Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 459 367 563
Rank change year-on-year -92 +196 -
Contract jobs citing Istio 74 25 36
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.16% 0.089%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.40% 0.94% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 24 25
10th Percentile £410 £554 £525
25th Percentile £519 £581 £538
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £600 £600
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% - -
75th Percentile £714 £650 £675
90th Percentile £810 £659 £713
England median daily rate £550 £600 £600
% change year-on-year -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 5,286 2,662 6,411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.58% 16.77% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,839 1,932 4,663
10th Percentile £406 £375 £350
25th Percentile £475 £450 £451
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year +0.05% -0.05% +4.76%
75th Percentile £650 £613 £625
90th Percentile £713 £700 £700
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 75
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.42 £12.76
25th Percentile £19.07 £12.73 £17.23
Median hourly rate £25.25 £19.39 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +30.22% -7.67% -6.56%
75th Percentile £46.33 £38.11 £44.28
90th Percentile £65.00 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £18.80
% change year-on-year +7.69% +3.72% -1.05%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -38 5 £750 +25.00% 2
West London - 4 £630 - 1
Istio
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 70 (94.59%) Kubernetes
2 50 (67.57%) DevOps
2 50 (67.57%) Terraform
3 37 (50.00%) GCP
3 37 (50.00%) Python
4 33 (44.59%) Java
4 33 (44.59%) Ansible
5 32 (43.24%) Docker
5 32 (43.24%) Jenkins
6 25 (33.78%) Go
6 25 (33.78%) Microservices
7 24 (32.43%) Google
7 24 (32.43%) Git (software)
8 23 (31.08%) AWS
8 23 (31.08%) Finance
8 23 (31.08%) Infrastructure as Code
9 21 (28.38%) Linux
10 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (24.32%) Bash Shell
12 17 (22.97%) Azure
12 17 (22.97%) Prometheus
13 15 (20.27%) Cloud Native
13 15 (20.27%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 15 (20.27%) Groovy
13 15 (20.27%) Opscode Chef
14 14 (18.92%) Mentoring
14 14 (18.92%) JavaScript
15 13 (17.57%) Kafka
15 13 (17.57%) Amazon EKS
16 12 (16.22%) OpenShift

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 (12.16%) nginx
2 4 (5.41%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.70%) Apache
3 2 (2.70%) Confluence
3 2 (2.70%) Traefik
4 1 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 37 (50.00%) GCP
2 23 (31.08%) AWS
3 17 (22.97%) Azure
4 13 (17.57%) Amazon EKS
5 12 (16.22%) OpenShift
6 10 (13.51%) GitHub
7 9 (12.16%) Amazon ECS
7 9 (12.16%) npm
8 6 (8.11%) AWS Fargate
8 6 (8.11%) dbt
9 5 (6.76%) IaaS
9 5 (6.76%) PaaS
9 5 (6.76%) SaaS
9 5 (6.76%) Serverless
10 4 (5.41%) Amazon S3
10 4 (5.41%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (4.05%) Akamai
11 3 (4.05%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (4.05%) Apigee
11 3 (4.05%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.46%) Firewall
2 6 (8.11%) VPN
3 5 (6.76%) Network Security
4 3 (4.05%) DHCP
4 3 (4.05%) DNS
4 3 (4.05%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (4.05%) VLAN
5 2 (2.70%) DSL
5 2 (2.70%) SSL
5 2 (2.70%) X.509
6 1 (1.35%) HTTP
6 1 (1.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) BigQuery
2 7 (9.46%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (9.46%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (8.11%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.11%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.76%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (5.41%) Big Data
6 3 (4.05%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (4.05%) HBase
6 3 (4.05%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.05%) MySQL
6 3 (4.05%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.05%) Redis
7 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.35%) Bigtable
8 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.35%) KDB
8 1 (1.35%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.35%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 32 (43.24%) Jenkins
2 24 (32.43%) Git (software)
3 11 (14.86%) GitLab
3 11 (14.86%) Maven
4 9 (12.16%) Gradle
4 9 (12.16%) gulp
5 8 (10.81%) CircleCI
6 7 (9.46%) Travis CI
7 5 (6.76%) JIRA
8 4 (5.41%) Bitbucket
8 4 (5.41%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (4.05%) Chocolatey
9 3 (4.05%) GoCD
