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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 174 258 378
Rank change year-on-year
+84 +120
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 291 176 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.20% 0.70% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.33% 10.55% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 135 29
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£450 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £362 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
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
1898 1668 1754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.82% 6.62% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1202 1107 1063
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 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 34 47
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 £13.30 £15.77 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £90.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.02% +6.41%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +45 38 £463 +5.71% 29
Canary Wharf - 2 £600 -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Opscode Chef
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 402 (79.45%) Puppet
2 348 (68.77%) DevOps
3 338 (66.80%) Linux
4 190 (37.55%) Java
5 180 (35.57%) Ruby
6 173 (34.19%) Jenkins
7 159 (31.42%) Web Services
8 156 (30.83%) Python
9 151 (29.84%) Amazon AWS
10 146 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
11 134 (26.48%) Continuous Integration
12 126 (24.90%) Configuration Management
13 121 (23.91%) Git (software)
14 116 (22.92%) Apache
15 108 (21.34%) MySQL
16 103 (20.36%) UNIX
17 99 (19.57%) Nagios
17 99 (19.57%) MongoDB
18 96 (18.97%) Open Source
19 95 (18.77%) Perl
20 91 (17.98%) NoSQL
21 90 (17.79%) PHP
22 85 (16.80%) Scrum
23 80 (15.81%) Bash Shell
24 78 (15.42%) Salt
25 73 (14.43%) Windows
26 70 (13.83%) Red Hat
27 69 (13.64%) VMware
28 68 (13.44%) CentOS
28 68 (13.44%) Ansible

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 116 (22.92%) Apache
2 58 (11.46%) Tomcat
3 55 (10.87%) OpenStack
4 40 (7.91%) nginx
5 36 (7.11%) Node.js
6 34 (6.72%) Elasticsearch
7 19 (3.75%) IIS
8 13 (2.57%) Confluence
9 10 (1.98%) Cloud Foundry
10 9 (1.78%) Apache Solr
11 8 (1.58%) Apache Pig
11 8 (1.58%) CloudStack
12 5 (0.99%) CMS
13 4 (0.79%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.59%) Jetty
15 2 (0.40%) Mule
15 2 (0.40%) Drupal
15 2 (0.40%) WordPress
15 2 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Summit
1 1 (0.20%) RMDS
1 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 151 (29.84%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
3 43 (8.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (4.35%) Amazon S3
5 19 (3.75%) SaaS
6 17 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (2.77%) IaaS
7 14 (2.77%) PaaS
8 6 (1.19%) GitHub
9 5 (0.99%) Google App Engine
9 5 (0.99%) Heroku
10 4 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.59%) Route 53
12 1 (0.20%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.20%) Joyent
12 1 (0.20%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 45 (8.89%) DNS
2 36 (7.11%) TCP/IP
3 25 (4.94%) HTTP
4 23 (4.55%) Internet
5 19 (3.75%) SSL
6 15 (2.96%) SAN
7 14 (2.77%) Firewall
8 10 (1.98%) NAS
9 6 (1.19%) Reverse Proxy
9 6 (1.19%) VPN
10 5 (0.99%) DHCP
11 4 (0.79%) Wireshark
12 3 (0.59%) IPsec
12 3 (0.59%) FTP
13 2 (0.40%) tcpdump
13 2 (0.40%) Network Security
13 2 (0.40%) DMZ
14 1 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
14 1 (0.20%) BIG-IP
14 1 (0.20%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (21.34%) MySQL
2 99 (19.57%) MongoDB
3 91 (17.98%) NoSQL
4 63 (12.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 56 (11.07%) Big Data
6 43 (8.50%) Hadoop
7 36 (7.11%) PostgreSQL
8 23 (4.55%) CouchDB
9 21 (4.15%) Redis
10 18 (3.56%) Riak
11 12 (2.37%) HBase
11 12 (2.37%) Relational Database
12 10 (1.98%) SQL Server
13 9 (1.78%) RDBMS
13 9 (1.78%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (1.58%) Apache Hive
15 6 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
16 4 (0.79%) QlikView
16 4 (0.79%) Couchbase
17 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 173 (34.19%) Jenkins
2 121 (23.91%) Git (software)
3 51 (10.08%) Hudson
4 39 (7.71%) Maven
5 25 (4.94%) Subversion
6 24 (4.74%) JIRA
7 20 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (3.95%) RSpec
8 16 (3.16%) TeamCity
9 13 (2.57%) Selenium
9 13 (2.57%) JUnit
10 11 (2.17%) Ant
11 7 (1.38%) Jasmine
11 7 (1.38%) Artifactory
11 7 (1.38%) Mercurial
12 6 (1.19%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.19%) PHPUnit
12 6 (1.19%) Karma Test Runner
13 5 (0.99%) PhantomJS
13 5 (0.99%) Gerrit
General
1 50 (9.88%) Finance
2 22 (4.35%) Publishing
3 17 (3.36%) Games
4 10 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.58%) Retail
6 6 (1.19%) Banking
6 6 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.99%) Back Office
7 5 (0.99%) Marketing
8 4 (0.79%) Advertising
9 3 (0.59%) Front Office
10 2 (0.40%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.40%) Legal
11 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.20%) International Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 198 (39.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 72 (14.23%) Developer
3 46 (9.09%) Architect
4 45 (8.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 35 (6.92%) Systems Engineer
6 31 (6.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 23 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
8 22 (4.35%) Java Developer
9 20 (3.95%) Cloud Engineer
9 20 (3.95%) Consultant
10 19 (3.75%) Administrator
11 18 (3.56%) DevOps Architect
11 18 (3.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (3.16%) Python Developer
12 16 (3.16%) Systems Administrator
13 12 (2.37%) Software Engineer
13 12 (2.37%) Linux Administrator
14 11 (2.17%) Cloud Architect
15 10 (1.98%) Automation Engineer
15 10 (1.98%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (31.42%) Web Services
2 61 (12.06%) LAMP
3 33 (6.52%) RESTful
4 28 (5.53%) HTML
5 25 (4.94%) .NET
6 24 (4.74%) REST
7 23 (4.55%) SOAP
8 16 (3.16%) Ruby on Rails
9 15 (2.96%) MCollective
9 15 (2.96%) RabbitMQ
10 14 (2.77%) Django
11 12 (2.37%) CSS
12 11 (2.17%) J2EE
12 11 (2.17%) jQuery
13 9 (1.78%) JSON
13 9 (1.78%) JSP
13 9 (1.78%) XML
14 8 (1.58%) HTML5
14 8 (1.58%) JMS
14 8 (1.58%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 96 (18.97%) Open Source
2 19 (3.75%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.16%) Mobile App
4 8 (1.58%) Online Games
4 8 (1.58%) Digital Media
5 6 (1.19%) Client/Server
6 5 (0.99%) Replication
6 5 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.79%) Visualisation
7 4 (0.79%) Spread Betting
7 4 (0.79%) Mathematics
7 4 (0.79%) Social Network
8 3 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.59%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.40%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.40%) iSeries
9 2 (0.40%) New Media
9 2 (0.40%) Linked Data
9 2 (0.40%) Derivative
9 2 (0.40%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 338 (66.80%) Linux
2 103 (20.36%) UNIX
3 73 (14.43%) Windows
4 68 (13.44%) CentOS
5 46 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 39 (7.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (6.13%) Debian
8 11 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.79%) Android
10 4 (0.79%) Solaris
11 3 (0.59%) SmartOS
12 2 (0.40%) AIX
12 2 (0.40%) VMS
13 1 (0.20%) SUSE
13 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (68.77%) DevOps
2 146 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (26.48%) Continuous Integration
4 126 (24.90%) Configuration Management
5 85 (16.80%) Scrum
6 62 (12.25%) TDD
7 46 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 42 (8.30%) BDD
8 42 (8.30%) SOA
9 36 (7.11%) Software Engineering
10 30 (5.93%) Kanban
11 26 (5.14%) OO
12 20 (3.95%) Load Balancing
13 19 (3.75%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (3.36%) Disaster Recovery
14 17 (3.36%) Service Delivery
14 17 (3.36%) Release Management
15 15 (2.96%) ITIL
16 14 (2.77%) Web Development
17 13 (2.57%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 190 (37.55%) Java
2 180 (35.57%) Ruby
3 156 (30.83%) Python
4 95 (18.77%) Perl
5 90 (17.79%) PHP
6 80 (15.81%) Bash Shell
7 52 (10.28%) JavaScript
8 48 (9.49%) SQL
9 31 (6.13%) PowerShell
9 31 (6.13%) Shell Script
10 30 (5.93%) Scala
11 18 (3.56%) C#
12 11 (2.17%) Groovy
13 10 (1.98%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.78%) Clojure
15 8 (1.58%) C
16 6 (1.19%) Golang
16 6 (1.19%) VB
16 6 (1.19%) C++
17 4 (0.79%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 18 (3.56%) Security Cleared
2 16 (3.16%) SC Cleared
3 9 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (1.58%) VCDX
4 8 (1.58%) VCAP
5 7 (1.38%) Degree
6 6 (1.19%) CCNA
6 6 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.19%) CCSA
7 5 (0.99%) JNCIA
7 5 (0.99%) CISSP
7 5 (0.99%) CISM
8 2 (0.40%) RHCE
8 2 (0.40%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.20%) Linux+ Certification
9 1 (0.20%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.98%) SLA
2 9 (1.78%) QA
3 2 (0.40%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (7.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (6.52%) vCloud
3 12 (2.37%) vSphere
4 11 (2.17%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.17%) KVM
4 11 (2.17%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.19%) Varnish
6 6 (1.19%) Xen
7 2 (0.40%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.40%) HDFS
7 2 (0.40%) Docker
8 1 (0.20%) RHEV
8 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 402 (79.45%) Puppet
2 99 (19.57%) Nagios
3 78 (15.42%) Salt
4 68 (13.44%) Ansible
5 55 (10.87%) Vagrant
6 53 (10.47%) ZABBIX
7 31 (6.13%) Cacti
8 22 (4.35%) Zenoss
9 17 (3.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 14 (2.77%) YUM
11 13 (2.57%) Capistrano
11 13 (2.57%) Kibana
12 10 (1.98%) Ganglia
12 10 (1.98%) Graylog2
12 10 (1.98%) Opsview
13 9 (1.78%) collectd
14 7 (1.38%) CFEngine
15 5 (0.99%) logstash
15 5 (0.99%) HAProxy
16 4 (0.79%) StatsD
Vendors
1 70 (13.83%) Red Hat
2 69 (13.64%) VMware
3 55 (10.87%) Rackspace
4 31 (6.13%) Oracle
5 27 (5.34%) JBoss
6 21 (4.15%) New Relic
6 21 (4.15%) SaltStack
7 20 (3.95%) Cisco
8 19 (3.75%) IBM
9 18 (3.56%) Atlassian
10 17 (3.36%) NetApp
10 17 (3.36%) Splunk
11 15 (2.96%) Microsoft
12 14 (2.77%) Perforce
13 11 (2.17%) Google
14 10 (1.98%) Akamai
14 10 (1.98%) Percona
15 8 (1.58%) BMC
16 4 (0.79%) Yahoo!
17 3 (0.59%) EMC
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £440.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £430 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Central London
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £370 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 16 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago