Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 606 464 761
Rank change year-on-year -142 +297 +115
Contract jobs citing Istio 118 30 46
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.12% 0.057%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.16% 0.72% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 25 30
10th Percentile £410 £461 £518
25th Percentile £487 £525 £527
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £595 £586 £600
Median % change year-on-year +1.54% -2.33% +49.81%
75th Percentile £700 £638 £675
90th Percentile £788 £670 £739
UK median daily rate £550 £581 £600
% change year-on-year -5.25% -3.25% +49.81%

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 10,133 4,156 12,199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.73% 16.08% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,259 2,902 8,430
10th Percentile £350 £313 £294
25th Percentile £450 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £530 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +6.00% - -
75th Percentile £625 £588 £600
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 68 258
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.50 £12.00
25th Percentile £16.00 £14.00 £14.67
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% -2.50% +14.29%
75th Percentile £42.50 £39.00 £35.56
90th Percentile £59.98 £49.13 £50.95
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £19.39 £21.00
% change year-on-year +18.62% -7.67% +20.00%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -132 82 £650 +8.33% 15
South West - 5 £523 -
Midlands -65 4 - - 5
North of England -80 4 £625 +22.55% 2
South East -94 4 £514 -10.69% 8
East Midlands - 3 - - 5
Yorkshire - 2 £519 -
East of England -46 1 £475 -26.92% 3
North West -51 1 £630 +23.53% 1
West Midlands -62 1 - -
North East - 1 - - 1
Istio
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 114 (96.61%) Kubernetes
2 86 (72.88%) DevOps
3 81 (68.64%) Terraform
4 70 (59.32%) Python
5 63 (53.39%) Docker
5 63 (53.39%) Jenkins
6 57 (48.31%) GCP
6 57 (48.31%) Git (software)
7 56 (47.46%) Ansible
8 47 (39.83%) Infrastructure as Code
9 45 (38.14%) Microservices
10 42 (35.59%) AWS
11 39 (33.05%) Azure
12 38 (32.20%) Bash Shell
12 38 (32.20%) Linux
12 38 (32.20%) Google
12 38 (32.20%) Prometheus
13 36 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
14 32 (27.12%) Finance
15 31 (26.27%) Go
16 30 (25.42%) Java
17 26 (22.03%) Kafka
18 25 (21.19%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 24 (20.34%) GitLab
19 24 (20.34%) Configuration Management
20 23 (19.49%) Splunk
20 23 (19.49%) Grafana
21 21 (17.80%) Consul
21 21 (17.80%) SC Cleared
21 21 (17.80%) Security Cleared

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 12 (10.17%) nginx
2 6 (5.08%) Confluence
2 6 (5.08%) Traefik
3 3 (2.54%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.85%) Apache
4 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 57 (48.31%) GCP
2 42 (35.59%) AWS
3 39 (33.05%) Azure
4 20 (16.95%) Amazon EKS
5 18 (15.25%) GitHub
6 9 (7.63%) OpenShift
7 8 (6.78%) Apigee
7 8 (6.78%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (5.93%) npm
8 7 (5.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (5.08%) Akamai
9 6 (5.08%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (5.08%) IaaS
9 6 (5.08%) PaaS
9 6 (5.08%) Serverless
10 5 (4.24%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 5 (4.24%) dbt
10 5 (4.24%) SaaS
11 4 (3.39%) Cloud Run
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.02%) Firewall
2 11 (9.32%) VPN
3 9 (7.63%) DNS
4 6 (5.08%) SSL
5 4 (3.39%) DHCP
5 4 (3.39%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.39%) VLAN
6 3 (2.54%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (2.54%) Network Security
7 2 (1.69%) DSL
8 1 (0.85%) HTTP
8 1 (0.85%) SSH
8 1 (0.85%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.32%) Relational Database
2 9 (7.63%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (6.78%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (6.78%) BigQuery
4 6 (5.08%) Big Data
4 6 (5.08%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.24%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (3.39%) Bigtable
6 4 (3.39%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.54%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (2.54%) HBase
7 3 (2.54%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.54%) Redis
8 2 (1.69%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.85%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.85%) KDB
9 1 (0.85%) MySQL
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.85%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 63 (53.39%) Jenkins
2 57 (48.31%) Git (software)
3 24 (20.34%) GitLab
4 13 (11.02%) Bitbucket
5 11 (9.32%) JIRA
6 10 (8.47%) Maven
7 8 (6.78%) Gradle
8 7 (5.93%) CircleCI
8 7 (5.93%) gulp
8 7 (5.93%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (5.93%) TeamCity
9 6 (5.08%) Spinnaker
10 5 (4.24%) Chocolatey
10 5 (4.24%) GoCD
10 5 (4.24%) Travis CI
11 4 (3.39%) SonarQube
12 3 (2.54%) Artifactory
13 2 (1.69%) Cucumber
13 2 (1.69%) Jasmine
13 2 (1.69%) JUnit
General
1 32 (27.12%) Finance
2 20 (16.95%) Social Skills
3 19 (16.10%) Public Sector
4 14 (11.86%) Telecoms
5 11 (9.32%) Banking
5 11 (9.32%) Electronics
5 11 (9.32%) Manufacturing
5 11 (9.32%) Marketing
6 7 (5.93%) Retail
7 5 (4.24%) Presentation Skills
8 4 (3.39%) Automotive
