The table below looks at the statistics for RHCE in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RHCE over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 47 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing RHCE 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.83% 0.27% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.88% 1.49% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£295 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% +1.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £341
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
68 67 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.05% 17.96% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 30 33
Average daily rate £350 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £260 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 25
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -43.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £23.60 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

RHCE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RHCE across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

RHCE Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

RHCE
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RHCE across the Cambridge region.

RHCE Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing RHCE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RHCE.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
3 5 (62.50%) ERP
3 5 (62.50%) Apache
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) SAP
3 5 (62.50%) CentOS
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (50.00%) Perl
5 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) DHCP
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) EMC
5 3 (37.50%) OCP
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) PKI
5 3 (37.50%) EMC NetWorker

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing RHCE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RHCE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (25.00%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Senior UNIX Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (62.50%) CentOS
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ERP
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) OCP
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (25.00%) RHCA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
1 3 (37.50%) SCOM
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) SAP
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) EMC
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp