The table below looks at the statistics for RHCA in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RHCA over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA)
Rank 614 639 627
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -12
Contract jobs citing RHCA 7 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.009% 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.069% 0.044% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £550 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 £420
% change year-on-year
- -10.71%
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
10173 11414 11714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.44% 20.67% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6465 6892 6680
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 560 556
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £17.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +58.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.75 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +57.14%

RHCA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing RHCA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

RHCA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RHCA
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RHCA within the UK.

RHCA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

RHCA
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RHCA within the UK.

RHCA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

RHCA
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RHCA within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 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 +25 7 £550 +22.22% 2
London 0 7 £550 +10.00%

RHCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RHCA 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 RHCA.

1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (94.12%) RHCE
3 24 (70.59%) Red Hat
4 21 (61.76%) Puppet
5 19 (55.88%) RHCSA
6 16 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (35.29%) SAN
7 12 (35.29%) Configuration Management
7 12 (35.29%) Apache
7 12 (35.29%) DNS
7 12 (35.29%) Python
7 12 (35.29%) MySQL
7 12 (35.29%) Oracle
7 12 (35.29%) ITIL
7 12 (35.29%) LAMP
7 12 (35.29%) Degree
7 12 (35.29%) Computer Science
7 12 (35.29%) Bash Shell
8 11 (32.35%) Red Hat Satellite
8 11 (32.35%) Finance
9 10 (29.41%) Banking
9 10 (29.41%) Migration
9 10 (29.41%) VMware
9 10 (29.41%) iSCSI
9 10 (29.41%) Data Protection
9 10 (29.41%) Load Balancing
9 10 (29.41%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
9 10 (29.41%) NAS
9 10 (29.41%) XenServer

RHCA
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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (35.29%) Apache
2 10 (29.41%) OpenStack
3 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.88%) IaaS
2 2 (5.88%) PaaS
2 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) DNS
1 12 (35.29%) SAN
2 10 (29.41%) iSCSI
2 10 (29.41%) NAS
2 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 10 (29.41%) VLAN
3 2 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) MySQL
2 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Administrator
1 13 (38.24%) Linux Administrator
2 12 (35.29%) Cloud Engineer
3 11 (32.35%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 9 (26.47%) Consultant
4 9 (26.47%) Linux Consultant
5 7 (20.59%) Linux Specialist
5 7 (20.59%) Senior Consultant
5 7 (20.59%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 7 (20.59%) Senior Linux Consultant
5 7 (20.59%) Senior Linux Specialist
6 6 (17.65%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (8.82%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 2 (5.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (5.88%) Deployment Consultant
9 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (2.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 1 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) LAMP
2 10 (29.41%) libvirt
2 10 (29.41%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (5.88%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 10 (29.41%) Client/Server
2 10 (29.41%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (17.65%) Ubuntu
4 5 (14.71%) Unix
5 2 (5.88%) CentOS
5 2 (5.88%) Solaris
5 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Configuration Management
1 12 (35.29%) ITIL
2 10 (29.41%) Data Protection
2 10 (29.41%) Kernel Tuning
2 10 (29.41%) Load Balancing
2 10 (29.41%) Migration
2 10 (29.41%) Open Source
2 10 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (23.53%) Low Latency
4 6 (17.65%) DevOps
5 2 (5.88%) High Availability
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.88%) ITSM
6 1 (2.94%) Data Security
6 1 (2.94%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) Bash Shell
1 12 (35.29%) Python
2 9 (26.47%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.88%) C
3 2 (5.88%) C++
3 2 (5.88%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) Perl
3 2 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (94.12%) RHCE
2 19 (55.88%) RHCSA
3 12 (35.29%) Degree
4 10 (29.41%) CCNA
4 10 (29.41%) CCNP
4 10 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (26.47%) RHCT
6 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) iptables
1 10 (29.41%) KVM
1 10 (29.41%) NFS
1 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (29.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (61.76%) Puppet
2 11 (32.35%) Red Hat Satellite
3 10 (29.41%) HAProxy
4 2 (5.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) Red Hat
2 12 (35.29%) Oracle
3 10 (29.41%) VMware
4 2 (5.88%) HP
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft