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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 125 121 127
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 16 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.56% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.58% 1.69% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 3
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£438 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -3.12%
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
243 177 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.56% 7.30% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 93 98
Average daily rate £355 £300 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% +19.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £120 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 19
Average hourly rate £16.72 £21.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.12% +1.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £24.92 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk - 15 £450 -
Essex - 1 £375 -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 3
Opscode Chef
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 33 (66.00%) Puppet
2 31 (62.00%) PowerShell
2 31 (62.00%) Windows
3 26 (52.00%) DevOps
4 24 (48.00%) Linux
4 24 (48.00%) Web Services
4 24 (48.00%) Git (software)
5 21 (42.00%) Amazon AWS
6 19 (38.00%) UNIX
7 18 (36.00%) JIRA
8 17 (34.00%) Configuration Management
9 16 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 15 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (30.00%) JSON
10 15 (30.00%) Shell Script
10 15 (30.00%) Firewall
10 15 (30.00%) .NET
10 15 (30.00%) Java
10 15 (30.00%) VPN
11 14 (28.00%) VB
11 14 (28.00%) ASP.NET
11 14 (28.00%) Confluence
11 14 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (26.00%) NoSQL
12 13 (26.00%) Reverse Proxy
12 13 (26.00%) IIS
12 13 (26.00%) XML
12 13 (26.00%) SQL
12 13 (26.00%) C#
12 13 (26.00%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 14 (28.00%) Confluence
2 13 (26.00%) IIS
3 5 (10.00%) OpenStack
4 3 (6.00%) CMS
4 3 (6.00%) Apache
5 2 (4.00%) lighttpd
5 2 (4.00%) Node.js
5 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 21 (42.00%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (6.00%) Amazon S3
4 2 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (4.00%) PaaS
4 2 (4.00%) IaaS
4 2 (4.00%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (2.00%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.00%) Firewall
1 15 (30.00%) VPN
2 13 (26.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 13 (26.00%) DNS
2 13 (26.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (22.00%) SAN
4 3 (6.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) NoSQL
2 9 (18.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (48.00%) Git (software)
2 18 (36.00%) JIRA
3 14 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (22.00%) TeamCity
5 7 (14.00%) FinalBuilder
6 5 (10.00%) Log4Net
6 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
7 3 (6.00%) Subversion
7 3 (6.00%) Selenium
7 3 (6.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (4.00%) Artifactory
General
1 3 (6.00%) Legal
2 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Developer
2 13 (26.00%) Configuration Engineer
3 11 (22.00%) Architect
4 9 (18.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (16.00%) Software Configuration Engineer
5 8 (16.00%) Software Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Web Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Lead Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Technical Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Java Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Lead Java Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Programmer
10 1 (2.00%) Configuration Manager
10 1 (2.00%) Solutions Architect
10 1 (2.00%) Integration Architect
10 1 (2.00%) Release Engineer
10 1 (2.00%) Software Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.00%) Web Services
2 15 (30.00%) JSON
2 15 (30.00%) .NET
3 14 (28.00%) ASP.NET
4 13 (26.00%) XML
5 9 (18.00%) REST
6 5 (10.00%) MSMQ
6 5 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (6.00%) Spring
8 2 (4.00%) Apache Camel
8 2 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (4.00%) OSGi
8 2 (4.00%) jQuery
8 2 (4.00%) Apache CXF
8 2 (4.00%) JPA
8 2 (4.00%) HTML
8 2 (4.00%) CSS
8 2 (4.00%) SOAP
8 2 (4.00%) WSDL
8 2 (4.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Replication
2 7 (14.00%) Clustering
3 6 (12.00%) Open Source
4 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) Digital Media
4 2 (4.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 31 (62.00%) Windows
2 24 (48.00%) Linux
3 19 (38.00%) UNIX
4 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.00%) CentOS
7 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) DevOps
2 17 (34.00%) Configuration Management
3 15 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (16.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.00%) Migration
6 3 (6.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.00%) Dependency Management
7 2 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.00%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.00%) Scrum
8 1 (2.00%) ERP
8 1 (2.00%) ITIL
8 1 (2.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.00%) TDD
8 1 (2.00%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.00%) Web Testing
8 1 (2.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (62.00%) PowerShell
2 15 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 15 (30.00%) Java
3 14 (28.00%) VB
4 13 (26.00%) SQL
4 13 (26.00%) C#
5 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.00%) Perl
7 2 (4.00%) Ruby
8 1 (2.00%) Python
8 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (2.00%) ACCA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) Xen
3 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 33 (66.00%) Puppet
2 5 (10.00%) Vagrant
3 4 (8.00%) Nagios
4 2 (4.00%) OpenAM
5 1 (2.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) ForgeRock
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.00%) New Relic