Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for RHCE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 224 261
Rank change year-on-year -19 +37 +38
Contract jobs citing RHCE 8 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.11% 0.33% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.80% 2.10% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 19
City of London median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £333 £350 £313
90th Percentile £545 £460 £488
Central London median daily rate £465 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +3.33% +9.09% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

RHCE is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 995 1047 1399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.98% 15.56% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 737 1030
City of London median daily rate £483 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.22% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £250
90th Percentile £675 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 30
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £18.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +3.54% +18.39%
10th Percentile £13.31 £16.16 £11.24
90th Percentile £29.64 £29.38 £37.50
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +8.56%

RHCE
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing RHCE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for RHCE in the City of London

RHCE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RHCE in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for RHCE in the City of London

RHCE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RHCE in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RHCE in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for RHCE.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 5 (62.50%) Puppet
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Unix
4 4 (50.00%) Python
5 3 (37.50%) Apache
5 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) Open Source
5 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
5 3 (37.50%) RHCA
5 3 (37.50%) High Availability
5 3 (37.50%) Ansible
6 2 (25.00%) Docker
6 2 (25.00%) Kubernetes
6 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (25.00%) AS 2805
6 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (25.00%) F5
6 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
6 2 (25.00%) BIG-IP
6 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (25.00%) ISO 8583
6 2 (25.00%) Clustering

RHCE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (37.50%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
2 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (12.50%) CloudFront
2 1 (12.50%) Datadog
2 1 (12.50%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
2 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) High Availability
1 3 (37.50%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Auto-Scaling
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) E-business
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Presales
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
3 1 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) RHCA
2 1 (12.50%) VCP5
2 1 (12.50%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) AS 2805
1 2 (25.00%) ISO 8583
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Puppet
2 3 (37.50%) Ansible
3 2 (25.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (12.50%) HP SIM
4 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
4 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (12.50%) SCCM
4 1 (12.50%) Terraform
4 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Adobe
4 1 (12.50%) Brocade
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Veritas