The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Kent region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - -
As % of the Systems Management category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £463
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -29.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
27 40 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 11.79% 11.56% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 25
Average daily rate £425 £275 £262
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% +5.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £200 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +18.91%
Opscode Chef
South East

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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chatham - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Opscode Chef
South East

Opscode Chef
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Heroku
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Sinatra

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Sinatra
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing