Period
to 27 November 2021

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 27 November 2021 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
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 155 113 204
Rank change year-on-year -42 +91 +31
Contract jobs citing Site Reliability Engineering 29 11 23
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.73% 0.56% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.63% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 16
10th Percentile £526 £425 £450
25th Percentile £563 £475 £577
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £643 £550 £625
Median % change year-on-year +16.91% -12.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £700 £650 £684
90th Percentile £748 £700 £738
Central London median daily rate £650 £563 £625
% change year-on-year +15.56% -10.00% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £52.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £52.00

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 3,622 1,743 5,217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.03% 88.88% 90.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,788 1,307 4,131
10th Percentile £371 £313 £325
25th Percentile £463 £413 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.59%
75th Percentile £650 £601 £613
90th Percentile £750 £688 £688
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 51
10th Percentile £18.93 £14.44 £12.00
25th Percentile £21.69 £21.00 £13.49
Median hourly rate £36.25 £32.00 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year +13.28% +64.10% +4.28%
75th Percentile £58.94 £39.63 £24.25
90th Percentile £67.98 £46.70 £51.25
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.95 £20.92
% change year-on-year +13.10% +47.96% +11.84%

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 27 November 2021.

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, 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 22 (75.86%) DevOps
2 21 (72.41%) AWS
3 18 (62.07%) Terraform
4 13 (44.83%) Kubernetes
4 13 (44.83%) Jenkins
5 12 (41.38%) Python
6 10 (34.48%) Docker
7 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
7 8 (27.59%) Azure
8 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (24.14%) Banking
8 7 (24.14%) Serverless
8 7 (24.14%) Amazon ECS
9 6 (20.69%) Terragrunt
9 6 (20.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (20.69%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (17.24%) Ansible
10 5 (17.24%) ChatOps
10 5 (17.24%) Full Stack Development
11 4 (13.79%) Social Skills
11 4 (13.79%) Microservices
11 4 (13.79%) Coaching
11 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
11 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
11 4 (13.79%) Windows
11 4 (13.79%) Java
11 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
12 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
12 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
12 3 (10.34%) Linux

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 1 (3.45%) Confluence
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 21 (72.41%) AWS
2 8 (27.59%) Azure
3 7 (24.14%) Amazon ECS
3 7 (24.14%) Serverless
4 6 (20.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (20.69%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (10.34%) GCP
5 3 (10.34%) GitHub
6 2 (6.90%) AWS Fargate
6 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (3.45%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
7 1 (3.45%) Power Platform
7 1 (3.45%) SaaS
7 1 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.90%) BGP
2 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) Kerberos
2 2 (6.90%) SD-WAN
3 1 (3.45%) BIG-IP
3 1 (3.45%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (3.45%) HTTP
3 1 (3.45%) SNMP
3 1 (3.45%) SSL
3 1 (3.45%) TACACS
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Jenkins
2 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
3 6 (20.69%) Terragrunt
4 2 (6.90%) JIRA
4 2 (6.90%) Subversion
4 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.45%) CircleCI
5 1 (3.45%) GitLab
5 1 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (3.45%) Serena SBM
5 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.45%) TestComplete
5 1 (3.45%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (24.14%) Banking
2 4 (13.79%) Social Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Finance
4 2 (6.90%) International Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (37.93%) AWS Engineer
3 9 (31.03%) AWS DevOps
3 9 (31.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Site Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Developer
7 2 (6.90%) AWS Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Python Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (3.45%) AWS Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Azure Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) LDAP
1 2 (6.90%) Node.js
2 1 (3.45%) Azure Blueprints
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) CSS3
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) HTML5
2 1 (3.45%) JSON
2 1 (3.45%) React
2 1 (3.45%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Cloud Native
1 2 (6.90%) Clustering
1 2 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (6.90%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2016
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Solaris
4 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) DevOps
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) ChatOps
3 5 (17.24%) Full Stack Development
4 4 (13.79%) Coaching
4 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
4 4 (13.79%) Microservices
5 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
5 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (10.34%) High Availability
5 3 (10.34%) Information Security
5 3 (10.34%) Runbook
5 3 (10.34%) Service-Level Objective
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure as Code
6 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
6 2 (6.90%) Security Hardening
6 2 (6.90%) Security Patching
6 2 (6.90%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) Python
2 4 (13.79%) Java
2 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.90%) Go
3 2 (6.90%) TypeScript
4 1 (3.45%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) PHP
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby
4 1 (3.45%) Scala
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) CCIE
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Accessibility
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Docker
2 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (62.07%) Terraform
2 13 (44.83%) Kubernetes
3 5 (17.24%) Ansible
4 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (10.34%) Puppet
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (3.45%) Control-M
6 1 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (3.45%) Icinga
6 1 (3.45%) Istio
6 1 (3.45%) Netcool
6 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (3.45%) Prometheus
6 1 (3.45%) QRadar
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
6 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
1 3 (10.34%) SaltStack
1 3 (10.34%) VMware
2 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco
2 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.45%) Altiris
3 1 (3.45%) BMC
3 1 (3.45%) Dell
3 1 (3.45%) EMC
3 1 (3.45%) F5
3 1 (3.45%) Google
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Infoblox
3 1 (3.45%) Ivanti
3 1 (3.45%) McAfee
3 1 (3.45%) Qualys
3 1 (3.45%) Serena
3 1 (3.45%) Sophos
3 1 (3.45%) Symantec