Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 816 742 778
Rank change year-on-year -74 +36 +92
Contract jobs citing CoreOS 65 87 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.096% 0.095%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.31% 0.47% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 55 75
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £438 £405 £413
90th Percentile £700 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £508 £588
% change year-on-year -1.48% -13.62% -
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 20,795 18,658 23,336
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.65% 20.55% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,182 11,793 14,409
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £200 £205
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,315 1,128 1,385
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +5.20%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.63
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £15.86 £16.50
% change year-on-year - -3.88% +4.76%

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 20 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CoreOS in the UK

CoreOS
Top 7 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 20 May 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 -82 64 £550 +4.76% 2
London -53 58 £575 +9.52% 2
UK excluding London -42 6 £500 -1.48% 2
South West - 3 £475 -
South East - 2 £550 -
Midlands -20 1 £550 +6.80%
West Midlands - 1 £550 -

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 62 (95.38%) Docker
2 59 (90.77%) DevOps
3 58 (89.23%) Kubernetes
4 57 (87.69%) Linux
5 53 (81.54%) Ansible
6 51 (78.46%) Puppet
7 44 (67.69%) Amazon AWS
8 43 (66.15%) Configuration Management
9 38 (58.46%) Security Cleared
10 37 (56.92%) Continuous Integration
11 36 (55.38%) Bash Shell
12 35 (53.85%) Git (software)
12 35 (53.85%) SC Cleared
13 34 (52.31%) Python
14 33 (50.77%) Artifactory
15 31 (47.69%) Kafka
15 31 (47.69%) Security Hardening
16 28 (43.08%) GitLab
17 27 (41.54%) GitHub
17 27 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
18 26 (40.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 26 (40.00%) Hortonworks
19 24 (36.92%) Hadoop
20 23 (35.38%) Terraform
21 22 (33.85%) Jenkins
22 21 (32.31%) nginx
22 21 (32.31%) PostgreSQL
22 21 (32.31%) Elastic Stack
22 21 (32.31%) Prometheus
23 19 (29.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System

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 21 (32.31%) nginx
2 19 (29.23%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (7.69%) Apache
3 5 (7.69%) Apache Spark
3 5 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.08%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 44 (67.69%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (41.54%) GitHub
3 16 (24.62%) AWS Lambda
3 16 (24.62%) Serverless
4 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (16.92%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (16.92%) Amazon S3
6 8 (12.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 8 (12.31%) AWS CloudTrail
6 8 (12.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (4.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (4.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (4.62%) OpenShift
8 3 (4.62%) Route 53
9 2 (3.08%) Heroku
9 2 (3.08%) IaaS
9 2 (3.08%) PaaS
9 2 (3.08%) Quay.io
9 2 (3.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.46%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (12.31%) DNS
3 5 (7.69%) Firewall
3 5 (7.69%) OpenLDAP
4 4 (6.15%) WAN
5 3 (4.62%) FTP
5 3 (4.62%) HTTP
5 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.08%) SSL
6 2 (3.08%) VPN
7 1 (1.54%) DHCP
7 1 (1.54%) Internet
7 1 (1.54%) IPsec
7 1 (1.54%) SMS
7 1 (1.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (36.92%) Hadoop
2 21 (32.31%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (16.92%) Amazon RDS
3 11 (16.92%) Big Data
4 7 (10.77%) MySQL
5 5 (7.69%) HBase
6 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.08%) Redis
6 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 33 (50.77%) Artifactory
3 28 (43.08%) GitLab
4 22 (33.85%) Jenkins
5 6 (9.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (6.15%) Gradle
8 3 (4.62%) Vagrant
9 2 (3.08%) Travis CI
9 2 (3.08%) webpack
10 1 (1.54%) CircleCI
10 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (70.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (27.69%) Senior DevOps
2 18 (27.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Consultant
5 4 (6.15%) DevOps Consultant
5 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Architect
6 3 (4.62%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (4.62%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Azure DevOps
7 2 (3.08%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Lead DevOps
7 2 (3.08%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (1.54%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (47.69%) Kafka
2 21 (32.31%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (7.69%) LAMP
3 5 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
3 5 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
3 5 (7.69%) Node.js
4 3 (4.62%) JSON
4 3 (4.62%) YAML
5 2 (3.08%) Dropwizard
5 2 (3.08%) Guice
5 2 (3.08%) OAuth
5 2 (3.08%) OAuth2
5 2 (3.08%) Ratpack
5 2 (3.08%) REST
5 2 (3.08%) RESTful
5 2 (3.08%) SOAP
5 2 (3.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Public Cloud
2 5 (7.69%) PKI
3 4 (6.15%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 57 (87.69%) Linux
2 18 (27.69%) CentOS
3 7 (10.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (9.23%) Windows
5 4 (6.15%) Debian
6 2 (3.08%) SmartOS
6 2 (3.08%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.08%) Unix
7 1 (1.54%) AIX
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (90.77%) DevOps
2 43 (66.15%) Configuration Management
3 37 (56.92%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (47.69%) Security Hardening
5 27 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (27.69%) Open Source
7 15 (23.08%) Scrum
8 14 (21.54%) Microservices
9 12 (18.46%) Software Engineering
10 8 (12.31%) Collaborative Working
11 7 (10.77%) Mentoring
11 7 (10.77%) Software Delivery
12 6 (9.23%) Load Balancing
13 5 (7.69%) Migration
14 3 (4.62%) Auto-Scaling
14 3 (4.62%) Change Management
14 3 (4.62%) DSDM
14 3 (4.62%) Validation
14 3 (4.62%) Waterfall
15 2 (3.08%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 36 (55.38%) Bash Shell
2 34 (52.31%) Python
3 9 (13.85%) Ruby
4 8 (12.31%) Go
5 5 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.62%) Java
7 2 (3.08%) Groovy
7 2 (3.08%) Java 8
7 2 (3.08%) SQL
8 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (58.46%) Security Cleared
2 35 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 62 (95.38%) Docker
2 26 (40.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (7.69%) HDFS
3 5 (7.69%) Squid
4 4 (6.15%) flannel
5 3 (4.62%) etcd
5 3 (4.62%) VirtualBox
6 2 (3.08%) Ceph
6 2 (3.08%) GlusterFS
6 2 (3.08%) SkyDNS
7 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (1.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 58 (89.23%) Kubernetes
2 53 (81.54%) Ansible
3 51 (78.46%) Puppet
4 23 (35.38%) Terraform
5 21 (32.31%) Prometheus
6 19 (29.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 19 (29.23%) Kibana
6 19 (29.23%) logstash
6 19 (29.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 16 (24.62%) HAProxy
7 16 (24.62%) Sysdig
8 13 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (20.00%) Packer
9 9 (13.85%) Mesos
9 9 (13.85%) rkt
10 7 (10.77%) Capistrano
11 6 (9.23%) Consul
12 5 (7.69%) Hadoop YARN
12 5 (7.69%) Nagios
12 5 (7.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (40.00%) Hortonworks
2 5 (7.69%) ForgeRock
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle
2 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 5 (7.69%) Splunk
3 3 (4.62%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.54%) Google
4 1 (1.54%) VMware