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 26 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 549 513 516
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +3
Contract jobs citing RHCE 25 47 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.099% 0.076%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.58% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 34 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £395 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £252 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £525 £425
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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10532 8091 8412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.54% 17.10% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6008 4645 4429
Average daily rate £391 £380 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% -0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £535 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 338 543
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.53
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.08%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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 -8 9 £400 -20.00% 10
South East -24 8 £356 +22.84% 4
North West - 5 £425 -
Yorkshire - 2 £420 -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
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RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 40 (85.11%) Linux
2 31 (65.96%) Red Hat
3 27 (57.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (44.68%) CCNA
4 21 (44.68%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (38.30%) ITIL
5 18 (38.30%) VMware
6 17 (36.17%) DNS
7 16 (34.04%) NFS
7 16 (34.04%) UNIX
7 16 (34.04%) Windows
8 15 (31.91%) Perl
8 15 (31.91%) Cisco
8 15 (31.91%) HP
8 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
9 13 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (25.53%) Citrix
10 12 (25.53%) Oracle
11 11 (23.40%) MySQL
11 11 (23.40%) Apache
11 11 (23.40%) Active Directory
11 11 (23.40%) EMC
11 11 (23.40%) IBM
11 11 (23.40%) Clustering
12 10 (21.28%) VMware ESX
12 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (21.28%) MCSE
12 10 (21.28%) MCITP
12 10 (21.28%) RHCSA
13 9 (19.15%) LAMP

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 (23.40%) Apache
2 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.51%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.51%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.26%) JBoss
4 2 (4.26%) Zimbra
5 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.13%) IIS
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.13%) IaaS
2 1 (2.13%) PaaS
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.17%) DNS
2 8 (17.02%) Firewall
2 8 (17.02%) SAN
3 7 (14.89%) WAN
4 5 (10.64%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (10.64%) Network Security
4 5 (10.64%) iSCSI
4 5 (10.64%) DHCP
4 5 (10.64%) SSL
5 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.38%) VLAN
6 3 (6.38%) SSH
6 3 (6.38%) VPN
6 3 (6.38%) LAN
6 3 (6.38%) FTP
6 3 (6.38%) DMZ
7 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.13%) SNMP
7 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) MySQL
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.26%) Redis
3 1 (2.13%) Big Data
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) StarTeam
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Banking
2 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) Games
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Administrator
1 13 (27.66%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (21.28%) Linux Administrator
3 9 (19.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (17.02%) Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Network Security Manager
5 5 (10.64%) Security Manager
5 5 (10.64%) Network Manager
5 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Project Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Project Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Service Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.26%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) LAMP
2 7 (14.89%) SOAP
3 2 (4.26%) Web Services
4 1 (2.13%) J2EE
4 1 (2.13%) JMS
4 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Clustering
2 8 (17.02%) Open Source
3 6 (12.77%) Mobile App
4 5 (10.64%) Replication
5 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
5 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.13%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (2.13%) Life Science
7 1 (2.13%) CMDB
7 1 (2.13%) PKI
7 1 (2.13%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 40 (85.11%) Linux
2 27 (57.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (34.04%) UNIX
3 16 (34.04%) Windows
4 8 (17.02%) Solaris
5 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (8.51%) Android
7 3 (6.38%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.38%) CentOS
7 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.38%) AIX
7 3 (6.38%) HPUX
7 3 (6.38%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
8 2 (4.26%) Scientific Linux
9 1 (2.13%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.13%) SUSE
9 1 (2.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) ITIL
2 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
3 5 (10.64%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.38%) Capacity Management
4 3 (6.38%) People Management
4 3 (6.38%) Migration
4 3 (6.38%) Change Management
5 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.26%) Data Security
5 2 (4.26%) Data Management
5 2 (4.26%) DevOps
5 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.13%) High Availability
6 1 (2.13%) Change Control
6 1 (2.13%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.13%) Coaching
6 1 (2.13%) Line Management
6 1 (2.13%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) Perl
2 8 (17.02%) Shell Script
3 7 (14.89%) Bash Shell
3 7 (14.89%) Python
3 7 (14.89%) SQL
4 6 (12.77%) Java
4 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
5 4 (8.51%) PHP
6 3 (6.38%) VBScript
6 3 (6.38%) VB
7 1 (2.13%) Ruby
7 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (44.68%) CCNA
1 21 (44.68%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (21.28%) MCSE
2 10 (21.28%) MCITP
2 10 (21.28%) RHCSA
3 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
3 7 (14.89%) RHCA
3 7 (14.89%) RHCT
4 6 (12.77%) CCNP
4 6 (12.77%) JNCIA
4 6 (12.77%) DV Cleared
5 5 (10.64%) MCTS
5 5 (10.64%) ACSP
5 5 (10.64%) MCDST
5 5 (10.64%) Degree
5 5 (10.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (10.64%) ACSA
5 5 (10.64%) MCSA
5 5 (10.64%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (34.04%) NFS
2 13 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (23.40%) Active Directory
4 10 (21.28%) VMware ESX
5 6 (12.77%) XenApp
5 6 (12.77%) vSphere
6 5 (10.64%) Postfix
7 4 (8.51%) Samba
8 3 (6.38%) vCloud
8 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
9 2 (4.26%) Terminal Services
9 2 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (4.26%) KVM
9 2 (4.26%) qmail
9 2 (4.26%) Sendmail
10 1 (2.13%) Firmware
10 1 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Backup Exec
1 6 (12.77%) Puppet
2 5 (10.64%) MIMEsweeper
2 5 (10.64%) MAILsweeper
3 4 (8.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (8.51%) SCCM
4 3 (6.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (6.38%) Ansible
4 3 (6.38%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (6.38%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.26%) Nagios
5 2 (4.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.26%) nmon
5 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.13%) SCOM
6 1 (2.13%) Cacti
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (2.13%) MOM
Vendors
1 31 (65.96%) Red Hat
2 18 (38.30%) VMware
3 15 (31.91%) Cisco
3 15 (31.91%) HP
3 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
4 12 (25.53%) Citrix
4 12 (25.53%) Oracle
5 11 (23.40%) EMC
5 11 (23.40%) IBM
6 7 (14.89%) NetApp
7 6 (12.77%) Juniper
7 6 (12.77%) Sun
7 6 (12.77%) Redknee
8 5 (10.64%) Apple
9 4 (8.51%) Veritas
10 3 (6.38%) Nimsoft
10 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds
10 3 (6.38%) Avaya
10 3 (6.38%) Symantec
10 3 (6.38%) Sophos
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