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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 107 163 222
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +59
Contract jobs citing DevOps 165 106 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.95% 1.13% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 1.45% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 67 13
Average daily rate £450 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £323 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - -
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
6728 7288 6385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.68% 77.43% 74.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4146 4014 3407
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 236 265
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
Surrey +33 55 £426 +10.00% 11
Berkshire +34 41 £475 -5.00% 17
Buckinghamshire +28 20 £600 +94.33% 5
Kent -11 15 £550 +37.50% 4
Hampshire +10 14 £418 +15.17% 19
Middlesex +1 6 £425 - 2
East Sussex +2 4 £513 +20.58% 2
West Sussex - 4 £550 -
Oxfordshire -11 3 £375 +15.38% 6
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Thames Valley - 1 - -
DevOps
England

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 152 (50.84%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (47.16%) Puppet
3 132 (44.15%) Linux
4 105 (35.12%) Jenkins
4 105 (35.12%) Amazon AWS
5 104 (34.78%) Python
6 98 (32.78%) Continuous Integration
7 92 (30.77%) Java
8 85 (28.43%) Git (software)
9 84 (28.09%) Ruby
10 83 (27.76%) Ansible
11 69 (23.08%) PowerShell
12 65 (21.74%) Configuration Management
13 63 (21.07%) Opscode Chef
14 59 (19.73%) Unix
15 58 (19.40%) SQL
15 58 (19.40%) Microsoft
16 54 (18.06%) JavaScript
17 53 (17.73%) Docker
18 50 (16.72%) Red Hat
19 48 (16.05%) Windows
19 48 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
20 46 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 46 (15.38%) Oracle
20 46 (15.38%) Finance
20 46 (15.38%) Scrum
21 45 (15.05%) TDD
22 41 (13.71%) Subversion
23 40 (13.38%) OpenStack
24 39 (13.04%) JIRA

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 40 (13.38%) OpenStack
2 27 (9.03%) Tomcat
3 26 (8.70%) IIS
4 25 (8.36%) Apache
5 23 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
6 21 (7.02%) JBoss
7 19 (6.35%) Cloud Foundry
8 12 (4.01%) WebLogic
8 12 (4.01%) WebSphere
9 6 (2.01%) nginx
10 5 (1.67%) Node.js
11 4 (1.34%) SharePoint
12 3 (1.00%) Confluence
12 3 (1.00%) Oracle Spatial
13 2 (0.67%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.67%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.67%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.33%) CMS
14 1 (0.33%) Liferay
Applications
1 12 (4.01%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.01%) MS Office
3 5 (1.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Magento
1 1 (0.33%) SAP Retail
1 1 (0.33%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 105 (35.12%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (6.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (3.34%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (3.01%) PaaS
6 8 (2.68%) IaaS
7 7 (2.34%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.67%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 5 (1.67%) AWS OpsWorks
9 5 (1.67%) CloudFront
9 5 (1.67%) GitHub
9 5 (1.67%) SaaS
9 5 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (1.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (1.34%) Heroku
10 4 (1.34%) SoftLayer
10 4 (1.34%) Sumo Logic
11 2 (0.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.69%) DNS
2 14 (4.68%) LDAP
3 13 (4.35%) DHCP
3 13 (4.35%) SAN
4 12 (4.01%) TCP/IP
5 11 (3.68%) SSH
6 8 (2.68%) Network Security
7 7 (2.34%) VPN
8 6 (2.01%) Firewall
8 6 (2.01%) NAS
8 6 (2.01%) SSL
9 5 (1.67%) LAN
9 5 (1.67%) SMTP
9 5 (1.67%) WAN
10 4 (1.34%) AMQP
10 4 (1.34%) Converged Networks
10 4 (1.34%) SNMP
10 4 (1.34%) Wireless
11 3 (1.00%) PABX
11 3 (1.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.71%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.02%) Apache Cassandra
3 19 (6.35%) Azure SQL Database
4 18 (6.02%) MongoDB
4 18 (6.02%) NoSQL
4 18 (6.02%) Oracle Database
5 17 (5.69%) Big Data
6 16 (5.35%) Hadoop
7 12 (4.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 12 (4.01%) MySQL
8 11 (3.68%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.67%) OLAP
10 5 (1.67%) OLAP Cube
10 5 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.34%) DB2
11 4 (1.34%) Neo4j
11 4 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 105 (35.12%) Jenkins
2 85 (28.43%) Git (software)
3 41 (13.71%) Subversion
4 39 (13.04%) JIRA
4 39 (13.04%) Maven
5 29 (9.70%) Ant
5 29 (9.70%) Hudson
6 20 (6.69%) Vagrant
7 19 (6.35%) TeamCity
8 14 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (4.35%) RSpec
10 8 (2.68%) Cucumber
10 8 (2.68%) Visual Studio
11 7 (2.34%) SpecFlow
12 6 (2.01%) Selenium
13 5 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.67%) gulp
13 5 (1.67%) webpack
14 4 (1.34%) GitLab
14 4 (1.34%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 46 (15.38%) Finance
2 20 (6.69%) Retail
3 10 (3.34%) Banking
4 7 (2.34%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.34%) Games
6 3 (1.00%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.33%) Billing
7 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Law
7 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 116 (38.80%) DevOps Engineer
2 42 (14.05%) Developer
3 36 (12.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 35 (11.71%) Linux Engineer
5 29 (9.70%) Architect
6 25 (8.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 22 (7.36%) Java Developer
8 21 (7.02%) AWS Engineer
9 19 (6.35%) Administrator
10 17 (5.69%) Cloud Engineer
10 17 (5.69%) Consultant
11 16 (5.35%) Azure Engineer
11 16 (5.35%) Systems Administrator
12 15 (5.02%) Linux Administrator
12 15 (5.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 14 (4.68%) Agile Developer
13 14 (4.68%) Agile Java Developer
14 13 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 13 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 12 (4.01%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (11.71%) HTML
2 34 (11.37%) .NET
2 34 (11.37%) CSS
3 32 (10.70%) Web Services
4 24 (8.03%) Ruby on Rails
5 22 (7.36%) Spring
6 19 (6.35%) Middleware
7 17 (5.69%) ELK Stack
7 17 (5.69%) REST
8 16 (5.35%) AngularJS
9 15 (5.02%) HTML5
10 13 (4.35%) RESTful
10 13 (4.35%) Sensu
11 11 (3.68%) SOAP
12 10 (3.34%) jQuery
12 10 (3.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (3.34%) XML
13 9 (3.01%) .NET Framework
13 9 (3.01%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (3.01%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.03%) Computer Science
2 25 (8.36%) Data Centre
3 22 (7.36%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.01%) Public Cloud
6 6 (2.01%) Statistics
7 5 (1.67%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.34%) Cryptography
8 4 (1.34%) HACMP
8 4 (1.34%) PKI
8 4 (1.34%) Web 2.0
9 3 (1.00%) BYOD
9 3 (1.00%) Clustering
9 3 (1.00%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.00%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.00%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (1.00%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.67%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.67%) Wiki
11 1 (0.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 132 (44.15%) Linux
2 59 (19.73%) Unix
3 48 (16.05%) Windows
4 46 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (9.03%) CentOS
6 20 (6.69%) VMS
7 18 (6.02%) Windows Server
8 16 (5.35%) Ubuntu
9 15 (5.02%) Mac OS X
10 9 (3.01%) AIX
11 8 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (2.34%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (2.01%) Android
14 5 (1.67%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (1.67%) zOS
15 3 (1.00%) Debian
15 3 (1.00%) SUSE
16 2 (0.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (50.84%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (32.78%) Continuous Integration
3 65 (21.74%) Configuration Management
4 46 (15.38%) Scrum
5 45 (15.05%) TDD
6 33 (11.04%) BDD
7 31 (10.37%) Software Engineering
8 30 (10.03%) Open Source
9 27 (9.03%) Service Management
10 24 (8.03%) Software Deployment
11 23 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
11 23 (7.69%) SDLC
12 21 (7.02%) Kanban
12 21 (7.02%) Use Case
13 20 (6.69%) ITIL
14 16 (5.35%) E-Commerce
15 15 (5.02%) Migration
15 15 (5.02%) Web Development
16 14 (4.68%) Performance Tuning
17 13 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (34.78%) Python
2 92 (30.77%) Java
3 84 (28.09%) Ruby
4 69 (23.08%) PowerShell
5 58 (19.40%) SQL
6 54 (18.06%) JavaScript
7 37 (12.37%) Bash Shell
8 27 (9.03%) C#
9 23 (7.69%) Shell Script
10 11 (3.68%) PHP
11 9 (3.01%) VB
12 8 (2.68%) Perl
13 6 (2.01%) C
13 6 (2.01%) Go
14 5 (1.67%) ES6
14 5 (1.67%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.00%) C++
15 3 (1.00%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.67%) Scala
16 2 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (7.02%) Degree
1 21 (7.02%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (4.68%) MCSE
4 13 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.34%) CCNA
6 4 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.34%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.34%) MCP
6 4 (1.34%) MCSA
7 2 (0.67%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.33%) PMP
8 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.34%) SLA
2 5 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.34%) COBIT
4 3 (1.00%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.67%) QA
6 1 (0.33%) P3O
System Software
1 53 (17.73%) Docker
2 39 (13.04%) Active Directory
3 21 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (3.01%) vSphere
5 5 (1.67%) vCloud
6 4 (1.34%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.34%) NFS
6 4 (1.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.67%) Oracle Clusterware
7 2 (0.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.67%) Xen
8 1 (0.33%) Btrfs
8 1 (0.33%) iptables
8 1 (0.33%) KVM
8 1 (0.33%) LXC
8 1 (0.33%) Snort
8 1 (0.33%) Squid
8 1 (0.33%) Varnish
8 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 141 (47.16%) Puppet
2 83 (27.76%) Ansible
3 63 (21.07%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (11.71%) Nagios
5 22 (7.36%) SCCM
6 21 (7.02%) SCOM
7 18 (6.02%) Graphite
8 16 (5.35%) logstash
9 14 (4.68%) Kubernetes
10 13 (4.35%) Terraform
11 9 (3.01%) Cobbler
12 7 (2.34%) Cacti
13 5 (1.67%) WSUS
14 4 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
14 4 (1.34%) McAfee ePO
14 4 (1.34%) Mesos
14 4 (1.34%) NetBackup
14 4 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
14 4 (1.34%) vRealize
15 3 (1.00%) Packer
Vendors
1 58 (19.40%) Microsoft
2 50 (16.72%) Red Hat
3 46 (15.38%) Oracle
4 37 (12.37%) VMware
5 33 (11.04%) Splunk
6 26 (8.70%) IBM
7 18 (6.02%) Dell
8 12 (4.01%) HP
9 10 (3.34%) Serena
10 9 (3.01%) SAP
11 7 (2.34%) ServiceNow
12 5 (1.67%) New Relic
13 4 (1.34%) CommVault
13 4 (1.34%) Intel Security
13 4 (1.34%) Rackspace
13 4 (1.34%) Symantec
13 4 (1.34%) Veritas
14 3 (1.00%) ArcSight
15 2 (0.67%) 3PAR
15 2 (0.67%) Citrix
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