Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ITRS Geneos skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITRS Geneos over the 6 months to 18 September 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.

ITRS Geneos
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 836 771 814
Rank change year-on-year -65 +43 +25
Contract jobs citing ITRS Geneos 47 87 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.089% 0.073%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.33% 0.78% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 62 46
UK median daily rate £600 £523 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.83% -5.00% +4.76%
10th Percentile £520 £388 £413
90th Percentile £656 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate - £325 £360
% change year-on-year - -9.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
UK median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ITRS Geneos 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 14,110 11,199 12,223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.69% 11.43% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,462 7,415 7,828
UK median daily rate £488 £465 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.84% +9.41% +6.25%
10th Percentile £283 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 264 273
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -28.00% +23.85%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £45.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £27.00
% change year-on-year +0.32% -35.39% +33.76%

ITRS Geneos
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ITRS Geneos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ITRS Geneos in the UK

ITRS Geneos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITRS Geneos.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITRS Geneos in the UK

ITRS Geneos
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITRS Geneos over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITRS Geneos in the UK

ITRS Geneos
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITRS Geneos within the UK over the 6 months to 18 September 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
London -59 47 £600 +14.29% 6
England -72 47 £600 +14.29% 6

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ITRS Geneos 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 ITRS Geneos.

1 33 (70.21%) Ansible
2 30 (63.83%) Unix
3 29 (61.70%) Linux
3 29 (61.70%) Python
4 27 (57.45%) Windows
5 26 (55.32%) Splunk
6 24 (51.06%) Docker
6 24 (51.06%) DevOps
6 24 (51.06%) Firewall
7 21 (44.68%) BladeLogic
8 20 (42.55%) Java
8 20 (42.55%) Rancher
9 18 (38.30%) Oracle
10 16 (34.04%) Load Balancing
10 16 (34.04%) Git (software)
10 16 (34.04%) Kubernetes
10 16 (34.04%) Capacity Management
11 15 (31.91%) Analytics
11 15 (31.91%) Jenkins
11 15 (31.91%) Test Automation
11 15 (31.91%) Perl
12 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (27.66%) Banking
12 13 (27.66%) BIG-IP
12 13 (27.66%) F5
13 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
13 12 (25.53%) Tomcat
14 11 (23.40%) Release Management
14 11 (23.40%) Artifactory
15 10 (21.28%) Bitbucket

ITRS Geneos
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 12 (25.53%) Tomcat
2 10 (21.28%) Apache
3 9 (19.15%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (19.15%) IIS
4 5 (10.64%) nginx
5 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.13%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) ION MarketView
2 1 (2.13%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) PaaS
2 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.26%) Datadog
3 2 (4.26%) IaaS
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.26%) OpenShift
3 2 (4.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (51.06%) Firewall
2 13 (27.66%) BIG-IP
3 5 (10.64%) DMZ
4 2 (4.26%) DNS
4 2 (4.26%) Multicast
5 1 (2.13%) HTTP
5 1 (2.13%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.02%) NoSQL
3 5 (10.64%) KDB
3 5 (10.64%) MongoDB
3 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (34.04%) Git (software)
2 15 (31.91%) Jenkins
3 11 (23.40%) Artifactory
4 10 (21.28%) Bitbucket
5 6 (12.77%) JIRA
5 6 (12.77%) Maven
6 5 (10.64%) SoapUI
7 3 (6.38%) Cucumber
7 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
8 2 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (4.26%) IBM UrbanCode
8 2 (4.26%) Introscope
8 2 (4.26%) JMeter
8 2 (4.26%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (4.26%) Selenium
8 2 (4.26%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
8 2 (4.26%) Zephyr
General
1 13 (27.66%) Banking
2 5 (10.64%) Front Office
3 4 (8.51%) Finance
4 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Architect
3 6 (12.77%) Geneos Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Java Architect
3 6 (12.77%) Java Technical Architect
3 6 (12.77%) Lead Architect
3 6 (12.77%) Technical Architect
3 6 (12.77%) Technical Leader
3 6 (12.77%) Unix Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 5 (10.64%) Monitoring Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) REST
2 7 (14.89%) .NET
2 7 (14.89%) Spring Boot
3 5 (10.64%) Akka
3 5 (10.64%) Apache CXF
3 5 (10.64%) Apache OpenJPA
3 5 (10.64%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
3 5 (10.64%) J2EE
3 5 (10.64%) JSON
3 5 (10.64%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (10.64%) Spring
4 3 (6.38%) Kafka
5 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.26%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (4.26%) HTML5
5 2 (4.26%) Java EE
5 2 (4.26%) jQuery
5 2 (4.26%) Rendezvous
5 2 (4.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Fintech
2 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) Derivative
2 5 (10.64%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (4.26%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.13%) Equities
4 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.13%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 30 (63.83%) Unix
2 29 (61.70%) Linux
3 27 (57.45%) Windows
4 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) DevOps
2 16 (34.04%) Capacity Management
2 16 (34.04%) Load Balancing
3 15 (31.91%) Analytics
3 15 (31.91%) Test Automation
4 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (23.40%) Release Management
6 8 (17.02%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (17.02%) Performance Management
6 8 (17.02%) Risk Management
7 7 (14.89%) E-Commerce
7 7 (14.89%) Performance Metrics
8 6 (12.77%) Proactive Monitoring
9 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.38%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (6.38%) ITIL
10 3 (6.38%) Low Latency
10 3 (6.38%) OO
10 3 (6.38%) RAD
10 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (61.70%) Python
2 20 (42.55%) Java
3 15 (31.91%) Perl
4 9 (19.15%) Bash Shell
5 6 (12.77%) Ruby
6 5 (10.64%) Scala
6 5 (10.64%) SQL
7 3 (6.38%) C#
7 3 (6.38%) VBA
8 1 (2.13%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) AWS Certification
1 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) MiFID
System Software
1 24 (51.06%) Docker
2 5 (10.64%) NFS
3 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 33 (70.21%) Ansible
2 21 (44.68%) BladeLogic
3 20 (42.55%) Rancher
4 16 (34.04%) Kubernetes
5 8 (17.02%) Nagios
6 5 (10.64%) Control-M
7 2 (4.26%) logstash
7 2 (4.26%) Puppet
8 1 (2.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 26 (55.32%) Splunk
2 18 (38.30%) Oracle
3 13 (27.66%) F5
4 10 (21.28%) AppDynamics
5 8 (17.02%) CyberArk
6 5 (10.64%) NetApp
6 5 (10.64%) Solace
7 2 (4.26%) Dynatrace
7 2 (4.26%) ION Trading
7 2 (4.26%) Micro Focus
7 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.26%) New Relic
7 2 (4.26%) Sun
7 2 (4.26%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow