Period
to 20 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 20 July 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 27 38
Rank change year-on-year -9 +11 -
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.33% 1.80% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.95% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Slough median daily rate £450 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -30.00% -
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough. 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
Slough
Contract vacancies in Slough with a recognized job title 288 257 338
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.68% 92.45% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 182 219
Slough median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £207 £213 £211
90th Percentile £538 £549 £505
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 10
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £14.20 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.85% -12.62% -9.72%
10th Percentile £15.10 £12.25 £10.95
90th Percentile £20.70 £17.50 £20.99
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +26.67% +7.14% -24.53%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Slough

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps Engineer in Slough

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Slough region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (75.00%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Docker
3 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (50.00%) OpenShift
3 2 (50.00%) Ansible
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (25.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Confluence
4 1 (25.00%) Capistrano
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) Puppet

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) e-Health
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
3 1 (25.00%) Capistrano
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) CA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) NetApp
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) VMware