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 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 566 529 493
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -36
Contract jobs citing RHCE 33 41 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.079% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.41% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 30
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£363 £440 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.61% +35.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £352 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £535 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £400 £305
% change year-on-year
-34.37% +31.14%
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
10555 10047 8332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.67% 19.35% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6006 5532 4420
Average daily rate £395 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 472 509 477
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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
England -23 24 £375 -14.77% 19
South West - 10 £313 -
London -11 8 £406 -9.72% 11
Wales +1 7 £400 +23.07%
South East -31 6 £238 -44.11% 6
Hampshire -7 5 £238 -44.11% 3
Farnborough - 5 £238 -
Cardiff +5 1 £400 +23.07%
South Wales 0 1 £400 +23.07%
Berkshire -10 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Southampton - - - - 1
St Albans - - - -
Staines - - - - 1
York - - - -
Newport - - - -
Oxford - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Andover - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Glamorgan - - - -

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 57 (98.28%) Linux
2 40 (68.97%) Red Hat
3 38 (65.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (41.38%) Windows
5 22 (37.93%) VMware
6 20 (34.48%) Oracle
7 18 (31.03%) Perl
8 17 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (27.59%) Active Directory
9 16 (27.59%) Security Cleared
10 15 (25.86%) JBoss
11 14 (24.14%) Apache
11 14 (24.14%) Shell Script
12 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (22.41%) Solaris
12 13 (22.41%) RHCA
12 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (20.69%) CentOS
13 12 (20.69%) Bash Shell
13 12 (20.69%) Puppet
13 12 (20.69%) DV Cleared
13 12 (20.69%) Python
14 10 (17.24%) Clustering
14 10 (17.24%) Tomcat
14 10 (17.24%) UNIX
14 10 (17.24%) Cisco
15 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
15 9 (15.52%) Configuration Management
15 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (15.52%) RHCSA

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 15 (25.86%) JBoss
2 14 (24.14%) Apache
3 10 (17.24%) Tomcat
4 8 (13.79%) OpenStack
5 4 (6.90%) IIS
6 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.07%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (6.90%) Amazon S3
2 4 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.17%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.72%) PaaS
4 1 (1.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.62%) LDAP
2 5 (8.62%) HTTP
2 5 (8.62%) Firewall
3 4 (6.90%) SSH
3 4 (6.90%) FTP
3 4 (6.90%) DNS
4 3 (5.17%) HTTPS
4 3 (5.17%) SMTP
4 3 (5.17%) BIG-IP
5 2 (3.45%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.45%) LAN
5 2 (3.45%) SSL
6 1 (1.72%) SAN
6 1 (1.72%) WAN
6 1 (1.72%) NAS
6 1 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.72%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) MySQL
2 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.45%) Redis
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) StarTeam
General
1 5 (8.62%) Retail
2 1 (1.72%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (39.66%) Administrator
2 16 (27.59%) Systems Administrator
2 16 (27.59%) Linux Administrator
3 11 (18.97%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (17.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (10.34%) Designer
5 6 (10.34%) Senior Designer
5 6 (10.34%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Integration Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 2 (3.45%) Solaris Administrator
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Solaris Administrator
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Solaris Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.45%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) Web Services
2 1 (1.72%) JMS
2 1 (1.72%) Middleware
2 1 (1.72%) LAMP
2 1 (1.72%) J2EE
2 1 (1.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Clustering
2 8 (13.79%) Open Source
3 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.45%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (3.45%) Derivative
5 1 (1.72%) CMDB
5 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.72%) FMCG
5 1 (1.72%) CESG
5 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 57 (98.28%) Linux
2 38 (65.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (41.38%) Windows
4 13 (22.41%) Solaris
4 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (20.69%) CentOS
6 10 (17.24%) UNIX
7 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (13.79%) Windows 8
8 8 (13.79%) Windows 7
9 7 (12.07%) Windows XP
10 4 (6.90%) Debian
11 2 (3.45%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.52%) Configuration Management
2 8 (13.79%) ITIL
3 6 (10.34%) Load Balancing
3 6 (10.34%) Line Management
4 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
4 5 (8.62%) Coaching
4 5 (8.62%) High Availability
5 4 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (6.90%) Supplier Management
5 4 (6.90%) Change Management
5 4 (6.90%) Data Security
6 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.45%) Project Management
7 2 (3.45%) Service Management
7 2 (3.45%) Release Management
7 2 (3.45%) DevOps
8 1 (1.72%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.72%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.72%) Server Monitoring
8 1 (1.72%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) Perl
2 14 (24.14%) Shell Script
3 12 (20.69%) Python
3 12 (20.69%) Bash Shell
4 7 (12.07%) PowerShell
4 7 (12.07%) SQL
4 7 (12.07%) VBScript
4 7 (12.07%) VB
5 5 (8.62%) Ruby
6 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 13 (22.41%) RHCA
3 12 (20.69%) DV Cleared
4 9 (15.52%) RHCSA
5 7 (12.07%) CCNA
5 7 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
7 4 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (3.45%) MCSE
9 1 (1.72%) CCNP
9 1 (1.72%) RHCT
9 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (27.59%) Active Directory
3 8 (13.79%) Samba
4 7 (12.07%) Hyper-V
5 5 (8.62%) Postfix
5 5 (8.62%) vSphere
6 4 (6.90%) qmail
7 3 (5.17%) Terminal Services
7 3 (5.17%) SpamAssassin
8 2 (3.45%) NFS
9 1 (1.72%) Firmware
9 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.72%) KVM
9 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.72%) XenApp
9 1 (1.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (20.69%) Puppet
2 7 (12.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (12.07%) SCCM
3 6 (10.34%) SELinux
4 5 (8.62%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (6.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (6.90%) Cacti
6 3 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (3.45%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.72%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 40 (68.97%) Red Hat
2 22 (37.93%) VMware
3 20 (34.48%) Oracle
4 10 (17.24%) Cisco
5 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
6 8 (13.79%) Sun
7 3 (5.17%) EMC
7 3 (5.17%) Citrix
7 3 (5.17%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.17%) Borland
7 3 (5.17%) F5
8 2 (3.45%) Brocade
9 1 (1.72%) IBM
9 1 (1.72%) Mercator
9 1 (1.72%) Symantec
9 1 (1.72%) BMC
9 1 (1.72%) NetApp
9 1 (1.72%) HP
9 1 (1.72%) Dell
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