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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Marionette Collective (MCollective)
Rank 566 576 596
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +20
Contract jobs citing MCollective 60 29 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.057% 0.006%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% 0.21% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 25 3
Average daily rate £425 £500 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +16.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £463 -
% change year-on-year
-24.32% -
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
14629 13646 13172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.37% 26.67% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10112 9088 8227
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 196 270
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.37 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £46.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCollective within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
England +22 60 £425 -15.00% 4
London +12 35 £425 -17.07% 1
South East +25 14 £340 -26.48% 1
Berkshire +17 13 £340 -26.48% 1
Reading +8 13 £340 -26.48% 1
South West - 9 £450 -
Croydon - 4 £450 -
Leeds - 2 £425 - 2
West Yorkshire - 2 £425 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £425 - 2
City of London +45 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -

MCollective
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 124 (100.00%) Puppet
2 122 (98.39%) Linux
3 119 (95.97%) Configuration Management
4 117 (94.35%) VMware
5 109 (87.90%) Jenkins
6 107 (86.29%) DevOps
7 106 (85.48%) Ruby
8 102 (82.26%) Git (software)
9 101 (81.45%) Continuous Integration
9 101 (81.45%) VMware Infrastructure
9 101 (81.45%) Agile Software Development
9 101 (81.45%) Scrum
10 100 (80.65%) Maven
10 100 (80.65%) Bash Shell
10 100 (80.65%) Build Automation
11 88 (70.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 88 (70.97%) Java
12 84 (67.74%) ZABBIX
13 82 (66.13%) CentOS
13 82 (66.13%) Ubuntu
14 41 (33.06%) Security Cleared
15 39 (31.45%) SC Cleared
16 23 (18.55%) Perl
17 20 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
18 17 (13.71%) Ansible
18 17 (13.71%) Python
18 17 (13.71%) Squid
19 16 (12.90%) Apache
19 16 (12.90%) Windows
19 16 (12.90%) JavaScript

MCollective
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 16 (12.90%) Apache
1 16 (12.90%) nginx
2 14 (11.29%) Tomcat
2 14 (11.29%) WebLogic
3 13 (10.48%) JBoss
3 13 (10.48%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.42%) Confluence
5 1 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.81%) Drupal
5 1 (0.81%) Lightstreamer
Applications
1 16 (12.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.90%) DNS
2 13 (10.48%) HTTP
2 13 (10.48%) LDAP
2 13 (10.48%) SMTP
2 13 (10.48%) SSL
3 3 (2.42%) DHCP
3 3 (2.42%) IPsec
3 3 (2.42%) IPv6
3 3 (2.42%) OpenVPN
3 3 (2.42%) OSPF
3 3 (2.42%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.90%) MySQL
2 3 (2.42%) MariaDB
2 3 (2.42%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.81%) Redis
Development Applications
1 109 (87.90%) Jenkins
2 102 (82.26%) Git (software)
3 100 (80.65%) Maven
4 5 (4.03%) JIRA
5 4 (3.23%) RSpec
6 3 (2.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.42%) GitLab
7 2 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 3 (2.42%) Finance
Job Titles
1 84 (67.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (30.65%) Operations Engineer
3 30 (24.19%) Automation Engineer
4 13 (10.48%) VMware Engineer
5 12 (9.68%) AWS Engineer
5 12 (9.68%) Support Engineer
5 12 (9.68%) VMware Support Engineer
6 11 (8.87%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (5.65%) Applications Engineer
7 7 (5.65%) Applications Support
7 7 (5.65%) Applications Support Engineer
7 7 (5.65%) Linux Support
7 7 (5.65%) Linux Support Engineer
7 7 (5.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 5 (4.03%) AIX Engineer
8 5 (4.03%) Cloud Automation Engineer
8 5 (4.03%) Unix Engineer
9 3 (2.42%) Middleware Engineer
9 3 (2.42%) Web Engineer
10 2 (1.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.90%) LEMP Stack
1 16 (12.90%) Web Services
2 13 (10.48%) LAMP
3 3 (2.42%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (2.42%) JMS
3 3 (2.42%) Middleware
3 3 (2.42%) REST
4 1 (0.81%) J2EE
4 1 (0.81%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.84%) Computer Science
2 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 122 (98.39%) Linux
2 88 (70.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 82 (66.13%) CentOS
3 82 (66.13%) Ubuntu
4 16 (12.90%) Windows
5 12 (9.68%) Unix
6 9 (7.26%) AIX
7 3 (2.42%) CoreOS
7 3 (2.42%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (95.97%) Configuration Management
2 107 (86.29%) DevOps
3 101 (81.45%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (81.45%) Continuous Integration
3 101 (81.45%) Scrum
4 100 (80.65%) Build Automation
5 13 (10.48%) High Availability
6 9 (7.26%) Open Source
7 6 (4.84%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.42%) SOA
9 2 (1.61%) Software Engineering
9 2 (1.61%) TDD
10 1 (0.81%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 106 (85.48%) Ruby
2 100 (80.65%) Bash Shell
3 88 (70.97%) Java
4 23 (18.55%) Perl
5 17 (13.71%) Python
6 16 (12.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 41 (33.06%) Security Cleared
2 39 (31.45%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.84%) Degree
4 1 (0.81%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 101 (81.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (13.71%) Squid
3 16 (12.90%) Docker
4 13 (10.48%) qmail
5 4 (3.23%) Varnish
6 3 (2.42%) Btrfs
6 3 (2.42%) iptables
6 3 (2.42%) KVM
6 3 (2.42%) LXC
6 3 (2.42%) Snort
6 3 (2.42%) vCloud
7 1 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 124 (100.00%) Puppet
2 84 (67.74%) ZABBIX
3 20 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (13.71%) Ansible
5 14 (11.29%) Nagios
6 13 (10.48%) Cacti
6 13 (10.48%) collectd
6 13 (10.48%) Ganglia
6 13 (10.48%) Graphite
6 13 (10.48%) logstash
7 3 (2.42%) CFEngine
7 3 (2.42%) HAProxy
7 3 (2.42%) Kubernetes
7 3 (2.42%) Nessus
7 3 (2.42%) systemd
8 1 (0.81%) Salt
Vendors
1 117 (94.35%) VMware
2 16 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.48%) Splunk
4 6 (4.84%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.42%) Fiorano
5 3 (2.42%) IBM
5 3 (2.42%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.81%) Adobe
6 1 (0.81%) Akamai
6 1 (0.81%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.81%) F5
6 1 (0.81%) Terracotta
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