The table below looks at the statistics for RHCE in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RHCE over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 408 400 375
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -25
Contract jobs citing RHCE 9 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.10% 0.093%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.70% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £500 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £550 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £353
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -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 London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3787 3709 3404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.16% 14.96% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2653 2421 2140
Average daily rate £425 £410 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 86 119
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £11.50 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.09 £41.50 £46.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.53
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.08%

RHCE
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RHCE across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

RHCE Jobs Demand Trend in London

RHCE
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RHCE across the London region.

RHCE Daily Rate Trend in London

RHCE
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RHCE across the London region.

RHCE Hourly Rate Trend in London

RHCE
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RHCE within the London region over the 3 months to 26 November 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
City of London +20 3 £400 -13.51% 3
Harrow - 1 £400 -
RHCE
England

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) VMware
3 10 (52.63%) MySQL
3 10 (52.63%) ITIL
4 9 (47.37%) DNS
4 9 (47.37%) VMware ESX
4 9 (47.37%) Clustering
4 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (42.11%) CCNA
5 8 (42.11%) NFS
5 8 (42.11%) Windows
5 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
6 7 (36.84%) LAMP
6 7 (36.84%) RHCT
7 6 (31.58%) XenApp
7 6 (31.58%) Citrix
7 6 (31.58%) Firewall
7 6 (31.58%) Oracle
7 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
7 6 (31.58%) HP
8 5 (26.32%) SSL
8 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
8 5 (26.32%) MCSE
8 5 (26.32%) Apache
8 5 (26.32%) MIMEsweeper
8 5 (26.32%) MAILsweeper
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (26.32%) SAN

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
1 5 (26.32%) Apache
1 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
2 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.53%) Zimbra
3 2 (10.53%) JBoss
4 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) PaaS
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) DNS
2 6 (31.58%) Firewall
3 5 (26.32%) SSL
3 5 (26.32%) SAN
3 5 (26.32%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (26.32%) iSCSI
4 3 (15.79%) DHCP
4 3 (15.79%) FTP
4 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.79%) VPN
4 3 (15.79%) VLAN
4 3 (15.79%) SSH
5 1 (5.26%) SNMP
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Big Data
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Games
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 8 (42.11%) Linux Administrator
1 8 (42.11%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (31.58%) Administrator
3 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) LAMP
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Clustering
2 5 (26.32%) Replication
3 4 (21.05%) Open Source
4 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
4 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
5 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
6 1 (5.26%) CMDB
6 1 (5.26%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) UNIX
4 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
4 2 (10.53%) CentOS
4 2 (10.53%) Scientific Linux
5 1 (5.26%) AIX
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris
5 1 (5.26%) SUSE
5 1 (5.26%) Debian
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.79%) Change Management
3 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Capacity Management
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) ITSM
5 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
2 4 (21.05%) Python
3 3 (15.79%) Perl
3 3 (15.79%) PHP
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
3 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.26%) C
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) CCNA
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (36.84%) RHCT
3 5 (26.32%) MCSE
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (26.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (26.32%) MCITP
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (15.79%) NCDA
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (15.79%) Degree
5 2 (10.53%) LPIC
5 2 (10.53%) RHCSA
6 1 (5.26%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) VMware ESX
1 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (42.11%) NFS
3 6 (31.58%) XenApp
3 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
4 2 (10.53%) qmail
4 2 (10.53%) Postfix
4 2 (10.53%) Sendmail
4 2 (10.53%) vSphere
5 1 (5.26%) Firmware
5 1 (5.26%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) MIMEsweeper
1 5 (26.32%) MAILsweeper
1 5 (26.32%) Backup Exec
2 3 (15.79%) Puppet
2 3 (15.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.26%) Nagios
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.26%) Cacti
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
3 6 (31.58%) Citrix
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 6 (31.58%) HP
4 5 (26.32%) NetApp
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco
5 4 (21.05%) IBM
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) EMC
6 3 (15.79%) Veritas
6 3 (15.79%) Symantec
6 3 (15.79%) Sophos
6 3 (15.79%) Nimsoft
7 2 (10.53%) Veeam
8 1 (5.26%) Mercator