The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 206 195 214
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Contract jobs citing RHCE 4 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.062% 0.081% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.50% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Average daily rate £433 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.13% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £324 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £550
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1180 992 1079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.25% 15.97% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 640 649
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 33 37
Average hourly rate £22.00 £48.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.87% +143.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
RHCE
London

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 17 April 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Puppet
3 5 (55.56%) Middleware
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) JBoss
4 4 (44.44%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) CESG
5 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (33.33%) Big Data
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 3 (33.33%) Perl
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (33.33%) UNIX
5 3 (33.33%) Solaris
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) Data Management
6 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
6 2 (22.22%) SSH
6 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
6 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 2 (22.22%) Clustering
6 2 (22.22%) Games
6 2 (22.22%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
1 2 (22.22%) OpenStack
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) PaaS
1 2 (22.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) SSH
2 2 (22.22%) FTP
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 3 (33.33%) Big Data
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Hudson
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Games
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Linux Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) CESG
2 2 (22.22%) Firmware
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Data Management
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Perl
1 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) NFS
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) Puppet
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (44.44%) JBoss
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) IBM