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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 560 537 468
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -69
Contract jobs citing RHCE 23 38 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.077% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.40% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 30
Average daily rate
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£369 £440 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.19% +35.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £400 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-34.37% +33.33%
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
9843 9579 7761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.48% 19.42% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5694 5398 4158
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £223 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £538 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 491 449
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £24.90
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -27.71%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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
South West - 10 £313 -
London -6 7 £413 -8.33% 5
South East -21 6 £238 -44.11% 4
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
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RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (57.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (55.26%) Red Hat
4 18 (47.37%) Oracle
4 18 (47.37%) Windows
5 17 (44.74%) Perl
6 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
6 16 (42.11%) Security Cleared
6 16 (42.11%) VMware
7 13 (34.21%) RHCA
7 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (31.58%) Shell Script
8 12 (31.58%) DV Cleared
9 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (28.95%) Solaris
9 11 (28.95%) Python
10 10 (26.32%) Cisco
11 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
11 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
11 9 (23.68%) Bash Shell
11 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (23.68%) RHCSA
12 8 (21.05%) OpenStack
12 8 (21.05%) Windows 8
12 8 (21.05%) Sun
12 8 (21.05%) Apache
12 8 (21.05%) UNIX
12 8 (21.05%) Samba
12 8 (21.05%) Windows 7

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 8 (21.05%) OpenStack
1 8 (21.05%) Apache
2 5 (13.16%) JBoss
3 4 (10.53%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (7.89%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.63%) PaaS
3 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.16%) HTTP
3 4 (10.53%) DNS
3 4 (10.53%) FTP
3 4 (10.53%) SSH
4 3 (7.89%) SMTP
4 3 (7.89%) HTTPS
5 2 (5.26%) SSL
5 2 (5.26%) LAN
5 2 (5.26%) Firewall
5 2 (5.26%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.63%) NAS
6 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.63%) SNMP
6 1 (2.63%) SAN
6 1 (2.63%) LDAP
6 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) MySQL
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) StarTeam
General
1 5 (13.16%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Administrator
2 11 (28.95%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (26.32%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (18.42%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (15.79%) Designer
5 6 (15.79%) Senior Designer
5 6 (15.79%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Manager
6 4 (10.53%) Integration Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
9 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (2.63%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.63%) UNIX Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 1 (2.63%) UNIX Consultant
9 1 (2.63%) Architect
9 1 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) LAMP
1 1 (2.63%) Middleware
1 1 (2.63%) J2EE
1 1 (2.63%) SOAP
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
1 1 (2.63%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Open Source
2 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) FMCG
4 1 (2.63%) CMDB
4 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.63%) CESG
4 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (57.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (47.37%) Windows
4 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (28.95%) Solaris
6 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (21.05%) Windows 8
7 8 (21.05%) UNIX
7 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
8 7 (18.42%) Windows XP
9 6 (15.79%) CentOS
10 4 (10.53%) Debian
11 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
11 1 (2.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
2 5 (13.16%) High Availability
3 4 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (10.53%) Change Management
4 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
4 3 (7.89%) Coaching
5 2 (5.26%) DevOps
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL
5 2 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.63%) ITSM
6 1 (2.63%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.63%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.63%) Information Security
6 1 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.63%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) Perl
2 12 (31.58%) Shell Script
3 11 (28.95%) Python
4 9 (23.68%) Bash Shell
5 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
5 7 (18.42%) SQL
5 7 (18.42%) VBScript
5 7 (18.42%) VB
6 4 (10.53%) Ruby
7 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 13 (34.21%) RHCA
3 12 (31.58%) DV Cleared
4 9 (23.68%) RHCSA
5 7 (18.42%) CCNA
5 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
7 4 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (5.26%) MCSE
8 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (2.63%) Degree
9 1 (2.63%) RHCT
9 1 (2.63%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (21.05%) Samba
4 7 (18.42%) Hyper-V
5 5 (13.16%) vSphere
5 5 (13.16%) Postfix
6 4 (10.53%) qmail
7 3 (7.89%) Terminal Services
7 3 (7.89%) SpamAssassin
8 2 (5.26%) NFS
9 1 (2.63%) XenApp
9 1 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
9 1 (2.63%) Firmware
9 1 (2.63%) KVM
9 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) SCCM
1 7 (18.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (13.16%) Puppet
2 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Satellite
2 5 (13.16%) SELinux
3 4 (10.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (5.26%) CFEngine
6 1 (2.63%) BladeLogic
6 1 (2.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Red Hat
2 18 (47.37%) Oracle
3 16 (42.11%) VMware
4 10 (26.32%) Cisco
5 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
6 8 (21.05%) Sun
7 3 (7.89%) Citrix
7 3 (7.89%) Borland
8 2 (5.26%) Brocade
9 1 (2.63%) Mercator
9 1 (2.63%) Symantec
9 1 (2.63%) IBM
9 1 (2.63%) BMC
9 1 (2.63%) NetApp
9 1 (2.63%) HP
9 1 (2.63%) Dell