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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 198 307 522
Rank change year-on-year
+109 +215
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 565 276 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.07% 0.58% 0.091%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.31% 8.13% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 221 33
Average daily rate
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£450 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £330 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £410 £413
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -0.60%
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
4246 3393 3237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.02% 7.09% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2620 2112 1731
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 157 182
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.54 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.18% +7.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.25 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.69 £23.20 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.51% +18.97%

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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 2014. 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
London +86 376 £450 +1.69% 74
Yorkshire +30 56 £388 -6.62% 15
South East -3 37 £488 +16.41% 12
South West - 30 £450 - 8
East Midlands +16 23 £550 +83.33%
East of England -9 16 £450 +16.12% 5
North East - 16 £500 - 9
North West -15 12 £450 +33.33% 4
West Midlands - 2 £450 -
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

1 766 (82.90%) Puppet
2 660 (71.43%) DevOps
3 658 (71.21%) Linux
4 427 (46.21%) Agile Software Development
5 348 (37.66%) Ruby
6 345 (37.34%) Jenkins
7 316 (34.20%) Python
8 313 (33.87%) Configuration Management
9 303 (32.79%) Java
10 297 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
11 253 (27.38%) Web Services
12 241 (26.08%) Git (software)
12 241 (26.08%) Amazon AWS
13 211 (22.84%) Apache
14 205 (22.19%) MySQL
15 196 (21.21%) PHP
16 195 (21.10%) UNIX
17 188 (20.35%) Open Source
18 183 (19.81%) MongoDB
19 168 (18.18%) Scrum
20 164 (17.75%) Bash Shell
21 162 (17.53%) Nagios
22 159 (17.21%) Perl
23 151 (16.34%) CentOS
24 148 (16.02%) Red Hat
25 145 (15.69%) VMware
25 145 (15.69%) NoSQL
26 129 (13.96%) Ansible
27 122 (13.20%) Salt
28 120 (12.99%) Windows

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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
1 211 (22.84%) Apache
2 96 (10.39%) OpenStack
3 86 (9.31%) nginx
4 77 (8.33%) Tomcat
5 57 (6.17%) Node.js
6 41 (4.44%) Confluence
6 41 (4.44%) JBoss
7 38 (4.11%) Elasticsearch
8 31 (3.35%) IIS
9 23 (2.49%) Drupal
10 21 (2.27%) Apache Solr
11 14 (1.52%) CMS
12 9 (0.97%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.87%) Apache Pig
14 6 (0.65%) CloudStack
14 6 (0.65%) Jetty
15 5 (0.54%) MediaWiki
15 5 (0.54%) Magnolia
16 4 (0.43%) Apache Spark
16 4 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 22 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.22%) Summit
3 1 (0.11%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 241 (26.08%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (10.82%) Amazon EC2
3 67 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 55 (5.95%) Amazon S3
5 45 (4.87%) PaaS
6 25 (2.71%) IaaS
7 21 (2.27%) Amazon ELB
8 18 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (1.73%) Route 53
10 13 (1.41%) SaaS
11 9 (0.97%) Joyent
12 5 (0.54%) GitHub
12 5 (0.54%) Heroku
13 4 (0.43%) CloudFront
13 4 (0.43%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
14 1 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
14 1 (0.11%) ElastiCache
14 1 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 64 (6.93%) TCP/IP
2 59 (6.39%) Firewall
3 55 (5.95%) DNS
4 44 (4.76%) Internet
5 38 (4.11%) HTTP
6 36 (3.90%) VPN
7 34 (3.68%) SAN
8 28 (3.03%) SSL
9 23 (2.49%) Reverse Proxy
10 21 (2.27%) LDAP
11 17 (1.84%) LAN
11 17 (1.84%) WAN
12 12 (1.30%) NAS
13 9 (0.97%) Network Security
13 9 (0.97%) IPsec
14 7 (0.76%) DHCP
15 5 (0.54%) IPv6
15 5 (0.54%) OSPF
15 5 (0.54%) BGP
15 5 (0.54%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (22.19%) MySQL
2 183 (19.81%) MongoDB
3 145 (15.69%) NoSQL
4 72 (7.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 67 (7.25%) PostgreSQL
6 53 (5.74%) Big Data
7 43 (4.65%) Relational Database
7 43 (4.65%) Hadoop
8 40 (4.33%) Redis
9 33 (3.57%) CouchDB
10 32 (3.46%) SQL Server
11 31 (3.35%) Riak
12 23 (2.49%) RDBMS
13 21 (2.27%) Amazon Redshift
14 15 (1.62%) HBase
14 15 (1.62%) Couchbase
15 14 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
16 11 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
17 10 (1.08%) Apache Hive
18 8 (0.87%) DB2
Development Applications
1 345 (37.34%) Jenkins
2 241 (26.08%) Git (software)
3 84 (9.09%) Hudson
4 83 (8.98%) Maven
5 73 (7.90%) Subversion
6 56 (6.06%) JIRA
7 37 (4.00%) Selenium
8 35 (3.79%) TeamCity
8 35 (3.79%) RSpec
9 28 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (2.81%) Ant
11 22 (2.38%) Jasmine
12 21 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 21 (2.27%) Karma Test Runner
13 18 (1.95%) Gradle
14 16 (1.73%) PHPUnit
15 15 (1.62%) JUnit
16 10 (1.08%) Bitbucket
16 10 (1.08%) Cucumber
17 8 (0.87%) Mercurial
General
1 68 (7.36%) Finance
2 31 (3.35%) Games
3 28 (3.03%) Publishing
4 26 (2.81%) Telecoms
5 17 (1.84%) Retail
6 16 (1.73%) Banking
6 16 (1.73%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.41%) Marketing
8 7 (0.76%) Back Office
9 6 (0.65%) Electronics
9 6 (0.65%) Advertising
10 5 (0.54%) Legal
11 4 (0.43%) Front Office
12 3 (0.32%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.11%) International Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 368 (39.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 142 (15.37%) Developer
3 107 (11.58%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 79 (8.55%) Architect
5 60 (6.49%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 46 (4.98%) Linux Engineer
6 46 (4.98%) Consultant
7 42 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
8 35 (3.79%) Cloud Engineer
9 31 (3.35%) Python Developer
10 27 (2.92%) DevOps Consultant
10 27 (2.92%) Systems Administrator
10 27 (2.92%) Software Engineer
10 27 (2.92%) Senior Consultant
10 27 (2.92%) Java Developer
11 26 (2.81%) Administrator
12 23 (2.49%) DevOps Architect
13 20 (2.16%) Operations Engineer
14 19 (2.06%) Infrastructure Architect
15 18 (1.95%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (27.38%) Web Services
2 108 (11.69%) LAMP
3 51 (5.52%) .NET
4 46 (4.98%) Django
5 42 (4.55%) HTML
6 40 (4.33%) JSON
7 39 (4.22%) REST
8 38 (4.11%) XML
9 36 (3.90%) RESTful
10 29 (3.14%) Spring
11 27 (2.92%) jQuery
12 24 (2.60%) SOAP
13 22 (2.38%) Gherkin
14 21 (2.27%) J2EE
15 20 (2.16%) HTML5
16 18 (1.95%) ActiveMQ
17 16 (1.73%) ASP.NET
18 14 (1.52%) CSS
19 13 (1.41%) Ruby on Rails
19 13 (1.41%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 188 (20.35%) Open Source
2 25 (2.71%) Computer Science
3 24 (2.60%) Digital Media
4 23 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (2.49%) Replication
5 18 (1.95%) Mobile App
6 15 (1.62%) Client/Server
7 13 (1.41%) Clustering
8 12 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.19%) Taxonomies
10 6 (0.65%) Wiki
10 6 (0.65%) DTV
10 6 (0.65%) Online Games
11 5 (0.54%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.43%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.43%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.43%) HACMP
12 4 (0.43%) Social Media
12 4 (0.43%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.43%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 658 (71.21%) Linux
2 195 (21.10%) UNIX
3 151 (16.34%) CentOS
4 120 (12.99%) Windows
5 102 (11.04%) Ubuntu
