The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills 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 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 66 44 64
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +20
Contract jobs citing DevOps 8 28 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.94% 3.25% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 4.22% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 26 6
Average daily rate £475 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - -
DevOps
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
696 664 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 81.50% 77.03% 77.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 506 421
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 11 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £44.44 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.61% +77.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £13.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DevOps across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DevOps Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

DevOps
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

DevOps Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing DevOps also 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 that cited DevOps.

1 19 (63.33%) Linux
2 12 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (36.67%) Windows
3 11 (36.67%) Puppet
4 10 (33.33%) Unix
4 10 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (30.00%) ITIL
6 8 (26.67%) LDAP
6 8 (26.67%) Kerberos
6 8 (26.67%) HP
6 8 (26.67%) EMC
6 8 (26.67%) SAN
6 8 (26.67%) CAD
6 8 (26.67%) Replication
6 8 (26.67%) NetApp
6 8 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (26.67%) Ansible
6 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Storage
6 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (26.67%) Mentoring
6 8 (26.67%) FreeIPA
7 7 (23.33%) Open Source
7 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
7 7 (23.33%) VMware
8 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (20.00%) Scrum
9 5 (16.67%) Ruby

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing DevOps also 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 that cited DevOps. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.33%) Confluence
2 3 (10.00%) nginx
3 2 (6.67%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) Kerberos
1 8 (26.67%) LDAP
1 8 (26.67%) SAN
2 3 (10.00%) DHCP
2 3 (10.00%) DNS
2 3 (10.00%) IPsec
2 3 (10.00%) IPv6
2 3 (10.00%) OpenVPN
2 3 (10.00%) OSPF
2 3 (10.00%) SSH
3 1 (3.33%) Network Security
3 1 (3.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) MySQL
2 3 (10.00%) MariaDB
2 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.33%) JIRA
3 3 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.00%) GitLab
3 3 (10.00%) RSpec
4 2 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (3.33%) CruiseControl
5 1 (3.33%) JSUnit
5 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Development Manager
6 3 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Administrator
7 2 (6.67%) DevOps Administrator
7 2 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 1 (3.33%) Agile Development Manager
8 1 (3.33%) DevOps Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Head of Development
8 1 (3.33%) HTML Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
1 3 (10.00%) MCollective
1 3 (10.00%) REST
1 3 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (6.67%) CSS
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) ELK Stack
3 1 (3.33%) Java EE
3 1 (3.33%) jQuery
3 1 (3.33%) OpenDaylight
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 8 (26.67%) Replication
3 2 (6.67%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Linux
2 11 (36.67%) Windows
3 10 (33.33%) Unix
4 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.00%) CoreOS
5 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (10.00%) SmartOS
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (6.67%) CentOS
7 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) ITIL
3 8 (26.67%) CAD
3 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (26.67%) Mentoring
4 7 (23.33%) Open Source
5 6 (20.00%) Scrum
6 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 4 (13.33%) Kanban
6 4 (13.33%) SOA
7 3 (10.00%) Project Management
7 3 (10.00%) Release Management
8 2 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (6.67%) Front End Development
8 2 (6.67%) High Availability
8 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) Python
1 5 (16.67%) Ruby
2 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (3.33%) Perl
4 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Docker
2 3 (10.00%) Btrfs
2 3 (10.00%) iptables
2 3 (10.00%) KVM
2 3 (10.00%) LXC
2 3 (10.00%) Snort
2 3 (10.00%) Squid
2 3 (10.00%) Varnish
2 3 (10.00%) vCloud
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) Puppet
2 8 (26.67%) Ansible
2 8 (26.67%) FreeIPA
2 8 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (10.00%) CFEngine
3 3 (10.00%) HAProxy
3 3 (10.00%) Kubernetes
3 3 (10.00%) Nessus
3 3 (10.00%) systemd
4 2 (6.67%) yum
5 1 (3.33%) logstash
5 1 (3.33%) Mesos
5 1 (3.33%) Nagios
5 1 (3.33%) ZABBIX
5 1 (3.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) EMC
1 8 (26.67%) HP
1 8 (26.67%) NetApp
2 7 (23.33%) VMware
3 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.00%) SaltStack
5 1 (3.33%) BMC
5 1 (3.33%) CA
5 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.33%) Splunk
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