Period
to 10 August 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 10 August 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 517 807 -
Rank change year-on-year +290 - -
Contract jobs citing Istio 33 43 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.094% 0.047% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.63% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 0
Median daily rate £600 £600 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £588 £569 -
% change year-on-year +3.30% - -
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 5,232 13,629 14,064
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.94% 14.86% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,339 9,144 9,415
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £306 £282 £275
90th Percentile £675 £672 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 328 382
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £13.26 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £49.50 £49.39 £49.78
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.38 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% +3.32%

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 10 August 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 10 August 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 +291 33 £600 - 6
London +199 20 £600 - 4
UK excluding London +241 13 £588 +3.30% 3
East Midlands - 6 £635 - 1
Midlands - 6 £635 - 1
East of England - 3 £650 -
South East +166 2 £325 -45.83%
North of England +116 2 £500 -5.88% 1
North West +82 2 £500 -5.88%
Work from Home -16 1 £325 -43.48% 1

For the 6 months to 10 August 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 31 (93.94%) Kubernetes
2 26 (78.79%) DevOps
3 23 (69.70%) Docker
4 21 (63.64%) Terraform
5 18 (54.55%) Jenkins
6 15 (45.45%) Linux
7 14 (42.42%) Ansible
7 14 (42.42%) Git (software)
8 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (33.33%) JIRA
9 11 (33.33%) Confluence
9 11 (33.33%) Microservices
9 11 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
10 10 (30.30%) Packer
11 9 (27.27%) Apigee
11 9 (27.27%) Public Sector
11 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
12 8 (24.24%) Azure
12 8 (24.24%) Google
13 7 (21.21%) Python
13 7 (21.21%) Java
13 7 (21.21%) MongoDB
14 6 (18.18%) AWS
14 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
14 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
14 6 (18.18%) GCP
15 5 (15.15%) React
15 5 (15.15%) AWS Lambda
15 5 (15.15%) Serverless
15 5 (15.15%) SQL

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 11 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.03%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Apigee
2 8 (24.24%) Azure
3 6 (18.18%) AWS
3 6 (18.18%) GCP
4 5 (15.15%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (15.15%) Serverless
5 4 (12.12%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (9.09%) IaaS
6 3 (9.09%) PaaS
6 3 (9.09%) SaaS
7 2 (6.06%) Amazon EKS
7 2 (6.06%) npm
8 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (3.03%) Kong
8 1 (3.03%) Slack
8 1 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) VPN
2 3 (9.09%) DNS
2 3 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) Network Security
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) MongoDB
2 3 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.03%) Big Data
4 1 (3.03%) Cloud Spanner
4 1 (3.03%) CockroachDB
4 1 (3.03%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (3.03%) DataStage
4 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.03%) HBase
Development Applications
1 18 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 14 (42.42%) Git (software)
3 11 (33.33%) JIRA
4 3 (9.09%) Artifactory
4 3 (9.09%) GitLab
5 2 (6.06%) Babel
5 2 (6.06%) Broccoli
5 2 (6.06%) Grunt
5 2 (6.06%) gulp
5 2 (6.06%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (6.06%) webpack
6 1 (3.03%) SonarQube
6 1 (3.03%) Spinnaker
6 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (27.27%) Public Sector
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
4 3 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.06%) DevOps Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Kubernetes Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Platform Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.03%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Product Owner
6 1 (3.03%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Node.js
1 5 (15.15%) React
2 4 (12.12%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (12.12%) HTML
2 4 (12.12%) HTML5
2 4 (12.12%) SAML
2 4 (12.12%) Web Services
3 3 (9.09%) .NET
3 3 (9.09%) OAuth
3 3 (9.09%) REST
4 2 (6.06%) EJS
4 2 (6.06%) Enzyme
4 2 (6.06%) Jest
4 2 (6.06%) Kafka
4 2 (6.06%) LESS
4 2 (6.06%) Pug
4 2 (6.06%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (6.06%) Redux
4 2 (6.06%) Sass
4 2 (6.06%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Private Cloud
2 2 (6.06%) Cloud Native
2 2 (6.06%) Industry 4.0
2 2 (6.06%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.03%) Blog
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) DevOps
2 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
3 11 (33.33%) Microservices
4 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (15.15%) Open Source
5 4 (12.12%) Analytics
5 4 (12.12%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
5 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.09%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 3 (9.09%) Fintech
6 3 (9.09%) Migration
6 3 (9.09%) Observability
6 3 (9.09%) Supply Chain Management
6 3 (9.09%) Technology Roadmap
7 2 (6.06%) Asynchronous Programming
7 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Java
1 7 (21.21%) Python
2 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.15%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) Perl
5 2 (6.06%) ES6
5 2 (6.06%) Go
5 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.03%) C++
6 1 (3.03%) Groovy
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) Scala
6 1 (3.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (3.03%) CCSP
3 1 (3.03%) CISA
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) CISM
3 1 (3.03%) CISSP
3 1 (3.03%) CSPO
3 1 (3.03%) CSSLP
3 1 (3.03%) ISSAP
3 1 (3.03%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) FedRAMP
2 1 (3.03%) HIPAA
2 1 (3.03%) NIST
System Software
1 23 (69.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (93.94%) Kubernetes
2 21 (63.64%) Terraform
3 14 (42.42%) Ansible
4 10 (30.30%) Packer
5 4 (12.12%) Grafana
6 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (6.06%) Rancher
7 1 (3.03%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (3.03%) Kibana
7 1 (3.03%) Knative
7 1 (3.03%) Mesos
7 1 (3.03%) Prometheus
7 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Google
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Splunk
4 1 (3.03%) Ab Initio
4 1 (3.03%) Dynatrace
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) NetApp
4 1 (3.03%) Teradata