Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 842 807 -
Rank change year-on-year -35 - -
Contract jobs citing Sysdig 33 42 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.046% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.25% 0.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 0
UK median daily rate £563 £563 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £525 -
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -
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 13,056 9,746 10,648
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.92% 10.69% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,698 6,456 6,680
UK median daily rate £485 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £276 £275 £260
90th Percentile £625 £602 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £380
% change year-on-year +5.59% +5.92% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 303 227 284
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.45% +4.76% +12.00%
10th Percentile £11.69 £12.00 £11.54
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.93 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% - -0.92%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -61 33 £563 - 1
London -69 26 £575 +2.22% 1
UK excluding London -18 7 £550 +4.76%
Midlands - 5 £550 -
West Midlands - 5 £550 -
South East -22 2 £550 +4.76%

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 33 (100.00%) Linux
1 33 (100.00%) Ansible
1 33 (100.00%) Kubernetes
2 29 (87.88%) Elastic Stack
2 29 (87.88%) Docker
3 28 (84.85%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (84.85%) Puppet
4 27 (81.82%) Configuration Management
4 27 (81.82%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (81.82%) Elasticsearch
5 26 (78.79%) Security Cleared
6 25 (75.76%) DevOps
7 24 (72.73%) SC Cleared
7 24 (72.73%) Git (software)
8 22 (66.67%) Bash Shell
8 22 (66.67%) Kibana
8 22 (66.67%) logstash
8 22 (66.67%) Jenkins
8 22 (66.67%) Terraform
9 21 (63.64%) Artifactory
9 21 (63.64%) Prometheus
10 20 (60.61%) nginx
10 20 (60.61%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (57.58%) Python
11 19 (57.58%) Hadoop
12 17 (51.52%) Amazon EC2
12 17 (51.52%) Amazon S3
12 17 (51.52%) Amazon ELB
12 17 (51.52%) Amazon RDS
12 17 (51.52%) Amazon CloudWatch

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 27 (81.82%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (60.61%) nginx
3 13 (39.39%) Apache
3 13 (39.39%) Tomcat
4 10 (30.30%) Apache Spark
5 8 (24.24%) Confluence
6 5 (15.15%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 28 (84.85%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (51.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 17 (51.52%) Amazon EC2
2 17 (51.52%) Amazon ELB
2 17 (51.52%) Amazon S3
2 17 (51.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 11 (33.33%) GitHub
4 9 (27.27%) AWS Lambda
4 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (27.27%) Serverless
5 5 (15.15%) AWS CloudTrail
6 4 (12.12%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (12.12%) CloudFront
6 4 (12.12%) OpenShift
6 4 (12.12%) PaaS
6 4 (12.12%) Route 53
7 2 (6.06%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) DNS
1 13 (39.39%) OpenLDAP
2 8 (24.24%) HTTP
2 8 (24.24%) OpenVPN
2 8 (24.24%) SSH
3 5 (15.15%) ICMP
3 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
3 5 (15.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (81.82%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (57.58%) Hadoop
3 17 (51.52%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (30.30%) MySQL
5 6 (18.18%) Big Data
6 5 (15.15%) Apache Hive
6 5 (15.15%) Flink
6 5 (15.15%) MongoDB
6 5 (15.15%) Neo4j
6 5 (15.15%) Redis
7 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 22 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 21 (63.64%) Artifactory
4 13 (39.39%) SonarQube
4 13 (39.39%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (33.33%) GitLab
6 8 (24.24%) Ant
6 8 (24.24%) Bitbucket
6 8 (24.24%) JIRA
6 8 (24.24%) JUnit
6 8 (24.24%) Liquibase
6 8 (24.24%) Maven
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
1 4 (12.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (36.36%) Platform Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Big Data Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Data Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (6.06%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (6.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (6.06%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (6.06%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (6.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Java Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (87.88%) Elastic Stack
2 14 (42.42%) Kafka
3 9 (27.27%) LEMP Stack
4 8 (24.24%) MCollective
4 8 (24.24%) REST
5 5 (15.15%) LAMP
5 5 (15.15%) LAPP Stack
5 5 (15.15%) Node.js
5 5 (15.15%) Samza
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (15.15%) Public Cloud
3 4 (12.12%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (48.48%) CoreOS
3 13 (39.39%) CentOS
4 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) Configuration Management
2 25 (75.76%) DevOps
3 20 (60.61%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (48.48%) Open Source
4 16 (48.48%) Security Hardening
5 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (39.39%) Load Balancing
7 12 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (24.24%) Coaching
8 8 (24.24%) Scrum
8 8 (24.24%) Service Management
9 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (15.15%) Build Automation
10 5 (15.15%) ETL
10 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
10 5 (15.15%) Software Delivery
11 4 (12.12%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 19 (57.58%) Python
3 13 (39.39%) Java
4 12 (36.36%) Go
4 12 (36.36%) Ruby
5 8 (24.24%) Groovy
6 7 (21.21%) SQL
7 5 (15.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (78.79%) Security Cleared
2 24 (72.73%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 29 (87.88%) Docker
2 13 (39.39%) Squid
3 9 (27.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 8 (24.24%) Postfix
4 8 (24.24%) vCloud
4 8 (24.24%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (15.15%) HDFS
6 2 (6.06%) Ceph
6 2 (6.06%) etcd
6 2 (6.06%) flannel
6 2 (6.06%) GlusterFS
6 2 (6.06%) SkyDNS
Systems Management
1 33 (100.00%) Ansible
1 33 (100.00%) Kubernetes
2 28 (84.85%) Puppet
3 22 (66.67%) Kibana
3 22 (66.67%) logstash
3 22 (66.67%) Terraform
4 21 (63.64%) Prometheus
5 16 (48.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 16 (48.48%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 15 (45.45%) HAProxy
7 13 (39.39%) ZABBIX
8 10 (30.30%) Consul
8 10 (30.30%) Hadoop YARN
9 8 (24.24%) Docker Swarm
9 8 (24.24%) Rancher
9 8 (24.24%) Rsyslog
10 7 (21.21%) rkt
11 5 (15.15%) Ambari
11 5 (15.15%) Nagios
11 5 (15.15%) Packer
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Hortonworks
2 8 (24.24%) Sonatype
2 8 (24.24%) VMware
3 5 (15.15%) ForgeRock
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle
3 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
4 4 (12.12%) Splunk