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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps Engineer
Rank 313 405 552
Rank change year-on-year
+92 +147
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 298 161 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.33% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.36% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 147 14
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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 £380 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £488
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
47194 44670 49324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.21% 92.82% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29171 27141 28355
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 1876 1959 2460
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 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 29 August 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 August 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 +72 205 £470 +4.44% 30
South East +5 31 £425 -5.55% 6
South West -15 23 £400 -15.78% 2
East Midlands +12 12 £550 +23.59%
North West -2 10 £425 +21.42% 4
East of England - 10 £419 - 11
West Midlands - 4 £350 -
Yorkshire -10 1 - - 4
DevOps Engineer
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DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 587 (100.00%) DevOps
2 404 (68.82%) Linux
3 373 (63.54%) Puppet
4 292 (49.74%) Opscode Chef
5 219 (37.31%) Java
6 215 (36.63%) Continuous Integration
7 198 (33.73%) Jenkins
8 193 (32.88%) Ruby
9 174 (29.64%) Python
10 166 (28.28%) Configuration Management
11 165 (28.11%) Apache
12 154 (26.24%) Git (software)
13 151 (25.72%) Amazon AWS
14 144 (24.53%) Perl
15 141 (24.02%) Agile Software Development
16 132 (22.49%) Web Services
17 125 (21.29%) Windows
18 122 (20.78%) PHP
18 122 (20.78%) Open Source
19 117 (19.93%) Bash Shell
20 112 (19.08%) Red Hat
21 108 (18.40%) MySQL
22 104 (17.72%) Scrum
23 94 (16.01%) CentOS
24 92 (15.67%) VMware
24 92 (15.67%) Nagios
25 89 (15.16%) Maven
26 87 (14.82%) UNIX
27 85 (14.48%) LAMP
27 85 (14.48%) MongoDB

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (28.11%) Apache
2 80 (13.63%) Tomcat
3 53 (9.03%) nginx
4 50 (8.52%) OpenStack
5 40 (6.81%) IIS
6 31 (5.28%) Confluence
7 30 (5.11%) Node.js
8 16 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (2.39%) WebLogic
10 11 (1.87%) WebSphere
11 9 (1.53%) Apache Solr
11 9 (1.53%) WordPress
11 9 (1.53%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (1.19%) CloudStack
13 6 (1.02%) MediaWiki
13 6 (1.02%) Drupal
14 5 (0.85%) GlassFish
15 4 (0.68%) Alfresco
16 3 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
16 3 (0.51%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (0.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.85%) RMDS
2 1 (0.17%) Summit
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 151 (25.72%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (10.73%) Amazon EC2
3 47 (8.01%) Amazon S3
4 42 (7.16%) PaaS
5 36 (6.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 35 (5.96%) SaaS
7 28 (4.77%) Amazon ELB
8 19 (3.24%) Route 53
9 16 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (2.39%) IaaS
11 7 (1.19%) ElastiCache
11 7 (1.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.51%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.51%) Joyent
13 2 (0.34%) Rackspace Cloud
13 2 (0.34%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.34%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (10.56%) Firewall
2 54 (9.20%) DNS
3 28 (4.77%) Internet
4 26 (4.43%) HTTP
5 23 (3.92%) VPN
5 23 (3.92%) SSL
6 19 (3.24%) LDAP
7 18 (3.07%) TCP/IP
8 16 (2.73%) DHCP
9 14 (2.39%) SNMP
10 13 (2.21%) SSH
11 12 (2.04%) WAN
11 12 (2.04%) LAN
12 7 (1.19%) IPv6
12 7 (1.19%) Network Security
13 6 (1.02%) IPsec
13 6 (1.02%) OSPF
13 6 (1.02%) BGP
13 6 (1.02%) EIGRP
14 5 (0.85%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (18.40%) MySQL
2 85 (14.48%) MongoDB
3 52 (8.86%) PostgreSQL
4 50 (8.52%) NoSQL
5 37 (6.30%) Apache Cassandra
6 30 (5.11%) SQL Server
7 19 (3.24%) Big Data
8 18 (3.07%) Relational Database
9 17 (2.90%) Amazon RDS
10 16 (2.73%) Hadoop
11 12 (2.04%) Redis
12 8 (1.36%) CouchDB
13 7 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (1.19%) Riak
14 6 (1.02%) Couchbase
14 6 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.85%) DB2
15 5 (0.85%) SimpleDB
16 4 (0.68%) HBase
16 4 (0.68%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 198 (33.73%) Jenkins
2 154 (26.24%) Git (software)
3 89 (15.16%) Maven
4 60 (10.22%) Subversion
5 56 (9.54%) JIRA
6 54 (9.20%) Hudson
7 30 (5.11%) TeamCity
8 24 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (3.75%) Ant
10 17 (2.90%) RSpec
11 15 (2.56%) Selenium
11 15 (2.56%) Artifactory
12 10 (1.70%) Gradle
13 7 (1.19%) Mercurial
13 7 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (1.02%) Gerrit
15 4 (0.68%) Bitbucket
15 4 (0.68%) MSBuild
15 4 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
15 4 (0.68%) Cucumber
General
1 35 (5.96%) Finance
2 19 (3.24%) Telecoms
3 17 (2.90%) Banking
4 10 (1.70%) Games
5 9 (1.53%) Front Office
6 7 (1.19%) 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%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (22.49%) Web Services
2 85 (14.48%) LAMP
3 55 (9.37%) .NET
4 20 (3.41%) MCollective
5 15 (2.56%) XML
5 15 (2.56%) ASP.NET
5 15 (2.56%) Middleware
5 15 (2.56%) RESTful
6 12 (2.04%) JSON
7 10 (1.70%) WebSockets
7 10 (1.70%) CSS
7 10 (1.70%) HTML
7 10 (1.70%) J2EE
8 9 (1.53%) Django
8 9 (1.53%) REST
9 8 (1.36%) jQuery
10 5 (0.85%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (0.68%) HTML5
11 4 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (0.68%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 122 (20.78%) Open Source
2 18 (3.07%) Computer Science
3 14 (2.39%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (1.87%) Wiki
6 8 (1.36%) Digital Media
7 7 (1.19%) Online Games
7 7 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.02%) Clustering
9 5 (0.85%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.68%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.51%) PKI
12 2 (0.34%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.34%) FMCG
12 2 (0.34%) Social Network
12 2 (0.34%) CMDB
12 2 (0.34%) Replication
13 1 (0.17%) Firmware
13 1 (0.17%) Fixed Income
13 1 (0.17%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 404 (68.82%) Linux
2 125 (21.29%) Windows
3 94 (16.01%) CentOS
4 87 (14.82%) UNIX
5 79 (13.46%) Ubuntu
6 58 (9.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (5.11%) Debian
8 20 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.70%) Solaris
11 9 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (1.19%) AIX
12 7 (1.19%) 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
1 587 (100.00%) DevOps
2 215 (36.63%) Continuous Integration
3 166 (28.28%) Configuration Management
4 141 (24.02%) Agile Software Development
5 104 (17.72%) Scrum
6 51 (8.69%) Build Automation
7 44 (7.50%) E-Commerce
8 35 (5.96%) OO
9 32 (5.45%) Kanban
9 32 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 30 (5.11%) TDD
11 26 (4.43%) Release Management
11 26 (4.43%) Software Engineering
12 25 (4.26%) Load Balancing
13 20 (3.41%) SOA
14 19 (3.24%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (3.07%) ITIL
16 17 (2.90%) Service Delivery
16 17 (2.90%) Migration
17 15 (2.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 219 (37.31%) Java
2 193 (32.88%) Ruby
3 174 (29.64%) Python
4 144 (24.53%) Perl
5 122 (20.78%) PHP
6 117 (19.93%) Bash Shell
7 53 (9.03%) JavaScript
8 51 (8.69%) PowerShell
9 42 (7.16%) SQL
10 30 (5.11%) C#
11 23 (3.92%) Shell Script
12 18 (3.07%) Scala
13 16 (2.73%) C++
14 8 (1.36%) VB
15 4 (0.68%) Groovy
15 4 (0.68%) C
15 4 (0.68%) VBScript
16 3 (0.51%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.51%) Bourne shell
17 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (5.62%) Security Cleared
2 19 (3.24%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.02%) CCNA
3 6 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (1.02%) RHCE
4 5 (0.85%) BC Cleared
5 4 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.77%) QA
2 9 (1.53%) SLA
3 3 (0.51%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 56 (9.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (6.47%) vCloud
3 19 (3.24%) XenServer
4 15 (2.56%) Samba
5 10 (1.70%) Postfix
6 7 (1.19%) Active Directory
6 7 (1.19%) VMware ESX
6 7 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (1.02%) Docker
8 5 (0.85%) Xen
8 5 (0.85%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.85%) Varnish
8 5 (0.85%) KVM
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
1 373 (63.54%) Puppet
2 292 (49.74%) Opscode Chef
3 92 (15.67%) Nagios
4 68 (11.58%) Vagrant
5 55 (9.37%) Salt
6 40 (6.81%) ZABBIX
7 38 (6.47%) Ansible
8 21 (3.58%) Zenoss
9 13 (2.21%) Kibana
9 13 (2.21%) Opsview
10 11 (1.87%) Graylog2
11 10 (1.70%) HAProxy
12 7 (1.19%) Cacti
12 7 (1.19%) collectd
12 7 (1.19%) Icinga
13 6 (1.02%) ITRS Geneos
14 5 (0.85%) Capistrano
15 4 (0.68%) logstash
16 3 (0.51%) OpenView
16 3 (0.51%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 112 (19.08%) Red Hat
2 92 (15.67%) VMware
3 35 (5.96%) Oracle
4 34 (5.79%) Rackspace
5 24 (4.09%) Splunk
6 20 (3.41%) New Relic
7 18 (3.07%) Atlassian
7 18 (3.07%) Microsoft
8 16 (2.73%) RightScale
9 15 (2.56%) JBoss
9 15 (2.56%) Perforce
10 13 (2.21%) Citrix
11 12 (2.04%) SaltStack
12 11 (1.87%) IBM
13 10 (1.70%) 29West
14 7 (1.19%) EMC
14 7 (1.19%) Akamai
15 6 (1.02%) Sun
16 5 (0.85%) Cisco
17 4 (0.68%) ForgeRock
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