The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 90 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 9 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.57% 0.76% -
As % of the Systems Management category 10.71% 14.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate £463 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Opscode Chef
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 East Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
84 74 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.36% 5.12% 9.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 83
Average daily rate £375 £400 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +263.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £198 £67
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 9
Average hourly rate £12.25 £14.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.94% -46.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.90 £8.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £25.95 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Nottinghamshire -9 4 £488 -11.36% 3
Northamptonshire +8 3 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £350 - 2
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 32 (88.89%) DevOps
2 25 (69.44%) Jenkins
3 20 (55.56%) Git (software)
4 18 (50.00%) Ruby
5 16 (44.44%) Linux
6 15 (41.67%) TeamCity
7 14 (38.89%) Puppet
8 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (22.22%) Windows
10 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (16.67%) Open Source
11 6 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (13.89%) MySQL
12 5 (13.89%) Migration
13 4 (11.11%) Web Services
13 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
13 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
13 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
13 4 (11.11%) GitLab
13 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
13 4 (11.11%) OpenStack
13 4 (11.11%) Ansible
14 3 (8.33%) Docker
14 3 (8.33%) High Availability
14 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
14 3 (8.33%) Salt
14 3 (8.33%) HTTP
14 3 (8.33%) Change Management
14 3 (8.33%) ITIL
14 3 (8.33%) Finance

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 4 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.56%) Confluence
2 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.78%) nginx
3 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.33%) HTTP
3 1 (2.78%) ADSL
3 1 (2.78%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (2.78%) DHCP
3 1 (2.78%) DNS
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.78%) IPsec
3 1 (2.78%) LAN
3 1 (2.78%) Multicast
3 1 (2.78%) OSPF
3 1 (2.78%) SSL
3 1 (2.78%) VPN
3 1 (2.78%) WAN
3 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 25 (69.44%) Jenkins
2 20 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 15 (41.67%) TeamCity
4 4 (11.11%) GitLab
5 2 (5.56%) JIRA
5 2 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.78%) Maven
6 1 (2.78%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) Ruby Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Consultant
4 7 (19.44%) DevOps Consultant
5 6 (16.67%) Configuration Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
9 1 (2.78%) DBA
9 1 (2.78%) Deployment Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Integration Consultant
9 1 (2.78%) Integration Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Java Consultant
9 1 (2.78%) Linux Consultant
9 1 (2.78%) Network Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (5.56%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (2.78%) .NET
3 1 (2.78%) Middleware
3 1 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) Linux
2 8 (22.22%) Windows
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (88.89%) DevOps
2 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (16.67%) Open Source
4 5 (13.89%) Migration
5 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.33%) Change Management
6 3 (8.33%) High Availability
6 3 (8.33%) ITIL
7 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.56%) ETL
7 2 (5.56%) Scrum
7 2 (5.56%) SOA
8 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.78%) Information Security
8 1 (2.78%) Mobile Development
8 1 (2.78%) Network Design
8 1 (2.78%) Project Management
8 1 (2.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) Ruby
2 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.78%) C
3 1 (2.78%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
3 1 (2.78%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (38.89%) Puppet
2 4 (11.11%) Ansible
3 3 (8.33%) Salt
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.78%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Apigee
1 2 (5.56%) Atlassian
1 2 (5.56%) Google
1 2 (5.56%) IBM
1 2 (5.56%) Rackspace
2 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco
2 1 (2.78%) F5
2 1 (2.78%) Intel
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.78%) Software AG
2 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
2 1 (2.78%) Talend