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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Docker Swarm skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Docker Swarm over the 6 months to 19 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.

Docker Swarm
UK > England
6 months to
19 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 637 567 549
Rank change year-on-year -70 -18 +129
Contract jobs citing Docker Swarm 123 64 63
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.10% 0.87% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 32 54
10th Percentile £513 £453 £413
25th Percentile £573 £500 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £626 £575 £525
Median % change year-on-year +8.87% +9.52% -8.70%
75th Percentile £688 £656 £600
90th Percentile £775 £763 £655
UK median daily rate £625 £563 £525
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% -8.70%

Docker Swarm 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 11,204 7,373 6,638
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.90% 16.11% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,194 5,262 4,642
10th Percentile £356 £342 £281
25th Percentile £463 £420 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £513 £500
Median % change year-on-year +12.20% +2.50% -
75th Percentile £675 £600 £600
90th Percentile £750 £679 £675
UK median daily rate £565 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +13.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 96 156
10th Percentile £13.35 £15.03 £12.43
25th Percentile £15.25 £18.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate £21.50 £24.45 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year -12.07% +28.68% +2.70%
75th Percentile £37.50 £53.00 £26.75
90th Percentile £57.75 £61.97 £47.31
UK median hourly rate £22.25 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -44.38% +105.13% +5.41%

Docker Swarm
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Docker Swarm in England

Docker Swarm
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for Docker Swarm in England

Docker Swarm
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Docker Swarm in England over the 6 months to 19 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Docker Swarm in England

Docker Swarm
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 Docker Swarm within the England region over the 6 months to 19 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 -91 44 £675 +17.39% 7
North of England -32 21 £640 - 1
East of England -33 21 £627 +12.47%
North West -25 18 £625 -
Midlands -33 6 £597 -8.23%
West Midlands -42 6 £597 -
Yorkshire - 3 £675 -
South East -45 2 - - 2
Docker Swarm
UK

For the 6 months to 19 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Docker Swarm 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 Docker Swarm.

1 123 (100.00%) Docker
2 118 (95.93%) DevOps
3 110 (89.43%) Ansible
4 104 (84.55%) Terraform
5 92 (74.80%) Linux
6 91 (73.98%) AWS
7 87 (70.73%) Kubernetes
8 86 (69.92%) Python
9 81 (65.85%) Configuration Management
10 80 (65.04%) Jenkins
11 75 (60.98%) CI/CD
12 62 (50.41%) Bash
13 56 (45.53%) AWS CloudFormation
14 54 (43.90%) Puppet
15 50 (40.65%) Packer
16 47 (38.21%) Continuous Integration
17 46 (37.40%) Splunk
17 46 (37.40%) GitLab
18 42 (34.15%) Git (software)
19 39 (31.71%) SC Cleared
19 39 (31.71%) Security Cleared
20 38 (30.89%) CentOS
20 38 (30.89%) nginx
20 38 (30.89%) GCP
20 38 (30.89%) Consul
21 37 (30.08%) Go
22 36 (29.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 34 (27.64%) Load Balancing
23 34 (27.64%) Ruby
23 34 (27.64%) HAProxy

Docker Swarm
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 38 (30.89%) nginx
2 32 (26.02%) Traefik
3 7 (5.69%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (3.25%) Confluence
4 4 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.25%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.63%) Apache
5 2 (1.63%) JBoss
5 2 (1.63%) Mule
5 2 (1.63%) Mule ESB
5 2 (1.63%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.63%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 91 (73.98%) AWS
2 56 (45.53%) AWS CloudFormation
3 38 (30.89%) GCP
4 33 (26.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 33 (26.83%) Amazon EC2
5 31 (25.20%) Azure
6 30 (24.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 28 (22.76%) Amazon ECS
7 28 (22.76%) Amazon EKS
8 16 (13.01%) PaaS
9 15 (12.20%) IaaS
10 11 (8.94%) Azure Monitor
10 11 (8.94%) Azure Sentinel
11 7 (5.69%) NuGet
12 3 (2.44%) OpenShift
13 2 (1.63%) Akamai
13 2 (1.63%) AWS Direct Connect
13 2 (1.63%) AWS Fargate
13 2 (1.63%) GitHub
13 2 (1.63%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (26.02%) DNS
1 32 (26.02%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.63%) Firewall
2 2 (1.63%) Internet
2 2 (1.63%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (1.63%) SSL
2 2 (1.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.69%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (5.69%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (3.25%) Big Data
3 3 (2.44%) MySQL
4 2 (1.63%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (1.63%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.63%) Pentaho
4 2 (1.63%) Redshift Spectrum
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 80 (65.04%) Jenkins
2 46 (37.40%) GitLab
3 42 (34.15%) Git (software)
4 33 (26.83%) Artifactory
5 13 (10.57%) JIRA
6 8 (6.50%) Bitbucket
7 7 (5.69%) JBehave
7 7 (5.69%) Maven
7 7 (5.69%) TeamCity
8 6 (4.88%) SonarQube
9 5 (4.07%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (3.25%) Log4j
11 2 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.63%) CircleCI
12 1 (0.81%) Hudson
12 1 (0.81%) Travis CI
12 1 (0.81%) Vagrant
General
1 32 (26.02%) Social Skills
2 26 (21.14%) Public Sector
3 5 (4.07%) Banking
3 5 (4.07%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.25%) Documentation Skills
5 3 (2.44%) Finance
6 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.81%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 89 (72.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (20.33%) Platform Engineer
3 15 (12.20%) AWS Engineer
3 15 (12.20%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 15 (12.20%) Azure Engineer
4 13 (10.57%) Operations Engineer
5 12 (9.76%) AWS DevOps
6 11 (8.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 9 (7.32%) Azure DevOps
7 9 (7.32%) DevOps Platform Engineer
8 7 (5.69%) Python Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) Lead DevOps
10 5 (4.07%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (3.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 3 (2.44%) Developer
12 3 (2.44%) Python Developer
12 3 (2.44%) Senior DevOps
12 3 (2.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (25.20%) cloud-init
2 28 (22.76%) Flask
3 25 (20.33%) Django
4 24 (19.51%) FastAPI
5 9 (7.32%) Elastic Stack
6 7 (5.69%) REST
6 7 (5.69%) Spring
7 4 (3.25%) Spring Boot
8 2 (1.63%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (1.63%) Kafka
8 2 (1.63%) LAMP
8 2 (1.63%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (1.63%) Lucene
8 2 (1.63%) WebRTC
9 1 (0.81%) Middleware
9 1 (0.81%) React
9 1 (0.81%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (26.02%) Clustering
2 29 (23.58%) PKI
3 11 (8.94%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.44%) Robotics
5 2 (1.63%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.63%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.63%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 92 (74.80%) Linux
2 38 (30.89%) CentOS
3 36 (29.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (8.94%) Windows
5 9 (7.32%) Ubuntu
6 5 (4.07%) Unix
7 4 (3.25%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.63%) Amazon Linux
8 2 (1.63%) Debian
8 2 (1.63%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.81%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (95.93%) DevOps
2 81 (65.85%) Configuration Management
3 75 (60.98%) CI/CD
4 47 (38.21%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (27.64%) Continuous Deployment
5 34 (27.64%) Load Balancing
6 31 (25.20%) Unit Testing
7 30 (24.39%) Agile
8 27 (21.95%) Platform Engineering
9 25 (20.33%) OO
10 22 (17.89%) Microservices
10 22 (17.89%) Web Development
11 21 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
12 20 (16.26%) OOP
13 19 (15.45%) Domain-Driven Design
13 19 (15.45%) TDD
14 17 (13.82%) SDLC
15 16 (13.01%) Test Automation
16 15 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
17 13 (10.57%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (69.92%) Python
2 62 (50.41%) Bash
3 37 (30.08%) Go
4 34 (27.64%) Ruby
5 33 (26.83%) Groovy
6 20 (16.26%) Java
6 20 (16.26%) PowerShell
7 10 (8.13%) Perl
8 7 (5.69%) C#
9 4 (3.25%) SQL
10 2 (1.63%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.81%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 39 (31.71%) SC Cleared
1 39 (31.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.81%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (22.76%) NCSC
2 1 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.81%) GDPR
2 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 123 (100.00%) Docker
2 32 (26.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.94%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.63%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.63%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.81%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 110 (89.43%) Ansible
2 104 (84.55%) Terraform
3 87 (70.73%) Kubernetes
4 54 (43.90%) Puppet
5 50 (40.65%) Packer
6 38 (30.89%) Consul
7 34 (27.64%) HAProxy
7 34 (27.64%) Prometheus
8 33 (26.83%) ZABBIX
9 32 (26.02%) Graphite
9 32 (26.02%) Podman
10 31 (25.20%) Istio
10 31 (25.20%) linkerd
11 17 (13.82%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (11.38%) Rancher
13 9 (7.32%) Mesos
14 7 (5.69%) ITRS Geneos
15 1 (0.81%) Grafana
15 1 (0.81%) OPNET
15 1 (0.81%) Salt
Vendors
1 46 (37.40%) Splunk
2 33 (26.83%) VMware
3 31 (25.20%) PagerDuty
4 18 (14.63%) Microsoft
5 10 (8.13%) Oracle
6 9 (7.32%) Dynatrace
7 7 (5.69%) IBM
8 5 (4.07%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.63%) Actifio
9 2 (1.63%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.63%) Perforce
9 2 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.81%) ESRI
10 1 (0.81%) Google
10 1 (0.81%) SaltStack