Period
to 14 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Linux DevOps Engineer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Linux Development Operations Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 238 193
Rank change year-on-year +25 -45 +55
Contract jobs requiring a Linux DevOps Engineer 40 20 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.56% 0.28% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.29% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 18 36
City of London median daily rate £575 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% +15.38%
10th Percentile £545 £425 £424
90th Percentile £588 £579 £625
Central London median daily rate £575 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,779 6,807 6,249
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.21% 94.67% 95.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,333 5,405 4,951
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 93 72
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £17.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.69% -5.57%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £12.54
90th Percentile £26.30 £30.75 £54.51
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £17.08
% change year-on-year +3.31% +5.96% -5.10%

Linux DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Linux DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Linux DevOps Engineer in the City of London

Linux DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux DevOps Engineer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux DevOps Engineer in the City of London

Linux DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux DevOps Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux DevOps Engineer in the City of London

Linux DevOps Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux DevOps Engineer within the City of London region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
London Bridge - 30 £575 -
Linux DevOps Engineer
Central London

Linux DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, Linux DevOps Engineer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Linux DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 40 (100.00%) Linux
1 40 (100.00%) DevOps
2 35 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 32 (80.00%) Finance
4 31 (77.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (77.50%) Terraform
5 30 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (75.00%) Windows Server
5 30 (75.00%) X-Windows
5 30 (75.00%) Windows
6 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
7 6 (15.00%) Ansible
7 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
8 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (10.00%) Java
9 4 (10.00%) Puppet
10 3 (7.50%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 3 (7.50%) Apache
10 3 (7.50%) HTTP
10 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
10 3 (7.50%) Banking
11 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
11 2 (5.00%) Release Management
11 2 (5.00%) Open Source
11 2 (5.00%) Kerberos
11 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management

Linux DevOps Engineer Skill Set
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 3 (7.50%) Apache
2 2 (5.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.50%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.50%) Confluence
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) Jetty
3 1 (2.50%) Mongrel
3 1 (2.50%) nginx
3 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 31 (77.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.50%) Google App Engine
3 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) HTTP
2 2 (5.00%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.50%) DHCP
3 1 (2.50%) DNS
3 1 (2.50%) FTP
3 1 (2.50%) IPsec
3 1 (2.50%) SSL
3 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.00%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.50%) JIRA
3 1 (2.50%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (2.50%) Travis CI
General
1 32 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (75.00%) X-Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Kafka
2 2 (5.00%) LDAP
2 2 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) J2EE
3 1 (2.50%) Node.js
3 1 (2.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (75.00%) Windows
3 30 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.50%) CentOS
4 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (7.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.00%) Information Security
5 2 (5.00%) Open Source
5 2 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (5.00%) Release Management
6 1 (2.50%) Analytics
6 1 (2.50%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (2.50%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (2.50%) ETL
6 1 (2.50%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (2.50%) Microservices
6 1 (2.50%) Pair Programming
6 1 (2.50%) SOA
6 1 (2.50%) TDD
6 1 (2.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) Java
2 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (2.50%) Go
4 1 (2.50%) Groovy
4 1 (2.50%) Java 8
4 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) AWS Certification
1 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 32 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Docker
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (77.50%) Terraform
2 30 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (15.00%) Ansible
4 4 (10.00%) Puppet
5 2 (5.00%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (2.50%) Packer
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) Google
3 1 (2.50%) Splunk
3 1 (2.50%) VMware