Period
to 17 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 17 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 95 119
Rank change year-on-year +20 +24 +50
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 100 71 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.54% 1.77% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 1.93% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 49 41
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £375 £351 £381
90th Percentile £575 £584 £550
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £57.50 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year +15.00% - -

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 3,660 3,683 4,136
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.99% 92.01% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,878 1,921 2,238
Berkshire median daily rate £421 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £206 £250 £237
90th Percentile £575 £588 £563
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 140 193
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.81% +10.71% -35.03%
10th Percentile £11.12 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £45.30 £39.75 £41.85
South East median hourly rate £20.17 £18.00 £19.22
% change year-on-year +12.06% -6.34% +8.15%

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 October 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 October 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 +1 34 £500 - 14
Maidenhead 0 15 £488 -7.14%
Newbury +4 13 £450 +36.36% 3
Bracknell +13 12 £506 +68.75%
Slough -13 1 £413 -8.33% 5
DevOps Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 100 (100.00%) DevOps
2 63 (63.00%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (61.00%) Linux
4 59 (59.00%) Puppet
5 50 (50.00%) Terraform
6 47 (47.00%) Ansible
7 46 (46.00%) Docker
8 38 (38.00%) Jenkins
9 37 (37.00%) Bash Shell
9 37 (37.00%) Kubernetes
10 36 (36.00%) Python
11 29 (29.00%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (28.00%) Git (software)
13 27 (27.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 26 (26.00%) Red Hat
14 26 (26.00%) Configuration Management
15 24 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
16 22 (22.00%) Deployment Automation
17 20 (20.00%) Serverless
17 20 (20.00%) Windows
17 20 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
17 20 (20.00%) CentOS
18 18 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 18 (18.00%) PowerShell
19 16 (16.00%) Test Automation
19 16 (16.00%) Linux Command Line
20 14 (14.00%) AWS CloudFormation
20 14 (14.00%) RHEV
20 14 (14.00%) oVirt

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 3 (3.00%) Apache
1 3 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.00%) Confluence
2 1 (1.00%) nginx
2 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 63 (63.00%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (27.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (20.00%) Serverless
4 14 (14.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (13.00%) AWS Lambda
6 10 (10.00%) PaaS
7 9 (9.00%) IaaS
8 8 (8.00%) AWS CodePipeline
8 8 (8.00%) SaaS
9 7 (7.00%) Azure Functions
10 6 (6.00%) GitHub
11 4 (4.00%) Amazon S3
12 2 (2.00%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (2.00%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (2.00%) Route 53
12 2 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (1.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (1.00%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.00%) VPN
2 6 (6.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.00%) Network Security
4 2 (2.00%) IPsec
4 2 (2.00%) OpenVPN
4 2 (2.00%) SSL
5 1 (1.00%) DVB
5 1 (1.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.00%) Redis
2 6 (6.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (6.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.00%) Cosmos DB
4 4 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.00%) Big Data
5 3 (3.00%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.00%) Data Lake
6 2 (2.00%) HDInsight
6 2 (2.00%) MariaDB
6 2 (2.00%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.00%) MySQL
6 2 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 38 (38.00%) Jenkins
2 28 (28.00%) Git (software)
3 11 (11.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (6.00%) Bitbucket
4 6 (6.00%) JIRA
4 6 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (2.00%) Maven
6 2 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.00%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.00%) Buildbot
7 1 (1.00%) Grunt
7 1 (1.00%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.00%) Finance
3 2 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.00%) Automotive
4 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.00%) Node.js
2 9 (9.00%) LAMP
3 7 (7.00%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (7.00%) Web Services
4 6 (6.00%) REST
5 5 (5.00%) SAML
6 4 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (3.00%) JSON
7 3 (3.00%) Kafka
7 3 (3.00%) Software Packaging
8 1 (1.00%) Middleware
8 1 (1.00%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.00%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (5.00%) PKI
3 3 (3.00%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.00%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.00%) BBC
5 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.00%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.00%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (61.00%) Linux
2 20 (20.00%) CentOS
2 20 (20.00%) Windows
3 18 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (12.00%) Unix
5 2 (2.00%) Fedora
6 1 (1.00%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (100.00%) DevOps
2 29 (29.00%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (26.00%) Configuration Management
4 24 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (22.00%) Deployment Automation
6 16 (16.00%) Test Automation
7 10 (10.00%) Scrum
8 8 (8.00%) Migration
9 7 (7.00%) Logistics
10 6 (6.00%) Open Source
10 6 (6.00%) Performance Analysis
11 5 (5.00%) Analytics
11 5 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (4.00%) Data Management
13 3 (3.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 3 (3.00%) Problem-Solving
13 3 (3.00%) Workflow
14 2 (2.00%) Continuous Deployment
14 2 (2.00%) E-Commerce
14 2 (2.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 37 (37.00%) Bash Shell
2 36 (36.00%) Python
3 18 (18.00%) PowerShell
4 9 (9.00%) Groovy
5 7 (7.00%) PHP
6 5 (5.00%) Java
6 5 (5.00%) Perl
6 5 (5.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.00%) Ruby
8 2 (2.00%) SQL
9 1 (1.00%) AWK
9 1 (1.00%) C#
9 1 (1.00%) Go
9 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.00%) AWS Certification
1 4 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.00%) Degree
3 1 (1.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 46 (46.00%) Docker
2 14 (14.00%) oVirt
2 14 (14.00%) RHEV
3 5 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.00%) Btrfs
5 1 (1.00%) Apache Flume
5 1 (1.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 59 (59.00%) Puppet
2 50 (50.00%) Terraform
3 47 (47.00%) Ansible
4 37 (37.00%) Kubernetes
5 24 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (13.00%) Salt
7 10 (10.00%) Packer
8 5 (5.00%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (3.00%) Kibana
9 3 (3.00%) Rancher
10 2 (2.00%) Consul
10 2 (2.00%) HAProxy
10 2 (2.00%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (2.00%) ZABBIX
11 1 (1.00%) Grafana
11 1 (1.00%) Graphite
11 1 (1.00%) Mesos
11 1 (1.00%) Nagios
11 1 (1.00%) StatsD
11 1 (1.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (26.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (3.00%) Google
3 2 (2.00%) Cloudera
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.00%) Splunk
4 1 (1.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (1.00%) Cisco
4 1 (1.00%) IBM
4 1 (1.00%) New Relic
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle