Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for Kubernetes skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Kubernetes over the 6 months to 16 December 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.

Google Kubernetes
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 42 65
Rank change year-on-year -23 +23 -
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 4 34 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.56% 3.51% 1.05%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.17% 21.94% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 33 12
Sheffield median daily rate £535 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.73% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £426 £359 £396
90th Percentile £543 £586 £525
South Yorkshire median daily rate £535 £538 £500
% change year-on-year -0.47% +7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Kubernetes 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 Sheffield with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 96 155 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 13.43% 15.98% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 111 83
Sheffield median daily rate £525 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% +54.55%
10th Percentile £355 £338 £311
90th Percentile £621 £575 £566
South Yorkshire median daily rate £508 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +12.78% +5.88% +33.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Sheffield median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +94.44% -75.34%
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -25.71% -20.45% -12.00%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Kubernetes as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Sheffield

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Kubernetes in Sheffield.

Contractor daily rate trend for Kubernetes in Sheffield

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes in Sheffield over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Kubernetes 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Docker
3 2 (50.00%) VMware NSX
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (25.00%) Xen
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 1 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Static Code Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Docker
2 2 (50.00%) VMware NSX
3 1 (25.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (25.00%) Rancher
3 1 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat