The table below looks at the statistics for RHCT in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RHCT over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT)
Rank 409 426 418
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Contract jobs citing RHCT 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.024% 0.016% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.11% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
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£413 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £357 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £320
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 London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3797 3757 3804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.49% 14.95% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2503 2391 2279
Average daily rate £425 £415 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 85 143
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

RHCT
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

RHCT Jobs Demand Trend in London

RHCT
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

RHCT Daily Rate Trend in London

RHCT
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

RHCT Hourly Rate Trend in London

RHCT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 6 (100.00%) RHCE
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) NetApp
2 5 (83.33%) MIMEsweeper
2 5 (83.33%) MAILsweeper
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
2 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (83.33%) NFS
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Replication
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) VMware ESX
2 5 (83.33%) Clustering
2 5 (83.33%) Backup Exec
2 5 (83.33%) MCITP
2 5 (83.33%) Incident Management
2 5 (83.33%) iSCSI
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (83.33%) XenApp
2 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (83.33%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (66.67%) LAMP

RHCT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
1 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
1 5 (83.33%) iSCSI
1 5 (83.33%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) VLAN
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) LAMP
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Replication
1 5 (83.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Debian
4 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) RHCE
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) MCITP
3 3 (50.00%) NCDA
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) LPIC
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) NFS
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) VMware ESX
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (83.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) MIMEsweeper
1 5 (83.33%) MAILsweeper
1 5 (83.33%) Backup Exec
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) HP
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
1 5 (83.33%) NetApp
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec
2 3 (50.00%) Sophos
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat