Period
to 22 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for DevOps skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DevOps over the 6 months to 22 November 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

DevOps
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 47 66
Rank change year-on-year +21 +19 +76
Contract jobs citing DevOps 271 140 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 7.19% 3.92% 3.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.49% 4.79% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 83 73
Hampshire median daily rate £494 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.95% +11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £350 £363 £326
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 13
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £41.61 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.89% -24.35% -
South East median hourly rate £43.75 £49.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year -11.62% -10.00% +37.50%

DevOps is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,193 2,925 3,224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 84.67% 82.00% 82.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,001 1,730 2,064
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £235 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 116 175
Hampshire median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +11.11% +41.51%
10th Percentile £12.04 £12.24 £11.96
90th Percentile £58.75 £48.75 £56.75
South East median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +26.67% -10.00% -

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Hampshire

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps in Hampshire

DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Hampshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps in Hampshire

DevOps
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DevOps in Hampshire

DevOps
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 within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 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 +36 87 £525 +31.09% 19
Fleet -2 30 £398 -18.46%
Southampton -7 26 £500 -2.44% 10
Farnborough 0 21 £525 +31.25% 3
Portsmouth -8 14 £500 - 4
Havant -1 11 £525 -
Fareham -4 8 £550 +4.76% 1
Hook - 6 £370 -
Eastleigh 0 2 £438 -16.67% 2
Andover -9 2 £363 -3.33% 1
Winchester -17 2 £400 -11.11%
DevOps
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for DevOps.

1 130 (47.97%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (38.38%) Linux
3 101 (37.27%) Jenkins
4 87 (32.10%) Git (software)
5 83 (30.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 78 (28.78%) Amazon AWS
7 77 (28.41%) Ansible
8 76 (28.04%) Security Cleared
9 72 (26.57%) SC Cleared
10 71 (26.20%) Continuous Integration
10 71 (26.20%) Puppet
11 63 (23.25%) Windows
12 59 (21.77%) Scrum
13 47 (17.34%) VMware
13 47 (17.34%) Microsoft
14 46 (16.97%) Kubernetes
15 45 (16.61%) Docker
16 43 (15.87%) Python
17 41 (15.13%) Configuration Management
18 36 (13.28%) Opscode Chef
19 35 (12.92%) Continuous Delivery
19 35 (12.92%) Java
19 35 (12.92%) Firewall
20 34 (12.55%) Red Hat
20 34 (12.55%) Test Automation
21 33 (12.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 33 (12.18%) GitHub
22 32 (11.81%) Apache
23 31 (11.44%) Terraform
24 30 (11.07%) Selenium

