Period
to 17 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 109 109
Rank change year-on-year +36 0 +59
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 111 44 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.80% 1.15% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.00% 1.24% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 36 53
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £423 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.51% -13.33% +8.33%
10th Percentile £371 £308 £361
90th Percentile £550 £613 £538
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +21.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £66.50 £61.69 -
% change year-on-year +7.80% - -

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 3,699 3,551 4,413
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.29% 92.50% 92.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,920 1,744 2,341
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £230 £239 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 153 171
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +7.14% -30.00%
10th Percentile £11.07 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £46.45 £39.75 £31.00
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £17.77 £19.63
% change year-on-year +6.92% -9.45% +12.14%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +7 30 £425 -5.56% 12
Newbury +5 19 £400 +17.65% 1
Maidenhead +2 15 £450 -5.26% 1
Bracknell +8 9 £506 +68.75% 1
Slough -10 4 £450 +24.14%
DevOps Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 111 (100.00%) DevOps
2 72 (64.86%) Amazon AWS
3 69 (62.16%) Puppet
3 69 (62.16%) Linux
4 68 (61.26%) Docker
5 57 (51.35%) Ansible
6 56 (50.45%) Kubernetes
7 55 (49.55%) Python
8 52 (46.85%) Bash Shell
9 51 (45.95%) Terraform
10 44 (39.64%) Jenkins
11 38 (34.23%) Opscode Chef
11 38 (34.23%) Configuration Management
12 32 (28.83%) Red Hat
13 29 (26.13%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (26.13%) Windows
13 29 (26.13%) Amazon EC2
13 29 (26.13%) Serverless
14 27 (24.32%) Linux Command Line
15 26 (23.42%) Node.js
15 26 (23.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 25 (22.52%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (21.62%) Git (software)
18 23 (20.72%) Microsoft Azure
18 23 (20.72%) Unix
18 23 (20.72%) AWS CloudFormation
18 23 (20.72%) AWS Lambda
19 22 (19.82%) Deployment Automation
20 21 (18.92%) Salt
21 19 (17.12%) Packer

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 11 (9.91%) Confluence
2 4 (3.60%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.70%) Apache
3 3 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.80%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (7.21%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 72 (64.86%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (26.13%) Amazon EC2
2 29 (26.13%) Serverless
3 23 (20.72%) AWS CloudFormation
3 23 (20.72%) AWS Lambda
3 23 (20.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (10.81%) AWS CodePipeline
5 6 (5.41%) Azure Functions
5 6 (5.41%) GitHub
5 6 (5.41%) PaaS
5 6 (5.41%) SaaS
6 5 (4.50%) IaaS
7 3 (2.70%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.80%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (1.80%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.80%) Route 53
8 2 (1.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.90%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.21%) VPN
2 7 (6.31%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.70%) HTTP
4 2 (1.80%) IPsec
4 2 (1.80%) OpenVPN
4 2 (1.80%) SSL
5 1 (0.90%) DVB
5 1 (0.90%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.11%) NoSQL
2 6 (5.41%) RDBMS
2 6 (5.41%) Redis
2 6 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.50%) Cosmos DB
4 4 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.70%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.70%) MySQL
5 3 (2.70%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.80%) Big Data
6 2 (1.80%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.80%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 44 (39.64%) Jenkins
2 24 (21.62%) Git (software)
3 13 (11.71%) JIRA
4 12 (10.81%) Bitbucket
5 10 (9.01%) Sonatype Nexus
6 8 (7.21%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (4.50%) Vagrant
8 3 (2.70%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.70%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (11.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.80%) Finance
3 1 (0.90%) Automotive
3 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.42%) Node.js
2 7 (6.31%) LAMP
3 6 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (4.50%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (4.50%) REST
4 5 (4.50%) SAML
5 3 (2.70%) Web Services
6 2 (1.80%) JSON
6 2 (1.80%) Kafka
6 2 (1.80%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.90%) Middleware
7 1 (0.90%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.90%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 27 (24.32%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (7.21%) iPad
3 5 (4.50%) PKI
4 3 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.80%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.90%) BBC
6 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.90%) e-Health
6 1 (0.90%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.90%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 69 (62.16%) Linux
2 29 (26.13%) Windows
3 26 (23.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (20.72%) Unix
5 16 (14.41%) CentOS
6 2 (1.80%) Fedora
6 2 (1.80%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.90%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.90%) Debian
7 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (100.00%) DevOps
2 38 (34.23%) Configuration Management
3 29 (26.13%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (22.52%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (19.82%) Deployment Automation
6 14 (12.61%) Test Automation
7 11 (9.91%) E-Commerce
8 10 (9.01%) Open Source
9 9 (8.11%) Migration
10 8 (7.21%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 6 (5.41%) Logistics
11 6 (5.41%) Scrum
12 5 (4.50%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (3.60%) Analytics
13 4 (3.60%) Continuous Delivery
13 4 (3.60%) Data Management
13 4 (3.60%) Performance Analysis
14 3 (2.70%) Continuous Deployment
14 3 (2.70%) Web Development
15 2 (1.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 55 (49.55%) Python
2 52 (46.85%) Bash Shell
3 16 (14.41%) PowerShell
4 15 (13.51%) Groovy
5 13 (11.71%) Ruby
6 10 (9.01%) Java
7 6 (5.41%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.41%) PHP
8 5 (4.50%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.60%) Perl
9 4 (3.60%) SQL
10 2 (1.80%) C++
11 1 (0.90%) AWK
11 1 (0.90%) C#
11 1 (0.90%) Go
Qualifications
1 7 (6.31%) AWS Certification
2 5 (4.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) Degree
3 1 (0.90%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) GCP
2 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 68 (61.26%) Docker
2 10 (9.01%) oVirt
2 10 (9.01%) RHEV
3 5 (4.50%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.80%) Btrfs
5 1 (0.90%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 69 (62.16%) Puppet
2 57 (51.35%) Ansible
3 56 (50.45%) Kubernetes
4 51 (45.95%) Terraform
5 38 (34.23%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (18.92%) Salt
7 19 (17.12%) Packer
8 5 (4.50%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (2.70%) Kibana
10 2 (1.80%) Consul
10 2 (1.80%) HAProxy
10 2 (1.80%) Nagios
10 2 (1.80%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (1.80%) Rancher
10 2 (1.80%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.90%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.90%) Grafana
11 1 (0.90%) Graphite
11 1 (0.90%) SELinux
11 1 (0.90%) StatsD
Vendors
1 32 (28.83%) Red Hat
2 8 (7.21%) Atlassian
3 5 (4.50%) Oracle
4 4 (3.60%) Capita
5 3 (2.70%) Google
5 3 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.70%) VMware
6 2 (1.80%) Cisco
6 2 (1.80%) New Relic
6 2 (1.80%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.90%) CA
7 1 (0.90%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.90%) IBM
7 1 (0.90%) NetApp
7 1 (0.90%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.90%) Splunk