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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 25 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 36 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.77% - 0.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 52.17% - 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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
69 27 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 11.06% 5.59% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 17 23
Average daily rate £400 £300 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £110 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Average hourly rate £29.00 £15.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.09% -38.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.17% -10.84%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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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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
Southend-on-Sea - 16 £400 -
Harlow - 1 - -
Opscode Chef
East of England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 37 (100.00%) Puppet
2 36 (97.30%) Linux
3 35 (94.59%) Jenkins
4 34 (91.89%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (54.05%) SOA
7 19 (51.35%) Middleware
7 19 (51.35%) REST
8 18 (48.65%) Git (software)
8 18 (48.65%) TDD
8 18 (48.65%) Subversion
8 18 (48.65%) Kanban
8 18 (48.65%) Mac OS X
8 18 (48.65%) UNIX
8 18 (48.65%) Scrum
9 16 (43.24%) WSO2
10 15 (40.54%) DevOps
10 15 (40.54%) Configuration Management
11 14 (37.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (35.14%) Java
12 13 (35.14%) HTTP
13 12 (32.43%) TCP/IP
13 12 (32.43%) SSL
13 12 (32.43%) Open Source
13 12 (32.43%) User Stories
14 11 (29.73%) Coaching
15 10 (27.03%) Relational Database
16 5 (13.51%) HTML
16 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
16 5 (13.51%) Mentoring

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
1 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) HTTP
2 12 (32.43%) TCP/IP
2 12 (32.43%) SSL
3 1 (2.70%) SAN
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.70%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 35 (94.59%) Jenkins
2 18 (48.65%) Subversion
2 18 (48.65%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Administrator
2 13 (35.14%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) Systems Administrator
2 13 (35.14%) Linux Administrator
3 12 (32.43%) Java Developer
3 12 (32.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (21.62%) Architect
5 7 (18.92%) Technical Architect
5 7 (18.92%) Lead Technical Architect
5 7 (18.92%) Lead Architect
6 6 (16.22%) Senior Developer
6 6 (16.22%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (13.51%) Lead Developer
7 5 (13.51%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Architect
8 1 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) Middleware
1 19 (51.35%) REST
2 5 (13.51%) HTML
3 4 (10.81%) CSS
3 4 (10.81%) Ajax
3 4 (10.81%) JSON
3 4 (10.81%) CSS3
3 4 (10.81%) HTML5
4 3 (8.11%) Play Framework
4 3 (8.11%) Django
4 3 (8.11%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.70%) Web Services
5 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.70%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.70%) User Experience
1 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (97.30%) Linux
2 18 (48.65%) Mac OS X
2 18 (48.65%) UNIX
3 14 (37.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (91.89%) Continuous Integration
2 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (54.05%) SOA
4 18 (48.65%) TDD
4 18 (48.65%) Scrum
4 18 (48.65%) Kanban
5 15 (40.54%) DevOps
5 15 (40.54%) Configuration Management
6 12 (32.43%) Open Source
6 12 (32.43%) User Stories
7 11 (29.73%) Coaching
8 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
8 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
9 4 (10.81%) API Design
10 3 (8.11%) Critical Success Factor
11 2 (5.41%) Software Architecture
12 1 (2.70%) Responsive Web Design
12 1 (2.70%) Customer Insight
12 1 (2.70%) Continuous Delivery
12 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) Java
2 3 (8.11%) Ruby
2 3 (8.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 37 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) WSO2
2 1 (2.70%) Citrix
2 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.70%) VMware