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 4 December 2016 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 572 590 592
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Contract jobs citing RHCE 36 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.053% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 0.26% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 18
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £425 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
RHCE
UK

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
9206 10445 10963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.13% 20.61% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5765 6371 6254
Median daily rate £420 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 507 497
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.45 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.27
% change year-on-year
- +50.56%

RHCE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing RHCE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RHCE within the England region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 20 £425 +8.28% 1
South East +23 4 £456 +9.93% 2
North East - 4 - -
South West +13 3 £300 - 1
North West +3 3 £169 -57.83% 4
West Midlands - 2 £325 -
RHCE
UK

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RHCE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for RHCE.

1 126 (97.67%) Linux
2 91 (70.54%) Red Hat
3 68 (52.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 65 (50.39%) ITIL
5 56 (43.41%) SAN
6 50 (38.76%) HP
7 49 (37.98%) KVM
8 48 (37.21%) Oracle
9 46 (35.66%) Puppet
10 41 (31.78%) VMware
10 41 (31.78%) Clustering
11 39 (30.23%) AIX
11 39 (30.23%) High Availability
12 38 (29.46%) Compliance Management
13 37 (28.68%) EMC
13 37 (28.68%) Service Delivery
14 34 (26.36%) Security Cleared
15 32 (24.81%) VMware Infrastructure
15 32 (24.81%) Oracle RAC
15 32 (24.81%) RHCA
16 31 (24.03%) EMC NetWorker
17 29 (22.48%) RHCSA
18 27 (20.93%) SLA
19 25 (19.38%) Finance
20 24 (18.60%) IBM
21 23 (17.83%) MySQL
21 23 (17.83%) Configuration Management
22 22 (17.05%) LAMP
22 22 (17.05%) Cisco Certification
23 20 (15.50%) Unix

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (15.50%) Apache
2 17 (13.18%) OpenStack
3 6 (4.65%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.88%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.55%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.78%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (2.33%) MS Office
1 3 (2.33%) MS Visio
1 3 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.85%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (7.75%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.10%) Google Compute Engine
4 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.55%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 56 (43.41%) SAN
2 17 (13.18%) DNS
3 15 (11.63%) TCP/IP
4 13 (10.08%) NAS
5 10 (7.75%) iSCSI
5 10 (7.75%) VLAN
6 6 (4.65%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (3.88%) LDAP
8 3 (2.33%) FTP
8 3 (2.33%) SSH
8 3 (2.33%) VoIP
9 2 (1.55%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.55%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.78%) LAN
10 1 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.83%) MySQL
2 5 (3.88%) Big Data
2 5 (3.88%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.55%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.43%) JIRA
3 5 (3.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 25 (19.38%) Finance
2 18 (13.95%) Banking
3 3 (2.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 50 (38.76%) Administrator
2 43 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
3 30 (23.26%) Linux Engineer
4 21 (16.28%) Linux Support
5 14 (10.85%) Linux Specialist
6 13 (10.08%) Consultant
6 13 (10.08%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (9.30%) Cloud Engineer
7 12 (9.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 12 (9.30%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 11 (8.53%) Support Engineer
9 10 (7.75%) Linux Consultant
10 9 (6.98%) Linux Support Engineer
11 8 (6.20%) Senior Consultant
11 8 (6.20%) Senior Linux Consultant
12 7 (5.43%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
12 7 (5.43%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 7 (5.43%) Senior Linux Specialist
12 7 (5.43%) Server Support
13 6 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.05%) LAMP
2 10 (7.75%) libvirt
2 10 (7.75%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (2.33%) Ajax
3 3 (2.33%) CSS
3 3 (2.33%) ebXML
3 3 (2.33%) REST
3 3 (2.33%) SOAP
3 3 (2.33%) Web Services
4 2 (1.55%) Kafka
5 1 (0.78%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 41 (31.78%) Clustering
2 16 (12.40%) Computer Science
3 13 (10.08%) Private Cloud
4 10 (7.75%) Client/Server
5 6 (4.65%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.88%) EMC VNX
6 5 (3.88%) PKI
6 5 (3.88%) Wiki
7 4 (3.10%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.33%) CMDB
8 3 (2.33%) NHS
8 3 (2.33%) Replication
8 3 (2.33%) Smartcard
9 2 (1.55%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.78%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 126 (97.67%) Linux
2 68 (52.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 39 (30.23%) AIX
4 20 (15.50%) Unix
5 14 (10.85%) Solaris
6 11 (8.53%) Ubuntu
6 11 (8.53%) Windows
7 9 (6.98%) CentOS
8 7 (5.43%) Windows Server
9 4 (3.10%) Debian
10 2 (1.55%) HPUX
10 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (50.39%) ITIL
2 39 (30.23%) High Availability
3 38 (29.46%) Compliance Management
4 37 (28.68%) Service Delivery
5 23 (17.83%) Configuration Management
6 16 (12.40%) DevOps
7 15 (11.63%) Migration
8 13 (10.08%) Open Source
9 10 (7.75%) Data Protection
9 10 (7.75%) Kernel Tuning
9 10 (7.75%) Load Balancing
9 10 (7.75%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (6.98%) Low Latency
10 9 (6.98%) Server Building
11 8 (6.20%) Incident Management
12 7 (5.43%) Change Management
12 7 (5.43%) Problem Management
13 6 (4.65%) Operations Management
14 4 (3.10%) Capacity Planning
14 4 (3.10%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.73%) Python
2 16 (12.40%) Bash Shell
3 13 (10.08%) Perl
3 13 (10.08%) Shell Script
4 7 (5.43%) Java
5 6 (4.65%) PHP
6 3 (2.33%) C++
6 3 (2.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.33%) Ruby
7 2 (1.55%) R
7 2 (1.55%) Scala
8 1 (0.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (26.36%) Security Cleared
2 32 (24.81%) RHCA
3 29 (22.48%) RHCSA
4 22 (17.05%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (14.73%) CCNP
6 18 (13.95%) CCNA
7 17 (13.18%) Degree
7 17 (13.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (12.40%) DV Cleared
9 14 (10.85%) MCSE
10 13 (10.08%) RHCT
11 12 (9.30%) SC Cleared
12 10 (7.75%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (2.33%) BICSI Certification
14 3 (2.33%) JNCIA
14 3 (2.33%) JNCIS
14 3 (2.33%) LPIC
14 3 (2.33%) MCP
14 3 (2.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (20.93%) SLA
2 3 (2.33%) HL7
3 2 (1.55%) QA
4 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (37.98%) KVM
2 32 (24.81%) Oracle RAC
2 32 (24.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.30%) NFS
4 10 (7.75%) Active Directory
4 10 (7.75%) iptables
4 10 (7.75%) vSphere
4 10 (7.75%) XenServer
5 9 (6.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 7 (5.43%) Samba
6 7 (5.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 6 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (3.10%) Hyper-V
9 3 (2.33%) Firmware
9 3 (2.33%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.55%) XenApp
11 1 (0.78%) GPFS
11 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.78%) Squid
Systems Management
1 46 (35.66%) Puppet
2 31 (24.03%) EMC NetWorker
3 15 (11.63%) Red Hat Satellite
4 14 (10.85%) NetBackup
5 10 (7.75%) HAProxy
5 10 (7.75%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (5.43%) Nagios
7 5 (3.88%) Tivoli
7 5 (3.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 3 (2.33%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.55%) Ansible
9 2 (1.55%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.55%) OpenView
9 2 (1.55%) SCCM
9 2 (1.55%) SELinux
9 2 (1.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.78%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 91 (70.54%) Red Hat
2 50 (38.76%) HP
3 48 (37.21%) Oracle
4 41 (31.78%) VMware
5 37 (28.68%) EMC
6 24 (18.60%) IBM
7 16 (12.40%) Microsoft
8 11 (8.53%) Cisco
9 9 (6.98%) Veritas
10 4 (3.10%) Brocade
10 4 (3.10%) Google
10 4 (3.10%) NetApp
10 4 (3.10%) Symantec
11 3 (2.33%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.33%) Dell
11 3 (2.33%) Juniper
11 3 (2.33%) Remedy
12 2 (1.55%) AppSense
12 2 (1.55%) Citrix
12 2 (1.55%) Sun