Period
to 13 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Istio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Istio over the 6 months to 13 April 2021 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.

Istio
England > London
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 369 409 549
Rank change year-on-year +40 +140 -
Contract jobs citing Istio 58 51 65
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.54% 1.35% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 44 51
10th Percentile £475 £525 £431
25th Percentile £528 £559 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £600 £600
75th Percentile £675 £638 £675
90th Percentile £889 £700 "
England median daily rate £565 £600 £575
% change year-on-year -5.83% +4.35% -

Istio 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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 3,775 3,775 6,880
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.43% 15.39% 16.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,826 2,784 5,003
10th Percentile £400 £320 £363
25th Percentile £461 £450 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £625 £625 £625
90th Percentile £700 £688 £688
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 40 75
10th Percentile £12.67 £12.42 £15.50
25th Percentile £15.03 £12.44 £17.66
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.50 £22.00
Median % change year-on-year +17.95% -11.36% -8.08%
75th Percentile £51.75 £26.75 £36.67
90th Percentile £68.00 £47.31 £49.76
England median hourly rate £22.75 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +30.00% -2.78% +3.27%

Istio
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Istio as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Istio in London

Istio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Istio in London.

Daily rate trend for Istio in London

Istio
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Istio in London over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Istio in London

Istio
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Istio within the London region over the 6 months to 13 April 2021. 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
Central London +39 7 £625 +4.17% 3
West London - 1 - -
Istio
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Istio 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 London region with a requirement for Istio.

1 56 (96.55%) Kubernetes
2 41 (70.69%) DevOps
3 28 (48.28%) Java
4 25 (43.10%) GCP
5 23 (39.66%) Terraform
6 21 (36.21%) Python
7 20 (34.48%) AWS
8 17 (29.31%) Finance
8 17 (29.31%) Jenkins
9 16 (27.59%) Cloud Native
9 16 (27.59%) Git (software)
9 16 (27.59%) Node.js
10 15 (25.86%) Docker
11 14 (24.14%) Ansible
11 14 (24.14%) Amazon EKS
11 14 (24.14%) Amazon ECS
11 14 (24.14%) Google
12 13 (22.41%) Groovy
13 12 (20.69%) Open Source
13 12 (20.69%) Infrastructure as Code
13 12 (20.69%) Go
13 12 (20.69%) Mentoring
13 12 (20.69%) Microservices
14 11 (18.97%) Maven
15 10 (17.24%) Linux
15 10 (17.24%) Azure
15 10 (17.24%) AWS Fargate
16 9 (15.52%) Virtual Machines
16 9 (15.52%) CircleCI
16 9 (15.52%) Travis CI

