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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
logstash
Rank 571 593 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Contract jobs citing logstash 23 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.013% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.53% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £475 -
% change year-on-year
-23.68% -
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
4355 4206 3340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.82% 7.62% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2659 2416 1915
Average daily rate £410 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £567 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 155 169
Average hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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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

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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 24 April 2015.

logstash Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

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Top 4 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 24 April 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
England +17 21 £450 -8.86% 12
London +22 20 £450 -8.86% 10
City of London - 2 £488 - 2
Croydon - 1 £500 -

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 34 (65.38%) Jenkins
2 30 (57.69%) DevOps
2 30 (57.69%) Linux
3 29 (55.77%) Ansible
4 28 (53.85%) Puppet
5 27 (51.92%) Kibana
6 25 (48.08%) Python
6 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (46.15%) Bash Shell
8 22 (42.31%) Elasticsearch
8 22 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (42.31%) Git (software)
8 22 (42.31%) ZABBIX
8 22 (42.31%) VMware
9 20 (38.46%) Ruby
10 19 (36.54%) Apache
10 19 (36.54%) MySQL
10 19 (36.54%) Perl
11 18 (34.62%) Web Services
11 18 (34.62%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (34.62%) Scrum
11 18 (34.62%) MongoDB
12 17 (32.69%) Amazon AWS
12 17 (32.69%) Salt
12 17 (32.69%) SonarQube
12 17 (32.69%) LAMP
13 16 (30.77%) Red Hat
13 16 (30.77%) CentOS
14 15 (28.85%) NoSQL
14 15 (28.85%) Redis

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 22 (42.31%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (36.54%) Apache
3 15 (28.85%) Tomcat
4 14 (26.92%) nginx
5 13 (25.00%) JBoss
6 12 (23.08%) Mule ESB
7 9 (17.31%) Node.js
7 9 (17.31%) Confluence
8 7 (13.46%) Drupal
9 5 (9.62%) Alfresco
10 4 (7.69%) Mule
11 3 (5.77%) OpenStack
11 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
12 2 (3.85%) WildFly
13 1 (1.92%) Zope
13 1 (1.92%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 17 (32.69%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.92%) Route 53
5 1 (1.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) Firewall
1 11 (21.15%) VPN
2 10 (19.23%) Reverse Proxy
3 6 (11.54%) DMZ
4 4 (7.69%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (5.77%) DNS
5 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.85%) SSH
6 2 (3.85%) OSPF
6 2 (3.85%) BGP
6 2 (3.85%) SMTP
6 2 (3.85%) HTTPS
6 2 (3.85%) MRTG
7 1 (1.92%) Internet
7 1 (1.92%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (36.54%) MySQL
2 18 (34.62%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (34.62%) MongoDB
3 15 (28.85%) NoSQL
3 15 (28.85%) Redis
4 3 (5.77%) InfluxDB
4 3 (5.77%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.85%) KDB
5 2 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.92%) OpenTSDB
6 1 (1.92%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.92%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.92%) Big Data
6 1 (1.92%) HBase
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 34 (65.38%) Jenkins
2 22 (42.31%) Git (software)
3 17 (32.69%) SonarQube
4 14 (26.92%) Artifactory
5 13 (25.00%) Gerrit
5 13 (25.00%) Maven
6 9 (17.31%) JIRA
7 8 (15.38%) Selenium
7 8 (15.38%) Gradle
7 8 (15.38%) Mercurial
8 7 (13.46%) JMeter
9 4 (7.69%) JUnit
10 3 (5.77%) Mockito
10 3 (5.77%) DbUnit
10 3 (5.77%) Phing
10 3 (5.77%) jMock
11 2 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (1.92%) VisualVM
12 1 (1.92%) PhantomJS
12 1 (1.92%) Juju
General
1 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
2 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
2 2 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (21.15%) Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Administrator
4 5 (9.62%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.85%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.85%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Configuration Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Configuration Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) AWS Consultant
8 1 (1.92%) DevOps Specialist
8 1 (1.92%) Team Leader
8 1 (1.92%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (34.62%) Web Services
2 17 (32.69%) LAMP
3 13 (25.00%) J2EE
4 9 (17.31%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (15.38%) RESTful
6 7 (13.46%) jQuery
6 7 (13.46%) Spring
7 5 (9.62%) CSS
7 5 (9.62%) HTML
8 4 (7.69%) Apache CXF
8 4 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (7.69%) Hibernate
8 4 (7.69%) .NET
8 4 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (7.69%) Apache Camel
9 3 (5.77%) PowerMock
9 3 (5.77%) SOAP
10 2 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (3.85%) WCF
10 2 (3.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Open Source
2 3 (5.77%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.85%) Grid Computing
3 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (57.69%) Linux
2 16 (30.77%) CentOS
3 13 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 7 (13.46%) UNIX
5 6 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (9.62%) Windows
7 1 (1.92%) Debian
7 1 (1.92%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (57.69%) DevOps
2 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (34.62%) Scrum
5 14 (26.92%) OWASP
6 12 (23.08%) TDD
7 11 (21.15%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (19.23%) Configuration Management
8 10 (19.23%) BDD
9 5 (9.62%) Service Management
10 4 (7.69%) Kanban
10 4 (7.69%) Release Management
10 4 (7.69%) Load Balancing
10 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (5.77%) Analytics
11 3 (5.77%) OO
11 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
12 2 (3.85%) Multithreading
12 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (48.08%) Python
2 24 (46.15%) Bash Shell
3 20 (38.46%) Ruby
4 19 (36.54%) Perl
5 13 (25.00%) PHP
6 11 (21.15%) Java
7 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
8 4 (7.69%) C#
9 1 (1.92%) Scala
9 1 (1.92%) Go
9 1 (1.92%) Tcl
9 1 (1.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
System Software
1 14 (26.92%) Docker
2 12 (23.08%) vCloud
3 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.77%) vSphere
5 1 (1.92%) GlusterFS
5 1 (1.92%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (55.77%) Ansible
2 28 (53.85%) Puppet
3 27 (51.92%) Kibana
4 22 (42.31%) ZABBIX
5 17 (32.69%) Salt
6 12 (23.08%) Vagrant
6 12 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (19.23%) Nagios
7 10 (19.23%) HAProxy
8 4 (7.69%) yum
9 3 (5.77%) Hyperic
9 3 (5.77%) SELinux
9 3 (5.77%) Capistrano
9 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (3.85%) Opsview
11 1 (1.92%) Graphite
11 1 (1.92%) Cobbler
11 1 (1.92%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (1.92%) Cacti
11 1 (1.92%) Munin
Vendors
1 22 (42.31%) VMware
2 16 (30.77%) Red Hat
3 8 (15.38%) Google
4 7 (13.46%) New Relic
5 6 (11.54%) Splunk
6 5 (9.62%) Rackspace
7 2 (3.85%) Atlassian
7 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.85%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.92%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle