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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 50 114 122
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +8
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 108 23 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.65% 0.79% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.83% 8.36% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 16 2
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£400 £394 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £369 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £464 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
Opscode Chef
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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
362 275 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.25% 9.50% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 136 81
Average daily rate £388 £315 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.01% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £175 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £336 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £13.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.77% -46.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £10.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £26.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%

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 6 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 6 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 +44 65 £394 +1.61% 3
Essex - 37 £400 - 2
Hertfordshire - 5 £425 - 8
Suffolk -4 1 - - 2
Opscode Chef
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 112 (96.55%) Puppet
2 107 (92.24%) Linux
3 82 (70.69%) DevOps
4 68 (58.62%) Amazon AWS
5 60 (51.72%) Ruby
6 56 (48.28%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (40.52%) Ansible
8 43 (37.07%) Configuration Management
9 41 (35.34%) Web Services
10 40 (34.48%) Jenkins
11 36 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
12 35 (30.17%) Java
13 34 (29.31%) Python
13 34 (29.31%) Git (software)
14 28 (24.14%) Subversion
15 23 (19.83%) REST
15 23 (19.83%) UNIX
15 23 (19.83%) Perl
16 22 (18.97%) Bash Shell
17 21 (18.10%) PHP
18 20 (17.24%) SOA
18 20 (17.24%) TDD
19 19 (16.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 19 (16.38%) Mac OS X
19 19 (16.38%) Middleware
19 19 (16.38%) Scrum
20 18 (15.52%) Kanban
21 16 (13.79%) WSO2
22 15 (12.93%) Open Source
23 13 (11.21%) HTTP

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 4 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.59%) Apache
2 3 (2.59%) Confluence
3 2 (1.72%) IIS
3 2 (1.72%) CMS
4 1 (0.86%) nginx
4 1 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 68 (58.62%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.48%) IaaS
3 5 (4.31%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.72%) SaaS
5 1 (0.86%) PaaS
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.21%) HTTP
2 12 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 12 (10.34%) SSL
3 2 (1.72%) SAN
3 2 (1.72%) Firewall
4 1 (0.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.62%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.72%) MySQL
3 2 (1.72%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.72%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.86%) Redis
4 1 (0.86%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.86%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 40 (34.48%) Jenkins
2 34 (29.31%) Git (software)
3 28 (24.14%) Subversion
4 5 (4.31%) JIRA
4 5 (4.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.86%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.86%) Maven
6 1 (0.86%) Ant
6 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
1 1 (0.86%) Finance
1 1 (0.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (41.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 37 (31.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 31 (26.72%) Systems Administrator
3 31 (26.72%) Administrator
4 28 (24.14%) Linux Administrator
5 27 (23.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 17 (14.66%) Developer
7 13 (11.21%) Java Developer
8 9 (7.76%) Architect
9 7 (6.03%) Technical Architect
9 7 (6.03%) Lead Technical Architect
9 7 (6.03%) Lead Architect
10 6 (5.17%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (5.17%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.31%) Lead Developer
11 5 (4.31%) Lead Java Developer
11 5 (4.31%) Linux Engineer
12 3 (2.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 2 (1.72%) Configuration Manager
14 1 (0.86%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (35.34%) Web Services
2 23 (19.83%) REST
3 19 (16.38%) Middleware
4 6 (5.17%) HTML
5 5 (4.31%) HTML5
6 4 (3.45%) CSS
6 4 (3.45%) Ajax
6 4 (3.45%) CSS3
6 4 (3.45%) JSON
7 3 (2.59%) Django
7 3 (2.59%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (2.59%) Play Framework
8 2 (1.72%) .NET
8 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.86%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.86%) Spring
9 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.86%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.86%) Symfony
9 1 (0.86%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.45%) CMDB
1 4 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (0.86%) User Experience
2 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 107 (92.24%) Linux
2 23 (19.83%) UNIX
3 19 (16.38%) Mac OS X
3 19 (16.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (6.90%) Windows
5 3 (2.59%) CentOS
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (70.69%) DevOps
2 56 (48.28%) Continuous Integration
3 43 (37.07%) Configuration Management
4 36 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (17.24%) TDD
5 20 (17.24%) SOA
6 19 (16.38%) Scrum
7 18 (15.52%) Kanban
8 15 (12.93%) Open Source
9 12 (10.34%) User Stories
10 11 (9.48%) Coaching
11 6 (5.17%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.31%) Software Engineering
13 4 (3.45%) API Design
14 3 (2.59%) Critical Success Factor
15 2 (1.72%) SDLC
15 2 (1.72%) Continuous Delivery
15 2 (1.72%) Build Automation
15 2 (1.72%) Software Architecture
15 2 (1.72%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 60 (51.72%) Ruby
2 35 (30.17%) Java
3 34 (29.31%) Python
4 23 (19.83%) Perl
5 22 (18.97%) Bash Shell
6 21 (18.10%) PHP
7 7 (6.03%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.45%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.59%) Scala
10 1 (0.86%) C
10 1 (0.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (4.31%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.59%) VCAP
4 2 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.59%) vCloud
3 2 (1.72%) XenApp
3 2 (1.72%) vSphere
4 1 (0.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 112 (96.55%) Puppet
2 47 (40.52%) Ansible
3 4 (3.45%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (13.79%) WSO2
2 10 (8.62%) VMware
3 6 (5.17%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.59%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.59%) Citrix
5 2 (1.72%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.86%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.86%) NetApp
6 1 (0.86%) HP
6 1 (0.86%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.86%) Zend
6 1 (0.86%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.86%) SolarWinds
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