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 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT)
UK
Rank 606 - 600
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RHCT 2 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% - 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.021% - 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Median daily rate £260 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
9451 11046 10615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.81% 21.24% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6071 6870 6071
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 445 500
Median hourly rate £30.00 £39.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.56% +86.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.73 £41.90 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.26% +86.22%

RHCT
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing RHCT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RHCT within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 2 £260 -
England - 2 £260 - 2

RHCT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RHCT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for RHCT.

1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) Red Hat
2 11 (78.57%) Puppet
3 8 (57.14%) DNS
4 6 (42.86%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (42.86%) CEH
4 6 (42.86%) Ubuntu
4 6 (42.86%) Python
4 6 (42.86%) Perl
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) SMTP
4 6 (42.86%) FTP
4 6 (42.86%) VPN
4 6 (42.86%) AWS Certification
4 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 6 (42.86%) CentOS
5 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Satellite
5 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
5 5 (35.71%) RHCE
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 3 (21.43%) Low Latency
7 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (21.43%) RHCSA
7 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
7 3 (21.43%) VLAN
7 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
7 3 (21.43%) Social Network

RHCT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) DNS
2 6 (42.86%) FTP
2 6 (42.86%) SMTP
2 6 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (21.43%) BGP
3 3 (21.43%) IPv6
3 3 (21.43%) MPLS
3 3 (21.43%) OSPF
3 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 3 (21.43%) VLAN
3 3 (21.43%) VRRP
4 2 (14.29%) LDAP
4 2 (14.29%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Linux Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Linux Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Network Deployment Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Linux Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Linux Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Server Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
1 3 (21.43%) Social Network
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Social Media
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) CentOS
2 6 (42.86%) Ubuntu
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Solaris
3 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (28.57%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
3 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 3 (21.43%) Logistics
3 3 (21.43%) Low Latency
3 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Perl
1 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
1 6 (42.86%) Python
2 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
3 3 (21.43%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) AWS Certification
1 6 (42.86%) CEH
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) RHCE
3 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) CCNA
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (21.43%) JNCIA
4 3 (21.43%) RHCA
4 3 (21.43%) RHCSA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (14.29%) NFS
2 2 (14.29%) Samba
2 2 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (78.57%) Puppet
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (14.29%) Nagios
3 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 2 (14.29%) OpenView
4 1 (7.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Red Hat
2 3 (21.43%) Juniper
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) 3PAR
3 2 (14.29%) Brocade
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) NetApp
3 2 (14.29%) Sun
3 2 (14.29%) Symantec
3 2 (14.29%) Veritas
3 2 (14.29%) VMware