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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 3 July 2022 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
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 651 691 552
Rank change year-on-year +40 -139 +154
Contract jobs citing Consul 212 48 42
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.072% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.51% 0.45% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 39 34
10th Percentile £475 - £436
25th Percentile £545 £500 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £517 £550
Median % change year-on-year +16.05% -6.00% -
75th Percentile £675 £575 £583
90th Percentile £715 £600 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £515 £463
% change year-on-year +16.50% +11.35% -15.91%

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 14,032 10,651 6,334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.77% 16.05% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,150 7,517 4,398
10th Percentile £363 £350 £304
25th Percentile £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £675 £600 £600
90th Percentile £750 £688 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 157 149
10th Percentile £13.20 £15.00 £12.50
25th Percentile £15.75 £18.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate £22.50 £34.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -33.82% +70.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £47.50 £51.00 £35.00
90th Percentile £67.50 £63.60 £50.42
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.32 £19.50
% change year-on-year -10.37% +14.44% +12.85%

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 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England +45 189 £600 +16.05% 20
Work from Home -25 120 £600 +16.05% 4
London +12 111 £625 +12.92% 8
UK excluding London +18 72 £600 +16.50% 12
North of England - 37 £600 - 9
North West - 35 £600 - 7
Midlands -23 12 £520 -2.85% 2
South West - 11 £625 -
South East - 10 £500 - 1
West Midlands -30 9 £540 +0.89% 2
East Midlands - 3 £500 -
East of England -20 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £675 -

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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.

1 147 (69.34%) Terraform
2 142 (66.98%) DevOps
3 140 (66.04%) Kubernetes
4 136 (64.15%) Linux
5 132 (62.26%) Docker
6 129 (60.85%) AWS
7 117 (55.19%) CI/CD
8 114 (53.77%) Packer
9 109 (51.42%) Python
10 108 (50.94%) Git (software)
11 104 (49.06%) Agile
12 93 (43.87%) Go
13 89 (41.98%) nginx
14 86 (40.57%) Ansible
15 75 (35.38%) Kafka
16 74 (34.91%) Jenkins
17 73 (34.43%) Software Engineering
18 71 (33.49%) Java
19 69 (32.55%) Security Cleared
20 66 (31.13%) JIRA
21 65 (30.66%) Prometheus
22 62 (29.25%) Bash
23 60 (28.30%) Continuous Integration
24 59 (27.83%) SC Cleared
25 57 (26.89%) Microservices
26 51 (24.06%) Platform Engineering
27 50 (23.58%) Public Sector
28 49 (23.11%) Test Automation
28 49 (23.11%) Confluence
29 48 (22.64%) VMware