6 72 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 66 (7.14%) Debian
8 26 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (1.62%) AIX
9 15 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (1.08%) Solaris
10 10 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.32%) SmartOS
11 3 (0.32%) Fedora
11 3 (0.32%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.22%) SUSE
12 2 (0.22%) VMS
13 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 660 (71.43%) DevOps
2 427 (46.21%) Agile Software Development
3 313 (33.87%) Configuration Management
4 297 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
5 168 (18.18%) Scrum
6 111 (12.01%) TDD
7 71 (7.68%) Kanban
8 67 (7.25%) E-Commerce
9 63 (6.82%) BDD
10 58 (6.28%) Software Engineering
11 57 (6.17%) Load Balancing
12 53 (5.74%) SOA
13 50 (5.41%) Automated Testing
14 45 (4.87%) OO
15 37 (4.00%) Change Management
16 36 (3.90%) Service Delivery
17 33 (3.57%) ITIL
17 33 (3.57%) Build Automation
17 33 (3.57%) Mentoring
18 23 (2.49%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 348 (37.66%) Ruby
2 316 (34.20%) Python
3 303 (32.79%) Java
4 196 (21.21%) PHP
5 164 (17.75%) Bash Shell
6 159 (17.21%) Perl
7 89 (9.63%) SQL
8 78 (8.44%) PowerShell
9 77 (8.33%) JavaScript
10 74 (8.01%) Shell Script
11 56 (6.06%) Scala
12 32 (3.46%) C#
13 27 (2.92%) C++
14 23 (2.49%) C
15 19 (2.06%) Clojure
16 16 (1.73%) VB
17 12 (1.30%) Groovy
18 11 (1.19%) PL/SQL
19 10 (1.08%) Golang
20 3 (0.32%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 54 (5.84%) Security Cleared
2 50 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 25 (2.71%) CCNA
3 25 (2.71%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (1.84%) Degree
5 13 (1.41%) CCSA
6 12 (1.30%) JNCIA
6 12 (1.30%) CISSP
6 12 (1.30%) CISM
7 10 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.87%) Sun Certification
9 7 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (0.76%) VCDX
9 7 (0.76%) VCAP
10 2 (0.22%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.11%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.11%) LPIC
11 1 (0.11%) ACCA
11 1 (0.11%) Linux+ Certification
11 1 (0.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.38%) QA
2 15 (1.62%) SLA
3 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.22%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 95 (10.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (4.22%) vCloud
3 27 (2.92%) XenServer
4 20 (2.16%) Varnish
5 19 (2.06%) KVM
6 16 (1.73%) Samba
7 14 (1.52%) vSphere
8 13 (1.41%) Docker
8 13 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.97%) Xen
9 9 (0.97%) NFS
9 9 (0.97%) Hyper-V
10 8 (0.87%) Active Directory
11 5 (0.54%) Postfix
11 5 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (0.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 3 (0.32%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.22%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.22%) HDFS
15 1 (0.11%) LXC
Systems Management
1 766 (82.90%) Puppet
2 162 (17.53%) Nagios
3 129 (13.96%) Ansible
4 122 (13.20%) Salt
5 97 (10.50%) Vagrant
6 70 (7.58%) ZABBIX
7 45 (4.87%) Cacti
8 32 (3.46%) Zenoss
9 20 (2.16%) Kibana
9 20 (2.16%) Graylog2
10 18 (1.95%) Capistrano
11 16 (1.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 15 (1.62%) YUM
13 13 (1.41%) CFEngine
13 13 (1.41%) Tivoli
14 12 (1.30%) HAProxy
15 11 (1.19%) collectd
16 10 (1.08%) Cobbler
17 8 (0.87%) Opsview
18 7 (0.76%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 148 (16.02%) Red Hat
2 145 (15.69%) VMware
3 77 (8.33%) Rackspace
4 62 (6.71%) Oracle
5 47 (5.09%) SaltStack
6 40 (4.33%) Microsoft
7 36 (3.90%) New Relic
8 30 (3.25%) Splunk
9 28 (3.03%) Percona
10 26 (2.81%) IBM
11 25 (2.71%) Perforce
12 18 (1.95%) Cisco
13 16 (1.73%) Citrix
13 16 (1.73%) BMC
13 16 (1.73%) NetApp
14 13 (1.41%) Google
15 12 (1.30%) Atlassian
16 11 (1.19%) EMC
17 9 (0.97%) SAP
18 8 (0.87%) Veritas
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