Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Site Reliability Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Site Reliability Engineering over the 6 months to 16 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.

Site Reliability Engineering (SRE)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 217 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Site Reliability Engineering 42 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.60% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 42 0 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 - - -

Site Reliability Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,089 5,860 5,975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.28% 88.88% 87.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,819 4,529 4,810
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £331 £324 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £473
% change year-on-year - +5.82% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 57 45
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.78% +2.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.28 £13.34 £11.25
90th Percentile £29.28 £31.05 £45.63
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -6.50% -4.76%

Site Reliability Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Site Reliability Engineering in the City of London

Site Reliability Engineering
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 Site Reliability Engineering in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Site Reliability Engineering in the City of London

Site Reliability Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Site Reliability Engineering in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Site Reliability Engineering in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Site Reliability Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Site Reliability Engineering.

1 39 (92.86%) Linux
2 34 (80.95%) DevOps
3 33 (78.57%) Docker
4 29 (69.05%) Python
5 28 (66.67%) MongoDB
6 24 (57.14%) Go
6 24 (57.14%) High Availability
6 24 (57.14%) Prometheus
7 23 (54.76%) Kafka
7 23 (54.76%) Bash Shell
7 23 (54.76%) Google
7 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (52.38%) Jenkins
8 22 (52.38%) Grafana
9 21 (50.00%) Immutable Infrastructure
9 21 (50.00%) GitHub
9 21 (50.00%) Icinga
9 21 (50.00%) Device Driver
9 21 (50.00%) Red Hat
9 21 (50.00%) Nagios
9 21 (50.00%) Ubuntu
9 21 (50.00%) CentOS
10 17 (40.48%) Amazon AWS
10 17 (40.48%) Kubernetes
11 8 (19.05%) SaaS
12 7 (16.67%) MySQL
13 6 (14.29%) Java
14 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
14 5 (11.90%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (11.90%) Microservices

Site Reliability Engineering
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 4 (9.52%) Apache Spark
2 3 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (7.14%) CMS
3 2 (4.76%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 21 (50.00%) GitHub
2 17 (40.48%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (19.05%) SaaS
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.38%) Fastly
6 1 (2.38%) IaaS
6 1 (2.38%) PaaS
6 1 (2.38%) Route 53
6 1 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Calico
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
1 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 7 (16.67%) MySQL
3 5 (11.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (9.52%) Big Data
4 4 (9.52%) Hadoop
5 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.76%) Apache Hive
6 2 (4.76%) Apache Kudu
6 2 (4.76%) HBase
6 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (52.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.76%) GitLab
2 2 (4.76%) Travis CI
3 1 (2.38%) JMeter
General
1 4 (9.52%) Mandarin Language
2 2 (4.76%) Cantonese Language
2 2 (4.76%) French Language
2 2 (4.76%) German Language
2 2 (4.76%) Italian Language
2 2 (4.76%) Japanese Language
2 2 (4.76%) Russian Language
2 2 (4.76%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.38%) Hindi Language
3 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Site Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Applications Support
5 3 (7.14%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Web Applications Support
7 1 (2.38%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Applications Support
7 1 (2.38%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (2.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Systems Support
7 1 (2.38%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (54.76%) Kafka
2 3 (7.14%) Web Services
3 2 (4.76%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (2.38%) .NET
4 1 (2.38%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.38%) OAuth
4 1 (2.38%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 39 (92.86%) Linux
2 21 (50.00%) CentOS
2 21 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.76%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (80.95%) DevOps
2 24 (57.14%) High Availability
3 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (50.00%) Immutable Infrastructure
5 5 (11.90%) Microservices
5 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.76%) Analytics
7 2 (4.76%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (4.76%) Auto-Scaling
7 2 (4.76%) Big Data Analytics
7 2 (4.76%) Cryptography
7 2 (4.76%) Data Analytics
7 2 (4.76%) Data Science
7 2 (4.76%) Software Delivery
8 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.38%) Open Source
8 1 (2.38%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (2.38%) Scalability Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (69.05%) Python
2 24 (57.14%) Go
3 23 (54.76%) Bash Shell
4 6 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.76%) Ruby
6 1 (2.38%) PHP
6 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
1 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) GCP
System Software
1 33 (78.57%) Docker
2 3 (7.14%) VirtualBox
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.76%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 24 (57.14%) Prometheus
2 22 (52.38%) Grafana
3 21 (50.00%) Icinga
3 21 (50.00%) Nagios
4 17 (40.48%) Kubernetes
5 5 (11.90%) Ansible
6 4 (9.52%) Terraform
7 3 (7.14%) Puppet
8 2 (4.76%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (4.76%) Mesos
8 2 (4.76%) Oozie
8 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (2.38%) Fluentd
9 1 (2.38%) Kibana
9 1 (2.38%) logstash
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) Google
2 21 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.14%) Adobe
3 3 (7.14%) VMware
4 2 (4.76%) Cloudera
4 2 (4.76%) Hortonworks
4 2 (4.76%) MapR
5 1 (2.38%) New Relic
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) PagerDuty