Period
to 17 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 17 August 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 40 42
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 +16
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 16 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.07% 1.31% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.15% 1.36% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 7
Southampton median daily rate £500 £518 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.38% +18.29% +13.64%
10th Percentile £463 £444 £374
90th Percentile £563 £574 £444
Hampshire median daily rate £500 £475 £413
% change year-on-year +5.26% +15.15% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £61.69 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Contract vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 508 441 471
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.32% 96.50% 96.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 277 331
Southampton median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
10th Percentile £300 £161 £206
90th Percentile £575 £575 £488
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £387
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.49% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 19 32
Southampton median hourly rate £17.50 £15.26 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.68% +13.04% +8.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.66 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £26.48 £18.63
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +42.86%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Southampton

DevOps Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DevOps Engineer in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 Southampton region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) DevOps
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
3 9 (56.25%) PowerShell
3 9 (56.25%) Docker
4 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (50.00%) Windows
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (43.75%) Kubernetes
6 6 (37.50%) Ansible
6 6 (37.50%) Big Data
6 6 (37.50%) Terraform
6 6 (37.50%) Identity Management
6 6 (37.50%) Puppet
6 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (31.25%) Open Source
8 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (25.00%) JSON
8 4 (25.00%) Python
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 4 (25.00%) SAML
8 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (25.00%) Project Management
8 4 (25.00%) Apache
8 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
8 4 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (25.00%) Serverless

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 4 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Solr
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 2 (12.50%) JBoss
2 2 (12.50%) OpenStack
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) nginx
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Azure Functions
2 4 (25.00%) OpenShift
2 4 (25.00%) Serverless
3 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (18.75%) PaaS
4 2 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (12.50%) Azure Machine Learning
4 2 (12.50%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 2 (12.50%) SaaS
5 1 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
5 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Big Data
2 3 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
3 2 (12.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 2 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (12.50%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (12.50%) Data Lake
3 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (12.50%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.25%) Redis
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (18.75%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) AppVeyor
4 1 (6.25%) Artifactory
General
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) JSON
1 4 (25.00%) SAML
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) Kafka
3 2 (12.50%) OAuth
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) HTML5
4 1 (6.25%) REST
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) STB
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) DevOps
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (37.50%) Identity Management
4 5 (31.25%) Open Source
5 4 (25.00%) Build Automation
5 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 4 (25.00%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Data Development
6 2 (12.50%) High Availability
6 2 (12.50%) Machine Learning
6 2 (12.50%) Service Management
6 2 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) PowerShell
2 4 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
4 2 (12.50%) Groovy
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Docker
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Kubernetes
2 6 (37.50%) Ansible
2 6 (37.50%) Puppet
2 6 (37.50%) Terraform
3 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (12.50%) Grafana
5 1 (6.25%) Graphite
5 1 (6.25%) Kibana
5 1 (6.25%) Packer
5 1 (6.25%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) ATG
2 2 (12.50%) Databricks
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) VMware