Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for RANCID skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RANCID over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

RANCID
England > London
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 601 587
Rank change year-on-year +16 -14 +14
Contract jobs citing RANCID 2 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.005% 0.004% 0.033%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.042% 0.040% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 15
London median daily rate £450 £500 £296
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +69.20% -26.13%
England median daily rate £438 £500 £303
% change year-on-year -12.50% +65.15% -24.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

RANCID is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4729 4972 3834
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.34% 10.96% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3387 3520 2633
London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +3.03%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £251
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
England median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 65
London median hourly rate £24.86 £19.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.49% +2.63% -
10th Percentile £13.68 £15.88 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.44 £51.08 £38.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £21.33 £20.19
% change year-on-year -17.96% +5.67% +6.24%

RANCID
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing RANCID as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for RANCID in London

RANCID
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RANCID in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for RANCID in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RANCID also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for RANCID.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) vCloud
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) GLBP
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Zerto
2 1 (50.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) vRealize
2 1 (50.00%) PowerCLI
2 1 (50.00%) Arista
2 1 (50.00%) TACACS
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery

RANCID
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) GLBP
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) IPv4
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) Junos
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) TACACS
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCDP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) JNCIP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) vCloud
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) PowerCLI
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Arista
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Zerto