Period
to 23 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Marathon skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Marathon over the 6 months to 23 February 2020 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.

Marathon Container Orchestration Platform
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 714 839 854
Rank change year-on-year +125 +15 -40
Contract jobs citing Marathon 5 45 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.046% 0.032%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.051% 0.31% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 22
UK median daily rate £450 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.74% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £405 £456 £379
90th Percentile £575 £638 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 9,722 14,375 12,272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.43% 14.63% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,479 9,603 8,304
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £477
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.93% +5.89%
10th Percentile £265 £310 £273
90th Percentile £675 £660 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 352 263
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £12.65 £12.00 £11.27
90th Percentile £48.68 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £15.71
% change year-on-year +2.86% +11.39% -15.65%

Marathon
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Marathon as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Marathon in the UK

Marathon
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Marathon in the UK

Marathon
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Marathon over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Marathon in the UK

Marathon
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Marathon within the UK over the 6 months to 23 February 2020. 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
England +123 5 £450 -21.74% 5
UK excluding London - 3 £400 - 1
South West - 3 £400 - 1
London +93 2 £525 -8.70% 4

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Marathon 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 with a requirement for Marathon.

1 5 (100.00%) Mesos
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Kubernetes
3 3 (60.00%) Ansible
3 3 (60.00%) Puppet
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (40.00%) VirtualBox
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 2 (40.00%) Solaris
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) CentOS
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) Docker
4 2 (40.00%) Vagrant
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) Salt
4 2 (40.00%) RHCSA
4 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
4 2 (40.00%) Terraform
4 2 (40.00%) Data Science
4 2 (40.00%) Task Automation

Marathon
Co-occurring 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (20.00%) GCP
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Ignite
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) BigQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) HBase
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Scala Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) CentOS
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Solaris
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Data Science
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Task Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Insight
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Fraud Detection
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 1 (20.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) RHCSA
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) VirtualBox
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Mesos
2 4 (80.00%) Kubernetes
3 3 (60.00%) Ansible
3 3 (60.00%) Puppet
4 2 (40.00%) Salt
4 2 (40.00%) Terraform
5 1 (20.00%) Apache Brooklyn
5 1 (20.00%) Grafana
5 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (20.00%) Prometheus
5 1 (20.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (20.00%) Hortonworks
2 1 (20.00%) MapR