The table below looks at the statistics for MCollective skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCollective over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Marionette Collective (MCollective)
Rank 579 593 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing MCollective 15 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.013% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% 0.046% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 0
Average daily rate
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£488 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14860 15075 13098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.67% 27.30% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9628 9762 8191
Average daily rate £388 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 221 356
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £18.20 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

MCollective
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCollective within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

MCollective Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MCollective
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCollective within the UK.

MCollective Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MCollective
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCollective within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

MCollective Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MCollective
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCollective within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
London +13 15 £488 -11.36% 2
England +7 15 £488 -11.36% 5
City of London +18 2 £500 -2.43% 2

MCollective
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MCollective 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 MCollective.

1 42 (100.00%) Puppet
2 41 (97.62%) DevOps
3 39 (92.86%) Ruby
4 37 (88.10%) Linux
5 31 (73.81%) Jenkins
5 31 (73.81%) Python
5 31 (73.81%) CentOS
6 30 (71.43%) Bash Shell
7 29 (69.05%) Ubuntu
8 28 (66.67%) VMware
8 28 (66.67%) MongoDB
9 26 (61.90%) Shell Script
9 26 (61.90%) Perl
10 25 (59.52%) Red Hat
11 24 (57.14%) Cobbler
12 23 (54.76%) Apache Cassandra
12 23 (54.76%) NoSQL
12 23 (54.76%) MySQL
13 21 (50.00%) Oracle
13 21 (50.00%) RDBMS
13 21 (50.00%) Clustering
13 21 (50.00%) Device Driver
13 21 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
13 21 (50.00%) Relational Database
14 20 (47.62%) QA
14 20 (47.62%) Release Management
15 19 (45.24%) Korn
15 19 (45.24%) VLAN
15 19 (45.24%) Load Balancing
15 19 (45.24%) Subversion

MCollective
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MCollective 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 MCollective. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (42.86%) OpenStack
2 16 (38.10%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (11.90%) Node.js
3 5 (11.90%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 21 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (38.10%) Heroku
2 16 (38.10%) Engine Yard
3 11 (26.19%) PaaS
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (45.24%) VLAN
1 19 (45.24%) Firewall
1 19 (45.24%) TCP/IP
1 19 (45.24%) DNS
2 6 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 23 (54.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 23 (54.76%) NoSQL
2 23 (54.76%) MySQL
3 21 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 21 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (11.90%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (73.81%) Jenkins
2 19 (45.24%) Subversion
3 14 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 7 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (88.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (59.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Architect
4 2 (4.76%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (2.38%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (2.38%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.38%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Applications Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Administrator
5 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (2.38%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) Web Services
2 2 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (50.00%) Clustering
1 21 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 9 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.38%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 37 (88.10%) Linux
2 31 (73.81%) CentOS
3 29 (69.05%) Ubuntu
4 10 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (19.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (97.62%) DevOps
2 20 (47.62%) Release Management
3 19 (45.24%) Load Balancing
4 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
6 7 (16.67%) Build Automation
6 7 (16.67%) Scrum
7 6 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (7.14%) TDD
8 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.14%) BDD
9 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (2.38%) Performance Improvement
10 1 (2.38%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 39 (92.86%) Ruby
2 31 (73.81%) Python
3 30 (71.43%) Bash Shell
4 26 (61.90%) Shell Script
4 26 (61.90%) Perl
5 19 (45.24%) Korn
5 19 (45.24%) Java
6 3 (7.14%) Scala
7 2 (4.76%) C#
7 2 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (47.62%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Docker
1 5 (11.90%) LXC
1 5 (11.90%) Varnish
1 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 42 (100.00%) Puppet
2 24 (57.14%) Cobbler
3 15 (35.71%) Nagios
4 13 (30.95%) collectd
5 8 (19.05%) Salt
6 6 (14.29%) Ansible
7 5 (11.90%) HAProxy
8 3 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (66.67%) VMware
2 25 (59.52%) Red Hat
3 21 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (9.52%) Akamai
5 3 (7.14%) Rackspace