Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 2018 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 780 767 785
Rank change year-on-year -13 +18 -
Contract jobs citing Rancher 117 91 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.095% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.83% 0.83% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 63 52
UK median daily rate £534 £535 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.23% +3.88% -
10th Percentile £365 £361 £375
90th Percentile £646 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £518 £500
% change year-on-year -17.87% +3.50% -
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 14,046 10,938 12,410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.63% 11.43% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,397 7,241 7,979
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +6.25%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 243 269
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -22.22% +11.47%
10th Percentile £12.13 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £46.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.94 £25.00
% change year-on-year +3.32% -32.25% +21.95%

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 17 August 2018.

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 17 August 2018. 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 -17 113 £550 +2.80% 20
UK excluding London +9 64 £425 -17.87% 13
London -28 53 £575 +4.55% 8
North of England +10 43 £425 -20.56% 9
Yorkshire +18 36 £420 -21.50% 4
East of England -9 9 £425 -37.04% 3
North West -16 7 £725 +35.51% 5
Midlands -5 4 £525 +5.00%
East Midlands - 4 £525 -
Scotland - 4 £400 - 1
South West -14 2 £525 +40.00%
South East - 2 £488 -

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, 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.

1 110 (94.02%) Docker
2 77 (65.81%) Linux
3 75 (64.10%) DevOps
4 70 (59.83%) Amazon AWS
5 69 (58.97%) Kubernetes
6 57 (48.72%) Ansible
7 55 (47.01%) Jenkins
8 54 (46.15%) Puppet
9 53 (45.30%) Python
10 49 (41.88%) Java
10 49 (41.88%) Terraform
11 37 (31.62%) Bash Shell
12 35 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
13 32 (27.35%) Git (software)
14 29 (24.79%) Microsoft Azure
15 27 (23.08%) Windows
16 26 (22.22%) Configuration Management
16 26 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
17 25 (21.37%) Splunk
17 25 (21.37%) Test Automation
17 25 (21.37%) JavaScript
17 25 (21.37%) MySQL
18 24 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (20.51%) Docker Swarm
19 23 (19.66%) Elastic Stack
20 22 (18.80%) Microservices
20 22 (18.80%) Amazon S3
20 22 (18.80%) Ruby
21 21 (17.95%) PostgreSQL
22 20 (17.09%) Shell Script

