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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Kernel Tuning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Kernel Tuning over the 6 months to 29 June 2022 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.

Kernel Tuning
Central London > City of London
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 189 165 -
Rank change year-on-year -24 - -
Contract jobs citing Kernel Tuning 2 2 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.046% 0.064% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.070% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
10th Percentile £555 - -
25th Percentile £566 £463 -
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £610 £475 -
Median % change year-on-year +28.42% - -
75th Percentile £658 £488 -
90th Percentile £671 - -
Central London median daily rate £600 £475 -
% change year-on-year +26.32% - -

Kernel Tuning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,949 2,857 2,399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.67% 91.42% 88.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,915 2,103 1,783
10th Percentile £388 £358 £338
25th Percentile £475 £450 £418
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £520
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% -0.95%
75th Percentile £691 £638 £603
90th Percentile £788 £719 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £543 £510
% change year-on-year +5.99% +6.37% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 31 40
10th Percentile £18.50 £8.00 £12.42
25th Percentile £26.00 £12.38 £14.28
Median hourly rate £43.12 £23.45 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +83.88% -6.20% +29.03%
75th Percentile £54.88 £32.70 £39.25
90th Percentile £62.13 £42.25 £52.90
Central London median hourly rate £42.75 £22.25 £26.44
% change year-on-year +92.13% -15.85% +30.57%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Kernel Tuning as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Kernel Tuning in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Kernel Tuning in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Kernel Tuning in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Kernel Tuning 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 City of London region with a requirement for Kernel Tuning.

1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) International Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Bash
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) CI/CD
2 1 (50.00%) Icinga
2 1 (50.00%) GCP
2 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (50.00%) API Integration
2 1 (50.00%) QRadar
2 1 (50.00%) GDPR
2 1 (50.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 1 (50.00%) Nutanix
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) CyberArk
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Linux

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Azure
1 1 (50.00%) GCP
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
1 1 (50.00%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Serena SBM
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SUSE
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CI/CD
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Agile
2 1 (50.00%) API Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 1 (50.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) GDPR
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas File System
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (50.00%) Control-M
2 1 (50.00%) Icinga
2 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (50.00%) QRadar
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) CyberArk
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Qualys
2 1 (50.00%) Serena
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) TOWER Software
2 1 (50.00%) VMware