The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 - 34 45
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 0 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 2.77% 0.67%
As % of the Systems Management category - 22.86% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.44% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 Kent region.

Systems Management Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
18 35 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.84% 12.11% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 29
Median daily rate £403 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.03% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £266 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £550 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £10.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.17%
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 Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 Kent

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Opscode Chef
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Kent

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 Kent region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) HACMP
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas