The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for logstash skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited logstash over the 3 months to 28 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.

logstash
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 521 468 625
Rank change year-on-year -53 +157  
Contract jobs citing logstash 87 174 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.32% 0.031%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.93% 3.51% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 121 11
Median daily rate £450 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £401 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00%  
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 -

logstash 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 4519 4958 4505
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.02% 9.25% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3039 3146 2679
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 94 134 173
Median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.88% +12.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £37.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

logstash
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for logstash in the UK

logstash
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for logstash in the UK

logstash
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing logstash over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for logstash in the UK

logstash
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for logstash in the UK

logstash
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 logstash within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 -53 86 £450 -10.00% 13
London -39 52 £488 -1.26% 6
North West +40 14 £425 -16.04% 1
Manchester - 12 £425 - 1
South East +8 10 £375 -11.76% 3
South West +1 6 - -
Wiltshire - 6 - -
Swindon - 6 - -
New Malden - 6 - -
Salford - 6 £413 -
City of London -11 5 £550 -21.42% 2
Surrey +16 4 £425 -29.16% 1
Middlesex +5 4 £213 -50.00%
Guildford - 4 £425 - 1
Telford +35 3 £500 -
Shropshire +29 3 £500 -
West Midlands +9 3 £500 -
Feltham -2 2 £425 +0.95%
Cheshire +24 1 £240 -52.59%
Scotland +24 1 - -
Berkshire +16 1 £325 -7.14% 1
Croydon +6 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £325 -
Chester - 1 £240 -
Farnborough - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £450 -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £450 -
East Midlands - 1 £450 -
Glasgow - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing logstash 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 logstash.

1 196 (74.24%) Kibana
2 192 (72.73%) Elasticsearch
3 190 (71.97%) Elastic Stack
4 188 (71.21%) Linux
5 171 (64.77%) DevOps
6 134 (50.76%) Amazon AWS
7 129 (48.86%) Agile Software Development
8 126 (47.73%) Python
8 126 (47.73%) Jenkins
9 125 (47.35%) Ansible
10 121 (45.83%) Puppet
11 118 (44.70%) Git (software)
12 112 (42.42%) Continuous Integration
13 101 (38.26%) Docker
14 93 (35.23%) Configuration Management
15 87 (32.95%) Java
16 84 (31.82%) Security Cleared
17 81 (30.68%) PostgreSQL
18 78 (29.55%) Ruby
19 77 (29.17%) SC Cleared
20 67 (25.38%) Opscode Chef
20 67 (25.38%) VMware
21 65 (24.62%) Scrum
22 64 (24.24%) Apache
23 62 (23.48%) nginx
23 62 (23.48%) Open Source
24 58 (21.97%) Microsoft Azure
24 58 (21.97%) ZABBIX
24 58 (21.97%) JIRA
25 56 (21.21%) Windows

