Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 48 69
Rank change year-on-year +23 +21 +74
Contract jobs citing DevOps 265 136 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 7.12% 3.95% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.29% 4.75% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 91 61
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% +3.98%
10th Percentile £350 £363 £320
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £510 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £40.31 £53.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.16% -24.31% -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £49.50 £53.25
% change year-on-year -29.29% -7.04% +33.13%

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 3,197 2,865 2,954
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 85.94% 83.16% 82.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,040 1,723 1,898
Hampshire median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £254
90th Percentile £575 £548 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 106 157
Hampshire median hourly rate £33.40 £30.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.33% +5.26% -18.57%
10th Percentile £11.71 £10.40 £11.99
90th Percentile £60.34 £49.04 £54.45
South East median hourly rate £26.91 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.10% +6.67% -21.05%

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 +43 94 £525 +31.25% 7
Fleet -1 30 £398 -3.64% 2
Southampton -10 20 £475 -7.54% 7
Farnborough -2 17 £525 -8.70% 4
Havant +7 15 £575 +9.52% 1
Fareham -10 7 £550 +4.76% 2
Portsmouth - 7 £325 - 3
Hook - 6 £370 -
Aldershot -10 4 £435 -17.14%
Winchester -13 2 - - 1
Waterlooville - 2 £210 -
Andover -10 1 £463 +23.33%
DevOps
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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.

1 128 (48.30%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (37.74%) Linux
3 93 (35.09%) Jenkins
4 91 (34.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 79 (29.81%) Continuous Integration
6 72 (27.17%) Git (software)
7 71 (26.79%) Amazon AWS
8 69 (26.04%) Puppet
9 68 (25.66%) Ansible
10 66 (24.91%) Security Cleared
10 66 (24.91%) Windows
11 65 (24.53%) Microsoft
11 65 (24.53%) SC Cleared
12 62 (23.40%) Scrum
13 45 (16.98%) Test Automation
14 44 (16.60%) Continuous Delivery
15 42 (15.85%) Kubernetes
16 41 (15.47%) Configuration Management
17 40 (15.09%) Docker
18 39 (14.72%) Python
19 37 (13.96%) GitHub
20 35 (13.21%) Apache
20 35 (13.21%) SQL
20 35 (13.21%) VMware
21 34 (12.83%) Selenium
22 33 (12.45%) PaaS
22 33 (12.45%) Terraform
23 32 (12.08%) Analytics
24 30 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
25 29 (10.94%) Firewall

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 35 (13.21%) Apache
2 22 (8.30%) Apache Spark
2 22 (8.30%) JBoss
3 19 (7.17%) Tomcat
4 15 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (3.77%) Confluence
5 10 (3.77%) Jupyter
6 9 (3.40%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.89%) IIS
7 5 (1.89%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.89%) nginx
8 4 (1.51%) Apache Pig
9 3 (1.13%) Drupal
10 2 (0.75%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.75%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.75%) Traefik
11 1 (0.38%) GemFire
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 91 (34.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (26.79%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (13.96%) GitHub
4 33 (12.45%) PaaS
5 25 (9.43%) IaaS
6 24 (9.06%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (3.77%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (2.64%) OpenShift
9 6 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (2.26%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (2.26%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (1.89%) Amazon S3
10 5 (1.89%) Azure Machine Learning
11 4 (1.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (1.51%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (1.51%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (1.51%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 4 (1.51%) npm
11 4 (1.51%) SaaS
12 3 (1.13%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 29 (10.94%) Firewall
2 21 (7.92%) DNS
3 19 (7.17%) TCP/IP
4 11 (4.15%) VPN
4 11 (4.15%) WAN
5 9 (3.40%) LAN
6 7 (2.64%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (2.64%) DAB
6 7 (2.64%) iSCSI
7 6 (2.26%) SSL
7 6 (2.26%) Wireless
8 5 (1.89%) BGP
8 5 (1.89%) DSL
8 5 (1.89%) EIGRP
8 5 (1.89%) IPsec
8 5 (1.89%) MPLS
8 5 (1.89%) OSPF
8 5 (1.89%) VLAN
8 5 (1.89%) VoIP
8 5 (1.89%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.81%) PostgreSQL
2 23 (8.68%) Amazon RDS
3 21 (7.92%) Hadoop
4 15 (5.66%) Data Lake
5 12 (4.53%) MongoDB
5 12 (4.53%) Power BI
6 11 (4.15%) Big Data
7 10 (3.77%) NoSQL
7 10 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (3.02%) SQL Server
9 7 (2.64%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (2.64%) HDInsight
10 6 (2.26%) HBase
10 6 (2.26%) Redis
11 5 (1.89%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.89%) MariaDB
11 5 (1.89%) MySQL
11 5 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 93 (35.09%) Jenkins
2 72 (27.17%) Git (software)
3 34 (12.83%) Selenium
4 27 (10.19%) Visual Studio
5 24 (9.06%) Subversion
6 20 (7.55%) JIRA
7 15 (5.66%) Visual Studio Team System
8 14 (5.28%) Cucumber
9 10 (3.77%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (3.40%) JBehave
11 7 (2.64%) GitLab
12 6 (2.26%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.89%) WebDriver
13 5 (1.89%) webpack
14 4 (1.51%) TeamCity
14 4 (1.51%) Vagrant
15 3 (1.13%) Gradle
15 3 (1.13%) SonarQube
15 3 (1.13%) TestNG
General
1 23 (8.68%) Finance
2 8 (3.02%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.26%) Retail
4 5 (1.89%) Publishing
5 4 (1.51%) Advertising
5 4 (1.51%) Games
6 3 (1.13%) Marketing
7 2 (0.75%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.75%) Banking
7 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.75%) Legal
7 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.38%) Back Office
8 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Military
8 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 89 (33.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 40 (15.09%) Architect
3 29 (10.94%) Developer
4 18 (6.79%) Middleware Engineer
5 14 (5.28%) AWS DevOps
6 13 (4.91%) AWS Engineer
6 13 (4.91%) Lead DevOps
7 12 (4.53%) Release Engineer
7 12 (4.53%) Release Train Engineer
7 12 (4.53%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (3.77%) Azure Engineer
8 10 (3.77%) Senior DevOps
8 10 (3.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 9 (3.40%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 9 (3.40%) Azure DevOps
9 9 (3.40%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 8 (3.02%) Consultant
10 8 (3.02%) Technical Architect
11 7 (2.64%) Technical Leader
11 7 (2.64%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.43%) JSON
2 19 (7.17%) Kafka
2 19 (7.17%) Middleware
3 14 (5.28%) Elastic Stack
4 13 (4.91%) Web Services
5 12 (4.53%) CSS
6 11 (4.15%) HTML
6 11 (4.15%) Node.js
7 10 (3.77%) .NET
7 10 (3.77%) AngularJS
7 10 (3.77%) XML
8 9 (3.40%) React
8 9 (3.40%) TensorFlow
9 8 (3.02%) RESTful
10 7 (2.64%) Natural Language Processing
11 6 (2.26%) jQuery
11 6 (2.26%) OAuth
11 6 (2.26%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (2.26%) SAML
11 6 (2.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.06%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.04%) Public Cloud
3 10 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.77%) Cloud Native
4 9 (3.40%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (3.40%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.02%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.26%) Life Science
7 4 (1.51%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.75%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.75%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.75%) PKI
9 2 (0.75%) TM Forum
10 1 (0.38%) Clustering
10 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.38%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.38%) Replication
10 1 (0.38%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 100 (37.74%) Linux
2 66 (24.91%) Windows
3 28 (10.57%) Unix
4 25 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.64%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.13%) DC/OS
9 2 (0.75%) CentOS
10 1 (0.38%) AIX
10 1 (0.38%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.38%) Solaris
10 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (48.30%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (29.81%) Continuous Integration
3 62 (23.40%) Scrum
4 45 (16.98%) Test Automation
5 44 (16.60%) Continuous Delivery
6 41 (15.47%) Configuration Management
7 32 (12.08%) Analytics
8 28 (10.57%) High Availability
9 27 (10.19%) ITIL
9 27 (10.19%) Release Management
10 25 (9.43%) Migration
11 24 (9.06%) Auto-Scaling
11 24 (9.06%) Kanban
11 24 (9.06%) Software Delivery
12 22 (8.30%) Project Management
13 20 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
13 20 (7.55%) Service Management
13 20 (7.55%) Waterfall
14 18 (6.79%) Performance Tuning
15 17 (6.42%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 39 (14.72%) Python
2 35 (13.21%) SQL
3 28 (10.57%) Java
4 26 (9.81%) Perl
5 19 (7.17%) PowerShell
6 17 (6.42%) JavaScript
7 11 (4.15%) Bash Shell
8 9 (3.40%) PHP
9 8 (3.02%) C#
9 8 (3.02%) Ruby
10 5 (1.89%) Groovy
11 4 (1.51%) Java 8
11 4 (1.51%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.13%) C
12 3 (1.13%) C++
12 3 (1.13%) Korn
13 2 (0.75%) ES6
13 2 (0.75%) PHP 7
13 2 (0.75%) Scala
13 2 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (24.91%) Security Cleared
2 65 (24.53%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.28%) Degree
4 7 (2.64%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.89%) CCNP
6 5 (1.89%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (1.51%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.75%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.75%) PhD
10 1 (0.38%) CCNA
10 1 (0.38%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.38%) MCSE
10 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.38%) NCDA
10 1 (0.38%) NCIE
10 1 (0.38%) NCSIE
10 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.28%) QA
2 7 (2.64%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.26%) SLA
4 2 (0.75%) JSP 440
System Software
1 40 (15.09%) Docker
2 17 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (6.04%) Active Directory
4 15 (5.66%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (2.26%) HDFS
6 4 (1.51%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.13%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.13%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.75%) NFS
8 2 (0.75%) vSphere
9 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.38%) KVM
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.38%) vCloud
9 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 69 (26.04%) Puppet
2 68 (25.66%) Ansible
3 42 (15.85%) Kubernetes
4 33 (12.45%) Terraform
5 30 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (6.79%) Red Hat Satellite
7 17 (6.42%) SELinux
8 10 (3.77%) Kibana
8 10 (3.77%) SCOrch
9 9 (3.40%) CloudForms
10 8 (3.02%) logstash
11 5 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
11 5 (1.89%) Packer
12 3 (1.13%) Consul
12 3 (1.13%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.75%) Grafana
13 2 (0.75%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.75%) Prometheus
13 2 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.75%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 65 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 35 (13.21%) VMware
3 27 (10.19%) Red Hat
4 25 (9.43%) Atlassian
5 21 (7.92%) Oracle
6 18 (6.79%) Cisco
7 10 (3.77%) ServiceNow
8 7 (2.64%) Citrix
9 6 (2.26%) SolarWinds
10 5 (1.89%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.89%) Databricks
10 5 (1.89%) Splunk
11 4 (1.51%) Google
11 4 (1.51%) Tableau
12 3 (1.13%) Fujitsu
12 3 (1.13%) HP
12 3 (1.13%) New Relic
13 2 (0.75%) AppDynamics
13 2 (0.75%) LogRhythm
13 2 (0.75%) McAfee