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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 199 226 217
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -9
Contract jobs citing RHCE 1 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.068% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.45% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 8
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£270 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.47% +9.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £341
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
906 1112 1057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.38% 15.11% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 777 699
Average daily rate £448 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 39 38
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.69 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% +29.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.74 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

RHCE
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RHCE across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) Games
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) NFS
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (25.00%) Zimbra
4 1 (25.00%) Scientific Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Zimbra
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Games
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam
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