Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 238 242 236
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 +22
Contract jobs citing Site Reliability Engineering 23 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.32% 0.13% 0.046%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.14% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 0
City of London median daily rate £575 £520 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.58% - -
Central London median daily rate £563 £520 -
% change year-on-year +8.17% - -
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 6,192 6,443 5,805
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.42% 89.52% 88.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,874 5,131 4,588
City of London median daily rate £513 £510 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +7.37% -
10th Percentile £325 £325 £317
90th Percentile £675 £688 £673
Central London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 63 53
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.60% -6.50% -2.44%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.30 £13.75
90th Percentile £34.80 £30.95 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.13 £20.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +6.58% -5.00%

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 19 December 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 21 (91.30%) DevOps
2 20 (86.96%) Linux
3 15 (65.22%) Docker
4 13 (56.52%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (56.52%) Python
5 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (43.48%) Jenkins
6 10 (43.48%) Kubernetes
6 10 (43.48%) Terraform
7 9 (39.13%) Microservices
7 9 (39.13%) Bash Shell
7 9 (39.13%) Kafka
8 8 (34.78%) Ansible
9 7 (30.43%) Go
9 7 (30.43%) SaaS
9 7 (30.43%) Google
9 7 (30.43%) Prometheus
9 7 (30.43%) Immutable Infrastructure
10 6 (26.09%) Web Services
10 6 (26.09%) Java
10 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
10 6 (26.09%) MongoDB
10 6 (26.09%) High Availability
11 5 (21.74%) GitHub
11 5 (21.74%) CentOS
11 5 (21.74%) Nagios
11 5 (21.74%) Device Driver
11 5 (21.74%) Ubuntu
11 5 (21.74%) Grafana
11 5 (21.74%) Icinga

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 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (8.70%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 13 (56.52%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (30.43%) SaaS
3 5 (21.74%) GitHub
4 4 (17.39%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (17.39%) PaaS
5 3 (13.04%) Datadog
6 2 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MongoDB
2 4 (17.39%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (17.39%) Big Data
3 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.70%) Apache Hive
4 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
4 2 (8.70%) HBase
4 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.35%) MySQL
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) GitLab
2 2 (8.70%) Travis CI
3 1 (4.35%) JMeter
General
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Publishing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Site Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.35%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (4.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Reliability Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Kafka
2 6 (26.09%) Web Services
3 4 (17.39%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (8.70%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Device Driver
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) CentOS
2 5 (21.74%) Ubuntu
3 4 (17.39%) Mesosphere
3 4 (17.39%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) Android
4 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) DevOps
2 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) Microservices
4 7 (30.43%) Immutable Infrastructure
5 6 (26.09%) High Availability
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
7 3 (13.04%) Auto-Scaling
7 3 (13.04%) Open Source
7 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.70%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (8.70%) Cryptography
8 2 (8.70%) Data Science
8 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
9 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 1 (4.35%) Mobile Development
9 1 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Python
2 9 (39.13%) Bash Shell
3 7 (30.43%) Go
4 6 (26.09%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.70%) Ruby
6 1 (4.35%) Groovy
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (65.22%) Docker
2 2 (8.70%) VirtualBox
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) Kubernetes
1 10 (43.48%) Terraform
2 8 (34.78%) Ansible
3 7 (30.43%) Prometheus
4 5 (21.74%) Grafana
4 5 (21.74%) Icinga
4 5 (21.74%) Nagios
5 4 (17.39%) Kibana
5 4 (17.39%) logstash
5 4 (17.39%) Marathon
5 4 (17.39%) Mesos
6 2 (8.70%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (8.70%) Oozie
6 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (4.35%) Consul
7 1 (4.35%) Packer
7 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Google
2 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.70%) Cloudera
3 2 (8.70%) Hortonworks
3 2 (8.70%) MapR
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) New Relic
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) PagerDuty