The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 111 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 17 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.64% 0.62% -
As % of the Systems Management category 10.63% 7.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 -
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 - - -
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 of England region.

Systems Management Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
160 261 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.04% 8.49% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 128 76
Average daily rate £325 £379 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.19% +20.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £225 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 9 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £15.40 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £35.20 £58.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 27 April 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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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
Cambridgeshire +9 9 £288 -39.47% 6
Hertfordshire +9 4 £475 -13.63%
Bedfordshire +5 2 £450 -
Essex +1 1 £450 -21.73%
Suffolk -6 1 - -
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 21 (63.64%) Linux
1 21 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (60.61%) Puppet
3 17 (51.52%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (45.45%) Web Services
5 13 (39.39%) Java
6 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
6 12 (36.36%) DevOps
7 11 (33.33%) JIRA
7 11 (33.33%) Ruby
8 10 (30.30%) REST
9 9 (27.27%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (27.27%) MySQL
9 9 (27.27%) UNIX
10 8 (24.24%) Windows
10 8 (24.24%) Python
10 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
10 8 (24.24%) Clustering
10 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
10 8 (24.24%) Open Source
11 7 (21.21%) IaaS
12 6 (18.18%) JSON
13 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
13 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
14 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
14 4 (12.12%) SAN
14 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
14 4 (12.12%) VPN
14 4 (12.12%) DNS
14 4 (12.12%) XML

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 3 (9.09%) Confluence
2 2 (6.06%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) nginx
3 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (27.27%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (21.21%) IaaS
4 2 (6.06%) PaaS
4 2 (6.06%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (6.06%) Amazon S3
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
1 4 (12.12%) VPN
1 4 (12.12%) DNS
1 4 (12.12%) SAN
1 4 (12.12%) Firewall
1 4 (12.12%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) MySQL
2 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) Redis
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.03%) CouchDB
3 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 11 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) Architect
3 7 (21.21%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (21.21%) Administrator
3 7 (21.21%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (21.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (18.18%) AWS Architect
5 5 (15.15%) AWS Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Lead Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Technical Architect
7 3 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Java Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Configuration Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Java Architect
9 1 (3.03%) Lead Architect
9 1 (3.03%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) Web Services
2 10 (30.30%) REST
3 6 (18.18%) JSON
4 4 (12.12%) XML
4 4 (12.12%) Spring
5 3 (9.09%) HTML
6 2 (6.06%) .NET
6 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.06%) CSS
6 2 (6.06%) SOAP
6 2 (6.06%) WSDL
6 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
6 2 (6.06%) OSGi
6 2 (6.06%) jQuery
6 2 (6.06%) JPA
6 2 (6.06%) Apache CXF
6 2 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (6.06%) Apache Camel
7 1 (3.03%) Laravel
7 1 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Clustering
1 8 (24.24%) Open Source
2 4 (12.12%) Replication
2 4 (12.12%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) UNIX
3 8 (24.24%) Windows
4 4 (12.12%) CentOS
5 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (36.36%) DevOps
3 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.09%) TDD
5 2 (6.06%) Service Management
5 2 (6.06%) MVC
5 2 (6.06%) BDD
5 2 (6.06%) Web Testing
6 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.03%) Software Delivery
6 1 (3.03%) Migration
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.03%) Data Management
6 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) Java
2 11 (33.33%) Ruby
3 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
3 8 (24.24%) Python
4 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
4 4 (12.12%) Perl
4 4 (12.12%) PHP
4 4 (12.12%) SQL
5 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.03%) C
6 1 (3.03%) C#
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (60.61%) Puppet
2 2 (6.06%) Vagrant
2 2 (6.06%) OpenAM
2 2 (6.06%) Ansible
2 2 (6.06%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.06%) ServiceNow
2 2 (6.06%) ForgeRock
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) AppDynamics
3 1 (3.03%) ION Trading
3 1 (3.03%) Zend
3 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds