Period
to 27 May 2020

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 27 May 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.

Rancher
UK
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 566 793 779
Rank change year-on-year +227 -14 +1
Contract jobs citing Rancher 54 72 113
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.079% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.77% 0.54% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 50 82
Median daily rate £500 £488 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -11.36% -
10th Percentile £358 £360 £393
90th Percentile £625 £700 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 6,980 13,371 13,071
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.81% 14.74% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,550 8,894 8,691
Median daily rate £500 £500 £476
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.15% +5.67%
10th Percentile £285 £310 £275
90th Percentile £668 £674 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 334 310
Median hourly rate £22.87 £20.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.55% +12.33% -20.65%
10th Percentile £13.01 £12.00 £11.79
90th Percentile £49.92 £49.85 £50.00
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £16.22
% change year-on-year +17.14% +7.92% -18.93%

Rancher
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Rancher in the UK

Rancher
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Rancher.

Daily rate trend for Rancher in the UK

Rancher
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Rancher over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Rancher in the UK

Rancher
Top 10 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 27 May 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 +218 54 £500 -0.10% 15
UK excluding London +170 36 £425 -5.56% 11
North of England +113 34 £425 -5.56% 4
North West +82 28 £425 -34.62% 4
London +152 18 £600 -4.00% 4
Yorkshire +53 6 £501 +21.33%
Work from Home - 6 £425 - 6
East of England +51 1 £368 - 2
Midlands - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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 with a requirement for Rancher.

1 50 (92.59%) Docker
2 37 (68.52%) AWS
3 33 (61.11%) Jenkins
4 32 (59.26%) Azure
4 32 (59.26%) Linux
5 31 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (55.56%) DevOps
6 30 (55.56%) Kubernetes
7 25 (46.30%) Windows
8 24 (44.44%) MySQL
8 24 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (44.44%) Windows Server
8 24 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
9 23 (42.59%) MongoDB
9 23 (42.59%) SQL Server
10 22 (40.74%) Python
10 22 (40.74%) Web Operations
11 21 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
11 21 (38.89%) VMware
11 21 (38.89%) Octopus Deploy
11 21 (38.89%) High Availability
12 18 (33.33%) Public Sector
13 16 (29.63%) Terraform
13 16 (29.63%) Ansible
14 11 (20.37%) Infrastructure as Code
14 11 (20.37%) Bash Shell
15 8 (14.81%) Scrum
15 8 (14.81%) Puppet
16 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
16 7 (12.96%) Perl

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 2 (3.70%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.85%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 37 (68.52%) AWS
2 32 (59.26%) Azure
3 5 (9.26%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (7.41%) PaaS
5 3 (5.56%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (3.70%) IaaS
7 1 (1.85%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (1.85%) NuGet
7 1 (1.85%) Office 365
7 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) DNS
1 1 (1.85%) Firewall
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
1 1 (1.85%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (44.44%) MySQL
2 23 (42.59%) MongoDB
2 23 (42.59%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.70%) DB2
5 1 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.85%) Big Data
5 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (61.11%) Jenkins
2 21 (38.89%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
4 5 (9.26%) Artifactory
5 4 (7.41%) CircleCI
5 4 (7.41%) GitLab
5 4 (7.41%) Hudson
5 4 (7.41%) SonarQube
5 4 (7.41%) Travis CI
6 3 (5.56%) JIRA
7 2 (3.70%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.70%) Maven
7 2 (3.70%) Selenium
7 2 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (3.70%) Subversion
8 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (33.33%) Public Sector
2 5 (9.26%) Finance
3 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Electronics
3 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.56%) Marketing
3 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (38.89%) WebOps Engineer
3 14 (25.93%) Operations Engineer
3 14 (25.93%) Web Engineer
4 12 (22.22%) Senior DevOps
4 12 (22.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
8 2 (3.70%) Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) DevOps Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) DevOps Specialist
8 2 (3.70%) Kubernetes Specialist
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 2 (3.70%) Technical Architect
9 1 (1.85%) Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Project Manager
9 1 (1.85%) Senior Manager
9 1 (1.85%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (5.56%) Sensu
2 3 (5.56%) XML
3 2 (3.70%) JSON
3 2 (3.70%) Node.js
3 2 (3.70%) REST
3 2 (3.70%) Web Services
4 1 (1.85%) .NET
4 1 (1.85%) Ajax
4 1 (1.85%) Akka.NET
4 1 (1.85%) CSS
4 1 (1.85%) HTML
4 1 (1.85%) Kafka
4 1 (1.85%) SOAP
4 1 (1.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.26%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 32 (59.26%) Linux
2 25 (46.30%) Windows
3 24 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.70%) Unix
6 1 (1.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (55.56%) DevOps
3 24 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (40.74%) Web Operations
5 21 (38.89%) High Availability
6 11 (20.37%) Infrastructure as Code
7 8 (14.81%) Scrum
8 6 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (11.11%) Kanban
9 5 (9.26%) Fintech
9 5 (9.26%) Microservices
10 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
11 3 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (5.56%) Programme Management
11 3 (5.56%) Task Automation
11 3 (5.56%) Test Automation
12 2 (3.70%) Backlog Management
12 2 (3.70%) Backlog Prioritisation
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.74%) Python
2 11 (20.37%) Bash Shell
3 7 (12.96%) Perl
3 7 (12.96%) SQL
4 6 (11.11%) Go
4 6 (11.11%) Ruby
5 5 (9.26%) C
5 5 (9.26%) Groovy
6 4 (7.41%) Java
7 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.85%) PHP
8 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 50 (92.59%) Docker
2 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (55.56%) Kubernetes
2 16 (29.63%) Ansible
2 16 (29.63%) Terraform
3 8 (14.81%) Puppet
4 6 (11.11%) Docker Swarm
4 6 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (9.26%) Prometheus
6 4 (7.41%) Salt
7 3 (5.56%) Grafana
7 3 (5.56%) Istio
8 2 (3.70%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (1.85%) BladeLogic
9 1 (1.85%) Mesos
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) VMware
2 3 (5.56%) Atlassian
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle
2 3 (5.56%) SAP
2 3 (5.56%) Splunk
3 2 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (1.85%) Dynatrace