Period
to 27 May 2020

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 27 May 2020 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
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 120 126 140
Rank change year-on-year +6 +14 -65
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 17 51 61
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Scotland 0.64% 1.18% 1.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.82% 5.21% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 42
Median daily rate £525 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -2.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £342 £363 £258
90th Percentile £571 £575 £573
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.70 - -
UK median hourly rate £40.70 £35.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year +16.29% -14.11% +48.18%

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 602 979 1,067
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 22.54% 22.56% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 535 669
Median daily rate £389 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.19% +3.47% -
10th Percentile £120 £120 £163
90th Percentile £525 £538 £500
UK median daily rate £425 £432 £425
% change year-on-year -1.56% +1.59% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 37 30
Median hourly rate £23.50 £15.86 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.17% +0.70% -7.35%
10th Percentile £12.80 £11.15 £10.75
90th Percentile £46.16 £44.50 £23.53
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Scotland.

Daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Scotland

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Scotland over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Scotland

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Scotland.

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 27 May 2020. 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
Glasgow +20 6 £488 -4.88%
Renfrewshire - 6 £525 -
Edinburgh +7 3 £700 +69.70%
South Lanarkshire - 2 £395 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (82.35%) Red Hat
3 10 (58.82%) Perl
3 10 (58.82%) Unix
4 8 (47.06%) DNS
5 7 (41.18%) Apache
5 7 (41.18%) ITIL
6 6 (35.29%) Python
6 6 (35.29%) WAN
6 6 (35.29%) Windows
6 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
6 6 (35.29%) SAN
6 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
6 6 (35.29%) Samba
6 6 (35.29%) Korn
6 6 (35.29%) iSCSI
6 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
6 6 (35.29%) C-shell
6 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
6 6 (35.29%) Ansible
6 6 (35.29%) DevOps
6 6 (35.29%) Server Management
7 5 (29.41%) Public Sector
7 5 (29.41%) Puppet
7 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
7 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
7 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
7 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
8 4 (23.53%) DHCP
9 3 (17.65%) Oracle

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 7 (41.18%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) JBoss
2 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Fuse
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) AWS
1 3 (17.65%) GitHub
2 2 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (11.76%) IaaS
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon ECS
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon EKS
3 1 (5.88%) Azure
3 1 (5.88%) OpenShift
3 1 (5.88%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) DNS
2 6 (35.29%) iSCSI
2 6 (35.29%) SAN
2 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
2 6 (35.29%) WAN
3 4 (23.53%) DHCP
4 2 (11.76%) IPsec
5 1 (5.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.88%) MariaDB
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
1 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (29.41%) Public Sector
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Administrator
2 2 (11.76%) Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Network Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Network Support
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Server Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Support Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Ajax
1 1 (5.88%) EJB
1 1 (5.88%) EJB 3.0
1 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
1 1 (5.88%) Java EE
1 1 (5.88%) JPA
1 1 (5.88%) jQuery
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) RESTful
1 1 (5.88%) Spring
1 1 (5.88%) Spring Boot
1 1 (5.88%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) PKI
1 2 (11.76%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) Unix
3 6 (35.29%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) Amazon Linux
4 3 (17.65%) CentOS
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.88%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) DevOps
2 6 (35.29%) Server Management
2 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (17.65%) High Availability
3 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Coaching
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure as Code
4 2 (11.76%) Open Source
4 2 (11.76%) Server Building
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Microservices
5 1 (5.88%) OWASP
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Perl
2 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
2 6 (35.29%) C-shell
2 6 (35.29%) Korn
2 6 (35.29%) Python
2 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.76%) C
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Samba
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Docker
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Ansible
2 5 (29.41%) Puppet
3 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (11.76%) Nagios
4 2 (11.76%) Salt
4 2 (11.76%) Terraform
5 1 (5.88%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
5 1 (5.88%) Packer
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Red Hat
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) SaltStack
4 1 (5.88%) VMware