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 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
logstash
Rank 496 617 623
Rank change year-on-year
+121 +6
Contract jobs citing logstash 148 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.043% 0.013%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.70% 0.53% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 18 6
Average daily rate £500 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £363 £475
% change year-on-year
+51.72% -23.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.50 - -

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
5472 4551 4274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.80% 8.17% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3449 2756 2458
Average daily rate £450 £408 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +3.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 202 154
Average hourly rate £21.33 £20.19 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -19.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £35.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

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 28 April 2016.

logstash Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

logstash
Top 30 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 April 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 +100 144 £500 +11.11% 15
London +78 100 £485 +7.77% 10
Yorkshire - 25 £588 - 1
Leeds - 10 £475 -
West Yorkshire - 10 £475 -
Feltham - 7 £421 -
Cambridge - 7 £488 -
Cambridgeshire - 7 £488 - 1
East of England - 7 £488 - 1
City of London +43 6 £538 +10.25% 2
Croydon -6 6 £475 -5.00%
South Yorkshire - 6 £625 -
West Midlands - 6 £528 -
Sheffield - 6 £625 -
Shropshire - 6 £528 -
South East - 3 £500 - 2
Telford - 3 £528 -
Westminster - 3 £423 -
Middlesex - 2 £425 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Midlands - 1 £450 -
North West - 1 £550 -
South West - 1 £550 -
Bristol - 1 £550 -
Cheshire - 1 £550 -
Berkshire - 1 £500 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £475 -
Warrington - 1 £550 -

logstash
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 207 (76.95%) DevOps
2 202 (75.09%) Puppet
2 202 (75.09%) Linux
3 148 (55.02%) Ansible
4 146 (54.28%) Amazon AWS
5 142 (52.79%) Configuration Management
6 137 (50.93%) Git (software)
7 131 (48.70%) Java
8 125 (46.47%) Agile Software Development
9 118 (43.87%) Kibana
10 116 (43.12%) Ruby
10 116 (43.12%) Python
11 115 (42.75%) Jenkins
12 110 (40.89%) Docker
12 110 (40.89%) Graphite
13 108 (40.15%) Sensu
14 102 (37.92%) nginx
15 98 (36.43%) Security Cleared
16 97 (36.06%) Continuous Integration
16 97 (36.06%) Elasticsearch
17 93 (34.57%) SC Cleared
18 90 (33.46%) SQL
19 89 (33.09%) ELK Stack
20 86 (31.97%) NoSQL
21 84 (31.23%) GitHub
22 79 (29.37%) Go
23 78 (29.00%) Artifactory
23 78 (29.00%) Kubernetes
24 76 (28.25%) HAProxy
25 73 (27.14%) GitLab

logstash
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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
1 102 (37.92%) nginx
2 97 (36.06%) Elasticsearch
3 44 (16.36%) Node.js
4 40 (14.87%) Tomcat
5 30 (11.15%) Apache
6 26 (9.67%) OpenStack
6 26 (9.67%) WebLogic
7 18 (6.69%) JBoss
8 13 (4.83%) Confluence
9 6 (2.23%) Apache Spark
10 5 (1.86%) IIS
10 5 (1.86%) Mule ESB
11 3 (1.12%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.74%) Documentum
12 2 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.74%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.37%) CMS
13 1 (0.37%) Jetty
13 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Salerio
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 146 (54.28%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (31.23%) GitHub
3 33 (12.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (4.09%) Amazon S3
5 10 (3.72%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (2.97%) Route 53
7 7 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (2.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 6 (2.23%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.74%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.74%) IaaS
9 2 (0.74%) PaaS
10 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.37%) CloudBees
10 1 (0.37%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 41 (15.24%) HTTP
2 38 (14.13%) SSL
3 24 (8.92%) TCP/IP
4 23 (8.55%) DNS
5 18 (6.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 18 (6.69%) LDAP
6 14 (5.20%) SMTP
7 8 (2.97%) Firewall
8 6 (2.23%) DMZ
8 6 (2.23%) VPN
9 5 (1.86%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (1.12%) SNMP
11 2 (0.74%) AMQP
11 2 (0.74%) SAN
12 1 (0.37%) Asterisk PBX
12 1 (0.37%) BIG-IP
12 1 (0.37%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.37%) IMAP
12 1 (0.37%) IPsec
12 1 (0.37%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (31.97%) NoSQL
2 54 (20.07%) MongoDB
3 41 (15.24%) PostgreSQL
4 39 (14.50%) MySQL
5 30 (11.15%) Redis
6 29 (10.78%) Relational Database
7 10 (3.72%) Hadoop
7 10 (3.72%) RDBMS
8 9 (3.35%) Big Data
8 9 (3.35%) Data Mining
8 9 (3.35%) SQL Server
9 8 (2.97%) InfluxDB
9 8 (2.97%) Neo4j
10 6 (2.23%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (2.23%) MarkLogic
11 5 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (1.49%) Spotfire
12 4 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (1.12%) HBase
Development Applications
1 137 (50.93%) Git (software)
2 115 (42.75%) Jenkins
3 78 (29.00%) Artifactory
4 73 (27.14%) GitLab
5 29 (10.78%) JIRA
6 23 (8.55%) TeamCity
7 20 (7.43%) Subversion
8 19 (7.06%) Hudson
9 17 (6.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 16 (5.95%) Octopus Deploy
11 13 (4.83%) Maven
12 12 (4.46%) Selenium
12 12 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (3.35%) Vagrant
14 8 (2.97%) Sonatype Nexus
15 7 (2.60%) Ant
15 7 (2.60%) Gerrit
16 6 (2.23%) ClearCase
16 6 (2.23%) Mercurial
17 5 (1.86%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (5.20%) Finance
2 10 (3.72%) Banking
3 7 (2.60%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.12%) Retail
5 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.74%) Marketing
5 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.37%) Advertising
6 1 (0.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 117 (43.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 42 (15.61%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 34 (12.64%) Developer
4 31 (11.52%) Linux Engineer
5 23 (8.55%) Consultant
5 23 (8.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 21 (7.81%) AWS Engineer
7 19 (7.06%) DevOps Consultant
8 14 (5.20%) Linux Consultant
9 13 (4.83%) Support Engineer
10 12 (4.46%) DevOps Manager
10 12 (4.46%) Java Developer
10 12 (4.46%) Monitoring Engineer
10 12 (4.46%) VMware Engineer
10 12 (4.46%) VMware Support Engineer
11 11 (4.09%) Applications Support
11 11 (4.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 10 (3.72%) Operations Engineer
13 9 (3.35%) Applications Engineer
14 8 (2.97%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (40.15%) Sensu
2 89 (33.09%) ELK Stack
3 50 (18.59%) Web Services
4 32 (11.90%) .NET
5 29 (10.78%) LAMP
6 26 (9.67%) RabbitMQ
7 25 (9.29%) RESTful
8 22 (8.18%) LEMP Stack
9 19 (7.06%) MCollective
10 15 (5.58%) WSDL
10 15 (5.58%) XSD
11 12 (4.46%) AngularJS
12 10 (3.72%) LAPP Stack
13 9 (3.35%) J2EE
14 8 (2.97%) HTML
15 6 (2.23%) HTML5
15 6 (2.23%) REST
16 5 (1.86%) ASP.NET
16 5 (1.86%) ASP.NET MVC
16 5 (1.86%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.55%) Visualisation
2 14 (5.20%) Data Centre
3 10 (3.72%) Statistics
4 9 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.97%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.60%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.86%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.12%) Grid Computing
10 2 (0.74%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.74%) Equities
10 2 (0.74%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.74%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.74%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.74%) Replication
11 1 (0.37%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (0.37%) PKI
11 1 (0.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 202 (75.09%) Linux
2 69 (25.65%) CoreOS
3 61 (22.68%) Unix
4 53 (19.70%) Windows
5 36 (13.38%) Ubuntu
6 29 (10.78%) CentOS
7 26 (9.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (5.20%) Windows Server
8 14 (5.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (4.09%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.49%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.74%) AIX
11 2 (0.74%) Debian
11 2 (0.74%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.37%) Fedora
12 1 (0.37%) Solaris
12 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (76.95%) DevOps
2 142 (52.79%) Configuration Management
3 125 (46.47%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (36.06%) Continuous Integration
5 63 (23.42%) Security Hardening
6 52 (19.33%) Open Source
7 37 (13.75%) Continuous Delivery
8 36 (13.38%) Web Operations
9 31 (11.52%) OO
10 23 (8.55%) Microservices
11 20 (7.43%) Scrum
12 19 (7.06%) API Design
12 19 (7.06%) Data Analysis
13 18 (6.69%) Penetration Testing
13 18 (6.69%) Software Delivery
14 17 (6.32%) Data Visualisation
14 17 (6.32%) High Availability
15 16 (5.95%) Service Management
15 16 (5.95%) Test Automation
16 15 (5.58%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 131 (48.70%) Java
2 116 (43.12%) Python
2 116 (43.12%) Ruby
3 90 (33.46%) SQL
4 79 (29.37%) Go
5 59 (21.93%) Perl
6 41 (15.24%) PowerShell
7 37 (13.75%) JavaScript
8 35 (13.01%) Bash Shell
9 31 (11.52%) C++
10 18 (6.69%) C#
11 15 (5.58%) PHP
12 13 (4.83%) Shell Script
13 6 (2.23%) Erlang
14 5 (1.86%) R
15 1 (0.37%) AWK
15 1 (0.37%) Scala
15 1 (0.37%) sed
15 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 98 (36.43%) Security Cleared
2 93 (34.57%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.95%) DV Cleared
4 15 (5.58%) Degree
5 14 (5.20%) BC Cleared
5 14 (5.20%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.37%) MCSA
6 1 (0.37%) MCSE
6 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.60%) SLA
2 2 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 110 (40.89%) Docker
2 71 (26.39%) GlusterFS
3 69 (25.65%) Ceph
4 22 (8.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (5.20%) qmail
5 14 (5.20%) vCloud
6 13 (4.83%) Squid
7 8 (2.97%) Active Directory
8 7 (2.60%) Hyper-V
9 3 (1.12%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.74%) NFS
10 2 (0.74%) pfSense
10 2 (0.74%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.74%) Xen
11 1 (0.37%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.37%) KVM
11 1 (0.37%) Postfix
11 1 (0.37%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.37%) vSphere
11 1 (0.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 202 (75.09%) Puppet
2 148 (55.02%) Ansible
3 118 (43.87%) Kibana
4 110 (40.89%) Graphite
5 78 (29.00%) Kubernetes
6 76 (28.25%) HAProxy
7 69 (25.65%) Opscode Chef
8 47 (17.47%) Nagios
9 37 (13.75%) Grafana
10 36 (13.38%) ZABBIX
11 35 (13.01%) Salt
12 29 (10.78%) Uchiwa
13 25 (9.29%) Ganglia
14 16 (5.95%) Cacti
14 16 (5.95%) Piwik
15 14 (5.20%) StatsD
16 13 (4.83%) BMC PATROL
16 13 (4.83%) collectd
16 13 (4.83%) SCOM
16 13 (4.83%) Terraform
Vendors
1 60 (22.30%) VMware
2 40 (14.87%) Splunk
3 36 (13.38%) Red Hat
4 29 (10.78%) Oracle
5 22 (8.18%) Sitecore
6 17 (6.32%) BMC
7 15 (5.58%) TIBCO
8 12 (4.46%) Digital Fuel
8 12 (4.46%) webMethods
9 11 (4.09%) Google
10 10 (3.72%) DataSynapse
11 9 (3.35%) Atlassian
12 8 (2.97%) CA
12 8 (2.97%) ServiceNow
13 5 (1.86%) Black Duck
13 5 (1.86%) IBM
13 5 (1.86%) Microsoft
13 5 (1.86%) Sonatype
13 5 (1.86%) Veracode
14 4 (1.49%) SolarWinds
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