Period
to 19 January 2022

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

Istio
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 607 485 669
Rank change year-on-year -122 +184 +148
Contract jobs citing Istio 155 67 55
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.20% 0.084%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.37% 1.20% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 46 39
10th Percentile £477 £475 £523
25th Percentile £525 £508 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £630 £600 £586
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.39% +6.55%
75th Percentile £713 - £661
90th Percentile £788 £731 £713
UK median daily rate £625 £600 £586
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.39% +6.55%

Istio 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 11,295 5,593 9,564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.18% 16.50% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,266 3,959 6,654
10th Percentile £356 £313 £263
25th Percentile £463 £406 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £581 £600
90th Percentile £725 £651 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 119 237
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.67 £12.44
25th Percentile £15.50 £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -13.04% +31.43% -
75th Percentile £41.65 £48.13 £28.25
90th Percentile £63.25 £61.25 £47.69
UK median hourly rate £21.43 £26.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year -17.60% +42.47% +4.29%

Istio
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Istio in England

Istio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for Istio in England

Istio
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Istio in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Istio in England

Istio
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 Istio within the England region over the 6 months to 19 January 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 -99 115 £650 +8.33% 17
Midlands -55 10 £560 +18.41% 4
East Midlands - 9 £560 - 1
North of England -55 8 £628 +24.88% 8
North West -50 5 £630 +25.37% 6
South West -44 2 £511 +20.29%
Yorkshire - 2 £625 - 1
West Midlands -54 1 - - 3
South East -83 1 £550 -6.14% 6
North East - 1 - - 1
Istio
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Istio 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 Istio.

1 153 (98.71%) Kubernetes
2 107 (69.03%) DevOps
3 105 (67.74%) CI/CD
4 88 (56.77%) Terraform
5 84 (54.19%) Docker
6 75 (48.39%) Jenkins
7 67 (43.23%) Python
7 67 (43.23%) Microservices
8 66 (42.58%) AWS
9 63 (40.65%) Git (software)
10 62 (40.00%) Ansible
11 59 (38.06%) GCP
12 53 (34.19%) Azure
13 52 (33.55%) Linux
14 48 (30.97%) Bash
15 41 (26.45%) Kafka
16 39 (25.16%) Java
16 39 (25.16%) Prometheus
17 37 (23.87%) Agile Software Development
18 36 (23.23%) Google
18 36 (23.23%) Continuous Integration
18 36 (23.23%) GitLab
19 33 (21.29%) Infrastructure as Code
19 33 (21.29%) Go
19 33 (21.29%) Configuration Management
20 32 (20.65%) Splunk
21 30 (19.35%) SC Cleared
21 30 (19.35%) Security Cleared
22 29 (18.71%) Groovy
22 29 (18.71%) Consul

Istio
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 20 (12.90%) nginx
2 13 (8.39%) Traefik
3 11 (7.10%) Confluence
4 3 (1.94%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.29%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (1.29%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.65%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 66 (42.58%) AWS
2 59 (38.06%) GCP
3 53 (34.19%) Azure
4 20 (12.90%) GitHub
4 20 (12.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 16 (10.32%) Amazon EKS
5 16 (10.32%) AWS CloudFormation
5 16 (10.32%) OpenShift
6 15 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (8.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 8 (5.16%) Apigee
9 7 (4.52%) npm
10 6 (3.87%) AWS Direct Connect
10 6 (3.87%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (3.87%) Kong
11 5 (3.23%) Serverless
12 4 (2.58%) Azure Monitor
12 4 (2.58%) Cloud Functions
12 4 (2.58%) Datadog
12 4 (2.58%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.61%) DNS
2 17 (10.97%) Firewall
3 13 (8.39%) TCP/IP
4 9 (5.81%) VPN
5 6 (3.87%) SSL
6 4 (2.58%) DHCP
7 3 (1.94%) VLAN
8 2 (1.29%) HTTP
8 2 (1.29%) Internet
8 2 (1.29%) Network Security
9 1 (0.65%) DSL
9 1 (0.65%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.65%) RTP
9 1 (0.65%) SAN
9 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (6.45%) MongoDB
2 10 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.16%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (3.87%) Amazon Redshift
4 6 (3.87%) Big Data
5 4 (2.58%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.58%) Bigtable
5 4 (2.58%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.58%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.94%) Redis
7 2 (1.29%) Delta Lake
7 2 (1.29%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.65%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (0.65%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.65%) HBase
8 1 (0.65%) InfluxDB
8 1 (0.65%) MySQL
8 1 (0.65%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.65%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 75 (48.39%) Jenkins
2 63 (40.65%) Git (software)
3 36 (23.23%) GitLab
4 15 (9.68%) SonarQube
5 14 (9.03%) Bitbucket
6 12 (7.74%) JIRA
7 11 (7.10%) Maven
7 11 (7.10%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (6.45%) CircleCI
8 10 (6.45%) Gradle
9 9 (5.81%) Cucumber
10 8 (5.16%) JMeter
10 8 (5.16%) Postman
11 7 (4.52%) Artifactory
11 7 (4.52%) gulp
12 6 (3.87%) Spinnaker
12 6 (3.87%) TeamCity
12 6 (3.87%) Travis CI
13 4 (2.58%) git-flow
14 3 (1.94%) GoCD
General
1 28 (18.06%) Finance
2 23 (14.84%) Social Skills
3 22 (14.19%) Public Sector
4 16 (10.32%) Retail
5 12 (7.74%) Banking
6 11 (7.10%) Presentation Skills
7 10 (6.45%) Influencing Skills
7 10 (6.45%) Telecoms
8 7 (4.52%) Electronics
8 7 (4.52%) Manufacturing
8 7 (4.52%) Marketing
9 4 (2.58%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.94%) Automotive
10 3 (1.94%) Law
11 2 (1.29%) Legal
12 1 (0.65%) Billing
12 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.65%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (50.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (14.84%) Cloud Engineer
3 12 (7.74%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 11 (7.10%) Azure Engineer
4 11 (7.10%) Senior DevOps
5 10 (6.45%) Architect
5 10 (6.45%) AWS DevOps
5 10 (6.45%) AWS Engineer
5 10 (6.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 9 (5.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 9 (5.81%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 9 (5.81%) Developer
7 8 (5.16%) Azure DevOps
7 8 (5.16%) Security Engineer
8 7 (4.52%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 6 (3.87%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.87%) Platform Engineer
9 6 (3.87%) Python Engineer
9 6 (3.87%) Site Engineer
10 5 (3.23%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (26.45%) Kafka
2 13 (8.39%) cloud-init
3 12 (7.74%) Elastic Stack
4 11 (7.10%) Spring
5 10 (6.45%) .NET
5 10 (6.45%) Spring Boot
6 9 (5.81%) Node.js
7 8 (5.16%) ADO
8 6 (3.87%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (3.87%) REST
9 4 (2.58%) .NET Core
9 4 (2.58%) ASP.NET
9 4 (2.58%) Spring Cloud
10 3 (1.94%) GraphQL
10 3 (1.94%) gRPC
10 3 (1.94%) Hibernate
10 3 (1.94%) OpenTelemetry
10 3 (1.94%) React
10 3 (1.94%) Sensu
11 2 (1.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.77%) Cloud Native
2 19 (12.26%) PKI
3 14 (9.03%) Clustering
4 9 (5.81%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (5.81%) Public Cloud
5 8 (5.16%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (4.52%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (3.87%) Private Cloud
8 5 (3.23%) Data Centre
9 4 (2.58%) Blog
9 4 (2.58%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (2.58%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.94%) Legacy Systems
10 3 (1.94%) Tandem
10 3 (1.94%) Virtual Team
11 2 (1.29%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.29%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (1.29%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.29%) Legacy Code
12 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 52 (33.55%) Linux
2 15 (9.68%) CentOS
2 15 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (9.03%) Unix
4 11 (7.10%) Windows
5 4 (2.58%) VMS
6 3 (1.94%) Debian
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.65%) Android
7 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (69.03%) DevOps
2 105 (67.74%) CI/CD
3 67 (43.23%) Microservices
4 37 (23.87%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (23.23%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (21.29%) Configuration Management
6 33 (21.29%) Infrastructure as Code
7 26 (16.77%) Continuous Deployment
8 24 (15.48%) Test Automation
9 22 (14.19%) Analytics
10 20 (12.90%) Scrum
11 19 (12.26%) Load Balancing
11 19 (12.26%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 16 (10.32%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (9.68%) Mentoring
13 15 (9.68%) OWASP
14 14 (9.03%) DevSecOps
15 13 (8.39%) Deployment Automation
15 13 (8.39%) Unit Testing
16 12 (7.74%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (43.23%) Python
2 48 (30.97%) Bash
3 39 (25.16%) Java
4 33 (21.29%) Go
5 29 (18.71%) Groovy
6 21 (13.55%) SQL
7 15 (9.68%) Ruby
8 10 (6.45%) JavaScript
8 10 (6.45%) Perl
9 9 (5.81%) C#
10 6 (3.87%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.23%) Rust
11 5 (3.23%) Scala
12 4 (2.58%) C++
12 4 (2.58%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.94%) Java 11
14 2 (1.29%) Java 8
15 1 (0.65%) C
15 1 (0.65%) ES6
15 1 (0.65%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 30 (19.35%) SC Cleared
1 30 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 7 (4.52%) CCSP
2 7 (4.52%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (4.52%) CISSP
2 7 (4.52%) GIAC
3 5 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.39%) NCSC
2 3 (1.94%) SLA
3 2 (1.29%) GDPR
3 2 (1.29%) QA
4 1 (0.65%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 84 (54.19%) Docker
2 18 (11.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (2.58%) vSphere
5 3 (1.94%) NFS
5 3 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.29%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.65%) HDFS
7 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.65%) KVM
7 1 (0.65%) LXC
7 1 (0.65%) Squid
7 1 (0.65%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 153 (98.71%) Kubernetes
2 88 (56.77%) Terraform
3 62 (40.00%) Ansible
4 39 (25.16%) Prometheus
5 29 (18.71%) Consul
6 27 (17.42%) Grafana
7 26 (16.77%) Puppet
8 17 (10.97%) Opscode Chef
9 15 (9.68%) Kibana
10 14 (9.03%) Packer
10 14 (9.03%) Podman
11 13 (8.39%) Docker Swarm
11 13 (8.39%) Graphite
11 13 (8.39%) HAProxy
11 13 (8.39%) linkerd
11 13 (8.39%) ZABBIX
12 8 (5.16%) logstash
13 7 (4.52%) Fluentd
14 5 (3.23%) Kiali
14 5 (3.23%) Rancher
Vendors
1 36 (23.23%) Google
2 32 (20.65%) Splunk
3 19 (12.26%) VMware
4 13 (8.39%) PagerDuty
4 13 (8.39%) Red Hat
5 11 (7.10%) Microsoft
6 10 (6.45%) AppDynamics
7 8 (5.16%) Synopsys
8 7 (4.52%) SAP
9 5 (3.23%) New Relic
10 4 (2.58%) Dynatrace
10 4 (2.58%) IBM
11 3 (1.94%) Cadence
11 3 (1.94%) F5
12 2 (1.29%) Databricks
13 1 (0.65%) Checkmarx
13 1 (0.65%) Cisco
13 1 (0.65%) Qualys
13 1 (0.65%) SaltStack
13 1 (0.65%) Zscaler