The table below looks at the statistics for RHCT in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RHCT over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT)
Rank - 261 244
Contract jobs citing RHCT 0 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.074% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.27% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Average daily rate - £263 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £250 £288
% change year-on-year
- -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
RHCT
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2327 2579 2137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.11% 27.39% 25.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1403 1258 1023
Average daily rate £400 £375 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 103 112
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% +14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.29 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

RHCT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

RHCT Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

RHCT
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

RHCT Daily Rate Trend in the South East

RHCT
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

RHCT Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

RHCT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 8 (100.00%) Perl
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Python
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 8 (100.00%) CentOS
1 8 (100.00%) Puppet
2 5 (62.50%) VLAN
2 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
2 5 (62.50%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (62.50%) Nagios
2 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 5 (62.50%) HTTP
2 5 (62.50%) PHP
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) Subversion
2 5 (62.50%) LPIC
3 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
3 3 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (37.50%) CEH
3 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) SMTP
3 3 (37.50%) FTP
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) AWS Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (37.50%) PowerShell

RHCT
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) HTTP
1 5 (62.50%) VLAN
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) FTP
2 3 (37.50%) SMTP
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
2 3 (37.50%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Administrator
1 5 (62.50%) Linux Administrator
1 5 (62.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (12.50%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) CentOS
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
1 5 (62.50%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Perl
1 8 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) PHP
3 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) LPIC
2 3 (37.50%) AWS Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CEH
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) Puppet
2 5 (62.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) VMware