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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 567 513 534
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +21
Contract jobs citing RHCE 28 65 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.69% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 44 33
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £353 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £291 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £341
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -4.76%
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
10583 9372 10095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.78% 17.58% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5994 5137 5169
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 449 485 631
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.11 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.49% -8.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.91 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -66 21 £400 +9.58% 10
London -10 9 £413 -2.94% 7
South Wales 0 7 £310 +3.33% 3
Wales -6 7 £310 +3.33% 3
Cardiff - 7 £310 - 3
Berkshire +14 5 £475 +46.15%
South East -1 5 £475 +46.15% 1
East of England -35 5 £295 -21.33% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 4 £295 -10.60% 1
Cambridge -9 4 £295 -10.60% 1
Slough - 4 - -
South West - 2 £475 -
City of London +27 1 £270 -36.47% 2
Harrow - 1 - -
Hayes - - - - 2
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Glamorgan - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - - 1

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 54 (100.00%) Linux
2 43 (79.63%) Red Hat
2 43 (79.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (35.19%) UNIX
3 19 (35.19%) VMware
4 18 (33.33%) DNS
5 17 (31.48%) Perl
5 17 (31.48%) Finance
6 15 (27.78%) Puppet
7 14 (25.93%) ITIL
8 13 (24.07%) Apache
8 13 (24.07%) Oracle
8 13 (24.07%) NFS
8 13 (24.07%) LAMP
9 11 (20.37%) MySQL
9 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (18.52%) DevOps
10 10 (18.52%) Windows
10 10 (18.52%) Solaris
10 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
10 10 (18.52%) SAN
10 10 (18.52%) Shell Script
10 10 (18.52%) Configuration Management
11 9 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (16.67%) CCNA
11 9 (16.67%) Bash Shell
11 9 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (14.81%) Citrix
12 8 (14.81%) VMware ESX
13 7 (12.96%) Clustering

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 13 (24.07%) Apache
2 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.85%) IIS
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.85%) Zimbra
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.70%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.85%) IaaS
2 1 (1.85%) PaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.33%) DNS
2 10 (18.52%) SAN
3 7 (12.96%) DHCP
4 6 (11.11%) Firewall
5 5 (9.26%) FTP
6 4 (7.41%) VPN
6 4 (7.41%) SSL
7 3 (5.56%) WAN
7 3 (5.56%) SSH
8 2 (3.70%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.70%) VLAN
8 2 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (3.70%) Kerberos
8 2 (3.70%) LAN
8 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.85%) DMZ
9 1 (1.85%) Internet
9 1 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) MySQL
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.70%) Big Data
3 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Subversion
1 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
1 5 (9.26%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (31.48%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Banking
3 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.41%) Games
5 1 (1.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Administrator
2 15 (27.78%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (25.93%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (20.37%) Linux Administrator
5 10 (18.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Project Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Service Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) UNIX Administrator
9 3 (5.56%) Project Analyst
10 2 (3.70%) Linux Support
10 2 (3.70%) Linux Consultant
10 2 (3.70%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.07%) LAMP
2 5 (9.26%) SOAP
3 3 (5.56%) Middleware
4 1 (1.85%) Web Services
4 1 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Clustering
2 5 (9.26%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.56%) PKI
4 2 (3.70%) FMCG
4 2 (3.70%) Open Source
4 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.70%) Replication
4 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) CESG
5 1 (1.85%) Firmware
5 1 (1.85%) LPAR
5 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Linux
2 43 (79.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (35.19%) UNIX
4 10 (18.52%) Windows
4 10 (18.52%) Solaris
5 7 (12.96%) CentOS
6 4 (7.41%) AIX
6 4 (7.41%) HPUX
7 2 (3.70%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.85%) SUSE
8 1 (1.85%) Debian
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.85%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) ITIL
2 10 (18.52%) DevOps
2 10 (18.52%) Configuration Management
3 7 (12.96%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (9.26%) ERP
5 4 (7.41%) Server Monitoring
5 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.41%) Migration
6 3 (5.56%) Change Management
6 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.56%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (3.70%) Data Management
7 2 (3.70%) Data Security
8 1 (1.85%) Identity Management
8 1 (1.85%) Project Management
8 1 (1.85%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.85%) Information Security
8 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) Perl
2 10 (18.52%) Shell Script
3 9 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 6 (11.11%) PHP
5 5 (9.26%) SQL
5 5 (9.26%) Java
5 5 (9.26%) Python
6 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.70%) C
8 1 (1.85%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (16.67%) CCNA
1 9 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (9.26%) JNCIA
2 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.56%) OCP
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (5.56%) MCSE
3 3 (5.56%) NCDA
3 3 (5.56%) RHCT
3 3 (5.56%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) Degree
4 2 (3.70%) RHCA
4 2 (3.70%) LPIC
4 2 (3.70%) MCITP
4 2 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.70%) VCP5
4 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.85%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (24.07%) NFS
2 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.81%) VMware ESX
4 6 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 4 (7.41%) vSphere
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (5.56%) XenApp
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (3.70%) qmail
7 2 (3.70%) Postfix
7 2 (3.70%) Sendmail
7 2 (3.70%) Samba
8 1 (1.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 15 (27.78%) Puppet
2 7 (12.96%) Nagios
2 7 (12.96%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (9.26%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (9.26%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (5.56%) NetBackup
4 3 (5.56%) Backup Exec
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (5.56%) SCCM
4 3 (5.56%) SCOM
5 2 (3.70%) nmon
5 2 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (3.70%) Control-M
5 2 (3.70%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (3.70%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (1.85%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.85%) MOM
6 1 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.85%) YUM
Vendors
1 43 (79.63%) Red Hat
2 19 (35.19%) VMware
3 13 (24.07%) Oracle
4 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 8 (14.81%) Citrix
6 7 (12.96%) EMC
6 7 (12.96%) Cisco
6 7 (12.96%) IBM
6 7 (12.96%) NetApp
7 6 (11.11%) HP
8 5 (9.26%) Juniper
8 5 (9.26%) Redknee
8 5 (9.26%) Sun
8 5 (9.26%) SAP
8 5 (9.26%) JBoss
9 4 (7.41%) Veritas
10 3 (5.56%) Symantec
10 3 (5.56%) BMC
11 2 (3.70%) Nimsoft
11 2 (3.70%) Sophos
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £320.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Rate: £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago