The table below looks at the statistics for RHCE in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RHCE over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 553 571 571
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Contract jobs citing RHCE 76 35 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.071% 0.054%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 0.37% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 18 12
Median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £540 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £263 £348
% change year-on-year
+52.38% -24.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
RHCE
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10653 9545 9423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.28% 19.32% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6686 5552 5585
Median daily rate £405 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £543 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 352 472 479
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
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 England

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

RHCE Jobs Demand Trend in England

RHCE
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

RHCE Daily Rate Trend in England

RHCE
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

RHCE Daily Rate Histogram in England

RHCE
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RHCE across the England region.

RHCE Hourly Rate Trend in England

RHCE
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RHCE within the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 25 £458 -8.50% 5
North East - 16 £295 - 2
South West -9 12 £488 +21.87% 1
East of England +11 8 £500 +40.35%
North West - 8 £330 - 1
South East -15 5 £400 +67.53% 8
West Midlands - 2 £425 -
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RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for RHCE.

1 95 (98.96%) Linux
2 86 (89.58%) Red Hat
3 56 (58.33%) Puppet
4 54 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (34.38%) Oracle
6 32 (33.33%) ITIL
7 31 (32.29%) Apache
7 31 (32.29%) Configuration Management
8 30 (31.25%) Active Directory
9 29 (30.21%) Security Cleared
10 28 (29.17%) SAN
10 28 (29.17%) VMware
11 27 (28.13%) LAMP
11 27 (28.13%) HP
11 27 (28.13%) MySQL
11 27 (28.13%) RHCA
12 26 (27.08%) Unix
13 25 (26.04%) Perl
14 22 (22.92%) Windows
14 22 (22.92%) Tomcat
14 22 (22.92%) TCP/IP
15 21 (21.88%) DNS
15 21 (21.88%) Python
16 20 (20.83%) Service Delivery
16 20 (20.83%) CentOS
17 19 (19.79%) NFS
17 19 (19.79%) KVM
18 18 (18.75%) Solaris
18 18 (18.75%) Bash Shell
18 18 (18.75%) High Availability

