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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 June 2022 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 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 741 627 546
Rank change year-on-year -114 -81 +242
Contract jobs citing Rancher 96 99 55
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.69% 0.96% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 57 44
10th Percentile £404 £403 £360
25th Percentile £525 £500 £411
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £650 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +23.93% +4.90% +0.50%
75th Percentile £755 £600 £600
90th Percentile £775 £631 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £659 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +46.44% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £57.50 - -
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
75th Percentile £62.50 - -
90th Percentile - - -
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 13,815 10,285 6,312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.77% 16.07% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,970 7,257 4,395
10th Percentile £363 £350 £304
25th Percentile £463 £425 £408
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £565 £520 £500
Median % change year-on-year +8.65% +4.00% -
75th Percentile £675 £600 £600
90th Percentile £750 £688 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 146 154
10th Percentile £13.20 £15.00 £12.50
25th Percentile £15.75 £18.27 £14.56
Median hourly rate £22.50 £39.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -43.04% +97.50% +3.90%
75th Percentile £47.25 £51.00 £35.00
90th Percentile £67.50 £64.50 £49.76
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £23.21 £19.50
% change year-on-year -13.83% +19.03% +14.30%

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 25 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Rancher in the UK

Rancher
Top 11 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 June 2022. 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
Jobs
England -92 79 £675 +28.57% 15
UK excluding London -37 42 £659 +46.44% 8
Work from Home -114 38 £600 +20.00% 4
London -75 30 £750 +20.00% 7
South East -14 26 £675 - 3
West Midlands -31 10 £491 -6.48% 2
Midlands -35 10 £491 -6.48% 2
South West - 3 £725 - 1
East of England - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -34 1 £550 -
North of England -53 1 £550 +7.32% 1

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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 89 (92.71%) Kubernetes
2 75 (78.13%) Docker
3 74 (77.08%) DevOps
4 55 (57.29%) CI/CD
5 48 (50.00%) AWS
6 47 (48.96%) Ansible
6 47 (48.96%) Terraform
7 40 (41.67%) Linux
8 39 (40.63%) Python
9 36 (37.50%) Configuration Management
9 36 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (35.42%) Git (software)
11 33 (34.38%) Security Cleared
12 29 (30.21%) Elastic Stack
12 29 (30.21%) Continuous Delivery
13 28 (29.17%) Jenkins
13 28 (29.17%) Social Skills
14 27 (28.13%) GitLab
14 27 (28.13%) JIRA
14 27 (28.13%) Java
15 26 (27.08%) Bash
16 24 (25.00%) Prometheus
17 23 (23.96%) Agile
17 23 (23.96%) SC Cleared
17 23 (23.96%) CentOS
18 21 (21.88%) Splunk
19 20 (20.83%) Azure
19 20 (20.83%) VMware
19 20 (20.83%) Docker Swarm
20 19 (19.79%) PKI

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 12 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
2 10 (10.42%) nginx
3 8 (8.33%) Confluence
4 7 (7.29%) OpenStack
5 4 (4.17%) Apache
5 4 (4.17%) Mule
6 3 (3.13%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 48 (50.00%) AWS
2 20 (20.83%) Azure
3 15 (15.63%) Amazon EKS
4 14 (14.58%) Azure AKS
5 13 (13.54%) NuGet
5 13 (13.54%) PaaS
6 11 (11.46%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (11.46%) Tricentis Tosca
7 10 (10.42%) Amazon S3
7 10 (10.42%) OpenShift
8 9 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (9.38%) Google Kubernetes Engine
9 6 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (6.25%) AWS KMS
9 6 (6.25%) Route 53
9 6 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (5.21%) Amazon ECS
10 5 (5.21%) Datadog
10 5 (5.21%) Serverless
11 4 (4.17%) AWS Direct Connect
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) HTTP
2 3 (3.13%) Kerberos
2 3 (3.13%) VPN
3 2 (2.08%) SSL
4 1 (1.04%) DNS
4 1 (1.04%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (11.46%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.29%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (7.29%) Big Data
4 7 (7.29%) MariaDB
5 6 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 6 (6.25%) MySQL
6 5 (5.21%) Hadoop
7 4 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (3.13%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (3.13%) Couchbase
8 3 (3.13%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.08%) RethinkDB
9 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
10 1 (1.04%) Amazon QuickSight
Development Applications
1 34 (35.42%) Git (software)
2 28 (29.17%) Jenkins
3 27 (28.13%) GitLab
3 27 (28.13%) JIRA
4 16 (16.67%) Maven
5 15 (15.63%) Bitbucket
6 14 (14.58%) Artifactory
7 13 (13.54%) TeamCity
8 12 (12.50%) JBehave
9 9 (9.38%) SonarQube
10 5 (5.21%) Cucumber
11 4 (4.17%) eggPlant
11 4 (4.17%) JMeter
11 4 (4.17%) Selenium
12 3 (3.13%) git-flow
13 2 (2.08%) IBM UrbanCode
13 2 (2.08%) Mockito
13 2 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
14 1 (1.04%) Jaeger
14 1 (1.04%) Snyk
General
1 28 (29.17%) Social Skills
2 11 (11.46%) Banking
2 11 (11.46%) Finance
3 9 (9.38%) Investment Banking
3 9 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.29%) Public Sector
5 3 (3.13%) Front Office
6 2 (2.08%) Electronics
6 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (10.42%) Platform Engineer
3 7 (7.29%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (7.29%) Azure Engineer
3 7 (7.29%) Developer
3 7 (7.29%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 6 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (5.21%) AWS DevOps
5 5 (5.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (5.21%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 4 (4.17%) Analyst
6 4 (4.17%) DevOps Developer
6 4 (4.17%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (4.17%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.13%) DevSecOps Engineer
7 3 (3.13%) Lead DevOps
7 3 (3.13%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.13%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (30.21%) Elastic Stack
2 14 (14.58%) Spring
3 13 (13.54%) REST
4 8 (8.33%) Kafka
5 6 (6.25%) LDAP
6 5 (5.21%) JSON
6 5 (5.21%) XML
7 4 (4.17%) ARM Templates
8 3 (3.13%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (3.13%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (3.13%) Node.js
8 3 (3.13%) OAuth
8 3 (3.13%) OpenID
8 3 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (2.08%) EJB
9 2 (2.08%) GraphQL
9 2 (2.08%) React
9 2 (2.08%) Spring Boot
9 2 (2.08%) Web Services
10 1 (1.04%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.79%) PKI
2 6 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (5.21%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.17%) Clustering
5 3 (3.13%) Cloud Native
5 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.13%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.04%) Data Fabric
6 1 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.04%) IoT
6 1 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 40 (41.67%) Linux
2 23 (23.96%) CentOS
3 6 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.21%) Ubuntu
4 5 (5.21%) Windows
5 3 (3.13%) Unix
5 3 (3.13%) VMS
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (77.08%) DevOps
2 55 (57.29%) CI/CD
3 36 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 36 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (30.21%) Continuous Delivery
5 23 (23.96%) Agile
6 18 (18.75%) Platform Engineering
7 17 (17.71%) BDD
8 15 (15.63%) Microservices
8 15 (15.63%) Scrum
9 14 (14.58%) Infrastructure as Code
9 14 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 14 (14.58%) Kanban
9 14 (14.58%) Test Automation
10 13 (13.54%) Open Source
10 13 (13.54%) Release Management
10 13 (13.54%) Software Delivery
10 13 (13.54%) Task Automation
11 12 (12.50%) Software Engineering
11 12 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 39 (40.63%) Python
2 27 (28.13%) Java
3 26 (27.08%) Bash
4 16 (16.67%) Perl
5 15 (15.63%) C#
6 13 (13.54%) SQL
7 9 (9.38%) PowerShell
8 7 (7.29%) Go
9 4 (4.17%) Bicep
10 3 (3.13%) R
10 3 (3.13%) VB
11 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.08%) Scala
12 1 (1.04%) Groovy
12 1 (1.04%) PHP
12 1 (1.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 23 (23.96%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.17%) AWS Certification
3 4 (4.17%) RHCE
3 4 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) OASIS TOSCA
2 4 (4.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 75 (78.13%) Docker
2 16 (16.67%) vSphere
3 5 (5.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.17%) KVM
4 4 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (4.17%) Xen
5 3 (3.13%) Active Directory
5 3 (3.13%) Platform Symphony
5 3 (3.13%) vCloud
5 3 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (3.13%) VMware NSX
5 3 (3.13%) zsh
6 2 (2.08%) Ceph
6 2 (2.08%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 89 (92.71%) Kubernetes
2 47 (48.96%) Ansible
2 47 (48.96%) Terraform
3 24 (25.00%) Prometheus
4 20 (20.83%) Docker Swarm
5 19 (19.79%) Puppet
6 14 (14.58%) Consul
7 13 (13.54%) Grafana
7 13 (13.54%) ITRS Geneos
7 13 (13.54%) Mesos
7 13 (13.54%) Packer
8 6 (6.25%) Istio
9 4 (4.17%) Cloudify
10 3 (3.13%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (3.13%) vRealize
10 3 (3.13%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 3 (3.13%) ZABBIX
11 2 (2.08%) Fluentd
11 2 (2.08%) logstash
11 2 (2.08%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 21 (21.88%) Splunk
2 20 (20.83%) VMware
3 14 (14.58%) Atlassian
3 14 (14.58%) IBM
4 13 (13.54%) Dynatrace
4 13 (13.54%) Oracle
5 10 (10.42%) ServiceNow
6 5 (5.21%) Black Duck
6 5 (5.21%) Checkmarx
6 5 (5.21%) Google
7 4 (4.17%) Cisco
7 4 (4.17%) Ericsson
7 4 (4.17%) Juniper
7 4 (4.17%) Mirantis
7 4 (4.17%) New Relic
7 4 (4.17%) Nokia
7 4 (4.17%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.13%) F5
9 2 (2.08%) AppDynamics
9 2 (2.08%) SAP