Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 771 745 879
Rank change year-on-year -26 +134 -
Contract jobs citing Consul 104 117 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.12% 0.003%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.91% 1.13% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 68 2
UK median daily rate £500 £550 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +57.14% -
10th Percentile £418 £471 £328
90th Percentile £665 £700 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £479 £550 -
% change year-on-year -12.95% - -
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 11,452 10,341 9,131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.42% 10.71% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,814 6,592 5,594
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £234
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 244 336
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.58 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.00 £49.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -13.51% -1.33% -8.54%

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 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consul in the UK

Consul
Top 11 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 16 January 2018. 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 -24 101 £500 -9.09% 22
London -48 82 £525 -4.55% 11
UK excluding London +2 21 £479 -12.95% 11
North of England +33 11 £479 -12.95% 3
North West - 9 £479 - 2
West Midlands +8 4 - - 1
Midlands +3 4 - - 1
South East -20 3 £488 -2.50%
Yorkshire +12 2 £463 -15.91% 1
Scotland - 2 £365 - 1
South West - 1 £625 - 1

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Consul also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Consul.

1 83 (79.81%) DevOps
2 81 (77.88%) Docker
3 79 (75.96%) Terraform
4 64 (61.54%) Kubernetes
5 59 (56.73%) Python
6 57 (54.81%) Jenkins
7 55 (52.88%) Amazon AWS
8 54 (51.92%) Linux
8 54 (51.92%) Java
9 50 (48.08%) Ansible
10 47 (45.19%) Puppet
11 46 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
12 44 (42.31%) Ruby
13 43 (41.35%) Packer
14 33 (31.73%) Bash Shell
15 30 (28.85%) Elastic Stack
15 30 (28.85%) Kibana
16 27 (25.96%) Continuous Integration
17 26 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
17 26 (25.00%) Relational Database
18 24 (23.08%) Elasticsearch
18 24 (23.08%) Web Services
19 23 (22.12%) Go
19 23 (22.12%) Opscode Chef
20 22 (21.15%) Configuration Management
20 22 (21.15%) SC Cleared
20 22 (21.15%) Security Cleared
21 21 (20.19%) logstash
21 21 (20.19%) Microservices
22 20 (19.23%) CoreOS

