Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Elastic Stack 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.45% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.68% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 - -
East of England median daily rate £575 £550 £463
% change year-on-year +4.55% +18.92% -7.50%
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 416 326 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 26.55% 25.51% 18.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 225 157
Hertfordshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £246 £288
90th Percentile £560 £575 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +7.78% +4.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.33% +42.86% -51.65%
10th Percentile £12.60 £15.00 £8.48
90th Percentile £56.25 £15.00 £31.55
East of England median hourly rate £35.25 £40.00 £33.05
% change year-on-year -11.88% +21.03% -8.83%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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%) TCP/IP
1 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
1 5 (71.43%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (71.43%) logstash
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
1 5 (71.43%) Kibana
2 4 (57.14%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (57.14%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (57.14%) Ansible
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (57.14%) Protective Monitoring
2 4 (57.14%) OpenStack
2 4 (57.14%) Percona
2 4 (57.14%) Artifactory
2 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) CentOS
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) nginx
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) SSL
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 4 (57.14%) Google
2 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing

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