The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 154 186 237
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +51
Contract jobs citing DevOps 101 62 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.12% 0.69% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 0.95% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 40 1
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£425 £394 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
DevOps
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6906 6535 5827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.33% 72.77% 71.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3956 3616 3078
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 253 246
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DevOps across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DevOps Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

DevOps
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

DevOps Daily Rate Trend in the South East

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

DevOps
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

DevOps Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Hampshire +17 45 £385 +6.94% 9
Surrey +18 25 £475 +25.00% 4
Oxfordshire -11 10 £450 -10.00% 6
Berkshire +5 8 £450 +1.40% 9
East Sussex - 7 £550 - 7
West Sussex -20 2 £550 -
Kent - 2 £353 - 5
Buckinghamshire - 1 £400 - 3
DevOps
England

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing DevOps also 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 that cited DevOps.

1 136 (62.96%) Linux
2 121 (56.02%) Puppet
3 92 (42.59%) Continuous Integration
4 75 (34.72%) Jenkins
5 68 (31.48%) Git (software)
6 65 (30.09%) Python
7 64 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
8 61 (28.24%) Windows
9 56 (25.93%) Configuration Management
10 55 (25.46%) Agile Software Development
11 53 (24.54%) Opscode Chef
12 50 (23.15%) Web Services
13 41 (18.98%) Oracle
14 39 (18.06%) PowerShell
15 38 (17.59%) VMware
16 37 (17.13%) MySQL
16 37 (17.13%) Red Hat
17 36 (16.67%) Scrum
17 36 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
18 34 (15.74%) UNIX
19 32 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 31 (14.35%) Java
21 29 (13.43%) PHP
22 27 (12.50%) Network Security
22 27 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
23 25 (11.57%) Ruby
24 23 (10.65%) Migration
24 23 (10.65%) VMware Infrastructure
25 22 (10.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
25 22 (10.19%) Subversion

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing DevOps also 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 that cited DevOps. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (9.26%) Apache
2 19 (8.80%) WebLogic
3 17 (7.87%) Confluence
4 12 (5.56%) CMS
5 11 (5.09%) uWSGI
6 10 (4.63%) nginx
7 8 (3.70%) IIS
8 6 (2.78%) OpenStack
9 5 (2.31%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.85%) Drupal
11 3 (1.39%) JBoss
11 3 (1.39%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.93%) Node.js
12 2 (0.93%) MediaWiki
12 2 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.46%) Mule ESB
13 1 (0.46%) Apache TomEE
13 1 (0.46%) WildFly
13 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.46%) Moodle
Applications
1 10 (4.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.70%) assyst
2 2 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.46%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.46%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 64 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
3 15 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.31%) IaaS
5 5 (2.31%) PaaS
5 5 (2.31%) Heroku
6 4 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.39%) GitHub
7 3 (1.39%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.93%) Office 365
8 2 (0.93%) SaaS
8 2 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.93%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.46%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.50%) Network Security
2 19 (8.80%) Firewall
3 9 (4.17%) DNS
3 9 (4.17%) SAN
4 7 (3.24%) LDAP
5 6 (2.78%) SSL
5 6 (2.78%) NAS
6 5 (2.31%) VPN
7 4 (1.85%) LAN
7 4 (1.85%) WAN
8 3 (1.39%) IPsec
8 3 (1.39%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.93%) SSH
9 2 (0.93%) IPv6
9 2 (0.93%) OSPF
9 2 (0.93%) EIGRP
9 2 (0.93%) BGP
9 2 (0.93%) Skype
10 1 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.46%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (17.13%) MySQL
2 36 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (6.94%) MongoDB
4 12 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.24%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.24%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.31%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.93%) DB2
8 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.46%) Big Data
9 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 75 (34.72%) Jenkins
2 68 (31.48%) Git (software)
3 22 (10.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 22 (10.19%) Subversion
4 21 (9.72%) Cucumber
4 21 (9.72%) TeamCity
4 21 (9.72%) JIRA
5 17 (7.87%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (4.63%) Gerrit
6 10 (4.63%) Visual Studio
7 7 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (3.24%) Maven
8 6 (2.78%) Hudson
8 6 (2.78%) MSBuild
9 5 (2.31%) Artifactory
10 4 (1.85%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.39%) NuGet
11 3 (1.39%) RSpec
11 3 (1.39%) Ant
11 3 (1.39%) Selenium
General
1 10 (4.63%) Finance
2 6 (2.78%) Retail
3 5 (2.31%) Banking
3 5 (2.31%) Publishing
3 5 (2.31%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.39%) Games
5 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.46%) Billing
Job Titles
1 113 (52.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (8.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 17 (7.87%) Developer
4 16 (7.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 15 (6.94%) Consultant
6 13 (6.02%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (6.02%) Administrator
7 12 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
8 11 (5.09%) Linux Engineer
9 10 (4.63%) Automation Engineer
9 10 (4.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 9 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
11 8 (3.70%) Analyst
12 6 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
13 4 (1.85%) Support Analyst
13 4 (1.85%) Build Engineer
13 4 (1.85%) DevOps Manager
14 3 (1.39%) DevOps Administrator
14 3 (1.39%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (23.15%) Web Services
2 16 (7.41%) .NET
3 11 (5.09%) Regular Expression
3 11 (5.09%) WSGI
4 10 (4.63%) LAMP
5 8 (3.70%) Django
5 8 (3.70%) Middleware
6 7 (3.24%) CSS
6 7 (3.24%) HTML
7 6 (2.78%) jQuery
7 6 (2.78%) REST
8 5 (2.31%) ODBC
8 5 (2.31%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (1.85%) JSON
9 4 (1.85%) SOAP
10 3 (1.39%) ServiceStack
10 3 (1.39%) RESTful
10 3 (1.39%) XSL
10 3 (1.39%) Ajax
10 3 (1.39%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.72%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (3.70%) Wiki
2 8 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.85%) Clustering
4 4 (1.85%) NHS
5 3 (1.39%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.93%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.46%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.46%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.46%) HACMP
7 1 (0.46%) Replication
7 1 (0.46%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.46%) CMDB
7 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 136 (62.96%) Linux
2 61 (28.24%) Windows
3 34 (15.74%) UNIX
4 32 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.78%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.31%) CentOS
7 3 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (1.39%) Solaris
7 3 (1.39%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.39%) Android
8 2 (0.93%) AIX
8 2 (0.93%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.46%) VMS
9 1 (0.46%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (42.59%) Continuous Integration
2 56 (25.93%) Configuration Management
3 55 (25.46%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (16.67%) Scrum
5 23 (10.65%) Migration
6 21 (9.72%) Open Source
7 19 (8.80%) Build Automation
8 15 (6.94%) Release Management
9 13 (6.02%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (4.63%) Automated Testing
11 9 (4.17%) TDD
12 8 (3.70%) Project Management
12 8 (3.70%) SOA
13 7 (3.24%) E-Commerce
14 6 (2.78%) Integration Testing
14 6 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (2.78%) MVC
14 6 (2.78%) Software Deployment
14 6 (2.78%) Mentoring
14 6 (2.78%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 65 (30.09%) Python
2 39 (18.06%) PowerShell
3 31 (14.35%) Java
4 29 (13.43%) PHP
5 25 (11.57%) Ruby
6 22 (10.19%) Bash Shell
7 20 (9.26%) Perl
8 19 (8.80%) Shell Script
9 16 (7.41%) SQL
10 13 (6.02%) C#
11 7 (3.24%) JavaScript
12 5 (2.31%) Go
12 5 (2.31%) C
12 5 (2.31%) PHP5
13 4 (1.85%) Jython
13 4 (1.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (4.63%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.17%) Degree
3 4 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.46%) RHCE
4 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.46%) CCNP
4 1 (0.46%) CCNA
4 1 (0.46%) MCSE
4 1 (0.46%) MCSA
4 1 (0.46%) MCITP
4 1 (0.46%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.87%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) COBIT
3 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (10.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (6.02%) Docker
3 12 (5.56%) Shibboleth
4 9 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.85%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.39%) KVM
6 3 (1.39%) vSphere
6 3 (1.39%) XenServer
7 2 (0.93%) Postfix
7 2 (0.93%) Samba
7 2 (0.93%) vCloud
7 2 (0.93%) iptables
8 1 (0.46%) Firmware
8 1 (0.46%) NFS
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 121 (56.02%) Puppet
2 53 (24.54%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (8.80%) Ansible
4 16 (7.41%) Vagrant
5 13 (6.02%) Nagios
6 4 (1.85%) Control-M
7 3 (1.39%) Salt
7 3 (1.39%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.39%) SCCM
7 3 (1.39%) SCOM
7 3 (1.39%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.46%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.46%) logstash
8 1 (0.46%) Kibana
8 1 (0.46%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.46%) AppManager
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.46%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 41 (18.98%) Oracle
2 38 (17.59%) VMware
3 37 (17.13%) Red Hat
4 13 (6.02%) Microsoft
5 9 (4.17%) Remedy
6 8 (3.70%) Sitecore
6 8 (3.70%) Akamai
6 8 (3.70%) ForgeRock
7 6 (2.78%) Citrix
8 2 (0.93%) webMethods
8 2 (0.93%) Cisco
8 2 (0.93%) IBM
8 2 (0.93%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.46%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.46%) WSO2
9 1 (0.46%) ESRI
9 1 (0.46%) Juniper
9 1 (0.46%) BMC
9 1 (0.46%) Veritas
9 1 (0.46%) NetIQ
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £340 - £385 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Cognitive Group
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago