.86%) Skype
10 3 (1.86%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (1.86%) SSL
11 2 (1.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 2 (1.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (1.24%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.48%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.86%) DB2
3 3 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.62%) MySQL
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.62%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 58 (36.02%) Jenkins
2 42 (26.09%) Git (software)
3 35 (21.74%) GitLab
4 26 (16.15%) Cucumber
4 26 (16.15%) Mockito
5 17 (10.56%) Maven
6 14 (8.70%) Artifactory
7 6 (3.73%) Ant
7 6 (3.73%) JIRA
7 6 (3.73%) Subversion
8 5 (3.11%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.48%) Selenium
9 4 (2.48%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.86%) FishEye
10 3 (1.86%) Gradle
10 3 (1.86%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (1.86%) Vagrant
11 2 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.24%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.62%) Bitbucket
General
1 74 (45.96%) Finance
2 23 (14.29%) Banking
3 15 (9.32%) Law
4 9 (5.59%) Publishing
5 6 (3.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (20.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (12.42%) Java Engineer
3 19 (11.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (9.32%) Consultant
4 15 (9.32%) Developer
5 12 (7.45%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (6.83%) Java Developer
7 10 (6.21%) Analyst
7 10 (6.21%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (4.35%) Administrator
8 7 (4.35%) Java Consultant
8 7 (4.35%) Security Specialist
8 7 (4.35%) Software Engineer
9 6 (3.73%) IT Security Specialist
9 6 (3.73%) Platform Engineer
9 6 (3.73%) Senior Java Engineer
9 6 (3.73%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (3.73%) Software Consultant
10 5 (3.11%) Linux Consultant
10 5 (3.11%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (26.71%) RESTful
2 39 (24.22%) Web Services
3 38 (23.60%) Spring
4 26 (16.15%) JMX
4 26 (16.15%) JSON
5 13 (8.07%) HTML
5 13 (8.07%) REST
6 11 (6.83%) .NET
6 11 (6.83%) Middleware
7 9 (5.59%) Java EE
8 8 (4.97%) XML
9 7 (4.35%) Ajax
9 7 (4.35%) jQuery
9 7 (4.35%) SOAP
9 7 (4.35%) XSLT
10 6 (3.73%) AngularJS
11 5 (3.11%) EJB
11 5 (3.11%) EJB 3.0
11 5 (3.11%) Hibernate
11 5 (3.11%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.15%) Computer Science
2 14 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 13 (8.07%) Virtual Team
4 11 (6.83%) PKI
5 9 (5.59%) Public Cloud
6 8 (4.97%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (4.35%) DataPower
7 7 (4.35%) Private Cloud
8 6 (3.73%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 5 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (3.11%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.86%) Replication
11 2 (1.24%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (0.62%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.62%) Clustering
12 1 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.62%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 161 (100.00%) Linux
2 53 (32.92%) Windows
3 34 (21.12%) Windows Server
4 30 (18.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (18.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (14.29%) Unix
6 13 (8.07%) CentOS
7 9 (5.59%) Solaris
8 8 (4.97%) AIX
9 4 (2.48%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.24%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.62%) Tru64
11 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (40.37%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (31.06%) Configuration Management
2 50 (31.06%) DevOps
3 49 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (16.77%) Scrum
5 25 (15.53%) SOA
6 24 (14.91%) Software Engineering
7 23 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 20 (12.42%) High Availability
9 19 (11.80%) Microservices
10 17 (10.56%) ITIL
11 16 (9.94%) Task Automation
12 14 (8.70%) Mentoring
12 14 (8.70%) Risk Management
12 14 (8.70%) Validation
12 14 (8.70%) Web Development
13 13 (8.07%) Project Management
13 13 (8.07%) Test Automation
14 12 (7.45%) TDD
15 11 (6.83%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 55 (34.16%) Java
2 37 (22.98%) Python
3 34 (21.12%) PowerShell
4 32 (19.88%) Perl
5 31 (19.25%) SQL
6 23 (14.29%) Ruby
7 20 (12.42%) JavaScript
8 14 (8.70%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.35%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.48%) C#
10 4 (2.48%) C++
10 4 (2.48%) Go
11 1 (0.62%) C
11 1 (0.62%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (14.91%) Degree
2 19 (11.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.73%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.11%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.48%) CCNP
5 4 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.24%) CCNA
7 2 (1.24%) MCSA
8 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.94%) GDPR
2 13 (8.07%) Disclosure Scotland
2 13 (8.07%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.86%) QA
4 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.62%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (18.01%) Active Directory
2 23 (14.29%) Docker
3 22 (13.66%) vSphere
4 14 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (5.59%) VMware NSX
6 6 (3.73%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (1.86%) NFS
9 2 (1.24%) Squid
9 2 (1.24%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.24%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.62%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.62%) RHEV
10 1 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 63 (39.13%) Puppet
2 53 (32.92%) Ansible
3 33 (20.50%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (10.56%) Kubernetes
5 12 (7.45%) SCCM
6 10 (6.21%) IBM BigFix
6 10 (6.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (4.97%) SELinux
8 7 (4.35%) Nagios
9 6 (3.73%) Packer
10 5 (3.11%) Rundeck
10 5 (3.11%) SCOM
11 4 (2.48%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (2.48%) Red Hat Satellite
11 4 (2.48%) WMI
12 3 (1.86%) Control-M
12 3 (1.86%) Netcool
12 3 (1.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 2 (1.24%) WSUS
13 2 (1.24%) Xymon
Vendors
1 52 (32.30%) Red Hat
2 43 (26.71%) VMware
3 37 (22.98%) Microsoft
4 30 (18.63%) Oracle
5 18 (11.18%) IBM
6 12 (7.45%) Dell
6 12 (7.45%) Symantec
7 11 (6.83%) Citrix
7 11 (6.83%) HP
8 9 (5.59%) EMC
9 8 (4.97%) Cisco
9 8 (4.97%) F5
9 8 (4.97%) Splunk
10 4 (2.48%) Adobe
10 4 (2.48%) Black Duck
10 4 (2.48%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.48%) CyberArk
10 4 (2.48%) Imperva
10 4 (2.48%) Perforce
11 3 (1.86%) Google