The table below looks at the statistics for the DevOps Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps Engineer
Rank 108 125 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 33 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.04% 0.60% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
DevOps Engineer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2977 3062 2254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.41% 92.31% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1868 1850 1342
Average daily rate £375 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 186 153
Average hourly rate £20.19 £19.31 £15.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.53% +27.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

DevOps Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DevOps Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

DevOps Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DevOps Engineer across the South West region.

DevOps Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

DevOps Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

DevOps Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

DevOps Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Bristol +8 22 £450 +7.46% 7
Wiltshire +12 4 £435 +33.84% 1
Gloucestershire -12 4 £463 +2.77% 1
Devon - 2 - -
Dorset - - - -
Somerset - - - -
DevOps Engineer
England

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited DevOps Engineer in their job title 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 with DevOps Engineer in their job title.

1 62 (100.00%) DevOps
2 53 (85.48%) Linux
3 50 (80.65%) Puppet
4 46 (74.19%) Opscode Chef
5 43 (69.35%) Jenkins
6 39 (62.90%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (43.55%) Red Hat
8 26 (41.94%) Configuration Management
9 25 (40.32%) Bash Shell
10 24 (38.71%) Ruby
11 23 (37.10%) VMware
11 23 (37.10%) Java
12 22 (35.48%) Amazon AWS
13 21 (33.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 21 (33.87%) PHP
14 20 (32.26%) Perl
14 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (30.65%) Git (software)
15 19 (30.65%) Hudson
15 19 (30.65%) Firewall
16 18 (29.03%) Windows
16 18 (29.03%) Ansible
17 17 (27.42%) CentOS
18 15 (24.19%) TeamCity
18 15 (24.19%) Ubuntu
18 15 (24.19%) Apache
18 15 (24.19%) Salt
19 14 (22.58%) LAN
19 14 (22.58%) WAN
19 14 (22.58%) Python

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited DevOps Engineer in their job title 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 with DevOps Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (24.19%) Apache
2 13 (20.97%) nginx
3 10 (16.13%) Confluence
3 10 (16.13%) MediaWiki
4 5 (8.06%) IIS
5 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.61%) Drupal
6 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (35.48%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.84%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.84%) Amazon S3
3 3 (4.84%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.23%) SaaS
5 1 (1.61%) PaaS
5 1 (1.61%) Route 53
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.65%) Firewall
2 14 (22.58%) LAN
2 14 (22.58%) WAN
3 11 (17.74%) LDAP
4 10 (16.13%) VPN
5 6 (9.68%) IPv6
5 6 (9.68%) IPsec
5 6 (9.68%) OSPF
5 6 (9.68%) BGP
5 6 (9.68%) EIGRP
5 6 (9.68%) Network Security
6 4 (6.45%) Internet
6 4 (6.45%) SSL
6 4 (6.45%) IPv4
6 4 (6.45%) HTTP
7 1 (1.61%) SAN
7 1 (1.61%) NAS
7 1 (1.61%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.58%) MySQL
2 11 (17.74%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (11.29%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.61%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.61%) HBase
5 1 (1.61%) Voldemort
5 1 (1.61%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 43 (69.35%) Jenkins
2 19 (30.65%) Hudson
2 19 (30.65%) Git (software)
3 15 (24.19%) TeamCity
4 10 (16.13%) Subversion
4 10 (16.13%) JIRA
5 6 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (8.06%) Maven
7 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.61%) Ant
8 1 (1.61%) MSBuild
General
1 6 (9.68%) Telecoms
1 6 (9.68%) Marketing
2 5 (8.06%) Electronics
2 5 (8.06%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.58%) Web Services
2 7 (11.29%) .NET
3 6 (9.68%) LAMP
4 2 (3.23%) Flask
5 1 (1.61%) SOAP
5 1 (1.61%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.61%) WCF
5 1 (1.61%) Memcached
5 1 (1.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Wiki
2 7 (11.29%) Open Source
2 7 (11.29%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.06%) DTV
3 5 (8.06%) Clustering
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 53 (85.48%) Linux
2 21 (33.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (29.03%) Windows
4 17 (27.42%) CentOS
5 15 (24.19%) Ubuntu
6 13 (20.97%) Debian
7 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (14.52%) UNIX
9 5 (8.06%) Amazon Linux
10 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.61%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (100.00%) DevOps
2 39 (62.90%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (41.94%) Configuration Management
4 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (17.74%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (14.52%) Scrum
6 9 (14.52%) Build Automation
7 7 (11.29%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (9.68%) Database Theory
8 6 (9.68%) Relational Database Theory
8 6 (9.68%) Data Modelling
8 6 (9.68%) SOA
9 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (8.06%) Programme Management
9 5 (8.06%) Load Balancing
9 5 (8.06%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (3.23%) ERP
11 1 (1.61%) Analytics
11 1 (1.61%) High Availability
11 1 (1.61%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.32%) Bash Shell
2 24 (38.71%) Ruby
3 23 (37.10%) Java
4 21 (33.87%) PHP
5 20 (32.26%) Perl
6 14 (22.58%) Python
7 7 (11.29%) SQL
8 5 (8.06%) C#
9 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.61%) PHP5
10 1 (1.61%) Groovy
10 1 (1.61%) C++
10 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) CCNA
1 9 (14.52%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (22.58%) Samba
2 13 (20.97%) Postfix
3 12 (19.35%) XenServer
3 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (16.13%) iptables
5 7 (11.29%) Active Directory
6 2 (3.23%) vSphere
7 1 (1.61%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 50 (80.65%) Puppet
2 46 (74.19%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (29.03%) Ansible
4 15 (24.19%) Salt
5 10 (16.13%) ZABBIX
6 2 (3.23%) Nagios
7 1 (1.61%) AppManager
7 1 (1.61%) SCCM
7 1 (1.61%) Zenoss
7 1 (1.61%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.61%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 27 (43.55%) Red Hat
2 23 (37.10%) VMware
3 12 (19.35%) Citrix
4 5 (8.06%) SAP
5 3 (4.84%) Oracle
6 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.61%) NetIQ