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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps Engineer
Rank 68 47 48
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +1
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 9 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.01% 2.53% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 2.71% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 1
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£513 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% -15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -1.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - -
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
845 739 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 94.41% 93.66% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 542 319
Average daily rate £375 £375 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £257 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £489 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 36 21
Average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £17.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +0.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.00 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 2015.

DevOps Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 29 (100.00%) Puppet
1 29 (100.00%) DevOps
2 28 (96.55%) Linux
3 26 (89.66%) Jenkins
4 24 (82.76%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (72.41%) Configuration Management
6 19 (65.52%) Red Hat
6 19 (65.52%) Ansible
7 18 (62.07%) VMware
7 18 (62.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (58.62%) Git (software)
8 17 (58.62%) Amazon AWS
9 14 (48.28%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (48.28%) Java
10 13 (44.83%) Windows
10 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (44.83%) Hudson
11 12 (41.38%) Firewall
12 11 (37.93%) Perl
12 11 (37.93%) PHP
12 11 (37.93%) Web Services
12 11 (37.93%) Scrum
12 11 (37.93%) Open Source
12 11 (37.93%) Bash Shell
12 11 (37.93%) Mobile App
13 10 (34.48%) CentOS
13 10 (34.48%) Ruby
13 10 (34.48%) Ubuntu
13 10 (34.48%) Apache
14 9 (31.03%) LAN

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (34.48%) Apache
2 9 (31.03%) nginx
3 6 (20.69%) Confluence
3 6 (20.69%) MediaWiki
4 5 (17.24%) IIS
5 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (58.62%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon S3
2 2 (6.90%) Route 53
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) SaaS
3 1 (3.45%) PaaS
3 1 (3.45%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) Firewall
2 9 (31.03%) LAN
2 9 (31.03%) WAN
3 6 (20.69%) VPN
3 6 (20.69%) LDAP
4 3 (10.34%) IPv6
4 3 (10.34%) OSPF
4 3 (10.34%) BGP
4 3 (10.34%) EIGRP
4 3 (10.34%) IPsec
4 3 (10.34%) Network Security
5 1 (3.45%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) MySQL
2 6 (20.69%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
4 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (89.66%) Jenkins
2 17 (58.62%) Git (software)
3 13 (44.83%) Hudson
4 6 (20.69%) Subversion
4 6 (20.69%) JIRA
5 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.45%) CruiseControl
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) LAMP
3 1 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Mobile App
2 6 (20.69%) Wiki
3 4 (13.79%) Clustering
4 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Linux
2 18 (62.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (44.83%) Windows
4 10 (34.48%) Ubuntu
4 10 (34.48%) CentOS
5 9 (31.03%) Debian
6 6 (20.69%) UNIX
6 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) DevOps
2 21 (72.41%) Configuration Management
3 14 (48.28%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (37.93%) Open Source
5 11 (37.93%) Scrum
6 7 (24.14%) SOA
7 6 (20.69%) Build Automation
8 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
9 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
9 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (10.34%) Database Theory
9 3 (10.34%) Relational Database Theory
10 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Java
2 11 (37.93%) Perl
2 11 (37.93%) PHP
2 11 (37.93%) Bash Shell
3 10 (34.48%) Ruby
4 8 (27.59%) Python
5 3 (10.34%) SQL
6 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) CCNA
1 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Samba
1 9 (31.03%) Postfix
2 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
3 6 (20.69%) iptables
3 6 (20.69%) XenServer
4 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (100.00%) Puppet
2 24 (82.76%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (65.52%) Ansible
4 8 (27.59%) Salt
5 6 (20.69%) ZABBIX
6 1 (3.45%) Zenoss
6 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Red Hat
2 18 (62.07%) VMware
3 6 (20.69%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft