Period
to 11 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 41 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 - +61
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.75% 0.33% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Slough median daily rate £475 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -2.56%
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 272 287 459
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.10% 93.79% 92.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 187 321
Slough median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £213 £207 £213
90th Percentile £554 £493 £506
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 21
Slough median hourly rate £41.00 £18.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +127.78% +38.46% -24.64%
10th Percentile £18.63 £8.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.50 £40.25 £38.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% -30.23% +22.86%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Slough over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps Engineer in Slough

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, DevOps Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Slough region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Ansible
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
2 3 (60.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) LAMP
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) PagerDuty
4 1 (20.00%) Datadog
4 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (20.00%) Server Building
4 1 (20.00%) EMC VNX
4 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Docker
4 1 (20.00%) Sensu
4 1 (20.00%) ZABBIX
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) Puppet
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (20.00%) MongoDB

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 (40.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) LAMP
2 1 (20.00%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) FreeBSD
4 1 (20.00%) HPUX
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) Cobbler
2 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (20.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) PagerDuty
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat