The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for RHCE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 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)
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 407 406 422
Rank change year-on-year -1 +16  
Contract jobs citing RHCE 15 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.072% 0.13% 0.056%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 0.76% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 27 11
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £263 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £510 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £330 £361
% change year-on-year +36.36% -8.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3407 3689 3573
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 16.41% 16.99% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4516 5268 4405
Median daily rate £475 £457 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.99% +7.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 68 171
Median hourly rate £18.85 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.78% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £12.88 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

RHCE
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for RHCE in London

RHCE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RHCE in London

RHCE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RHCE in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RHCE in London

RHCE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RHCE in London

RHCE
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RHCE within the London region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
City of London -19 1 £525 +16.66% 1
RHCE
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 London region with a requirement for RHCE.

1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (91.67%) Red Hat
3 18 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (70.83%) Open Source
5 15 (62.50%) Python
6 12 (50.00%) Puppet
7 11 (45.83%) Apache
8 10 (41.67%) RHCA
8 10 (41.67%) Finance
8 10 (41.67%) Unix
9 9 (37.50%) Java
9 9 (37.50%) SSL
9 9 (37.50%) Data Management
9 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (37.50%) RHCSA
10 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
10 8 (33.33%) Perl
10 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
11 7 (29.17%) Web Services
11 7 (29.17%) Maven
11 7 (29.17%) PKI
11 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (29.17%) TDD
11 7 (29.17%) Pair Programming
11 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
11 7 (29.17%) CentOS
11 7 (29.17%) Kanban
11 7 (29.17%) Docker
12 6 (25.00%) Ansible
12 6 (25.00%) DevOps

RHCE
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 11 (45.83%) Apache
2 4 (16.67%) OpenStack
3 2 (8.33%) Confluence
3 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) SSL
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) SMS
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Maven
2 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 4 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Server Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Storage Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) IT Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) J2EE
2 2 (8.33%) JSP
2 2 (8.33%) SAML
2 2 (8.33%) Servlets
2 2 (8.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) PKI
2 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (41.67%) Unix
4 7 (29.17%) CentOS
5 4 (16.67%) Windows
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Open Source
2 9 (37.50%) Data Management
3 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Kanban
4 7 (29.17%) Pair Programming
4 7 (29.17%) TDD
4 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
5 6 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (25.00%) DevOps
5 6 (25.00%) SDLC
5 6 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (12.50%) Refactoring
7 2 (8.33%) OWASP
7 2 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.17%) Migration
8 1 (4.17%) Product Management
8 1 (4.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) Python
2 9 (37.50%) Java
3 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 8 (33.33%) Perl
4 1 (4.17%) Bourne shell
4 1 (4.17%) Korn
4 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) RHCA
2 9 (37.50%) RHCSA
3 4 (16.67%) MCSE
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.33%) CISA
4 2 (8.33%) CISSP
4 2 (8.33%) CSSLP
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) OCA
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (4.17%) VCP5
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Docker
2 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) Puppet
2 6 (25.00%) Ansible
2 6 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 6 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.33%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (8.33%) Nagios
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (16.67%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) Brocade
4 2 (8.33%) 3PAR
4 2 (8.33%) F5
4 2 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) CA
5 1 (4.17%) EMC