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 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 543 518 467
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -51
Contract jobs citing RHCE 21 28 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.061% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.31% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 25
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£388 £450 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +34.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £409 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10269 8982 7524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.56% 19.63% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6018 4901 4040
Average daily rate £400 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 425 458
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -29.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.69 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

RHCE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RHCE across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RHCE within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -23 8 £388 -13.88% 11
South West - 8 £313 - 1
South East -27 5 - - 4
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
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RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 39 (84.78%) Linux
2 32 (69.57%) Red Hat
3 28 (60.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (47.83%) VMware
5 19 (41.30%) Oracle
5 19 (41.30%) Windows
6 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
7 17 (36.96%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (36.96%) CCNA
7 17 (36.96%) Perl
8 16 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (32.61%) RHCSA
9 15 (32.61%) Cisco
9 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
10 13 (28.26%) HP
10 13 (28.26%) ITIL
10 13 (28.26%) UNIX
10 13 (28.26%) RHCA
10 13 (28.26%) Shell Script
11 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
12 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (23.91%) Apache
13 10 (21.74%) MCSE
13 10 (21.74%) SQL
13 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (21.74%) Solaris
13 10 (21.74%) PowerShell
13 10 (21.74%) MCITP
13 10 (21.74%) Open Source

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 11 (23.91%) Apache
2 8 (17.39%) OpenStack
3 7 (15.22%) Tomcat
4 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
4 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (10.87%) JBoss
5 4 (8.70%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.52%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.17%) PaaS
3 1 (2.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 7 (15.22%) DNS
3 6 (13.04%) iSCSI
4 5 (10.87%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (10.87%) SAN
5 4 (8.70%) Firewall
5 4 (8.70%) WAN
5 4 (8.70%) Network Security
6 3 (6.52%) DHCP
6 3 (6.52%) VLAN
7 2 (4.35%) DMZ
7 2 (4.35%) HTTP
8 1 (2.17%) SNMP
8 1 (2.17%) FTP
8 1 (2.17%) SSL
8 1 (2.17%) VPN
8 1 (2.17%) SSH
8 1 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (2.17%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.35%) Redis
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) StarTeam
General
1 5 (10.87%) Retail
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Linux Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Administrator
3 9 (19.57%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (17.39%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (15.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Network Manager
6 5 (10.87%) Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Security Manager
6 5 (10.87%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Network Security Manager
7 4 (8.70%) Designer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Designer
7 4 (8.70%) Integration Manager
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Manager
8 3 (6.52%) UNIX Administrator
8 3 (6.52%) Integration Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) UNIX Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.35%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) LAMP
2 3 (6.52%) SOAP
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) JMS
3 1 (2.17%) Middleware
3 1 (2.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Open Source
2 7 (15.22%) Clustering
3 5 (10.87%) Replication
4 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.17%) CESG
6 1 (2.17%) Life Science
6 1 (2.17%) CMDB
6 1 (2.17%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 39 (84.78%) Linux
2 28 (60.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (41.30%) Windows
4 13 (28.26%) UNIX
5 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (21.74%) Solaris
7 7 (15.22%) Windows 7
7 7 (15.22%) Windows 8
7 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (15.22%) Windows XP
8 4 (8.70%) Android
9 3 (6.52%) HPUX
10 1 (2.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) ITIL
2 8 (17.39%) Configuration Management
3 5 (10.87%) Change Management
3 5 (10.87%) Incident Management
3 5 (10.87%) High Availability
4 4 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.52%) Coaching
5 3 (6.52%) People Management
5 3 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.52%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.35%) DevOps
7 1 (2.17%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.17%) Manual Testing
7 1 (2.17%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.17%) ITSM
7 1 (2.17%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.17%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) Perl
2 13 (28.26%) Shell Script
3 10 (21.74%) PowerShell
3 10 (21.74%) SQL
4 9 (19.57%) Bash Shell
5 7 (15.22%) VBScript
5 7 (15.22%) VB
6 6 (13.04%) Python
7 4 (8.70%) Ruby
8 2 (4.35%) PHP
8 2 (4.35%) Java
9 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (36.96%) CCNA
1 17 (36.96%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (32.61%) RHCSA
3 13 (28.26%) RHCA
4 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
5 10 (21.74%) MCITP
5 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (21.74%) MCSE
6 9 (19.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (17.39%) DV Cleared
8 6 (13.04%) RHCT
8 6 (13.04%) CCNP
9 5 (10.87%) CCIP
9 5 (10.87%) MCSA
9 5 (10.87%) CCDP
9 5 (10.87%) IBM Certification
9 5 (10.87%) ACSA
9 5 (10.87%) MCDST
9 5 (10.87%) MCTS
9 5 (10.87%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 16 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (19.57%) NFS
3 9 (19.57%) vSphere
4 7 (15.22%) Hyper-V
4 7 (15.22%) VMware ESX
5 6 (13.04%) Samba
5 6 (13.04%) XenApp
6 3 (6.52%) vCloud
6 3 (6.52%) Postfix
7 2 (4.35%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.35%) KVM
8 1 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (2.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 7 (15.22%) SCCM
2 5 (10.87%) Backup Exec
2 5 (10.87%) MIMEsweeper
2 5 (10.87%) MAILsweeper
2 5 (10.87%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (8.70%) Puppet
3 4 (8.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (6.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (6.52%) Ansible
5 2 (4.35%) CFEngine
6 1 (2.17%) Nagios
6 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.17%) BladeLogic
6 1 (2.17%) Cacti
Vendors
1 32 (69.57%) Red Hat
2 22 (47.83%) VMware
3 19 (41.30%) Oracle
4 15 (32.61%) Cisco
4 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
5 13 (28.26%) HP
6 9 (19.57%) IBM
7 8 (17.39%) Sun
7 8 (17.39%) Citrix
8 6 (13.04%) EMC
8 6 (13.04%) NetApp
9 5 (10.87%) Apple
10 4 (8.70%) Symantec
11 3 (6.52%) Sophos
11 3 (6.52%) Avaya
11 3 (6.52%) SolarWinds
11 3 (6.52%) Borland
12 2 (4.35%) Redknee
12 2 (4.35%) Brocade
12 2 (4.35%) Juniper
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