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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps Engineer
Rank 58 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 18 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.08% 1.15% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 1.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £490 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
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
795 815 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 91.70% 93.36% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 562 369
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 40
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £13.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +17.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £28.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

DevOps Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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%) Linux
3 30 (88.24%) Puppet
4 28 (82.35%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (79.41%) Jenkins
5 27 (79.41%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (64.71%) VMware
7 21 (61.76%) Ruby
8 19 (55.88%) Red Hat
8 19 (55.88%) Firewall
8 19 (55.88%) PHP
8 19 (55.88%) Bash Shell
9 18 (52.94%) Hudson
9 18 (52.94%) XenServer
9 18 (52.94%) Perl
9 18 (52.94%) Citrix
10 17 (50.00%) LAN
10 17 (50.00%) WAN
10 17 (50.00%) CentOS
11 16 (47.06%) Salt
12 15 (44.12%) Apache
12 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (41.18%) Ubuntu
13 14 (41.18%) Samba
13 14 (41.18%) Configuration Management
13 14 (41.18%) LDAP
14 12 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
14 12 (35.29%) CCNA
14 12 (35.29%) LAMP
14 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 15 (44.12%) Apache
2 7 (20.59%) nginx
2 7 (20.59%) Confluence
2 7 (20.59%) MediaWiki
3 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.94%) Drupal
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon S3
2 2 (5.88%) PaaS
3 1 (2.94%) IaaS
3 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (55.88%) Firewall
2 17 (50.00%) LAN
2 17 (50.00%) WAN
3 14 (41.18%) LDAP
4 7 (20.59%) VPN
5 6 (17.65%) IPv6
5 6 (17.65%) Network Security
5 6 (17.65%) IPsec
5 6 (17.65%) OSPF
5 6 (17.65%) BGP
5 6 (17.65%) EIGRP
6 5 (14.71%) Internet
7 4 (11.76%) SSL
7 4 (11.76%) IPv4
7 4 (11.76%) HTTP
8 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.94%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) MySQL
2 7 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.94%) Hazelcast
4 1 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 27 (79.41%) Jenkins
2 18 (52.94%) Hudson
3 11 (32.35%) Git (software)
4 7 (20.59%) Subversion
4 7 (20.59%) JIRA
5 4 (11.76%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.94%) RSpec
General
1 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.88%) Retail
1 2 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) LAMP
2 3 (8.82%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.94%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Wiki
2 3 (8.82%) Open Source
2 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.88%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 33 (97.06%) Linux
2 17 (50.00%) CentOS
3 14 (41.18%) Ubuntu
4 11 (32.35%) Windows
5 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (20.59%) Debian
6 6 (17.65%) UNIX
7 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.88%) Fedora
9 1 (2.94%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) DevOps
2 27 (79.41%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (41.18%) Configuration Management
5 7 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (20.59%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (17.65%) Build Automation
6 6 (17.65%) Database Theory
6 6 (17.65%) Relational Database Theory
6 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
7 5 (14.71%) Scrum
8 2 (5.88%) Kanban
8 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
8 2 (5.88%) ERP
9 1 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (2.94%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.94%) SOA
9 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.94%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) Ruby
2 19 (55.88%) Bash Shell
2 19 (55.88%) PHP
3 18 (52.94%) Perl
4 11 (32.35%) Java
5 7 (20.59%) Python
6 6 (17.65%) SQL
7 1 (2.94%) PHP5
7 1 (2.94%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) CCNA
1 12 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
2 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) Degree
System Software
1 18 (52.94%) XenServer
2 14 (41.18%) Samba
3 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (20.59%) Postfix
5 1 (2.94%) Varnish
5 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 30 (88.24%) Puppet
2 28 (82.35%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (47.06%) Salt
4 10 (29.41%) Ansible
5 7 (20.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) VMware
2 19 (55.88%) Red Hat
3 18 (52.94%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Rackspace