Period
to 21 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 109 139
Rank change year-on-year +22 +30 -4
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 86 48 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.14% 1.20% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 1.28% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 38 30
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £350 £412 £400
90th Percentile £575 £625 £538
South East median daily rate £495 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.11% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £61.25 - £48.50

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 3,681 3,738 4,544
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.52% 93.15% 92.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,962 1,932 2,393
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £258 £225 £238
90th Percentile £580 £563 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 183 228
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -22.08% +13.24%
10th Percentile £10.59 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.50 £50.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% -10.23% +20.64%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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
Newbury +3 22 £375 - 3
Reading +3 20 £500 - 9
Maidenhead +13 16 £525 - 2
Bracknell -7 8 £500 -1.23% 4
Windsor -4 1 £570 +14.00%
Slough - 1 - - 2
DevOps Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 86 (100.00%) DevOps
2 57 (66.28%) Jenkins
3 52 (60.47%) Linux
4 46 (53.49%) Amazon AWS
5 39 (45.35%) Ansible
6 38 (44.19%) Python
7 35 (40.70%) Docker
8 32 (37.21%) Puppet
9 31 (36.05%) Bash Shell
10 30 (34.88%) Windows
10 30 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (30.23%) Git (software)
11 26 (30.23%) Terraform
12 25 (29.07%) Opscode Chef
13 24 (27.91%) Microsoft Azure
14 23 (26.74%) Groovy
14 23 (26.74%) Configuration Management
14 23 (26.74%) Scrum
15 21 (24.42%) Kubernetes
16 20 (23.26%) TeamCity
17 19 (22.09%) Continuous Integration
18 17 (19.77%) Unix
19 16 (18.60%) .NET
20 14 (16.28%) PHP
20 14 (16.28%) JIRA
20 14 (16.28%) Test Automation
20 14 (16.28%) Sonatype Nexus
21 13 (15.12%) Confluence
21 13 (15.12%) Ruby
22 12 (13.95%) Maven

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 13 (15.12%) Confluence
2 9 (10.47%) OpenStack
3 7 (8.14%) IIS
4 5 (5.81%) nginx
4 5 (5.81%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.49%) Apache
5 3 (3.49%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.16%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 46 (53.49%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (27.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (11.63%) Slack
3 10 (11.63%) Trello
4 9 (10.47%) IaaS
5 5 (5.81%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.33%) HP Helion
6 2 (2.33%) PaaS
7 1 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.16%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.16%) GitHub
7 1 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.16%) Heroku
7 1 (1.16%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.16%) Route 53
7 1 (1.16%) Serverless
7 1 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.30%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.33%) Internet
3 1 (1.16%) AMQP
3 1 (1.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.14%) MySQL
2 7 (8.14%) NoSQL
2 7 (8.14%) Redis
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.16%) Big Data
3 1 (1.16%) InfluxDB
3 1 (1.16%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (1.16%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 57 (66.28%) Jenkins
2 26 (30.23%) Git (software)
3 20 (23.26%) TeamCity
4 14 (16.28%) JIRA
4 14 (16.28%) Sonatype Nexus
5 12 (13.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (13.95%) Maven
6 10 (11.63%) git-flow
7 8 (9.30%) Bitbucket
8 3 (3.49%) Subversion
9 2 (2.33%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.33%) Selenium
9 2 (2.33%) Vagrant
9 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (1.16%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.16%) Gerrit
10 1 (1.16%) gulp
10 1 (1.16%) Protractor
10 1 (1.16%) Travis CI
10 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (4.65%) Finance
1 4 (4.65%) Retail
2 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.16%) Electronics
3 1 (1.16%) Games
3 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.60%) .NET
2 7 (8.14%) pytest
3 6 (6.98%) LAMP
3 6 (6.98%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (6.98%) REST
4 2 (2.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.33%) CSS
4 2 (2.33%) HTML
4 2 (2.33%) Node.js
5 1 (1.16%) Drools
5 1 (1.16%) Java EE
5 1 (1.16%) JMS
5 1 (1.16%) Kafka
5 1 (1.16%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.16%) Polymer
5 1 (1.16%) React
5 1 (1.16%) RESTful
5 1 (1.16%) Spring
5 1 (1.16%) Web Services
5 1 (1.16%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Public Cloud
2 5 (5.81%) Fintech
3 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.49%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.33%) iPad
5 2 (2.33%) Life Science
5 2 (2.33%) PKI
5 2 (2.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 52 (60.47%) Linux
2 30 (34.88%) Windows
3 17 (19.77%) Unix
4 9 (10.47%) Windows Server
5 8 (9.30%) CentOS
6 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.16%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (1.16%) Debian
9 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (100.00%) DevOps
2 30 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (26.74%) Configuration Management
3 23 (26.74%) Scrum
4 19 (22.09%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (16.28%) Test Automation
6 12 (13.95%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (12.79%) Release Management
8 10 (11.63%) Microservices
8 10 (11.63%) User Stories
9 6 (6.98%) Performance Analysis
9 6 (6.98%) SOA
10 5 (5.81%) Mentoring
11 4 (4.65%) Analytics
11 4 (4.65%) Continuous Deployment
11 4 (4.65%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.65%) Validation
12 3 (3.49%) Open Source
13 2 (2.33%) Unit Testing
13 2 (2.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (44.19%) Python
2 31 (36.05%) Bash Shell
3 23 (26.74%) Groovy
4 14 (16.28%) PHP
5 13 (15.12%) Ruby
6 12 (13.95%) SQL
7 10 (11.63%) Java
7 10 (11.63%) Perl
7 10 (11.63%) PowerShell
8 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.33%) C#
9 2 (2.33%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) GCP
System Software
1 35 (40.70%) Docker
2 10 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.63%) Hyper-V
3 9 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.98%) oVirt
4 6 (6.98%) RHEV
5 3 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.16%) LXC
7 1 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 39 (45.35%) Ansible
2 32 (37.21%) Puppet
3 26 (30.23%) Terraform
4 25 (29.07%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (24.42%) Kubernetes
6 11 (12.79%) Salt
7 4 (4.65%) SCOM
7 4 (4.65%) WSUS
8 3 (3.49%) Graphite
8 3 (3.49%) Packer
9 2 (2.33%) Grafana
9 2 (2.33%) Nagios
9 2 (2.33%) PowerCLI
9 2 (2.33%) vCenter Server
9 2 (2.33%) vRealize
10 1 (1.16%) CFEngine
10 1 (1.16%) Galera Cluster
10 1 (1.16%) Graylog
10 1 (1.16%) Icinga
10 1 (1.16%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 12 (13.95%) VMware
2 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.47%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle
4 2 (2.33%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.33%) Cisco
4 2 (2.33%) HP
4 2 (2.33%) New Relic
4 2 (2.33%) SaltStack
4 2 (2.33%) Splunk
4 2 (2.33%) WSO2
5 1 (1.16%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.16%) SAP