Period
to 8 March 2021

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 8 March 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.

HashiCorp Consul
UK
6 months to
8 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 554 628 786
Rank change year-on-year +74 +158 -31
Contract jobs citing Consul 73 94 121
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.92% 0.99% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 72 93
Median daily rate £550 £563 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +4.65% +2.38%
10th Percentile £500 £501 £419
90th Percentile £600 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £538 £488
% change year-on-year -6.98% +10.26% +1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 - -

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 7,967 9,515 14,421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.47% 14.41% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,603 6,528 9,813
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £320 £263 £310
90th Percentile £669 £675 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 277 334
Median hourly rate £24.42 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.51% - -
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.44 £12.00
90th Percentile £62.25 £47.15 £47.83
Median hourly rate £22.57 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +28.94% - +16.67%

Consul
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Consul in the UK

Consul
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Consul in the UK

Consul
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Consul over the 6 months to 8 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Consul in the UK

Consul
Top 6 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 8 March 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 +117 62 £600 +8.84% 20
Work from Home -197 41 £563 -13.86% 3
London +18 30 £550 -2.22% 11
UK excluding London +120 5 £500 -6.98% 8
Scotland +20 4 £500 -16.67% 1
South East +89 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 8 March 2021, 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 57 (78.08%) Python
2 56 (76.71%) Terraform
3 53 (72.60%) DevOps
4 50 (68.49%) Ansible
4 50 (68.49%) Docker
4 50 (68.49%) AWS
5 49 (67.12%) Git (software)
6 46 (63.01%) Bash Shell
7 42 (57.53%) Linux
8 41 (56.16%) Azure
9 40 (54.79%) Elastic Stack
10 39 (53.42%) Kubernetes
11 38 (52.05%) Jenkins
11 38 (52.05%) Prometheus
11 38 (52.05%) Grafana
12 35 (47.95%) logstash
12 35 (47.95%) Kibana
13 33 (45.21%) Public Sector
14 32 (43.84%) Infrastructure as Code
14 32 (43.84%) Finance
15 31 (42.47%) Kafka
16 28 (38.36%) Telecoms
17 27 (36.99%) Electronics
17 27 (36.99%) Manufacturing
17 27 (36.99%) Programme Management
17 27 (36.99%) Business Intelligence
17 27 (36.99%) Perl
17 27 (36.99%) SAP
17 27 (36.99%) Marketing
17 27 (36.99%) Digital Marketing

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 9 (12.33%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (10.96%) Apache
2 8 (10.96%) Confluence
3 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.74%) Drupal
5 1 (1.37%) nginx
5 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 50 (68.49%) AWS
2 41 (56.16%) Azure
3 26 (35.62%) Amazon EKS
4 13 (17.81%) PaaS
5 9 (12.33%) SaaS
6 7 (9.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (8.22%) Kong
8 5 (6.85%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (6.85%) IaaS
8 5 (6.85%) Route 53
8 5 (6.85%) Serverless
9 4 (5.48%) Amazon ECS
9 4 (5.48%) Amazon S3
9 4 (5.48%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (5.48%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (4.11%) GCP
11 2 (2.74%) AWS CodePipeline
11 2 (2.74%) Heroku
12 1 (1.37%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) Internet
2 5 (6.85%) DNS
3 3 (4.11%) Network Security
4 1 (1.37%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.48%) Redis
3 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.37%) InfluxDB
4 1 (1.37%) MySQL
4 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 49 (67.12%) Git (software)
2 38 (52.05%) Jenkins
3 23 (31.51%) GitLab
4 20 (27.40%) Artifactory
5 12 (16.44%) IntelliJ
5 12 (16.44%) PyCharm
5 12 (16.44%) Visual Studio
5 12 (16.44%) Visual Studio Code
6 8 (10.96%) Gatling
6 8 (10.96%) JIRA
6 8 (10.96%) JUnit
6 8 (10.96%) LoadRunner
6 8 (10.96%) RStudio
7 2 (2.74%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.74%) Grunt
7 2 (2.74%) gulp
8 1 (1.37%) IBM UrbanCode
8 1 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.37%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.37%) Vagrant
General
1 33 (45.21%) Public Sector
2 32 (43.84%) Finance
3 28 (38.36%) Telecoms
4 27 (36.99%) Electronics
4 27 (36.99%) Manufacturing
4 27 (36.99%) Marketing
5 1 (1.37%) Games
5 1 (1.37%) Law
5 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (54.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (27.40%) Senior DevOps
3 17 (23.29%) Developer
4 16 (21.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 8 (10.96%) Automation Developer
6 5 (6.85%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (5.48%) Architect
7 4 (5.48%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Lead Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Lead Cloud Architect
8 3 (4.11%) Cloud Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Cloud Native Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) DevOps Specialist
8 3 (4.11%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Kubernetes Specialist
8 3 (4.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (54.79%) Elastic Stack
2 31 (42.47%) Kafka
3 13 (17.81%) Node.js
4 11 (15.07%) REST
5 8 (10.96%) Apache NiFi
6 4 (5.48%) Web Services
7 3 (4.11%) JSON
7 3 (4.11%) Keycloak
7 3 (4.11%) Loki
7 3 (4.11%) OAuth
7 3 (4.11%) OAuth2
7 3 (4.11%) OpenID
7 3 (4.11%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (4.11%) React
8 2 (2.74%) .NET
8 2 (2.74%) Flask
8 2 (2.74%) React Native
8 2 (2.74%) Redux
8 2 (2.74%) ZeroMQ
9 1 (1.37%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Private Cloud
2 9 (12.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 9 (12.33%) Public Cloud
3 6 (8.22%) Cloud Native
3 6 (8.22%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (5.48%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.74%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.74%) Blog
5 2 (2.74%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.74%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 42 (57.53%) Linux
2 12 (16.44%) CentOS
3 7 (9.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.85%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.11%) Windows
6 2 (2.74%) Unix
7 1 (1.37%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (1.37%) Mesosphere
7 1 (1.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (72.60%) DevOps
2 32 (43.84%) Infrastructure as Code
3 27 (36.99%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (36.99%) Digital Marketing
3 27 (36.99%) Microservices
3 27 (36.99%) Programme Management
4 26 (35.62%) Visualisation
5 15 (20.55%) Infrastructure Automation
6 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (17.81%) Test Automation
8 12 (16.44%) Configuration Management
9 10 (13.70%) Kanban
10 9 (12.33%) SDLC
11 8 (10.96%) OWASP
12 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
12 6 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (6.85%) Migration
13 5 (6.85%) TDD
14 4 (5.48%) Application Performance Monitoring
14 4 (5.48%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 57 (78.08%) Python
2 46 (63.01%) Bash Shell
3 27 (36.99%) Perl
4 15 (20.55%) JavaScript
5 14 (19.18%) Ruby
6 13 (17.81%) Go
7 12 (16.44%) PowerShell
8 6 (8.22%) Java
9 4 (5.48%) ES6
9 4 (5.48%) SQL
10 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.74%) C++
12 1 (1.37%) C#
12 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (30.14%) Security Cleared
2 16 (21.92%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.22%) AWS Certification
3 6 (8.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (8.22%) Degree
4 4 (5.48%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (1.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.37%) NIST
1 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 50 (68.49%) Docker
2 8 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (2.74%) etcd
3 2 (2.74%) Varnish
4 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.37%) Samba
4 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 56 (76.71%) Terraform
2 50 (68.49%) Ansible
3 39 (53.42%) Kubernetes
4 38 (52.05%) Grafana
4 38 (52.05%) Prometheus
5 35 (47.95%) Kibana
5 35 (47.95%) logstash
6 26 (35.62%) Istio
6 26 (35.62%) Rancher
7 25 (34.25%) Fluentd
8 10 (13.70%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (10.96%) FreeIPA
10 7 (9.59%) Puppet
11 3 (4.11%) Kustomize
11 3 (4.11%) Packer
12 2 (2.74%) Nagios
13 1 (1.37%) HAProxy
13 1 (1.37%) Pingdom
13 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Satellite
13 1 (1.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (36.99%) AppDynamics
1 27 (36.99%) SAP
2 26 (35.62%) Splunk
3 18 (24.66%) Red Hat
4 15 (20.55%) Google
5 8 (10.96%) Hortonworks
5 8 (10.96%) VMware
6 4 (5.48%) F5
6 4 (5.48%) Palo Alto
6 4 (5.48%) ServiceNow
7 3 (4.11%) New Relic
8 1 (1.37%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.37%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.37%) CommVault
8 1 (1.37%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.37%) NetApp
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle
8 1 (1.37%) PagerDuty
8 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com