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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT)
Rank 641 662 631
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -31
Contract jobs citing RHCT 11 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.019% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% 0.097% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 8
Median daily rate £593 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.90% -3.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £437 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.77% +3.33%
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
10981 11377 11557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.60% 19.66% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6808 6876 6383
Median daily rate £400 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £254 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 526 491
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.71 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.56%

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 30 September 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 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 30 September 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 +3 11 £593 +52.90%
London +23 9 £593 -
South East +11 2 £437 +12.77%
Surrey - 2 £437 -
Guildford - 1 - -

RHCT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (88.89%) Red Hat
3 13 (72.22%) Puppet
4 12 (66.67%) Shell Script
5 11 (61.11%) RHCE
5 11 (61.11%) Finance
5 11 (61.11%) Red Hat Satellite
6 9 (50.00%) Low Latency
6 9 (50.00%) RHCSA
6 9 (50.00%) RHCA
7 7 (38.89%) Windows
8 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
9 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
9 4 (22.22%) Solaris
9 4 (22.22%) HP
9 4 (22.22%) SAN
9 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
9 4 (22.22%) Unix
9 4 (22.22%) NetBackup
10 3 (16.67%) VMware
10 3 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (16.67%) ITIL
10 3 (16.67%) Cisco
10 3 (16.67%) EMC
10 3 (16.67%) Isilon
10 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (16.67%) NAS
10 3 (16.67%) EMC VNX
10 3 (16.67%) Performance Analysis

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 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
2 3 (16.67%) NAS
3 2 (11.11%) BGP
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) FTP
3 2 (11.11%) IPv6
3 2 (11.11%) MPLS
3 2 (11.11%) OSPF
3 2 (11.11%) SMTP
3 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.11%) VLAN
3 2 (11.11%) VPN
3 2 (11.11%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Consultant
1 7 (38.89%) Linux Consultant
1 7 (38.89%) Linux Specialist
1 7 (38.89%) Senior Consultant
1 7 (38.89%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 7 (38.89%) Senior Linux Consultant
1 7 (38.89%) Senior Linux Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) EMC Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Deployment Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) EMC VNX
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (22.22%) Solaris
4 4 (22.22%) Unix
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (11.11%) CentOS
6 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
7 1 (5.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 3 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.11%) Logistics
4 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Time Management
4 2 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.56%) High Availability
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (11.11%) Perl
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) RHCE
2 9 (50.00%) RHCA
2 9 (50.00%) RHCSA
3 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (11.11%) AWS Certification
6 2 (11.11%) CCNA
6 2 (11.11%) CEH
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (11.11%) JNCIA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (72.22%) Puppet
2 11 (61.11%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (22.22%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Red Hat
2 4 (22.22%) HP
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) EMC
3 3 (16.67%) Isilon
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Brocade