Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 2022 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
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 528 388 509
Rank change year-on-year -140 +121 +41
Contract jobs citing RHCE 43 10 16
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.058% 0.053%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% 0.30% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 7 15
10th Percentile £585 £333 £600
25th Percentile - £423 £700
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £800 £450 £850
Median % change year-on-year +77.78% -47.06% +30.77%
75th Percentile - £534 -
90th Percentile - £571 -
England median daily rate £800 £438 £660
% change year-on-year +82.86% -33.71% +10.00%

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 5,607 3,311 5,426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.00% 19.19% 18.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,722 2,335 3,846
10th Percentile £362 £313 £300
25th Percentile £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £588 £600
90th Percentile £738 £672 £688
England median daily rate £520 £475 £466
% change year-on-year +9.47% +1.99% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 48 87
10th Percentile £18.00 £17.09 £18.31
25th Percentile £26.25 £25.16 £22.17
Median hourly rate £44.50 £35.75 £38.00
Median % change year-on-year +24.48% -5.92% +65.72%
75th Percentile £49.25 £54.25 £50.63
90th Percentile £60.53 £60.00 £52.70
England median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -3.75% +23.08% +23.04%

RHCE
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for RHCE in London

RHCE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing RHCE in London.

Daily rate trend for RHCE in London

RHCE
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing RHCE in London over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for RHCE in London

RHCE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing RHCE in London.

Hourly rate trend for RHCE in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for RHCE.

1 40 (93.02%) Red Hat
2 39 (90.70%) Azure
3 36 (83.72%) AWS
3 36 (83.72%) Terraform
3 36 (83.72%) Infrastructure as Code
4 34 (79.07%) AWS Certification
5 31 (72.09%) Linux
6 30 (69.77%) Social Skills
7 28 (65.12%) Microsoft
8 25 (58.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (20.93%) Project Delivery
10 6 (13.95%) Cost Optimisation
10 6 (13.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (13.95%) Public Cloud
10 6 (13.95%) Performance Optimisation
10 6 (13.95%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (13.95%) New Relic
10 6 (13.95%) SSL
10 6 (13.95%) SolarWinds
10 6 (13.95%) Bash
10 6 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (11.63%) MySQL
11 5 (11.63%) Java
12 4 (9.30%) Apache
12 4 (9.30%) LAMP
12 4 (9.30%) Ubuntu
12 4 (9.30%) Public Sector
13 3 (6.98%) DNSSEC
13 3 (6.98%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (6.98%) Cybersecurity

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 4 (9.30%) Apache
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 39 (90.70%) Azure
2 36 (83.72%) AWS
3 6 (13.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 6 (13.95%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.33%) IaaS
5 1 (2.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) SSL
2 3 (6.98%) DNS
2 3 (6.98%) DNSSEC
2 3 (6.98%) Firewall
2 3 (6.98%) IPsec
2 3 (6.98%) IPv4
2 3 (6.98%) VLAN
2 3 (6.98%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (69.77%) Social Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Public Sector
3 3 (6.98%) Japanese Language
3 3 (6.98%) Spanish Language
4 2 (4.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (74.42%) AWS Engineer
2 12 (27.91%) Network Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) MySQL Specialist
4 3 (6.98%) Security Specialist
4 3 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Ubuntu Specialist
5 2 (4.65%) Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Automation Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) AWS Architect
5 2 (4.65%) AWS Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Unix Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Lead Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) LAMP
2 3 (6.98%) HTML
2 3 (6.98%) JSON
2 3 (6.98%) LDAP
2 3 (6.98%) OAuth
2 3 (6.98%) OAuth2
2 3 (6.98%) XML
2 3 (6.98%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Public Cloud
2 3 (6.98%) CMDB
3 1 (2.33%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 31 (72.09%) Linux
2 25 (58.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (9.30%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.65%) CentOS
4 2 (4.65%) Fedora
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (4.65%) Solaris
4 2 (4.65%) SUSE
4 2 (4.65%) Unix
5 1 (2.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (83.72%) Infrastructure as Code
2 9 (20.93%) Project Delivery
3 6 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (13.95%) Cost Optimisation
3 6 (13.95%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (6.98%) Cryptography
4 3 (6.98%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (6.98%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (6.98%) ITIL
4 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
4 3 (6.98%) Project Management
4 3 (6.98%) Workflow
5 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (2.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) Bash
2 5 (11.63%) Java
3 3 (6.98%) PHP
3 3 (6.98%) Python
3 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.65%) C#
4 2 (4.65%) Go
4 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.65%) Ruby
5 1 (2.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (79.07%) AWS Certification
2 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) PMI Certification
2 3 (6.98%) PMP
2 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.65%) RHCSA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 36 (83.72%) Terraform
2 3 (6.98%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (4.65%) Ansible
3 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (93.02%) Red Hat
2 28 (65.12%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.95%) New Relic
3 6 (13.95%) SolarWinds
4 3 (6.98%) ServiceNow
4 3 (6.98%) VMware
5 2 (4.65%) Google
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle
5 2 (4.65%) SaltStack