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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 50 111 115
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +4
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 107 30 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.50% 0.99% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 30.92% 11.24% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 23 5
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£400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £471 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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
346 267 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.33% 8.82% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 149 78
Average daily rate £400 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.93% -38.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £10.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £27.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.17% -10.84%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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
Cambridgeshire +50 61 £394 +1.61% 11
Essex - 36 £400 -
Hertfordshire - 10 £425 - 1
Opscode Chef
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 121 (97.58%) Puppet
2 113 (91.13%) Linux
3 87 (70.16%) DevOps
4 70 (56.45%) Amazon AWS
5 62 (50.00%) Ruby
6 61 (49.19%) Continuous Integration
7 52 (41.94%) Ansible
8 49 (39.52%) Configuration Management
9 43 (34.68%) Jenkins
10 42 (33.87%) Web Services
11 38 (30.65%) Python
11 38 (30.65%) Git (software)
12 37 (29.84%) Agile Software Development
13 35 (28.23%) Java
14 33 (26.61%) Subversion
15 25 (20.16%) PHP
16 24 (19.35%) Perl
16 24 (19.35%) REST
17 23 (18.55%) UNIX
17 23 (18.55%) Bash Shell
18 20 (16.13%) SOA
19 19 (15.32%) Scrum
19 19 (15.32%) Mac OS X
19 19 (15.32%) Middleware
19 19 (15.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 19 (15.32%) TDD
20 18 (14.52%) Kanban
21 16 (12.90%) WSO2
22 15 (12.10%) Open Source
23 13 (10.48%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (4.84%) Apache
2 5 (4.03%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.23%) CMS
3 4 (3.23%) nginx
4 3 (2.42%) Confluence
5 2 (1.61%) IIS
6 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.81%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (1.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 70 (56.45%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (9.68%) IaaS
3 5 (4.03%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.61%) SaaS
5 1 (0.81%) PaaS
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.48%) HTTP
2 12 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 12 (9.68%) SSL
3 2 (1.61%) SAN
3 2 (1.61%) Firewall
4 1 (0.81%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.48%) Relational Database
2 9 (7.26%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.03%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.23%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.23%) Redis
4 4 (3.23%) MySQL
4 4 (3.23%) CouchDB
5 2 (1.61%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.81%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 43 (34.68%) Jenkins
2 38 (30.65%) Git (software)
3 33 (26.61%) Subversion
4 7 (5.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (4.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (3.23%) JIRA
7 3 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.42%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.61%) Ant
9 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.81%) Maven
9 1 (0.81%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
1 1 (0.81%) Finance
1 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (41.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (30.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 31 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 31 (25.00%) Administrator
4 28 (22.58%) Linux Administrator
5 27 (21.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 19 (15.32%) Developer
7 12 (9.68%) Java Developer
8 10 (8.06%) Architect
9 7 (5.65%) Technical Architect
9 7 (5.65%) Lead Technical Architect
9 7 (5.65%) Lead Architect
10 6 (4.84%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.84%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (4.03%) Lead Developer
11 5 (4.03%) Lead Java Developer
11 5 (4.03%) Linux Engineer
12 4 (3.23%) PHP Developer
13 3 (2.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 3 (2.42%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (33.87%) Web Services
2 24 (19.35%) REST
3 19 (15.32%) Middleware
4 6 (4.84%) HTML
5 5 (4.03%) HTML5
6 4 (3.23%) Memcached
6 4 (3.23%) Yii
6 4 (3.23%) Symfony
6 4 (3.23%) CSS3
6 4 (3.23%) Laravel
6 4 (3.23%) Ajax
6 4 (3.23%) JSON
6 4 (3.23%) CSS
7 3 (2.42%) Play Framework
7 3 (2.42%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (2.42%) Django
8 2 (1.61%) .NET
8 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.81%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.81%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.84%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.23%) CMDB
3 1 (0.81%) User Experience
3 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 113 (91.13%) Linux
2 23 (18.55%) UNIX
3 19 (15.32%) Mac OS X
3 19 (15.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (7.26%) Windows
5 3 (2.42%) CentOS
6 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (70.16%) DevOps
2 61 (49.19%) Continuous Integration
3 49 (39.52%) Configuration Management
4 37 (29.84%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (16.13%) SOA
6 19 (15.32%) Scrum
6 19 (15.32%) TDD
7 18 (14.52%) Kanban
8 15 (12.10%) Open Source
9 12 (9.68%) User Stories
10 11 (8.87%) Coaching
11 6 (4.84%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.03%) MVC
12 5 (4.03%) Software Engineering
13 4 (3.23%) API Design
14 3 (2.42%) Web Application Development
14 3 (2.42%) Critical Success Factor
14 3 (2.42%) Web Development
14 3 (2.42%) Refactoring
14 3 (2.42%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (50.00%) Ruby
2 38 (30.65%) Python
3 35 (28.23%) Java
4 25 (20.16%) PHP
5 24 (19.35%) Perl
6 23 (18.55%) Bash Shell
7 9 (7.26%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.84%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.42%) PHP5
9 3 (2.42%) Scala
10 1 (0.81%) C
10 1 (0.81%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (4.03%) Security Cleared
1 5 (4.03%) VCAP
2 4 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.03%) vCloud
3 3 (2.42%) vSphere
4 2 (1.61%) XenApp
5 1 (0.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 121 (97.58%) Puppet
2 52 (41.94%) Ansible
3 5 (4.03%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.61%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (12.90%) WSO2
2 13 (10.48%) VMware
3 6 (4.84%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.23%) Zend
5 3 (2.42%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.42%) Citrix
6 2 (1.61%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.81%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.81%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.81%) hybris
7 1 (0.81%) NetApp
7 1 (0.81%) HP
7 1 (0.81%) IBM
7 1 (0.81%) ION Trading
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