Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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)
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 600 558 588
Rank change year-on-year -42 +30 +8
Contract jobs citing RHCE 35 61 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.074% 0.13% 0.088%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 0.79% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 50 39
London median daily rate £488 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £373 £312
90th Percentile £581 £614 £475
England median daily rate £438 £440 £375
% change year-on-year -0.57% +17.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 - £35.00

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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7871 7753 7497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.71% 17.16% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5243 5015 4949
London median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £266 £258
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 113 138
London median hourly rate £21.03 £19.23 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.36% -3.85% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.30 £12.02
90th Percentile £49.75 £49.84 £46.90
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +26.32%

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Central London -12 8 £465 +3.33% 2
East London - 5 £600 -
RHCE
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for RHCE.

1 34 (97.14%) Linux
2 24 (68.57%) Red Hat
3 21 (60.00%) Finance
4 20 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (57.14%) Python
5 19 (54.29%) VMware
6 17 (48.57%) Open Source
7 16 (45.71%) Bash Shell
8 15 (42.86%) Apache
9 14 (40.00%) Docker
10 13 (37.14%) Ansible
10 13 (37.14%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (34.29%) Puppet
11 12 (34.29%) TCP/IP
11 12 (34.29%) Unix
11 12 (34.29%) Configuration Management
12 11 (31.43%) Tomcat
12 11 (31.43%) SSL
13 10 (28.57%) Java
13 10 (28.57%) High Availability
14 9 (25.71%) F5
14 9 (25.71%) Opscode Chef
14 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (25.71%) Data Centre
14 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (22.86%) Clustering
15 8 (22.86%) RHCA
15 8 (22.86%) Perl
15 8 (22.86%) SLA
15 8 (22.86%) Firewall

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 15 (42.86%) Apache
2 11 (31.43%) Tomcat
3 7 (20.00%) OpenStack
4 3 (8.57%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (37.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.86%) Akamai
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.86%) CloudFront
3 1 (2.86%) Datadog
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.86%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) TCP/IP
2 11 (31.43%) SSL
3 8 (22.86%) Firewall
3 8 (22.86%) SAN
4 7 (20.00%) BIG-IP
4 7 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (8.57%) Internet
5 3 (8.57%) LDAP
5 3 (8.57%) NAS
6 2 (5.71%) DNS
6 2 (5.71%) FTP
7 1 (2.86%) DHCP
7 1 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.86%) HTTP
7 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.86%) SMS
7 1 (2.86%) VLAN
7 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
2 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) Maven
3 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 21 (60.00%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Financial Institution
4 3 (8.57%) Advertising
4 3 (8.57%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Administrator
3 6 (17.14%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (17.14%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Storage Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Systems Support
5 3 (8.57%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (8.57%) Network Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) SAN Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Linux DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) Web Services
2 5 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (8.57%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (8.57%) JSON
4 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (25.71%) Data Centre
2 8 (22.86%) Clustering
3 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
3 6 (17.14%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (8.57%) PKI
5 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (97.14%) Linux
2 20 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (34.29%) Unix
4 6 (17.14%) Windows
5 5 (14.29%) CentOS
6 3 (8.57%) AIX
6 3 (8.57%) CoreOS
6 3 (8.57%) Debian
6 3 (8.57%) Ubuntu
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Open Source
2 12 (34.29%) Configuration Management
3 10 (28.57%) High Availability
4 8 (22.86%) DevOps
5 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (17.14%) ITIL
5 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
6 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (14.29%) Data Management
6 5 (14.29%) SDLC
6 5 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (8.57%) Financial Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Kernel Tuning
7 3 (8.57%) Low Latency
7 3 (8.57%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (8.57%) Software Deployment
7 3 (8.57%) Task Automation
7 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) Python
2 16 (45.71%) Bash Shell
3 10 (28.57%) Java
4 8 (22.86%) Perl
5 6 (17.14%) Ruby
6 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.86%) C
7 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) RHCA
2 5 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (8.57%) MCSE
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.57%) RHCSA
3 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) VCP5
4 2 (5.71%) CCNA
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.71%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.86%) CEH
5 1 (2.86%) CISM
5 1 (2.86%) CISSP
5 1 (2.86%) EMC Certification
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.86%) MCITP
5 1 (2.86%) RHCT
5 1 (2.86%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (2.86%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) SLA
2 5 (14.29%) AS 2805
2 5 (14.29%) ISO 8583
2 5 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) Docker
2 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.43%) NFS
3 4 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
4 3 (8.57%) KVM
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (8.57%) Samba
5 2 (5.71%) vSphere
6 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) Ansible
2 12 (34.29%) Puppet
3 9 (25.71%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (17.14%) Kubernetes
5 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (8.57%) Kibana
6 3 (8.57%) logstash
6 3 (8.57%) NetBackup
6 3 (8.57%) Rancher
6 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (8.57%) SCCM
6 3 (8.57%) Suricata
6 3 (8.57%) Terraform
7 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (2.86%) Nagios
7 1 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (2.86%) vCenter Server
7 1 (2.86%) vMotion
Vendors
1 24 (68.57%) Red Hat
2 19 (54.29%) VMware
3 9 (25.71%) F5
4 7 (20.00%) EMC
5 5 (14.29%) NetApp
5 5 (14.29%) Oracle
6 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
6 4 (11.43%) Veritas
7 3 (8.57%) Brocade
7 3 (8.57%) HP
7 3 (8.57%) Qualys
7 3 (8.57%) Splunk
8 2 (5.71%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.86%) Adobe
9 1 (2.86%) ArcSight
9 1 (2.86%) Cisco
9 1 (2.86%) Citrix
9 1 (2.86%) IBM
9 1 (2.86%) Symantec