The table below looks at the statistics for MCollective skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCollective over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Marionette Collective (MCollective)
UK
Rank 569 541 591
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +50
Contract jobs citing MCollective 12 77 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.15% 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.088% 0.53% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 66 23
Median daily rate £500 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £345 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £475 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £463
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.10%
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 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
13587 14651 13891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.84% 28.86% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9325 10124 9363
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 257 186
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.50 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £57.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

MCollective
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing MCollective as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCollective within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -28 12 £500 +17.64%
London -30 10 £500 +17.64%
Yorkshire +16 2 £500 +17.64%
Croydon -9 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 £500 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £500 -

MCollective
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MCollective also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for MCollective.

1 110 (100.00%) Puppet
2 105 (95.45%) Jenkins
3 103 (93.64%) VMware
3 103 (93.64%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (91.82%) Linux
5 99 (90.00%) Continuous Integration
6 98 (89.09%) Git (software)
7 97 (88.18%) DevOps
8 96 (87.27%) Configuration Management
9 95 (86.36%) Maven
9 95 (86.36%) ZABBIX
10 94 (85.45%) Ansible
11 91 (82.73%) Scrum
11 91 (82.73%) Sonatype
11 91 (82.73%) Sonatype Nexus
12 90 (81.82%) Apache
12 90 (81.82%) JIRA
13 89 (80.91%) ELK Stack
14 88 (80.00%) Docker
15 87 (79.09%) Confluence
16 86 (78.18%) Amazon AWS
16 86 (78.18%) Security Cleared
16 86 (78.18%) SC Cleared
16 86 (78.18%) Kubernetes
17 85 (77.27%) logstash
18 84 (76.36%) Oracle
19 83 (75.45%) PostgreSQL
20 82 (74.55%) SSH
20 82 (74.55%) Ant
20 82 (74.55%) JUnit

MCollective
Top Related IT Skills 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 90 (81.82%) Apache
2 87 (79.09%) Confluence
3 81 (73.64%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (14.55%) nginx
5 7 (6.36%) MS Exchange
5 7 (6.36%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.91%) OpenStack
Applications
1 77 (70.00%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 86 (78.18%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.27%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.64%) GitHub
4 1 (0.91%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 82 (74.55%) OpenLDAP
1 82 (74.55%) OpenVPN
1 82 (74.55%) SSH
2 81 (73.64%) DNS
3 23 (20.91%) Reverse Proxy
4 17 (15.45%) IPsec
4 17 (15.45%) VPN
5 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (75.45%) PostgreSQL
2 76 (69.09%) Hadoop
3 23 (20.91%) Oracle Database
3 23 (20.91%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (6.36%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.36%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.73%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.91%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 105 (95.45%) Jenkins
2 98 (89.09%) Git (software)
3 95 (86.36%) Maven
4 91 (82.73%) Sonatype Nexus
5 90 (81.82%) JIRA
6 82 (74.55%) Ant
6 82 (74.55%) JUnit
6 82 (74.55%) SonarQube
7 81 (73.64%) Liquibase
8 77 (70.00%) JIRA Agile
9 53 (48.18%) Bitbucket
10 3 (2.73%) Artifactory
10 3 (2.73%) GitLab
11 1 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (1.82%) Electronics
1 2 (1.82%) Finance
1 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
1 2 (1.82%) Marketing
1 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (61.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (20.00%) Senior DevOps
2 22 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 15 (13.64%) Consultant
4 14 (12.73%) Lead DevOps
5 9 (8.18%) Architect
6 8 (7.27%) DevOps Consultant
7 6 (5.45%) Technical Architect
8 3 (2.73%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 3 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (1.82%) Cloud Architect
9 2 (1.82%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 2 (1.82%) Digital Architect
9 2 (1.82%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (1.82%) Linux Engineer
10 1 (0.91%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 1 (0.91%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 1 (0.91%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
10 1 (0.91%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 1 (0.91%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (80.91%) ELK Stack
2 79 (71.82%) Software Packaging
3 3 (2.73%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.36%) Clustering
2 6 (5.45%) PKI
3 4 (3.64%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 101 (91.82%) Linux
2 77 (70.00%) CentOS
3 32 (29.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (11.82%) RancherOS
4 13 (11.82%) VyOS
5 12 (10.91%) Ubuntu
6 9 (8.18%) AIX
6 9 (8.18%) Unix
7 7 (6.36%) Windows
7 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.73%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.91%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (93.64%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (90.00%) Continuous Integration
3 97 (88.18%) DevOps
4 96 (87.27%) Configuration Management
5 91 (82.73%) Scrum
6 82 (74.55%) Continuous Delivery
7 81 (73.64%) Service Management
8 79 (71.82%) Identity Management
9 58 (52.73%) Workflow
10 52 (47.27%) Case Management
11 48 (43.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 47 (42.73%) Coaching
13 13 (11.82%) Build Automation
14 9 (8.18%) IT Governance
15 7 (6.36%) High Availability
16 6 (5.45%) Software Engineering
17 4 (3.64%) Open Source
18 3 (2.73%) Project Management
18 3 (2.73%) Security Hardening
18 3 (2.73%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 74 (67.27%) Shell Script
2 69 (62.73%) Ruby
3 16 (14.55%) Java
4 14 (12.73%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.64%) Python
6 3 (2.73%) Go
6 3 (2.73%) SQL
7 2 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 86 (78.18%) SC Cleared
1 86 (78.18%) Security Cleared
2 30 (27.27%) CTC Cleared
3 18 (16.36%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (6.36%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.82%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 88 (80.00%) Docker
2 81 (73.64%) Postfix
2 81 (73.64%) Squid
3 80 (72.73%) vCloud
4 12 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (6.36%) Active Directory
5 7 (6.36%) Hyper-V
5 7 (6.36%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (6.36%) PowerHA
6 3 (2.73%) Ceph
6 3 (2.73%) etcd
6 3 (2.73%) flannel
6 3 (2.73%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 110 (100.00%) Puppet
2 95 (86.36%) ZABBIX
3 94 (85.45%) Ansible
4 86 (78.18%) Kubernetes
5 85 (77.27%) logstash
6 82 (74.55%) Rancher
6 82 (74.55%) Terraform
7 81 (73.64%) Kibana
8 32 (29.09%) Packer
9 23 (20.91%) Consul
10 16 (14.55%) HAProxy
11 9 (8.18%) Nessus
11 9 (8.18%) Rundeck
11 9 (8.18%) Tivoli
11 9 (8.18%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 9 (8.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 9 (8.18%) Zenoss
12 7 (6.36%) SCCM
13 3 (2.73%) Graphite
13 3 (2.73%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 103 (93.64%) VMware
2 91 (82.73%) Sonatype
3 84 (76.36%) Oracle
4 52 (47.27%) Atlassian
5 23 (20.91%) AppDynamics
6 13 (11.82%) Vyatta
7 10 (9.09%) Red Hat
8 9 (8.18%) IBM
9 7 (6.36%) Microsoft
9 7 (6.36%) Symantec
10 2 (1.82%) SAP