Period
to 4 December 2021

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 4 December 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.

LXC (LinuX Containers)
England > London
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 573 383 550
Rank change year-on-year -190 +167 +95
Contract jobs citing LXC 8 5 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.021% 0.031% 0.011%
As % of the System Software category 0.15% 0.22% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
10th Percentile £471 £489 "
25th Percentile £488 £502 £658
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £531 £665
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% -20.11% +40.00%
75th Percentile £600 £564 £673
90th Percentile £650 £578 "
England median daily rate £600 £531 £510
% change year-on-year +12.94% +4.17% +7.37%

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 5,199 2,236 5,132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.79% 13.76% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,905 1,632 3,777
10th Percentile £325 £300 £185
25th Percentile £460 £413 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £512 £500
Median % change year-on-year +7.37% +2.45% -3.85%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £594
90th Percentile £713 £700 £663
England median daily rate £513 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.56% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 22 114
10th Percentile £16.71 £12.52 £12.44
25th Percentile £21.47 £12.76 £15.01
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.25 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +12.36% +18.98% -1.58%
75th Percentile £35.63 £27.81 £22.19
90th Percentile £53.10 £43.20 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -

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

LXC
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing LXC in London over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for LXC in London

LXC
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LXC within the London region over the 6 months to 4 December 2021. 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
Central London - 3 £500 - 1
LXC
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Docker
3 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 4 (50.00%) Kubernetes
3 4 (50.00%) Terraform
3 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (50.00%) Ruby
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Azure
4 3 (37.50%) AWS
4 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (37.50%) HTTP
4 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 3 (37.50%) KVM
5 2 (25.00%) Ansible
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (25.00%) Puppet
5 2 (25.00%) Microservices
5 2 (25.00%) PaaS
5 2 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
5 2 (25.00%) Public Sector
5 2 (25.00%) ARM Templates
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) DNS

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) AWS
1 3 (37.50%) Azure
2 2 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (12.50%) GCP
3 1 (12.50%) NuGet
3 1 (12.50%) OpenShift
3 1 (12.50%) Pulumi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) 3GPP
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) IPv4
3 1 (12.50%) IPv6
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) SGSN
3 1 (12.50%) SMTP
3 1 (12.50%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (12.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
2 1 (12.50%) MSTest
2 1 (12.50%) Spinnaker
2 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (25.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Front Office
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# Quant Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Quantitative Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (25.00%) ARM Templates
1 2 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Core
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) React
2 1 (12.50%) Spine.js
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Derivative
3 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 2 (25.00%) Microservices
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Event Correlation
4 1 (12.50%) Fault Management
4 1 (12.50%) Network Management
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Ruby
2 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Docker
2 3 (37.50%) KVM
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 4 (50.00%) Terraform
2 2 (25.00%) Ansible
2 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (12.50%) Cloudify
3 1 (12.50%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (12.50%) Grafana
3 1 (12.50%) Istio
3 1 (12.50%) Juju
3 1 (12.50%) Prometheus
3 1 (12.50%) Proxmox
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Ericsson
1 1 (12.50%) Google
1 1 (12.50%) Juniper
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Mirantis
1 1 (12.50%) Nokia
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 1 (12.50%) VMware