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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 214 315 424
Rank change year-on-year
+101 +109
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 461 240 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.00% 0.54% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.08% 7.38% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 194 69
Average daily rate
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£450 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3815 3253 2737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.25% 7.31% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2341 1926 1508
Average daily rate £425 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £334 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.41% -4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 137 202
Average hourly rate £20.53 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.23% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.75 £13.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £33.88 £41.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 January 2015.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram in England

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +49 307 £495 +10.00% 60
Yorkshire +23 34 £363 +13.28% 10
South West +9 34 £450 +20.00% 9
South East +8 34 £475 +15.15% 12
North West +4 19 £425 +6.25% 9
East of England +14 16 £425 +9.67% 12
East Midlands - 12 £550 -
West Midlands - 4 £356 - 7
North East - 1 £450 - 1
Opscode Chef
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 869 (83.56%) Puppet
2 766 (73.65%) Linux
3 761 (73.17%) DevOps
4 495 (47.60%) Agile Software Development
5 462 (44.42%) Ruby
6 435 (41.83%) Jenkins
7 422 (40.58%) Continuous Integration
8 414 (39.81%) Python
9 372 (35.77%) Configuration Management
10 345 (33.17%) Java
11 289 (27.79%) Git (software)
12 240 (23.08%) MongoDB
13 239 (22.98%) Amazon AWS
14 236 (22.69%) MySQL
15 229 (22.02%) Apache
16 219 (21.06%) Open Source
17 216 (20.77%) Bash Shell
18 215 (20.67%) Web Services
18 215 (20.67%) Ansible
19 212 (20.38%) PHP
20 202 (19.42%) Scrum
21 198 (19.04%) UNIX
22 179 (17.21%) CentOS
23 178 (17.12%) Perl
24 174 (16.73%) VMware
25 172 (16.54%) Nagios
26 157 (15.10%) NoSQL
27 144 (13.85%) Windows
27 144 (13.85%) Red Hat
28 132 (12.69%) Salt

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 229 (22.02%) Apache
2 126 (12.12%) OpenStack
3 96 (9.23%) nginx
4 83 (7.98%) Tomcat
5 79 (7.60%) Node.js
6 43 (4.13%) Confluence
7 40 (3.85%) JBoss
8 36 (3.46%) Elasticsearch
9 29 (2.79%) IIS
10 27 (2.60%) Drupal
11 23 (2.21%) Apache Solr
12 10 (0.96%) Apache Pig
13 9 (0.87%) Jetty
13 9 (0.87%) CMS
14 8 (0.77%) Apache Spark
14 8 (0.77%) WebSphere
15 7 (0.67%) MediaWiki
16 4 (0.38%) MS Exchange
16 4 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
17 3 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.38%) MS Office
3 3 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.19%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 239 (22.98%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
3 84 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 72 (6.92%) PaaS
5 60 (5.77%) Amazon S3
6 37 (3.56%) IaaS
7 26 (2.50%) Amazon ELB
8 22 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (1.73%) Route 53
10 16 (1.54%) SaaS
11 14 (1.35%) GitHub
12 11 (1.06%) Joyent
13 10 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
14 7 (0.67%) Heroku
15 6 (0.58%) Google App Engine
16 5 (0.48%) CloudFront
17 3 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
18 2 (0.19%) Office 365
18 2 (0.19%) ElastiCache
18 2 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 86 (8.27%) TCP/IP
2 68 (6.54%) DNS
3 66 (6.35%) HTTP
4 54 (5.19%) SSL
4 54 (5.19%) Firewall
5 38 (3.65%) Internet
6 33 (3.17%) SAN
7 29 (2.79%) LDAP
8 24 (2.31%) IPsec
9 22 (2.12%) VPN
10 21 (2.02%) LAN
10 21 (2.02%) WAN
10 21 (2.02%) DHCP
11 15 (1.44%) FTP
12 14 (1.35%) Network Security
13 13 (1.25%) Reverse Proxy
14 12 (1.15%) NAS
15 7 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
15 7 (0.67%) IPv6
15 7 (0.67%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (23.08%) MongoDB
2 236 (22.69%) MySQL
3 157 (15.10%) NoSQL
4 82 (7.88%) PostgreSQL
5 64 (6.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 59 (5.67%) Relational Database
7 56 (5.38%) Hadoop
8 52 (5.00%) Redis
9 50 (4.81%) Big Data
10 45 (4.33%) SQL Server
11 43 (4.13%) Riak
12 42 (4.04%) CouchDB
13 39 (3.75%) RDBMS
14 20 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
14 20 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
15 15 (1.44%) Hypertable
15 15 (1.44%) Apache Hive
16 14 (1.35%) HBase
16 14 (1.35%) Couchbase
17 11 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 435 (41.83%) Jenkins
2 289 (27.79%) Git (software)
3 113 (10.87%) Maven
4 105 (10.10%) Subversion
5 80 (7.69%) Hudson
6 77 (7.40%) TeamCity
7 67 (6.44%) JIRA
8 58 (5.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 38 (3.65%) Selenium
10 28 (2.69%) Ant
11 25 (2.40%) RSpec
12 22 (2.12%) Gradle
12 22 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
13 21 (2.02%) Jasmine
14 20 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
15 18 (1.73%) Artifactory
16 15 (1.44%) Fiddler
17 13 (1.25%) PHPUnit
17 13 (1.25%) Mercurial
17 13 (1.25%) Bitbucket
General
1 64 (6.15%) Finance
2 30 (2.88%) Games
2 30 (2.88%) Publishing
3 24 (2.31%) Telecoms
4 21 (2.02%) Banking
5 20 (1.92%) Marketing
6 18 (1.73%) Retail
7 14 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 10 (0.96%) Electronics
8 10 (0.96%) Advertising
9 6 (0.58%) Legal
10 4 (0.38%) Back Office
11 3 (0.29%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.29%) Front Office
12 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.19%) German Language
12 2 (0.19%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.19%) Turkish Language
13 1 (0.096%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.096%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 461 (44.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 129 (12.40%) Developer
3 111 (10.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 103 (9.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 82 (7.88%) Architect
6 52 (5.00%) Consultant
7 45 (4.33%) Linux Engineer
8 36 (3.46%) Cloud Engineer
9 34 (3.27%) DevOps Consultant
10 33 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
11 32 (3.08%) Administrator
12 30 (2.88%) Systems Administrator
13 29 (2.79%) Senior Consultant
14 25 (2.40%) Python Developer
14 25 (2.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 24 (2.31%) Operations Engineer
16 23 (2.21%) Linux Administrator
16 23 (2.21%) Java Developer
17 22 (2.12%) DevOps Architect
17 22 (2.12%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (20.67%) Web Services
2 88 (8.46%) LAMP
3 57 (5.48%) .NET
4 51 (4.90%) REST
5 45 (4.33%) HTML
6 44 (4.23%) Django
7 42 (4.04%) JSON
7 42 (4.04%) XML
8 37 (3.56%) jQuery
9 35 (3.37%) Spring
10 32 (3.08%) RESTful
11 23 (2.21%) Ruby on Rails
11 23 (2.21%) CSS
11 23 (2.21%) Gherkin
11 23 (2.21%) RabbitMQ
12 22 (2.12%) ActiveMQ
13 21 (2.02%) SOAP
13 21 (2.02%) HTML5
14 20 (1.92%) J2EE
15 15 (1.44%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 219 (21.06%) Open Source
2 36 (3.46%) Clustering
3 32 (3.08%) Digital Media
4 30 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (2.31%) Computer Science
6 20 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 20 (1.92%) Replication
7 13 (1.25%) Taxonomies
7 13 (1.25%) Client/Server
7 13 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (0.96%) DTV
8 10 (0.96%) Spread Betting
9 9 (0.87%) Management Information System
10 8 (0.77%) Wiki
11 7 (0.67%) Online Games
12 5 (0.48%) HACMP
13 4 (0.38%) User Experience
13 4 (0.38%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.38%) Visualisation
14 3 (0.29%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 766 (73.65%) Linux
2 198 (19.04%) UNIX
3 179 (17.21%) CentOS
4 144 (13.85%) Windows
5 129 (12.40%) Ubuntu
6 100 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 48 (4.62%) Debian
8 28 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (2.02%) AIX
10 17 (1.63%) Solaris
11 14 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (1.25%) SUSE
13 9 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 6 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (0.48%) Fedora
16 5 (0.48%) Amazon Linux
17 3 (0.29%) Android
17 3 (0.29%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 761 (73.17%) DevOps
2 495 (47.60%) Agile Software Development
3 422 (40.58%) Continuous Integration
4 372 (35.77%) Configuration Management
5 202 (19.42%) Scrum
6 107 (10.29%) TDD
7 89 (8.56%) Automated Testing
8 82 (7.88%) Kanban
9 75 (7.21%) Load Balancing
10 67 (6.44%) OO
10 67 (6.44%) BDD
11 60 (5.77%) SOA
12 56 (5.38%) E-Commerce
13 54 (5.19%) Software Engineering
14 51 (4.90%) Change Management
15 45 (4.33%) Service Delivery
15 45 (4.33%) ITIL
15 45 (4.33%) Build Automation
16 29 (2.79%) Mentoring
17 28 (2.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 462 (44.42%) Ruby
2 414 (39.81%) Python
3 345 (33.17%) Java
4 216 (20.77%) Bash Shell
5 212 (20.38%) PHP
6 178 (17.12%) Perl
7 91 (8.75%) SQL
8 87 (8.37%) PowerShell
9 75 (7.21%) JavaScript
10 74 (7.12%) Shell Script
11 51 (4.90%) Scala
12 39 (3.75%) C#
13 37 (3.56%) C
14 29 (2.79%) C++
15 21 (2.02%) Golang
16 20 (1.92%) Clojure
17 14 (1.35%) VB
17 14 (1.35%) Groovy
18 5 (0.48%) Haskell
19 4 (0.38%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 80 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 63 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 31 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (2.69%) CCNA
5 25 (2.40%) Degree
6 16 (1.54%) CCSA
7 13 (1.25%) CISSP
8 12 (1.15%) CISM
8 12 (1.15%) JNCIA
9 11 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (0.87%) VCAP
11 8 (0.77%) VCDX
12 7 (0.67%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.38%) CCNP
13 4 (0.38%) ISTQB
14 1 (0.096%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.096%) RHCT
14 1 (0.096%) RHCE
14 1 (0.096%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (1.92%) QA
2 11 (1.06%) SLA
3 2 (0.19%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.096%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.096%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 110 (10.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (5.29%) vCloud
3 39 (3.75%) Docker
4 31 (2.98%) Varnish
5 30 (2.88%) vSphere
6 25 (2.40%) Xen
7 24 (2.31%) NFS
8 23 (2.21%) XenServer
9 18 (1.73%) Samba
10 17 (1.63%) KVM
11 14 (1.35%) VirtualBox
12 13 (1.25%) Postfix
13 12 (1.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 11 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
15 8 (0.77%) Active Directory
16 7 (0.67%) Hyper-V
17 6 (0.58%) Sendmail
18 5 (0.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
19 2 (0.19%) VMware ESX
19 2 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 869 (83.56%) Puppet
2 215 (20.67%) Ansible
3 172 (16.54%) Nagios
4 132 (12.69%) Salt
5 100 (9.62%) Vagrant
6 76 (7.31%) ZABBIX
7 58 (5.58%) Graphite
8 40 (3.85%) Cacti
9 25 (2.40%) Zenoss
10 21 (2.02%) Kibana
11 20 (1.92%) Cobbler
11 20 (1.92%) CFEngine
11 20 (1.92%) Graylog2
12 19 (1.83%) Tivoli
13 17 (1.63%) HAProxy
14 13 (1.25%) Capistrano
14 13 (1.25%) Icinga
15 12 (1.15%) collectd
16 11 (1.06%) yum
17 10 (0.96%) Opsview
Vendors
1 174 (16.73%) VMware
2 144 (13.85%) Red Hat
3 81 (7.79%) Rackspace
4 75 (7.21%) Oracle
5 56 (5.38%) Microsoft
6 50 (4.81%) SaltStack
7 41 (3.94%) Splunk
8 40 (3.85%) New Relic
9 28 (2.69%) Perforce
10 27 (2.60%) Percona
11 22 (2.12%) Citrix
12 21 (2.02%) Cisco
13 20 (1.92%) IBM
14 17 (1.63%) EMC
15 16 (1.54%) DigitalOcean
16 15 (1.44%) Google
16 15 (1.44%) BMC
16 15 (1.44%) Veritas
17 12 (1.15%) SAP
18 11 (1.06%) HP
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EarthStream Global
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
EarthStream Global
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £500 - £700 Per Day to £700/day (Ltd Co. basis)
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £500 - 700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £500 to £600 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 7 days ago