The table below looks at the statistics for RANCID skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RANCID over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RANCID
England / London
Rank 399 411 405
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing RANCID 1 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.005% 0.047%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.045% 0.054% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 8
Median daily rate - £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +37.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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 Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
2236 1851 1834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.47% 8.97% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1600 1288 1267
Median daily rate £514 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.15% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 31
Median hourly rate £47.00 £26.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.76% +48.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

RANCID
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing RANCID as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

RANCID Jobs Demand Trend in London

RANCID
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RANCID across the London region.

RANCID Daily Rate Trend in London

RANCID
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RANCID also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for RANCID.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) vCloud
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Ceph
2 1 (50.00%) iptables
2 1 (50.00%) Zerto
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (50.00%) ELK Stack
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) vRealize
2 1 (50.00%) PowerCLI
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Dovecot
2 1 (50.00%) MRTG
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery

RANCID
Top Related 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) IMAP
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) MRTG
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Ceph
2 1 (50.00%) Dovecot
2 1 (50.00%) iptables
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) NFS
2 1 (50.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (50.00%) Squid
2 1 (50.00%) vCloud
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Cacti
2 1 (50.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (50.00%) PowerCLI
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) Zerto
London
Austin Fraser
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