Period
to 20 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Kubernetes skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Kubernetes over the 6 months to 20 March 2019 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.

Google Kubernetes (K8s)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 140 163
Rank change year-on-year +40 +23 -
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 90 26 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.37% 0.72% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.99% 4.41% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 17 1
Hampshire median daily rate £515 £490 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.10% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £400 £438 £419
90th Percentile £625 £630 £456
South East median daily rate £519 £485 £438
% change year-on-year +6.96% +10.86% -20.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Kubernetes 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 Hampshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 693 589 514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 18.22% 16.21% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 336 343
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.80% +0.63% +5.26%
10th Percentile £303 £300 £261
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +8.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 17
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.27 £20.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +111.33% -2.44% +17.14%
10th Percentile £12.91 £15.11 £12.30
90th Percentile £63.75 £47.50 £74.34
South East median hourly rate £13.85 £15.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.67% -18.92% -40.13%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Kubernetes as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Hampshire

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Kubernetes in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Kubernetes in Hampshire

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes in Hampshire over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Hampshire

Kubernetes
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 20 March 2019. 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
Basingstoke - 33 £600 - 2
Romsey - 10 £525 - 2
Southampton - 10 £725 - 5
Fleet -9 9 £400 -23.81%
Winchester -1 4 - - 1
Farnborough - 3 £500 - 4
Portsmouth - 3 £400 - 1
Fareham -6 2 £530 +32.50%
Andover - 1 £438 -
Kubernetes
South East

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Kubernetes 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 66 (73.33%) Docker
2 52 (57.78%) DevOps
3 48 (53.33%) Jenkins
3 48 (53.33%) Linux
4 46 (51.11%) Ansible
5 44 (48.89%) Security Cleared
6 42 (46.67%) SC Cleared
6 42 (46.67%) Puppet
7 37 (41.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 37 (41.11%) Amazon AWS
8 35 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (37.78%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (36.67%) Java
11 31 (34.44%) Python
12 30 (33.33%) Configuration Management
12 30 (33.33%) Git (software)
13 27 (30.00%) Microservices
13 27 (30.00%) Apache Spark
14 25 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
14 25 (27.78%) GitHub
14 25 (27.78%) Analytics
14 25 (27.78%) Scrum
14 25 (27.78%) Windows
15 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
15 24 (26.67%) Selenium
15 24 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
16 23 (25.56%) Continuous Delivery
16 23 (25.56%) Atlassian
17 22 (24.44%) Auto-Scaling
17 22 (24.44%) Big Data

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 27 (30.00%) Apache Spark
2 24 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (23.33%) Apache
4 15 (16.67%) Apache Qpid
4 15 (16.67%) Jupyter
5 11 (12.22%) Confluence
6 9 (10.00%) JBoss
7 3 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 37 (41.11%) Amazon AWS
1 37 (41.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (27.78%) GitHub
3 19 (21.11%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (17.78%) OpenShift
5 10 (11.11%) Serverless
6 9 (10.00%) Azure Functions
6 9 (10.00%) Azure Machine Learning
7 8 (8.89%) Data Lake Analytics
8 6 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (6.67%) PaaS
9 3 (3.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (3.33%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (3.33%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (3.33%) Amazon S3
9 3 (3.33%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (3.33%) Datadog
9 3 (3.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) SSL
2 4 (4.44%) DSL
3 1 (1.11%) DNS
3 1 (1.11%) Firewall
3 1 (1.11%) HTTP
3 1 (1.11%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.11%) LAN
3 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.44%) Big Data
2 19 (21.11%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
4 16 (17.78%) NoSQL
5 10 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (11.11%) Hadoop
6 9 (10.00%) Cosmos DB
6 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (8.89%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 8 (8.89%) Azure SQL Database
7 8 (8.89%) Data Lake
7 8 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (8.89%) HDInsight
7 8 (8.89%) Neo4j
8 5 (5.56%) MariaDB
9 3 (3.33%) MongoDB
9 3 (3.33%) RDBMS
9 3 (3.33%) Redis
9 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
10 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 48 (53.33%) Jenkins
2 30 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 24 (26.67%) Selenium
4 16 (17.78%) JIRA
5 14 (15.56%) Subversion
6 6 (6.67%) Artifactory
6 6 (6.67%) GitLab
6 6 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (4.44%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (3.33%) Gradle
8 3 (3.33%) gulp
8 3 (3.33%) Protractor
8 3 (3.33%) SonarQube
8 3 (3.33%) TeamCity
8 3 (3.33%) Vagrant
9 2 (2.22%) CA Release Automation
9 2 (2.22%) Maven
10 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.11%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (6.67%) Retail
2 3 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.11%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (41.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (16.67%) Big Data Engineer
2 15 (16.67%) Data Engineer
3 13 (14.44%) Software Engineer
4 10 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
4 10 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) Big Data Software Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) Developer
7 7 (7.78%) AWS DevOps
7 7 (7.78%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Administrator
8 5 (5.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Azure DevOps
8 5 (5.56%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Elasticsearch Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Java Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.22%) Kafka
2 15 (16.67%) Apache Avro
2 15 (16.67%) Apache Camel
2 15 (16.67%) Apache NiFi
2 15 (16.67%) XML
2 15 (16.67%) XSLT
3 7 (7.78%) Middleware
3 7 (7.78%) Spring
4 6 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (6.67%) Node.js
5 5 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 5 (5.56%) Spring Boot
6 3 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (3.33%) WireMock
7 2 (2.22%) CSS
7 2 (2.22%) CSS3
7 2 (2.22%) Flask
7 2 (2.22%) HTML5
7 2 (2.22%) React
7 2 (2.22%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Data Centre
1 7 (7.78%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.11%) Blog
2 1 (1.11%) Cloud Native
2 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.11%) Industrial Internet of Things
2 1 (1.11%) NHS
2 1 (1.11%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.11%) User Experience
2 1 (1.11%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 48 (53.33%) Linux
2 25 (27.78%) Windows
3 8 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.33%) DC/OS
5 2 (2.22%) CentOS
5 2 (2.22%) Unix
6 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (57.78%) DevOps
2 35 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (37.78%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 27 (30.00%) Microservices
6 25 (27.78%) Analytics
6 25 (27.78%) Scrum
7 23 (25.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 22 (24.44%) Auto-Scaling
9 20 (22.22%) Software Delivery
10 19 (21.11%) High Availability
10 19 (21.11%) Kanban
11 18 (20.00%) Release Management
11 18 (20.00%) Software Engineering
12 17 (18.89%) ITIL
13 15 (16.67%) Test Automation
14 9 (10.00%) Machine Learning
15 8 (8.89%) Deep Learning
15 8 (8.89%) Migration
15 8 (8.89%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (36.67%) Java
2 31 (34.44%) Python
3 15 (16.67%) C++
4 12 (13.33%) SQL
5 10 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 8 (8.89%) U-SQL
7 7 (7.78%) C#
8 5 (5.56%) Scala
9 4 (4.44%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.44%) C
9 4 (4.44%) Groovy
10 3 (3.33%) Korn
10 3 (3.33%) Perl
11 2 (2.22%) Go
12 1 (1.11%) Java 8
12 1 (1.11%) PHP
12 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 44 (48.89%) Security Cleared
2 42 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.56%) RHCSA
4 2 (2.22%) Degree
5 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 66 (73.33%) Docker
2 4 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (4.44%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.33%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.11%) KVM
4 1 (1.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 46 (51.11%) Ansible
2 42 (46.67%) Puppet
3 25 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (18.89%) Terraform
5 4 (4.44%) HAProxy
6 3 (3.33%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (3.33%) Kibana
6 3 (3.33%) Packer
7 1 (1.11%) Ambari
7 1 (1.11%) Consul
7 1 (1.11%) Grafana
7 1 (1.11%) logstash
7 1 (1.11%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.11%) Salt
7 1 (1.11%) Sysdig
7 1 (1.11%) Uchiwa
7 1 (1.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 23 (25.56%) Atlassian
3 13 (14.44%) Red Hat
4 10 (11.11%) ServiceNow
5 9 (10.00%) Databricks
6 6 (6.67%) Oracle
6 6 (6.67%) VMware
7 4 (4.44%) Google
7 4 (4.44%) Splunk
8 3 (3.33%) New Relic
9 2 (2.22%) AppDynamics
9 2 (2.22%) SAP
10 1 (1.11%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 1 (1.11%) SaltStack