Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 807 818 772
Rank change year-on-year +11 -46 +97
Contract jobs citing CoreOS 64 71 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.071% 0.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.31% 0.34% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 46 73
UK median daily rate £575 £513 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.20% -6.82% -
10th Percentile £431 £450 £423
90th Percentile £704 £638 £695
UK excluding London median daily rate £563 £463 £525
% change year-on-year +21.62% -11.90% -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 20,853 20,678 20,136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.93% 20.76% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,009 13,192 12,636
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +0.94%
10th Percentile £160 £168 £193
90th Percentile £600 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year +3.90% +4.05% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,352 1,266 1,271
UK median hourly rate £17.39 £17.43 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.22% +5.64% -2.48%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £10.61
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -1.36% +3.13% -3.03%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 +2 64 £575 +12.20% 18
London +4 49 £575 +9.52% 12
UK excluding London -22 15 £563 +21.62% 6
South West -25 8 £550 +15.79%
South East - 7 £640 -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 64 (100.00%) Docker
2 62 (96.88%) Linux
3 53 (82.81%) Ansible
4 51 (79.69%) Puppet
5 46 (71.88%) DevOps
5 46 (71.88%) GitLab
5 46 (71.88%) Git (software)
6 45 (70.31%) GitHub
7 42 (65.63%) Artifactory
7 42 (65.63%) Configuration Management
8 41 (64.06%) Python
8 41 (64.06%) Bash Shell
8 41 (64.06%) Kubernetes
8 41 (64.06%) Security Hardening
9 40 (62.50%) Go
10 38 (59.38%) Ruby
11 37 (57.81%) Security Cleared
11 37 (57.81%) HAProxy
12 36 (56.25%) Elastic Stack
12 36 (56.25%) SQL
12 36 (56.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 36 (56.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 36 (56.25%) rkt
13 35 (54.69%) nginx
13 35 (54.69%) NoSQL
14 34 (53.13%) Graphite
14 34 (53.13%) Sysdig
14 34 (53.13%) Prometheus
15 33 (51.56%) Amazon AWS
16 32 (50.00%) etcd

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 35 (54.69%) nginx
2 6 (9.38%) Confluence
3 2 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 45 (70.31%) GitHub
2 33 (51.56%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (40.63%) Quay.io
4 14 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (7.81%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.56%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (54.69%) NoSQL
2 29 (45.31%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (3.13%) Big Data
3 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.13%) HBase
Development Applications
1 46 (71.88%) Git (software)
1 46 (71.88%) GitLab
2 42 (65.63%) Artifactory
3 14 (21.88%) Jenkins
4 6 (9.38%) JIRA
5 5 (7.81%) Bitbucket
5 5 (7.81%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (6.25%) FishEye
6 4 (6.25%) Travis CI
7 2 (3.13%) MSBuild
7 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.56%) Apache Archiva
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Electronics
2 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.13%) Marketing
2 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (54.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (32.81%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) AWS DevOps
3 7 (10.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Senior DevOps
4 6 (9.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) JIRA Specialist
6 4 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (4.69%) Lead DevOps
7 3 (4.69%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Hardware Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (56.25%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (10.94%) Kafka
3 2 (3.13%) .NET
3 2 (3.13%) Node.js
4 1 (1.56%) Keycloak
4 1 (1.56%) LDAP
4 1 (1.56%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.06%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.81%) Public Cloud
3 4 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.56%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 62 (96.88%) Linux
2 11 (17.19%) Ubuntu
3 8 (12.50%) Debian
4 6 (9.38%) Windows
5 5 (7.81%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (71.88%) DevOps
2 42 (65.63%) Configuration Management
3 41 (64.06%) Security Hardening
4 21 (32.81%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 13 (20.31%) Scrum
6 13 (20.31%) Security Architecture
7 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (17.19%) Collaborative Working
8 7 (10.94%) Open Source
9 5 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.81%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 4 (6.25%) Service Design
10 4 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (3.13%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 2 (3.13%) Programme Management
12 1 (1.56%) Due Diligence
12 1 (1.56%) Migration
12 1 (1.56%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 41 (64.06%) Bash Shell
1 41 (64.06%) Python
2 40 (62.50%) Go
3 38 (59.38%) Ruby
4 36 (56.25%) SQL
5 13 (20.31%) Java
6 4 (6.25%) C#
6 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 37 (57.81%) Security Cleared
2 28 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 17 (26.56%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) CISSP
System Software
1 64 (100.00%) Docker
2 32 (50.00%) etcd
2 32 (50.00%) flannel
3 30 (46.88%) SkyDNS
4 28 (43.75%) Ceph
5 27 (42.19%) GlusterFS
6 5 (7.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (4.69%) Squid
8 2 (3.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 53 (82.81%) Ansible
2 51 (79.69%) Puppet
3 41 (64.06%) Kubernetes
4 37 (57.81%) HAProxy
5 36 (56.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 36 (56.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 36 (56.25%) rkt
6 34 (53.13%) Graphite
6 34 (53.13%) Prometheus
6 34 (53.13%) Sysdig
7 8 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (9.38%) Terraform
9 5 (7.81%) Nagios
9 5 (7.81%) ZABBIX
10 2 (3.13%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (3.13%) Kibana
10 2 (3.13%) logstash
11 1 (1.56%) Linux-HA
11 1 (1.56%) Packer
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 5 (7.81%) Hortonworks
3 4 (6.25%) Atlassian
3 4 (6.25%) Dynatrace
3 4 (6.25%) Splunk
4 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.13%) SAP