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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT)
Rank 620 - 585
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RHCT 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% - 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.019% - 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £425 - £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - £288
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
RHCT
UK

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
10750 10035 9772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.98% 19.49% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6844 5752 5648
Median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 340 488 497
Median hourly rate £26.25 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.97 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

RHCT
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing RHCT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RHCT within the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 2 £425 - 1
RHCT
UK

RHCT
Top 22 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RHCT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for RHCT.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Metasploit
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (100.00%) AWS Certification

RHCT
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) AWS Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat