The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 54 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.49% 0.15% -
As % of the Systems Management category 18.33% 1.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Opscode Chef
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Systems Management Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
60 63 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 8.13% 9.20% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 24
Average daily rate £275 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +7 10 £288 -42.50% 10
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Opscode Chef
East of England

Opscode Chef
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Ruby
1 11 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (100.00%) Puppet
2 10 (90.91%) DevOps
3 8 (72.73%) Web Services
3 8 (72.73%) Python
4 7 (63.64%) Configuration Management
4 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (54.55%) IaaS
6 5 (45.45%) Perl
7 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
7 4 (36.36%) Ansible
8 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (27.27%) PHP
8 3 (27.27%) UNIX
8 3 (27.27%) Java
8 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
8 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
9 2 (18.18%) CentOS
10 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
10 1 (9.09%) Apache

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 11 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (54.55%) IaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 7 (63.64%) Linux Administrator
1 7 (63.64%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (63.64%) Administrator
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) DevOps
2 7 (63.64%) Configuration Management
2 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Ruby
2 8 (72.73%) Python
3 5 (45.45%) Perl
4 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
5 3 (27.27%) PHP
5 3 (27.27%) Java
Systems Management
1 11 (100.00%) Puppet
2 4 (36.36%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago