The table below looks at the statistics for RHCE in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RHCE over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank - - 130
Contract jobs citing RHCE 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £353
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
RHCE
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1057 590 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.36% 27.45% 29.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 336 425
Average daily rate £388 £350 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 34 66
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -40.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

RHCE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

RHCE Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

RHCE
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

RHCE Daily Rate Trend in the South West

RHCE
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

RHCE Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

RHCE
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Bristol - - - -
Devon - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
RHCE
England

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) nmon
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) DMZ
2 1 (50.00%) MOM
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Samba
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) DMZ
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Server Support
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Samba
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) MOM
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (50.00%) nmon
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) IBM