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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 60 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 3 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.64% 2.89% -
As % of the Systems Management category 8.57% 36.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate £500 £488 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Opscode Chef
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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
35 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.46% 7.85% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 13 21
Average daily rate £450 £488 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £466 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £560 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

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 30 April 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Perl
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) HACMP
1 7 (100.00%) Veritas
1 7 (100.00%) Clustering
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
2 6 (85.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 6 (85.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Ansible
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) LDAP
3 3 (42.86%) NFS
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 1 (14.29%) Symantec
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) AIX
5 1 (14.29%) Solaris

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) LDAP
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Clustering
1 7 (100.00%) HACMP
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Contingency Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Perl
1 7 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 6 (85.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (42.86%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
2 3 (42.86%) Ansible
3 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Veritas
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec