Period
to 22 March 2019

The median contractor rate for a DevOps Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 22 March 2019.

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
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 41 48
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7 +5
Contract jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 7 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.51% 0.93% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.01% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Southampton median daily rate £450 £525 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -8.70% +37.72%
10th Percentile £425 £443 £523
90th Percentile £543 £568 £613
Hampshire median daily rate £525 £485 £531
% change year-on-year +8.25% -8.71% +32.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -

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 443 397 506
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.47% 92.76% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 262 317
Southampton median daily rate £428 £405 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.18% +12.14%
10th Percentile £233 £226 £175
90th Percentile £598 £575 £600
Hampshire median daily rate £430 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 40
Southampton median hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £11.85 £16.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.50 £47.50 £26.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £24.71 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.53% -11.11% +14.65%

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 22 March 2019, 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 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) Terraform
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (28.57%) PaaS
4 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Ansible
4 2 (28.57%) Power BI
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN

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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 1 (14.29%) CloudStack
2 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (28.57%) PaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Functions
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (14.29%) SaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) VLAN
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Power BI
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (14.29%) Data Lake
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
1 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) ITSM
5 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) OWASP
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
1 1 (14.29%) Xen
1 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Terraform
2 2 (28.57%) Ansible
3 1 (14.29%) Kibana
3 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
3 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Databricks
2 1 (14.29%) SAP