The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for RHCT qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT)
UK > England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 593 615 -
Rank change year-on-year +22 -  
Contract jobs citing RHCT 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.002% 0.014% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.012% 0.066% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
England median daily rate - £433 -
UK median daily rate - £433 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

RHCT is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8348 10632 9587
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 19.31% 21.57% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10724 14612 11636
England median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -  
10th Percentile £260 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £600 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 965 838 984
England median hourly rate £32.50 £27.80 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.90% +23.55%  
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +16.07% +16.08%  

RHCT
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing RHCT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for RHCT in England

RHCT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RHCT in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for RHCT in England

RHCT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing RHCT in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for RHCT in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 across the England region with a requirement for RHCT.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (100.00%) IPv6
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) Social Network
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Social Media
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) Redis
2 2 (50.00%) Cobbler
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (50.00%) RHCSA
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (50.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 2 (50.00%) vCenter Server

RHCT
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) IPv6
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) Kerberos
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) VRRP
2 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Redis
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Deployment Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (50.00%) JAAS
1 2 (50.00%) Java EE
1 2 (50.00%) JMS
1 2 (50.00%) JMX
1 2 (50.00%) JNDI
1 2 (50.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) PKI
1 2 (50.00%) Smart Meter
1 2 (50.00%) Social Media
1 2 (50.00%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 2 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) Logistics
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (50.00%) JNCIA
2 2 (50.00%) RHCE
2 2 (50.00%) RHCSA
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Cobbler
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) F5
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) VMware