Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 558 634 627
Rank change year-on-year +76 -7 +23
Contract jobs citing Consul 38 48 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.086% 0.086% 0.041%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.61% 0.63% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 38 10
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £475 £479
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.05% -0.78% -12.95%
10th Percentile £485 £410 £358
90th Percentile £625 £552 £526
UK median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -9.09%
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 6,272 7,581 6,022
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.23% 13.56% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,001 4,596 3,737
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £228
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 291 217
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £15.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +11.25% -30.48%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.07 £10.61
90th Percentile £47.97 £47.00 £42.70
UK median hourly rate £20.11 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.89% - -15.58%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Midlands +47 11 £600 +42.86% 2
West Midlands +53 10 £600 +20.00% 2
North of England +15 10 £525 - 3
Scotland +41 9 £600 +9.09% 2
North West +29 7 £500 -25.93% 2
South East +55 4 £600 +34.83%
North East +12 3 £600 +26.32%
East of England - 3 £550 - 2
East Midlands +19 1 - -
South West +4 1 £400 -33.33%
Wales - 1 - -
Consul
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 34 (89.47%) DevOps
2 31 (81.58%) Linux
3 27 (71.05%) Puppet
4 25 (65.79%) AWS
4 25 (65.79%) Terraform
5 22 (57.89%) Ansible
6 18 (47.37%) Docker
7 17 (44.74%) Git (software)
7 17 (44.74%) Python
8 15 (39.47%) Configuration Management
9 14 (36.84%) Bash Shell
9 14 (36.84%) Jenkins
9 14 (36.84%) Packer
10 13 (34.21%) Vagrant
10 13 (34.21%) CentOS
10 13 (34.21%) Firewall
10 13 (34.21%) Ruby
11 12 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (31.58%) Software Engineering
11 12 (31.58%) Infrastructure as Code
12 11 (28.95%) Cloud Computing
12 11 (28.95%) Amazon EC2
12 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
12 11 (28.95%) VPN
13 10 (26.32%) Apache
13 10 (26.32%) Java
13 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (26.32%) Kubernetes
14 9 (23.68%) New Relic

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 10 (26.32%) Apache
2 7 (18.42%) IIS
3 6 (15.79%) nginx
3 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
4 4 (10.53%) Jetty
4 4 (10.53%) Mongrel
4 4 (10.53%) WebSphere
5 2 (5.26%) Apache Spark
5 2 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (5.26%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 25 (65.79%) AWS
2 11 (28.95%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (28.95%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (23.68%) Datadog
4 7 (18.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (18.42%) Amazon ELB
4 7 (18.42%) Amazon Glacier
4 7 (18.42%) Amazon S3
4 7 (18.42%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (18.42%) Azure
4 7 (18.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (10.53%) GCP
5 4 (10.53%) Google App Engine
6 3 (7.89%) OpenShift
7 2 (5.26%) Apigee
7 2 (5.26%) IaaS
7 2 (5.26%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (5.26%) Kong
7 2 (5.26%) PaaS
7 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) Firewall
2 11 (28.95%) VPN
3 9 (23.68%) SSL
4 5 (13.16%) DNS
4 5 (13.16%) HTTP
4 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
5 4 (10.53%) DHCP
5 4 (10.53%) FTP
5 4 (10.53%) IPsec
5 4 (10.53%) Kerberos
5 4 (10.53%) Multicast
6 2 (5.26%) BIG-IP
6 2 (5.26%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) MongoDB
2 7 (18.42%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (13.16%) InfluxDB
3 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
3 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
4 4 (10.53%) Apache Hive
4 4 (10.53%) Big Data
4 4 (10.53%) Hadoop
4 4 (10.53%) OpenTSDB
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (10.53%) Sqoop
5 3 (7.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2017
6 2 (5.26%) Aerospike
6 2 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (5.26%) Couchbase
6 2 (5.26%) Hazelcast
6 2 (5.26%) HBase
6 2 (5.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (44.74%) Git (software)
2 14 (36.84%) Jenkins
3 13 (34.21%) Vagrant
4 8 (21.05%) GitLab
5 4 (10.53%) Travis CI
6 3 (7.89%) TeamCity
7 2 (5.26%) Artifactory
7 2 (5.26%) Bitbucket
7 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.26%) IBM UrbanCode
7 2 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (5.26%) Selenium
7 2 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (5.26%) Zephyr
8 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.63%) Hudson
8 1 (2.63%) JIRA
8 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
1 2 (5.26%) Military
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Police
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Platform Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) AWS Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Cloud Engineer
3 10 (26.32%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Data Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Consultant
5 1 (2.63%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (2.63%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (18.42%) .NET
2 7 (18.42%) RESTful
3 5 (13.16%) J2EE
4 4 (10.53%) Kafka
4 4 (10.53%) Servlets
5 2 (5.26%) Java EE
5 2 (5.26%) LDAP
5 2 (5.26%) Ultra Messaging
5 2 (5.26%) Vert.x
6 1 (2.63%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.63%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (2.63%) Node.js
6 1 (2.63%) REST
6 1 (2.63%) Spring
6 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) PKI
3 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 31 (81.58%) Linux
2 13 (34.21%) CentOS
3 9 (23.68%) Unix
4 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.26%) Windows
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.63%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (89.47%) DevOps
2 15 (39.47%) Configuration Management
3 12 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (31.58%) Infrastructure as Code
3 12 (31.58%) Software Engineering
4 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (18.42%) Chaos Engineering
5 7 (18.42%) DevSecOps
5 7 (18.42%) Kanban
5 7 (18.42%) Microservices
5 7 (18.42%) Migration
6 6 (15.79%) Analytics
7 5 (13.16%) Continuous Deployment
7 5 (13.16%) OO
7 5 (13.16%) OOP
7 5 (13.16%) Pair Programming
7 5 (13.16%) TDD
7 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
7 5 (13.16%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) Python
2 14 (36.84%) Bash Shell
3 13 (34.21%) Ruby
4 10 (26.32%) Java
5 6 (15.79%) Java 8
6 5 (13.16%) SQL
7 4 (10.53%) Go
7 4 (10.53%) Perl
8 2 (5.26%) Groovy
8 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.26%) R
9 1 (2.63%) Clojure
9 1 (2.63%) ClojureScript
9 1 (2.63%) Kotlin
9 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (7.89%) Degree
3 3 (7.89%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 18 (47.37%) Docker
2 5 (13.16%) Xen
3 4 (10.53%) Apache Flume
3 4 (10.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) KVM
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (71.05%) Puppet
2 25 (65.79%) Terraform
3 22 (57.89%) Ansible
4 14 (36.84%) Packer
5 10 (26.32%) Kubernetes
6 5 (13.16%) Prometheus
7 4 (10.53%) Mesos
7 4 (10.53%) Nagios
8 2 (5.26%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (5.26%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (5.26%) Grafana
8 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (2.63%) HAProxy
9 1 (2.63%) Kibana
9 1 (2.63%) logstash
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) New Relic
3 6 (15.79%) Google
3 6 (15.79%) Splunk
4 5 (13.16%) VMware
5 2 (5.26%) AppDynamics
5 2 (5.26%) CA
5 2 (5.26%) Citrix
5 2 (5.26%) F5
5 2 (5.26%) IBM
5 2 (5.26%) Micro Focus
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat