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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps Engineer
Rank 130 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 14 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.42% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 0
Average daily rate £406 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £438 -
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3057 2195 3363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 92.30% 94.37% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1849 1307 1959
Average daily rate £350 £340 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 147 243
Average hourly rate £19.66 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
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
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 18 April 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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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
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Bristol - 13 £413 - 2
Wiltshire - - - -
DevOps Engineer
England

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (100.00%) Puppet
2 17 (89.47%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (63.16%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (63.16%) Configuration Management
4 11 (57.89%) Perl
4 11 (57.89%) PHP
5 10 (52.63%) Python
5 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (52.63%) Scala
6 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
6 8 (42.11%) LAMP
7 7 (36.84%) Nagios
8 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
8 6 (31.58%) Maven
8 6 (31.58%) Automated Testing
8 6 (31.58%) Digital Media
9 3 (15.79%) Linux
10 2 (10.53%) Apache
10 2 (10.53%) Java
10 2 (10.53%) Firewall
10 2 (10.53%) VPN
10 2 (10.53%) VMware
10 2 (10.53%) Ruby
10 2 (10.53%) Samba
10 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
10 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
10 2 (10.53%) Postfix
10 2 (10.53%) nginx
11 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (5.26%) Confluence

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (10.53%) Apache
1 2 (10.53%) nginx
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
2 6 (31.58%) Maven
3 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA
4 1 (5.26%) Ant
General
1 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) LAMP
2 1 (5.26%) Spring
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Debian
2 1 (5.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (63.16%) Configuration Management
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.26%) TDD
4 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Perl
1 11 (57.89%) PHP
2 10 (52.63%) Python
2 10 (52.63%) Scala
3 2 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) Ruby
3 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Samba
1 2 (10.53%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 19 (100.00%) Puppet
2 17 (89.47%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (36.84%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
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