Period
to 23 May 2019

The median contractor rate for a Linux DevOps Engineer was £506 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

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.

Linux Development Operations Engineer
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 77 90
Rank change year-on-year -17 +13 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Linux DevOps Engineer 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.35% 0.72% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.76% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Essex median daily rate £506 £660 £462
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.30% +42.86% +5.60%
10th Percentile £476 £453 £409
90th Percentile £542 £664 £545
East of England median daily rate £506 £660 £400
% change year-on-year -23.30% +65.00% -17.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Contract vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 824 660 762
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.28% 95.65% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 412 513
Essex median daily rate £450 £475 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +13.10% +12.75%
10th Percentile £266 £251 £250
90th Percentile £575 £625 £572
East of England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 57
Essex median hourly rate £20.00 £31.77 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.04% -9.24% +84.21%
10th Percentile £10.58 £14.06 £14.80
90th Percentile £46.10 £72.75 £47.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £19.90
% change year-on-year -3.03% -17.09% -7.44%

Linux DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings that featured Linux DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Linux DevOps Engineer in Essex

Linux DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux DevOps Engineer in Essex

Linux DevOps Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux DevOps Engineer within the Essex region over the 6 months to 23 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea -26 2 £500 -13.79%
Colchester - 1 £513 -
Linux DevOps Engineer
East of England

Linux DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, Linux DevOps Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Essex region featuring Linux DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Ansible
2 2 (66.67%) Artifactory
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Pentaho
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Task Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Robotics

Linux DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Pentaho
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Artifactory
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle