The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 114 118 106
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.26% 0.29% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.51% 1.88% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Average daily rate £415 £365 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.69% -10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £320 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £383 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Opscode Chef
South East

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

Systems Management Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
199 319 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 10.46% 15.29% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 164 103
Average daily rate £400 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 8
Average hourly rate £50.00 £16.72 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+199.04% -46.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.68 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £34.00 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 12 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
Winchester - 3 £415 -
Southampton - 1 £513 -
Opscode Chef
South East

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 12 (100.00%) Puppet
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (58.33%) DevOps
4 6 (50.00%) Ansible
4 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (50.00%) Python
5 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
5 5 (41.67%) Docker
5 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
6 4 (33.33%) AIX
6 4 (33.33%) Solaris
6 4 (33.33%) IBM
6 4 (33.33%) Sun
6 4 (33.33%) Nagios
6 4 (33.33%) POSIX
6 4 (33.33%) Web Services
6 4 (33.33%) Unix
6 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (33.33%) iSeries
6 4 (33.33%) nginx
6 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
6 4 (33.33%) VMware
6 4 (33.33%) JIRA
7 3 (25.00%) ITIL
8 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 2 (16.67%) VPN
8 2 (16.67%) DNS
8 2 (16.67%) SSL
8 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 4 (33.33%) nginx
2 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) GitHub
3 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) AMQP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) NAS
1 2 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
1 2 (16.67%) SSH
1 2 (16.67%) SSL
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) VLAN
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (16.67%) Gerrit
5 1 (8.33%) Maven
5 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Unix Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Unix Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Django Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Python Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Python/Django Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Python Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) POSIX
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) ServiceStack
3 1 (8.33%) Django
3 1 (8.33%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) iSeries
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) AIX
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Solaris
2 4 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (16.67%) Debian
4 1 (8.33%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) IBM Certification
1 2 (16.67%) RHCE
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Docker
2 2 (16.67%) Xen
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (100.00%) Puppet
2 6 (50.00%) Ansible
3 4 (33.33%) Nagios
4 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (33.33%) IBM
2 4 (33.33%) Sun
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Splunk