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 1 May 2016 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 619 604 590
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -14
Contract jobs citing RHCE 45 43 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.076% 0.059%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 0.39% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 15
Median daily rate £473 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £238 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £269 £400
% change year-on-year
+58.13% -32.81%
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
11871 11091 10725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.24% 19.55% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7464 6267 6098
Median daily rate £400 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £535 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 557 544
Median hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.11% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 1 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RHCE within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +8 45 £473 +18.12% 14
London -14 17 £475 -5.00% 5
South West +5 13 £488 +39.28% 2
Wiltshire -4 9 £488 +21.87% 1
City of London +49 6 £475 -20.83%
Salisbury - 6 £488 -
East of England +15 5 £368 - 2
North West - 5 £335 -
Gloucestershire - 3 - - 1
South East -18 2 £400 +67.53% 2
West Midlands - 2 £425 -
Worcestershire - 2 £425 -
Ipswich - 2 £525 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £330 -
Malvern - 2 £425 -
Brentwood - 2 £210 -
Essex - 2 £210 -
Suffolk - 2 £525 - 1
Hertfordshire +11 1 - - 1
Hampshire -4 1 £400 +67.53% 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £400 -
East Midlands - 1 £300 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £400 -
Watford - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £300 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £300 -
Wirral - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £335 -
Merseyside - 1 - -

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 67 (98.53%) Linux
2 58 (85.29%) Red Hat
3 47 (69.12%) Puppet
4 30 (44.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (41.18%) VMware
6 26 (38.24%) Configuration Management
7 25 (36.76%) Apache
8 24 (35.29%) Perl
8 24 (35.29%) Active Directory
9 23 (33.82%) Unix
9 23 (33.82%) MySQL
10 22 (32.35%) LAMP
11 21 (30.88%) RHCA
12 20 (29.41%) TCP/IP
13 19 (27.94%) Solaris
13 19 (27.94%) CentOS
14 18 (26.47%) NFS
15 17 (25.00%) Tomcat
15 17 (25.00%) Windows
15 17 (25.00%) HP
15 17 (25.00%) SAN
15 17 (25.00%) Security Cleared
15 17 (25.00%) Bash Shell
16 15 (22.06%) RHCSA
16 15 (22.06%) Python
17 14 (20.59%) Oracle
17 14 (20.59%) Open Source
18 13 (19.12%) OpenStack
19 12 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
19 12 (17.65%) Microsoft

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 25 (36.76%) Apache
2 17 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 13 (19.12%) OpenStack
4 5 (7.35%) IIS
5 4 (5.88%) JBoss
6 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
2 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.29%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.88%) PaaS
4 2 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.94%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 17 (25.00%) SAN
3 11 (16.18%) DNS
3 11 (16.18%) LDAP
4 10 (14.71%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (11.76%) iSCSI
6 6 (8.82%) NAS
7 5 (7.35%) LAN
7 5 (7.35%) WAN
8 4 (5.88%) DHCP
8 4 (5.88%) Firewall
9 3 (4.41%) Internet
9 3 (4.41%) Network Security
9 3 (4.41%) SSL
9 3 (4.41%) Wireshark
10 2 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.94%) NetScaler
10 2 (2.94%) SSH
10 2 (2.94%) tcpdump
10 2 (2.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (33.82%) MySQL
2 4 (5.88%) Big Data
3 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (16.18%) JIRA
2 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.88%) Subversion
4 2 (2.94%) Ant
4 2 (2.94%) GCC
4 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.47%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (16.18%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Financial Institution
2 5 (7.35%) Marketing
3 2 (2.94%) Games
4 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (51.47%) Linux Engineer
2 11 (16.18%) Administrator
3 10 (14.71%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (11.76%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Designer
8 4 (5.88%) Senior Designer
9 3 (4.41%) Architect
9 3 (4.41%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Linux Specialist
9 3 (4.41%) Operations Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Unix Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) Consultant
10 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (2.94%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (32.35%) LAMP
2 6 (8.82%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (4.41%) .NET
4 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.94%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (2.94%) JSON
4 2 (2.94%) JSP
4 2 (2.94%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (2.94%) libvirt
4 2 (2.94%) Middleware
4 2 (2.94%) POSIX
4 2 (2.94%) WAMP
4 2 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Wiki
2 6 (8.82%) Client/Server
3 5 (7.35%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (5.88%) Driving Licence
4 4 (5.88%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (5.88%) Ergonomics
4 4 (5.88%) HP Storage
4 4 (5.88%) Visualisation
5 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.94%) Clustering
6 2 (2.94%) Derivative
6 2 (2.94%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (2.94%) iSeries
6 2 (2.94%) PMI
6 2 (2.94%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.47%) iPad
7 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 67 (98.53%) Linux
2 30 (44.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (33.82%) Unix
4 19 (27.94%) CentOS
4 19 (27.94%) Solaris
5 17 (25.00%) Windows
6 7 (10.29%) Windows Server
6 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.94%) AIX
8 2 (2.94%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.47%) Android
9 1 (1.47%) Debian
9 1 (1.47%) Fedora
9 1 (1.47%) SUSE
9 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.24%) Configuration Management
2 14 (20.59%) Open Source
3 9 (13.24%) Dependency Management
3 9 (13.24%) ITIL
4 8 (11.76%) Kernel Tuning
4 8 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 7 (10.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (8.82%) DevOps
6 6 (8.82%) Project Management
7 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.35%) Compatibility Testing
7 5 (7.35%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.88%) Analytics
8 4 (5.88%) Business Continuity
8 4 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (5.88%) Coaching
8 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (4.41%) Capacity Management
9 3 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.29%) Perl
2 17 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 15 (22.06%) Python
4 6 (8.82%) Java
5 5 (7.35%) PHP
5 5 (7.35%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.94%) C
7 2 (2.94%) Ruby
8 1 (1.47%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 21 (30.88%) RHCA
2 17 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 15 (22.06%) RHCSA
4 11 (16.18%) CCNA
4 11 (16.18%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (13.24%) CCNP
5 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (13.24%) SC Cleared
6 6 (8.82%) MCSE
7 5 (7.35%) DV Cleared
8 4 (5.88%) MCITP
8 4 (5.88%) MCTS
9 3 (4.41%) IBM Certification
10 2 (2.94%) CCSA
10 2 (2.94%) CCSE
10 2 (2.94%) Degree
10 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.47%) ACSP
11 1 (1.47%) CISM
11 1 (1.47%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 18 (26.47%) NFS
3 12 (17.65%) Samba
3 12 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (13.24%) iptables
6 4 (5.88%) Ceph
6 4 (5.88%) KVM
6 4 (5.88%) vSphere
7 3 (4.41%) Postfix
7 3 (4.41%) UAG
8 2 (2.94%) Docker
8 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
8 2 (2.94%) LXC
8 2 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.94%) vCloud
8 2 (2.94%) XenApp
8 2 (2.94%) XenServer
9 1 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 47 (69.12%) Puppet
2 10 (14.71%) Nagios
3 9 (13.24%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (11.76%) Red Hat Satellite
5 6 (8.82%) HAProxy
5 6 (8.82%) SCCM
6 4 (5.88%) Capistrano
6 4 (5.88%) SCOM
6 4 (5.88%) SCOrch
7 3 (4.41%) Ansible
8 2 (2.94%) Cacti
8 2 (2.94%) NetBackup
8 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (1.47%) CFEngine
9 1 (1.47%) Cobbler
9 1 (1.47%) Nessus
9 1 (1.47%) OpenView
9 1 (1.47%) QRadar
9 1 (1.47%) SELinux
9 1 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 58 (85.29%) Red Hat
2 28 (41.18%) VMware
3 17 (25.00%) HP
4 14 (20.59%) Oracle
5 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 11 (16.18%) NetApp
7 7 (10.29%) 3PAR
7 7 (10.29%) Citrix
8 6 (8.82%) ArcSight
9 5 (7.35%) EMC
9 5 (7.35%) IBM
10 4 (5.88%) Brocade
11 3 (4.41%) Cisco
11 3 (4.41%) Sun
11 3 (4.41%) Veritas
12 2 (2.94%) AppSense
12 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.94%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.94%) Splunk
13 1 (1.47%) Symantec
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