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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps Engineer
Rank 50 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 22 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.56% 1.28% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 1.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £419 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
DevOps Engineer
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
791 869 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 91.98% 92.55% 93.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 594 370
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 £265 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 40 44
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 17 April 2015.

DevOps Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 38 (100.00%) DevOps
2 36 (94.74%) Linux
3 34 (89.47%) Puppet
4 31 (81.58%) Jenkins
5 28 (73.68%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (65.79%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (55.26%) Red Hat
8 20 (52.63%) VMware
9 19 (50.00%) Firewall
9 19 (50.00%) Configuration Management
9 19 (50.00%) Hudson
10 18 (47.37%) Git (software)
10 18 (47.37%) Ansible
11 17 (44.74%) CentOS
11 17 (44.74%) Windows
11 17 (44.74%) PHP
12 16 (42.11%) Ruby
12 16 (42.11%) Bash Shell
13 15 (39.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (39.47%) Ubuntu
13 15 (39.47%) Java
13 15 (39.47%) Perl
13 15 (39.47%) Apache
14 14 (36.84%) LAN
14 14 (36.84%) WAN
14 14 (36.84%) Samba
14 14 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (34.21%) Postfix
15 13 (34.21%) nginx
15 13 (34.21%) Salt

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (39.47%) Apache
2 13 (34.21%) nginx
3 10 (26.32%) Confluence
3 10 (26.32%) MediaWiki
4 5 (13.16%) IIS
5 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.63%) Drupal
6 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 14 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.89%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (7.89%) Amazon S3
3 2 (5.26%) SaaS
4 1 (2.63%) PaaS
4 1 (2.63%) Route 53
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (50.00%) Firewall
2 14 (36.84%) LAN
2 14 (36.84%) WAN
3 11 (28.95%) LDAP
4 10 (26.32%) VPN
5 6 (15.79%) IPv6
5 6 (15.79%) OSPF
5 6 (15.79%) BGP
5 6 (15.79%) EIGRP
5 6 (15.79%) Network Security
5 6 (15.79%) IPsec
6 4 (10.53%) Internet
6 4 (10.53%) SSL
6 4 (10.53%) IPv4
6 4 (10.53%) HTTP
7 1 (2.63%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) MySQL
2 10 (26.32%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.63%) Hazelcast
5 1 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 31 (81.58%) Jenkins
2 19 (50.00%) Hudson
3 18 (47.37%) Git (software)
4 10 (26.32%) Subversion
4 10 (26.32%) JIRA
5 3 (7.89%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) Web Services
2 6 (15.79%) LAMP
3 1 (2.63%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.63%) Memcached
3 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Wiki
2 7 (18.42%) Open Source
2 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
3 5 (13.16%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 36 (94.74%) Linux
2 17 (44.74%) Windows
2 17 (44.74%) CentOS
3 15 (39.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (39.47%) Ubuntu
4 13 (34.21%) Debian
5 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (21.05%) UNIX
7 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.63%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (2.63%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) DevOps
2 25 (65.79%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (23.68%) Build Automation
6 8 (21.05%) Scrum
7 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (18.42%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (15.79%) Database Theory
8 6 (15.79%) Relational Database Theory
8 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
9 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
10 2 (5.26%) ERP
11 1 (2.63%) Systems Analysis
11 1 (2.63%) SOA
11 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (2.63%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) PHP
2 16 (42.11%) Ruby
2 16 (42.11%) Bash Shell
3 15 (39.47%) Java
3 15 (39.47%) Perl
4 10 (26.32%) Python
5 6 (15.79%) SQL
6 1 (2.63%) PHP5
6 1 (2.63%) Groovy
6 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) CCNA
1 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.53%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (36.84%) Samba
2 13 (34.21%) Postfix
3 12 (31.58%) XenServer
3 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (26.32%) iptables
5 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.63%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 34 (89.47%) Puppet
2 28 (73.68%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (47.37%) Ansible
4 13 (34.21%) Salt
5 10 (26.32%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.63%) Zenoss
6 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Red Hat
2 20 (52.63%) VMware
3 12 (31.58%) Citrix
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft