Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 811 787 817
Rank change year-on-year -24 +30 +25
Contract jobs citing ITRS Geneos 79 99 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.075% 0.096% 0.070%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.52% 0.81% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 81 38
UK median daily rate £575 £550 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +9.45% -12.61%
10th Percentile £425 £375 £404
90th Percentile £652 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate - £325 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
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 15,258 12,156 11,535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.54% 11.85% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,268 8,241 7,362
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £301 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 281 268
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.58% +3.65%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £12.68
90th Percentile £47.08 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.30 £20.73
% change year-on-year +7.38% -21.38% +8.93%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 0 79 £575 +4.55% 5
England -17 79 £575 +4.55% 5

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 52 (65.82%) Ansible
2 46 (58.23%) Unix
2 46 (58.23%) Linux
3 42 (53.16%) DevOps
4 40 (50.63%) Windows
4 40 (50.63%) Apache
5 37 (46.84%) Oracle
6 36 (45.57%) Python
6 36 (45.57%) Docker
7 31 (39.24%) Capacity Management
7 31 (39.24%) Firewall
8 30 (37.97%) SQL Server
8 30 (37.97%) Kubernetes
9 29 (36.71%) Rancher
9 29 (36.71%) Java
9 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (36.71%) BladeLogic
10 27 (34.18%) Splunk
11 24 (30.38%) IIS
12 23 (29.11%) Load Balancing
13 22 (27.85%) Tomcat
13 22 (27.85%) Artifactory
14 21 (26.58%) Jenkins
14 21 (26.58%) Perl
15 20 (25.32%) Banking
15 20 (25.32%) Release Management
16 19 (24.05%) SQL
16 19 (24.05%) Finance
17 18 (22.78%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (22.78%) Continuous Improvement

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 40 (50.63%) Apache
2 24 (30.38%) IIS
3 22 (27.85%) Tomcat
4 16 (20.25%) Apache Spark
5 15 (18.99%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (16.46%) nginx
7 9 (11.39%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.27%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.19%) PaaS
2 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.53%) Datadog
2 2 (2.53%) IaaS
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.53%) OpenShift
2 2 (2.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (39.24%) Firewall
2 13 (16.46%) BIG-IP
2 13 (16.46%) DMZ
3 10 (12.66%) HTTP
3 10 (12.66%) Kerberos
4 2 (2.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (37.97%) SQL Server
2 16 (20.25%) Hadoop
3 10 (12.66%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (12.66%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.59%) Apache Hive
4 6 (7.59%) Data Lake
4 6 (7.59%) Impala
4 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.59%) Spark SQL
5 4 (5.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (27.85%) Artifactory
2 21 (26.58%) Jenkins
3 13 (16.46%) Git (software)
4 12 (15.19%) Bitbucket
5 9 (11.39%) JMeter
6 3 (3.80%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.53%) IBM UrbanCode
7 2 (2.53%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (2.53%) Selenium
7 2 (2.53%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.53%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (2.53%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.53%) Zephyr
8 1 (1.27%) JIRA
8 1 (1.27%) Maven
General
1 20 (25.32%) Banking
2 19 (24.05%) Finance
3 10 (12.66%) Front Office
4 7 (8.86%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (43.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (16.46%) Automation Engineer
2 13 (16.46%) Monitoring Engineer
3 8 (10.13%) Architect
3 8 (10.13%) Lead Architect
3 8 (10.13%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (8.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 7 (8.86%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (8.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 6 (7.59%) Analyst
5 6 (7.59%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Java Architect
6 5 (6.33%) Java Technical Architect
6 5 (6.33%) Technical Architect
6 5 (6.33%) Technical Leader
7 4 (5.06%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.80%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.52%) .NET
2 16 (20.25%) Kafka
3 12 (15.19%) Middleware
4 10 (12.66%) LDAP
5 3 (3.80%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.80%) CSS
5 3 (3.80%) D3.js
5 3 (3.80%) HTML
5 3 (3.80%) Node.js
5 3 (3.80%) Pandas
5 3 (3.80%) React
5 3 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (2.53%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (2.53%) SOAP
6 2 (2.53%) Web Services
7 1 (1.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.13%) Fixed Income
3 6 (7.59%) Derivative
4 5 (6.33%) Fintech
4 5 (6.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (5.06%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 2 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.27%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 46 (58.23%) Linux
1 46 (58.23%) Unix
2 40 (50.63%) Windows
3 12 (15.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.53%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (53.16%) DevOps
2 31 (39.24%) Capacity Management
3 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (29.11%) Load Balancing
5 20 (25.32%) Release Management
6 18 (22.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (22.78%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (20.25%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (16.46%) Analytics
8 13 (16.46%) Performance Metrics
9 12 (15.19%) Test Automation
10 11 (13.92%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (12.66%) Risk Management
12 9 (11.39%) E-Commerce
12 9 (11.39%) Scrum
12 9 (11.39%) TDD
13 8 (10.13%) Information Security
13 8 (10.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 8 (10.13%) Kanban
14 7 (8.86%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (45.57%) Python
2 29 (36.71%) Java
3 21 (26.58%) Perl
4 19 (24.05%) SQL
5 15 (18.99%) Bash Shell
6 8 (10.13%) PL/SQL
7 6 (7.59%) Ruby
7 6 (7.59%) Scala
8 4 (5.06%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.80%) R
10 1 (1.27%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (5.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.27%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) MiFID
System Software
1 36 (45.57%) Docker
2 13 (16.46%) NFS
3 10 (12.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 52 (65.82%) Ansible
2 30 (37.97%) Kubernetes
3 29 (36.71%) BladeLogic
3 29 (36.71%) Rancher
4 7 (8.86%) Nagios
5 6 (7.59%) Control-M
6 2 (2.53%) logstash
6 2 (2.53%) Puppet
7 1 (1.27%) Kibana
Vendors
1 37 (46.84%) Oracle
2 27 (34.18%) Splunk
3 13 (16.46%) F5
3 13 (16.46%) NetApp
4 10 (12.66%) CyberArk
4 10 (12.66%) Red Hat
5 9 (11.39%) Dynatrace
6 7 (8.86%) AppDynamics
7 6 (7.59%) Cloudera
8 4 (5.06%) Murex
8 4 (5.06%) TIBCO
9 2 (2.53%) Micro Focus
9 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.53%) New Relic
10 1 (1.27%) ServiceNow