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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps Engineer
Rank 123 116 104
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 24 26 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.73% 0.81% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.87% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 3
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£450 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - -
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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
3078 2985 2079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.87% 93.40% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1966 1919 1272
Average daily rate £375 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 166 167
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Devon - 10 £420 -
Bristol -14 6 £525 +31.25% 3
Wiltshire 0 3 £463 +42.30%
Gloucestershire - 2 £425 - 2
Somerset - 1 £460 -
DevOps Engineer
England

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 48 (100.00%) DevOps
2 37 (77.08%) Puppet
3 36 (75.00%) Linux
4 34 (70.83%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (70.83%) Jenkins
5 27 (56.25%) Java
5 27 (56.25%) Red Hat
5 27 (56.25%) Configuration Management
6 26 (54.17%) Amazon AWS
7 25 (52.08%) Ansible
8 23 (47.92%) Git (software)
8 23 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (45.83%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (45.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (43.75%) Web Services
11 19 (39.58%) Open Source
12 18 (37.50%) Bash Shell
13 16 (33.33%) Ruby
14 14 (29.17%) Apache
15 13 (27.08%) Vagrant
16 12 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
16 12 (25.00%) VMware
17 11 (22.92%) Scrum
17 11 (22.92%) Windows
17 11 (22.92%) Mobile App
18 10 (20.83%) Docker
18 10 (20.83%) VirtualBox
18 10 (20.83%) Subversion
18 10 (20.83%) Java EE
19 9 (18.75%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 14 (29.17%) Apache
2 7 (14.58%) JBoss
3 6 (12.50%) IIS
3 6 (12.50%) nginx
4 3 (6.25%) Confluence
4 3 (6.25%) MediaWiki
4 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (54.17%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (4.17%) Amazon S3
4 2 (4.17%) Route 53
4 2 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (2.08%) SaaS
5 1 (2.08%) PaaS
5 1 (2.08%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (6.25%) LDAP
2 3 (6.25%) LAN
2 3 (6.25%) WAN
2 3 (6.25%) VPN
3 2 (4.17%) DNS
4 1 (2.08%) Internet
4 1 (2.08%) AMQP
4 1 (2.08%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) MySQL
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (70.83%) Jenkins
2 23 (47.92%) Git (software)
3 10 (20.83%) Subversion
4 8 (16.67%) TeamCity
5 7 (14.58%) Hudson
6 5 (10.42%) JIRA
6 5 (10.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (8.33%) Maven
8 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (2.08%) CruiseControl
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.33%) Marketing
2 4 (8.33%) Electronics
2 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (43.75%) Web Services
2 10 (20.83%) Java EE
3 4 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.08%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.33%) DTV
3 3 (6.25%) Clustering
3 3 (6.25%) Wiki
4 2 (4.17%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (75.00%) Linux
2 22 (45.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (22.92%) Windows
4 8 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 7 (14.58%) CentOS
5 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (12.50%) Debian
7 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (8.33%) Amazon Linux
8 3 (6.25%) UNIX
8 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (100.00%) DevOps
2 27 (56.25%) Configuration Management
3 23 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (45.83%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (39.58%) Open Source
6 12 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (22.92%) Scrum
8 7 (14.58%) SOA
8 7 (14.58%) TDD
8 7 (14.58%) Incident Management
9 4 (8.33%) Load Balancing
9 4 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.33%) Programme Management
10 3 (6.25%) Build Automation
11 2 (4.17%) SDLC
11 2 (4.17%) BDD
11 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 27 (56.25%) Java
2 18 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 16 (33.33%) Ruby
4 6 (12.50%) Perl
4 6 (12.50%) PHP
5 5 (10.42%) Python
6 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.17%) SQL
8 1 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) CCNA
1 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) VirtualBox
1 10 (20.83%) Docker
2 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 6 (12.50%) Samba
3 6 (12.50%) Postfix
4 3 (6.25%) iptables
5 1 (2.08%) vSphere
5 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 37 (77.08%) Puppet
2 34 (70.83%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (52.08%) Ansible
4 13 (27.08%) Vagrant
5 4 (8.33%) Salt
6 3 (6.25%) ZABBIX
7 1 (2.08%) Zenoss
7 1 (2.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Red Hat
2 12 (25.00%) VMware
3 8 (16.67%) IBM
4 4 (8.33%) SAP
5 2 (4.17%) Microsoft