The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank - 58 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.61% -
As % of the Systems Management category - 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £575 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Opscode Chef
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Systems Management Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
21 76 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.91% 11.50% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 50 16
Average daily rate £338 £425 £105
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +304.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £120 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £569 £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 14
Average hourly rate £13.00 £35.20 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.06% +5.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Essex region.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
Chelmsford - - - - 1
Colchester - - - -
Opscode Chef
East of England

Opscode Chef
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet