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 19 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA)
Rank 586 581 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing RHCA 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.002% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.079% 0.011% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£420 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £330 -
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
11359 9174 8886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.59% 17.78% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6585 5107 4657
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 395 612
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -21.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

RHCA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RHCA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RHCA within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -22 9 £420 +27.27% 2
South East - 7 - -
South West - - - - 2
Scotland - - - -
Chippenham - - - - 2
Glasgow - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 2
North West - - - -

RHCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing RHCA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RHCA.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) RHCE
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (77.78%) Hyper-V
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
2 7 (77.78%) Open Source
2 7 (77.78%) OpenStack
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 8
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (77.78%) RHCSA
2 7 (77.78%) Windows XP
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) VBScript
2 7 (77.78%) VB
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (77.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (77.78%) Shell Script
2 7 (77.78%) Configuration Management
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) StarTeam
2 7 (77.78%) SCCM
2 7 (77.78%) DV Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure

RHCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing RHCA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RHCA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (77.78%) OpenStack
2 2 (22.22%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (33.33%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 2 (22.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Integration Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 8
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (77.78%) Windows XP
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Configuration Management
2 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 3 (33.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
1 7 (77.78%) VBScript
1 7 (77.78%) VB
1 7 (77.78%) Shell Script
1 7 (77.78%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) RHCE
2 7 (77.78%) RHCSA
2 7 (77.78%) DV Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Hyper-V
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Terminal Services
2 2 (22.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 7 (77.78%) SCCM
2 4 (44.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Borland