The table below looks at the statistics for RHCT in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RHCT over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT)
Rank 196 225 219
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -6
Contract jobs citing RHCT 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% 0.028% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.19% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£400 £383 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +17.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
888 1051 1056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.08% 14.60% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 729 704
Average daily rate £438 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 32 39
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.60 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.02% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.79 £48.00 £35.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

RHCT
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RHCT across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

RHCT Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

RHCT
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RHCT across the City of London region.

RHCT Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

RHCT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing RHCT also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RHCT.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) RHCE
1 3 (100.00%) LAMP
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell

RHCT
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing RHCT also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RHCT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) RHCE
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) NCDA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (100.00%) MIMEsweeper
1 3 (100.00%) MAILsweeper
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) Sophos
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft