The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Elasticsearch skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Elasticsearch over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 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.

Elasticsearch
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 153 150
Rank change year-on-year +33 -3  
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 8 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.31% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.99% 0.73% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £388 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -3.03%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £441 £438
% change year-on-year +0.56% +0.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.25 -

Elasticsearch is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 403 682 593
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.60% 17.63% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 377 289
Median daily rate £363 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.84% +2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 34
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.54 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.01% +33.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £57.75 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

Elasticsearch
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Elasticsearch as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Elasticsearch in the North West

Elasticsearch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Elasticsearch in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Elasticsearch in the North West

Elasticsearch
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Elasticsearch in the North West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Elasticsearch in the North West

Elasticsearch
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Elasticsearch within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +21 4 £538 - 4
Merseyside - 2 £350 -
Cheshire +25 1 £240 -40.00% 1
Elasticsearch
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Elasticsearch also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Elasticsearch.

1 9 (47.37%) Kibana
1 9 (47.37%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (42.11%) logstash
2 8 (42.11%) Splunk
2 8 (42.11%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (42.11%) Puppet
3 7 (36.84%) Ansible
3 7 (36.84%) Java
4 6 (31.58%) Oracle
4 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
4 6 (31.58%) Web Services
4 6 (31.58%) Docker
4 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
4 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
4 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (26.32%) Google Analytics
5 5 (26.32%) Drupal
5 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
5 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
5 5 (26.32%) BDD
5 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
5 5 (26.32%) GitHub
5 5 (26.32%) Bitbucket
5 5 (26.32%) Analytics
5 5 (26.32%) JMeter
5 5 (26.32%) Google
5 5 (26.32%) Linux
6 4 (21.05%) FIXML
6 4 (21.05%) Python

Elasticsearch
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (26.32%) Drupal
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (5.26%) GlassFish
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) Jetty
2 1 (5.26%) nginx
2 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (26.32%) GitHub
1 5 (26.32%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) DNS
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.79%) Network Security
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
4 1 (5.26%) HTTP
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) SSH
4 1 (5.26%) SSL
4 1 (5.26%) VLAN
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
2 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
3 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
4 2 (10.53%) Big Data
4 2 (10.53%) MySQL
4 2 (10.53%) Redis
4 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
1 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
2 5 (26.32%) Bitbucket
2 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
2 5 (26.32%) JMeter
3 2 (10.53%) Selenium
4 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.26%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 4 (21.05%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Developer
1 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Drupal Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) SOC Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Drupal Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Hadoop Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (31.58%) Web Services
3 4 (21.05%) FIXML
3 4 (21.05%) JPA
3 4 (21.05%) JSON
3 4 (21.05%) SOAP
3 4 (21.05%) Spring
4 1 (5.26%) EJB
4 1 (5.26%) J2EE
4 1 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (5.26%) Regular Expression
4 1 (5.26%) RESTful
4 1 (5.26%) Sensu
4 1 (5.26%) Swing
4 1 (5.26%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) SWIFT
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) CentOS
3 1 (5.26%) Debian
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
1 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (26.32%) Analytics
2 5 (26.32%) BDD
2 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
3 4 (21.05%) DevOps
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (15.79%) SIEM
4 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) Security Operations
6 1 (5.26%) Case Management
6 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.26%) Open Source
6 1 (5.26%) OWASP
6 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) C
4 1 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CISSP
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) SANS
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) SSCP
1 1 (5.26%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) OpenSSH
2 1 (5.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) Kibana
2 8 (42.11%) logstash
2 8 (42.11%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (42.11%) Puppet
3 7 (36.84%) Ansible
4 2 (10.53%) Nmap
5 1 (5.26%) Graphite
5 1 (5.26%) Nagios
5 1 (5.26%) Nessus
5 1 (5.26%) Terraform
5 1 (5.26%) Webmin
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Splunk
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 5 (26.32%) Google
4 1 (5.26%) AppDynamics
4 1 (5.26%) LogRhythm
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) Sun
4 1 (5.26%) Sybase