Period
to 22 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Linux DevOps Engineer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 234 199 217
Rank change year-on-year -35 +18 +57
Contract jobs requiring a Linux DevOps Engineer 13 32 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.18% 0.52% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.55% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 7
City of London median daily rate £463 £519 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.84% -1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £425 £404 £390
90th Percentile £586 £625 £588
Central London median daily rate £500 £513 £468
% change year-on-year -2.44% +9.63% -6.50%
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 6,699 5,862 6,404
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.30% 95.43% 95.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,319 4,643 5,062
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +8.57%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £280
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 71 97
City of London median hourly rate £16.75 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.43% -6.48% +14.26%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £34.45 £55.00 £41.95
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.69 £19.99
% change year-on-year +2.30% -11.49% +14.56%

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (61.54%) Ansible
2 8 (61.54%) Puppet
3 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
3 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (53.85%) Terraform
4 5 (38.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (38.46%) GCP
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) Debian
5 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 4 (30.77%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (23.08%) Docker
6 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
6 3 (23.08%) Python
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (15.38%) Banking
7 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (7.69%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (7.69%) Tealium
8 1 (7.69%) Fintech
8 1 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
8 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery

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 1 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (7.69%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (38.46%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (30.77%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
4 1 (7.69%) Bluemix
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (7.69%) IaaS
4 1 (7.69%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (7.69%) PaaS
4 1 (7.69%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Fintech
1 1 (7.69%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Debian
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Build Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
1 3 (23.08%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) GCP
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Ansible
1 8 (61.54%) Puppet
2 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (53.85%) Terraform
3 1 (7.69%) Kibana
3 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
3 1 (7.69%) logstash
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) AppDynamics
1 1 (7.69%) New Relic
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
1 1 (7.69%) SaltStack
1 1 (7.69%) Splunk
1 1 (7.69%) Tealium