Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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.

Kubernetes (k8s)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 108 131 152
Rank change year-on-year +23 +21 +27
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 63 48 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.76% 1.27% 0.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.43% 7.62% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 39 12
Hampshire median daily rate £500 £500 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.99% +26.09%
10th Percentile £363 £400 £428
90th Percentile £600 £575 £574
South East median daily rate £525 £500 £474
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.49% -29.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £60.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £57.50 -
% change year-on-year -21.74% - -

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 507 630 514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 14.18% 16.73% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 375 316
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +0.63%
10th Percentile £303 £313 £255
90th Percentile £588 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 17
Hampshire median hourly rate £16.62 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.93% - -61.54%
10th Percentile £13.07 £10.50 £10.13
90th Percentile £36.60 £26.00 £45.25
South East median hourly rate £14.51 £19.00 £14.68
% change year-on-year -23.63% +29.47% -42.17%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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
Portsmouth - 13 £500 - 1
Basingstoke +14 11 £538 - 5
Winchester - 8 £575 -
Fleet -3 5 £475 -13.64%
Southampton -11 4 £500 +2.56% 2
Farnborough -5 3 £550 +33.33%
Fareham -6 1 £215 -46.25% 1
Romsey - 1 £525 - 1
Aldershot - 1 £230 -
Kubernetes
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 52 (82.54%) Docker
2 37 (58.73%) DevOps
3 30 (47.62%) Ansible
4 28 (44.44%) Java
5 24 (38.10%) Linux
6 22 (34.92%) Microsoft Azure
7 21 (33.33%) Python
7 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (30.16%) Puppet
9 18 (28.57%) Jenkins
9 18 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
9 18 (28.57%) Microservices
10 17 (26.98%) Amazon AWS
11 16 (25.40%) OpenShift
11 16 (25.40%) Scrum
12 15 (23.81%) Terraform
13 14 (22.22%) Kafka
14 12 (19.05%) Git (software)
14 12 (19.05%) Apache Spark
14 12 (19.05%) SC Cleared
14 12 (19.05%) Security Cleared
15 11 (17.46%) Red Hat
15 11 (17.46%) Apache
15 11 (17.46%) Analytics
16 10 (15.87%) Web Services
16 10 (15.87%) Configuration Management
16 10 (15.87%) Windows
16 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
16 10 (15.87%) Serverless
17 9 (14.29%) IBM

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 12 (19.05%) Apache Spark
2 11 (17.46%) Apache
3 4 (6.35%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.76%) Apache Qpid
4 3 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (4.76%) GemFire
4 3 (4.76%) JBoss
4 3 (4.76%) Jupyter
4 3 (4.76%) nginx
4 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.17%) Confluence
6 1 (1.59%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (34.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (26.98%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (25.40%) OpenShift
4 10 (15.87%) Serverless
5 9 (14.29%) GitHub
6 8 (12.70%) IBM Cloud
6 8 (12.70%) PaaS
7 7 (11.11%) IaaS
8 4 (6.35%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (6.35%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (6.35%) Azure Functions
9 3 (4.76%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (4.76%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (4.76%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (4.76%) Amazon S3
9 3 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (3.17%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (3.17%) BlazeMeter
11 1 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) SSL
2 5 (7.94%) DSL
3 4 (6.35%) Kerberos
3 4 (6.35%) Multicast
4 3 (4.76%) DNS
5 1 (1.59%) FTP
5 1 (1.59%) HTTP
5 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) Big Data
1 9 (14.29%) MySQL
2 7 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 7 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.94%) MariaDB
3 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.35%) Apache Hive
4 4 (6.35%) InfluxDB
4 4 (6.35%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.35%) OpenTSDB
4 4 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (6.35%) Sqoop
5 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2017
6 2 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.17%) HBase
7 1 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.59%) Redis
7 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 12 (19.05%) Git (software)
3 8 (12.70%) Travis CI
4 7 (11.11%) Selenium
5 6 (9.52%) Cucumber
6 5 (7.94%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (6.35%) Protractor
8 3 (4.76%) Artifactory
8 3 (4.76%) GitLab
8 3 (4.76%) Gradle
8 3 (4.76%) JIRA
8 3 (4.76%) Liquibase
9 2 (3.17%) Bitbucket
9 2 (3.17%) gulp
9 2 (3.17%) InstallAnywhere
9 2 (3.17%) JMeter
9 2 (3.17%) Maven
9 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (1.59%) Babel
10 1 (1.59%) webpack
General
1 7 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (3.17%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Military
2 2 (3.17%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Legal
3 1 (1.59%) Police
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (22.22%) Developer
1 14 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (15.87%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.70%) Consultant
4 7 (11.11%) Data Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Architect
6 4 (6.35%) DevOps Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Azure Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Big Data Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Middleware Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Azure Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Azure DevOps
8 2 (3.17%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Big Data Software Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) CRM Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.22%) Kafka
2 10 (15.87%) Web Services
3 8 (12.70%) Spring
4 6 (9.52%) RESTful
4 6 (9.52%) SOAP
5 5 (7.94%) .NET
5 5 (7.94%) Hibernate
5 5 (7.94%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (7.94%) Spring Security
6 4 (6.35%) AngularJS
6 4 (6.35%) WireMock
6 4 (6.35%) XML
7 3 (4.76%) Apache Avro
7 3 (4.76%) Apache Camel
7 3 (4.76%) Apache NiFi
7 3 (4.76%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (4.76%) Middleware
7 3 (4.76%) Node.js
7 3 (4.76%) XSLT
8 2 (3.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) Cloud Native
2 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.17%) DataPower
3 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.10%) Linux
2 10 (15.87%) Windows
3 6 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.35%) Unix
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (58.73%) DevOps
2 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (28.57%) Microservices
4 16 (25.40%) Scrum
5 11 (17.46%) Analytics
6 10 (15.87%) Configuration Management
7 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
8 7 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure as Code
9 6 (9.52%) Kanban
9 6 (9.52%) MVC
9 6 (9.52%) Telematics
10 5 (7.94%) ITIL
11 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (6.35%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (6.35%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (6.35%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (6.35%) Test Automation
11 4 (6.35%) The Twelve-Factor App
11 4 (6.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (44.44%) Java
2 21 (33.33%) Python
3 9 (14.29%) SQL
4 8 (12.70%) Go
5 5 (7.94%) Bash Shell
5 5 (7.94%) Groovy
5 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.94%) Perl
6 4 (6.35%) C#
7 3 (4.76%) C++
7 3 (4.76%) Java 8
7 3 (4.76%) Korn
7 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.17%) C
8 2 (3.17%) ES6
8 2 (3.17%) R
8 2 (3.17%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.59%) Ruby
9 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 12 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.76%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) Master's Degree
2 3 (4.76%) RHCSA
3 1 (1.59%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.59%) MCSA
3 1 (1.59%) MCSE
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.17%) GDPR
2 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 52 (82.54%) Docker
2 4 (6.35%) Apache Flume
2 4 (6.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.59%) Ceph
4 1 (1.59%) HDFS
4 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 30 (47.62%) Ansible
2 19 (30.16%) Puppet
3 18 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (23.81%) Terraform
5 4 (6.35%) Consul
5 4 (6.35%) Mesos
5 4 (6.35%) Prometheus
6 3 (4.76%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.59%) Ambari
7 1 (1.59%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.59%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) Red Hat
2 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
3 9 (14.29%) IBM
4 5 (7.94%) Oracle
5 4 (6.35%) Google
5 4 (6.35%) Splunk
6 3 (4.76%) Atlassian
7 2 (3.17%) VMware
8 1 (1.59%) Cisco
8 1 (1.59%) Databricks
8 1 (1.59%) Dell
8 1 (1.59%) EMC
8 1 (1.59%) NetApp
8 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.59%) Sonatype