Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for CoreOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CoreOS over the 6 months to 16 August 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.

CoreOS
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 810 803 764
Rank change year-on-year -7 -39 +124
Contract jobs citing CoreOS 78 59 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.076% 0.062% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.37% 0.30% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 33 109
UK median daily rate £575 £538 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.98% +7.50% -13.04%
10th Percentile £458 £450 £413
90th Percentile £676 £673 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £640 £515 £575
% change year-on-year +24.27% -10.43% -4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

CoreOS is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 21,297 19,825 24,312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.82% 20.72% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,273 12,473 15,329
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £178 £190 £209
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +0.65% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,466 1,140 1,300
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.61
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £43.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.91 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.69% -3.56% +3.13%

CoreOS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CoreOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CoreOS in the UK

CoreOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CoreOS.

Contractor daily rate trend for CoreOS in the UK

CoreOS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CoreOS over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CoreOS in the UK

CoreOS
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CoreOS within the UK over the 6 months to 16 August 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 -40 78 £575 +6.98% 14
London +4 66 £575 +2.22% 5
UK excluding London -22 12 £640 +24.27% 10
South East - 9 £640 - 4
South West -3 3 £550 +50.68% 3

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CoreOS 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 CoreOS.

1 75 (96.15%) Docker
2 74 (94.87%) Kubernetes
3 70 (89.74%) DevOps
4 68 (87.18%) Linux
5 54 (69.23%) Ansible
5 54 (69.23%) Puppet
6 51 (65.38%) Amazon AWS
7 49 (62.82%) Configuration Management
8 46 (58.97%) Security Cleared
9 42 (53.85%) SC Cleared
9 42 (53.85%) Git (software)
9 42 (53.85%) Artifactory
9 42 (53.85%) GitLab
10 40 (51.28%) GitHub
11 37 (47.44%) Security Hardening
12 36 (46.15%) Bash Shell
13 34 (43.59%) Kafka
14 32 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
15 31 (39.74%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (34.62%) Scrum
16 27 (34.62%) Hortonworks
16 27 (34.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 26 (33.33%) Python
18 24 (30.77%) Jenkins
19 23 (29.49%) HAProxy
19 23 (29.49%) Elastic Stack
20 22 (28.21%) Prometheus
20 22 (28.21%) nginx
21 21 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
21 21 (26.92%) Sysdig

CoreOS
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 22 (28.21%) nginx
2 8 (10.26%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.13%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 51 (65.38%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (51.28%) GitHub
3 21 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (10.26%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (10.26%) Quay.io
5 7 (8.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (7.69%) Serverless
7 4 (5.13%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (5.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (3.85%) Amazon S3
8 3 (3.85%) AWS CloudTrail
8 3 (3.85%) Heroku
8 3 (3.85%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.28%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (1.28%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.36%) Intrusion Detection
2 10 (12.82%) DNS
3 7 (8.97%) Firewall
4 6 (7.69%) WAN
5 3 (3.85%) FTP
5 3 (3.85%) HTTP
5 3 (3.85%) SSL
5 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.28%) Internet
6 1 (1.28%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.28%) VLAN
6 1 (1.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 15 (19.23%) Hadoop
2 15 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (16.67%) Big Data
4 7 (8.97%) HBase
5 3 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 42 (53.85%) Artifactory
1 42 (53.85%) Git (software)
1 42 (53.85%) GitLab
2 24 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.41%) Bitbucket
3 5 (6.41%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (6.41%) Travis CI
4 4 (5.13%) FishEye
4 4 (5.13%) JIRA
5 3 (3.85%) Gradle
5 3 (3.85%) webpack
6 1 (1.28%) Apache Archiva
6 1 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.28%) CircleCI
6 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (29.49%) Senior DevOps
2 23 (29.49%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 10 (12.82%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 9 (11.54%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) AWS DevOps
5 7 (8.97%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Architect
8 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) JIRA Specialist
9 2 (2.56%) Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Lead DevOps
9 2 (2.56%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.56%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.56%) Security Engineer
9 2 (2.56%) Site Engineer
9 2 (2.56%) Technical Architect
10 1 (1.28%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (43.59%) Kafka
2 23 (29.49%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (3.85%) Dropwizard
3 3 (3.85%) Guice
3 3 (3.85%) JSON
3 3 (3.85%) Node.js
3 3 (3.85%) OAuth
3 3 (3.85%) OAuth2
3 3 (3.85%) Ratpack
3 3 (3.85%) REST
3 3 (3.85%) RESTful
3 3 (3.85%) SOAP
3 3 (3.85%) Web Services
3 3 (3.85%) YAML
4 1 (1.28%) LDAP
4 1 (1.28%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Public Cloud
2 7 (8.97%) PKI
3 6 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.41%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.28%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 68 (87.18%) Linux
2 19 (24.36%) CentOS
3 13 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 7 (8.97%) Windows
5 6 (7.69%) Debian
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.28%) Unix
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (89.74%) DevOps
2 49 (62.82%) Configuration Management
3 37 (47.44%) Security Hardening
4 32 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (39.74%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (34.62%) Scrum
7 16 (20.51%) Microservices
8 14 (17.95%) Open Source
9 8 (10.26%) Software Engineering
10 7 (8.97%) Load Balancing
11 6 (7.69%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 5 (6.41%) Collaborative Working
12 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 5 (6.41%) Mentoring
12 5 (6.41%) Software Delivery
13 4 (5.13%) Continuous Delivery
14 3 (3.85%) Domain-Driven Design
14 3 (3.85%) OWASP
14 3 (3.85%) Refactoring
14 3 (3.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 36 (46.15%) Bash Shell
2 26 (33.33%) Python
3 20 (25.64%) Ruby
4 18 (23.08%) Go
4 18 (23.08%) SQL
5 13 (16.67%) Java
6 5 (6.41%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.85%) Java 8
7 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.28%) C#
8 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 46 (58.97%) Security Cleared
2 42 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 75 (96.15%) Docker
2 27 (34.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 11 (14.10%) etcd
3 11 (14.10%) flannel
4 10 (12.82%) Ceph
4 10 (12.82%) GlusterFS
4 10 (12.82%) SkyDNS
5 3 (3.85%) Squid
Systems Management
1 74 (94.87%) Kubernetes
2 54 (69.23%) Ansible
2 54 (69.23%) Puppet
3 23 (29.49%) HAProxy
4 22 (28.21%) Prometheus
5 21 (26.92%) Sysdig
6 20 (25.64%) Terraform
7 18 (23.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 18 (23.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 15 (19.23%) rkt
9 14 (17.95%) Graphite
10 10 (12.82%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (10.26%) Kibana
11 8 (10.26%) logstash
12 7 (8.97%) Packer
13 6 (7.69%) Nagios
14 5 (6.41%) Capistrano
14 5 (6.41%) Mesos
14 5 (6.41%) ZABBIX
15 4 (5.13%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 27 (34.62%) Hortonworks
2 8 (10.26%) Splunk
3 5 (6.41%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.13%) Atlassian
4 4 (5.13%) Dynatrace
5 3 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.28%) SaltStack