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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 53 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 23 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.54% 2.53% -
As % of the Systems Management category 32.86% 29.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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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
70 67 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.74% 8.47% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 53 17
Average daily rate £391 £400 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% +175.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £33.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 - £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.10 - £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -13.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 37 (90.24%) Puppet
2 32 (78.05%) Linux
3 31 (75.61%) Ansible
3 31 (75.61%) DevOps
4 28 (68.29%) Jenkins
5 26 (63.41%) Configuration Management
6 24 (58.54%) VMware
6 24 (58.54%) Amazon AWS
7 22 (53.66%) Red Hat
8 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (48.78%) Java
10 18 (43.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (39.02%) Git (software)
11 16 (39.02%) Bash Shell
11 16 (39.02%) Web Services
12 15 (36.59%) Perl
12 15 (36.59%) Windows
12 15 (36.59%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (34.15%) Scrum
14 13 (31.71%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (31.71%) Python
15 12 (29.27%) Ruby
15 12 (29.27%) Open Source
15 12 (29.27%) CentOS
16 11 (26.83%) PHP
16 11 (26.83%) Mobile App
17 10 (24.39%) MySQL
17 10 (24.39%) Hudson
18 9 (21.95%) Oracle
18 9 (21.95%) SQL Server

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 6 (14.63%) Apache
1 6 (14.63%) nginx
2 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
2 5 (12.20%) IIS
3 4 (9.76%) IBM Notes
3 4 (9.76%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (7.32%) Confluence
5 2 (4.88%) MediaWiki
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (58.54%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon S3
2 2 (4.88%) Route 53
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
3 1 (2.44%) PaaS
3 1 (2.44%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) LAN
1 9 (21.95%) WAN
1 9 (21.95%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) IPsec
2 3 (7.32%) IPv6
2 3 (7.32%) OSPF
3 2 (4.88%) BGP
3 2 (4.88%) EIGRP
3 2 (4.88%) VPN
3 2 (4.88%) Network Security
3 2 (4.88%) LDAP
4 1 (2.44%) AMQP
4 1 (2.44%) OpenVPN
4 1 (2.44%) SSH
4 1 (2.44%) DNS
4 1 (2.44%) DHCP
4 1 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (24.39%) MySQL
3 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
4 5 (12.20%) DB2
4 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (12.20%) Big Data
5 4 (9.76%) MarkLogic
6 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.44%) MariaDB
7 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (68.29%) Jenkins
2 16 (39.02%) Git (software)
3 10 (24.39%) Hudson
4 3 (7.32%) TeamCity
4 3 (7.32%) JIRA
5 2 (4.88%) Subversion
6 1 (2.44%) CruiseControl
6 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.44%) RSpec
6 1 (2.44%) GitLab
General
1 1 (2.44%) Electronics
1 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
1 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (60.98%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Administrator
4 5 (12.20%) DBA
5 4 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (9.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (9.76%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) Web Services
2 3 (7.32%) HTML
2 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
2 3 (7.32%) CSS
3 2 (4.88%) LAMP
4 1 (2.44%) HTML5
4 1 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.44%) REST
4 1 (2.44%) CSS3
4 1 (2.44%) MCollective
4 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Mobile App
2 4 (9.76%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.32%) Replication
3 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Wiki
5 1 (2.44%) DTV
5 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (78.05%) Linux
2 18 (43.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (36.59%) Windows
4 12 (29.27%) CentOS
5 7 (17.07%) Ubuntu
5 7 (17.07%) UNIX
5 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (14.63%) Debian
7 5 (12.20%) Fedora
8 1 (2.44%) SmartOS
8 1 (2.44%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (75.61%) DevOps
2 26 (63.41%) Configuration Management
3 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (36.59%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (34.15%) Scrum
6 12 (29.27%) Open Source
7 8 (19.51%) SOA
8 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (12.20%) ETL
9 5 (12.20%) Migration
10 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
11 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (4.88%) Build Automation
11 2 (4.88%) Data Modelling
11 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (4.88%) Database Theory
11 2 (4.88%) Relational Database Theory
12 1 (2.44%) Programme Management
12 1 (2.44%) Kanban
12 1 (2.44%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) Java
2 16 (39.02%) Bash Shell
3 15 (36.59%) Perl
4 13 (31.71%) Python
5 12 (29.27%) Ruby
6 11 (26.83%) PHP
7 6 (14.63%) SQL
7 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
8 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.44%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) CCNA
1 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
1 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (14.63%) XenServer
3 5 (12.20%) Samba
3 5 (12.20%) Postfix
4 3 (7.32%) iptables
5 1 (2.44%) Btrfs
5 1 (2.44%) Snort
5 1 (2.44%) Squid
5 1 (2.44%) vSphere
5 1 (2.44%) Varnish
5 1 (2.44%) vCloud
5 1 (2.44%) KVM
5 1 (2.44%) Docker
5 1 (2.44%) LXC
Systems Management
1 37 (90.24%) Puppet
2 31 (75.61%) Ansible
3 9 (21.95%) Salt
4 6 (14.63%) Vagrant
5 3 (7.32%) yum
6 2 (4.88%) ZABBIX
7 1 (2.44%) Zenoss
7 1 (2.44%) Nagios
7 1 (2.44%) Nessus
7 1 (2.44%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.44%) CFEngine
7 1 (2.44%) systemd
7 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (58.54%) VMware
2 22 (53.66%) Red Hat
3 9 (21.95%) Oracle
4 6 (14.63%) Citrix
4 6 (14.63%) SaltStack
5 5 (12.20%) Percona
5 5 (12.20%) NetApp
6 4 (9.76%) Lotus
7 1 (2.44%) SAP
7 1 (2.44%) Rackspace