Period
to 10 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 10 July 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.

Kubernetes (k8s)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 58 58 153
Rank change year-on-year 0 +95 -22
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 12 79 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Surrey 1.42% 3.28% 0.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.90% 24.16% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 55 7
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £438 £418 £510
90th Percentile £583 £650 £617
South East median daily rate £475 £525 £490
% change year-on-year -9.52% +7.14% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 - £57.50

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 Surrey with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 93 327 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 11.03% 13.56% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 221 249
Median daily rate £450 £503 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.45% +5.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £143 £315 £213
90th Percentile £581 £638 £589
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 11
Median hourly rate £15.00 £11.83 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.80% -26.06% -23.81%
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% -31.43% -

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Kubernetes as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Surrey

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Kubernetes in Surrey.

Daily rate trend for Kubernetes in Surrey

Kubernetes
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 10 July 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
Guildford +4 5 £550 -4.35% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames +15 2 - -
Reigate +12 1 £550 -8.33%
Weybridge -1 1 £500 +1.27%
Kubernetes
South East

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 10 (83.33%) Docker
2 9 (75.00%) DevOps
2 9 (75.00%) AWS
3 8 (66.67%) Terraform
3 8 (66.67%) Ansible
4 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
5 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (50.00%) Python
5 6 (50.00%) Linux
6 5 (41.67%) Scrum
7 4 (33.33%) Java
7 4 (33.33%) SQL
7 4 (33.33%) Kanban
7 4 (33.33%) Use Case
8 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (25.00%) Amazon S3
8 3 (25.00%) Groovy
8 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 3 (25.00%) Migration
8 3 (25.00%) DSL
8 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
9 2 (16.67%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (16.67%) Prometheus
9 2 (16.67%) Grafana
9 2 (16.67%) Consul
9 2 (16.67%) WireMock
9 2 (16.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 2 (16.67%) Data Science

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 2 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (16.67%) Confluence
1 2 (16.67%) nginx
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (75.00%) AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon ECS
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (16.67%) Azure
3 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (16.67%) OpenShift
4 1 (8.33%) GCP
4 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DSL
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (16.67%) MariaDB
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) Artifactory
3 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) JUnit
3 2 (16.67%) Liquibase
3 2 (16.67%) Maven
3 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (8.33%) Gradle
4 1 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Data Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Integration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) AWS Architect
3 1 (8.33%) AWS Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) Apache Camel
1 2 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
1 2 (16.67%) Flutter
1 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (16.67%) Ionic Framework
1 2 (16.67%) LDAP
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
1 2 (16.67%) Node.js
1 2 (16.67%) TIBCO EMS
1 2 (16.67%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Android
2 2 (16.67%) Solaris
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) DevOps
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Kanban
4 4 (33.33%) Use Case
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 2 (16.67%) Data Science
6 2 (16.67%) ETL
6 2 (16.67%) High Availability
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) Microservices
6 2 (16.67%) Mobile Development
6 2 (16.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Groovy
4 2 (16.67%) Apple Swift
4 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 2 (16.67%) R
4 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (8.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Docker
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) Ansible
1 8 (66.67%) Terraform
2 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (16.67%) Consul
3 2 (16.67%) Grafana
3 2 (16.67%) Kibana
3 2 (16.67%) Packer
3 2 (16.67%) Prometheus
4 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (16.67%) SAP
1 2 (16.67%) Splunk
1 2 (16.67%) TIBCO
1 2 (16.67%) Xamarin