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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Marionette Collective (MCollective)
Rank 629 622 607
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Contract jobs citing MCollective 12 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.018% 0.015%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.078% 0.067% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 7
Median daily rate £625 £488 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -15.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £625 - -
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
15298 15029 14921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.52% 26.86% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10714 9731 9797
Median daily rate £415 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 201 205
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.72 £19.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +5.71%

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 6 May 2016.

MCollective Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MCollective
Top 12 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 6 May 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 -22 12 £625 +28.20% 1
Yorkshire - 8 £625 -
South Yorkshire - 7 £625 -
Sheffield - 7 £625 -
London -21 2 £425 -12.82% 1
Knutsford - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -

MCollective
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 79 (100.00%) Linux
1 79 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 79 (100.00%) Puppet
2 68 (86.08%) VMware
3 66 (83.54%) Ruby
4 64 (81.01%) Jenkins
4 64 (81.01%) DevOps
5 62 (78.48%) Scrum
6 61 (77.22%) Git (software)
6 61 (77.22%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (70.89%) Continuous Integration
8 55 (69.62%) Bash Shell
9 54 (68.35%) Build Automation
9 54 (68.35%) VMware Infrastructure
10 53 (67.09%) Maven
11 51 (64.56%) ZABBIX
12 50 (63.29%) Java
13 44 (55.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 42 (53.16%) CentOS
14 42 (53.16%) Ubuntu
15 29 (36.71%) SC Cleared
15 29 (36.71%) Security Cleared
16 22 (27.85%) Amazon AWS
17 21 (26.58%) Python
18 20 (25.32%) nginx
19 19 (24.05%) logstash
19 19 (24.05%) Graphite
20 15 (18.99%) Perl
20 15 (18.99%) Web Services
21 14 (17.72%) MySQL

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 20 (25.32%) nginx
2 14 (17.72%) OpenStack
3 13 (16.46%) Apache
3 13 (16.46%) JBoss
3 13 (16.46%) Tomcat
3 13 (16.46%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (27.85%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.86%) GitHub
3 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.27%) Engine Yard
3 1 (1.27%) Heroku
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.72%) DNS
2 13 (16.46%) HTTP
2 13 (16.46%) LDAP
2 13 (16.46%) SMTP
2 13 (16.46%) SSL
3 1 (1.27%) DHCP
3 1 (1.27%) IPsec
3 1 (1.27%) IPv6
3 1 (1.27%) OpenVPN
3 1 (1.27%) OSPF
3 1 (1.27%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) MySQL
2 6 (7.59%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.27%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 64 (81.01%) Jenkins
2 61 (77.22%) Git (software)
3 53 (67.09%) Maven
4 7 (8.86%) GitLab
5 6 (7.59%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.27%) JIRA
6 1 (1.27%) RSpec
6 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 48 (60.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (29.11%) Automation Engineer
3 18 (22.78%) Operations Engineer
4 12 (15.19%) AWS Engineer
4 12 (15.19%) Support Engineer
4 12 (15.19%) VMware Engineer
4 12 (15.19%) VMware Support Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Applications Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Applications Support
6 7 (8.86%) Applications Support Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Linux Support
6 7 (8.86%) Linux Support Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Cloud Automation Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 4 (5.06%) AIX Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Unix Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.99%) Web Services
2 14 (17.72%) LEMP Stack
3 13 (16.46%) LAMP
4 6 (7.59%) Sensu
5 1 (1.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.27%) Clustering
2 1 (1.27%) Device Driver
2 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (55.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 42 (53.16%) CentOS
3 42 (53.16%) Ubuntu
4 12 (15.19%) Windows
5 9 (11.39%) CoreOS
5 9 (11.39%) Unix
6 8 (10.13%) AIX
7 1 (1.27%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 64 (81.01%) DevOps
3 62 (78.48%) Scrum
4 61 (77.22%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (70.89%) Continuous Integration
6 54 (68.35%) Build Automation
7 13 (16.46%) High Availability
8 6 (7.59%) Incident Management
8 6 (7.59%) Open Source
9 2 (2.53%) Security Hardening
9 2 (2.53%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.53%) TDD
10 1 (1.27%) SDLC
10 1 (1.27%) SOA
10 1 (1.27%) Test Automation
10 1 (1.27%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 66 (83.54%) Ruby
2 55 (69.62%) Bash Shell
3 50 (63.29%) Java
4 21 (26.58%) Python
5 15 (18.99%) Perl
6 12 (15.19%) JavaScript
7 8 (10.13%) Go
8 7 (8.86%) SQL
9 6 (7.59%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 29 (36.71%) SC Cleared
1 29 (36.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.86%) Degree
3 1 (1.27%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 54 (68.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (17.72%) Squid
3 13 (16.46%) Docker
3 13 (16.46%) qmail
4 6 (7.59%) Ceph
4 6 (7.59%) GlusterFS
5 1 (1.27%) Btrfs
5 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.27%) iptables
5 1 (1.27%) KVM
5 1 (1.27%) LXC
5 1 (1.27%) Snort
5 1 (1.27%) Varnish
5 1 (1.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 79 (100.00%) Puppet
2 51 (64.56%) ZABBIX
3 19 (24.05%) Graphite
3 19 (24.05%) logstash
4 14 (17.72%) Nagios
4 14 (17.72%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (16.46%) Ansible
5 13 (16.46%) Cacti
5 13 (16.46%) collectd
5 13 (16.46%) Ganglia
6 9 (11.39%) Kubernetes
7 7 (8.86%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.27%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (1.27%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.27%) Cobbler
8 1 (1.27%) Nessus
8 1 (1.27%) systemd
Vendors
1 68 (86.08%) VMware
2 13 (16.46%) Splunk
3 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.27%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.27%) BMC
5 1 (1.27%) SaltStack
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