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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 572 519 495
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -24
Contract jobs citing RHCE 13 36 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.076% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.43% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 26 21
Average daily rate
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£420 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £263 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £538 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £290 £345
% change year-on-year
+44.82% -15.94%
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
10264 8463 8084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.59% 17.95% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6090 4810 4279
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 490 349 558
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -21.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.63 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £39.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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
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 December 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
South East -23 7 - -
London -3 3 £438 -12.50% 6
Yorkshire - 2 £420 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £388 - 1
East of England - - - -
North West - - - -
South West - - - -
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RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 30 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 26 (57.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (48.89%) CCNA
4 22 (48.89%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (46.67%) VMware
6 17 (37.78%) Windows
6 17 (37.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (35.56%) ITIL
8 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 14 (31.11%) Oracle
9 14 (31.11%) DNS
9 14 (31.11%) Cisco
9 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
9 14 (31.11%) RHCSA
10 13 (28.89%) Perl
10 13 (28.89%) MySQL
10 13 (28.89%) UNIX
10 13 (28.89%) NFS
10 13 (28.89%) HP
11 12 (26.67%) Shell Script
11 12 (26.67%) Open Source
12 11 (24.44%) Citrix
13 10 (22.22%) SQL
13 10 (22.22%) MCSE
13 10 (22.22%) Apache
13 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (22.22%) MCITP
13 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
14 9 (20.00%) IBM

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 10 (22.22%) Apache
2 8 (17.78%) OpenStack
3 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.89%) WebSphere
4 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.44%) Zimbra
5 2 (4.44%) JBoss
6 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.67%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) PaaS
3 1 (2.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) DNS
2 7 (15.56%) Firewall
3 5 (11.11%) iSCSI
3 5 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (11.11%) SSL
3 5 (11.11%) SAN
3 5 (11.11%) WAN
4 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.89%) Network Security
5 3 (6.67%) VPN
5 3 (6.67%) SSH
5 3 (6.67%) VLAN
5 3 (6.67%) DHCP
5 3 (6.67%) FTP
6 2 (4.44%) DMZ
7 1 (2.22%) Internet
7 1 (2.22%) SNMP
7 1 (2.22%) LAN
7 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) MySQL
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.44%) Redis
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) StarTeam
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Banking
3 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.44%) Games
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
1 10 (22.22%) Administrator
1 10 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
2 9 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 8 (17.78%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Network Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Network Security Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Security Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Integration Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Project Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) UNIX Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.44%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) LAMP
2 6 (13.33%) SOAP
3 2 (4.44%) Web Services
4 1 (2.22%) JMS
4 1 (2.22%) Middleware
4 1 (2.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Open Source
2 9 (20.00%) Clustering
3 5 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 5 (11.11%) Replication
4 3 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.22%) Life Science
6 1 (2.22%) CMDB
6 1 (2.22%) FMCG
6 1 (2.22%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 38 (84.44%) Linux
2 26 (57.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (37.78%) Windows
4 13 (28.89%) UNIX
5 7 (15.56%) Windows XP
5 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (15.56%) Windows 7
5 7 (15.56%) Solaris
5 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (15.56%) Windows 8
5 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.89%) Android
7 3 (6.67%) HPUX
8 2 (4.44%) Scientific Linux
8 2 (4.44%) CentOS
8 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.22%) AIX
9 1 (2.22%) SUSE
9 1 (2.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) ITIL
2 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.67%) Capacity Management
4 3 (6.67%) Change Management
4 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (6.67%) Coaching
4 3 (6.67%) People Management
5 2 (4.44%) DevOps
5 2 (4.44%) Migration
6 1 (2.22%) Data Management
6 1 (2.22%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.22%) ITSM
6 1 (2.22%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.22%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.22%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) Perl
2 12 (26.67%) Shell Script
3 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 10 (22.22%) SQL
4 7 (15.56%) VBScript
4 7 (15.56%) VB
4 7 (15.56%) Python
4 7 (15.56%) Bash Shell
5 5 (11.11%) Java
6 4 (8.89%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) C
7 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (48.89%) CCNA
1 22 (48.89%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (31.11%) RHCSA
3 10 (22.22%) MCITP
3 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (22.22%) MCSE
4 9 (20.00%) RHCA
5 8 (17.78%) DV Cleared
5 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
6 7 (15.56%) RHCT
7 6 (13.33%) CCNP
8 5 (11.11%) CCIP
8 5 (11.11%) MCSA
8 5 (11.11%) CCDP
8 5 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (11.11%) ACSA
8 5 (11.11%) JNCIA
8 5 (11.11%) IBM Certification
8 5 (11.11%) MCDST
8 5 (11.11%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (37.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
3 13 (28.89%) NFS
4 9 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 7 (15.56%) Hyper-V
6 6 (13.33%) XenApp
7 5 (11.11%) Postfix
7 5 (11.11%) vSphere
8 3 (6.67%) vCloud
9 2 (4.44%) KVM
9 2 (4.44%) Sendmail
9 2 (4.44%) qmail
9 2 (4.44%) Terminal Services
9 2 (4.44%) Samba
10 1 (2.22%) Firmware
10 1 (2.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 7 (15.56%) SCCM
2 6 (13.33%) Puppet
3 5 (11.11%) Backup Exec
3 5 (11.11%) MIMEsweeper
3 5 (11.11%) MAILsweeper
4 4 (8.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (6.67%) NetBackup
5 3 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (6.67%) Ansible
6 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (4.44%) Nagios
7 1 (2.22%) BladeLogic
7 1 (2.22%) Cacti
Vendors
1 30 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 21 (46.67%) VMware
3 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 14 (31.11%) Oracle
4 14 (31.11%) Cisco
5 13 (28.89%) HP
6 11 (24.44%) Citrix
7 9 (20.00%) IBM
8 8 (17.78%) EMC
9 5 (11.11%) Sun
9 5 (11.11%) Apple
9 5 (11.11%) Juniper
9 5 (11.11%) NetApp
9 5 (11.11%) Redknee
10 4 (8.89%) Symantec
11 3 (6.67%) Sophos
11 3 (6.67%) Veritas
11 3 (6.67%) Borland
11 3 (6.67%) Avaya
11 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds