The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 65 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 2 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.28% - 0.88%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.51% - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £475 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £463
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -29.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
57 71 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.91% 11.83% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 20
Average daily rate £388 £325 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £285 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
Opscode Chef
East of England

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
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 18 April 2014. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Cambridge - 1 £500 - 3
Opscode Chef
East of England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (33.33%) KVM
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (33.33%) collectd
2 1 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Continuum
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Percona
2 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
2 1 (33.33%) CloudStack
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) SNOMED CT
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
1 1 (33.33%) CloudStack
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Continuum
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) ScrumMaster
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) KVM
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (33.33%) collectd
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Percona
2 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
2 1 (33.33%) Foundry
2 1 (33.33%) Akamai
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Hitachi
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp