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 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 154 181 296
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +115
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 806 652 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.61% 1.30% 0.68%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.46% 15.84% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 498 236
Median daily rate £500 £463 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +7.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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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
5214 4115 3795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.42% 8.21% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3373 2579 2250
Median daily rate £450 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 173 141
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £20.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.70 £33.30 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -16.76%

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 28 May 2016.

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 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +63 520 £500 +5.26% 169
North West -20 55 £450 -14.28% 18
South East -2 54 £450 -1.63% 39
Yorkshire -24 53 £500 +33.33% 26
South West -1 27 £400 -20.00% 12
North East -34 26 £340 -23.53%
East Midlands -3 23 £550 +10.00% 2
East of England -16 23 £475 +18.75% 10
West Midlands +12 21 £413 +33.06% 7
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 1072 (75.55%) DevOps
2 1063 (74.91%) Puppet
3 949 (66.88%) Linux
4 648 (45.67%) Agile Software Development
5 642 (45.24%) Amazon AWS
6 607 (42.78%) Ansible
7 583 (41.09%) Jenkins
8 579 (40.80%) Python
9 514 (36.22%) Continuous Integration
10 511 (36.01%) Configuration Management
11 469 (33.05%) Ruby
12 440 (31.01%) Java
13 427 (30.09%) Docker
14 417 (29.39%) Git (software)
15 313 (22.06%) Bash Shell
16 308 (21.71%) Windows
17 301 (21.21%) Unix
18 295 (20.79%) Perl
19 242 (17.05%) Microsoft Azure
20 240 (16.91%) Open Source
21 216 (15.22%) Continuous Delivery
22 207 (14.59%) Web Services
23 206 (14.52%) VMware
24 204 (14.38%) MySQL
25 201 (14.16%) PowerShell
26 192 (13.53%) Finance
27 187 (13.18%) Red Hat
28 181 (12.76%) SQL
29 177 (12.47%) OpenStack
30 161 (11.35%) MongoDB

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
1 177 (12.47%) OpenStack
2 132 (9.30%) Apache
3 119 (8.39%) Tomcat
4 102 (7.19%) Node.js
5 81 (5.71%) nginx
6 69 (4.86%) WebSphere
7 65 (4.58%) IIS
8 61 (4.30%) Confluence
9 50 (3.52%) JBoss
10 37 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
11 28 (1.97%) Apache Spark
12 26 (1.83%) WebLogic
13 21 (1.48%) Jetty
14 18 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
15 14 (0.99%) SharePoint
16 13 (0.92%) CloudStack
17 10 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
17 10 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
18 8 (0.56%) Apache Solr
19 7 (0.49%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 35 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.14%) MS Office
2 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.070%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 13 (0.92%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 10 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.070%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.070%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.070%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 642 (45.24%) Amazon AWS
2 242 (17.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 124 (8.74%) IaaS
4 98 (6.91%) GitHub
5 80 (5.64%) Amazon EC2
6 79 (5.57%) PaaS
7 72 (5.07%) AWS CloudFormation
8 55 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
9 46 (3.24%) Amazon S3
10 33 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
11 25 (1.76%) Google Cloud Platform
12 23 (1.62%) Amazon SQS
12 23 (1.62%) SaaS
13 21 (1.48%) CloudFront
14 18 (1.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 17 (1.20%) Google App Engine
16 16 (1.13%) AWS OpsWorks
16 16 (1.13%) Heroku
16 16 (1.13%) Office 365
17 15 (1.06%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 125 (8.81%) TCP/IP
2 101 (7.12%) HTTP
3 96 (6.77%) DNS
4 76 (5.36%) SSL
5 67 (4.72%) Firewall
6 61 (4.30%) Internet
7 42 (2.96%) DHCP
8 38 (2.68%) Network Security
9 32 (2.26%) IPsec
9 32 (2.26%) VPN
10 29 (2.04%) FTP
11 28 (1.97%) Intrusion Detection
12 26 (1.83%) LDAP
13 23 (1.62%) SAN
14 20 (1.41%) SSH
15 17 (1.20%) LAN
16 16 (1.13%) WAN
17 11 (0.78%) VLAN
18 9 (0.63%) MPLS
19 7 (0.49%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (14.38%) MySQL
2 161 (11.35%) MongoDB
3 109 (7.68%) PostgreSQL
4 105 (7.40%) NoSQL
5 78 (5.50%) Relational Database
6 68 (4.79%) Big Data
7 65 (4.58%) Apache Cassandra
8 59 (4.16%) Hadoop
9 58 (4.09%) SQL Server
10 42 (2.96%) Redis
11 40 (2.82%) Amazon RDS
12 26 (1.83%) Azure SQL Database
13 23 (1.62%) RDBMS
14 17 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (1.13%) HBase
16 15 (1.06%) Oracle Database
17 14 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 12 (0.85%) Apache Hive
19 11 (0.78%) CouchDB
20 9 (0.63%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 583 (41.09%) Jenkins
2 417 (29.39%) Git (software)
3 145 (10.22%) Maven
4 137 (9.65%) JIRA
5 126 (8.88%) TeamCity
6 89 (6.27%) Subversion
7 82 (5.78%) Hudson
8 76 (5.36%) Ant
9 74 (5.21%) Vagrant
10 70 (4.93%) Octopus Deploy
11 47 (3.31%) Travis CI
12 45 (3.17%) Sonatype Nexus
13 44 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
14 40 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 39 (2.75%) Gradle
16 37 (2.61%) Selenium
17 35 (2.47%) Artifactory
18 26 (1.83%) GitLab
19 19 (1.34%) JUnit
19 19 (1.34%) MSBuild
General
1 192 (13.53%) Finance
2 87 (6.13%) Banking
3 52 (3.66%) Retail
4 37 (2.61%) Games
5 29 (2.04%) Publishing
6 24 (1.69%) Marketing
7 17 (1.20%) Telecoms
8 13 (0.92%) Legal
9 12 (0.85%) Investment Banking
9 12 (0.85%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.78%) Electronics
11 7 (0.49%) Law
12 6 (0.42%) Back Office
12 6 (0.42%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.28%) Advertising
13 4 (0.28%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.21%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.21%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.14%) Local Government
16 1 (0.070%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 749 (52.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 169 (11.91%) Linux Engineer
3 168 (11.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 156 (10.99%) AWS Engineer
5 136 (9.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 131 (9.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 111 (7.82%) Architect
8 91 (6.41%) Cloud Engineer
9 90 (6.34%) Developer
10 78 (5.50%) Consultant
11 66 (4.65%) Administrator
12 59 (4.16%) DevOps Consultant
13 50 (3.52%) Systems Engineer
14 45 (3.17%) Technical Architect
15 43 (3.03%) Linux Administrator
16 40 (2.82%) Systems Administrator
17 37 (2.61%) Azure Engineer
18 31 (2.18%) Automation Engineer
18 31 (2.18%) Java Engineer
18 31 (2.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (14.59%) Web Services
2 148 (10.43%) .NET
3 88 (6.20%) LAMP
4 83 (5.85%) HTML
5 58 (4.09%) REST
6 44 (3.10%) CSS
6 44 (3.10%) SOAP
7 38 (2.68%) LAPP Stack
8 37 (2.61%) AngularJS
8 37 (2.61%) LEMP Stack
9 36 (2.54%) Kafka
9 36 (2.54%) Sensu
10 30 (2.11%) JSON
11 27 (1.90%) J2EE
11 27 (1.90%) RabbitMQ
12 26 (1.83%) Spring
13 25 (1.76%) XML
14 24 (1.69%) JSP
14 24 (1.69%) RESTful
14 24 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 60 (4.23%) Private Cloud
2 52 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (3.31%) Data Centre
4 40 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
5 36 (2.54%) Public Cloud
6 26 (1.83%) Computer Science
7 23 (1.62%) User Experience
8 19 (1.34%) Clustering
9 18 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
10 17 (1.20%) Management Information System
11 16 (1.13%) Social Media
11 16 (1.13%) Visualisation
12 15 (1.06%) Algorithms
12 15 (1.06%) Blog
13 14 (0.99%) Mobile App
14 12 (0.85%) Wiki
15 11 (0.78%) Replication
16 10 (0.70%) HACMP
16 10 (0.70%) Hedge funds
16 10 (0.70%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 949 (66.88%) Linux
2 308 (21.71%) Windows
3 301 (21.21%) Unix
4 161 (11.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 99 (6.98%) CentOS
6 83 (5.85%) Ubuntu
7 65 (4.58%) Windows Server
8 33 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (2.18%) VMS
10 27 (1.90%) Fedora
11 21 (1.48%) AIX
12 20 (1.41%) CoreOS
13 18 (1.27%) Solaris
14 16 (1.13%) Windows 7
15 12 (0.85%) Android
16 11 (0.78%) Debian
16 11 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (0.63%) Apple iOS
18 7 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
18 7 (0.49%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1072 (75.55%) DevOps
2 648 (45.67%) Agile Software Development
3 514 (36.22%) Continuous Integration
4 511 (36.01%) Configuration Management
5 240 (16.91%) Open Source
6 216 (15.22%) Continuous Delivery
7 151 (10.64%) Scrum
8 119 (8.39%) TDD
9 104 (7.33%) Release Management
10 97 (6.84%) E-Commerce
11 95 (6.69%) OO
12 94 (6.62%) Web Operations
13 59 (4.16%) Migration
14 57 (4.02%) ITIL
15 55 (3.88%) High Availability
15 55 (3.88%) Software Engineering
16 54 (3.81%) Mentoring
16 54 (3.81%) Microservices
17 52 (3.66%) Kanban
18 50 (3.52%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 579 (40.80%) Python
2 469 (33.05%) Ruby
3 440 (31.01%) Java
4 313 (22.06%) Bash Shell
5 295 (20.79%) Perl
6 201 (14.16%) PowerShell
7 181 (12.76%) SQL
8 145 (10.22%) JavaScript
9 102 (7.19%) PHP
10 66 (4.65%) C++
11 58 (4.09%) Shell Script
12 47 (3.31%) Scala
13 38 (2.68%) C#
13 38 (2.68%) Go
14 27 (1.90%) Groovy
15 20 (1.41%) Korn
16 18 (1.27%) R
17 16 (1.13%) Clojure
18 15 (1.06%) Bourne shell
19 14 (0.99%) C
Qualifications
1 90 (6.34%) Security Cleared
2 50 (3.52%) SC Cleared
3 30 (2.11%) Degree
4 19 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
5 13 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (0.92%) MCSE
5 13 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (0.85%) CCNA
7 10 (0.70%) CCNP
7 10 (0.70%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.49%) RHCE
9 5 (0.35%) RHCSA
10 4 (0.28%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.21%) CCIE
11 3 (0.21%) CISSP
11 3 (0.21%) PhD
11 3 (0.21%) RHCA
11 3 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.14%) CISM
12 2 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (2.54%) QA
2 19 (1.34%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.49%) COBIT
4 7 (0.49%) SLA
5 5 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.14%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.070%) Data Quality
System Software
1 427 (30.09%) Docker
2 139 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (3.74%) Active Directory
4 49 (3.45%) Xen
5 45 (3.17%) KVM
6 35 (2.47%) vCloud
7 31 (2.18%) vSphere
8 23 (1.62%) Hyper-V
8 23 (1.62%) NFS
9 13 (0.92%) GlusterFS
9 13 (0.92%) XenServer
10 12 (0.85%) etcd
10 12 (0.85%) flannel
11 11 (0.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 10 (0.70%) Ceph
12 10 (0.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 9 (0.63%) VirtualBox
13 9 (0.63%) VMware ESX
14 8 (0.56%) Apache Flume
15 6 (0.42%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1063 (74.91%) Puppet
2 607 (42.78%) Ansible
3 109 (7.68%) Nagios
4 107 (7.54%) Salt
5 98 (6.91%) Kubernetes
6 66 (4.65%) Terraform
7 62 (4.37%) logstash
8 55 (3.88%) Packer
9 47 (3.31%) Mesos
10 38 (2.68%) ZABBIX
11 37 (2.61%) SCOM
12 33 (2.33%) SCCM
13 32 (2.26%) Graphite
14 30 (2.11%) Kibana
15 29 (2.04%) Cobbler
16 26 (1.83%) Grafana
17 24 (1.69%) Tivoli
18 23 (1.62%) Uchiwa
19 20 (1.41%) CFEngine
19 20 (1.41%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 206 (14.52%) VMware
2 187 (13.18%) Red Hat
3 155 (10.92%) Oracle
4 119 (8.39%) Microsoft
5 94 (6.62%) Splunk
6 75 (5.29%) Rackspace
7 54 (3.81%) Cisco
8 47 (3.31%) SaltStack
9 43 (3.03%) Atlassian
9 43 (3.03%) IBM
10 38 (2.68%) Google
11 36 (2.54%) HP
12 28 (1.97%) New Relic
13 27 (1.90%) Dell
13 27 (1.90%) NetApp
14 26 (1.83%) Citrix
15 22 (1.55%) Sitecore
16 18 (1.27%) hybris
17 17 (1.20%) F5
18 16 (1.13%) Axway
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