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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps Engineer
Rank 314 399 556
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +157
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 298 165 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.34% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.36% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 150 15
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£450 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £382 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
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 - - -
DevOps Engineer
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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
47067 45362 49291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.11% 92.86% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29105 27599 28304
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1867 1980 2447
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 2 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 2 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 +70 203 £470 +4.44% 33
South East +20 32 £438 -2.77% 7
South West -12 24 £400 -15.78% 1
East Midlands +15 12 £550 +23.59%
North West +3 10 £425 +21.42% 5
East of England - 10 £419 - 10
West Midlands - 4 £350 - 2
Yorkshire -12 1 - - 6
DevOps Engineer
UK

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 591 (100.00%) DevOps
2 405 (68.53%) Linux
3 377 (63.79%) Puppet
4 294 (49.75%) Opscode Chef
5 223 (37.73%) Java
6 221 (37.39%) Continuous Integration
7 201 (34.01%) Jenkins
8 194 (32.83%) Ruby
9 173 (29.27%) Python
10 165 (27.92%) Apache
11 164 (27.75%) Configuration Management
12 157 (26.57%) Git (software)
13 151 (25.55%) Amazon AWS
14 144 (24.37%) Perl
14 144 (24.37%) Agile Software Development
15 131 (22.17%) Web Services
16 126 (21.32%) Windows
17 124 (20.98%) Open Source
18 121 (20.47%) PHP
19 119 (20.14%) Bash Shell
20 109 (18.44%) Red Hat
21 107 (18.10%) MySQL
22 106 (17.94%) Scrum
23 96 (16.24%) CentOS
24 93 (15.74%) VMware
25 90 (15.23%) Maven
26 88 (14.89%) UNIX
26 88 (14.89%) Nagios
27 85 (14.38%) MongoDB
28 83 (14.04%) LAMP

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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
1 165 (27.92%) Apache
2 80 (13.54%) Tomcat
3 54 (9.14%) nginx
4 49 (8.29%) OpenStack
5 40 (6.77%) IIS
6 32 (5.41%) Confluence
7 31 (5.25%) Node.js
8 15 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (2.37%) WebLogic
10 11 (1.86%) WebSphere
11 9 (1.52%) WordPress
11 9 (1.52%) Apache Solr
12 8 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
13 7 (1.18%) CloudStack
13 7 (1.18%) Drupal
14 6 (1.02%) MediaWiki
15 5 (0.85%) GlassFish
16 4 (0.68%) Alfresco
17 3 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
17 3 (0.51%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (0.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.85%) RMDS
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 151 (25.55%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (10.66%) Amazon EC2
3 48 (8.12%) Amazon S3
4 41 (6.94%) PaaS
5 36 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
6 35 (5.92%) SaaS
7 29 (4.91%) Amazon ELB
8 19 (3.21%) Route 53
9 15 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (2.37%) IaaS
11 7 (1.18%) ElastiCache
11 7 (1.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.51%) Joyent
13 2 (0.34%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.34%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.34%) Rackspace Cloud
13 2 (0.34%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.17%) Office 365
14 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 64 (10.83%) Firewall
2 55 (9.31%) DNS
3 28 (4.74%) Internet
4 26 (4.40%) HTTP
5 23 (3.89%) SSL
5 23 (3.89%) VPN
6 20 (3.38%) LDAP
7 18 (3.05%) TCP/IP
8 16 (2.71%) DHCP
9 14 (2.37%) SNMP
10 13 (2.20%) WAN
10 13 (2.20%) LAN
10 13 (2.20%) SSH
11 7 (1.18%) Network Security
11 7 (1.18%) IPv6
12 6 (1.02%) OSPF
12 6 (1.02%) BGP
12 6 (1.02%) EIGRP
12 6 (1.02%) IPsec
13 5 (0.85%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (18.10%) MySQL
2 85 (14.38%) MongoDB
3 53 (8.97%) PostgreSQL
4 49 (8.29%) NoSQL
5 35 (5.92%) Apache Cassandra
6 30 (5.08%) SQL Server
7 18 (3.05%) Big Data
7 18 (3.05%) Relational Database
8 17 (2.88%) Amazon RDS
9 15 (2.54%) Hadoop
10 13 (2.20%) Redis
11 7 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.18%) CouchDB
12 6 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.02%) Riak
12 6 (1.02%) Couchbase
13 5 (0.85%) DB2
13 5 (0.85%) SimpleDB
14 4 (0.68%) Oracle Exadata
14 4 (0.68%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 201 (34.01%) Jenkins
2 157 (26.57%) Git (software)
3 90 (15.23%) Maven
4 59 (9.98%) Subversion
5 57 (9.64%) JIRA
6 54 (9.14%) Hudson
7 33 (5.58%) TeamCity
8 24 (4.06%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (3.72%) Ant
10 17 (2.88%) RSpec
11 15 (2.54%) Selenium
11 15 (2.54%) Artifactory
12 10 (1.69%) Gradle
13 9 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (1.18%) Mercurial
14 7 (1.18%) Gerrit
15 5 (0.85%) Bitbucket
15 5 (0.85%) Cucumber
16 4 (0.68%) MSBuild
16 4 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (5.75%) Finance
2 19 (3.21%) Telecoms
3 17 (2.88%) Banking
4 10 (1.69%) Front Office
5 9 (1.52%) Games
6 7 (1.18%) Retail
7 6 (1.02%) Publishing
8 5 (0.85%) Marketing
9 4 (0.68%) Advertising
9 4 (0.68%) Back Office
10 3 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.51%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.51%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.17%) Law
11 1 (0.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (22.17%) Web Services
2 83 (14.04%) LAMP
3 56 (9.48%) .NET
4 20 (3.38%) MCollective
5 16 (2.71%) XML
6 15 (2.54%) Middleware
6 15 (2.54%) ASP.NET
6 15 (2.54%) RESTful
7 12 (2.03%) JSON
8 10 (1.69%) CSS
8 10 (1.69%) J2EE
8 10 (1.69%) HTML
8 10 (1.69%) REST
8 10 (1.69%) WebSockets
9 9 (1.52%) Django
10 8 (1.35%) jQuery
11 5 (0.85%) WebSphere MQ
12 4 (0.68%) JAAS
12 4 (0.68%) Spring
12 4 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 124 (20.98%) Open Source
2 18 (3.05%) Computer Science
3 14 (2.37%) Mobile App
4 13 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (1.86%) Wiki
6 7 (1.18%) Online Games
6 7 (1.18%) Digital Media
7 6 (1.02%) Clustering
8 5 (0.85%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.68%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.68%) Replication
9 4 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.51%) PKI
11 2 (0.34%) CMDB
11 2 (0.34%) Social Network
11 2 (0.34%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.17%) Machine to Machine
12 1 (0.17%) New Media
12 1 (0.17%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.17%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 405 (68.53%) Linux
2 126 (21.32%) Windows
3 96 (16.24%) CentOS
4 88 (14.89%) UNIX
5 80 (13.54%) Ubuntu
6 55 (9.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (4.91%) Debian
8 21 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.69%) Solaris
11 9 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (1.18%) AIX
12 7 (1.18%) SELinux
13 5 (0.85%) VMS
13 5 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.51%) SmartOS
15 2 (0.34%) Android
15 2 (0.34%) SUSE
16 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 591 (100.00%) DevOps
2 221 (37.39%) Continuous Integration
3 164 (27.75%) Configuration Management
4 144 (24.37%) Agile Software Development
5 106 (17.94%) Scrum
6 51 (8.63%) Build Automation
7 43 (7.28%) E-Commerce
8 35 (5.92%) OO
9 32 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 32 (5.41%) Kanban
10 31 (5.25%) TDD
11 26 (4.40%) Release Management
11 26 (4.40%) Software Engineering
12 25 (4.23%) Load Balancing
13 20 (3.38%) SOA
14 19 (3.21%) ITIL
14 19 (3.21%) Disaster Recovery
15 17 (2.88%) Service Delivery
15 17 (2.88%) Migration
16 16 (2.71%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 223 (37.73%) Java
2 194 (32.83%) Ruby
3 173 (29.27%) Python
4 144 (24.37%) Perl
5 121 (20.47%) PHP
6 119 (20.14%) Bash Shell
7 54 (9.14%) JavaScript
8 52 (8.80%) PowerShell
9 42 (7.11%) SQL
10 30 (5.08%) C#
11 22 (3.72%) Shell Script
12 18 (3.05%) Scala
13 16 (2.71%) C++
14 8 (1.35%) VB
15 4 (0.68%) Groovy
15 4 (0.68%) C
15 4 (0.68%) VBScript
16 3 (0.51%) Bourne shell
16 3 (0.51%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (5.75%) Security Cleared
2 20 (3.38%) SC Cleared
3 7 (1.18%) CCNA
3 7 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (0.85%) BC Cleared
5 3 (0.51%) RHCE
6 2 (0.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.91%) QA
2 9 (1.52%) SLA
3 3 (0.51%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 56 (9.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (6.43%) vCloud
3 20 (3.38%) XenServer
4 16 (2.71%) Samba
5 10 (1.69%) Postfix
6 7 (1.18%) VMware ESX
6 7 (1.18%) Active Directory
6 7 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (1.02%) KVM
7 6 (1.02%) Docker
7 6 (1.02%) Varnish
8 5 (0.85%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.85%) Xen
9 4 (0.68%) vSphere
10 3 (0.51%) Shibboleth
11 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 377 (63.79%) Puppet
2 294 (49.75%) Opscode Chef
3 88 (14.89%) Nagios
4 71 (12.01%) Vagrant
5 56 (9.48%) Salt
6 39 (6.60%) ZABBIX
7 38 (6.43%) Ansible
8 21 (3.55%) Zenoss
9 13 (2.20%) Kibana
9 13 (2.20%) Opsview
10 11 (1.86%) Graylog2
10 11 (1.86%) HAProxy
11 7 (1.18%) Icinga
11 7 (1.18%) collectd
12 6 (1.02%) ITRS Geneos
12 6 (1.02%) Cacti
13 5 (0.85%) Capistrano
14 4 (0.68%) logstash
15 3 (0.51%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 3 (0.51%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 109 (18.44%) Red Hat
2 93 (15.74%) VMware
3 35 (5.92%) Oracle
4 33 (5.58%) Rackspace
5 25 (4.23%) Splunk
6 20 (3.38%) New Relic
7 19 (3.21%) Microsoft
8 18 (3.05%) Atlassian
9 16 (2.71%) RightScale
10 15 (2.54%) Perforce
10 15 (2.54%) JBoss
11 14 (2.37%) Citrix
12 13 (2.20%) SaltStack
13 11 (1.86%) IBM
14 10 (1.69%) 29West
15 7 (1.18%) Akamai
15 7 (1.18%) EMC
16 6 (1.02%) Sun
17 5 (0.85%) Cisco
18 4 (0.68%) ForgeRock
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