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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 143 211 -
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -
Contract jobs citing RHCE 23 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.68% 0.084% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.92% 0.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 0
Median daily rate £450 £340 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
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
586 864 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.23% 14.60% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 632 637
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 19
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.98 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.23% -0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £12.50 £12.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.61 £38.64 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.11% +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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RHCE across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

RHCE Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (96.30%) Red Hat
3 21 (77.78%) RHCA
4 17 (62.96%) Migration
4 17 (62.96%) ITIL
4 17 (62.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (59.26%) Data Protection
5 16 (59.26%) Performance Tuning
5 16 (59.26%) Oracle
5 16 (59.26%) DNS
5 16 (59.26%) Banking
6 12 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (37.04%) Puppet
7 10 (37.04%) Unix
8 8 (29.63%) VMware
9 7 (25.93%) NFS
9 7 (25.93%) SAN
9 7 (25.93%) NetApp
10 6 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (18.52%) Finance
12 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
12 4 (14.81%) Nagios
12 4 (14.81%) HP
12 4 (14.81%) Windows
12 4 (14.81%) LDAP
12 4 (14.81%) High Availability
12 4 (14.81%) OpenStack
13 3 (11.11%) Dependency Management
13 3 (11.11%) ArcSight

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 4 (14.81%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (59.26%) DNS
2 7 (25.93%) SAN
3 6 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (14.81%) LDAP
5 3 (11.11%) Firewall
5 3 (11.11%) LAN
5 3 (11.11%) WAN
6 1 (3.70%) FTP
6 1 (3.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 16 (59.26%) Banking
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Administrator
2 14 (51.85%) Linux Administrator
3 12 (44.44%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 5 (18.52%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) DBA
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Linux Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Deployment Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Azure Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) SQL DBA
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (3.70%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Statistics
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
2 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (62.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (37.04%) Unix
4 4 (14.81%) Windows
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) ITIL
1 17 (62.96%) Migration
2 16 (59.26%) Data Protection
2 16 (59.26%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (14.81%) High Availability
4 3 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Dependency Management
4 3 (11.11%) Open Source
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.70%) Operations Management
5 1 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) PHP
1 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (77.78%) RHCA
2 12 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (11.11%) OCP
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) MCP
5 1 (3.70%) MCSA
5 1 (3.70%) MCSE
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) NFS
2 6 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.70%) Samba
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) Puppet
2 4 (14.81%) Nagios
3 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.70%) OpenView
4 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) Red Hat
2 16 (59.26%) Oracle
3 8 (29.63%) VMware
4 7 (25.93%) NetApp
5 4 (14.81%) HP
6 3 (11.11%) ArcSight
6 3 (11.11%) Citrix
7 1 (3.70%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.70%) Brocade
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.70%) Sun
7 1 (3.70%) Veritas