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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 106 129 114
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -15
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 16 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.62% 0.044% 0.42%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.80% 0.58% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 9
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£425 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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
205 173 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.98% 7.62% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 81 87
Average daily rate £400 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £120 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 20
Average hourly rate £21.50 £15.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.98% -39.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £24.35 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -15.53%

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
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 23 January 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
Suffolk - 15 £425 - 1
Essex - 1 £375 - 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Cambridgeshire - - - - 6
Opscode Chef
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (61.76%) Git (software)
2 19 (55.88%) Puppet
3 18 (52.94%) PowerShell
4 17 (50.00%) Windows
5 16 (47.06%) JIRA
6 15 (44.12%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (38.24%) Linux
7 13 (38.24%) Java
8 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (32.35%) Confluence
9 11 (32.35%) VB
9 11 (32.35%) .NET
9 11 (32.35%) C#
9 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET
10 10 (29.41%) Configuration Management
10 10 (29.41%) MySQL
10 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (29.41%) REST
10 10 (29.41%) DevOps
11 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (26.47%) IIS
11 9 (26.47%) Web Services
11 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (23.53%) UNIX
12 8 (23.53%) Clustering
12 8 (23.53%) TeamCity
13 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
14 6 (17.65%) VPN
14 6 (17.65%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 11 (32.35%) Confluence
2 9 (26.47%) IIS
3 5 (14.71%) OpenStack
4 3 (8.82%) CMS
5 2 (5.88%) Apache
5 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.88%) Node.js
5 2 (5.88%) lighttpd
Cloud Services
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.88%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (5.88%) Amazon S3
4 2 (5.88%) IaaS
4 2 (5.88%) PaaS
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) VPN
1 6 (17.65%) Firewall
2 4 (11.76%) SAN
2 4 (11.76%) DNS
2 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.76%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (8.82%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) MySQL
2 4 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (61.76%) Git (software)
2 16 (47.06%) JIRA
3 10 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (23.53%) TeamCity
5 6 (17.65%) FinalBuilder
6 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
7 3 (8.82%) Selenium
7 3 (8.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (8.82%) Log4Net
7 3 (8.82%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.82%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Architect
2 10 (29.41%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Configuration Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Software Configuration Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Software Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Lead Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Java Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Java Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Lead Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Software Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Build and Release Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Integration Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) .NET
1 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET
2 10 (29.41%) REST
3 9 (26.47%) Web Services
4 6 (17.65%) JSON
5 4 (11.76%) XML
5 4 (11.76%) Spring
6 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
6 3 (8.82%) MSMQ
7 2 (5.88%) CSS
7 2 (5.88%) SOAP
7 2 (5.88%) HTML
7 2 (5.88%) WSDL
7 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.88%) OSGi
7 2 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (5.88%) Apache Camel
7 2 (5.88%) JPA
7 2 (5.88%) Apache CXF
7 2 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Clustering
2 6 (17.65%) Open Source
3 4 (11.76%) Replication
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (38.24%) Linux
3 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (23.53%) UNIX
5 2 (5.88%) CentOS
6 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (29.41%) Configuration Management
2 10 (29.41%) DevOps
3 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
4 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
4 3 (8.82%) Dependency Management
4 3 (8.82%) Migration
4 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.88%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.88%) TDD
5 2 (5.88%) Scrum
5 2 (5.88%) BDD
5 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Web Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) PowerShell
2 13 (38.24%) Java
3 11 (32.35%) VB
3 11 (32.35%) C#
4 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
4 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.76%) SQL
6 3 (8.82%) Perl
7 2 (5.88%) Ruby
8 1 (2.94%) Python
8 1 (2.94%) PHP
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Xen
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (55.88%) Puppet
2 5 (14.71%) Vagrant
3 3 (8.82%) Nagios
4 2 (5.88%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
1 2 (5.88%) ForgeRock
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft