Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Elastic Stack skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Elastic Stack over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 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.

Elastic Stack (formerly ELK Stack - Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.43% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.62% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £441 - -
East of England median daily rate £525 £550 £415
% change year-on-year -4.55% +32.53% -17.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

Elastic Stack is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 433 326 296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 26.56% 23.12% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 201 174
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £239 £256 £263
90th Percentile £569 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £48.25 £15.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +221.67% -22.08% -8.05%
10th Percentile £18.90 £15.00 £11.78
90th Percentile £56.25 £15.00 £27.33
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +8.75% +11.11% -8.86%

Elastic Stack
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Elastic Stack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Elastic Stack in Hertfordshire

Elastic Stack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Elastic Stack in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Elastic Stack in Hertfordshire

Elastic Stack
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Elastic Stack in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Elastic Stack in Hertfordshire

Elastic Stack
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Elastic Stack within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. 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
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £413 -
Hatfield - 1 £525 -
Elastic Stack
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Elastic Stack 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Elastic Stack.

1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Python
1 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
1 5 (71.43%) OpenStack
1 5 (71.43%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (71.43%) Ansible
1 5 (71.43%) logstash
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
1 5 (71.43%) Kibana
2 4 (57.14%) Microservices
2 4 (57.14%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (57.14%) Stackdriver
2 4 (57.14%) HAProxy
2 4 (57.14%) New Relic
2 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) Big Data
2 4 (57.14%) nginx
2 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
2 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 4 (57.14%) Node.js
2 4 (57.14%) Splunk
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 4 (57.14%) Google
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing

Elastic Stack
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 5 (71.43%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (71.43%) OpenStack
2 4 (57.14%) nginx
3 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (57.14%) Stackdriver
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) HTTP
2 3 (42.86%) HTTPS
2 3 (42.86%) SSL
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Big Data
2 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) Artifactory
2 3 (42.86%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Dashboard Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Replication
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) CentOS
3 1 (14.29%) Debian
3 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 4 (57.14%) Microservices
3 3 (42.86%) Break/Fix
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Database Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Measurement
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) Protective Monitoring
3 3 (42.86%) Release Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Security Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Validation
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
1 5 (71.43%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) Ceph
2 1 (14.29%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Ansible
1 5 (71.43%) Kibana
1 5 (71.43%) logstash
1 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (57.14%) HAProxy
2 4 (57.14%) Puppet
3 2 (28.57%) Grafana
4 1 (14.29%) Graphite
4 1 (14.29%) Prometheus
4 1 (14.29%) Salt
4 1 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Google
1 4 (57.14%) New Relic
1 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
1 4 (57.14%) Splunk
2 3 (42.86%) F5
2 3 (42.86%) Percona
3 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) VMware