Period
to 14 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Linux/Unix DevOps was £455 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Development Operations Linux/Unix
South London > Croydon
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 65 47
Rank change year-on-year -24 -18 -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux/Unix DevOps 12 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 1.23% 1.30% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.41% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 7
Croydon median daily rate £455 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -2.78% -
South London median daily rate £455 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -4.21% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Croydon
Contract vacancies in Croydon with a recognized job title 928 498 347
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 92.39% 98.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 296 232
Croydon median daily rate £500 £418 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.76% -1.76% -2.86%
10th Percentile £311 £259 £300
90th Percentile £675 £536 £525
South London median daily rate £488 £418 £375
% change year-on-year +16.77% +11.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
Croydon median hourly rate £13.75 £35.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.99% +161.11% -12.90%
10th Percentile £12.88 £21.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £22.44 £95.00 £36.88
South London median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +60.00% +19.05% +31.25%

Linux/Unix DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings that featured Linux/Unix DevOps in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for Linux/Unix DevOps in Croydon

Linux/Unix DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux/Unix DevOps in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux/Unix DevOps in Croydon

Linux/Unix DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux/Unix DevOps in Croydon over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux/Unix DevOps in Croydon

Linux/Unix DevOps Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, Linux/Unix DevOps contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Croydon region featuring Linux/Unix DevOps in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) DevOps
2 11 (91.67%) Jenkins
3 10 (83.33%) Puppet
4 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
6 6 (50.00%) Maven
6 6 (50.00%) Java
7 5 (41.67%) Release Management
7 5 (41.67%) Scrum
7 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (41.67%) Vagrant
8 4 (33.33%) CentOS
8 4 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (33.33%) Amazon S3
8 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
9 3 (25.00%) Web Services
9 3 (25.00%) Python
9 3 (25.00%) SQL
9 3 (25.00%) MySQL
9 3 (25.00%) Kanban
9 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
9 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
9 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (25.00%) Ansible
9 3 (25.00%) AWS Certification
10 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery

Linux/Unix DevOps Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (16.67%) JBoss
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (8.33%) OpenVPN
1 1 (8.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
1 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Jenkins
2 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (50.00%) Maven
4 5 (41.67%) Vagrant
5 1 (8.33%) Ant
5 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
5 1 (8.33%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) JUnit
5 1 (8.33%) Liquibase
5 1 (8.33%) SonarQube
5 1 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (8.33%) MCollective
2 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) CentOS
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) DevOps
2 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) Release Management
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (25.00%) Kanban
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (8.33%) Build Automation
7 1 (8.33%) Coaching
7 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
7 1 (8.33%) Service Management
7 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) vCloud
2 1 (8.33%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) HDFS
2 1 (8.33%) Postfix
2 1 (8.33%) Squid
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (83.33%) Puppet
2 3 (25.00%) Ansible
2 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (8.33%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (8.33%) Kibana
3 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (8.33%) logstash
3 1 (8.33%) Rancher
3 1 (8.33%) Rsyslog
3 1 (8.33%) Sysdig
3 1 (8.33%) Terraform
3 1 (8.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) Atlassian
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Hortonworks
3 1 (8.33%) Sonatype