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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 140 178 309
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +131
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 860 666 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.74% 1.33% 0.65%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.52% 15.50% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 643 494 211
Median daily rate £500 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 -
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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
5543 4297 3892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.22% 8.58% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3647 2684 2264
Median daily rate £450 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 145 117
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.40 £39.70 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.52%

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 June 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 June 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 +76 545 £500 +5.26% 121
South East +18 75 £450 -3.32% 31
Yorkshire -5 73 £500 +33.33% 19
North West -7 52 £450 -5.26% 14
South West +5 28 £400 -4.76% 12
West Midlands -7 23 £363 -44.23% 3
North East -57 23 £388 -7.73%
East of England -59 22 £475 +18.75% 9
East Midlands -12 18 £450 -10.00% 8
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 1169 (77.01%) Puppet
2 1159 (76.35%) DevOps
3 1008 (66.40%) Linux
4 723 (47.63%) Amazon AWS
5 696 (45.85%) Ansible
6 688 (45.32%) Agile Software Development
7 657 (43.28%) Python
8 593 (39.06%) Jenkins
9 546 (35.97%) Continuous Integration
10 506 (33.33%) Ruby
11 498 (32.81%) Configuration Management
12 457 (30.11%) Java
13 449 (29.58%) Docker
14 431 (28.39%) Git (software)
15 328 (21.61%) Perl
16 326 (21.48%) Windows
17 319 (21.01%) Bash Shell
18 298 (19.63%) Unix
19 273 (17.98%) Microsoft Azure
20 268 (17.65%) Open Source
21 234 (15.42%) Continuous Delivery
22 231 (15.22%) VMware
23 222 (14.62%) Web Services
24 220 (14.49%) PowerShell
25 205 (13.50%) MySQL
26 204 (13.44%) Finance
27 189 (12.45%) SQL
28 187 (12.32%) Red Hat
29 185 (12.19%) OpenStack
30 178 (11.73%) JavaScript

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
1 185 (12.19%) OpenStack
2 153 (10.08%) Apache
3 133 (8.76%) Tomcat
4 85 (5.60%) nginx
5 81 (5.34%) WebSphere
6 72 (4.74%) IIS
7 64 (4.22%) Elasticsearch
8 55 (3.62%) Confluence
9 47 (3.10%) JBoss
10 42 (2.77%) WebLogic
11 34 (2.24%) Apache Spark
12 20 (1.32%) Jetty
12 20 (1.32%) SharePoint
13 18 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
14 14 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
14 14 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
15 13 (0.86%) NServiceBus
16 10 (0.66%) CloudStack
17 9 (0.59%) Apache Solr
17 9 (0.59%) Drupal
Applications
1 30 (1.98%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.26%) MS Office
3 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.066%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.86%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 10 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.066%) Magento
5 1 (0.066%) OpenText Process Suite
5 1 (0.066%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.066%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.066%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 723 (47.63%) Amazon AWS
2 273 (17.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 142 (9.35%) IaaS
4 101 (6.65%) PaaS
5 98 (6.46%) GitHub
6 95 (6.26%) Amazon EC2
7 80 (5.27%) AWS CloudFormation
8 61 (4.02%) Cloud Computing
9 43 (2.83%) Amazon S3
10 31 (2.04%) SaaS
11 30 (1.98%) Azure Active Directory
11 30 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
12 23 (1.52%) Google App Engine
13 22 (1.45%) Office 365
14 19 (1.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 19 (1.25%) CloudFront
15 17 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
15 17 (1.12%) AWS OpsWorks
16 15 (0.99%) Heroku
17 14 (0.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 129 (8.50%) TCP/IP
2 112 (7.38%) DNS
3 94 (6.19%) HTTP
4 72 (4.74%) Firewall
5 69 (4.55%) SSL
6 57 (3.75%) Internet
7 53 (3.49%) DHCP
8 49 (3.23%) Network Security
9 41 (2.70%) VPN
10 32 (2.11%) IPsec
10 32 (2.11%) LDAP
11 30 (1.98%) FTP
12 25 (1.65%) Intrusion Detection
13 21 (1.38%) SAN
14 18 (1.19%) SSH
15 16 (1.05%) WAN
16 15 (0.99%) LAN
17 12 (0.79%) VLAN
18 11 (0.72%) BGP
18 11 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (13.50%) MySQL
2 173 (11.40%) MongoDB
3 129 (8.50%) PostgreSQL
4 118 (7.77%) NoSQL
5 86 (5.67%) SQL Server
6 82 (5.40%) Relational Database
7 75 (4.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 75 (4.94%) Hadoop
8 70 (4.61%) Big Data
9 46 (3.03%) Redis
10 36 (2.37%) Amazon RDS
11 28 (1.84%) Azure SQL Database
11 28 (1.84%) RDBMS
12 27 (1.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 22 (1.45%) Oracle Database
14 18 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (0.99%) HBase
16 10 (0.66%) Apache Hive
16 10 (0.66%) Neo4j
17 9 (0.59%) DB2
Development Applications
1 593 (39.06%) Jenkins
2 431 (28.39%) Git (software)
3 151 (9.95%) TeamCity
4 139 (9.16%) Maven
5 125 (8.23%) JIRA
6 93 (6.13%) Hudson
7 90 (5.93%) Octopus Deploy
8 89 (5.86%) Vagrant
9 87 (5.73%) Subversion
10 79 (5.20%) Ant
11 61 (4.02%) Travis CI
12 52 (3.43%) Sonatype Nexus
13 49 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
14 45 (2.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 43 (2.83%) Gradle
16 40 (2.64%) Artifactory
17 36 (2.37%) GoCD
18 27 (1.78%) Selenium
19 25 (1.65%) MSBuild
20 24 (1.58%) JUnit
General
1 204 (13.44%) Finance
2 96 (6.32%) Banking
3 55 (3.62%) Retail
4 31 (2.04%) Games
5 26 (1.71%) Marketing
6 25 (1.65%) Publishing
7 16 (1.05%) Telecoms
8 13 (0.86%) Legal
9 12 (0.79%) Investment Banking
9 12 (0.79%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.72%) Electronics
11 7 (0.46%) Advertising
11 7 (0.46%) Back Office
11 7 (0.46%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.26%) Law
12 4 (0.26%) Online Betting
13 3 (0.20%) Automotive
14 2 (0.13%) Local Government
14 2 (0.13%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 806 (53.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 190 (12.52%) Senior DevOps
3 180 (11.86%) AWS Engineer
4 177 (11.66%) AWS DevOps
5 171 (11.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 164 (10.80%) Linux Engineer
7 148 (9.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 134 (8.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 116 (7.64%) Architect
10 103 (6.79%) Developer
11 91 (5.99%) Cloud Engineer
12 90 (5.93%) Consultant
13 89 (5.86%) Administrator
14 69 (4.55%) DevOps Consultant
15 62 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
16 56 (3.69%) Systems Engineer
17 54 (3.56%) Linux Administrator
18 44 (2.90%) Technical Architect
19 43 (2.83%) Lead DevOps
20 42 (2.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (14.62%) Web Services
2 166 (10.94%) .NET
3 123 (8.10%) Node.js
4 97 (6.39%) LAMP
5 90 (5.93%) HTML
6 55 (3.62%) REST
7 51 (3.36%) CSS
8 45 (2.96%) LAPP Stack
9 44 (2.90%) LEMP Stack
10 43 (2.83%) AngularJS
10 43 (2.83%) SOAP
11 36 (2.37%) JSON
12 35 (2.31%) Kafka
13 34 (2.24%) RabbitMQ
13 34 (2.24%) Sensu
14 31 (2.04%) J2EE
14 31 (2.04%) XML
15 30 (1.98%) Spring
16 28 (1.84%) HTML5
16 28 (1.84%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 64 (4.22%) Private Cloud
2 60 (3.95%) Data Centre
2 60 (3.95%) Public Cloud
3 56 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (1.98%) User Experience
6 24 (1.58%) Computer Science
7 22 (1.45%) Blog
7 22 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
8 19 (1.25%) Clustering
9 17 (1.12%) Mobile App
10 16 (1.05%) Algorithms
11 14 (0.92%) Management Information System
12 13 (0.86%) Replication
12 13 (0.86%) Social Media
13 12 (0.79%) Visualisation
13 12 (0.79%) Wiki
14 11 (0.72%) EMC VNX
14 11 (0.72%) Enterprise Cloud
14 11 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1008 (66.40%) Linux
2 326 (21.48%) Windows
3 298 (19.63%) Unix
4 147 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 104 (6.85%) CentOS
6 94 (6.19%) Ubuntu
7 79 (5.20%) Windows Server
8 35 (2.31%) Fedora
9 33 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 31 (2.04%) VMS
11 23 (1.52%) CoreOS
12 21 (1.38%) AIX
12 21 (1.38%) Solaris
13 18 (1.19%) Windows 7
14 13 (0.86%) Android
15 11 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (0.66%) Debian
17 8 (0.53%) Apple iOS
18 7 (0.46%) VyOS
18 7 (0.46%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1159 (76.35%) DevOps
2 688 (45.32%) Agile Software Development
3 546 (35.97%) Continuous Integration
4 498 (32.81%) Configuration Management
5 268 (17.65%) Open Source
6 234 (15.42%) Continuous Delivery
7 142 (9.35%) Scrum
8 128 (8.43%) E-Commerce
9 122 (8.04%) TDD
10 108 (7.11%) Release Management
11 100 (6.59%) Web Operations
12 93 (6.13%) OO
13 81 (5.34%) High Availability
14 73 (4.81%) Microservices
15 70 (4.61%) ITIL
16 68 (4.48%) Software Engineering
17 59 (3.89%) Migration
17 59 (3.89%) Software Delivery
18 54 (3.56%) Kanban
19 52 (3.43%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 657 (43.28%) Python
2 506 (33.33%) Ruby
3 457 (30.11%) Java
4 328 (21.61%) Perl
5 319 (21.01%) Bash Shell
6 220 (14.49%) PowerShell
7 189 (12.45%) SQL
8 178 (11.73%) JavaScript
9 117 (7.71%) PHP
10 78 (5.14%) C++
11 65 (4.28%) C#
12 56 (3.69%) Shell Script
13 54 (3.56%) Go
14 53 (3.49%) Scala
15 22 (1.45%) Groovy
15 22 (1.45%) R
16 19 (1.25%) Korn
17 16 (1.05%) Clojure
18 15 (0.99%) Bourne shell
18 15 (0.99%) C
Qualifications
1 108 (7.11%) Security Cleared
2 56 (3.69%) SC Cleared
3 37 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 36 (2.37%) Degree
5 21 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (1.32%) CCNA
7 18 (1.19%) CCNP
8 14 (0.92%) MCSE
8 14 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (0.86%) RHCE
10 12 (0.79%) RHCSA
11 11 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (0.66%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.26%) AWS Certification
14 3 (0.20%) BC Cleared
14 3 (0.20%) CCIE
14 3 (0.20%) CISSP
14 3 (0.20%) RHCA
15 2 (0.13%) CCDA
15 2 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (2.50%) QA
2 26 (1.71%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.53%) SLA
4 7 (0.46%) COBIT
5 5 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.13%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.066%) Data Quality
System Software
1 449 (29.58%) Docker
2 141 (9.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (3.49%) Active Directory
4 47 (3.10%) Xen
5 46 (3.03%) KVM
6 43 (2.83%) vCloud
6 43 (2.83%) vSphere
7 40 (2.64%) Virtual Machines
8 31 (2.04%) Hyper-V
9 22 (1.45%) NFS
10 17 (1.12%) etcd
10 17 (1.12%) flannel
11 14 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
12 13 (0.86%) GlusterFS
13 12 (0.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 11 (0.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 10 (0.66%) Ceph
15 10 (0.66%) XenServer
16 9 (0.59%) Apache Flume
17 8 (0.53%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1169 (77.01%) Puppet
2 696 (45.85%) Ansible
3 123 (8.10%) Nagios
4 116 (7.64%) Kubernetes
5 110 (7.25%) Salt
6 86 (5.67%) Terraform
7 72 (4.74%) logstash
8 58 (3.82%) Packer
9 53 (3.49%) Mesos
10 43 (2.83%) ZABBIX
11 38 (2.50%) SCOM
12 34 (2.24%) Graphite
12 34 (2.24%) Kibana
13 30 (1.98%) SCCM
14 26 (1.71%) Grafana
14 26 (1.71%) HAProxy
15 25 (1.65%) StatsD
16 23 (1.52%) CFEngine
17 22 (1.45%) Uchiwa
18 21 (1.38%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 231 (15.22%) VMware
2 187 (12.32%) Red Hat
3 164 (10.80%) Oracle
4 119 (7.84%) Microsoft
5 97 (6.39%) Splunk
6 78 (5.14%) Rackspace
7 64 (4.22%) SaltStack
8 57 (3.75%) Cisco
9 44 (2.90%) Google
10 42 (2.77%) IBM
11 39 (2.57%) Atlassian
12 34 (2.24%) HP
13 29 (1.91%) Citrix
14 27 (1.78%) EMC
15 24 (1.58%) Dell
15 24 (1.58%) NetApp
16 22 (1.45%) Sitecore
17 21 (1.38%) New Relic
18 19 (1.25%) Informatica
18 19 (1.25%) Siebel
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