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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 568 514 561
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +47
Contract jobs citing RHCE 46 64 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.12% 0.072%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 0.71% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 41 22
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£375 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £353
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.25%
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
11229 9068 10300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.43% 17.20% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6204 5084 5339
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £547 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 418 624
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.55 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -15.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -47 32 £400 +6.66% 6
London -2 17 £400 - 4
South Wales +2 12 £355 +18.33% 2
Wales -15 12 £355 +18.33% 2
Cardiff - 12 £355 - 2
South East -7 8 £356 +1.78%
City of London +16 5 £375 -14.28% 1
Berkshire +14 5 £375 +28.20%
North West -2 5 £425 +32.81% 2
Manchester -10 4 £413 +27.90%
East of England -35 2 £350 -6.66%
Harrow - 2 £400 -
Cambridgeshire +7 1 £350 -
Surrey -4 1 £325 -13.33%
Cambridge -6 1 £350 -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Reading - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Exeter - - - -
South West - - - -
Scotland - - - -

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 61 (89.71%) Linux
2 51 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 44 (64.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (44.12%) VMware
5 23 (33.82%) UNIX
6 22 (32.35%) ITIL
7 21 (30.88%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (30.88%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (29.41%) CCNA
8 20 (29.41%) DNS
9 19 (27.94%) NFS
9 19 (27.94%) Finance
10 18 (26.47%) Cisco
10 18 (26.47%) Perl
11 17 (25.00%) HP
12 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
12 16 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (20.59%) Citrix
13 14 (20.59%) Apache
14 13 (19.12%) Windows
14 13 (19.12%) IBM
14 13 (19.12%) EMC
15 12 (17.65%) LAMP
15 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (17.65%) MCSE
15 12 (17.65%) MySQL
15 12 (17.65%) Puppet
16 11 (16.18%) Bash Shell
16 11 (16.18%) VMware ESX
16 11 (16.18%) SAN

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 14 (20.59%) Apache
2 6 (8.82%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.35%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.94%) Zimbra
7 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.47%) IIS
7 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.47%) PaaS
2 1 (1.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.41%) DNS
2 11 (16.18%) SAN
3 7 (10.29%) Firewall
4 6 (8.82%) WAN
4 6 (8.82%) DHCP
4 6 (8.82%) iSCSI
5 5 (7.35%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (7.35%) FTP
5 5 (7.35%) SSL
5 5 (7.35%) Network Security
6 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.41%) VPN
7 3 (4.41%) DMZ
7 3 (4.41%) SSH
7 3 (4.41%) VLAN
8 2 (2.94%) LAN
8 2 (2.94%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.47%) Internet
9 1 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) MySQL
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.94%) Big Data
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Subversion
1 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (27.94%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Telecoms
3 8 (11.76%) Banking
4 3 (4.41%) Games
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (30.88%) Linux Engineer
2 18 (26.47%) Administrator
3 16 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (17.65%) Linux Administrator
5 11 (16.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 9 (13.24%) Analyst
7 8 (11.76%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (7.35%) Network Manager
9 5 (7.35%) Project Engineer
9 5 (7.35%) Security Manager
9 5 (7.35%) Network Security Manager
10 4 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 4 (5.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 4 (5.88%) UNIX Administrator
11 3 (4.41%) Project Analyst
11 3 (4.41%) Service Desk Analyst
11 3 (4.41%) Service Analyst
11 3 (4.41%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.65%) LAMP
2 7 (10.29%) SOAP
3 2 (2.94%) Middleware
4 1 (1.47%) .NET
4 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Clustering
2 7 (10.29%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.35%) Open Source
3 5 (7.35%) Replication
4 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.41%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.94%) LPAR
5 2 (2.94%) PKI
5 2 (2.94%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.47%) Life Science
6 1 (1.47%) FMCG
6 1 (1.47%) NHS
6 1 (1.47%) Firmware
6 1 (1.47%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 61 (89.71%) Linux
2 44 (64.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (33.82%) UNIX
4 13 (19.12%) Windows
5 10 (14.71%) Solaris
6 7 (10.29%) AIX
6 7 (10.29%) HPUX
7 4 (5.88%) Android
7 4 (5.88%) CentOS
8 2 (2.94%) Scientific Linux
8 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.94%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.47%) SUSE
9 1 (1.47%) Debian
9 1 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.35%) ITIL
2 8 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 7 (10.29%) DevOps
4 5 (7.35%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.88%) Migration
5 4 (5.88%) Change Management
5 4 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.41%) Capacity Management
6 3 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.41%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.41%) People Management
7 2 (2.94%) Coaching
7 2 (2.94%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (2.94%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (2.94%) ERP
7 2 (2.94%) Data Security
7 2 (2.94%) Data Management
7 2 (2.94%) Data Analysis
8 1 (1.47%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.47%) Perl
2 11 (16.18%) Bash Shell
3 9 (13.24%) Shell Script
4 7 (10.29%) Java
5 6 (8.82%) PHP
6 5 (7.35%) SQL
6 5 (7.35%) Python
7 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.94%) Korn
8 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.47%) C
9 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (30.88%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (29.41%) CCNA
3 16 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (17.65%) MCSE
5 10 (14.71%) MCITP
6 8 (11.76%) RHCT
7 7 (10.29%) JNCIA
7 7 (10.29%) CCNP
8 6 (8.82%) CCDP
8 6 (8.82%) Degree
9 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
9 5 (7.35%) ACSP
9 5 (7.35%) MCDST
9 5 (7.35%) MCTS
9 5 (7.35%) ACSA
9 5 (7.35%) IBM Certification
9 5 (7.35%) CCIP
9 5 (7.35%) MCSA
10 4 (5.88%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.47%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (30.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (27.94%) NFS
3 11 (16.18%) VMware ESX
4 8 (11.76%) Active Directory
5 7 (10.29%) vSphere
6 6 (8.82%) XenApp
7 5 (7.35%) Postfix
8 3 (4.41%) vCloud
9 2 (2.94%) Sendmail
9 2 (2.94%) qmail
9 2 (2.94%) Samba
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.47%) KVM
10 1 (1.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (17.65%) Puppet
2 8 (11.76%) Nagios
3 6 (8.82%) Backup Exec
4 5 (7.35%) MIMEsweeper
4 5 (7.35%) MAILsweeper
4 5 (7.35%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (4.41%) NetBackup
6 3 (4.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (4.41%) Ansible
7 2 (2.94%) Control-M
7 2 (2.94%) nmon
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Tivoli
7 2 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (2.94%) SCCM
7 2 (2.94%) SCOM
7 2 (2.94%) ZABBIX
7 2 (2.94%) Cacti
Vendors
1 51 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 30 (44.12%) VMware
3 18 (26.47%) Cisco
4 17 (25.00%) HP
5 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 14 (20.59%) Citrix
7 13 (19.12%) EMC
7 13 (19.12%) IBM
8 10 (14.71%) Oracle
9 9 (13.24%) NetApp
10 7 (10.29%) Juniper
10 7 (10.29%) JBoss
10 7 (10.29%) Sun
10 7 (10.29%) Redknee
11 5 (7.35%) Apple
12 4 (5.88%) Symantec
12 4 (5.88%) Veritas
13 3 (4.41%) BMC
13 3 (4.41%) Avaya
13 3 (4.41%) SolarWinds
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