Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 692 536 659
Rank change year-on-year -156 +123 +134
Contract jobs citing Consul 156 65 104
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.09% 0.92% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 49 75
10th Percentile £450 £496 £505
25th Percentile £516 £500 £526
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £595 £550 £575
Median % change year-on-year +8.18% -4.35% +9.52%
75th Percentile £675 £600 £625
90th Percentile £769 £612 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £540 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +8.00% -9.09% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £48.25 -
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 14,305 7,069 10,504
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.30% 16.90% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,312 4,992 7,248
10th Percentile £363 £313 £263
25th Percentile £463 £406 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £575 £588
90th Percentile £719 £650 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 158 279
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.65 £12.44
25th Percentile £15.50 £16.25 £14.06
Median hourly rate £20.00 £31.75 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year -37.01% +76.39% +2.86%
75th Percentile £45.60 £53.56 £28.50
90th Percentile £70.35 £63.63 £48.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £24.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -22.92% +37.14% -

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 25 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Consul in the UK

Consul
Top 10 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 25 January 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 -146 128 £600 - 35
London -146 79 £600 +9.09% 23
Work from Home -139 49 £540 -10.00% 4
UK excluding London -92 35 £540 +8.00% 11
Midlands - 18 £530 - 1
West Midlands - 18 £530 - 1
North West - 8 £640 - 4
North of England - 8 £640 - 5
South East -65 6 £500 - 2
Scotland -49 3 £650 +30.00%

For the 6 months to 25 January 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.

