Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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.

Sensu
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 787 824 873
Rank change year-on-year +37 +49 0
Contract jobs citing Sensu 102 62 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.100% 0.059% 0.027%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.19% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 48 25
UK median daily rate £548 £485 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.89% -11.82% +41.94%
10th Percentile £425 £425 £405
90th Percentile £613 £558 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £485 £500
% change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00% +53.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 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 32706 32101 32482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.04% 30.38% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23099 22264 22271
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 368 548
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.10 £14.09 £15.03
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.60 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.81% -1.33% +10.29%

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 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sensu in the UK

Sensu
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 Sensu within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +80 98 £550 +13.40% 3
London +9 60 £550 +15.79% 2
UK excluding London +56 38 £500 +3.09% 1
North of England +75 15 £464 -7.30%
Yorkshire +33 15 £464 -7.30%
South East +28 15 £523 +16.11%
West Midlands +34 8 £488 +0.52%
Midlands +24 8 £488 +0.52%
East Midlands - 2 £475 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sensu 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 Sensu.

1 95 (93.14%) DevOps
2 89 (87.25%) Linux
3 84 (82.35%) Python
4 77 (75.49%) Configuration Management
5 76 (74.51%) Ansible
6 66 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
7 60 (58.82%) Git (software)
7 60 (58.82%) Puppet
8 58 (56.86%) Ruby
9 56 (54.90%) Amazon AWS
10 55 (53.92%) Elastic Stack
11 54 (52.94%) Security Cleared
12 52 (50.98%) SC Cleared
13 51 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
14 50 (49.02%) MongoDB
14 50 (49.02%) Open Source
15 47 (46.08%) logstash
16 45 (44.12%) Jenkins
16 45 (44.12%) MySQL
17 42 (41.18%) Docker
18 39 (38.24%) Opscode Chef
18 39 (38.24%) nginx
19 38 (37.25%) Java
20 36 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
21 35 (34.31%) Bash Shell
22 31 (30.39%) GitHub
23 30 (29.41%) HTTP
24 29 (28.43%) SSL
25 28 (27.45%) Hadoop
25 28 (27.45%) 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 39 (38.24%) nginx
2 27 (26.47%) OpenStack
3 25 (24.51%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (16.67%) Apache Spark
5 16 (15.69%) Tomcat
6 13 (12.75%) Apache
7 4 (3.92%) JBoss
8 2 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 56 (54.90%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (30.39%) GitHub
3 17 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (14.71%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (10.78%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (10.78%) Amazon ELB
5 11 (10.78%) Amazon S3
6 10 (9.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 9 (8.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 9 (8.82%) Amazon SQS
7 9 (8.82%) Route 53
8 5 (4.90%) PaaS
9 4 (3.92%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (3.92%) IaaS
9 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (1.96%) Quay.io
11 1 (0.98%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.98%) SaaS
11 1 (0.98%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 30 (29.41%) HTTP
2 29 (28.43%) SSL
3 25 (24.51%) TCP/IP
4 19 (18.63%) LAN
4 19 (18.63%) WAN
5 18 (17.65%) Firewall
6 17 (16.67%) Internet
6 17 (16.67%) VPN
7 16 (15.69%) DNS
8 9 (8.82%) LDAP
9 6 (5.88%) IMAP
9 6 (5.88%) SMTP
10 4 (3.92%) HTTPS
10 4 (3.92%) Network Security
11 3 (2.94%) SAN
12 2 (1.96%) NAS
13 1 (0.98%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (49.02%) MongoDB
2 45 (44.12%) MySQL
3 36 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
4 28 (27.45%) Hadoop
5 27 (26.47%) Big Data
6 17 (16.67%) HBase
7 16 (15.69%) Apache Hive
7 16 (15.69%) Impala
7 16 (15.69%) Sqoop
8 13 (12.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 10 (9.80%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (6.86%) NoSQL
11 6 (5.88%) SQL Server
12 5 (4.90%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (4.90%) InfluxDB
12 5 (4.90%) Relational Database
13 4 (3.92%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.98%) Apache Accumulo
14 1 (0.98%) Couchbase
14 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 60 (58.82%) Git (software)
2 45 (44.12%) Jenkins
3 16 (15.69%) Artifactory
4 13 (12.75%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (9.80%) Subversion
6 9 (8.82%) Ant
6 9 (8.82%) Maven
7 8 (7.84%) JIRA
7 8 (7.84%) Vagrant
8 5 (4.90%) Gradle
9 4 (3.92%) Travis CI
10 3 (2.94%) GitLab
11 2 (1.96%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.98%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (12.75%) Telecoms
2 12 (11.76%) Marketing
3 10 (9.80%) Electronics
3 10 (9.80%) Finance
3 10 (9.80%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 78 (76.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
2 17 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 14 (13.73%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 13 (12.75%) AWS DevOps
4 13 (12.75%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 12 (11.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 10 (9.80%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (9.80%) WebOps Engineer
7 8 (7.84%) Ruby Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Senior WebOps Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) DevOps Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Lead DevOps
9 5 (4.90%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Senior DevOps
10 4 (3.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 3 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (53.92%) Elastic Stack
2 27 (26.47%) LEMP Stack
2 27 (26.47%) Web Services
3 16 (15.69%) Kafka
3 16 (15.69%) Spark Streaming
4 11 (10.78%) Node.js
5 7 (6.86%) LAMP
5 7 (6.86%) SOAP
6 6 (5.88%) REST
6 6 (5.88%) RESTful
7 5 (4.90%) JSON
8 3 (2.94%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.98%) RAML
9 1 (0.98%) Spring Boot
9 1 (0.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.80%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.88%) Virtual Team
3 5 (4.90%) Video on Demand
4 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.96%) CMDB
5 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.96%) iPad
6 1 (0.98%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 89 (87.25%) Linux
2 20 (19.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 20 (19.61%) Unix
3 18 (17.65%) CentOS
4 8 (7.84%) Ubuntu
4 8 (7.84%) Windows
5 3 (2.94%) SUSE
6 2 (1.96%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.98%) AIX
7 1 (0.98%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (93.14%) DevOps
2 77 (75.49%) Configuration Management
3 66 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 50 (49.02%) Open Source
6 23 (22.55%) Load Balancing
7 22 (21.57%) Microservices
8 20 (19.61%) Analytics
8 20 (19.61%) MapReduce
8 20 (19.61%) Performance Measurement
8 20 (19.61%) Task Automation
9 19 (18.63%) Web Operations
10 17 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (15.69%) Data Analytics
11 16 (15.69%) ETL
12 15 (14.71%) Big Data Analytics
13 13 (12.75%) Information Security
14 12 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
15 10 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (9.80%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (82.35%) Python
2 58 (56.86%) Ruby
3 38 (37.25%) Java
4 35 (34.31%) Bash Shell
5 23 (22.55%) Shell Script
6 16 (15.69%) PHP
7 14 (13.73%) Perl
8 13 (12.75%) Go
9 12 (11.76%) JavaScript
10 10 (9.80%) SQL
11 8 (7.84%) PowerShell
12 6 (5.88%) Groovy
13 4 (3.92%) Scala
14 2 (1.96%) C
14 2 (1.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 54 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 52 (50.98%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.82%) Degree
4 6 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 42 (41.18%) Docker
2 16 (15.69%) Apache Flume
3 7 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.92%) KVM
4 4 (3.92%) Xen
5 2 (1.96%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.96%) Ceph
5 2 (1.96%) etcd
5 2 (1.96%) flannel
5 2 (1.96%) GlusterFS
5 2 (1.96%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.96%) SkyDNS
5 2 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 76 (74.51%) Ansible
2 60 (58.82%) Puppet
3 47 (46.08%) logstash
4 39 (38.24%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (27.45%) Kibana
6 27 (26.47%) Kubernetes
7 26 (25.49%) Grafana
8 23 (22.55%) Terraform
9 22 (21.57%) Prometheus
10 21 (20.59%) HAProxy
10 21 (20.59%) Nagios
11 18 (17.65%) StatsD
12 16 (15.69%) Salt
13 13 (12.75%) Graphite
14 12 (11.76%) ZABBIX
15 10 (9.80%) collectd
16 4 (3.92%) Capistrano
16 4 (3.92%) Fluentd
16 4 (3.92%) Ganglia
17 2 (1.96%) confd
Vendors
1 21 (20.59%) SaltStack
2 20 (19.61%) VMware
3 14 (13.73%) SAP
4 13 (12.75%) Rackspace
4 13 (12.75%) Red Hat
5 12 (11.76%) Oracle
6 10 (9.80%) Splunk
7 7 (6.86%) New Relic
8 3 (2.94%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.96%) PagerDuty
9 2 (1.96%) Riverbed
9 2 (1.96%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.96%) Zend
10 1 (0.98%) Adobe
10 1 (0.98%) CA
10 1 (0.98%) Cisco
10 1 (0.98%) hybris
10 1 (0.98%) IBM
10 1 (0.98%) Sun
10 1 (0.98%) Tableau