Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 826 737 835
Rank change year-on-year -89 +98 +31
Contract jobs citing Sensu 65 128 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.13% 0.066%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.40% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 92 54
UK median daily rate £575 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +10.53% -11.63%
10th Percentile £432 £425 £413
90th Percentile £631 £625 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £485
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +10.86%
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 35,997 31,983 32,401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.89% 32.21% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,333 22,423 22,540
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £295
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 326 374 382
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +0.13%
10th Percentile £15.24 £18.58 £13.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £52.50 £50.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% -3.94%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -86 61 £575 +9.52% 7
London -43 40 £611 +11.14% 4
UK excluding London -40 21 £475 -5.00% 3
South East -18 10 £475 -6.86%
North of England -34 7 £525 +12.90% 2
North West -15 4 £396 -39.08% 2
West Midlands -20 4 £538 +13.16% 1
Midlands -27 4 £538 +13.16% 1
Yorkshire -24 3 £525 +13.27%

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 58 (89.23%) DevOps
2 55 (84.62%) Elastic Stack
3 50 (76.92%) Terraform
3 50 (76.92%) Jenkins
3 50 (76.92%) Python
4 47 (72.31%) Amazon AWS
4 47 (72.31%) Puppet
5 42 (64.62%) MongoDB
5 42 (64.62%) Git (software)
6 39 (60.00%) logstash
7 38 (58.46%) Java
7 38 (58.46%) Perl
8 37 (56.92%) Ansible
9 36 (55.38%) MySQL
10 35 (53.85%) Deployment Automation
11 34 (52.31%) Microservices
11 34 (52.31%) Nagios
11 34 (52.31%) ZABBIX
12 33 (50.77%) Configuration Management
12 33 (50.77%) Kibana
13 32 (49.23%) Elasticsearch
13 32 (49.23%) Linux
13 32 (49.23%) Ruby
14 31 (47.69%) Artifactory
14 31 (47.69%) New Relic
15 29 (44.62%) Uchiwa
15 29 (44.62%) Load Balancing
16 27 (41.54%) Docker
17 25 (38.46%) Amazon EC2
17 25 (38.46%) Open Source

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 32 (49.23%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (30.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 11 (16.92%) nginx
4 8 (12.31%) Apache
5 5 (7.69%) OpenStack
6 2 (3.08%) Confluence
7 1 (1.54%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.54%) IIS
7 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 47 (72.31%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (38.46%) Amazon EC2
3 24 (36.92%) Amazon S3
4 23 (35.38%) Amazon ELB
5 22 (33.85%) GitHub
6 9 (13.85%) PaaS
7 8 (12.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 8 (12.31%) IaaS
7 8 (12.31%) SaaS
8 6 (9.23%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (9.23%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (7.69%) Datadog
10 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (3.08%) Akamai
11 2 (3.08%) Route 53
11 2 (3.08%) Slack
11 2 (3.08%) Trello
11 2 (3.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (1.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (1.54%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.69%) DNS
2 16 (24.62%) Firewall
2 16 (24.62%) TCP/IP
3 11 (16.92%) SSL
4 10 (15.38%) HTTP
5 6 (9.23%) Internet
5 6 (9.23%) VPN
6 5 (7.69%) HTTPS
6 5 (7.69%) LAN
6 5 (7.69%) SMTP
6 5 (7.69%) WAN
7 4 (6.15%) Broadband
8 1 (1.54%) DVB
8 1 (1.54%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (1.54%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.54%) SAN
8 1 (1.54%) SMS
8 1 (1.54%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (64.62%) MongoDB
2 36 (55.38%) MySQL
3 20 (30.77%) InfluxDB
4 19 (29.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 19 (29.23%) Redis
5 12 (18.46%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (12.31%) Relational Database
7 7 (10.77%) Big Data
7 7 (10.77%) NoSQL
8 5 (7.69%) HBase
9 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
9 3 (4.62%) Pentaho
9 3 (4.62%) RDBMS
10 2 (3.08%) Hazelcast
11 1 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 50 (76.92%) Jenkins
2 42 (64.62%) Git (software)
3 31 (47.69%) Artifactory
4 23 (35.38%) Sonatype Nexus
5 20 (30.77%) Bitbucket
6 7 (10.77%) Vagrant
7 5 (7.69%) CircleCI
8 3 (4.62%) JIRA
8 3 (4.62%) Maven
9 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
9 2 (3.08%) Gatling
9 2 (3.08%) GitLab
9 2 (3.08%) JUnit
9 2 (3.08%) Mockito
10 1 (1.54%) Apache Archiva
10 1 (1.54%) Gerrit
10 1 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 14 (21.54%) Marketing
2 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.62%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Finance
4 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (76.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (33.85%) AWS Engineer
3 21 (32.31%) AWS DevOps
3 21 (32.31%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Deployment Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) IP Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) IP Network Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Python Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Agile Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Azure DevOps
8 2 (3.08%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Azure Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (3.08%) Senior DevOps
8 2 (3.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (84.62%) Elastic Stack
2 22 (33.85%) RabbitMQ
2 22 (33.85%) Spring Boot
3 12 (18.46%) Kafka
4 7 (10.77%) LDAP
5 6 (9.23%) LEMP Stack
6 5 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (7.69%) Memcached
7 3 (4.62%) Web Services
8 2 (3.08%) Node.js
8 2 (3.08%) REST
8 2 (3.08%) Spring
9 1 (1.54%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (1.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Public Cloud
2 7 (10.77%) Data Centre
3 6 (9.23%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (7.69%) Video on Demand
5 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.54%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (49.23%) Linux
2 9 (13.85%) Unix
2 9 (13.85%) Windows
3 7 (10.77%) CentOS
4 1 (1.54%) AIX
4 1 (1.54%) CoreOS
4 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (89.23%) DevOps
2 35 (53.85%) Deployment Automation
3 34 (52.31%) Microservices
4 33 (50.77%) Configuration Management
5 29 (44.62%) Load Balancing
6 25 (38.46%) E-Commerce
6 25 (38.46%) Open Source
7 24 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (30.77%) Content Management
9 14 (21.54%) Digital Marketing
10 13 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 11 (16.92%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (13.85%) Continuous Deployment
12 9 (13.85%) Scrum
12 9 (13.85%) Task Automation
13 8 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (10.77%) Web Operations
15 6 (9.23%) Artificial Intelligence
15 6 (9.23%) Performance Measurement
15 6 (9.23%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 50 (76.92%) Python
2 38 (58.46%) Java
2 38 (58.46%) Perl
3 32 (49.23%) Ruby
4 22 (33.85%) Bash Shell
5 9 (13.85%) Shell Script
6 7 (10.77%) JavaScript
7 6 (9.23%) AWK
8 5 (7.69%) PHP
8 5 (7.69%) SQL
9 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
1 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) QA
System Software
1 27 (41.54%) Docker
2 7 (10.77%) Apache Flume
2 7 (10.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (9.23%) etcd
3 6 (9.23%) flannel
3 6 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.69%) KVM
4 5 (7.69%) Xen
5 2 (3.08%) Varnish
6 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 50 (76.92%) Terraform
2 47 (72.31%) Puppet
3 39 (60.00%) logstash
4 37 (56.92%) Ansible
5 34 (52.31%) Nagios
5 34 (52.31%) ZABBIX
6 33 (50.77%) Kibana
7 29 (44.62%) Uchiwa
8 22 (33.85%) Grafana
8 22 (33.85%) Pingdom
9 21 (32.31%) Kubernetes
10 11 (16.92%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (15.38%) Graphite
11 10 (15.38%) HAProxy
12 8 (12.31%) Consul
13 7 (10.77%) Mesos
13 7 (10.77%) StatsD
14 6 (9.23%) rkt
15 5 (7.69%) Packer
15 5 (7.69%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 31 (47.69%) New Relic
2 22 (33.85%) PagerDuty
3 20 (30.77%) Adobe
3 20 (30.77%) hybris
4 13 (20.00%) Splunk
5 9 (13.85%) Oracle
6 7 (10.77%) VMware
7 5 (7.69%) AppDynamics
7 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 5 (7.69%) SaltStack
8 3 (4.62%) Cloudera
8 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.54%) EMC
9 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds