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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 105 54 126
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +72
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 22 107 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.89% 3.61% 0.64%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.78% 30.57% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 76 13
Median daily rate £475 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £338 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £425 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 -
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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 of England region.

Systems Management Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
225 350 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.08% 11.80% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 216 139
Median daily rate £425 £388 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 21
Median hourly rate £34.70 £36.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.27% +202.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £46.68 £27.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% +6.23%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Opscode Chef as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Opscode Chef
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Opscode Chef Hourly Rate Trend 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -19 16 £488 +25.80% 3
Hertfordshire +14 4 £320 -32.63% 4
Bedfordshire +6 1 £450 +12.50% 2
Essex -28 1 - - 1
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 32 (86.49%) Linux
1 32 (86.49%) Puppet
2 30 (81.08%) DevOps
3 20 (54.05%) Ansible
4 17 (45.95%) Python
5 16 (43.24%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (40.54%) Ruby
7 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (32.43%) Windows
8 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (32.43%) Jenkins
9 11 (29.73%) Apache
10 10 (27.03%) Tomcat
10 10 (27.03%) Web Services
10 10 (27.03%) Java
10 10 (27.03%) Configuration Management
11 9 (24.32%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (21.62%) nginx
12 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (21.62%) Perl
12 8 (21.62%) DNS
13 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
13 7 (18.92%) Nagios
13 7 (18.92%) VMware
14 6 (16.22%) LAMP
14 6 (16.22%) DHCP
14 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
14 6 (16.22%) Vagrant
14 6 (16.22%) Security Hardening
15 5 (13.51%) Software Delivery

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (29.73%) Apache
2 10 (27.03%) Tomcat
3 8 (21.62%) nginx
4 4 (10.81%) IIS
5 3 (8.11%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (8.11%) Jetty
5 3 (8.11%) WebSphere
6 2 (5.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (43.24%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.41%) IaaS
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.70%) Google App Engine
5 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) DNS
2 6 (16.22%) DHCP
3 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.81%) HTTP
5 3 (8.11%) FTP
5 3 (8.11%) IPsec
6 2 (5.41%) SAN
6 2 (5.41%) SSL
7 1 (2.70%) Firewall
7 1 (2.70%) Network Security
7 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (10.81%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Jenkins
2 6 (16.22%) Vagrant
3 5 (13.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (13.51%) Hudson
4 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
5 3 (8.11%) Subversion
5 3 (8.11%) Travis CI
6 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.41%) Maven
6 2 (5.41%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (5.41%) Selenium
7 1 (2.70%) Ant
7 1 (2.70%) JIRA
7 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.11%) Publishing
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (67.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Administrator
3 4 (10.81%) Lead DevOps
3 4 (10.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 4 (10.81%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Senior DevOps
4 3 (8.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (2.70%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) Web Services
2 6 (16.22%) LAMP
3 4 (10.81%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (8.11%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (8.11%) Servlets
5 2 (5.41%) .NET
5 2 (5.41%) HTML
6 1 (2.70%) J2EE
6 1 (2.70%) Middleware
6 1 (2.70%) Spring
6 1 (2.70%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 32 (86.49%) Linux
2 12 (32.43%) Windows
3 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (13.51%) Ubuntu
4 4 (10.81%) CentOS
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.70%) Fedora
7 1 (2.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (81.08%) DevOps
2 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (27.03%) Configuration Management
5 9 (24.32%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (16.22%) Security Hardening
7 5 (13.51%) Software Delivery
7 5 (13.51%) Web Development
8 4 (10.81%) Front End Development
9 3 (8.11%) Open Source
9 3 (8.11%) SDLC
9 3 (8.11%) TDD
9 3 (8.11%) Web Operations
10 2 (5.41%) Coaching
10 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
10 2 (5.41%) Scrum
10 2 (5.41%) Virtual Environments
11 1 (2.70%) API Design
11 1 (2.70%) Data Management
11 1 (2.70%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) Python
2 15 (40.54%) Ruby
3 10 (27.03%) Java
4 8 (21.62%) Perl
5 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
6 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell
7 4 (10.81%) PHP
8 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.70%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Docker
1 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) FreeRADIUS
2 3 (8.11%) vSphere
3 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (86.49%) Puppet
2 20 (54.05%) Ansible
3 7 (18.92%) Nagios
4 5 (13.51%) logstash
5 4 (10.81%) Packer
6 3 (8.11%) Graphite
6 3 (8.11%) SCCM
6 3 (8.11%) SCOM
7 2 (5.41%) Cobbler
7 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (5.41%) Riemann
7 2 (5.41%) SCVMM
8 1 (2.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
1 7 (18.92%) VMware
2 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.70%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) LogRhythm
4 1 (2.70%) New Relic
4 1 (2.70%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.70%) Splunk
4 1 (2.70%) WSO2
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