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 89 (41.98%) nginx
2 49 (23.11%) Confluence
3 31 (14.62%) Traefik
4 17 (8.02%) Apache
5 16 (7.55%) OpenStack
6 10 (4.72%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.83%) SAS
8 5 (2.36%) IIS
9 4 (1.89%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.42%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (1.42%) GlassFish
10 3 (1.42%) JBoss
11 2 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.47%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 129 (60.85%) AWS
2 41 (19.34%) AWS CloudFormation
3 37 (17.45%) Amazon EC2
4 35 (16.51%) GCP
4 35 (16.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 34 (16.04%) Azure
6 31 (14.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 22 (10.38%) PaaS
8 16 (7.55%) Amazon MSK
8 16 (7.55%) Amazon Neptune
9 13 (6.13%) Azure Key Vault
10 10 (4.72%) SaaS
11 8 (3.77%) Amazon EKS
12 6 (2.83%) Azure Monitor
13 5 (2.36%) Serverless
14 4 (1.89%) Amazon ECS
14 4 (1.89%) AWS CodePipeline
14 4 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (1.89%) Kong
14 4 (1.89%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 44 (20.75%) DNS
2 34 (16.04%) IPv4
3 30 (14.15%) TCP/IP
4 17 (8.02%) SSL
5 6 (2.83%) Internet
6 5 (2.36%) Firewall
7 2 (0.94%) DHCP
7 2 (0.94%) IPsec
8 1 (0.47%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.26%) MongoDB
2 24 (11.32%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (11.32%) Oracle Database
3 23 (10.85%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (7.55%) DocumentDB
5 13 (6.13%) Couchbase
5 13 (6.13%) Hadoop
6 11 (5.19%) MySQL
7 9 (4.25%) NoSQL
8 7 (3.30%) Redis
9 6 (2.83%) Metadata
9 6 (2.83%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 6 (2.83%) SAS EBI
9 6 (2.83%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 5 (2.36%) SQL Server
11 4 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 108 (50.94%) Git (software)
2 74 (34.91%) Jenkins
3 66 (31.13%) JIRA
4 46 (21.70%) GitLab
5 26 (12.26%) TeamCity
6 25 (11.79%) Maven
7 14 (6.60%) Postman
8 13 (6.13%) Sonatype Nexus
9 10 (4.72%) git-flow
10 7 (3.30%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.42%) CircleCI
11 3 (1.42%) IntelliJ
11 3 (1.42%) PyCharm
11 3 (1.42%) RSpec
11 3 (1.42%) Selenium
11 3 (1.42%) SonarQube
11 3 (1.42%) Subversion
11 3 (1.42%) Visual Studio Code
12 2 (0.94%) Burp Suite
12 2 (0.94%) JUnit
General
1 50 (23.58%) Public Sector
2 35 (16.51%) Social Skills
3 24 (11.32%) Banking
4 16 (7.55%) Telecoms
5 11 (5.19%) Games
6 10 (4.72%) Finance
7 2 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.94%) Documentation Skills
7 2 (0.94%) Electronics
7 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.94%) Marketing
8 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 102 (48.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (16.51%) Developer
3 12 (5.66%) Java Engineer
3 12 (5.66%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 12 (5.66%) Operations Engineer
4 11 (5.19%) Architect
4 11 (5.19%) Senior DevOps
4 11 (5.19%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 10 (4.72%) Platform Engineer
5 10 (4.72%) Security Engineer
5 10 (4.72%) VMware Engineer
6 9 (4.25%) Java Developer
7 8 (3.77%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (3.30%) AWS DevOps
8 7 (3.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 7 (3.30%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 6 (2.83%) AWS Developer
9 6 (2.83%) Azure Developer
9 6 (2.83%) Cloud Developer
10 5 (2.36%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (35.38%) Kafka
2 33 (15.57%) Elastic Stack
3 31 (14.62%) cloud-init
4 25 (11.79%) Spring
5 24 (11.32%) Spring Boot
6 13 (6.13%) RabbitMQ
7 12 (5.66%) Node.js
8 10 (4.72%) gRPC
8 10 (4.72%) JWT
8 10 (4.72%) OAuth
9 9 (4.25%) React
9 9 (4.25%) RESTful
10 8 (3.77%) REST
11 5 (2.36%) LDAP
12 4 (1.89%) Celery
12 4 (1.89%) Next.js
13 3 (1.42%) LAPP Stack
13 3 (1.42%) Spring MVC
13 3 (1.42%) Web Services
14 2 (0.94%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.57%) PKI
2 31 (14.62%) Clustering
3 18 (8.49%) Public Cloud
4 9 (4.25%) Private Cloud
5 6 (2.83%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.83%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (2.83%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (2.36%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.42%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.94%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.47%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 136 (64.15%) Linux
2 46 (21.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 38 (17.92%) CentOS
4 19 (8.96%) Windows
5 17 (8.02%) Windows Server
6 16 (7.55%) Windows Server 2016
7 14 (6.60%) Windows Server 2019
8 13 (6.13%) Debian
9 10 (4.72%) Ubuntu
9 10 (4.72%) Unix
10 5 (2.36%) AIX
11 4 (1.89%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (66.98%) DevOps
2 117 (55.19%) CI/CD
3 104 (49.06%) Agile
4 73 (34.43%) Software Engineering
5 60 (28.30%) Continuous Integration
6 57 (26.89%) Microservices
7 51 (24.06%) Platform Engineering
8 49 (23.11%) Test Automation
9 47 (22.17%) Configuration Management
10 38 (17.92%) Load Balancing
11 34 (16.04%) Continuous Deployment
12 32 (15.09%) Unit Testing
13 23 (10.85%) Secrets Management
14 21 (9.91%) Scrum
15 18 (8.49%) Infrastructure Automation
16 15 (7.08%) Build Automation
16 15 (7.08%) Immutable Infrastructure
17 14 (6.60%) Release Management
18 13 (6.13%) Cybersecurity
18 13 (6.13%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 109 (51.42%) Python
2 93 (43.87%) Go
3 71 (33.49%) Java
4 62 (29.25%) Bash
5 45 (21.23%) Ruby
6 37 (17.45%) C++
7 36 (16.98%) C
8 34 (16.04%) Rust
9 28 (13.21%) SQL
10 27 (12.74%) PowerShell
11 16 (7.55%) Gremlin
11 16 (7.55%) Groovy
12 10 (4.72%) JavaScript
13 6 (2.83%) Perl
14 4 (1.89%) TypeScript
15 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.94%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.47%) AWK
17 1 (0.47%) R
17 1 (0.47%) sed
Qualifications
1 69 (32.55%) Security Cleared
2 59 (27.83%) SC Cleared
3 18 (8.49%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (3.30%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (13.21%) NCSC
2 13 (6.13%) QA
3 3 (1.42%) ISO 20022
3 3 (1.42%) OASIS TOSCA
3 3 (1.42%) SEPA
4 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 132 (62.26%) Docker
2 36 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (9.43%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (5.19%) Active Directory
5 10 (4.72%) vCloud
6 3 (1.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.94%) Snort
7 2 (0.94%) Squid
Systems Management
1 147 (69.34%) Terraform
2 140 (66.04%) Kubernetes
3 114 (53.77%) Packer
4 86 (40.57%) Ansible
5 65 (30.66%) Prometheus
6 47 (22.17%) HAProxy
6 47 (22.17%) Puppet
7 44 (20.75%) ZABBIX
8 39 (18.40%) Docker Swarm
9 34 (16.04%) Istio
10 33 (15.57%) Grafana
11 31 (14.62%) Graphite
11 31 (14.62%) linkerd
11 31 (14.62%) Podman
12 15 (7.08%) Kibana
13 14 (6.60%) Rancher
14 12 (5.66%) Fluentd
15 10 (4.72%) Icinga
16 9 (4.25%) Opscode Chef
17 7 (3.30%) logstash
Vendors
1 48 (22.64%) VMware
2 41 (19.34%) Splunk
3 37 (17.45%) Dynatrace
4 33 (15.57%) Oracle
5 31 (14.62%) PagerDuty
6 15 (7.08%) Red Hat
7 12 (5.66%) Sonatype
8 11 (5.19%) CyberArk
9 10 (4.72%) CA
10 9 (4.25%) Google
11 8 (3.77%) Microsoft
11 8 (3.77%) ServiceNow
12 5 (2.36%) Informatica
13 3 (1.42%) AppDynamics
13 3 (1.42%) BEA
13 3 (1.42%) F5
13 3 (1.42%) SAP
14 2 (0.94%) Checkmarx
15 1 (0.47%) IBM
15 1 (0.47%) New Relic