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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 54 42 33
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Contract jobs citing RHCE 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.86% 0.98% 1.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.80% 5.71% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£356 £295 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.76% -10.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £334 £328
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +1.90%
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
69 70 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.87% 17.07% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 41 25
Average daily rate £330 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 10
Average hourly rate £41.75 £40.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +97.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £20.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £47.50 £38.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -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 13 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) RHCA
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Market Research
2 3 (75.00%) Statistics
2 3 (75.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (100.00%) Administrator
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Security
1 3 (75.00%) Market Research
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) RHCA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat