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 21 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps
Rank 144 215 240
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +25
Contract jobs citing DevOps 116 22 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.18% 0.26% 0.011%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 0.37% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 20 1
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£475 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
7186 5989 6139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.23% 70.41% 70.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4042 3263 2982
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 236 335
Average hourly rate £21.99 £32.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.47 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Berkshire +46 43 £488 +11.42% 6
Hampshire +17 38 £425 -2.85% 7
Oxfordshire -6 20 £475 - 6
Surrey -12 7 £388 +7.26% 10
Buckinghamshire - 3 £475 - 1
East Sussex - 2 £350 -
Middlesex +1 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 £350 -
Home Counties - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 2
DevOps
England

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

1 133 (65.20%) Puppet
2 112 (54.90%) Linux
3 97 (47.55%) Jenkins
3 97 (47.55%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (37.75%) Scrum
5 76 (37.25%) Continuous Integration
6 63 (30.88%) Configuration Management
7 56 (27.45%) Vagrant
8 54 (26.47%) Git (software)
9 45 (22.06%) Java
10 42 (20.59%) Web Services
10 42 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
11 41 (20.10%) Red Hat
12 38 (18.63%) PHP
12 38 (18.63%) Apache
13 33 (16.18%) Oracle
14 31 (15.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 30 (14.71%) Cucumber
16 28 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 28 (13.73%) Open Source
17 27 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
18 26 (12.75%) CentOS
18 26 (12.75%) VMware
19 25 (12.25%) Python
19 25 (12.25%) Ruby
20 24 (11.76%) QA
21 23 (11.27%) Security Cleared
21 23 (11.27%) RSpec
22 22 (10.78%) Tomcat
22 22 (10.78%) SOA

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 38 (18.63%) Apache
2 22 (10.78%) Tomcat
3 14 (6.86%) WebLogic
3 14 (6.86%) Drupal
4 9 (4.41%) Confluence
5 8 (3.92%) OpenStack
6 6 (2.94%) CMS
6 6 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.96%) IIS
8 3 (1.47%) JBoss
8 3 (1.47%) uWSGI
9 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.98%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.98%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.98%) nginx
10 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.49%) Resin
10 1 (0.49%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.49%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (1.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.98%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (9.31%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (5.88%) Amazon S3
4 8 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.94%) PaaS
5 6 (2.94%) IaaS
6 5 (2.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (2.45%) Google App Engine
7 3 (1.47%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.98%) Office 365
9 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.86%) Network Security
2 7 (3.43%) Internet
2 7 (3.43%) SSL
3 6 (2.94%) Firewall
4 4 (1.96%) DNS
5 3 (1.47%) DSL
5 3 (1.47%) FTP
5 3 (1.47%) LDAP
6 2 (0.98%) ATM
6 2 (0.98%) HTTP
6 2 (0.98%) SAN
6 2 (0.98%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.49%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.49%) IPv6
7 1 (0.49%) PBX
7 1 (0.49%) VoIP
7 1 (0.49%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.29%) MySQL
1 21 (10.29%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (2.94%) MongoDB
2 6 (2.94%) Big Data
3 5 (2.45%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.45%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (1.96%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.47%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.47%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 97 (47.55%) Jenkins
2 54 (26.47%) Git (software)
3 31 (15.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 30 (14.71%) Cucumber
5 23 (11.27%) RSpec
6 13 (6.37%) Subversion
7 12 (5.88%) JIRA
8 11 (5.39%) TeamCity
9 10 (4.90%) Bitbucket
10 8 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (3.92%) Maven
11 7 (3.43%) Ant
12 5 (2.45%) Gradle
13 3 (1.47%) Hudson
14 2 (0.98%) Selenium
14 2 (0.98%) WinDbg
14 2 (0.98%) Eclipse
14 2 (0.98%) JMeter
14 2 (0.98%) Mercurial
15 1 (0.49%) PHPUnit
General
1 8 (3.92%) Publishing
2 4 (1.96%) Finance
3 3 (1.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.49%) Electronics
4 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.49%) Games
4 1 (0.49%) Military
4 1 (0.49%) Banking
4 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 105 (51.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (17.65%) Developer
3 21 (10.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 10 (4.90%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (3.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 7 (3.43%) DevOps Administrator
5 7 (3.43%) Consultant
5 7 (3.43%) Support Engineer
6 5 (2.45%) Administrator
6 5 (2.45%) Architect
6 5 (2.45%) Java Developer
6 5 (2.45%) ScrumMaster
7 4 (1.96%) Linux Support
7 4 (1.96%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (1.96%) DevOps Consultant
7 4 (1.96%) Linux Support Engineer
7 4 (1.96%) Technical Manager
7 4 (1.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (1.96%) Change Manager
8 3 (1.47%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (20.59%) Web Services
2 21 (10.29%) LAMP
3 14 (6.86%) .NET
3 14 (6.86%) REST
4 13 (6.37%) XML
5 10 (4.90%) Middleware
6 9 (4.41%) Spring
7 8 (3.92%) .NET Framework
7 8 (3.92%) WCF
8 6 (2.94%) jQuery
8 6 (2.94%) HTML
8 6 (2.94%) MCollective
8 6 (2.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (2.45%) CSS
10 4 (1.96%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.96%) Hibernate
10 4 (1.96%) Spring MVC
11 3 (1.47%) JSON
11 3 (1.47%) Ajax
11 3 (1.47%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.73%) Open Source
2 9 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.45%) EFT
4 2 (0.98%) Grid Computing
4 2 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (0.98%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.49%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.49%) Clustering
5 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.49%) Wiki
5 1 (0.49%) DTV
5 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 112 (54.90%) Linux
2 28 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (12.75%) CentOS
4 17 (8.33%) UNIX
4 17 (8.33%) Windows
5 10 (4.90%) Oracle Linux
6 8 (3.92%) Ubuntu
7 6 (2.94%) AIX
7 6 (2.94%) Solaris
8 3 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.49%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (47.55%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (37.75%) Scrum
3 76 (37.25%) Continuous Integration
4 63 (30.88%) Configuration Management
5 22 (10.78%) SOA
6 19 (9.31%) ITIL
7 18 (8.82%) TDD
8 16 (7.84%) Migration
9 12 (5.88%) Kanban
10 10 (4.90%) Performance Analysis
10 10 (4.90%) Identity Management
10 10 (4.90%) MVC
11 9 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (4.41%) Software Engineering
11 9 (4.41%) Unit Testing
12 8 (3.92%) BDD
12 8 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (3.43%) Analytics
13 7 (3.43%) Automated Testing
14 6 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (22.06%) Java
2 38 (18.63%) PHP
3 25 (12.25%) Python
3 25 (12.25%) Ruby
4 19 (9.31%) Bash Shell
5 15 (7.35%) PowerShell
5 15 (7.35%) Perl
6 14 (6.86%) JavaScript
7 12 (5.88%) Shell Script
8 8 (3.92%) SQL
8 8 (3.92%) C
9 6 (2.94%) C#
9 6 (2.94%) Scala
10 3 (1.47%) Korn
10 3 (1.47%) C++
11 2 (0.98%) VB
11 2 (0.98%) Groovy
12 1 (0.49%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 23 (11.27%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.90%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.45%) BC Cleared
5 3 (1.47%) Degree
6 2 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.98%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 11 (5.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (5.39%) vCloud
2 10 (4.90%) KVM
3 5 (2.45%) vSphere
4 4 (1.96%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.47%) Shibboleth
6 2 (0.98%) Varnish
6 2 (0.98%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.98%) Docker
6 2 (0.98%) NFS
6 2 (0.98%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.49%) Xen
7 1 (0.49%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 133 (65.20%) Puppet
2 56 (27.45%) Vagrant
3 42 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (4.90%) YUM
5 4 (1.96%) Nagios
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.98%) Ansible
7 1 (0.49%) Opsview
7 1 (0.49%) collectd
7 1 (0.49%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.49%) SCCM
7 1 (0.49%) SCOM
7 1 (0.49%) Cacti
7 1 (0.49%) Munin
Vendors
1 41 (20.10%) Red Hat
2 33 (16.18%) Oracle
3 26 (12.75%) VMware
4 11 (5.39%) EMC
5 8 (3.92%) Tripwire
6 6 (2.94%) Microsoft
7 5 (2.45%) Google
7 5 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.47%) F5
9 2 (0.98%) Percona
9 2 (0.98%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.98%) Akamai
9 2 (0.98%) Cisco
9 2 (0.98%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.98%) Huawei
9 2 (0.98%) Avaya
9 2 (0.98%) NetApp
9 2 (0.98%) Veritas
10 1 (0.49%) Adobe
10 1 (0.49%) HP
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