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 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA)
UK
Rank 592 613 600
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -13
Contract jobs citing RHCA 3 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.010% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.033% 0.048% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Median daily rate £465 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.25% +3.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £388 £420
% change year-on-year
- -7.73%
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
9129 10493 10262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.39% 21.03% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5787 6368 6017
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 £231
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 466 498 495
Median hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +93.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.05 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +105.26%

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 3 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 17 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 +12 3 £465 +16.25% 3
London +9 3 £465 +16.25% 3
City of London - 2 £465 - 1

RHCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 24 (100.00%) Linux
1 24 (100.00%) RHCE
2 19 (79.17%) Puppet
3 16 (66.67%) RHCSA
4 15 (62.50%) Red Hat
5 11 (45.83%) Open Source
5 11 (45.83%) OpenStack
6 10 (41.67%) Finance
7 9 (37.50%) LAMP
7 9 (37.50%) VMware
7 9 (37.50%) SAN
7 9 (37.50%) Configuration Management
7 9 (37.50%) CCNP
7 9 (37.50%) CCNA
7 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (37.50%) Apache
7 9 (37.50%) Python
7 9 (37.50%) Client/Server
7 9 (37.50%) NFS
7 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 9 (37.50%) MySQL
7 9 (37.50%) Bash Shell
7 9 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (37.50%) Kernel Tuning
7 9 (37.50%) HAProxy
7 9 (37.50%) KVM
7 9 (37.50%) VLAN
7 9 (37.50%) Degree
7 9 (37.50%) Load Balancing
7 9 (37.50%) Computer Science

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 11 (45.83%) OpenStack
2 9 (37.50%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) iSCSI
1 9 (37.50%) NAS
1 9 (37.50%) SAN
1 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 9 (37.50%) VLAN
2 4 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
1 8 (33.33%) Consultant
1 8 (33.33%) Linux Consultant
2 7 (29.17%) Linux Specialist
2 7 (29.17%) Senior Consultant
2 7 (29.17%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 7 (29.17%) Senior Linux Consultant
2 7 (29.17%) Senior Linux Specialist
3 5 (20.83%) Administrator
3 5 (20.83%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 3 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Deployment Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) LAMP
1 9 (37.50%) libvirt
1 9 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Client/Server
1 9 (37.50%) Computer Science
1 9 (37.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 4 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Open Source
2 9 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 9 (37.50%) Kernel Tuning
2 9 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 7 (29.17%) Low Latency
4 5 (20.83%) DevOps
5 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 4 (16.67%) Migration
5 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.17%) Data Security
6 1 (4.17%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Bash Shell
1 9 (37.50%) Python
2 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) RHCE
2 16 (66.67%) RHCSA
3 9 (37.50%) CCNA
3 9 (37.50%) CCNP
3 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (37.50%) Degree
4 7 (29.17%) RHCT
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) iptables
1 9 (37.50%) KVM
1 9 (37.50%) NFS
1 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (37.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (79.17%) Puppet
2 9 (37.50%) HAProxy
3 8 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
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