Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Sysdig skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sysdig over the 6 months to 19 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.

Sysdig
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 808 824 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 - -
Contract jobs citing Sysdig 47 29 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.030% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.41% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 0
UK median daily rate £465 £575 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.13% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £525 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Sysdig is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 11,504 10,353 9,233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.48% 10.68% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,853 6,599 5,661
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +7.78% +4.38%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £234
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 249 337
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.70 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.89 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.69 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -19.54% -2.50% -3.61%

Sysdig
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Sysdig in the UK

Sysdig
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sysdig in the UK

Sysdig
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sysdig over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sysdig in the UK

Sysdig
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sysdig within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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 +15 47 £465 -19.13% 6
London -24 38 £465 -20.00% 2
UK excluding London +11 9 - - 4
Midlands - 8 - - 1
West Midlands - 8 - - 1
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Sysdig 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 Sysdig.

1 47 (100.00%) Docker
2 46 (97.87%) PostgreSQL
3 43 (91.49%) Security Cleared
4 41 (87.23%) SC Cleared
5 37 (78.72%) Amazon AWS
5 37 (78.72%) Kubernetes
6 33 (70.21%) Continuous Delivery
6 33 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (68.09%) Linux
7 32 (68.09%) Elastic Stack
7 32 (68.09%) DevOps
8 31 (65.96%) Kibana
8 31 (65.96%) Terraform
8 31 (65.96%) logstash
8 31 (65.96%) Elasticsearch
8 31 (65.96%) Jenkins
8 31 (65.96%) Ansible
8 31 (65.96%) Sonatype Nexus
8 31 (65.96%) Tomcat
8 31 (65.96%) Bash Shell
8 31 (65.96%) Puppet
8 31 (65.96%) ZABBIX
9 26 (55.32%) SonarQube
9 26 (55.32%) Java
10 23 (48.94%) Apache
10 23 (48.94%) OpenLDAP
10 23 (48.94%) CentOS
10 23 (48.94%) Git (software)
10 23 (48.94%) Squid
10 23 (48.94%) Amazon EC2

Sysdig
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 31 (65.96%) Elasticsearch
1 31 (65.96%) Tomcat
2 23 (48.94%) Apache
3 18 (38.30%) Confluence
4 13 (27.66%) nginx
5 5 (10.64%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 37 (78.72%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (48.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 23 (48.94%) Amazon EC2
2 23 (48.94%) Amazon ELB
2 23 (48.94%) Amazon S3
2 23 (48.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 5 (10.64%) AWS CloudTrail
3 5 (10.64%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (10.64%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (48.94%) OpenLDAP
2 18 (38.30%) DNS
2 18 (38.30%) HTTP
2 18 (38.30%) OpenVPN
2 18 (38.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (97.87%) PostgreSQL
2 23 (48.94%) Amazon RDS
3 20 (42.55%) MySQL
4 8 (17.02%) Oracle Database
4 8 (17.02%) RDBMS
4 8 (17.02%) Relational Database
5 5 (10.64%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 31 (65.96%) Jenkins
1 31 (65.96%) Sonatype Nexus
2 26 (55.32%) SonarQube
3 23 (48.94%) Git (software)
4 18 (38.30%) Ant
4 18 (38.30%) Bitbucket
4 18 (38.30%) JIRA
4 18 (38.30%) JUnit
4 18 (38.30%) Liquibase
4 18 (38.30%) Maven
5 5 (10.64%) Artifactory
General
1 2 (4.26%) Electronics
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
1 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
1 2 (4.26%) Marketing
1 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (63.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (31.91%) Developer
2 15 (31.91%) Scala Developer
3 4 (8.51%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (4.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (2.13%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (2.13%) Consultant
5 1 (2.13%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (2.13%) Java Engineer
5 1 (2.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.13%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (68.09%) Elastic Stack
2 20 (42.55%) Node.js
3 18 (38.30%) MCollective
3 18 (38.30%) REST
4 15 (31.91%) CSS
4 15 (31.91%) Express
4 15 (31.91%) Sass
5 13 (27.66%) Web Services
6 5 (10.64%) LAMP
6 5 (10.64%) LAPP Stack
6 5 (10.64%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 18 (38.30%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (10.64%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 32 (68.09%) Linux
2 23 (48.94%) CentOS
3 14 (29.79%) CoreOS
4 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (70.21%) Continuous Delivery
2 32 (68.09%) DevOps
3 18 (38.30%) Coaching
3 18 (38.30%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (38.30%) Load Balancing
3 18 (38.30%) Scrum
3 18 (38.30%) Service Management
4 17 (36.17%) Configuration Management
4 17 (36.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (27.66%) Web Design
6 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.26%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (4.26%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.13%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 31 (65.96%) Bash Shell
2 26 (55.32%) Java
3 18 (38.30%) Groovy
4 15 (31.91%) JavaScript
5 14 (29.79%) Go
6 13 (27.66%) Python
6 13 (27.66%) Ruby
6 13 (27.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 43 (91.49%) Security Cleared
2 41 (87.23%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 47 (100.00%) Docker
2 23 (48.94%) Squid
3 18 (38.30%) Postfix
3 18 (38.30%) vCloud
3 18 (38.30%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (17.02%) etcd
5 5 (10.64%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 37 (78.72%) Kubernetes
2 31 (65.96%) Ansible
2 31 (65.96%) Kibana
2 31 (65.96%) logstash
2 31 (65.96%) Puppet
2 31 (65.96%) Terraform
2 31 (65.96%) ZABBIX
3 18 (38.30%) Docker Swarm
3 18 (38.30%) Rancher
3 18 (38.30%) Rsyslog
4 13 (27.66%) Consul
5 8 (17.02%) Graphite
6 5 (10.64%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (10.64%) Nagios
6 5 (10.64%) Packer
6 5 (10.64%) Prometheus
6 5 (10.64%) rkt
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Sonatype
1 18 (38.30%) VMware
2 13 (27.66%) Oracle
3 5 (10.64%) ForgeRock
3 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.26%) SAP