Period
to 25 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for CoreOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CoreOS over the 6 months to 25 February 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.

CoreOS
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 529 642 631
Rank change year-on-year +113 -11 -29
Contract jobs citing CoreOS 11 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.029% 0.017% 0.010%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.12% 0.077% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 5
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £644 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.33% +28.75% -1.48%
UK median daily rate £500 £575 £525
% change year-on-year -13.04% +9.52% -2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

CoreOS is in the Operating Systems 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 operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8,879 11,685 10,869
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 23.35% 22.27% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,193 6,776 6,320
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £130 £146 £150
90th Percentile £575 £560 £550
UK median daily rate £410 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -3.53% - +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 911 1,017 930
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.88% -
10th Percentile £11.26 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.63 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +3.03%

CoreOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for CoreOS in the UK excluding London

CoreOS
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 CoreOS in the UK excluding London.

Contractor daily rate trend for CoreOS in the UK excluding London

CoreOS
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 CoreOS within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 25 February 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
Midlands - 6 £500 -
West Midlands - 6 £500 -
South East - 4 £588 - 5
East of England - 1 £500 -
CoreOS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing CoreOS 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 CoreOS.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) CentOS
1 11 (100.00%) DevOps
1 11 (100.00%) Kubernetes
2 9 (81.82%) Jenkins
2 9 (81.82%) JIRA
3 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
3 7 (63.64%) Python
4 6 (54.55%) C#
4 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 6 (54.55%) .NET
4 6 (54.55%) Banking
4 6 (54.55%) Go
4 6 (54.55%) Ansible
4 6 (54.55%) Azure
4 6 (54.55%) AWS
4 6 (54.55%) Node.js
4 6 (54.55%) Kafka
4 6 (54.55%) Artifactory
4 6 (54.55%) Rust
4 6 (54.55%) Microservices
4 6 (54.55%) GCP
4 6 (54.55%) Terraform
4 6 (54.55%) Veracode
4 6 (54.55%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (54.55%) Cloud Native
4 6 (54.55%) CircleCI
4 6 (54.55%) The Twelve-Factor App
4 6 (54.55%) Proactive Monitoring
4 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Automation

CoreOS
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 (27.27%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon EKS
1 6 (54.55%) AWS
1 6 (54.55%) Azure
1 6 (54.55%) GCP
2 3 (27.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MariaDB
1 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Jenkins
1 9 (81.82%) JIRA
2 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
3 6 (54.55%) Artifactory
3 6 (54.55%) CircleCI
3 6 (54.55%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (27.27%) GitLab
General
1 6 (54.55%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Azure DevOps
2 6 (54.55%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Azure Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) Kafka
1 6 (54.55%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Cloud Native
2 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) CentOS
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
4 1 (9.09%) AIX
4 1 (9.09%) Debian
4 1 (9.09%) OpenBSD
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Automation
2 6 (54.55%) Microservices
2 6 (54.55%) Proactive Monitoring
2 6 (54.55%) The Twelve-Factor App
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (27.27%) Kanban
5 3 (27.27%) Release Management
5 3 (27.27%) Software Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 1 (9.09%) Open Source
7 1 (9.09%) Service Management
7 1 (9.09%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) Go
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) Rust
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (9.09%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (100.00%) Kubernetes
2 6 (54.55%) Ansible
2 6 (54.55%) Terraform
3 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Confluent
1 6 (54.55%) Veracode
2 3 (27.27%) Atlassian
2 3 (27.27%) ServiceNow
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) Snow