Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 641 761 772
Rank change year-on-year +120 +11 +45
Contract jobs citing Consul 166 144 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.33% 0.99% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 95 50
UK median daily rate £583 £525 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.05% +8.25% -11.82%
10th Percentile £471 £415 £401
90th Percentile £679 £615 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £475 £494
% change year-on-year +15.68% -3.80% -10.23%
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 12,462 14,535 11,447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.65% 14.09% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,417 9,783 7,604
UK median daily rate £500 £498 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.50% +6.13% +9.01%
10th Percentile £275 £290 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 390 271
UK median hourly rate £21.15 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.86% - -29.29%
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +19.40% +9.38% -40.74%

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 17 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consul in the UK

Consul
Top 14 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 17 October 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 +114 162 £593 +12.86% 27
London +101 126 £600 +14.29% 12
UK excluding London +65 40 £550 +15.68% 15
Midlands +58 16 £600 +19.90% 4
North of England +28 16 £525 +7.69% 4
West Midlands +42 10 £600 +20.00% 4
North West +32 7 £500 +11.11% 2
East Midlands +39 6 £550 +18.92%
North East +7 5 £535 +9.74% 1
Yorkshire +33 4 £625 +19.05% 1
South East +27 4 £600 +26.32%
Scotland +20 3 £500 -9.09%
East of England - 1 £350 - 3
Wales - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 152 (91.57%) Terraform
2 151 (90.96%) DevOps
3 112 (67.47%) Linux
4 99 (59.64%) AWS
5 94 (56.63%) Ansible
6 89 (53.61%) Docker
6 89 (53.61%) Puppet
7 85 (51.20%) Kubernetes
8 74 (44.58%) Packer
9 71 (42.77%) Security Cleared
10 68 (40.96%) Jenkins
11 67 (40.36%) SC Cleared
12 66 (39.76%) Git (software)
13 62 (37.35%) Python
14 61 (36.75%) JIRA
15 59 (35.54%) Agile Software Development
16 55 (33.13%) Microservices
17 49 (29.52%) AWS CloudFormation
18 47 (28.31%) Confluence
19 42 (25.30%) Azure
19 42 (25.30%) Infrastructure as Code
20 41 (24.70%) Firewall
21 36 (21.69%) Bash Shell
22 34 (20.48%) GitLab
23 32 (19.28%) Migration
23 32 (19.28%) Continuous Integration
24 31 (18.67%) Configuration Management
25 30 (18.07%) Windows
25 30 (18.07%) nginx
25 30 (18.07%) Kafka

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 47 (28.31%) Confluence
2 30 (18.07%) nginx
3 22 (13.25%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (12.05%) OpenStack
5 9 (5.42%) Apache
6 7 (4.22%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.20%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.20%) IIS
8 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 10 (6.02%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (1.20%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.20%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 99 (59.64%) AWS
2 49 (29.52%) AWS CloudFormation
3 42 (25.30%) Azure
4 22 (13.25%) Cloud Computing
4 22 (13.25%) Datadog
5 17 (10.24%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (10.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 15 (9.04%) Amazon ELB
7 13 (7.83%) Amazon S3
7 13 (7.83%) GCP
8 11 (6.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 11 (6.63%) Amazon Glacier
9 8 (4.82%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (4.82%) OpenShift
9 8 (4.82%) Serverless
10 6 (3.61%) PaaS
11 2 (1.20%) CloudFront
11 2 (1.20%) IaaS
11 2 (1.20%) Kong
11 2 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (24.70%) Firewall
2 25 (15.06%) VPN
3 15 (9.04%) Network Security
3 15 (9.04%) WAN
4 14 (8.43%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (2.41%) Kerberos
5 4 (2.41%) Multicast
5 4 (2.41%) SSL
6 2 (1.20%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.20%) DMZ
6 2 (1.20%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.60%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.84%) InfluxDB
2 17 (10.24%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (9.04%) Relational Database
4 12 (7.23%) Redis
5 11 (6.63%) Amazon RDS
6 10 (6.02%) NoSQL
7 9 (5.42%) MongoDB
7 9 (5.42%) SQL Server
8 8 (4.82%) Hadoop
9 7 (4.22%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (2.41%) Amazon Aurora
10 4 (2.41%) Apache Hive
10 4 (2.41%) Big Data
10 4 (2.41%) FoundationDB
10 4 (2.41%) OpenTSDB
10 4 (2.41%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (2.41%) Sqoop
11 3 (1.81%) DB2
11 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2017
12 2 (1.20%) Aerospike
Development Applications
1 68 (40.96%) Jenkins
2 66 (39.76%) Git (software)
3 61 (36.75%) JIRA
4 34 (20.48%) GitLab
5 18 (10.84%) Artifactory
5 18 (10.84%) Vagrant
6 13 (7.83%) Selenium
7 11 (6.63%) SonarQube
8 8 (4.82%) CircleCI
8 8 (4.82%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (3.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (3.01%) Maven
10 4 (2.41%) IBM UrbanCode
10 4 (2.41%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (2.41%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (2.41%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.81%) Bitbucket
12 2 (1.20%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.20%) Zephyr
General
1 20 (12.05%) Finance
2 17 (10.24%) Public Sector
3 6 (3.61%) Banking
3 6 (3.61%) Police
4 3 (1.81%) Games
4 3 (1.81%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.81%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.20%) Military
5 2 (1.20%) Publishing
5 2 (1.20%) Retail
6 1 (0.60%) Electronics
6 1 (0.60%) Law
6 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 95 (57.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (16.87%) AWS Engineer
3 21 (12.65%) Cloud Engineer
4 20 (12.05%) Senior DevOps
5 19 (11.45%) Architect
5 19 (11.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 17 (10.24%) Platform Engineer
7 15 (9.04%) AWS DevOps
8 13 (7.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 11 (6.63%) Developer
9 11 (6.63%) Infrastructure Architect
9 11 (6.63%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 10 (6.02%) Platform Architect
11 9 (5.42%) AWS Architect
12 7 (4.22%) Cloud Architect
12 7 (4.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 7 (4.22%) Senior Developer
13 6 (3.61%) Backend Developer
13 6 (3.61%) Senior Backend Developer
13 6 (3.61%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (18.07%) Kafka
2 28 (16.87%) Elastic Stack
3 19 (11.45%) Node.js
4 17 (10.24%) LDAP
5 16 (9.64%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (6.02%) REST
6 10 (6.02%) Spring
7 9 (5.42%) GraphQL
7 9 (5.42%) gRPC
7 9 (5.42%) Memcached
7 9 (5.42%) React Native
7 9 (5.42%) Swagger
8 8 (4.82%) RESTful
9 6 (3.61%) Spring Boot
10 5 (3.01%) Middleware
11 4 (2.41%) .NET
11 4 (2.41%) Web Services
12 3 (1.81%) LAPP Stack
12 3 (1.81%) Sensu
13 2 (1.20%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.64%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.23%) BYOD
3 9 (5.42%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.42%) Wiki
4 6 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.81%) Equities
5 3 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.20%) Equity Risk
6 2 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.20%) Online Gambling
6 2 (1.20%) PKI
7 1 (0.60%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.60%) NHS
7 1 (0.60%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 112 (67.47%) Linux
2 30 (18.07%) Windows
3 23 (13.86%) CentOS
4 22 (13.25%) Unix
5 21 (12.65%) Ubuntu
6 11 (6.63%) Android
7 9 (5.42%) Apple iOS
8 8 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.81%) Mesosphere
10 2 (1.20%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.60%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.60%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (90.96%) DevOps
2 59 (35.54%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (33.13%) Microservices
4 42 (25.30%) Infrastructure as Code
5 32 (19.28%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (19.28%) Migration
6 31 (18.67%) Configuration Management
7 18 (10.84%) Open Source
7 18 (10.84%) Scrum
8 15 (9.04%) DevSecOps
9 14 (8.43%) Kanban
9 14 (8.43%) Workflow
10 13 (7.83%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (7.83%) Software Engineering
11 11 (6.63%) Chaos Engineering
12 10 (6.02%) Immutable Infrastructure
12 10 (6.02%) Project Delivery
13 9 (5.42%) BPMN
13 9 (5.42%) Dashboard Development
13 9 (5.42%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 62 (37.35%) Python
2 36 (21.69%) Bash Shell
3 25 (15.06%) Java
4 21 (12.65%) Groovy
5 15 (9.04%) Ruby
6 14 (8.43%) JavaScript
7 13 (7.83%) PowerShell
8 11 (6.63%) SQL
9 10 (6.02%) Java 8
10 9 (5.42%) Go
11 7 (4.22%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.41%) Clojure
12 4 (2.41%) ClojureScript
12 4 (2.41%) Kotlin
12 4 (2.41%) Perl
13 2 (1.20%) R
14 1 (0.60%) Gremlin
Qualifications
1 71 (42.77%) Security Cleared
2 67 (40.36%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.43%) AWS Certification
4 6 (3.61%) Degree
5 4 (2.41%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.81%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.20%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 89 (53.61%) Docker
2 5 (3.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (2.41%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.41%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.60%) etcd
4 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.60%) KVM
4 1 (0.60%) Varnish
4 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 152 (91.57%) Terraform
2 94 (56.63%) Ansible
3 89 (53.61%) Puppet
4 85 (51.20%) Kubernetes
5 74 (44.58%) Packer
6 17 (10.24%) ZABBIX
7 15 (9.04%) Grafana
8 13 (7.83%) logstash
9 12 (7.23%) Graphite
10 11 (6.63%) Kibana
10 11 (6.63%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (4.82%) Mesos
12 7 (4.22%) Prometheus
13 5 (3.01%) Nagios
14 3 (1.81%) HAProxy
14 3 (1.81%) Rundeck
15 2 (1.20%) Automic
15 2 (1.20%) Docker Swarm
15 2 (1.20%) Opsview
15 2 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 23 (13.86%) Splunk
2 18 (10.84%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.24%) F5
4 13 (7.83%) New Relic
5 11 (6.63%) Google
5 11 (6.63%) Sparx
6 9 (5.42%) SaltStack
6 9 (5.42%) ServiceNow
7 5 (3.01%) Oracle
8 3 (1.81%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.81%) BMC
8 3 (1.81%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.20%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.20%) Apple
9 2 (1.20%) CA
9 2 (1.20%) Citrix
9 2 (1.20%) IBM
9 2 (1.20%) Micro Focus
9 2 (1.20%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.20%) SAP