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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for linkerd skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited linkerd over the 6 months to 28 June 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.

linkerd
England > London
6 months to
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 585 492 400
Rank change year-on-year -93 -92 +193
Contract jobs citing linkerd 14 7 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.036% 0.026% 0.023%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.21% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 4
10th Percentile - £284 -
25th Percentile £613 £334 £575
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £650 £420 £650
Median % change year-on-year +54.76% -35.38% +14.29%
75th Percentile £688 £569 £700
90th Percentile £700 - -
England median daily rate £650 £420 £650
% change year-on-year +54.76% -35.38% +14.29%

linkerd is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 6,624 4,720 2,907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.93% 17.59% 16.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,032 3,431 2,135
10th Percentile £413 £406 £363
25th Percentile £510 £475 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £705 £638 £625
90th Percentile £800 £713 £700
England median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 15 30
10th Percentile £15.00 £15.03 £12.42
25th Percentile £21.00 £16.23 £14.50
Median hourly rate £23.91 £23.00 £19.20
Median % change year-on-year +3.96% +19.82% -8.60%
75th Percentile £41.52 £59.41 £33.06
90th Percentile £78.45 £65.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.21 £19.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +19.03% +5.41%

linkerd
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing linkerd as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for linkerd in London

linkerd
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing linkerd in London.

Daily rate trend for linkerd in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2022, IT contractor jobs citing linkerd 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 London region with a requirement for linkerd.

1 14 (100.00%) nginx
1 14 (100.00%) AWS
1 14 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 14 (100.00%) Ansible
1 14 (100.00%) Docker
1 14 (100.00%) DevOps
1 14 (100.00%) GitLab
1 14 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 14 (100.00%) Packer
1 14 (100.00%) Terraform
1 14 (100.00%) Prometheus
2 12 (85.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 12 (85.71%) Istio
2 12 (85.71%) Consul
2 12 (85.71%) Continuous Deployment
2 12 (85.71%) Traefik
2 12 (85.71%) Docker Swarm
2 12 (85.71%) PagerDuty
2 12 (85.71%) Graphite
2 12 (85.71%) AWS CloudFormation
2 12 (85.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 12 (85.71%) GCP
2 12 (85.71%) Splunk
2 12 (85.71%) Go
2 12 (85.71%) HAProxy
2 12 (85.71%) Bash
2 12 (85.71%) Puppet
2 12 (85.71%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (85.71%) Ruby
2 12 (85.71%) PKI

linkerd
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 14 (100.00%) nginx
2 12 (85.71%) Traefik
Cloud Services
1 14 (100.00%) AWS
2 12 (85.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 12 (85.71%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (85.71%) AWS CloudFormation
2 12 (85.71%) GCP
2 12 (85.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (14.29%) Amazon ECS
3 2 (14.29%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (14.29%) Amazon MSK
3 2 (14.29%) AWS CodeDeploy
3 2 (14.29%) AWS Fargate
3 2 (14.29%) Azure AKS
3 2 (14.29%) Pulumi
3 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) DNS
1 12 (85.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) GitLab
1 14 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (85.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) Artifactory
3 2 (14.29%) Snyk
3 2 (14.29%) SonarQube
3 2 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (14.29%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) cloud-init
2 2 (14.29%) Kafka
2 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Clustering
1 12 (85.71%) PKI
2 2 (14.29%) Cloud Native
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) CentOS
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
1 12 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) DevOps
2 12 (85.71%) CI/CD
2 12 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 12 (85.71%) Continuous Deployment
2 12 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (85.71%) Load Balancing
2 12 (85.71%) Unit Testing
3 10 (71.43%) Microservices
4 6 (42.86%) Agile
5 5 (35.71%) Strategic Thinking
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
6 2 (14.29%) Service-Level Objective
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Bash
1 12 (85.71%) Go
1 12 (85.71%) Python
1 12 (85.71%) Ruby
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (85.71%) NCSC
2 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Docker
2 12 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (100.00%) Ansible
1 14 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 14 (100.00%) Packer
1 14 (100.00%) Prometheus
1 14 (100.00%) Terraform
2 12 (85.71%) Consul
2 12 (85.71%) Docker Swarm
2 12 (85.71%) Graphite
2 12 (85.71%) HAProxy
2 12 (85.71%) Istio
2 12 (85.71%) Podman
2 12 (85.71%) Puppet
2 12 (85.71%) ZABBIX
3 2 (14.29%) Grafana
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) PagerDuty
1 12 (85.71%) Splunk
1 12 (85.71%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Solace