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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 178 251 373
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +122
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 296 178 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.22% 0.70% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.40% 10.64% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 138 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 £357 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +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
1922 1673 1709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.90% 6.60% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1247 1129 1042
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 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 37 44
Average hourly rate £18.23 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.97% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £15.77 £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £69.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +11.11%

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 1 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 1 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 +34 39 £450 +5.88% 38
Canary Wharf - 2 £600 -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Opscode Chef
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 407 (80.12%) Puppet
2 350 (68.90%) DevOps
3 344 (67.72%) Linux
4 191 (37.60%) Java
5 184 (36.22%) Ruby
6 178 (35.04%) Jenkins
7 165 (32.48%) Python
8 159 (31.30%) Web Services
9 152 (29.92%) Amazon AWS
10 145 (28.54%) Agile Software Development
11 136 (26.77%) Continuous Integration
12 127 (25.00%) Configuration Management
13 122 (24.02%) Apache
13 122 (24.02%) Git (software)
14 108 (21.26%) MySQL
15 104 (20.47%) UNIX
16 102 (20.08%) Nagios
17 99 (19.49%) MongoDB
18 98 (19.29%) Perl
19 95 (18.70%) Open Source
20 92 (18.11%) PHP
21 87 (17.13%) NoSQL
22 83 (16.34%) Bash Shell
22 83 (16.34%) Scrum
23 78 (15.35%) Salt
24 75 (14.76%) Windows
25 74 (14.57%) Red Hat
26 73 (14.37%) VMware
27 72 (14.17%) CentOS
28 68 (13.39%) Ansible

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 122 (24.02%) Apache
2 57 (11.22%) OpenStack
3 53 (10.43%) Tomcat
4 40 (7.87%) nginx
5 35 (6.89%) Node.js
6 34 (6.69%) Elasticsearch
7 19 (3.74%) IIS
8 11 (2.17%) Confluence
9 9 (1.77%) Apache Pig
10 8 (1.57%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (1.57%) Apache Solr
11 7 (1.38%) CloudStack
12 5 (0.98%) CMS
13 4 (0.79%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.59%) Jetty
15 2 (0.39%) Mule
15 2 (0.39%) WordPress
15 2 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.39%) SharePoint
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
1 152 (29.92%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (10.04%) Amazon EC2
3 44 (8.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (4.72%) Amazon S3
5 17 (3.35%) SaaS
6 16 (3.15%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (2.76%) IaaS
8 13 (2.56%) PaaS
9 6 (1.18%) GitHub
10 5 (0.98%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (0.98%) Heroku
10 5 (0.98%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.59%) Route 53
12 1 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.20%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.20%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 47 (9.25%) DNS
2 37 (7.28%) TCP/IP
3 25 (4.92%) HTTP
4 24 (4.72%) Internet
5 19 (3.74%) SSL
6 17 (3.35%) SAN
7 15 (2.95%) Firewall
8 10 (1.97%) NAS
9 7 (1.38%) VPN
10 6 (1.18%) Reverse Proxy
11 5 (0.98%) DHCP
12 3 (0.59%) IPsec
12 3 (0.59%) FTP
12 3 (0.59%) Wireshark
13 2 (0.39%) Network Security
13 2 (0.39%) DMZ
13 2 (0.39%) LDAP
14 1 (0.20%) SMTP
14 1 (0.20%) Ethernet
14 1 (0.20%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (21.26%) MySQL
2 99 (19.49%) MongoDB
3 87 (17.13%) NoSQL
4 63 (12.40%) Apache Cassandra
5 55 (10.83%) Big Data
6 41 (8.07%) Hadoop
7 36 (7.09%) PostgreSQL
8 23 (4.53%) CouchDB
9 20 (3.94%) Redis
10 18 (3.54%) Riak
11 13 (2.56%) HBase
12 11 (2.17%) Relational Database
13 9 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (1.77%) Apache Hive
13 9 (1.77%) SQL Server
14 8 (1.57%) RDBMS
14 8 (1.57%) Amazon Redshift
15 4 (0.79%) Couchbase
15 4 (0.79%) QlikView
16 3 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 178 (35.04%) Jenkins
2 122 (24.02%) Git (software)
3 52 (10.24%) Hudson
4 41 (8.07%) Maven
5 25 (4.92%) Subversion
6 24 (4.72%) JIRA
7 20 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (3.94%) RSpec
8 16 (3.15%) TeamCity
9 14 (2.76%) Selenium
10 12 (2.36%) JUnit
11 11 (2.17%) Ant
12 9 (1.77%) Jasmine
13 8 (1.57%) Karma Test Runner
14 7 (1.38%) Artifactory
14 7 (1.38%) Mercurial
14 7 (1.38%) Cucumber
15 5 (0.98%) Gerrit
15 5 (0.98%) PHPUnit
15 5 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 49 (9.65%) Finance
2 23 (4.53%) Publishing
3 19 (3.74%) Games
4 10 (1.97%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.57%) Retail
6 7 (1.38%) Banking
7 6 (1.18%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.98%) Back Office
8 5 (0.98%) Marketing
9 4 (0.79%) Advertising
10 3 (0.59%) Front Office
11 2 (0.39%) Legal
11 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.20%) International Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 195 (38.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 71 (13.98%) Developer
3 45 (8.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 40 (7.87%) Architect
5 36 (7.09%) Systems Engineer
6 30 (5.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 25 (4.92%) Consultant
8 23 (4.53%) Linux Engineer
9 22 (4.33%) Java Developer
10 21 (4.13%) Cloud Engineer
11 19 (3.74%) Administrator
12 18 (3.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 18 (3.54%) Python Developer
12 18 (3.54%) DevOps Architect
13 16 (3.15%) Systems Administrator
14 13 (2.56%) DevOps Consultant
15 12 (2.36%) Software Engineer
15 12 (2.36%) Linux Administrator
16 11 (2.17%) Senior Consultant
16 11 (2.17%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (31.30%) Web Services
2 61 (12.01%) LAMP
3 28 (5.51%) HTML
4 27 (5.31%) RESTful
5 25 (4.92%) .NET
6 22 (4.33%) REST
7 21 (4.13%) SOAP
8 16 (3.15%) Django
9 14 (2.76%) Ruby on Rails
9 14 (2.76%) MCollective
10 13 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
10 13 (2.56%) jQuery
11 12 (2.36%) CSS
12 11 (2.17%) J2EE
13 9 (1.77%) JSP
13 9 (1.77%) XML
13 9 (1.77%) Spring
13 9 (1.77%) JSON
14 8 (1.57%) JMS
14 8 (1.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 95 (18.70%) Open Source
2 20 (3.94%) Computer Science
3 11 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 9 (1.77%) Digital Media
5 8 (1.57%) Online Games
6 6 (1.18%) Client/Server
7 5 (0.98%) Replication
7 5 (0.98%) Mathematics
7 5 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (0.98%) Visualisation
8 4 (0.79%) Spread Betting
8 4 (0.79%) Data Integration
8 4 (0.79%) Social Network
9 3 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.39%) Physics
10 2 (0.39%) Derivative
10 2 (0.39%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.39%) Blog
10 2 (0.39%) iSeries
10 2 (0.39%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 344 (67.72%) Linux
2 104 (20.47%) UNIX
3 75 (14.76%) Windows
4 72 (14.17%) CentOS
5 45 (8.86%) Ubuntu
6 41 (8.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (6.10%) Debian
8 12 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.18%) Solaris
11 4 (0.79%) AIX
12 3 (0.59%) SmartOS
12 3 (0.59%) Android
13 2 (0.39%) VMS
14 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.20%) SUSE
14 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (68.90%) DevOps
2 145 (28.54%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (26.77%) Continuous Integration
4 127 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 83 (16.34%) Scrum
6 62 (12.20%) TDD
7 46 (9.06%) E-Commerce
8 42 (8.27%) BDD
9 34 (6.69%) SOA
9 34 (6.69%) Software Engineering
10 29 (5.71%) Kanban
11 24 (4.72%) OO
12 23 (4.53%) Load Balancing
13 20 (3.94%) Service Delivery
14 19 (3.74%) Continuous Improvement
15 16 (3.15%) ITIL
16 15 (2.95%) Release Management
17 14 (2.76%) Web Development
18 13 (2.56%) Content Management
19 12 (2.36%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 191 (37.60%) Java
2 184 (36.22%) Ruby
3 165 (32.48%) Python
4 98 (19.29%) Perl
5 92 (18.11%) PHP
6 83 (16.34%) Bash Shell
7 53 (10.43%) JavaScript
8 49 (9.65%) SQL
9 32 (6.30%) PowerShell
10 30 (5.91%) Scala
11 29 (5.71%) Shell Script
12 19 (3.74%) C#
13 12 (2.36%) C
13 12 (2.36%) Groovy
14 10 (1.97%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.57%) C++
15 8 (1.57%) Clojure
16 6 (1.18%) Golang
16 6 (1.18%) VB
17 4 (0.79%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 18 (3.54%) Security Cleared
2 16 (3.15%) SC Cleared
3 9 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (1.57%) VCDX
4 8 (1.57%) VCAP
5 7 (1.38%) CCSA
5 7 (1.38%) Degree
5 7 (1.38%) CCNA
5 7 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.18%) CISSP
6 6 (1.18%) JNCIA
6 6 (1.18%) CISM
7 2 (0.39%) RHCE
7 2 (0.39%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.20%) LPIC
8 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.20%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.97%) SLA
1 10 (1.97%) QA
2 2 (0.39%) SNOMED CT
3 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 43 (8.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (6.69%) vCloud
3 12 (2.36%) vSphere
4 9 (1.77%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.77%) KVM
5 8 (1.57%) Active Directory
5 8 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.18%) Xen
7 5 (0.98%) Varnish
8 3 (0.59%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.39%) Docker
9 2 (0.39%) NFS
9 2 (0.39%) HDFS
10 1 (0.20%) RHEV
10 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 407 (80.12%) Puppet
2 102 (20.08%) Nagios
3 78 (15.35%) Salt
4 68 (13.39%) Ansible
5 58 (11.42%) Vagrant
6 54 (10.63%) ZABBIX
7 31 (6.10%) Cacti
8 24 (4.72%) Zenoss
9 18 (3.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 14 (2.76%) YUM
10 14 (2.76%) Kibana
11 13 (2.56%) Capistrano
12 11 (2.17%) Graylog2
13 10 (1.97%) Opsview
14 8 (1.57%) collectd
15 7 (1.38%) Ganglia
16 6 (1.18%) CFEngine
17 5 (0.98%) HAProxy
17 5 (0.98%) logstash
18 4 (0.79%) StatsD
Vendors
1 74 (14.57%) Red Hat
2 73 (14.37%) VMware
3 52 (10.24%) Rackspace
4 32 (6.30%) Oracle
5 28 (5.51%) JBoss
6 23 (4.53%) New Relic
7 21 (4.13%) SaltStack
7 21 (4.13%) Cisco
7 21 (4.13%) IBM
8 18 (3.54%) NetApp
8 18 (3.54%) Splunk
9 17 (3.35%) Atlassian
10 15 (2.95%) Perforce
11 13 (2.56%) Microsoft
12 11 (2.17%) Percona
13 10 (1.97%) Google
14 9 (1.77%) BMC
15 8 (1.57%) Akamai
16 4 (0.79%) EMC
17 3 (0.59%) 29West
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