The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps Engineer
Rank 104 110 129
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +19
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 30 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.98% 0.19% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.20% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 4 1
Average daily rate
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£413 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £445 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.49% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2851 2001 2847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.02% 93.37% 93.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1858 1228 1720
Average daily rate £360 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 136 195
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
DevOps Engineer
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 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
Bristol 0 19 £400 -15.78% 1
Wiltshire - 4 £325 -
DevOps Engineer
England

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 54 (100.00%) DevOps
2 41 (75.93%) Linux
3 40 (74.07%) Puppet
4 36 (66.67%) Perl
5 32 (59.26%) Bash Shell
6 27 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
7 25 (46.30%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (44.44%) Apache
8 24 (44.44%) LAMP
9 23 (42.59%) PHP
10 20 (37.04%) Ruby
11 19 (35.19%) Debian
11 19 (35.19%) VMware
11 19 (35.19%) MySQL
11 19 (35.19%) Python
11 19 (35.19%) Red Hat
12 18 (33.33%) Windows
12 18 (33.33%) Java
12 18 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
13 17 (31.48%) VPN
13 17 (31.48%) Firewall
13 17 (31.48%) Jenkins
14 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (29.63%) Ubuntu
15 15 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (27.78%) Configuration Management
16 14 (25.93%) CentOS
16 14 (25.93%) Open Source
16 14 (25.93%) XenServer
17 13 (24.07%) Problem Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 24 (44.44%) Apache
2 10 (18.52%) nginx
3 7 (12.96%) Confluence
4 5 (9.26%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 17 (31.48%) VPN
1 17 (31.48%) Firewall
2 13 (24.07%) SSH
2 13 (24.07%) SNMP
3 6 (11.11%) IPv6
4 5 (9.26%) Network Security
4 5 (9.26%) OSPF
4 5 (9.26%) BGP
4 5 (9.26%) EIGRP
4 5 (9.26%) IPsec
4 5 (9.26%) LAN
4 5 (9.26%) WAN
4 5 (9.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.19%) MySQL
2 18 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (31.48%) Jenkins
2 12 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 9 (16.67%) JIRA
4 8 (14.81%) Subversion
5 5 (9.26%) Maven
5 5 (9.26%) Hudson
6 1 (1.85%) Ant
General
1 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (44.44%) LAMP
2 1 (1.85%) jQuery
2 1 (1.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Open Source
2 5 (9.26%) Wiki
2 5 (9.26%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 41 (75.93%) Linux
2 19 (35.19%) Debian
3 18 (33.33%) Windows
4 16 (29.63%) Ubuntu
5 14 (25.93%) CentOS
6 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.56%) Solaris
8 2 (3.70%) SUSE
8 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (100.00%) DevOps
2 25 (46.30%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (27.78%) Configuration Management
5 13 (24.07%) Problem Management
5 13 (24.07%) OO
6 11 (20.37%) Build Automation
7 5 (9.26%) Automated Testing
7 5 (9.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
7 5 (9.26%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.70%) Scrum
8 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.85%) TDD
9 1 (1.85%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 36 (66.67%) Perl
2 32 (59.26%) Bash Shell
3 23 (42.59%) PHP
4 20 (37.04%) Ruby
5 19 (35.19%) Python
6 18 (33.33%) Java
7 6 (11.11%) Scala
8 5 (9.26%) SQL
9 2 (3.70%) Bourne shell
10 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.85%) CCNA
System Software
1 15 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (25.93%) XenServer
3 10 (18.52%) Samba
4 9 (16.67%) Postfix
5 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 40 (74.07%) Puppet
2 27 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (20.37%) Salt
4 7 (12.96%) Nagios
5 6 (11.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) VMware
1 19 (35.19%) Red Hat
2 6 (11.11%) Citrix
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