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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps Engineer
Rank 238 375 515
Rank change year-on-year
+137 +140
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 451 196 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.86% 0.42% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.45% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 173 24
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£475 £450 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £377 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £415 £463
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -10.27%
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
47193 43479 43690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.51% 92.86% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 30286 26865 25059
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1930 1900 2331
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £38.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +70 283 £475 +5.55% 48
South East +54 77 £475 +15.15% 12
Yorkshire +10 38 £350 -15.66% 6
South West - 24 £450 - 9
North West +11 15 £425 +21.42%
East Midlands +14 5 £350 - 1
East of England - 4 £450 - 5
West Midlands - 3 £450 - 6
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DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 745 (100.00%) DevOps
2 558 (74.90%) Linux
3 516 (69.26%) Puppet
4 389 (52.21%) Opscode Chef
5 351 (47.11%) Agile Software Development
6 319 (42.82%) Jenkins
7 295 (39.60%) Java
8 286 (38.39%) Continuous Integration
9 256 (34.36%) Ruby
10 218 (29.26%) Python
10 218 (29.26%) Git (software)
11 212 (28.46%) Configuration Management
12 165 (22.15%) Perl
13 164 (22.01%) Scrum
14 162 (21.74%) Bash Shell
15 158 (21.21%) Apache
16 151 (20.27%) Amazon AWS
17 150 (20.13%) MongoDB
18 148 (19.87%) CentOS
19 144 (19.33%) Ubuntu
20 143 (19.19%) UNIX
21 140 (18.79%) Red Hat
22 133 (17.85%) PHP
22 133 (17.85%) VMware
23 126 (16.91%) Nagios
24 121 (16.24%) Open Source
25 119 (15.97%) Windows
26 113 (15.17%) Web Services
27 112 (15.03%) Maven
28 101 (13.56%) MySQL

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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
1 158 (21.21%) Apache
2 85 (11.41%) Tomcat
3 84 (11.28%) OpenStack
4 66 (8.86%) nginx
5 42 (5.64%) Confluence
6 35 (4.70%) Node.js
7 31 (4.16%) IIS
8 18 (2.42%) JBoss
9 12 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (1.48%) Cloud Foundry
10 11 (1.48%) WebSphere
10 11 (1.48%) Drupal
11 8 (1.07%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.94%) Jetty
12 7 (0.94%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.94%) MediaWiki
13 6 (0.81%) CloudStack
13 6 (0.81%) WordPress
13 6 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.54%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (0.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (0.81%) RMDS
2 4 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 151 (20.27%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (7.11%) Amazon EC2
3 46 (6.17%) PaaS
4 38 (5.10%) Amazon S3
5 30 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 25 (3.36%) Amazon ELB
7 24 (3.22%) IaaS
8 17 (2.28%) SaaS
9 14 (1.88%) Route 53
10 13 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (0.81%) Heroku
11 6 (0.81%) Engine Yard
12 5 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.40%) Rackspace Cloud
13 3 (0.40%) Google App Engine
14 2 (0.27%) ElastiCache
14 2 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 1 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
15 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 70 (9.40%) Firewall
2 66 (8.86%) DNS
3 34 (4.56%) LDAP
4 31 (4.16%) Internet
5 28 (3.76%) TCP/IP
6 26 (3.49%) SSL
6 26 (3.49%) HTTP
7 22 (2.95%) Network Security
8 20 (2.68%) LAN
8 20 (2.68%) WAN
8 20 (2.68%) VPN
9 11 (1.48%) SAN
9 11 (1.48%) DHCP
10 9 (1.21%) IPv6
11 7 (0.94%) OSPF
11 7 (0.94%) BGP
11 7 (0.94%) EIGRP
11 7 (0.94%) IPsec
12 5 (0.67%) VLAN
12 5 (0.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (20.13%) MongoDB
2 101 (13.56%) MySQL
3 90 (12.08%) NoSQL
4 54 (7.25%) PostgreSQL
5 51 (6.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 35 (4.70%) SQL Server
7 33 (4.43%) Relational Database
8 32 (4.30%) Redis
9 19 (2.55%) RDBMS
10 14 (1.88%) Big Data
10 14 (1.88%) Hadoop
11 13 (1.74%) DB2
11 13 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
12 9 (1.21%) MariaDB
12 9 (1.21%) CouchDB
13 7 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (0.94%) Riak
14 6 (0.81%) Couchbase
15 5 (0.67%) Hypertable
15 5 (0.67%) HBase
Development Applications
1 319 (42.82%) Jenkins
2 218 (29.26%) Git (software)
3 112 (15.03%) Maven
4 86 (11.54%) Subversion
5 66 (8.86%) JIRA
6 58 (7.79%) TeamCity
7 52 (6.98%) Hudson
8 35 (4.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 28 (3.76%) Ant
10 24 (3.22%) RSpec
11 20 (2.68%) Selenium
12 17 (2.28%) Cucumber
12 17 (2.28%) Artifactory
13 15 (2.01%) Gradle
14 11 (1.48%) ClearCase
15 10 (1.34%) Gerrit
16 9 (1.21%) Bitbucket
16 9 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
17 5 (0.67%) JBehave
17 5 (0.67%) Fiddler
General
1 41 (5.50%) Finance
2 36 (4.83%) Banking
3 23 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.01%) Publishing
5 13 (1.74%) Front Office
6 10 (1.34%) Marketing
6 10 (1.34%) Retail
7 8 (1.07%) Advertising
8 7 (0.94%) Games
9 6 (0.81%) Back Office
9 6 (0.81%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.54%) Electronics
10 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.40%) Music Industry
12 2 (0.27%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Law
13 1 (0.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (15.17%) Web Services
2 60 (8.05%) LAMP
3 54 (7.25%) .NET
4 35 (4.70%) MCollective
5 21 (2.82%) HTML
6 14 (1.88%) XML
6 14 (1.88%) JSP
7 13 (1.74%) RESTful
7 13 (1.74%) WebSockets
7 13 (1.74%) RabbitMQ
8 12 (1.61%) ASP.NET
9 10 (1.34%) Middleware
9 10 (1.34%) REST
10 8 (1.07%) WebSphere MQ
11 7 (0.94%) SOAP
12 5 (0.67%) jQuery
13 4 (0.54%) Django
13 4 (0.54%) ActiveMQ
13 4 (0.54%) Ruby on Rails
13 4 (0.54%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 121 (16.24%) Open Source
2 28 (3.76%) Computer Science
3 22 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (2.55%) Mobile App
4 19 (2.55%) Clustering
5 16 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.34%) Wiki
7 9 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (0.94%) Online Games
9 6 (0.81%) Device Driver
9 6 (0.81%) Replication
10 5 (0.67%) EFT
10 5 (0.67%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.54%) DTV
11 4 (0.54%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.54%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.40%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.27%) Video on Demand
13 2 (0.27%) DataPower
13 2 (0.27%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 558 (74.90%) Linux
2 148 (19.87%) CentOS
3 144 (19.33%) Ubuntu
4 143 (19.19%) UNIX
5 119 (15.97%) Windows
6 93 (12.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (5.23%) Debian
8 29 (3.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (2.82%) AIX
10 15 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (1.48%) SELinux
12 9 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.81%) VMS
14 5 (0.67%) Solaris
15 3 (0.40%) Fedora
15 3 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.13%) SUSE
16 1 (0.13%) Amazon Linux
16 1 (0.13%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 745 (100.00%) DevOps
2 351 (47.11%) Agile Software Development
3 286 (38.39%) Continuous Integration
4 212 (28.46%) Configuration Management
5 164 (22.01%) Scrum
6 52 (6.98%) E-Commerce
7 46 (6.17%) Build Automation
8 44 (5.91%) Load Balancing
9 41 (5.50%) Kanban
9 41 (5.50%) SOA
10 33 (4.43%) TDD
10 33 (4.43%) Software Engineering
11 32 (4.30%) ITIL
11 32 (4.30%) OO
12 27 (3.62%) Release Management
12 27 (3.62%) Continuous Improvement
13 26 (3.49%) Service Delivery
14 22 (2.95%) Disaster Recovery
14 22 (2.95%) Migration
14 22 (2.95%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 295 (39.60%) Java
2 256 (34.36%) Ruby
3 218 (29.26%) Python
4 165 (22.15%) Perl
5 162 (21.74%) Bash Shell
6 133 (17.85%) PHP
7 67 (8.99%) SQL
8 66 (8.86%) JavaScript
9 55 (7.38%) Shell Script
9 55 (7.38%) PowerShell
10 17 (2.28%) Scala
11 15 (2.01%) C#
12 10 (1.34%) C
13 9 (1.21%) C++
13 9 (1.21%) Golang
14 7 (0.94%) Clojure
15 5 (0.67%) Korn
16 4 (0.54%) VB
17 3 (0.40%) Groovy
17 3 (0.40%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 60 (8.05%) Security Cleared
2 40 (5.37%) SC Cleared
3 12 (1.61%) CCNA
3 12 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (0.81%) BC Cleared
6 5 (0.67%) Degree
7 3 (0.40%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.50%) QA
2 13 (1.74%) SLA
3 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 63 (8.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (5.91%) vCloud
3 28 (3.76%) XenServer
4 19 (2.55%) Samba
5 14 (1.88%) vSphere
6 12 (1.61%) KVM
6 12 (1.61%) Xen
7 9 (1.21%) Active Directory
7 9 (1.21%) Varnish
7 9 (1.21%) Postfix
8 8 (1.07%) Docker
9 7 (0.94%) VMware ESX
10 6 (0.81%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.67%) NFS
11 5 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.40%) Shibboleth
13 2 (0.27%) Hyper-V
13 2 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.13%) LXC
Systems Management
1 516 (69.26%) Puppet
2 389 (52.21%) Opscode Chef
3 126 (16.91%) Nagios
4 82 (11.01%) Vagrant
5 75 (10.07%) Ansible
6 56 (7.52%) Salt
7 46 (6.17%) ZABBIX
8 30 (4.03%) Zenoss
9 23 (3.09%) Kibana
10 22 (2.95%) collectd
11 21 (2.82%) Opsview
12 19 (2.55%) Graylog2
13 17 (2.28%) Cobbler
14 14 (1.88%) Tivoli
15 13 (1.74%) HAProxy
16 12 (1.61%) Icinga
17 9 (1.21%) Capistrano
18 6 (0.81%) CFEngine
18 6 (0.81%) logstash
19 4 (0.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 140 (18.79%) Red Hat
2 133 (17.85%) VMware
3 58 (7.79%) Oracle
4 38 (5.10%) Splunk
5 34 (4.56%) Rackspace
6 29 (3.89%) Microsoft
7 26 (3.49%) Perforce
8 25 (3.36%) SaltStack
9 22 (2.95%) Atlassian
10 21 (2.82%) Citrix
11 17 (2.28%) Akamai
11 17 (2.28%) New Relic
12 12 (1.61%) F5
12 12 (1.61%) RightScale
13 11 (1.48%) IBM
14 10 (1.34%) 29West
15 7 (0.94%) Cisco
15 7 (0.94%) AppDynamics
16 6 (0.81%) SAP
16 6 (0.81%) EMC
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