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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 164 258 363
Rank change year-on-year
+94 +105
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 319 183 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.30% 0.73% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.15% 11.17% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 147 34
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £415 £384
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +8.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
1975 1638 1646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.06% 6.52% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1311 1111 1028
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 33 45
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £15.66 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.00 £40.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram in London

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +44 40 £450 +12.50% 30
Canary Wharf - 1 £575 -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Opscode Chef
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 415 (79.35%) Puppet
2 362 (69.22%) DevOps
2 362 (69.22%) Linux
3 256 (48.95%) Agile Software Development
4 193 (36.90%) Java
5 188 (35.95%) Ruby
6 180 (34.42%) Jenkins
7 178 (34.03%) Python
8 165 (31.55%) Web Services
9 157 (30.02%) Amazon AWS
10 137 (26.20%) Apache
10 137 (26.20%) Configuration Management
11 135 (25.81%) Git (software)
12 127 (24.28%) Continuous Integration
13 119 (22.75%) MySQL
14 114 (21.80%) Open Source
15 111 (21.22%) UNIX
16 109 (20.84%) Nagios
17 107 (20.46%) MongoDB
18 96 (18.36%) PHP
19 90 (17.21%) Scrum
20 88 (16.83%) Perl
21 86 (16.44%) NoSQL
22 81 (15.49%) CentOS
23 80 (15.30%) VMware
24 79 (15.11%) Ansible
25 77 (14.72%) Salt
26 76 (14.53%) Bash Shell
26 76 (14.53%) TDD
27 75 (14.34%) Red Hat

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 137 (26.20%) Apache
2 56 (10.71%) OpenStack
3 51 (9.75%) nginx
4 50 (9.56%) Tomcat
5 32 (6.12%) Node.js
6 31 (5.93%) Elasticsearch
7 20 (3.82%) IIS
8 10 (1.91%) Confluence
8 10 (1.91%) Apache Solr
8 10 (1.91%) Apache Pig
9 9 (1.72%) CloudStack
10 8 (1.53%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (0.96%) CMS
11 5 (0.96%) Jetty
11 5 (0.96%) Drupal
12 4 (0.76%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.38%) Mule
13 2 (0.38%) WordPress
13 2 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.38%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) RMDS
1 1 (0.19%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 157 (30.02%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (11.09%) Amazon EC2
3 43 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (5.16%) Amazon S3
5 14 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (2.49%) SaaS
6 13 (2.49%) IaaS
7 10 (1.91%) PaaS
8 6 (1.15%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (0.96%) GitHub
9 5 (0.96%) Heroku
9 5 (0.96%) Google App Engine
10 4 (0.76%) Joyent
11 3 (0.57%) Route 53
12 1 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.19%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 49 (9.37%) DNS
2 38 (7.27%) TCP/IP
3 29 (5.54%) HTTP
3 29 (5.54%) Internet
4 20 (3.82%) SSL
5 18 (3.44%) SAN
6 14 (2.68%) Firewall
7 10 (1.91%) NAS
8 8 (1.53%) Reverse Proxy
9 7 (1.34%) VPN
10 4 (0.76%) DHCP
11 3 (0.57%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.57%) FTP
11 3 (0.57%) IPsec
12 2 (0.38%) Network Security
12 2 (0.38%) Wireshark
12 2 (0.38%) DMZ
12 2 (0.38%) LDAP
13 1 (0.19%) SMTP
13 1 (0.19%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (22.75%) MySQL
2 107 (20.46%) MongoDB
3 86 (16.44%) NoSQL
4 62 (11.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 50 (9.56%) Big Data
6 49 (9.37%) PostgreSQL
7 37 (7.07%) Hadoop
8 21 (4.02%) CouchDB
9 20 (3.82%) Redis
10 17 (3.25%) Riak
11 16 (3.06%) Amazon Redshift
12 13 (2.49%) HBase
13 10 (1.91%) Apache Hive
14 9 (1.72%) SQL Server
15 8 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
15 8 (1.53%) Relational Database
16 5 (0.96%) RDBMS
17 4 (0.76%) QlikView
17 4 (0.76%) Couchbase
18 3 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 180 (34.42%) Jenkins
2 135 (25.81%) Git (software)
3 51 (9.75%) Hudson
4 40 (7.65%) Maven
5 25 (4.78%) Subversion
5 25 (4.78%) JIRA
6 20 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (3.82%) RSpec
7 17 (3.25%) Jasmine
8 16 (3.06%) Karma Test Runner
8 16 (3.06%) TeamCity
9 14 (2.68%) Selenium
10 12 (2.29%) JUnit
11 10 (1.91%) Cucumber
12 9 (1.72%) Ant
12 9 (1.72%) PHPUnit
13 8 (1.53%) Artifactory
14 7 (1.34%) Mercurial
15 6 (1.15%) Gerrit
16 5 (0.96%) JMeter
General
1 50 (9.56%) Finance
2 26 (4.97%) Games
3 22 (4.21%) Publishing
4 10 (1.91%) Retail
4 10 (1.91%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.72%) Banking
6 5 (0.96%) Marketing
6 5 (0.96%) Back Office
7 4 (0.76%) Front Office
7 4 (0.76%) Advertising
8 2 (0.38%) Legal
8 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.19%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 190 (36.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 83 (15.87%) Developer
3 43 (8.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 37 (7.07%) Architect
4 37 (7.07%) Systems Engineer
5 30 (5.74%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 28 (5.35%) Consultant
7 26 (4.97%) Python Developer
8 24 (4.59%) Cloud Engineer
9 23 (4.40%) Java Developer
10 21 (4.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 19 (3.63%) Linux Engineer
12 17 (3.25%) DevOps Architect
13 16 (3.06%) Administrator
14 15 (2.87%) Senior Consultant
14 15 (2.87%) DevOps Consultant
15 14 (2.68%) Python/Django Developer
15 14 (2.68%) Systems Administrator
16 12 (2.29%) Software Engineer
17 11 (2.10%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (31.55%) Web Services
2 61 (11.66%) LAMP
3 27 (5.16%) HTML
3 27 (5.16%) .NET
4 26 (4.97%) Django
5 24 (4.59%) RESTful
6 21 (4.02%) SOAP
6 21 (4.02%) jQuery
7 19 (3.63%) REST
8 17 (3.25%) Gherkin
9 14 (2.68%) MCollective
9 14 (2.68%) J2EE
9 14 (2.68%) CSS
9 14 (2.68%) Ruby on Rails
10 12 (2.29%) RabbitMQ
11 10 (1.91%) Spring
11 10 (1.91%) XML
12 8 (1.53%) HTML5
12 8 (1.53%) ActiveMQ
12 8 (1.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 114 (21.80%) Open Source
2 20 (3.82%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.06%) Digital Media
4 14 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (1.72%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.34%) Replication
6 7 (1.34%) Online Games
7 6 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.15%) Client/Server
8 5 (0.96%) Mathematics
8 5 (0.96%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.76%) Taxonomies
9 4 (0.76%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.76%) Spread Betting
10 3 (0.57%) Social Network
11 2 (0.38%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.38%) iSeries
11 2 (0.38%) Linked Data
11 2 (0.38%) New Media
11 2 (0.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 362 (69.22%) Linux
2 111 (21.22%) UNIX
3 81 (15.49%) CentOS
4 71 (13.58%) Windows
5 51 (9.75%) Ubuntu
6 42 (8.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (5.93%) Debian
8 13 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.76%) AIX
10 4 (0.76%) Solaris
11 3 (0.57%) SmartOS
12 2 (0.38%) VMS
13 1 (0.19%) SUSE
13 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (69.22%) DevOps
2 256 (48.95%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (26.20%) Configuration Management
4 127 (24.28%) Continuous Integration
5 90 (17.21%) Scrum
6 76 (14.53%) TDD
7 49 (9.37%) BDD
8 44 (8.41%) E-Commerce
9 37 (7.07%) Kanban
10 32 (6.12%) SOA
10 32 (6.12%) Software Engineering
11 29 (5.54%) Load Balancing
12 25 (4.78%) OO
13 24 (4.59%) Service Delivery
14 18 (3.44%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (3.25%) ITIL
15 17 (3.25%) Mentoring
16 16 (3.06%) Automated Testing
16 16 (3.06%) Web Development
17 12 (2.29%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 193 (36.90%) Java
2 188 (35.95%) Ruby
3 178 (34.03%) Python
4 96 (18.36%) PHP
5 88 (16.83%) Perl
6 76 (14.53%) Bash Shell
7 58 (11.09%) JavaScript
8 51 (9.75%) SQL
9 35 (6.69%) Scala
10 33 (6.31%) PowerShell
11 27 (5.16%) Shell Script
12 20 (3.82%) C#
13 12 (2.29%) C
14 11 (2.10%) Groovy
14 11 (2.10%) Clojure
15 10 (1.91%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.53%) C++
17 7 (1.34%) Golang
18 6 (1.15%) VB
19 4 (0.76%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 20 (3.82%) Security Cleared
2 18 (3.44%) SC Cleared
3 10 (1.91%) Degree
4 9 (1.72%) CCNA
4 9 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (1.72%) CCSA
5 8 (1.53%) VCDX
5 8 (1.53%) VCAP
5 8 (1.53%) JNCIA
5 8 (1.53%) CISSP
5 8 (1.53%) CISM
6 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.38%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.19%) RHCE
7 1 (0.19%) LPIC
7 1 (0.19%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.91%) QA
1 10 (1.91%) SLA
2 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (8.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (6.88%) vCloud
3 11 (2.10%) vSphere
4 10 (1.91%) Varnish
5 9 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.53%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.15%) KVM
7 6 (1.15%) Docker
8 5 (0.96%) Xen
9 4 (0.76%) Active Directory
9 4 (0.76%) NFS
10 3 (0.57%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.38%) HDFS
12 1 (0.19%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 415 (79.35%) Puppet
2 109 (20.84%) Nagios
3 79 (15.11%) Ansible
4 77 (14.72%) Salt
5 55 (10.52%) Vagrant
6 52 (9.94%) ZABBIX
7 33 (6.31%) Cacti
8 27 (5.16%) Zenoss
9 20 (3.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 16 (3.06%) Kibana
11 14 (2.68%) Capistrano
11 14 (2.68%) Graylog2
12 13 (2.49%) YUM
13 11 (2.10%) Opsview
14 10 (1.91%) collectd
15 7 (1.34%) HAProxy
16 6 (1.15%) Ganglia
16 6 (1.15%) CFEngine
17 5 (0.96%) logstash
18 4 (0.76%) StatsD
Vendors
1 80 (15.30%) VMware
2 75 (14.34%) Red Hat
3 54 (10.33%) Rackspace
4 31 (5.93%) Oracle
5 30 (5.74%) JBoss
6 27 (5.16%) SaltStack
7 23 (4.40%) New Relic
7 23 (4.40%) Cisco
7 23 (4.40%) IBM
8 20 (3.82%) NetApp
9 19 (3.63%) Splunk
10 18 (3.44%) Atlassian
11 17 (3.25%) Perforce
12 15 (2.87%) Percona
13 14 (2.68%) Google
14 12 (2.29%) BMC
14 12 (2.29%) Microsoft
15 9 (1.72%) Akamai
16 6 (1.15%) EMC
17 2 (0.38%) Zend
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ISL
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Salmon Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £475.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £585 per day
Posted: 22 days ago