Period
to 26 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Sensu skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sensu over the 6 months to 26 April 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.

Sensu
UK
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 789 777 738
Rank change year-on-year -12 -39 +107
Contract jobs citing Sensu 86 72 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.085% 0.079% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.25% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 58 121
UK median daily rate £575 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £425 £413 £365
90th Percentile £700 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £510 £500
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Sensu is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 32,974 28,852 30,561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.64% 31.65% 28.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,203 19,950 21,239
UK median daily rate £475 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 358 470
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.49% +10.00%
10th Percentile £16.25 £15.60 £14.73
90th Percentile £63.50 £52.88 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +1.88% +3.90% +6.94%

Sensu
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Sensu in the UK

Sensu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sensu in the UK

Sensu
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sensu over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sensu in the UK

Sensu
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sensu within the UK over the 6 months to 26 April 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
England -37 85 £575 +9.52% 13
London -47 65 £575 +9.52% 9
UK excluding London -18 20 £550 +7.84% 4
Midlands - 13 £550 -
West Midlands - 12 £550 -
South East -26 5 £388 -24.02%
North of England -11 1 £475 -5.00% 3
Yorkshire -25 1 £475 -5.00%
East Midlands - 1 £500 -
East of England - 1 £450 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Sensu 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 Sensu.

1 79 (91.86%) DevOps
2 70 (81.40%) Python
3 68 (79.07%) Linux
4 63 (73.26%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (73.26%) Ansible
5 61 (70.93%) Jenkins
6 60 (69.77%) Amazon AWS
7 57 (66.28%) MongoDB
8 55 (63.95%) Puppet
9 54 (62.79%) Bash Shell
10 53 (61.63%) Ruby
10 53 (61.63%) Elastic Stack
11 51 (59.30%) nginx
12 48 (55.81%) Configuration Management
12 48 (55.81%) MySQL
13 46 (53.49%) Grafana
13 46 (53.49%) logstash
14 45 (52.33%) Docker
15 40 (46.51%) LEMP Stack
15 40 (46.51%) Git (software)
16 37 (43.02%) Continuous Integration
17 36 (41.86%) Load Balancing
17 36 (41.86%) PostgreSQL
18 33 (38.37%) TCP/IP
18 33 (38.37%) SSL
18 33 (38.37%) SC Cleared
18 33 (38.37%) Security Cleared
18 33 (38.37%) Microservices
18 33 (38.37%) Artifactory
19 32 (37.21%) Kibana

Sensu
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 51 (59.30%) nginx
2 18 (20.93%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (17.44%) Tomcat
4 11 (12.79%) Apache Spark
5 8 (9.30%) OpenStack
6 6 (6.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (6.98%) Confluence
7 4 (4.65%) JBoss
8 2 (2.33%) Apache
9 1 (1.16%) Apache Airflow
Cloud Services
1 60 (69.77%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (23.26%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (22.09%) Amazon S3
4 18 (20.93%) Amazon ELB
5 17 (19.77%) AWS CloudFormation
6 15 (17.44%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (12.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 11 (12.79%) Amazon SQS
7 11 (12.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 10 (11.63%) Route 53
9 9 (10.47%) PaaS
10 6 (6.98%) OpenShift
11 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (4.65%) GitHub
13 3 (3.49%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (3.49%) Runscope
13 3 (3.49%) Serverless
14 2 (2.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 1 (1.16%) AWS CloudTrail
15 1 (1.16%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 33 (38.37%) SSL
1 33 (38.37%) TCP/IP
2 28 (32.56%) DNS
3 27 (31.40%) Firewall
4 20 (23.26%) Internet
5 11 (12.79%) Kerberos
6 6 (6.98%) HTTP
7 4 (4.65%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (66.28%) MongoDB
2 48 (55.81%) MySQL
3 36 (41.86%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (15.12%) Amazon RDS
4 13 (15.12%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (12.79%) Apache Hive
5 11 (12.79%) Big Data
6 10 (11.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 10 (11.63%) Impala
7 8 (9.30%) Cloudera CDH
7 8 (9.30%) NoSQL
8 7 (8.14%) Hadoop
8 7 (8.14%) HBase
9 6 (6.98%) Couchbase
10 3 (3.49%) InfluxDB
11 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.16%) Redis
11 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 61 (70.93%) Jenkins
2 40 (46.51%) Git (software)
3 33 (38.37%) Artifactory
4 22 (25.58%) Sonatype Nexus
5 14 (16.28%) Subversion
6 7 (8.14%) JIRA
6 7 (8.14%) Vagrant
7 4 (4.65%) Maven
7 4 (4.65%) Travis CI
8 3 (3.49%) Bitbucket
8 3 (3.49%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.49%) JUnit
8 3 (3.49%) Mockito
9 1 (1.16%) Selenium
General
1 9 (10.47%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Marketing
3 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.65%) Banking
5 3 (3.49%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Electronics
6 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 62 (72.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (23.26%) Lead DevOps
3 17 (19.77%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 15 (17.44%) AWS Engineer
5 14 (16.28%) AWS DevOps
6 13 (15.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 13 (15.12%) Operations Engineer
7 11 (12.79%) Big Data Engineer
8 10 (11.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 10 (11.63%) Senior DevOps
8 10 (11.63%) WebOps Engineer
9 9 (10.47%) Data Engineer
9 9 (10.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 9 (10.47%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (8.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 5 (5.81%) Consultant
11 5 (5.81%) DevOps Consultant
11 5 (5.81%) Splunk Engineer
11 5 (5.81%) Web Engineer
12 4 (4.65%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (61.63%) Elastic Stack
2 40 (46.51%) LEMP Stack
3 15 (17.44%) RabbitMQ
4 13 (15.12%) ActiveMQ
4 13 (15.12%) Web Services
5 11 (12.79%) LDAP
6 10 (11.63%) Kafka
7 9 (10.47%) Spring Boot
8 3 (3.49%) Redux
8 3 (3.49%) Spring
9 2 (2.33%) HTML
9 2 (2.33%) HTML5
9 2 (2.33%) LAMP
9 2 (2.33%) Node.js
10 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.16%) boto
10 1 (1.16%) CSS
10 1 (1.16%) LAPP Stack
10 1 (1.16%) React
10 1 (1.16%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) Computer Science
1 13 (15.12%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (6.98%) Grid Computing
2 6 (6.98%) Video on Demand
3 3 (3.49%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 68 (79.07%) Linux
2 18 (20.93%) Unix
3 16 (18.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (8.14%) CentOS
5 6 (6.98%) Windows
5 6 (6.98%) Windows Server
5 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (91.86%) DevOps
2 63 (73.26%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (55.81%) Configuration Management
4 37 (43.02%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (41.86%) Load Balancing
6 33 (38.37%) Microservices
7 30 (34.88%) Task Automation
8 28 (32.56%) Open Source
9 26 (30.23%) Performance Measurement
10 19 (22.09%) Protective Monitoring
10 19 (22.09%) Web Operations
11 18 (20.93%) Deployment Automation
12 14 (16.28%) Test Automation
13 12 (13.95%) Regression Testing
14 10 (11.63%) Process Architecture
15 9 (10.47%) Migration
15 9 (10.47%) Scrum
16 7 (8.14%) E-Commerce
16 7 (8.14%) High Availability
16 7 (8.14%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 70 (81.40%) Python
2 54 (62.79%) Bash Shell
3 53 (61.63%) Ruby
4 26 (30.23%) Java
5 21 (24.42%) Perl
6 11 (12.79%) PHP
7 9 (10.47%) Java 8
8 8 (9.30%) SQL
9 7 (8.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (38.37%) SC Cleared
1 33 (38.37%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.63%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (11.63%) Degree
3 6 (6.98%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (3.49%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 45 (52.33%) Docker
2 7 (8.14%) HDFS
3 4 (4.65%) etcd
3 4 (4.65%) flannel
4 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.16%) BIND 9
5 1 (1.16%) Varnish
5 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 63 (73.26%) Ansible
2 55 (63.95%) Puppet
3 46 (53.49%) Grafana
3 46 (53.49%) logstash
4 32 (37.21%) Kibana
5 30 (34.88%) Terraform
6 29 (33.72%) HAProxy
7 28 (32.56%) Kubernetes
8 15 (17.44%) Salt
9 11 (12.79%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (11.63%) Oozie
11 9 (10.47%) collectd
11 9 (10.47%) Nagios
11 9 (10.47%) StatsD
12 7 (8.14%) Graphite
12 7 (8.14%) Uchiwa
12 7 (8.14%) ZABBIX
13 4 (4.65%) Packer
13 4 (4.65%) Pingdom
13 4 (4.65%) rkt
Vendors
1 21 (24.42%) SaltStack
2 11 (12.79%) Cloudera
3 10 (11.63%) Splunk
4 9 (10.47%) Tableau
5 8 (9.30%) New Relic
6 7 (8.14%) Red Hat
7 6 (6.98%) Adobe
7 6 (6.98%) Atlassian
7 6 (6.98%) CA
7 6 (6.98%) hybris
7 6 (6.98%) Oracle
8 5 (5.81%) PagerDuty
8 5 (5.81%) Rackspace
9 4 (4.65%) Sun
9 4 (4.65%) VMware
10 3 (3.49%) Dynatrace
11 1 (1.16%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.16%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.16%) SAP