Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 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.

CoreOS
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 828 601 719
Rank change year-on-year -227 +118 +111
Contract jobs citing CoreOS 10 4 35
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.010% 0.048%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.074% 0.055% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 32
10th Percentile - - £456
25th Percentile £475 - -
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 - £500
Median % change year-on-year - - -13.04%
75th Percentile £647 - £552
90th Percentile £719 - £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 - £500
% change year-on-year - - -9.09%

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 13,510 7,288 15,257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.45% 17.95% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,381 4,716 9,704
10th Percentile £163 £160 £140
25th Percentile £326 £313 £250
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £493 £430 £410
Median % change year-on-year +14.59% +4.88% -3.53%
75th Percentile £600 £538 £525
90th Percentile £680 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 662 427 1,144
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.17 £11.29
25th Percentile £14.65 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - +2.94%
75th Percentile £48.58 £42.00 £24.81
90th Percentile £63.00 £54.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +2.80%

CoreOS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CoreOS in the UK

CoreOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CoreOS.

Daily rate trend for CoreOS in the UK

CoreOS
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CoreOS over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

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 18 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
Job
Vacancies
England -201 5 £500 - 1
Work from Home -170 4 £613 -
UK excluding London - 3 £500 -
South East - 3 £500 -
London -174 2 £625 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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 7 (70.00%) Azure
1 7 (70.00%) Ansible
1 7 (70.00%) Kubernetes
2 6 (60.00%) Docker
3 5 (50.00%) Terraform
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Python
4 4 (40.00%) AWS
4 4 (40.00%) nginx
4 4 (40.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (40.00%) OpenShift
4 4 (40.00%) DevOps
5 3 (30.00%) Go
5 3 (30.00%) Hortonworks
5 3 (30.00%) Puppet
5 3 (30.00%) SIEM
5 3 (30.00%) GitHub
5 3 (30.00%) HAProxy
5 3 (30.00%) GitLab
5 3 (30.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (30.00%) Security Hardening
5 3 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (30.00%) Dynatrace
5 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (30.00%) Bash
5 3 (30.00%) JIRA
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL

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 4 (40.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Azure
2 4 (40.00%) AWS
2 4 (40.00%) OpenShift
3 3 (30.00%) GitHub
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Monitor
4 1 (10.00%) IaaS
4 1 (10.00%) PaaS
4 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Calico
1 2 (20.00%) X.509
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) GitLab
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (30.00%) Public Sector
1 3 (30.00%) Social Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (10.00%) JSON
1 1 (10.00%) Kafka
1 1 (10.00%) SAML
1 1 (10.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) PKI
1 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (10.00%) VMS
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Security Hardening
2 3 (30.00%) SIEM
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Log Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) Bash
2 3 (30.00%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (20.00%) NIST
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Ansible
1 7 (70.00%) Kubernetes
2 5 (50.00%) Terraform
3 4 (40.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (30.00%) HAProxy
4 3 (30.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (30.00%) Puppet
5 2 (20.00%) Istio
5 2 (20.00%) Prometheus
6 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (10.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Dynatrace
1 3 (30.00%) Hortonworks