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 24 (23.08%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (14.42%) Tomcat
3 13 (12.50%) nginx
4 7 (6.73%) Apache
5 6 (5.77%) Confluence
6 5 (4.81%) Apache Spark
6 5 (4.81%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.88%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.96%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 55 (52.88%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (12.50%) Amazon S3
3 13 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 11 (10.58%) Serverless
5 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
6 8 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (6.73%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (5.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (5.77%) GitHub
9 5 (4.81%) AWS CloudTrail
9 5 (4.81%) OpenShift
10 4 (3.85%) Datadog
10 4 (3.85%) Sumo Logic
11 1 (0.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.96%) PaaS
11 1 (0.96%) Route 53
11 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.81%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (1.92%) HTTP
2 2 (1.92%) SSL
2 2 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 26 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 17 (16.35%) RDBMS
3 15 (14.42%) Amazon RDS
4 12 (11.54%) NoSQL
5 9 (8.65%) Redis
6 8 (7.69%) MongoDB
6 8 (7.69%) MySQL
6 8 (7.69%) Oracle Database
7 7 (6.73%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 57 (54.81%) Jenkins
2 19 (18.27%) Sonatype Nexus
3 17 (16.35%) Git (software)
4 12 (11.54%) Maven
5 10 (9.62%) Artifactory
6 8 (7.69%) JIRA
6 8 (7.69%) SonarQube
7 7 (6.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (6.73%) Grunt
7 7 (6.73%) gulp
8 4 (3.85%) Bitbucket
8 4 (3.85%) GitLab
8 4 (3.85%) Gradle
8 4 (3.85%) JMeter
8 4 (3.85%) Selenium
9 2 (1.92%) Hudson
9 2 (1.92%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.92%) VersionOne
10 1 (0.96%) GoCD
General
1 20 (19.23%) Finance
2 9 (8.65%) Front Office
3 4 (3.85%) Retail
4 2 (1.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.96%) Electronics
5 1 (0.96%) Games
5 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.96%) Marketing
5 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (52.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
3 25 (24.04%) AWS Engineer
4 19 (18.27%) Developer
5 17 (16.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 14 (13.46%) Java Developer
7 13 (12.50%) Architect
7 13 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
8 12 (11.54%) AWS Architect
8 12 (11.54%) Cloud Architect
8 12 (11.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 10 (9.62%) Platform Engineer
10 9 (8.65%) DevOps Architect
10 9 (8.65%) Web Architect
11 8 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
12 6 (5.77%) Linux Engineer
13 5 (4.81%) Full Stack Developer
13 5 (4.81%) Senior Cloud Engineer
14 4 (3.85%) Senior Windows Engineer
14 4 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (28.85%) Elastic Stack
2 24 (23.08%) Web Services
3 16 (15.38%) Kafka
3 16 (15.38%) Spring
3 16 (15.38%) Spring Boot
4 9 (8.65%) Spring Cloud
4 9 (8.65%) Spring Security
4 9 (8.65%) Thymeleaf
5 8 (7.69%) Node.js
5 8 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (6.73%) LAMP
7 6 (5.77%) Flask
7 6 (5.77%) React
7 6 (5.77%) Redux
7 6 (5.77%) ZeroMQ
8 5 (4.81%) LAPP Stack
8 5 (4.81%) LEMP Stack
9 4 (3.85%) Middleware
10 3 (2.88%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (2.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.77%) Algorithms
1 6 (5.77%) Data Structures
2 4 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (3.85%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.92%) Fintech
4 2 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.96%) Blog
5 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.96%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 54 (51.92%) Linux
2 20 (19.23%) CoreOS
3 9 (8.65%) CentOS
4 8 (7.69%) Windows
5 7 (6.73%) Unix
6 6 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.92%) RancherOS
8 1 (0.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (79.81%) DevOps
2 46 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (25.96%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (21.15%) Configuration Management
5 21 (20.19%) Microservices
6 13 (12.50%) Migration
7 10 (9.62%) Test Automation
8 9 (8.65%) AOP
8 9 (8.65%) Asset Management
8 9 (8.65%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (8.65%) SOA
8 9 (8.65%) TDD
9 8 (7.69%) Build Automation
9 8 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 8 (7.69%) Scrum
10 7 (6.73%) Software Engineering
11 6 (5.77%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (5.77%) Machine Learning
12 5 (4.81%) BDD
12 5 (4.81%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 59 (56.73%) Python
2 54 (51.92%) Java
3 44 (42.31%) Ruby
4 33 (31.73%) Bash Shell
5 23 (22.12%) Go
6 11 (10.58%) Bourne shell
6 11 (10.58%) Korn
6 11 (10.58%) Perl
7 8 (7.69%) Groovy
7 8 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 6 (5.77%) C++
8 6 (5.77%) ES6
9 4 (3.85%) Scala
10 3 (2.88%) C#
10 3 (2.88%) Erlang
11 1 (0.96%) C
11 1 (0.96%) Clojure
11 1 (0.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (21.15%) SC Cleared
1 22 (21.15%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.65%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.92%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 81 (77.88%) Docker
2 17 (16.35%) etcd
3 7 (6.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (5.77%) Varnish
5 5 (4.81%) HDFS
5 5 (4.81%) Squid
6 2 (1.92%) flannel
7 1 (0.96%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 79 (75.96%) Terraform
2 64 (61.54%) Kubernetes
3 50 (48.08%) Ansible
4 47 (45.19%) Puppet
5 43 (41.35%) Packer
6 30 (28.85%) Kibana
7 23 (22.12%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (20.19%) logstash
9 15 (14.42%) ZABBIX
10 13 (12.50%) Mesos
10 13 (12.50%) Sysdig
11 10 (9.62%) Graphite
11 10 (9.62%) Prometheus
12 9 (8.65%) Zipkin
13 8 (7.69%) Docker Swarm
14 5 (4.81%) Hadoop YARN
14 5 (4.81%) Nagios
14 5 (4.81%) rkt
15 2 (1.92%) Rancher
15 2 (1.92%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (13.46%) Oracle
2 10 (9.62%) Google
3 5 (4.81%) ForgeRock
3 5 (4.81%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.85%) Atlassian
4 4 (3.85%) WSO2
5 3 (2.88%) IBM
5 3 (2.88%) VMware
6 2 (1.92%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (1.92%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.96%) Arqiva
7 1 (0.96%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.96%) SAP
7 1 (0.96%) Sun