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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps Engineer
Rank 325 429 547
Rank change year-on-year
+104 +118
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 270 125 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.27% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.29% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 108 14
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£434 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £430 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45617 43185 49090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.64% 92.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 28196 25932 28031
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £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 1837 1975 2545
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +66 187 £450 - 37
South West -7 30 £413 -13.15%
South East +4 20 £425 -5.55% 8
North West - 8 £425 - 1
Yorkshire +6 7 £325 -19.80% 7
West Midlands - 7 £350 - 5
East Midlands -1 5 £563 +26.40% 2
East of England - 5 £425 - 3
DevOps Engineer
UK

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 545 (100.00%) DevOps
2 368 (67.52%) Linux
3 349 (64.04%) Puppet
4 270 (49.54%) Opscode Chef
5 201 (36.88%) Java
6 180 (33.03%) Ruby
7 175 (32.11%) Continuous Integration
8 172 (31.56%) Python
9 161 (29.54%) Apache
10 153 (28.07%) Configuration Management
10 153 (28.07%) Jenkins
11 144 (26.42%) Amazon AWS
11 144 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
12 131 (24.04%) Web Services
13 128 (23.49%) Perl
14 124 (22.75%) Git (software)
15 118 (21.65%) MySQL
16 111 (20.37%) PHP
17 109 (20.00%) Open Source
18 105 (19.27%) Windows
18 105 (19.27%) Red Hat
19 103 (18.90%) Bash Shell
20 99 (18.17%) Nagios
21 91 (16.70%) UNIX
22 88 (16.15%) Tomcat
23 87 (15.96%) LAMP
24 80 (14.68%) MongoDB
25 78 (14.31%) VMware
26 76 (13.94%) CentOS
27 73 (13.39%) Maven

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 161 (29.54%) Apache
2 88 (16.15%) Tomcat
3 51 (9.36%) nginx
4 41 (7.52%) IIS
5 38 (6.97%) Node.js
6 35 (6.42%) OpenStack
7 30 (5.50%) Confluence
8 20 (3.67%) Elasticsearch
9 15 (2.75%) Cloud Foundry
10 14 (2.57%) WebLogic
11 13 (2.39%) CloudStack
12 12 (2.20%) WebSphere
13 9 (1.65%) Apache Solr
14 7 (1.28%) WordPress
15 5 (0.92%) GlassFish
15 5 (0.92%) MediaWiki
16 4 (0.73%) Alfresco
16 4 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
17 3 (0.55%) CMS
17 3 (0.55%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (0.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.73%) RMDS
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 144 (26.42%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (10.83%) Amazon EC2
3 42 (7.71%) Amazon S3
4 37 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 35 (6.42%) PaaS
6 34 (6.24%) SaaS
7 24 (4.40%) Amazon ELB
8 18 (3.30%) Route 53
9 13 (2.39%) IaaS
10 11 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (1.28%) ElastiCache
12 4 (0.73%) Rackspace Cloud
13 3 (0.55%) Joyent
13 3 (0.55%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.37%) CloudFront
14 2 (0.37%) Google App Engine
15 1 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
15 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (10.28%) DNS
2 49 (8.99%) Firewall
3 28 (5.14%) HTTP
4 26 (4.77%) Internet
5 21 (3.85%) SSL
6 20 (3.67%) VPN
7 17 (3.12%) TCP/IP
8 15 (2.75%) DHCP
9 14 (2.57%) LDAP
10 13 (2.39%) SNMP
10 13 (2.39%) SSH
11 7 (1.28%) Network Security
11 7 (1.28%) Intranet
11 7 (1.28%) LAN
11 7 (1.28%) WAN
12 6 (1.10%) IPv6
13 5 (0.92%) SAN
13 5 (0.92%) Kerberos
13 5 (0.92%) IPsec
13 5 (0.92%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (21.65%) MySQL
2 80 (14.68%) MongoDB
3 49 (8.99%) NoSQL
4 45 (8.26%) PostgreSQL
4 45 (8.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 23 (4.22%) Big Data
6 21 (3.85%) Hadoop
7 19 (3.49%) SQL Server
8 16 (2.94%) Redis
8 16 (2.94%) Relational Database
9 15 (2.75%) Amazon RDS
10 12 (2.20%) CouchDB
11 11 (2.02%) Riak
12 7 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (1.10%) Couchbase
13 6 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.92%) SimpleDB
15 4 (0.73%) Oracle Exadata
15 4 (0.73%) RavenDB
15 4 (0.73%) DB2
Development Applications
1 153 (28.07%) Jenkins
2 124 (22.75%) Git (software)
3 73 (13.39%) Maven
4 46 (8.44%) JIRA
4 46 (8.44%) Hudson
5 45 (8.26%) Subversion
6 28 (5.14%) TeamCity
7 23 (4.22%) Ant
7 23 (4.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (2.02%) RSpec
9 10 (1.83%) Artifactory
10 6 (1.10%) Mercurial
11 4 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.73%) Gerrit
11 4 (0.73%) MSBuild
11 4 (0.73%) Gradle
11 4 (0.73%) Selenium
11 4 (0.73%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.55%) JUnit
12 3 (0.55%) Apache Continuum
General
1 30 (5.50%) Finance
2 23 (4.22%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.12%) Banking
