Period
to 18 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for RHCE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 June 2019 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)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 685 804 714
Rank change year-on-year +119 -90 +17
Contract jobs citing RHCE 121 51 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.056% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% 0.30% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 33 69
England median daily rate £600 £385 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.84% -9.41% -
10th Percentile £471 £270 £338
90th Percentile £785 £572 £538
UK median daily rate £600 £385 £425
% change year-on-year +55.84% -9.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
England median hourly rate £35.00 £49.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.29% +23.75% -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £49.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -29.29% +23.75% -

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 England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 15,658 17,171 16,991
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.90% 18.89% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,471 10,265 10,465
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £261
90th Percentile £650 £630 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 701 775 868
England median hourly rate £34.51 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.04% -16.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.63 £12.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £24.69 £30.00
% change year-on-year +41.79% -17.72% -7.69%

RHCE
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing RHCE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for RHCE in England

RHCE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RHCE in England

RHCE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RHCE in England over the 6 months to 18 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RHCE in England

RHCE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing RHCE in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for RHCE in England

RHCE
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RHCE within the England region over the 6 months to 18 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +118 112 £619 +33.06% 4
South West -37 3 £350 -9.09% 1
North of England - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
Midlands +20 1 - -
West Midlands +3 1 - -
East of England +2 1 £500 +81.82%
South East -10 1 £400 +4.58%
RHCE
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing RHCE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for RHCE.

1 116 (95.87%) Linux
1 116 (95.87%) Red Hat
2 101 (83.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 98 (80.99%) Opscode Chef
4 97 (80.17%) Amazon AWS
5 83 (68.60%) DevOps
6 82 (67.77%) Puppet
6 82 (67.77%) Splunk
7 79 (65.29%) Ansible
8 74 (61.16%) Git (software)
9 73 (60.33%) Jenkins
9 73 (60.33%) Sonatype Nexus
10 65 (53.72%) Security Cleared
11 62 (51.24%) SC Cleared
12 60 (49.59%) Security Operations
13 57 (47.11%) Qualys
14 53 (43.80%) Datadog
15 45 (37.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 44 (36.36%) Network Monitoring
16 44 (36.36%) Web Services
17 35 (28.93%) Amazon ELB
18 34 (28.10%) SIEM
19 32 (26.45%) AWS Certification
19 32 (26.45%) NIST
20 31 (25.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 29 (23.97%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
21 29 (23.97%) SELinux
21 29 (23.97%) PCI DSS
21 29 (23.97%) Data Analysis
22 28 (23.14%) Finance

RHCE
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (2.48%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 97 (80.17%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (43.80%) Datadog
3 45 (37.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 35 (28.93%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (3.31%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.83%) IaaS
7 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (21.49%) VPN
2 14 (11.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (5.79%) DNS
3 7 (5.79%) MPLS
3 7 (5.79%) WAN
4 3 (2.48%) SAN
4 3 (2.48%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.48%) VLAN
5 2 (1.65%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.65%) Network Security
6 1 (0.83%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (0.83%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.83%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.88%) Oracle Database
2 17 (14.05%) Amazon RDS
2 17 (14.05%) Hadoop
3 11 (9.09%) Amazon Aurora
3 11 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 74 (61.16%) Git (software)
2 73 (60.33%) Jenkins
2 73 (60.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 28 (23.14%) Finance
2 5 (4.13%) Banking
3 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.48%) Electronics
4 3 (2.48%) German Language
4 3 (2.48%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.48%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (33.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (24.79%) Senior DevOps
3 21 (17.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 18 (14.88%) Network Engineer
5 14 (11.57%) Linux Engineer
5 14 (11.57%) Security Engineer
6 11 (9.09%) Architect
6 11 (9.09%) Consultant
6 11 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 11 (9.09%) DBA
6 11 (9.09%) Security Consultant
7 10 (8.26%) AWS DevOps
7 10 (8.26%) DevOps Architect
8 9 (7.44%) AWS Engineer
8 9 (7.44%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 8 (6.61%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 8 (6.61%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 7 (5.79%) DevOps Specialist
10 7 (5.79%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 7 (5.79%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (36.36%) Web Services
2 1 (0.83%) LDAP
2 1 (0.83%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.13%) Clustering
2 4 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.48%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.65%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.83%) Cyberattack
5 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.83%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 116 (95.87%) Linux
2 101 (83.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (6.61%) Windows
4 6 (4.96%) Unix
5 5 (4.13%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.65%) CentOS
6 2 (1.65%) Solaris
7 1 (0.83%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.83%) Debian
7 1 (0.83%) Fedora
7 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (68.60%) DevOps
2 60 (49.59%) Security Operations
3 44 (36.36%) Network Monitoring
4 34 (28.10%) SIEM
5 29 (23.97%) Data Analysis
6 28 (23.14%) Threat Management
7 27 (22.31%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 20 (16.53%) ITIL
8 20 (16.53%) Security Hardening
9 19 (15.70%) Cybersecurity
10 18 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (14.05%) Incident Management
12 16 (13.22%) Change Management
13 8 (6.61%) Network Architecture
13 8 (6.61%) Performance Tuning
14 5 (4.13%) Configuration Management
14 5 (4.13%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (4.13%) Data Protection
14 5 (4.13%) High Availability
14 5 (4.13%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.18%) Python
2 5 (4.13%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.48%) Perl
4 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.65%) SQL
5 1 (0.83%) C
5 1 (0.83%) Go
5 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 65 (53.72%) Security Cleared
2 62 (51.24%) SC Cleared
3 32 (26.45%) AWS Certification
4 16 (13.22%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (12.40%) CCNP
6 12 (9.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 9 (7.44%) MCSE
7 9 (7.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (4.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (3.31%) CISSP
9 4 (3.31%) RHCA
10 3 (2.48%) Degree
10 3 (2.48%) MCSA
10 3 (2.48%) RHCSA
11 2 (1.65%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.65%) OCP
11 2 (1.65%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.83%) CISM
12 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.83%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (26.45%) NIST
2 31 (25.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (23.97%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 29 (23.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (13.22%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (4.96%) Docker
3 4 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.65%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.65%) NFS
5 2 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.83%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 98 (80.99%) Opscode Chef
2 82 (67.77%) Puppet
3 79 (65.29%) Ansible
4 29 (23.97%) SELinux
5 5 (4.13%) Kubernetes
6 4 (3.31%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (2.48%) Nessus
8 2 (1.65%) Suricata
8 2 (1.65%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.83%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.83%) Nagios
9 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.83%) vMotion
9 1 (0.83%) vRealize
Vendors
1 116 (95.87%) Red Hat
2 82 (67.77%) Splunk
3 57 (47.11%) Qualys
4 26 (21.49%) Oracle
5 20 (16.53%) Cisco
6 17 (14.05%) Cloudera
7 9 (7.44%) VMware
8 8 (6.61%) Microsoft
9 5 (4.13%) NetApp
10 3 (2.48%) Juniper
10 3 (2.48%) SAP
11 2 (1.65%) Dell
11 2 (1.65%) F5
11 2 (1.65%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.65%) Veritas
12 1 (0.83%) AlienVault
12 1 (0.83%) ArcSight
12 1 (0.83%) HP
12 1 (0.83%) LogRhythm
12 1 (0.83%) Synology