The table below looks at the statistics for RHCE in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RHCE over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 537 613 614
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +1
Contract jobs citing RHCE 102 44 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.075% 0.050%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.94% 0.39% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 23 16
Median daily rate £445 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.98% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £321 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £308 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £33.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.50 -

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10906 11233 10769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.46% 19.26% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6800 6746 6141
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 536 457
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.06 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

RHCE
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing RHCE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

RHCE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RHCE
Daily Rate Trend

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

RHCE Daily Rate Trend in the UK

RHCE
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RHCE within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

RHCE Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

RHCE
Hourly Rate Trend

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

RHCE Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

RHCE
Top 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RHCE within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +65 102 £445 +26.24% 9
London +16 36 £450 +12.50% 3
North East +5 31 £280 -
Tyne and Wear +5 31 £280 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 31 £280 -
South East +18 22 £500 +53.84% 6
Berkshire - 18 £500 - 1
City of London +41 14 £450 +12.50% 2
Reading - 7 £550 - 1
Windsor - 7 £500 -
South West +12 6 £475 -
Wiltshire +11 6 £475 -
Surrey +7 4 £195 -40.00%
Leeds - 3 £275 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £275 -
Yorkshire - 3 £275 -
East of England +19 2 £400 -
North West - 2 £425 -
Manchester - 2 £425 -
Woking - 2 £190 -
Hertfordshire +5 1 £350 -
Essex - 1 £450 -
Hammersmith - 1 £438 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £350 -
Camberley - 1 £200 -

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RHCE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for RHCE.

1 177 (99.44%) Linux
2 153 (85.96%) Red Hat
3 108 (60.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 84 (47.19%) ITIL
4 84 (47.19%) Puppet
5 83 (46.63%) Oracle
6 70 (39.33%) SAN
7 65 (36.52%) KVM
8 63 (35.39%) HP
9 60 (33.71%) High Availability
10 57 (32.02%) Security Cleared
10 57 (32.02%) Clustering
11 55 (30.90%) EMC
11 55 (30.90%) AIX
12 54 (30.34%) Service Delivery
12 54 (30.34%) Compliance Management
13 49 (27.53%) Oracle RAC
14 45 (25.28%) EMC NetWorker
15 42 (23.60%) RHCA
16 38 (21.35%) Configuration Management
17 37 (20.79%) VMware
18 36 (20.22%) SLA
19 35 (19.66%) Apache
20 34 (19.10%) MySQL
20 34 (19.10%) LAMP
21 33 (18.54%) Perl
22 31 (17.42%) DNS
22 31 (17.42%) Active Directory
23 30 (16.85%) IBM
23 30 (16.85%) Python

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (19.66%) Apache
2 23 (12.92%) OpenStack
2 23 (12.92%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.49%) JBoss
4 7 (3.93%) IIS
4 7 (3.93%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.12%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 7 (3.93%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.81%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.81%) MS Office
3 3 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.25%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (39.33%) SAN
2 31 (17.42%) DNS
3 24 (13.48%) TCP/IP
4 14 (7.87%) LDAP
5 11 (6.18%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (5.62%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (5.06%) iSCSI
8 8 (4.49%) SSL
9 7 (3.93%) Internet
9 7 (3.93%) NAS
10 6 (3.37%) Kerberos
10 6 (3.37%) LAN
10 6 (3.37%) VLAN
10 6 (3.37%) WAN
11 5 (2.81%) Firewall
11 5 (2.81%) SSH
12 3 (1.69%) DHCP
13 2 (1.12%) OpenLDAP
13 2 (1.12%) tcpdump
13 2 (1.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (19.10%) MySQL
2 6 (3.37%) Big Data
3 4 (2.25%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.69%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (7.87%) JIRA
2 12 (6.74%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.06%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (3.37%) Subversion
5 2 (1.12%) Ant
5 2 (1.12%) GCC
5 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (14.61%) Finance
2 18 (10.11%) Banking
3 8 (4.49%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (37.08%) Administrator
2 63 (35.39%) Linux Engineer
3 62 (34.83%) Linux Administrator
4 28 (15.73%) Linux Support
5 18 (10.11%) Linux Specialist
6 17 (9.55%) Support Engineer
7 16 (8.99%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 15 (8.43%) 3rd Line Support
9 14 (7.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 14 (7.87%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 14 (7.87%) Systems Administrator
10 12 (6.74%) Linux Support Engineer
11 11 (6.18%) Consultant
12 9 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (5.06%) Linux Consultant
12 9 (5.06%) Server Support
13 8 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
13 8 (4.49%) Cloud Engineer
13 8 (4.49%) Support Specialist
14 7 (3.93%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (19.10%) LAMP
2 7 (3.93%) .NET
2 7 (3.93%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (3.37%) .NET Framework
3 6 (3.37%) JSP
3 6 (3.37%) libvirt
4 4 (2.25%) JSON
4 4 (2.25%) WAMP
5 3 (1.69%) Ajax
5 3 (1.69%) CSS
5 3 (1.69%) ebXML
5 3 (1.69%) REST
5 3 (1.69%) SOAP
5 3 (1.69%) Web Services
6 2 (1.12%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.12%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (1.12%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 57 (32.02%) Clustering
2 14 (7.87%) Wiki
3 11 (6.18%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.06%) EMC VNX
5 7 (3.93%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.93%) Private Cloud
6 6 (3.37%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.37%) PMI
7 5 (2.81%) PKI
7 5 (2.81%) Public Cloud
8 4 (2.25%) Derivative
9 3 (1.69%) CMDB
9 3 (1.69%) Smartcard
10 2 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.12%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.12%) Ergonomics
10 2 (1.12%) HP StoreVirtual
10 2 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (1.12%) Statistics
10 2 (1.12%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 177 (99.44%) Linux
2 108 (60.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 55 (30.90%) AIX
4 30 (16.85%) Unix
5 23 (12.92%) Windows
6 22 (12.36%) CentOS
7 20 (11.24%) Solaris
8 10 (5.62%) Ubuntu
9 9 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (3.37%) Windows Server
11 5 (2.81%) Debian
12 4 (2.25%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (47.19%) ITIL
2 60 (33.71%) High Availability
3 54 (30.34%) Compliance Management
3 54 (30.34%) Service Delivery
4 38 (21.35%) Configuration Management
5 22 (12.36%) DevOps
6 20 (11.24%) Migration
6 20 (11.24%) Performance Tuning
7 19 (10.67%) Data Protection
8 16 (8.99%) Open Source
9 10 (5.62%) Load Balancing
10 9 (5.06%) Kernel Tuning
11 8 (4.49%) Dependency Management
12 7 (3.93%) Capacity Management
12 7 (3.93%) Compatibility Testing
12 7 (3.93%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (3.93%) Low Latency
12 7 (3.93%) PRINCE2
12 7 (3.93%) Project Management
13 6 (3.37%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.54%) Perl
2 30 (16.85%) Python
3 22 (12.36%) Bash Shell
4 16 (8.99%) Java
5 13 (7.30%) PHP
6 10 (5.62%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.37%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.37%) Ruby
8 4 (2.25%) C
9 3 (1.69%) C++
9 3 (1.69%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.56%) AWK
10 1 (0.56%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (32.02%) Security Cleared
2 42 (23.60%) RHCA
3 29 (16.29%) RHCSA
4 28 (15.73%) SC Cleared
5 24 (13.48%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (11.80%) CCNP
6 21 (11.80%) DV Cleared
7 20 (11.24%) CCNA
8 18 (10.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (7.87%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (6.18%) Degree
11 10 (5.62%) MCSE
12 9 (5.06%) RHCT
12 9 (5.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (4.49%) MCITP
13 8 (4.49%) MCTS
14 6 (3.37%) PMI Certification
15 3 (1.69%) JNCIA
15 3 (1.69%) OCP
15 3 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (20.22%) SLA
2 5 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.69%) HL7
3 3 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.12%) QA
5 1 (0.56%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 65 (36.52%) KVM
2 49 (27.53%) Oracle RAC
3 31 (17.42%) Active Directory
4 24 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (11.24%) NFS
6 15 (8.43%) Samba
6 15 (8.43%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (6.74%) iptables
8 10 (5.62%) vSphere
9 7 (3.93%) Hyper-V
9 7 (3.93%) UAG
10 6 (3.37%) XenServer
11 5 (2.81%) Postfix
12 4 (2.25%) Docker
12 4 (2.25%) LXC
12 4 (2.25%) vCloud
13 3 (1.69%) Firmware
14 2 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (1.12%) Squid
14 2 (1.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 84 (47.19%) Puppet
2 45 (25.28%) EMC NetWorker
3 21 (11.80%) Nagios
4 19 (10.67%) Red Hat Satellite
5 16 (8.99%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (3.93%) HAProxy
7 5 (2.81%) NetBackup
8 4 (2.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 3 (1.69%) Ansible
9 3 (1.69%) SELinux
10 2 (1.12%) Capistrano
10 2 (1.12%) SCCM
11 1 (0.56%) OpenView
11 1 (0.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 153 (85.96%) Red Hat
2 83 (46.63%) Oracle
3 63 (35.39%) HP
4 55 (30.90%) EMC
5 37 (20.79%) VMware
6 30 (16.85%) IBM
7 22 (12.36%) Microsoft
8 14 (7.87%) Cisco
9 12 (6.74%) NetApp
10 9 (5.06%) Citrix
11 8 (4.49%) Brocade
12 6 (3.37%) ArcSight
13 4 (2.25%) Google
14 3 (1.69%) 3PAR
14 3 (1.69%) Dell
14 3 (1.69%) Juniper
15 2 (1.12%) AppSense
15 2 (1.12%) Splunk
15 2 (1.12%) Veritas
15 2 (1.12%) WorldPay
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