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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 540 504 475
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -29
Contract jobs citing RHCE 17 35 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.078% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.41% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 24 21
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£388 £488 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% +31.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £416 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +12.00%
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
9173 8436 7387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.12% 18.92% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5411 4650 3941
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 380 526
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.02 £40.00 £44.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

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
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 January 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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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 East -11 8 - - 4
London -4 7 £388 -22.50% 13
South West -19 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £388 -
East of England - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North West - - - - 2
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RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 36 (83.72%) Linux
2 29 (67.44%) Red Hat
3 24 (55.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (46.51%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (46.51%) CCNA
5 19 (44.19%) VMware
6 18 (41.86%) Windows
7 16 (37.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (34.88%) Active Directory
8 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
9 14 (32.56%) ITIL
9 14 (32.56%) UNIX
9 14 (32.56%) Oracle
10 13 (30.23%) HP
10 13 (30.23%) RHCA
10 13 (30.23%) RHCSA
11 12 (27.91%) Cisco
12 11 (25.58%) NFS
12 11 (25.58%) MySQL
12 11 (25.58%) Open Source
13 10 (23.26%) MCITP
13 10 (23.26%) PowerShell
13 10 (23.26%) MCSE
13 10 (23.26%) Perl
13 10 (23.26%) SQL
13 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (23.26%) Shell Script
14 9 (20.93%) Citrix
14 9 (20.93%) IBM
14 9 (20.93%) DNS

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (18.60%) OpenStack
2 7 (16.28%) Apache
3 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
3 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
5 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
6 2 (4.65%) Zimbra
7 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.98%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.33%) PaaS
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) DNS
2 5 (11.63%) SAN
2 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.63%) WAN
2 5 (11.63%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (11.63%) iSCSI
3 4 (9.30%) Network Security
3 4 (9.30%) Firewall
4 3 (6.98%) DHCP
4 3 (6.98%) VLAN
5 2 (4.65%) DMZ
5 2 (4.65%) SSL
6 1 (2.33%) SSH
6 1 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.33%) Internet
6 1 (2.33%) VPN
6 1 (2.33%) SNMP
6 1 (2.33%) FTP
6 1 (2.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) MySQL
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.65%) Redis
2 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) StarTeam
General
1 5 (11.63%) Retail
2 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Billing
4 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (13.95%) Administrator
2 6 (13.95%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (11.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (11.63%) Network Manager
3 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Security Manager
3 5 (11.63%) Network Security Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Integration Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) UNIX Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) LAMP
2 4 (9.30%) SOAP
3 2 (4.65%) Web Services
4 1 (2.33%) Middleware
4 1 (2.33%) J2EE
4 1 (2.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Open Source
2 7 (16.28%) Clustering
3 5 (11.63%) Replication
4 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.65%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.33%) CESG
6 1 (2.33%) Life Science
6 1 (2.33%) CMDB
6 1 (2.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 36 (83.72%) Linux
2 24 (55.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (41.86%) Windows
4 14 (32.56%) UNIX
5 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (16.28%) Windows XP
6 7 (16.28%) Windows 8
6 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
7 6 (13.95%) Solaris
8 4 (9.30%) Android
9 3 (6.98%) HPUX
10 2 (4.65%) Scientific Linux
11 1 (2.33%) Debian
11 1 (2.33%) AIX
11 1 (2.33%) CentOS
11 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) ITIL
2 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
3 5 (11.63%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.98%) Capacity Management
4 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
4 3 (6.98%) Coaching
4 3 (6.98%) People Management
5 2 (4.65%) Migration
5 2 (4.65%) Change Management
6 1 (2.33%) Data Management
6 1 (2.33%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.33%) Information Security
6 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.33%) ITSM
6 1 (2.33%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.33%) Project Management
6 1 (2.33%) High Availability
6 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) PowerShell
1 10 (23.26%) Perl
1 10 (23.26%) SQL
1 10 (23.26%) Shell Script
2 7 (16.28%) VBScript
2 7 (16.28%) VB
3 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
3 4 (9.30%) Python
4 3 (6.98%) Java
5 2 (4.65%) PHP
6 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (46.51%) Cisco Certification
1 20 (46.51%) CCNA
2 13 (30.23%) RHCA
2 13 (30.23%) RHCSA
3 10 (23.26%) MCITP
3 10 (23.26%) MCSE
3 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
5 8 (18.60%) DV Cleared
6 7 (16.28%) RHCT
7 6 (13.95%) CCNP
8 5 (11.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (11.63%) ACSA
8 5 (11.63%) IBM Certification
8 5 (11.63%) CCIP
8 5 (11.63%) CCDP
8 5 (11.63%) MCSA
8 5 (11.63%) ACSP
8 5 (11.63%) MCTS
8 5 (11.63%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (37.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (34.88%) Active Directory
3 11 (25.58%) NFS
4 8 (18.60%) VMware ESX
5 7 (16.28%) Hyper-V
6 6 (13.95%) XenApp
7 5 (11.63%) vSphere
8 3 (6.98%) Samba
8 3 (6.98%) vCloud
8 3 (6.98%) Postfix
9 2 (4.65%) KVM
9 2 (4.65%) Terminal Services
10 1 (2.33%) Firmware
10 1 (2.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 7 (16.28%) SCCM
2 5 (11.63%) Backup Exec
2 5 (11.63%) MIMEsweeper
2 5 (11.63%) MAILsweeper
3 4 (9.30%) Puppet
3 4 (9.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (6.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (6.98%) Ansible
5 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.33%) Nagios
6 1 (2.33%) Cacti
6 1 (2.33%) BladeLogic
6 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (67.44%) Red Hat
2 19 (44.19%) VMware
3 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
4 14 (32.56%) Oracle
5 13 (30.23%) HP
6 12 (27.91%) Cisco
7 9 (20.93%) Citrix
7 9 (20.93%) IBM
8 7 (16.28%) EMC
9 5 (11.63%) Apple
9 5 (11.63%) NetApp
10 4 (9.30%) Sun
10 4 (9.30%) Symantec
11 3 (6.98%) Redknee
11 3 (6.98%) Borland
11 3 (6.98%) Sophos
11 3 (6.98%) Juniper
11 3 (6.98%) Avaya
11 3 (6.98%) SolarWinds
12 2 (4.65%) Veeam
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