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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 53 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 19 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.21% 1.28% -
As % of the Systems Management category 27.14% 32.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.14% 3.94% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 26 16
Average daily rate £400 £400 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £31.50 - £9.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +16.27%

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 17 April 2015.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 35 (97.22%) Puppet
2 34 (94.44%) Linux
3 32 (88.89%) DevOps
4 30 (83.33%) Jenkins
5 23 (63.89%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (58.33%) Configuration Management
7 20 (55.56%) Ansible
8 19 (52.78%) Ruby
9 18 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
9 18 (50.00%) VMware
9 18 (50.00%) Java
9 18 (50.00%) PHP
10 17 (47.22%) Bash Shell
11 16 (44.44%) Red Hat
12 14 (38.89%) Firewall
12 14 (38.89%) Perl
12 14 (38.89%) Hudson
12 14 (38.89%) Git (software)
13 13 (36.11%) CentOS
13 13 (36.11%) Salt
13 13 (36.11%) Python
13 13 (36.11%) LAN
13 13 (36.11%) WAN
13 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (33.33%) Windows
14 12 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (27.78%) XenServer
15 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (27.78%) Ubuntu
15 10 (27.78%) Citrix

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (27.78%) Apache
2 8 (22.22%) nginx
3 5 (13.89%) Confluence
3 5 (13.89%) MediaWiki
4 2 (5.56%) Drupal
5 1 (2.78%) IIS
5 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (16.67%) Amazon S3
3 2 (5.56%) SaaS
4 1 (2.78%) PaaS
4 1 (2.78%) Route 53
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) Firewall
2 13 (36.11%) LAN
2 13 (36.11%) WAN
3 6 (16.67%) LDAP
4 5 (13.89%) Network Security
4 5 (13.89%) OSPF
4 5 (13.89%) BGP
4 5 (13.89%) EIGRP
4 5 (13.89%) IPsec
4 5 (13.89%) VPN
4 5 (13.89%) IPv6
5 3 (8.33%) Internet
6 1 (2.78%) DNS
6 1 (2.78%) SMTP
6 1 (2.78%) HTTP
6 1 (2.78%) SSH
6 1 (2.78%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) MySQL
2 5 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 30 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 14 (38.89%) Git (software)
2 14 (38.89%) Hudson
3 6 (16.67%) TeamCity
4 5 (13.89%) Subversion
4 5 (13.89%) JIRA
5 2 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (13.89%) Marketing
2 3 (8.33%) Electronics
2 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.78%) Administrator
5 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.78%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (2.78%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Web Architect
5 1 (2.78%) Web Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Technical Architect
5 1 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) Web Services
2 6 (16.67%) LAMP
3 3 (8.33%) REST
3 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 3 (8.33%) XML
3 3 (8.33%) HTML
3 3 (8.33%) Spring
3 3 (8.33%) JSON
3 3 (8.33%) HTML5
4 1 (2.78%) Memcached
4 1 (2.78%) .NET
4 1 (2.78%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Open Source
2 7 (19.44%) Mobile App
3 5 (13.89%) Wiki
4 3 (8.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 34 (94.44%) Linux
2 13 (36.11%) CentOS
3 12 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (33.33%) Windows
4 10 (27.78%) Ubuntu
5 9 (25.00%) UNIX
6 8 (22.22%) Debian
7 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (5.56%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (2.78%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (88.89%) DevOps
2 23 (63.89%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (58.33%) Configuration Management
4 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (22.22%) Scrum
6 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
6 5 (13.89%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (13.89%) Database Theory
6 5 (13.89%) Relational Database Theory
6 5 (13.89%) Build Automation
7 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.33%) ERP
7 3 (8.33%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.78%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) Ruby
2 18 (50.00%) Java
2 18 (50.00%) PHP
3 17 (47.22%) Bash Shell
4 14 (38.89%) Perl
5 13 (36.11%) Python
6 5 (13.89%) SQL
7 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (8.33%) Golang
8 1 (2.78%) PHP5
8 1 (2.78%) Groovy
8 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) CCNA
1 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (27.78%) XenServer
2 9 (25.00%) Samba
3 8 (22.22%) Postfix
4 5 (13.89%) iptables
5 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.78%) NFS
6 1 (2.78%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 35 (97.22%) Puppet
2 20 (55.56%) Ansible
3 13 (36.11%) Salt
4 5 (13.89%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.78%) Zenoss
5 1 (2.78%) CFEngine
5 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) VMware
2 16 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 10 (27.78%) Citrix
4 3 (8.33%) SAP