Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 764 764 875
Rank change year-on-year 0 +111 -
Contract jobs citing Rancher 117 65 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.072% 0.003%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.90% 0.67% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 40 0
UK median daily rate £550 £550 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £550 -
% change year-on-year -18.18% - -
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 13,030 9,729 10,875
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.94% 10.71% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,670 6,435 6,905
UK median daily rate £485 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £276 £272 £263
90th Percentile £631 £606 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £385
% change year-on-year +3.66% +6.49% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 215 270
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.74% +2.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.81 £12.00 £12.73
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.60 £52.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £21.33
% change year-on-year -20.00% -6.24% +5.67%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 -9 115 £550 - 32
London -35 69 £550 - 14
UK excluding London +15 48 £450 -18.18% 19
North of England +17 27 £420 -23.64% 16
Yorkshire +8 22 £405 -26.36% 8
East of England - 9 £588 -
Midlands - 7 £500 -
North West - 5 £725 - 8
East Midlands - 4 £525 -
South West - 3 £525 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £400 -
Scotland - 2 £413 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 114 (97.44%) Docker
2 86 (73.50%) Linux
3 83 (70.94%) Ansible
4 79 (67.52%) DevOps
5 78 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
6 61 (52.14%) Jenkins
6 61 (52.14%) Python
6 61 (52.14%) Java
7 57 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (48.72%) Puppet
7 57 (48.72%) Kubernetes
8 53 (45.30%) Terraform
9 49 (41.88%) Splunk
10 42 (35.90%) Configuration Management
11 41 (35.04%) Bash Shell
12 38 (32.48%) Ruby
12 38 (32.48%) Continuous Integration
12 38 (32.48%) Git (software)
13 35 (29.91%) Opscode Chef
14 30 (25.64%) Docker Swarm
15 26 (22.22%) Elastic Stack
15 26 (22.22%) Test Automation
16 25 (21.37%) JIRA
16 25 (21.37%) Unix
17 23 (19.66%) Scrum
17 23 (19.66%) Microsoft Azure
18 22 (18.80%) Sonatype Nexus
18 22 (18.80%) Windows
18 22 (18.80%) PostgreSQL
19 21 (17.95%) Tomcat

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 21 (17.95%) Confluence
1 21 (17.95%) Tomcat
2 19 (16.24%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (11.11%) Apache
4 7 (5.98%) Mule
5 6 (5.13%) IIS
5 6 (5.13%) Mule ESB
5 6 (5.13%) nginx
6 5 (4.27%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.71%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (6.84%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 78 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (19.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (16.24%) Amazon S3
4 18 (15.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 16 (13.68%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (7.69%) IaaS
6 9 (7.69%) Serverless
7 8 (6.84%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (6.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (5.98%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (5.13%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (5.13%) PaaS
10 5 (4.27%) CloudBees
10 5 (4.27%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (3.42%) Bluemix
11 4 (3.42%) GitHub
12 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.40%) DNS
2 7 (5.98%) Firewall
2 7 (5.98%) OpenLDAP
2 7 (5.98%) OpenVPN
2 7 (5.98%) SSH
3 6 (5.13%) BIG-IP
3 6 (5.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.80%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (16.24%) NoSQL
3 13 (11.11%) MySQL
4 12 (10.26%) MongoDB
5 11 (9.40%) Big Data
6 9 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 8 (6.84%) Hadoop
7 8 (6.84%) RDBMS
7 8 (6.84%) Relational Database
8 7 (5.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (5.98%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (5.98%) DB2
8 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database
9 6 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (5.13%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.85%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 61 (52.14%) Jenkins
2 38 (32.48%) Git (software)
3 25 (21.37%) JIRA
4 22 (18.80%) Sonatype Nexus
5 20 (17.09%) Maven
6 19 (16.24%) Bitbucket
7 17 (14.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 15 (12.82%) GoCD
9 14 (11.97%) JUnit
10 13 (11.11%) Artifactory
10 13 (11.11%) SonarQube
11 11 (9.40%) Gradle
11 11 (9.40%) Selenium
12 8 (6.84%) HP UFT
13 7 (5.98%) Ant
13 7 (5.98%) Liquibase
14 6 (5.13%) JMeter
15 5 (4.27%) Checkstyle
15 5 (4.27%) GitLab
15 5 (4.27%) Subversion
General
1 7 (5.98%) Finance
2 5 (4.27%) Banking
3 4 (3.42%) Marketing
4 3 (2.56%) Games
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 63 (53.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (23.08%) AWS Engineer
3 26 (22.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 25 (21.37%) AWS DevOps
5 24 (20.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 24 (20.51%) Linux Engineer
6 23 (19.66%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 21 (17.95%) Developer
8 14 (11.97%) Java Developer
9 13 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
10 11 (9.40%) Build Engineer
10 11 (9.40%) Senior Build Engineer
10 11 (9.40%) Senior DevOps
10 11 (9.40%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 11 (9.40%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 8 (6.84%) Cloud Engineer
12 6 (5.13%) Elasticsearch Engineer
13 5 (4.27%) Applications Engineer
13 5 (4.27%) Software Developer
13 5 (4.27%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (22.22%) Elastic Stack
2 19 (16.24%) Kafka
3 16 (13.68%) HTML
4 11 (9.40%) Web Services
5 8 (6.84%) ActiveMQ
5 8 (6.84%) RESTful
5 8 (6.84%) XML
6 7 (5.98%) MCollective
6 7 (5.98%) Middleware
6 7 (5.98%) REST
6 7 (5.98%) Spring
7 6 (5.13%) Vert.x
8 5 (4.27%) CSS
8 5 (4.27%) JSON
8 5 (4.27%) Lucene
8 5 (4.27%) Node.js
8 5 (4.27%) SOAP
8 5 (4.27%) XML-RPC
9 4 (3.42%) Serverless Framework
10 3 (2.56%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.38%) Linux Command Line
2 12 (10.26%) Virtual Team
3 9 (7.69%) User Experience
4 6 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.27%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.56%) Wiki
7 2 (1.71%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.85%) Fintech
8 1 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 86 (73.50%) Linux
2 25 (21.37%) Unix
3 22 (18.80%) Windows
4 8 (6.84%) CentOS
5 5 (4.27%) Solaris
6 4 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (67.52%) DevOps
2 57 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (35.90%) Configuration Management
4 38 (32.48%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 23 (19.66%) Scrum
7 21 (17.95%) Continuous Delivery
8 17 (14.53%) Software Engineering
9 13 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (11.11%) Load Balancing
9 13 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (10.26%) Capacity Management
10 12 (10.26%) Deployment Automation
11 11 (9.40%) Coaching
11 11 (9.40%) Microservices
11 11 (9.40%) Protective Monitoring
12 10 (8.55%) Release Management
12 10 (8.55%) TDD
13 8 (6.84%) Web Development
14 7 (5.98%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (52.14%) Java
1 61 (52.14%) Python
2 41 (35.04%) Bash Shell
3 38 (32.48%) Ruby
4 19 (16.24%) JavaScript
5 16 (13.68%) Perl
6 15 (12.82%) Go
7 14 (11.97%) Shell Script
8 12 (10.26%) Java 8
9 9 (7.69%) PHP
10 8 (6.84%) C#
11 6 (5.13%) Groovy
11 6 (5.13%) SQL
12 3 (2.56%) C++
12 3 (2.56%) Scala
13 1 (0.85%) Clojure
13 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (9.40%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.71%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) GCP
2 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 114 (97.44%) Docker
2 7 (5.98%) Postfix
2 7 (5.98%) Squid
2 7 (5.98%) vCloud
3 6 (5.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.42%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 83 (70.94%) Ansible
2 57 (48.72%) Kubernetes
2 57 (48.72%) Puppet
3 53 (45.30%) Terraform
4 35 (29.91%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (25.64%) Docker Swarm
6 19 (16.24%) Packer
7 16 (13.68%) Consul
8 9 (7.69%) Mesos
8 9 (7.69%) Nagios
9 7 (5.98%) BladeLogic
9 7 (5.98%) Icinga
9 7 (5.98%) ITRS Geneos
9 7 (5.98%) Kibana
9 7 (5.98%) logstash
9 7 (5.98%) ZABBIX
10 6 (5.13%) Rsyslog
10 6 (5.13%) Sysdig
11 5 (4.27%) Prometheus
12 4 (3.42%) Salt
Vendors
1 49 (41.88%) Splunk
2 20 (17.09%) Oracle
3 12 (10.26%) Sonatype
4 10 (8.55%) Atlassian
5 8 (6.84%) AppDynamics
5 8 (6.84%) Google
6 7 (5.98%) New Relic
6 7 (5.98%) VMware
7 6 (5.13%) F5
8 4 (3.42%) SaltStack
9 3 (2.56%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.71%) Alibaba
10 2 (1.71%) Perforce
10 2 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.85%) CyberArk
11 1 (0.85%) IBM