Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 823 728 737
Rank change year-on-year -95 +9 +147
Contract jobs citing Sensu 78 132 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.075% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.43% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 95 116
UK median daily rate £575 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +10.53% -11.63%
10th Percentile £462 £421 £360
90th Percentile £706 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £440
% change year-on-year -5.00% +13.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 35,066 30,927 31,642
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.94% 32.24% 28.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,704 21,368 22,087
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £318 £306 £289
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 382 405
UK median hourly rate £41.46 £40.38 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.66% +7.68% +2.74%
10th Percentile £15.24 £15.00 £13.10
90th Percentile £57.88 £53.75 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +1.35%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -92 78 £575 +9.52% 7
London -64 58 £613 +11.36% 5
UK excluding London -50 20 £475 -5.00% 2
Midlands -3 8 £525 +7.69%
South East -36 8 £475 -8.21%
West Midlands -21 7 £525 +7.69%
Yorkshire -30 3 £525 +12.90%
North of England -35 3 £525 +12.90% 2
East Midlands +4 1 £500 -
East of England - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 75 (96.15%) DevOps
2 74 (94.87%) Python
3 62 (79.49%) Elastic Stack
4 61 (78.21%) Jenkins
4 61 (78.21%) Ansible
5 60 (76.92%) Puppet
6 59 (75.64%) MongoDB
7 58 (74.36%) logstash
8 55 (70.51%) Amazon AWS
8 55 (70.51%) MySQL
9 52 (66.67%) Linux
9 52 (66.67%) Ruby
10 51 (65.38%) Git (software)
10 51 (65.38%) Bash Shell
11 50 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
12 49 (62.82%) Docker
13 46 (58.97%) Load Balancing
14 44 (56.41%) Microservices
15 43 (55.13%) Artifactory
15 43 (55.13%) Configuration Management
16 41 (52.56%) nginx
16 41 (52.56%) Kibana
16 41 (52.56%) Grafana
17 40 (51.28%) Terraform
18 38 (48.72%) Perl
19 37 (47.44%) Kubernetes
20 35 (44.87%) LEMP Stack
21 34 (43.59%) DNS
22 33 (42.31%) TCP/IP
22 33 (42.31%) PostgreSQL

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 41 (52.56%) nginx
2 29 (37.18%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (19.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 7 (8.97%) Tomcat
5 6 (7.69%) Apache Spark
6 5 (6.41%) Apache
6 5 (6.41%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.56%) Confluence
8 1 (1.28%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (1.28%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 55 (70.51%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (24.36%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (23.08%) Amazon S3
4 17 (21.79%) Amazon ELB
5 16 (20.51%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (20.51%) GitHub
6 11 (14.10%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (11.54%) PaaS
8 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (5.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (3.85%) IaaS
10 3 (3.85%) SaaS
10 3 (3.85%) Serverless
11 2 (2.56%) Akamai
11 2 (2.56%) Slack
11 2 (2.56%) Trello
11 2 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (1.28%) AWS CloudTrail
12 1 (1.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 34 (43.59%) DNS
2 33 (42.31%) TCP/IP
3 32 (41.03%) Firewall
3 32 (41.03%) SSL
4 14 (17.95%) Internet
5 6 (7.69%) Kerberos
6 5 (6.41%) HTTP
7 4 (5.13%) HTTPS
7 4 (5.13%) LAN
7 4 (5.13%) WAN
8 1 (1.28%) DVB
8 1 (1.28%) SAN
8 1 (1.28%) SMS
8 1 (1.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (75.64%) MongoDB
2 55 (70.51%) MySQL
3 33 (42.31%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (19.23%) InfluxDB
5 13 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (10.26%) Big Data
6 8 (10.26%) NoSQL
6 8 (10.26%) Redis
7 6 (7.69%) Apache Hive
7 6 (7.69%) Cloudera CDH
8 5 (6.41%) Hadoop
8 5 (6.41%) HBase
8 5 (6.41%) Impala
9 2 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (2.56%) Hazelcast
10 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 61 (78.21%) Jenkins
2 51 (65.38%) Git (software)
3 43 (55.13%) Artifactory
4 29 (37.18%) Sonatype Nexus
5 13 (16.67%) Bitbucket
6 9 (11.54%) Vagrant
7 6 (7.69%) Subversion
8 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.56%) Gatling
8 2 (2.56%) JIRA
8 2 (2.56%) JUnit
8 2 (2.56%) Maven
8 2 (2.56%) Mockito
