Period
to 14 June 2021

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 14 June 2021 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
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 662 580 681
Rank change year-on-year -82 +101 +21
Contract jobs citing Consul 48 37 166
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.078% 0.085% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.49% 0.57% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 30 112
10th Percentile " £459 £450
25th Percentile £500 £514 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £517 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year -6.00% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £575 £573 £600
90th Percentile £600 £621 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £463 £550
% change year-on-year +8.11% -15.91% +10.00%

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 9,810 6,541 13,402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.96% 15.06% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,933 4,563 9,064
10th Percentile £350 £300 £306
25th Percentile £425 £406 £408
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £600 £599 £600
90th Percentile £679 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 166 318
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.46 £12.00
25th Percentile £18.15 £14.56 £14.00
Median hourly rate £37.75 £20.00 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year +88.75% +5.26% +2.12%
75th Percentile £51.31 £30.00 £35.56
90th Percentile £63.00 £49.60 £49.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.92 £19.50 £17.03
% change year-on-year +17.54% +14.50% -2.69%

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 14 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Consul in the UK

Consul
Top 6 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 14 June 2021. 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 -38 39 £501 -8.91% 12
Work from Home -236 33 £517 -11.77% 1
London -94 10 £517 -8.09% 10
UK excluding London +2 6 £500 +8.11% 2
Scotland - 5 £500 -
East of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 14 June 2021, 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 42 (87.50%) Python
1 42 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 37 (77.08%) Docker
3 34 (70.83%) Bash Shell
4 33 (68.75%) DevOps
5 30 (62.50%) Azure
6 29 (60.42%) AWS
6 29 (60.42%) Grafana
6 29 (60.42%) Elastic Stack
6 29 (60.42%) Prometheus
7 28 (58.33%) logstash
7 28 (58.33%) Kibana
7 28 (58.33%) Kubernetes
8 26 (54.17%) Ansible
9 25 (52.08%) Finance
10 24 (50.00%) Jenkins
11 23 (47.92%) Kafka
11 23 (47.92%) Terraform
12 22 (45.83%) Public Sector
12 22 (45.83%) Security Cleared
13 21 (43.75%) Perl
13 21 (43.75%) Microservices
13 21 (43.75%) Infrastructure as Code
13 21 (43.75%) Istio
14 20 (41.67%) Rancher
14 20 (41.67%) Amazon EKS
14 20 (41.67%) AppDynamics
14 20 (41.67%) Fluentd
14 20 (41.67%) Visualisation
14 20 (41.67%) Splunk

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 9 (18.75%) Apache
2 8 (16.67%) Confluence
2 8 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.08%) Drupal
4 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 30 (62.50%) Azure
2 29 (60.42%) AWS
3 20 (41.67%) Amazon EKS
4 10 (20.83%) PaaS
4 10 (20.83%) SaaS
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.08%) Datadog
5 1 (2.08%) GitHub
5 1 (2.08%) Heroku
5 1 (2.08%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.08%) Pulumi
5 1 (2.08%) Serverless
5 1 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.08%) InfluxDB
2 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 24 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 13 (27.08%) IntelliJ
3 13 (27.08%) PyCharm
3 13 (27.08%) Visual Studio
3 13 (27.08%) Visual Studio Code
4 9 (18.75%) GitLab
5 8 (16.67%) Gatling
5 8 (16.67%) JIRA
5 8 (16.67%) JUnit
5 8 (16.67%) LoadRunner
5 8 (16.67%) RStudio
6 7 (14.58%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.08%) git-flow
7 1 (2.08%) Gradle
7 1 (2.08%) Maven
7 1 (2.08%) RSpec
7 1 (2.08%) Spinnaker
7 1 (2.08%) Terragrunt
General
1 25 (52.08%) Finance
2 22 (45.83%) Public Sector
3 20 (41.67%) Electronics
3 20 (41.67%) Manufacturing
3 20 (41.67%) Marketing
3 20 (41.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.25%) Social Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (62.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (29.17%) Developer
3 10 (20.83%) Senior DevOps
3 10 (20.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) Automation Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Cloud Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (4.17%) Hadoop Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (2.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) AWS Specialist
7 1 (2.08%) DevOps Specialist
7 1 (2.08%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (60.42%) Elastic Stack
2 23 (47.92%) Kafka
3 12 (25.00%) Node.js
3 12 (25.00%) REST
4 8 (16.67%) Apache NiFi
5 1 (2.08%) JSON
5 1 (2.08%) React Native
5 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Hybrid Cloud
2 10 (20.83%) Private Cloud
2 10 (20.83%) Public Cloud
3 4 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (8.33%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) Linux
2 7 (14.58%) CentOS
3 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (2.08%) Solaris
4 1 (2.08%) Unix
4 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (68.75%) DevOps
2 21 (43.75%) Infrastructure as Code
2 21 (43.75%) Microservices
3 20 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (41.67%) Digital Marketing
3 20 (41.67%) Programme Management
3 20 (41.67%) Visualisation
4 12 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 12 (25.00%) Infrastructure Automation
5 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (22.92%) Kanban
6 10 (20.83%) Test Automation
7 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
7 9 (18.75%) SDLC
8 8 (16.67%) OWASP
9 4 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
10 3 (6.25%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 3 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (4.17%) API Development
11 2 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (87.50%) Python
2 34 (70.83%) Bash Shell
3 21 (43.75%) Perl
4 14 (29.17%) Go
5 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
5 13 (27.08%) Ruby
6 11 (22.92%) PowerShell
7 4 (8.33%) SQL
8 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.08%) ES6
9 1 (2.08%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 22 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 17 (35.42%) SC Cleared
3 12 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (2.08%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 37 (77.08%) Docker
2 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) Samba
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (60.42%) Grafana
1 29 (60.42%) Prometheus
2 28 (58.33%) Kibana
2 28 (58.33%) Kubernetes
2 28 (58.33%) logstash
3 26 (54.17%) Ansible
4 23 (47.92%) Terraform
5 21 (43.75%) Istio
6 20 (41.67%) Fluentd
6 20 (41.67%) Rancher
7 8 (16.67%) FreeIPA
8 6 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (12.50%) Puppet
9 3 (6.25%) Packer
10 1 (2.08%) HAProxy
10 1 (2.08%) Icinga
10 1 (2.08%) Nagios
10 1 (2.08%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (2.08%) StackStorm
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) AppDynamics
1 20 (41.67%) SAP
1 20 (41.67%) Splunk
2 19 (39.58%) Google
3 12 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 8 (16.67%) Hortonworks
4 8 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (6.25%) New Relic
5 3 (6.25%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.08%) CommVault
6 1 (2.08%) hybris
6 1 (2.08%) NetApp
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle