Period
to 22 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for Rancher skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Rancher over the 6 months to 22 August 2019 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.

Rancher
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 569 612 596
Rank change year-on-year +43 -16 +74
Contract jobs citing Rancher 40 60 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.083% 0.11% 0.065%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.58% 0.84% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 40 30
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -17.87% -5.91%
10th Percentile £359 £349 £356
90th Percentile £500 £553 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £550 £535
% change year-on-year -13.64% +2.80% +1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - -

Rancher is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 6,922 7,145 5,576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.33% 13.09% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,390 4,373 3,417
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +5.77%
10th Percentile £240 £262 £237
90th Percentile £613 £575 £563
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 289 206
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -37.50%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.98 £10.40
90th Percentile £44.50 £47.00 £43.88
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.53% +8.57% -22.22%

Rancher
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Rancher as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Rancher in the UK excluding London

Rancher
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Rancher in the UK excluding London

Rancher
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Rancher in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Rancher in the UK excluding London

Rancher
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rancher within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 22 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +14 32 £475 +11.76% 10
Yorkshire +3 17 £450 +6.51% 5
North East - 12 £495 -
East of England +22 5 £368 -13.53%
North West +28 3 £475 -44.12% 5
Scotland +28 3 £425 +6.25% 1
Rancher
UK

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Rancher also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the UK excluding London region with a requirement for Rancher.

1 37 (92.50%) Docker
2 30 (75.00%) DevOps
2 30 (75.00%) Python
3 29 (72.50%) Kubernetes
4 28 (70.00%) Linux
5 27 (67.50%) AWS
5 27 (67.50%) MySQL
6 25 (62.50%) Puppet
6 25 (62.50%) Terraform
7 24 (60.00%) Jenkins
8 23 (57.50%) Microservices
9 22 (55.00%) MongoDB
9 22 (55.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 22 (55.00%) CentOS
9 22 (55.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (55.00%) HTTP
9 22 (55.00%) SonarQube
10 19 (47.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 19 (47.50%) Amazon EC2
10 19 (47.50%) Amazon S3
10 19 (47.50%) Amazon ELB
10 19 (47.50%) Route 53
11 16 (40.00%) GitLab
12 14 (35.00%) Ansible
12 14 (35.00%) Git (software)
13 13 (32.50%) Opscode Chef
13 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (32.50%) Black Duck
13 13 (32.50%) Grafana
13 13 (32.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring

Rancher
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding 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 8 (20.00%) nginx
2 4 (10.00%) Confluence
3 3 (7.50%) CMS
4 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 27 (67.50%) AWS
2 19 (47.50%) Amazon EC2
2 19 (47.50%) Amazon ELB
2 19 (47.50%) Amazon S3
2 19 (47.50%) Route 53
2 19 (47.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 11 (27.50%) Azure
4 4 (10.00%) Slack
5 3 (7.50%) GCP
5 3 (7.50%) GitHub
5 3 (7.50%) Heroku
6 2 (5.00%) Office 365
7 1 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (2.50%) IaaS
7 1 (2.50%) PaaS
7 1 (2.50%) SaaS
7 1 (2.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 22 (55.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (67.50%) MySQL
2 22 (55.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 22 (55.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.50%) Redis
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 22 (55.00%) SonarQube
3 16 (40.00%) GitLab
4 14 (35.00%) Git (software)
5 7 (17.50%) JIRA
6 3 (7.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (5.00%) Subversion
8 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.50%) Vagrant
8 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (7.50%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 23 (57.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Junior
2 6 (15.00%) Junior DevOps
3 5 (12.50%) Junior DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Platform Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.00%) Java Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.50%) Quality Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (22.50%) Node.js
3 8 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
4 6 (15.00%) .NET
4 6 (15.00%) CSS
4 6 (15.00%) HTML
5 4 (10.00%) Kafka
6 3 (7.50%) Ajax
6 3 (7.50%) Express
6 3 (7.50%) Sass
6 3 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (7.50%) XHTML
6 3 (7.50%) XML
7 2 (5.00%) .NET Core
8 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.50%) Akka.NET
8 1 (2.50%) Angular 2
8 1 (2.50%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (2.50%) JSON
8 1 (2.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Clustering
2 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) NHS
2 3 (7.50%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 28 (70.00%) Linux
2 22 (55.00%) CentOS
2 22 (55.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (10.00%) Windows
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (75.00%) DevOps
2 23 (57.50%) Microservices
3 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (32.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 12 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 12 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (27.50%) Open Source
6 8 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 8 (20.00%) Static Code Analysis
7 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
8 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 4 (10.00%) Migration
9 4 (10.00%) Server Management
10 3 (7.50%) Mobile First
10 3 (7.50%) Web Development
10 3 (7.50%) Wireframes
11 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
11 2 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
11 2 (5.00%) Scrum
11 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (75.00%) Python
2 12 (30.00%) Java
3 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
4 9 (22.50%) Bash Shell
5 8 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.50%) Perl
6 3 (7.50%) PHP
6 3 (7.50%) SQL
7 2 (5.00%) Kotlin
7 2 (5.00%) Scala
8 1 (2.50%) C
8 1 (2.50%) C#
8 1 (2.50%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) WCAG
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 37 (92.50%) Docker
2 1 (2.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 29 (72.50%) Kubernetes
2 25 (62.50%) Puppet
2 25 (62.50%) Terraform
3 14 (35.00%) Ansible
4 13 (32.50%) Grafana
4 13 (32.50%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (32.50%) Packer
4 13 (32.50%) Prometheus
5 1 (2.50%) Knative
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Black Duck
2 4 (10.00%) Google
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.50%) Splunk