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 7 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 146 198 230
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +32
Contract jobs citing DevOps 110 52 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.12% 0.55% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 0.76% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 33 3
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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
7398 6882 5914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.18% 72.30% 71.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4163 3830 3120
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £248 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 269 242
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £26.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £45.00
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 7 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 7 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 +26 47 £375 -6.25% 4
Oxfordshire +1 23 £375 - 4
Surrey 0 16 £425 +1.19% 7
Berkshire +2 15 £413 -5.71% 11
East Sussex - 4 £550 - 8
West Sussex -19 2 £550 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £400 -
Kent - 2 £353 - 2
DevOps
England

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 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.

1 134 (62.04%) Linux
2 122 (56.48%) Puppet
3 91 (42.13%) Continuous Integration
4 70 (32.41%) Jenkins
5 63 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
6 62 (28.70%) Git (software)
6 62 (28.70%) Python
7 59 (27.31%) Windows
7 59 (27.31%) Configuration Management
8 58 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
9 52 (24.07%) Opscode Chef
10 51 (23.61%) Web Services
11 42 (19.44%) PowerShell
12 39 (18.06%) Red Hat
13 38 (17.59%) Oracle
14 37 (17.13%) Scrum
15 36 (16.67%) MySQL
16 34 (15.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 33 (15.28%) PHP
17 33 (15.28%) AWS CloudFormation
18 32 (14.81%) Network Security
18 32 (14.81%) VMware
19 31 (14.35%) PostgreSQL
19 31 (14.35%) UNIX
20 26 (12.04%) Java
20 26 (12.04%) Ruby
21 25 (11.57%) Open Source
22 24 (11.11%) TeamCity
22 24 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
23 22 (10.19%) JIRA

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 22 (10.19%) Apache
2 18 (8.33%) Confluence
3 15 (6.94%) WebLogic
4 12 (5.56%) CMS
5 11 (5.09%) uWSGI
6 9 (4.17%) nginx
7 8 (3.70%) IIS
8 7 (3.24%) OpenStack
9 6 (2.78%) Drupal
10 5 (2.31%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.93%) Node.js
11 2 (0.93%) MediaWiki
11 2 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.93%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.93%) JBoss
12 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.46%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.46%) Mule
Applications
1 8 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.70%) assyst
2 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.46%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (0.46%) Fredhopper
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 63 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (15.28%) AWS CloudFormation
3 15 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (2.78%) PaaS
5 6 (2.78%) IaaS
6 5 (2.31%) Heroku
6 5 (2.31%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.85%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (1.39%) GitHub
9 2 (0.93%) SaaS
9 2 (0.93%) Office 365
9 2 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.93%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.46%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 32 (14.81%) Network Security
2 20 (9.26%) Firewall
3 9 (4.17%) DNS
4 8 (3.70%) SAN
5 6 (2.78%) LDAP
5 6 (2.78%) SSL
6 5 (2.31%) NAS
7 4 (1.85%) VPN
7 4 (1.85%) LAN
7 4 (1.85%) WAN
8 3 (1.39%) IPv6
8 3 (1.39%) IPsec
8 3 (1.39%) DSL
9 2 (0.93%) Skype
9 2 (0.93%) SSH
9 2 (0.93%) EIGRP
9 2 (0.93%) OSPF
9 2 (0.93%) BGP
9 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.93%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.67%) MySQL
2 31 (14.35%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (6.48%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (2.78%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.31%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.39%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.39%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (0.93%) Big Data
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.46%) DB2
8 1 (0.46%) Redis
8 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 70 (32.41%) Jenkins
2 62 (28.70%) Git (software)
3 24 (11.11%) TeamCity
3 24 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 22 (10.19%) JIRA
4 22 (10.19%) Cucumber
5 20 (9.26%) Subversion
6 17 (7.87%) Octopus Deploy
7 10 (4.63%) Visual Studio
8 8 (3.70%) Gerrit
9 7 (3.24%) MSBuild
10 6 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (2.31%) RSpec
11 5 (2.31%) SoapUI
12 4 (1.85%) Hudson
12 4 (1.85%) Artifactory
12 4 (1.85%) Maven
13 3 (1.39%) Ant
13 3 (1.39%) Selenium
13 3 (1.39%) NuGet
General
1 8 (3.70%) Publishing
2 6 (2.78%) Finance
3 5 (2.31%) Retail
4 3 (1.39%) Games
5 2 (0.93%) Banking
5 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.46%) Billing
Job Titles
1 119 (55.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (9.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 20 (9.26%) Developer
3 14 (6.48%) Consultant
4 13 (6.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 12 (5.56%) Administrator
6 11 (5.09%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (5.09%) DevOps Consultant
7 9 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
8 8 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
9 7 (3.24%) Analyst
9 7 (3.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 6 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (2.31%) Build Engineer
12 4 (1.85%) DevOps Administrator
12 4 (1.85%) Architect
12 4 (1.85%) Support Analyst
13 3 (1.39%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (23.61%) Web Services
2 13 (6.02%) .NET
3 11 (5.09%) LAMP
3 11 (5.09%) Regular Expression
3 11 (5.09%) WSGI
4 10 (4.63%) HTML
5 9 (4.17%) CSS
6 8 (3.70%) Django
7 7 (3.24%) jQuery
8 6 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (2.31%) ODBC
9 5 (2.31%) REST
10 4 (1.85%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.85%) JSON
10 4 (1.85%) Middleware
10 4 (1.85%) XSL
10 4 (1.85%) SOAP
11 3 (1.39%) HTML5
11 3 (1.39%) RESTful
12 2 (0.93%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.57%) Open Source
2 22 (10.19%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.70%) Wiki
4 6 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.85%) Private Cloud
5 4 (1.85%) NHS
6 2 (0.93%) Clustering
7 1 (0.46%) HACMP
7 1 (0.46%) EFT
7 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.46%) CMDB
7 1 (0.46%) Replication
7 1 (0.46%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.46%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.46%) User Experience
7 1 (0.46%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.46%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 134 (62.04%) Linux
2 59 (27.31%) Windows
3 34 (15.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 31 (14.35%) UNIX
5 9 (4.17%) CentOS
6 6 (2.78%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.39%) Solaris
9 2 (0.93%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.93%) Android
10 1 (0.46%) VMS
10 1 (0.46%) AIX
10 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.46%) Fedora
10 1 (0.46%) Debian
10 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (42.13%) Continuous Integration
2 59 (27.31%) Configuration Management
3 58 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (17.13%) Scrum
5 22 (10.19%) Migration
6 21 (9.72%) Build Automation
7 16 (7.41%) Release Management
8 14 (6.48%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (5.56%) Automated Testing
10 11 (5.09%) Project Management
11 8 (3.70%) TDD
11 8 (3.70%) Integration Testing
11 8 (3.70%) SOA
12 6 (2.78%) Mentoring
12 6 (2.78%) MVC
12 6 (2.78%) E-Commerce
13 5 (2.31%) ITIL
13 5 (2.31%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (2.31%) Web Development
13 5 (2.31%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (28.70%) Python
2 42 (19.44%) PowerShell
3 33 (15.28%) PHP
4 26 (12.04%) Java
4 26 (12.04%) Ruby
5 22 (10.19%) Bash Shell
6 19 (8.80%) Perl
7 17 (7.87%) Shell Script
8 13 (6.02%) SQL
9 12 (5.56%) C#
10 11 (5.09%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.31%) C
11 5 (2.31%) Go
12 4 (1.85%) Jython
12 4 (1.85%) PHP5
12 4 (1.85%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.46%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (5.09%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.17%) Degree
3 5 (2.31%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) CCNP
4 1 (0.46%) CCNA
4 1 (0.46%) MCSE
4 1 (0.46%) MCSA
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%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.56%) Shibboleth
3 10 (4.63%) Docker
4 9 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.31%) Active Directory
6 4 (1.85%) vSphere
7 3 (1.39%) Postfix
7 3 (1.39%) XenServer
7 3 (1.39%) KVM
8 2 (0.93%) Varnish
8 2 (0.93%) iptables
8 2 (0.93%) Samba
9 1 (0.46%) NFS
9 1 (0.46%) Firmware
9 1 (0.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.46%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 122 (56.48%) Puppet
2 52 (24.07%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (7.87%) Ansible
3 17 (7.87%) Vagrant
4 11 (5.09%) Nagios
5 4 (1.85%) Control-M
6 3 (1.39%) SCCM
6 3 (1.39%) SCOM
6 3 (1.39%) ZABBIX
6 3 (1.39%) Salt
7 2 (0.93%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.46%) AppManager
8 1 (0.46%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.46%) Kibana
8 1 (0.46%) logstash
8 1 (0.46%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.46%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 39 (18.06%) Red Hat
2 38 (17.59%) Oracle
3 32 (14.81%) VMware
4 11 (5.09%) Microsoft
5 9 (4.17%) Remedy
5 9 (4.17%) Akamai
6 8 (3.70%) ForgeRock
6 8 (3.70%) Sitecore
7 5 (2.31%) Citrix
8 2 (0.93%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.93%) Cisco
9 1 (0.46%) IBM
9 1 (0.46%) ESRI
9 1 (0.46%) Juniper
9 1 (0.46%) BMC
9 1 (0.46%) Veritas
9 1 (0.46%) webMethods
9 1 (0.46%) NetIQ
9 1 (0.46%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (0.46%) Northgate
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