Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 811 788 780
Rank change year-on-year -23 -8 +112
Contract jobs citing CoreOS 73 79 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.071% 0.079% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.34% 0.38% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 43 96
UK median daily rate £575 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £455 £453 £438
90th Percentile £675 £670 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £408 £525
% change year-on-year +41.10% -22.38% -12.50%
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 21,554 20,711 23,407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.91% 20.84% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,330 13,057 14,730
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £163 £175 £205
90th Percentile £608 £594 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.47% - +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,509 1,233 1,305
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.89 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.81 £16.00
% change year-on-year -1.81% +5.03% -

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -7 73 £575 +9.52% 18
London -36 56 £588 +11.90% 8
UK excluding London -5 17 £575 +41.10% 10
South East - 9 £640 - 1
South West -6 8 £550 +50.68% 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 70 (95.89%) Docker
2 63 (86.30%) DevOps
2 63 (86.30%) Linux
2 63 (86.30%) Kubernetes
3 49 (67.12%) Ansible
3 49 (67.12%) Puppet
4 45 (61.64%) Amazon AWS
5 39 (53.42%) GitLab
5 39 (53.42%) Security Cleared
5 39 (53.42%) Git (software)
5 39 (53.42%) Configuration Management
6 38 (52.05%) GitHub
7 37 (50.68%) Artifactory
8 33 (45.21%) SC Cleared
8 33 (45.21%) Security Hardening
9 28 (38.36%) Bash Shell
9 28 (38.36%) Go
10 26 (35.62%) NoSQL
10 26 (35.62%) SQL
10 26 (35.62%) Ruby
11 23 (31.51%) Python
11 23 (31.51%) HAProxy
12 22 (30.14%) Kafka
12 22 (30.14%) Scrum
12 22 (30.14%) Elastic Stack
13 21 (28.77%) rkt
13 21 (28.77%) Sysdig
13 21 (28.77%) Prometheus
13 21 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (28.77%) Graphite

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 (28.77%) nginx
2 4 (5.48%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 45 (61.64%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (52.05%) GitHub
3 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (19.18%) Quay.io
5 8 (10.96%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (9.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (6.85%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (5.48%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (5.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (4.11%) Amazon S3
9 3 (4.11%) AWS CloudTrail
9 3 (4.11%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (4.11%) OpenShift
9 3 (4.11%) Serverless
10 2 (2.74%) Heroku
11 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.55%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (12.33%) DNS
3 7 (9.59%) Firewall
4 6 (8.22%) WAN
5 2 (2.74%) FTP
5 2 (2.74%) HTTP
5 2 (2.74%) SSL
5 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.37%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (35.62%) NoSQL
2 13 (17.81%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (13.70%) Big Data
4 7 (9.59%) Hadoop
4 7 (9.59%) HBase
5 3 (4.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (4.11%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (53.42%) Git (software)
1 39 (53.42%) GitLab
2 37 (50.68%) Artifactory
3 19 (26.03%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.85%) Bitbucket
4 5 (6.85%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (6.85%) Travis CI
5 4 (5.48%) FishEye
5 4 (5.48%) JIRA
6 2 (2.74%) Gradle
6 2 (2.74%) webpack
7 1 (1.37%) Apache Archiva
General
1 12 (16.44%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Games
3 1 (1.37%) Electronics
3 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.37%) Marketing
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (56.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (24.66%) Senior DevOps
2 18 (24.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 8 (10.96%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) AWS DevOps
5 6 (8.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) JIRA Specialist
7 4 (5.48%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Lead DevOps
8 3 (4.11%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Site Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.14%) Elastic Stack
1 22 (30.14%) Kafka
2 7 (9.59%) Keycloak
3 3 (4.11%) JSON
3 3 (4.11%) Node.js
3 3 (4.11%) YAML
4 2 (2.74%) Dropwizard
4 2 (2.74%) Guice
4 2 (2.74%) OAuth
4 2 (2.74%) OAuth2
4 2 (2.74%) Ratpack
4 2 (2.74%) REST
4 2 (2.74%) RESTful
4 2 (2.74%) SOAP
4 2 (2.74%) Web Services
5 1 (1.37%) LDAP
5 1 (1.37%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.96%) Public Cloud
3 7 (9.59%) PKI
4 5 (6.85%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.37%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 63 (86.30%) Linux
2 15 (20.55%) CentOS
3 12 (16.44%) Ubuntu
4 11 (15.07%) Debian
5 9 (12.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (86.30%) DevOps
2 39 (53.42%) Configuration Management
3 33 (45.21%) Security Hardening
4 22 (30.14%) Scrum
5 21 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (24.66%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (17.81%) Microservices
8 10 (13.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (9.59%) Load Balancing
10 6 (8.22%) Collaborative Working
10 6 (8.22%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 5 (6.85%) Security Architecture
11 5 (6.85%) Software Engineering
12 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (5.48%) Open Source
13 3 (4.11%) Change Management
13 3 (4.11%) Continuous Delivery
13 3 (4.11%) Mentoring
13 3 (4.11%) Software Delivery
13 3 (4.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 28 (38.36%) Bash Shell
1 28 (38.36%) Go
2 26 (35.62%) Ruby
2 26 (35.62%) SQL
3 23 (31.51%) Python
4 15 (20.55%) Java
5 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.48%) C#
7 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.74%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 39 (53.42%) Security Cleared
2 33 (45.21%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.22%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.74%) CISSP
System Software
1 70 (95.89%) Docker
2 17 (23.29%) Ceph
2 17 (23.29%) etcd
2 17 (23.29%) flannel
2 17 (23.29%) GlusterFS
2 17 (23.29%) SkyDNS
3 15 (20.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (4.11%) Squid
Systems Management
1 63 (86.30%) Kubernetes
2 49 (67.12%) Ansible
2 49 (67.12%) Puppet
3 23 (31.51%) HAProxy
4 21 (28.77%) Graphite
4 21 (28.77%) Prometheus
4 21 (28.77%) rkt
4 21 (28.77%) Sysdig
5 18 (24.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 18 (24.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 15 (20.55%) Terraform
7 11 (15.07%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (8.22%) Nagios
9 5 (6.85%) ZABBIX
10 4 (5.48%) Packer
11 3 (4.11%) Capistrano
11 3 (4.11%) Grafana
11 3 (4.11%) Mesos
12 2 (2.74%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 15 (20.55%) Hortonworks
2 8 (10.96%) Red Hat
2 8 (10.96%) Splunk
3 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.48%) Atlassian
4 4 (5.48%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.37%) SAP