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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 44 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 5 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.69% - 2.51%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.71% - 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Average daily rate
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£531 - £510
90% offered a daily rate of more than £516 - £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 - £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.67%
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 Kent region.

Systems Management Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
34 22 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 11.49% 8.33% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 37
Average daily rate £470 £360 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.55% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £175 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%

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 29 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
Tunbridge Wells - 3 - -
Opscode Chef
South East

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Puppet
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) Python
3 9 (75.00%) LDAP
3 9 (75.00%) Perl
3 9 (75.00%) UNIX
3 9 (75.00%) NFS
3 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (75.00%) Veritas
3 9 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (75.00%) HACMP
3 9 (75.00%) DNS
3 9 (75.00%) Clustering
3 9 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (75.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 9 (75.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (58.33%) NetBackup
4 7 (58.33%) MySQL
5 6 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (50.00%) Finance
6 5 (41.67%) AIX
6 5 (41.67%) Symantec
7 4 (33.33%) Project Management
7 4 (33.33%) Control-M
7 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
7 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (33.33%) Solaris
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle
7 4 (33.33%) IBM

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) SoftLayer
1 3 (25.00%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) LDAP
1 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (75.00%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (25.00%) Wireless
3 3 (25.00%) SSL
3 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX Support
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Spring
1 3 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (25.00%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Clustering
1 9 (75.00%) HACMP
2 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (25.00%) Cryptography
3 3 (25.00%) PKI
3 3 (25.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (75.00%) UNIX
3 5 (41.67%) AIX
4 4 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
1 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
1 4 (33.33%) DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Security
2 3 (25.00%) Analytics
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Python
2 9 (75.00%) Perl
3 6 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (25.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) NFS
1 9 (75.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 9 (75.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (100.00%) Puppet
2 7 (58.33%) NetBackup
3 4 (33.33%) OpenView
3 4 (33.33%) Control-M
4 3 (25.00%) Nagios
4 3 (25.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Veritas
1 9 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (41.67%) Symantec
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) IBM
3 4 (33.33%) Sun
3 4 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) Dell
4 3 (25.00%) Splunk