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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 396 391 353
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -38
Contract jobs citing RHCE 12 15 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.054% 0.064% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.40% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 21
Average daily rate
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£475 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £493 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £400 £305
% change year-on-year
-32.81% +31.14%
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
3520 3791 3300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.73% 16.25% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2271 2567 2007
Average daily rate £413 £413 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 117 114
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.31 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+29.50% -21.73%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RHCE across the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

RHCE Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 May 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
City of London 0 1 £600 +41.17% 2
RHCE
England

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 14 (73.68%) Red Hat
3 13 (68.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (47.37%) Oracle
4 9 (47.37%) UNIX
5 8 (42.11%) Solaris
5 8 (42.11%) Puppet
6 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Satellite
7 5 (26.32%) VMware
7 5 (26.32%) Perl
7 5 (26.32%) Cisco
7 5 (26.32%) Retail
8 4 (21.05%) RHCA
8 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (21.05%) Apache
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
9 3 (15.79%) Clustering
9 3 (15.79%) Citrix
9 3 (15.79%) Financial Institution
9 3 (15.79%) Python
9 3 (15.79%) ITIL
9 3 (15.79%) Windows
9 3 (15.79%) CCNA
9 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
9 3 (15.79%) HP
9 3 (15.79%) Brocade
9 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
9 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
9 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 4 (21.05%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.26%) JBoss
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) PaaS
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) iSCSI
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
1 2 (10.53%) SNMP
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) LDAP
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) FTP
2 1 (5.26%) SSH
2 1 (5.26%) NAS
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (5.26%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (5.26%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Gerrit
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (26.32%) Retail
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.26%) Law
4 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Administrator
3 5 (26.32%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.26%) CESG
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) CMDB
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) FMCG
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (47.37%) UNIX
4 8 (42.11%) Solaris
5 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.26%) AIX
7 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
7 1 (5.26%) CentOS
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (10.53%) ITSM
2 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) BCP
3 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
3 1 (5.26%) MVC
3 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.26%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (5.26%) High Availability
3 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) DevOps
3 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Perl
2 3 (15.79%) Python
2 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
3 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) Go
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) RHCA
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) CCNA
2 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (10.53%) MCSE
3 2 (10.53%) RHCSA
4 1 (5.26%) CCIE
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.26%) RHCT
4 1 (5.26%) LPIC
4 1 (5.26%) HP ASE
4 1 (5.26%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.53%) NFS
3 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.26%) Firmware
4 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.26%) Samba
4 1 (5.26%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Puppet
2 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (15.79%) yum
3 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (10.53%) CFEngine
5 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
5 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
5 1 (5.26%) OpenView
5 1 (5.26%) BladeLogic
5 1 (5.26%) ZABBIX
5 1 (5.26%) Dollar Universe
5 1 (5.26%) Ansible
5 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
5 1 (5.26%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Red Hat
2 9 (47.37%) Oracle
3 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) Brocade
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) Sun
6 1 (5.26%) Mercator
6 1 (5.26%) Symantec
6 1 (5.26%) BMC
6 1 (5.26%) Hitachi
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) Veritas
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) Tripwire
6 1 (5.26%) F5
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