Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 2017 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
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 - 261
Rank change year-on-year - +261 -
Contract jobs citing LXC 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.098% - 0.012%
As % of the System Software category 0.81% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
City of London median daily rate £625 - £275
10th Percentile £438 - £263
90th Percentile £763 - £288
Central London median daily rate £625 - £275
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 859 707 835
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.03% 10.85% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 551 642
City of London median daily rate £490 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.89% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £213
90th Percentile £663 £638 £630
Central London median daily rate £480 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.88% +15.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 28
City of London median hourly rate £16.50 £23.00 £17.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.26% +27.85% +10.71%
10th Percentile £10.33 £12.38 £12.43
90th Percentile £26.98 £59.50 £28.60
Central London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.49
% change year-on-year -13.16% +8.63% +9.31%

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

LXC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LXC in the City of London over the 6 months to 10 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LXC in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LXC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for LXC.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (85.71%) Ansible
2 6 (85.71%) Docker
2 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) Kubernetes
2 6 (85.71%) Terraform
2 6 (85.71%) Grafana
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) SSH
3 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
3 1 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (14.29%) nginx

LXC
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 6 (85.71%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (14.29%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (14.29%) SSH
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Consultant
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps Consultant
2 5 (71.43%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Support
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Ansible
1 6 (85.71%) Grafana
1 6 (85.71%) Kubernetes
1 6 (85.71%) Terraform