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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA)
Rank 631 622 614
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing RHCA 17 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.009% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.047% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 0
Median daily rate £475 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £356 -
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
11613 10538 10403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.60% 19.42% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7212 6027 6068
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 537 529
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RHCA within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

RHCA Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 May 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
London +8 17 £475 +26.66% 1
England +3 17 £475 +31.03% 3
City of London +49 10 £475 +26.66% 1

RHCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 26 (100.00%) Linux
1 26 (100.00%) RHCE
2 20 (76.92%) Red Hat
3 18 (69.23%) Puppet
4 17 (65.38%) VMware
5 16 (61.54%) SAN
5 16 (61.54%) Unix
5 16 (61.54%) NFS
6 15 (57.69%) Open Source
7 13 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (50.00%) OpenStack
8 11 (42.31%) Dependency Management
8 11 (42.31%) HP
9 10 (38.46%) NetApp
10 9 (34.62%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (34.62%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (30.77%) LDAP
12 7 (26.92%) Nagios
12 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
12 7 (26.92%) Finance
12 7 (26.92%) Compatibility Testing
12 7 (26.92%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (26.92%) RHCSA
13 6 (23.08%) iptables
13 6 (23.08%) NAS
13 6 (23.08%) iSCSI
13 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
13 6 (23.08%) ArcSight
13 6 (23.08%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell

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 13 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 6 (23.08%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (15.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) SAN
2 9 (34.62%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (30.77%) LDAP
4 6 (23.08%) iSCSI
4 6 (23.08%) NAS
4 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 5 (19.23%) DNS
6 4 (15.38%) Firewall
6 4 (15.38%) LAN
6 4 (15.38%) WAN
7 2 (7.69%) VLAN
8 1 (3.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Financial Institution
3 4 (15.38%) Marketing
4 3 (11.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Unix Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Unix Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) LAMP
1 6 (23.08%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (7.69%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Client/Server
2 4 (15.38%) EMC VMAX
2 4 (15.38%) HP Storage
2 4 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (7.69%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (61.54%) Unix
3 13 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (19.23%) Solaris
5 4 (15.38%) Windows
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Open Source
2 11 (42.31%) Dependency Management
3 7 (26.92%) Compatibility Testing
3 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
4 6 (23.08%) Kernel Tuning
5 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (15.38%) DevOps
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL
5 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 3 (11.54%) Business Continuity
6 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
6 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (11.54%) Migration
6 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.85%) Data Security
8 1 (3.85%) Process Improvement
8 1 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
1 6 (23.08%) Python
2 3 (11.54%) Perl
3 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) RHCE
2 7 (26.92%) RHCSA
3 6 (23.08%) CCNA
3 6 (23.08%) CCNP
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 16 (61.54%) NFS
2 9 (34.62%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (23.08%) iptables
4 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
5 4 (15.38%) Ceph
5 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (7.69%) KVM
6 2 (7.69%) XenServer
7 1 (3.85%) Samba
7 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (69.23%) Puppet
2 7 (26.92%) Nagios
3 6 (23.08%) HAProxy
4 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (15.38%) SCCM
5 4 (15.38%) SCOM
5 4 (15.38%) SCOrch
6 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (7.69%) Ansible
8 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
8 1 (3.85%) OpenView
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Red Hat
2 17 (65.38%) VMware
3 11 (42.31%) HP
4 10 (38.46%) NetApp
5 6 (23.08%) ArcSight
6 5 (19.23%) 3PAR
7 4 (15.38%) Citrix
7 4 (15.38%) EMC
8 3 (11.54%) Oracle
9 1 (3.85%) Brocade
9 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.85%) Sun
9 1 (3.85%) Veritas
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