Period
to 30 September 2020

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 30 September 2020 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
30 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 79 160 175
Rank change year-on-year +81 +15 +85
Contract jobs citing Terraform 87 220 221
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 2.51% 1.56% 1.37%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.83% 11.52% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 144 160
Median daily rate £500 £538 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £361 £425 £406
90th Percentile £575 £668 £630
England median daily rate £525 £575 £550
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £24.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year - -46.15% -

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 488 1,910 2,128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.08% 13.52% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 1,173 1,272
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £264 £274 £260
90th Percentile £613 £625 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 60 72
Median hourly rate £32.50 £20.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.54% +17.14% +32.08%
10th Percentile £12.51 £12.00 £10.64
90th Percentile £46.65 £82.50 £55.68
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +70.73% +12.33% +4.29%

Terraform
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Terraform as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Terraform in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Terraform in the South East

Terraform
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Terraform in the South East over the 6 months to 30 September 2020.

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 30 September 2020. 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
Hampshire +102 50 £510 -7.27% 12
West Sussex +40 14 £463 -12.41% 3
Thames Valley +41 11 £525 +2.44% 42
Berkshire +43 8 £538 +2.38% 23
Surrey +59 5 £450 -25.00% 13
East Sussex +24 3 £500 -4.76% 6
Oxfordshire +22 2 £413 -23.26% 17
Kent - 2 £363 - 2
Buckinghamshire +48 1 £425 -12.82% 2
Middlesex - 1 £225 -
Terraform
England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2020, 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 68 (78.16%) DevOps
2 58 (66.67%) Linux
3 56 (64.37%) Kubernetes
4 53 (60.92%) Docker
5 45 (51.72%) AWS
6 43 (49.43%) Ansible
7 42 (48.28%) Infrastructure as Code
8 41 (47.13%) Puppet
9 40 (45.98%) Jenkins
9 40 (45.98%) Git (software)
10 39 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
12 32 (36.78%) Configuration Management
12 32 (36.78%) GitHub
13 31 (35.63%) Opscode Chef
13 31 (35.63%) Windows
13 31 (35.63%) Python
13 31 (35.63%) PowerShell
13 31 (35.63%) JIRA
14 30 (34.48%) Azure
15 29 (33.33%) Packer
15 29 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 26 (29.89%) Security Cleared
16 26 (29.89%) CentOS
16 26 (29.89%) GitLab
17 25 (28.74%) Bash Shell
17 25 (28.74%) VMware
17 25 (28.74%) Firewall
18 24 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
18 24 (27.59%) SC Cleared

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 9 (10.34%) Confluence
1 9 (10.34%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (8.05%) Apache
3 5 (5.75%) nginx
4 4 (4.60%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.15%) IIS
5 1 (1.15%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.15%) OpenWhisk
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.15%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 45 (51.72%) AWS
2 32 (36.78%) GitHub
3 30 (34.48%) Azure
4 16 (18.39%) Serverless
5 15 (17.24%) AWS Lambda
6 10 (11.49%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (11.49%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (10.34%) Amazon S3
8 8 (9.20%) Amazon ECS
8 8 (9.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 7 (8.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (8.05%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (8.05%) AWS CloudTrail
9 7 (8.05%) AWS CodePipeline
10 6 (6.90%) AWS CodeBuild
10 6 (6.90%) GCP
10 6 (6.90%) PaaS
11 5 (5.75%) Amazon EKS
12 3 (3.45%) Amazon Glacier
12 3 (3.45%) AWS CodeDeploy
Communications & Networking
1 25 (28.74%) Firewall
2 22 (25.29%) Reverse Proxy
2 22 (25.29%) VLAN
3 12 (13.79%) SNMP
4 2 (2.30%) DNS
4 2 (2.30%) LAN
4 2 (2.30%) SSL
4 2 (2.30%) WAN
5 1 (1.15%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (1.15%) Internet
5 1 (1.15%) OpenVPN
5 1 (1.15%) VPN
5 1 (1.15%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.05%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (3.45%) Big Data
2 3 (3.45%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (2.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.15%) Apache Zeppelin
4 1 (1.15%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.15%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.15%) MySQL
4 1 (1.15%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 40 (45.98%) Git (software)
1 40 (45.98%) Jenkins
2 31 (35.63%) JIRA
3 29 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 26 (29.89%) GitLab
5 6 (6.90%) CA Gen
5 6 (6.90%) Spinnaker
6 5 (5.75%) Travis CI
7 4 (4.60%) TeamCity
8 3 (3.45%) Bitbucket
8 3 (3.45%) Gatling
8 3 (3.45%) Locust
8 3 (3.45%) ReSharper
8 3 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (3.45%) Terragrunt
9 2 (2.30%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.30%) Selenium
9 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 9 (10.34%) Public Sector
2 4 (4.60%) Marketing
3 3 (3.45%) Finance
4 2 (2.30%) Electronics
4 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.15%) Back Office
5 1 (1.15%) Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (68.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (21.84%) AWS DevOps
2 19 (21.84%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 19 (21.84%) AWS Engineer
3 11 (12.64%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 11 (12.64%) Azure Engineer
4 9 (10.34%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 9 (10.34%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 7 (8.05%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Architect
7 6 (6.90%) Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Consultant
9 4 (4.60%) AWS Architect
9 4 (4.60%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (4.60%) SAP Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.84%) RESTful
2 17 (19.54%) Swagger
3 15 (17.24%) REST
4 13 (14.94%) Elastic Stack
5 12 (13.79%) gRPC
5 12 (13.79%) Web Services
6 7 (8.05%) .NET
6 7 (8.05%) J2EE
6 7 (8.05%) Node.js
7 4 (4.60%) .NET Framework
7 4 (4.60%) Lambda Expressions
8 3 (3.45%) .NET Core
8 3 (3.45%) Kafka
9 2 (2.30%) JSON
9 2 (2.30%) Play Framework
9 2 (2.30%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (2.30%) React
10 1 (1.15%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (1.15%) Spring
10 1 (1.15%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.24%) Public Cloud
2 5 (5.75%) Cloud Native
3 3 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.30%) Replication
5 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.15%) PKI
5 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.15%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 58 (66.67%) Linux
2 31 (35.63%) Windows
3 26 (29.89%) CentOS
4 24 (27.59%) Windows Server
5 23 (26.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (26.44%) Windows Server 2016
6 22 (25.29%) Windows 10
7 6 (6.90%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (6.90%) SUSE
7 6 (6.90%) Unix
8 3 (3.45%) Debian
8 3 (3.45%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (78.16%) DevOps
2 42 (48.28%) Infrastructure as Code
3 39 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (36.78%) Configuration Management
6 22 (25.29%) Continuous Deployment
7 20 (22.99%) Microservices
8 19 (21.84%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (14.94%) Systems Engineering
10 11 (12.64%) Migration
10 11 (12.64%) Scrum
11 9 (10.34%) Deployment Automation
12 8 (9.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 8 (9.20%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 8 (9.20%) Software Engineering
13 7 (8.05%) High Availability
13 7 (8.05%) Test Automation
14 6 (6.90%) Kanban
14 6 (6.90%) Mentoring
14 6 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (35.63%) PowerShell
1 31 (35.63%) Python
2 25 (28.74%) Bash Shell
3 21 (24.14%) Java
4 20 (22.99%) Go
5 16 (18.39%) C#
6 10 (11.49%) Ruby
6 10 (11.49%) Scala
7 8 (9.20%) JavaScript
7 8 (9.20%) SQL
8 6 (6.90%) PHP
8 6 (6.90%) PL/SQL
9 5 (5.75%) Java 8
10 1 (1.15%) Groovy
10 1 (1.15%) Kotlin
10 1 (1.15%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (29.89%) Security Cleared
2 24 (27.59%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.05%) AWS Certification
4 3 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.30%) MCSE
5 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.15%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) NIST
1 3 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (60.92%) Docker
2 24 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (26.44%) vSphere
4 5 (5.75%) Active Directory
5 3 (3.45%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.15%) HDFS
6 1 (1.15%) PowerDNS
6 1 (1.15%) vCloud
6 1 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.15%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 56 (64.37%) Kubernetes
2 43 (49.43%) Ansible
3 41 (47.13%) Puppet
4 31 (35.63%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (33.33%) Packer
6 16 (18.39%) Prometheus
7 13 (14.94%) Grafana
8 12 (13.79%) ZABBIX
9 3 (3.45%) Kibana
10 2 (2.30%) HAProxy
11 1 (1.15%) Ambari
11 1 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (1.15%) Nagios
11 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (1.15%) SCCM
11 1 (1.15%) SCOM
11 1 (1.15%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (28.74%) VMware
2 22 (25.29%) Atlassian
3 12 (13.79%) Dell
3 12 (13.79%) EMC
3 12 (13.79%) Splunk
4 9 (10.34%) SAP
5 6 (6.90%) Oracle
6 3 (3.45%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.15%) Cisco
7 1 (1.15%) Gemalto
7 1 (1.15%) Google
7 1 (1.15%) hybris
7 1 (1.15%) Juniper
7 1 (1.15%) McAfee
7 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.15%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.15%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.15%) Veeam