Period
to 19 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 19 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 > Hampshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 118 132
Rank change year-on-year +35 +14 +40
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 98 41 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.66% 1.17% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.83% 1.23% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 27 30
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £485 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.06% +13.45% +14.00%
10th Percentile £420 £425 £350
90th Percentile £541 £556 £553
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - £61.69 -
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 Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Contract vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 3,465 3,346 3,591
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.95% 95.52% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,064 2,008 2,247
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £275 £225 £227
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 162 245
Hampshire median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% - +31.58%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.90 £47.42 £55.50
South East median hourly rate £20.17 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +12.06% -5.26% +5.56%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Hampshire

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps Engineer in Hampshire

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Hampshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps Engineer in Hampshire

DevOps Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 6 months to 19 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
Basingstoke +35 28 £513 +27.97% 12
Farnborough +2 18 £488 - 3
Southampton -5 15 £488 +1.56% 1
Fleet - 7 £410 - 1
Fareham +3 3 £525 - 1
Havant - 3 - - 1
Eastleigh +3 1 £475 -5.00%
DevOps Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Hampshire region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 98 (100.00%) DevOps
2 55 (56.12%) Linux
3 54 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (53.06%) Jenkins
5 46 (46.94%) Git (software)
6 43 (43.88%) Microsoft Azure
7 39 (39.80%) Ansible
8 35 (35.71%) Puppet
9 34 (34.69%) Amazon AWS
9 34 (34.69%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (34.69%) Kubernetes
10 30 (30.61%) Docker
10 30 (30.61%) Windows
11 29 (29.59%) Opscode Chef
12 25 (25.51%) Configuration Management
13 21 (21.43%) Microsoft
13 21 (21.43%) Python
14 19 (19.39%) Security Cleared
14 19 (19.39%) Terraform
15 18 (18.37%) SC Cleared
16 17 (17.35%) Continuous Deployment
17 16 (16.33%) GitHub
17 16 (16.33%) PowerShell
17 16 (16.33%) Scrum
18 15 (15.31%) Selenium
18 15 (15.31%) Continuous Delivery
19 14 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 14 (14.29%) Red Hat
20 13 (13.27%) VMware
20 13 (13.27%) Firewall

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 8 (8.16%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (7.14%) Apache
3 5 (5.10%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (4.08%) Apache Solr
4 4 (4.08%) Apache Spark
4 4 (4.08%) Confluence
4 4 (4.08%) OpenStack
4 4 (4.08%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.06%) GemFire
6 2 (2.04%) IIS
6 2 (2.04%) JBoss
6 2 (2.04%) nginx
7 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 43 (43.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (34.69%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (16.33%) GitHub
4 12 (12.24%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (10.20%) OpenShift
6 8 (8.16%) PaaS
7 5 (5.10%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (5.10%) Azure Functions
7 5 (5.10%) IaaS
7 5 (5.10%) Serverless
8 4 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (3.06%) Azure Machine Learning
9 3 (3.06%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 3 (3.06%) SaaS
10 2 (2.04%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (2.04%) Amazon S3
10 2 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (2.04%) npm
11 1 (1.02%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.27%) Firewall
2 11 (11.22%) DNS
3 6 (6.12%) HTTP
3 6 (6.12%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.08%) DSL
4 4 (4.08%) HTTPS
4 4 (4.08%) LAN
4 4 (4.08%) SSL
4 4 (4.08%) WAN
5 3 (3.06%) NAS
5 3 (3.06%) SAN
6 1 (1.02%) DMZ
6 1 (1.02%) Internet
6 1 (1.02%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.24%) MongoDB
2 11 (11.22%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (11.22%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (10.20%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (8.16%) Big Data
4 8 (8.16%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.12%) Redis
6 5 (5.10%) MySQL
6 5 (5.10%) SQL Server
7 4 (4.08%) Data Lake
7 4 (4.08%) Hadoop
8 3 (3.06%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.06%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (3.06%) Cosmos DB
8 3 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.06%) DB2
8 3 (3.06%) Geospatial Data
9 2 (2.04%) MariaDB
10 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 52 (53.06%) Jenkins
2 46 (46.94%) Git (software)
3 15 (15.31%) Selenium
4 13 (13.27%) Cucumber
5 11 (11.22%) Subversion
6 8 (8.16%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (6.12%) Artifactory
7 6 (6.12%) JIRA
7 6 (6.12%) Visual Studio
8 5 (5.10%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (4.08%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (4.08%) Vagrant
10 3 (3.06%) git-flow
10 3 (3.06%) Gradle
10 3 (3.06%) RSpec
11 2 (2.04%) Ant
11 2 (2.04%) Bitbucket
11 2 (2.04%) Bower
11 2 (2.04%) GitLab
11 2 (2.04%) Maven
General
1 8 (8.16%) Finance
2 3 (3.06%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.02%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.22%) JSON
2 10 (10.20%) WireMock
3 9 (9.18%) Kafka
4 6 (6.12%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (5.10%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (5.10%) SAML
5 5 (5.10%) Sensu
6 4 (4.08%) .NET
7 2 (2.04%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.04%) HTML
7 2 (2.04%) HTML5
7 2 (2.04%) Middleware
7 2 (2.04%) REST
8 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.02%) Drools
8 1 (1.02%) LDAP
8 1 (1.02%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
1 4 (4.08%) Video on Demand
2 3 (3.06%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (3.06%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.02%) PKI
4 1 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.02%) STB
Operating Systems
1 55 (56.12%) Linux
2 30 (30.61%) Windows
3 14 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.10%) CentOS
5 3 (3.06%) Unix
5 3 (3.06%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.04%) AIX
7 1 (1.02%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (100.00%) DevOps
2 54 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (34.69%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (25.51%) Configuration Management
5 17 (17.35%) Continuous Deployment
6 16 (16.33%) Scrum
7 15 (15.31%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (13.27%) High Availability
9 12 (12.24%) Auto-Scaling
9 12 (12.24%) Open Source
9 12 (12.24%) Software Delivery
10 11 (11.22%) Release Management
11 10 (10.20%) Kanban
12 8 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (8.16%) Project Management
12 8 (8.16%) SDLC
13 7 (7.14%) Identity Management
13 7 (7.14%) ITIL
13 7 (7.14%) Test Automation
14 6 (6.12%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.43%) Python
2 16 (16.33%) PowerShell
3 10 (10.20%) Bash Shell
4 9 (9.18%) Perl
4 9 (9.18%) Ruby
5 8 (8.16%) Groovy
5 8 (8.16%) SQL
6 5 (5.10%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.10%) PHP
7 4 (4.08%) Java
8 2 (2.04%) Korn
8 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.02%) AWK
9 1 (1.02%) C#
9 1 (1.02%) Scala
9 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (19.39%) Security Cleared
2 18 (18.37%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.04%) Degree
System Software
1 30 (30.61%) Docker
2 8 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 6 (6.12%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (4.08%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.08%) KVM
5 4 (4.08%) Xen
6 2 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 39 (39.80%) Ansible
2 35 (35.71%) Puppet
3 34 (34.69%) Kubernetes
4 29 (29.59%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (19.39%) Terraform
6 9 (9.18%) Grafana
6 9 (9.18%) Kibana
7 6 (6.12%) Prometheus
8 5 (5.10%) Consul
8 5 (5.10%) logstash
8 5 (5.10%) Red Hat Satellite
8 5 (5.10%) Uchiwa
9 4 (4.08%) Packer
10 3 (3.06%) CloudForms
10 3 (3.06%) SCOrch
11 2 (2.04%) Graphite
11 2 (2.04%) SELinux
12 1 (1.02%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (1.02%) HAProxy
12 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 21 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 13 (13.27%) VMware
4 11 (11.22%) Atlassian
5 9 (9.18%) Oracle
6 5 (5.10%) Splunk
7 4 (4.08%) SaltStack
7 4 (4.08%) ServiceNow
8 3 (3.06%) Citrix
8 3 (3.06%) Databricks
8 3 (3.06%) F5
9 2 (2.04%) Cisco
9 2 (2.04%) Google
9 2 (2.04%) Infoblox
10 1 (1.02%) Dynatrace
10 1 (1.02%) ForgeRock