Period
to 27 February 2020

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 27 February 2020 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
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 61 104 135
Rank change year-on-year +43 +31 +30
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 85 88 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.20% 2.27% 0.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.41% 12.09% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 48 19
Hampshire median daily rate £500 £488 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +0.52% +10.86%
10th Percentile £395 £400 £426
90th Percentile £625 £631 £628
South East median daily rate £500 £515 £500
% change year-on-year -2.91% +3.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £47.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 - -

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 438 728 556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 16.47% 18.77% 15.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 468 322
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £324 £306 £281
90th Percentile £580 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £445
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 18 11
Hampshire median hourly rate £26.50 £32.88 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.41% +64.41% -2.44%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.85 £15.11
90th Percentile £49.50 £63.75 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £23.41 £14.00 £16.11
% change year-on-year +67.21% -13.08% -17.40%

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 27 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Hampshire

Kubernetes
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 27 February 2020. 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 +17 27 £575 +4.55% 13
Southampton +17 21 £500 -31.03% 3
Portsmouth +18 8 £600 +50.00% 5
Winchester +5 6 £400 - 2
Fareham +12 4 £500 -5.66%
Farnborough +20 3 £425 -15.00% 3
Aldershot - 2 £563 - 2
Hook - 1 - -
Kubernetes
South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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 63 (74.12%) Docker
2 57 (67.06%) DevOps
3 44 (51.76%) Linux
4 35 (41.18%) Python
5 33 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (38.82%) Azure
6 28 (32.94%) Ansible
6 28 (32.94%) Security Cleared
7 26 (30.59%) AWS
8 24 (28.24%) Jenkins
8 24 (28.24%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (25.88%) Scrum
9 22 (25.88%) Terraform
10 21 (24.71%) SC Cleared
10 21 (24.71%) Microservices
11 20 (23.53%) Git (software)
11 20 (23.53%) Kanban
11 20 (23.53%) Selenium
12 19 (22.35%) GitHub
13 18 (21.18%) Test Automation
13 18 (21.18%) Windows
13 18 (21.18%) Java
14 17 (20.00%) Configuration Management
15 16 (18.82%) C#
15 16 (18.82%) Puppet
15 16 (18.82%) Continuous Delivery
16 15 (17.65%) Software Delivery
16 15 (17.65%) SQL
16 15 (17.65%) Web Services
16 15 (17.65%) JIRA

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 11 (12.94%) Confluence
2 4 (4.71%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.71%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (4.71%) GemFire
2 4 (4.71%) nginx
2 4 (4.71%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.71%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.18%) Apache
4 1 (1.18%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Spatial
Cloud Services
1 33 (38.82%) Azure
2 26 (30.59%) AWS
3 19 (22.35%) GitHub
4 11 (12.94%) GCP
5 10 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (8.24%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (8.24%) Amazon ECS
6 7 (8.24%) Amazon S3
6 7 (8.24%) SaaS
7 6 (7.06%) BlazeMeter
7 6 (7.06%) Serverless
8 4 (4.71%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (4.71%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (4.71%) Amazon Kinesis
8 4 (4.71%) OpenShift
9 3 (3.53%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (3.53%) AWS CodeDeploy
9 3 (3.53%) AWS Fargate
9 3 (3.53%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (3.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) DNS
2 5 (5.88%) DSL
2 5 (5.88%) Firewall
3 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.53%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (2.35%) BGP
5 2 (2.35%) HTTP
5 2 (2.35%) LAN
5 2 (2.35%) SNMP
5 2 (2.35%) SSL
5 2 (2.35%) VLAN
5 2 (2.35%) WAN
6 1 (1.18%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.18%) FTP
6 1 (1.18%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.18%) Network Security
6 1 (1.18%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.18%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.47%) MariaDB
2 11 (12.94%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.06%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (7.06%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.71%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.53%) MySQL
7 2 (2.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.35%) Big Data
7 2 (2.35%) Power BI
7 2 (2.35%) Redis
8 1 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 24 (28.24%) Jenkins
2 20 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 20 (23.53%) Selenium
3 15 (17.65%) JIRA
4 14 (16.47%) Cucumber
4 14 (16.47%) GitLab
5 6 (7.06%) JMeter
6 5 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (4.71%) Gradle
7 4 (4.71%) Liquibase
7 4 (4.71%) Protractor
8 3 (3.53%) Travis CI
9 2 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.35%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (2.35%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.18%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.18%) Geb
10 1 (1.18%) Maven
10 1 (1.18%) Spock
General
1 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.35%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.18%) Finance
3 1 (1.18%) Marketing
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (49.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (10.59%) Developer
3 6 (7.06%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (7.06%) Senior DevOps
3 6 (7.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 5 (5.88%) Administrator
4 5 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 4 (4.71%) .NET Developer
5 4 (4.71%) Architect
5 4 (4.71%) Consultant
5 4 (4.71%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (4.71%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 4 (4.71%) Performance Test Leader
5 4 (4.71%) Test Leader
6 3 (3.53%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (3.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (3.53%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (3.53%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (3.53%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.65%) Web Services
2 12 (14.12%) .NET
3 9 (10.59%) .NET Core
3 9 (10.59%) REST
3 9 (10.59%) Swagger
4 7 (8.24%) AngularJS
4 7 (8.24%) Middleware
5 6 (7.06%) Kafka
5 6 (7.06%) OAuth
5 6 (7.06%) SOAP
6 5 (5.88%) WireMock
7 4 (4.71%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (4.71%) LDAP
7 4 (4.71%) LEMP Stack
7 4 (4.71%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (4.71%) RESTful
8 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (3.53%) Node.js
9 2 (2.35%) CSS
9 2 (2.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) Public Cloud
2 5 (5.88%) IVR
3 4 (4.71%) Cloud Native
4 3 (3.53%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.35%) BeagleBone
5 2 (2.35%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.35%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.18%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 44 (51.76%) Linux
2 18 (21.18%) Windows
3 8 (9.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (7.06%) CentOS
4 6 (7.06%) Ubuntu
5 5 (5.88%) Windows Server
6 4 (4.71%) CoreOS
6 4 (4.71%) Unix
7 2 (2.35%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (2.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (67.06%) DevOps
2 33 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (28.24%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (25.88%) Scrum
5 21 (24.71%) Microservices
6 20 (23.53%) Kanban
7 18 (21.18%) Test Automation
8 17 (20.00%) Configuration Management
9 16 (18.82%) Continuous Delivery
10 15 (17.65%) Software Delivery
11 11 (12.94%) Software Engineering
12 10 (11.76%) ITIL
12 10 (11.76%) Release Management
13 8 (9.41%) BDD
13 8 (9.41%) High Availability
14 7 (8.24%) Auto-Scaling
15 6 (7.06%) Deployment Automation
15 6 (7.06%) Performance Testing
16 5 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
16 5 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (41.18%) Python
2 18 (21.18%) Java
3 16 (18.82%) C#
4 15 (17.65%) SQL
5 14 (16.47%) Bash Shell
6 6 (7.06%) Groovy
7 5 (5.88%) Go
7 5 (5.88%) Perl
7 5 (5.88%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.88%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.71%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.71%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.53%) F#
10 2 (2.35%) C
11 1 (1.18%) Java 8
11 1 (1.18%) Julia
11 1 (1.18%) Korn
11 1 (1.18%) Ruby
11 1 (1.18%) Scala
11 1 (1.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (32.94%) Security Cleared
2 21 (24.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.18%) MCSA
3 1 (1.18%) MCSE
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) QA
System Software
1 63 (74.12%) Docker
2 5 (5.88%) NFS
3 4 (4.71%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.53%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.53%) vSphere
5 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.18%) Postfix
6 1 (1.18%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 28 (32.94%) Ansible
2 22 (25.88%) Terraform
3 16 (18.82%) Puppet
4 7 (8.24%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (7.06%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (2.35%) Grafana
6 2 (2.35%) Packer
6 2 (2.35%) Prometheus
6 2 (2.35%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.18%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.18%) Kibana
7 1 (1.18%) Nagios
7 1 (1.18%) Sysdig
7 1 (1.18%) yum
Vendors
1 14 (16.47%) Atlassian
2 12 (14.12%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.59%) ServiceNow
4 6 (7.06%) Google
5 5 (5.88%) Oracle
5 5 (5.88%) VMware
6 2 (2.35%) Dell
6 2 (2.35%) EMC
6 2 (2.35%) Splunk
7 1 (1.18%) ESRI
7 1 (1.18%) F5
7 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.18%) Snow