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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT)
Rank 588 535 535
Rank change year-on-year
-53 0
Contract jobs citing RHCT 10 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.023% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.092% 0.14% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £403 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
10855 8071 8242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.59% 17.04% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6184 4640 4343
Average daily rate £390 £380 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -0.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 482 330 549
Average hourly rate £18.02 £18.55 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.88% -17.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

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 28 November 2014, 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 10 (90.91%) ITIL
1 10 (90.91%) HP
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
1 10 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (81.82%) MCITP
2 9 (81.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) Citrix
3 7 (63.64%) IBM
3 7 (63.64%) RHCE
3 7 (63.64%) Incident Management
4 6 (54.55%) VMware ESX
4 6 (54.55%) Clustering
4 6 (54.55%) CCNA
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (45.45%) SAN
5 5 (45.45%) NetApp
5 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
5 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 5 (45.45%) Linux
5 5 (45.45%) MCSE
5 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
5 5 (45.45%) NFS
5 5 (45.45%) Backup Exec
5 5 (45.45%) Problem Management
5 5 (45.45%) iSCSI
5 5 (45.45%) Mercator
5 5 (45.45%) MIMEsweeper
5 5 (45.45%) MAILsweeper

RHCT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
1 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) SAN
1 5 (45.45%) iSCSI
1 5 (45.45%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (36.36%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 3 (27.27%) DHCP
3 3 (27.27%) VLAN
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) SNMP
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Billing
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) LAMP
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Clustering
2 5 (45.45%) Replication
3 1 (9.09%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 1 (9.09%) Debian
6 1 (9.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) ITIL
2 7 (63.64%) Incident Management
3 5 (45.45%) Problem Management
3 5 (45.45%) High Availability
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
6 1 (9.09%) ITSM
6 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) MCITP
1 9 (81.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (63.64%) RHCE
3 6 (54.55%) CCNA
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (45.45%) MCSE
5 4 (36.36%) MCP
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (27.27%) NCDA
7 1 (9.09%) LPIC
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (54.55%) VMware ESX
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) NFS
3 5 (45.45%) XenApp
4 4 (36.36%) vSphere
5 2 (18.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Backup Exec
1 5 (45.45%) MIMEsweeper
1 5 (45.45%) MAILsweeper
2 3 (27.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) HP
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Citrix
2 7 (63.64%) IBM
3 5 (45.45%) NetApp
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
3 5 (45.45%) Mercator
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 4 (36.36%) Dell
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) Symantec
5 3 (27.27%) Sophos