Period
to 25 January 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 25 January 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
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 685 738 771
Rank change year-on-year +53 +33 -75
Contract jobs citing Rancher 62 157 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.087% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.60% 1.08% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 125 97
UK median daily rate £500 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% - -
10th Percentile £386 £425 £404
90th Percentile £660 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -2.22% - -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 10,356 14,592 12,136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.46% 14.66% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,968 9,766 8,240
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £310 £268
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 358 281
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.43% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.48 £46.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £15.69
% change year-on-year +2.86% +11.54% -16.32%

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 25 January 2020.

Contractor 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 25 January 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 +47 62 £500 -9.09% 29
UK excluding London +67 44 £440 -2.22% 19
North of England +29 37 £463 +2.78% 15
North West +31 23 £425 -5.56% 7
London +50 18 £625 - 10
Yorkshire +29 14 £488 +8.39% 8
South West - 4 £419 -
West Midlands - 2 £650 - 2
Midlands - 2 £650 - 4
East of England +35 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 January 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 61 (98.39%) Docker
2 45 (72.58%) Kubernetes
2 45 (72.58%) AWS
3 42 (67.74%) DevOps
4 39 (62.90%) Jenkins
5 36 (58.06%) Linux
5 36 (58.06%) Python
6 34 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (54.84%) Azure
7 28 (45.16%) MongoDB
7 28 (45.16%) Terraform
8 26 (41.94%) Puppet
8 26 (41.94%) MySQL
9 24 (38.71%) Microservices
10 21 (33.87%) Ansible
10 21 (33.87%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (32.26%) Windows
12 19 (30.65%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
13 16 (25.81%) Docker Swarm
14 15 (24.19%) Public Sector
14 15 (24.19%) Web Operations
14 15 (24.19%) Windows Server
14 15 (24.19%) VMware
14 15 (24.19%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (24.19%) Octopus Deploy
14 15 (24.19%) High Availability
15 14 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
16 12 (19.35%) Node.js
16 12 (19.35%) PaaS

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 3 (4.84%) nginx
2 1 (1.61%) CMS
2 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 45 (72.58%) AWS
2 34 (54.84%) Azure
3 12 (19.35%) PaaS
4 10 (16.13%) Serverless
5 9 (14.52%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (12.90%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (12.90%) Amazon ELB
6 8 (12.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (11.29%) Amazon S3
7 7 (11.29%) Route 53
8 4 (6.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (6.45%) AWS CloudTrail
8 4 (6.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 4 (6.45%) CloudFront
8 4 (6.45%) IaaS
8 4 (6.45%) SaaS
9 3 (4.84%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (4.84%) GCP
10 1 (1.61%) GitHub
10 1 (1.61%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.74%) HTTP
2 7 (11.29%) VPN
3 3 (4.84%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (45.16%) MongoDB
2 26 (41.94%) MySQL
3 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
4 11 (17.74%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (6.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 39 (62.90%) Jenkins
2 15 (24.19%) Octopus Deploy
3 11 (17.74%) SonarQube
4 9 (14.52%) GitLab
5 7 (11.29%) CircleCI
5 7 (11.29%) Travis CI
6 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
7 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.61%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.61%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.61%) Gradle
8 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (24.19%) Public Sector
2 1 (1.61%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (59.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (24.19%) WebOps Engineer
3 10 (16.13%) AWS Engineer
3 10 (16.13%) Operations Engineer
3 10 (16.13%) Web Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (8.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (6.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Cloud Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) DevOps Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Java Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 1 (1.61%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.35%) Node.js
2 7 (11.29%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (4.84%) .NET
3 3 (4.84%) Kafka
3 3 (4.84%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (4.84%) Web Services
4 1 (1.61%) Classic ASP
4 1 (1.61%) CSS
4 1 (1.61%) Express
4 1 (1.61%) HTML
4 1 (1.61%) JSON
4 1 (1.61%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.61%) React
4 1 (1.61%) REST
4 1 (1.61%) Sass
4 1 (1.61%) Sensu
4 1 (1.61%) Spring
4 1 (1.61%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.61%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.68%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (6.45%) NHS
4 1 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (58.06%) Linux
2 20 (32.26%) Windows
3 15 (24.19%) Windows Server
4 12 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (17.74%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (67.74%) DevOps
2 34 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (38.71%) Microservices
4 21 (33.87%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (30.65%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (24.19%) High Availability
6 15 (24.19%) Web Operations
7 10 (16.13%) Software Delivery
8 8 (12.90%) Configuration Management
9 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure as Code
9 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 4 (6.45%) Task Automation
10 4 (6.45%) Test Automation
11 3 (4.84%) Auto-Scaling
11 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.84%) Deployment Automation
11 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce
11 3 (4.84%) Load Balancing
11 3 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (58.06%) Python
2 9 (14.52%) Java
2 9 (14.52%) Ruby
3 8 (12.90%) Bash Shell
4 7 (11.29%) Go
5 5 (8.06%) C
6 4 (6.45%) Perl
6 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.84%) Groovy
7 3 (4.84%) SQL
8 2 (3.23%) Java 8
9 1 (1.61%) C#
9 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.61%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) AWS Certification
1 7 (11.29%) SC Cleared
1 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.84%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) WCAG
System Software
1 61 (98.39%) Docker
2 1 (1.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 45 (72.58%) Kubernetes
2 28 (45.16%) Terraform
3 26 (41.94%) Puppet
4 21 (33.87%) Ansible
5 16 (25.81%) Docker Swarm
6 14 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (17.74%) Prometheus
8 8 (12.90%) Grafana
9 7 (11.29%) Packer
10 1 (1.61%) Consul
10 1 (1.61%) Istio
10 1 (1.61%) Knative
10 1 (1.61%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (24.19%) VMware
2 7 (11.29%) Black Duck
3 6 (9.68%) SaltStack
4 5 (8.06%) Splunk
5 3 (4.84%) Google
6 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.61%) SoundCloud