Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 485 347 528
Rank change year-on-year -138 +181 +94
Contract jobs citing Istio 82 12 40
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.087% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.30% 0.52% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 12 25
10th Percentile £428 £518 "
25th Percentile £480 £544 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £630 £600 £575
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.35% +9.52%
75th Percentile £722 £638 £675
90th Percentile £808 £649 £713
England median daily rate £600 £600 £575
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +9.52%

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 6,306 2,299 5,705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.74% 16.67% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,696 1,646 4,214
10th Percentile £413 £350 £338
25th Percentile £488 £425 £439
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £561 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +6.90% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £663 £613 £631
90th Percentile £720 £704 £700
England median daily rate £545 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +9.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 63
10th Percentile £15.35 £12.71 £12.44
25th Percentile £21.50 £14.35 £14.13
Median hourly rate £24.50 £19.20 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year +27.64% -6.37% +7.89%
75th Percentile £57.58 £34.65 £29.13
90th Percentile £63.13 £35.68 £47.40
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £19.64
% change year-on-year +2.56% -0.71% +12.23%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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
West London - 5 £630 -
Central London -65 3 £750 +25.00% 4
Istio
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 80 (97.56%) Kubernetes
2 64 (78.05%) Terraform
3 50 (60.98%) DevOps
4 48 (58.54%) GCP
5 46 (56.10%) Python
6 43 (52.44%) Jenkins
7 42 (51.22%) Ansible
8 41 (50.00%) Docker
9 33 (40.24%) AWS
9 33 (40.24%) Git (software)
10 32 (39.02%) Google
11 29 (35.37%) Linux
11 29 (35.37%) Microservices
11 29 (35.37%) Infrastructure as Code
12 27 (32.93%) Go
13 25 (30.49%) Bash Shell
13 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
14 24 (29.27%) Azure
14 24 (29.27%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 24 (29.27%) Prometheus
15 21 (25.61%) Java
15 21 (25.61%) Finance
16 20 (24.39%) Social Skills
17 18 (21.95%) Test Automation
17 18 (21.95%) Configuration Management
18 17 (20.73%) GitLab
19 16 (19.51%) Opscode Chef
19 16 (19.51%) Kafka
20 15 (18.29%) Firewall
21 14 (17.07%) SQL

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 (10.98%) nginx
2 4 (4.88%) Traefik
3 3 (3.66%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.22%) Apache
4 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 48 (58.54%) GCP
2 33 (40.24%) AWS
3 24 (29.27%) Azure
4 14 (17.07%) GitHub
5 8 (9.76%) OpenShift
6 7 (8.54%) Apigee
6 7 (8.54%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (7.32%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (6.10%) Akamai
8 5 (6.10%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (6.10%) Amazon EKS
8 5 (6.10%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 5 (6.10%) IaaS
8 5 (6.10%) npm
8 5 (6.10%) PaaS
9 4 (4.88%) Amazon S3
9 4 (4.88%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (4.88%) Cloud Functions
9 4 (4.88%) Cloud Run
9 4 (4.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.29%) Firewall
2 9 (10.98%) DNS
3 7 (8.54%) VPN
4 6 (7.32%) SSL
5 4 (4.88%) DHCP
5 4 (4.88%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.88%) VLAN
6 3 (3.66%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (3.66%) Network Security
7 2 (2.44%) DSL
8 1 (1.22%) HTTP
8 1 (1.22%) SSH
8 1 (1.22%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.98%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (9.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (9.76%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.32%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (7.32%) BigQuery
4 5 (6.10%) Big Data
4 5 (6.10%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.88%) Bigtable
5 4 (4.88%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.66%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (3.66%) HBase
6 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.66%) Redis
7 2 (2.44%) KDB
8 1 (1.22%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (1.22%) InfluxDB
8 1 (1.22%) MySQL
8 1 (1.22%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.22%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 43 (52.44%) Jenkins
2 33 (40.24%) Git (software)
3 17 (20.73%) GitLab
4 9 (10.98%) Bitbucket
5 7 (8.54%) Maven
6 6 (7.32%) Gradle
7 5 (6.10%) GoCD
7 5 (6.10%) gulp
7 5 (6.10%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (6.10%) TeamCity
8 4 (4.88%) Chocolatey
8 4 (4.88%) CircleCI
9 3 (3.66%) Spinnaker
9 3 (3.66%) Travis CI
10 2 (2.44%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.44%) git-flow
10 2 (2.44%) Jasmine
10 2 (2.44%) JIRA
10 2 (2.44%) JMeter
10 2 (2.44%) JUnit
General
1 21 (25.61%) Finance
2 20 (24.39%) Social Skills
3 8 (9.76%) Banking
4 4 (4.88%) Automotive
4 4 (4.88%) Presentation Skills
4 4 (4.88%) Public Sector
4 4 (4.88%) Retail
5 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 27 (32.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (24.39%) Cloud Engineer
3 12 (14.63%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 9 (10.98%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 9 (10.98%) Site Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Security Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Architect
6 7 (8.54%) Azure Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Python Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Cloud Architect
8 5 (6.10%) Lead DevOps
9 4 (4.88%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Big Data Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) Azure DevOps
10 3 (3.66%) Consultant
10 3 (3.66%) Data Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) Senior DevOps
10 3 (3.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.51%) Kafka
2 10 (12.20%) REST
3 6 (7.32%) .NET
3 6 (7.32%) GraphQL
3 6 (7.32%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (6.10%) Node.js
5 4 (4.88%) cloud-init
5 4 (4.88%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (4.88%) JSON
5 4 (4.88%) Spring
5 4 (4.88%) Spring Boot
6 3 (3.66%) RESTful
6 3 (3.66%) Sensu
6 3 (3.66%) Web Services
7 2 (2.44%) gRPC
7 2 (2.44%) OAuth
7 2 (2.44%) XML
8 1 (1.22%) .NET Core
8 1 (1.22%) scikit-learn
8 1 (1.22%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Cloud Native
2 10 (12.20%) PKI
3 8 (9.76%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (7.32%) Clustering
4 6 (7.32%) Public Cloud
5 5 (6.10%) Algorithms
5 5 (6.10%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (4.88%) Blog
6 4 (4.88%) Data Structures
6 4 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (3.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.44%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.22%) Equities
9 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.22%) Legacy Systems
9 1 (1.22%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 29 (35.37%) Linux
2 6 (7.32%) Unix
3 5 (6.10%) CentOS
4 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.66%) VMS
5 3 (3.66%) Windows
6 1 (1.22%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (60.98%) DevOps
2 29 (35.37%) Infrastructure as Code
2 29 (35.37%) Microservices
3 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (29.27%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 18 (21.95%) Configuration Management
5 18 (21.95%) Test Automation
6 13 (15.85%) Analytics
6 13 (15.85%) Continuous Deployment
6 13 (15.85%) Mentoring
7 11 (13.41%) Load Balancing
8 10 (12.20%) OWASP
9 9 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (9.76%) DevSecOps
10 8 (9.76%) Open Source
10 8 (9.76%) Scrum
10 8 (9.76%) Security Testing
11 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Automation
11 7 (8.54%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 46 (56.10%) Python
2 27 (32.93%) Go
3 25 (30.49%) Bash Shell
4 21 (25.61%) Java
5 14 (17.07%) SQL
6 13 (15.85%) Groovy
6 13 (15.85%) JavaScript
7 10 (12.20%) Ruby
7 10 (12.20%) Scala
8 9 (10.98%) PowerShell
9 5 (6.10%) C++
9 5 (6.10%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.88%) C#
10 4 (4.88%) TypeScript
11 3 (3.66%) Rust
12 1 (1.22%) C
12 1 (1.22%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 7 (8.54%) CCSP
1 7 (8.54%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (8.54%) CISSP
1 7 (8.54%) GIAC
2 6 (7.32%) SC Cleared
2 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.66%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) NCSC
2 3 (3.66%) SLA
3 2 (2.44%) QA
4 1 (1.22%) Accessibility
4 1 (1.22%) HIPAA
System Software
1 41 (50.00%) Docker
2 9 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.32%) NFS
4 5 (6.10%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.88%) vSphere
6 3 (3.66%) HDFS
6 3 (3.66%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 2 (2.44%) Ceph
8 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.22%) KVM
8 1 (1.22%) LXC
Systems Management
1 80 (97.56%) Kubernetes
2 64 (78.05%) Terraform
3 42 (51.22%) Ansible
4 24 (29.27%) Prometheus
5 16 (19.51%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (15.85%) Consul
6 13 (15.85%) Grafana
7 11 (13.41%) Puppet
8 8 (9.76%) linkerd
9 6 (7.32%) Packer
10 4 (4.88%) Argo
10 4 (4.88%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (4.88%) Graphite
10 4 (4.88%) HAProxy
10 4 (4.88%) Knative
10 4 (4.88%) vCenter Server
10 4 (4.88%) ZABBIX
11 3 (3.66%) Kiali
11 3 (3.66%) Kibana
11 3 (3.66%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (39.02%) Google
2 12 (14.63%) Splunk
3 10 (12.20%) VMware
4 6 (7.32%) Dynatrace
4 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.32%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.88%) IBM
5 4 (4.88%) New Relic
5 4 (4.88%) PagerDuty
6 3 (3.66%) Cadence
6 3 (3.66%) Oracle
7 2 (2.44%) Cisco
8 1 (1.22%) Alteryx
8 1 (1.22%) Databricks
8 1 (1.22%) Dataiku
8 1 (1.22%) Facebook
8 1 (1.22%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.22%) SAP
8 1 (1.22%) Synopsys