Period
to 15 October 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 15 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.

Sysdig
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 839 829 -
Rank change year-on-year -10 - -
Contract jobs citing Sysdig 50 52 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.053% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.35% 0.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 0
UK median daily rate £575 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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 14,422 11,339 12,252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.99% 11.52% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,700 7,530 7,798
UK median daily rate £495 £465 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.51% +8.14% +7.50%
10th Percentile £295 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +4.24% +5.77% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 268 279
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.00% +23.85%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £45.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -40.74% +28.57%

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 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sysdig in the UK

Sysdig
Top 4 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 15 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 -26 50 £575 +15.00% 8
London -3 48 £575 +15.00% 8
UK excluding London -30 2 - -
South East - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Sysdig 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 Sysdig.

1 49 (98.00%) Kubernetes
2 44 (88.00%) Docker
2 44 (88.00%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (86.00%) DevOps
4 39 (78.00%) Linux
5 36 (72.00%) Ansible
6 35 (70.00%) Puppet
7 30 (60.00%) Git (software)
8 28 (56.00%) Configuration Management
9 26 (52.00%) Artifactory
9 26 (52.00%) Jenkins
10 25 (50.00%) GitHub
10 25 (50.00%) GitLab
11 24 (48.00%) Ruby
12 23 (46.00%) Go
12 23 (46.00%) Elastic Stack
13 22 (44.00%) Terraform
13 22 (44.00%) SonarQube
14 21 (42.00%) Security Cleared
15 20 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
15 20 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (40.00%) SC Cleared
15 20 (40.00%) Amazon ELB
16 19 (38.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 19 (38.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 18 (36.00%) etcd
17 18 (36.00%) flannel
17 18 (36.00%) Prometheus
17 18 (36.00%) HAProxy
18 17 (34.00%) Graphite

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 16 (32.00%) nginx
2 12 (24.00%) Confluence
3 9 (18.00%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (16.00%) Apache
4 8 (16.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.00%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 44 (88.00%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (50.00%) GitHub
3 20 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (40.00%) Amazon ELB
4 19 (38.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 19 (38.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 16 (32.00%) Amazon S3
6 12 (24.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (20.00%) Quay.io
8 8 (16.00%) Route 53
9 7 (14.00%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (14.00%) CloudFront
9 7 (14.00%) OpenShift
9 7 (14.00%) PaaS
9 7 (14.00%) Serverless
10 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) DNS
2 8 (16.00%) HTTP
2 8 (16.00%) OpenLDAP
2 8 (16.00%) OpenVPN
2 8 (16.00%) SSH
3 1 (2.00%) ICMP
3 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.00%) Amazon RDS
1 16 (32.00%) NoSQL
2 13 (26.00%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.00%) Big Data
5 1 (2.00%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.00%) Flink
5 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.00%) MySQL
5 1 (2.00%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 30 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 26 (52.00%) Artifactory
2 26 (52.00%) Jenkins
3 25 (50.00%) GitLab
4 22 (44.00%) SonarQube
5 13 (26.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 12 (24.00%) Bitbucket
6 12 (24.00%) JIRA
7 9 (18.00%) Maven
8 8 (16.00%) Ant
8 8 (16.00%) JUnit
8 8 (16.00%) Liquibase
9 5 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (8.00%) FishEye
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Games
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (22.00%) Architect
3 9 (18.00%) AWS DevOps
3 9 (18.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) AWS Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) Platform Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) DevOps Architect
6 4 (8.00%) JIRA Specialist
6 4 (8.00%) Security Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Kubernetes Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Lead DevOps
7 3 (6.00%) Security Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior DevOps
8 2 (4.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Big Data Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Cloud Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) DevOps Specialist
9 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.00%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (16.00%) MCollective
2 8 (16.00%) REST
3 1 (2.00%) Kafka
3 1 (2.00%) LAMP
3 1 (2.00%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (2.00%) Samza
3 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (16.00%) Public Cloud
3 6 (12.00%) Hedge funds
4 2 (4.00%) NHS
5 1 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.00%) Online Games
5 1 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 39 (78.00%) Linux
2 17 (34.00%) CoreOS
3 8 (16.00%) CentOS
4 4 (8.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (86.00%) DevOps
2 28 (56.00%) Configuration Management
3 20 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (24.00%) Security Hardening
6 10 (20.00%) Open Source
7 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (18.00%) Load Balancing
8 8 (16.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 8 (16.00%) Service Management
9 7 (14.00%) Deployment Automation
10 5 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
11 4 (8.00%) OWASP
11 4 (8.00%) Scrum
11 4 (8.00%) Security Architecture
11 4 (8.00%) Security Testing
12 3 (6.00%) Risk Assessment
13 1 (2.00%) E-Commerce
13 1 (2.00%) ETL
13 1 (2.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.00%) Ruby
2 23 (46.00%) Go
3 17 (34.00%) SQL
4 12 (24.00%) Bash Shell
5 11 (22.00%) Python
6 10 (20.00%) Java
7 8 (16.00%) Groovy
8 1 (2.00%) PHP
8 1 (2.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (42.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (88.00%) Docker
2 18 (36.00%) etcd
2 18 (36.00%) flannel
3 13 (26.00%) Ceph
3 13 (26.00%) GlusterFS
3 13 (26.00%) SkyDNS
4 11 (22.00%) Squid
5 8 (16.00%) Postfix
5 8 (16.00%) vCloud
5 8 (16.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 49 (98.00%) Kubernetes
2 36 (72.00%) Ansible
3 35 (70.00%) Puppet
4 22 (44.00%) Terraform
5 18 (36.00%) HAProxy
5 18 (36.00%) Prometheus
6 17 (34.00%) Graphite
6 17 (34.00%) rkt
7 12 (24.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 12 (24.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 12 (24.00%) ZABBIX
8 8 (16.00%) Docker Swarm
8 8 (16.00%) Kibana
8 8 (16.00%) logstash
8 8 (16.00%) Rancher
8 8 (16.00%) Rsyslog
9 6 (12.00%) Consul
10 5 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (10.00%) Salt
11 1 (2.00%) Ambari
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Sonatype
1 8 (16.00%) VMware
2 7 (14.00%) Splunk
3 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.00%) Atlassian
4 4 (8.00%) Dynatrace
5 1 (2.00%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.00%) WorldPay