Period
to 17 January 2020

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 January 2020 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 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 633 764 808
Rank change year-on-year +131 +44 -51
Contract jobs citing Consul 117 116 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.11% 0.80% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 88 54
UK median daily rate £575 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £503 £419 £416
90th Percentile £650 £616 £668
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £463 £479
% change year-on-year +18.92% -3.39% -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 10,545 14,589 12,008
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.48% 14.67% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,104 9,742 8,150
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £306 £269
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 300 370 274
UK median hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.86% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £12.98 £12.25 £11.08
90th Percentile £50.60 £47.90 £47.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £15.73
% change year-on-year +2.86% +11.25% -17.75%

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 January 2020.

Contractor 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 17 January 2020. 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 +127 107 £575 +9.52% 20
London +135 90 £575 +4.55% 12
UK excluding London +88 27 £550 +18.92% 8
Scotland +29 9 £600 +9.09%
North of England +17 6 £525 +5.00%
West Midlands +53 5 - - 4
Midlands +44 5 - - 6
North West +28 5 £525 -22.22%
East of England - 3 £550 - 1
South West +16 2 £463 -22.92%
South East +65 1 £600 +42.86% 1
Wales +28 1 - -
North East +6 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 January 2020, 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.

1 110 (94.02%) DevOps
2 102 (87.18%) Terraform
3 81 (69.23%) Linux
4 71 (60.68%) Ansible
5 68 (58.12%) Security Cleared
6 61 (52.14%) SC Cleared
7 57 (48.72%) Puppet
8 52 (44.44%) Jenkins
9 46 (39.32%) Docker
10 45 (38.46%) AWS
11 44 (37.61%) Git (software)
12 43 (36.75%) Agile Software Development
13 40 (34.19%) Python
13 40 (34.19%) JIRA
13 40 (34.19%) Kubernetes
14 37 (31.62%) Packer
15 36 (30.77%) Microservices
15 36 (30.77%) Confluence
16 35 (29.91%) Azure
17 32 (27.35%) OpenStack
18 31 (26.50%) nginx
18 31 (26.50%) Ubuntu
19 28 (23.93%) Windows
20 23 (19.66%) Java
20 23 (19.66%) AWS CloudFormation
21 22 (18.80%) Groovy
21 22 (18.80%) Public Sector
22 21 (17.95%) Elastic Stack
22 21 (17.95%) Firewall
22 21 (17.95%) F5

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 36 (30.77%) Confluence
2 32 (27.35%) OpenStack
3 31 (26.50%) nginx
4 13 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (5.98%) Apache
5 7 (5.98%) IIS
6 6 (5.13%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.42%) Jetty
7 4 (3.42%) Mongrel
7 4 (3.42%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.71%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.85%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 10 (8.55%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.71%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 45 (38.46%) AWS
2 35 (29.91%) Azure
3 23 (19.66%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (10.26%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (7.69%) Datadog
6 8 (6.84%) Amazon ELB
6 8 (6.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (5.98%) GCP
8 6 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (4.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (4.27%) Amazon Glacier
9 5 (4.27%) Amazon S3
9 5 (4.27%) OpenShift
9 5 (4.27%) PaaS
10 4 (3.42%) Google App Engine
11 3 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (2.56%) Serverless
12 2 (1.71%) Apigee
12 2 (1.71%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (1.71%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.95%) Firewall
2 9 (7.69%) VPN
3 6 (5.13%) SSL
4 5 (4.27%) DNS
4 5 (4.27%) HTTP
4 5 (4.27%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.42%) DHCP
5 4 (3.42%) FTP
5 4 (3.42%) IPsec
6 2 (1.71%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.71%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.85%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.85%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.55%) MongoDB
2 6 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (5.13%) InfluxDB
2 6 (5.13%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.27%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (4.27%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.42%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.42%) Redis
5 2 (1.71%) Aerospike
5 2 (1.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.71%) Couchbase
5 2 (1.71%) FoundationDB
5 2 (1.71%) Hazelcast
5 2 (1.71%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.85%) Big Data
6 1 (0.85%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.85%) OpenTSDB
6 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.85%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 52 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 44 (37.61%) Git (software)
3 40 (34.19%) JIRA
4 18 (15.38%) GitLab
5 13 (11.11%) Artifactory
5 13 (11.11%) Selenium
6 12 (10.26%) SonarQube
7 11 (9.40%) Vagrant
8 4 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (3.42%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (3.42%) Travis CI
9 3 (2.56%) Bitbucket
9 3 (2.56%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.71%) CircleCI
10 2 (1.71%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.71%) IBM UrbanCode
10 2 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (1.71%) Zephyr
11 1 (0.85%) Hudson
11 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (18.80%) Public Sector
2 8 (6.84%) Finance
3 5 (4.27%) Police
4 4 (3.42%) Banking
5 3 (2.56%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.56%) Marketing
5 3 (2.56%) Retail
6 2 (1.71%) Electronics
6 2 (1.71%) Games
6 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 82 (70.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (15.38%) AWS Engineer
3 13 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
4 12 (10.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 9 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
5 9 (7.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 9 (7.69%) Platform Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 7 (5.98%) Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Backend Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Senior Backend Developer
11 3 (2.56%) Automation Engineer
11 3 (2.56%) Java Engineer
11 3 (2.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 3 (2.56%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.95%) Elastic Stack
2 17 (14.53%) RabbitMQ
3 15 (12.82%) Kafka
4 11 (9.40%) RESTful
5 8 (6.84%) Node.js
6 7 (5.98%) .NET
6 7 (5.98%) Spring
7 5 (4.27%) J2EE
7 5 (4.27%) Spring Boot
8 4 (3.42%) Servlets
8 4 (3.42%) Web Services
9 3 (2.56%) Middleware
9 3 (2.56%) REST
10 2 (1.71%) GraphQL
10 2 (1.71%) Java EE
10 2 (1.71%) LDAP
10 2 (1.71%) Memcached
10 2 (1.71%) React Native
10 2 (1.71%) Swagger
10 2 (1.71%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (1.71%) Equities
3 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.71%) NHS
3 2 (1.71%) Online Gambling
3 2 (1.71%) PKI
3 2 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (1.71%) Wiki
4 1 (0.85%) Equity Risk
4 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 81 (69.23%) Linux
2 31 (26.50%) Ubuntu
3 28 (23.93%) Windows
4 16 (13.68%) Unix
5 9 (7.69%) CentOS
6 8 (6.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.71%) Android
7 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.71%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (94.02%) DevOps
2 43 (36.75%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (30.77%) Microservices
4 18 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 18 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (15.38%) Workflow
5 16 (13.68%) Infrastructure as Code
6 15 (12.82%) Dashboard Development
6 15 (12.82%) Migration
7 9 (7.69%) Kanban
7 9 (7.69%) TDD
8 8 (6.84%) Service Design
9 7 (5.98%) DevSecOps
9 7 (5.98%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (5.98%) Project Delivery
9 7 (5.98%) Software Engineering
10 6 (5.13%) Load Balancing
11 5 (4.27%) OOP
11 5 (4.27%) Open Source
11 5 (4.27%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 40 (34.19%) Python
2 23 (19.66%) Java
3 22 (18.80%) Groovy
4 16 (13.68%) Bash Shell
5 13 (11.11%) Java 8
6 8 (6.84%) Ruby
7 6 (5.13%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.27%) Go
8 5 (4.27%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.42%) SQL
10 3 (2.56%) Perl
10 3 (2.56%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.71%) Clojure
11 2 (1.71%) ClojureScript
11 2 (1.71%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.85%) R
Qualifications
1 68 (58.12%) Security Cleared
2 61 (52.14%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.69%) AWS Certification
4 4 (3.42%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.56%) Degree
6 1 (0.85%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 46 (39.32%) Docker
2 5 (4.27%) Xen
3 4 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.85%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.85%) KVM
5 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 102 (87.18%) Terraform
2 71 (60.68%) Ansible
3 57 (48.72%) Puppet
4 40 (34.19%) Kubernetes
5 37 (31.62%) Packer
6 7 (5.98%) logstash
6 7 (5.98%) ZABBIX
7 6 (5.13%) Grafana
7 6 (5.13%) Nagios
8 4 (3.42%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (3.42%) Graphite
8 4 (3.42%) Kibana
9 3 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (1.71%) CA Single Sign-On
10 2 (1.71%) Opsview
10 2 (1.71%) Prometheus
10 2 (1.71%) Salt
10 2 (1.71%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.85%) Mesos
11 1 (0.85%) Rancher
Vendors
1 21 (17.95%) F5
2 14 (11.97%) Splunk
3 11 (9.40%) Sparx
4 9 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 8 (6.84%) Google
6 7 (5.98%) New Relic
7 5 (4.27%) VMware
8 3 (2.56%) Axway
9 2 (1.71%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.71%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.71%) CA
9 2 (1.71%) Citrix
9 2 (1.71%) IBM
9 2 (1.71%) Micro Focus
9 2 (1.71%) Oracle
9 2 (1.71%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.71%) SAP
9 2 (1.71%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.85%) Red Hat