The table below looks at the statistics for RHCE in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RHCE over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 253 236 223
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -13
Contract jobs citing RHCE 7 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.074% 0.078% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.29% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 8
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£240 £320 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £348 £300
% change year-on-year
-19.06% +15.83%
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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2407 2436 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.50% 27.25% 26.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1336 1210 1100
Average daily rate £375 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £216 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 100 124
Average hourly rate £21.55 £16.50 £22.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.60% -26.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

RHCE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

RHCE Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

RHCE
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

RHCE Daily Rate Trend in the South East

RHCE
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

RHCE Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

RHCE
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RHCE within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Hampshire - 7 £240 - 1
RHCE
England

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Postfix
2 7 (58.33%) CentOS
2 7 (58.33%) SELinux
3 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (41.67%) qmail
3 5 (41.67%) Python
3 5 (41.67%) FTP
3 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
3 5 (41.67%) Debian
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) HTTPS
4 4 (33.33%) HTTP
4 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 4 (33.33%) SMTP
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) VBScript
4 4 (33.33%) VB
4 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Cloud Computing

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (33.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (16.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) FTP
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) HTTPS
2 4 (33.33%) HTTP
2 4 (33.33%) SMTP
2 4 (33.33%) SSH
3 3 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (41.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) CentOS
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Debian
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (33.33%) Open Source
2 4 (33.33%) Server Hardening
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) VBScript
2 4 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) RHCSA
2 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) RHCA
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Postfix
2 5 (41.67%) qmail
3 4 (33.33%) SpamAssassin
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) iptables
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) SELinux
2 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Borland
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