The first table below looks at the demand for the DevOps Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps Engineer
Rank 341 471 566
Rank change year-on-year
+130 +95
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 234 51 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.12% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.13% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 46 3
Average daily rate £450 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £550 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £438 -
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47436 40059 51618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.37% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29338 23533 29060
Average daily rate £398 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 2075 2465
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
DevOps Engineer
UK

DevOps Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DevOps Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

DevOps Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

DevOps Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

DevOps Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

DevOps Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

DevOps Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +79 172 £465 -2.10% 38
North West - 28 £375 - 1
South East -2 16 £388 -11.42% 6
South West - 14 £406 - 3
East of England - 2 £475 - 3
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
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DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 254 (68.28%) Linux
2 248 (66.67%) Puppet
3 215 (57.80%) Opscode Chef
4 145 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
5 135 (36.29%) Java
6 129 (34.68%) Python
7 122 (32.80%) Ruby
8 120 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
9 104 (27.96%) Apache
10 101 (27.15%) Perl
11 95 (25.54%) Amazon AWS
12 93 (25.00%) Web Services
13 90 (24.19%) Jenkins
14 86 (23.12%) Configuration Management
15 82 (22.04%) Nagios
16 78 (20.97%) MySQL
17 77 (20.70%) PHP
18 75 (20.16%) Open Source
19 72 (19.35%) Red Hat
20 65 (17.47%) Tomcat
21 64 (17.20%) MongoDB
22 54 (14.52%) Apache Cassandra
23 53 (14.25%) Bash Shell
24 52 (13.98%) LAMP
25 51 (13.71%) DNS
25 51 (13.71%) UNIX
25 51 (13.71%) Git (software)
26 50 (13.44%) CentOS
27 47 (12.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 44 (11.83%) E-Commerce

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 104 (27.96%) Apache
2 65 (17.47%) Tomcat
3 42 (11.29%) nginx
4 27 (7.26%) Node.js
5 22 (5.91%) Cloud Foundry
6 21 (5.65%) OpenStack
7 16 (4.30%) CloudStack
8 14 (3.76%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (3.76%) IIS
9 9 (2.42%) Confluence
10 7 (1.88%) Drupal
10 7 (1.88%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.34%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.81%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.81%) Joomla!
12 3 (0.81%) CMS
12 3 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.54%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.54%) Jetty
13 2 (0.54%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (0.81%) MS Office
1 3 (0.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 95 (25.54%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (6.99%) Amazon EC2
3 24 (6.45%) SaaS
4 21 (5.65%) Amazon S3
5 19 (5.11%) Route 53
6 16 (4.30%) PaaS
7 13 (3.49%) Amazon ELB
8 6 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (1.61%) CloudFront
9 5 (1.34%) Joyent
10 4 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.81%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.81%) IaaS
12 2 (0.54%) GitHub
12 2 (0.54%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.27%) Office 365
13 1 (0.27%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 51 (13.71%) DNS
2 27 (7.26%) Firewall
3 25 (6.72%) Internet
4 21 (5.65%) HTTP
5 19 (5.11%) Intranet
6 17 (4.57%) TCP/IP
7 14 (3.76%) SSL
8 12 (3.23%) DHCP
9 9 (2.42%) VPN
10 7 (1.88%) SAN
11 5 (1.34%) LDAP
12 4 (1.08%) SMTP
12 4 (1.08%) VLAN
12 4 (1.08%) Network Security
13 3 (0.81%) IPsec
13 3 (0.81%) VoIP
13 3 (0.81%) SNMP
13 3 (0.81%) PPTP
14 2 (0.54%) DMZ
14 2 (0.54%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (20.97%) MySQL
2 64 (17.20%) MongoDB
3 54 (14.52%) Apache Cassandra
4 31 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 28 (7.53%) Big Data
6 26 (6.99%) Hadoop
7 20 (5.38%) CouchDB
8 19 (5.11%) Riak
9 14 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (3.49%) Relational Database
11 11 (2.96%) SQL Server
12 8 (2.15%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.88%) DB2
14 5 (1.34%) Redis
15 2 (0.54%) Apache Hive
15 2 (0.54%) HBase
16 1 (0.27%) Couchbase
16 1 (0.27%) Hazelcast
16 1 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
16 1 (0.27%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 90 (24.19%) Jenkins
2 51 (13.71%) Git (software)
3 40 (10.75%) Maven
4 39 (10.48%) Hudson
5 23 (6.18%) Subversion
6 13 (3.49%) JIRA
6 13 (3.49%) Ant
7 9 (2.42%) JMeter
8 8 (2.15%) Selenium
8 8 (2.15%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.88%) ClearCase
9 7 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.81%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.81%) Apache Continuum
10 3 (0.81%) MSBuild
10 3 (0.81%) Behat
11 2 (0.54%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.54%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.54%) JBehave
11 2 (0.54%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (7.80%) Finance
2 14 (3.76%) Banking
3 12 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.61%) Games
5 2 (0.54%) Retail
5 2 (0.54%) Front Office
6 1 (0.27%) Publishing
6 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (25.00%) Web Services
2 52 (13.98%) LAMP
3 31 (8.33%) XML
4 28 (7.53%) Middleware
4 28 (7.53%) CSS
5 27 (7.26%) Spring
6 24 (6.45%) jQuery
7 21 (5.65%) J2EE
8 19 (5.11%) Struts
8 19 (5.11%) Ajax
8 19 (5.11%) Velocity
9 17 (4.57%) .NET
10 14 (3.76%) RESTful
11 11 (2.96%) JSON
12 7 (1.88%) Ruby on Rails
12 7 (1.88%) HTML
12 7 (1.88%) SOAP
13 6 (1.61%) REST
14 5 (1.34%) Django
14 5 (1.34%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 75 (20.16%) Open Source
2 19 (5.11%) Embedded Systems
2 19 (5.11%) Firmware
3 15 (4.03%) Mobile App
3 15 (4.03%) Digital Media
4 6 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.08%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.81%) Online Games
7 2 (0.54%) FMCG
7 2 (0.54%) Wiki
7 2 (0.54%) Social Network
7 2 (0.54%) iPad
8 1 (0.27%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 254 (68.28%) Linux
2 51 (13.71%) UNIX
3 50 (13.44%) CentOS
4 47 (12.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 37 (9.95%) Ubuntu
6 35 (9.41%) Windows
7 28 (7.53%) Debian
8 8 (2.15%) AIX
9 6 (1.61%) Solaris
10 4 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.81%) Android
11 3 (0.81%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.54%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.54%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.27%) SUSE
13 1 (0.27%) VMS
13 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.27%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
3 86 (23.12%) Configuration Management
4 44 (11.83%) E-Commerce
5 37 (9.95%) Scrum
6 22 (5.91%) Continuous Improvement
7 20 (5.38%) Network Design
7 20 (5.38%) Software Engineering
8 19 (5.11%) Project Management
9 18 (4.84%) Security Management
10 17 (4.57%) Capacity Planning
10 17 (4.57%) Build Automation
11 15 (4.03%) Release Management
11 15 (4.03%) SOA
12 14 (3.76%) Automated Testing
13 13 (3.49%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (2.42%) Load Testing
15 8 (2.15%) Performance Testing
15 8 (2.15%) Performance Tuning
15 8 (2.15%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 135 (36.29%) Java
2 129 (34.68%) Python
3 122 (32.80%) Ruby
4 101 (27.15%) Perl
5 77 (20.70%) PHP
6 53 (14.25%) Bash Shell
7 42 (11.29%) JavaScript
8 21 (5.65%) Scala
9 20 (5.38%) Shell Script
10 19 (5.11%) SQL
11 17 (4.57%) PowerShell
12 16 (4.30%) C#
13 9 (2.42%) C++
14 3 (0.81%) Groovy
15 2 (0.54%) C
16 1 (0.27%) Clojure
16 1 (0.27%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.27%) VBScript
16 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (1.61%) RHCE
2 4 (1.08%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.84%) QA
2 3 (0.81%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 17 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.61%) NFS
3 5 (1.34%) Xen
3 5 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (1.34%) vCloud
4 3 (0.81%) Docker
4 3 (0.81%) vSphere
4 3 (0.81%) Varnish
4 3 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.54%) Samba
5 2 (0.54%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.54%) Postfix
5 2 (0.54%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.27%) KVM
6 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 248 (66.67%) Puppet
2 215 (57.80%) Opscode Chef
3 82 (22.04%) Nagios
4 29 (7.80%) Ansible
5 28 (7.53%) ZABBIX
6 27 (7.26%) Vagrant
7 17 (4.57%) Cacti
8 15 (4.03%) Ganglia
8 15 (4.03%) collectd
9 12 (3.23%) CFEngine
10 11 (2.96%) Zenoss
11 8 (2.15%) HAProxy
12 5 (1.34%) Cobbler
13 4 (1.08%) Capistrano
14 2 (0.54%) ITRS Geneos
14 2 (0.54%) StatsD
14 2 (0.54%) YUM
15 1 (0.27%) Foglight
15 1 (0.27%) SCCM
15 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 72 (19.35%) Red Hat
2 40 (10.75%) Rackspace
3 28 (7.53%) VMware
4 19 (5.11%) Endeca
4 19 (5.11%) ATG
5 18 (4.84%) Oracle
6 16 (4.30%) Akamai
6 16 (4.30%) Foundry
7 12 (3.23%) RightScale
8 9 (2.42%) JBoss
9 7 (1.88%) HP
9 7 (1.88%) Microsoft
9 7 (1.88%) Vyatta
10 6 (1.61%) New Relic
10 6 (1.61%) Splunk
10 6 (1.61%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.08%) Cisco
12 3 (0.81%) Adobe
12 3 (0.81%) hybris
13 2 (0.54%) Percona
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