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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Consul skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Consul over the 6 months to 27 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

HashiCorp Consul
UK > England
6 months to
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 586 587 568
Rank change year-on-year +1 -19 +126
Contract jobs citing Consul 173 46 39
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.098% 0.093%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.54% 0.61% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 34 32
10th Percentile £500 - £463
25th Percentile £538 £500 £522
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £509 £550
Median % change year-on-year +17.88% -7.45% -
75th Percentile £675 £600 £575
90th Percentile £700 - £616
UK median daily rate £600 £517 £550
% change year-on-year +16.05% -6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK median hourly rate - £48.25 -

Consul is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 11,234 7,520 6,401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.82% 16.00% 15.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,230 5,353 4,490
10th Percentile £350 £343 £287
25th Percentile £463 £425 £405
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £574 £518 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.87% +3.50% -
75th Percentile £675 £600 £600
90th Percentile £750 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £563 £501 £500
% change year-on-year +12.39% +0.10% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 93 144
10th Percentile £13.29 £15.00 £12.42
25th Percentile £15.25 £18.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate £21.50 £24.40 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year -11.89% +25.13% +3.72%
75th Percentile £34.06 £53.00 £26.88
90th Percentile £57.50 £61.99 £47.34
UK median hourly rate £21.89 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -45.28% +100.00% +2.56%

Consul
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Consul as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Consul in England

Consul
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Consul in England.

Daily rate trend for Consul in England

Consul
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Consul in England over the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Consul in England

Consul
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consul within the England region over the 6 months to 27 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
London -25 98 £600 +20.00% 9
North of England - 33 £625 - 10
North West - 31 £625 - 4
Midlands - 14 £540 - 1
West Midlands - 11 £652 - 1
South East -37 10 £500 - 1
South West - 7 £625 -
East Midlands - 3 £500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £675 - 2
Consul
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Consul also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Consul.

1 131 (75.72%) Kubernetes
2 130 (75.14%) Docker
3 122 (70.52%) Terraform
4 117 (67.63%) AWS
5 108 (62.43%) DevOps
6 107 (61.85%) Linux
7 101 (58.38%) Python
8 93 (53.76%) CI/CD
9 91 (52.60%) Packer
10 90 (52.02%) Git (software)
11 89 (51.45%) Go
12 83 (47.98%) Agile
13 72 (41.62%) nginx
14 70 (40.46%) Ansible
15 64 (36.99%) Jenkins
15 64 (36.99%) Bash
16 60 (34.68%) Prometheus
17 58 (33.53%) Ruby
18 53 (30.64%) Configuration Management
19 51 (29.48%) Security Cleared
19 51 (29.48%) Kafka
20 50 (28.90%) Puppet
21 49 (28.32%) GitLab
21 49 (28.32%) Continuous Integration
22 48 (27.75%) JIRA
22 48 (27.75%) Software Engineering
23 47 (27.17%) SC Cleared
24 45 (26.01%) Java
25 44 (25.43%) AWS CloudFormation
26 43 (24.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Consul
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 72 (41.62%) nginx
2 37 (21.39%) Confluence
3 34 (19.65%) Traefik
4 20 (11.56%) Apache
5 19 (10.98%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (7.51%) OpenStack
7 11 (6.36%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.89%) GlassFish
8 5 (2.89%) IIS
8 5 (2.89%) JBoss
9 3 (1.73%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.58%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 3 (1.73%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 117 (67.63%) AWS
2 44 (25.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 39 (22.54%) Azure
4 37 (21.39%) Amazon EC2
5 34 (19.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 33 (19.08%) GCP
7 32 (18.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 29 (16.76%) PaaS
9 17 (9.83%) Azure Monitor
10 16 (9.25%) SaaS
11 12 (6.94%) Amazon MSK
11 12 (6.94%) Amazon Neptune
12 10 (5.78%) Serverless
13 7 (4.05%) Amazon ECS
14 6 (3.47%) Azure Key Vault
15 5 (2.89%) Kong
15 5 (2.89%) OpenShift
16 3 (1.73%) Amazon EKS
16 3 (1.73%) AWS Lambda
16 3 (1.73%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 39 (22.54%) DNS
2 31 (17.92%) TCP/IP
3 21 (12.14%) IPv4
4 16 (9.25%) Internet
5 14 (8.09%) SSL
6 7 (4.05%) Firewall
7 2 (1.16%) DHCP
7 2 (1.16%) IPsec
7 2 (1.16%) VPN
8 1 (0.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.40%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (9.83%) MongoDB
3 14 (8.09%) Oracle Database
4 9 (5.20%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.62%) Couchbase
5 8 (4.62%) Hadoop
5 8 (4.62%) Redis
6 6 (3.47%) MySQL
7 5 (2.89%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 90 (52.02%) Git (software)
2 64 (36.99%) Jenkins
3 49 (28.32%) GitLab
4 48 (27.75%) JIRA
5 15 (8.67%) TeamCity
6 14 (8.09%) Maven
7 11 (6.36%) git-flow
8 9 (5.20%) Postman
9 8 (4.62%) Bitbucket
10 6 (3.47%) IntelliJ
10 6 (3.47%) PyCharm
10 6 (3.47%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (3.47%) Visual Studio Code
11 3 (1.73%) CircleCI
11 3 (1.73%) RSpec
11 3 (1.73%) Subversion
12 2 (1.16%) Terragrunt
13 1 (0.58%) Burp Suite
13 1 (0.58%) GoCD
13 1 (0.58%) SonarQube
General
1 32 (18.50%) Public Sector
2 25 (14.45%) Social Skills
3 14 (8.09%) Banking
4 10 (5.78%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.62%) Finance
6 5 (2.89%) Games
7 2 (1.16%) Electronics
7 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.16%) Marketing
7 2 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 82 (47.40%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (21.97%) Developer
3 16 (9.25%) Azure Developer
4 13 (7.51%) Cloud Developer
5 12 (6.94%) Operations Engineer
5 12 (6.94%) Platform Engineer
6 8 (4.62%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 7 (4.05%) AWS Engineer
7 7 (4.05%) Senior DevOps
7 7 (4.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 6 (3.47%) Architect
8 6 (3.47%) AWS DevOps
8 6 (3.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 6 (3.47%) Java Developer
9 5 (2.89%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 5 (2.89%) Java Engineer
9 5 (2.89%) Security Engineer
9 5 (2.89%) VMware Engineer
10 4 (2.31%) AWS Architect
10 4 (2.31%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (29.48%) Kafka
2 37 (21.39%) Elastic Stack
3 32 (18.50%) cloud-init
4 20 (11.56%) Node.js
5 17 (9.83%) REST
6 14 (8.09%) Spring
6 14 (8.09%) Spring Boot
7 8 (4.62%) RESTful
8 6 (3.47%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (3.47%) React
9 5 (2.89%) gRPC
9 5 (2.89%) JWT
9 5 (2.89%) LDAP
9 5 (2.89%) OAuth
10 3 (1.73%) LAPP Stack
10 3 (1.73%) Next.js
11 2 (1.16%) Django
11 2 (1.16%) EJB
11 2 (1.16%) ModSecurity
11 2 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (20.81%) PKI
2 32 (18.50%) Clustering
3 30 (17.34%) Public Cloud
4 19 (10.98%) Private Cloud
5 16 (9.25%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (4.05%) Data Centre
7 6 (3.47%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.89%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.73%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.58%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.58%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 107 (61.85%) Linux
2 43 (24.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 39 (22.54%) CentOS
4 15 (8.67%) Windows
5 12 (6.94%) Windows Server
6 11 (6.36%) Ubuntu
7 9 (5.20%) Windows Server 2016
8 8 (4.62%) Debian
9 7 (4.05%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (1.73%) VMS
11 2 (1.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (62.43%) DevOps
2 93 (53.76%) CI/CD
3 83 (47.98%) Agile
4 53 (30.64%) Configuration Management
5 49 (28.32%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (27.75%) Software Engineering
7 41 (23.70%) Load Balancing
7 41 (23.70%) Microservices
8 39 (22.54%) Platform Engineering
9 37 (21.39%) Continuous Deployment
10 33 (19.08%) Unit Testing
11 31 (17.92%) Test Automation
12 29 (16.76%) Infrastructure Automation
13 26 (15.03%) Secrets Management
14 14 (8.09%) Scrum
15 13 (7.51%) Release Management
16 12 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
17 9 (5.20%) API Development
17 9 (5.20%) Open Source
17 9 (5.20%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 101 (58.38%) Python
2 89 (51.45%) Go
3 64 (36.99%) Bash
4 58 (33.53%) Ruby
5 45 (26.01%) Java
6 27 (15.61%) PowerShell
7 24 (13.87%) C++
8 21 (12.14%) C
8 21 (12.14%) Rust
9 19 (10.98%) JavaScript
10 18 (10.40%) SQL
11 12 (6.94%) Gremlin
12 9 (5.20%) Groovy
13 7 (4.05%) Perl
14 4 (2.31%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.73%) TypeScript
16 2 (1.16%) AWK
16 2 (1.16%) sed
17 1 (0.58%) ES6
Qualifications
1 51 (29.48%) Security Cleared
2 47 (27.17%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (4.62%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (16.76%) NCSC
2 6 (3.47%) QA
3 3 (1.73%) OASIS TOSCA
4 1 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.58%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.58%) SEPA
System Software
1 130 (75.14%) Docker
2 37 (21.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.51%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (4.62%) Active Directory
5 5 (2.89%) vCloud
6 3 (1.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (1.16%) Snort
7 2 (1.16%) Squid
Systems Management
1 131 (75.72%) Kubernetes
2 122 (70.52%) Terraform
3 91 (52.60%) Packer
4 70 (40.46%) Ansible
5 60 (34.68%) Prometheus
6 50 (28.90%) Puppet
7 41 (23.70%) HAProxy
8 40 (23.12%) ZABBIX
9 39 (22.54%) Docker Swarm
10 35 (20.23%) Istio
11 32 (18.50%) Graphite
11 32 (18.50%) linkerd
11 32 (18.50%) Podman
12 26 (15.03%) Grafana
13 25 (14.45%) Kibana
14 12 (6.94%) Rancher
15 11 (6.36%) Icinga
15 11 (6.36%) Opscode Chef
16 8 (4.62%) logstash
17 7 (4.05%) Fluentd
Vendors
1 42 (24.28%) Splunk
1 42 (24.28%) VMware
2 32 (18.50%) PagerDuty
3 23 (13.29%) Dynatrace
4 19 (10.98%) Oracle
5 15 (8.67%) Red Hat
6 12 (6.94%) Google
7 6 (3.47%) ServiceNow
7 6 (3.47%) Sonatype
8 5 (2.89%) BEA
8 5 (2.89%) CA
8 5 (2.89%) CyberArk
9 3 (1.73%) F5
10 2 (1.16%) AppDynamics
10 2 (1.16%) SAP
11 1 (0.58%) Checkmarx
11 1 (0.58%) IBM
11 1 (0.58%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.58%) SaltStack