Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 13 December 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.

Rancher
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 757 670 -
Rank change year-on-year -87 - -
Contract jobs citing Rancher 117 212 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.21% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.00% 1.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 107 96 0
UK median daily rate £550 £550 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £550 -
% change year-on-year -13.64% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 11730 11293 9673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.35% 10.94% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7976 7219 5941
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.76% +3.80%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £238
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 259 331
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.70 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.75 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.73 £19.03
% change year-on-year -22.82% +8.93% -5.13%

Rancher
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Rancher in the UK

Rancher
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Rancher in the UK

Rancher
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Rancher over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Rancher in the UK

Rancher
Top 12 Contract Locations

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 over the 6 months to 13 December 2017. 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 -99 116 £550 - 7
London -127 70 £550 - 4
UK excluding London +34 50 £475 -13.64% 3
North of England +57 18 £513 -6.82% 1
South West +15 11 £375 -11.76%
North West - 11 £535 -
Yorkshire +21 10 £535 -2.73% 1
Midlands +22 9 £500 +31.15% 1
West Midlands +20 9 £500 +31.15%
East of England - 6 £663 -
South East -22 5 £513 +13.89% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Rancher 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 Rancher.

1 117 (100.00%) Docker
2 92 (78.63%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (70.94%) DevOps
4 80 (68.38%) Linux
4 80 (68.38%) Ansible
5 66 (56.41%) Python
6 65 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
7 62 (52.99%) Kubernetes
8 57 (48.72%) Jenkins
9 55 (47.01%) Configuration Management
10 54 (46.15%) Java
11 52 (44.44%) Git (software)
12 48 (41.03%) Scrum
13 46 (39.32%) Confluence
14 45 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
15 44 (37.61%) Puppet
16 39 (33.33%) Bitbucket
17 38 (32.48%) JIRA
18 37 (31.62%) Unix
18 37 (31.62%) Bash Shell
19 33 (28.21%) Docker Swarm
20 32 (27.35%) Terraform
20 32 (27.35%) Elasticsearch
21 31 (26.50%) Maven
21 31 (26.50%) PostgreSQL
21 31 (26.50%) Continuous Delivery
22 30 (25.64%) SonarQube
22 30 (25.64%) Load Balancing
22 30 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
23 28 (23.93%) Tomcat

Rancher
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 46 (39.32%) Confluence
2 32 (27.35%) Elasticsearch
3 28 (23.93%) Tomcat
4 27 (23.08%) Apache
5 17 (14.53%) OpenStack
6 15 (12.82%) nginx
7 14 (11.97%) Cloud Foundry
8 7 (5.98%) IIS
9 3 (2.56%) Mule
9 3 (2.56%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.85%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.85%) CMS
10 1 (0.85%) Drupal
10 1 (0.85%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.85%) Liferay
10 1 (0.85%) Magnolia
10 1 (0.85%) Moodle
10 1 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.85%) WildFly
Applications
1 14 (11.97%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 65 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (17.09%) IaaS
4 18 (15.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 18 (15.38%) Amazon S3
4 18 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
4 18 (15.38%) GitHub
4 18 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 15 (12.82%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (12.82%) Amazon ELB
5 15 (12.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 13 (11.11%) PaaS
6 13 (11.11%) Slack
7 9 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (7.69%) CloudBees
8 8 (6.84%) Trello
9 4 (3.42%) SaaS
10 3 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (2.56%) Loggly
10 3 (2.56%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.66%) HTTP
2 16 (13.68%) DNS
2 16 (13.68%) OpenLDAP
2 16 (13.68%) OpenVPN
2 16 (13.68%) SSH
3 11 (9.40%) Firewall
4 10 (8.55%) BIG-IP
5 5 (4.27%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.42%) LDAP
7 3 (2.56%) NAS
7 3 (2.56%) SAN
8 2 (1.71%) SSL
9 1 (0.85%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (26.50%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 22 (18.80%) MySQL
4 17 (14.53%) MongoDB
5 16 (13.68%) SQL Server
6 15 (12.82%) Amazon RDS
7 13 (11.11%) DB2
7 13 (11.11%) Oracle Database
7 13 (11.11%) RDBMS
7 13 (11.11%) Relational Database
8 10 (8.55%) Big Data
9 9 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (4.27%) Redis
10 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (3.42%) Hadoop
11 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (2.56%) Hazelcast
13 1 (0.85%) HBase
13 1 (0.85%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 57 (48.72%) Jenkins
2 52 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 39 (33.33%) Bitbucket
4 38 (32.48%) JIRA
5 31 (26.50%) Maven
6 30 (25.64%) SonarQube
7 22 (18.80%) Sonatype Nexus
8 17 (14.53%) JUnit
9 16 (13.68%) Ant
9 16 (13.68%) Liquibase
10 12 (10.26%) Artifactory
11 11 (9.40%) Gradle
12 10 (8.55%) JMeter
12 10 (8.55%) TeamCity
13 6 (5.13%) Vagrant
14 5 (4.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (4.27%) Mercurial
14 5 (4.27%) Subversion
14 5 (4.27%) Visual Studio
15 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.84%) Billing
2 8 (6.84%) Finance
3 7 (5.98%) Banking
4 6 (5.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (48.72%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (19.66%) Linux Engineer
3 21 (17.95%) Developer
4 15 (12.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 14 (11.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 14 (11.97%) Senior DevOps
5 14 (11.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 13 (11.11%) Java Developer
7 12 (10.26%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 9 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
9 8 (6.84%) Build Engineer
9 8 (6.84%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (6.84%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (6.84%) Senior Build Engineer
10 7 (5.98%) Architect
10 7 (5.98%) Java Engineer
11 6 (5.13%) Cloud Architect
11 6 (5.13%) Consultant
11 6 (5.13%) DevOps Consultant
12 5 (4.27%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (23.93%) Elastic Stack
2 22 (18.80%) Web Services
3 18 (15.38%) REST
4 16 (13.68%) JSON
4 16 (13.68%) MCollective
5 15 (12.82%) Middleware
6 14 (11.97%) Kafka
6 14 (11.97%) RESTful
7 13 (11.11%) boto
7 13 (11.11%) Node.js
8 12 (10.26%) Spring
9 11 (9.40%) AngularJS
9 11 (9.40%) React
10 10 (8.55%) D3.js
10 10 (8.55%) jQuery
10 10 (8.55%) KnockoutJS
10 10 (8.55%) Spring Boot
11 9 (7.69%) J2EE
11 9 (7.69%) SOAP
12 7 (5.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.82%) Linux Command Line
3 10 (8.55%) Cloud Native
4 5 (4.27%) Clustering
4 5 (4.27%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (4.27%) Private Cloud
5 4 (3.42%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.56%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.71%) NHS
8 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 80 (68.38%) Linux
2 37 (31.62%) Unix
3 19 (16.24%) CentOS
4 13 (11.11%) Solaris
5 11 (9.40%) Windows
6 8 (6.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (5.13%) CoreOS
7 6 (5.13%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.56%) AIX
8 3 (2.56%) Debian
8 3 (2.56%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (78.63%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (70.94%) DevOps
3 55 (47.01%) Configuration Management
4 48 (41.03%) Scrum
5 45 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (26.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 30 (25.64%) Load Balancing
8 21 (17.95%) Coaching
8 21 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (17.95%) Test Automation
9 18 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (15.38%) Microservices
10 17 (14.53%) Kanban
11 16 (13.68%) Service Management
12 15 (12.82%) Software Engineering
13 10 (8.55%) Build Automation
13 10 (8.55%) Capacity Management
13 10 (8.55%) Load Testing
14 9 (7.69%) Problem Management
14 9 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 66 (56.41%) Python
2 54 (46.15%) Java
3 37 (31.62%) Bash Shell
4 24 (20.51%) Ruby
5 21 (17.95%) Groovy
6 18 (15.38%) C#
7 16 (13.68%) JavaScript
8 13 (11.11%) SQL
9 11 (9.40%) Perl
10 7 (5.98%) Go
11 6 (5.13%) Kotlin
11 6 (5.13%) Shell Script
12 4 (3.42%) Scala
13 3 (2.56%) C++
13 3 (2.56%) PHP
14 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (16.24%) Security Cleared
2 17 (14.53%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.42%) AWS Certification
4 3 (2.56%) RHCE
5 1 (0.85%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.11%) GCP
2 5 (4.27%) QA
3 4 (3.42%) SLA
System Software
1 117 (100.00%) Docker
2 16 (13.68%) Postfix
2 16 (13.68%) Squid
2 16 (13.68%) vCloud
3 15 (12.82%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (4.27%) Xen
5 3 (2.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (2.56%) KVM
5 3 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (2.56%) Samba
5 3 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.71%) etcd
6 2 (1.71%) flannel
Systems Management
1 80 (68.38%) Ansible
2 62 (52.99%) Kubernetes
3 44 (37.61%) Puppet
4 33 (28.21%) Docker Swarm
5 32 (27.35%) Terraform
6 21 (17.95%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (16.24%) Kibana
7 19 (16.24%) logstash
7 19 (16.24%) ZABBIX
8 17 (14.53%) Mesos
9 15 (12.82%) Rsyslog
9 15 (12.82%) Sysdig
10 11 (9.40%) ITRS Geneos
11 9 (7.69%) Nagios
12 8 (6.84%) BladeLogic
12 8 (6.84%) Prometheus
13 6 (5.13%) Icinga
14 3 (2.56%) HP SiteScope
14 3 (2.56%) Packer
14 3 (2.56%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 27 (23.08%) Oracle
2 24 (20.51%) Splunk
3 22 (18.80%) VMware
4 17 (14.53%) Sonatype
5 14 (11.97%) Atlassian
6 10 (8.55%) F5
7 8 (6.84%) ServiceNow
8 7 (5.98%) Microsoft
9 6 (5.13%) New Relic
10 5 (4.27%) Google
10 5 (4.27%) IBM
10 5 (4.27%) Perforce
11 3 (2.56%) AppDynamics
11 3 (2.56%) EMC
11 3 (2.56%) NetApp
11 3 (2.56%) Nimsoft
11 3 (2.56%) Rackspace
11 3 (2.56%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.56%) Veritas
12 2 (1.71%) SaltStack