Period
to 11 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for RHCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 11 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)
UK > England
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 516 770 850
Rank change year-on-year +254 +80 -62
Contract jobs citing RHCSA 7 27 14
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.023% 0.033% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.091% 0.17% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 7
Median daily rate £500 £475 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +24.18% -13.80%
10th Percentile £398 £375 £300
90th Percentile £583 £660 £450
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £383
% change year-on-year +5.26% +24.18% -13.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £47.50 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.04% -
UK median hourly rate - £47.50 £49.50
% change year-on-year - -4.04% -

RHCSA is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7,676 15,906 17,687
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 24.92% 19.19% 18.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,641 9,718 10,462
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.82%
10th Percentile £291 £263 £250
90th Percentile £638 £650 £631
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 356 719 857
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.07 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.19% +52.46% -20.69%
10th Percentile £16.91 £13.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £61.56 £50.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -1.41% +54.35% -22.91%

RHCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing RHCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for RHCSA in England

RHCSA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing RHCSA in England.

Daily rate trend for RHCSA in England

RHCSA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing RHCSA in England over the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for RHCSA in England

RHCSA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing RHCSA in England.

Hourly rate trend for RHCSA in England

RHCSA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RHCSA within the England region over the 6 months to 11 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +166 3 £375 -21.05%
London +210 2 £510 +27.50% 1
North West - 2 £525 -
North of England - 2 £525 -
RHCSA
UK

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing RHCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for RHCSA.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Ansible
2 6 (85.71%) RHCE
3 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (57.14%) OpenStack
4 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
4 3 (42.86%) Puppet
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) AWK
5 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
5 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
5 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) Veritas
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) Perl
5 2 (28.57%) PHP
5 2 (28.57%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Legal
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) CentOS
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) Korn

RHCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 4 (57.14%) OpenStack
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) SNMP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Unix Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) CentOS
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (28.57%) High Availability
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
1 2 (28.57%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Benchmarking
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Server Hardening
2 1 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (14.29%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 2 (28.57%) AWK
3 2 (28.57%) Bourne shell
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Korn
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) RHCE
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) MCP
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) RHCT
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Ansible
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (42.86%) Puppet
4 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
4 2 (28.57%) SELinux
4 2 (28.57%) yum
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (14.29%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Centrify
3 2 (28.57%) Veritas
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Meraki
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft