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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
UK / England
Rank 548 585 566
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -19
Contract jobs citing RHCE 25 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.042% 0.035%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 6
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £463 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
8418 9631 9391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.26% 21.04% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5341 5911 5560
Median daily rate £420 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £258 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 450 434
Median hourly rate £29.00 £36.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.54% +95.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +110.52%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +13 10 £463 +12.12% 4
South East +26 9 £450 +8.43% 2
North West +27 3 £169 -57.83% 1
East of England +6 2 £340 -9.33%
West Midlands - 1 £338 - 1
RHCE
UK

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 74 (94.87%) Linux
2 49 (62.82%) Red Hat
3 34 (43.59%) ITIL
3 34 (43.59%) VMware
4 30 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (38.46%) Puppet
5 26 (33.33%) SAN
6 23 (29.49%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (26.92%) Finance
7 21 (26.92%) RHCA
8 20 (25.64%) HP
8 20 (25.64%) Unix
9 19 (24.36%) KVM
10 18 (23.08%) RHCSA
11 17 (21.79%) Bash Shell
11 17 (21.79%) MySQL
12 16 (20.51%) LAMP
12 16 (20.51%) OpenStack
13 15 (19.23%) Computer Science
13 15 (19.23%) Clustering
13 15 (19.23%) Python
14 14 (17.95%) Configuration Management
14 14 (17.95%) Degree
14 14 (17.95%) Open Source
15 13 (16.67%) High Availability
15 13 (16.67%) Security Cleared
15 13 (16.67%) IBM
15 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
15 13 (16.67%) Apache
15 13 (16.67%) Windows

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 16 (20.51%) OpenStack
2 13 (16.67%) Apache
3 5 (6.41%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.85%) JBoss
4 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.56%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.13%) Google Compute Engine
4 3 (3.85%) IBM PureFlex
5 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (33.33%) SAN
2 11 (14.10%) NAS
3 10 (12.82%) TCP/IP
4 9 (11.54%) DNS
5 8 (10.26%) iSCSI
5 8 (10.26%) VLAN
6 5 (6.41%) LDAP
7 4 (5.13%) Firewall
8 3 (3.85%) VoIP
9 2 (2.56%) FTP
9 2 (2.56%) Kerberos
9 2 (2.56%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (2.56%) SSH
9 2 (2.56%) SSL
10 1 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.28%) LAN
10 1 (1.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.79%) MySQL
2 5 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.13%) Big Data
3 4 (5.13%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.56%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.56%) JIRA
3 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (26.92%) Finance
2 12 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (30.77%) Administrator
2 16 (20.51%) Linux Administrator
3 14 (17.95%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (12.82%) Linux Specialist
5 9 (11.54%) Consultant
6 8 (10.26%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (8.97%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (7.69%) Linux Consultant
8 6 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (7.69%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 6 (7.69%) Senior Linux Consultant
8 6 (7.69%) Senior Linux Specialist
9 5 (6.41%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 4 (5.13%) Linux Support
10 4 (5.13%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 3 (3.85%) Backup Administrator
11 3 (3.85%) SAN Administrator
11 3 (3.85%) Senior Linux Administrator
11 3 (3.85%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) LAMP
2 8 (10.26%) libvirt
2 8 (10.26%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (3.85%) Ajax
3 3 (3.85%) CSS
3 3 (3.85%) ebXML
3 3 (3.85%) REST
3 3 (3.85%) SOAP
3 3 (3.85%) Web Services
4 2 (2.56%) Kafka