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 31 (32.29%) Apache
2 22 (22.92%) Tomcat
3 17 (17.71%) OpenStack
4 8 (8.33%) JBoss
5 7 (7.29%) IIS
5 7 (7.29%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.17%) MS Office
2 4 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.29%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (29.17%) SAN
2 22 (22.92%) TCP/IP
3 21 (21.88%) DNS
4 12 (12.50%) LDAP
5 11 (11.46%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (8.33%) iSCSI
6 8 (8.33%) SSL
7 7 (7.29%) Internet
8 6 (6.25%) Firewall
8 6 (6.25%) LAN
8 6 (6.25%) NAS
8 6 (6.25%) WAN
9 4 (4.17%) DHCP
9 4 (4.17%) Kerberos
9 4 (4.17%) SSH
10 3 (3.13%) Wireshark
11 2 (2.08%) NetScaler
11 2 (2.08%) Network Security
11 2 (2.08%) tcpdump
11 2 (2.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (28.13%) MySQL
2 3 (3.13%) Big Data
2 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (12.50%) JIRA
2 8 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.25%) Subversion
4 2 (2.08%) Ant
4 2 (2.08%) GCC
4 2 (2.08%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.04%) Metasploit
5 1 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (13.54%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Banking
3 6 (6.25%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 44 (45.83%) Linux Engineer
2 28 (29.17%) Administrator
3 25 (26.04%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (9.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 9 (9.38%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (8.33%) Linux Support
6 8 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Designer
8 5 (5.21%) Senior Designer
9 4 (4.17%) Linux Specialist
9 4 (4.17%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 4 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) Analyst
10 3 (3.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (28.13%) LAMP
2 7 (7.29%) .NET
3 6 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 6 (6.25%) JSP
3 6 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (4.17%) JSON
4 4 (4.17%) WAMP
5 3 (3.13%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (2.08%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (2.08%) libvirt
6 2 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.67%) Clustering
2 12 (12.50%) Wiki
3 6 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 6 (6.25%) PMI
4 4 (4.17%) Derivative
4 4 (4.17%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (4.17%) HP Storage
4 4 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.13%) Ergonomics
5 3 (3.13%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.08%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.08%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (2.08%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.08%) Statistics
7 1 (1.04%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.04%) iPad
7 1 (1.04%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 95 (98.96%) Linux
2 54 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (27.08%) Unix
4 22 (22.92%) Windows
5 20 (20.83%) CentOS
6 18 (18.75%) Solaris
7 14 (14.58%) AIX
8 9 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (7.29%) Windows Server
10 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.04%) Android
12 1 (1.04%) Debian
12 1 (1.04%) Fedora
12 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.04%) SUSE
12 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (33.33%) ITIL
2 31 (32.29%) Configuration Management
3 20 (20.83%) Service Delivery
4 18 (18.75%) High Availability
5 15 (15.63%) Open Source
6 11 (11.46%) Dependency Management
7 10 (10.42%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (9.38%) Data Protection
9 8 (8.33%) Kernel Tuning
9 8 (8.33%) Migration
9 8 (8.33%) Project Management
10 7 (7.29%) Capacity Management
10 7 (7.29%) Compatibility Testing
10 7 (7.29%) DevOps
10 7 (7.29%) Load Balancing
10 7 (7.29%) PRINCE2
11 6 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (6.25%) Security Management
12 4 (4.17%) Business Continuity
12 4 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.04%) Perl
2 21 (21.88%) Python
3 18 (18.75%) Bash Shell
4 11 (11.46%) Java
5 9 (9.38%) PHP
6 5 (5.21%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.17%) C
8 3 (3.13%) Ruby
8 3 (3.13%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.04%) AWK
9 1 (1.04%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 29 (30.21%) Security Cleared
2 27 (28.13%) RHCA
3 17 (17.71%) SC Cleared
4 13 (13.54%) RHCSA
5 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (11.46%) CCNA
6 11 (11.46%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (9.38%) CCNP
8 8 (8.33%) MCITP
8 8 (8.33%) MCTS
9 6 (6.25%) DV Cleared
9 6 (6.25%) PMI Certification
10 5 (5.21%) MCSE
11 4 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (2.08%) OCP
12 2 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (1.04%) A+ Certification
13 1 (1.04%) CCIP
13 1 (1.04%) CISSP
13 1 (1.04%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.46%) SLA
2 6 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.13%) QA
4 2 (2.08%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.04%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 30 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 19 (19.79%) KVM
2 19 (19.79%) NFS
3 15 (15.63%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (13.54%) Oracle RAC
4 13 (13.54%) Samba
5 12 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (11.46%) iptables
7 7 (7.29%) UAG
8 5 (5.21%) Postfix
9 4 (4.17%) Ceph
9 4 (4.17%) Docker
9 4 (4.17%) Hyper-V
9 4 (4.17%) LXC
9 4 (4.17%) vCloud
10 3 (3.13%) vSphere
11 2 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (2.08%) XenApp
11 2 (2.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 56 (58.33%) Puppet
2 13 (13.54%) Nagios
3 12 (12.50%) Red Hat Satellite
4 10 (10.42%) EMC NetWorker
5 7 (7.29%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (6.25%) HAProxy
6 6 (6.25%) SCCM
7 4 (4.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 4 (4.17%) SCOM
7 4 (4.17%) SCOrch
8 3 (3.13%) Capistrano
9 2 (2.08%) Ansible
9 2 (2.08%) NetBackup
10 1 (1.04%) Cobbler
10 1 (1.04%) Nessus
10 1 (1.04%) OpenView
10 1 (1.04%) QRadar
10 1 (1.04%) Salt
10 1 (1.04%) SELinux
10 1 (1.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 86 (89.58%) Red Hat
2 33 (34.38%) Oracle
3 28 (29.17%) VMware
4 27 (28.13%) HP
5 17 (17.71%) Microsoft
6 16 (16.67%) EMC
7 13 (13.54%) IBM
8 12 (12.50%) NetApp
9 9 (9.38%) Citrix
10 8 (8.33%) Brocade
11 7 (7.29%) 3PAR
11 7 (7.29%) ArcSight
12 3 (3.13%) Cisco
12 3 (3.13%) Veritas
13 2 (2.08%) AppSense
13 2 (2.08%) SolarWinds
13 2 (2.08%) Splunk
14 1 (1.04%) Apple
14 1 (1.04%) CheckPoint
14 1 (1.04%) F5
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