Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 25 February 2018 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
England > South East
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 261 317 363
Rank change year-on-year +56 +46 -
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 99 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.22% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.59% 1.96% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 23 13
South East median daily rate £500 £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -22.73% -
10th Percentile £409 £333 £409
90th Percentile £638 £520 £635
England median daily rate £550 £545 £525
% change year-on-year +0.92% +3.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 the South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2,157 1,733 1,929
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.05% 11.23% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,268 1,011 1,064
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £205
90th Percentile £588 £538 £525
England median daily rate £488 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 61 95
South East median hourly rate £16.11 £20.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.43% -33.66% +32.90%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £13.54
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.65 £55.65
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +0.45%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Kubernetes as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in the South East

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kubernetes in the South East

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes in the South East over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in the South East

Kubernetes
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. 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
Thames Valley +4 49 £500 +17.65% 24
Berkshire +19 40 £513 +20.59% 21
Hampshire +26 28 £485 +10.86% 14
Middlesex - 10 £425 -
Surrey -26 7 £600 +50.00% 2
Buckinghamshire - 6 £425 -
M4 Corridor +1 4 - -
Oxfordshire -6 3 - - 3
West Sussex - 1 £525 -
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Kubernetes 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 South East region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 77 (77.78%) Docker
2 62 (62.63%) DevOps
3 55 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
4 53 (53.54%) Linux
5 37 (37.37%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (31.31%) Jenkins
6 31 (31.31%) Git (software)
7 26 (26.26%) Python
8 21 (21.21%) Test Automation
9 20 (20.20%) Puppet
9 20 (20.20%) Ansible
9 20 (20.20%) Java
10 19 (19.19%) Configuration Management
10 19 (19.19%) Security Cleared
10 19 (19.19%) Bash Shell
10 19 (19.19%) Terraform
11 18 (18.18%) nginx
11 18 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
11 18 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (17.17%) Groovy
12 17 (17.17%) OpenStack
12 17 (17.17%) Prometheus
13 16 (16.16%) flannel
13 16 (16.16%) OpenShift
13 16 (16.16%) Microservices
13 16 (16.16%) SC Cleared
14 14 (14.14%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (14.14%) VMware
14 14 (14.14%) C#
15 13 (13.13%) Ruby

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 18 (18.18%) nginx
2 17 (17.17%) OpenStack
3 11 (11.11%) Confluence
4 6 (6.06%) Apache Spark
5 5 (5.05%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (3.03%) JBoss
7 2 (2.02%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.01%) Apache
8 1 (1.01%) Drupal
8 1 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.01%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) HipChat
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 55 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (16.16%) OpenShift
3 12 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (9.09%) IaaS
5 7 (7.07%) PaaS
6 6 (6.06%) GitHub
7 5 (5.05%) Bluemix
7 5 (5.05%) IBM Cloud
7 5 (5.05%) Slack
7 5 (5.05%) Trello
8 4 (4.04%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (2.02%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (2.02%) SaaS
10 2 (2.02%) Serverless
11 1 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (1.01%) Amazon S3
11 1 (1.01%) Heroku
11 1 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.07%) Software-Defined Networking
2 5 (5.05%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.03%) Kerberos
3 3 (3.03%) Network Security
4 1 (1.01%) DHCP
4 1 (1.01%) DNS
4 1 (1.01%) Firewall
4 1 (1.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 7 (7.07%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.06%) Big Data
3 6 (6.06%) Redis
3 6 (6.06%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.05%) Apache Hive
4 5 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.05%) Sqoop
4 5 (5.05%) Star Schema
5 3 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.03%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.02%) InfluxDB
6 2 (2.02%) MySQL
7 1 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.01%) DataStax
7 1 (1.01%) HBase
7 1 (1.01%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (31.31%) Git (software)
1 31 (31.31%) Jenkins
2 13 (13.13%) JIRA
3 11 (11.11%) Bitbucket
4 9 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (8.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (7.07%) Maven
6 7 (7.07%) Visual Studio
6 7 (7.07%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (6.06%) Artifactory
7 6 (6.06%) NUnit
7 6 (6.06%) Selenium
7 6 (6.06%) TeamCity
8 5 (5.05%) git-flow
8 5 (5.05%) Vagrant
9 4 (4.04%) RSpec
10 3 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.01%) Gerrit
11 1 (1.01%) GitLab
11 1 (1.01%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.04%) Finance
2 4 (4.04%) Retail
3 2 (2.02%) Banking
4 1 (1.01%) Electronics
4 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (39.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (17.17%) AWS Engineer
3 15 (15.15%) AWS DevOps
4 14 (14.14%) Architect
4 14 (14.14%) Developer
5 12 (12.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) Network Architect
7 7 (7.07%) Cloud Architect
7 7 (7.07%) Kubernetes Specialist
7 7 (7.07%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 7 (7.07%) Virtualisation Architect
8 6 (6.06%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Automation Architect
9 5 (5.05%) AWS Architect
9 5 (5.05%) Azure Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Big Data Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Data Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Hadoop Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 5 (5.05%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.11%) Web Services
2 10 (10.10%) .NET
2 10 (10.10%) REST
3 7 (7.07%) CSS
3 7 (7.07%) HTML
3 7 (7.07%) Kafka
4 6 (6.06%) jQuery
4 6 (6.06%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (5.05%) AngularJS
5 5 (5.05%) LAMP
5 5 (5.05%) PySpark
5 5 (5.05%) pytest
5 5 (5.05%) Spark Streaming
6 4 (4.04%) .NET Core
6 4 (4.04%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET
6 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (4.04%) Node.js
6 4 (4.04%) Spring
7 3 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.06%) iPad
3 4 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.03%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.02%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.02%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.01%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (53.54%) Linux
2 13 (13.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (12.12%) Unix
4 10 (10.10%) Windows
5 5 (5.05%) AIX
6 1 (1.01%) CoreOS
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (62.63%) DevOps
2 37 (37.37%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (21.21%) Test Automation
4 19 (19.19%) Configuration Management
5 18 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (16.16%) Microservices
7 12 (12.12%) Scrum
8 11 (11.11%) OO
8 11 (11.11%) Use Case
9 7 (7.07%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (7.07%) E-Commerce
9 7 (7.07%) MVC
9 7 (7.07%) Network Virtualisation
9 7 (7.07%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (6.06%) Open Source
11 5 (5.05%) ETL
11 5 (5.05%) Performance Analysis
11 5 (5.05%) Release Management
11 5 (5.05%) SOA
11 5 (5.05%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.26%) Python
2 20 (20.20%) Java
3 19 (19.19%) Bash Shell
4 17 (17.17%) Groovy
5 14 (14.14%) C#
6 13 (13.13%) Ruby
7 8 (8.08%) JavaScript
8 7 (7.07%) PHP
9 5 (5.05%) Perl
10 4 (4.04%) C++
10 4 (4.04%) SQL
11 2 (2.02%) Scala
12 1 (1.01%) Go
12 1 (1.01%) Gremlin
12 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (19.19%) Security Cleared
2 16 (16.16%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) Degree
4 1 (1.01%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) QA
2 2 (2.02%) GCP
3 1 (1.01%) GDPR
3 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 77 (77.78%) Docker
2 16 (16.16%) flannel
3 14 (14.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.05%) Apache Flume
4 5 (5.05%) HDFS
4 5 (5.05%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.05%) oVirt
4 5 (5.05%) RHEV
5 3 (3.03%) Gluster
6 1 (1.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (1.01%) LXC
Systems Management
1 20 (20.20%) Ansible
1 20 (20.20%) Puppet
2 19 (19.19%) Terraform
3 18 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (17.17%) Prometheus
5 7 (7.07%) Salt
6 6 (6.06%) Ambari
6 6 (6.06%) Packer
7 5 (5.05%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (5.05%) Oozie
8 4 (4.04%) Mesos
9 2 (2.02%) CFEngine
10 1 (1.01%) Grafana
10 1 (1.01%) Graphite
10 1 (1.01%) HAProxy
10 1 (1.01%) Kibana
10 1 (1.01%) logstash
10 1 (1.01%) Nagios
10 1 (1.01%) vRealize
10 1 (1.01%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (14.14%) VMware
2 8 (8.08%) Google
2 8 (8.08%) Red Hat
3 7 (7.07%) Oracle
4 6 (6.06%) Atlassian
4 6 (6.06%) IBM
5 5 (5.05%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.05%) Tableau
6 2 (2.02%) Splunk
7 1 (1.01%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.01%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.01%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.01%) Mercator
7 1 (1.01%) New Relic
7 1 (1.01%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.01%) SAP