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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT)
Rank 419 415 413
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing RHCT 7 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.028% 0.020% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.13% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Average daily rate
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£413 £406 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £358 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £405
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
3878 3801 3641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.73% 15.00% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2642 2469 2271
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 77 118
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 24 October 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 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) HP
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (85.71%) RHCE
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (85.71%) MCITP
1 6 (85.71%) Incident Management
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) XenApp
2 5 (71.43%) Backup Exec
2 5 (71.43%) VMware ESX
2 5 (71.43%) Clustering
2 5 (71.43%) Replication
2 5 (71.43%) MIMEsweeper
2 5 (71.43%) MAILsweeper
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 5 (71.43%) NetApp
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) CCNA
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
2 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) NFS
2 5 (71.43%) iSCSI
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (71.43%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (57.14%) Linux

RHCT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (71.43%) MS Exchange
1 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
1 5 (71.43%) iSCSI
1 5 (71.43%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) VLAN
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) LAMP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Replication
1 5 (71.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Debian
4 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Incident Management
2 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Capacity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (85.71%) RHCE
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (85.71%) MCITP
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
2 5 (71.43%) CCNA
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (42.86%) NCDA
4 1 (14.29%) LPIC
4 1 (14.29%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) XenApp
2 5 (71.43%) NFS
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) VMware ESX
3 1 (14.29%) Xen
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) MIMEsweeper
1 5 (71.43%) MAILsweeper
1 5 (71.43%) Backup Exec
2 3 (42.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
1 6 (85.71%) HP
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) NetApp
3 4 (57.14%) IBM
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) Symantec
4 3 (42.86%) Sophos
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 1 (14.29%) Mercator
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco
6 1 (14.29%) Dell