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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 548 537 504
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -33
Contract jobs citing RHCE 38 18 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.038% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 0.20% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 40
Average daily rate
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£388 £336 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.24% -10.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £334 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +2.69%
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
9449 9079 8041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.65% 18.96% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5616 5236 4338
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 468 410 459
Average hourly rate £22.20 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.84% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +3 13 £400 -15.78%
London -1 13 £450 +20.00% 4
East of England +4 6 £356 +20.76% 2
South East -14 6 £325 -18.23% 2
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RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 57 (95.00%) Linux
2 36 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 23 (38.33%) Perl
4 22 (36.67%) Active Directory
4 22 (36.67%) Puppet
5 21 (35.00%) Security Cleared
5 21 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (35.00%) Solaris
5 21 (35.00%) Oracle
5 21 (35.00%) Cisco
5 21 (35.00%) VMware
6 19 (31.67%) TCP/IP
6 19 (31.67%) Windows
7 16 (26.67%) SC Cleared
7 16 (26.67%) CentOS
8 15 (25.00%) Python
8 15 (25.00%) Sun
9 14 (23.33%) Samba
10 13 (21.67%) UNIX
11 12 (20.00%) DV Cleared
11 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
11 12 (20.00%) Apache
12 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (16.67%) LAN
13 10 (16.67%) Bash Shell
14 9 (15.00%) Postfix
14 9 (15.00%) SELinux
14 9 (15.00%) Data Centre
14 9 (15.00%) Configuration Management

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 12 (20.00%) Apache
2 7 (11.67%) Tomcat
3 5 (8.33%) JBoss
4 3 (5.00%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.67%) Confluence
6 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.67%) PaaS
3 1 (1.67%) IaaS
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.67%) TCP/IP
2 10 (16.67%) LAN
3 8 (13.33%) DNS
4 7 (11.67%) WAN
4 7 (11.67%) FTP
4 7 (11.67%) HTTP
4 7 (11.67%) SAN
4 7 (11.67%) Firewall
5 6 (10.00%) iSCSI
6 5 (8.33%) SSH
7 4 (6.67%) NAS
7 4 (6.67%) SMTP
7 4 (6.67%) HTTPS
7 4 (6.67%) LDAP
8 3 (5.00%) SSL
8 3 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (3.33%) OpenFlow
9 2 (3.33%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (3.33%) PCoIP
9 2 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) MySQL
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) JIRA
1 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.33%) Gerrit
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.33%) Law
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Administrator
2 24 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
3 19 (31.67%) Systems Administrator
4 18 (30.00%) Linux Administrator
5 13 (21.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 13 (21.67%) Designer
5 13 (21.67%) Senior Designer
6 11 (18.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (11.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 7 (11.67%) UNIX Administrator
8 3 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Architect
9 2 (3.33%) Technical Architect
10 1 (1.67%) Consultant
10 1 (1.67%) Analyst
10 1 (1.67%) DBA
10 1 (1.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 1 (1.67%) SQL DBA
10 1 (1.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 1 (1.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) Web Services
2 2 (3.33%) Middleware
2 2 (3.33%) REST
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (1.67%) LAMP
3 1 (1.67%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) Fat Client
3 3 (5.00%) Thin Client
3 3 (5.00%) Clustering
3 3 (5.00%) Statistics
4 2 (3.33%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.33%) Wiki
4 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.67%) PKI
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.67%) CESG
5 1 (1.67%) STB
Operating Systems
1 57 (95.00%) Linux
2 21 (35.00%) Solaris
2 21 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (31.67%) Windows
4 16 (26.67%) CentOS
5 13 (21.67%) UNIX
6 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (8.33%) Debian
8 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (5.00%) Windows 8
9 3 (5.00%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (13.33%) Change Management
3 5 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (6.67%) High Availability
4 4 (6.67%) DevOps
4 4 (6.67%) Data Security
4 4 (6.67%) Project Management
4 4 (6.67%) ITIL
5 3 (5.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (5.00%) Capacity Management
5 3 (5.00%) Market Research
5 3 (5.00%) Open Source
6 2 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.33%) SDLC
6 2 (3.33%) Release Management
6 2 (3.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.33%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.33%) MVC
6 2 (3.33%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.33%) Perl
2 15 (25.00%) Python
3 10 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 6 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 6 (10.00%) Ruby
5 2 (3.33%) Go
6 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 12 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 7 (11.67%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (10.00%) RHCA
6 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (8.33%) MCSE
7 4 (6.67%) CCNA
7 4 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (6.67%) Degree
8 3 (5.00%) RHCSA
8 3 (5.00%) CCNP
8 3 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (3.33%) CCIE
9 2 (3.33%) LPIC
9 2 (3.33%) HP ASE
9 2 (3.33%) HP MASE
10 1 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.67%) BC Cleared
10 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
1 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 14 (23.33%) Samba
3 9 (15.00%) Postfix
4 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (10.00%) vSphere
6 5 (8.33%) qmail
7 4 (6.67%) VMware ESX
7 4 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (6.67%) SpamAssassin
8 3 (5.00%) iptables
8 3 (5.00%) Terminal Services
9 2 (3.33%) NFS
9 2 (3.33%) Docker
10 1 (1.67%) XenApp
10 1 (1.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (36.67%) Puppet
2 12 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 9 (15.00%) SELinux
4 4 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (5.00%) HAProxy
5 3 (5.00%) ZABBIX
5 3 (5.00%) yum
6 2 (3.33%) NetBackup
6 2 (3.33%) Ansible
6 2 (3.33%) Kubernetes
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (3.33%) Vagrant
6 2 (3.33%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.67%) OpenView
7 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.67%) Nagios
7 1 (1.67%) Cacti
7 1 (1.67%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (1.67%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 36 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 21 (35.00%) VMware
2 21 (35.00%) Oracle
2 21 (35.00%) Cisco
3 15 (25.00%) Sun
4 6 (10.00%) HP
5 5 (8.33%) Citrix
5 5 (8.33%) NetApp
6 4 (6.67%) Brocade
6 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.00%) Juniper
7 3 (5.00%) Dell
8 2 (3.33%) IBM
8 2 (3.33%) Veritas
8 2 (3.33%) F5
8 2 (3.33%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.67%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.67%) Imperva
9 1 (1.67%) Tripwire
9 1 (1.67%) Symantec
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £385 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 24 days ago