The table below looks at the statistics for logstash skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited logstash over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
logstash
Rank 565 586 543
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -43
Contract jobs citing logstash 32 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.013% 0.004%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.75% 0.17% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 2
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£450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £494 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate - £475 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4288 4205 3494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.79% 7.76% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2679 2484 1968
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 153 176
Average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%

logstash
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing logstash within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

logstash Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

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Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing logstash within the UK.

logstash Daily Rate Trend in the UK

logstash
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing logstash within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

logstash Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

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Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing logstash within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +46 31 £450 -8.86% 11
England +11 31 £450 -8.86% 14
Croydon - 5 £500 -
City of London - 3 £425 - 3
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing logstash also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited logstash.

1 36 (69.23%) Jenkins
1 36 (69.23%) Ansible
2 35 (67.31%) Kibana
2 35 (67.31%) Puppet
3 32 (61.54%) DevOps
4 31 (59.62%) Linux
5 27 (51.92%) Python
5 27 (51.92%) MySQL
6 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (48.08%) Elasticsearch
7 25 (48.08%) Bash Shell
7 25 (48.08%) ZABBIX
8 23 (44.23%) VMware
8 23 (44.23%) Ruby
8 23 (44.23%) Apache
8 23 (44.23%) Red Hat
9 22 (42.31%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (42.31%) Git (software)
9 22 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (42.31%) MongoDB
9 22 (42.31%) Salt
10 21 (40.38%) Rundeck
10 21 (40.38%) CentOS
10 21 (40.38%) Perl
11 20 (38.46%) Ubuntu
11 20 (38.46%) Scrum
11 20 (38.46%) Docker
11 20 (38.46%) Redis
12 19 (36.54%) Artifactory
12 19 (36.54%) nginx

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing logstash also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited logstash. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (48.08%) Elasticsearch
2 23 (44.23%) Apache
3 19 (36.54%) nginx
3 19 (36.54%) JBoss
4 18 (34.62%) Mule ESB
4 18 (34.62%) Tomcat
5 12 (23.08%) Node.js
6 11 (21.15%) Confluence
7 10 (19.23%) Alfresco
8 8 (15.38%) Mule
8 8 (15.38%) Drupal
9 6 (11.54%) WildFly
10 5 (9.62%) WebLogic
11 4 (7.69%) Apache Qpid
11 4 (7.69%) GlassFish
11 4 (7.69%) Jetty
11 4 (7.69%) Tornado
11 4 (7.69%) iPlanet
11 4 (7.69%) Apache TomEE
12 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 18 (34.62%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (19.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (9.62%) OpenShift
4 2 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.92%) GitHub
5 1 (1.92%) Route 53
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.92%) Firewall
2 12 (23.08%) VPN
3 10 (19.23%) Reverse Proxy
4 7 (13.46%) DMZ
4 7 (13.46%) OpenLDAP
5 5 (9.62%) DNS
6 4 (7.69%) HTTP
7 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.85%) HTTPS
8 2 (3.85%) OSPF
8 2 (3.85%) BGP
8 2 (3.85%) SMTP
8 2 (3.85%) LDAP
8 2 (3.85%) SSH
9 1 (1.92%) Internet
9 1 (1.92%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (51.92%) MySQL
2 22 (42.31%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (42.31%) MongoDB
3 20 (38.46%) Redis
4 14 (26.92%) NoSQL
5 5 (9.62%) InterSystems Cache
6 4 (7.69%) Riak
6 4 (7.69%) Infinispan
7 3 (5.77%) InfluxDB
8 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
8 2 (3.85%) KDB
8 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.92%) OpenTSDB
9 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.92%) HBase
9 1 (1.92%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.92%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 36 (69.23%) Jenkins
2 22 (42.31%) Git (software)
3 19 (36.54%) Artifactory
3 19 (36.54%) SonarQube
4 18 (34.62%) Gerrit
5 13 (25.00%) Maven
6 12 (23.08%) Gradle
7 11 (21.15%) JIRA
7 11 (21.15%) Selenium
8 10 (19.23%) Mercurial
8 10 (19.23%) JMeter
9 7 (13.46%) JUnit
10 5 (9.62%) Mocha
11 4 (7.69%) Phing
12 1 (1.92%) Ant
12 1 (1.92%) FishEye
12 1 (1.92%) Jasmine
12 1 (1.92%) Juju
12 1 (1.92%) VisualVM
12 1 (1.92%) PhantomJS
General
1 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.92%) Marketing
2 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) Developer
3 5 (9.62%) Java Architect
3 5 (9.62%) Architect
3 5 (9.62%) Administrator
4 4 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.85%) Junior
6 2 (3.85%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Junior Software Developer
6 2 (3.85%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Junior Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Junior Java Developer
6 2 (3.85%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Junior Java Software Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (34.62%) LAMP
2 17 (32.69%) Web Services
2 17 (32.69%) J2EE
3 15 (28.85%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (17.31%) HTML
4 9 (17.31%) jQuery
5 8 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (15.38%) CSS
5 8 (15.38%) Hibernate
5 8 (15.38%) Spring
6 7 (13.46%) Apache Camel
6 7 (13.46%) Drools
7 6 (11.54%) Apache CXF
7 6 (11.54%) RESTEasy
7 6 (11.54%) AngularJS
7 6 (11.54%) Backbone.js
8 5 (9.62%) JSON
8 5 (9.62%) RESTful
8 5 (9.62%) HTML5
8 5 (9.62%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) W3C
2 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.92%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 31 (59.62%) Linux
2 21 (40.38%) CentOS
3 20 (38.46%) Ubuntu
4 7 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (9.62%) UNIX
6 3 (5.77%) Windows
7 1 (1.92%) Debian
7 1 (1.92%) Fedora
7 1 (1.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (61.54%) DevOps
2 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (38.46%) Scrum
5 15 (28.85%) Configuration Management
6 14 (26.92%) OWASP
7 13 (25.00%) Open Source
8 11 (21.15%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (13.46%) SOA
9 7 (13.46%) Unit Testing
10 6 (11.54%) Load Balancing
11 5 (9.62%) Microservices
11 5 (9.62%) TDD
11 5 (9.62%) BDD
12 4 (7.69%) Data Virtualisation
12 4 (7.69%) MVC
12 4 (7.69%) Validation
12 4 (7.69%) Document Management
12 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
13 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (51.92%) Python
2 25 (48.08%) Bash Shell
3 23 (44.23%) Ruby
4 21 (40.38%) Perl
5 19 (36.54%) Java
6 16 (30.77%) PHP
7 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 5 (9.62%) SQL
9 3 (5.77%) C#
10 2 (3.85%) Go
11 1 (1.92%) C++
11 1 (1.92%) Tcl
11 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
System Software
1 20 (38.46%) Docker
2 17 (32.69%) vCloud
3 8 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
5 4 (7.69%) Varnish
5 4 (7.69%) Squid
6 3 (5.77%) VirtualBox
7 2 (3.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (3.85%) GlusterFS
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 36 (69.23%) Ansible
2 35 (67.31%) Kibana
2 35 (67.31%) Puppet
3 25 (48.08%) ZABBIX
4 22 (42.31%) Salt
5 21 (40.38%) Rundeck
6 15 (28.85%) HAProxy
6 15 (28.85%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (26.92%) Vagrant
8 8 (15.38%) Nagios
9 4 (7.69%) Capistrano
9 4 (7.69%) yum
10 3 (5.77%) Graphite
10 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (5.77%) SELinux
11 2 (3.85%) StatsD
11 2 (3.85%) Graylog
12 1 (1.92%) BMC PATROL
12 1 (1.92%) Cobbler
12 1 (1.92%) Opsview
Vendors
1 23 (44.23%) VMware
1 23 (44.23%) Red Hat
2 11 (21.15%) Splunk
3 10 (19.23%) Google
4 8 (15.38%) New Relic
5 6 (11.54%) Oracle
6 5 (9.62%) Pega
7 4 (7.69%) Twitter
7 4 (7.69%) Rackspace
8 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.85%) SaltStack
10 1 (1.92%) AppDynamics
10 1 (1.92%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.92%) Sun
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