4 2 (2.56%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Clustering
1 15 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 10 (12.82%) Private Cloud
3 8 (10.26%) Client/Server
4 7 (8.97%) PKI
5 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.13%) Public Cloud
6 3 (3.85%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.85%) Replication
6 3 (3.85%) Smartcard
7 2 (2.56%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.56%) NHS
8 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 74 (94.87%) Linux
2 30 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (25.64%) Unix
4 13 (16.67%) Windows
5 11 (14.10%) AIX
6 8 (10.26%) Ubuntu
6 8 (10.26%) Windows Server
7 6 (7.69%) Solaris
8 4 (5.13%) CentOS
8 4 (5.13%) Debian
9 3 (3.85%) HPUX
10 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (43.59%) ITIL
2 14 (17.95%) Configuration Management
2 14 (17.95%) Open Source
3 13 (16.67%) High Availability
4 12 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 11 (14.10%) Compliance Management
5 11 (14.10%) DevOps
6 9 (11.54%) Server Building
7 8 (10.26%) Kernel Tuning
7 8 (10.26%) Load Balancing
8 7 (8.97%) Change Management
8 7 (8.97%) Incident Management
8 7 (8.97%) Migration
8 7 (8.97%) Problem Management
9 6 (7.69%) Low Latency
10 5 (6.41%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (6.41%) Operations Management
11 4 (5.13%) Data Protection
11 4 (5.13%) ITIL V3
11 4 (5.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.79%) Bash Shell
2 15 (19.23%) Python
3 11 (14.10%) Java
4 9 (11.54%) Shell Script
5 6 (7.69%) Perl
6 5 (6.41%) PHP
6 5 (6.41%) Ruby
7 3 (3.85%) C++
7 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.56%) C
8 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.56%) R
8 2 (2.56%) Scala
8 2 (2.56%) SQL
9 1 (1.28%) Korn
Qualifications
1 21 (26.92%) RHCA
2 18 (23.08%) RHCSA
3 14 (17.95%) Degree
4 13 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 12 (15.38%) CCNP
5 12 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (12.82%) MCSE
7 8 (10.26%) CCNA
7 8 (10.26%) RHCT
7 8 (10.26%) SC Cleared
8 4 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.56%) CISSP
10 2 (2.56%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (2.56%) MCITP
10 2 (2.56%) MCP
10 2 (2.56%) MCSA
10 2 (2.56%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.38%) SLA
2 4 (5.13%) QA
3 3 (3.85%) HL7
System Software
1 23 (29.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (24.36%) KVM
3 10 (12.82%) NFS
4 9 (11.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 8 (10.26%) iptables
5 8 (10.26%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (10.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 8 (10.26%) XenServer
6 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
6 5 (6.41%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (6.41%) VMware ESX
6 5 (6.41%) vSphere
7 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.56%) Samba
7 2 (2.56%) XenApp
8 1 (1.28%) GPFS
8 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.28%) StorNext
8 1 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 30 (38.46%) Puppet
2 10 (12.82%) NetBackup
3 9 (11.54%) Red Hat Satellite
4 8 (10.26%) HAProxy
5 7 (8.97%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (6.41%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (6.41%) Tivoli
6 5 (6.41%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 3 (3.85%) Backup Exec
7 3 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (3.85%) Nagios
8 2 (2.56%) OpenView
8 2 (2.56%) Salt
8 2 (2.56%) SCCM
8 2 (2.56%) SELinux
8 2 (2.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (1.28%) Ansible
9 1 (1.28%) Cobbler
9 1 (1.28%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 49 (62.82%) Red Hat
2 34 (43.59%) VMware
3 20 (25.64%) HP
4 13 (16.67%) IBM
4 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 11 (14.10%) Oracle
6 10 (12.82%) Veritas
7 8 (10.26%) EMC
8 5 (6.41%) Brocade
8 5 (6.41%) NetApp
9 4 (5.13%) Google
9 4 (5.13%) Symantec
10 3 (3.85%) 3PAR
10 3 (3.85%) Cisco
10 3 (3.85%) Remedy
10 3 (3.85%) Sun
11 2 (2.56%) AppSense
11 2 (2.56%) Citrix
11 2 (2.56%) Cloudera
12 1 (1.28%) Hitachi
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