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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 39 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.06% - 1.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.71% - 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£515 - £511
90% offered a daily rate of more than £513 - £486
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 - £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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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
28 21 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 9.86% 8.71% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 45
Average daily rate £513 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £175 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £468 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 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 10 (100.00%) Puppet
2 9 (90.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 9 (90.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 9 (90.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Perl
2 9 (90.00%) UNIX
2 9 (90.00%) LDAP
2 9 (90.00%) NFS
2 9 (90.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (90.00%) DNS
2 9 (90.00%) Veritas
2 9 (90.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (90.00%) HACMP
2 9 (90.00%) Clustering
3 8 (80.00%) Linux
3 8 (80.00%) Python
4 7 (70.00%) MySQL
4 7 (70.00%) NetBackup
4 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (60.00%) Finance
6 5 (50.00%) Symantec
6 5 (50.00%) AIX
7 4 (40.00%) Solaris
7 4 (40.00%) Oracle
7 4 (40.00%) IBM
7 4 (40.00%) Sun
7 4 (40.00%) OpenView
7 4 (40.00%) HP
7 4 (40.00%) Dell
7 4 (40.00%) SAN

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) LDAP
1 9 (90.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (90.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) MSBuild
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Support
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) HACMP
1 9 (90.00%) Clustering
2 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) UNIX
1 9 (90.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) AIX
4 4 (40.00%) Solaris
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
1 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Perl
2 8 (80.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (10.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) NFS
1 9 (90.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 9 (90.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) Puppet
2 7 (70.00%) NetBackup
3 4 (40.00%) OpenView
3 4 (40.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Veritas
1 9 (90.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (50.00%) Symantec
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 4 (40.00%) Sun
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Dell