The table below looks at the statistics for RHCT in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RHCT over the 3 months to 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT)
Rank 638 - 622
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RHCT 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% - 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.017% - 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate £425 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £288
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11863 10927 10747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.23% 19.60% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7461 6192 6109
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £530 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 538 533
Average hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.11% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

RHCT
Jobs Demand Trend

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

RHCT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RHCT
Daily Rate Trend

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

RHCT Daily Rate Trend in the UK

RHCT
Hourly Rate Trend

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

RHCT Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

RHCT
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RHCT within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Woking - 2 £425 -
Surrey - 2 £425 -
South East - 2 £425 - 1
England - 2 £425 - 3

RHCT
Top 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) SMTP
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 3 (100.00%) CEH
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
1 3 (100.00%) Metasploit
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (100.00%) AWS Certification

RHCT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) SMTP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) AWS Certification
1 3 (100.00%) CEH
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat