Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 856 829 -
Rank change year-on-year -27 - -
Contract jobs citing Sysdig 40 29 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.030% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.29% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 0
UK median daily rate £550 £550 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 - -
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 13,683 10,532 12,312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.25% 11.07% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,100 6,942 7,935
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £602 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £388
% change year-on-year +1.19% +8.39% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 233 270
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £18.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.05% -17.78% +11.47%
10th Percentile £12.06 £11.25 £12.75
90th Percentile £49.35 £47.90 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year - -24.73% +15.18%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -30 40 £550 - 1
London -36 36 £575 +4.55% 1
UK excluding London - 4 £550 - 1
South East - 3 £550 -
West Midlands - 1 £550 -
Midlands - 1 £550 -

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (97.50%) Kubernetes
3 38 (95.00%) Ansible
4 35 (87.50%) Configuration Management
5 33 (82.50%) Amazon AWS
6 32 (80.00%) Puppet
6 32 (80.00%) Docker
7 27 (67.50%) DevOps
7 27 (67.50%) Elastic Stack
8 25 (62.50%) Git (software)
9 24 (60.00%) Artifactory
9 24 (60.00%) Prometheus
10 23 (57.50%) HAProxy
10 23 (57.50%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (57.50%) nginx
11 22 (55.00%) Terraform
11 22 (55.00%) Security Hardening
11 22 (55.00%) Jenkins
11 22 (55.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 22 (55.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 20 (50.00%) Open Source
12 20 (50.00%) Ruby
12 20 (50.00%) Python
13 19 (47.50%) Security Cleared
13 19 (47.50%) Go
14 18 (45.00%) Elasticsearch
14 18 (45.00%) GitHub
14 18 (45.00%) GitLab
14 18 (45.00%) CoreOS
14 18 (45.00%) PostgreSQL

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 23 (57.50%) nginx
2 18 (45.00%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (15.00%) Apache Pig
3 6 (15.00%) Apache Spark
4 3 (7.50%) Apache
4 3 (7.50%) Confluence
4 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 33 (82.50%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (45.00%) GitHub
3 13 (32.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (30.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 12 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (30.00%) Amazon ELB
4 12 (30.00%) Amazon S3
4 12 (30.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (22.50%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (22.50%) CloudFront
6 9 (22.50%) OpenShift
6 9 (22.50%) PaaS
6 9 (22.50%) Route 53
6 9 (22.50%) Serverless
7 7 (17.50%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) DNS
2 6 (15.00%) ICMP
2 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (15.00%) VPN
3 3 (7.50%) HTTP
3 3 (7.50%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (7.50%) OpenVPN
3 3 (7.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (45.00%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (37.50%) Hadoop
3 12 (30.00%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (22.50%) NoSQL
5 7 (17.50%) Big Data
6 6 (15.00%) Apache Hive
6 6 (15.00%) Flink
6 6 (15.00%) MongoDB
6 6 (15.00%) MySQL
6 6 (15.00%) Neo4j
6 6 (15.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 24 (60.00%) Artifactory
3 22 (55.00%) Jenkins
4 18 (45.00%) GitLab
5 13 (32.50%) SonarQube
6 4 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (10.00%) Maven
6 4 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (7.50%) Ant
7 3 (7.50%) Bitbucket
7 3 (7.50%) JIRA
7 3 (7.50%) JUnit
7 3 (7.50%) Liquibase
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.50%) Games
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (57.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (35.00%) Platform Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Big Data Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (7.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Data Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Senior DevOps
4 3 (7.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (5.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (5.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Hadoop Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (2.50%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (67.50%) Elastic Stack
2 15 (37.50%) Kafka
3 6 (15.00%) Samza
4 5 (12.50%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (7.50%) MCollective
5 3 (7.50%) REST
6 1 (2.50%) LAMP
6 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Hedge funds
2 7 (17.50%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (15.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.50%) Online Games
4 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (45.00%) CoreOS
3 3 (7.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (87.50%) Configuration Management
2 27 (67.50%) DevOps
3 23 (57.50%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (55.00%) Security Hardening
5 20 (50.00%) Open Source
6 12 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (22.50%) Deployment Automation
7 9 (22.50%) Load Balancing
8 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (15.00%) Build Automation
9 6 (15.00%) ETL
9 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
9 6 (15.00%) Software Delivery
10 4 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
11 3 (7.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 3 (7.50%) Service Management
12 1 (2.50%) Cloud Operations
12 1 (2.50%) Content Management
12 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
12 1 (2.50%) Immutable Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) Python
1 20 (50.00%) Ruby
2 19 (47.50%) Go
3 15 (37.50%) SQL
4 12 (30.00%) Bash Shell
5 10 (25.00%) Java
6 6 (15.00%) Scala
7 3 (7.50%) Groovy
8 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (47.50%) Security Cleared
2 16 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (80.00%) Docker
2 13 (32.50%) etcd
2 13 (32.50%) flannel
3 9 (22.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 9 (22.50%) Ceph
3 9 (22.50%) GlusterFS
3 9 (22.50%) SkyDNS
4 3 (7.50%) Postfix
4 3 (7.50%) Squid
4 3 (7.50%) vCloud
4 3 (7.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 39 (97.50%) Kubernetes
2 38 (95.00%) Ansible
3 32 (80.00%) Puppet
4 24 (60.00%) Prometheus
5 23 (57.50%) HAProxy
6 22 (55.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 22 (55.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 22 (55.00%) Terraform
7 12 (30.00%) Kibana
7 12 (30.00%) logstash
8 10 (25.00%) Consul
9 9 (22.50%) Graphite
9 9 (22.50%) rkt
10 6 (15.00%) Ambari
10 6 (15.00%) Hadoop YARN
11 4 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (10.00%) Salt
12 3 (7.50%) Rancher
12 3 (7.50%) Rsyslog
12 3 (7.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Hortonworks
1 9 (22.50%) Splunk
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) Sonatype
3 3 (7.50%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) WorldPay