The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 109 169 217
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +48
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 499 297 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.30% 1.34% 0.96%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.75% 16.86% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 234 166
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £338 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Opscode Chef
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
2294 1762 1764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.59% 7.96% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1623 1224 1216
Median daily rate £480 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 33 21
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £14.80 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £34.40 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -19.26%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Opscode Chef as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in London

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Opscode Chef across the London region.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in London

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the London region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram in London

Opscode Chef
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef across the London region.

Opscode Chef Hourly Rate Trend in London

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the London region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +43 81 £513 +2.50% 41
Westminster - 6 £440 -
Canary Wharf +6 3 £531 -
Hammersmith +4 3 £622 -
Bromley - 3 £450 - 1
Surbiton - 3 £475 -
Docklands, London - 2 £650 -
Chiswick - 2 £495 -
Croydon -11 1 - - 2
Harrow - 1 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £500 -
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 677 (78.90%) DevOps
2 612 (71.33%) Puppet
3 548 (63.87%) Linux
4 446 (51.98%) Amazon AWS
5 437 (50.93%) Ansible
6 384 (44.76%) Agile Software Development
7 350 (40.79%) Jenkins
8 346 (40.33%) Python
9 336 (39.16%) Continuous Integration
10 321 (37.41%) Docker
11 302 (35.20%) Configuration Management
12 281 (32.75%) Ruby
13 274 (31.93%) Java
14 251 (29.25%) Git (software)
15 187 (21.79%) Perl
16 169 (19.70%) Windows
17 163 (19.00%) Bash Shell
18 158 (18.41%) Continuous Delivery
18 158 (18.41%) Web Services
19 157 (18.30%) Unix
20 150 (17.48%) Microsoft Azure
21 149 (17.37%) Open Source
22 144 (16.78%) MySQL
23 135 (15.73%) Finance
24 125 (14.57%) PowerShell
25 113 (13.17%) OpenStack
26 112 (13.05%) VMware
27 97 (11.31%) TeamCity
28 94 (10.96%) Maven
29 92 (10.72%) SQL

