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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 553 542 479
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -63
Contract jobs citing RHCE 37 26 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.076% 0.054% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 0.28% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 38
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £321 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £448 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £348 £300
% change year-on-year
-19.06% +15.83%
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
9097 9302 7795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.78% 19.32% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5300 5496 4195
Average daily rate £399 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 479 435
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -22.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.47 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 - 13 £400 - 1
London +3 12 £503 +18.23% 13
South East -3 7 £240 -25.00% 1
East of England +5 5 £356 -10.93%
RHCE
UK

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 54 (94.74%) Linux
2 34 (59.65%) Red Hat
3 26 (45.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (38.60%) Active Directory
4 22 (38.60%) Oracle
5 20 (35.09%) VMware
5 20 (35.09%) Perl
6 19 (33.33%) Windows
6 19 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 18 (31.58%) Solaris
7 18 (31.58%) Cisco
8 16 (28.07%) Puppet
9 15 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (26.32%) TCP/IP
9 15 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (24.56%) DV Cleared
11 13 (22.81%) RHCA
11 13 (22.81%) Sun
11 13 (22.81%) Python
11 13 (22.81%) UNIX
12 12 (21.05%) SC Cleared
12 12 (21.05%) Samba
12 12 (21.05%) Red Hat Satellite
13 10 (17.54%) Shell Script
14 9 (15.79%) Apache
14 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (15.79%) CentOS
15 8 (14.04%) Bash Shell
15 8 (14.04%) Data Centre
15 8 (14.04%) LAN

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (15.79%) Apache
2 7 (12.28%) OpenStack
3 5 (8.77%) JBoss
4 4 (7.02%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.51%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.75%) IaaS
4 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.32%) TCP/IP
2 8 (14.04%) LAN
3 6 (10.53%) WAN
3 6 (10.53%) FTP
3 6 (10.53%) HTTP
4 5 (8.77%) DNS
4 5 (8.77%) SSH
5 4 (7.02%) Firewall
5 4 (7.02%) HTTPS
5 4 (7.02%) SMTP
6 3 (5.26%) SSL
6 3 (5.26%) SAN
6 3 (5.26%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.51%) NAS
7 2 (3.51%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (3.51%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (3.51%) OpenFlow
7 2 (3.51%) Internet
7 2 (3.51%) LDAP
8 1 (1.75%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) StarTeam
2 2 (3.51%) Gerrit
2 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (8.77%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Retail
3 3 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.51%) Law
5 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Linux Engineer
2 21 (36.84%) Administrator
3 16 (28.07%) Linux Administrator
3 16 (28.07%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (19.30%) Designer
4 11 (19.30%) Senior Designer
4 11 (19.30%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 10 (17.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.77%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.77%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (3.51%) Integration Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Architect
8 1 (1.75%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.75%) Linux Specialist
8 1 (1.75%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 1 (1.75%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) REST
1 2 (3.51%) Web Services
2 1 (1.75%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) Statistics
3 3 (5.26%) Clustering
4 2 (3.51%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.51%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.75%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 54 (94.74%) Linux
2 26 (45.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (33.33%) Windows
4 18 (31.58%) Solaris
5 15 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (22.81%) UNIX
7 9 (15.79%) CentOS
8 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (10.53%) Windows 7
9 6 (10.53%) Windows 8
10 5 (8.77%) Debian
11 4 (7.02%) Windows XP
12 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
13 1 (1.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.04%) Configuration Management
2 7 (12.28%) Change Management
3 6 (10.53%) Open Source
4 5 (8.77%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (8.77%) Server Hardening
5 4 (7.02%) High Availability
5 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
5 4 (7.02%) Data Security
6 3 (5.26%) ITIL
6 3 (5.26%) Project Management
6 3 (5.26%) Market Research
7 2 (3.51%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.51%) DevOps
7 2 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.51%) Coaching
7 2 (3.51%) SDLC
7 2 (3.51%) MVC
7 2 (3.51%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.75%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.75%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.09%) Perl
2 13 (22.81%) Python
3 10 (17.54%) Shell Script
4 8 (14.04%) Bash Shell
5 6 (10.53%) Ruby
6 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.02%) SQL
6 4 (7.02%) VBScript
6 4 (7.02%) VB
7 2 (3.51%) Go
Qualifications
1 19 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (24.56%) DV Cleared
3 13 (22.81%) RHCA
4 12 (21.05%) SC Cleared
5 7 (12.28%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (10.53%) RHCSA
7 5 (8.77%) CCNA
8 4 (7.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (5.26%) MCSE
9 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (3.51%) LPIC
10 2 (3.51%) Degree
10 2 (3.51%) HP ASE
10 2 (3.51%) HP MASE
10 2 (3.51%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (3.51%) CCIE
10 2 (3.51%) CCNP
11 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.75%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
1 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (38.60%) Active Directory
2 12 (21.05%) Samba
3 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (12.28%) Postfix
5 5 (8.77%) qmail
5 5 (8.77%) vSphere
6 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
6 4 (7.02%) SpamAssassin
7 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.51%) Docker
7 2 (3.51%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.51%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.51%) NFS
8 1 (1.75%) Firmware
8 1 (1.75%) iptables
8 1 (1.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (28.07%) Puppet
2 12 (21.05%) Red Hat Satellite
3 7 (12.28%) SELinux
4 4 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (7.02%) SCCM
4 4 (7.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (5.26%) yum
6 2 (3.51%) ZABBIX
6 2 (3.51%) CFEngine
6 2 (3.51%) Vagrant
6 2 (3.51%) HAProxy
6 2 (3.51%) Ansible
6 2 (3.51%) Kubernetes
6 2 (3.51%) NetBackup
6 2 (3.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.75%) OpenView
7 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.75%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 34 (59.65%) Red Hat
2 22 (38.60%) Oracle
3 20 (35.09%) VMware
4 18 (31.58%) Cisco
5 13 (22.81%) Sun
6 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
7 5 (8.77%) HP
7 5 (8.77%) NetApp
8 4 (7.02%) Brocade
8 4 (7.02%) Citrix
9 2 (3.51%) F5
9 2 (3.51%) SaltStack
9 2 (3.51%) Juniper
9 2 (3.51%) Veritas
9 2 (3.51%) Borland
9 2 (3.51%) Dell
10 1 (1.75%) IBM
10 1 (1.75%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.75%) Tripwire
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