Period
to 27 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for RHCA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 27 July 2021 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 Architect (RHCA)
England > London
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 512 - 591
Rank change year-on-year - +591 +76
Contract jobs citing RHCA 7 0 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.023% - 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% - 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 - £480
England median daily rate £500 - £490

RHCA 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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 4,808 3,287 6,395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.10% 20.38% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,206 2,269 4,271
10th Percentile £350 £313 £313
25th Percentile £426 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £515
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.91% +3.00%
75th Percentile £625 £588 £613
90th Percentile £713 £656 £700
England median daily rate £500 £482 £475
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.37% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 49 99
10th Percentile £17.65 £18.00 £11.63
25th Percentile £22.87 £21.00 £18.29
Median hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £26.50
Median % change year-on-year +5.71% +32.08% +32.50%
75th Percentile £49.52 £47.75 £47.67
90th Percentile £60.50 £52.15 £53.75
England median hourly rate £32.00 £31.45 £34.00
% change year-on-year +1.76% -7.51% +51.11%

RHCA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing RHCA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for RHCA in London

RHCA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing RHCA in London.

Daily rate trend for RHCA in London

RHCA
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RHCA within the London region over the 6 months to 27 July 2021. 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
West London - 4 £500 -
Central London - 1 - - 1
RHCA
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, IT contractor jobs citing RHCA 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 London region with a requirement for RHCA.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) vSphere
3 5 (71.43%) Puppet
3 5 (71.43%) Ansible
3 5 (71.43%) Python
3 5 (71.43%) RHCE
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (57.14%) DevOps
4 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
4 4 (57.14%) AWS
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) Terraform
4 4 (57.14%) vRealize
5 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
6 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (28.57%) Juniper
6 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 2 (28.57%) Social Skills
6 2 (28.57%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (14.29%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (14.29%) Technical Leadership
7 1 (14.29%) Content Development

RHCA
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 2 (28.57%) Social Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Influencing Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (14.29%) IT Architect
4 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Scripter
4 1 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Python Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Splunk Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Architect
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) SIEM
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Leadership
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) RHCE
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (28.57%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (14.29%) GCUX
4 1 (14.29%) GIAC
4 1 (14.29%) LPIC
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (85.71%) vSphere
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) IAG
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Ansible
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
2 4 (57.14%) Terraform
2 4 (57.14%) vRealize
3 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (14.29%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) ArcSight
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Perforce
3 1 (14.29%) Splunk