DevOps
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 32 (11.81%) Apache
2 21 (7.75%) Tomcat
3 20 (7.38%) JBoss
4 18 (6.64%) Apache Spark
5 16 (5.90%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (4.06%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (2.58%) Confluence
8 6 (2.21%) IIS
8 6 (2.21%) Jupyter
9 5 (1.85%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (1.11%) Apache Pig
11 3 (1.11%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.11%) Drupal
11 3 (1.11%) GemFire
11 3 (1.11%) nginx
12 2 (0.74%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 83 (30.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 78 (28.78%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (12.18%) GitHub
4 28 (10.33%) PaaS
5 22 (8.12%) IaaS
6 21 (7.75%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (3.69%) Amazon S3
8 9 (3.32%) OpenShift
8 9 (3.32%) Serverless
9 8 (2.95%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (2.58%) AWS Fargate
10 7 (2.58%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (2.21%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (2.21%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (1.85%) npm
12 5 (1.85%) SaaS
13 3 (1.11%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 35 (12.92%) Firewall
2 28 (10.33%) DNS
3 22 (8.12%) TCP/IP
4 15 (5.54%) LAN
4 15 (5.54%) WAN
5 9 (3.32%) HTTP
5 9 (3.32%) SSL
6 8 (2.95%) VPN
7 7 (2.58%) iSCSI
8 6 (2.21%) DAB
8 6 (2.21%) DSL
8 6 (2.21%) SAN
9 5 (1.85%) BGP
9 5 (1.85%) EIGRP
9 5 (1.85%) IPsec
9 5 (1.85%) MPLS
9 5 (1.85%) OSPF
9 5 (1.85%) VoIP
9 5 (1.85%) VPLS
9 5 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.23%) Hadoop
2 24 (8.86%) MongoDB
2 24 (8.86%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (6.64%) Amazon RDS
3 18 (6.64%) NoSQL
4 15 (5.54%) Redis
5 14 (5.17%) SQL Server
6 13 (4.80%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (4.43%) Big Data
8 7 (2.58%) Data Lake
8 7 (2.58%) HBase
8 7 (2.58%) MySQL
9 6 (2.21%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.85%) Riak
10 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.48%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (1.48%) Geospatial Data
11 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (1.11%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.11%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 101 (37.27%) Jenkins
2 87 (32.10%) Git (software)
3 30 (11.07%) Selenium
4 24 (8.86%) Subversion
5 19 (7.01%) Cucumber
6 18 (6.64%) Visual Studio
7 16 (5.90%) JIRA
8 12 (4.43%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (3.32%) JBehave
9 9 (3.32%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (2.95%) Maven
11 6 (2.21%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (1.85%) Artifactory
12 5 (1.85%) Bitbucket
12 5 (1.85%) Protractor
12 5 (1.85%) webpack
13 4 (1.48%) GitLab
13 4 (1.48%) Gradle
13 4 (1.48%) SoapUI
14 3 (1.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 26 (9.59%) Finance
2 4 (1.48%) Advertising
2 4 (1.48%) Games
2 4 (1.48%) Publishing
3 3 (1.11%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.74%) Aerospace
4 2 (0.74%) Legal
4 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.74%) Marketing
4 2 (0.74%) Retail
5 1 (0.37%) Banking
5 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 93 (34.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 40 (14.76%) Developer
3 28 (10.33%) Architect
4 18 (6.64%) Middleware Engineer
5 17 (6.27%) Release Engineer
6 14 (5.17%) Lead DevOps
7 12 (4.43%) Automation Engineer
7 12 (4.43%) Consultant
7 12 (4.43%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (4.06%) AWS DevOps
9 10 (3.69%) AWS Developer
9 10 (3.69%) AWS Engineer
10 9 (3.32%) Java Developer
11 8 (2.95%) Analyst
11 8 (2.95%) Azure DevOps
11 8 (2.95%) Lead Architect
11 8 (2.95%) Technical Architect
11 8 (2.95%) Technical Leader
11 8 (2.95%) Test Engineer
12 7 (2.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.49%) JSON
2 19 (7.01%) Kafka
3 18 (6.64%) Middleware
4 16 (5.90%) Web Services
5 14 (5.17%) HTML
6 13 (4.80%) CSS
6 13 (4.80%) Elastic Stack
6 13 (4.80%) RESTful
7 12 (4.43%) .NET
7 12 (4.43%) Node.js
8 10 (3.69%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (3.32%) React
9 9 (3.32%) Spring
9 9 (3.32%) Vue.js
10 8 (2.95%) AngularJS
11 7 (2.58%) REST
11 7 (2.58%) XML
12 6 (2.21%) Hibernate
12 6 (2.21%) jQuery
12 6 (2.21%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.38%) Data Centre
2 13 (4.80%) Public Cloud
3 10 (3.69%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.32%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (3.32%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (2.58%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.85%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (1.85%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.48%) Video on Demand
8 3 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.11%) User Experience
9 2 (0.74%) Clustering
9 2 (0.74%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.74%) PKI
9 2 (0.74%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.37%) Life Science
10 1 (0.37%) Replication
10 1 (0.37%) STB
Operating Systems
1 104 (38.38%) Linux
2 63 (23.25%) Windows
3 33 (12.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (10.70%) Unix
5 12 (4.43%) Windows Server
6 11 (4.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.85%) CentOS
7 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.74%) AIX
8 2 (0.74%) Debian
9 1 (0.37%) Android
9 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.37%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.37%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.37%) Solaris
9 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (47.97%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (26.20%) Continuous Integration
3 59 (21.77%) Scrum
4 41 (15.13%) Configuration Management
5 35 (12.92%) Continuous Delivery
6 34 (12.55%) Test Automation
7 28 (10.33%) ITIL
8 24 (8.86%) High Availability
8 24 (8.86%) Release Management
9 21 (7.75%) Analytics
9 21 (7.75%) Kanban
9 21 (7.75%) Open Source
9 21 (7.75%) Project Management
9 21 (7.75%) Service Management
9 21 (7.75%) Software Delivery
9 21 (7.75%) Waterfall
10 19 (7.01%) Auto-Scaling
10 19 (7.01%) Migration
11 18 (6.64%) Microservices
11 18 (6.64%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 43 (15.87%) Python
2 35 (12.92%) Java
3 28 (10.33%) Perl
4 24 (8.86%) SQL
5 21 (7.75%) JavaScript
6 16 (5.90%) PowerShell
7 15 (5.54%) Bash Shell
8 12 (4.43%) Ruby
9 10 (3.69%) PHP
10 9 (3.32%) Groovy
11 7 (2.58%) C#
11 7 (2.58%) Java 8
12 4 (1.48%) C
12 4 (1.48%) ES6
12 4 (1.48%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.11%) F#
13 3 (1.11%) Korn
13 3 (1.11%) Scala
14 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 76 (28.04%) Security Cleared
2 72 (26.57%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.43%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.21%) Degree
6 5 (1.85%) CCNP
6 5 (1.85%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.11%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (1.11%) ISEB
7 3 (1.11%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.74%) CCNA
8 2 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.37%) MCSE
9 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.37%) NCDA
9 1 (0.37%) NCIE
9 1 (0.37%) RHCE
9 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.32%) PCI DSS
2 7 (2.58%) QA
3 2 (0.74%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.74%) SLA
4 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.37%) GDPR
System Software
1 45 (16.61%) Docker
2 20 (7.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.58%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.58%) HDFS
4 6 (2.21%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.85%) vSphere
6 4 (1.48%) KVM
6 4 (1.48%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (1.48%) Xen
7 2 (0.74%) NFS
7 2 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.37%) vCloud
8 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 77 (28.41%) Ansible
2 71 (26.20%) Puppet
3 46 (16.97%) Kubernetes
4 36 (13.28%) Opscode Chef
5 31 (11.44%) Terraform
6 21 (7.75%) Red Hat Satellite
7 17 (6.27%) SELinux
8 14 (5.17%) Kibana
9 11 (4.06%) logstash
10 9 (3.32%) CloudForms
10 9 (3.32%) SCOrch
11 8 (2.95%) Grafana
12 7 (2.58%) Consul
13 6 (2.21%) Prometheus
14 5 (1.85%) Cisco Prime
14 5 (1.85%) Uchiwa
15 4 (1.48%) Ambari
15 4 (1.48%) Packer
16 3 (1.11%) HP ALM
16 3 (1.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 47 (17.34%) Microsoft
1 47 (17.34%) VMware
2 34 (12.55%) Red Hat
3 22 (8.12%) Oracle
4 21 (7.75%) Atlassian
5 13 (4.80%) Cisco
6 8 (2.95%) SolarWinds
7 7 (2.58%) Google
7 7 (2.58%) ServiceNow
8 6 (2.21%) Citrix
8 6 (2.21%) Splunk
9 5 (1.85%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.48%) Databricks
10 4 (1.48%) SaltStack
11 3 (1.11%) F5
11 3 (1.11%) HP
11 3 (1.11%) Software AG
11 3 (1.11%) webMethods
12 2 (0.74%) EMC
12 2 (0.74%) Fujitsu