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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 568 596 599
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +3
Contract jobs citing RHCE 73 42 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.077% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.63% 0.40% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 20 12
Median daily rate £425 £381 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £237 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £281 £348
% change year-on-year
+42.22% -19.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
11575 10524 10430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.55% 19.42% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7191 6014 6089
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 540 539
Median hourly rate £32.50 £23.75 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% +20.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

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 25 May 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 30 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 25 May 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 +24 73 £425 +6.25% 18
London +14 24 £464 -9.51% 5
North East - 15 £274 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 15 £274 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 15 £274 - 2
City of London +59 14 £463 -22.91% 3
South West -7 12 £488 +21.87% 1
East of England +11 8 £500 +40.35%
Wiltshire -8 8 £488 +21.87%
North West - 8 £330 - 1
Salisbury - 6 £488 -
Ipswich - 4 £525 -
Merseyside - 4 £260 -
Suffolk - 4 £525 -
South East -12 3 £400 +67.53% 8
Gloucestershire - 3 - - 1
Wirral - 3 £260 -
Cheshire - 3 £330 -
Hertfordshire +13 2 £400 -
Hampshire -1 2 £400 +67.53% 7
West Midlands - 2 £425 -
Worcestershire - 2 £425 -
Essex - 2 £210 -
Westminster - 2 £275 -
Malvern - 2 £425 -
Brentwood - 2 £210 -
Welwyn Garden City +6 1 £400 -
Farnborough +1 1 - - 1
Watford - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £300 -

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 93 (98.94%) Linux
2 84 (89.36%) Red Hat
3 54 (57.45%) Puppet
4 51 (54.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (34.04%) Oracle
6 31 (32.98%) Apache
6 31 (32.98%) Active Directory
7 30 (31.91%) Configuration Management
8 29 (30.85%) ITIL
9 28 (29.79%) MySQL
9 28 (29.79%) HP
9 28 (29.79%) SAN
9 28 (29.79%) VMware
9 28 (29.79%) Security Cleared
10 27 (28.72%) LAMP
11 26 (27.66%) Unix
11 26 (27.66%) RHCA
12 24 (25.53%) Perl
13 23 (24.47%) Windows
14 22 (23.40%) Tomcat
14 22 (23.40%) TCP/IP
15 20 (21.28%) CentOS
15 20 (21.28%) DNS
15 20 (21.28%) Service Delivery
16 19 (20.21%) NFS
16 19 (20.21%) Python
17 18 (19.15%) Solaris
17 18 (19.15%) Bash Shell
17 18 (19.15%) High Availability
17 18 (19.15%) KVM

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 31 (32.98%) Apache
2 22 (23.40%) Tomcat
3 17 (18.09%) OpenStack
4 8 (8.51%) IIS
4 8 (8.51%) JBoss
5 7 (7.45%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.19%) MS Office
2 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.45%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.26%) PaaS
4 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.06%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 28 (29.79%) SAN
2 22 (23.40%) TCP/IP
3 20 (21.28%) DNS
4 12 (12.77%) LDAP
5 11 (11.70%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (8.51%) iSCSI
6 8 (8.51%) SSL
7 7 (7.45%) Firewall
7 7 (7.45%) Internet
7 7 (7.45%) LAN
7 7 (7.45%) WAN
8 6 (6.38%) NAS
9 4 (4.26%) DHCP
10 3 (3.19%) Kerberos
10 3 (3.19%) Network Security
10 3 (3.19%) SSH
10 3 (3.19%) Wireshark
11 2 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (2.13%) NetScaler
11 2 (2.13%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.79%) MySQL
2 3 (3.19%) Big Data
2 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (12.77%) JIRA
2 8 (8.51%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.32%) Subversion
4 2 (2.13%) Ant
4 2 (2.13%) GCC
4 2 (2.13%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.06%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (12.77%) Finance
2 7 (7.45%) Banking
3 6 (6.38%) Financial Institution
4 5 (5.32%) Marketing
5 1 (1.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (45.74%) Linux Engineer
2 25 (26.60%) Administrator
3 22 (23.40%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (9.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 9 (9.57%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 8 (8.51%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (8.51%) Linux Support
6 8 (8.51%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Designer
8 5 (5.32%) Senior Designer
9 4 (4.26%) Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Linux Specialist
9 4 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.19%) Architect
10 3 (3.19%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (28.72%) LAMP
2 7 (7.45%) .NET
3 6 (6.38%) .NET Framework
3 6 (6.38%) JSP
3 6 (6.38%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (4.26%) JSON
4 4 (4.26%) WAMP
5 3 (3.19%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (2.13%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (2.13%) libvirt
6 2 (2.13%) Middleware
7 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.96%) Clustering
2 12 (12.77%) Wiki
3 6 (6.38%) Client/Server
3 6 (6.38%) PMI
4 4 (4.26%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (4.26%) HP Storage
4 4 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.19%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.19%) Derivative
5 3 (3.19%) Ergonomics
5 3 (3.19%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.13%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.13%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (2.13%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.13%) Statistics
7 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.06%) iPad
7 1 (1.06%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 93 (98.94%) Linux
2 51 (54.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (27.66%) Unix
4 23 (24.47%) Windows
5 20 (21.28%) CentOS
6 18 (19.15%) Solaris
7 14 (14.89%) AIX
8 10 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (8.51%) Windows Server
10 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (2.13%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.13%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.06%) Android
12 1 (1.06%) Debian
12 1 (1.06%) Fedora
12 1 (1.06%) SUSE
12 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.91%) Configuration Management
2 29 (30.85%) ITIL
3 20 (21.28%) Service Delivery
4 18 (19.15%) High Availability
5 15 (15.96%) Open Source
6 11 (11.70%) Dependency Management
7 9 (9.57%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (8.51%) Data Protection
8 8 (8.51%) Kernel Tuning
8 8 (8.51%) Migration
8 8 (8.51%) Project Management
9 7 (7.45%) Capacity Management
9 7 (7.45%) Compatibility Testing
9 7 (7.45%) DevOps
9 7 (7.45%) Load Balancing
9 7 (7.45%) PRINCE2
10 6 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (6.38%) Security Management
11 5 (5.32%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (4.26%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.53%) Perl
2 19 (20.21%) Python
3 18 (19.15%) Bash Shell
4 11 (11.70%) Java
5 9 (9.57%) PHP
6 5 (5.32%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.26%) C
8 3 (3.19%) Ruby
8 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.06%) AWK
9 1 (1.06%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 28 (29.79%) Security Cleared
2 26 (27.66%) RHCA
3 16 (17.02%) SC Cleared
4 13 (13.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (13.83%) RHCSA
5 11 (11.70%) CCNA
5 11 (11.70%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (9.57%) CCNP
7 8 (8.51%) MCITP
7 8 (8.51%) MCTS
8 6 (6.38%) DV Cleared
8 6 (6.38%) MCSE
8 6 (6.38%) PMI Certification
9 3 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.13%) CCSA
10 2 (2.13%) CCSE
10 2 (2.13%) OCP
10 2 (2.13%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (1.06%) ACSP
11 1 (1.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.70%) SLA
2 5 (5.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.19%) QA
4 2 (2.13%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.06%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 31 (32.98%) Active Directory
2 19 (20.21%) NFS
3 18 (19.15%) KVM
4 15 (15.96%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (13.83%) Oracle RAC
5 13 (13.83%) Samba
5 13 (13.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (10.64%) iptables
7 7 (7.45%) UAG
8 4 (4.26%) Ceph
8 4 (4.26%) Docker
8 4 (4.26%) Hyper-V
8 4 (4.26%) LXC
8 4 (4.26%) Postfix
8 4 (4.26%) vCloud
9 3 (3.19%) vSphere
10 2 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (2.13%) XenApp
10 2 (2.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 54 (57.45%) Puppet
2 12 (12.77%) Red Hat Satellite
3 11 (11.70%) Nagios
4 10 (10.64%) EMC NetWorker
5 6 (6.38%) HAProxy
5 6 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (6.38%) SCCM
6 4 (4.26%) SCOM
6 4 (4.26%) SCOrch
7 3 (3.19%) Capistrano
7 3 (3.19%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (2.13%) Ansible
8 2 (2.13%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.06%) Cacti
9 1 (1.06%) Cobbler
9 1 (1.06%) Nessus
9 1 (1.06%) QRadar
9 1 (1.06%) Salt
9 1 (1.06%) SELinux
9 1 (1.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 84 (89.36%) Red Hat
2 32 (34.04%) Oracle
3 28 (29.79%) HP
3 28 (29.79%) VMware
4 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
5 15 (15.96%) EMC
6 13 (13.83%) IBM
7 12 (12.77%) NetApp
8 9 (9.57%) Citrix
9 8 (8.51%) Brocade
10 7 (7.45%) 3PAR
10 7 (7.45%) ArcSight
11 3 (3.19%) Cisco
11 3 (3.19%) Veritas
12 2 (2.13%) AppSense
12 2 (2.13%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.13%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.13%) Splunk
13 1 (1.06%) Symantec
13 1 (1.06%) Wyse
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