The table below looks at the statistics for RHCE in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RHCE over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 159 200 213
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +13
Contract jobs citing RHCE 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.018% 0.047%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.35% 0.12% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Median daily rate £475 £600 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +41.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £269 £400
% change year-on-year
+58.13% -32.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
RHCE
London

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

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
518 836 1149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.83% 14.93% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 626 809
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £205 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 19
Median hourly rate £21.78 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £14.90 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £89.00 £34.80 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

RHCE
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing RHCE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

RHCE Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

RHCE
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

RHCE Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RHCE 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 City of London region with a requirement for RHCE.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
1 7 (100.00%) NFS
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
1 7 (100.00%) NetApp
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) RHCA
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
2 6 (85.71%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (85.71%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (57.14%) Nagios
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) LDAP
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Compatibility Testing
4 3 (42.86%) ArcSight
4 3 (42.86%) Open Source
4 3 (42.86%) OpenStack
4 3 (42.86%) Dependency Management
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) Financial Institution
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) Samba

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (42.86%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
2 6 (85.71%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (57.14%) LDAP
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Unix Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Unix Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Compatibility Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Dependency Management
1 3 (42.86%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) RHCA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) NFS
2 6 (85.71%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Samba
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
2 4 (57.14%) Nagios
3 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 1 (14.29%) OpenView
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) NetApp
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) ArcSight
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
4 1 (14.29%) Brocade
4 1 (14.29%) Sun
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas