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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps
Rank 47 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DevOps 21 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.28% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.50 -
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
670 432 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 72.83% 70.47% 71.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 315 405
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 35
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £13.20 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £45.00 £50.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 52 (96.30%) Puppet
2 46 (85.19%) Linux
3 45 (83.33%) Red Hat
4 44 (81.48%) PHP
5 43 (79.63%) Ruby
6 42 (77.78%) LAMP
7 38 (70.37%) Opscode Chef
8 37 (68.52%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (62.96%) Apache
10 33 (61.11%) Bash Shell
10 33 (61.11%) Perl
10 33 (61.11%) VMware
11 32 (59.26%) Ubuntu
11 32 (59.26%) CentOS
12 30 (55.56%) Firewall
13 28 (51.85%) Debian
14 26 (48.15%) XenServer
14 26 (48.15%) nginx
15 25 (46.30%) Jenkins
16 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
17 23 (42.59%) Samba
17 23 (42.59%) VMware Infrastructure
18 22 (40.74%) VPN
18 22 (40.74%) Java
19 21 (38.89%) MySQL
20 20 (37.04%) LAN
20 20 (37.04%) WAN
20 20 (37.04%) Git (software)
21 19 (35.19%) Configuration Management
21 19 (35.19%) Hudson

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 34 (62.96%) Apache
2 26 (48.15%) nginx
3 12 (22.22%) Confluence
4 10 (18.52%) MediaWiki
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (18.52%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (18.52%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 30 (55.56%) Firewall
2 22 (40.74%) VPN
3 20 (37.04%) LAN
3 20 (37.04%) WAN
4 17 (31.48%) LDAP
5 12 (22.22%) Network Security
6 10 (18.52%) OSPF
6 10 (18.52%) BGP
6 10 (18.52%) IPv6
6 10 (18.52%) EIGRP
6 10 (18.52%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.89%) MySQL
2 10 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (18.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (46.30%) Jenkins
2 20 (37.04%) Git (software)
3 19 (35.19%) Hudson
4 13 (24.07%) Subversion
4 13 (24.07%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 34 (62.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (48.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 19 (35.19%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (9.26%) Administrator
5 4 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (77.78%) LAMP
2 12 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Open Source
2 10 (18.52%) Wiki
3 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 46 (85.19%) Linux
2 32 (59.26%) Ubuntu
2 32 (59.26%) CentOS
3 28 (51.85%) Debian
4 11 (20.37%) Windows
5 10 (18.52%) UNIX
5 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (68.52%) Continuous Integration
2 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (35.19%) Configuration Management
4 13 (24.07%) Build Automation
5 12 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (20.37%) Load Balancing
7 10 (18.52%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.56%) Scrum
9 2 (3.70%) Release Management
9 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.70%) Project Management
9 2 (3.70%) Workflow
10 1 (1.85%) OOP
10 1 (1.85%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.85%) Time Management
10 1 (1.85%) Automated Testing
10 1 (1.85%) Software Engineering
10 1 (1.85%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 44 (81.48%) PHP
2 43 (79.63%) Ruby
3 33 (61.11%) Bash Shell
3 33 (61.11%) Perl
4 22 (40.74%) Java
5 14 (25.93%) Python
6 10 (18.52%) SQL
7 4 (7.41%) Scala
8 3 (5.56%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) CCNA
1 8 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
2 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 26 (48.15%) XenServer
2 23 (42.59%) Samba
2 23 (42.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (25.93%) Postfix
4 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 52 (96.30%) Puppet
2 38 (70.37%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (35.19%) Salt
4 14 (25.93%) Nagios
5 13 (24.07%) ZABBIX
6 10 (18.52%) Cacti
7 2 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 45 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 33 (61.11%) VMware
3 18 (33.33%) Citrix
4 10 (18.52%) Percona
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: Negotiable dependant on experience
Posted: 3 days ago