Period
to 12 November 2018

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 12 November 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.

HashiCorp Consul
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 604 608 651
Rank change year-on-year +4 +43 -
Contract jobs citing Consul 52 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.095% 0.053% 0.039%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.71% 0.47% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 15 15
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £488 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% -11.36% -
10th Percentile £410 £380 £469
90th Percentile £550 £575 £650
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 7,332 5,915 6,444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.36% 11.17% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,475 3,646 3,949
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 297 225 214
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.41 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -38.09% +35.90%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.75 £12.58
90th Percentile £47.00 £43.75 £54.63
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year - -25.53% +18.99%

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 12 November 2018.

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 12 November 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
North of England -8 23 £500 +5.26% 5
North East - 17 £475 -
Midlands +3 12 £420 - 4
East Midlands - 10 £420 - 2
South East -8 9 £445 -16.24% 1
Scotland -5 8 £550 +50.68% 2
Yorkshire -7 3 £525 +23.53% 3
North West -24 3 £450 -6.01% 2
West Midlands -25 2 £500 - 2
South West - 1 £600 -
Consul
UK

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, 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 52 (100.00%) DevOps
2 43 (82.69%) Jenkins
3 42 (80.77%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (78.85%) Docker
5 37 (71.15%) Linux
6 28 (53.85%) Terraform
7 27 (51.92%) Git (software)
8 25 (48.08%) CentOS
9 24 (46.15%) RabbitMQ
9 24 (46.15%) Ansible
10 23 (44.23%) Puppet
11 22 (42.31%) Configuration Management
12 21 (40.38%) Spring Boot
13 20 (38.46%) AWS CloudFormation
13 20 (38.46%) Kubernetes
13 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 19 (36.54%) Python
15 18 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (32.69%) Zuul
17 16 (30.77%) Elastic Stack
18 15 (28.85%) Sonatype Nexus
18 15 (28.85%) Maven
18 15 (28.85%) Opscode Chef
19 13 (25.00%) Unix
20 11 (21.15%) Ruby
20 11 (21.15%) Groovy
20 11 (21.15%) GitLab
21 10 (19.23%) Google Cloud Platform
21 10 (19.23%) MySQL

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 7 (13.46%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (9.62%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (9.62%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.85%) Apache
3 2 (3.85%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 42 (80.77%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (38.46%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (19.23%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (19.23%) Amazon S3
3 10 (19.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (15.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (11.54%) GitHub
5 6 (11.54%) Google App Engine
6 5 (9.62%) OpenShift
7 3 (5.77%) Heroku
7 3 (5.77%) npm
7 3 (5.77%) Slack
8 2 (3.85%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (3.85%) Route 53
8 2 (3.85%) Trello
8 2 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) SSL
2 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.69%) DNS
3 4 (7.69%) Firewall
3 4 (7.69%) HTTP
3 4 (7.69%) HTTPS
3 4 (7.69%) LAN
3 4 (7.69%) WAN
4 2 (3.85%) IPsec
4 2 (3.85%) OpenVPN
4 2 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) MySQL
2 9 (17.31%) MongoDB
3 8 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (15.38%) Redis
4 4 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.85%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (82.69%) Jenkins
2 27 (51.92%) Git (software)
3 15 (28.85%) Maven
3 15 (28.85%) Sonatype Nexus
4 11 (21.15%) GitLab
5 7 (13.46%) SonarQube
6 4 (7.69%) Gradle
6 4 (7.69%) Grunt
6 4 (7.69%) Vagrant
7 3 (5.77%) Ant
7 3 (5.77%) Gerrit
General
1 1 (1.92%) Electronics
1 1 (1.92%) Finance
1 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.92%) Marketing
1 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (88.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (21.15%) AWS Engineer
3 10 (19.23%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) AWS DevOps
5 7 (13.46%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Platform Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Linux Scripter
9 1 (1.92%) DevOps Consultant
9 1 (1.92%) Linux Support
9 1 (1.92%) Linux Support Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Monitoring Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Consultant
9 1 (1.92%) Senior DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (46.15%) RabbitMQ
2 21 (40.38%) Spring Boot
3 17 (32.69%) Zuul
4 16 (30.77%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (13.46%) Sensu
6 5 (9.62%) Kafka
6 5 (9.62%) Spring
6 5 (9.62%) Web Services
7 4 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 4 (7.69%) React
7 4 (7.69%) RESTful
8 3 (5.77%) Node.js
9 2 (3.85%) LAMP
10 1 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Private Cloud
2 7 (13.46%) iPad
3 4 (7.69%) Video on Demand
4 2 (3.85%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 37 (71.15%) Linux
2 25 (48.08%) CentOS
3 20 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (3.85%) Fedora
6 1 (1.92%) Solaris
6 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (100.00%) DevOps
2 22 (42.31%) Configuration Management
3 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (15.38%) ITIL
5 8 (15.38%) Software Delivery
5 8 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
6 7 (13.46%) Microservices
6 7 (13.46%) Scrum
7 5 (9.62%) Open Source
8 4 (7.69%) Build Automation
8 4 (7.69%) Dependency Management
8 4 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 4 (7.69%) DRM
8 4 (7.69%) High Availability
9 3 (5.77%) BDD
9 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.77%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) Python
2 11 (21.15%) Groovy
2 11 (21.15%) Ruby
3 10 (19.23%) Bash Shell
4 8 (15.38%) Java
4 8 (15.38%) SQL
5 5 (9.62%) Perl
6 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.69%) PHP
7 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 41 (78.85%) Docker
2 4 (7.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (7.69%) etcd
2 4 (7.69%) KVM
2 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.69%) Xen
3 2 (3.85%) Btrfs
3 2 (3.85%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 28 (53.85%) Terraform
2 24 (46.15%) Ansible
3 23 (44.23%) Puppet
4 20 (38.46%) Kubernetes
5 15 (28.85%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (13.46%) Grafana
6 7 (13.46%) Mesos
7 6 (11.54%) Prometheus
8 5 (9.62%) Kibana
8 5 (9.62%) logstash
8 5 (9.62%) Uchiwa
9 4 (7.69%) HAProxy
9 4 (7.69%) Packer
10 2 (3.85%) Graphite
10 2 (3.85%) Oracle ZFS
11 1 (1.92%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Dynatrace
1 8 (15.38%) Oracle
1 8 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 7 (13.46%) IBM
3 4 (7.69%) Citrix
3 4 (7.69%) SaltStack
3 4 (7.69%) Splunk
3 4 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (1.92%) Google
4 1 (1.92%) SAP