Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for Kubernetes skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Kubernetes over the 6 months to 24 September 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.

Google Kubernetes (K8s)
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 23 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 - -
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 5 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 2.49% 3.31% -
As % of the Systems Management category 16.67% 26.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 0
Warrington median daily rate £438 £543 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.35% - -
Cheshire median daily rate £419 £535 £475
% change year-on-year -21.73% +12.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £64.00 - -

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

All Systems Management Skills
Warrington
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 30 30 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 14.93% 12.40% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 34
Warrington median daily rate £356 £375 £442
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -15.16% -18.15%
10th Percentile £195 £263 £327
90th Percentile £504 £575 £568
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £350 £425
% change year-on-year +14.29% -17.65% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.25 £15.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +26.23% -27.38% +44.83%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

Job postings citing Kubernetes as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Warrington.

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Warrington

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kubernetes in Warrington

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Kubernetes 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 across the Warrington region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 5 (100.00%) Terraform
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) High Availability
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Ansible
3 3 (60.00%) Docker
4 2 (40.00%) Puppet
4 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
5 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (20.00%) Microservices
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
5 1 (20.00%) Maven
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (20.00%) Security Management
5 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (20.00%) Web Operations
5 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
5 1 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (20.00%) Site Reliability Engineering

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) WebOps Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (20.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Terraform
2 3 (60.00%) Ansible
3 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet