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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 79 105
Rank change year-on-year +18 +26  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 59 75 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.73% 2.55% 0.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.75% 9.43% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 13
Median daily rate £425 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £350 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £29.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +23.41%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.75 £35.75
% change year-on-year - +2.79%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 502 795 579
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 23.19% 27.05% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 406 280
Median daily rate £375 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.69% +6.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £230 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 44
Median hourly rate £15.50 £36.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.94% +111.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £16.16
% change year-on-year -8.66% +5.01%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +17 38 £425 - 2
Glasgow +2 18 £425 +12.58% 5
West Dunbartonshire - 2 - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Linux
2 68 (64.15%) Red Hat
3 58 (54.72%) VMware
4 45 (42.45%) Ansible
5 42 (39.62%) DevOps
6 41 (38.68%) AIX
7 39 (36.79%) Unix
8 32 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (29.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 31 (29.25%) Python
10 30 (28.30%) EMC
11 29 (27.36%) Bash Shell
11 29 (27.36%) Docker
12 26 (24.53%) Shell Script
13 25 (23.58%) Java
14 24 (22.64%) Puppet
15 22 (20.75%) OpenShift
15 22 (20.75%) Jenkins
15 22 (20.75%) Finance
16 21 (19.81%) EMC NetWorker
17 19 (17.92%) Scrum
17 19 (17.92%) Perl
18 18 (16.98%) IBM
19 17 (16.04%) Opscode Chef
19 17 (16.04%) GitLab
19 17 (16.04%) Kubernetes
20 15 (14.15%) Windows
20 15 (14.15%) Solaris
20 15 (14.15%) Firewall
21 14 (13.21%) Banking

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 9 (8.49%) WebSphere
2 7 (6.60%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (3.77%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (2.83%) Apache
4 3 (2.83%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (1.89%) Confluence
5 2 (1.89%) IIS
5 2 (1.89%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.89%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.89%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.94%) JBoss
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.94%) SAS
6 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 22 (20.75%) OpenShift
2 13 (12.26%) PaaS
3 10 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (3.77%) GitHub
6 3 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.89%) IaaS
8 1 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.94%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.94%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.94%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.94%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.15%) Firewall
2 13 (12.26%) SAN
3 9 (8.49%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.66%) Network Security
4 6 (5.66%) VXLAN
5 4 (3.77%) HTTP
5 4 (3.77%) HTTPS
5 4 (3.77%) SSL
6 3 (2.83%) Internet
6 3 (2.83%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (1.89%) DNS
7 2 (1.89%) LDAP
7 2 (1.89%) Skype
7 2 (1.89%) VPN
7 2 (1.89%) VSAN
8 1 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.94%) DHCP
8 1 (0.94%) DSL
8 1 (0.94%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (4.72%) MySQL
2 5 (4.72%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (2.83%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (0.94%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (20.75%) Jenkins
2 17 (16.04%) GitLab
3 11 (10.38%) Artifactory
4 5 (4.72%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.72%) Selenium
5 4 (3.77%) Bitbucket
5 4 (3.77%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.77%) Mockito
6 3 (2.83%) IBM UrbanCode
6 3 (2.83%) Maven
7 2 (1.89%) Ant
7 2 (1.89%) JIRA
8 1 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.94%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.94%) Subversion
General
1 22 (20.75%) Finance
2 14 (13.21%) Banking
3 8 (7.55%) Law
4 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.94%) Legal
5 1 (0.94%) Publishing
5 1 (0.94%) Retail
5 1 (0.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (22.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (11.32%) Linux Specialist
3 9 (8.49%) Consultant
4 7 (6.60%) Administrator
4 7 (6.60%) Automation Engineer
4 7 (6.60%) Technical Specialist
4 7 (6.60%) Unix Specialist
5 6 (5.66%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (4.72%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (3.77%) AIX Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) Designer
7 4 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (2.83%) Build Engineer
8 3 (2.83%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (2.83%) Linux Consultant
8 3 (2.83%) Unix Consultant
8 3 (2.83%) Unix Engineer
8 3 (2.83%) VMware Consultant
8 3 (2.83%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.55%) RESTful
2 7 (6.60%) J2EE
3 5 (4.72%) Java EE
3 5 (4.72%) Spring
3 5 (4.72%) Web Services
4 4 (3.77%) JSON
5 3 (2.83%) .NET
5 3 (2.83%) Middleware
5 3 (2.83%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.89%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.89%) Node.js
6 2 (1.89%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.94%) EJB 3.0
7 1 (0.94%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.94%) JPA
7 1 (0.94%) LAMP
7 1 (0.94%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (0.94%) REST
7 1 (0.94%) Sensu
7 1 (0.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (12.26%) Private Cloud
2 10 (9.43%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 8 (7.55%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.77%) DataPower
5 3 (2.83%) Replication
6 2 (1.89%) Clustering
6 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.89%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.89%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.94%) Fintech
7 1 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 106 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (38.68%) AIX
3 39 (36.79%) Unix
4 15 (14.15%) Solaris
4 15 (14.15%) Windows
5 8 (7.55%) Tru64
5 8 (7.55%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.77%) Debian
7 2 (1.89%) CentOS
7 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.94%) Android
8 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (39.62%) DevOps
2 32 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (17.92%) Scrum
4 11 (10.38%) Build Automation
4 11 (10.38%) Kanban
5 10 (9.43%) Time Management
6 8 (7.55%) Performance Analysis
7 7 (6.60%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (6.60%) High Availability
7 7 (6.60%) ITIL
8 6 (5.66%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 6 (5.66%) Migration
8 6 (5.66%) Software Testing
9 5 (4.72%) Change Control
9 5 (4.72%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (4.72%) Patch Management
9 5 (4.72%) Virtual Environments
10 4 (3.77%) Information Security
10 4 (3.77%) Mathematics
11 3 (2.83%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (29.25%) Python
2 29 (27.36%) Bash Shell
3 26 (24.53%) Shell Script
4 25 (23.58%) Java
5 19 (17.92%) Perl
6 10 (9.43%) Ruby
7 9 (8.49%) JavaScript
8 8 (7.55%) Go
9 7 (6.60%) SQL
10 3 (2.83%) Korn
10 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.89%) C
11 2 (1.89%) C#
11 2 (1.89%) C-shell
11 2 (1.89%) PHP
11 2 (1.89%) VBScript
12 1 (0.94%) COBOL
12 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.77%) VCAP
2 4 (3.77%) VCP6
3 2 (1.89%) CCNA
3 2 (1.89%) CCNP
3 2 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.89%) CISSP
3 2 (1.89%) MCSA
3 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.89%) SANS
4 1 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.89%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.94%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (29.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (27.36%) Docker
3 10 (9.43%) vSphere
4 8 (7.55%) Active Directory
4 8 (7.55%) Squid
4 8 (7.55%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.89%) Apache Flume
6 2 (1.89%) RHEV
6 2 (1.89%) SRDF
6 2 (1.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.89%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.94%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.94%) Samba
Systems Management
1 45 (42.45%) Ansible
2 24 (22.64%) Puppet
3 21 (19.81%) EMC NetWorker
4 17 (16.04%) Kubernetes
4 17 (16.04%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (13.21%) Red Hat Satellite
6 12 (11.32%) SELinux
6 12 (11.32%) vRealize
7 8 (7.55%) SCOM
7 8 (7.55%) vCenter Server
8 6 (5.66%) yum
9 5 (4.72%) Prometheus
9 5 (4.72%) Xymon
10 4 (3.77%) SCCM
11 3 (2.83%) Oracle ZFS
11 3 (2.83%) Rundeck
12 2 (1.89%) Control-M
12 2 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 2 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 68 (64.15%) Red Hat
2 58 (54.72%) VMware
3 30 (28.30%) EMC
4 18 (16.98%) IBM
5 11 (10.38%) Cisco
6 8 (7.55%) ArcSight
6 8 (7.55%) Microsoft
6 8 (7.55%) Oracle
6 8 (7.55%) Tripwire
7 5 (4.72%) Black Duck
7 5 (4.72%) HP
8 4 (3.77%) Citrix
8 4 (3.77%) Symantec
9 3 (2.83%) Veritas
10 2 (1.89%) Avaya
10 2 (1.89%) Dell
10 2 (1.89%) Splunk
10 2 (1.89%) Sun
11 1 (0.94%) F5
11 1 (0.94%) Veeam