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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps
Rank 138 212 225
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +13
Contract jobs citing DevOps 133 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.34% 0.21% 0.024%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 0.30% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 17 1
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£463 £416 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £358 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.87% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
7228 6045 5842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.94% 70.98% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4094 3238 2910
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 236 356
Average hourly rate £21.58 £22.41 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £44.78 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Berkshire +41 42 £488 +11.42% 5
Hampshire +7 27 £425 -2.85% 3
Oxfordshire - 25 £488 - 9
Surrey +1 17 £413 +14.58% 7
Kent +1 8 £400 -3.03%
East Sussex - 5 £425 - 2
Middlesex +1 3 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -10 3 £488 +16.07% 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £350 -
West Sussex - - - -
DevOps
England

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 147 (63.91%) Puppet
2 120 (52.17%) Linux
3 102 (44.35%) Jenkins
4 97 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
5 96 (41.74%) Continuous Integration
6 76 (33.04%) Configuration Management
7 72 (31.30%) Scrum
8 59 (25.65%) Git (software)
9 53 (23.04%) Vagrant
10 51 (22.17%) Opscode Chef
11 46 (20.00%) Java
12 45 (19.57%) Web Services
13 43 (18.70%) PHP
13 43 (18.70%) Apache
14 41 (17.83%) Python
15 40 (17.39%) Red Hat
16 38 (16.52%) Amazon AWS
17 36 (15.65%) Open Source
18 34 (14.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 33 (14.35%) Cucumber
20 30 (13.04%) Ruby
20 30 (13.04%) Oracle
21 29 (12.61%) MySQL
21 29 (12.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 28 (12.17%) VMware
23 27 (11.74%) CentOS
24 26 (11.30%) PowerShell
25 24 (10.43%) QA
25 24 (10.43%) UNIX
25 24 (10.43%) Windows

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 43 (18.70%) Apache
2 23 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 14 (6.09%) Drupal
4 11 (4.78%) WebLogic
5 10 (4.35%) OpenStack
5 10 (4.35%) CMS
6 8 (3.48%) Confluence
7 7 (3.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (3.04%) uWSGI
8 4 (1.74%) IIS
9 3 (1.30%) JBoss
10 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.87%) nginx
11 1 (0.43%) Resin
11 1 (0.43%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.43%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (1.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.17%) assyst
2 2 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 38 (16.52%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (8.26%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (5.22%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (5.22%) Amazon S3
4 8 (3.48%) IaaS
4 8 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.48%) PaaS
5 6 (2.61%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.74%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.43%) SaaS
7 1 (0.43%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.39%) Network Security
2 8 (3.48%) Firewall
2 8 (3.48%) SSL
3 5 (2.17%) DSL
4 4 (1.74%) DNS
5 3 (1.30%) LDAP
6 2 (0.87%) Internet
6 2 (0.87%) FTP
6 2 (0.87%) ATM
7 1 (0.43%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.43%) PBX
7 1 (0.43%) VoIP
7 1 (0.43%) DHCP
7 1 (0.43%) HTTP
7 1 (0.43%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.61%) MySQL
2 23 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (3.04%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (2.61%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.61%) Big Data
4 6 (2.61%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.61%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.74%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.30%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.30%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 102 (44.35%) Jenkins
2 59 (25.65%) Git (software)
3 34 (14.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 33 (14.35%) Cucumber
5 23 (10.00%) RSpec
6 20 (8.70%) TeamCity
7 18 (7.83%) Subversion
8 11 (4.78%) JIRA
9 10 (4.35%) Bitbucket
10 9 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (3.04%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (2.61%) Maven
13 5 (2.17%) Visual Studio
13 5 (2.17%) Ant
13 5 (2.17%) Gradle
14 3 (1.30%) Selenium
14 3 (1.30%) MSBuild
14 3 (1.30%) Hudson
15 2 (0.87%) JMeter
15 2 (0.87%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (3.91%) Publishing
2 3 (1.30%) Games
2 3 (1.30%) Finance
3 1 (0.43%) Banking
3 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 126 (54.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (16.52%) Developer
3 22 (9.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 11 (4.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 9 (3.91%) Consultant
6 8 (3.48%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (3.04%) DevOps Consultant
8 6 (2.61%) DevOps Administrator
8 6 (2.61%) Architect
8 6 (2.61%) Administrator
8 6 (2.61%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (2.17%) Java Developer
9 5 (2.17%) Support Engineer
10 4 (1.74%) Software Engineer
10 4 (1.74%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (1.74%) Technical Manager
10 4 (1.74%) Change Manager
10 4 (1.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 3 (1.30%) ScrumMaster
11 3 (1.30%) Build Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (19.57%) Web Services
2 21 (9.13%) LAMP
3 14 (6.09%) REST
4 13 (5.65%) .NET
4 13 (5.65%) XML
5 9 (3.91%) WCF
5 9 (3.91%) Spring
6 8 (3.48%) .NET Framework
7 7 (3.04%) jQuery
7 7 (3.04%) HTML
7 7 (3.04%) Middleware
7 7 (3.04%) WSGI
7 7 (3.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (3.04%) Regular Expression
8 6 (2.61%) MCollective
9 5 (2.17%) ODBC
9 5 (2.17%) CSS
10 4 (1.74%) Hibernate
10 4 (1.74%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.74%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.65%) Open Source
2 9 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.17%) EFT
3 5 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.74%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.30%) NHS
6 2 (0.87%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.87%) Grid Computing
6 2 (0.87%) Wiki
7 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.43%) Clustering
7 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.43%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 120 (52.17%) Linux
2 29 (12.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (11.74%) CentOS
4 24 (10.43%) UNIX
4 24 (10.43%) Windows
5 8 (3.48%) Oracle Linux
5 8 (3.48%) Ubuntu
6 6 (2.61%) AIX
6 6 (2.61%) Solaris
7 1 (0.43%) Fedora
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (41.74%) Continuous Integration
3 76 (33.04%) Configuration Management
4 72 (31.30%) Scrum
5 23 (10.00%) SOA
6 16 (6.96%) Migration
6 16 (6.96%) ITIL
7 15 (6.52%) Build Automation
8 14 (6.09%) TDD
9 13 (5.65%) Kanban
10 12 (5.22%) Automated Testing
11 11 (4.78%) MVC
12 10 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
12 10 (4.35%) Identity Management
12 10 (4.35%) Release Management
13 9 (3.91%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (3.48%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (3.48%) Software Engineering
14 8 (3.48%) Unit Testing
15 7 (3.04%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 46 (20.00%) Java
2 43 (18.70%) PHP
3 41 (17.83%) Python
4 30 (13.04%) Ruby
5 26 (11.30%) PowerShell
6 23 (10.00%) Bash Shell
7 16 (6.96%) Perl
8 15 (6.52%) JavaScript
8 15 (6.52%) Shell Script
9 9 (3.91%) SQL
9 9 (3.91%) C#
10 8 (3.48%) C
11 6 (2.61%) Scala
12 3 (1.30%) Korn
12 3 (1.30%) C++
13 2 (0.87%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 20 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (2.61%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.61%) Degree
4 4 (1.74%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.87%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.43%) QA
System Software
1 14 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.35%) KVM
3 9 (3.91%) vCloud
4 7 (3.04%) Shibboleth
5 5 (2.17%) vSphere
6 4 (1.74%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.30%) Varnish
8 2 (0.87%) Docker
8 2 (0.87%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.87%) NFS
8 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.87%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.43%) Xen
9 1 (0.43%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 147 (63.91%) Puppet
2 53 (23.04%) Vagrant
3 51 (22.17%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.04%) yum
5 4 (1.74%) Nagios
6 2 (0.87%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.87%) Ansible
7 1 (0.43%) Cacti
7 1 (0.43%) Munin
7 1 (0.43%) SCCM
7 1 (0.43%) SCOM
7 1 (0.43%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.43%) Graphite
7 1 (0.43%) collectd
7 1 (0.43%) Salt
7 1 (0.43%) Opsview
Vendors
1 40 (17.39%) Red Hat
2 30 (13.04%) Oracle
3 28 (12.17%) VMware
4 9 (3.91%) EMC
5 7 (3.04%) Tripwire
5 7 (3.04%) Akamai
5 7 (3.04%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.17%) Sitecore
6 5 (2.17%) Remedy
6 5 (2.17%) ForgeRock
7 4 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.74%) Google
8 2 (0.87%) Percona
8 2 (0.87%) Veritas
9 1 (0.43%) Zend
9 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.43%) Adobe
9 1 (0.43%) HP
9 1 (0.43%) F5
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