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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 196 188 263
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +75
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 266 290 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.12% 1.21% 0.70%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.80% 14.48% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 214 135
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £550 £559
UK excluding London average daily rate £417 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.80% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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 London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1927 2003 1732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.13% 8.37% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 1300 1162
Average daily rate £438 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 37 42
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.48 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.41% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £27.50 £54.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.45%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +34 69 £500 +11.11% 22
Croydon -16 8 £450 -7.69% 1
Canary Wharf -8 3 £475 -20.83%
Uxbridge - 1 £300 -
Ealing - 1 £375 -
Opscode Chef
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 437 (77.48%) Puppet
2 423 (75.00%) DevOps
3 356 (63.12%) Linux
4 282 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 241 (42.73%) Ruby
6 239 (42.38%) Python
7 222 (39.36%) Jenkins
8 220 (39.01%) Java
9 219 (38.83%) Agile Software Development
10 202 (35.82%) Ansible
11 177 (31.38%) Configuration Management
12 175 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
13 165 (29.26%) Git (software)
14 130 (23.05%) Docker
15 127 (22.52%) Perl
16 123 (21.81%) MySQL
17 102 (18.09%) Web Services
18 101 (17.91%) Bash Shell
19 99 (17.55%) Red Hat
20 96 (17.02%) Windows
20 96 (17.02%) VMware
20 96 (17.02%) MongoDB
21 93 (16.49%) Continuous Delivery
22 86 (15.25%) TDD
23 85 (15.07%) Salt
24 84 (14.89%) Vagrant
25 82 (14.54%) UNIX
26 77 (13.65%) OpenStack
27 72 (12.77%) Open Source
27 72 (12.77%) PHP

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 77 (13.65%) OpenStack
2 66 (11.70%) Apache
3 65 (11.52%) Tomcat
4 52 (9.22%) nginx
5 45 (7.98%) Node.js
6 42 (7.45%) IIS
7 31 (5.50%) JBoss
8 26 (4.61%) Elasticsearch
9 15 (2.66%) Mule ESB
9 15 (2.66%) Jetty
10 14 (2.48%) Confluence
10 14 (2.48%) Apache Spark
11 13 (2.30%) Drupal
12 10 (1.77%) WebSphere
13 9 (1.60%) Apache Pig
14 8 (1.42%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.89%) WebLogic
16 2 (0.35%) Resin
16 2 (0.35%) SharePoint
16 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (1.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.35%) SPSS
3 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.35%) Magento
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 282 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (11.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
4 33 (5.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 29 (5.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 26 (4.61%) Cloud Computing
7 25 (4.43%) PaaS
8 22 (3.90%) Amazon S3
9 18 (3.19%) Amazon ELB
10 12 (2.13%) GitHub
11 11 (1.95%) IaaS
12 10 (1.77%) Amazon SQS
13 9 (1.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 8 (1.42%) Google App Engine
15 6 (1.06%) SaaS
16 4 (0.71%) Heroku
17 3 (0.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 2 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 2 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 2 (0.35%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (9.04%) HTTP
2 50 (8.87%) TCP/IP
3 45 (7.98%) DNS
4 41 (7.27%) Firewall
5 31 (5.50%) SSL
6 24 (4.26%) VPN
7 13 (2.30%) DMZ
7 13 (2.30%) Internet
7 13 (2.30%) Reverse Proxy
8 12 (2.13%) IPsec
8 12 (2.13%) DHCP
9 10 (1.77%) FTP
9 10 (1.77%) Network Security
10 6 (1.06%) LDAP
11 5 (0.89%) LAN
11 5 (0.89%) WAN
12 4 (0.71%) SMTP
12 4 (0.71%) SSH
12 4 (0.71%) SAN
13 3 (0.53%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (21.81%) MySQL
2 96 (17.02%) MongoDB
3 63 (11.17%) PostgreSQL
4 48 (8.51%) NoSQL
5 36 (6.38%) Redis
6 30 (5.32%) SQL Server
6 30 (5.32%) Hadoop
7 24 (4.26%) Big Data
8 19 (3.37%) Relational Database
9 17 (3.01%) HBase
10 16 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (2.13%) EDRMS
11 12 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (2.13%) DTS
11 12 (2.13%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
13 8 (1.42%) DB2
13 8 (1.42%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 222 (39.36%) Jenkins
2 165 (29.26%) Git (software)
3 48 (8.51%) Subversion
4 43 (7.62%) JIRA
5 42 (7.45%) TeamCity
6 39 (6.91%) Maven
7 37 (6.56%) Mercurial
8 32 (5.67%) Gerrit
9 27 (4.79%) Ant
10 26 (4.61%) Artifactory
11 25 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
12 23 (4.08%) Selenium
12 23 (4.08%) Hudson
13 20 (3.55%) SonarQube
14 19 (3.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 14 (2.48%) Cucumber
16 11 (1.95%) Gradle
17 9 (1.60%) Jasmine
18 8 (1.42%) JMeter
18 8 (1.42%) ClearCase
General
1 56 (9.93%) Finance
2 35 (6.21%) Banking
3 20 (3.55%) Games
4 13 (2.30%) Retail
5 8 (1.42%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.06%) Publishing
7 5 (0.89%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.53%) Law
8 3 (0.53%) Legal
9 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.35%) Advertising
9 2 (0.35%) Automotive
9 2 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 236 (41.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 64 (11.35%) Developer
3 54 (9.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 52 (9.22%) Architect
5 43 (7.62%) Consultant
6 39 (6.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 33 (5.85%) Linux Engineer
8 27 (4.79%) DevOps Consultant
9 18 (3.19%) Administrator
10 15 (2.66%) Systems Engineer
10 15 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (2.48%) Systems Administrator
12 12 (2.13%) Senior Consultant
13 11 (1.95%) Senior Developer
13 11 (1.95%) Java Developer
13 11 (1.95%) Cloud Engineer
14 10 (1.77%) Operations Engineer
14 10 (1.77%) Web Engineer
15 9 (1.60%) Senior Web Engineer
15 9 (1.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (18.09%) Web Services
2 53 (9.40%) LAMP
3 50 (8.87%) .NET
4 32 (5.67%) J2EE
5 31 (5.50%) HTML
6 28 (4.96%) Ruby on Rails
7 26 (4.61%) REST
8 22 (3.90%) Django
8 22 (3.90%) RabbitMQ
9 21 (3.72%) Middleware
10 19 (3.37%) CSS
11 18 (3.19%) SOAP
12 14 (2.48%) AngularJS
13 13 (2.30%) HTML5
14 12 (2.13%) JRules
15 11 (1.95%) Spring
15 11 (1.95%) JSON
15 11 (1.95%) XML
15 11 (1.95%) jQuery
15 11 (1.95%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.26%) Data Centre
2 22 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (2.84%) Mobile App
4 16 (2.84%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.30%) Digital Media
6 12 (2.13%) Clustering
7 9 (1.60%) Streaming Video
7 9 (1.60%) iPhone
7 9 (1.60%) iPad
8 8 (1.42%) Tandem
9 7 (1.24%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (1.06%) Private Cloud
11 5 (0.89%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.71%) Enterprise Cloud
12 4 (0.71%) CMDB
13 3 (0.53%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.53%) User Experience
13 3 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 356 (63.12%) Linux
2 96 (17.02%) Windows
3 82 (14.54%) UNIX
4 67 (11.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 65 (11.52%) Ubuntu
6 64 (11.35%) CentOS
7 16 (2.84%) Debian
8 15 (2.66%) Solaris
9 12 (2.13%) AIX
10 8 (1.42%) Android
11 6 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (1.06%) Fedora
11 6 (1.06%) SUSE
11 6 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (1.06%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.89%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.89%) HPUX
13 4 (0.71%) FreeBSD
14 3 (0.53%) VMS
15 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 423 (75.00%) DevOps
2 219 (38.83%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (31.38%) Configuration Management
4 175 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
5 93 (16.49%) Continuous Delivery
6 86 (15.25%) TDD
7 72 (12.77%) Open Source
7 72 (12.77%) Scrum
8 51 (9.04%) E-Commerce
9 39 (6.91%) BDD
10 28 (4.96%) Migration
11 27 (4.79%) Load Balancing
12 26 (4.61%) Mentoring
13 25 (4.43%) Automated Testing
13 25 (4.43%) OO
14 23 (4.08%) ITIL
15 22 (3.90%) Software Engineering
16 21 (3.72%) OWASP
16 21 (3.72%) SOA
17 20 (3.55%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 241 (42.73%) Ruby
2 239 (42.38%) Python
3 220 (39.01%) Java
4 127 (22.52%) Perl
5 101 (17.91%) Bash Shell
6 72 (12.77%) PHP
7 51 (9.04%) JavaScript
8 46 (8.16%) SQL
9 38 (6.74%) PowerShell
10 36 (6.38%) Shell Script
11 35 (6.21%) Scala
12 27 (4.79%) Go
13 19 (3.37%) C#
14 15 (2.66%) Groovy
15 12 (2.13%) C++
16 7 (1.24%) Clojure
17 5 (0.89%) VBScript
18 4 (0.71%) R
18 4 (0.71%) C
19 3 (0.53%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 35 (6.21%) Degree
2 34 (6.03%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.01%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.06%) MCSE
4 6 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.06%) RHCE
5 4 (0.71%) RHCSA
6 3 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.35%) LPIC
7 2 (0.35%) CCIE
7 2 (0.35%) CCNP
7 2 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.35%) HP ASE
7 2 (0.35%) HP MASE
8 1 (0.18%) VCAP
8 1 (0.18%) VCP5
8 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.14%) QA
2 16 (2.84%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 130 (23.05%) Docker
2 57 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (4.79%) vCloud
4 10 (1.77%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.60%) Varnish
6 8 (1.42%) vSphere
6 8 (1.42%) KVM
7 7 (1.24%) VirtualBox
7 7 (1.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (0.89%) Xen
9 4 (0.71%) Active Directory
10 3 (0.53%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.35%) HDFS
11 2 (0.35%) LXC
11 2 (0.35%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.35%) NFS
12 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.18%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (0.18%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 437 (77.48%) Puppet
2 202 (35.82%) Ansible
3 85 (15.07%) Salt
4 84 (14.89%) Vagrant
5 47 (8.33%) Nagios
6 26 (4.61%) ZABBIX
7 24 (4.26%) HAProxy
8 22 (3.90%) logstash
9 17 (3.01%) Rundeck
10 16 (2.84%) Kibana
11 15 (2.66%) Mesos
12 13 (2.30%) SCOM
12 13 (2.30%) BladeLogic
13 11 (1.95%) Graphite
14 10 (1.77%) yum
15 9 (1.60%) Kubernetes
16 8 (1.42%) HP Operations Orchestration
16 8 (1.42%) StatsD
17 5 (0.89%) Capistrano
17 5 (0.89%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 99 (17.55%) Red Hat
2 96 (17.02%) VMware
3 50 (8.87%) Microsoft
4 42 (7.45%) Oracle
5 38 (6.74%) Google
6 37 (6.56%) HP
7 32 (5.67%) SaltStack
8 21 (3.72%) New Relic
8 21 (3.72%) Rackspace
9 18 (3.19%) Atlassian
10 15 (2.66%) IBM
10 15 (2.66%) Perforce
11 12 (2.13%) webMethods
12 11 (1.95%) Splunk
12 11 (1.95%) AppDynamics
13 10 (1.77%) ServiceNow
14 9 (1.60%) Barracuda Networks
14 9 (1.60%) EMC
14 9 (1.60%) Sun
15 8 (1.42%) Cisco
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