The table below looks at the statistics for the DevOps Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps Engineer
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 16 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.75% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £415 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
850 545 826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.10% 90.08% 93.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 363 504
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 39 51
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -49.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

DevOps Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DevOps Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

DevOps Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DevOps Engineer across the Bristol region.

DevOps Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited DevOps Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DevOps Engineer in their job title.

1 34 (100.00%) DevOps
2 33 (97.06%) Puppet
3 31 (91.18%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (85.29%) Linux
5 28 (82.35%) Perl
5 28 (82.35%) PHP
5 28 (82.35%) Red Hat
6 26 (76.47%) LAMP
6 26 (76.47%) VMware
6 26 (76.47%) Ruby
6 26 (76.47%) Bash Shell
6 26 (76.47%) Opscode Chef
7 25 (73.53%) Ubuntu
8 24 (70.59%) Firewall
9 22 (64.71%) CentOS
9 22 (64.71%) XenServer
10 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (61.76%) Debian
11 19 (55.88%) Salt
12 17 (50.00%) Jenkins
12 17 (50.00%) Samba
12 17 (50.00%) Apache
12 17 (50.00%) Java
12 17 (50.00%) VPN
13 16 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (41.18%) Citrix
15 13 (38.24%) LAN
15 13 (38.24%) WAN
15 13 (38.24%) LDAP
15 13 (38.24%) Hudson

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited DevOps Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DevOps Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (50.00%) Apache
2 10 (29.41%) nginx
3 8 (23.53%) Confluence
4 6 (17.65%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 24 (70.59%) Firewall
2 17 (50.00%) VPN
3 13 (38.24%) LDAP
3 13 (38.24%) LAN
3 13 (38.24%) WAN
4 6 (17.65%) IPsec
4 6 (17.65%) Network Security
4 6 (17.65%) IPv6
4 6 (17.65%) OSPF
4 6 (17.65%) BGP
4 6 (17.65%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) MySQL
1 6 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
2 13 (38.24%) Hudson
3 9 (26.47%) Subversion
3 9 (26.47%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (76.47%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Wiki
2 1 (2.94%) Open Source
2 1 (2.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (85.29%) Linux
2 25 (73.53%) Ubuntu
3 22 (64.71%) CentOS
4 21 (61.76%) Debian
5 6 (17.65%) Windows
5 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.88%) SUSE
6 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) DevOps
2 31 (91.18%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (35.29%) Build Automation
5 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
6 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
6 6 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (82.35%) Perl
1 28 (82.35%) PHP
2 26 (76.47%) Ruby
2 26 (76.47%) Bash Shell
3 17 (50.00%) Java
4 6 (17.65%) SQL
5 4 (11.76%) Python
5 4 (11.76%) Scala
6 3 (8.82%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) CCNA
1 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
2 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 22 (64.71%) XenServer
2 17 (50.00%) Samba
3 16 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (26.47%) Postfix
5 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 33 (97.06%) Puppet
2 26 (76.47%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (55.88%) Salt
4 7 (20.59%) ZABBIX
5 4 (11.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (82.35%) Red Hat
2 26 (76.47%) VMware
3 14 (41.18%) Citrix