9 3 (4.05%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.70%) git-flow
10 2 (2.70%) Jasmine
10 2 (2.70%) JUnit
10 2 (2.70%) MLflow
10 2 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (1.35%) Spinnaker
General
1 23 (31.08%) Finance
2 9 (12.16%) Banking
2 9 (12.16%) Social Skills
3 3 (4.05%) Automotive
3 3 (4.05%) Public Sector
3 3 (4.05%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Front Office
4 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Presentation Skills
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (32.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (16.22%) Architect
3 10 (13.51%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) Lead DevOps
4 9 (12.16%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Site Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) AWS DevOps
7 5 (6.76%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (5.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Consultant
8 4 (5.41%) Data Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (4.05%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Lead Architect
9 3 (4.05%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Platform Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.57%) Kafka
2 11 (14.86%) Node.js
3 8 (10.81%) REST
4 6 (8.11%) GraphQL
4 6 (8.11%) JSON
5 5 (6.76%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (5.41%) XML
7 3 (4.05%) Sensu
7 3 (4.05%) Spring
7 3 (4.05%) Spring Boot
7 3 (4.05%) Web Services
7 3 (4.05%) YAML
8 2 (2.70%) OAuth
8 2 (2.70%) Protocol Buffers
8 2 (2.70%) React
8 2 (2.70%) RESTful
9 1 (1.35%) Apache Avro
9 1 (1.35%) Flask
9 1 (1.35%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) Cloud Native
2 6 (8.11%) Public Cloud
3 5 (6.76%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.05%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.70%) Clustering
5 2 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.70%) PKI
6 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.35%) Equities
6 1 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.35%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.38%) Linux
2 6 (8.11%) Unix
3 3 (4.05%) VMS
4 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (67.57%) DevOps
2 25 (33.78%) Microservices
3 23 (31.08%) Infrastructure as Code
4 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (20.27%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 14 (18.92%) Mentoring
7 12 (16.22%) Configuration Management
7 12 (16.22%) Open Source
8 8 (10.81%) Analytics
8 8 (10.81%) Infrastructure Automation
8 8 (10.81%) Migration
8 8 (10.81%) Test Automation
9 7 (9.46%) Architectural Design
9 7 (9.46%) Observability
10 6 (8.11%) Continuous Deployment
10 6 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (8.11%) Load Balancing
11 5 (6.76%) Deployment Automation
11 5 (6.76%) Machine Learning
11 5 (6.76%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 37 (50.00%) Python
2 33 (44.59%) Java
3 25 (33.78%) Go
4 18 (24.32%) Bash Shell
5 15 (20.27%) Groovy
6 14 (18.92%) JavaScript
7 12 (16.22%) Scala
7 12 (16.22%) SQL
8 9 (12.16%) C++
9 7 (9.46%) Ruby
10 6 (8.11%) PowerShell
10 6 (8.11%) Shell Script
11 5 (6.76%) Rust
12 3 (4.05%) C#
12 3 (4.05%) TypeScript
13 2 (2.70%) C
13 2 (2.70%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
1 3 (4.05%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) Accessibility
2 1 (1.35%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (43.24%) Docker
2 9 (12.16%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (6.76%) NFS
4 3 (4.05%) HDFS
4 3 (4.05%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.05%) vSphere
5 2 (2.70%) Ceph
6 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 70 (94.59%) Kubernetes
2 50 (67.57%) Terraform
3 33 (44.59%) Ansible
4 17 (22.97%) Prometheus
5 15 (20.27%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (13.51%) Grafana
7 8 (10.81%) Argo
7 8 (10.81%) linkerd
8 7 (9.46%) Knative
9 6 (8.11%) Puppet
10 3 (4.05%) Fortio
10 3 (4.05%) Kiali
10 3 (4.05%) Nagios
10 3 (4.05%) vCenter Server
11 2 (2.70%) Consul
11 2 (2.70%) Kibana
11 2 (2.70%) Kustomize
11 2 (2.70%) Mesos
11 2 (2.70%) Packer
11 2 (2.70%) Rancher
Vendors
1 24 (32.43%) Google
2 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.76%) Splunk
4 4 (5.41%) Dynatrace
4 4 (5.41%) New Relic
4 4 (5.41%) VMware
5 3 (4.05%) Cadence
5 3 (4.05%) IBM
5 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.70%) Oracle
7 1 (1.35%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.35%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco
7 1 (1.35%) Confluent
7 1 (1.35%) Databricks
7 1 (1.35%) Dataiku
7 1 (1.35%) Facebook
7 1 (1.35%) SAP