Period
to 23 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 654 698 793
Rank change year-on-year +44 +95 +30
Contract jobs citing Consul 180 210 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.20% 0.071%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.32% 1.53% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 107 49
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +5.13%
10th Percentile £448 £413 £415
90th Percentile £650 £638 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 13,654 13,687 10,543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.83% 13.25% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,157 9,102 6,949
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £602
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 374 233
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.05% -17.78%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.06 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £49.35 £47.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% - -24.73%

Consul
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Consul as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Consul in the UK

Consul
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consul in the UK

Consul
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consul over the 6 months to 23 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consul in the UK

Consul
Top 13 Contract Locations

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 over the 6 months to 23 July 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
England +50 175 £562 +6.95% 48
London +37 129 £575 +9.52% 34
UK excluding London +42 51 £550 +15.79% 14
North of England +29 22 £550 +4.76% 3
Midlands +42 19 £550 +10.00% 1
East Midlands - 12 £473 -
Yorkshire +32 9 £550 +10.00% 1
North East +24 8 £535 +1.90% 1
West Midlands +24 7 £600 +20.00% 1
South East +14 6 £600 +26.32% 4
North West +20 5 £550 -8.33% 1
Wales - 3 £500 -
Scotland +6 2 £550 -

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 with a requirement for Consul.

1 163 (90.56%) Terraform
2 156 (86.67%) DevOps
3 135 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
4 111 (61.67%) Docker
5 110 (61.11%) Kubernetes
6 96 (53.33%) Packer
7 95 (52.78%) Linux
8 86 (47.78%) Git (software)
9 83 (46.11%) Agile Software Development
10 80 (44.44%) Puppet
11 76 (42.22%) JIRA
12 74 (41.11%) Ansible
13 72 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
14 63 (35.00%) Jenkins
14 63 (35.00%) Security Cleared
14 63 (35.00%) Python
15 61 (33.89%) SC Cleared
16 55 (30.56%) Bash Shell
17 52 (28.89%) Confluence
18 50 (27.78%) Microservices
19 48 (26.67%) Infrastructure as Code
20 44 (24.44%) nginx
21 40 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
22 39 (21.67%) VPN
22 39 (21.67%) Configuration Management
23 37 (20.56%) Java
23 37 (20.56%) Elasticsearch
23 37 (20.56%) Microsoft Azure
23 37 (20.56%) Kafka
24 30 (16.67%) Scrum

Consul
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 52 (28.89%) Confluence
2 44 (24.44%) nginx
3 37 (20.56%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (6.67%) Apache
5 8 (4.44%) OpenStack
5 8 (4.44%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.56%) GemFire
6 1 (0.56%) Hubot
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 3 (1.67%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 135 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 37 (20.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (15.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 22 (12.22%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (11.67%) Datadog
7 11 (6.11%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (6.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 9 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
8 9 (5.00%) Amazon S3
9 7 (3.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (3.89%) Amazon Glacier
10 6 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (3.33%) Google App Engine
10 6 (3.33%) Serverless
11 5 (2.78%) OpenShift
12 4 (2.22%) Amazon ECS
12 4 (2.22%) GitHub
12 4 (2.22%) PaaS
13 2 (1.11%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (21.67%) VPN
2 26 (14.44%) Firewall
3 15 (8.33%) Network Security
3 15 (8.33%) WAN
4 14 (7.78%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.67%) Kerberos
5 3 (1.67%) Multicast
5 3 (1.67%) SSL
6 2 (1.11%) DMZ
6 2 (1.11%) DNS
6 2 (1.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.56%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.00%) InfluxDB
1 18 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (9.44%) Redis
3 16 (8.89%) Apache Cassandra
4 15 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 11 (6.11%) MongoDB
5 11 (6.11%) SQL Server
6 8 (4.44%) Hadoop
7 7 (3.89%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (3.33%) NoSQL
9 5 (2.78%) Amazon Aurora
9 5 (2.78%) Big Data
10 4 (2.22%) Apache Hive
10 4 (2.22%) Sqoop
11 3 (1.67%) Blockchain
11 3 (1.67%) DB2
11 3 (1.67%) OpenTSDB
11 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2017
12 2 (1.11%) FoundationDB
Development Applications
1 86 (47.78%) Git (software)
2 76 (42.22%) JIRA
3 63 (35.00%) Jenkins
4 25 (13.89%) GitLab
5 17 (9.44%) Vagrant
6 13 (7.22%) CircleCI
7 12 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (3.89%) Maven
10 6 (3.33%) Artifactory
10 6 (3.33%) Travis CI
11 5 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (2.78%) TeamCity
12 4 (2.22%) Subversion
13 3 (1.67%) Bitbucket
13 3 (1.67%) Visual Studio
14 2 (1.11%) GoCD
14 2 (1.11%) Grunt
14 2 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (13.89%) Finance
2 6 (3.33%) Banking
3 5 (2.78%) Games
4 2 (1.11%) Military
4 2 (1.11%) Publishing
4 2 (1.11%) Retail
4 2 (1.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Law
5 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 101 (56.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
3 22 (12.22%) Architect
4 20 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
5 17 (9.44%) Platform Engineer
6 16 (8.89%) AWS DevOps
7 14 (7.78%) Developer
8 13 (7.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 13 (7.22%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 11 (6.11%) Infrastructure Architect
10 10 (5.56%) AWS Architect
10 10 (5.56%) Platform Architect
11 9 (5.00%) Senior DevOps
11 9 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 8 (4.44%) Backend Developer
12 8 (4.44%) Cloud Architect
12 8 (4.44%) Java Developer
12 8 (4.44%) Senior Backend Developer
12 8 (4.44%) Senior Developer
12 8 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (20.56%) Kafka
2 27 (15.00%) Elastic Stack
3 25 (13.89%) Node.js
3 25 (13.89%) RabbitMQ
4 18 (10.00%) LDAP
5 12 (6.67%) GraphQL
5 12 (6.67%) gRPC
5 12 (6.67%) Memcached
5 12 (6.67%) React Native
5 12 (6.67%) REST
5 12 (6.67%) Swagger
6 11 (6.11%) Middleware
7 10 (5.56%) RESTful
7 10 (5.56%) Spring
8 8 (4.44%) Spring Boot
9 4 (2.22%) .NET
9 4 (2.22%) LAPP Stack
9 4 (2.22%) Sensu
9 4 (2.22%) Web Services
10 2 (1.11%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.56%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.67%) BYOD
2 12 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 12 (6.67%) Wiki
3 8 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.78%) Online Games
5 4 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.22%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.11%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.11%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.11%) Equities
6 2 (1.11%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.11%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.56%) Blog
7 1 (0.56%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.56%) Equity Risk
7 1 (0.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 95 (52.78%) Linux
2 30 (16.67%) CentOS
3 21 (11.67%) Windows
4 14 (7.78%) Android
4 14 (7.78%) Unix
5 12 (6.67%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.67%) Mesosphere
7 3 (1.67%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.67%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.11%) FreeBSD
8 2 (1.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (86.67%) DevOps
2 83 (46.11%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (27.78%) Microservices
4 48 (26.67%) Infrastructure as Code
5 40 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (21.67%) Configuration Management
7 30 (16.67%) Scrum
8 27 (15.00%) Open Source
9 23 (12.78%) Migration
10 19 (10.56%) Software Engineering
11 18 (10.00%) Build Automation
12 17 (9.44%) Kanban
13 16 (8.89%) Immutable Infrastructure
14 14 (7.78%) OWASP
15 13 (7.22%) Information Security
16 12 (6.67%) Android Development
16 12 (6.67%) BPMN
16 12 (6.67%) iOS Development
16 12 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
16 12 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (35.00%) Python
2 55 (30.56%) Bash Shell
3 37 (20.56%) Java
4 22 (12.22%) PowerShell
5 17 (9.44%) JavaScript
6 16 (8.89%) Ruby
7 15 (8.33%) Groovy
8 11 (6.11%) Java 8
9 10 (5.56%) SQL
10 6 (3.33%) Go
11 5 (2.78%) Perl
12 4 (2.22%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.67%) Clojure
14 2 (1.11%) C++
14 2 (1.11%) ClojureScript
14 2 (1.11%) Kotlin
14 2 (1.11%) R
14 2 (1.11%) Scala
15 1 (0.56%) ES6
15 1 (0.56%) Gremlin
Qualifications
1 63 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 61 (33.89%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.78%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.67%) Degree
5 2 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.11%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.11%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 111 (61.67%) Docker
2 10 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (2.78%) etcd
5 3 (1.67%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.56%) HDFS
6 1 (0.56%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 163 (90.56%) Terraform
2 110 (61.11%) Kubernetes
3 96 (53.33%) Packer
4 80 (44.44%) Puppet
5 74 (41.11%) Ansible
6 19 (10.56%) Kibana
7 17 (9.44%) Grafana
7 17 (9.44%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (8.89%) ZABBIX
9 15 (8.33%) logstash
10 13 (7.22%) Graphite
11 9 (5.00%) Mesos
11 9 (5.00%) Prometheus
12 4 (2.22%) Rundeck
13 3 (1.67%) Fluentd
13 3 (1.67%) HAProxy
13 3 (1.67%) WSUS
14 2 (1.11%) Docker Swarm
14 2 (1.11%) Nagios
14 2 (1.11%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 19 (10.56%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.78%) Google
3 12 (6.67%) SaltStack
3 12 (6.67%) ServiceNow
4 11 (6.11%) Splunk
5 9 (5.00%) New Relic
6 5 (2.78%) F5
6 5 (2.78%) Oracle
7 4 (2.22%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.67%) BMC
8 3 (1.67%) Hortonworks
8 3 (1.67%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.11%) Apple
9 2 (1.11%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.11%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.56%) Axway
10 1 (0.56%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.56%) MapR
10 1 (0.56%) SAP