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 113 (13.17%) OpenStack
2 72 (8.39%) Apache
3 70 (8.16%) Node.js
4 66 (7.69%) Tomcat
5 45 (5.24%) nginx
6 32 (3.73%) IIS
7 27 (3.15%) Confluence
8 26 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
9 25 (2.91%) Apache Spark
10 21 (2.45%) WebSphere
11 17 (1.98%) JBoss
12 8 (0.93%) Apache Solr
12 8 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (0.93%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.82%) Apache Pig
13 7 (0.82%) CMS
14 6 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
15 5 (0.58%) Jetty
16 4 (0.47%) GlassFish
16 4 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.23%) MS Office
2 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.12%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 10 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 446 (51.98%) Amazon AWS
2 150 (17.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (8.28%) GitHub
4 60 (6.99%) AWS CloudFormation
5 55 (6.41%) Amazon EC2
6 49 (5.71%) IaaS
7 42 (4.90%) PaaS
8 38 (4.43%) Amazon S3
9 22 (2.56%) Amazon SQS
10 19 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
11 15 (1.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 13 (1.52%) Amazon ELB
12 13 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
12 13 (1.52%) CloudFront
12 13 (1.52%) Route 53
12 13 (1.52%) SaaS
13 12 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
13 12 (1.40%) Heroku
14 10 (1.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 10 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 70 (8.16%) TCP/IP
2 53 (6.18%) HTTP
3 51 (5.94%) DNS
4 40 (4.66%) SSL
5 34 (3.96%) Firewall
6 27 (3.15%) Internet
7 17 (1.98%) Intrusion Detection
8 16 (1.86%) SSH
8 16 (1.86%) VPN
9 14 (1.63%) DHCP
9 14 (1.63%) Network Security
10 13 (1.52%) IPsec
11 12 (1.40%) FTP
11 12 (1.40%) LDAP
12 11 (1.28%) SAN
13 8 (0.93%) LAN
14 6 (0.70%) BGP
14 6 (0.70%) WAN
15 5 (0.58%) VoIP
16 4 (0.47%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (16.78%) MySQL
2 88 (10.26%) MongoDB
3 80 (9.32%) PostgreSQL
4 62 (7.23%) NoSQL
5 52 (6.06%) Relational Database
6 45 (5.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 41 (4.78%) Big Data
8 37 (4.31%) Amazon RDS
9 33 (3.85%) Redis
10 30 (3.50%) Hadoop
11 29 (3.38%) SQL Server
12 18 (2.10%) RDBMS
13 15 (1.75%) HBase
14 12 (1.40%) Apache Hive
15 11 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 9 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
17 8 (0.93%) Neo4j
18 7 (0.82%) MariaDB
19 6 (0.70%) Datomic
19 6 (0.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 350 (40.79%) Jenkins
2 251 (29.25%) Git (software)
3 97 (11.31%) TeamCity
4 94 (10.96%) Maven
5 59 (6.88%) JIRA
6 53 (6.18%) Octopus Deploy
7 51 (5.94%) Vagrant
8 45 (5.24%) Hudson
9 42 (4.90%) Subversion
10 40 (4.66%) Ant
11 35 (4.08%) Sonatype Nexus
12 29 (3.38%) Gradle
13 26 (3.03%) Artifactory
13 26 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
14 20 (2.33%) Selenium
15 19 (2.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 17 (1.98%) MSBuild
17 14 (1.63%) Travis CI
18 13 (1.52%) JUnit
19 12 (1.40%) FishEye
General
1 135 (15.73%) Finance
2 65 (7.58%) Banking
3 46 (5.36%) Retail
4 26 (3.03%) Publishing
5 24 (2.80%) Games
6 21 (2.45%) Marketing
7 13 (1.52%) Legal
7 13 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.28%) Electronics
8 11 (1.28%) Investment Banking
9 10 (1.17%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.82%) Law
11 5 (0.58%) Back Office
12 3 (0.35%) Advertising
12 3 (0.35%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.35%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.35%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.12%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 474 (55.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 124 (14.45%) AWS Engineer
3 109 (12.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 97 (11.31%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 91 (10.61%) Linux Engineer
6 74 (8.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 62 (7.23%) Developer
8 58 (6.76%) Architect
9 50 (5.83%) Cloud Engineer
10 48 (5.59%) Consultant
11 37 (4.31%) Systems Engineer
12 35 (4.08%) DevOps Consultant
13 31 (3.61%) Administrator
14 23 (2.68%) PowerShell Engineer
15 22 (2.56%) Azure Engineer
15 22 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 22 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
16 20 (2.33%) Technical Architect
17 19 (2.21%) Java Engineer
18 18 (2.10%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (18.41%) Web Services
2 91 (10.61%) .NET
3 61 (7.11%) LAMP
4 57 (6.64%) HTML
5 41 (4.78%) REST
6 38 (4.43%) CSS
7 34 (3.96%) SOAP
8 28 (3.26%) Sensu
9 26 (3.03%) Kafka
10 23 (2.68%) JSP
11 21 (2.45%) LAPP Stack
11 21 (2.45%) Ruby on Rails
12 19 (2.21%) XML
13 18 (2.10%) LEMP Stack
14 16 (1.86%) JMS
15 15 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
16 13 (1.52%) AngularJS
17 12 (1.40%) Hibernate
18 11 (1.28%) J2EE
18 11 (1.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.36%) Private Cloud
2 27 (3.15%) Data Centre
3 26 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (2.21%) Public Cloud
6 16 (1.86%) Computer Science
7 15 (1.75%) Algorithms
8 12 (1.40%) User Experience
9 10 (1.17%) Blog
9 10 (1.17%) Online Games
10 9 (1.05%) Wiki
11 8 (0.93%) Data Structures
11 8 (0.93%) Hedge funds
12 7 (0.82%) Fintech
12 7 (0.82%) Management Information System
12 7 (0.82%) Statistics
13 6 (0.70%) Performance Metrics
14 5 (0.58%) CESG
14 5 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
15 4 (0.47%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 548 (63.87%) Linux
2 169 (19.70%) Windows
3 157 (18.30%) Unix
4 70 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 65 (7.58%) Ubuntu
6 62 (7.23%) CentOS
7 42 (4.90%) Windows Server
8 23 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (2.33%) Fedora
10 16 (1.86%) Windows 7
11 14 (1.63%) CoreOS
12 12 (1.40%) Solaris
13 11 (1.28%) VMS
14 9 (1.05%) Android
14 9 (1.05%) Apple iOS
14 9 (1.05%) Debian
15 5 (0.58%) VyOS
16 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
17 3 (0.35%) AIX
17 3 (0.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 677 (78.90%) DevOps
2 384 (44.76%) Agile Software Development
3 336 (39.16%) Continuous Integration
4 302 (35.20%) Configuration Management
5 158 (18.41%) Continuous Delivery
6 149 (17.37%) Open Source
7 90 (10.49%) Scrum
8 85 (9.91%) E-Commerce
9 79 (9.21%) TDD
10 77 (8.97%) Release Management
11 73 (8.51%) Web Operations
12 49 (5.71%) Migration
13 44 (5.13%) OO
14 39 (4.55%) Software Engineering
15 37 (4.31%) Automated Testing
16 35 (4.08%) Software Delivery
17 33 (3.85%) High Availability
17 33 (3.85%) Mentoring
18 32 (3.73%) BDD
19 31 (3.61%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 346 (40.33%) Python
2 281 (32.75%) Ruby
3 274 (31.93%) Java
4 187 (21.79%) Perl
5 163 (19.00%) Bash Shell
6 125 (14.57%) PowerShell
7 92 (10.72%) SQL
8 90 (10.49%) JavaScript
9 78 (9.09%) PHP
10 49 (5.71%) C++
11 34 (3.96%) Scala
12 25 (2.91%) Go
13 24 (2.80%) Groovy
14 21 (2.45%) C#
15 20 (2.33%) Shell Script
16 17 (1.98%) Korn
17 16 (1.86%) Clojure
18 15 (1.75%) Bourne shell
19 9 (1.05%) R
20 6 (0.70%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 40 (4.66%) Security Cleared
2 32 (3.73%) SC Cleared
3 19 (2.21%) Degree
4 5 (0.58%) CCNA
4 5 (0.58%) CCNP
4 5 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.35%) PhD
5 3 (0.35%) RHCA
5 3 (0.35%) RHCE
5 3 (0.35%) RHCSA
6 2 (0.23%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.23%) CCDA
6 2 (0.23%) CCIE
6 2 (0.23%) MCSE
6 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.12%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.12%) MCITP
7 1 (0.12%) MCSA
7 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.03%) QA
2 5 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.35%) SLA
4 2 (0.23%) COBIT
4 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.23%) ISO20022
4 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 321 (37.41%) Docker
2 77 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (4.55%) KVM
4 31 (3.61%) Xen
5 25 (2.91%) Active Directory
6 23 (2.68%) vCloud
7 13 (1.52%) vSphere
8 11 (1.28%) NFS
9 9 (1.05%) etcd
9 9 (1.05%) flannel
9 9 (1.05%) GlusterFS
9 9 (1.05%) Hyper-V
9 9 (1.05%) VirtualBox
10 8 (0.93%) Apache Flume
11 6 (0.70%) Ceph
12 4 (0.47%) LXC
12 4 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.47%) XenServer
13 3 (0.35%) Varnish
13 3 (0.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 612 (71.33%) Puppet
2 437 (50.93%) Ansible
3 76 (8.86%) Nagios
4 75 (8.74%) Kubernetes
5 70 (8.16%) Salt
6 51 (5.94%) Terraform
7 50 (5.83%) Packer
8 47 (5.48%) logstash
9 37 (4.31%) ZABBIX
10 34 (3.96%) Mesos
11 23 (2.68%) Kibana
12 17 (1.98%) CFEngine
13 16 (1.86%) Grafana
13 16 (1.86%) Uchiwa
14 15 (1.75%) Capistrano
15 14 (1.63%) Rundeck
16 13 (1.52%) Graphite
16 13 (1.52%) HAProxy
16 13 (1.52%) SCCM
17 10 (1.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 112 (13.05%) VMware
2 81 (9.44%) Red Hat
3 62 (7.23%) Microsoft
4 55 (6.41%) Rackspace
5 53 (6.18%) Splunk
6 51 (5.94%) Oracle
7 35 (4.08%) Atlassian
8 24 (2.80%) Cisco
9 23 (2.68%) Google
9 23 (2.68%) New Relic
10 16 (1.86%) hybris
10 16 (1.86%) NetApp
10 16 (1.86%) SaltStack
11 15 (1.75%) Sitecore
12 13 (1.52%) Dell
13 12 (1.40%) IBM
14 10 (1.17%) HP
14 10 (1.17%) SAP
15 9 (1.05%) AppDynamics
15 9 (1.05%) Mercator
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