logstash
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
1 192 (72.73%) Elasticsearch
2 64 (24.24%) Apache
3 62 (23.48%) nginx
4 39 (14.77%) Confluence
5 36 (13.64%) Tomcat
6 22 (8.33%) OpenStack
7 19 (7.20%) JBoss
8 12 (4.55%) Jetty
8 12 (4.55%) WebSphere
9 9 (3.41%) Cloud Foundry
9 9 (3.41%) Mule ESB
10 8 (3.03%) WildFly
11 5 (1.89%) Apache Spark
11 5 (1.89%) Drupal
12 4 (1.52%) Apache Solr
13 3 (1.14%) Apache ServiceMix
14 2 (0.76%) Alfresco
14 2 (0.76%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.76%) IIS
14 2 (0.76%) Mule
Applications
1 19 (7.20%) HipChat
2 9 (3.41%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.52%) MS Office
3 4 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 134 (50.76%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (21.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (9.47%) Amazon EC2
4 24 (9.09%) Amazon S3
5 23 (8.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 21 (7.95%) GitHub
7 18 (6.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 17 (6.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 16 (6.06%) Amazon ELB
10 13 (4.92%) PaaS
11 8 (3.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 8 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (2.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (2.27%) Amazon SQS
13 6 (2.27%) Route 53
14 5 (1.89%) Google Analytics
15 4 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (1.52%) Heroku
16 2 (0.76%) CloudFront
16 2 (0.76%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 49 (18.56%) DNS
2 43 (16.29%) TCP/IP
3 38 (14.39%) Firewall
4 35 (13.26%) HTTP
5 33 (12.50%) VPN
6 28 (10.61%) Reverse Proxy
6 28 (10.61%) SSH
7 26 (9.85%) OpenLDAP
7 26 (9.85%) OpenVPN
8 22 (8.33%) SSL
9 14 (5.30%) SNMP
10 13 (4.92%) IPsec
11 10 (3.79%) LAN
11 10 (3.79%) Multicast
11 10 (3.79%) VoIP
11 10 (3.79%) WAN
12 9 (3.41%) Internet
13 7 (2.65%) DMZ
14 5 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
15 4 (1.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (30.68%) PostgreSQL
2 49 (18.56%) MySQL
3 43 (16.29%) MongoDB
4 26 (9.85%) Hadoop
4 26 (9.85%) NoSQL
5 25 (9.47%) Redis
6 18 (6.82%) Amazon RDS
7 15 (5.68%) Oracle Database
7 15 (5.68%) Oracle Database 11g
8 14 (5.30%) SQL Server
9 13 (4.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 9 (3.41%) Big Data
10 9 (3.41%) InfluxDB
11 5 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.89%) Endeca
11 5 (1.89%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.52%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.52%) HBase
12 4 (1.52%) IBM InfoSphere
12 4 (1.52%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 126 (47.73%) Jenkins
2 118 (44.70%) Git (software)
3 58 (21.97%) JIRA
4 41 (15.53%) Maven
5 39 (14.77%) JUnit
6 36 (13.64%) Sonatype Nexus
7 35 (13.26%) Ant
8 32 (12.12%) Subversion
9 29 (10.98%) SonarQube
10 26 (9.85%) Liquibase
11 19 (7.20%) JIRA Agile
12 18 (6.82%) Bitbucket
12 18 (6.82%) Cucumber
13 16 (6.06%) Vagrant
14 14 (5.30%) Artifactory
14 14 (5.30%) GitLab
15 12 (4.55%) Gerrit
16 11 (4.17%) Mockito
17 10 (3.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 9 (3.41%) Mercurial
General
1 23 (8.71%) Finance
2 9 (3.41%) Banking
3 8 (3.03%) Marketing
4 7 (2.65%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.89%) Electronics
5 5 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.52%) Legal
7 2 (0.76%) Front Office
7 2 (0.76%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Back Office
8 1 (0.38%) Billing
8 1 (0.38%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 93 (35.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 34 (12.88%) Linux Engineer
3 31 (11.74%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 28 (10.61%) Consultant
5 25 (9.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 21 (7.95%) Developer
7 20 (7.58%) AWS DevOps
8 18 (6.82%) AWS Engineer
9 17 (6.44%) Architect
9 17 (6.44%) Senior DevOps
10 15 (5.68%) Systems Engineer
11 14 (5.30%) Administrator
11 14 (5.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 13 (4.92%) Ruby Engineer
12 13 (4.92%) WebOps Engineer
13 12 (4.55%) Analyst
13 12 (4.55%) Azure DevOps
13 12 (4.55%) Azure Engineer
13 12 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
14 10 (3.79%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (71.97%) Elastic Stack
2 44 (16.67%) Web Services
3 38 (14.39%) Sensu
4 28 (10.61%) MCollective
5 25 (9.47%) LEMP Stack
6 24 (9.09%) RESTful
7 21 (7.95%) REST
7 21 (7.95%) Software Packaging
8 20 (7.58%) LAPP Stack
8 20 (7.58%) RabbitMQ
9 19 (7.20%) LAMP
10 17 (6.44%) Kafka
11 15 (5.68%) J2EE
12 13 (4.92%) OAuth2
13 11 (4.17%) OpenID
14 10 (3.79%) Akka
14 10 (3.79%) SOAP
15 9 (3.41%) boto
15 9 (3.41%) Django
15 9 (3.41%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.68%) Linux Command Line
3 13 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.55%) Data Centre
5 10 (3.79%) Public Cloud
6 9 (3.41%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.65%) Cyber Attack
8 5 (1.89%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.89%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.14%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.76%) Digital TV
10 2 (0.76%) PKI
10 2 (0.76%) RIA
10 2 (0.76%) User Experience
11 1 (0.38%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 188 (71.21%) Linux
2 56 (21.21%) Windows
3 47 (17.80%) CentOS
4 36 (13.64%) Unix
5 28 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (6.06%) Ubuntu
7 13 (4.92%) RancherOS
7 13 (4.92%) VyOS
8 10 (3.79%) FreeBSD
9 8 (3.03%) Windows Server
10 7 (2.65%) Amazon Linux
10 7 (2.65%) Debian
11 3 (1.14%) CoreOS
11 3 (1.14%) SUSE
12 1 (0.38%) AIX
12 1 (0.38%) Android
12 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.38%) Fedora
12 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (64.77%) DevOps
2 129 (48.86%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (42.42%) Continuous Integration
4 93 (35.23%) Configuration Management
5 65 (24.62%) Scrum
6 62 (23.48%) Open Source
7 49 (18.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 38 (14.39%) TDD
9 36 (13.64%) Microservices
10 31 (11.74%) Service Management
11 30 (11.36%) Load Balancing
12 22 (8.33%) High Availability
12 22 (8.33%) Identity Management
13 21 (7.95%) BDD
13 21 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (7.95%) Workflow
14 20 (7.58%) Web Development
15 19 (7.20%) Continuous Deployment
16 18 (6.82%) Kanban
17 16 (6.06%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 126 (47.73%) Python
2 87 (32.95%) Java
3 78 (29.55%) Ruby
4 50 (18.94%) Bash Shell
5 41 (15.53%) SQL
6 40 (15.15%) Perl
7 27 (10.23%) Shell Script
8 20 (7.58%) PHP
8 20 (7.58%) PowerShell
9 17 (6.44%) Go
10 12 (4.55%) Scala
11 10 (3.79%) tcsh
12 8 (3.03%) C#
13 7 (2.65%) JavaScript
14 4 (1.52%) Groovy
15 2 (0.76%) C++
15 2 (0.76%) Clojure
15 2 (0.76%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.76%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.38%) C
Qualifications
1 84 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 77 (29.17%) SC Cleared
3 20 (7.58%) Degree
4 12 (4.55%) CISSP
5 11 (4.17%) DV Cleared
6 9 (3.41%) SANS
6 9 (3.41%) SSCP
7 8 (3.03%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.14%) CISA
9 3 (1.14%) CISM
10 1 (0.38%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.38%) CCIE
10 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.14%) FedRAMP
1 3 (1.14%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 101 (38.26%) Docker
2 33 (12.50%) vCloud
3 31 (11.74%) Squid
4 26 (9.85%) Postfix
5 17 (6.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (4.17%) Xen
8 10 (3.79%) Samba
8 10 (3.79%) Snort
9 9 (3.41%) Active Directory
9 9 (3.41%) Apache Flume
10 8 (3.03%) VMware ESX
10 8 (3.03%) vSphere
11 7 (2.65%) GlusterFS
12 4 (1.52%) HDFS
12 4 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (1.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.76%) Ceph
14 2 (0.76%) FreeRADIUS
14 2 (0.76%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 196 (74.24%) Kibana
2 125 (47.35%) Ansible
3 121 (45.83%) Puppet
4 67 (25.38%) Opscode Chef
5 58 (21.97%) ZABBIX
6 51 (19.32%) Nagios
7 44 (16.67%) Graphite
8 42 (15.91%) Kubernetes
9 41 (15.53%) HAProxy
9 41 (15.53%) Terraform
10 35 (13.26%) Grafana
11 26 (9.85%) Docker Swarm
11 26 (9.85%) Rancher
12 24 (9.09%) Salt
13 18 (6.82%) Consul
14 16 (6.06%) Packer
15 13 (4.92%) rkt
15 13 (4.92%) StatsD
16 11 (4.17%) QRadar
17 10 (3.79%) Icinga
Vendors
1 67 (25.38%) VMware
2 52 (19.70%) Splunk
3 47 (17.80%) Oracle
4 40 (15.15%) AppDynamics
5 38 (14.39%) Red Hat
6 27 (10.23%) Sonatype
7 23 (8.71%) IBM
8 20 (7.58%) Rackspace
9 16 (6.06%) SaltStack
10 13 (4.92%) Vyatta
11 11 (4.17%) Atlassian
11 11 (4.17%) LogRhythm
12 10 (3.79%) Apple
12 10 (3.79%) New Relic
13 9 (3.41%) Zend
14 7 (2.65%) Microsoft
14 7 (2.65%) SAP
15 6 (2.27%) Cisco
15 6 (2.27%) Google
16 5 (1.89%) LANDesk
London
FRG Technology Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent International
Rate: £500 - £1000 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago