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 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
UK
Rank 557 609 582
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -27
Contract jobs citing RHCE 30 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.042% 0.049%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 13
Median daily rate £438 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £354 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £453 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -22.50%
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
9134 10479 10312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.36% 20.97% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5831 6371 6019
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 465 494 487
Median hourly rate £28.58 £39.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.73% +110.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.54 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +110.52%

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 23 January 2017.

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 18 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +37 25 £450 +12.50% 11
London +13 10 £463 +12.12% 4
South East +26 9 £450 +8.43% 2
Hampshire +14 6 £450 +8.43% 1
City of London - 5 £465 - 1
North West +27 3 £169 -57.83% 1
Lancashire - 3 £169 -
Southampton - 3 £450 -
East of England +6 2 £340 -9.33%
Hertfordshire - 2 £340 -
Worthing - 2 £413 -
West Sussex - 2 £413 -
Winchester 0 1 £400 -3.61% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £340 -
Birmingham - 1 £338 -
Kidlington - 1 £463 -
West Midlands - 1 £338 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £463 -

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 79 (95.18%) Linux
2 49 (59.04%) Red Hat
3 35 (42.17%) Puppet
4 34 (40.96%) ITIL
4 34 (40.96%) VMware
5 30 (36.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (31.33%) Finance
6 26 (31.33%) SAN
7 23 (27.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (26.51%) Bash Shell
9 21 (25.30%) RHCA
10 20 (24.10%) Clustering
10 20 (24.10%) HP
10 20 (24.10%) Python
10 20 (24.10%) MySQL
10 20 (24.10%) Unix
10 20 (24.10%) Computer Science
11 19 (22.89%) KVM
11 19 (22.89%) LAMP
11 19 (22.89%) Configuration Management
12 18 (21.69%) Apache
12 18 (21.69%) RHCSA
12 18 (21.69%) High Availability
13 16 (19.28%) OpenStack
13 16 (19.28%) Java
14 15 (18.07%) TCP/IP
15 14 (16.87%) DevOps
15 14 (16.87%) Open Source
15 14 (16.87%) Degree
16 13 (15.66%) Security Cleared

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 18 (21.69%) Apache
2 16 (19.28%) OpenStack
3 8 (9.64%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.02%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.61%) JBoss
6 2 (2.41%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.46%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (10.84%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.82%) Google Compute Engine
4 3 (3.61%) IBM PureFlex
5 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (31.33%) SAN
2 15 (18.07%) TCP/IP
3 11 (13.25%) NAS
4 9 (10.84%) DNS
4 9 (10.84%) Firewall
5 8 (9.64%) iSCSI
5 8 (9.64%) VLAN
6 7 (8.43%) SSL
7 5 (6.02%) LDAP
8 3 (3.61%) VoIP
9 2 (2.41%) FTP
9 2 (2.41%) Kerberos
9 2 (2.41%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (2.41%) SSH
10 1 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.20%) LAN
10 1 (1.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.10%) MySQL
2 10 (12.05%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.82%) Big Data
3 4 (4.82%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.41%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 10 (12.05%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.41%) JIRA
3 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (31.33%) Finance
2 12 (14.46%) Banking
3 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (28.92%) Administrator
2 16 (19.28%) Linux Administrator
3 14 (16.87%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (12.05%) Linux Specialist
5 9 (10.84%) Consultant
6 8 (9.64%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (7.23%) Linux Consultant
8 6 (7.23%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (7.23%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 6 (7.23%) Senior Linux Consultant
8 6 (7.23%) Senior Linux Specialist
9 5 (6.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.82%) Linux Support
10 4 (4.82%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 3 (3.61%) Backup Administrator
11 3 (3.61%) SAN Administrator
11 3 (3.61%) Senior Linux Administrator
11 3 (3.61%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.89%) LAMP
2 8 (9.64%) libvirt
2 8 (9.64%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (8.43%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (3.61%) Ajax
4 3 (3.61%) CSS
4 3 (3.61%) ebXML
4 3 (3.61%) REST
4 3 (3.61%) SOAP
4 3 (3.61%) Web Services
5 2 (2.41%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.10%) Clustering
1 20 (24.10%) Computer Science
2 10 (12.05%) Private Cloud
3 8 (9.64%) Client/Server
4 7 (8.43%) PKI
5 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.82%) Public Cloud
6 3 (3.61%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.61%) Replication
6 3 (3.61%) Smartcard
7 2 (2.41%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.41%) NHS
8 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 79 (95.18%) Linux
2 30 (36.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (24.10%) Unix
4 13 (15.66%) Windows
5 11 (13.25%) AIX
6 8 (9.64%) Ubuntu
6 8 (9.64%) Windows Server
7 6 (7.23%) Solaris
8 4 (4.82%) CentOS
8 4 (4.82%) Debian
9 3 (3.61%) HPUX
10 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.96%) ITIL
2 19 (22.89%) Configuration Management
3 18 (21.69%) High Availability
4 14 (16.87%) DevOps
4 14 (16.87%) Open Source
5 12 (14.46%) Service Delivery
6 11 (13.25%) Compliance Management
7 9 (10.84%) Server Building
8 8 (9.64%) Kernel Tuning
8 8 (9.64%) Load Balancing
9 7 (8.43%) Change Management
9 7 (8.43%) Incident Management
9 7 (8.43%) Migration
9 7 (8.43%) Problem Management
9 7 (8.43%) Software Engineering
10 6 (7.23%) Low Latency
11 5 (6.02%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (6.02%) Operations Management
12 4 (4.82%) Data Protection
12 4 (4.82%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.51%) Bash Shell
2 20 (24.10%) Python
3 16 (19.28%) Java
4 11 (13.25%) Perl
5 10 (12.05%) Ruby
6 9 (10.84%) Shell Script
7 5 (6.02%) PHP
7 5 (6.02%) SQL
8 3 (3.61%) C#
8 3 (3.61%) C++
8 3 (3.61%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.61%) VB
9 2 (2.41%) C
9 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.41%) R
9 2 (2.41%) Scala
10 1 (1.20%) Korn
Qualifications
1 21 (25.30%) RHCA
2 18 (21.69%) RHCSA
3 14 (16.87%) Degree
4 13 (15.66%) Security Cleared
5 12 (14.46%) CCNP
5 12 (14.46%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (12.05%) MCSE
7 8 (9.64%) CCNA
7 8 (9.64%) RHCT
7 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared
8 4 (4.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.41%) CISSP
10 2 (2.41%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (2.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (2.41%) MCITP
10 2 (2.41%) MCP
10 2 (2.41%) MCSA
10 2 (2.41%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.46%) SLA
2 4 (4.82%) QA
3 3 (3.61%) HL7
System Software
1 23 (27.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (22.89%) KVM
3 10 (12.05%) NFS
4 9 (10.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 8 (9.64%) iptables
5 8 (9.64%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (9.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 8 (9.64%) XenServer
6 5 (6.02%) Active Directory
6 5 (6.02%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (6.02%) VMware ESX
6 5 (6.02%) vSphere
7 2 (2.41%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.41%) Samba
7 2 (2.41%) XenApp
8 1 (1.20%) GPFS
8 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.20%) StorNext
8 1 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 35 (42.17%) Puppet
2 10 (12.05%) NetBackup
3 9 (10.84%) Red Hat Satellite
4 8 (9.64%) HAProxy
5 7 (8.43%) EMC NetWorker
5 7 (8.43%) Salt
6 5 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (6.02%) Tivoli
6 5 (6.02%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 3 (3.61%) Backup Exec
7 3 (3.61%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (3.61%) Nagios
8 2 (2.41%) OpenView
8 2 (2.41%) SCCM
8 2 (2.41%) SELinux
8 2 (2.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (1.20%) Ansible
9 1 (1.20%) Cobbler
9 1 (1.20%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 49 (59.04%) Red Hat
2 34 (40.96%) VMware
3 20 (24.10%) HP
4 13 (15.66%) IBM
4 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
5 11 (13.25%) Oracle
6 10 (12.05%) Veritas
7 8 (9.64%) EMC
8 5 (6.02%) Brocade
8 5 (6.02%) NetApp
9 4 (4.82%) Google
9 4 (4.82%) Symantec
10 3 (3.61%) 3PAR
10 3 (3.61%) Cisco
10 3 (3.61%) Remedy
10 3 (3.61%) Sun
11 2 (2.41%) AppSense
11 2 (2.41%) Citrix
11 2 (2.41%) Cloudera
12 1 (1.20%) Hitachi
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