Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 803 775 682
Rank change year-on-year -28 -93 +97
Contract jobs citing RHCE 58 81 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.062% 0.089% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.47% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 58 125
England median daily rate £505 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.22% +2.27% +14.29%
10th Percentile £380 £257 £228
90th Percentile £575 £552 £575
UK median daily rate £505 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +12.22% +2.27% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 17,497 17,180 20,533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.56% 18.84% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,363 10,463 12,803
England median daily rate £450 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +4.38%
10th Percentile £250 £242 £245
90th Percentile £625 £600 £594
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 865 814 739
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.18 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.03% +6.60% +13.33%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £47.86
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% - +19.57%

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018. 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 -18 28 £513 +7.89% 12
South East -28 12 £431 +1.47% 7
South West -9 11 £525 +16.67% 9
Midlands -17 4 £450 +63.64% 5
West Midlands -26 4 £450 +63.64% 4
East of England +2 2 - - 2
RHCE
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 56 (96.55%) Linux
2 45 (77.59%) Red Hat
3 39 (67.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (43.10%) Ansible
5 22 (37.93%) ITIL
6 21 (36.21%) Windows
6 21 (36.21%) Python
6 21 (36.21%) VMware
6 21 (36.21%) Puppet
7 20 (34.48%) Security Cleared
8 16 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (25.86%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (25.86%) Bash Shell
9 15 (25.86%) SC Cleared
10 14 (24.14%) Unix
10 14 (24.14%) Configuration Management
11 13 (22.41%) Degree
11 13 (22.41%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (22.41%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (20.69%) Computer Science
13 11 (18.97%) Veritas
13 11 (18.97%) IBM
14 10 (17.24%) HP
14 10 (17.24%) Project Management
14 10 (17.24%) Google
14 10 (17.24%) Incident Management
14 10 (17.24%) PowerShell
14 10 (17.24%) RHCSA
14 10 (17.24%) Kubernetes
14 10 (17.24%) Docker

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 8 (13.79%) Confluence
2 4 (6.90%) Apache
3 1 (1.72%) JBoss
3 1 (1.72%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (6.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.86%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (22.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (13.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (5.17%) IaaS
4 3 (5.17%) OpenShift
4 3 (5.17%) PaaS
5 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) SAN
2 5 (8.62%) DNS
2 5 (8.62%) iSCSI
3 4 (6.90%) NAS
4 3 (5.17%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (3.45%) Firewall
6 1 (1.72%) DVB
6 1 (1.72%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.72%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.72%) SNMP
6 1 (1.72%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) MySQL
2 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.72%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
1 9 (15.52%) Jenkins
2 8 (13.79%) JIRA
3 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (15.52%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Advertising
4 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Architect
2 12 (20.69%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (17.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 9 (15.52%) Administrator
4 9 (15.52%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (15.52%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (12.07%) Consultant
5 7 (12.07%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) Azure Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Linux Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) Operations Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Linux Consultant
8 4 (6.90%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.90%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) LDAP
2 3 (5.17%) Middleware
3 2 (3.45%) CSS
3 2 (3.45%) LAMP
3 2 (3.45%) POSIX
3 2 (3.45%) XML
4 1 (1.72%) HTML
4 1 (1.72%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (20.69%) Computer Science
3 9 (15.52%) Data Centre
4 7 (12.07%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (12.07%) LPAR
5 6 (10.34%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (8.62%) Clustering
6 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
7 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (3.45%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 2 (3.45%) Fintech
8 2 (3.45%) iSeries
9 1 (1.72%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (1.72%) IPTV
9 1 (1.72%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (1.72%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.72%) Replication
9 1 (1.72%) Smart Meter
9 1 (1.72%) STB
9 1 (1.72%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 56 (96.55%) Linux
2 39 (67.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (36.21%) Windows
4 14 (24.14%) Unix
5 6 (10.34%) AIX
5 6 (10.34%) Solaris
6 5 (8.62%) CentOS
7 4 (6.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (6.90%) Windows Server
7 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.72%) Android
9 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.72%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) ITIL
2 14 (24.14%) Configuration Management
3 10 (17.24%) DevOps
3 10 (17.24%) Incident Management
3 10 (17.24%) IT Strategy
3 10 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (17.24%) Project Management
4 9 (15.52%) Critical Thinking
4 9 (15.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (15.52%) High Availability
4 9 (15.52%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (13.79%) Agile Project Management
5 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (13.79%) Change Management
5 8 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (13.79%) Microservices
6 7 (12.07%) Business Continuity
6 7 (12.07%) Patch Management
6 7 (12.07%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (10.34%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.21%) Python
2 15 (25.86%) Bash Shell
3 10 (17.24%) PowerShell
4 9 (15.52%) Go
4 9 (15.52%) Shell Script
5 5 (8.62%) C#
6 4 (6.90%) AWK
6 4 (6.90%) Korn
6 4 (6.90%) Perl
7 3 (5.17%) Bourne shell
8 2 (3.45%) Java
9 1 (1.72%) C
9 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.72%) PHP
9 1 (1.72%) sed
Qualifications
1 20 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 15 (25.86%) SC Cleared
3 13 (22.41%) Degree
4 10 (17.24%) RHCSA
5 8 (13.79%) MCSE
5 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (12.07%) DV Cleared
6 7 (12.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (6.90%) RHCVA
8 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (5.17%) MCITP
8 3 (5.17%) OCA
8 3 (5.17%) OCP
8 3 (5.17%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (5.17%) RHCA
9 2 (3.45%) CCNP
9 2 (3.45%) CCSP
9 2 (3.45%) CISSP
9 2 (3.45%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (17.24%) Docker
3 7 (12.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (12.07%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (10.34%) vSphere
5 4 (6.90%) Firmware
5 4 (6.90%) Hyper-V
5 4 (6.90%) KVM
5 4 (6.90%) RHEV
5 4 (6.90%) Samba
5 4 (6.90%) Sendmail
5 4 (6.90%) Veritas File System
5 4 (6.90%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (5.17%) GlusterFS
6 3 (5.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (5.17%) vCloud
7 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
7 2 (3.45%) Gluster
7 2 (3.45%) Squid
8 1 (1.72%) NFS
Systems Management
1 25 (43.10%) Ansible
2 21 (36.21%) Puppet
3 10 (17.24%) Kubernetes
3 10 (17.24%) Red Hat Satellite
4 9 (15.52%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (13.79%) Mesos
5 8 (13.79%) Terraform
5 8 (13.79%) Tivoli
6 4 (6.90%) BladeLogic
6 4 (6.90%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (6.90%) OpenView
6 4 (6.90%) yum
7 3 (5.17%) NetBackup
7 3 (5.17%) Oracle ZFS
7 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 3 (5.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (3.45%) SELinux
9 1 (1.72%) Cobbler
9 1 (1.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 45 (77.59%) Red Hat
2 21 (36.21%) VMware
3 11 (18.97%) IBM
3 11 (18.97%) Veritas
4 10 (17.24%) Google
4 10 (17.24%) HP
5 8 (13.79%) Atlassian
6 7 (12.07%) Dell
6 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
6 7 (12.07%) Splunk
7 4 (6.90%) BMC
7 4 (6.90%) Cisco
7 4 (6.90%) EMC
7 4 (6.90%) NetApp
7 4 (6.90%) Opsware
8 3 (5.17%) Brocade
8 3 (5.17%) Centrify
8 3 (5.17%) Oracle
8 3 (5.17%) StorageTek
8 3 (5.17%) Sun