Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for RHCE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 January 2019 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 West
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 221 190 196
Rank change year-on-year -31 +6 +18
Contract jobs citing RHCE 16 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.25% 0.019% 0.056%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.79% 0.071% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 1
South West median daily rate £550 £558 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.35% +85.83% -
10th Percentile £513 £554 £275
90th Percentile £585 £561 £325
England median daily rate £588 £444 £418
% change year-on-year +32.39% +6.29% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £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 West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,036 1,406 1,684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 31.68% 26.72% 31.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,123 762 1,060
South West median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +3.23%
10th Percentile £295 £213 £220
90th Percentile £588 £600 £563
England median daily rate £450 £448 £425
% change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 82 139
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £32.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.14% -12.67% -4.46%
10th Percentile £17.50 £16.45 £14.12
90th Percentile £50.76 £48.68 £47.50
England median hourly rate £28.53 £23.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year +20.13% -8.65% -3.70%

RHCE
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for RHCE in the South West

RHCE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RHCE in the South West

RHCE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RHCE in the South West

RHCE
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 January 2019. 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
Wiltshire - 16 £550 -
RHCE
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 South West region with a requirement for RHCE.

1 16 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
1 16 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
2 15 (93.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 15 (93.75%) IT Strategy
2 15 (93.75%) Critical Thinking
2 15 (93.75%) Python
2 15 (93.75%) Technical Architecture
2 15 (93.75%) Configuration Management
2 15 (93.75%) Puppet
3 13 (81.25%) Degree
3 13 (81.25%) Computer Science
4 12 (75.00%) DV Cleared
5 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
6 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
7 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (6.25%) OpenShift
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (6.25%) Ansible
7 1 (6.25%) Docker
7 1 (6.25%) DevOps

RHCE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) OpenShift
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Architect
2 13 (81.25%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Lead Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Lead Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (93.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Configuration Management
1 15 (93.75%) Critical Thinking
1 15 (93.75%) IT Strategy
1 15 (93.75%) Technical Architecture
2 13 (81.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
2 13 (81.25%) Degree
3 12 (75.00%) DV Cleared
4 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (93.75%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Red Hat