Period
to

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 17 May 2022 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
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 460 392 386
Rank change year-on-year -68 -6 +172
Contract jobs citing Istio 126 69 47
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.88% 1.64% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 53 40
10th Percentile £504 £418 £525
25th Percentile £556 £525 £563
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £635 £625 £600
Median % change year-on-year +1.60% +4.17% -
75th Percentile £709 £713 £650
90th Percentile £788 £858 £701
England median daily rate £625 £550 £600
% change year-on-year +13.64% -8.33% -

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 6,685 4,208 3,313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.35% 17.70% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,084 3,133 2,429
10th Percentile £425 £400 £343
25th Percentile £513 £463 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% -
75th Percentile £700 £625 £615
90th Percentile £794 £702 £700
England median daily rate £575 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +12.20% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 13 35
10th Percentile £14.93 £15.01 £12.42
25th Percentile £22.50 £22.25 £12.60
Median hourly rate £23.91 £40.00 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year -40.23% +110.53% -15.56%
75th Percentile £36.25 £65.00 £26.75
90th Percentile £78.75 £68.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £18.85
% change year-on-year -10.42% +27.32% +1.89%

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 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -39 3 - - 3
Istio
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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.

1 122 (96.83%) Kubernetes
2 85 (67.46%) CI/CD
3 82 (65.08%) DevOps
4 75 (59.52%) Terraform
5 64 (50.79%) Jenkins
6 61 (48.41%) Docker
7 51 (40.48%) Microservices
8 47 (37.30%) Java
8 47 (37.30%) Python
9 44 (34.92%) Ansible
10 43 (34.13%) GitLab
11 36 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
12 35 (27.78%) Agile
12 35 (27.78%) Azure
13 33 (26.19%) Git (software)
14 32 (25.40%) AWS
15 30 (23.81%) GCP
16 29 (23.02%) SQL
16 29 (23.02%) Linux
16 29 (23.02%) Finance
17 28 (22.22%) Kafka
18 27 (21.43%) Splunk
19 26 (20.63%) Bash
20 25 (19.84%) Prometheus
20 25 (19.84%) Amazon EKS
20 25 (19.84%) Social Skills
21 24 (19.05%) Cloud Native
22 23 (18.25%) nginx
22 23 (18.25%) Groovy
22 23 (18.25%) Maven

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 23 (18.25%) nginx
2 11 (8.73%) Traefik
3 9 (7.14%) Apache Airflow
4 6 (4.76%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.17%) Confluence
6 3 (2.38%) Apache
6 3 (2.38%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 35 (27.78%) Azure
2 32 (25.40%) AWS
3 30 (23.81%) GCP
4 25 (19.84%) Amazon EKS
5 19 (15.08%) OpenShift
6 16 (12.70%) GitHub
7 15 (11.90%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 13 (10.32%) npm
9 13 (10.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 12 (9.52%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (8.73%) Azure Monitor
12 9 (7.14%) Azure Key Vault
13 8 (6.35%) Amazon S3
14 6 (4.76%) Amazon ECS
14 6 (4.76%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 6 (4.76%) Azure Data Factory
14 6 (4.76%) Azure Synapse Analytics
15 5 (3.97%) Datadog
15 5 (3.97%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.67%) Firewall
2 12 (9.52%) DNS
3 11 (8.73%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.59%) HTTP
4 2 (1.59%) SSL
5 1 (0.79%) DHCP
5 1 (0.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.79%) Internet
5 1 (0.79%) Network Security
5 1 (0.79%) RTP
5 1 (0.79%) SAN
5 1 (0.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.52%) Azure SQL Database
2 9 (7.14%) Big Data
2 9 (7.14%) Delta Lake
2 9 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.17%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.38%) BigQuery
5 3 (2.38%) MySQL
5 3 (2.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.59%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.79%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.79%) Power BI
7 1 (0.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 64 (50.79%) Jenkins
2 43 (34.13%) GitLab
3 33 (26.19%) Git (software)
4 23 (18.25%) Maven
5 16 (12.70%) Sonatype Nexus
6 15 (11.90%) Gradle
7 13 (10.32%) SonarQube
8 12 (9.52%) CircleCI
9 11 (8.73%) Artifactory
10 10 (7.94%) gulp
10 10 (7.94%) Travis CI
11 5 (3.97%) Bitbucket
11 5 (3.97%) JIRA
12 4 (3.17%) Jaeger
12 4 (3.17%) Terragrunt
13 2 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 1 (0.79%) Cucumber
14 1 (0.79%) JUnit
14 1 (0.79%) Mockito
14 1 (0.79%) Selenium
General
1 29 (23.02%) Finance
2 25 (19.84%) Social Skills
3 19 (15.08%) Banking
4 15 (11.90%) Public Sector
5 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.59%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.59%) Retail
7 1 (0.79%) Billing
7 1 (0.79%) Electronics
7 1 (0.79%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Legal
7 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.79%) Marketing
7 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.79%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (46.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (15.08%) Developer
3 16 (12.70%) Java Developer
4 15 (11.90%) Architect
5 13 (10.32%) AWS Engineer
5 13 (10.32%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 11 (8.73%) AWS DevOps
6 11 (8.73%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 8 (6.35%) Azure DevOps
7 8 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (6.35%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 7 (5.56%) Kubernetes Architect
8 7 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.76%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Java Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Platform Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.76%) Senior DevOps
10 5 (3.97%) Cloud Developer
10 5 (3.97%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (22.22%) Kafka
2 21 (16.67%) Spring Boot
3 19 (15.08%) Spring
4 11 (8.73%) cloud-init
5 8 (6.35%) Elastic Stack
6 7 (5.56%) Node.js
7 6 (4.76%) Hibernate
8 5 (3.97%) JMS
8 5 (3.97%) Spring Cloud
9 4 (3.17%) HTML
9 4 (3.17%) OpenTelemetry
9 4 (3.17%) RESTful
10 3 (2.38%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.38%) Apache NiFi
10 3 (2.38%) HTML5
10 3 (2.38%) JSON
10 3 (2.38%) Material-UI
10 3 (2.38%) REST
11 2 (1.59%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.05%) Cloud Native
2 13 (10.32%) PKI
3 11 (8.73%) Clustering
4 8 (6.35%) Private Cloud
5 6 (4.76%) Public Cloud
5 6 (4.76%) Tandem
6 4 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.59%) Legacy Code
8 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.79%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.79%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.79%) Legacy Applications
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.02%) Linux
2 15 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (8.73%) CentOS
4 10 (7.94%) Unix
5 4 (3.17%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (1.59%) Debian
6 2 (1.59%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (67.46%) CI/CD
2 82 (65.08%) DevOps
3 51 (40.48%) Microservices
4 36 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (27.78%) Agile
6 22 (17.46%) Configuration Management
7 21 (16.67%) Migration
8 19 (15.08%) Scrum
8 19 (15.08%) TDD
9 18 (14.29%) Secrets Management
10 14 (11.11%) Analytics
10 14 (11.11%) Mentoring
11 13 (10.32%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (10.32%) Load Balancing
11 13 (10.32%) Observability
12 12 (9.52%) Continuous Deployment
12 12 (9.52%) Platform Engineering
12 12 (9.52%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 12 (9.52%) Unit Testing
13 11 (8.73%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 47 (37.30%) Java
1 47 (37.30%) Python
2 29 (23.02%) SQL
3 26 (20.63%) Bash
4 23 (18.25%) Groovy
5 21 (16.67%) Go
6 13 (10.32%) JavaScript
7 11 (8.73%) Ruby
8 6 (4.76%) Perl
9 5 (3.97%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.17%) C++
11 3 (2.38%) C#
11 3 (2.38%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.59%) Rust
12 2 (1.59%) Scala
13 1 (0.79%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.79%) PHP
13 1 (0.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.97%) SC Cleared
1 5 (3.97%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.79%) OCP
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.73%) NCSC
2 2 (1.59%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 61 (48.41%) Docker
2 18 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.97%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.17%) Ceph
5 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 122 (96.83%) Kubernetes
2 75 (59.52%) Terraform
3 44 (34.92%) Ansible
4 25 (19.84%) Prometheus
5 21 (16.67%) Grafana
6 20 (15.87%) Puppet
7 19 (15.08%) Packer
8 14 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (9.52%) HAProxy
10 11 (8.73%) Consul
10 11 (8.73%) Docker Swarm
10 11 (8.73%) Graphite
10 11 (8.73%) linkerd
10 11 (8.73%) Podman
10 11 (8.73%) ZABBIX
11 7 (5.56%) Kibana
12 3 (2.38%) Kiali
13 2 (1.59%) logstash
14 1 (0.79%) Fortio
14 1 (0.79%) Netcool
Vendors
1 27 (21.43%) Splunk
2 19 (15.08%) VMware
3 18 (14.29%) Google
4 13 (10.32%) AppDynamics
4 13 (10.32%) F5
5 11 (8.73%) PagerDuty
6 9 (7.14%) Databricks
7 4 (3.17%) Black Duck
7 4 (3.17%) Coverity
7 4 (3.17%) Dynatrace
8 3 (2.38%) Oracle
9 2 (1.59%) IBM
9 2 (1.59%) New Relic
10 1 (0.79%) SAP