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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 129 204 246
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +42
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 946 618 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.91% 1.17% 0.88%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.26% 13.20% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 436 332
Median daily rate £500 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.44% -2.35%
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
5481 4682 4330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.08% 8.85% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3555 2894 2543
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 140 150
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.36 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £31.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +7.98%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +109 564 £525 +10.47% 103
South East +89 126 £463 -7.50% 34
Yorkshire +13 86 £500 +33.33% 24
North West +11 44 £450 +12.50% 17
West Midlands 0 35 £375 - 4
South West -12 26 £450 +5.88% 14
East Midlands +5 25 £400 -1.53% 2
East of England -39 21 £525 +31.25% 12
North East -36 18 £475 +5.55% 7
Midlands -10 1 £500 -
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1338 (76.33%) Puppet
2 1312 (74.84%) DevOps
3 1124 (64.12%) Linux
4 874 (49.86%) Amazon AWS
5 847 (48.32%) Ansible
6 766 (43.70%) Agile Software Development
7 760 (43.35%) Python
8 634 (36.17%) Jenkins
9 609 (34.74%) Continuous Integration
10 548 (31.26%) Ruby
11 519 (29.61%) Configuration Management
12 500 (28.52%) Java
13 490 (27.95%) Docker
14 476 (27.15%) Git (software)
15 362 (20.65%) Windows
16 336 (19.17%) Perl
17 322 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
18 321 (18.31%) Bash Shell
19 307 (17.51%) Open Source
20 282 (16.09%) Continuous Delivery
21 270 (15.40%) PowerShell
22 252 (14.38%) Unix
23 248 (14.15%) Finance
24 245 (13.98%) Web Services
25 233 (13.29%) MySQL
26 231 (13.18%) Red Hat
27 223 (12.72%) VMware
28 200 (11.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
29 199 (11.35%) Apache
30 198 (11.29%) 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
1 199 (11.35%) Apache
2 190 (10.84%) OpenStack
3 167 (9.53%) Tomcat
4 116 (6.62%) Elasticsearch
5 98 (5.59%) WebSphere
6 94 (5.36%) Confluence
7 91 (5.19%) nginx
8 81 (4.62%) IIS
9 60 (3.42%) WebLogic
10 54 (3.08%) JBoss
11 40 (2.28%) Apache Spark
12 22 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
13 20 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
13 20 (1.14%) Drupal
13 20 (1.14%) Jetty
14 19 (1.08%) Mongrel
15 18 (1.03%) SharePoint
16 14 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
16 14 (0.80%) NServiceBus
17 9 (0.51%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 26 (1.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.17%) MS Office
3 2 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (0.74%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 12 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.51%) Magento
4 3 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.057%) OpenText Process Suite
5 1 (0.057%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.057%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 874 (49.86%) Amazon AWS
2 322 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 153 (8.73%) IaaS
4 146 (8.33%) PaaS
5 123 (7.02%) Amazon EC2
6 110 (6.27%) AWS CloudFormation
7 103 (5.88%) GitHub
8 70 (3.99%) Amazon S3
9 67 (3.82%) Cloud Computing
10 40 (2.28%) SaaS
11 21 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
11 21 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
12 18 (1.03%) Office 365
12 18 (1.03%) Route 53
12 18 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 16 (0.91%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 16 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
13 16 (0.91%) Google App Engine
14 14 (0.80%) Heroku
15 13 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 150 (8.56%) DNS
1 150 (8.56%) TCP/IP
2 96 (5.48%) HTTP
3 90 (5.13%) SSL
4 89 (5.08%) Firewall
5 69 (3.94%) VPN
6 53 (3.02%) DHCP
7 48 (2.74%) Internet
7 48 (2.74%) Network Security
8 38 (2.17%) LDAP
9 31 (1.77%) FTP
9 31 (1.77%) IPsec
10 24 (1.37%) ICMP
11 20 (1.14%) SAN
12 18 (1.03%) SSH
13 14 (0.80%) VLAN
13 14 (0.80%) WAN
14 13 (0.74%) LAN
15 12 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (13.29%) MySQL
2 198 (11.29%) MongoDB
3 169 (9.64%) PostgreSQL
4 158 (9.01%) NoSQL
5 113 (6.45%) SQL Server
6 106 (6.05%) Hadoop
7 81 (4.62%) Relational Database
8 68 (3.88%) Big Data
9 63 (3.59%) Redis
10 58 (3.31%) Apache Cassandra
11 49 (2.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 48 (2.74%) Amazon RDS
13 27 (1.54%) RDBMS
14 26 (1.48%) Oracle Database
15 19 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
16 15 (0.86%) DB2
16 15 (0.86%) HBase
17 12 (0.68%) CouchDB
18 9 (0.51%) Apache Hive
18 9 (0.51%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 634 (36.17%) Jenkins
2 476 (27.15%) Git (software)
3 184 (10.50%) TeamCity
4 168 (9.58%) JIRA
5 142 (8.10%) Maven
6 128 (7.30%) Octopus Deploy
7 124 (7.07%) Subversion
8 111 (6.33%) Vagrant
9 95 (5.42%) Ant
10 88 (5.02%) Hudson
11 77 (4.39%) Sonatype Nexus
12 71 (4.05%) Gradle
13 69 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
14 67 (3.82%) Travis CI
15 56 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 45 (2.57%) Artifactory
16 45 (2.57%) MSBuild
17 43 (2.45%) Selenium
18 42 (2.40%) GoCD
19 34 (1.94%) SonarQube
General
1 248 (14.15%) Finance
2 122 (6.96%) Banking
3 82 (4.68%) Retail
4 30 (1.71%) Publishing
5 29 (1.65%) Marketing
6 26 (1.48%) Games
7 22 (1.25%) Investment Banking
8 21 (1.20%) Telecoms
9 14 (0.80%) Legal
10 13 (0.74%) Electronics
10 13 (0.74%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.68%) Advertising
11 12 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.68%) Front Office
12 8 (0.46%) Back Office
13 4 (0.23%) Law
13 4 (0.23%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.17%) Automotive
14 3 (0.17%) Local Government
15 2 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 881 (50.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 252 (14.38%) AWS Engineer
3 241 (13.75%) AWS DevOps
4 222 (12.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 210 (11.98%) Linux Engineer
6 197 (11.24%) Senior DevOps
7 172 (9.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 160 (9.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 146 (8.33%) Developer
10 117 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
11 116 (6.62%) Architect
12 114 (6.50%) Administrator
13 97 (5.53%) Consultant
14 91 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
15 81 (4.62%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
16 65 (3.71%) DevOps Consultant
17 64 (3.65%) Systems Engineer
18 58 (3.31%) Linux Administrator
19 50 (2.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
20 46 (2.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (13.98%) Web Services
2 178 (10.15%) .NET
3 132 (7.53%) Node.js
4 121 (6.90%) LAMP
5 100 (5.70%) HTML
6 68 (3.88%) AngularJS
7 64 (3.65%) LAPP Stack
8 62 (3.54%) CSS
9 60 (3.42%) LEMP Stack
10 58 (3.31%) REST
11 57 (3.25%) ASP.NET
12 54 (3.08%) RabbitMQ
13 51 (2.91%) JSON
14 46 (2.62%) Spring
15 45 (2.57%) ASP.NET MVC
16 43 (2.45%) RESTful
17 38 (2.17%) HTML5
18 35 (2.00%) Middleware
19 34 (1.94%) ELK Stack
19 34 (1.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 138 (7.87%) Public Cloud
2 65 (3.71%) Private Cloud
3 61 (3.48%) Data Centre
4 47 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
6 37 (2.11%) User Experience
7 35 (2.00%) Computer Science
8 33 (1.88%) Blog
9 24 (1.37%) Algorithms
9 24 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
10 21 (1.20%) Replication
11 20 (1.14%) Wiki
12 16 (0.91%) Enterprise Cloud
12 16 (0.91%) Virtual Team
13 15 (0.86%) Data Structures
13 15 (0.86%) Hedge funds
13 15 (0.86%) Mobile App
14 14 (0.80%) Clustering
15 13 (0.74%) Management Information System
15 13 (0.74%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1124 (64.12%) Linux
2 362 (20.65%) Windows
3 252 (14.38%) Unix
4 200 (11.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 150 (8.56%) CentOS
6 107 (6.10%) Ubuntu
7 93 (5.31%) Windows Server
8 47 (2.68%) Fedora
9 31 (1.77%) AIX
10 30 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (1.48%) VMS
12 24 (1.37%) Solaris
13 22 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (0.91%) Android
15 15 (0.86%) Apple iOS
16 13 (0.74%) CoreOS
17 11 (0.63%) Debian
18 9 (0.51%) Windows 7
19 7 (0.40%) Windows 10
20 6 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1312 (74.84%) DevOps
2 766 (43.70%) Agile Software Development
3 609 (34.74%) Continuous Integration
4 519 (29.61%) Configuration Management
5 307 (17.51%) Open Source
6 282 (16.09%) Continuous Delivery
7 191 (10.90%) Scrum
8 184 (10.50%) E-Commerce
9 173 (9.87%) TDD
10 115 (6.56%) High Availability
11 112 (6.39%) Microservices
12 97 (5.53%) BDD
12 97 (5.53%) Continuous Deployment
12 97 (5.53%) Kanban
13 95 (5.42%) Release Management
14 91 (5.19%) Software Engineering
15 90 (5.13%) Migration
16 84 (4.79%) OO
16 84 (4.79%) Web Operations
17 74 (4.22%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 760 (43.35%) Python
2 548 (31.26%) Ruby
3 500 (28.52%) Java
4 336 (19.17%) Perl
5 321 (18.31%) Bash Shell
6 270 (15.40%) PowerShell
7 198 (11.29%) JavaScript
8 185 (10.55%) SQL
9 178 (10.15%) PHP
10 110 (6.27%) C#
11 83 (4.73%) Scala
12 78 (4.45%) Go
13 66 (3.76%) C++
14 64 (3.65%) Shell Script
15 22 (1.25%) Clojure
16 19 (1.08%) Groovy
16 19 (1.08%) Korn
17 16 (0.91%) R
18 15 (0.86%) Bourne shell
19 14 (0.80%) C
Qualifications
1 112 (6.39%) Security Cleared
2 59 (3.37%) SC Cleared
3 54 (3.08%) Degree
4 45 (2.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 17 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (0.91%) CCNA
6 16 (0.91%) CCNP
6 16 (0.91%) RHCE
7 14 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (0.68%) RHCSA
9 11 (0.63%) MCSE
9 11 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (0.51%) DV Cleared
10 9 (0.51%) ISEB
10 9 (0.51%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.40%) AWS Certification
12 4 (0.23%) ACCA
13 3 (0.17%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.17%) CCIE
13 3 (0.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (3.54%) QA
2 30 (1.71%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (0.57%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.57%) SLA
4 4 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.17%) COBIT
6 2 (0.11%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.057%) SDET
System Software
1 490 (27.95%) Docker
2 141 (8.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (3.94%) Virtual Machines
4 60 (3.42%) Active Directory
5 51 (2.91%) KVM
6 44 (2.51%) vSphere
7 40 (2.28%) Hyper-V
7 40 (2.28%) vCloud
8 31 (1.77%) Xen
9 24 (1.37%) NFS
10 10 (0.57%) Apache Flume
11 8 (0.46%) Squid
11 8 (0.46%) VirtualBox
12 7 (0.40%) etcd
12 7 (0.40%) flannel
13 5 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 5 (0.29%) iptables
13 5 (0.29%) Varnish
14 4 (0.23%) LXC
14 4 (0.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1338 (76.33%) Puppet
2 847 (48.32%) Ansible
3 152 (8.67%) Terraform
4 107 (6.10%) Nagios
5 105 (5.99%) Kubernetes
6 99 (5.65%) Salt
7 71 (4.05%) Packer
8 53 (3.02%) Mesos
8 53 (3.02%) ZABBIX
9 47 (2.68%) logstash
10 33 (1.88%) SCOM
11 31 (1.77%) Graphite
12 26 (1.48%) CFEngine
12 26 (1.48%) Kibana
13 23 (1.31%) HAProxy
14 22 (1.25%) SCCM
15 20 (1.14%) Rundeck
15 20 (1.14%) yum
16 19 (1.08%) Consul
17 18 (1.03%) StatsD
Vendors
1 231 (13.18%) Red Hat
2 223 (12.72%) VMware
3 164 (9.36%) Oracle
4 113 (6.45%) Splunk
5 110 (6.27%) Microsoft
6 89 (5.08%) SaltStack
7 85 (4.85%) Rackspace
8 57 (3.25%) IBM
9 56 (3.19%) Cisco
10 51 (2.91%) Atlassian
11 39 (2.22%) Google
12 34 (1.94%) HP
13 28 (1.60%) NetApp
14 27 (1.54%) EMC
15 23 (1.31%) F5
16 22 (1.25%) hybris
16 22 (1.25%) Perforce
16 22 (1.25%) Sun
17 21 (1.20%) New Relic
18 19 (1.08%) Siebel
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