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 26 March 2015 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps Engineer
Rank 239 338 459
Rank change year-on-year
+99 +121
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 416 220 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.85% 0.46% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.50% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 170 51
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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
45223 44184 38331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.46% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27836 26935 22544
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1797 1892 2027
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%

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 26 March 2015.

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 26 March 2015. 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 +58 260 £500 +8.10% 53
South East +37 60 £375 +15.38% 14
Yorkshire +23 35 £350 +9.37% 10
South West +4 29 £450 +7.46% 7
North West -27 15 £400 +6.66% 9
East Midlands - 9 £500 - 1
East of England +7 3 £270 -43.15% 6
West Midlands - - - - 2
DevOps Engineer
UK

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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.

1 936 (100.00%) DevOps
2 700 (74.79%) Linux
3 673 (71.90%) Puppet
4 475 (50.75%) Opscode Chef
5 406 (43.38%) Jenkins
6 404 (43.16%) Agile Software Development
7 389 (41.56%) Continuous Integration
8 379 (40.49%) Ruby
9 373 (39.85%) Python
10 327 (34.94%) Configuration Management
11 310 (33.12%) Java
12 260 (27.78%) Bash Shell
13 256 (27.35%) Git (software)
14 215 (22.97%) Perl
15 200 (21.37%) MongoDB
16 197 (21.05%) Windows
17 194 (20.73%) Amazon AWS
18 178 (19.02%) VMware
19 177 (18.91%) Apache
20 171 (18.27%) Ansible
21 168 (17.95%) Red Hat
22 165 (17.63%) UNIX
23 160 (17.09%) Scrum
24 159 (16.99%) MySQL
25 157 (16.77%) PHP
26 156 (16.67%) Ubuntu
27 154 (16.45%) CentOS
28 153 (16.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
29 146 (15.60%) Nagios
30 127 (13.57%) Open Source

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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
1 177 (18.91%) Apache
2 113 (12.07%) OpenStack
3 97 (10.36%) Tomcat
4 85 (9.08%) nginx
5 47 (5.02%) IIS
5 47 (5.02%) Node.js
6 38 (4.06%) Confluence
7 22 (2.35%) JBoss
7 22 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
8 19 (2.03%) Cloud Foundry
9 14 (1.50%) WebSphere
9 14 (1.50%) MediaWiki
10 13 (1.39%) Drupal
11 12 (1.28%) CMS
12 11 (1.18%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
13 8 (0.85%) Jetty
14 5 (0.53%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.53%) uWSGI
15 4 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.32%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.21%) RMDS
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 194 (20.73%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (7.59%) PaaS
3 54 (5.77%) AWS CloudFormation
4 49 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 48 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
6 29 (3.10%) Amazon ELB
6 29 (3.10%) Amazon S3
7 28 (2.99%) IaaS
8 19 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (1.71%) Route 53
10 15 (1.60%) Heroku
10 15 (1.60%) Engine Yard
11 14 (1.50%) SaaS
12 8 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 7 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (0.64%) GitHub
15 4 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (0.43%) Office 365
16 3 (0.32%) Google App Engine
16 3 (0.32%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 97 (10.36%) DNS
2 87 (9.29%) Firewall
3 66 (7.05%) TCP/IP
4 51 (5.45%) Network Security
5 42 (4.49%) HTTP
5 42 (4.49%) SSL
6 40 (4.27%) LDAP
7 36 (3.85%) DHCP
8 32 (3.42%) Internet
9 26 (2.78%) LAN
10 25 (2.67%) WAN
10 25 (2.67%) IPsec
11 22 (2.35%) VPN
12 19 (2.03%) VLAN
13 15 (1.60%) SAN
13 15 (1.60%) FTP
14 13 (1.39%) IPv6
15 11 (1.18%) BGP
15 11 (1.18%) EIGRP
15 11 (1.18%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (21.37%) MongoDB
2 159 (16.99%) MySQL
3 115 (12.29%) NoSQL
4 80 (8.55%) PostgreSQL
5 62 (6.62%) SQL Server
6 61 (6.52%) Relational Database
7 52 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 48 (5.13%) Redis
9 42 (4.49%) RDBMS
10 21 (2.24%) CouchDB
11 19 (2.03%) Hadoop
11 19 (2.03%) Riak
12 18 (1.92%) Hypertable
13 15 (1.60%) Big Data
13 15 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (1.39%) MariaDB
15 10 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
16 8 (0.85%) Couchbase
16 8 (0.85%) SimpleDB
17 6 (0.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 406 (43.38%) Jenkins
2 256 (27.35%) Git (software)
3 125 (13.35%) TeamCity
4 122 (13.03%) Subversion
5 115 (12.29%) Maven
6 62 (6.62%) Hudson
6 62 (6.62%) JIRA
7 52 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 34 (3.63%) Ant
9 18 (1.92%) Fiddler
10 16 (1.71%) Artifactory
11 15 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (1.60%) Mercurial
12 14 (1.50%) Gerrit
12 14 (1.50%) Cucumber
13 13 (1.39%) RSpec
13 13 (1.39%) MSBuild
13 13 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
14 9 (0.96%) Gradle
15 8 (0.85%) Selenium
General
1 44 (4.70%) Finance
2 24 (2.56%) Publishing
3 20 (2.14%) Banking
4 17 (1.82%) Retail
4 17 (1.82%) Telecoms
5 16 (1.71%) Games
6 15 (1.60%) Marketing
7 13 (1.39%) Legal
8 9 (0.96%) Advertising
9 8 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.85%) Electronics
10 3 (0.32%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.32%) Front Office
11 2 (0.21%) Back Office
11 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.11%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (13.35%) Web Services
2 84 (8.97%) .NET
3 44 (4.70%) MCollective
4 40 (4.27%) LAMP
5 26 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
6 14 (1.50%) Ruby on Rails
6 14 (1.50%) XML
7 13 (1.39%) Django
8 11 (1.18%) RESTful
8 11 (1.18%) SOAP
9 10 (1.07%) REST
10 9 (0.96%) HTML
11 7 (0.75%) Play Framework
12 6 (0.64%) JSP
12 6 (0.64%) Servlets
12 6 (0.64%) Java EE
13 5 (0.53%) WSGI
13 5 (0.53%) Regular Expression
13 5 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
13 5 (0.53%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 127 (13.57%) Open Source
2 37 (3.95%) Clustering
3 30 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (2.14%) Device Driver
6 19 (2.03%) Computer Science
7 18 (1.92%) Mobile App
8 16 (1.71%) Wiki
9 12 (1.28%) Online Games
10 9 (0.96%) Replication
11 8 (0.85%) DTV
12 7 (0.75%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.53%) Hedge funds
13 5 (0.53%) Fixed Income
13 5 (0.53%) EFT
14 4 (0.43%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.43%) NHS
14 4 (0.43%) DataPower
15 2 (0.21%) Streaming Video
15 2 (0.21%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 700 (74.79%) Linux
2 197 (21.05%) Windows
3 165 (17.63%) UNIX
4 156 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 154 (16.45%) CentOS
6 153 (16.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (4.06%) Debian
9 16 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (1.18%) AIX
12 6 (0.64%) Solaris
12 6 (0.64%) Amazon Linux
13 4 (0.43%) Fedora
14 3 (0.32%) Android
15 2 (0.21%) VMS
15 2 (0.21%) CoreOS
15 2 (0.21%) Scientific Linux
16 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 936 (100.00%) DevOps
2 404 (43.16%) Agile Software Development
3 389 (41.56%) Continuous Integration
4 327 (34.94%) Configuration Management
5 160 (17.09%) Scrum
6 78 (8.33%) Load Balancing
7 75 (8.01%) Automated Testing
8 56 (5.98%) Build Automation
9 53 (5.66%) SOA
10 51 (5.45%) E-Commerce
11 50 (5.34%) Release Management
12 41 (4.38%) Kanban
12 41 (4.38%) Software Engineering
13 38 (4.06%) Change Management
14 36 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
15 30 (3.21%) Disaster Recovery
16 29 (3.10%) Service Delivery
16 29 (3.10%) OO
17 25 (2.67%) TDD
18 23 (2.46%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 379 (40.49%) Ruby
2 373 (39.85%) Python
3 310 (33.12%) Java
4 260 (27.78%) Bash Shell
5 215 (22.97%) Perl
6 157 (16.77%) PHP
7 110 (11.75%) SQL
8 91 (9.72%) PowerShell
9 76 (8.12%) Shell Script
10 48 (5.13%) C#
11 27 (2.88%) C
12 23 (2.46%) JavaScript
13 21 (2.24%) Korn
14 20 (2.14%) C++
14 20 (2.14%) Scala
15 16 (1.71%) Golang
16 14 (1.50%) Groovy
17 5 (0.53%) Clojure
18 2 (0.21%) Fortran
18 2 (0.21%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 59 (6.30%) Security Cleared
2 41 (4.38%) SC Cleared
3 23 (2.46%) Degree
4 16 (1.71%) CCNA
4 16 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.21%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.21%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.11%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.09%) QA
2 7 (0.75%) SLA
3 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 85 (9.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (4.17%) vSphere
2 39 (4.17%) Docker
3 36 (3.85%) vCloud
4 25 (2.67%) XenServer
5 23 (2.46%) Active Directory
6 20 (2.14%) Samba
6 20 (2.14%) Varnish
7 19 (2.03%) Postfix
8 18 (1.92%) iptables
9 12 (1.28%) VirtualBox
10 11 (1.18%) Hyper-V
10 11 (1.18%) KVM
10 11 (1.18%) Xen
10 11 (1.18%) NFS
11 7 (0.75%) VMware ESX
12 6 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.53%) Shibboleth
14 4 (0.43%) GlusterFS
14 4 (0.43%) LXC
Systems Management
1 673 (71.90%) Puppet
2 475 (50.75%) Opscode Chef
3 171 (18.27%) Ansible
4 146 (15.60%) Nagios
5 64 (6.84%) Salt
6 59 (6.30%) Vagrant
6 59 (6.30%) ZABBIX
7 55 (5.88%) Graphite
8 42 (4.49%) Cobbler
9 31 (3.31%) collectd
10 23 (2.46%) HAProxy
10 23 (2.46%) Kibana
10 23 (2.46%) Icinga
11 20 (2.14%) Opsview
12 18 (1.92%) CFEngine
13 16 (1.71%) Tivoli
13 16 (1.71%) Zenoss
14 12 (1.28%) Graylog
15 11 (1.18%) SELinux
16 9 (0.96%) logstash
Vendors
1 178 (19.02%) VMware
2 168 (17.95%) Red Hat
3 103 (11.00%) Oracle
4 50 (5.34%) Microsoft
5 35 (3.74%) Splunk
6 32 (3.42%) Perforce
6 32 (3.42%) Rackspace
7 26 (2.78%) Citrix
7 26 (2.78%) SaltStack
8 25 (2.67%) New Relic
9 22 (2.35%) Akamai
10 18 (1.92%) F5
11 14 (1.50%) Cisco
12 13 (1.39%) AppDynamics
13 11 (1.18%) Atlassian
14 10 (1.07%) DigitalOcean
14 10 (1.07%) RightScale
15 8 (0.85%) SAP
15 8 (0.85%) IBM
16 7 (0.75%) Google
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Consulting Point
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Rate: £350.00 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Arden Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £320 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago