Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for Consul skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Consul over the 6 months to 20 January 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.

HashiCorp Consul
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 620 622 628
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6 -
Contract jobs citing Consul 40 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.077% 0.043% 0.044%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.57% 0.38% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 10 16
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £479 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.39% -12.95% -
10th Percentile £410 £358 £475
90th Percentile £593 £536 £638
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +57.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Consul 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 UK excluding London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 7,012 5,862 5,502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.46% 11.41% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,236 3,628 3,374
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £270 £234 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £550
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 207 181
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.73 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.25% -21.35% -
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.75 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.90 £42.35 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -12.50% -

Consul
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Consul as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Consul in the UK excluding London

Consul
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Consul in the UK excluding London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Consul in the UK excluding London

Consul
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consul in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consul in the UK excluding London

Consul
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consul within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
North of England -15 18 £500 +4.44% 5
North East - 15 £463 -
Midlands +13 12 £420 - 4
East Midlands - 11 £420 - 1
South East +10 7 £420 -13.85% 1
Scotland +7 2 £550 +50.68% 1
Yorkshire -14 2 £525 +13.51% 1
North West -14 1 £675 +40.99% 4
West Midlands -20 1 £500 - 3
South West -32 1 £600 -4.00% 6
Wales - 1 - -
Consul
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Consul 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Consul.

1 39 (97.50%) DevOps
2 31 (77.50%) Docker
2 31 (77.50%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (77.50%) Linux
3 29 (72.50%) Jenkins
4 25 (62.50%) Terraform
5 21 (52.50%) CentOS
6 20 (50.00%) Ansible
6 20 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 19 (47.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (45.00%) Git (software)
8 18 (45.00%) Puppet
9 17 (42.50%) RabbitMQ
9 17 (42.50%) Configuration Management
10 16 (40.00%) Spring Boot
11 15 (37.50%) Zuul
12 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (30.00%) Unix
14 11 (27.50%) Python
14 11 (27.50%) Elastic Stack
15 10 (25.00%) Kubernetes
15 10 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
16 8 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
16 8 (20.00%) Amazon S3
17 7 (17.50%) Maven
17 7 (17.50%) Private Cloud
17 7 (17.50%) Google Cloud Platform
18 6 (15.00%) Software Delivery
18 6 (15.00%) GitLab

Consul
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 3 (7.50%) nginx
1 3 (7.50%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.00%) Apache
2 2 (5.00%) Confluence
2 2 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 31 (77.50%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (20.00%) Amazon S3
4 7 (17.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (15.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (15.00%) Google App Engine
6 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (7.50%) OpenShift
7 2 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (5.00%) GitHub
7 2 (5.00%) Route 53
7 2 (5.00%) Slack
7 2 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (2.50%) Serverless
8 1 (2.50%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) SSL
2 2 (5.00%) IPsec
2 2 (5.00%) OpenVPN
2 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (2.50%) DNS
3 1 (2.50%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) HTTP
3 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.50%) LAN
3 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 4 (10.00%) MySQL
2 4 (10.00%) Redis
3 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (5.00%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (72.50%) Jenkins
2 18 (45.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (17.50%) Maven
4 6 (15.00%) GitLab
4 6 (15.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (10.00%) Vagrant
6 2 (5.00%) JIRA
7 1 (2.50%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.50%) Gradle
7 1 (2.50%) Grunt
7 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (2.50%) Electronics
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
1 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.50%) Marketing
1 1 (2.50%) Retail
1 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (75.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) AWS Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) AWS DevOps
4 7 (17.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Linux Scripter
8 2 (5.00%) Monitoring Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Platform Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) DevOps Consultant
9 1 (2.50%) DevOps Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Linux Support Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Senior DevOps
9 1 (2.50%) Senior DevOps Consultant
9 1 (2.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Site Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) RabbitMQ
2 16 (40.00%) Spring Boot
3 15 (37.50%) Zuul
4 11 (27.50%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (7.50%) Web Services
6 2 (5.00%) Kafka
6 2 (5.00%) LAMP
6 2 (5.00%) Middleware
6 2 (5.00%) Sensu
7 1 (2.50%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.50%) React
7 1 (2.50%) RESTful
7 1 (2.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Private Cloud
2 4 (10.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 31 (77.50%) Linux
2 21 (52.50%) CentOS
3 19 (47.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (30.00%) Unix
5 2 (5.00%) Fedora
5 2 (5.00%) Solaris
5 2 (5.00%) Windows
6 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (97.50%) DevOps
2 17 (42.50%) Configuration Management
3 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (15.00%) ITIL
4 6 (15.00%) Software Delivery
4 6 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (10.00%) High Availability
5 4 (10.00%) Microservices
6 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.00%) Analytics
7 2 (5.00%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (5.00%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (5.00%) Kanban
7 2 (5.00%) Machine Learning
7 2 (5.00%) Open Source
7 2 (5.00%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (5.00%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) Python
2 6 (15.00%) Java
3 5 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.50%) Perl
4 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.50%) Ruby
5 2 (5.00%) Groovy
5 2 (5.00%) SQL
6 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 31 (77.50%) Docker
2 2 (5.00%) Btrfs
3 1 (2.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.50%) etcd
3 1 (2.50%) KVM
3 1 (2.50%) Varnish
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (62.50%) Terraform
2 20 (50.00%) Ansible
3 18 (45.00%) Puppet
4 10 (25.00%) Kubernetes
4 10 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (10.00%) Packer
5 4 (10.00%) Prometheus
6 3 (7.50%) HAProxy
7 2 (5.00%) Grafana
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (5.00%) PowerCLI
8 1 (2.50%) Graphite
8 1 (2.50%) Kibana
8 1 (2.50%) logstash
8 1 (2.50%) Pingdom
8 1 (2.50%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Dynatrace
2 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 4 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.50%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.50%) Google
5 1 (2.50%) PagerDuty
5 1 (2.50%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.50%) SAP
5 1 (2.50%) Splunk
5 1 (2.50%) VMware