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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for LXC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LXC over the 6 months to 23 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.

LXC (LinuX Containers)
England > London
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 573 468 428
Rank change year-on-year -105 -40 +159
Contract jobs citing LXC 4 4 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.010% 0.016% 0.025%
As % of the System Software category 0.082% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) - £513 -
England median daily rate £530 £513 £600
% change year-on-year +3.41% -14.58% +23.08%

LXC is in the System Software 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 system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4,877 3,439 2,962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.74% 14.17% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,676 2,561 2,205
10th Percentile £313 £350 £214
25th Percentile £463 £450 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £560 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £675 £613 £600
90th Percentile £743 £700 £675
England median daily rate £525 £498 £475
% change year-on-year +5.53% +4.74% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 20 53
10th Percentile £14.75 £15.06 £12.42
25th Percentile £18.36 £31.81 £14.88
Median hourly rate £26.50 £48.50 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year -45.36% +155.26% -9.52%
75th Percentile £45.88 £61.25 £26.75
90th Percentile £57.74 £76.03 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.68 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -6.63% +21.21% +1.54%

LXC
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for LXC in London

LXC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for LXC in London

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing LXC 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 LXC.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (100.00%) Azure
1 4 (100.00%) MSTest
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) MSBuild
1 4 (100.00%) NuGet
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
1 4 (100.00%) Docker
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 4 (100.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 4 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering

LXC
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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Azure
1 4 (100.00%) NuGet
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) MSBuild
1 4 (100.00%) MSTest
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Docker
1 4 (100.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
1 4 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft