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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 74 93 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 20 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.27% 0.24% -
As % of the Systems Management category 19.42% 3.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £415 £384
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +8.07%
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 East Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
103 113 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.51% 6.86% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 68 23
Average daily rate £400 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £75 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £445 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £20.38 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +69.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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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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
Leicestershire +11 9 £550 +23.59%
Nottinghamshire - 9 - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 17 (85.00%) Jenkins
1 17 (85.00%) DevOps
2 12 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (60.00%) Puppet
2 12 (60.00%) Maven
3 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) OpenStack
3 10 (50.00%) Ansible
4 9 (45.00%) Gradle
4 9 (45.00%) Linux
5 8 (40.00%) Change Management
5 8 (40.00%) Scrum
5 8 (40.00%) Rackspace
5 8 (40.00%) Vagrant
5 8 (40.00%) Kanban
6 7 (35.00%) Coaching
6 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
7 5 (25.00%) Python
7 5 (25.00%) Java
7 5 (25.00%) Subversion
7 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 4 (20.00%) Hudson
8 4 (20.00%) PaaS
8 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
8 4 (20.00%) Finance
8 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (20.00%) Ant
9 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (15.00%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 10 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (10.00%) Apache Solr
3 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) PaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) DB2
2 2 (10.00%) Couchbase
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (85.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (60.00%) Maven
3 9 (45.00%) Gradle
4 5 (25.00%) Subversion
5 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (20.00%) Hudson
5 4 (20.00%) Ant
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Development Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) Lucene
2 2 (10.00%) RESTful
2 2 (10.00%) JSON
2 2 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (10.00%) MSMQ
2 2 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) DevOps
2 12 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (40.00%) Change Management
4 8 (40.00%) Scrum
4 8 (40.00%) Kanban
5 7 (35.00%) Coaching
5 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (5.00%) ITIL
8 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.00%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Python
1 5 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) R
Systems Management
1 12 (60.00%) Puppet
2 10 (50.00%) Ansible
3 8 (40.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Rackspace
2 3 (15.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) Splunk
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) IBM