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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps Engineer
Rank 122 110 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 23 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.68% 0.047% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.050% -
Number of daily rates quoted 23 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £415 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
3163 1983 2801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.83% 92.28% 93.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2060 1265 1590
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 172 243
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.25 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.70% -18.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 - 18 £450 - 1
DevOps Engineer
England

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 50 (92.59%) Linux
3 46 (85.19%) Puppet
4 37 (68.52%) Bash Shell
5 36 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (66.67%) Perl
6 35 (64.81%) Opscode Chef
7 32 (59.26%) Red Hat
7 32 (59.26%) Ruby
8 30 (55.56%) PHP
9 29 (53.70%) VMware
9 29 (53.70%) LAMP
9 29 (53.70%) Ubuntu
10 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (51.85%) Apache
11 27 (50.00%) Firewall
11 27 (50.00%) CentOS
12 26 (48.15%) XenServer
12 26 (48.15%) Jenkins
13 23 (42.59%) Salt
14 20 (37.04%) Samba
14 20 (37.04%) Debian
15 19 (35.19%) Java
16 18 (33.33%) Citrix
17 17 (31.48%) LDAP
17 17 (31.48%) LAN
17 17 (31.48%) WAN
17 17 (31.48%) Hudson
18 16 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
18 16 (29.63%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 28 (51.85%) Apache
2 9 (16.67%) nginx
3 7 (12.96%) Confluence
4 6 (11.11%) MediaWiki
5 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) PaaS
2 1 (1.85%) IaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (50.00%) Firewall
2 17 (31.48%) LDAP
2 17 (31.48%) LAN
2 17 (31.48%) WAN
3 16 (29.63%) VPN
4 6 (11.11%) IPv6
4 6 (11.11%) SNMP
4 6 (11.11%) IPsec
4 6 (11.11%) SSH
4 6 (11.11%) Network Security
4 6 (11.11%) OSPF
4 6 (11.11%) BGP
4 6 (11.11%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.85%) NAS
5 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.85%) SAN
5 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) MySQL
1 13 (24.07%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.85%) HBase
4 1 (1.85%) Voldemort
4 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.85%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (48.15%) Jenkins
2 17 (31.48%) Hudson
3 13 (24.07%) Git (software)
4 9 (16.67%) Subversion
4 9 (16.67%) JIRA
5 3 (5.56%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.85%) RSpec
General
1 2 (3.70%) Electronics
1 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.70%) Finance
1 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
1 2 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (53.70%) LAMP
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Open Source
2 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.11%) Wiki
3 2 (3.70%) DTV
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 50 (92.59%) Linux
2 29 (53.70%) Ubuntu
3 27 (50.00%) CentOS
4 20 (37.04%) Debian
5 12 (22.22%) Windows
6 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.56%) Solaris
8 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.70%) UNIX
9 1 (1.85%) Fedora
9 1 (1.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (100.00%) DevOps
2 36 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (22.22%) Build Automation
5 11 (20.37%) Configuration Management
6 6 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (11.11%) OO
6 6 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 6 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 6 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.56%) Scrum
8 2 (3.70%) Programme Management
8 2 (3.70%) SOA
8 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (1.85%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.85%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.85%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.85%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 37 (68.52%) Bash Shell
2 36 (66.67%) Perl
3 32 (59.26%) Ruby
4 30 (55.56%) PHP
5 19 (35.19%) Java
6 8 (14.81%) Python
7 6 (11.11%) SQL
8 3 (5.56%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.85%) C
9 1 (1.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) CCNA
1 12 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
2 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 26 (48.15%) XenServer
2 20 (37.04%) Samba
3 16 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (14.81%) Postfix
5 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 46 (85.19%) Puppet
2 35 (64.81%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (42.59%) Salt
4 7 (12.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (59.26%) Red Hat
2 29 (53.70%) VMware
3 18 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (3.70%) SAP
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle
5 1 (1.85%) Rackspace
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