Period
to 13 July 2020

The median contractor rate for a Linux DevOps Engineer was £556 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

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
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 139 214 246
Rank change year-on-year +75 +32 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Linux DevOps Engineer 2 29 16
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.075% 0.43% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.46% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 27 15
Median daily rate £556 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.93% -30.00% -
10th Percentile £523 £325 £440
90th Percentile £584 £613 £625
Central London median daily rate £556 £475 £520
% change year-on-year +17.11% -8.65% +2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 2,486 6,313 6,780
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.25% 93.69% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,778 4,909 5,332
Median daily rate £500 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £306 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 76 123
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +12.30% +5.23%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.25 £12.55
90th Percentile £47.58 £56.50 £32.40
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +66.67% +12.30% +10.00%

Linux DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Linux DevOps Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Linux DevOps Engineer in the City of London.

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 13 July 2020, 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Groovy
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) logstash
1 2 (100.00%) Terraform
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) GCP
2 1 (50.00%) Consul
2 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Packer
2 1 (50.00%) Axway
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) nginx
2 1 (50.00%) Azure
2 1 (50.00%) AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (50.00%) Build Automation

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 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Azure
1 1 (50.00%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Groovy
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) logstash
1 2 (100.00%) Terraform
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Consul
2 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (50.00%) Packer
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Axway