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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 181 229 339
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +110
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 616 454 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.30% 0.98% 0.53%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.20% 11.35% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 325 185
Average daily rate £475 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average 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
4053 4000 3404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.57% 8.59% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2596 2394 1945
Average daily rate £450 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £507
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.06% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 140 128
Average hourly rate £31.25 £20.03 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.01% -8.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.75 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -3.71%

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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 +25 362 £475 -5.00% 115
Yorkshire +26 72 £463 +27.58% 27
South East +29 48 £451 +9.87% 28
North West +6 35 £400 +5.96% 18
East of England +19 31 £500 +25.00% 7
South West -6 31 £400 -11.11% 5
West Midlands +3 20 £500 +53.84% 6
East Midlands -10 9 £450 -18.18% 8
North East -14 8 £425 -5.55% 6
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 903 (73.24%) Puppet
2 875 (70.97%) DevOps
3 776 (62.94%) Linux
4 603 (48.91%) Jenkins
5 528 (42.82%) Agile Software Development
6 515 (41.77%) Amazon AWS
7 466 (37.79%) Python
8 464 (37.63%) Continuous Integration
9 440 (35.69%) Ruby
10 432 (35.04%) Git (software)
11 431 (34.96%) Configuration Management
12 410 (33.25%) Ansible
13 366 (29.68%) Java
14 358 (29.03%) Docker
15 260 (21.09%) VMware
16 241 (19.55%) Windows
17 234 (18.98%) Bash Shell
18 232 (18.82%) Open Source
19 227 (18.41%) Unix
20 202 (16.38%) Perl
21 190 (15.41%) MySQL
22 186 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
23 176 (14.27%) TDD
23 176 (14.27%) Scrum
24 174 (14.11%) Continuous Delivery
25 167 (13.54%) Microsoft Azure
26 162 (13.14%) SQL
27 160 (12.98%) PowerShell
28 159 (12.90%) Red Hat
29 154 (12.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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
1 144 (11.68%) OpenStack
2 121 (9.81%) Apache
3 115 (9.33%) Tomcat
4 111 (9.00%) nginx
5 96 (7.79%) Node.js
6 53 (4.30%) WebSphere
7 52 (4.22%) IIS
8 44 (3.57%) JBoss
9 42 (3.41%) Confluence
10 33 (2.68%) Apache Spark
11 31 (2.51%) Jetty
12 29 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
13 12 (0.97%) CloudStack
14 10 (0.81%) Apache Solr
14 10 (0.81%) Drupal
15 9 (0.73%) Apache Pig
15 9 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
16 7 (0.57%) SharePoint
17 5 (0.41%) GlassFish
17 5 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 32 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.41%) HipChat
3 2 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.16%) MS Office
3 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.16%) SPSS
4 1 (0.081%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.57%) Magento
2 6 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.32%) Sentinel
4 3 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.081%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 515 (41.77%) Amazon AWS
2 167 (13.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 112 (9.08%) Amazon EC2
4 77 (6.24%) GitHub
5 71 (5.76%) IaaS
6 63 (5.11%) Cloud Computing
7 60 (4.87%) Google Cloud Platform
8 49 (3.97%) AWS CloudFormation
9 35 (2.84%) PaaS
10 31 (2.51%) Amazon S3
11 30 (2.43%) Google App Engine
12 24 (1.95%) Azure Active Directory
13 22 (1.78%) SaaS
14 17 (1.38%) CloudFront
14 17 (1.38%) Heroku
15 13 (1.05%) Amazon ELB
15 13 (1.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 11 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 11 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 10 (0.81%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 139 (11.27%) TCP/IP
2 110 (8.92%) HTTP
3 81 (6.57%) SSL
4 75 (6.08%) DNS
5 58 (4.70%) Internet
6 47 (3.81%) Firewall
7 44 (3.57%) SAN
8 37 (3.00%) DHCP
9 36 (2.92%) VPN
10 34 (2.76%) IPsec
11 29 (2.35%) FTP
12 26 (2.11%) LDAP
13 22 (1.78%) LAN
13 22 (1.78%) NAS
13 22 (1.78%) SSH
14 16 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
14 16 (1.30%) Network Security
15 14 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
16 13 (1.05%) iSCSI
17 12 (0.97%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (15.41%) MySQL
2 152 (12.33%) MongoDB
3 134 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
4 81 (6.57%) NoSQL
5 61 (4.95%) Relational Database
6 57 (4.62%) Redis
7 56 (4.54%) Big Data
8 52 (4.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 52 (4.22%) Hadoop
9 45 (3.65%) SQL Server
10 25 (2.03%) HBase
11 24 (1.95%) Azure SQL Database
12 21 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
14 16 (1.30%) Apache Hive
15 15 (1.22%) CouchDB
16 14 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
17 12 (0.97%) DB2
18 10 (0.81%) Neo4j
19 9 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 603 (48.91%) Jenkins
2 432 (35.04%) Git (software)
3 150 (12.17%) Subversion
4 121 (9.81%) Maven
5 118 (9.57%) JIRA
6 99 (8.03%) TeamCity
7 79 (6.41%) Vagrant
8 66 (5.35%) Ant
8 66 (5.35%) Hudson
9 62 (5.03%) Sonatype Nexus
10 45 (3.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 42 (3.41%) Selenium
12 37 (3.00%) Artifactory
12 37 (3.00%) Octopus Deploy
13 35 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
14 27 (2.19%) Cucumber
15 22 (1.78%) Gradle
16 21 (1.70%) Gerrit
16 21 (1.70%) GitLab
17 16 (1.30%) Mercurial
General
1 119 (9.65%) Finance
2 55 (4.46%) Banking
3 32 (2.60%) Retail
4 22 (1.78%) Games
5 18 (1.46%) Publishing
6 12 (0.97%) Investment Banking
7 10 (0.81%) Legal
8 9 (0.73%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.49%) Law
9 6 (0.49%) Marketing
10 5 (0.41%) Advertising
11 4 (0.32%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.32%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.24%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.16%) Front Office
14 1 (0.081%) Back Office
14 1 (0.081%) Electronics
14 1 (0.081%) French Language
14 1 (0.081%) German Language
14 1 (0.081%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 555 (45.01%) DevOps Engineer
2 139 (11.27%) Developer
3 116 (9.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 111 (9.00%) Linux Engineer
5 104 (8.43%) Architect
6 90 (7.30%) AWS Engineer
7 79 (6.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 76 (6.16%) Consultant
9 72 (5.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 56 (4.54%) DevOps Consultant
11 43 (3.49%) Administrator
12 39 (3.16%) Systems Administrator
13 37 (3.00%) Java Developer
14 36 (2.92%) Linux Administrator
15 33 (2.68%) DevOps Specialist
16 32 (2.60%) Cloud Engineer
17 31 (2.51%) Ruby Engineer
17 31 (2.51%) Technical Architect
18 29 (2.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 26 (2.11%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (12.41%) Web Services
2 122 (9.89%) .NET
3 86 (6.97%) HTML
4 67 (5.43%) REST
5 65 (5.27%) CSS
6 61 (4.95%) LAMP
7 51 (4.14%) AngularJS
7 51 (4.14%) J2EE
8 50 (4.06%) Middleware
9 44 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
10 33 (2.68%) LEMP Stack
10 33 (2.68%) RabbitMQ
10 33 (2.68%) RESTful
11 32 (2.60%) LAPP Stack
12 30 (2.43%) HTML5
12 30 (2.43%) SOAP
13 29 (2.35%) JSON
13 29 (2.35%) Kafka
13 29 (2.35%) Spring
13 29 (2.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 50 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (3.89%) Data Centre
3 33 (2.68%) Computer Science
3 33 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (2.11%) Private Cloud
5 23 (1.87%) User Experience
6 22 (1.78%) Visualisation
7 19 (1.54%) Mobile App
8 15 (1.22%) Clustering
9 13 (1.05%) Fintech
9 13 (1.05%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.05%) Public Cloud
9 13 (1.05%) Social Media
10 8 (0.65%) HACMP
11 7 (0.57%) Replication
11 7 (0.57%) Statistics
12 6 (0.49%) Blog
12 6 (0.49%) Hedge funds
12 6 (0.49%) Online Games
13 5 (0.41%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 776 (62.94%) Linux
2 241 (19.55%) Windows
3 227 (18.41%) Unix
4 154 (12.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 96 (7.79%) CentOS
6 74 (6.00%) Ubuntu
7 71 (5.76%) Windows Server
8 28 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (2.11%) VMS
10 20 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (1.54%) Solaris
12 17 (1.38%) Windows 7
13 15 (1.22%) AIX
13 15 (1.22%) CoreOS
14 14 (1.14%) Debian
15 11 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
16 9 (0.73%) Android
16 9 (0.73%) Apple iOS
17 8 (0.65%) Mac OS X Server
18 7 (0.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 875 (70.97%) DevOps
2 528 (42.82%) Agile Software Development
3 464 (37.63%) Continuous Integration
4 431 (34.96%) Configuration Management
5 232 (18.82%) Open Source
6 176 (14.27%) Scrum
6 176 (14.27%) TDD
7 174 (14.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 95 (7.70%) E-Commerce
9 79 (6.41%) Web Operations
10 71 (5.76%) Release Management
11 68 (5.52%) Kanban
12 63 (5.11%) Automated Testing
13 61 (4.95%) BDD
14 60 (4.87%) Mentoring
15 57 (4.62%) High Availability
16 53 (4.30%) ITIL
17 50 (4.06%) Unit Testing
18 47 (3.81%) OO
18 47 (3.81%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 466 (37.79%) Python
2 440 (35.69%) Ruby
3 366 (29.68%) Java
4 234 (18.98%) Bash Shell
5 202 (16.38%) Perl
6 162 (13.14%) SQL
7 160 (12.98%) PowerShell
8 138 (11.19%) JavaScript
9 87 (7.06%) PHP
10 69 (5.60%) Shell Script
11 53 (4.30%) Scala
12 40 (3.24%) C++
13 33 (2.68%) Go
14 32 (2.60%) C#
15 22 (1.78%) Groovy
16 19 (1.54%) R
17 17 (1.38%) C
18 15 (1.22%) Clojure
19 11 (0.89%) AWK
19 11 (0.89%) sed
Qualifications
1 71 (5.76%) Security Cleared
2 47 (3.81%) SC Cleared
3 27 (2.19%) Degree
4 14 (1.14%) MCSE
4 14 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (0.73%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.73%) RHCE
7 6 (0.49%) CCNA
7 6 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.41%) AWS Certification
8 5 (0.41%) RHCSA
9 4 (0.32%) CCNP
10 3 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.16%) CCSA
11 2 (0.16%) CISM
11 2 (0.16%) IBM Certification
11 2 (0.16%) JNCIA
11 2 (0.16%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.19%) QA
2 17 (1.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (0.49%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.24%) SDET
5 1 (0.081%) COBIT
5 1 (0.081%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.081%) SLA
System Software
1 358 (29.03%) Docker
2 186 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (4.22%) Active Directory
4 50 (4.06%) Xen
5 32 (2.60%) vCloud
6 31 (2.51%) KVM
7 30 (2.43%) vSphere
8 26 (2.11%) NFS
9 23 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
10 20 (1.62%) Hyper-V
11 15 (1.22%) XenApp
12 13 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 13 (1.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 13 (1.05%) XenServer
13 12 (0.97%) VMware ESX
14 11 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
14 11 (0.89%) Samba
14 11 (0.89%) Varnish
14 11 (0.89%) XenDesktop
15 10 (0.81%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 903 (73.24%) Puppet
2 410 (33.25%) Ansible
3 126 (10.22%) Nagios
4 116 (9.41%) Salt
5 71 (5.76%) Kubernetes
6 62 (5.03%) logstash
7 56 (4.54%) ZABBIX
8 42 (3.41%) SCCM
9 36 (2.92%) Kibana
10 31 (2.51%) Graphite
11 30 (2.43%) yum
12 29 (2.35%) SCOM
13 28 (2.27%) CFEngine
14 27 (2.19%) Cobbler
14 27 (2.19%) Mesos
15 20 (1.62%) HAProxy
16 19 (1.54%) Capistrano
16 19 (1.54%) Grafana
16 19 (1.54%) StatsD
16 19 (1.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 260 (21.09%) VMware
2 159 (12.90%) Red Hat
3 131 (10.62%) Microsoft
4 97 (7.87%) Oracle
5 72 (5.84%) Google
6 67 (5.43%) Splunk
7 54 (4.38%) Rackspace
8 47 (3.81%) Cisco
9 41 (3.33%) Dell
10 36 (2.92%) IBM
11 33 (2.68%) New Relic
12 28 (2.27%) Atlassian
13 25 (2.03%) HP
14 23 (1.87%) Citrix
15 22 (1.78%) SaltStack
16 19 (1.54%) Apigee
16 19 (1.54%) Perforce
17 18 (1.46%) hybris
18 17 (1.38%) Mashery
18 17 (1.38%) Sitecore
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