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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA)
Rank 614 638 633
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -5
Contract jobs citing RHCA 24 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.009% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.047% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 2
Median daily rate £450 £363 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +22.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £356 £295
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +20.76%
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
11717 10619 10598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.91% 18.92% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7295 6201 6095
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £548 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 552 495
Median hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +12.50%

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 1 July 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 8 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 1 July 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 +23 24 £450 +24.13% 4
London +12 21 £466 +24.33% 1
City of London +45 15 £450 +20.00% 1
South East - 3 £400 - 2
Surrey - 2 £400 -
Egham - 2 £400 -
Berkshire - 1 £388 - 2
Reading - 1 £388 -

RHCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 31 (91.18%) RHCE
3 28 (82.35%) Red Hat
4 19 (55.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (55.88%) Puppet
5 18 (52.94%) SAN
6 17 (50.00%) NFS
7 16 (47.06%) Unix
7 16 (47.06%) VMware
8 13 (38.24%) DNS
8 13 (38.24%) OpenStack
8 13 (38.24%) Open Source
9 12 (35.29%) ITIL
10 11 (32.35%) NetApp
10 11 (32.35%) HP
10 11 (32.35%) Oracle
10 11 (32.35%) Dependency Management
11 10 (29.41%) Configuration Management
12 9 (26.47%) Finance
12 9 (26.47%) Migration
12 9 (26.47%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (26.47%) Banking
12 9 (26.47%) Data Protection
12 9 (26.47%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (26.47%) Fibre Channel
12 9 (26.47%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (26.47%) RHCSA
13 8 (23.53%) Bash Shell
13 8 (23.53%) MySQL
13 8 (23.53%) Apache

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 (38.24%) OpenStack
2 8 (23.53%) Apache
3 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (17.65%) PaaS
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.88%) IaaS
4 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (52.94%) SAN
2 13 (38.24%) DNS
3 9 (26.47%) Fibre Channel
4 8 (23.53%) LDAP
5 7 (20.59%) iSCSI
6 6 (17.65%) NAS
6 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
7 4 (11.76%) Firewall
7 4 (11.76%) LAN
7 4 (11.76%) WAN
8 2 (5.88%) Internet
8 2 (5.88%) VLAN
9 1 (2.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) MySQL
2 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (26.47%) Banking
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Financial Institution
3 4 (11.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Linux Engineer
2 12 (35.29%) Administrator
2 12 (35.29%) Linux Administrator
3 10 (29.41%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 7 (20.59%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Unix Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) LAMP
2 6 (17.65%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (5.88%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (5.88%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Client/Server
2 4 (11.76%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (11.76%) Virtual Team
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (5.88%) HP Storage
3 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.88%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (55.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (47.06%) Unix
4 6 (17.65%) Windows
5 5 (14.71%) Solaris
6 4 (11.76%) Windows Server
7 2 (5.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Open Source
2 12 (35.29%) ITIL
3 11 (32.35%) Dependency Management
4 10 (29.41%) Configuration Management
5 9 (26.47%) Data Protection
5 9 (26.47%) Migration
5 9 (26.47%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (20.59%) Compatibility Testing
7 6 (17.65%) Kernel Tuning
8 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (11.76%) DevOps
8 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
9 3 (8.82%) Business Continuity
9 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (8.82%) High Availability
10 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
10 2 (5.88%) ITSM
10 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
10 2 (5.88%) Service Management
11 1 (2.94%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) Bash Shell
1 8 (23.53%) Python
2 5 (14.71%) Perl
3 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.88%) C
4 2 (5.88%) C++
4 2 (5.88%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (91.18%) RHCE
2 9 (26.47%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (26.47%) RHCSA
3 6 (17.65%) CCNA
3 6 (17.65%) CCNP
3 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.82%) Degree
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.88%) RHCT
6 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 17 (50.00%) NFS
2 9 (26.47%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (17.65%) iptables
4 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
4 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (11.76%) Ceph
6 2 (5.88%) KVM
6 2 (5.88%) XenServer
7 1 (2.94%) Samba
7 1 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (55.88%) Puppet
2 7 (20.59%) Nagios
3 6 (17.65%) HAProxy
4 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (8.82%) NetBackup
5 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (5.88%) Ansible
6 2 (5.88%) SCCM
6 2 (5.88%) SCOM
6 2 (5.88%) SCOrch
7 1 (2.94%) OpenView
Vendors
1 28 (82.35%) Red Hat
2 16 (47.06%) VMware
3 11 (32.35%) HP
3 11 (32.35%) NetApp
3 11 (32.35%) Oracle
4 6 (17.65%) ArcSight
5 4 (11.76%) Citrix
6 3 (8.82%) 3PAR
6 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.88%) EMC
8 1 (2.94%) Brocade
8 1 (2.94%) Sun
8 1 (2.94%) Veritas
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