Period
to 13 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £469 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 116 164
Rank change year-on-year +19 +48 -34
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 75 53 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.82% 1.24% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 1.35% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 45 14
Berkshire median daily rate £469 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +5.26% -2.56%
10th Percentile £348 £411 £428
90th Percentile £575 £568 £534
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £49.50 - -

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 3789 3932 4711
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.01% 92.19% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2021 2110 2559
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £231 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 181 254
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -30.23% +22.86%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.25 £9.40
90th Percentile £41.50 £48.75 £47.03
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.89
% change year-on-year -5.26% +6.23% +11.78%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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
Maidenhead +14 19 £525 - 1
Newbury - 14 £358 -
Reading 0 13 £500 +5.26% 4
Bracknell -11 6 £300 -41.46%
Slough +9 4 £450 +5.88% 1
Windsor -3 1 £570 +14.00%
DevOps Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, DevOps Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 75 (100.00%) DevOps
2 46 (61.33%) Jenkins
3 44 (58.67%) Linux
4 39 (52.00%) Amazon AWS
5 34 (45.33%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (45.33%) Docker
6 30 (40.00%) Ansible
6 30 (40.00%) Windows
7 29 (38.67%) Puppet
8 27 (36.00%) Scrum
9 26 (34.67%) Git (software)
10 25 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 24 (32.00%) Bash Shell
11 24 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (30.67%) TeamCity
12 23 (30.67%) Python
13 21 (28.00%) Groovy
13 21 (28.00%) Kubernetes
14 20 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
14 20 (26.67%) PHP
15 18 (24.00%) .NET
15 18 (24.00%) Unix
16 17 (22.67%) Test Automation
16 17 (22.67%) Terraform
17 15 (20.00%) Configuration Management
18 14 (18.67%) SQL
18 14 (18.67%) Continuous Delivery
19 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
20 12 (16.00%) MySQL
20 12 (16.00%) VMware

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 (14.67%) Confluence
2 10 (13.33%) OpenStack
3 9 (12.00%) IIS
4 5 (6.67%) Apache
4 5 (6.67%) nginx
5 3 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (4.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 39 (52.00%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (13.33%) Slack
3 10 (13.33%) Trello
4 8 (10.67%) IaaS
5 2 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.67%) GitHub
5 2 (2.67%) HP Helion
6 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.33%) Datadog
6 1 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.33%) Heroku
6 1 (1.33%) PaaS
6 1 (1.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.67%) DNS
2 2 (2.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.00%) MySQL
3 10 (13.33%) NoSQL
4 8 (10.67%) Redis
5 2 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.33%) InfluxDB
6 1 (1.33%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 46 (61.33%) Jenkins
2 26 (34.67%) Git (software)
3 23 (30.67%) TeamCity
4 12 (16.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (16.00%) JIRA
4 12 (16.00%) Maven
4 12 (16.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (13.33%) git-flow
6 8 (10.67%) Bitbucket
7 3 (4.00%) Selenium
8 2 (2.67%) CruiseControl
8 2 (2.67%) Grunt
9 1 (1.33%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.33%) Gerrit
9 1 (1.33%) Subversion
9 1 (1.33%) Travis CI
9 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (6.67%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Retail
3 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Automotive
4 1 (1.33%) Electronics
4 1 (1.33%) Games
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.00%) .NET
2 10 (13.33%) LAMP
3 8 (10.67%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (10.67%) REST
4 7 (9.33%) pytest
5 3 (4.00%) Web Services
6 2 (2.67%) CSS
6 2 (2.67%) HTML
7 1 (1.33%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.33%) Drools
7 1 (1.33%) Java EE
7 1 (1.33%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.33%) Polymer
7 1 (1.33%) React
7 1 (1.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 4 (5.33%) Fintech
4 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.67%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.67%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.67%) Life Science
4 2 (2.67%) PKI
4 2 (2.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 44 (58.67%) Linux
2 30 (40.00%) Windows
3 18 (24.00%) Unix
4 9 (12.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.33%) CentOS
5 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.33%) AIX
8 1 (1.33%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.33%) HPUX
8 1 (1.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (100.00%) DevOps
2 34 (45.33%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (36.00%) Scrum
4 24 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (22.67%) Test Automation
6 15 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 14 (18.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (14.67%) Release Management
9 10 (13.33%) Microservices
9 10 (13.33%) User Stories
10 8 (10.67%) Performance Analysis
11 6 (8.00%) Mentoring
11 6 (8.00%) SOA
12 5 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
13 4 (5.33%) Open Source
13 4 (5.33%) Server Building
13 4 (5.33%) Software Engineering
13 4 (5.33%) Validation
14 3 (4.00%) Kanban
15 2 (2.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.00%) Bash Shell
2 23 (30.67%) Python
3 21 (28.00%) Groovy
4 20 (26.67%) PHP
5 14 (18.67%) SQL
6 10 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 8 (10.67%) Java
8 7 (9.33%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.33%) Ruby
10 3 (4.00%) Perl
11 2 (2.67%) VBScript
12 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (2.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) GCP
System Software
1 34 (45.33%) Docker
2 11 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 9 (12.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (10.67%) oVirt
5 8 (10.67%) RHEV
6 3 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.33%) LXC
8 1 (1.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (40.00%) Ansible
2 29 (38.67%) Puppet
3 21 (28.00%) Kubernetes
4 20 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (22.67%) Terraform
6 11 (14.67%) Salt
7 4 (5.33%) SCOM
7 4 (5.33%) WSUS
8 2 (2.67%) Cobbler
8 2 (2.67%) PowerCLI
8 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (2.67%) vCenter Server
8 2 (2.67%) vRealize
9 1 (1.33%) CFEngine
9 1 (1.33%) Galera Cluster
9 1 (1.33%) Graphite
9 1 (1.33%) Kibana
9 1 (1.33%) Mesos
9 1 (1.33%) OpenNebula
9 1 (1.33%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 12 (16.00%) VMware
2 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.67%) Cisco
3 2 (2.67%) EMC
3 2 (2.67%) HP
3 2 (2.67%) Splunk
3 2 (2.67%) WSO2
4 1 (1.33%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.33%) New Relic
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle
4 1 (1.33%) PagerDuty
4 1 (1.33%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.33%) SAP