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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 24 May 2022 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
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 152 132 145
Rank change year-on-year -20 +13 +91
Contract jobs citing Site Reliability Engineering 35 18 14
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.84% 0.63% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.69% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 13
10th Percentile £518 £475 £450
25th Percentile £559 £498 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £700 £563 £550
Median % change year-on-year +24.49% +2.27% +4.76%
75th Percentile £803 £625 £638
90th Percentile £873 £628 £693
Central London median daily rate £700 £563 £575
% change year-on-year +24.49% -2.17% +15.00%

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 3,821 2,604 2,803
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.35% 91.59% 88.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,889 1,889 2,083
10th Percentile £388 £340 £338
25th Percentile £475 £431 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £515
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +1.94% -1.90%
75th Percentile £688 £628 £603
90th Percentile £775 £713 £675
Central London median daily rate £570 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +8.57% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 28 50
10th Percentile £18.50 £8.00 £12.42
25th Percentile £21.00 £12.28 £14.41
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.98 £24.06
Median % change year-on-year +74.10% -4.51% +21.82%
75th Percentile £52.63 £28.94 £39.13
90th Percentile £62.50 £38.98 £52.33
Central London median hourly rate £40.50 £20.00 £24.31
% change year-on-year +102.50% -17.73% +21.55%

Site Reliability Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Site Reliability Engineering as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Site Reliability Engineering in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Site Reliability Engineering in the City of London

Site Reliability Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Site Reliability Engineering in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Site Reliability Engineering in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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 30 (85.71%) DevOps
2 23 (65.71%) AWS
3 16 (45.71%) Kubernetes
4 15 (42.86%) Microservices
4 15 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 13 (37.14%) Agile
5 13 (37.14%) Terraform
6 12 (34.29%) Cloud Native
6 12 (34.29%) Infrastructure as Code
6 12 (34.29%) CI/CD
7 10 (28.57%) Python
8 9 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (25.71%) Full Stack Development
8 9 (25.71%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 9 (25.71%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (25.71%) Ansible
8 9 (25.71%) Docker
9 8 (22.86%) Java
9 8 (22.86%) Kafka
10 7 (20.00%) .NET
10 7 (20.00%) Banking
10 7 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (20.00%) Serverless
11 6 (17.14%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (17.14%) GCP
11 6 (17.14%) Public Cloud
11 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
11 6 (17.14%) Azure
11 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
12 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration

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 2 (5.71%) Confluence
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) nginx
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 23 (65.71%) AWS
2 9 (25.71%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 7 (20.00%) Serverless
4 6 (17.14%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (17.14%) Azure
4 6 (17.14%) GCP
5 5 (14.29%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (2.86%) Akamai
6 1 (2.86%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (2.86%) Apigee
6 1 (2.86%) Azure Functions
6 1 (2.86%) Azure Monitor
6 1 (2.86%) GitHub
6 1 (2.86%) IaaS
6 1 (2.86%) Kong
6 1 (2.86%) Nutanix
6 1 (2.86%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) Wireless
2 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 5 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 4 (11.43%) IBM UrbanCode
3 3 (8.57%) JIRA
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.86%) Serena SBM
5 1 (2.86%) Subversion
5 1 (2.86%) Terragrunt
General
1 7 (20.00%) Banking
2 5 (14.29%) Front Office
3 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.43%) Finance
3 4 (11.43%) Social Skills
3 4 (11.43%) Tech for Good
4 3 (8.57%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.86%) International Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Senior Developer
3 5 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Site Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Lead Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) AWS Developer
5 3 (8.57%) AWS Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.71%) React Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior C++ Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) Kafka
2 7 (20.00%) .NET
3 4 (11.43%) Node.js
3 4 (11.43%) React
4 2 (5.71%) RESTful
5 1 (2.86%) JSON
5 1 (2.86%) LDAP
5 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.86%) Velocity
5 1 (2.86%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Cloud Native
2 6 (17.14%) Public Cloud
3 4 (11.43%) Algorithms
3 4 (11.43%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.71%) Fixed Income
4 2 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.86%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) CentOS
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Solaris
2 1 (2.86%) SUSE
2 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) DevOps
2 15 (42.86%) Microservices
2 15 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 13 (37.14%) Agile
4 12 (34.29%) CI/CD
4 12 (34.29%) Infrastructure as Code
5 9 (25.71%) Full Stack Development
5 9 (25.71%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 9 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
6 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
7 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (14.29%) Platform Engineering
8 4 (11.43%) Analytical Thinking
8 4 (11.43%) Analytics
8 4 (11.43%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (11.43%) Event-Driven
8 4 (11.43%) Lean Software Development
8 4 (11.43%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (11.43%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) Python
2 8 (22.86%) Java
3 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.57%) Bash
5 2 (5.71%) C#
5 2 (5.71%) C++
5 2 (5.71%) Go
5 2 (5.71%) SQL
6 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) Perl
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) CCNP
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.86%) CWAP
1 1 (2.86%) CWDP
1 1 (2.86%) CWNA
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) GDPR
2 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) NFS
2 1 (2.86%) Veritas File System
2 1 (2.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (45.71%) Kubernetes
2 13 (37.14%) Terraform
3 9 (25.71%) Ansible
4 5 (14.29%) Puppet
5 4 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (11.43%) Prometheus
6 3 (8.57%) Grafana
6 3 (8.57%) Nagios
7 1 (2.86%) Consul
7 1 (2.86%) Control-M
7 1 (2.86%) Foglight
7 1 (2.86%) Icinga
7 1 (2.86%) Istio
7 1 (2.86%) Packer
7 1 (2.86%) QRadar
7 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle
1 3 (8.57%) ServiceNow
2 2 (5.71%) FIS
2 2 (5.71%) New Relic
2 2 (5.71%) Rogue Wave
3 1 (2.86%) BMC
3 1 (2.86%) CyberArk
3 1 (2.86%) Draytek
3 1 (2.86%) EMC
3 1 (2.86%) Google
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) Infoblox
3 1 (2.86%) NETGEAR
3 1 (2.86%) Qualys
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.86%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (2.86%) Serena
3 1 (2.86%) Splunk
3 1 (2.86%) VMware