Period
to 5 May 2021

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 5 May 2021 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
5 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 476 561 780
Rank change year-on-year +85 +219 -
Contract jobs citing Istio 124 60 60
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.13% 0.070%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.75% 0.85% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 50 48
10th Percentile £390 £509 £503
25th Percentile £500 £553 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £600 £600
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% - -
75th Percentile £631 £638 £675
90th Percentile £743 £701 £679
UK median daily rate £556 £600 £600
% change year-on-year -7.29% - -

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 7,089 7,064 12,797
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.97% 14.73% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,082 4,902 8,730
10th Percentile £343 £275 £313
25th Percentile £420 £400 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £510 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +2.00% - +0.50%
75th Percentile £599 £600 £600
90th Percentile £679 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 177 296
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.43 £12.00
25th Percentile £18.00 £14.25 £14.05
Median hourly rate £24.00 £18.00 £18.60
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% -3.23% +6.29%
75th Percentile £52.63 £25.00 £36.17
90th Percentile £61.94 £45.80 £49.75
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +31.58% - +8.57%

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 5 May 2021.

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 5 May 2021. 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
Job
Vacancies
London +1 67 £600 - 12
South East +54 12 £500 +14.29%
North of England +54 10 £383 -23.40% 2
North West +33 9 £377 -24.70%
South West - 7 £450 - 1
Midlands +16 2 £613 -3.54%
East Midlands +14 1 £630 -0.79%
Yorkshire - 1 £595 - 2
West Midlands - 1 £595 -
East of England - 1 £475 - 2
Istio
UK

For the 6 months to 5 May 2021, 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.

1 116 (93.55%) Kubernetes
2 98 (79.03%) DevOps
3 61 (49.19%) Python
4 55 (44.35%) Jenkins
5 52 (41.94%) AWS
6 50 (40.32%) Finance
6 50 (40.32%) Docker
6 50 (40.32%) Microservices
7 49 (39.52%) Terraform
8 47 (37.90%) GCP
9 46 (37.10%) Azure
10 43 (34.68%) Git (software)
11 40 (32.26%) Infrastructure as Code
12 39 (31.45%) Amazon EKS
12 39 (31.45%) Google
13 38 (30.65%) Java
14 37 (29.84%) Ansible
15 31 (25.00%) Prometheus
16 30 (24.19%) Bash Shell
17 29 (23.39%) Linux
17 29 (23.39%) Splunk
17 29 (23.39%) GitLab
17 29 (23.39%) Grafana
18 27 (21.77%) Kafka
19 26 (20.97%) Public Sector
20 25 (20.16%) Elastic Stack
21 24 (19.35%) Perl
22 23 (18.55%) Rancher
22 23 (18.55%) Consul
22 23 (18.55%) Kibana

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 13 (10.48%) nginx
2 6 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.42%) Apache
4 2 (1.61%) Confluence
4 2 (1.61%) Traefik
4 2 (1.61%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 52 (41.94%) AWS
2 47 (37.90%) GCP
3 46 (37.10%) Azure
4 39 (31.45%) Amazon EKS
5 20 (16.13%) Amazon ECS
6 13 (10.48%) npm
6 13 (10.48%) SaaS
7 11 (8.87%) AWS Fargate
8 10 (8.06%) GitHub
9 9 (7.26%) OpenShift
10 6 (4.84%) IaaS
10 6 (4.84%) PaaS
11 5 (4.03%) Serverless
12 3 (2.42%) Apigee
12 3 (2.42%) AWS Direct Connect
12 3 (2.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (1.61%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (1.61%) Datadog
13 2 (1.61%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.81%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.68%) Calico
2 5 (4.03%) X.509
3 4 (3.23%) Firewall
3 4 (3.23%) VPN
4 2 (1.61%) DSL
4 2 (1.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.68%) NoSQL
2 10 (8.06%) BigQuery
3 6 (4.84%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.03%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.03%) MySQL
4 5 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.42%) Redis
7 2 (1.61%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.81%) Big Data
8 1 (0.81%) Bigtable
8 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.81%) Looker
8 1 (0.81%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.81%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 55 (44.35%) Jenkins
2 43 (34.68%) Git (software)
3 29 (23.39%) GitLab
4 18 (14.52%) Maven
5 16 (12.90%) Gradle
6 13 (10.48%) Artifactory
6 13 (10.48%) CircleCI
6 13 (10.48%) gulp
7 11 (8.87%) Travis CI
8 6 (4.84%) JIRA
8 6 (4.84%) TeamCity
9 5 (4.03%) Bitbucket
10 4 (3.23%) git-flow
10 4 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (2.42%) Ant
11 3 (2.42%) Subversion
12 2 (1.61%) Jasmine
12 2 (1.61%) JUnit
12 2 (1.61%) SonarQube
12 2 (1.61%) Spinnaker
General
1 50 (40.32%) Finance
2 26 (20.97%) Public Sector
3 22 (17.74%) Electronics
3 22 (17.74%) Manufacturing
3 22 (17.74%) Marketing
3 22 (17.74%) Telecoms
4 13 (10.48%) Social Skills
5 12 (9.68%) Law
6 10 (8.06%) Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Automotive
7 1 (0.81%) Front Office
7 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (51.61%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (19.35%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 14 (11.29%) Architect
3 14 (11.29%) Developer
3 14 (11.29%) Senior DevOps
4 13 (10.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 11 (8.87%) AWS DevOps
6 10 (8.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 10 (8.06%) AWS Engineer
6 10 (8.06%) Cloud Engineer
6 10 (8.06%) Lead DevOps
7 8 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (5.65%) Lead Architect
9 6 (4.84%) Consultant
10 5 (4.03%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.23%) Cloud Consultant
11 4 (3.23%) Cybersecurity Engineer
11 4 (3.23%) Enterprise Architect
11 4 (3.23%) Platform Architect
11 4 (3.23%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (21.77%) Kafka
2 25 (20.16%) Elastic Stack
3 21 (16.94%) Node.js
4 12 (9.68%) REST
5 9 (7.26%) JSON
5 9 (7.26%) RESTful
6 8 (6.45%) .NET Core
7 7 (5.65%) .NET
7 7 (5.65%) AngularJS
7 7 (5.65%) GraphQL
7 7 (5.65%) Web Services
8 6 (4.84%) OAuth
8 6 (4.84%) YAML
9 5 (4.03%) Apollo GraphQL
10 4 (3.23%) OAuth2
10 4 (3.23%) React
11 3 (2.42%) Middleware
11 3 (2.42%) OpenID
11 3 (2.42%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (2.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.71%) Cloud Native
2 9 (7.26%) Private Cloud
3 5 (4.03%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.03%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.42%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.61%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) Life Science
7 1 (0.81%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.39%) Linux
2 10 (8.06%) Unix
3 4 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (79.03%) DevOps
2 50 (40.32%) Microservices
3 40 (32.26%) Infrastructure as Code
4 22 (17.74%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (17.74%) Digital Marketing
4 22 (17.74%) Programme Management
4 22 (17.74%) Visualisation
5 21 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (14.52%) Mentoring
7 15 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (12.10%) Open Source
8 11 (8.87%) Computer Science
8 11 (8.87%) Test Automation
9 10 (8.06%) Continuous Deployment
10 9 (7.26%) Network Virtualisation
10 9 (7.26%) OO
10 9 (7.26%) Project Delivery
11 8 (6.45%) SOLID
12 7 (5.65%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (5.65%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 61 (49.19%) Python
2 38 (30.65%) Java
3 30 (24.19%) Bash Shell
4 24 (19.35%) Perl
5 22 (17.74%) Go
6 18 (14.52%) Groovy
6 18 (14.52%) SQL
7 12 (9.68%) JavaScript
8 9 (7.26%) TypeScript
9 8 (6.45%) Shell Script
10 7 (5.65%) C++
10 7 (5.65%) Kotlin
11 6 (4.84%) Ruby
11 6 (4.84%) Scala
12 4 (3.23%) C#
12 4 (3.23%) PowerShell
12 4 (3.23%) Rust
13 2 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (12.10%) SC Cleared
1 15 (12.10%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.48%) Degree
3 11 (8.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.61%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.84%) QA
2 2 (1.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (40.32%) Docker
2 13 (10.48%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.26%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 116 (93.55%) Kubernetes
2 49 (39.52%) Terraform
3 37 (29.84%) Ansible
4 31 (25.00%) Prometheus
5 29 (23.39%) Grafana
6 23 (18.55%) Consul
6 23 (18.55%) Kibana
6 23 (18.55%) Rancher
7 22 (17.74%) Fluentd
7 22 (17.74%) logstash
8 15 (12.10%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (8.06%) Argo
10 7 (5.65%) Knative
10 7 (5.65%) Puppet
11 6 (4.84%) linkerd
12 2 (1.61%) Kustomize
12 2 (1.61%) Mesos
12 2 (1.61%) Nagios
13 1 (0.81%) Fortio
13 1 (0.81%) Kiali
Vendors
1 39 (31.45%) Google
2 29 (23.39%) Splunk
3 22 (17.74%) AppDynamics
3 22 (17.74%) SAP
4 13 (10.48%) Microsoft
5 9 (7.26%) F5
5 9 (7.26%) VMware
6 6 (4.84%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.42%) IBM
8 2 (1.61%) Cadence
8 2 (1.61%) Dynatrace
8 2 (1.61%) New Relic
9 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.81%) Confluent
9 1 (0.81%) Facebook
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle