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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT)
UK
Rank 593 615 587
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -28
Contract jobs citing RHCT 7 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.006% 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.077% 0.028% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 7
Median daily rate £419 £425 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.52% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £425 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £294
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £425 £250
% change year-on-year
-1.52% +70.00%
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
9145 10669 10265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.39% 20.98% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5805 6476 6020
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 470 507 495
Median hourly rate £28.15 £35.50 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.70% +95.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

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 18 January 2017.

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 5 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 18 January 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
England +28 7 £419 -1.52% 1
London - 4 £355 -
South East +22 3 £419 -1.52% 1
Surrey +20 3 £419 -1.52% 1
Guildford -4 1 - - 1

RHCT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (88.24%) Red Hat
2 15 (88.24%) Puppet
3 9 (52.94%) Red Hat Satellite
3 9 (52.94%) Shell Script
3 9 (52.94%) RHCE
3 9 (52.94%) Finance
4 8 (47.06%) DNS
5 7 (41.18%) RHCA
5 7 (41.18%) Low Latency
5 7 (41.18%) RHCSA
6 6 (35.29%) VPN
6 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
6 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
6 6 (35.29%) CentOS
6 6 (35.29%) AWS Certification
6 6 (35.29%) Ubuntu
6 6 (35.29%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (35.29%) CEH
6 6 (35.29%) Python
6 6 (35.29%) Perl
6 6 (35.29%) SMTP
6 6 (35.29%) FTP
7 5 (29.41%) Windows
8 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
9 3 (17.65%) Metasploit
9 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (17.65%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (17.65%) C

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 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) DNS
2 6 (35.29%) FTP
2 6 (35.29%) SMTP
2 6 (35.29%) VPN
3 2 (11.76%) BGP
3 2 (11.76%) IPv6
3 2 (11.76%) LDAP
3 2 (11.76%) MPLS
3 2 (11.76%) OSPF
3 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) VLAN
3 2 (11.76%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Consultant
1 7 (41.18%) Linux Consultant
1 7 (41.18%) Linux Specialist
1 7 (41.18%) Senior Consultant
1 7 (41.18%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 7 (41.18%) Senior Linux Consultant
1 7 (41.18%) Senior Linux Specialist
2 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.76%) Social Network
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) CentOS
2 6 (35.29%) Ubuntu
3 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Solaris
4 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Low Latency
2 6 (35.29%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (17.65%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Change Control
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
4 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.76%) Logistics
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Shell Script
2 6 (35.29%) Perl
2 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
2 6 (35.29%) Python
3 3 (17.65%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) RHCE
2 7 (41.18%) RHCA
2 7 (41.18%) RHCSA
3 6 (35.29%) AWS Certification
3 6 (35.29%) CEH
3 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) CCNA
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (11.76%) JNCIA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (11.76%) NFS
2 2 (11.76%) Samba
2 2 (11.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (88.24%) Puppet
2 9 (52.94%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (11.76%) Nagios
3 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
3 2 (11.76%) OpenView
4 1 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Red Hat
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) 3PAR
3 2 (11.76%) Brocade
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) Juniper
3 2 (11.76%) NetApp
3 2 (11.76%) Sun
3 2 (11.76%) Symantec
3 2 (11.76%) Veritas
3 2 (11.76%) VMware