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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 450 509 607
Rank change year-on-year +59 +98  
Contract jobs citing logstash 161 142 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.26% 0.069%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.15% 2.30% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 108 30
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £313 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £616 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £481 £500
% change year-on-year +3.89% -3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £47.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.05% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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 5111 6178 4748
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.85% 11.47% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6519 7894 4984
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 304 210
Median hourly rate £17.50 £28.88 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.39% +37.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £17.47 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £45.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +66.66%  

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Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for logstash in the UK

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for logstash in the UK

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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

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Top 9 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 June 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 +52 157 £500 +5.26% 21
London +31 113 £500 +5.26% 18
UK excluding London +36 47 £500 +3.89% 3
South East +41 20 £500 +29.03% 2
Midlands +20 12 £475 +7.95%
South West - 9 £388 -
Scotland +36 3 - -
North of England +37 2 £650 +10.63% 1
East of England -7 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 200 (80.65%) Elastic Stack
2 179 (72.18%) Kibana
3 174 (70.16%) DevOps
4 167 (67.34%) Elasticsearch
5 151 (60.89%) Linux
6 146 (58.87%) Python
7 144 (58.06%) Amazon AWS
8 124 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
9 118 (47.58%) Puppet
10 115 (46.37%) Docker
11 108 (43.55%) Ruby
11 108 (43.55%) Java
12 103 (41.53%) Git (software)
13 102 (41.13%) Jenkins
13 102 (41.13%) Ansible
14 88 (35.48%) Configuration Management
15 76 (30.65%) Continuous Integration
16 69 (27.82%) Bash Shell
16 69 (27.82%) Kubernetes
17 67 (27.02%) Security Cleared
18 61 (24.60%) SC Cleared
19 58 (23.39%) Opscode Chef
19 58 (23.39%) Open Source
20 57 (22.98%) Grafana
21 56 (22.58%) MongoDB
21 56 (22.58%) Scrum
21 56 (22.58%) SQL
22 54 (21.77%) Microservices
23 53 (21.37%) Splunk
24 52 (20.97%) HTTP

