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 24 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT)
Rank - 596 552
Contract jobs citing RHCT 0 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.007% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.037% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
Average daily rate
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- £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £288 £325
% change year-on-year
- -11.53%
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
10772 10777 8865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.33% 19.52% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6112 6123 4725
Average daily rate £390 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 535 480
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £51.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 13 (92.86%) Red Hat
2 9 (64.29%) Linux
3 8 (57.14%) Python
3 8 (57.14%) Perl
3 8 (57.14%) CentOS
3 8 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 7 (50.00%) VLAN
4 7 (50.00%) Nagios
4 7 (50.00%) Subversion
5 6 (42.86%) VMware
5 6 (42.86%) Mercator
5 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
5 6 (42.86%) ITIL
5 6 (42.86%) HP
5 6 (42.86%) Problem Management
5 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (42.86%) Puppet
5 6 (42.86%) High Availability
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (35.71%) Private Cloud
6 5 (35.71%) vSphere
6 5 (35.71%) Dell
6 5 (35.71%) Cisco
6 5 (35.71%) IBM
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (35.71%) MCP
6 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 5 (35.71%) Project Management
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003

RHCT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (7.14%) SNMP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (50.00%) Administrator
1 7 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 7 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Private Cloud
2 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) CMDB
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) CentOS
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 6 (42.86%) High Availability
3 5 (35.71%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Python
1 8 (57.14%) Perl
2 7 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (35.71%) MCP
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (35.71%) MCITP
2 1 (7.14%) RHCE
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (35.71%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) Xen
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Nagios
2 6 (42.86%) Puppet
3 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Red Hat
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Mercator
2 6 (42.86%) HP
3 5 (35.71%) Dell
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix