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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
logstash
Rank 603 581 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing logstash 10 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.006% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.23% 0.081% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £331 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - -
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
4383 3708 3697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.62% 7.13% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2610 2195 1935
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 153 172
Average hourly rate £21.88 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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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 18 September 2014.

logstash Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

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Top 13 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 18 September 2014. 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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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 -22 10 £425 +28.30% 6
London +2 8 £438 +32.07% 4
City of London - 3 £450 - 2
South East - 1 - -
South West - 1 £300 -
Surrey - 1 - -
East of England - - - - 2
Bristol - - - -
Egham - - - -
Luton - - - - 2
Staines - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 2

logstash
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 13 (72.22%) Puppet
2 12 (66.67%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) DevOps
3 11 (61.11%) Java
4 9 (50.00%) Python
4 9 (50.00%) Ruby
4 9 (50.00%) CentOS
5 8 (44.44%) ZABBIX
5 8 (44.44%) NoSQL
5 8 (44.44%) Redis
5 8 (44.44%) MySQL
5 8 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (38.89%) Salt
6 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
6 7 (38.89%) MongoDB
6 7 (38.89%) Ubuntu
7 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 6 (33.33%) OO
7 6 (33.33%) HAProxy
8 5 (27.78%) OOP
8 5 (27.78%) Scrum
8 5 (27.78%) Nagios
8 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
8 5 (27.78%) Rackspace
9 4 (22.22%) OpenStack
9 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
9 4 (22.22%) Varnish

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 4 (22.22%) OpenStack
1 4 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (16.67%) Node.js
2 3 (16.67%) Apache
2 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 2 (11.11%) nginx
3 2 (11.11%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) BIG-IP
2 2 (11.11%) DMZ
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) MySQL
1 8 (44.44%) NoSQL
1 8 (44.44%) Redis
2 7 (38.89%) MongoDB
3 6 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 1 (5.56%) Riak
5 1 (5.56%) Big Data
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.11%) Gerrit
3 2 (11.11%) Mercurial
3 2 (11.11%) Maven
3 2 (11.11%) Artifactory
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (5.56%) Moq
4 1 (5.56%) Mocha
4 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.56%) Ant
4 1 (5.56%) JMeter
4 1 (5.56%) NUnit
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
4 1 (5.56%) Gradle
4 1 (5.56%) PhantomJS
General
1 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Services Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Development Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (11.11%) J2EE
3 2 (11.11%) JMX
3 2 (11.11%) LAMP
3 2 (11.11%) REST
3 2 (11.11%) jQuery
3 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.11%) MCollective
3 2 (11.11%) HTML5
3 2 (11.11%) Sensu
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) MSMQ
4 1 (5.56%) JRuby
4 1 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Open Source
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) CentOS
3 7 (38.89%) Ubuntu
4 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (11.11%) UNIX
6 1 (5.56%) Windows
6 1 (5.56%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (66.67%) DevOps
2 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
3 6 (33.33%) OO
3 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (27.78%) OOP
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
5 4 (22.22%) TDD
5 4 (22.22%) BDD
6 2 (11.11%) OWASP
6 2 (11.11%) Refactoring
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) MVC
7 1 (5.56%) Workflow
7 1 (5.56%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (5.56%) OOD
7 1 (5.56%) SOA
7 1 (5.56%) Web Development
7 1 (5.56%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) Python
2 9 (50.00%) Ruby
3 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) Perl
4 3 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Xen
1 4 (22.22%) Varnish
1 4 (22.22%) KVM
2 2 (11.11%) Docker
2 2 (11.11%) vCloud
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (72.22%) Puppet
2 8 (44.44%) ZABBIX
2 8 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (38.89%) Salt
4 6 (33.33%) HAProxy
5 5 (27.78%) Nagios
6 4 (22.22%) Vagrant
6 4 (22.22%) Kibana
6 4 (22.22%) collectd
6 4 (22.22%) StatsD
7 3 (16.67%) Ansible
8 1 (5.56%) Zenoss
8 1 (5.56%) YUM
8 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Rackspace
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 4 (22.22%) SaltStack
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) JBoss
4 2 (11.11%) New Relic
4 2 (11.11%) Google
5 1 (5.56%) SonicWALL
5 1 (5.56%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.56%) Dell