The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT)
Rank - 523 560
Contract jobs citing RHCT 0 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.034% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.19% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 2
Average daily rate
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- £350 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9202 8300 9096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.62% 17.82% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5236 4509 4796
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 457 566
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £41.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RHCT within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - - - - 2
South East - - - -
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RHCT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) NFS
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory

RHCT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
1 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) RHCE
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (50.00%) MCITP
1 2 (50.00%) NCDA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) RHEV
2 2 (50.00%) NFS
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (50.00%) MAILsweeper
1 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) Sophos