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 25 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps Engineer
Rank 236 369 515
Rank change year-on-year
+133 +146
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 473 185 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.91% 0.39% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.42% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 163 26
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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 £386 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £488
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
47128 44016 44499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.58% 92.83% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30301 27208 25510
Average daily rate £400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1945 1919 2403
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 £39.00 £41.00
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 25 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 25 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 +86 298 £475 +5.55% 46
South East +52 79 £475 +15.15% 8
Yorkshire +16 43 £350 -16.66% 6
South West - 25 £450 - 5
North West +7 15 £425 +21.42%
West Midlands - 4 £438 - 3
East of England - 4 £450 - 4
East Midlands 0 3 £350 - 1
DevOps Engineer
UK

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 771 (100.00%) DevOps
2 578 (74.97%) Linux
3 534 (69.26%) Puppet
4 406 (52.66%) Opscode Chef
5 368 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
6 335 (43.45%) Jenkins
7 306 (39.69%) Java
8 290 (37.61%) Continuous Integration
9 273 (35.41%) Ruby
10 233 (30.22%) Python
11 224 (29.05%) Git (software)
12 219 (28.40%) Configuration Management
13 171 (22.18%) Scrum
14 170 (22.05%) Bash Shell
15 167 (21.66%) Perl
16 161 (20.88%) Apache
17 159 (20.62%) MongoDB
18 157 (20.36%) Amazon AWS
19 152 (19.71%) CentOS
20 150 (19.46%) Ubuntu
21 148 (19.20%) UNIX
22 142 (18.42%) Red Hat
23 141 (18.29%) VMware
24 139 (18.03%) PHP
25 136 (17.64%) Nagios
26 125 (16.21%) Windows
27 122 (15.82%) Open Source
28 118 (15.30%) Maven
29 114 (14.79%) Web Services
30 100 (12.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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
1 161 (20.88%) Apache
2 91 (11.80%) Tomcat
3 88 (11.41%) OpenStack
4 66 (8.56%) nginx
5 42 (5.45%) Confluence
6 37 (4.80%) Node.js
7 30 (3.89%) IIS
8 23 (2.98%) JBoss
9 12 (1.56%) Drupal
9 12 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (1.56%) Cloud Foundry
10 11 (1.43%) WebSphere
11 8 (1.04%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.91%) Jetty
12 7 (0.91%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.91%) MediaWiki
13 6 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.78%) CloudStack
14 5 (0.65%) WordPress
15 4 (0.52%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (1.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (0.78%) RMDS
2 4 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 157 (20.36%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (7.00%) Amazon EC2
3 48 (6.23%) PaaS
4 40 (5.19%) Amazon S3
5 35 (4.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 26 (3.37%) Amazon ELB
7 24 (3.11%) IaaS
8 16 (2.08%) SaaS
9 14 (1.82%) Route 53
10 13 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (0.91%) Heroku
11 7 (0.91%) Engine Yard
12 5 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.39%) Google App Engine
13 3 (0.39%) Rackspace Cloud
14 2 (0.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 2 (0.26%) ElastiCache
15 1 (0.13%) GitHub
15 1 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 72 (9.34%) Firewall
1 72 (9.34%) DNS
2 35 (4.54%) LDAP
3 33 (4.28%) Internet
4 32 (4.15%) TCP/IP
5 26 (3.37%) HTTP
5 26 (3.37%) SSL
6 24 (3.11%) Network Security
7 21 (2.72%) VPN
8 20 (2.59%) LAN
8 20 (2.59%) WAN
9 15 (1.95%) DHCP
10 12 (1.56%) SAN
11 9 (1.17%) IPv6
12 7 (0.91%) OSPF
12 7 (0.91%) BGP
12 7 (0.91%) EIGRP
12 7 (0.91%) IPsec
13 6 (0.78%) VLAN
14 4 (0.52%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (20.62%) MongoDB
2 99 (12.84%) MySQL
3 91 (11.80%) NoSQL
4 54 (7.00%) PostgreSQL
5 53 (6.87%) Apache Cassandra
6 35 (4.54%) SQL Server
6 35 (4.54%) Relational Database
7 34 (4.41%) Redis
8 20 (2.59%) RDBMS
9 16 (2.08%) Hadoop
10 14 (1.82%) Big Data
10 14 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
11 13 (1.69%) DB2
12 12 (1.56%) CouchDB
13 11 (1.43%) MariaDB
14 10 (1.30%) Riak
15 8 (1.04%) Hypertable
16 7 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
17 6 (0.78%) Couchbase
18 5 (0.65%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 335 (43.45%) Jenkins
2 224 (29.05%) Git (software)
3 118 (15.30%) Maven
4 90 (11.67%) Subversion
5 68 (8.82%) JIRA
6 60 (7.78%) TeamCity
7 51 (6.61%) Hudson
8 40 (5.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 32 (4.15%) Ant
10 25 (3.24%) RSpec
11 19 (2.46%) Selenium
12 18 (2.33%) Artifactory
13 17 (2.20%) Cucumber
14 15 (1.95%) Gradle
15 11 (1.43%) ClearCase
16 10 (1.30%) Gerrit
17 9 (1.17%) Bitbucket
18 8 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
18 8 (1.04%) Fiddler
19 5 (0.65%) JBehave
General
1 40 (5.19%) Finance
2 36 (4.67%) Banking
3 20 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 15 (1.95%) Publishing
5 13 (1.69%) Front Office
6 11 (1.43%) Marketing
7 9 (1.17%) Retail
7 9 (1.17%) Advertising
8 8 (1.04%) Games
9 6 (0.78%) Back Office
9 6 (0.78%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.52%) Electronics
10 4 (0.52%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.39%) Music Industry
12 2 (0.26%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Law
13 1 (0.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (14.79%) Web Services
2 60 (7.78%) LAMP
3 56 (7.26%) .NET
4 37 (4.80%) MCollective
5 21 (2.72%) HTML
6 15 (1.95%) RabbitMQ
7 14 (1.82%) XML
7 14 (1.82%) JSP
8 13 (1.69%) WebSockets
8 13 (1.69%) RESTful
9 12 (1.56%) ASP.NET
10 10 (1.30%) Middleware
10 10 (1.30%) REST
11 8 (1.04%) WebSphere MQ
12 7 (0.91%) SOAP
13 5 (0.65%) jQuery
13 5 (0.65%) Java EE
14 4 (0.52%) JSON
14 4 (0.52%) Ruby on Rails
14 4 (0.52%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 122 (15.82%) Open Source
2 29 (3.76%) Computer Science
3 24 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (2.59%) Clustering
4 20 (2.59%) Mobile App
5 16 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.30%) Wiki
7 9 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (0.91%) Online Games
8 7 (0.91%) Device Driver
9 6 (0.78%) Replication
9 6 (0.78%) Digital Media
10 5 (0.65%) EFT
11 4 (0.52%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.52%) DTV
11 4 (0.52%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.39%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.26%) CMDB
13 2 (0.26%) Video on Demand
13 2 (0.26%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 578 (74.97%) Linux
2 152 (19.71%) CentOS
3 150 (19.46%) Ubuntu
4 148 (19.20%) UNIX
5 125 (16.21%) Windows
6 100 (12.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 38 (4.93%) Debian
8 29 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (2.72%) AIX
10 15 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (1.56%) SELinux
12 9 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.78%) VMS
14 5 (0.65%) Solaris
15 3 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.39%) Fedora
16 1 (0.13%) SmartOS
16 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.13%) Amazon Linux
16 1 (0.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 771 (100.00%) DevOps
2 368 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
3 290 (37.61%) Continuous Integration
4 219 (28.40%) Configuration Management
5 171 (22.18%) Scrum
6 54 (7.00%) E-Commerce
7 48 (6.23%) Load Balancing
8 45 (5.84%) Build Automation
9 44 (5.71%) Kanban
9 44 (5.71%) SOA
10 36 (4.67%) Software Engineering
11 35 (4.54%) ITIL
12 33 (4.28%) Continuous Improvement
12 33 (4.28%) TDD
13 30 (3.89%) OO
14 27 (3.50%) Release Management
14 27 (3.50%) Service Delivery
15 22 (2.85%) Migration
15 22 (2.85%) Performance Analysis
16 21 (2.72%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 306 (39.69%) Java
2 273 (35.41%) Ruby
3 233 (30.22%) Python
4 170 (22.05%) Bash Shell
5 167 (21.66%) Perl
6 139 (18.03%) PHP
7 71 (9.21%) SQL
8 66 (8.56%) JavaScript
9 60 (7.78%) PowerShell
10 57 (7.39%) Shell Script
11 20 (2.59%) Scala
12 16 (2.08%) C#
13 13 (1.69%) C
14 11 (1.43%) Golang
15 8 (1.04%) C++
16 7 (0.91%) Clojure
17 6 (0.78%) Korn
18 4 (0.52%) VB
19 3 (0.39%) Groovy
19 3 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 60 (7.78%) Security Cleared
2 41 (5.32%) SC Cleared
3 12 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (1.56%) CCNA
4 6 (0.78%) Degree
4 6 (0.78%) BC Cleared
5 3 (0.39%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.71%) QA
2 13 (1.69%) SLA
3 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 66 (8.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (6.10%) vCloud
3 28 (3.63%) XenServer
4 19 (2.46%) Samba
5 17 (2.20%) vSphere
6 12 (1.56%) Xen
6 12 (1.56%) KVM
7 9 (1.17%) Varnish
7 9 (1.17%) Postfix
7 9 (1.17%) Active Directory
8 8 (1.04%) VMware ESX
8 8 (1.04%) Docker
9 7 (0.91%) NFS
10 6 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.78%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.39%) Shibboleth
13 2 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
14 1 (0.13%) LXC
Systems Management
1 534 (69.26%) Puppet
2 406 (52.66%) Opscode Chef
3 136 (17.64%) Nagios
4 85 (11.02%) Ansible
5 82 (10.64%) Vagrant
6 55 (7.13%) Salt
7 50 (6.49%) ZABBIX
8 31 (4.02%) Zenoss
9 26 (3.37%) Kibana
10 24 (3.11%) collectd
11 22 (2.85%) Opsview
12 20 (2.59%) Graylog2
13 19 (2.46%) Cobbler
14 16 (2.08%) Icinga
15 15 (1.95%) Tivoli
16 13 (1.69%) HAProxy
17 9 (1.17%) CFEngine
17 9 (1.17%) Capistrano
18 7 (0.91%) logstash
19 5 (0.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 142 (18.42%) Red Hat
2 141 (18.29%) VMware
3 61 (7.91%) Oracle
4 42 (5.45%) Splunk
5 35 (4.54%) Rackspace
6 30 (3.89%) Microsoft
7 29 (3.76%) Perforce
8 28 (3.63%) SaltStack
9 22 (2.85%) Atlassian
10 21 (2.72%) Citrix
11 20 (2.59%) New Relic
12 18 (2.33%) Akamai
13 13 (1.69%) F5
14 12 (1.56%) RightScale
15 11 (1.43%) IBM
16 10 (1.30%) 29West
17 7 (0.91%) AppDynamics
17 7 (0.91%) Cisco
18 6 (0.78%) EMC
18 6 (0.78%) SAP
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