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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Marionette Collective (MCollective)
Rank 543 616 610
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -6
Contract jobs citing MCollective 105 44 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.076% 0.044%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 0.27% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 42 22
Median daily rate £500 £431 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £425 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £310
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +37.09%
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
16430 16404 15521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.75% 28.23% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11396 11302 10100
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 302 174
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £17.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
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 28 September 2016.

MCollective Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MCollective
Top 15 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 28 September 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 +81 105 £500 +15.94% 4
London +58 96 £500 +9.58% 1
Croydon +3 20 £495 +4.21%
North West - 4 £490 - 1
Yorkshire +2 3 £550 +29.41% 1
Manchester - 3 £490 - 1
City of London +21 2 £585 +23.21%
South Yorkshire +4 2 £550 +29.41%
South East +16 1 - -
West Yorkshire +11 1 - - 1
Leeds +4 1 - - 1
Sheffield -3 1 £600 +41.17%
Oxford - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

MCollective
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Puppet
2 121 (98.37%) DevOps
3 116 (94.31%) Configuration Management
3 116 (94.31%) Git (software)
4 114 (92.68%) Continuous Integration
4 114 (92.68%) Jenkins
5 113 (91.87%) Ansible
5 113 (91.87%) Agile Software Development
6 112 (91.06%) Docker
6 112 (91.06%) Kubernetes
7 110 (89.43%) Linux
8 108 (87.80%) Amazon AWS
9 107 (86.99%) logstash
10 104 (84.55%) VMware
11 102 (82.93%) Maven
12 101 (82.11%) Scrum
13 99 (80.49%) Ruby
13 99 (80.49%) ZABBIX
13 99 (80.49%) Terraform
13 99 (80.49%) Rancher
14 98 (79.67%) Sonatype
14 98 (79.67%) Sonatype Nexus
14 98 (79.67%) Continuous Delivery
15 97 (78.86%) SonarQube
15 97 (78.86%) SSH
15 97 (78.86%) OpenVPN
15 97 (78.86%) OpenLDAP
15 97 (78.86%) JIRA
15 97 (78.86%) Ant
15 97 (78.86%) 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 96 (78.05%) Apache
1 96 (78.05%) Confluence
1 96 (78.05%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (8.13%) nginx
3 6 (4.88%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 95 (77.24%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 108 (87.80%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (9.76%) GitHub
3 3 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.44%) Engine Yard
3 3 (2.44%) Heroku
3 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 97 (78.86%) OpenLDAP
1 97 (78.86%) OpenVPN
1 97 (78.86%) SSH
2 96 (78.05%) DNS
3 9 (7.32%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (3.25%) IPsec
4 4 (3.25%) VPN
5 3 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (72.36%) Hadoop
1 89 (72.36%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (7.32%) NoSQL
2 9 (7.32%) Oracle Database
2 9 (7.32%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 116 (94.31%) Git (software)
2 114 (92.68%) Jenkins
3 102 (82.93%) Maven
4 98 (79.67%) Sonatype Nexus
5 97 (78.86%) Ant
5 97 (78.86%) JIRA
5 97 (78.86%) JUnit
5 97 (78.86%) SonarQube
6 95 (77.24%) JIRA Agile
7 94 (76.42%) Liquibase
8 77 (62.60%) Bitbucket
9 9 (7.32%) Artifactory
9 9 (7.32%) GitLab
10 3 (2.44%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 90 (73.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (29.27%) Lead DevOps
3 29 (23.58%) Senior DevOps
3 29 (23.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 13 (10.57%) Consultant
4 13 (10.57%) DevOps Consultant
5 11 (8.94%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 5 (4.07%) Junior
6 5 (4.07%) Junior DevOps
7 3 (2.44%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (2.44%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
7 3 (2.44%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (2.44%) Release Engineer
8 2 (1.63%) Administrator
8 2 (1.63%) AWS DevOps
8 2 (1.63%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (1.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (1.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 1 (0.81%) DevOps Administrator
9 1 (0.81%) DevOps Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (78.05%) ELK Stack
2 89 (72.36%) Software Packaging
3 10 (8.13%) Sensu
4 3 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.07%) Private Cloud
2 3 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.44%) Clustering
2 3 (2.44%) Device Driver
3 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 110 (89.43%) Linux
2 81 (65.85%) CentOS
3 13 (10.57%) CoreOS
4 12 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.07%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (98.37%) DevOps
2 116 (94.31%) Configuration Management
3 114 (92.68%) Continuous Integration
4 113 (91.87%) Agile Software Development
5 101 (82.11%) Scrum
6 98 (79.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 96 (78.05%) Service Management
8 89 (72.36%) Identity Management
9 79 (64.23%) Case Management
10 72 (58.54%) Coaching
11 64 (52.03%) Workflow
12 51 (41.46%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (12.20%) Software Engineering
14 5 (4.07%) Security Hardening
15 4 (3.25%) Build Automation
15 4 (3.25%) Open Source
16 3 (2.44%) Continuous Deployment
16 3 (2.44%) SDLC
16 3 (2.44%) Test Automation
17 1 (0.81%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 99 (80.49%) Ruby
2 85 (69.11%) Shell Script
3 18 (14.63%) Java
4 15 (12.20%) Python
5 12 (9.76%) Go
5 12 (9.76%) SQL
6 10 (8.13%) Bash Shell
7 8 (6.50%) Erlang
8 4 (3.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 91 (73.98%) SC Cleared
1 91 (73.98%) Security Cleared
2 44 (35.77%) CTC Cleared
3 21 (17.07%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.44%) AWS Certification
4 3 (2.44%) Degree
5 2 (1.63%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.63%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 112 (91.06%) Docker
2 96 (78.05%) Postfix
2 96 (78.05%) Squid
3 94 (76.42%) vCloud
4 12 (9.76%) etcd
4 12 (9.76%) flannel
5 9 (7.32%) Ceph
5 9 (7.32%) GlusterFS
6 5 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 123 (100.00%) Puppet
2 113 (91.87%) Ansible
3 112 (91.06%) Kubernetes
4 107 (86.99%) logstash
5 99 (80.49%) Rancher
5 99 (80.49%) Terraform
5 99 (80.49%) ZABBIX
6 96 (78.05%) Kibana
7 13 (10.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 13 (10.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 12 (9.76%) rkt
9 9 (7.32%) Consul
9 9 (7.32%) Graphite
9 9 (7.32%) HAProxy
9 9 (7.32%) Packer
10 5 (4.07%) yum
11 4 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (2.44%) BMC PATROL
12 3 (2.44%) Cobbler
12 3 (2.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 104 (84.55%) VMware
2 98 (79.67%) Sonatype
3 92 (74.80%) Oracle
4 77 (62.60%) Atlassian
5 9 (7.32%) AppDynamics
6 4 (3.25%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.44%) BMC
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