The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 Engineer
Rank 316 387 550
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +163
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 308 184 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.38% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.41% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 164 19
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£450 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £415 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
DevOps Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +57 203 £475 +5.55% 45
South East +38 39 £460 +4.54% 5
South West -27 20 £413 -13.15% 1
North West +6 12 £425 +21.42% 6
East of England - 10 £419 - 3
Yorkshire -15 5 £350 -15.66% 12
West Midlands - 3 £450 - 2
DevOps Engineer
UK

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 606 (100.00%) DevOps
2 427 (70.46%) Linux
3 379 (62.54%) Puppet
4 290 (47.85%) Opscode Chef
5 272 (44.88%) Agile Software Development
6 231 (38.12%) Java
7 216 (35.64%) Continuous Integration
8 208 (34.32%) Jenkins
9 195 (32.18%) Ruby
10 181 (29.87%) Python
11 172 (28.38%) Apache
12 170 (28.05%) Configuration Management
13 166 (27.39%) Git (software)
14 149 (24.59%) Amazon AWS
15 138 (22.77%) Perl
16 126 (20.79%) Windows
17 124 (20.46%) Web Services
18 120 (19.80%) Scrum
18 120 (19.80%) Open Source
19 117 (19.31%) Bash Shell
20 116 (19.14%) PHP
21 112 (18.48%) Red Hat
22 103 (17.00%) VMware
23 102 (16.83%) UNIX
24 101 (16.67%) MySQL
25 100 (16.50%) CentOS
26 96 (15.84%) Nagios
27 89 (14.69%) Maven
28 88 (14.52%) Ubuntu
28 88 (14.52%) MongoDB

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 172 (28.38%) Apache
2 82 (13.53%) Tomcat
3 58 (9.57%) nginx
4 52 (8.58%) OpenStack
5 41 (6.77%) IIS
6 34 (5.61%) Confluence
7 28 (4.62%) Node.js
8 14 (2.31%) WebLogic
9 11 (1.82%) WebSphere
10 10 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (1.49%) WordPress
11 9 (1.49%) CloudStack
12 8 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
12 8 (1.32%) Apache Solr
13 7 (1.16%) Drupal
14 6 (0.99%) Jetty
14 6 (0.99%) MediaWiki
15 5 (0.83%) GlassFish
16 4 (0.66%) Alfresco
17 3 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (0.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (0.99%) RMDS
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 149 (24.59%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (10.40%) Amazon EC2
3 47 (7.76%) Amazon S3
4 42 (6.93%) PaaS
5 38 (6.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 31 (5.12%) SaaS
7 28 (4.62%) Amazon ELB
8 18 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (2.97%) IaaS
9 17 (2.81%) Route 53
10 7 (1.16%) ElastiCache
10 7 (1.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (0.50%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.50%) Joyent
12 2 (0.33%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.33%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.17%) GitHub
13 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 65 (10.73%) Firewall
2 58 (9.57%) DNS
3 29 (4.79%) Internet
4 25 (4.13%) HTTP
5 23 (3.80%) VPN
5 23 (3.80%) LDAP
6 22 (3.63%) SSL
7 17 (2.81%) TCP/IP
8 15 (2.48%) LAN
8 15 (2.48%) WAN
9 14 (2.31%) DHCP
10 13 (2.15%) SNMP
11 12 (1.98%) SSH
12 7 (1.16%) Network Security
13 6 (0.99%) IPsec
13 6 (0.99%) SAN
13 6 (0.99%) IPv6
13 6 (0.99%) BGP
13 6 (0.99%) EIGRP
13 6 (0.99%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (16.67%) MySQL
2 88 (14.52%) MongoDB
3 51 (8.42%) PostgreSQL
4 50 (8.25%) NoSQL
5 35 (5.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 31 (5.12%) SQL Server
7 18 (2.97%) Amazon RDS
8 17 (2.81%) Relational Database
9 13 (2.15%) Redis
9 13 (2.15%) Big Data
10 11 (1.82%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.99%) Couchbase
12 6 (0.99%) DB2
12 6 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.83%) SimpleDB
14 4 (0.66%) CouchDB
14 4 (0.66%) Oracle Exadata
14 4 (0.66%) RavenDB
14 4 (0.66%) HBase
Development Applications
1 208 (34.32%) Jenkins
2 166 (27.39%) Git (software)
3 89 (14.69%) Maven
4 62 (10.23%) Subversion
5 58 (9.57%) JIRA
6 52 (8.58%) Hudson
7 37 (6.11%) TeamCity
8 24 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (3.80%) Ant
10 18 (2.97%) RSpec
11 16 (2.64%) Artifactory
12 15 (2.48%) Selenium
12 15 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (1.98%) Gradle
14 11 (1.82%) Cucumber
15 9 (1.49%) Gerrit
16 7 (1.16%) Mercurial
17 5 (0.83%) Bitbucket
18 4 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
18 4 (0.66%) MSBuild
General
1 33 (5.45%) Finance
2 23 (3.80%) Banking
3 17 (2.81%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.15%) Front Office
5 9 (1.49%) Games
6 6 (0.99%) Marketing
6 6 (0.99%) Retail
6 6 (0.99%) Publishing
7 5 (0.83%) Advertising
8 4 (0.66%) Back Office
8 4 (0.66%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.50%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.50%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.17%) Law
10 1 (0.17%) Legal
10 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (20.46%) Web Services
2 80 (13.20%) LAMP
3 59 (9.74%) .NET
4 20 (3.30%) MCollective
5 15 (2.48%) ASP.NET
6 14 (2.31%) XML
6 14 (2.31%) Middleware
7 13 (2.15%) HTML
8 12 (1.98%) WebSockets
9 9 (1.49%) J2EE
9 9 (1.49%) JSON
10 8 (1.32%) RESTful
10 8 (1.32%) Django
11 7 (1.16%) CSS
11 7 (1.16%) REST
12 6 (0.99%) JSP
13 5 (0.83%) WebSphere MQ
13 5 (0.83%) jQuery
13 5 (0.83%) RabbitMQ
14 4 (0.66%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 120 (19.80%) Open Source
2 33 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (3.14%) Computer Science
4 12 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (1.82%) Mobile App
6 10 (1.65%) Wiki
7 8 (1.32%) Clustering
8 7 (1.16%) Online Games
9 5 (0.83%) Client/Server
9 5 (0.83%) Replication
9 5 (0.83%) Digital Media
9 5 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.66%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.50%) PKI
12 2 (0.33%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.33%) CMDB
13 1 (0.17%) Fixed Income
13 1 (0.17%) Social Network
13 1 (0.17%) Video on Demand
13 1 (0.17%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 427 (70.46%) Linux
2 126 (20.79%) Windows
3 102 (16.83%) UNIX
4 100 (16.50%) CentOS
5 88 (14.52%) Ubuntu
6 56 (9.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (4.62%) Debian
8 22 (3.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.65%) AIX
11 9 (1.49%) Solaris
12 8 (1.32%) SELinux
12 8 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.99%) VMS
14 5 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.50%) SmartOS
16 2 (0.33%) SUSE
17 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 606 (100.00%) DevOps
2 272 (44.88%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (35.64%) Continuous Integration
4 170 (28.05%) Configuration Management
5 120 (19.80%) Scrum
6 52 (8.58%) Build Automation
7 40 (6.60%) E-Commerce
8 37 (6.11%) OO
9 35 (5.78%) Kanban
10 32 (5.28%) Continuous Improvement
11 31 (5.12%) TDD
12 29 (4.79%) Load Balancing
13 25 (4.13%) Release Management
13 25 (4.13%) Software Engineering
14 21 (3.47%) ITIL
15 20 (3.30%) SOA
16 17 (2.81%) Migration
16 17 (2.81%) Security Management
16 17 (2.81%) Disaster Recovery
17 16 (2.64%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 231 (38.12%) Java
2 195 (32.18%) Ruby
3 181 (29.87%) Python
4 138 (22.77%) Perl
5 117 (19.31%) Bash Shell
6 116 (19.14%) PHP
7 59 (9.74%) JavaScript
8 54 (8.91%) PowerShell
9 44 (7.26%) SQL
10 30 (4.95%) C#
11 26 (4.29%) Shell Script
12 16 (2.64%) Scala
12 16 (2.64%) C++
13 8 (1.32%) VB
14 4 (0.66%) Groovy
14 4 (0.66%) C
14 4 (0.66%) VBScript
15 3 (0.50%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.50%) Bourne shell
16 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (6.11%) Security Cleared
2 23 (3.80%) SC Cleared
3 9 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (1.49%) CCNA
4 5 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (0.83%) BC Cleared
5 3 (0.50%) RHCE
6 2 (0.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.12%) QA
2 9 (1.49%) SLA
3 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.17%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 58 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (6.60%) vCloud
3 23 (3.80%) XenServer
4 17 (2.81%) Samba
5 9 (1.49%) Postfix
6 8 (1.32%) Varnish
6 8 (1.32%) VMware ESX
7 7 (1.16%) Active Directory
7 7 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (1.16%) Docker
8 6 (0.99%) vSphere
8 6 (0.99%) Xen
9 5 (0.83%) VirtualBox
9 5 (0.83%) KVM
10 4 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.50%) NFS
11 3 (0.50%) Shibboleth
12 2 (0.33%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 379 (62.54%) Puppet
2 290 (47.85%) Opscode Chef
3 96 (15.84%) Nagios
4 72 (11.88%) Vagrant
5 54 (8.91%) Salt
6 36 (5.94%) ZABBIX
6 36 (5.94%) Ansible
7 24 (3.96%) Zenoss
8 16 (2.64%) Opsview
9 15 (2.48%) Kibana
10 13 (2.15%) Graylog2
11 12 (1.98%) HAProxy
12 11 (1.82%) Icinga
13 10 (1.65%) collectd
14 5 (0.83%) ITRS Geneos
15 4 (0.66%) logstash
15 4 (0.66%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 4 (0.66%) Capistrano
15 4 (0.66%) Tivoli
16 3 (0.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 112 (18.48%) Red Hat
2 103 (17.00%) VMware
3 36 (5.94%) Oracle
4 32 (5.28%) Rackspace
5 25 (4.13%) Splunk
6 21 (3.47%) New Relic
7 20 (3.30%) Microsoft
8 18 (2.97%) Atlassian
9 17 (2.81%) Perforce
10 16 (2.64%) Citrix
11 15 (2.48%) JBoss
11 15 (2.48%) SaltStack
12 14 (2.31%) RightScale
13 11 (1.82%) IBM
14 10 (1.65%) 29West
14 10 (1.65%) Akamai
15 7 (1.16%) EMC
16 6 (0.99%) Sun
17 5 (0.83%) Cisco
17 5 (0.83%) Google
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