Period
to 22 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Linux DevOps Engineer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Linux Development Operations Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 658 545 519
Rank change year-on-year -113 -26 +113
Contract jobs requiring a Linux DevOps Engineer 202 312 370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.34% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.36% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 277 295
England median daily rate £525 £515 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £400 £379 £413
90th Percentile £625 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £525 £515 £500
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 88,232 86,107 94,568
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.89% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,610 56,833 62,434
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,848 2,560 2,899
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +6.92%
10th Percentile £11.09 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.01
UK median hourly rate £17.73 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.19% -1.58% +6.03%

Linux DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Linux DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Linux DevOps Engineer in England

Linux DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux DevOps Engineer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux DevOps Engineer in England

Linux DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux DevOps Engineer in England over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux DevOps Engineer in England

Linux DevOps Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux DevOps Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
London -99 114 £550 +2.80% 31
North of England -28 31 £431 -13.75% 5
South East -33 27 £440 -2.22% 8
East of England +1 20 £550 +37.50% 3
North West -26 13 £470 -6.00% 4
North East -9 9 £400 -36.00%
Yorkshire -24 9 £425 -24.78% 1
Midlands -20 7 £530 +32.50% 4
West Midlands -27 7 £530 -2.12% 2
South West -16 4 £425 +3.03% 1
Linux DevOps Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, Linux 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 England region featuring Linux DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 202 (100.00%) Linux
1 202 (100.00%) DevOps
2 112 (55.45%) Puppet
3 107 (52.97%) Ansible
4 100 (49.50%) Amazon AWS
5 97 (48.02%) Jenkins
6 88 (43.56%) Python
7 82 (40.59%) Docker
8 77 (38.12%) Git (software)
9 72 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
9 72 (35.64%) Terraform
10 66 (32.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 63 (31.19%) Continuous Integration
11 63 (31.19%) Configuration Management
12 60 (29.70%) Red Hat
13 53 (26.24%) Opscode Chef
14 51 (25.25%) Bash Shell
15 49 (24.26%) Unix
16 47 (23.27%) Java
17 45 (22.28%) Perl
18 44 (21.78%) Finance
19 37 (18.32%) Ruby
20 35 (17.33%) Microsoft Azure
21 32 (15.84%) CentOS
22 31 (15.35%) Windows
23 29 (14.36%) Kubernetes
24 28 (13.86%) Open Source
25 27 (13.37%) Maven
26 26 (12.87%) Web Services
27 25 (12.38%) MySQL

Linux DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 19 (9.41%) Apache
1 19 (9.41%) nginx
2 14 (6.93%) Confluence
3 12 (5.94%) JBoss
4 10 (4.95%) Tomcat
5 8 (3.96%) OpenStack
6 7 (3.47%) IIS
6 7 (3.47%) Jetty
6 7 (3.47%) Mongrel
6 7 (3.47%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.48%) Tuxedo
8 4 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.50%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 100 (49.50%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (17.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (11.39%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (6.93%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (6.93%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (5.94%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (5.45%) Amazon S3
6 11 (5.45%) IaaS
7 9 (4.46%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (4.46%) GitHub
7 9 (4.46%) Route 53
7 9 (4.46%) Serverless
7 9 (4.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 8 (3.96%) PaaS
9 7 (3.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (3.47%) CloudFront
9 7 (3.47%) Google App Engine
10 5 (2.48%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (2.48%) OpenShift
11 4 (1.98%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.90%) DNS
1 20 (9.90%) TCP/IP
2 19 (9.41%) Firewall
3 18 (8.91%) SSL
4 14 (6.93%) HTTP
5 11 (5.45%) DHCP
6 9 (4.46%) IPsec
7 7 (3.47%) FTP
8 5 (2.48%) Internet
8 5 (2.48%) Network Security
9 3 (1.49%) Kerberos
9 3 (1.49%) OpenVPN
9 3 (1.49%) VPN
10 2 (0.99%) SMS
11 1 (0.50%) BGP
11 1 (0.50%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (0.50%) OSPF
11 1 (0.50%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.38%) MySQL
2 19 (9.41%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (7.43%) NoSQL
4 14 (6.93%) Amazon RDS
5 12 (5.94%) MongoDB
6 8 (3.96%) Big Data
7 7 (3.47%) Hadoop
7 7 (3.47%) SQL Server
8 4 (1.98%) Redis
9 3 (1.49%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.50%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.50%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.50%) InfluxDB
11 1 (0.50%) NuoDB
11 1 (0.50%) OpenTSDB
Development Applications
1 97 (48.02%) Jenkins
2 77 (38.12%) Git (software)
3 27 (13.37%) Maven
4 23 (11.39%) Artifactory
5 21 (10.40%) JIRA
6 19 (9.41%) Vagrant
7 10 (4.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (3.96%) Subversion
9 7 (3.47%) Bitbucket
9 7 (3.47%) TeamCity
10 6 (2.97%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (2.48%) Travis CI
12 4 (1.98%) RStudio
12 4 (1.98%) SonarQube
12 4 (1.98%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (1.49%) GitLab
14 2 (0.99%) Selenium
15 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
15 1 (0.50%) JUnit
15 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (21.78%) Finance
2 16 (7.92%) Banking
3 9 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.47%) Electronics
4 7 (3.47%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.47%) Marketing
5 6 (2.97%) Front Office
6 4 (1.98%) Law
7 3 (1.49%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.50%) Automotive
8 1 (0.50%) Back Office
8 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (12.87%) Web Services
2 19 (9.41%) Middleware
3 15 (7.43%) Elastic Stack
4 11 (5.45%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (3.96%) .NET
5 8 (3.96%) Kafka
5 8 (3.96%) Node.js
6 7 (3.47%) ActiveMQ
6 7 (3.47%) J2EE
6 7 (3.47%) Servlets
7 6 (2.97%) LAMP
7 6 (2.97%) LEMP Stack
7 6 (2.97%) X-Windows
8 4 (1.98%) JSON
8 4 (1.98%) Spring Boot
8 4 (1.98%) SQLAlchemy
9 3 (1.49%) LAPP Stack
9 3 (1.49%) LDAP
9 3 (1.49%) Sensu
10 2 (0.99%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.44%) Linux Command Line
2 11 (5.45%) Fintech
3 6 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.48%) Clustering
5 4 (1.98%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.49%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.49%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.99%) Cloud Native
7 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.99%) PKI
8 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.50%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.50%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.50%) Replication
8 1 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 202 (100.00%) Linux
2 66 (32.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 49 (24.26%) Unix
4 32 (15.84%) CentOS
5 31 (15.35%) Windows
6 11 (5.45%) Ubuntu
7 9 (4.46%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.49%) SUSE
8 3 (1.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.99%) Debian
9 2 (0.99%) Fedora
10 1 (0.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (100.00%) DevOps
2 72 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (31.19%) Configuration Management
3 63 (31.19%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (13.86%) Open Source
5 25 (12.38%) Deployment Automation
6 24 (11.88%) Continuous Deployment
7 21 (10.40%) Continuous Delivery
8 19 (9.41%) Load Balancing
9 17 (8.42%) Release Management
10 16 (7.92%) Microservices
11 15 (7.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 14 (6.93%) Test Automation
13 12 (5.94%) Task Automation
14 11 (5.45%) Problem-Solving
15 9 (4.46%) Analytics
15 9 (4.46%) Capacity Management
16 8 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
16 8 (3.96%) Mentoring
17 7 (3.47%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 88 (43.56%) Python
2 51 (25.25%) Bash Shell
3 47 (23.27%) Java
4 45 (22.28%) Perl
5 37 (18.32%) Ruby
6 15 (7.43%) PowerShell
7 14 (6.93%) SQL
8 7 (3.47%) JavaScript
8 7 (3.47%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.97%) Groovy
10 4 (1.98%) MATLAB
10 4 (1.98%) PHP
10 4 (1.98%) R
11 2 (0.99%) C
11 2 (0.99%) Go
12 1 (0.50%) C++
12 1 (0.50%) Java 8
12 1 (0.50%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 23 (11.39%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.91%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.47%) AWS Certification
4 4 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.49%) Degree
6 2 (0.99%) RHCE
7 1 (0.50%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.49%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 82 (40.59%) Docker
2 13 (6.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.47%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.47%) Xen
4 3 (1.49%) etcd
4 3 (1.49%) flannel
5 2 (0.99%) Btrfs
6 1 (0.50%) HDFS
6 1 (0.50%) Postfix
6 1 (0.50%) Squid
6 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 112 (55.45%) Puppet
2 107 (52.97%) Ansible
3 72 (35.64%) Terraform
4 53 (26.24%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (14.36%) Kubernetes
6 9 (4.46%) HAProxy
6 9 (4.46%) Rancher
6 9 (4.46%) Salt
7 8 (3.96%) Grafana
8 5 (2.48%) BladeLogic
8 5 (2.48%) Consul
8 5 (2.48%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (2.48%) Galera Cluster
8 5 (2.48%) ITRS Geneos
8 5 (2.48%) logstash
8 5 (2.48%) Nagios
9 4 (1.98%) Packer
9 4 (1.98%) Prometheus
9 4 (1.98%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (1.49%) Kibana
Vendors
1 60 (29.70%) Red Hat
2 20 (9.90%) VMware
3 16 (7.92%) Oracle
4 14 (6.93%) Microsoft
5 10 (4.95%) Google
5 10 (4.95%) SAP
5 10 (4.95%) Splunk
6 8 (3.96%) Atlassian
6 8 (3.96%) SaltStack
7 5 (2.48%) CyberArk
8 3 (1.49%) Cloudera
8 3 (1.49%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.99%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.99%) Cisco
9 2 (0.99%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.99%) NetApp
9 2 (0.99%) New Relic
10 1 (0.50%) Informatica
10 1 (0.50%) Nokia
10 1 (0.50%) Sun