Period
to 22 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Istio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Istio over the 6 months to 22 October 2020 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.

Istio
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 495 769 881
Rank change year-on-year +274 +112 -
Contract jobs citing Istio 36 46 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.054% 0.016%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.71% 0.37% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 9
Median daily rate £586 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +9.52% -
10th Percentile £465 £519 £397
90th Percentile £649 £713 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £586 £550 -
% change year-on-year +6.55% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Istio is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 5,042 12,432 14,614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.86% 14.65% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,158 8,407 9,833
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £307 £275 £293
90th Percentile £657 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 314 392
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.71% +21.43% -2.78%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.76 £12.09
90th Percentile £52.45 £50.18 £47.00
Median hourly rate £32.50 £20.30 £17.50
% change year-on-year +60.08% +16.01% +0.36%

Istio
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Istio in the UK

Istio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Istio in the UK

Istio
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Istio over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Istio in the UK

Istio
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Istio within the UK over the 6 months to 22 October 2020. 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 +279 29 £586 +1.91% 8
Work from Home -77 17 £495 -13.91% 1
UK excluding London +254 12 £586 +6.55% 4
London +181 11 £600 +4.35% 5
South East +180 6 £586 -2.33%
East of England - 3 £650 -
North of England +119 2 - - 3
North West +94 2 - - 3
West Midlands - 1 £473 -
Midlands - 1 £473 -

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Istio 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 Istio.

1 33 (91.67%) DevOps
2 32 (88.89%) Kubernetes
3 23 (63.89%) Terraform
4 20 (55.56%) Prometheus
4 20 (55.56%) Infrastructure as Code
5 19 (52.78%) GitLab
5 19 (52.78%) AWS
6 14 (38.89%) Public Sector
7 13 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (36.11%) Docker
7 13 (36.11%) Microservices
8 12 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 12 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
8 12 (33.33%) VPN
9 11 (30.56%) Relational Database
10 10 (27.78%) Jenkins
10 10 (27.78%) Linux
10 10 (27.78%) Python
11 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 9 (25.00%) Ansible
12 8 (22.22%) Kafka
12 8 (22.22%) Elastic Stack
12 8 (22.22%) Azure
12 8 (22.22%) Amazon EKS
13 7 (19.44%) Node.js
13 7 (19.44%) Java
13 7 (19.44%) Finance
13 7 (19.44%) Grafana
13 7 (19.44%) GraphQL

Istio
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 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.78%) Confluence
1 1 (2.78%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 19 (52.78%) AWS
2 12 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 8 (22.22%) Amazon EKS
3 8 (22.22%) Azure
4 2 (5.56%) GCP
5 1 (2.78%) Apigee
5 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.78%) Heroku
5 1 (2.78%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) Calico
3 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (5.56%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.78%) Big Data
3 1 (2.78%) Cloud Spanner
3 1 (2.78%) CockroachDB
3 1 (2.78%) DataStage
3 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) HBase
3 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (52.78%) GitLab
2 10 (27.78%) Jenkins
3 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (16.67%) Artifactory
5 2 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.78%) JIRA
6 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (38.89%) Public Sector
2 7 (19.44%) Finance
3 6 (16.67%) Electronics
3 6 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 6 (16.67%) Marketing
3 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
3 6 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Developer
6 2 (5.56%) DevOps Manager
6 2 (5.56%) DevSecOps Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (2.78%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Azure Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes Specialist
7 1 (2.78%) Site Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Site Reliability Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) Elastic Stack
1 8 (22.22%) Kafka
2 7 (19.44%) GraphQL
2 7 (19.44%) Node.js
3 5 (13.89%) REST
4 3 (8.33%) Apollo GraphQL
5 2 (5.56%) ModSecurity
5 2 (5.56%) YAML
6 1 (2.78%) HTML
6 1 (2.78%) Jest
6 1 (2.78%) Nunjucks
6 1 (2.78%) OAuth
6 1 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.78%) React
6 1 (2.78%) SAML
6 1 (2.78%) Swagger
6 1 (2.78%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Native
1 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
1 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (2.78%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) CoreOS
2 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (91.67%) DevOps
2 20 (55.56%) Infrastructure as Code
3 13 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (36.11%) Microservices
4 12 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
5 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 6 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 6 (16.67%) Visualisation
6 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.56%) Analytics
7 2 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (5.56%) DevSecOps
7 2 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (5.56%) Security Testing
8 1 (2.78%) GitOps
8 1 (2.78%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) Python
2 7 (19.44%) Java
3 6 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 6 (16.67%) Perl
4 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.33%) SQL
5 2 (5.56%) C++
5 2 (5.56%) Go
5 2 (5.56%) Groovy
5 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.56%) Scala
6 1 (2.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.78%) CSPO
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.56%) NIST
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 32 (88.89%) Kubernetes
2 23 (63.89%) Terraform
3 20 (55.56%) Prometheus
4 9 (25.00%) Ansible
5 7 (19.44%) Grafana
6 6 (16.67%) Consul
6 6 (16.67%) Kibana
6 6 (16.67%) logstash
6 6 (16.67%) Rancher
7 4 (11.11%) Fluentd
8 1 (2.78%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (2.78%) HAProxy
8 1 (2.78%) Knative
8 1 (2.78%) Mesos
8 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) SAP
1 6 (16.67%) Splunk
2 5 (13.89%) AppDynamics
3 2 (5.56%) Dynatrace
3 2 (5.56%) Google
4 1 (2.78%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) Teradata