1 128 (82.05%) Kubernetes
2 109 (69.87%) Terraform
3 105 (67.31%) Docker
4 95 (60.90%) DevOps
5 93 (59.62%) AWS
6 86 (55.13%) Linux
7 72 (46.15%) CI/CD
8 65 (41.67%) Ansible
9 64 (41.03%) Python
10 58 (37.18%) Packer
11 56 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
12 53 (33.97%) Configuration Management
13 51 (32.69%) Prometheus
14 48 (30.77%) Elastic Stack
15 46 (29.49%) Go
16 43 (27.56%) AWS CloudFormation
17 41 (26.28%) Jenkins
17 41 (26.28%) Splunk
18 40 (25.64%) nginx
19 39 (25.00%) Azure
19 39 (25.00%) Microservices
20 38 (24.36%) Bash
20 38 (24.36%) Ruby
20 38 (24.36%) GCP
21 37 (23.72%) Docker Swarm
21 37 (23.72%) Puppet
22 36 (23.08%) Git (software)
23 34 (21.79%) Grafana
24 33 (21.15%) Kafka
24 33 (21.15%) 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 40 (25.64%) nginx
2 19 (12.18%) OpenStack
3 17 (10.90%) Traefik
4 16 (10.26%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (9.62%) Confluence
6 13 (8.33%) Apache
7 7 (4.49%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.92%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.92%) IIS
8 3 (1.92%) JBoss
9 2 (1.28%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.64%) CMS
10 1 (0.64%) Drupal
10 1 (0.64%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.64%) SAS
10 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 93 (59.62%) AWS
2 43 (27.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 39 (25.00%) Azure
4 38 (24.36%) GCP
5 31 (19.87%) PaaS
6 18 (11.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 17 (10.90%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (10.26%) Azure Monitor
8 16 (10.26%) Serverless
8 16 (10.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 15 (9.62%) SaaS
10 10 (6.41%) Amazon ECS
11 6 (3.85%) Amazon EKS
12 5 (3.21%) Amazon Neptune
12 5 (3.21%) Kong
12 5 (3.21%) OpenShift
13 4 (2.56%) Amazon S3
13 4 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (1.92%) Amazon Kinesis
14 3 (1.92%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 31 (19.87%) DNS
2 17 (10.90%) SSL
3 15 (9.62%) Internet
3 15 (9.62%) TCP/IP
4 11 (7.05%) Firewall
5 2 (1.28%) HTTP
5 2 (1.28%) Network Security
5 2 (1.28%) VPN
6 1 (0.64%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.64%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.10%) MongoDB
2 21 (13.46%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (10.90%) MySQL
4 16 (10.26%) Couchbase
4 16 (10.26%) Hadoop
5 8 (5.13%) Redis
6 7 (4.49%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.21%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (2.56%) Big Data
9 3 (1.92%) Amazon Athena
9 3 (1.92%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.64%) Aerospike
10 1 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.64%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.64%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.64%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (26.28%) Jenkins
2 36 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 31 (19.87%) GitLab
4 17 (10.90%) Sonatype Nexus
5 15 (9.62%) JIRA
6 14 (8.97%) TeamCity
7 12 (7.69%) Bitbucket
8 10 (6.41%) Maven
9 7 (4.49%) Vagrant
10 6 (3.85%) git-flow
11 5 (3.21%) IntelliJ
11 5 (3.21%) PyCharm
11 5 (3.21%) Visual Studio Code
12 4 (2.56%) Artifactory
12 4 (2.56%) IBM UrbanCode
12 4 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (1.92%) GoCD
13 3 (1.92%) Gradle
13 3 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (1.92%) Travis CI
General
1 31 (19.87%) Social Skills
2 15 (9.62%) Finance
3 14 (8.97%) Telecoms
4 12 (7.69%) Public Sector
5 10 (6.41%) Games
6 7 (4.49%) Banking
7 6 (3.85%) Marketing
8 5 (3.21%) Electronics
8 5 (3.21%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.28%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (1.28%) Retail
10 1 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.64%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 50 (32.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 32 (20.51%) Developer
3 27 (17.31%) Platform Engineer
4 15 (9.62%) Azure Developer
4 15 (9.62%) Security Engineer
5 12 (7.69%) Cloud Developer
6 9 (5.77%) Architect
7 8 (5.13%) Senior DevOps
7 8 (5.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 6 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (3.85%) Java Developer
8 6 (3.85%) Python Developer
8 6 (3.85%) Senior Platform Engineer
9 5 (3.21%) AWS Architect
9 5 (3.21%) Java Engineer
9 5 (3.21%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 5 (3.21%) Operations Engineer
10 4 (2.56%) AWS DevOps
10 4 (2.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (30.77%) Elastic Stack
2 33 (21.15%) Kafka
3 21 (13.46%) REST
4 19 (12.18%) Node.js
5 18 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
6 16 (10.26%) gRPC
7 15 (9.62%) cloud-init
8 14 (8.97%) JWT
8 14 (8.97%) OAuth
9 8 (5.13%) Spring
9 8 (5.13%) Spring Boot
10 7 (4.49%) RESTful
11 5 (3.21%) React
12 4 (2.56%) Web Services
13 3 (1.92%) AngularJS
13 3 (1.92%) JSON
13 3 (1.92%) LAMP
13 3 (1.92%) LAPP Stack
13 3 (1.92%) LEMP Stack
14 2 (1.28%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.59%) Public Cloud
2 23 (14.74%) Hybrid Cloud
3 21 (13.46%) PKI
4 19 (12.18%) Linux Command Line
5 15 (9.62%) Clustering
6 14 (8.97%) Private Cloud
7 12 (7.69%) Cloud Native
8 6 (3.85%) Data Centre
9 4 (2.56%) Blog
9 4 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (2.56%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.64%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 86 (55.13%) Linux
2 23 (14.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (14.10%) CentOS
4 18 (11.54%) Debian
5 16 (10.26%) Windows
6 10 (6.41%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.56%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.92%) Mesosphere
9 1 (0.64%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.64%) Solaris
9 1 (0.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (60.90%) DevOps
2 72 (46.15%) CI/CD
3 56 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (33.97%) Configuration Management
5 39 (25.00%) Microservices
6 27 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (16.67%) Infrastructure Automation
8 25 (16.03%) Test Automation
9 21 (13.46%) Continuous Deployment
9 21 (13.46%) Key Management
10 20 (12.82%) Software Engineering
11 18 (11.54%) Load Balancing
12 17 (10.90%) Secrets Management
12 17 (10.90%) Validation
13 16 (10.26%) Observability
13 16 (10.26%) Unit Testing
14 15 (9.62%) Data Protection
14 15 (9.62%) Infrastructure as Code
15 14 (8.97%) Database Security
15 14 (8.97%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 64 (41.03%) Python
2 46 (29.49%) Go
3 38 (24.36%) Bash
3 38 (24.36%) Ruby
4 21 (13.46%) JavaScript
5 19 (12.18%) Java
6 17 (10.90%) PowerShell
7 10 (6.41%) Perl
8 9 (5.77%) SQL
9 5 (3.21%) Gremlin
9 5 (3.21%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.92%) AWK
10 3 (1.92%) ES6
10 3 (1.92%) Java 8
10 3 (1.92%) Scala
10 3 (1.92%) sed
11 2 (1.28%) Groovy
11 2 (1.28%) Java 11
12 1 (0.64%) C#
12 1 (0.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (17.31%) SC Cleared
1 27 (17.31%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.13%) AWS Certification
3 7 (4.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 7 (4.49%) CCSP
3 7 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (4.49%) CISSP
3 7 (4.49%) GIAC
4 6 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.62%) NCSC
2 8 (5.13%) QA
3 1 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 105 (67.31%) Docker
2 19 (12.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (8.97%) vCloud
4 4 (2.56%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.64%) Samba
6 1 (0.64%) Squid
Systems Management
1 128 (82.05%) Kubernetes
2 109 (69.87%) Terraform
3 65 (41.67%) Ansible
4 58 (37.18%) Packer
5 51 (32.69%) Prometheus
6 37 (23.72%) Docker Swarm
6 37 (23.72%) Puppet
7 34 (21.79%) Grafana
8 32 (20.51%) Istio
9 30 (19.23%) HAProxy
10 29 (18.59%) ZABBIX
11 27 (17.31%) Kibana
11 27 (17.31%) Rancher
12 19 (12.18%) Fluentd
13 16 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
14 15 (9.62%) Graphite
14 15 (9.62%) linkerd
14 15 (9.62%) Podman
15 11 (7.05%) logstash
16 8 (5.13%) Icinga
Vendors
1 41 (26.28%) Splunk
2 33 (21.15%) VMware
3 24 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 15 (9.62%) CA
4 15 (9.62%) Google
4 15 (9.62%) PagerDuty
5 14 (8.97%) CyberArk
5 14 (8.97%) Sonatype
6 11 (7.05%) Oracle
7 6 (3.85%) AppDynamics
7 6 (3.85%) ServiceNow
8 5 (3.21%) SAP
9 4 (2.56%) SaltStack
10 3 (1.92%) BEA
11 2 (1.28%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.64%) Commvault
12 1 (0.64%) F5
12 1 (0.64%) NetApp
12 1 (0.64%) New Relic
12 1 (0.64%) Qualys