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 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 113 114 98
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 9 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.42% 0.049% 0.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.05% 0.37% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 10
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £400 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £550
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
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
222 271 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 10.43% 13.26% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 153 100
Average daily rate £399 £330 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.85% -6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £19.50 £189.00 £30.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.68% +515.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.36 £189.00 £15.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.05 £189.00 £44.25
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 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 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
Southampton - 2 £430 -
Basingstoke - 1 £413 - 1
Farnborough - 1 £350 - 1
Opscode Chef
South East

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
1 16 (100.00%) Puppet
1 16 (100.00%) DevOps
2 13 (81.25%) Python
3 12 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 12 (75.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (43.75%) Nagios
4 7 (43.75%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (43.75%) Ruby
5 6 (37.50%) VMware
5 6 (37.50%) MongoDB
5 6 (37.50%) nginx
5 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 6 (37.50%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
5 6 (37.50%) Ansible
6 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
6 5 (31.25%) Java
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle
6 5 (31.25%) Gerrit
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (25.00%) Clustering
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (25.00%) UNIX
7 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
7 4 (25.00%) Mac OS X

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (37.50%) nginx
2 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (12.50%) Liferay
3 2 (12.50%) JBoss
4 1 (6.25%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (25.00%) Heroku
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (37.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 12 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (31.25%) Gerrit
3 4 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
4 1 (6.25%) CruiseControl
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.25%) MSBuild
4 1 (6.25%) NuGet
4 1 (6.25%) Artifactory
4 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Build and Release Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Development Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Release Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) XSL
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.25%) WCF
3 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) UNIX
3 4 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
2 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) Python
2 7 (43.75%) Ruby
3 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 5 (31.25%) Java
5 4 (25.00%) Go
6 2 (12.50%) Perl
6 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 1 (6.25%) PHP
7 1 (6.25%) SQL
7 1 (6.25%) C#
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (18.75%) Docker
2 2 (12.50%) vCloud
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (100.00%) Puppet
2 7 (43.75%) Nagios
3 6 (37.50%) Ansible
4 1 (6.25%) AppManager
4 1 (6.25%) SCCM
4 1 (6.25%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) NetIQ
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds