The table below looks at the statistics for RANCID skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RANCID over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RANCID
Rank 392 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RANCID 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.047% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.58% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£285 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1711 1582 1314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.00% 7.06% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1188 1038 901
Average daily rate £463 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £284 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 29 29
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £14.50 £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £37.50 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +14.28%

RANCID
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RANCID across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing RANCID 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 RANCID.

1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
1 21 (100.00%) CCNP
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 21 (100.00%) Firewall
2 20 (95.24%) OSPF
2 20 (95.24%) BGP
2 20 (95.24%) TACACS
2 20 (95.24%) VPN
3 12 (57.14%) Juniper
3 12 (57.14%) MPLS
3 12 (57.14%) NetScreen
3 12 (57.14%) IPsec
3 12 (57.14%) Load Balancing
3 12 (57.14%) Network Security
3 12 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (57.14%) SolarWinds
3 12 (57.14%) Infoblox
4 10 (47.62%) F5
4 10 (47.62%) Citrix
5 9 (42.86%) Perl
5 9 (42.86%) UNIX
5 9 (42.86%) VoIP
5 9 (42.86%) Wireless
5 9 (42.86%) Change Management
5 9 (42.86%) Cisco PIX
5 9 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (42.86%) Degree
5 9 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 9 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 8 (38.10%) FlexPod

RANCID
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing RANCID 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 RANCID. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) Firewall
2 20 (95.24%) TACACS
2 20 (95.24%) VPN
2 20 (95.24%) OSPF
2 20 (95.24%) BGP
3 12 (57.14%) MPLS
3 12 (57.14%) NetScreen
3 12 (57.14%) IPsec
3 12 (57.14%) Network Security
3 12 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 9 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 9 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
4 9 (42.86%) Cisco PIX
4 9 (42.86%) Wireless
4 9 (42.86%) VoIP
5 8 (38.10%) PPP
5 8 (38.10%) SNMP
5 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
5 8 (38.10%) EIGRP
General
1 2 (9.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco Support
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) FlexPod
2 2 (9.52%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 9 (42.86%) Change Management
3 7 (33.33%) ITIL
3 7 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 7 (33.33%) Service Management
4 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 4 (19.05%) Kanban
5 3 (14.29%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) CCNP
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (42.86%) Degree
3 8 (38.10%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (57.14%) Juniper
2 12 (57.14%) SolarWinds
2 12 (57.14%) Infoblox
3 10 (47.62%) F5
3 10 (47.62%) Citrix