The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 211 275 384
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +109
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 218 144 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.92% 0.59% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.00% 9.42% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 98 24
Average daily rate
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£469 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £583 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £415 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.67% +18.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1817 1529 1735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.70% 6.31% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 995 1005
Average daily rate £425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £298 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 39 43
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.90 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £41.55 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +27.14%
Opscode Chef
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +33 40 £475 +5.55% 26
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 360 (79.12%) Puppet
2 327 (71.87%) DevOps
3 299 (65.71%) Linux
4 180 (39.56%) Java
5 170 (37.36%) Ruby
6 143 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
6 143 (31.43%) Web Services
6 143 (31.43%) Jenkins
7 135 (29.67%) Python
8 130 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
9 117 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
10 111 (24.40%) UNIX
11 110 (24.18%) MySQL
11 110 (24.18%) Configuration Management
12 107 (23.52%) Nagios
13 106 (23.30%) Apache
14 97 (21.32%) MongoDB
15 91 (20.00%) NoSQL
15 91 (20.00%) Git (software)
16 90 (19.78%) Perl
17 82 (18.02%) PHP
18 79 (17.36%) Open Source
19 78 (17.14%) Bash Shell
20 72 (15.82%) Salt
21 71 (15.60%) Scrum
22 70 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
23 69 (15.16%) Red Hat
24 67 (14.73%) LAMP
25 66 (14.51%) Ansible
26 65 (14.29%) Tomcat

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 106 (23.30%) Apache
2 65 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 48 (10.55%) Node.js
4 45 (9.89%) OpenStack
5 36 (7.91%) nginx
6 34 (7.47%) Elasticsearch
7 19 (4.18%) IIS
8 15 (3.30%) Cloud Foundry
9 13 (2.86%) Apache Solr
9 13 (2.86%) Confluence
10 12 (2.64%) CloudStack
11 7 (1.54%) Drupal
12 5 (1.10%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.88%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.66%) Jetty
15 2 (0.44%) Mule
15 2 (0.44%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.44%) SharePoint
15 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) RMDS
1 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 130 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (9.89%) Amazon EC2
3 43 (9.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (3.96%) SaaS
5 17 (3.74%) Amazon S3
6 15 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (3.30%) IaaS
7 14 (3.08%) PaaS
8 5 (1.10%) Heroku
8 5 (1.10%) Joyent
8 5 (1.10%) GitHub
9 3 (0.66%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.44%) Rackspace Cloud
10 2 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.22%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.22%) Route 53
11 1 (0.22%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 47 (10.33%) DNS
2 30 (6.59%) TCP/IP
2 30 (6.59%) HTTP
3 19 (4.18%) SSL
4 16 (3.52%) Internet
5 13 (2.86%) SAN
6 11 (2.42%) Firewall
7 9 (1.98%) NAS
8 5 (1.10%) DHCP
9 4 (0.88%) VPN
9 4 (0.88%) Wireshark
9 4 (0.88%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (0.66%) tcpdump
10 3 (0.66%) IPsec
10 3 (0.66%) LDAP
10 3 (0.66%) SMTP
10 3 (0.66%) FTP
11 2 (0.44%) SMS
11 2 (0.44%) SSH
11 2 (0.44%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (24.18%) MySQL
2 97 (21.32%) MongoDB
3 91 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 70 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 56 (12.31%) Big Data
6 47 (10.33%) Hadoop
7 29 (6.37%) Redis
8 21 (4.62%) CouchDB
9 19 (4.18%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (4.18%) Riak
10 13 (2.86%) Relational Database
11 9 (1.98%) RDBMS
12 8 (1.76%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (1.54%) HBase
14 6 (1.32%) SQL Server
15 5 (1.10%) Couchbase
16 4 (0.88%) Apache Hive
17 3 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
18 2 (0.44%) DTS
18 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 143 (31.43%) Jenkins
2 91 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 41 (9.01%) Hudson
4 33 (7.25%) Maven
5 21 (4.62%) JIRA
6 19 (4.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (3.96%) Subversion
8 14 (3.08%) TeamCity
9 13 (2.86%) JUnit
10 12 (2.64%) Selenium
10 12 (2.64%) RSpec
11 11 (2.42%) PHPUnit
11 11 (2.42%) Ant
12 5 (1.10%) CruiseControl
12 5 (1.10%) EasyMock
12 5 (1.10%) Mercurial
12 5 (1.10%) Mockito
12 5 (1.10%) Behat
12 5 (1.10%) Grunt
12 5 (1.10%) Artifactory
General
1 51 (11.21%) Finance
2 11 (2.42%) Publishing
2 11 (2.42%) Games
3 9 (1.98%) Banking
3 9 (1.98%) Retail
4 6 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 4 (0.88%) Marketing
6 3 (0.66%) Front Office
6 3 (0.66%) Back Office
6 3 (0.66%) Advertising
7 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.22%) International Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Legal
8 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 185 (40.66%) DevOps Engineer
2 66 (14.51%) Developer
3 47 (10.33%) Architect
4 30 (6.59%) Systems Engineer
4 30 (6.59%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 21 (4.62%) Administrator
5 21 (4.62%) Java Developer
6 19 (4.18%) Linux Engineer
7 18 (3.96%) DevOps Architect
8 17 (3.74%) Systems Administrator
9 16 (3.52%) Consultant
10 14 (3.08%) Lead Architect
11 13 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (2.64%) Software Engineer
12 12 (2.64%) Linux Administrator
13 11 (2.42%) Cloud Engineer
14 10 (2.20%) Cloud Architect
14 10 (2.20%) DevOps Consultant
14 10 (2.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 8 (1.76%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (31.43%) Web Services
2 67 (14.73%) LAMP
3 30 (6.59%) HTML
4 29 (6.37%) RESTful
5 25 (5.49%) REST
6 24 (5.27%) .NET
7 23 (5.05%) SOAP
8 19 (4.18%) Ruby on Rails
9 16 (3.52%) JMX
9 16 (3.52%) RabbitMQ
10 12 (2.64%) JMS
10 12 (2.64%) JSP
11 10 (2.20%) CSS
11 10 (2.20%) J2EE
12 9 (1.98%) JSON
12 9 (1.98%) HTML5
13 8 (1.76%) MCollective
13 8 (1.76%) ActiveMQ
13 8 (1.76%) COM
14 7 (1.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 79 (17.36%) Open Source
2 18 (3.96%) Mobile App
3 13 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 9 (1.98%) Replication
5 7 (1.54%) Online Games
6 6 (1.32%) Clustering
7 5 (1.10%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.10%) Taxonomies
7 5 (1.10%) Digital Media
8 4 (0.88%) Spread Betting
8 4 (0.88%) Social Network
9 3 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.44%) New Media
10 2 (0.44%) iSeries
10 2 (0.44%) Derivative
10 2 (0.44%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.44%) Physics
10 2 (0.44%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.44%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 299 (65.71%) Linux
2 111 (24.40%) UNIX
3 62 (13.63%) Windows
4 61 (13.41%) CentOS
5 44 (9.67%) Ubuntu
6 42 (9.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (7.69%) Debian
8 7 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.10%) Android
10 4 (0.88%) Solaris
11 3 (0.66%) SmartOS
12 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.22%) AIX
12 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (71.87%) DevOps
2 143 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
4 110 (24.18%) Configuration Management
5 71 (15.60%) Scrum
6 57 (12.53%) TDD
7 43 (9.45%) E-Commerce
8 39 (8.57%) BDD
9 36 (7.91%) SOA
10 35 (7.69%) Software Engineering
11 26 (5.71%) Kanban
12 21 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
13 18 (3.96%) OO
14 16 (3.52%) Load Balancing
14 16 (3.52%) Release Management
15 13 (2.86%) Performance Testing
15 13 (2.86%) Load Testing
15 13 (2.86%) Web Development
15 13 (2.86%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 180 (39.56%) Java
2 170 (37.36%) Ruby
3 135 (29.67%) Python
4 90 (19.78%) Perl
5 82 (18.02%) PHP
6 78 (17.14%) Bash Shell
7 44 (9.67%) JavaScript
8 36 (7.91%) SQL
9 28 (6.15%) PowerShell
10 25 (5.49%) Scala
11 23 (5.05%) Shell Script
12 17 (3.74%) C#
13 9 (1.98%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.98%) Groovy
14 8 (1.76%) Clojure
15 6 (1.32%) VB
16 4 (0.88%) C
16 4 (0.88%) C++
17 3 (0.66%) F#
17 3 (0.66%) Golang
Qualifications
1 10 (2.20%) Security Cleared
2 9 (1.98%) SC Cleared
3 8 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (1.54%) VCDX
4 7 (1.54%) VCAP
5 5 (1.10%) Degree
6 2 (0.44%) RHCE
7 1 (0.22%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.22%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (0.22%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.98%) QA
2 7 (1.54%) SLA
3 2 (0.44%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (6.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (4.62%) vCloud
3 14 (3.08%) Varnish
4 11 (2.42%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.42%) KVM
5 9 (1.98%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.98%) vSphere
6 5 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.10%) Xen
7 2 (0.44%) NFS
7 2 (0.44%) HDFS
8 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 360 (79.12%) Puppet
2 107 (23.52%) Nagios
3 72 (15.82%) Salt
4 66 (14.51%) Ansible
5 41 (9.01%) ZABBIX
6 40 (8.79%) Vagrant
7 30 (6.59%) Cacti
8 16 (3.52%) Zenoss
9 15 (3.30%) Capistrano
9 15 (3.30%) Opsview
10 14 (3.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 13 (2.86%) collectd
12 12 (2.64%) Ganglia
13 11 (2.42%) StatsD
14 10 (2.20%) YUM
15 8 (1.76%) CFEngine
16 7 (1.54%) Kibana
16 7 (1.54%) Graylog2
17 6 (1.32%) Munin
18 3 (0.66%) Foglight
Vendors
1 69 (15.16%) Red Hat
2 56 (12.31%) Rackspace
3 51 (11.21%) VMware
4 28 (6.15%) Oracle
5 22 (4.84%) JBoss
6 18 (3.96%) Microsoft
7 17 (3.74%) Cisco
8 16 (3.52%) IBM
8 16 (3.52%) Atlassian
8 16 (3.52%) SaltStack
9 15 (3.30%) Akamai
9 15 (3.30%) Percona
9 15 (3.30%) NetApp
10 14 (3.08%) New Relic
11 11 (2.42%) Splunk
12 8 (1.76%) Perforce
12 8 (1.76%) Yahoo!
12 8 (1.76%) Google
13 4 (0.88%) SAP
13 4 (0.88%) Vyatta
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £435 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago