Period
to 19 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 757 706 -
Rank change year-on-year -51 - -
Contract jobs citing Rancher 112 124 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.13% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.94% 1.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 100 66 0
UK median daily rate £550 £550 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £550 -
% change year-on-year -6.82% - -
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 11,852 10,173 9,604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.77% 10.76% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,043 6,568 5,944
UK median daily rate £485 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +8.13% +5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 255 318
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +0.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.16 £48.38 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.63 £18.50
% change year-on-year -19.46% +0.68% -10.84%

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 February 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 19 February 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 -24 111 £550 - 16
London -64 86 £550 - 7
UK excluding London +15 30 £513 -6.82% 9
North of England +36 8 £513 -6.82% 4
Yorkshire -1 7 £481 -12.50% 2
West Midlands +14 6 £400 -
Midlands +5 6 £400 - 1
South West - 6 £413 - 1
South East -11 5 £513 -
East of England - 4 £750 - 3
North West - 2 £550 - 2
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Docker
2 90 (80.36%) Ansible
2 90 (80.36%) DevOps
3 81 (72.32%) Linux
4 75 (66.96%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (65.18%) Amazon AWS
6 66 (58.93%) Python
7 59 (52.68%) Jenkins
8 56 (50.00%) Kubernetes
9 49 (43.75%) Java
9 49 (43.75%) Git (software)
10 48 (42.86%) Configuration Management
11 46 (41.07%) Splunk
12 44 (39.29%) Puppet
12 44 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
13 41 (36.61%) Unix
14 40 (35.71%) Terraform
15 39 (34.82%) Confluence
16 36 (32.14%) Scrum
17 35 (31.25%) Elastic Stack
18 34 (30.36%) Ruby
19 33 (29.46%) Bash Shell
19 33 (29.46%) Bitbucket
20 32 (28.57%) Docker Swarm
21 31 (27.68%) JIRA
22 30 (26.79%) NoSQL
23 29 (25.89%) Elasticsearch
24 28 (25.00%) Maven
25 26 (23.21%) Apache
25 26 (23.21%) Continuous Delivery

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 39 (34.82%) Confluence
2 29 (25.89%) Elasticsearch
3 26 (23.21%) Apache
4 25 (22.32%) Tomcat
5 12 (10.71%) nginx
6 11 (9.82%) OpenStack
7 10 (8.93%) IIS
8 8 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (6.25%) Mule
10 6 (5.36%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.89%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.89%) WildFly
Applications
1 12 (10.71%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 73 (65.18%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (19.64%) IaaS
2 22 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (16.96%) AWS CloudFormation
4 18 (16.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 17 (15.18%) Amazon S3
6 15 (13.39%) PaaS
7 13 (11.61%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (9.82%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (9.82%) Amazon ELB
8 11 (9.82%) CloudBees
8 11 (9.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 10 (8.93%) GitHub
10 9 (8.04%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (8.04%) Slack
11 8 (7.14%) Trello
12 4 (3.57%) SaaS
13 3 (2.68%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (2.68%) Loggly
13 3 (2.68%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.61%) DNS
1 13 (11.61%) HTTP
2 12 (10.71%) OpenLDAP
2 12 (10.71%) OpenVPN
2 12 (10.71%) SSH
3 11 (9.82%) Firewall
4 10 (8.93%) BIG-IP
5 3 (2.68%) NAS
5 3 (2.68%) SAN
5 3 (2.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (26.79%) NoSQL
2 21 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (14.29%) Big Data
4 14 (12.50%) MySQL
5 12 (10.71%) MongoDB
6 11 (9.82%) Amazon RDS
6 11 (9.82%) DB2
6 11 (9.82%) Oracle Database
6 11 (9.82%) RDBMS
6 11 (9.82%) Relational Database
7 10 (8.93%) SQL Server
8 9 (8.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (7.14%) Hadoop
10 6 (5.36%) Hazelcast
11 3 (2.68%) Redis
12 1 (0.89%) HBase
12 1 (0.89%) OrientDB
12 1 (0.89%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 59 (52.68%) Jenkins
2 49 (43.75%) Git (software)
3 33 (29.46%) Bitbucket
4 31 (27.68%) JIRA
5 28 (25.00%) Maven
6 25 (22.32%) SonarQube
7 24 (21.43%) Sonatype Nexus
8 17 (15.18%) Artifactory
9 13 (11.61%) JUnit
10 12 (10.71%) Ant
10 12 (10.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (10.71%) Liquibase
11 10 (8.93%) Gradle
11 10 (8.93%) JMeter
12 9 (8.04%) GoCD
13 7 (6.25%) TeamCity
14 5 (4.46%) Mercurial
14 5 (4.46%) Subversion
15 4 (3.57%) Checkstyle
15 4 (3.57%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (7.14%) Billing
1 8 (7.14%) Finance
1 8 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.46%) Banking
3 3 (2.68%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (59.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 32 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
3 30 (26.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 26 (23.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 17 (15.18%) Senior DevOps
5 17 (15.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 17 (15.18%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 16 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
6 16 (14.29%) Build Engineer
6 16 (14.29%) Senior Build Engineer
7 15 (13.39%) AWS DevOps
8 14 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 13 (11.61%) Cloud Engineer
10 9 (8.04%) Applications Engineer
11 8 (7.14%) Elasticsearch Engineer
12 7 (6.25%) Architect
12 7 (6.25%) Developer
13 6 (5.36%) Cloud Architect
14 5 (4.46%) Java Developer
14 5 (4.46%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (31.25%) Elastic Stack
2 25 (22.32%) Kafka
3 14 (12.50%) REST
4 13 (11.61%) Middleware
5 12 (10.71%) MCollective
6 10 (8.93%) Web Services
7 8 (7.14%) Node.js
8 7 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
8 7 (6.25%) boto
8 7 (6.25%) JSON
9 6 (5.36%) RESTful
10 5 (4.46%) AngularJS
10 5 (4.46%) React
10 5 (4.46%) Spring
11 4 (3.57%) D3.js
11 4 (3.57%) J2EE
11 4 (3.57%) jQuery
11 4 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (3.57%) LDAP
11 4 (3.57%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.07%) Linux Command Line
2 11 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.04%) Virtual Team
4 5 (4.46%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.57%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.79%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.79%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.79%) Wiki
7 1 (0.89%) Clustering
7 1 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 81 (72.32%) Linux
2 41 (36.61%) Unix
3 14 (12.50%) Windows
4 13 (11.61%) CentOS
5 9 (8.04%) Solaris
6 4 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.57%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.68%) AIX
7 3 (2.68%) CoreOS
7 3 (2.68%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (80.36%) DevOps
2 75 (66.96%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 44 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (32.14%) Scrum
6 26 (23.21%) Continuous Delivery
7 22 (19.64%) Load Balancing
8 19 (16.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (14.29%) Capacity Management
10 15 (13.39%) Coaching
10 15 (13.39%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (13.39%) Test Automation
11 13 (11.61%) Kanban
12 12 (10.71%) Service Management
12 12 (10.71%) Software Engineering
12 12 (10.71%) Web Development
13 11 (9.82%) Continuous Deployment
14 10 (8.93%) Load Testing
14 10 (8.93%) Release Management
15 9 (8.04%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (58.93%) Python
2 49 (43.75%) Java
3 34 (30.36%) Ruby
4 33 (29.46%) Bash Shell
5 14 (12.50%) C#
6 13 (11.61%) Groovy
6 13 (11.61%) SQL
7 11 (9.82%) Go
7 11 (9.82%) Perl
8 5 (4.46%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.57%) Scala
9 4 (3.57%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.68%) C++
10 3 (2.68%) PHP
11 2 (1.79%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (11.61%) SC Cleared
1 13 (11.61%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.57%) AWS Certification
3 3 (2.68%) RHCE
4 2 (1.79%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.04%) GCP
2 4 (3.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 112 (100.00%) Docker
2 12 (10.71%) Postfix
2 12 (10.71%) Squid
2 12 (10.71%) vCloud
3 11 (9.82%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (5.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (2.68%) KVM
5 3 (2.68%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (2.68%) Samba
5 3 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 90 (80.36%) Ansible
2 56 (50.00%) Kubernetes
3 44 (39.29%) Puppet
4 40 (35.71%) Terraform
5 32 (28.57%) Docker Swarm
6 21 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (13.39%) Kibana
7 15 (13.39%) logstash
7 15 (13.39%) ZABBIX
8 12 (10.71%) Nagios
9 11 (9.82%) BladeLogic
9 11 (9.82%) ITRS Geneos
9 11 (9.82%) Rsyslog
9 11 (9.82%) Sysdig
10 10 (8.93%) Mesos
11 9 (8.04%) Packer
12 8 (7.14%) Icinga
13 7 (6.25%) Consul
14 5 (4.46%) Prometheus
15 4 (3.57%) yum
Vendors
1 46 (41.07%) Splunk
2 25 (22.32%) Oracle
3 16 (14.29%) Sonatype
3 16 (14.29%) VMware
4 12 (10.71%) Atlassian
5 10 (8.93%) F5
5 10 (8.93%) New Relic
6 8 (7.14%) ServiceNow
7 7 (6.25%) AppDynamics
7 7 (6.25%) Google
8 6 (5.36%) Microsoft
9 5 (4.46%) IBM
9 5 (4.46%) Perforce
10 3 (2.68%) EMC
10 3 (2.68%) NetApp
10 3 (2.68%) Rackspace
10 3 (2.68%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.68%) Veritas
11 2 (1.79%) Alibaba