9 3 (2.54%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.85%) Front Office
10 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (49.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (16.10%) Cloud Engineer
3 15 (12.71%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 12 (10.17%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 10 (8.47%) Azure Engineer
5 10 (8.47%) Senior DevOps
5 10 (8.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 9 (7.63%) Architect
6 9 (7.63%) Site Engineer
7 7 (5.93%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.93%) Developer
7 7 (5.93%) Python Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) Azure DevOps
8 6 (5.08%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (4.24%) Consultant
9 5 (4.24%) Lead DevOps
9 5 (4.24%) Security Engineer
10 4 (3.39%) AWS DevOps
10 4 (3.39%) AWS Engineer
10 4 (3.39%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (22.03%) Kafka
2 14 (11.86%) Elastic Stack
3 13 (11.02%) REST
4 11 (9.32%) Node.js
5 9 (7.63%) GraphQL
6 7 (5.93%) .NET
6 7 (5.93%) JSON
6 7 (5.93%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (4.24%) Spring Boot
8 4 (3.39%) cloud-init
8 4 (3.39%) OAuth
8 4 (3.39%) RESTful
8 4 (3.39%) Spring
8 4 (3.39%) XML
9 3 (2.54%) ADO
9 3 (2.54%) Sensu
9 3 (2.54%) Web Services
10 2 (1.69%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.69%) HTML
10 2 (1.69%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.47%) PKI
2 9 (7.63%) Cloud Native
3 7 (5.93%) Clustering
3 7 (5.93%) Public Cloud
4 6 (5.08%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.24%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (4.24%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (3.39%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.54%) Blog
7 3 (2.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (2.54%) Legacy Systems
7 3 (2.54%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.69%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.69%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.85%) Equities
9 1 (0.85%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 38 (32.20%) Linux
2 8 (6.78%) Windows
3 6 (5.08%) CentOS
3 6 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (5.08%) Unix
4 3 (2.54%) VMS
5 2 (1.69%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (72.88%) DevOps
2 47 (39.83%) Infrastructure as Code
3 45 (38.14%) Microservices
4 36 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (21.19%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 24 (20.34%) Configuration Management
7 20 (16.95%) Continuous Deployment
7 20 (16.95%) Mentoring
8 16 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (13.56%) Test Automation
9 13 (11.02%) Analytics
10 12 (10.17%) Load Balancing
10 12 (10.17%) Visualisation
11 11 (9.32%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (9.32%) Digital Marketing
11 11 (9.32%) Programme Management
12 10 (8.47%) Open Source
12 10 (8.47%) Scrum
13 9 (7.63%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (7.63%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 70 (59.32%) Python
2 38 (32.20%) Bash Shell
3 31 (26.27%) Go
4 30 (25.42%) Java
5 18 (15.25%) Groovy
6 17 (14.41%) JavaScript
7 15 (12.71%) SQL
8 12 (10.17%) Ruby
8 12 (10.17%) Scala
9 11 (9.32%) Perl
9 11 (9.32%) PowerShell
10 6 (5.08%) C++
10 6 (5.08%) Shell Script
10 6 (5.08%) TypeScript
11 4 (3.39%) Rust
12 3 (2.54%) C#
13 2 (1.69%) C
13 2 (1.69%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (17.80%) SC Cleared
1 21 (17.80%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.24%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (4.24%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (4.24%) Degree
3 4 (3.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 4 (3.39%) CCSP
3 4 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.39%) CISSP
3 4 (3.39%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) NCSC
1 4 (3.39%) QA
2 3 (2.54%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.85%) HIPAA
System Software
1 63 (53.39%) Docker
2 9 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.93%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (5.08%) NFS
5 4 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.39%) vSphere
6 3 (2.54%) HDFS
6 3 (2.54%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 2 (1.69%) Ceph
8 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.85%) KVM
8 1 (0.85%) LXC
Systems Management
1 114 (96.61%) Kubernetes
2 81 (68.64%) Terraform
3 56 (47.46%) Ansible
4 38 (32.20%) Prometheus
5 23 (19.49%) Grafana
6 21 (17.80%) Consul
7 18 (15.25%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (11.86%) Puppet
9 13 (11.02%) Kibana
10 11 (9.32%) linkerd
10 11 (9.32%) Rancher
11 10 (8.47%) Fluentd
11 10 (8.47%) logstash
12 8 (6.78%) Packer
13 6 (5.08%) Argo
14 4 (3.39%) Docker Swarm
14 4 (3.39%) Graphite
14 4 (3.39%) HAProxy
14 4 (3.39%) Knative
14 4 (3.39%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 38 (32.20%) Google
2 23 (19.49%) Splunk
3 12 (10.17%) SAP
4 10 (8.47%) AppDynamics
4 10 (8.47%) VMware
5 8 (6.78%) Microsoft
5 8 (6.78%) Red Hat
6 6 (5.08%) Dynatrace
7 4 (3.39%) IBM
7 4 (3.39%) New Relic
7 4 (3.39%) PagerDuty
8 3 (2.54%) Cadence
8 3 (2.54%) Oracle
9 2 (1.69%) Cisco
10 1 (0.85%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.85%) Facebook
10 1 (0.85%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.85%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.85%) Synopsys