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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps Engineer
Rank 123 102 109
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 19 32 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.61% 1.11% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 1.19% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 30 3
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£500 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £413 £433
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - -
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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
2927 2680 1921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.03% 92.89% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1867 1759 1150
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
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 196 167 127
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +18.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.83 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -9 9 £525 +31.25% 2
Devon - 7 £420 - 1
Gloucestershire -7 3 £600 +20.00% 1
DevOps Engineer
England

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 51 (100.00%) DevOps
2 44 (86.27%) Puppet
3 41 (80.39%) Linux
4 38 (74.51%) Opscode Chef
5 37 (72.55%) Jenkins
6 30 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (56.86%) Red Hat
8 28 (54.90%) Configuration Management
9 27 (52.94%) Java
10 26 (50.98%) Ansible
11 24 (47.06%) Bash Shell
12 23 (45.10%) Amazon AWS
12 23 (45.10%) Ruby
13 22 (43.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 22 (43.14%) Git (software)
14 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (41.18%) VMware
15 17 (33.33%) Web Services
16 16 (31.37%) PHP
16 16 (31.37%) Apache
16 16 (31.37%) Open Source
17 15 (29.41%) Hudson
17 15 (29.41%) Windows
17 15 (29.41%) Perl
18 14 (27.45%) Firewall
19 12 (23.53%) Subversion
19 12 (23.53%) Python
19 12 (23.53%) CentOS
20 11 (21.57%) Ubuntu
20 11 (21.57%) Salt

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 16 (31.37%) Apache
2 10 (19.61%) nginx
3 7 (13.73%) Confluence
3 7 (13.73%) MediaWiki
4 5 (9.80%) IIS
4 5 (9.80%) JBoss
5 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (45.10%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.92%) SaaS
3 2 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.92%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.92%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.96%) PaaS
4 1 (1.96%) Route 53
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) Firewall
2 10 (19.61%) LAN
2 10 (19.61%) WAN
3 7 (13.73%) VPN
3 7 (13.73%) LDAP
4 3 (5.88%) IPsec
4 3 (5.88%) Network Security
4 3 (5.88%) IPv6
4 3 (5.88%) OSPF
4 3 (5.88%) BGP
4 3 (5.88%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) MySQL
2 7 (13.73%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.96%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 37 (72.55%) Jenkins
2 22 (43.14%) Git (software)
3 15 (29.41%) Hudson
4 12 (23.53%) Subversion
5 7 (13.73%) JIRA
6 5 (9.80%) TeamCity
7 4 (7.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.84%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.84%) Marketing
2 4 (7.84%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (33.33%) Web Services
2 7 (13.73%) Java EE
3 5 (9.80%) .NET
4 2 (3.92%) LAMP
4 2 (3.92%) Flask
5 1 (1.96%) WCF
5 1 (1.96%) REST
5 1 (1.96%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Mobile App
2 7 (13.73%) Wiki
3 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.80%) Clustering
4 4 (7.84%) DTV
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 41 (80.39%) Linux
2 22 (43.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (29.41%) Windows
4 12 (23.53%) CentOS
5 11 (21.57%) Ubuntu
6 10 (19.61%) Debian
7 7 (13.73%) UNIX
7 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.88%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (1.96%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (100.00%) DevOps
2 30 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (54.90%) Configuration Management
4 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (31.37%) Open Source
6 11 (21.57%) Scrum
7 7 (13.73%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (13.73%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (11.76%) Build Automation
8 6 (11.76%) SOA
9 5 (9.80%) TDD
9 5 (9.80%) Incident Management
9 5 (9.80%) Load Balancing
10 4 (7.84%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (7.84%) Programme Management
10 4 (7.84%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (5.88%) Data Modelling
11 3 (5.88%) Database Theory
11 3 (5.88%) Relational Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 27 (52.94%) Java
2 24 (47.06%) Bash Shell
3 23 (45.10%) Ruby
4 16 (31.37%) PHP
5 15 (29.41%) Perl
6 12 (23.53%) Python
7 4 (7.84%) SQL
8 3 (5.88%) C#
8 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.96%) PHP5
9 1 (1.96%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) CCNA
1 8 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) Samba
1 10 (19.61%) Postfix
2 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (15.69%) XenServer
4 7 (13.73%) VirtualBox
4 7 (13.73%) Docker
4 7 (13.73%) iptables
4 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 44 (86.27%) Puppet
2 38 (74.51%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (50.98%) Ansible
4 11 (21.57%) Salt
5 8 (15.69%) Vagrant
6 7 (13.73%) ZABBIX
7 2 (3.92%) Nagios
8 1 (1.96%) AppManager
8 1 (1.96%) SCCM
8 1 (1.96%) Zenoss
8 1 (1.96%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 29 (56.86%) Red Hat
2 21 (41.18%) VMware
3 8 (15.69%) Citrix
4 6 (11.76%) IBM
5 4 (7.84%) SAP
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.96%) NetIQ