Period
to 19 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Development Operations Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 99 113
Rank change year-on-year +20 +14 +48
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 101 74 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.34% 1.79% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 1.94% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 51 44
Berkshire median daily rate £550 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £400 £348 £411
90th Percentile £600 £575 £569
South East median daily rate £525 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +9.38% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £39.58 £49.50 -
% change year-on-year -20.05% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3,985 3,816 3,931
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.33% 92.06% 92.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,962 2,043 2,111
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £213 £251 £235
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 127 175
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.55 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £41.50 £49.20
South East median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.26% +6.92%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Berkshire

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps Engineer in Berkshire

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps Engineer in Berkshire

DevOps Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +29 51 £550 +10.00% 14
Bracknell -3 9 £500 +66.67% 2
Maidenhead -8 9 £488 -7.14% 2
Newbury -6 8 £450 +25.87% 5
Slough -9 3 £413 -8.33% 1
DevOps Engineer
South East

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, DevOps Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 101 (100.00%) DevOps
2 55 (54.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (49.50%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (40.59%) Linux
5 40 (39.60%) Terraform
6 39 (38.61%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (38.61%) PowerShell
7 38 (37.62%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (37.62%) Docker
8 35 (34.65%) Visual Studio Team System
9 34 (33.66%) PaaS
9 34 (33.66%) IaaS
10 32 (31.68%) Ansible
10 32 (31.68%) Puppet
11 30 (29.70%) Analytics
11 30 (29.70%) Jenkins
12 29 (28.71%) Kubernetes
13 27 (26.73%) Windows
14 25 (24.75%) Python
15 23 (22.77%) Microsoft
15 23 (22.77%) SQL
15 23 (22.77%) Virtual Machines
16 21 (20.79%) Visual Studio
16 21 (20.79%) Bash Shell
16 21 (20.79%) Test Automation
16 21 (20.79%) Git (software)
17 20 (19.80%) Business Intelligence
17 20 (19.80%) Data Lake
17 20 (19.80%) HDInsight
18 19 (18.81%) Data Management

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.98%) Apache
1 2 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.99%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (0.99%) CMS
2 1 (0.99%) Confluence
2 1 (0.99%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.97%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 55 (54.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (49.50%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (33.66%) IaaS
3 34 (33.66%) PaaS
4 11 (10.89%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (8.91%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (8.91%) Serverless
6 7 (6.93%) OpenShift
6 7 (6.93%) SaaS
7 6 (5.94%) Azure Functions
7 6 (5.94%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (4.95%) GitHub
9 4 (3.96%) Amazon S3
10 3 (2.97%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (2.97%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (1.98%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (1.98%) Route 53
11 2 (1.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.99%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.93%) VPN
2 6 (5.94%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.96%) Network Security
4 3 (2.97%) SSL
5 2 (1.98%) IPsec
5 2 (1.98%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.99%) Firewall
6 1 (0.99%) FTP
6 1 (0.99%) HTTP
6 1 (0.99%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.99%) LAN
6 1 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.80%) Data Lake
1 20 (19.80%) HDInsight
2 18 (17.82%) Power BI
2 18 (17.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.96%) Big Data
3 4 (3.96%) Cosmos DB
3 4 (3.96%) RDBMS
3 4 (3.96%) Redis
3 4 (3.96%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.97%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.97%) MySQL
4 3 (2.97%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.98%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.98%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.99%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.99%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.99%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.99%) Mahout
6 1 (0.99%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 35 (34.65%) Visual Studio Team System
2 30 (29.70%) Jenkins
3 21 (20.79%) Git (software)
3 21 (20.79%) Visual Studio
4 7 (6.93%) JIRA
5 5 (4.95%) Bitbucket
5 5 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.98%) Maven
6 2 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.98%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.98%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.98%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.99%) Buildbot
7 1 (0.99%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.99%) Codeship
7 1 (0.99%) GitLab
7 1 (0.99%) Grunt
General
1 4 (3.96%) Finance
1 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.98%) Retail
3 1 (0.99%) Automotive
3 1 (0.99%) Electronics
3 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.92%) Web Services
2 6 (5.94%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (5.94%) LAMP
3 4 (3.96%) JSON
3 4 (3.96%) Node.js
3 4 (3.96%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (3.96%) REST
3 4 (3.96%) SAML
4 3 (2.97%) Kafka
5 2 (1.98%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.99%) .NET
6 1 (0.99%) LDAP
6 1 (0.99%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.95%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (4.95%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (3.96%) PKI
3 2 (1.98%) Fintech
4 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.99%) BBC
4 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.99%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (40.59%) Linux
2 27 (26.73%) Windows
3 17 (16.83%) CentOS
4 9 (8.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.94%) Unix
6 2 (1.98%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (100.00%) DevOps
2 39 (38.61%) Continuous Integration
3 38 (37.62%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (29.70%) Analytics
5 21 (20.79%) Test Automation
6 20 (19.80%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (18.81%) Data Management
8 17 (16.83%) Configuration Management
8 17 (16.83%) Scrum
8 17 (16.83%) Security Testing
9 16 (15.84%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (11.88%) Data Science
10 12 (11.88%) Data-Driven Testing
11 11 (10.89%) Deployment Automation
12 6 (5.94%) Logistics
13 5 (4.95%) Migration
13 5 (4.95%) Open Source
13 5 (4.95%) Performance Tuning
14 4 (3.96%) Coaching
14 4 (3.96%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (38.61%) PowerShell
2 25 (24.75%) Python
3 23 (22.77%) SQL
4 21 (20.79%) Bash Shell
5 6 (5.94%) Groovy
5 6 (5.94%) Java
6 5 (4.95%) PHP
7 4 (3.96%) C#
7 4 (3.96%) Perl
7 4 (3.96%) Ruby
8 3 (2.97%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.99%) C
9 1 (0.99%) C++
9 1 (0.99%) Go
9 1 (0.99%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 5 (4.95%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.95%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.97%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.98%) Degree
4 1 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.99%) QA
1 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (37.62%) Docker
2 23 (22.77%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (8.91%) oVirt
3 9 (8.91%) RHEV
4 2 (1.98%) Btrfs
5 1 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.99%) HDFS
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.99%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 40 (39.60%) Terraform
2 32 (31.68%) Ansible
2 32 (31.68%) Puppet
3 29 (28.71%) Kubernetes
4 12 (11.88%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.96%) Salt
5 4 (3.96%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (2.97%) Packer
7 2 (1.98%) Consul
7 2 (1.98%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.98%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (1.98%) Rancher
7 2 (1.98%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.99%) Ambari
8 1 (0.99%) Graphite
8 1 (0.99%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.99%) Kibana
8 1 (0.99%) Nagios
8 1 (0.99%) Oozie
8 1 (0.99%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (22.77%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.83%) Red Hat
3 7 (6.93%) Google
4 2 (1.98%) Cloudera
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle
5 1 (0.99%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (0.99%) Cisco
5 1 (0.99%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.99%) IBM
5 1 (0.99%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.99%) SAP
5 1 (0.99%) Splunk