The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 47 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 21 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.28% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 47.73% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £415 £384
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +8.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Opscode Chef
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Systems Management Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
44 16 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.78% 2.61% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 12 33
Average daily rate £400 £335 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +27.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £130 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Bristol region.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Opscode Chef.

1 39 (100.00%) Puppet
2 38 (97.44%) DevOps
3 33 (84.62%) PHP
3 33 (84.62%) Linux
4 32 (82.05%) Red Hat
5 29 (74.36%) LAMP
5 29 (74.36%) Ruby
5 29 (74.36%) CentOS
6 26 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (58.97%) Perl
8 21 (53.85%) Ubuntu
9 20 (51.28%) Apache
9 20 (51.28%) VMware
10 19 (48.72%) Firewall
10 19 (48.72%) Configuration Management
10 19 (48.72%) XenServer
10 19 (48.72%) Bash Shell
10 19 (48.72%) Salt
11 15 (38.46%) Debian
12 14 (35.90%) Nagios
12 14 (35.90%) Python
13 13 (33.33%) MySQL
13 13 (33.33%) nginx
13 13 (33.33%) Jenkins
13 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
14 12 (30.77%) Web Services
14 12 (30.77%) Java
14 12 (30.77%) VPN

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Opscode Chef. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (51.28%) Apache
2 13 (33.33%) nginx
3 3 (7.69%) Confluence
3 3 (7.69%) MediaWiki
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (25.64%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (25.64%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 19 (48.72%) Firewall
2 12 (30.77%) VPN
3 10 (25.64%) LAN
3 10 (25.64%) WAN
3 10 (25.64%) LDAP
4 3 (7.69%) Network Security
4 3 (7.69%) OSPF
4 3 (7.69%) BGP
4 3 (7.69%) EIGRP
4 3 (7.69%) IPsec
4 3 (7.69%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 10 (25.64%) Hudson
3 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
4 6 (15.38%) Subversion
5 3 (7.69%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 26 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (48.72%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 13 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (74.36%) LAMP
2 12 (30.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Open Source
2 3 (7.69%) Wiki
3 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 33 (84.62%) Linux
2 29 (74.36%) CentOS
3 21 (53.85%) Ubuntu
4 15 (38.46%) Debian
5 10 (25.64%) UNIX
6 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (97.44%) DevOps
2 26 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (48.72%) Configuration Management
5 12 (30.77%) Build Automation
6 11 (28.21%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.13%) Scrum
8 2 (5.13%) Workflow
8 2 (5.13%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (84.62%) PHP
2 29 (74.36%) Ruby
3 23 (58.97%) Perl
4 19 (48.72%) Bash Shell
5 14 (35.90%) Python
6 12 (30.77%) Java
7 4 (10.26%) Scala
8 3 (7.69%) Bourne shell
8 3 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (20.51%) CCNA
2 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
2 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 19 (48.72%) XenServer
2 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (25.64%) Samba
4 3 (7.69%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 39 (100.00%) Puppet
2 19 (48.72%) Salt
3 14 (35.90%) Nagios
4 10 (25.64%) Cacti
5 4 (10.26%) ZABBIX
6 2 (5.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 32 (82.05%) Red Hat
2 20 (51.28%) VMware
3 10 (25.64%) Percona
3 10 (25.64%) Citrix