Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 753 784 721
Rank change year-on-year +31 -63 -
Contract jobs citing Rancher 133 96 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.097% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.92% 0.84% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 78 79
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £420 £363 £405
90th Percentile £650 £675 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £460 £550
% change year-on-year -2.17% -16.36% -
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 14,525 11,472 12,302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.09% 11.54% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,765 7,645 7,834
UK median daily rate £500 £470 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +9.30% +7.50%
10th Percentile £298 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +5.45% +5.77% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 393 267 280
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.53% +16.42%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £46.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.89 £26.50
% change year-on-year +3.61% -36.26% +26.19%

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 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 +6 126 £550 - 16
London +18 79 £588 +6.82% 8
UK excluding London -7 50 £450 -2.17% 8
North of England +2 40 £450 -15.89% 7
Yorkshire +9 25 £463 -13.55% 4
North West -18 14 £450 -15.89% 3
East of England 0 4 £425 -35.85%
North East - 4 £500 -
South East -5 3 £488 -15.22%
Scotland - 3 £400 -

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 124 (93.23%) Docker
2 107 (80.45%) Kubernetes
3 100 (75.19%) DevOps
4 87 (65.41%) Linux
5 85 (63.91%) Jenkins
6 77 (57.89%) Python
7 72 (54.14%) Ansible
8 71 (53.38%) Amazon AWS
9 62 (46.62%) Terraform
10 59 (44.36%) Puppet
11 46 (34.59%) Java
12 45 (33.83%) MySQL
13 44 (33.08%) Microservices
14 41 (30.83%) CentOS
15 40 (30.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 40 (30.08%) Amazon EC2
15 40 (30.08%) Amazon S3
15 40 (30.08%) Packer
16 39 (29.32%) Amazon ELB
16 39 (29.32%) Continuous Integration
17 38 (28.57%) SonarQube
18 37 (27.82%) HTTP
18 37 (27.82%) Elastic Stack
19 36 (27.07%) Prometheus
19 36 (27.07%) Git (software)
20 35 (26.32%) Apache Cassandra
21 34 (25.56%) MongoDB
21 34 (25.56%) Bitbucket
21 34 (25.56%) Unix
21 34 (25.56%) Agile Software Development

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 29 (21.80%) Apache
2 22 (16.54%) Confluence
3 18 (13.53%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (12.03%) Tomcat
5 9 (6.77%) nginx
6 8 (6.02%) IIS
7 4 (3.01%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (2.26%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.50%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.75%) Ethereum
10 1 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (3.76%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 71 (53.38%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (30.08%) Amazon EC2
2 40 (30.08%) Amazon S3
2 40 (30.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 39 (29.32%) Amazon ELB
4 31 (23.31%) Route 53
5 17 (12.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (8.27%) PaaS
7 9 (6.77%) Slack
8 8 (6.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 8 (6.02%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (4.51%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (2.26%) GitHub
10 3 (2.26%) IaaS
11 2 (1.50%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (1.50%) Serverless
12 1 (0.75%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.75%) Office 365
12 1 (0.75%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 37 (27.82%) HTTP
2 26 (19.55%) Firewall
3 11 (8.27%) DNS
4 10 (7.52%) OpenLDAP
4 10 (7.52%) SSH
5 9 (6.77%) OpenVPN
6 8 (6.02%) BIG-IP
6 8 (6.02%) DMZ
7 1 (0.75%) BGP
7 1 (0.75%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.75%) Internet
7 1 (0.75%) LAN
7 1 (0.75%) OSPF
7 1 (0.75%) SMTP
7 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.75%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (33.83%) MySQL
2 35 (26.32%) Apache Cassandra
3 34 (25.56%) MongoDB
4 13 (9.77%) NoSQL
5 12 (9.02%) SQL Server
6 11 (8.27%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (6.02%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (5.26%) Relational Database
9 6 (4.51%) RDBMS
10 5 (3.76%) Big Data
11 2 (1.50%) DB2
11 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.50%) Redis
12 1 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.75%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.75%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 85 (63.91%) Jenkins
2 38 (28.57%) SonarQube
3 36 (27.07%) Git (software)
4 34 (25.56%) Bitbucket
5 33 (24.81%) GitLab
6 27 (20.30%) JIRA
7 19 (14.29%) Maven
7 19 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
8 15 (11.28%) Artifactory
8 15 (11.28%) TeamCity
9 14 (10.53%) JUnit
10 9 (6.77%) Ant
10 9 (6.77%) Liquibase
11 7 (5.26%) Gradle
12 5 (3.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (3.76%) GoCD
13 4 (3.01%) Checkstyle
13 4 (3.01%) Cobertura
13 4 (3.01%) Vagrant
14 3 (2.26%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (14.29%) Banking
2 11 (8.27%) Investment Banking
3 3 (2.26%) Finance
3 3 (2.26%) Marketing
4 1 (0.75%) Advertising
4 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 76 (57.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (19.55%) Developer
3 22 (16.54%) Java Developer
4 20 (15.04%) AWS DevOps
4 20 (15.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 20 (15.04%) AWS Engineer
5 12 (9.02%) Senior Developer
5 12 (9.02%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (8.27%) C# Developer
6 11 (8.27%) Digital Developer
6 11 (8.27%) Senior C# Developer
7 10 (7.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 8 (6.02%) Automation Engineer
8 8 (6.02%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 8 (6.02%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (6.02%) Monitoring Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 5 (3.76%) Geneos Engineer
10 5 (3.76%) Unix Engineer
10 5 (3.76%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (27.82%) Elastic Stack
2 26 (19.55%) REST
3 15 (11.28%) Node.js
4 10 (7.52%) Kafka
5 9 (6.77%) MCollective
6 8 (6.02%) Web Services
7 6 (4.51%) .NET
7 6 (4.51%) Backbone.js
7 6 (4.51%) RESTful
8 5 (3.76%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (3.76%) JMS
8 5 (3.76%) React
8 5 (3.76%) Spring
9 4 (3.01%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.01%) boto
9 4 (3.01%) Software Packaging
9 4 (3.01%) XML
10 3 (2.26%) JSON
10 3 (2.26%) Lucene
10 3 (2.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.77%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.02%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (3.01%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.50%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.50%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.75%) Clustering
6 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.75%) Fintech
6 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 87 (65.41%) Linux
2 41 (30.83%) CentOS
3 34 (25.56%) Unix
4 32 (24.06%) Windows
5 29 (21.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.01%) Solaris
7 3 (2.26%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.75%) RancherOS
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (75.19%) DevOps
2 44 (33.08%) Microservices
3 39 (29.32%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (24.81%) Capacity Management
6 31 (23.31%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 30 (22.56%) Test Automation
8 28 (21.05%) Configuration Management
9 27 (20.30%) Load Balancing
10 18 (13.53%) Software Engineering
11 17 (12.78%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (9.02%) Release Management
13 12 (9.02%) Scrum
14 11 (8.27%) Risk Management
15 10 (7.52%) Open Source
16 9 (6.77%) Performance Metrics
16 9 (6.77%) Service Management
17 8 (6.02%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 8 (6.02%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 77 (57.89%) Python
2 46 (34.59%) Java
3 28 (21.05%) Bash Shell
4 20 (15.04%) JavaScript
4 20 (15.04%) Ruby
5 19 (14.29%) Perl
6 12 (9.02%) C#
6 12 (9.02%) Shell Script
7 9 (6.77%) Go
8 8 (6.02%) Groovy
8 8 (6.02%) Java 8
9 7 (5.26%) SQL
10 5 (3.76%) PHP
11 3 (2.26%) C++
11 3 (2.26%) Scala
12 1 (0.75%) Clojure
12 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.75%) Rust
Qualifications
1 3 (2.26%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.75%) CCIE
2 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 124 (93.23%) Docker
2 9 (6.77%) Postfix
2 9 (6.77%) Squid
2 9 (6.77%) vCloud
3 8 (6.02%) NFS
3 8 (6.02%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (2.26%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.75%) vSphere
6 1 (0.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 107 (80.45%) Kubernetes
2 72 (54.14%) Ansible
3 62 (46.62%) Terraform
4 59 (44.36%) Puppet
5 40 (30.08%) Packer
6 36 (27.07%) Prometheus
7 34 (25.56%) Grafana
8 26 (19.55%) BladeLogic
8 26 (19.55%) ITRS Geneos
9 20 (15.04%) Opscode Chef
10 18 (13.53%) Docker Swarm
11 10 (7.52%) Kibana
12 9 (6.77%) logstash
12 9 (6.77%) ZABBIX
13 8 (6.02%) Consul
13 8 (6.02%) Rsyslog
13 8 (6.02%) Sysdig
14 6 (4.51%) Mesos
15 4 (3.01%) yum
16 3 (2.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 28 (21.05%) Black Duck
2 21 (15.79%) Splunk
3 18 (13.53%) Oracle
4 13 (9.77%) Sonatype
5 11 (8.27%) CyberArk
6 10 (7.52%) VMware
7 8 (6.02%) F5
7 8 (6.02%) NetApp
8 5 (3.76%) Atlassian
8 5 (3.76%) Google
9 3 (2.26%) AppDynamics
9 3 (2.26%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.75%) Citrix
10 1 (0.75%) Lets Encrypt
10 1 (0.75%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.75%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com