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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT)
Rank 650 - 596
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RHCT 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% - 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.051% - 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - -
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
11782 10739 10430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.61% 19.45% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7314 6155 6082
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £535 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 547 534
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £49.19 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RHCT within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

RHCT Daily Rate Histogram 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 7 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 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England - 6 £425 - 1
South East - 5 £425 -
Farnborough - 3 £425 -
Hampshire - 3 £425 -
Woking - 2 £425 -
Surrey - 2 £425 -
London - 1 £275 - 1

RHCT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) NAS
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Isilon
3 3 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) EMC VNX
4 2 (33.33%) VCE vBlock
4 2 (33.33%) AWS Certification
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (33.33%) Puppet
4 2 (33.33%) Metasploit
4 2 (33.33%) CentOS
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft

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 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) FTP
2 2 (33.33%) SMTP
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) IPv6
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) EMC Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Storage Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Deployment Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) EMC VNX
2 2 (33.33%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) CentOS
3 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (16.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (33.33%) AWS Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CEH
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) JNCIA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
2 3 (50.00%) Isilon
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Brocade