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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
1 167 (67.34%) Elasticsearch
2 50 (20.16%) Apache
3 45 (18.15%) nginx
4 30 (12.10%) OpenStack
5 28 (11.29%) Tomcat
6 25 (10.08%) Confluence
7 13 (5.24%) JBoss
8 11 (4.44%) Apache Spark
8 11 (4.44%) WebSphere
9 8 (3.23%) Apache Solr
10 5 (2.02%) Mule
11 4 (1.61%) Apache Pig
12 3 (1.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (1.21%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.81%) Documentum
13 2 (0.81%) Drupal
13 2 (0.81%) IIS
13 2 (0.81%) Jetty
13 2 (0.81%) Mule ESB
13 2 (0.81%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (0.81%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.40%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 144 (58.06%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (13.31%) AWS CloudFormation
3 27 (10.89%) Amazon EC2
3 27 (10.89%) Amazon S3
4 26 (10.48%) GitHub
5 24 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
6 23 (9.27%) Heroku
7 21 (8.47%) Amazon ELB
7 21 (8.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 16 (6.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 15 (6.05%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (4.03%) Quay.io
11 9 (3.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 9 (3.63%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (3.23%) PaaS
13 5 (2.02%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 5 (2.02%) SaaS
14 3 (1.21%) AWS CloudTrail
14 3 (1.21%) Datadog
14 3 (1.21%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 52 (20.97%) DNS
1 52 (20.97%) HTTP
2 48 (19.35%) TCP/IP
3 43 (17.34%) Firewall
4 32 (12.90%) SSL
5 21 (8.47%) LAN
5 21 (8.47%) WAN
6 15 (6.05%) SSH
7 14 (5.65%) OpenLDAP
8 13 (5.24%) VPN
9 12 (4.84%) HTTPS
10 11 (4.44%) Internet
10 11 (4.44%) OpenVPN
11 9 (3.63%) VoIP
12 7 (2.82%) Multicast
12 7 (2.82%) Network Security
12 7 (2.82%) SNMP
13 4 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
14 3 (1.21%) Reverse Proxy
14 3 (1.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (22.58%) MongoDB
2 51 (20.56%) PostgreSQL
3 40 (16.13%) MySQL
4 32 (12.90%) NoSQL
5 31 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 24 (9.68%) Redis
7 22 (8.87%) Amazon RDS
8 17 (6.85%) Hadoop
9 13 (5.24%) SQL Server
10 11 (4.44%) Big Data
11 8 (3.23%) InfluxDB
12 7 (2.82%) DataStax
13 5 (2.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (2.02%) MariaDB
14 4 (1.61%) Apache Hive
14 4 (1.61%) Flink
14 4 (1.61%) HBase
14 4 (1.61%) Sqoop
15 3 (1.21%) RethinkDB
16 2 (0.81%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 103 (41.53%) Git (software)
2 102 (41.13%) Jenkins
3 30 (12.10%) Artifactory
3 30 (12.10%) Sonatype Nexus
4 27 (10.89%) JIRA
5 26 (10.48%) Maven
6 21 (8.47%) Ant
7 18 (7.26%) Bitbucket
8 17 (6.85%) JUnit
9 16 (6.45%) GitLab
10 15 (6.05%) RSpec
11 13 (5.24%) SonarQube
12 12 (4.84%) Mockito
13 11 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (4.44%) Liquibase
14 10 (4.03%) Gradle
15 8 (3.23%) Subversion
15 8 (3.23%) Vagrant
16 7 (2.82%) Selenium
16 7 (2.82%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (9.27%) Finance
2 13 (5.24%) Banking
3 8 (3.23%) Games
4 7 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.61%) Legal
5 4 (1.61%) Marketing
6 3 (1.21%) Electronics
6 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.81%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.81%) Billing
7 2 (0.81%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.40%) Retail
Job Titles
1 98 (39.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 46 (18.55%) Developer
3 28 (11.29%) AWS Engineer
4 25 (10.08%) Linux Engineer
5 23 (9.27%) AWS DevOps
6 22 (8.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 18 (7.26%) Consultant
8 16 (6.45%) Architect
8 16 (6.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 16 (6.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 16 (6.45%) WebOps Engineer
9 15 (6.05%) Python Developer
10 12 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (3.63%) DevOps Consultant
11 9 (3.63%) Senior DevOps
11 9 (3.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 9 (3.63%) Unix Engineer
12 8 (3.23%) Automation Engineer
12 8 (3.23%) Java Engineer
13 7 (2.82%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (80.65%) Elastic Stack
2 47 (18.95%) Node.js
3 46 (18.55%) Sensu
4 37 (14.92%) Web Services
5 35 (14.11%) Kafka
6 26 (10.48%) RabbitMQ
6 26 (10.48%) RESTful
7 21 (8.47%) REST
8 20 (8.06%) LAPP Stack
9 17 (6.85%) LAMP
9 17 (6.85%) LEMP Stack
10 16 (6.45%) React
11 11 (4.44%) MCollective
12 10 (4.03%) Spring
13 9 (3.63%) .NET
13 9 (3.63%) Akka
14 7 (2.82%) HTML
14 7 (2.82%) RxJava
14 7 (2.82%) SOAP
15 6 (2.42%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.66%) Data Structures
2 17 (6.85%) Linux Command Line
3 12 (4.84%) Video on Demand
4 10 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.03%) Cloud Native
5 9 (3.63%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.82%) Cyber Attack
6 7 (2.82%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (2.42%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.02%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.61%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.21%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.21%) User Experience
11 2 (0.81%) Blog
11 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.81%) Digital TV
11 2 (0.81%) RIA
12 1 (0.40%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 151 (60.89%) Linux
2 43 (17.34%) Unix
3 40 (16.13%) CentOS
4 36 (14.52%) Windows
5 13 (5.24%) CoreOS
5 13 (5.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (3.23%) Windows Server
7 7 (2.82%) FreeBSD
7 7 (2.82%) Ubuntu
8 6 (2.42%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.81%) Debian
9 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.40%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (70.16%) DevOps
2 124 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (35.48%) Configuration Management
4 76 (30.65%) Continuous Integration
5 58 (23.39%) Open Source
6 56 (22.58%) Scrum
7 54 (21.77%) Microservices
8 40 (16.13%) TDD
9 38 (15.32%) Load Balancing
10 36 (14.52%) Kanban
11 24 (9.68%) BDD
11 24 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
12 22 (8.87%) Software Engineering
13 20 (8.06%) Continuous Deployment
14 18 (7.26%) High Availability
14 18 (7.26%) Web Operations
15 17 (6.85%) OO
16 16 (6.45%) Pair Programming
16 16 (6.45%) Performance Testing
16 16 (6.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 146 (58.87%) Python
2 108 (43.55%) Java
2 108 (43.55%) Ruby
3 69 (27.82%) Bash Shell
4 56 (22.58%) SQL
5 38 (15.32%) Perl
6 31 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 30 (12.10%) Go
8 24 (9.68%) PHP
9 23 (9.27%) Scala
10 14 (5.65%) Groovy
11 9 (3.63%) PowerShell
12 8 (3.23%) Shell Script
13 7 (2.82%) tcsh
14 6 (2.42%) C#
15 4 (1.61%) Clojure
16 2 (0.81%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.40%) C
Qualifications
1 67 (27.02%) Security Cleared
2 61 (24.60%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.05%) CISSP
4 11 (4.44%) Degree
4 11 (4.44%) DV Cleared
5 8 (3.23%) SANS
5 8 (3.23%) SSCP
6 7 (2.82%) CISA
6 7 (2.82%) CISM
6 7 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.81%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.40%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.40%) CCIE
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.42%) FedRAMP
1 6 (2.42%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 115 (46.37%) Docker
2 19 (7.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.05%) Squid
3 15 (6.05%) vCloud
3 15 (6.05%) Xen
4 14 (5.65%) KVM
5 13 (5.24%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (4.44%) etcd
6 11 (4.44%) flannel
6 11 (4.44%) Postfix
7 10 (4.03%) Apache Flume
8 8 (3.23%) Active Directory
9 7 (2.82%) Ceph
9 7 (2.82%) GlusterFS
9 7 (2.82%) HDFS
9 7 (2.82%) Samba
9 7 (2.82%) SkyDNS
9 7 (2.82%) Snort
10 6 (2.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 179 (72.18%) Kibana
2 118 (47.58%) Puppet
3 102 (41.13%) Ansible
4 69 (27.82%) Kubernetes
5 58 (23.39%) Opscode Chef
6 57 (22.98%) Grafana
7 49 (19.76%) Terraform
8 44 (17.74%) Graphite
9 37 (14.92%) HAProxy
10 36 (14.52%) Nagios
11 27 (10.89%) ZABBIX
12 24 (9.68%) Prometheus
13 20 (8.06%) Sysdig
14 16 (6.45%) rkt
15 15 (6.05%) Rsyslog
16 14 (5.65%) Salt
17 12 (4.84%) StatsD
18 11 (4.44%) Docker Swarm
18 11 (4.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
18 11 (4.44%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 53 (21.37%) Splunk
2 42 (16.94%) VMware
3 31 (12.50%) Oracle
4 29 (11.69%) Red Hat
5 25 (10.08%) AppDynamics
6 19 (7.66%) IBM
7 17 (6.85%) SaltStack
8 12 (4.84%) New Relic
8 12 (4.84%) Rackspace
9 11 (4.44%) Sonatype
10 10 (4.03%) LogRhythm
11 9 (3.63%) Apple
12 8 (3.23%) Atlassian
13 7 (2.82%) Ab Initio
13 7 (2.82%) Cloudera
14 6 (2.42%) Informatica
15 5 (2.02%) LANDesk
15 5 (2.02%) SAP
15 5 (2.02%) SolarWinds
16 4 (1.61%) Google
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