Period
to 24 September 2021

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 24 September 2021 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
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 658 499 800
Rank change year-on-year -159 +301 -5
Contract jobs citing Rancher 139 22 49
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.074% 0.055%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.09% 0.46% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 17 37
10th Percentile £425 £411 £430
25th Percentile £488 £425 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £450 £500
Median % change year-on-year +19.44% -10.00% -9.09%
75th Percentile £600 £600 £638
90th Percentile £652 " £665
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £432 £475
% change year-on-year +21.53% -9.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £70.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 - -

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 12,738 4,753 13,275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.84% 15.99% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,028 3,267 9,093
10th Percentile £356 £313 £284
25th Percentile £450 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £625 £588 £600
90th Percentile £700 £663 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 87 305
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.44 £12.33
25th Percentile £16.23 £14.00 £14.94
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.39 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +18.62% -7.67% +20.00%
75th Percentile £48.81 £39.50 £40.00
90th Percentile £65.50 £49.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +14.29%

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 24 September 2021.

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 24 September 2021. 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 -137 114 £540 +20.00% 22
UK excluding London -108 70 £525 +21.53% 16
Work from Home -214 46 £500 +15.74% 5
London -167 41 £625 +4.17% 6
West Midlands -52 20 £525 +20.69% 4
Midlands -59 20 £525 +21.11% 5
Scotland - 19 £475 -
South East - 17 £625 - 3
North of England -69 14 £513 - 3
North West -43 8 £470 - 2
North East - 3 £525 -
Yorkshire - 3 £525 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 September 2021, 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.

1 122 (87.77%) Kubernetes
2 110 (79.14%) DevOps
3 107 (76.98%) Docker
4 82 (58.99%) AWS
5 65 (46.76%) Jenkins
5 65 (46.76%) Python
6 61 (43.88%) Terraform
7 52 (37.41%) Grafana
8 49 (35.25%) Java
8 49 (35.25%) Security Cleared
9 44 (31.65%) GitHub
10 42 (30.22%) Infrastructure as Code
11 38 (27.34%) Prometheus
11 38 (27.34%) Azure
12 32 (23.02%) Microservices
12 32 (23.02%) JIRA
13 30 (21.58%) PostgreSQL
14 29 (20.86%) GitLab
15 28 (20.14%) Git (software)
15 28 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (18.71%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (18.71%) Groovy
16 26 (18.71%) Bash Shell
16 26 (18.71%) Kafka
17 25 (17.99%) Splunk
17 25 (17.99%) Elastic Stack
17 25 (17.99%) Linux
18 24 (17.27%) Amazon EKS
19 23 (16.55%) Public Sector
19 23 (16.55%) Consul

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 (13.67%) Confluence
2 17 (12.23%) Apache Airflow
3 12 (8.63%) nginx
4 10 (7.19%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (5.76%) SAS
6 7 (5.04%) Tomcat
7 5 (3.60%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.44%) Mule
8 2 (1.44%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 82 (58.99%) AWS
2 44 (31.65%) GitHub
3 38 (27.34%) Azure
4 24 (17.27%) Amazon EKS
5 17 (12.23%) Amazon S3
6 14 (10.07%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (7.91%) Slack
8 9 (6.47%) Amazon ECS
9 8 (5.76%) GCP
10 7 (5.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (5.04%) Quay.io
11 3 (2.16%) NuGet
12 2 (1.44%) IaaS
12 2 (1.44%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (1.44%) npm
12 2 (1.44%) PaaS
12 2 (1.44%) Tricentis Tosca
12 2 (1.44%) Yarn
13 1 (0.72%) Codefresh
13 1 (0.72%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.32%) Internet
1 6 (4.32%) Software-Defined Networking
2 3 (2.16%) HTTP
3 2 (1.44%) DNS
3 2 (1.44%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (21.58%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (12.95%) Amazon RDS
3 16 (11.51%) Hadoop
4 13 (9.35%) RDBMS
4 13 (9.35%) Relational Database
5 10 (7.19%) Blockchain
6 9 (6.47%) Big Data
7 8 (5.76%) MongoDB
8 5 (3.60%) Apache Hive
8 5 (3.60%) HBase
8 5 (3.60%) SQL Server
9 4 (2.88%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.44%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.72%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 65 (46.76%) Jenkins
2 32 (23.02%) JIRA
3 29 (20.86%) GitLab
4 28 (20.14%) Git (software)
5 16 (11.51%) Artifactory
6 15 (10.79%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (5.76%) CircleCI
8 6 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (3.60%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.60%) Maven
10 4 (2.88%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (2.16%) Bitbucket
11 3 (2.16%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.44%) eggPlant
12 2 (1.44%) gulp
12 2 (1.44%) JMeter
12 2 (1.44%) JUnit
12 2 (1.44%) Mockito
12 2 (1.44%) Selenium
12 2 (1.44%) webpack
General
1 23 (16.55%) Public Sector
2 22 (15.83%) Finance
3 18 (12.95%) Telecoms
4 17 (12.23%) Electronics
4 17 (12.23%) Manufacturing
4 17 (12.23%) Marketing
5 15 (10.79%) Social Skills
6 4 (2.88%) Banking
7 3 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.16%) Front Office
7 3 (2.16%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (38.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (15.11%) Java Engineer
3 18 (12.95%) Developer
4 14 (10.07%) Senior Java Engineer
5 13 (9.35%) DevSecOps Engineer
6 12 (8.63%) Software Engineer
7 11 (7.91%) Applications Developer
7 11 (7.91%) Java Software Engineer
7 11 (7.91%) Platform Engineer
8 10 (7.19%) .NET Developer
8 10 (7.19%) Senior DevOps
8 10 (7.19%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 10 (7.19%) Support Engineer
9 8 (5.76%) .NET Applications Developer
9 8 (5.76%) Azure Engineer
9 8 (5.76%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 8 (5.76%) Senior Software Engineer
10 7 (5.04%) Applications Engineer
10 7 (5.04%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (5.04%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.71%) Kafka
2 25 (17.99%) Elastic Stack
3 23 (16.55%) Spring
3 23 (16.55%) Spring Boot
4 13 (9.35%) .NET
5 12 (8.63%) AngularJS
5 12 (8.63%) REST
6 11 (7.91%) HTML
7 10 (7.19%) CSS
7 10 (7.19%) WinForms
8 9 (6.47%) React
9 8 (5.76%) .NET Framework
9 8 (5.76%) ARM Templates
10 7 (5.04%) Grails
10 7 (5.04%) Node.js
10 7 (5.04%) Swagger
11 6 (4.32%) RESTful
12 4 (2.88%) .NET Core
12 4 (2.88%) ASP.NET
12 4 (2.88%) OOXML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.35%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (5.04%) Cloud Native
3 6 (4.32%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (2.88%) User Experience
5 1 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.72%) PKI
5 1 (0.72%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.99%) Linux
2 9 (6.47%) Windows
3 7 (5.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (5.04%) Unix
4 4 (2.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (79.14%) DevOps
2 42 (30.22%) Infrastructure as Code
3 32 (23.02%) Microservices
4 28 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (18.71%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (16.55%) Continuous Delivery
6 23 (16.55%) Scrum
7 22 (15.83%) Software Engineering
8 17 (12.23%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (12.23%) Digital Marketing
8 17 (12.23%) Programme Management
9 16 (11.51%) Configuration Management
10 14 (10.07%) BDD
10 14 (10.07%) DevSecOps
10 14 (10.07%) Visualisation
11 13 (9.35%) Test Automation
12 12 (8.63%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (7.91%) Asset Management
13 11 (7.91%) Capacity Management
13 11 (7.91%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 65 (46.76%) Python
2 49 (35.25%) Java
3 26 (18.71%) Bash Shell
3 26 (18.71%) Groovy
4 16 (11.51%) JavaScript
5 15 (10.79%) Perl
6 13 (9.35%) SQL
7 11 (7.91%) PL/SQL
8 10 (7.19%) C#
9 4 (2.88%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.44%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.44%) Ruby
10 2 (1.44%) Scala
11 1 (0.72%) Lua
Qualifications
1 49 (35.25%) Security Cleared
2 20 (14.39%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.47%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) HIPAA
System Software
1 107 (76.98%) Docker
2 19 (13.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (4.32%) vCloud
3 6 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.60%) HDFS
5 2 (1.44%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.44%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 122 (87.77%) Kubernetes
2 61 (43.88%) Terraform
3 52 (37.41%) Grafana
4 38 (27.34%) Prometheus
5 23 (16.55%) Consul
6 17 (12.23%) Bosun
7 16 (11.51%) Docker Swarm
8 13 (9.35%) Packer
9 12 (8.63%) Ansible
10 11 (7.91%) Istio
10 11 (7.91%) Kibana
10 11 (7.91%) VictorOps
11 10 (7.19%) Fluentd
11 10 (7.19%) logstash
12 6 (4.32%) vRealize
13 4 (2.88%) Puppet
14 3 (2.16%) Mesos
14 3 (2.16%) yum
15 2 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
15 2 (1.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (17.99%) Splunk
2 22 (15.83%) Microsoft
3 20 (14.39%) Dynatrace
4 19 (13.67%) Atlassian
5 18 (12.95%) SAP
6 16 (11.51%) Oracle
7 10 (7.19%) AppDynamics
8 7 (5.04%) Informatica
8 7 (5.04%) VMware
9 5 (3.60%) Google
10 3 (2.16%) MuleSoft
10 3 (2.16%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.44%) IBM
12 1 (0.72%) Cisco
12 1 (0.72%) Cognos