Period
to 25 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Ceph skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ceph over the 6 months to 25 September 2021 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.

Ceph
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 779 516 835
Rank change year-on-year -263 +319 +61
Contract jobs citing Ceph 13 5 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.017% 0.006%
As % of the System Software category 0.12% 0.11% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 4
10th Percentile £330 £460 £404
25th Percentile £439 £513 £466
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £506 £600 £500
Median % change year-on-year -15.63% +20.00% -6.98%
75th Percentile £636 £650 £528
90th Percentile £678 £680 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £491 - £500

Ceph is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 11,123 4,373 13,792
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.91% 14.71% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,843 2,931 9,269
10th Percentile £210 £220 £170
25th Percentile £400 £370 £328
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £463
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £575
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 355 163 633
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.17 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.38 £12.81 £13.50
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £16.62
Median % change year-on-year -1.41% +6.83% +3.84%
75th Percentile £39.60 £40.38 £25.00
90th Percentile £65.50 £53.75 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.23 £17.00 £15.93
% change year-on-year -4.53% +6.72% +2.77%

Ceph
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Ceph as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Ceph in the UK

Ceph
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Ceph in the UK

Ceph
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Ceph over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Ceph in the UK

Ceph
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ceph within the UK over the 6 months to 25 September 2021. 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
England -230 10 £540 -10.00% 6
London -188 7 £480 -23.20% 2
UK excluding London -154 4 £491 - 5
Work from Home -242 2 £338 -25.00% 2
South West - 2 £481 - 2
Wales - 1 £450 -
Scotland - 1 £533 - 1

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Ceph 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 with a requirement for Ceph.

1 9 (69.23%) Linux
1 9 (69.23%) Ansible
1 9 (69.23%) Kubernetes
2 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
3 6 (46.15%) OpenShift
3 6 (46.15%) Docker
3 6 (46.15%) DevOps
3 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
3 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
4 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (38.46%) OpenStack
4 5 (38.46%) Puppet
5 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (30.77%) Python
6 3 (23.08%) NFS
6 3 (23.08%) Dell
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) Clustering
6 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Azure
6 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
6 3 (23.08%) GitHub
6 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (23.08%) Terraform
6 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure as Code
6 3 (23.08%) Amazon ECS

Ceph
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (38.46%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) OpenShift
2 3 (23.08%) Amazon ECS
2 3 (23.08%) Azure
2 3 (23.08%) GitHub
3 2 (15.38%) AWS
3 2 (15.38%) GCP
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Storage
4 1 (7.69%) IaaS
4 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) 4G
2 1 (7.69%) 5G
2 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
2 1 (7.69%) FCAPS
2 1 (7.69%) FTP
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) IMAP
2 1 (7.69%) MIMO
2 1 (7.69%) NAS
2 1 (7.69%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) SMTP
2 1 (7.69%) SSH
2 1 (7.69%) SSL
2 1 (7.69%) VLAN
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
2 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
3 2 (15.38%) Bitbucket
3 2 (15.38%) Gerrit
3 2 (15.38%) GitLab
4 1 (7.69%) Hudson
4 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Public Sector
3 1 (7.69%) Documentation Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Dutch Language
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Kafka
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Native
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) LPAR
2 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) CentOS
3 1 (7.69%) Debian
3 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) DevOps
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure as Code
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (15.38%) Observability
3 2 (15.38%) Open Source
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Task Automation
3 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (7.69%) Data Science
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) Go
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) OCP
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Docker
2 3 (23.08%) NFS
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) KVM
4 1 (7.69%) QEMU
4 1 (7.69%) Samba
4 1 (7.69%) vCloud
4 1 (7.69%) VMware NSX
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) Ansible
1 9 (69.23%) Kubernetes
2 5 (38.46%) Puppet
3 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (23.08%) Terraform
4 2 (15.38%) Istio
4 2 (15.38%) linkerd
4 2 (15.38%) Packer
4 2 (15.38%) Prometheus
4 2 (15.38%) ZABBIX
5 1 (7.69%) BladeLogic
5 1 (7.69%) Grafana
5 1 (7.69%) Graylog
5 1 (7.69%) Nagios
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (7.69%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
2 3 (23.08%) Dell
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Google
3 2 (15.38%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
4 1 (7.69%) BMC
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Confluent
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) NEC
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Splunk