The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Opscode Chef
UK / England
Rank 164 183 250
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +67
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 642 613 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.53% 1.30% 0.90%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.41% 14.56% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 455 307
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £419
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +13.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4166 4210 4194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.91% 8.94% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2784 2689 2485
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 128 153
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £12.72 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.78% +24.44%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 England

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Opscode Chef across the England region.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in England

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram in England

Opscode Chef
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Opscode Chef Hourly Rate Trend in England

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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
London -2 350 £525 +9.94% 142
South East +40 70 £419 -14.10% 29
Yorkshire +14 66 £450 -5.26% 20
North West +42 62 £425 -19.04% 23
East of England +4 31 £553 +19.45% 22
North East -1 21 £379 -10.88% 1
West Midlands +5 19 £513 +2.50% 6
East Midlands -2 11 £525 +16.66% 6
South West -10 11 £488 +18.18% 5
Midlands - 1 £550 -
Opscode Chef
UK

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 1181 (79.21%) Puppet
2 1095 (73.44%) DevOps
3 890 (59.69%) Linux
4 772 (51.78%) Ansible
5 703 (47.15%) Agile Software Development
6 688 (46.14%) Python
7 675 (45.27%) Amazon AWS
8 612 (41.05%) Jenkins
9 493 (33.07%) Java
10 488 (32.73%) Configuration Management
11 474 (31.79%) Continuous Integration
12 449 (30.11%) Docker
13 446 (29.91%) Ruby
14 381 (25.55%) Git (software)
15 274 (18.38%) Open Source
16 273 (18.31%) Microsoft Azure
17 267 (17.91%) Unix
18 264 (17.71%) Bash Shell
19 255 (17.10%) Windows
19 255 (17.10%) Perl
20 232 (15.56%) Web Services
21 224 (15.02%) PowerShell
21 224 (15.02%) Continuous Delivery
22 202 (13.55%) Scrum
23 196 (13.15%) Red Hat
24 195 (13.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 185 (12.41%) MySQL
25 185 (12.41%) VMware
26 183 (12.27%) MongoDB
27 177 (11.87%) SQL

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 124 (8.32%) Apache
2 118 (7.91%) OpenStack
3 110 (7.38%) Elasticsearch
4 103 (6.91%) nginx
5 92 (6.17%) Confluence
6 82 (5.50%) Apache Spark
7 71 (4.76%) IIS
8 69 (4.63%) WebSphere
9 67 (4.49%) JBoss
10 60 (4.02%) Tomcat
11 48 (3.22%) Cloud Foundry
12 41 (2.75%) WebLogic
13 23 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
14 21 (1.41%) CloudStack
14 21 (1.41%) CMS
15 20 (1.34%) Drupal
16 19 (1.27%) Apache Pig
17 18 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 13 (0.87%) Apache Solr
19 11 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (1.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.27%) SPSS
3 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.067%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (1.54%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 11 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.20%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.13%) Magento
6 1 (0.067%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 675 (45.27%) Amazon AWS
2 273 (18.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 114 (7.65%) AWS CloudFormation
4 113 (7.58%) IaaS
5 108 (7.24%) Amazon EC2
6 106 (7.11%) GitHub
7 104 (6.98%) PaaS
8 62 (4.16%) Amazon S3
9 46 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
10 45 (3.02%) Amazon EMR
11 35 (2.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 33 (2.21%) Amazon ELB
13 28 (1.88%) Heroku
14 23 (1.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 23 (1.54%) Datadog
14 23 (1.54%) Route 53
15 20 (1.34%) AWS Lambda
15 20 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
16 18 (1.21%) Amazon SQS
16 18 (1.21%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 144 (9.66%) TCP/IP
2 142 (9.52%) HTTP
3 119 (7.98%) SSL
4 117 (7.85%) DNS
5 85 (5.70%) Firewall
6 53 (3.55%) Internet
7 50 (3.35%) LDAP
8 36 (2.41%) Kerberos
9 33 (2.21%) DHCP
10 28 (1.88%) VPN
11 24 (1.61%) Network Security
12 19 (1.27%) HTTPS
13 17 (1.14%) SAN
14 15 (1.01%) FTP
15 11 (0.74%) LAN
16 10 (0.67%) Cisco IOS
16 10 (0.67%) WAN
17 9 (0.60%) IPsec
18 8 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
18 8 (0.54%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (12.41%) MySQL
2 183 (12.27%) MongoDB
3 164 (11.00%) NoSQL
4 163 (10.93%) PostgreSQL
5 133 (8.92%) Big Data
6 113 (7.58%) Hadoop
7 102 (6.84%) SQL Server
8 101 (6.77%) Relational Database
9 62 (4.16%) Redis
10 59 (3.96%) Apache Cassandra
11 44 (2.95%) Apache Hive
12 42 (2.82%) Amazon RDS
13 32 (2.15%) HBase
14 28 (1.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 26 (1.74%) RDBMS
16 19 (1.27%) Oracle Database
17 16 (1.07%) CouchDB
17 16 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
18 14 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
18 14 (0.94%) Riak
Development Applications
1 612 (41.05%) Jenkins
2 381 (25.55%) Git (software)
3 168 (11.27%) Subversion
4 154 (10.33%) JIRA
5 125 (8.38%) Maven
6 111 (7.44%) TeamCity
7 97 (6.51%) Vagrant
8 92 (6.17%) Octopus Deploy
9 80 (5.37%) Selenium
10 66 (4.43%) Hudson
11 64 (4.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 60 (4.02%) Sonatype Nexus
12 60 (4.02%) Team Foundation Server
13 59 (3.96%) Ant
14 57 (3.82%) Gradle
15 48 (3.22%) JUnit
16 44 (2.95%) Cucumber
17 35 (2.35%) MSBuild
18 31 (2.08%) Mercurial
19 30 (2.01%) Travis CI
General
1 164 (11.00%) Finance
2 98 (6.57%) Banking
3 61 (4.09%) Retail
4 34 (2.28%) Telecoms
5 29 (1.95%) Marketing
6 22 (1.48%) Investment Banking
7 14 (0.94%) Games
8 11 (0.74%) Electronics
8 11 (0.74%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.54%) Publishing
10 6 (0.40%) Advertising
11 5 (0.34%) Law
12 4 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.20%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.20%) Front Office
13 3 (0.20%) Legal
13 3 (0.20%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.20%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.13%) Automotive
15 1 (0.067%) Billing
Job Titles
1 658 (44.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 193 (12.94%) Developer
3 166 (11.13%) AWS DevOps
4 160 (10.73%) AWS Engineer
5 135 (9.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 117 (7.85%) Linux Engineer
7 98 (6.57%) Architect
8 93 (6.24%) Senior DevOps
9 89 (5.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 76 (5.10%) Cloud Engineer
11 71 (4.76%) Administrator
12 68 (4.56%) Java Developer
13 65 (4.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 61 (4.09%) Consultant
15 54 (3.62%) Linux Administrator
15 54 (3.62%) Systems Administrator
16 46 (3.09%) Azure DevOps
16 46 (3.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 46 (3.09%) Platform Engineer
17 43 (2.88%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (15.56%) Web Services
2 117 (7.85%) REST
3 115 (7.71%) .NET
4 101 (6.77%) Node.js
5 100 (6.71%) AngularJS
5 100 (6.71%) HTML
6 90 (6.04%) Spring
7 83 (5.57%) JSON
8 70 (4.69%) Elastic Stack
9 65 (4.36%) CSS
10 59 (3.96%) LAMP
11 58 (3.89%) HTML5
12 47 (3.15%) RESTful
13 46 (3.09%) LEMP Stack
14 45 (3.02%) J2EE
15 35 (2.35%) Django
15 35 (2.35%) SOAP
16 33 (2.21%) Kafka
17 32 (2.15%) RabbitMQ
18 31 (2.08%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 79 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (3.76%) Public Cloud
3 55 (3.69%) Data Centre
4 52 (3.49%) Algorithms
5 47 (3.15%) Computer Science
6 28 (1.88%) Private Cloud
7 27 (1.81%) Data Structures
8 23 (1.54%) User Experience
9 22 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
10 20 (1.34%) Fintech
11 18 (1.21%) Replication
12 16 (1.07%) Management Information System
13 15 (1.01%) Credit Risk
13 15 (1.01%) Social Media
14 14 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
15 13 (0.87%) PKI
16 12 (0.80%) Blog
16 12 (0.80%) Virtual Team
17 10 (0.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 890 (59.69%) Linux
2 267 (17.91%) Unix
3 255 (17.10%) Windows
4 195 (13.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 112 (7.51%) CentOS
6 67 (4.49%) Windows Server
7 66 (4.43%) Ubuntu
8 46 (3.09%) AIX
9 29 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 28 (1.88%) CoreOS
10 28 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (1.27%) Fedora
11 19 (1.27%) Solaris
12 18 (1.21%) Debian
13 15 (1.01%) Apple iOS
14 12 (0.80%) SUSE
15 8 (0.54%) Android
16 7 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (0.40%) VMS
18 2 (0.13%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1095 (73.44%) DevOps
2 703 (47.15%) Agile Software Development
3 488 (32.73%) Configuration Management
4 474 (31.79%) Continuous Integration
5 274 (18.38%) Open Source
6 224 (15.02%) Continuous Delivery
7 202 (13.55%) Scrum
8 163 (10.93%) TDD
9 116 (7.78%) Microservices
10 115 (7.71%) High Availability
11 108 (7.24%) OO
12 97 (6.51%) BDD
13 96 (6.44%) E-Commerce
14 85 (5.70%) Kanban
15 82 (5.50%) Software Engineering
16 81 (5.43%) Continuous Deployment
17 72 (4.83%) Continuous Improvement
17 72 (4.83%) Mentoring
18 69 (4.63%) ITIL
18 69 (4.63%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 688 (46.14%) Python
2 493 (33.07%) Java
3 446 (29.91%) Ruby
4 264 (17.71%) Bash Shell
5 255 (17.10%) Perl
6 224 (15.02%) PowerShell
7 177 (11.87%) SQL
8 155 (10.40%) JavaScript
9 134 (8.99%) Scala
10 127 (8.52%) Go
11 119 (7.98%) PHP
12 92 (6.17%) Shell Script
13 68 (4.56%) C#
14 35 (2.35%) C
14 35 (2.35%) Clojure
15 32 (2.15%) C++
16 26 (1.74%) Groovy
17 24 (1.61%) R
18 20 (1.34%) Rust
19 19 (1.27%) F#
Qualifications
1 79 (5.30%) Security Cleared
2 62 (4.16%) SC Cleared
3 60 (4.02%) Degree
4 23 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (1.34%) AWS Certification
6 16 (1.07%) CCNP
7 14 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
7 14 (0.94%) CCNA
7 14 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (0.80%) MCSE
9 10 (0.67%) RHCE
10 7 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.34%) CCIE
11 5 (0.34%) CISSP
11 5 (0.34%) VCDX
12 4 (0.27%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.27%) RHCSA
13 3 (0.20%) MCSA
14 2 (0.13%) CCSA
14 2 (0.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (4.29%) QA
2 17 (1.14%) PCI DSS
3 12 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (0.60%) SLA
5 4 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.067%) GCP
7 1 (0.067%) PMO
System Software
1 449 (30.11%) Docker
2 117 (7.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (3.96%) Active Directory
4 43 (2.88%) vSphere
5 42 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
6 32 (2.15%) Hyper-V
7 28 (1.88%) vCloud
8 24 (1.61%) HDFS
8 24 (1.61%) VMware ESX
8 24 (1.61%) Xen
9 21 (1.41%) XenServer
10 16 (1.07%) LXC
11 14 (0.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 13 (0.87%) NFS
13 12 (0.80%) VirtualBox
14 11 (0.74%) FreeRADIUS
15 9 (0.60%) Apache Flume
15 9 (0.60%) KVM
16 7 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
17 5 (0.34%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1181 (79.21%) Puppet
2 772 (51.78%) Ansible
3 158 (10.60%) Terraform
4 138 (9.26%) Salt
5 114 (7.65%) Nagios
6 98 (6.57%) Kubernetes
7 60 (4.02%) logstash
8 56 (3.76%) Kibana
9 51 (3.42%) Graphite
10 40 (2.68%) Mesos
11 33 (2.21%) Packer
12 32 (2.15%) ZABBIX
13 29 (1.95%) Cobbler
13 29 (1.95%) Hadoop YARN
14 24 (1.61%) SCOM
15 19 (1.27%) SCCM
16 17 (1.14%) vRealize
17 16 (1.07%) Grafana
18 15 (1.01%) Ganglia
19 13 (0.87%) SELinux
Vendors
1 196 (13.15%) Red Hat
2 185 (12.41%) VMware
3 135 (9.05%) Oracle
4 98 (6.57%) Splunk
5 77 (5.16%) SaltStack
6 70 (4.69%) Microsoft
7 60 (4.02%) Rackspace
8 59 (3.96%) Cisco
9 54 (3.62%) Atlassian
10 51 (3.42%) IBM
11 48 (3.22%) Google
12 46 (3.09%) HP
13 40 (2.68%) New Relic
14 32 (2.15%) AppDynamics
15 29 (1.95%) Informatica
16 22 (1.48%) Axway
16 22 (1.48%) Siebel
16 22 (1.48%) Sun
16 22 (1.48%) Zend
17 21 (1.41%) Hortonworks
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