Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 812 859 843
Rank change year-on-year +47 -16 -
Contract jobs citing Sysdig 61 47 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.061% 0.047% 0.030%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.42% 0.39% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 7 11
UK median daily rate £575 £465 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.66% -19.13% -
10th Percentile £450 £423 £513
90th Percentile £724 £620 £675
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 14,538 11,988 10,849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.62% 11.95% 11.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,699 8,143 6,920
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £307 £269 £263
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 274 251
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% -
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.08 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.90 £47.32 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.73 £19.13
% change year-on-year +11.25% -17.75% -4.38%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 +24 61 £575 +23.66% 8
London +34 60 £575 +23.66% 8
UK excluding London -39 2 - -
South East - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 59 (96.72%) Docker
2 46 (75.41%) Artifactory
3 45 (73.77%) DevOps
4 44 (72.13%) Kubernetes
5 43 (70.49%) Security Cleared
5 43 (70.49%) Linux
6 42 (68.85%) GitHub
6 42 (68.85%) GitLab
7 41 (67.21%) Ansible
8 39 (63.93%) Puppet
9 38 (62.30%) Git (software)
10 37 (60.66%) Elastic Stack
11 36 (59.02%) Go
11 36 (59.02%) Ruby
12 35 (57.38%) Configuration Management
13 34 (55.74%) HAProxy
13 34 (55.74%) nginx
13 34 (55.74%) Prometheus
14 33 (54.10%) Amazon AWS
14 33 (54.10%) SC Cleared
15 32 (52.46%) SQL
16 31 (50.82%) PostgreSQL
16 31 (50.82%) rkt
16 31 (50.82%) Graphite
16 31 (50.82%) CoreOS
17 30 (49.18%) Security Hardening
17 30 (49.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
17 30 (49.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
17 30 (49.18%) Bash Shell
18 28 (45.90%) NoSQL

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 34 (55.74%) nginx
2 9 (14.75%) Confluence
3 8 (13.11%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (8.20%) Apache
4 5 (8.20%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.92%) Apache Pig
5 3 (4.92%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 42 (68.85%) GitHub
2 33 (54.10%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (39.34%) Quay.io
4 10 (16.39%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (16.39%) Amazon ELB
5 9 (14.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 9 (14.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (9.84%) Amazon S3
7 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.64%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) DNS
2 6 (9.84%) OpenVPN
3 5 (8.20%) HTTP
3 5 (8.20%) OpenLDAP
3 5 (8.20%) SSH
4 4 (6.56%) VPN
5 3 (4.92%) ICMP
5 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.28%) DSL
7 1 (1.64%) IPsec
7 1 (1.64%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (50.82%) PostgreSQL
2 28 (45.90%) NoSQL
3 10 (16.39%) Hadoop
4 6 (9.84%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (8.20%) MySQL
6 4 (6.56%) Big Data
6 4 (6.56%) MongoDB
6 4 (6.56%) Neo4j
7 3 (4.92%) Apache Hive
7 3 (4.92%) Flink
7 3 (4.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 46 (75.41%) Artifactory
2 42 (68.85%) GitLab
3 38 (62.30%) Git (software)
4 21 (34.43%) SonarQube
5 17 (27.87%) Jenkins
6 9 (14.75%) Bitbucket
6 9 (14.75%) JIRA
6 9 (14.75%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (9.84%) Maven
8 5 (8.20%) Ant
8 5 (8.20%) JUnit
8 5 (8.20%) Liquibase
9 4 (6.56%) FishEye
10 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (4.92%) Retail
2 2 (3.28%) Electronics
2 2 (3.28%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.28%) Marketing
2 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (44.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (27.87%) Systems Engineer
3 14 (22.95%) Architect
4 10 (16.39%) AWS DevOps
4 10 (16.39%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 10 (16.39%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) DevOps Architect
5 7 (11.48%) Security Architect
6 5 (8.20%) Security Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.20%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.56%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) JIRA Specialist
8 3 (4.92%) Kubernetes Architect
8 3 (4.92%) Lead DevOps
8 3 (4.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (4.92%) Platform Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Hardware Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (60.66%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (8.20%) MCollective
2 5 (8.20%) REST
3 4 (6.56%) Kafka
4 3 (4.92%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (4.92%) Samza
5 1 (1.64%) Keycloak
5 1 (1.64%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) Data Centre
2 12 (19.67%) Public Cloud
3 6 (9.84%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (4.92%) NHS
5 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 43 (70.49%) Linux
2 31 (50.82%) CoreOS
3 5 (8.20%) CentOS
4 4 (6.56%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (73.77%) DevOps
2 35 (57.38%) Configuration Management
3 30 (49.18%) Security Hardening
4 18 (29.51%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (27.87%) Security Architecture
6 14 (22.95%) Open Source
7 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (18.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 10 (16.39%) Collaborative Working
10 8 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (13.11%) Load Balancing
11 7 (11.48%) Scrum
12 6 (9.84%) OWASP
12 6 (9.84%) Security Testing
13 5 (8.20%) Continuous Delivery
13 5 (8.20%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 5 (8.20%) Risk Assessment
13 5 (8.20%) Service Management
14 4 (6.56%) Service Design
14 4 (6.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (59.02%) Go
1 36 (59.02%) Ruby
2 32 (52.46%) SQL
3 30 (49.18%) Bash Shell
4 27 (44.26%) Python
5 9 (14.75%) Java
6 7 (11.48%) Groovy
7 3 (4.92%) Scala
8 1 (1.64%) C
8 1 (1.64%) C++
8 1 (1.64%) Perl
8 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (70.49%) Security Cleared
2 33 (54.10%) SC Cleared
3 14 (22.95%) DV Cleared
4 7 (11.48%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.64%) Degree
System Software
1 59 (96.72%) Docker
2 28 (45.90%) etcd
2 28 (45.90%) flannel
3 27 (44.26%) SkyDNS
4 26 (42.62%) Ceph
5 25 (40.98%) GlusterFS
6 8 (13.11%) Squid
7 5 (8.20%) Postfix
7 5 (8.20%) vCloud
7 5 (8.20%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
9 1 (1.64%) Firmware
9 1 (1.64%) iptables
9 1 (1.64%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 44 (72.13%) Kubernetes
2 41 (67.21%) Ansible
3 39 (63.93%) Puppet
4 34 (55.74%) HAProxy
4 34 (55.74%) Prometheus
5 31 (50.82%) Graphite
5 31 (50.82%) rkt
6 30 (49.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 30 (49.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 13 (21.31%) Terraform
8 9 (14.75%) ZABBIX
9 5 (8.20%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (8.20%) Kibana
9 5 (8.20%) logstash
9 5 (8.20%) Rancher
9 5 (8.20%) Rsyslog
10 4 (6.56%) Consul
11 3 (4.92%) Ambari
11 3 (4.92%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (4.92%) Packer
Vendors
1 5 (8.20%) Sonatype
1 5 (8.20%) VMware
2 4 (6.56%) Atlassian
2 4 (6.56%) Dynatrace
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.28%) New Relic
3 2 (3.28%) SAP