Istio
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 9 (15.52%) nginx
2 3 (5.17%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.45%) Confluence
4 1 (1.72%) Apache
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.72%) Traefik
Cloud Services
1 25 (43.10%) GCP
2 20 (34.48%) AWS
3 14 (24.14%) Amazon ECS
3 14 (24.14%) Amazon EKS
4 10 (17.24%) AWS Fargate
4 10 (17.24%) Azure
5 9 (15.52%) GitHub
5 9 (15.52%) npm
6 6 (10.34%) OpenShift
7 4 (6.90%) Serverless
8 2 (3.45%) Apigee
8 2 (3.45%) Datadog
9 1 (1.72%) AWS Direct Connect
9 1 (1.72%) Google App Engine
9 1 (1.72%) SaaS
9 1 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) Calico
2 3 (5.17%) Firewall
3 2 (3.45%) Network Security
4 1 (1.72%) VPN
4 1 (1.72%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) BigQuery
2 5 (8.62%) MySQL
3 4 (6.90%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.17%) Redis
4 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.45%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.72%) Big Data
6 1 (1.72%) Bigtable
6 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.72%) Looker
6 1 (1.72%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.72%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 17 (29.31%) Jenkins
2 16 (27.59%) Git (software)
3 11 (18.97%) Maven
4 9 (15.52%) CircleCI
4 9 (15.52%) Gradle
4 9 (15.52%) gulp
4 9 (15.52%) Travis CI
5 8 (13.79%) GitLab
6 5 (8.62%) TeamCity
7 4 (6.90%) git-flow
8 3 (5.17%) JIRA
9 2 (3.45%) Artifactory
9 2 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (1.72%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.72%) Cypress.io
10 1 (1.72%) MLflow
10 1 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 17 (29.31%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Law
3 3 (5.17%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.72%) Electronics
4 1 (1.72%) Front Office
4 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (29.31%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 11 (18.97%) Architect
4 9 (15.52%) AWS DevOps
4 9 (15.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Lead DevOps
6 6 (10.34%) Lead Architect
7 5 (8.62%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Cloud Architect
9 3 (5.17%) Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (5.17%) Java Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Platform Architect
10 2 (3.45%) Database Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Lead Cloud Architect
10 2 (3.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Site Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.59%) Node.js
2 7 (12.07%) REST
3 5 (8.62%) Kafka
3 5 (8.62%) Web Services
4 4 (6.90%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (6.90%) OAuth
4 4 (6.90%) OAuth2
4 4 (6.90%) React
5 3 (5.17%) OpenID
5 3 (5.17%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (3.45%) GraphQL
6 2 (3.45%) JSON
6 2 (3.45%) Sensu
6 2 (3.45%) YAML
7 1 (1.72%) .NET Core
7 1 (1.72%) Apache Avro
7 1 (1.72%) Apache Beam
7 1 (1.72%) Apollo GraphQL
7 1 (1.72%) Protocol Buffers
7 1 (1.72%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Cloud Native
2 4 (6.90%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (6.90%) Private Cloud
2 4 (6.90%) Public Cloud
3 3 (5.17%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.17%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.45%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Linux
2 8 (13.79%) Unix
3 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (70.69%) DevOps
2 12 (20.69%) Infrastructure as Code
2 12 (20.69%) Mentoring
2 12 (20.69%) Microservices
2 12 (20.69%) Open Source
3 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Automation
4 5 (8.62%) Kanban
4 5 (8.62%) Migration
4 5 (8.62%) Scrum
4 5 (8.62%) Use Case
5 4 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (6.90%) Network Virtualisation
5 4 (6.90%) Project Delivery
6 3 (5.17%) Fintech
6 3 (5.17%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 3 (5.17%) Test Automation
7 2 (3.45%) Analytics
7 2 (3.45%) Coaching
7 2 (3.45%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 28 (48.28%) Java
2 21 (36.21%) Python
3 13 (22.41%) Groovy
4 12 (20.69%) Go
5 9 (15.52%) JavaScript
6 8 (13.79%) SQL
7 7 (12.07%) Bash Shell
7 7 (12.07%) C++
8 5 (8.62%) Kotlin
8 5 (8.62%) Rust
8 5 (8.62%) Scala
9 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
10 3 (5.17%) C#
10 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
11 2 (3.45%) C
11 2 (3.45%) Ruby
12 1 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) Degree
1 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 15 (25.86%) Docker
2 9 (15.52%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.90%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 56 (96.55%) Kubernetes
2 23 (39.66%) Terraform
3 14 (24.14%) Ansible
4 9 (15.52%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (13.79%) Argo
6 6 (10.34%) Prometheus
7 5 (8.62%) Grafana
8 4 (6.90%) Knative
9 3 (5.17%) linkerd
9 3 (5.17%) Puppet
10 2 (3.45%) Nagios
10 2 (3.45%) Rancher
11 1 (1.72%) Consul
11 1 (1.72%) Fluentd
11 1 (1.72%) Kibana
11 1 (1.72%) logstash
11 1 (1.72%) Mesos
11 1 (1.72%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) Google
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.90%) F5
3 4 (6.90%) VMware
4 2 (3.45%) Cadence
4 2 (3.45%) New Relic
4 2 (3.45%) Splunk
5 1 (1.72%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.72%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.72%) Confluent
5 1 (1.72%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.72%) SAP