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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 198 208 201
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing RHCE 4 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.069% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.46% 0.77% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
Average daily rate
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£388 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £420 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £490 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £353
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.80%
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
877 1033 868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.07% 14.75% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 712 607
Average daily rate £420 £408 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 26
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.65 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% -28.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £40.00 £34.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

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 20 November 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 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) NFS
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) MCITP
2 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) LAMP
2 3 (60.00%) Replication
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 3 (60.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (60.00%) RHCT
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (60.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 2 (40.00%) Zimbra
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) VLAN
1 3 (60.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Replication
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) RHCT
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (60.00%) MCITP
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) NCDA
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) NFS
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) MIMEsweeper
1 3 (60.00%) MAILsweeper
1 3 (60.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (60.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) NetApp
1 3 (60.00%) Symantec
1 3 (60.00%) Sophos
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Veeam
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft