The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 395 369 387
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +18
Contract jobs citing RHCE 17 20 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.070% 0.093% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 0.61% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 18
Average daily rate £445 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £300 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £550
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
4011 3299 3943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.58% 15.27% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2680 1982 2317
Average daily rate £411 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.36% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 109 115
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £13.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.66 £135.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
RHCE
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -14 4 £433 +20.13% 1
Harrow - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
RHCE
England

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 45 (97.83%) Linux
2 36 (78.26%) Red Hat
3 33 (71.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (52.17%) UNIX
5 21 (45.65%) Puppet
6 17 (36.96%) DNS
7 16 (34.78%) NFS
8 15 (32.61%) SAN
9 14 (30.43%) Oracle
10 13 (28.26%) JBoss
10 13 (28.26%) Security Cleared
11 12 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (26.09%) Finance
11 12 (26.09%) VMware
12 11 (23.91%) Configuration Management
12 11 (23.91%) DV Cleared
13 10 (21.74%) SNMP
14 9 (19.57%) RDBMS
14 9 (19.57%) ITIL
14 9 (19.57%) NAS
14 9 (19.57%) Relational Database
15 8 (17.39%) Bash Shell
15 8 (17.39%) Windows
15 8 (17.39%) Perl
15 8 (17.39%) Apache
16 7 (15.22%) Project Management
16 7 (15.22%) Clustering
16 7 (15.22%) Solaris
16 7 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
16 7 (15.22%) Open Source

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (17.39%) Apache
2 5 (10.87%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.52%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) IaaS
1 3 (6.52%) PaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.96%) DNS
2 15 (32.61%) SAN
3 10 (21.74%) SNMP
4 9 (19.57%) NAS
5 6 (13.04%) Firewall
6 5 (10.87%) SMTP
6 5 (10.87%) DHCP
6 5 (10.87%) FTP
7 4 (8.70%) VLAN
7 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
8 3 (6.52%) SSH
8 3 (6.52%) VPN
9 2 (4.35%) iSCSI
9 2 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (4.35%) LDAP
9 2 (4.35%) Kerberos
10 1 (2.17%) EIGRP
10 1 (2.17%) Wireless
10 1 (2.17%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) RDBMS
1 9 (19.57%) Relational Database
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.87%) MySQL
4 4 (8.70%) Big Data
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.17%) Hudson
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Games
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Administrator
1 12 (26.09%) Linux Administrator
2 10 (21.74%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 8 (17.39%) Consultant
3 8 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Linux Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Linux Specialist
6 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Security Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) DBA
8 1 (2.17%) Support Technician
8 1 (2.17%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) Middleware
2 4 (8.70%) LAMP
3 3 (6.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Clustering
1 7 (15.22%) Open Source
2 4 (8.70%) CESG
3 3 (6.52%) Replication
3 3 (6.52%) Firmware
3 3 (6.52%) Hedge funds
4 2 (4.35%) CMDB
4 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 45 (97.83%) Linux
2 33 (71.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (52.17%) UNIX
4 8 (17.39%) Windows
5 7 (15.22%) Solaris
6 3 (6.52%) AIX
7 2 (4.35%) HPUX
8 1 (2.17%) Debian
8 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (23.91%) Configuration Management
3 9 (19.57%) ITIL
4 7 (15.22%) Project Management
5 4 (8.70%) Data Management
6 3 (6.52%) Identity Management
7 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.35%) High Availability
7 2 (4.35%) SIEM
7 2 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.35%) ITSM
8 1 (2.17%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.17%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.17%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.17%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.17%) Low Latency
8 1 (2.17%) Change Control
8 1 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) Bash Shell
1 8 (17.39%) Perl
2 5 (10.87%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.52%) Python
3 3 (6.52%) Java
3 3 (6.52%) SQL
4 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.35%) C
5 1 (2.17%) Ruby
5 1 (2.17%) C#
5 1 (2.17%) PHP
5 1 (2.17%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Security Cleared
2 11 (23.91%) DV Cleared
3 7 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (10.87%) RHCT
4 5 (10.87%) CCNA
4 5 (10.87%) Degree
5 4 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (6.52%) NCDA
7 2 (4.35%) MCITP
7 2 (4.35%) MCSE
7 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.17%) LPIC
8 1 (2.17%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.17%) OCP
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (2.17%) CCA
8 1 (2.17%) CCIE
8 1 (2.17%) CCDP
8 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 16 (34.78%) NFS
2 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.87%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.52%) XenApp
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (2.17%) KVM
6 1 (2.17%) vSphere
6 1 (2.17%) Xen
6 1 (2.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 21 (45.65%) Puppet
2 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (4.35%) CFEngine
3 2 (4.35%) Cobbler
3 2 (4.35%) Control-M
3 2 (4.35%) Nagios
3 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.35%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (4.35%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (2.17%) Legato
4 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.17%) YUM
4 1 (2.17%) SCOM
4 1 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.17%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 36 (78.26%) Red Hat
2 14 (30.43%) Oracle
3 13 (28.26%) JBoss
4 12 (26.09%) VMware
5 6 (13.04%) HP
6 5 (10.87%) NetApp
6 5 (10.87%) IBM
7 4 (8.70%) Cisco
8 3 (6.52%) Symantec
8 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
8 3 (6.52%) Citrix
9 2 (4.35%) ArcSight
9 2 (4.35%) Cyber-Ark
9 2 (4.35%) Mercator
9 2 (4.35%) Novell
9 2 (4.35%) Veritas
9 2 (4.35%) BMC
9 2 (4.35%) EMC
9 2 (4.35%) Sophos
10 1 (2.17%) Sun