Period
to 21 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Specialist was £467 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 21 November 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 Specialist
England > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 223 208 -
Rank change year-on-year -15 - +225
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Specialist 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.016% 0.035% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.037% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
South West median daily rate £467 £477 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.15% - -
England median daily rate £600 £550 £485
% change year-on-year +9.09% +13.40% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South 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 South 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
South West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 5,994 5,374 5,422
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 95.18% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,776 3,369 3,522
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £250 £210 £213
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 283 252 344
South West median hourly rate £38.29 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.62% +20.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £12.60 £11.35 £11.00
90th Percentile £49.85 £50.00 £46.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.50

DevOps Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured DevOps Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Specialist in the South West

DevOps Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps Specialist in the South West

DevOps Specialist
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Specialist within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Wiltshire - 1 £467 -
DevOps Specialist
England

DevOps Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, DevOps Specialist 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 West region featuring DevOps Specialist in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Gerrit
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (100.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (100.00%) OpenShift
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible

DevOps Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Gerrit
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (100.00%) VMware