4 10 (1.83%) Games
5 8 (1.47%) Front Office
6 6 (1.10%) Retail
7 4 (0.73%) Publishing
8 3 (0.55%) Advertising
8 3 (0.55%) Back Office
8 3 (0.55%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.55%) Music Industry
9 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.18%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (24.04%) Web Services
2 87 (15.96%) LAMP
3 46 (8.44%) .NET
4 21 (3.85%) RESTful
5 19 (3.49%) Middleware
6 15 (2.75%) XML
6 15 (2.75%) J2EE
6 15 (2.75%) ASP.NET
6 15 (2.75%) CSS
7 13 (2.39%) jQuery
7 13 (2.39%) MCollective
8 12 (2.20%) JSON
9 9 (1.65%) Spring
9 9 (1.65%) Django
10 8 (1.47%) HTML
10 8 (1.47%) WebSockets
11 6 (1.10%) Struts
11 6 (1.10%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (1.10%) Velocity
11 6 (1.10%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 109 (20.00%) Open Source
2 17 (3.12%) Mobile App
3 14 (2.57%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.20%) Digital Media
5 11 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (1.65%) Clustering
6 9 (1.65%) Wiki
7 7 (1.28%) Online Games
8 6 (1.10%) Firmware
8 6 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (0.92%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.55%) Replication
10 3 (0.55%) PKI
11 2 (0.37%) CMDB
11 2 (0.37%) FMCG
11 2 (0.37%) Social Network
11 2 (0.37%) iPad
11 2 (0.37%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.18%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 368 (67.52%) Linux
2 105 (19.27%) Windows
3 91 (16.70%) UNIX
4 76 (13.94%) CentOS
5 65 (11.93%) Ubuntu
6 62 (11.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (6.42%) Debian
8 10 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.65%) Solaris
10 8 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (1.28%) SELinux
12 6 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (1.10%) AIX
13 3 (0.55%) VMS
13 3 (0.55%) SmartOS
14 2 (0.37%) Android
14 2 (0.37%) SUSE
15 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 545 (100.00%) DevOps
2 175 (32.11%) Continuous Integration
3 153 (28.07%) Configuration Management
4 144 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (12.66%) Scrum
6 46 (8.44%) E-Commerce
7 45 (8.26%) Build Automation
8 34 (6.24%) Continuous Improvement
9 31 (5.69%) OO
10 27 (4.95%) Software Engineering
11 26 (4.77%) Release Management
12 25 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
12 25 (4.59%) TDD
13 23 (4.22%) SOA
14 21 (3.85%) Kanban
15 19 (3.49%) Load Balancing
16 16 (2.94%) Security Management
17 14 (2.57%) Migration
17 14 (2.57%) Problem Management
18 13 (2.39%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 201 (36.88%) Java
2 180 (33.03%) Ruby
3 172 (31.56%) Python
4 128 (23.49%) Perl
5 111 (20.37%) PHP
6 103 (18.90%) Bash Shell
7 45 (8.26%) JavaScript
8 40 (7.34%) PowerShell
9 35 (6.42%) SQL
10 30 (5.50%) C#
11 24 (4.40%) Scala
12 23 (4.22%) Shell Script
13 17 (3.12%) C++
14 8 (1.47%) VB
15 4 (0.73%) Groovy
15 4 (0.73%) VBScript
16 3 (0.55%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.55%) C
17 2 (0.37%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 20 (3.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (1.83%) SC Cleared
3 7 (1.28%) RHCE
4 3 (0.55%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.37%) PhD
5 2 (0.37%) CCNA
5 2 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.59%) QA
2 6 (1.10%) SLA
3 3 (0.55%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 50 (9.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (4.77%) vCloud
3 14 (2.57%) XenServer
4 10 (1.83%) Samba
5 9 (1.65%) Postfix
6 8 (1.47%) VMware ESX
7 7 (1.28%) Active Directory
7 7 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.92%) Varnish
8 5 (0.92%) Docker
9 4 (0.73%) vSphere
10 3 (0.55%) Shibboleth
10 3 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.37%) NFS
12 1 (0.18%) Xen
12 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.18%) KVM
Systems Management
1 349 (64.04%) Puppet
2 270 (49.54%) Opscode Chef
3 99 (18.17%) Nagios
4 54 (9.91%) Salt
5 46 (8.44%) Ansible
6 45 (8.26%) Vagrant
7 33 (6.06%) ZABBIX
8 20 (3.67%) Opsview
9 15 (2.75%) Zenoss
10 14 (2.57%) Cacti
11 13 (2.39%) collectd
12 9 (1.65%) HAProxy
13 8 (1.47%) Kibana
13 8 (1.47%) Graylog2
14 6 (1.10%) ITRS Geneos
15 4 (0.73%) Ganglia
15 4 (0.73%) CFEngine
16 3 (0.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 3 (0.55%) OpenSSO
16 3 (0.55%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 105 (19.27%) Red Hat
2 78 (14.31%) VMware
3 35 (6.42%) Oracle
4 34 (6.24%) Rackspace
5 17 (3.12%) Microsoft
6 16 (2.94%) RightScale
7 15 (2.75%) New Relic
7 15 (2.75%) Atlassian
7 15 (2.75%) Splunk
8 13 (2.39%) Akamai
9 10 (1.83%) JBoss
10 9 (1.65%) IBM
10 9 (1.65%) Perforce
11 8 (1.47%) 29West
11 8 (1.47%) Citrix
12 7 (1.28%) SaltStack
13 6 (1.10%) Sun
13 6 (1.10%) ATG
13 6 (1.10%) Endeca
14 5 (0.92%) EMC
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