The table below looks at the statistics for RHCT in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RHCT over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT)
Rank - 578 516
Contract jobs citing RHCT 0 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.008% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.041% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Average daily rate
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- £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £288 £325
% change year-on-year
- -11.53%
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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9741 9671 7835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.28% 19.50% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5592 5579 4212
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 445 485 437
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

RHCT
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

RHCT Jobs Demand Trend in England

RHCT
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

RHCT Daily Rate Trend in England

RHCT
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RHCT across the England region.

RHCT Hourly Rate Trend in England

RHCT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 13 (92.86%) Red Hat
2 9 (64.29%) Linux
3 8 (57.14%) Python
3 8 (57.14%) Perl
3 8 (57.14%) CentOS
3 8 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 7 (50.00%) VLAN
4 7 (50.00%) Nagios
4 7 (50.00%) Subversion
5 6 (42.86%) VMware
5 6 (42.86%) Mercator
5 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
5 6 (42.86%) ITIL
5 6 (42.86%) HP
5 6 (42.86%) Problem Management
5 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (42.86%) Puppet
5 6 (42.86%) High Availability
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (35.71%) Private Cloud
6 5 (35.71%) vSphere
6 5 (35.71%) Dell
6 5 (35.71%) Cisco
6 5 (35.71%) IBM
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (35.71%) MCP
6 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 5 (35.71%) Project Management
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003

RHCT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (7.14%) SNMP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (50.00%) Administrator
1 7 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 7 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Private Cloud
2 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) CentOS
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 6 (42.86%) High Availability
3 5 (35.71%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Perl
1 8 (57.14%) Python
2 7 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) MCP
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (35.71%) MCITP
2 1 (7.14%) RHCE
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (35.71%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Nagios
2 6 (42.86%) Puppet
3 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Red Hat
2 6 (42.86%) Mercator
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) HP
3 5 (35.71%) Dell
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix