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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Marionette Collective (MCollective)
Rank 569 578 608
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +30
Contract jobs citing MCollective 52 67 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.12% 0.051%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.42% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 61 26
Median daily rate £500 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £475 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £463
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.70%
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
15273 15835 15252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.81% 28.73% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10539 11026 10410
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 255 172
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £17.43 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
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 9 December 2016.

MCollective Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MCollective
Top 11 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 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -16 43 £500 +17.64%
London -5 36 £500 +17.64%
Croydon -10 10 £488 +2.63%
Wales - 9 £525 -
West Wales - 8 £525 -
Swansea - 8 £525 -
North West - 5 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £550 -
Sheffield - 2 £550 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £550 -
South Wales - 1 £525 -

MCollective
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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.

1 149 (100.00%) Puppet
2 141 (94.63%) Jenkins
3 139 (93.29%) VMware
4 138 (92.62%) Agile Software Development
5 136 (91.28%) Continuous Integration
6 135 (90.60%) DevOps
7 134 (89.93%) Git (software)
7 134 (89.93%) Linux
7 134 (89.93%) Configuration Management
8 130 (87.25%) Maven
8 130 (87.25%) Ansible
9 129 (86.58%) ZABBIX
10 126 (84.56%) Sonatype
10 126 (84.56%) Sonatype Nexus
11 125 (83.89%) Docker
11 125 (83.89%) JIRA
12 124 (83.22%) Apache
13 123 (82.55%) Scrum
13 123 (82.55%) Kubernetes
13 123 (82.55%) ELK Stack
14 122 (81.88%) Amazon AWS
15 121 (81.21%) Confluence
16 119 (79.87%) logstash
17 118 (79.19%) Terraform
17 118 (79.19%) Rancher
18 117 (78.52%) Continuous Delivery
18 117 (78.52%) Oracle
19 116 (77.85%) Ant
19 116 (77.85%) JUnit
19 116 (77.85%) SSH

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
1 124 (83.22%) Apache
2 121 (81.21%) Confluence
3 115 (77.18%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (10.74%) nginx
5 7 (4.70%) MS Exchange
5 7 (4.70%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.01%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.34%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 111 (74.50%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 122 (81.88%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.37%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.01%) GitHub
4 1 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 116 (77.85%) OpenLDAP
1 116 (77.85%) OpenVPN
1 116 (77.85%) SSH
2 115 (77.18%) DNS
3 23 (15.44%) Reverse Proxy
4 17 (11.41%) IPsec
4 17 (11.41%) VPN
5 3 (2.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (76.51%) PostgreSQL
2 107 (71.81%) Hadoop
3 23 (15.44%) Oracle Database
3 23 (15.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (4.70%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.70%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.01%) MySQL
6 2 (1.34%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 141 (94.63%) Jenkins
2 134 (89.93%) Git (software)
3 130 (87.25%) Maven
4 126 (84.56%) Sonatype Nexus
5 125 (83.89%) JIRA
6 116 (77.85%) Ant
6 116 (77.85%) JUnit
6 116 (77.85%) SonarQube
7 113 (75.84%) Liquibase
8 111 (74.50%) JIRA Agile
9 82 (55.03%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.34%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.34%) GitLab
11 1 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (2.01%) Retail
2 2 (1.34%) Electronics
2 2 (1.34%) Finance
2 2 (1.34%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.34%) Marketing
2 2 (1.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 95 (63.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (22.15%) Senior DevOps
2 33 (22.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 27 (18.12%) Lead DevOps
4 19 (12.75%) Consultant
5 12 (8.05%) DevOps Consultant
6 9 (6.04%) Architect
7 6 (4.03%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 6 (4.03%) Technical Architect
8 5 (3.36%) Junior
8 5 (3.36%) Junior DevOps
9 3 (2.01%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (2.01%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (2.01%) Release Engineer
9 3 (2.01%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (1.34%) AWS DevOps
10 2 (1.34%) Digital Architect
10 2 (1.34%) Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (1.34%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 2 (1.34%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (82.55%) ELK Stack
2 110 (73.83%) Software Packaging
3 3 (2.01%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.70%) Clustering
2 6 (4.03%) PKI
2 6 (4.03%) Private Cloud
3 3 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 134 (89.93%) Linux
2 106 (71.14%) CentOS
3 32 (21.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (8.72%) RancherOS
4 13 (8.72%) VyOS
5 12 (8.05%) Ubuntu
6 9 (6.04%) AIX
6 9 (6.04%) Unix
7 7 (4.70%) Windows
7 7 (4.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (4.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.68%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.67%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (92.62%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (91.28%) Continuous Integration
3 135 (90.60%) DevOps
4 134 (89.93%) Configuration Management
5 123 (82.55%) Scrum
6 117 (78.52%) Continuous Delivery
7 115 (77.18%) Service Management
8 110 (73.83%) Identity Management
9 83 (55.70%) Case Management
10 82 (55.03%) Workflow
11 76 (51.01%) Coaching
12 68 (45.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (10.07%) Software Engineering
14 13 (8.72%) Build Automation
15 9 (6.04%) IT Governance
16 7 (4.70%) High Availability
17 4 (2.68%) Security Hardening
18 3 (2.01%) Open Source
18 3 (2.01%) Project Management
18 3 (2.01%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 103 (69.13%) Shell Script
2 101 (67.79%) Ruby
3 16 (10.74%) Bash Shell
3 16 (10.74%) Java
4 6 (4.03%) Python
5 4 (2.68%) Perl
6 3 (2.01%) Go
7 2 (1.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 116 (77.85%) SC Cleared
1 116 (77.85%) Security Cleared
2 48 (32.21%) CTC Cleared
3 22 (14.77%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (4.70%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.34%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.34%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 125 (83.89%) Docker
2 116 (77.85%) vCloud
3 115 (77.18%) Postfix
3 115 (77.18%) Squid
4 12 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (4.70%) Active Directory
5 7 (4.70%) Hyper-V
5 7 (4.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (4.70%) PowerHA
6 3 (2.01%) etcd
6 3 (2.01%) flannel
7 2 (1.34%) Ceph
7 2 (1.34%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 149 (100.00%) Puppet
2 130 (87.25%) Ansible
3 129 (86.58%) ZABBIX
4 123 (82.55%) Kubernetes
5 119 (79.87%) logstash
6 118 (79.19%) Rancher
6 118 (79.19%) Terraform
7 115 (77.18%) Kibana
8 32 (21.48%) Packer
9 23 (15.44%) Consul
10 15 (10.07%) HAProxy
11 9 (6.04%) Nessus
11 9 (6.04%) Rundeck
11 9 (6.04%) Tivoli
11 9 (6.04%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 9 (6.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 9 (6.04%) Zenoss
12 7 (4.70%) SCCM
13 4 (2.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 4 (2.68%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 139 (93.29%) VMware
2 126 (84.56%) Sonatype
3 117 (78.52%) Oracle
4 81 (54.36%) Atlassian
5 23 (15.44%) AppDynamics
6 13 (8.72%) Vyatta
7 10 (6.71%) Red Hat
8 9 (6.04%) IBM
9 7 (4.70%) Microsoft
9 7 (4.70%) Symantec
10 2 (1.34%) SAP