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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
logstash
Rank 491 576 573
Rank change year-on-year
+85 -3
Contract jobs citing logstash 128 25 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.049% 0.012%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.93% 0.58% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 20 5
Average daily rate £500 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £240 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £263 £394
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -33.33%
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
4367 4284 3710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.49% 8.46% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2768 2550 2096
Average daily rate £430 £425 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £366 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.48% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 138 140
Average hourly rate £27.75 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.39% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £46.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.39% +2.38%

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

logstash
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 5 February 2016.

logstash Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

logstash
Top 29 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England +95 119 £500 +11.11% 22
London +38 58 £518 +8.89% 10
South East +24 29 £448 +27.85% 6
Berkshire +23 26 £399 +51.90%
Reading +11 26 £399 -12.60%
Yorkshire - 20 £531 -
West Yorkshire - 11 £500 -
City of London +44 8 £700 +55.38% 3
Shropshire - 8 £415 -
West Midlands - 8 £415 - 5
Glasgow +15 7 £219 +2.94%
Scotland -2 7 £219 +2.94%
Leeds - 5 £500 -
Telford - 4 £415 -
South West +2 2 £463 +92.70% 1
Surrey - 2 £600 - 3
Sheffield - 2 £494 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £494 -
Cheshire - 1 £463 -
East Sussex - 1 £500 -
Cambridge - 1 £550 -
Warrington - 1 £463 -
Bristol - 1 £463 - 1
West Wales - 1 - -
North West - 1 £463 -
East of England - 1 £550 -
Swansea - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £550 -
Wales - 1 - -

logstash
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 135 (69.95%) Puppet
2 130 (67.36%) DevOps
3 124 (64.25%) Linux
4 114 (59.07%) Java
5 107 (55.44%) Agile Software Development
6 95 (49.22%) Python
7 92 (47.67%) Jenkins
8 86 (44.56%) Kibana
9 84 (43.52%) Ansible
10 77 (39.90%) Amazon AWS
11 76 (39.38%) Configuration Management
12 72 (37.31%) Elasticsearch
13 70 (36.27%) Git (software)
14 68 (35.23%) Continuous Integration
15 65 (33.68%) Perl
16 63 (32.64%) Opscode Chef
17 61 (31.61%) Web Services
17 61 (31.61%) Unix
18 60 (31.09%) ELK Stack
19 59 (30.57%) Nagios
20 56 (29.02%) VMware
21 54 (27.98%) Security Cleared
22 52 (26.94%) Ruby
23 51 (26.42%) Bash Shell
24 48 (24.87%) nginx
24 48 (24.87%) Sensu
25 46 (23.83%) MongoDB
25 46 (23.83%) SC Cleared
26 45 (23.32%) Graphite
27 44 (22.80%) PostgreSQL

logstash
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 72 (37.31%) Elasticsearch
2 48 (24.87%) nginx
3 37 (19.17%) Apache
4 36 (18.65%) Node.js
5 34 (17.62%) Tomcat
6 21 (10.88%) WebLogic
7 19 (9.84%) JBoss
8 18 (9.33%) OpenStack
9 16 (8.29%) Confluence
10 11 (5.70%) Mule ESB
11 6 (3.11%) Alfresco
11 6 (3.11%) Mule
12 4 (2.07%) Apache Spark
12 4 (2.07%) WildFly
13 3 (1.55%) Jetty
13 3 (1.55%) SharePoint
13 3 (1.55%) WebSphere
14 2 (1.04%) CloudStack
14 2 (1.04%) Documentum
14 2 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (1.55%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.59%) Salerio
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 77 (39.90%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (13.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (12.95%) GitHub
4 11 (5.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (4.15%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (3.11%) PaaS
7 3 (1.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (1.04%) CloudFront
8 2 (1.04%) Route 53
9 1 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (20.21%) HTTP
2 32 (16.58%) DNS
3 31 (16.06%) SSL
4 24 (12.44%) SMTP
5 22 (11.40%) LDAP
5 22 (11.40%) TCP/IP
6 18 (9.33%) Firewall
7 15 (7.77%) VPN
8 13 (6.74%) Intrusion Detection
8 13 (6.74%) SNMP
9 10 (5.18%) IMAP
10 9 (4.66%) Reverse Proxy
11 7 (3.63%) POP3
12 5 (2.59%) DMZ
12 5 (2.59%) Internet
13 3 (1.55%) IPsec
13 3 (1.55%) OpenVPN
13 3 (1.55%) SSH
14 2 (1.04%) AMQP
15 1 (0.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (23.83%) MongoDB
2 44 (22.80%) PostgreSQL
3 41 (21.24%) MySQL
4 25 (12.95%) NoSQL
5 23 (11.92%) Redis
6 22 (11.40%) Relational Database
7 11 (5.70%) Hadoop
8 10 (5.18%) Big Data
8 10 (5.18%) SQL Server
9 9 (4.66%) InfluxDB
10 8 (4.15%) RDBMS
11 6 (3.11%) Couchbase
11 6 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (2.07%) Spotfire
14 3 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
15 2 (1.04%) HBase
15 2 (1.04%) Neo4j
16 1 (0.52%) MarkLogic
16 1 (0.52%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 92 (47.67%) Jenkins
2 70 (36.27%) Git (software)
3 31 (16.06%) JIRA
4 25 (12.95%) Artifactory
5 21 (10.88%) Selenium
6 16 (8.29%) Maven
7 15 (7.77%) TeamCity
8 14 (7.25%) Gerrit
9 13 (6.74%) Hudson
9 13 (6.74%) SonarQube
10 11 (5.70%) Vagrant
11 10 (5.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (5.18%) GitLab
11 10 (5.18%) Octopus Deploy
11 10 (5.18%) Subversion
12 9 (4.66%) JMeter
13 8 (4.15%) Sonatype Nexus
14 7 (3.63%) Gradle
15 6 (3.11%) Cucumber
15 6 (3.11%) Gitweb
General
1 13 (6.74%) Finance
2 7 (3.63%) Banking
2 7 (3.63%) Investment Banking
3 5 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.04%) Retail
5 1 (0.52%) Electronics
5 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 81 (41.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (18.65%) Developer
3 27 (13.99%) Linux Engineer
4 23 (11.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 20 (10.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 19 (9.84%) AWS Engineer
7 18 (9.33%) Java Developer
8 13 (6.74%) Support Engineer
9 12 (6.22%) Applications Support
9 12 (6.22%) VMware Engineer
9 12 (6.22%) VMware Support Engineer
10 8 (4.15%) Linux Scripter
10 8 (4.15%) Monitoring Engineer
10 8 (4.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.63%) Applications Engineer
11 7 (3.63%) Applications Support Engineer
11 7 (3.63%) Grid Engineer
11 7 (3.63%) Linux Support
11 7 (3.63%) Linux Support Engineer
11 7 (3.63%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (31.61%) Web Services
2 60 (31.09%) ELK Stack
3 48 (24.87%) Sensu
4 37 (19.17%) LAMP
5 27 (13.99%) LEMP Stack
6 25 (12.95%) RESTful
7 20 (10.36%) RabbitMQ
8 19 (9.84%) .NET
9 17 (8.81%) AngularJS
10 15 (7.77%) J2EE
10 15 (7.77%) LAPP Stack
11 14 (7.25%) WSDL
11 14 (7.25%) XSD
12 13 (6.74%) MCollective
13 9 (4.66%) CSS
13 9 (4.66%) HTML
13 9 (4.66%) HTML5
13 9 (4.66%) Spring
14 8 (4.15%) jQuery
14 8 (4.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.66%) Data Centre
1 9 (4.66%) Visualisation
2 8 (4.15%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.11%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.55%) Clustering
5 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.55%) Grid Computing
5 3 (1.55%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.55%) W3C
6 2 (1.04%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.04%) Equities
6 2 (1.04%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.04%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (1.04%) PKI
6 2 (1.04%) Replication
7 1 (0.52%) Social Media
7 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 124 (64.25%) Linux
2 61 (31.61%) Unix
3 43 (22.28%) Windows
4 36 (18.65%) Ubuntu
5 35 (18.13%) CentOS
6 32 (16.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (7.25%) Windows Server
8 10 (5.18%) CoreOS
8 10 (5.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (4.15%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.07%) Fedora
11 3 (1.55%) Debian
12 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (67.36%) DevOps
2 107 (55.44%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (39.38%) Configuration Management
4 68 (35.23%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (21.76%) Web Operations
6 32 (16.58%) Open Source
7 29 (15.03%) OO
8 21 (10.88%) High Availability
9 18 (9.33%) API Design
10 17 (8.81%) Scrum
11 16 (8.29%) TDD
12 15 (7.77%) Continuous Delivery
12 15 (7.77%) Microservices
13 14 (7.25%) Test Automation
14 13 (6.74%) Penetration Testing
14 13 (6.74%) Software Delivery
14 13 (6.74%) Workflow
15 11 (5.70%) BDD
15 11 (5.70%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (5.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (59.07%) Java
2 95 (49.22%) Python
3 65 (33.68%) Perl
4 52 (26.94%) Ruby
5 51 (26.42%) Bash Shell
6 41 (21.24%) PowerShell
7 32 (16.58%) C++
7 32 (16.58%) JavaScript
8 25 (12.95%) SQL
9 22 (11.40%) PHP
10 20 (10.36%) Go
11 18 (9.33%) C#
12 8 (4.15%) Shell Script
13 4 (2.07%) R
14 1 (0.52%) AWK
14 1 (0.52%) C
14 1 (0.52%) sed
14 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 54 (27.98%) Security Cleared
2 46 (23.83%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.15%) Degree
4 2 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.52%) MCSA
5 1 (0.52%) MCSE
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.63%) SLA
2 5 (2.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (21.24%) Docker
2 20 (10.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (9.84%) vCloud
4 13 (6.74%) qmail
4 13 (6.74%) Squid
5 12 (6.22%) GlusterFS
6 10 (5.18%) Ceph
7 4 (2.07%) VirtualBox
8 3 (1.55%) Active Directory
8 3 (1.55%) FreeRADIUS
8 3 (1.55%) NFS
8 3 (1.55%) Varnish
9 2 (1.04%) pfSense
9 2 (1.04%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 135 (69.95%) Puppet
2 86 (44.56%) Kibana
3 84 (43.52%) Ansible
4 63 (32.64%) Opscode Chef
5 59 (30.57%) Nagios
6 45 (23.32%) Graphite
7 41 (21.24%) ZABBIX
8 35 (18.13%) Salt
9 30 (15.54%) Grafana
10 27 (13.99%) Uchiwa
11 26 (13.47%) Ganglia
12 20 (10.36%) Cacti
12 20 (10.36%) Kubernetes
13 19 (9.84%) HAProxy
14 15 (7.77%) collectd
14 15 (7.77%) Piwik
14 15 (7.77%) Rundeck
14 15 (7.77%) Terraform
15 14 (7.25%) ITRS Geneos
16 12 (6.22%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 56 (29.02%) VMware
2 41 (21.24%) Splunk
3 37 (19.17%) Red Hat
4 23 (11.92%) Oracle
5 14 (7.25%) Sitecore
6 13 (6.74%) Microsoft
7 12 (6.22%) BMC
7 12 (6.22%) Google
8 11 (5.70%) TIBCO
9 10 (5.18%) DataSynapse
10 9 (4.66%) ServiceNow
11 8 (4.15%) Digital Fuel
11 8 (4.15%) SaltStack
11 8 (4.15%) webMethods
12 6 (3.11%) Sonatype
12 6 (3.11%) Twitter
13 5 (2.59%) Black Duck
13 5 (2.59%) IBM
13 5 (2.59%) Veracode
14 4 (2.07%) CA
Feltham, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £40 - £55 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £475 to £500 p/day
Posted: 6 days ago