Period
to 21 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior DevOps Engineer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 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.

Senior Development Operations Engineer
England > North West
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 187 228
Rank change year-on-year -10 +41 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DevOps Engineer 21 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.35% 0.26% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.27% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 4
North West median daily rate £575 £535 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.48% +18.89% -16.28%
10th Percentile £494 £525 £425
90th Percentile £738 £575 £636
England median daily rate £575 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5,639 5,515 6,977
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.06% 94.60% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,505 3,374 4,373
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £243 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £563 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 250 258
North West median hourly rate £19.33 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.71% +11.76% -8.68%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.07 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.67 £50.00 £47.39
England median hourly rate £18.44 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.39% -1.58% +6.92%

Senior DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior DevOps Engineer in the North West

Senior DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior DevOps Engineer in the North West

Senior DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior DevOps Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior DevOps Engineer in the North West

Senior DevOps Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior DevOps Engineer within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Manchester 0 13 £615 - 7
Cheshire -14 2 £575 +7.48%
Lancashire -11 1 - -
Senior DevOps Engineer
England

Senior DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, Senior 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 North West region featuring Senior DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) DevOps
2 16 (76.19%) Linux
2 16 (76.19%) Python
3 15 (71.43%) Puppet
3 15 (71.43%) Terraform
4 13 (61.90%) Ansible
5 12 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (57.14%) Configuration Management
6 10 (47.62%) Docker
6 10 (47.62%) Jenkins
7 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (38.10%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (38.10%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (33.33%) Bash Shell
10 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
10 6 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (23.81%) Kubernetes
11 5 (23.81%) Public Cloud
11 5 (23.81%) Software Delivery
11 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
11 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
11 5 (23.81%) Web Services
11 5 (23.81%) Windows
11 5 (23.81%) Ruby
11 5 (23.81%) Google
11 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
11 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
12 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Senior DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (9.52%) nginx
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 12 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (38.10%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (9.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (9.52%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (9.52%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (9.52%) Route 53
5 2 (9.52%) Serverless
5 2 (9.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (4.76%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
6 1 (4.76%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (4.76%) CloudFront
6 1 (4.76%) GitHub
6 1 (4.76%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) HTTP
3 2 (9.52%) DHCP
3 2 (9.52%) FTP
3 2 (9.52%) IPsec
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (4.76%) SSL
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Jenkins
2 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
3 3 (14.29%) Vagrant
4 2 (9.52%) JIRA
5 1 (4.76%) CircleCI
5 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.76%) GitLab
5 1 (4.76%) Hudson
5 1 (4.76%) Maven
5 1 (4.76%) RStudio
5 1 (4.76%) SonarQube
5 1 (4.76%) Travis CI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) Node.js
3 1 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (4.76%) Kafka
3 1 (4.76%) Sensu
3 1 (4.76%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (23.81%) Public Cloud
2 2 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Fintech
3 1 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Windows
3 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) DevOps
2 12 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 5 (23.81%) Software Delivery
5 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
6 4 (19.05%) Microservices
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (14.29%) Open Source
7 3 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Anomaly Detection
8 2 (9.52%) Auto-Scaling
8 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Data Management
9 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
9 1 (4.76%) Pair Programming
9 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) Python
2 7 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 5 (23.81%) Ruby
4 4 (19.05%) Java
5 2 (9.52%) Java 8
5 2 (9.52%) Perl
5 2 (9.52%) PHP
6 1 (4.76%) Groovy
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) GCP
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (71.43%) Puppet
1 15 (71.43%) Terraform
2 13 (61.90%) Ansible
3 8 (38.10%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (23.81%) Kubernetes
5 4 (19.05%) Consul
5 4 (19.05%) Packer
6 2 (9.52%) Salt
7 1 (4.76%) Kibana
7 1 (4.76%) logstash
7 1 (4.76%) Nagios
7 1 (4.76%) Prometheus
7 1 (4.76%) Rundeck
7 1 (4.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Google
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Cloudera
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) VMware