The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for RHCT qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT)
England / London
Rank 404 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing RHCT 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.010% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.060% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £260 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £425 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3339 3862 3532
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.15% 17.45% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2262 2725 2316
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £603 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 49 84
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.57% -18.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.85 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

RHCT
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing RHCT as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for RHCT in London

RHCT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RHCT in London

RHCT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 London region with a requirement for RHCT.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (60.00%) Logistics
3 3 (60.00%) JNCIA
3 3 (60.00%) Social Network
3 3 (60.00%) Time Management
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Juniper
3 3 (60.00%) IPv6
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) MPLS
3 3 (60.00%) OSPF
3 3 (60.00%) BGP
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) VRRP
4 2 (40.00%) Service Management
4 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (40.00%) RHCE
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) OpenView
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) NetApp
4 2 (40.00%) Veritas
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat

RHCT
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) BGP
1 3 (60.00%) IPv6
1 3 (60.00%) MPLS
1 3 (60.00%) OSPF
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) VLAN
1 3 (60.00%) VRRP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) LDAP
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (20.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Network Deployment Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (60.00%) Social Network
2 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) Social Media
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (60.00%) Logistics
2 3 (60.00%) Time Management
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) JNCIA
2 2 (40.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) NFS
1 2 (40.00%) Samba
1 2 (40.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nagios
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (40.00%) OpenView
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (40.00%) Brocade
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Sun
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas
2 2 (40.00%) VMware