Period
to 23 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Terraform skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Terraform over the 6 months to 23 April 2019 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.

Terraform
England > South East
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 155 196 333
Rank change year-on-year +41 +137 +44
Contract jobs citing Terraform 239 194 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.54% 1.15% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.82% 8.29% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 148 23
South East median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £405 £400 £400
90th Percentile £669 £600 £538
England median daily rate £561 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +2.05% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £70.00 £65.00 -
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -

Terraform 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 2,208 2,339 1,682
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.25% 13.92% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,329 1,343 985
South East median daily rate £450 £435 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.96% +6.96%
10th Percentile £263 £251 £263
90th Percentile £608 £588 £547
England median daily rate £500 £498 £450
% change year-on-year +0.50% +10.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 55 59
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £16.22 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.66% -12.35% -43.08%
10th Percentile £11.85 £12.00 £11.85
90th Percentile £51.60 £50.15 £57.50
England median hourly rate £18.80 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +7.43% -16.67% -

Terraform
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Terraform in the South East

Terraform
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Terraform in the South East

Terraform
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Terraform in the South East over the 6 months to 23 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Terraform in the South East

Terraform
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 Terraform within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 April 2019. 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 -6 101 £500 - 12
Surrey +59 62 £575 +4.55% 2
Hampshire +2 53 £525 +5.00% 2
Berkshire -8 48 £450 -6.25% 5
Oxfordshire +5 33 £500 - 5
Buckinghamshire +47 20 £450 -10.00% 2
West Sussex +1 14 £530 +6.00%
East Sussex -10 5 £643 +26.48%
Kent +5 2 - - 4
Middlesex +11 1 £450 +12.50%
Terraform
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Terraform 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 Terraform.

1 194 (81.17%) DevOps
2 151 (63.18%) Ansible
3 131 (54.81%) Amazon AWS
4 119 (49.79%) Linux
5 110 (46.03%) Kubernetes
6 105 (43.93%) Docker
7 95 (39.75%) Jenkins
8 80 (33.47%) Agile Software Development
9 78 (32.64%) Puppet
10 77 (32.22%) Microsoft Azure
11 73 (30.54%) Python
12 56 (23.43%) Git (software)
13 53 (22.18%) Bash Shell
14 51 (21.34%) AWS CloudFormation
15 41 (17.15%) Amazon EC2
16 39 (16.32%) Security Cleared
16 39 (16.32%) Opscode Chef
17 38 (15.90%) Continuous Integration
18 37 (15.48%) PowerShell
19 35 (14.64%) Configuration Management
20 34 (14.23%) SC Cleared
20 34 (14.23%) PaaS
21 30 (12.55%) Serverless
22 29 (12.13%) Finance
23 28 (11.72%) Scrum
24 27 (11.30%) Migration
24 27 (11.30%) Java
25 26 (10.88%) IaaS
25 26 (10.88%) Analytics
26 25 (10.46%) Windows

Terraform
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 17 (7.11%) Apache Spark
2 14 (5.86%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.35%) Apache Pig
3 8 (3.35%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (3.35%) CMS
3 8 (3.35%) Confluence
4 7 (2.93%) Apache
5 5 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.26%) IBM Domino
6 3 (1.26%) nginx
7 2 (0.84%) Drupal
7 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.84%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.84%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.42%) IIS
8 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 131 (54.81%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (32.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (21.34%) AWS CloudFormation
4 41 (17.15%) Amazon EC2
5 34 (14.23%) PaaS
6 30 (12.55%) Serverless
7 26 (10.88%) IaaS
8 24 (10.04%) Route 53
9 23 (9.62%) Google Cloud Platform
10 22 (9.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 20 (8.37%) AWS Lambda
12 18 (7.53%) SaaS
13 15 (6.28%) OpenShift
14 13 (5.44%) Amazon EMR
14 13 (5.44%) GitHub
15 12 (5.02%) Amazon Kinesis
16 9 (3.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 7 (2.93%) Amazon S3
17 7 (2.93%) Azure Active Directory
18 5 (2.09%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.37%) VPN
2 13 (5.44%) Network Security
3 12 (5.02%) VLAN
4 9 (3.77%) DSL
5 8 (3.35%) NetScaler
6 7 (2.93%) Firewall
7 5 (2.09%) HTTP
7 5 (2.09%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.26%) DNS
8 3 (1.26%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.84%) DHCP
9 2 (0.84%) SSL
9 2 (0.84%) tcpdump
9 2 (0.84%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.42%) DMZ
10 1 (0.42%) Internet
10 1 (0.42%) LAN
10 1 (0.42%) SMTP
10 1 (0.42%) WAN
10 1 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.11%) Hadoop
2 14 (5.86%) Big Data
3 13 (5.44%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (4.18%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (4.18%) NoSQL
5 9 (3.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 9 (3.77%) SQL Server
6 8 (3.35%) Apache Hive
7 7 (2.93%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (2.51%) Amazon Athena
8 6 (2.51%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.09%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (2.09%) Cosmos DB
9 5 (2.09%) HBase
10 4 (1.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.67%) Data Lake
10 4 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.26%) Geospatial Data
11 3 (1.26%) MariaDB
11 3 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 95 (39.75%) Jenkins
2 56 (23.43%) Git (software)
3 16 (6.69%) JIRA
3 16 (6.69%) Visual Studio Team System
4 15 (6.28%) GitLab
5 10 (4.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (3.77%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (3.35%) Gradle
8 7 (2.93%) Selenium
8 7 (2.93%) Vagrant
9 6 (2.51%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.51%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.09%) CircleCI
10 5 (2.09%) SonarQube
11 4 (1.67%) Artifactory
12 3 (1.26%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.26%) GoCD
12 3 (1.26%) JUnit
12 3 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.26%) Travis CI
General
1 29 (12.13%) Finance
2 8 (3.35%) Law
2 8 (3.35%) Retail
2 8 (3.35%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.51%) Financial Institution
3 6 (2.51%) Marketing
4 5 (2.09%) Electronics
4 5 (2.09%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.67%) Banking
6 2 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.42%) Billing
7 1 (0.42%) Games
7 1 (0.42%) Military
Job Titles
1 121 (50.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (12.97%) AWS Engineer
3 30 (12.55%) Cloud Engineer
4 29 (12.13%) Developer
5 28 (11.72%) AWS DevOps
6 21 (8.79%) Azure Engineer
7 19 (7.95%) Azure DevOps
8 18 (7.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 14 (5.86%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 12 (5.02%) Senior DevOps
10 12 (5.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 11 (4.60%) Platform Engineer
11 11 (4.60%) Security Engineer
12 10 (4.18%) Architect
13 9 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
13 9 (3.77%) React Developer
14 8 (3.35%) Lead DevOps
14 8 (3.35%) Node.js Developer
15 7 (2.93%) Delivery Manager
16 6 (2.51%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.21%) Kafka
1 22 (9.21%) Node.js
2 14 (5.86%) AngularJS
3 10 (4.18%) JSON
3 10 (4.18%) React
4 9 (3.77%) Elastic Stack
4 9 (3.77%) Web Services
5 8 (3.35%) Vue.js
6 7 (2.93%) RESTful
7 6 (2.51%) YAML
8 5 (2.09%) REST
9 4 (1.67%) Spring
10 3 (1.26%) Apache NiFi
11 2 (0.84%) .NET
11 2 (0.84%) Django
11 2 (0.84%) LDAP
11 2 (0.84%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (0.84%) Sensu
11 2 (0.84%) WireMock
12 1 (0.42%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.86%) Data Centre
1 14 (5.86%) Public Cloud
2 12 (5.02%) Cloud Native
3 8 (3.35%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.93%) CMDB
5 6 (2.51%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.26%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.84%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.84%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 1 (0.42%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.42%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.42%) Fintech
8 1 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.42%) PKI
8 1 (0.42%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 119 (49.79%) Linux
2 25 (10.46%) Windows
3 14 (5.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (5.44%) CentOS
5 12 (5.02%) Windows Server
6 9 (3.77%) Ubuntu
7 8 (3.35%) Unix
8 3 (1.26%) DC/OS
9 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.42%) Debian
10 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (81.17%) DevOps
2 80 (33.47%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (15.90%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (14.64%) Configuration Management
5 28 (11.72%) Scrum
6 27 (11.30%) Migration
7 26 (10.88%) Analytics
8 24 (10.04%) Continuous Delivery
9 19 (7.95%) Test Automation
10 17 (7.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 15 (6.28%) Microservices
12 14 (5.86%) Security Testing
12 14 (5.86%) Software Engineering
13 12 (5.02%) Kanban
14 11 (4.60%) E-Commerce
14 11 (4.60%) Network Architecture
15 9 (3.77%) Security Management
15 9 (3.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 8 (3.35%) Information Security Management
16 8 (3.35%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 73 (30.54%) Python
2 53 (22.18%) Bash Shell
3 37 (15.48%) PowerShell
4 27 (11.30%) Java
5 19 (7.95%) JavaScript
6 14 (5.86%) Groovy
7 12 (5.02%) SQL
8 11 (4.60%) Go
9 9 (3.77%) Perl
9 9 (3.77%) TypeScript
10 8 (3.35%) Ruby
11 7 (2.93%) Korn
12 2 (0.84%) C#
12 2 (0.84%) C++
12 2 (0.84%) ES6
12 2 (0.84%) Java 8
13 1 (0.42%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (16.32%) Security Cleared
2 34 (14.23%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.93%) AWS Certification
3 7 (2.93%) Degree
4 6 (2.51%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.67%) CISM
5 4 (1.67%) CISSP
5 4 (1.67%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.42%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 105 (43.93%) Docker
2 16 (6.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.86%) NFS
3 14 (5.86%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (2.93%) HDFS
4 7 (2.93%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.93%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.51%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (2.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (2.09%) VirtualBox
7 4 (1.67%) Active Directory
7 4 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.67%) vSphere
8 2 (0.84%) LXC
8 2 (0.84%) oVirt
8 2 (0.84%) RHEV
9 1 (0.42%) Snort
9 1 (0.42%) Squid
9 1 (0.42%) zsh
Systems Management
1 151 (63.18%) Ansible
2 110 (46.03%) Kubernetes
3 78 (32.64%) Puppet
4 39 (16.32%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (9.62%) Packer
6 21 (8.79%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (2.51%) Consul
8 5 (2.09%) Nessus
8 5 (2.09%) Oozie
8 5 (2.09%) Prometheus
9 4 (1.67%) ZABBIX
10 3 (1.26%) Mesos
11 2 (0.84%) Kibana
11 2 (0.84%) Nagios
11 2 (0.84%) Sysdig
11 2 (0.84%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.42%) Grafana
12 1 (0.42%) Pingdom
12 1 (0.42%) Salt
12 1 (0.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (9.21%) VMware
2 21 (8.79%) Cisco
3 18 (7.53%) Microsoft
4 17 (7.11%) Google
4 17 (7.11%) New Relic
4 17 (7.11%) Splunk
5 11 (4.60%) Qualys
5 11 (4.60%) Red Hat
6 9 (3.77%) CA
7 8 (3.35%) Citrix
7 8 (3.35%) ServiceNow
7 8 (3.35%) Sony
8 6 (2.51%) Barracuda Networks
8 6 (2.51%) CheckPoint
8 6 (2.51%) CyberArk
8 6 (2.51%) Fortinet
8 6 (2.51%) McAfee
8 6 (2.51%) Oracle
8 6 (2.51%) SAP
8 6 (2.51%) Symantec