The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Kibana skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Kibana over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Elasticsearch Kibana
UK
Rank 486 546 587
Rank change year-on-year +60 +41  
Contract jobs citing Kibana 110 96 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.18% 0.065%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.43% 1.96% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 61 29
Median daily rate £450 £538 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.27% +23.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £648 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £488 £400
% change year-on-year -12.82% +21.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 £50.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.93% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £48.50 -

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

Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4531 4903 4388
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.00% 9.25% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3031 3106 2595
Median daily rate £465 £450 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 132 167
Median hourly rate £23.88 £22.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.11% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

Kibana
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Kibana as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Kibana in the UK

Kibana
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kibana in the UK

Kibana
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kibana over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kibana in the UK

Kibana
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Kibana.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Kibana in the UK

Kibana
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kibana within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +48 109 £450 -18.18% 23
London +29 60 £500 -9.09% 9
North West - 21 £400 - 3
Manchester - 19 £400 - 2
South East +38 14 £425 -15.00% 6
South West -2 7 - -
West Sussex - 7 £512 - 2
New Malden - 7 - - 1
Shropshire +30 6 £500 -
West Midlands +4 6 £500 - 1
Wiltshire - 6 - -
Salford - 6 £413 -
Swindon - 6 - -
Surrey - 5 £425 - 2
City of London +1 4 £600 -14.28% 2
Guildford - 4 £425 -
Telford +33 3 £500 -
Worthing - 2 £512 -
Berkshire +25 1 £325 -35.00%
Gloucestershire +6 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £425 -
East Midlands - 1 £450 -
Wales - 1 £425 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £450 -
Cheshire - 1 £240 - 1
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Cardiff - 1 £425 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £325 -
Chester - 1 £240 -

Kibana
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Kibana also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Kibana.

1 201 (73.36%) logstash
2 181 (66.06%) Linux
3 178 (64.96%) Elasticsearch
4 177 (64.60%) Elastic Stack
5 163 (59.49%) DevOps
6 160 (58.39%) Agile Software Development
7 136 (49.64%) Git (software)
8 135 (49.27%) Jenkins
9 133 (48.54%) Python
10 125 (45.62%) Amazon AWS
11 120 (43.80%) Continuous Integration
12 114 (41.61%) Ansible
13 111 (40.51%) Docker
14 108 (39.42%) Puppet
15 102 (37.23%) Java
16 90 (32.85%) Configuration Management
17 83 (30.29%) PostgreSQL
18 80 (29.20%) Scrum
19 78 (28.47%) nginx
20 72 (26.28%) Ruby
21 71 (25.91%) Open Source
22 70 (25.55%) Security Cleared
23 67 (24.45%) MongoDB
24 66 (24.09%) VMware
25 65 (23.72%) Apache
25 65 (23.72%) TCP/IP
26 62 (22.63%) NoSQL
27 61 (22.26%) Opscode Chef
28 60 (21.90%) CentOS
28 60 (21.90%) SC Cleared

Kibana
Top Related 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
1 178 (64.96%) Elasticsearch
2 78 (28.47%) nginx
3 65 (23.72%) Apache
4 50 (18.25%) Tomcat
5 45 (16.42%) Confluence
6 20 (7.30%) OpenStack
7 17 (6.20%) Jetty
8 13 (4.74%) Mule ESB
9 12 (4.38%) WildFly
10 10 (3.65%) Apache Spark
11 9 (3.28%) JBoss
12 8 (2.92%) Apache Pig
12 8 (2.92%) WebSphere
13 6 (2.19%) Apache Solr
13 6 (2.19%) WebLogic
14 5 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
14 5 (1.82%) Drupal
15 3 (1.09%) Apache ServiceMix
16 2 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 2 (0.73%) Alfresco
Applications
1 19 (6.93%) HipChat
2 5 (1.82%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.46%) MS Office
3 4 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.46%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.46%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (2.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 125 (45.62%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (21.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (9.85%) Amazon EC2
4 26 (9.49%) GitHub
5 22 (8.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 21 (7.66%) Google Analytics
7 19 (6.93%) Amazon S3
8 18 (6.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 15 (5.47%) Amazon ELB
10 13 (4.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 9 (3.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 8 (2.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 8 (2.92%) PaaS
13 7 (2.55%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (2.19%) Route 53
15 4 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (1.46%) OpenShift
16 3 (1.09%) Google App Engine
17 2 (0.73%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 65 (23.72%) TCP/IP
2 53 (19.34%) HTTP
3 46 (16.79%) SSL
4 40 (14.60%) DNS
5 39 (14.23%) Firewall
6 36 (13.14%) VPN
7 32 (11.68%) Reverse Proxy
8 28 (10.22%) SSH
9 26 (9.49%) OpenLDAP
9 26 (9.49%) OpenVPN
10 14 (5.11%) IPsec
10 14 (5.11%) SNMP
11 11 (4.01%) LAN
11 11 (4.01%) WAN
12 10 (3.65%) Multicast
12 10 (3.65%) VoIP
13 9 (3.28%) DMZ
13 9 (3.28%) Network Security
14 8 (2.92%) HTTPS
14 8 (2.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (30.29%) PostgreSQL
2 67 (24.45%) MongoDB
3 62 (22.63%) NoSQL
4 50 (18.25%) MySQL
5 33 (12.04%) Hadoop
6 28 (10.22%) Big Data
7 27 (9.85%) Redis
8 20 (7.30%) Amazon RDS
9 14 (5.11%) Oracle Database
9 14 (5.11%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (4.01%) Apache Hive
11 10 (3.65%) HBase
11 10 (3.65%) Relational Database
12 9 (3.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 8 (2.92%) QlikView
13 8 (2.92%) SQL Server
14 5 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (1.82%) Data Mining
14 5 (1.82%) Power BI
15 4 (1.46%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 136 (49.64%) Git (software)
2 135 (49.27%) Jenkins
3 49 (17.88%) JIRA
4 46 (16.79%) JUnit
5 43 (15.69%) Ant
6 37 (13.50%) Cucumber
7 34 (12.41%) Sonatype Nexus
8 32 (11.68%) Maven
9 29 (10.58%) SonarQube
9 29 (10.58%) Subversion
10 26 (9.49%) Liquibase
11 20 (7.30%) Bitbucket
11 20 (7.30%) Selenium
12 19 (6.93%) JIRA Agile
13 16 (5.84%) Gerrit
13 16 (5.84%) GitLab
14 15 (5.47%) Artifactory
14 15 (5.47%) Grunt
14 15 (5.47%) Karma Test Runner
14 15 (5.47%) Sublime Text
General
1 24 (8.76%) Finance
2 9 (3.28%) Marketing
3 7 (2.55%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.19%) Banking
4 6 (2.19%) Electronics
4 6 (2.19%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.82%) Legal
6 3 (1.09%) Publishing
7 2 (0.73%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.36%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.36%) Billing
8 1 (0.36%) Front Office
8 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 82 (29.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 55 (20.07%) Developer
3 31 (11.31%) Linux Engineer
4 29 (10.58%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 23 (8.39%) Consultant
5 23 (8.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 21 (7.66%) AWS DevOps
7 20 (7.30%) AWS Engineer
8 19 (6.93%) Scala Developer
9 17 (6.20%) Administrator
10 16 (5.84%) Analyst
11 14 (5.11%) Java Developer
12 13 (4.74%) Azure Engineer
12 13 (4.74%) WebOps Engineer
13 12 (4.38%) Architect
13 12 (4.38%) Azure DevOps
13 12 (4.38%) Senior DevOps
13 12 (4.38%) Systems Administrator
14 11 (4.01%) Ruby Engineer
15 10 (3.65%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (64.60%) Elastic Stack
2 41 (14.96%) Web Services
3 31 (11.31%) REST
4 30 (10.95%) RESTful
5 29 (10.58%) LEMP Stack
6 27 (9.85%) AngularJS
7 26 (9.49%) MCollective
8 24 (8.76%) LAPP Stack
8 24 (8.76%) Node.js
9 23 (8.39%) RabbitMQ
10 21 (7.66%) Software Packaging
11 19 (6.93%) jQuery
11 19 (6.93%) LAMP
11 19 (6.93%) Servlets
12 18 (6.57%) D3.js
12 18 (6.57%) Sensu
13 16 (5.84%) CSS
13 16 (5.84%) HTML
13 16 (5.84%) Spring
14 15 (5.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.47%) Linux Command Line
3 11 (4.01%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.65%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.65%) Public Cloud
5 9 (3.28%) User Experience
6 7 (2.55%) Cyber Attack
6 7 (2.55%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (2.19%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.82%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.09%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.09%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.73%) Digital TV
10 2 (0.73%) PKI
10 2 (0.73%) RIA
10 2 (0.73%) Wiki
11 1 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.36%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 181 (66.06%) Linux
2 60 (21.90%) CentOS
2 60 (21.90%) Windows
3 36 (13.14%) Unix
4 35 (12.77%) Ubuntu
5 21 (7.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (4.74%) RancherOS
6 13 (4.74%) VyOS
7 11 (4.01%) Fedora
8 10 (3.65%) FreeBSD
9 7 (2.55%) Amazon Linux
9 7 (2.55%) Debian
9 7 (2.55%) Windows Server
10 3 (1.09%) SUSE
11 2 (0.73%) Android
11 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.36%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (59.49%) DevOps
2 160 (58.39%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (43.80%) Continuous Integration
4 90 (32.85%) Configuration Management
5 80 (29.20%) Scrum
6 71 (25.91%) Open Source
7 53 (19.34%) Continuous Delivery
8 50 (18.25%) Microservices
9 32 (11.68%) Service Management
10 31 (11.31%) Analytics
11 30 (10.95%) Load Balancing
12 27 (9.85%) Business Intelligence
12 27 (9.85%) Stakeholder Management
12 27 (9.85%) TDD
13 23 (8.39%) Kanban
14 22 (8.03%) High Availability
14 22 (8.03%) Identity Management
14 22 (8.03%) Software Engineering
14 22 (8.03%) Visualisation
15 21 (7.66%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 133 (48.54%) Python
2 102 (37.23%) Java
3 72 (26.28%) Ruby
4 60 (21.90%) Perl
5 48 (17.52%) SQL
6 45 (16.42%) Bash Shell
7 39 (14.23%) JavaScript
8 28 (10.22%) Scala
9 25 (9.12%) C#
9 25 (9.12%) Shell Script
10 22 (8.03%) PHP
11 19 (6.93%) Groovy
12 15 (5.47%) Haskell
13 10 (3.65%) tcsh
14 5 (1.82%) MATLAB
15 4 (1.46%) R
16 3 (1.09%) Go
17 2 (0.73%) Clojure
17 2 (0.73%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.73%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 70 (25.55%) Security Cleared
2 60 (21.90%) SC Cleared
3 18 (6.57%) Degree
4 13 (4.74%) CISSP
5 12 (4.38%) DV Cleared
6 10 (3.65%) SANS
6 10 (3.65%) SSCP
7 8 (2.92%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.09%) CISA
9 3 (1.09%) CISM
10 1 (0.36%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.36%) CCIE
10 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.09%) FedRAMP
1 3 (1.09%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 111 (40.51%) Docker
2 30 (10.95%) vCloud
3 26 (9.49%) Postfix
3 26 (9.49%) Squid
4 22 (8.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (6.93%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (5.84%) Xen
7 11 (4.01%) Active Directory
8 10 (3.65%) Samba
8 10 (3.65%) Snort
9 7 (2.55%) HDFS
10 5 (1.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (1.82%) GlusterFS
11 4 (1.46%) Apache Flume
11 4 (1.46%) VMware ESX
12 3 (1.09%) vSphere
13 2 (0.73%) OpenSSH
14 1 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 201 (73.36%) logstash
2 114 (41.61%) Ansible
3 108 (39.42%) Puppet
4 61 (22.26%) Opscode Chef
5 58 (21.17%) ZABBIX
6 48 (17.52%) Grafana
7 42 (15.33%) Kubernetes
7 42 (15.33%) Terraform
8 39 (14.23%) HAProxy
8 39 (14.23%) Nagios
9 30 (10.95%) Graphite
10 26 (9.49%) Docker Swarm
10 26 (9.49%) Rancher
11 18 (6.57%) Salt
12 16 (5.84%) Consul
13 14 (5.11%) Packer
14 11 (4.01%) QRadar
14 11 (4.01%) rkt
15 10 (3.65%) Oracle ZFS
15 10 (3.65%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 66 (24.09%) VMware
2 51 (18.61%) Splunk
3 45 (16.42%) Red Hat
4 35 (12.77%) AppDynamics
5 34 (12.41%) Oracle
6 27 (9.85%) Sonatype
7 25 (9.12%) Google
8 17 (6.20%) IBM
9 16 (5.84%) SaltStack
10 15 (5.47%) Atlassian
11 14 (5.11%) Rackspace
12 13 (4.74%) Vyatta
13 11 (4.01%) LogRhythm
14 10 (3.65%) Apple
14 10 (3.65%) Tableau
15 9 (3.28%) Cloudera
15 9 (3.28%) New Relic
15 9 (3.28%) Zend
16 8 (2.92%) SAP
17 7 (2.55%) Microsoft
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