Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for RHCE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 335 336 376
Rank change year-on-year +1 +40 -13
Contract jobs citing RHCE 23 29 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.17% 0.072%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 0.67% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 11
South East median daily rate £383 £481 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.52% +48.08% -13.33%
10th Percentile £185 £226 £275
90th Percentile £461 £575 £475
England median daily rate £444 £438 £375
% change year-on-year +1.43% +16.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £40.00 - -
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 the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3686 4307 5217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.22% 25.92% 26.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2109 2649 3102
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £212 £255 £258
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £425 £422 £400
% change year-on-year +0.83% +5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 217 247
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.44% +17.24% +70.59%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.94 £11.92
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.25 £50.70
England median hourly rate £25.12 £25.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.49% +7.37% +25.00%

RHCE
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing RHCE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for RHCE in the South East

RHCE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RHCE in the South East

RHCE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RHCE in the South East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RHCE in the South East

RHCE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RHCE in the South East

RHCE
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RHCE within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 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
Surrey -8 8 £190 -2.56%
Thames Valley -19 7 £375 -25.00% 2
Hampshire +10 6 £431 -6.76% 3
Berkshire -6 5 £425 -15.00% 1
West Sussex -6 2 £383 -7.27%
Oxfordshire +4 1 £375 -18.92%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
RHCE
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 South East region with a requirement for RHCE.

1 22 (95.65%) Linux
2 18 (78.26%) Red Hat
3 14 (60.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (47.83%) VMware
4 11 (47.83%) HP
4 11 (47.83%) Unix
4 11 (47.83%) RHCSA
5 10 (43.48%) Perl
6 8 (34.78%) Cisco
7 7 (30.43%) EMC
8 6 (26.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
8 6 (26.09%) Korn
8 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
8 6 (26.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (26.09%) SAN
8 6 (26.09%) Solaris
8 6 (26.09%) Veritas
8 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
8 6 (26.09%) Sun
8 6 (26.09%) Oracle
8 6 (26.09%) Java
8 6 (26.09%) MCSE
8 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Satellite
8 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 5 (21.74%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (21.74%) Puppet
9 5 (21.74%) GlusterFS
9 5 (21.74%) Data Centre

RHCE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (21.74%) Apache
1 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
2 4 (17.39%) JBoss
3 2 (8.70%) IIS
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
1 4 (17.39%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) SAN
2 5 (21.74%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) Wireshark
4 2 (8.70%) DHCP
4 2 (8.70%) DNS
4 2 (8.70%) NAS
4 2 (8.70%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (4.35%) BIG-IP
5 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (4.35%) Firewall
5 1 (4.35%) LDAP
5 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
2 4 (17.39%) Redis
2 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Administrator
1 7 (30.43%) Unix Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Data Centre Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Solaris Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) ActiveMQ
1 4 (17.39%) Java EE
1 4 (17.39%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (13.04%) JAAS
2 3 (13.04%) JMS
2 3 (13.04%) JMX
2 3 (13.04%) JNDI
3 2 (8.70%) Middleware
4 1 (4.35%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
3 4 (17.39%) CMDB
4 3 (13.04%) Clustering
4 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
4 3 (13.04%) Smart Meter
5 2 (8.70%) N-Tier
6 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
6 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (4.35%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Linux
2 14 (60.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (47.83%) Unix
4 6 (26.09%) Solaris
5 5 (21.74%) CentOS
6 2 (8.70%) Windows
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Mathematics
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Change Management
3 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Benchmarking
4 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security
4 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.70%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (8.70%) Presales
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.70%) QMS
4 2 (8.70%) Quality Management
4 2 (8.70%) Server Hardening
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) SOA
4 2 (8.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Perl
2 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
2 6 (26.09%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) Korn
3 5 (21.74%) AWK
3 5 (21.74%) Bourne shell
3 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) RHCSA
2 6 (26.09%) MCSE
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (21.74%) Degree
3 5 (21.74%) OCA
3 5 (21.74%) OCP
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
4 4 (17.39%) BICSI Certification
4 4 (17.39%) CCNA
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (17.39%) CISSP
4 4 (17.39%) JNCIA
4 4 (17.39%) JNCIS
4 4 (17.39%) LPIC
4 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) MCITP
5 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.35%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) AS 2805
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 8583
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (21.74%) GlusterFS
3 4 (17.39%) Firmware
4 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
5 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Satellite
1 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 6 (26.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 5 (21.74%) NetBackup
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle ZFS
2 5 (21.74%) Puppet
3 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (8.70%) Ansible
5 1 (4.35%) Cobbler
5 1 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (4.35%) Nagios
5 1 (4.35%) vCenter Server
5 1 (4.35%) vRealize
5 1 (4.35%) yum
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Red Hat
2 11 (47.83%) HP
2 11 (47.83%) VMware
3 8 (34.78%) Cisco
4 7 (30.43%) EMC
5 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 6 (26.09%) Oracle
5 6 (26.09%) Sun
5 6 (26.09%) Veritas
6 5 (21.74%) Brocade
6 5 (21.74%) StorageTek
7 4 (17.39%) Dell
7 4 (17.39%) Juniper
8 1 (4.35%) Arqiva
8 1 (4.35%) F5
8 1 (4.35%) IBM