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 19 (16.24%) Tomcat
2 14 (11.97%) Apache
3 12 (10.26%) Confluence
3 12 (10.26%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (4.27%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.56%) nginx
6 2 (1.71%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.71%) IIS
6 2 (1.71%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (3.42%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 70 (59.83%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (24.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (18.80%) Amazon S3
4 17 (14.53%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (14.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 15 (12.82%) Amazon ELB
6 13 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 10 (8.55%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (8.55%) Serverless
8 8 (6.84%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (5.98%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (5.98%) Route 53
10 4 (3.42%) GitHub
10 4 (3.42%) IaaS
10 4 (3.42%) IBM Cloud
10 4 (3.42%) PaaS
11 2 (1.71%) Office 365
12 1 (0.85%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.68%) HTTP
2 13 (11.11%) DNS
3 10 (8.55%) OpenLDAP
3 10 (8.55%) SSH
4 9 (7.69%) Firewall
4 9 (7.69%) OpenVPN
5 2 (1.71%) BIG-IP
5 2 (1.71%) DMZ
6 1 (0.85%) BGP
6 1 (0.85%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.85%) Internet
6 1 (0.85%) LAN
6 1 (0.85%) OSPF
6 1 (0.85%) SMTP
6 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.85%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.37%) MySQL
2 21 (17.95%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (10.26%) MongoDB
4 11 (9.40%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (6.84%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (5.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (5.13%) NoSQL
7 6 (5.13%) Relational Database
7 6 (5.13%) SQL Server
8 5 (4.27%) Big Data
8 5 (4.27%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.56%) DB2
9 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.71%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 55 (47.01%) Jenkins
2 32 (27.35%) Git (software)
3 20 (17.09%) Sonatype Nexus
4 19 (16.24%) JIRA
5 18 (15.38%) Maven
6 17 (14.53%) Bitbucket
6 17 (14.53%) SonarQube
7 15 (12.82%) JUnit
8 11 (9.40%) GitLab
9 10 (8.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (8.55%) Selenium
10 9 (7.69%) Ant
10 9 (7.69%) Liquibase
11 8 (6.84%) GoCD
11 8 (6.84%) Gradle
11 8 (6.84%) HP UFT
12 6 (5.13%) Artifactory
13 5 (4.27%) TeamCity
13 5 (4.27%) Vagrant
13 5 (4.27%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (6.84%) Banking
2 5 (4.27%) Finance
2 5 (4.27%) Marketing
3 3 (2.56%) Games
4 2 (1.71%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
5 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (48.72%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (23.08%) Developer
3 24 (20.51%) AWS Engineer
4 22 (18.80%) AWS DevOps
4 22 (18.80%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 20 (17.09%) Java Developer
6 12 (10.26%) Platform Engineer
7 9 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 9 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
7 9 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 6 (5.13%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Administrator
9 5 (4.27%) PHP Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.42%) Geneos Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Unix Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 3 (2.56%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (2.56%) PostgreSQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.66%) Elastic Stack
2 16 (13.68%) HTML
3 15 (12.82%) REST
4 10 (8.55%) Kafka
4 10 (8.55%) Web Services
5 9 (7.69%) MCollective
5 9 (7.69%) XML
6 7 (5.98%) Node.js
6 7 (5.98%) RESTful
7 6 (5.13%) Backbone.js
7 6 (5.13%) Spring
8 5 (4.27%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (4.27%) CSS
8 5 (4.27%) JSON
8 5 (4.27%) Lucene
8 5 (4.27%) Serverless Framework
8 5 (4.27%) SOAP
8 5 (4.27%) XML-RPC
9 4 (3.42%) React
9 4 (3.42%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.82%) Linux Command Line
2 13 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 9 (7.69%) User Experience
4 7 (5.98%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.42%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.56%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.85%) Clustering
8 1 (0.85%) Fintech
8 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 77 (65.81%) Linux
2 27 (23.08%) Windows
3 19 (16.24%) CentOS
4 16 (13.68%) Unix
5 12 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.13%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.56%) Solaris
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (64.10%) DevOps
2 35 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 25 (21.37%) Test Automation
5 24 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (18.80%) Microservices
7 19 (16.24%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (12.82%) Software Engineering
9 14 (11.97%) Load Balancing
10 11 (9.40%) Capacity Management
10 11 (9.40%) Scrum
11 10 (8.55%) TDD
12 9 (7.69%) Service Management
13 8 (6.84%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 8 (6.84%) Migration
14 7 (5.98%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (5.98%) Infrastructure Monitoring
14 7 (5.98%) Open Source
14 7 (5.98%) Release Management
15 6 (5.13%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 53 (45.30%) Python
2 49 (41.88%) Java
3 37 (31.62%) Bash Shell
4 25 (21.37%) JavaScript
5 22 (18.80%) Ruby
6 20 (17.09%) Shell Script
7 17 (14.53%) Perl
8 12 (10.26%) PHP
9 11 (9.40%) Go
9 11 (9.40%) Java 8
10 8 (6.84%) Groovy
11 5 (4.27%) C#
12 3 (2.56%) C++
12 3 (2.56%) Scala
12 3 (2.56%) SQL
13 1 (0.85%) Clojure
13 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.42%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.71%) Degree
4 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.85%) CCIE
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.85%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) GCP
2 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 110 (94.02%) Docker
2 9 (7.69%) Postfix
2 9 (7.69%) Squid
2 9 (7.69%) vCloud
3 8 (6.84%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (3.42%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.71%) NFS
6 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.85%) vSphere
6 1 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 69 (58.97%) Kubernetes
2 57 (48.72%) Ansible
3 54 (46.15%) Puppet
4 49 (41.88%) Terraform
5 26 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (20.51%) Docker Swarm
7 20 (17.09%) Packer
8 13 (11.11%) Prometheus
9 11 (9.40%) Consul
10 9 (7.69%) BladeLogic
10 9 (7.69%) ITRS Geneos
10 9 (7.69%) Kibana
10 9 (7.69%) logstash
10 9 (7.69%) ZABBIX
11 8 (6.84%) Grafana
11 8 (6.84%) Rsyslog
11 8 (6.84%) Sysdig
12 7 (5.98%) Mesos
13 4 (3.42%) Salt
14 2 (1.71%) yum
Vendors
1 25 (21.37%) Splunk
2 15 (12.82%) Oracle
3 12 (10.26%) Sonatype
4 10 (8.55%) VMware
5 8 (6.84%) Google
6 7 (5.98%) Atlassian
6 7 (5.98%) Black Duck
7 4 (3.42%) CyberArk
7 4 (3.42%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.42%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.71%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.71%) F5
8 2 (1.71%) NetApp
8 2 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.85%) Citrix
9 1 (0.85%) IBM
9 1 (0.85%) Rackspace