Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for LXC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LXC over the 6 months to 17 August 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.

LXC (LinuX Containers)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 237 -
Contract jobs citing LXC 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.11% -
As % of the System Software category - 0.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
City of London median daily rate - £550 -
Central London median daily rate - £550 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

LXC is in the System Software 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 system software skills.

All System Software Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,121 740 741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.92% 11.20% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 594 598
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £200 £185 £238
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £505 £469 £450
% change year-on-year +7.73% +4.17% +13.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 20 26
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £19.13 £16.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.65% +15.04% -7.64%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.27 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £39.53 £23.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £18.85 £15.63
% change year-on-year +2.15% +20.61% -13.10%

LXC
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing LXC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for LXC in the City of London

LXC
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 LXC in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for LXC in the City of London