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 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)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 84 101
Rank change year-on-year +29 +17  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 53 47 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.02% 1.81% 0.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.22% 8.08% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 12
Median daily rate £400 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £350 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £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 2
Median hourly rate - - £29.09
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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 401 582 591
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 22.84% 22.44% 20.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 326 319
Median daily rate £390 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +17.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 26
Median hourly rate £16.68 £16.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.25% -44.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £12.65 £12.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £48.80 £62.00
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 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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +12 26 £450 +7.14% 5
Glasgow +22 23 £400 +14.28% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 2 - - 1
Renfrewshire - 1 £340 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 68 (100.00%) Linux
2 48 (70.59%) Red Hat
3 39 (57.35%) VMware
4 26 (38.24%) Unix
5 24 (35.29%) Ansible
6 23 (33.82%) AIX
7 22 (32.35%) EMC
8 20 (29.41%) DevOps
9 17 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (23.53%) IBM
11 15 (22.06%) Perl
11 15 (22.06%) Java
12 14 (20.59%) Shell Script
12 14 (20.59%) Finance
13 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (19.12%) EMC NetWorker
13 13 (19.12%) vSphere
14 12 (17.65%) Bash Shell
14 12 (17.65%) Solaris
15 11 (16.18%) Python
15 11 (16.18%) Banking
15 11 (16.18%) vRealize
16 10 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
16 10 (14.71%) Jenkins
16 10 (14.71%) Puppet
16 10 (14.71%) Cisco
17 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
17 9 (13.24%) SAN
17 9 (13.24%) Firewall
17 9 (13.24%) Docker

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 6 (8.82%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.41%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.94%) Apache
3 2 (2.94%) Confluence
3 2 (2.94%) IIS
3 2 (2.94%) JBoss
3 2 (2.94%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.47%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.47%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (11.76%) PaaS
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (4.41%) GitHub
4 3 (4.41%) IaaS
4 3 (4.41%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.47%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.47%) Bluemix
5 1 (1.47%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.47%) Route 53
5 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) Firewall
1 9 (13.24%) SAN
1 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.82%) Network Security
2 6 (8.82%) VXLAN
3 5 (7.35%) Internet
4 3 (4.41%) WAN
5 2 (2.94%) DNS
5 2 (2.94%) HTTP
5 2 (2.94%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.94%) LAN
5 2 (2.94%) LDAP
5 2 (2.94%) SSL
6 1 (1.47%) DHCP
6 1 (1.47%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.47%) Skype
6 1 (1.47%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) MySQL
1 4 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.88%) GitLab
3 3 (4.41%) Bitbucket
3 3 (4.41%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.41%) Maven
3 3 (4.41%) Mockito
4 2 (2.94%) Ant
4 2 (2.94%) JIRA
4 2 (2.94%) Subversion
5 1 (1.47%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (20.59%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Banking
3 6 (8.82%) Law
4 3 (4.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Publishing
5 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (16.18%) Administrator
3 7 (10.29%) Unix Administrator
4 6 (8.82%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.88%) AIX Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Consultant
6 4 (5.88%) Linux Specialist
6 4 (5.88%) Solaris Administrator
6 4 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (5.88%) Unix Scripter
7 3 (4.41%) Designer
7 3 (4.41%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Unix Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Unix Specialist
7 3 (4.41%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.41%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) RESTful
2 5 (7.35%) Spring
3 4 (5.88%) J2EE
3 4 (5.88%) Java EE
4 3 (4.41%) JSON
4 3 (4.41%) Middleware
4 3 (4.41%) Web Services
4 3 (4.41%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (2.94%) .NET
5 2 (2.94%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.94%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (2.94%) Node.js
6 1 (1.47%) LAMP
6 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.88%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.41%) EMC VNX
4 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.94%) DataPower
5 2 (2.94%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.47%) Fintech
6 1 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (38.24%) Unix
3 23 (33.82%) AIX
4 12 (17.65%) Solaris
5 8 (11.76%) Windows
6 5 (7.35%) Windows Server
7 4 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (5.88%) Tru64
8 3 (4.41%) Debian
9 1 (1.47%) Android
9 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.41%) DevOps
2 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.76%) Scrum
4 6 (8.82%) Software Testing
5 5 (7.35%) High Availability
5 5 (7.35%) Time Management
6 4 (5.88%) Change Control
6 4 (5.88%) ITIL
6 4 (5.88%) Mathematics
6 4 (5.88%) Open Source
7 3 (4.41%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (4.41%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (4.41%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 2 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.94%) Information Security
8 2 (2.94%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.94%) Microservices
8 2 (2.94%) Release Management
8 2 (2.94%) SOA
8 2 (2.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.06%) Java
1 15 (22.06%) Perl
2 14 (20.59%) Shell Script
3 12 (17.65%) Bash Shell
4 11 (16.18%) Python
5 8 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.82%) Ruby
7 4 (5.88%) SQL
8 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.94%) C#
9 2 (2.94%) C-shell
9 2 (2.94%) Korn
9 2 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (5.88%) VCAP
2 4 (5.88%) VCP6
3 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.94%) CISSP
4 2 (2.94%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.47%) ISO22301
System Software
1 17 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (19.12%) vSphere
3 9 (13.24%) Docker
4 4 (5.88%) NFS
4 4 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
5 3 (4.41%) Squid
5 3 (4.41%) SRDF
5 3 (4.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (2.94%) Apache Flume
7 1 (1.47%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.47%) PowerHA
7 1 (1.47%) Samba
7 1 (1.47%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (35.29%) Ansible
2 13 (19.12%) EMC NetWorker
3 11 (16.18%) vRealize
4 10 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (14.71%) Puppet
5 6 (8.82%) Red Hat Satellite
5 6 (8.82%) yum
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle ZFS
6 3 (4.41%) SCCM
6 3 (4.41%) SCOM
6 3 (4.41%) SELinux
7 2 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.47%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.47%) Mesos
8 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.47%) Simpana
8 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 48 (70.59%) Red Hat
2 39 (57.35%) VMware
3 22 (32.35%) EMC
4 16 (23.53%) IBM
5 10 (14.71%) Cisco
6 8 (11.76%) Oracle
7 6 (8.82%) HP
7 6 (8.82%) Sun
8 5 (7.35%) CommVault
8 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
8 5 (7.35%) NetApp
9 4 (5.88%) Veritas
10 3 (4.41%) ArcSight
10 3 (4.41%) Citrix
10 3 (4.41%) Symantec
10 3 (4.41%) Tripwire
11 1 (1.47%) Adobe
11 1 (1.47%) Dell
11 1 (1.47%) Splunk
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