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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 572 571 543
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -28
Contract jobs citing RHCE 24 22 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.047% 0.075%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.23% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 24
Average daily rate £400 £381 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -19.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £328 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £500 £350
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
10012 9534 8820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.22% 20.25% 19.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6240 5589 4833
Average daily rate £403 £400 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 441 443 405
Average hourly rate £36.75 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.75% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RHCE within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +9 10 £463 +19.35% 4
South West +4 5 - - 1
North West - 4 £400 - 2
South East +12 3 £345 -
Yorkshire - 1 £415 - 1
East of England - 1 £375 -
RHCE
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RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 43 (75.44%) Red Hat
3 34 (59.65%) VMware
4 32 (56.14%) RHCSA
5 30 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (40.35%) Configuration Management
8 21 (36.84%) Apache
8 21 (36.84%) MySQL
8 21 (36.84%) Bash Shell
9 20 (35.09%) Puppet
9 20 (35.09%) HP
10 19 (33.33%) Solaris
11 17 (29.82%) Python
11 17 (29.82%) TCP/IP
12 16 (28.07%) CCNA
12 16 (28.07%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (26.32%) CCNP
13 15 (26.32%) Ansible
14 13 (22.81%) Shell Script
15 12 (21.05%) Cisco
16 11 (19.30%) Nagios
16 11 (19.30%) SolarWinds
17 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
17 10 (17.54%) CFEngine
17 10 (17.54%) OpenStack
17 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (17.54%) IBM
17 10 (17.54%) MCSE
17 10 (17.54%) Oracle

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 21 (36.84%) Apache
2 10 (17.54%) OpenStack
3 6 (10.53%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.75%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (12.28%) SaaS
2 6 (10.53%) OpenShift
3 4 (7.02%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.26%) PaaS
5 1 (1.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.82%) TCP/IP
2 10 (17.54%) iSCSI
3 9 (15.79%) SSH
4 7 (12.28%) DNS
5 6 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (10.53%) FCoE
5 6 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (10.53%) LDAP
6 5 (8.77%) WAN
7 4 (7.02%) NAS
7 4 (7.02%) SAN
8 3 (5.26%) DMZ
8 3 (5.26%) Network Security
9 2 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (3.51%) Firewall
9 2 (3.51%) LAN
9 2 (3.51%) VPN
10 1 (1.75%) DHCP
10 1 (1.75%) VLAN
10 1 (1.75%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (36.84%) MySQL
2 8 (14.04%) Big Data
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (1.75%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Front Office
3 3 (5.26%) Marketing
4 2 (3.51%) Games
5 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Linux Engineer
2 9 (15.79%) Linux Specialist
3 7 (12.28%) Linux Support
4 6 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Platform Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Data Centre Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (8.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (8.77%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.02%) Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Designer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Designer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Linux Support Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Network Security Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) LAMP
2 7 (12.28%) Middleware
3 4 (7.02%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (3.51%) POSIX
5 1 (1.75%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (1.75%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Clustering
1 8 (14.04%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.28%) Mobile Computing
3 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.02%) Client/Server
3 4 (7.02%) EMC VMAX
3 4 (7.02%) HP Storage
3 4 (7.02%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (5.26%) Wiki
5 2 (3.51%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.51%) Ergonomics
5 2 (3.51%) iSeries
5 2 (3.51%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.75%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 54 (94.74%) Linux
2 30 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (33.33%) Solaris
4 9 (15.79%) Unix
5 6 (10.53%) CentOS
6 3 (5.26%) Android
6 3 (5.26%) Windows
7 2 (3.51%) AIX
7 2 (3.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) Configuration Management
2 8 (14.04%) Open Source
2 8 (14.04%) Project Management
2 8 (14.04%) Service Management
3 7 (12.28%) DevOps
4 6 (10.53%) ITIL
5 5 (8.77%) Low Latency
6 4 (7.02%) Kernel Tuning
6 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.26%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.26%) Dependency Management
7 3 (5.26%) Process Improvement
8 2 (3.51%) Analytics
8 2 (3.51%) Change Control
8 2 (3.51%) Coaching
8 2 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.51%) Information Security
8 2 (3.51%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.84%) Bash Shell
2 17 (29.82%) Python
3 13 (22.81%) Shell Script
4 9 (15.79%) Perl
5 6 (10.53%) C
6 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.26%) SQL
8 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (56.14%) RHCSA
2 16 (28.07%) CCNA
2 16 (28.07%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (26.32%) CCNP
4 10 (17.54%) MCSE
4 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (17.54%) RHCA
4 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
5 6 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (8.77%) IBM Certification
7 3 (5.26%) ACSA
7 3 (5.26%) ACSP
7 3 (5.26%) CCDP
7 3 (5.26%) CCIP
7 3 (5.26%) MCDST
7 3 (5.26%) MCITP
7 3 (5.26%) MCSA
7 3 (5.26%) MCTS
8 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
8 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) QA
2 4 (7.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (15.79%) Squid
3 7 (12.28%) KVM
4 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
5 4 (7.02%) iptables
5 4 (7.02%) NFS
6 3 (5.26%) Ceph
6 3 (5.26%) Samba
6 3 (5.26%) vSphere
7 1 (1.75%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (35.09%) Puppet
2 15 (26.32%) Ansible
3 11 (19.30%) Nagios
4 10 (17.54%) CFEngine
5 9 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (10.53%) Cobbler
6 6 (10.53%) SCOM
7 4 (7.02%) HAProxy
7 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (7.02%) SCCM
7 4 (7.02%) SCOrch
8 2 (3.51%) Capistrano
9 1 (1.75%) Nessus
9 1 (1.75%) QRadar
9 1 (1.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 43 (75.44%) Red Hat
2 34 (59.65%) VMware
3 20 (35.09%) HP
4 12 (21.05%) Cisco
5 11 (19.30%) SolarWinds
6 10 (17.54%) IBM
6 10 (17.54%) Oracle
7 7 (12.28%) EMC
8 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
9 4 (7.02%) 3PAR
10 3 (5.26%) Apple
10 3 (5.26%) Avaya
11 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
11 2 (3.51%) Sun
12 1 (1.75%) ArcSight
12 1 (1.75%) Dell
12 1 (1.75%) Symantec
12 1 (1.75%) Veritas
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