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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Marionette Collective (MCollective)
UK
Rank 594 569 592
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +23
Contract jobs citing MCollective 2 55 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.11% 0.054%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.014% 0.38% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 46 24
Median daily rate £500 £425 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -17.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £350 £463
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -24.32%
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
14112 14564 13890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.12% 28.47% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9817 10041 9189
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 245 189
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £20.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

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 5 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 21 February 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 -24 2 £500 +17.64%
Yorkshire +7 1 £500 +17.64%
London -21 1 £500 +17.64%
South Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
Sheffield - 1 £500 -

MCollective
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 75 (100.00%) Puppet
2 71 (94.67%) Jenkins
3 70 (93.33%) VMware
4 69 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (92.00%) Linux
5 64 (85.33%) Continuous Integration
5 64 (85.33%) Git (software)
6 63 (84.00%) Configuration Management
7 62 (82.67%) ZABBIX
7 62 (82.67%) DevOps
8 61 (81.33%) Maven
9 60 (80.00%) Ansible
10 59 (78.67%) SC Cleared
10 59 (78.67%) Security Cleared
10 59 (78.67%) Scrum
11 57 (76.00%) JIRA
11 57 (76.00%) Apache
11 57 (76.00%) Sonatype
11 57 (76.00%) Sonatype Nexus
12 56 (74.67%) Elastic Stack
13 55 (73.33%) Amazon AWS
13 55 (73.33%) Docker
14 54 (72.00%) Confluence
15 53 (70.67%) CentOS
16 52 (69.33%) Kubernetes
17 51 (68.00%) logstash
17 51 (68.00%) Oracle
17 51 (68.00%) PostgreSQL
18 49 (65.33%) Docker Swarm
19 48 (64.00%) Rancher

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 57 (76.00%) Apache
2 54 (72.00%) Confluence
3 48 (64.00%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (21.33%) nginx
5 7 (9.33%) MS Exchange
5 7 (9.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 45 (60.00%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 55 (73.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.67%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (5.33%) GitHub
4 1 (1.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 48 (64.00%) DNS
1 48 (64.00%) OpenLDAP
1 48 (64.00%) OpenVPN
1 48 (64.00%) SSH
2 17 (22.67%) Reverse Proxy
3 13 (17.33%) IPsec
3 13 (17.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (68.00%) PostgreSQL
2 44 (58.67%) Hadoop
3 17 (22.67%) Oracle Database
3 17 (22.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (9.33%) MongoDB
4 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 71 (94.67%) Jenkins
2 64 (85.33%) Git (software)
3 61 (81.33%) Maven
4 57 (76.00%) JIRA
4 57 (76.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 48 (64.00%) Ant
5 48 (64.00%) JUnit
5 48 (64.00%) SonarQube
6 47 (62.67%) Liquibase
7 45 (60.00%) JIRA Agile
8 27 (36.00%) Bitbucket
9 3 (4.00%) Artifactory
9 3 (4.00%) GitLab
10 1 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (2.67%) Electronics
1 2 (2.67%) Finance
1 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (2.67%) Marketing
1 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (61.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (16.00%) Senior DevOps
2 12 (16.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 9 (12.00%) Architect
4 8 (10.67%) Consultant
5 6 (8.00%) Technical Architect
6 4 (5.33%) Lead DevOps
7 3 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.67%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (2.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.67%) Digital Architect
8 2 (2.67%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (2.67%) Linux Engineer
9 1 (1.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (1.33%) DevOps Consultant
9 1 (1.33%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 1 (1.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 1 (1.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (74.67%) Elastic Stack
2 47 (62.67%) Software Packaging
3 3 (4.00%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Clustering
2 6 (8.00%) PKI
3 3 (4.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 69 (92.00%) Linux
2 53 (70.67%) CentOS
3 27 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (17.33%) RancherOS
4 13 (17.33%) Ubuntu
4 13 (17.33%) VyOS
5 9 (12.00%) AIX
5 9 (12.00%) Unix
6 7 (9.33%) Windows
6 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.00%) CoreOS
8 1 (1.33%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (85.33%) Continuous Integration
3 63 (84.00%) Configuration Management
4 62 (82.67%) DevOps
5 59 (78.67%) Scrum
6 48 (64.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 48 (64.00%) Service Management
7 47 (62.67%) Identity Management
8 37 (49.33%) Workflow
9 30 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (33.33%) Coaching
11 24 (32.00%) Case Management
12 13 (17.33%) Build Automation
13 9 (12.00%) IT Governance
14 7 (9.33%) High Availability
15 4 (5.33%) Open Source
16 3 (4.00%) Project Management
16 3 (4.00%) Security Hardening
16 3 (4.00%) Waterfall
17 2 (2.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 43 (57.33%) Ruby
1 43 (57.33%) Shell Script
2 14 (18.67%) Java
3 13 (17.33%) Bash Shell
4 4 (5.33%) Python
5 3 (4.00%) Go
5 3 (4.00%) SQL
6 1 (1.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 59 (78.67%) SC Cleared
1 59 (78.67%) Security Cleared
2 17 (22.67%) CTC Cleared
3 8 (10.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 55 (73.33%) Docker
2 48 (64.00%) Postfix
2 48 (64.00%) Squid
2 48 (64.00%) vCloud
3 13 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (9.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (9.33%) Hyper-V
4 7 (9.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (9.33%) PowerHA
5 3 (4.00%) Ceph
5 3 (4.00%) etcd
5 3 (4.00%) flannel
5 3 (4.00%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 75 (100.00%) Puppet
2 62 (82.67%) ZABBIX
3 60 (80.00%) Ansible
4 52 (69.33%) Kubernetes
5 51 (68.00%) logstash
6 49 (65.33%) Docker Swarm
7 48 (64.00%) Kibana
7 48 (64.00%) Rancher
7 48 (64.00%) Terraform
8 26 (34.67%) Packer
9 17 (22.67%) Consul
10 16 (21.33%) HAProxy
11 9 (12.00%) Nessus
11 9 (12.00%) Rundeck
11 9 (12.00%) Tivoli
11 9 (12.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 9 (12.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 9 (12.00%) Zenoss
12 7 (9.33%) SCCM
13 3 (4.00%) Graphite
Vendors
1 70 (93.33%) VMware
2 57 (76.00%) Sonatype
3 51 (68.00%) Oracle
4 26 (34.67%) Atlassian
5 17 (22.67%) AppDynamics
6 13 (17.33%) Vyatta
7 10 (13.33%) Red Hat
8 9 (12.00%) IBM
9 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
9 7 (9.33%) Symantec
10 2 (2.67%) SAP