9 1 (1.28%) Gerrit
9 1 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 11 (14.10%) Marketing
2 8 (10.26%) Finance
3 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Electronics
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (80.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (20.51%) AWS DevOps
2 16 (20.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 16 (20.51%) AWS Engineer
2 16 (20.51%) Lead DevOps
3 15 (19.23%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 11 (14.10%) Operations Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) WebOps Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Big Data Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Data Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Deployment Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Web Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Python Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 2 (2.56%) Agile Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Azure DevOps
10 2 (2.56%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (79.49%) Elastic Stack
2 35 (44.87%) LEMP Stack
3 24 (30.77%) RabbitMQ
4 17 (21.79%) Spring Boot
5 15 (19.23%) ActiveMQ
6 11 (14.10%) Kafka
7 7 (8.97%) LDAP
8 3 (3.85%) Web Services
9 2 (2.56%) LAMP
9 2 (2.56%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (2.56%) Node.js
9 2 (2.56%) REST
9 2 (2.56%) Spring
10 1 (1.28%) HTML
10 1 (1.28%) HTML5
10 1 (1.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.51%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (8.97%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.41%) Grid Computing
4 4 (5.13%) Video on Demand
5 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.56%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 52 (66.67%) Linux
2 17 (21.79%) Unix
3 9 (11.54%) Windows
4 6 (7.69%) CentOS
4 6 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (96.15%) DevOps
2 50 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (58.97%) Load Balancing
4 44 (56.41%) Microservices
5 43 (55.13%) Configuration Management
6 31 (39.74%) Open Source
7 27 (34.62%) Performance Measurement
7 27 (34.62%) Task Automation
8 25 (32.05%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (32.05%) Deployment Automation
9 19 (24.36%) Protective Monitoring
10 18 (23.08%) E-Commerce
10 18 (23.08%) Web Operations
11 15 (19.23%) Content Management
12 11 (14.10%) Digital Marketing
13 10 (12.82%) Test Automation
14 8 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
15 7 (8.97%) Continuous Delivery
15 7 (8.97%) Migration
15 7 (8.97%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 74 (94.87%) Python
2 52 (66.67%) Ruby
3 51 (65.38%) Bash Shell
4 38 (48.72%) Perl
5 29 (37.18%) Java
6 10 (12.82%) SQL
7 5 (6.41%) Java 8
8 4 (5.13%) PHP
9 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.56%) AWK
11 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (35.90%) SC Cleared
1 28 (35.90%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.97%) Degree
3 6 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (6.41%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.28%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 49 (62.82%) Docker
2 7 (8.97%) etcd
2 7 (8.97%) flannel
3 6 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.41%) HDFS
5 4 (5.13%) KVM
5 4 (5.13%) Xen
6 2 (2.56%) Apache Flume
6 2 (2.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (2.56%) Varnish
7 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 61 (78.21%) Ansible
2 60 (76.92%) Puppet
3 58 (74.36%) logstash
4 41 (52.56%) Grafana
4 41 (52.56%) Kibana
5 40 (51.28%) Terraform
6 37 (47.44%) Kubernetes
7 32 (41.03%) HAProxy
8 21 (26.92%) Uchiwa
8 21 (26.92%) ZABBIX
9 20 (25.64%) Nagios
10 16 (20.51%) Pingdom
11 7 (8.97%) Consul
11 7 (8.97%) Graphite
11 7 (8.97%) rkt
11 7 (8.97%) Salt
12 6 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (6.41%) Oozie
14 4 (5.13%) Packer
14 4 (5.13%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 16 (20.51%) New Relic
1 16 (20.51%) PagerDuty
2 15 (19.23%) Adobe
2 15 (19.23%) hybris
3 10 (12.82%) SaltStack
4 7 (8.97%) Splunk
5 6 (7.69%) Cloudera
5 6 (7.69%) VMware
6 5 (6.41%) Oracle
6 5 (6.41%) Tableau
7 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.13%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.56%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.28%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.28%) EMC
9 1 (1.28%) SAP
9 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds