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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 40 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.69% 2.36% -
As % of the Systems Management category 6.45% 22.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £510 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £415 £384
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +8.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
31 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 10.65% 10.44% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 9
Average daily rate £400 £488 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +116.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £328 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £513 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £73.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) NFS
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) YAML
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) YAML
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) NFS
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware