Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 752 782 698
Rank change year-on-year +30 -84 -
Contract jobs citing Rancher 145 116 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.95% 0.95% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 106 98
UK median daily rate £550 £543 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.38% -1.36% -
10th Percentile £413 £374 £401
90th Percentile £650 £656 £691
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £550
% change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09% -
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 15,274 12,239 11,758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.51% 11.84% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,293 8,282 7,505
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.85% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 282 270
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.65% +8.97%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.93 £12.75
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% -31.91% +23.49%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +32 137 £550 +1.38% 23
London +17 82 £588 +6.82% 12
UK excluding London -14 57 £450 -10.00% 11
North of England +3 49 £450 -12.20% 10
Yorkshire +4 32 £438 -18.22% 7
North West -14 16 £450 -15.89% 3
North East - 5 £500 -
East of England -9 3 £425 -35.85%
Scotland - 3 £400 -
South East -16 2 £488 -4.88%

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 136 (93.79%) Docker
2 120 (82.76%) Kubernetes
3 114 (78.62%) DevOps
4 92 (63.45%) Linux
5 87 (60.00%) Jenkins
6 81 (55.86%) Python
7 78 (53.79%) Ansible
8 74 (51.03%) Amazon AWS
9 63 (43.45%) Terraform
10 60 (41.38%) Puppet
11 51 (35.17%) Microservices
12 48 (33.10%) Java
13 45 (31.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 45 (31.03%) Amazon EC2
13 45 (31.03%) Amazon S3
13 45 (31.03%) Amazon ELB
13 45 (31.03%) Prometheus
14 44 (30.34%) MongoDB
14 44 (30.34%) Continuous Integration
15 43 (29.66%) CentOS
15 43 (29.66%) MySQL
15 43 (29.66%) Packer
16 42 (28.97%) GitLab
16 42 (28.97%) SonarQube
17 41 (28.28%) HTTP
17 41 (28.28%) Elastic Stack
18 40 (27.59%) Git (software)
19 39 (26.90%) Grafana
20 38 (26.21%) Unix
20 38 (26.21%) Apache Cassandra

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 34 (23.45%) Apache
2 23 (15.86%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (15.17%) Confluence
3 22 (15.17%) Tomcat
4 14 (9.66%) nginx
5 13 (8.97%) IIS
6 7 (4.83%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.38%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.69%) Ethereum
Applications
1 3 (2.07%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 74 (51.03%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (31.03%) Amazon EC2
2 45 (31.03%) Amazon ELB
2 45 (31.03%) Amazon S3
2 45 (31.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 37 (25.52%) Route 53
4 19 (13.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (7.59%) Slack
6 10 (6.90%) PaaS
7 8 (5.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (4.14%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (3.45%) GitHub
10 4 (2.76%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (1.38%) npm
12 1 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.69%) IaaS
12 1 (0.69%) Office 365
12 1 (0.69%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.69%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 41 (28.28%) HTTP
2 30 (20.69%) Firewall
3 13 (8.97%) BIG-IP
3 13 (8.97%) DMZ
4 10 (6.90%) DNS
4 10 (6.90%) OpenLDAP
4 10 (6.90%) SSH
5 9 (6.21%) OpenVPN
6 3 (2.07%) Internet
7 1 (0.69%) BGP
7 1 (0.69%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.69%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.69%) LAN
7 1 (0.69%) OSPF
7 1 (0.69%) SMTP
7 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.69%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (30.34%) MongoDB
2 43 (29.66%) MySQL
3 38 (26.21%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (8.28%) NoSQL
5 10 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (6.90%) SQL Server
6 8 (5.52%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (3.45%) Big Data
8 2 (1.38%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.38%) Redis
8 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.69%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.69%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 87 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 42 (28.97%) GitLab
2 42 (28.97%) SonarQube
3 40 (27.59%) Git (software)
4 33 (22.76%) Bitbucket
5 25 (17.24%) JIRA
6 21 (14.48%) JUnit
7 20 (13.79%) Maven
8 19 (13.10%) Sonatype Nexus
9 14 (9.66%) TeamCity
10 12 (8.28%) Artifactory
11 9 (6.21%) Ant
11 9 (6.21%) Liquibase
12 8 (5.52%) Cucumber
13 7 (4.83%) Gradle
14 6 (4.14%) Selenium
15 5 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 4 (2.76%) EasyMock
16 4 (2.76%) JBehave
16 4 (2.76%) Mockito
General
1 20 (13.79%) Banking
2 11 (7.59%) Investment Banking
3 6 (4.14%) Finance
4 1 (0.69%) Marketing
4 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 91 (62.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (16.55%) Developer
3 21 (14.48%) Java Developer
4 19 (13.10%) AWS DevOps
4 19 (13.10%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 19 (13.10%) AWS Engineer
5 13 (8.97%) Automation Engineer
5 13 (8.97%) Monitoring Engineer
6 11 (7.59%) C# Developer
6 11 (7.59%) Digital Developer
6 11 (7.59%) Senior C# Developer
6 11 (7.59%) Senior Developer
6 11 (7.59%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (6.21%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 7 (4.83%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 7 (4.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.83%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (2.76%) Lead DevOps
10 3 (2.07%) Automation Architect
10 3 (2.07%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (28.28%) Elastic Stack
2 22 (15.17%) REST
3 14 (9.66%) Node.js
4 13 (8.97%) Kafka
4 13 (8.97%) Spring
4 13 (8.97%) Web Services
5 12 (8.28%) RESTful
6 9 (6.21%) MCollective
7 8 (5.52%) SOAP
7 8 (5.52%) XML
8 7 (4.83%) JSON
8 7 (4.83%) Lucene
8 7 (4.83%) XML-RPC
9 6 (4.14%) .NET
10 5 (3.45%) HTML
10 5 (3.45%) JMS
10 5 (3.45%) Spring MVC
11 4 (2.76%) AngularJS
11 4 (2.76%) Backbone.js
11 4 (2.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.34%) Linux Command Line
2 13 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.28%) Data Centre
3 12 (8.28%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (2.76%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.07%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.38%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.38%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.38%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 92 (63.45%) Linux
2 43 (29.66%) CentOS
3 38 (26.21%) Unix
4 34 (23.45%) Windows
5 33 (22.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.07%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.38%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.38%) Solaris
8 1 (0.69%) RancherOS
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (78.62%) DevOps
2 51 (35.17%) Microservices
3 44 (30.34%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (25.52%) Capacity Management
4 37 (25.52%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 36 (24.83%) Test Automation
6 35 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (21.38%) Load Balancing
8 27 (18.62%) Configuration Management
9 14 (9.66%) Continuous Delivery
9 14 (9.66%) Scrum
9 14 (9.66%) Software Engineering
9 14 (9.66%) TDD
10 13 (8.97%) Performance Metrics
11 12 (8.28%) Open Source
12 10 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (6.90%) Release Management
12 10 (6.90%) Risk Management
13 9 (6.21%) Service Management
14 8 (5.52%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 81 (55.86%) Python
2 48 (33.10%) Java
3 25 (17.24%) Bash Shell
4 18 (12.41%) Perl
5 17 (11.72%) JavaScript
6 14 (9.66%) Ruby
7 12 (8.28%) Groovy
8 11 (7.59%) C#
8 11 (7.59%) Shell Script
9 10 (6.90%) Java 8
10 7 (4.83%) Go
10 7 (4.83%) SQL
11 3 (2.07%) PHP
12 1 (0.69%) C
12 1 (0.69%) C++
12 1 (0.69%) Rust
12 1 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (2.07%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.07%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.69%) CCIE
2 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 136 (93.79%) Docker
2 13 (8.97%) NFS
3 10 (6.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 9 (6.21%) Postfix
4 9 (6.21%) Squid
4 9 (6.21%) vCloud
5 8 (5.52%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.69%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.69%) vSphere
6 1 (0.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 120 (82.76%) Kubernetes
2 78 (53.79%) Ansible
3 63 (43.45%) Terraform
4 60 (41.38%) Puppet
5 45 (31.03%) Prometheus
6 43 (29.66%) Packer
7 39 (26.90%) Grafana
8 29 (20.00%) BladeLogic
8 29 (20.00%) ITRS Geneos
9 22 (15.17%) Opscode Chef
10 20 (13.79%) Docker Swarm
11 10 (6.90%) Kibana
12 9 (6.21%) logstash
12 9 (6.21%) ZABBIX
13 8 (5.52%) Rsyslog
13 8 (5.52%) Sysdig
14 6 (4.14%) Consul
15 3 (2.07%) Mesos
16 2 (1.38%) yum
17 1 (0.69%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 32 (22.07%) Black Duck
2 28 (19.31%) Splunk
3 14 (9.66%) Oracle
4 13 (8.97%) F5
4 13 (8.97%) NetApp
5 11 (7.59%) Sonatype
6 10 (6.90%) CyberArk
6 10 (6.90%) VMware
7 6 (4.14%) Google
8 4 (2.76%) AppDynamics
8 4 (2.76%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.38%) New Relic
10 1 (0.69%) Citrix
10 1 (0.69%) Dynatrace
10 1 (0.69%) Lets Encrypt
10 1 (0.69%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.69%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.69%) SaltStack