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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 553 529 537
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +8
Contract jobs citing RHCE 42 49 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.095% 0.069%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% 0.55% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 34 20
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£394 £395 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.31% +12.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £252 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £353
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
11495 8838 9201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.50% 17.09% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6490 4968 4772
Average daily rate £383 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £535 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 533 382 601
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.53
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.08%

RHCE
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RHCE within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RHCE within the UK over the 3 months to 26 November 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
England -36 25 £400 +1.26% 15
London -8 9 £400 -20.00% 10
South East -24 8 £356 +22.84% 4
North West - 5 £425 -
South Wales - 4 £370 - 1
Wales - 4 £370 - 1
Manchester - 4 £413 -
Cardiff - 4 £370 -
City of London +20 3 £400 -13.51% 3
Berkshire -5 2 £375 +29.31% 2
West Yorkshire - 2 £420 -
Yorkshire - 2 £420 -
Leeds - 2 £420 -
Surrey -10 1 £325 -18.75% 1
Hampshire -27 1 - - 1
Harrow - 1 £400 -
Havant - - - -
Leatherhead - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Cwmbran - - - -
Exeter - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Essex - - - -
Newport - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - -
Reading - - - -

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 65 (90.28%) Linux
2 55 (76.39%) Red Hat
3 49 (68.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 38 (52.78%) VMware
5 32 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (33.33%) ITIL
7 22 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (29.17%) CCNA
9 20 (27.78%) Windows
10 19 (26.39%) Apache
10 19 (26.39%) Clustering
11 18 (25.00%) UNIX
11 18 (25.00%) NFS
12 17 (23.61%) DNS
12 17 (23.61%) Cisco
12 17 (23.61%) Perl
13 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
13 16 (22.22%) HP
13 16 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 15 (20.83%) EMC
15 14 (19.44%) Oracle
16 13 (18.06%) Citrix
16 13 (18.06%) Bash Shell
17 12 (16.67%) Finance
17 12 (16.67%) RHCSA
18 11 (15.28%) Firewall
18 11 (15.28%) MySQL
18 11 (15.28%) MCSE
18 11 (15.28%) Active Directory
18 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 19 (26.39%) Apache
2 10 (13.89%) Tomcat
2 10 (13.89%) JBoss
3 6 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.94%) MS Exchange
5 4 (5.56%) OpenStack
6 3 (4.17%) WebLogic
6 3 (4.17%) IIS
7 2 (2.78%) Zimbra
8 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.17%) Amazon S3
2 3 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.39%) IaaS
3 1 (1.39%) PaaS
3 1 (1.39%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.61%) DNS
2 11 (15.28%) Firewall
3 8 (11.11%) SAN
4 7 (9.72%) WAN
5 6 (8.33%) iSCSI
6 5 (6.94%) Network Security
6 5 (6.94%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (6.94%) DHCP
6 5 (6.94%) SSL
6 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.56%) LDAP
8 3 (4.17%) VLAN
8 3 (4.17%) SSH
8 3 (4.17%) BIG-IP
8 3 (4.17%) VPN
8 3 (4.17%) LAN
8 3 (4.17%) FTP
8 3 (4.17%) DMZ
9 1 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) MySQL
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.78%) Redis
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) StarTeam
General
1 12 (16.67%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.72%) Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Games
5 1 (1.39%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (30.56%) Systems Administrator
1 22 (30.56%) Administrator
2 21 (29.17%) Linux Engineer
3 16 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
4 15 (20.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 9 (12.50%) Analyst
6 8 (11.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 7 (9.72%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 5 (6.94%) Network Manager
9 5 (6.94%) Security Manager
9 5 (6.94%) Network Security Manager
9 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (5.56%) Project Engineer
11 3 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
11 3 (4.17%) Project Analyst
11 3 (4.17%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
11 3 (4.17%) Senior Linux Administrator
11 3 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (4.17%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.50%) LAMP
2 7 (9.72%) SOAP
3 4 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (1.39%) J2EE
4 1 (1.39%) JMS
4 1 (1.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.39%) Clustering
2 9 (12.50%) Open Source
3 6 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.94%) Replication
5 3 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.17%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (2.78%) Derivative
6 2 (2.78%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.78%) LPAR
7 1 (1.39%) CESG
7 1 (1.39%) Life Science
7 1 (1.39%) CMDB
7 1 (1.39%) PKI
7 1 (1.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 65 (90.28%) Linux
2 49 (68.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (27.78%) Windows
4 18 (25.00%) UNIX
5 10 (13.89%) Solaris
6 7 (9.72%) CentOS
6 7 (9.72%) AIX
7 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (5.56%) Android
9 3 (4.17%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (4.17%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.17%) HPUX
9 3 (4.17%) Windows XP
9 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.78%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.78%) Scientific Linux
11 1 (1.39%) SUSE
11 1 (1.39%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (9.72%) Load Balancing
3 6 (8.33%) Data Security
3 6 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 5 (6.94%) Incident Management
4 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
5 4 (5.56%) Coaching
5 4 (5.56%) Supplier Management
6 3 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.17%) Capacity Management
6 3 (4.17%) Migration
6 3 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.17%) Change Management
6 3 (4.17%) People Management
7 2 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.78%) DevOps
7 2 (2.78%) Service Management
7 2 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.78%) Data Management
8 1 (1.39%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.61%) Perl
2 13 (18.06%) Bash Shell
3 10 (13.89%) Shell Script
4 8 (11.11%) Python
5 7 (9.72%) SQL
6 6 (8.33%) Java
6 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 5 (6.94%) PHP
8 3 (4.17%) VBScript
8 3 (4.17%) VB
9 2 (2.78%) Ruby
9 2 (2.78%) Korn
10 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (29.17%) CCNA
3 16 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (16.67%) RHCSA
5 11 (15.28%) MCSE
5 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (13.89%) MCITP
7 9 (12.50%) RHCT
8 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
8 7 (9.72%) RHCA
8 7 (9.72%) CCNP
9 6 (8.33%) CCDP
9 6 (8.33%) JNCIA
9 6 (8.33%) DV Cleared
10 5 (6.94%) ACSP
10 5 (6.94%) ACSA
10 5 (6.94%) Degree
10 5 (6.94%) MCTS
10 5 (6.94%) MCDST
10 5 (6.94%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.39%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (25.00%) NFS
3 11 (15.28%) Active Directory
4 10 (13.89%) VMware ESX
5 6 (8.33%) vSphere
5 6 (8.33%) XenApp
6 5 (6.94%) Postfix
7 4 (5.56%) Samba
8 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
8 3 (4.17%) vCloud
9 2 (2.78%) KVM
9 2 (2.78%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.78%) qmail
9 2 (2.78%) Sendmail
9 2 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (1.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) Puppet
2 6 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 5 (6.94%) MIMEsweeper
3 5 (6.94%) MAILsweeper
3 5 (6.94%) Nagios
4 4 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (5.56%) Cacti
4 4 (5.56%) SCCM
5 3 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (4.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (4.17%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.17%) Ansible
6 2 (2.78%) nmon
6 2 (2.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (2.78%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.78%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (76.39%) Red Hat
2 38 (52.78%) VMware
3 17 (23.61%) Cisco
4 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 16 (22.22%) HP
5 15 (20.83%) EMC
6 14 (19.44%) Oracle
7 13 (18.06%) Citrix
8 11 (15.28%) IBM
9 7 (9.72%) NetApp
10 6 (8.33%) Juniper
10 6 (8.33%) Sun
10 6 (8.33%) Redknee
11 5 (6.94%) Apple
12 4 (5.56%) Veritas
13 3 (4.17%) F5
13 3 (4.17%) Nimsoft
13 3 (4.17%) SolarWinds
13 3 (4.17%) Symantec
13 3 (4.17%) Sophos
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