Period
to 23 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Systems Engineer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 October 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 System Engineer
England > South East
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 385 361 367
Rank change year-on-year -24 +6 -
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Systems Engineer 3 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.018% 0.092% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.097% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 17
South East median daily rate £388 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.42% - -
10th Percentile £324 £420 £420
90th Percentile £462 £613 £500
England median daily rate £479 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -4.25% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East 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 South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15,568 15,483 15,880
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.39% 94.65% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,331 9,185 9,498
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.90%
10th Percentile £250 £241 £231
90th Percentile £585 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 653 640 780
South East median hourly rate £20.08 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -5.26% +3.51%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +4.11%

DevOps Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Systems Engineer in the South East

DevOps Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps Systems Engineer in the South East

DevOps Systems Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Systems Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DevOps Systems Engineer in the South East

DevOps Systems Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Systems Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Thames Valley -1 1 £325 -35.00% 2
Berkshire -6 1 £325 -43.48%
Hampshire -13 1 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 £450 -
DevOps Systems Engineer
England

DevOps Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, DevOps Systems 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 South East region featuring DevOps Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Ansible
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (66.67%) Grafana
2 2 (66.67%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (33.33%) Service Design
3 1 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) DRM
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL

DevOps Systems Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Artifactory
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) STB
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
1 1 (33.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) DRM
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Service Design
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
1 1 (33.33%) KVM
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
1 2 (66.67%) Grafana
1 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Graphite
2 1 (33.33%) Kibana
2 1 (33.33%) logstash
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) SaltStack
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk
1 1 (33.33%) VMware