Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 788 792 812
Rank change year-on-year +4 +20 +53
Contract jobs citing Sensu 82 52 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.082% 0.054% 0.060%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 43 58
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £410 £413 £425
90th Percentile £625 £598 £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 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - -
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 31,912 30,450 31,261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.10% 31.45% 28.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,768 20,957 21,585
UK median daily rate £460 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £278
90th Percentile £625 £590 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year +1.46% +5.13% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 345 587
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.25 £15.17
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.00 £55.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.58% +2.00% +8.70%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 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 +23 79 £550 +7.32% 23
London -5 57 £550 +4.76% 11
UK excluding London +16 22 £500 +3.09% 12
West Midlands +24 12 £550 +13.40% 7
Midlands +8 12 £550 +13.40% 8
South East - 9 £421 -
North of England +33 1 £438 -16.67% 2
Yorkshire +11 1 £438 -12.50%
East Midlands - 1 £450 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 74 (90.24%) DevOps
2 62 (75.61%) Linux
3 59 (71.95%) Python
4 56 (68.29%) Ansible
5 54 (65.85%) Amazon AWS
6 51 (62.20%) Jenkins
6 51 (62.20%) Puppet
7 50 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (59.76%) Ruby
9 45 (54.88%) Configuration Management
10 43 (52.44%) Elastic Stack
11 42 (51.22%) MongoDB
12 38 (46.34%) Continuous Integration
13 37 (45.12%) logstash
14 34 (41.46%) nginx
15 33 (40.24%) Java
15 33 (40.24%) Open Source
16 32 (39.02%) Git (software)
17 29 (35.37%) Bash Shell
17 29 (35.37%) Docker
18 28 (34.15%) Kibana
18 28 (34.15%) Terraform
18 28 (34.15%) Grafana
18 28 (34.15%) MySQL
19 26 (31.71%) SC Cleared
19 26 (31.71%) Security Cleared
20 25 (30.49%) SaltStack
20 25 (30.49%) Elasticsearch
20 25 (30.49%) Opscode Chef
21 22 (26.83%) LEMP Stack

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 34 (41.46%) nginx
2 25 (30.49%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (21.95%) Tomcat
4 17 (20.73%) OpenStack
5 8 (9.76%) JBoss
6 6 (7.32%) Apache Spark
7 4 (4.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (4.88%) Confluence
8 3 (3.66%) Apache
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 54 (65.85%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (23.17%) Amazon EC2
2 19 (23.17%) Amazon ELB
2 19 (23.17%) Amazon S3
3 15 (18.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (17.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 13 (15.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 13 (15.85%) Amazon SQS
5 13 (15.85%) Route 53
6 11 (13.41%) GitHub
7 10 (12.20%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (7.32%) OpenShift
9 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (3.66%) PaaS
11 1 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (1.22%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (1.22%) IaaS
11 1 (1.22%) SaaS
11 1 (1.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.17%) SSL
1 19 (23.17%) TCP/IP
2 16 (19.51%) Internet
3 12 (14.63%) Firewall
3 12 (14.63%) HTTP
4 11 (13.41%) DNS
5 5 (6.10%) Kerberos
6 3 (3.66%) SMS
7 2 (2.44%) LAN
7 2 (2.44%) WAN
8 1 (1.22%) NAS
8 1 (1.22%) SAN
8 1 (1.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (51.22%) MongoDB
2 28 (34.15%) MySQL
3 22 (26.83%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (17.07%) Amazon RDS
5 13 (15.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 11 (13.41%) Big Data
7 9 (10.98%) Hadoop
8 8 (9.76%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (7.32%) Apache Hive
9 6 (7.32%) Couchbase
9 6 (7.32%) Impala
10 5 (6.10%) InfluxDB
11 3 (3.66%) HBase
12 2 (2.44%) Cloudera CDH
12 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
13 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
13 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
13 1 (1.22%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 51 (62.20%) Jenkins
2 32 (39.02%) Git (software)
3 16 (19.51%) Sonatype Nexus
4 15 (18.29%) Artifactory
5 11 (13.41%) Maven
5 11 (13.41%) Subversion
6 9 (10.98%) JIRA
7 8 (9.76%) Ant
7 8 (9.76%) Travis CI
8 6 (7.32%) Vagrant
9 3 (3.66%) Bitbucket
9 3 (3.66%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.66%) Gradle
9 3 (3.66%) JUnit
9 3 (3.66%) Mockito
10 1 (1.22%) Selenium
General
1 11 (13.41%) Marketing
2 10 (12.20%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.54%) Finance
4 5 (6.10%) Electronics
4 5 (6.10%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.66%) Banking
5 3 (3.66%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (71.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (20.73%) AWS Engineer
3 14 (17.07%) AWS DevOps
4 13 (15.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 12 (14.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 11 (13.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 11 (13.41%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (12.20%) Senior DevOps
8 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (8.54%) Lead DevOps
8 7 (8.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 6 (7.32%) Ruby Engineer
9 6 (7.32%) WebOps Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) Big Data Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) Consultant
10 5 (6.10%) DevOps Consultant
10 5 (6.10%) DevOps Systems Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) Splunk Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (52.44%) Elastic Stack
2 22 (26.83%) LEMP Stack
2 22 (26.83%) Web Services
3 7 (8.54%) REST
3 7 (8.54%) Spring Boot
4 6 (7.32%) Kafka
4 6 (7.32%) LDAP
4 6 (7.32%) Node.js
5 3 (3.66%) LAMP
5 3 (3.66%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (3.66%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (3.66%) Redux
5 3 (3.66%) Spring
6 1 (1.22%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.22%) boto
6 1 (1.22%) HTML5
6 1 (1.22%) JSON
6 1 (1.22%) RAML
6 1 (1.22%) React
6 1 (1.22%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.32%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.32%) Video on Demand
3 3 (3.66%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.44%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.22%) CMDB
5 1 (1.22%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.22%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 62 (75.61%) Linux
2 16 (19.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (18.29%) Unix
4 8 (9.76%) Windows
5 6 (7.32%) CentOS
6 5 (6.10%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (90.24%) DevOps
2 50 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (54.88%) Configuration Management
4 38 (46.34%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (40.24%) Open Source
6 19 (23.17%) Load Balancing
7 18 (21.95%) Microservices
8 17 (20.73%) Task Automation
9 14 (17.07%) Test Automation
10 13 (15.85%) Performance Measurement
10 13 (15.85%) Regression Testing
11 12 (14.63%) Process Architecture
11 12 (14.63%) Web Operations
12 11 (13.41%) Digital Marketing
12 11 (13.41%) Scrum
13 9 (10.98%) High Availability
14 8 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (9.76%) Protective Monitoring
15 7 (8.54%) DRM
15 7 (8.54%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 59 (71.95%) Python
2 49 (59.76%) Ruby
3 33 (40.24%) Java
4 29 (35.37%) Bash Shell
5 15 (18.29%) PHP
6 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
7 10 (12.20%) Go
8 9 (10.98%) Perl
9 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.88%) SQL
10 1 (1.22%) C
10 1 (1.22%) C++
10 1 (1.22%) Scala
10 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (31.71%) SC Cleared
1 26 (31.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.54%) Degree
3 6 (7.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.44%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.22%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 29 (35.37%) Docker
2 2 (2.44%) HDFS
2 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.22%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.22%) BIND 9
3 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 56 (68.29%) Ansible
2 51 (62.20%) Puppet
3 37 (45.12%) logstash
4 28 (34.15%) Grafana
4 28 (34.15%) Kibana
4 28 (34.15%) Terraform
5 25 (30.49%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (20.73%) Salt
7 15 (18.29%) Kubernetes
7 15 (18.29%) StatsD
8 13 (15.85%) HAProxy
8 13 (15.85%) Nagios
9 12 (14.63%) collectd
10 9 (10.98%) ZABBIX
11 8 (9.76%) Capistrano
12 7 (8.54%) Graphite
13 5 (6.10%) Oozie
14 4 (4.88%) Prometheus
14 4 (4.88%) Uchiwa
15 3 (3.66%) Fluentd
Vendors
1 25 (30.49%) SaltStack
2 14 (17.07%) Red Hat
3 13 (15.85%) Splunk
4 12 (14.63%) New Relic
5 11 (13.41%) Rackspace
6 9 (10.98%) VMware
7 8 (9.76%) Oracle
7 8 (9.76%) SAP
8 6 (7.32%) CA
9 5 (6.10%) Cloudera
10 4 (4.88%) Adobe
10 4 (4.88%) Atlassian
10 4 (4.88%) hybris
10 4 (4.88%) Sun
10 4 (4.88%) Tableau
11 3 (3.66%) Dynatrace
11 3 (3.66%) PagerDuty
12 1 (1.22%) AppDynamics
12 1 (1.22%) Riverbed
12 1 (1.22%) Zend