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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 170 165 219
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +54
Contract jobs citing DevOps 105 86 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.06% 0.93% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.26% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 48 19
Average daily rate
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£388 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £415 £416
% change year-on-year
-0.60% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - £15.50
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
7592 6850 6365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.66% 74.38% 72.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4673 3872 3526
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 267 252
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -25.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Surrey +32 38 £330 -40.00% 9
Berkshire -1 22 £425 -12.82% 12
Oxfordshire -7 17 £425 - 13
Hampshire -35 10 £375 +7.14% 12
Kent +10 9 - - 2
East Sussex +3 3 £350 -3.44% 2
Middlesex - 3 £388 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Sussex - 1 - -
DevOps
England

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 130 (61.03%) Linux
2 115 (53.99%) Puppet
3 93 (43.66%) Continuous Integration
4 86 (40.38%) Jenkins
4 86 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (38.03%) Amazon AWS
6 73 (34.27%) Git (software)
7 70 (32.86%) Python
8 60 (28.17%) Opscode Chef
9 56 (26.29%) Windows
10 55 (25.82%) Ruby
11 50 (23.47%) Configuration Management
12 47 (22.07%) Oracle
13 41 (19.25%) Red Hat
14 37 (17.37%) Microsoft Azure
15 35 (16.43%) Scrum
16 34 (15.96%) Java
16 34 (15.96%) Web Services
17 32 (15.02%) UNIX
18 31 (14.55%) Ansible
19 30 (14.08%) Docker
20 28 (13.15%) Vagrant
20 28 (13.15%) VMware
21 27 (12.68%) SQL
21 27 (12.68%) Open Source
22 26 (12.21%) WebLogic
22 26 (12.21%) Microsoft
23 25 (11.74%) Cucumber
23 25 (11.74%) PowerShell
24 24 (11.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 26 (12.21%) WebLogic
2 19 (8.92%) OpenStack
3 14 (6.57%) Apache
3 14 (6.57%) Tomcat
4 13 (6.10%) IIS
5 9 (4.23%) nginx
5 9 (4.23%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (3.29%) Confluence
6 7 (3.29%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.35%) JBoss
8 4 (1.88%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (1.88%) WebSphere Portal
8 4 (1.88%) Node.js
9 3 (1.41%) Oracle Spatial
9 3 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.94%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.94%) CMS
10 2 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.94%) Liferay
10 2 (0.94%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 14 (6.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.47%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.47%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 81 (38.03%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (17.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (7.98%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (4.23%) SoftLayer
4 9 (4.23%) Sumo Logic
5 8 (3.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (3.29%) IaaS
7 5 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (2.35%) Heroku
7 5 (2.35%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.88%) PaaS
9 3 (1.41%) Office 365
9 3 (1.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (1.41%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.47%) SaaS
10 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.04%) Firewall
1 15 (7.04%) Network Security
2 14 (6.57%) SSL
3 13 (6.10%) VPN
4 11 (5.16%) DNS
4 11 (5.16%) LDAP
5 10 (4.69%) SNMP
6 9 (4.23%) TCP/IP
6 9 (4.23%) LAN
6 9 (4.23%) WAN
6 9 (4.23%) Wireless
7 8 (3.76%) SAN
8 7 (3.29%) SSH
9 5 (2.35%) DHCP
9 5 (2.35%) NAS
10 2 (0.94%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (0.94%) MPLS
10 2 (0.94%) VLAN
11 1 (0.47%) IPsec
11 1 (0.47%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.98%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (7.04%) MySQL
3 15 (7.04%) Relational Database
4 13 (6.10%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.69%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.29%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.82%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.82%) Big Data
8 4 (1.88%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (1.88%) Redis
8 4 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.41%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.94%) HBase
10 2 (0.94%) DB2
10 2 (0.94%) OLAP
10 2 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.94%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (0.47%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 86 (40.38%) Jenkins
2 73 (34.27%) Git (software)
3 25 (11.74%) Cucumber
4 24 (11.27%) Subversion
4 24 (11.27%) JIRA
5 23 (10.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 20 (9.39%) Hudson
7 17 (7.98%) Maven
8 14 (6.57%) Ant
9 10 (4.69%) RSpec
10 9 (4.23%) TeamCity
11 6 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.88%) Gerrit
12 4 (1.88%) SoapUI
13 3 (1.41%) SpecFlow
13 3 (1.41%) FitNesse
13 3 (1.41%) Selenium
14 2 (0.94%) WebLOAD
14 2 (0.94%) HP UFT
14 2 (0.94%) LoadRunner
General
1 22 (10.33%) Finance
2 12 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.76%) Banking
3 8 (3.76%) Marketing
4 6 (2.82%) Billing
5 4 (1.88%) Retail
6 3 (1.41%) Games
7 2 (0.94%) Publishing
8 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (36.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (13.15%) Architect
3 25 (11.74%) Developer
4 14 (6.57%) Consultant
5 13 (6.10%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (6.10%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 12 (5.63%) Cloud Architect
6 12 (5.63%) Administrator
7 10 (4.69%) Linux Administrator
7 10 (4.69%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (4.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 9 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (4.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 8 (3.76%) DevOps Consultant
9 8 (3.76%) Automation Engineer
10 6 (2.82%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (1.88%) Analyst
11 4 (1.88%) Software Engineer
11 4 (1.88%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (15.96%) Web Services
2 21 (9.86%) .NET
3 18 (8.45%) Ruby on Rails
4 13 (6.10%) REST
5 11 (5.16%) Spring
6 10 (4.69%) Middleware
7 9 (4.23%) Grails
8 8 (3.76%) WebCenter
8 8 (3.76%) HTML
8 8 (3.76%) boto
9 6 (2.82%) JSON
9 6 (2.82%) CSS
10 5 (2.35%) LAMP
11 4 (1.88%) Ajax
11 4 (1.88%) jQuery
12 3 (1.41%) Django
12 3 (1.41%) AngularJS
12 3 (1.41%) SOAP
12 3 (1.41%) J2EE
12 3 (1.41%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.80%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.57%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.69%) Statistics
4 9 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.23%) Cryptography
4 9 (4.23%) PKI
5 8 (3.76%) User Experience
6 6 (2.82%) Clustering
6 6 (2.82%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (2.35%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.88%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.88%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.41%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.41%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.41%) Semantic Web
10 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.94%) Replication
10 2 (0.94%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.47%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 130 (61.03%) Linux
2 56 (26.29%) Windows
3 32 (15.02%) UNIX
4 24 (11.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.29%) CentOS
6 5 (2.35%) VMS
6 5 (2.35%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.88%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.41%) AIX
8 3 (1.41%) Solaris
9 2 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.94%) Android
9 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (43.66%) Continuous Integration
2 86 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (23.47%) Configuration Management
4 35 (16.43%) Scrum
5 27 (12.68%) Open Source
6 21 (9.86%) Migration
7 20 (9.39%) Software Deployment
8 18 (8.45%) TDD
8 18 (8.45%) E-Commerce
9 15 (7.04%) BDD
10 14 (6.57%) Analytics
10 14 (6.57%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (6.57%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (6.57%) Enterprise Architecture
11 11 (5.16%) Software Engineering
12 10 (4.69%) Use Case
12 10 (4.69%) TOGAF
13 9 (4.23%) Service Management
13 9 (4.23%) Release Management
13 9 (4.23%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 70 (32.86%) Python
2 55 (25.82%) Ruby
3 34 (15.96%) Java
4 27 (12.68%) SQL
5 25 (11.74%) PowerShell
6 21 (9.86%) Bash Shell
7 20 (9.39%) Perl
8 16 (7.51%) PHP
8 16 (7.51%) JavaScript
9 14 (6.57%) C#
10 8 (3.76%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.35%) Go
12 4 (1.88%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.88%) Jython
12 4 (1.88%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.41%) PHP5
14 2 (0.94%) C
14 2 (0.94%) VBScript
14 2 (0.94%) VB
14 2 (0.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (5.16%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.23%) Degree
3 7 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.29%) RHCE
4 6 (2.82%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.35%) CCNP
6 3 (1.41%) CCNA
6 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.41%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.94%) MCSE
8 1 (0.47%) MCSA
8 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.47%) PMP
8 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.47%) MCITP
8 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.33%) QA
2 6 (2.82%) SLA
3 3 (1.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 30 (14.08%) Docker
2 18 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.82%) vSphere
4 5 (2.35%) vCloud
5 4 (1.88%) KVM
5 4 (1.88%) iptables
6 2 (0.94%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.47%) XenServer
7 1 (0.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.47%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.47%) Firmware
7 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 115 (53.99%) Puppet
2 60 (28.17%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (14.55%) Ansible
4 28 (13.15%) Vagrant
5 21 (9.86%) Nagios
6 8 (3.76%) SCOM
7 7 (3.29%) SCCM
8 4 (1.88%) Tivoli
8 4 (1.88%) Netcool
8 4 (1.88%) Control-M
8 4 (1.88%) Cacti
9 3 (1.41%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.94%) Mesos
11 1 (0.47%) Graphite
11 1 (0.47%) Rundeck
11 1 (0.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.47%) collectd
11 1 (0.47%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.47%) logstash
Vendors
1 47 (22.07%) Oracle
2 41 (19.25%) Red Hat
3 28 (13.15%) VMware
4 26 (12.21%) Microsoft
5 22 (10.33%) Splunk
6 15 (7.04%) IBM
7 11 (5.16%) Cisco
8 8 (3.76%) Adobe
8 8 (3.76%) Citrix
8 8 (3.76%) TIBCO
8 8 (3.76%) Sitecore
9 6 (2.82%) Juniper
9 6 (2.82%) SAP
10 5 (2.35%) HP
10 5 (2.35%) Dell
10 5 (2.35%) BMC
10 5 (2.35%) Remedy
11 4 (1.88%) Infovista
11 4 (1.88%) Amdocs
11 4 (1.88%) Pega
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