The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
DevOps
UK / England
Rank 31 56 95
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +39
Contract jobs citing DevOps 2471 1615 1012
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.91% 3.44% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.14% 4.16% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1796 1160 776
Median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Median hourly rate £67.89 £48.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.97% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.89 £51.75 -
% change year-on-year
+31.18% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34591 38854 37356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.76% 82.81% 79.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 23092 25730 24027
Median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 889 1061 1006
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.87 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.10 £56.30 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing DevOps as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

DevOps Jobs Demand Trend in England

DevOps
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DevOps across the England region.

DevOps Daily Rate Trend in England

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps across the England region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in England

DevOps
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DevOps across the England region.

DevOps Hourly Rate Trend in England

DevOps
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps across the England region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

DevOps Hourly Rate Histogram in England

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the England region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +27 1503 £525 +5.00% 367
South East +50 273 £475 +5.55% 89
North West +50 145 £459 +14.68% 56
Yorkshire +4 143 £450 - 54
East of England +40 121 £500 -0.99% 28
North East +40 117 £373 -25.23% 15
South West +32 85 £481 +10.00% 23
West Midlands -6 52 £500 +25.15% 16
East Midlands +11 27 £450 -12.19% 9
Midlands +5 2 £550 +10.00%
DevOps
UK

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 2762 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
2 2291 (42.88%) Linux
3 1808 (33.84%) Puppet
4 1721 (32.21%) Amazon AWS
5 1701 (31.84%) Jenkins
6 1600 (29.95%) Java
7 1492 (27.92%) Ansible
8 1478 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
9 1460 (27.33%) Python
10 1432 (26.80%) Docker
11 1195 (22.37%) Git (software)
12 1080 (20.21%) Opscode Chef
13 956 (17.89%) Configuration Management
14 943 (17.65%) Scrum
15 849 (15.89%) Ruby
16 790 (14.79%) TDD
17 755 (14.13%) Finance
18 733 (13.72%) Microsoft Azure
19 725 (13.57%) Open Source
20 716 (13.40%) Windows
21 696 (13.03%) Bash Shell
22 647 (12.11%) JavaScript
23 630 (11.79%) Security Cleared
24 624 (11.68%) JIRA
24 624 (11.68%) Unix
25 598 (11.19%) VMware
25 598 (11.19%) Continuous Delivery
26 578 (10.82%) Microservices
27 553 (10.35%) Web Services
28 548 (10.26%) SQL

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 395 (7.39%) Confluence
2 341 (6.38%) Apache
3 279 (5.22%) Elasticsearch
4 243 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 234 (4.38%) nginx
6 214 (4.01%) OpenStack
7 182 (3.41%) WebSphere
8 166 (3.11%) JBoss
9 165 (3.09%) Apache Spark
9 165 (3.09%) IIS
10 148 (2.77%) WebLogic
11 122 (2.28%) Cloud Foundry
12 63 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 55 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
14 50 (0.94%) Jetty
15 45 (0.84%) SharePoint
16 44 (0.82%) CMS
17 37 (0.69%) Apache Pig
18 33 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 27 (0.51%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 166 (3.11%) MS Excel
2 55 (1.03%) HipChat
3 51 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.19%) MS Office
6 6 (0.11%) MS Project
7 3 (0.056%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.037%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.019%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.019%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 50 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 31 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 23 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 22 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 22 (0.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 16 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
5 16 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
6 14 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
7 8 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
8 7 (0.13%) Endur
8 7 (0.13%) SAP FI
9 6 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.094%) BusinessWorks
11 4 (0.075%) Fredhopper
12 3 (0.056%) Oracle General Ledger
13 2 (0.037%) Magento
13 2 (0.037%) Markit EDM
13 2 (0.037%) Oracle Financials
13 2 (0.037%) Oracle Retail
13 2 (0.037%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1721 (32.21%) Amazon AWS
2 733 (13.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 355 (6.64%) PaaS
4 345 (6.46%) GitHub
5 290 (5.43%) IaaS
6 252 (4.72%) AWS CloudFormation
7 247 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
8 194 (3.63%) SaaS
9 163 (3.05%) Amazon S3
10 118 (2.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 78 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
12 72 (1.35%) Route 53
13 67 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
14 65 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 65 (1.22%) Amazon ELB
15 62 (1.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 55 (1.03%) OpenShift
17 52 (0.97%) Amazon EMR
18 41 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
18 41 (0.77%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 334 (6.25%) HTTP
2 308 (5.76%) TCP/IP
3 290 (5.43%) DNS
4 235 (4.40%) SSL
5 220 (4.12%) Firewall
6 167 (3.13%) LDAP
7 161 (3.01%) VPN
8 99 (1.85%) Internet
9 82 (1.53%) DHCP
10 76 (1.42%) SSH
11 65 (1.22%) WAN
12 57 (1.07%) LAN
13 53 (0.99%) Reverse Proxy
14 50 (0.94%) OpenVPN
15 46 (0.86%) IPsec
16 45 (0.84%) Kerberos
16 45 (0.84%) OpenLDAP
17 44 (0.82%) SAN
18 43 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
19 41 (0.77%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 445 (8.33%) Big Data
2 403 (7.54%) Hadoop
3 399 (7.47%) PostgreSQL
4 382 (7.15%) MongoDB
5 348 (6.51%) NoSQL
6 327 (6.12%) SQL Server
7 307 (5.75%) MySQL
8 174 (3.26%) Relational Database
9 164 (3.07%) Redis
10 159 (2.98%) Apache Cassandra
11 145 (2.71%) Oracle Database
12 137 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
13 104 (1.95%) Apache Hive
14 91 (1.70%) HBase
15 66 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 58 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
17 50 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
17 50 (0.94%) RDBMS
18 46 (0.86%) DB2
19 44 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1701 (31.84%) Jenkins
2 1195 (22.37%) Git (software)
3 624 (11.68%) JIRA
4 371 (6.94%) Maven
5 265 (4.96%) Sonatype Nexus
6 244 (4.57%) TeamCity
7 239 (4.47%) Vagrant
8 234 (4.38%) Selenium
9 230 (4.30%) Subversion
10 179 (3.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 169 (3.16%) JUnit
12 165 (3.09%) Cucumber
13 164 (3.07%) Octopus Deploy
14 157 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
15 135 (2.53%) Ant
16 127 (2.38%) Gradle
17 119 (2.23%) Bitbucket
18 113 (2.11%) SonarQube
19 105 (1.97%) Hudson
20 85 (1.59%) JIRA Agile
General
1 755 (14.13%) Finance
2 442 (8.27%) Banking
3 178 (3.33%) Retail
4 123 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 106 (1.98%) Marketing
6 90 (1.68%) Investment Banking
7 68 (1.27%) Financial Institution
8 58 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 57 (1.07%) Publishing
10 56 (1.05%) Games
11 50 (0.94%) Electronics
12 42 (0.79%) Advertising
13 40 (0.75%) Front Office
14 24 (0.45%) Back Office
15 17 (0.32%) Law
16 15 (0.28%) General Ledger
17 11 (0.21%) Automotive
18 10 (0.19%) Retail Banking
19 7 (0.13%) Multimedia
19 7 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2094 (39.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 1052 (19.69%) Developer
3 554 (10.37%) AWS DevOps
4 455 (8.52%) AWS Engineer
5 415 (7.77%) Java Developer
6 408 (7.64%) Architect
7 380 (7.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 332 (6.21%) Consultant
9 299 (5.60%) Linux Engineer
10 262 (4.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 259 (4.85%) Senior DevOps
12 233 (4.36%) DevOps Consultant
13 182 (3.41%) Cloud Engineer
14 178 (3.33%) Senior Developer
14 178 (3.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 151 (2.83%) Lead DevOps
16 136 (2.55%) Administrator
17 131 (2.45%) Java Engineer
18 127 (2.38%) Operations Engineer
19 125 (2.34%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 553 (10.35%) Web Services
2 454 (8.50%) .NET
3 379 (7.09%) Node.js
4 358 (6.70%) HTML
5 337 (6.31%) REST
6 316 (5.91%) AngularJS
7 289 (5.41%) Spring
8 253 (4.74%) CSS
9 248 (4.64%) Elastic Stack
10 224 (4.19%) JSON
11 206 (3.86%) RESTful
12 195 (3.65%) XML
13 171 (3.20%) HTML5
14 162 (3.03%) SOAP
15 159 (2.98%) Middleware
16 155 (2.90%) Kafka
17 147 (2.75%) ASP.NET
18 129 (2.41%) J2EE
19 127 (2.38%) React
20 123 (2.30%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 250 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
2 205 (3.84%) Public Cloud
3 157 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 145 (2.71%) User Experience
5 104 (1.95%) Computer Science
6 83 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
6 83 (1.55%) Mobile App
7 76 (1.42%) Virtual Team
8 64 (1.20%) Private Cloud
9 61 (1.14%) Clustering
10 57 (1.07%) Algorithms
11 52 (0.97%) Management Information System
12 51 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
13 47 (0.88%) Fintech
14 39 (0.73%) iPad
15 38 (0.71%) Data Structures
16 36 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 33 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
17 33 (0.62%) Video on Demand
18 29 (0.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2291 (42.88%) Linux
2 716 (13.40%) Windows
3 624 (11.68%) Unix
4 474 (8.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 347 (6.49%) CentOS
6 240 (4.49%) Ubuntu
7 208 (3.89%) Windows Server
8 97 (1.82%) AIX
9 94 (1.76%) CoreOS
10 78 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 72 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 54 (1.01%) Android
13 48 (0.90%) Apple iOS
14 45 (0.84%) Debian
15 35 (0.66%) RancherOS
16 30 (0.56%) Windows 2000
16 30 (0.56%) Windows XP
17 27 (0.51%) Solaris
18 19 (0.36%) zOS
19 17 (0.32%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 2762 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1478 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
3 956 (17.89%) Configuration Management
4 943 (17.65%) Scrum
5 790 (14.79%) TDD
6 725 (13.57%) Open Source
7 598 (11.19%) Continuous Delivery
8 578 (10.82%) Microservices
9 441 (8.25%) BDD
10 337 (6.31%) Software Engineering
11 310 (5.80%) ITIL
12 298 (5.58%) High Availability
13 297 (5.56%) E-Commerce
14 294 (5.50%) Kanban
15 257 (4.81%) Mentoring
15 257 (4.81%) Migration
16 237 (4.44%) Continuous Deployment
17 222 (4.15%) Continuous Improvement
18 218 (4.08%) Automated Testing
19 216 (4.04%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1600 (29.95%) Java
2 1460 (27.33%) Python
3 849 (15.89%) Ruby
4 696 (13.03%) Bash Shell
5 647 (12.11%) JavaScript
6 548 (10.26%) SQL
7 419 (7.84%) Perl
8 366 (6.85%) PowerShell
9 333 (6.23%) C#
10 304 (5.69%) Scala
11 250 (4.68%) Go
12 228 (4.27%) Shell Script
13 186 (3.48%) PHP
14 161 (3.01%) C
15 112 (2.10%) Groovy
16 76 (1.42%) C++
17 55 (1.03%) T-SQL
18 50 (0.94%) Clojure
19 33 (0.62%) ES6
20 31 (0.58%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 630 (11.79%) Security Cleared
2 490 (9.17%) SC Cleared
3 168 (3.14%) Degree
4 96 (1.80%) DV Cleared
5 85 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
6 73 (1.37%) AWS Certification
7 43 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 30 (0.56%) MCSE
9 28 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
10 21 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
11 20 (0.37%) MCSA
12 18 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (0.26%) CISSP
14 13 (0.24%) CCA
14 13 (0.24%) ISEB
15 12 (0.22%) PMI Certification
16 9 (0.17%) BC Cleared
16 9 (0.17%) RHCE
17 8 (0.15%) CCNA
18 7 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 265 (4.96%) QA
2 54 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 53 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
4 37 (0.69%) SLA
5 9 (0.17%) MiFID
6 8 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
6 8 (0.15%) EMIR
7 7 (0.13%) PA-DSS
8 4 (0.075%) EFQM
8 4 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.075%) SDET
9 3 (0.056%) COBIT
9 3 (0.056%) GCP
9 3 (0.056%) GPG13
10 2 (0.037%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.037%) FATCA
10 2 (0.037%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.019%) HL7
11 1 (0.019%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.019%) WCAG
System Software
1 1432 (26.80%) Docker
2 301 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 167 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 143 (2.68%) vCloud
5 120 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
6 92 (1.72%) HDFS
7 77 (1.44%) vSphere
8 76 (1.42%) Xen
9 49 (0.92%) Squid
10 47 (0.88%) Postfix
11 46 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
12 45 (0.84%) Hyper-V
13 35 (0.66%) etcd
13 35 (0.66%) VMware ESX
14 32 (0.60%) KVM
15 30 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 25 (0.47%) flannel
17 21 (0.39%) VirtualBox
17 21 (0.39%) XenServer
18 19 (0.36%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1808 (33.84%) Puppet
2 1492 (27.92%) Ansible
3 1080 (20.21%) Opscode Chef
4 472 (8.83%) Kubernetes
5 437 (8.18%) Terraform
6 195 (3.65%) logstash
7 182 (3.41%) Kibana
8 155 (2.90%) ZABBIX
9 152 (2.84%) Nagios
10 151 (2.83%) Salt
11 121 (2.26%) Rancher
12 99 (1.85%) Mesos
13 91 (1.70%) Docker Swarm
14 81 (1.52%) Packer
15 76 (1.42%) Consul
16 69 (1.29%) Graphite
17 65 (1.22%) HAProxy
18 47 (0.88%) Grafana
19 41 (0.77%) SELinux
20 37 (0.69%) Marathon
Vendors
1 598 (11.19%) VMware
2 534 (9.99%) Oracle
3 433 (8.10%) Red Hat
4 413 (7.73%) Microsoft
5 232 (4.34%) Atlassian
6 208 (3.89%) Splunk
7 150 (2.81%) IBM
8 127 (2.38%) Google
9 120 (2.25%) SaltStack
10 89 (1.67%) HP
11 88 (1.65%) AppDynamics
12 85 (1.59%) New Relic
13 84 (1.57%) MuleSoft
13 84 (1.57%) SAP
14 83 (1.55%) Cisco
15 79 (1.48%) Rackspace
16 63 (1.18%) ServiceNow
17 62 (1.16%) Hortonworks
18 55 (1.03%) Sonatype
19 48 (0.90%) Informatica
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
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Hampshire
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Rate: £450 - £475 per day
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City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £450 - £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
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London
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Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
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City, London
Parallel Consulting
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London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Up to £560 per day £Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
X4 Group
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Rate: £535 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Seven Principles Consulting
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
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City, London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
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Buckinghamshire
Rullion
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London
Mortimer Spinks
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Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
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City, London
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
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City, London
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
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City, London
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Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
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