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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 552 500 529
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +29
Contract jobs citing RHCE 27 51 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.11% 0.069%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.62% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 33 22
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £290 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £353
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.80%
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
10543 8173 9302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.10% 17.10% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5972 4728 4943
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 342 536
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.68 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.06% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £11.60 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014. 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
London +5 12 £400 - 8
South East -19 6 £356 +9.61% 2
North West -9 5 £425 +30.76% 3
East of England -29 2 £350 -6.66% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £420 -
South West - - - -
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RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 (84.44%) Linux
2 32 (71.11%) Red Hat
3 25 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (42.22%) ITIL
5 18 (40.00%) UNIX
5 18 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (40.00%) CCNA
6 17 (37.78%) DNS
7 16 (35.56%) NFS
7 16 (35.56%) HP
8 15 (33.33%) VMware
8 15 (33.33%) Cisco
9 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
9 14 (31.11%) Perl
10 13 (28.89%) Windows
10 13 (28.89%) IBM
11 12 (26.67%) EMC
11 12 (26.67%) Citrix
11 12 (26.67%) Apache
12 11 (24.44%) Finance
12 11 (24.44%) VMware ESX
13 10 (22.22%) Clustering
13 10 (22.22%) MCSE
13 10 (22.22%) MySQL
13 10 (22.22%) Oracle
13 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (22.22%) SAN
13 10 (22.22%) MCITP
14 9 (20.00%) NetApp
14 9 (20.00%) LAMP

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 12 (26.67%) Apache
2 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.89%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.44%) JBoss
4 2 (4.44%) Zimbra
5 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.22%) PaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (37.78%) DNS
2 10 (22.22%) SAN
3 7 (15.56%) Firewall
4 6 (13.33%) WAN
4 6 (13.33%) DHCP
5 5 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (11.11%) Network Security
5 5 (11.11%) iSCSI
5 5 (11.11%) SSL
6 3 (6.67%) VLAN
6 3 (6.67%) FTP
6 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.67%) VPN
6 3 (6.67%) DMZ
6 3 (6.67%) SSH
7 2 (4.44%) LAN
8 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) MySQL
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) Big Data
3 2 (4.44%) Redis
3 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
3 6 (13.33%) Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Games
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Administrator
2 14 (31.11%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 8 (17.78%) Analyst
5 8 (17.78%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Security Manager
6 5 (11.11%) Network Security Manager
6 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Network Manager
7 4 (8.89%) Project Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) UNIX Administrator
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.89%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Service Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Senior UNIX Administrator
8 3 (6.67%) Project Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) LAMP
2 6 (13.33%) SOAP
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
3 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Clustering
2 6 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 5 (11.11%) Replication
4 4 (8.89%) Open Source
5 3 (6.67%) Client/Server
5 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.44%) PKI
7 1 (2.22%) Life Science
7 1 (2.22%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (2.22%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 38 (84.44%) Linux
2 25 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (40.00%) UNIX
4 13 (28.89%) Windows
5 8 (17.78%) Solaris
6 5 (11.11%) HPUX
7 4 (8.89%) Android
7 4 (8.89%) CentOS
8 3 (6.67%) AIX
9 2 (4.44%) Scientific Linux
9 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (2.22%) SUSE
10 1 (2.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) ITIL
2 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 4 (8.89%) Migration
4 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.67%) Capacity Management
4 3 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (6.67%) People Management
4 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.67%) Change Management
5 2 (4.44%) Data Analysis
5 2 (4.44%) Data Management
5 2 (4.44%) Data Security
5 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.44%) ERP
5 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.44%) DevOps
5 2 (4.44%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.22%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.22%) Manual Testing
6 1 (2.22%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) Perl
2 7 (15.56%) Bash Shell
3 6 (13.33%) Java
4 5 (11.11%) SQL
4 5 (11.11%) Python
4 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.67%) PHP
6 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.22%) Ruby
7 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (40.00%) CCNA
2 10 (22.22%) MCSE
2 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (22.22%) MCITP
3 6 (13.33%) RHCT
3 6 (13.33%) JNCIA
4 5 (11.11%) MCDST
4 5 (11.11%) MCTS
4 5 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (11.11%) ACSA
4 5 (11.11%) Degree
4 5 (11.11%) ACSP
4 5 (11.11%) CCNP
4 5 (11.11%) CCIP
4 5 (11.11%) CCDP
4 5 (11.11%) IBM Certification
4 5 (11.11%) MCSA
5 4 (8.89%) RHCA
5 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.67%) SLA
3 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) NFS
2 11 (24.44%) VMware ESX
3 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
3 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (15.56%) vSphere
5 6 (13.33%) XenApp
6 5 (11.11%) Postfix
7 4 (8.89%) Samba
8 3 (6.67%) vCloud
9 2 (4.44%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (4.44%) Terminal Services
9 2 (4.44%) qmail
9 2 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (4.44%) Sendmail
10 1 (2.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (2.22%) KVM
10 1 (2.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) Backup Exec
2 5 (11.11%) Puppet
2 5 (11.11%) MIMEsweeper
2 5 (11.11%) MAILsweeper
3 4 (8.89%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (6.67%) Ansible
4 3 (6.67%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.44%) Nagios
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (4.44%) nmon
5 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (4.44%) SCCM
5 2 (4.44%) SCOM
6 1 (2.22%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.22%) BladeLogic
6 1 (2.22%) Cacti
6 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.22%) MOM
6 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (71.11%) Red Hat
2 16 (35.56%) HP
3 15 (33.33%) VMware
3 15 (33.33%) Cisco
4 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
5 13 (28.89%) IBM
6 12 (26.67%) EMC
6 12 (26.67%) Citrix
7 10 (22.22%) Oracle
8 9 (20.00%) NetApp
9 6 (13.33%) Redknee
9 6 (13.33%) Juniper
9 6 (13.33%) Sun
10 5 (11.11%) Apple
11 4 (8.89%) Symantec
11 4 (8.89%) Veritas
12 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
12 3 (6.67%) Nimsoft
12 3 (6.67%) Avaya
12 3 (6.67%) Sophos