Period
to 27 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 105 105
Rank change year-on-year +29 0 +65
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 97 47 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.47% 1.23% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 1.33% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 38 54
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £391
90th Percentile £575 £625 £546
South East median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +20.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £66.50 - £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 3,633 3,539 4,587
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.35% 92.86% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,925 1,684 2,445
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £258 £224 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.87% +1.32% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 160 179
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -20.00%
10th Percentile £8.00 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £44.25 £42.10 £53.40
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% -7.89% +8.57%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +7 27 £400 - 1
Reading -2 24 £513 +7.89% 6
Bracknell +4 7 £500 - 5
Maidenhead +4 7 £413 +3.13% 3
Slough -7 4 £450 +30.43%
DevOps Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 97 (100.00%) DevOps
2 61 (62.89%) Linux
3 59 (60.82%) Ansible
4 57 (58.76%) Amazon AWS
5 56 (57.73%) Python
6 52 (53.61%) Puppet
7 48 (49.48%) Docker
7 48 (49.48%) Jenkins
8 41 (42.27%) Kubernetes
9 39 (40.21%) Terraform
10 38 (39.18%) Bash Shell
11 35 (36.08%) Configuration Management
12 34 (35.05%) Opscode Chef
13 25 (25.77%) Red Hat
13 25 (25.77%) Unix
14 24 (24.74%) Linux Command Line
15 23 (23.71%) AWS CloudFormation
15 23 (23.71%) Windows
15 23 (23.71%) Node.js
16 22 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (21.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 20 (20.62%) Ruby
19 19 (19.59%) Git (software)
19 19 (19.59%) Amazon EC2
19 19 (19.59%) AWS Lambda
19 19 (19.59%) Serverless
20 18 (18.56%) Packer
20 18 (18.56%) Salt
21 14 (14.43%) Groovy
22 13 (13.40%) Microsoft Azure

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 12 (12.37%) Confluence
2 4 (4.12%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.09%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.06%) nginx
4 2 (2.06%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.03%) Apache
5 1 (1.03%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.03%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (9.28%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 57 (58.76%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (23.71%) AWS CloudFormation
3 19 (19.59%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (19.59%) AWS Lambda
3 19 (19.59%) Serverless
4 13 (13.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (4.12%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.06%) GitHub
6 2 (2.06%) IaaS
6 2 (2.06%) PaaS
7 1 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.03%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (1.03%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.03%) CloudBees
7 1 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.03%) Route 53
7 1 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) HTTP
2 2 (2.06%) VPN
3 1 (1.03%) AMQP
3 1 (1.03%) SSH
3 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.25%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (3.09%) Redis
4 2 (2.06%) Big Data
4 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.06%) MySQL
5 1 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.03%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 48 (49.48%) Jenkins
2 19 (19.59%) Git (software)
3 12 (12.37%) JIRA
4 10 (10.31%) Bitbucket
4 10 (10.31%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (7.22%) Vagrant
6 4 (4.12%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.09%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.06%) Subversion
8 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.03%) gulp
9 1 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.03%) Protractor
9 1 (1.03%) Selenium
General
1 11 (11.34%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.06%) Finance
3 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.03%) Marketing
3 1 (1.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.71%) Node.js
2 3 (3.09%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (2.06%) .NET
3 2 (2.06%) Kafka
3 2 (2.06%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (2.06%) REST
4 1 (1.03%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.03%) JMS
4 1 (1.03%) JSON
4 1 (1.03%) LAMP
4 1 (1.03%) Middleware
4 1 (1.03%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.03%) Spring
4 1 (1.03%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.74%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (9.28%) iPad
3 5 (5.15%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.03%) e-Health
5 1 (1.03%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.03%) Fintech
5 1 (1.03%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (62.89%) Linux
2 25 (25.77%) Unix
3 23 (23.71%) Windows
4 21 (21.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (11.34%) CentOS
6 3 (3.09%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.06%) Amazon Linux
7 2 (2.06%) Debian
8 1 (1.03%) VMS
8 1 (1.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (100.00%) DevOps
2 35 (36.08%) Configuration Management
3 22 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (12.37%) Deployment Automation
4 12 (12.37%) E-Commerce
5 11 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (9.28%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 8 (8.25%) Migration
8 7 (7.22%) Open Source
9 6 (6.19%) Test Automation
10 5 (5.15%) Analytics
10 5 (5.15%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (3.09%) Continuous Deployment
11 3 (3.09%) Web Development
12 2 (2.06%) OO
12 2 (2.06%) Scrum
13 1 (1.03%) Business Intelligence
13 1 (1.03%) ETL
13 1 (1.03%) ITIL
13 1 (1.03%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 56 (57.73%) Python
2 38 (39.18%) Bash Shell
3 20 (20.62%) Ruby
4 14 (14.43%) Groovy
5 13 (13.40%) Java
6 9 (9.28%) Perl
7 7 (7.22%) JavaScript
7 7 (7.22%) PowerShell
8 6 (6.19%) SQL
9 5 (5.15%) PHP
10 2 (2.06%) C#
10 2 (2.06%) C++
10 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.03%) Go
Qualifications
1 6 (6.19%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) GCP
1 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 48 (49.48%) Docker
2 3 (3.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.09%) oVirt
2 3 (3.09%) RHEV
3 1 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 59 (60.82%) Ansible
2 52 (53.61%) Puppet
3 41 (42.27%) Kubernetes
4 39 (40.21%) Terraform
5 34 (35.05%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (18.56%) Packer
6 18 (18.56%) Salt
7 2 (2.06%) Grafana
7 2 (2.06%) Graphite
8 1 (1.03%) Capistrano
8 1 (1.03%) Graylog
8 1 (1.03%) Icinga
8 1 (1.03%) Kibana
8 1 (1.03%) Nagios
8 1 (1.03%) SELinux
Vendors
1 25 (25.77%) Red Hat
2 9 (9.28%) Atlassian
3 6 (6.19%) Oracle
4 4 (4.12%) VMware
5 2 (2.06%) Cisco
5 2 (2.06%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.06%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.03%) CA
6 1 (1.03%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.03%) Google
6 1 (1.03%) IBM
6 1 (1.03%) NetApp
6 1 (1.03%) New Relic
6 1 (1.03%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.03%) Sitecore