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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 206 271 393
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +122
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 222 145 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.94% 0.60% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.20% 9.46% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 98 24
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +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 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
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
1819 1532 1742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.71% 6.32% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1173 995 1009
Average daily rate £420 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £293 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 39 42
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.83 £15.90 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £41.55 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-9.84% +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 28 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 28 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
(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 +26 39 £475 +5.55% 27
Canary Wharf - 1 £625 -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 364 (79.30%) Puppet
2 329 (71.68%) DevOps
3 302 (65.80%) Linux
4 182 (39.65%) Java
5 171 (37.25%) Ruby
6 146 (31.81%) Jenkins
7 144 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
7 144 (31.37%) Web Services
8 138 (30.07%) Python
9 131 (28.54%) Amazon AWS
10 118 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
11 111 (24.18%) UNIX
11 111 (24.18%) MySQL
12 110 (23.97%) Configuration Management
13 109 (23.75%) Nagios
13 109 (23.75%) Apache
14 100 (21.79%) MongoDB
15 94 (20.48%) NoSQL
16 92 (20.04%) Git (software)
17 91 (19.83%) Perl
18 83 (18.08%) PHP
19 80 (17.43%) Open Source
20 79 (17.21%) Bash Shell
21 73 (15.90%) Salt
22 72 (15.69%) Apache Cassandra
23 71 (15.47%) Scrum
24 70 (15.25%) Red Hat
25 68 (14.81%) LAMP
26 67 (14.60%) Ansible
27 65 (14.16%) Tomcat

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 109 (23.75%) Apache
2 65 (14.16%) Tomcat
3 48 (10.46%) Node.js
4 46 (10.02%) OpenStack
5 36 (7.84%) nginx
6 35 (7.63%) Elasticsearch
7 20 (4.36%) IIS
8 15 (3.27%) Cloud Foundry
9 13 (2.83%) Apache Solr
9 13 (2.83%) Confluence
10 12 (2.61%) CloudStack
11 7 (1.53%) Drupal
12 6 (1.31%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.87%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.65%) 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
1 131 (28.54%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (9.80%) Amazon EC2
3 43 (9.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (3.92%) SaaS
5 17 (3.70%) Amazon S3
6 15 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (3.27%) IaaS
7 14 (3.05%) PaaS
8 5 (1.09%) Heroku
8 5 (1.09%) Joyent
8 5 (1.09%) GitHub
9 3 (0.65%) 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 48 (10.46%) DNS
2 30 (6.54%) TCP/IP
2 30 (6.54%) HTTP
3 19 (4.14%) SSL
4 17 (3.70%) Internet
5 13 (2.83%) SAN
6 11 (2.40%) Firewall
7 9 (1.96%) NAS
8 5 (1.09%) DHCP
9 4 (0.87%) VPN
9 4 (0.87%) Wireshark
9 4 (0.87%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (0.65%) tcpdump
10 3 (0.65%) IPsec
10 3 (0.65%) LDAP
10 3 (0.65%) SMTP
10 3 (0.65%) FTP
11 2 (0.44%) SMS
11 2 (0.44%) SSH
11 2 (0.44%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (24.18%) MySQL
2 100 (21.79%) MongoDB
3 94 (20.48%) NoSQL
4 72 (15.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 58 (12.64%) Big Data
6 49 (10.68%) Hadoop
7 29 (6.32%) Redis
8 22 (4.79%) CouchDB
9 20 (4.36%) Riak
10 19 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (2.83%) Relational Database
12 9 (1.96%) RDBMS
13 8 (1.74%) HBase
13 8 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (1.31%) SQL Server
15 5 (1.09%) Apache Hive
15 5 (1.09%) Couchbase
16 3 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
17 2 (0.44%) DTS
17 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 146 (31.81%) Jenkins
2 92 (20.04%) Git (software)
3 43 (9.37%) Hudson
4 34 (7.41%) Maven
5 21 (4.58%) JIRA
6 19 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (3.92%) Subversion
8 14 (3.05%) TeamCity
9 13 (2.83%) JUnit
10 12 (2.61%) Selenium
10 12 (2.61%) RSpec
11 11 (2.40%) PHPUnit
11 11 (2.40%) Ant
12 5 (1.09%) CruiseControl
12 5 (1.09%) EasyMock
12 5 (1.09%) Mercurial
12 5 (1.09%) Mockito
12 5 (1.09%) Behat
12 5 (1.09%) Grunt
12 5 (1.09%) Artifactory
General
1 51 (11.11%) Finance
2 12 (2.61%) Games
3 11 (2.40%) Publishing
4 9 (1.96%) Banking
4 9 (1.96%) Retail
5 6 (1.31%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.31%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.87%) Marketing
7 3 (0.65%) Front Office
7 3 (0.65%) Back Office
7 3 (0.65%) Advertising
8 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.22%) International Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Legal
9 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 186 (40.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 66 (14.38%) Developer
3 48 (10.46%) Architect
4 32 (6.97%) Systems Engineer
5 31 (6.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 21 (4.58%) Administrator
6 21 (4.58%) Java Developer
7 19 (4.14%) Linux Engineer
7 19 (4.14%) DevOps Architect
8 17 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
9 16 (3.49%) Consultant
10 14 (3.05%) Lead Architect
11 13 (2.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (2.61%) Software Engineer
12 12 (2.61%) Linux Administrator
12 12 (2.61%) Cloud Engineer
13 10 (2.18%) Cloud Architect
13 10 (2.18%) DevOps Consultant
13 10 (2.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 8 (1.74%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (31.37%) Web Services
2 68 (14.81%) LAMP
3 30 (6.54%) HTML
4 29 (6.32%) RESTful
5 25 (5.45%) REST
6 24 (5.23%) .NET
7 23 (5.01%) SOAP
8 19 (4.14%) Ruby on Rails
9 16 (3.49%) JMX
9 16 (3.49%) RabbitMQ
10 12 (2.61%) JMS
10 12 (2.61%) JSP
11 10 (2.18%) CSS
11 10 (2.18%) J2EE
12 9 (1.96%) JSON
12 9 (1.96%) HTML5
13 8 (1.74%) MCollective
13 8 (1.74%) ActiveMQ
13 8 (1.74%) COM
14 7 (1.53%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 80 (17.43%) Open Source
2 18 (3.92%) Mobile App
3 14 (3.05%) Computer Science
4 9 (1.96%) Replication
5 7 (1.53%) Online Games
6 6 (1.31%) Clustering
7 5 (1.09%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.09%) Taxonomies
7 5 (1.09%) Digital Media
8 4 (0.87%) Spread Betting
8 4 (0.87%) Social Network
9 3 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.65%) 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
1 302 (65.80%) Linux
2 111 (24.18%) UNIX
3 63 (13.73%) Windows
3 63 (13.73%) CentOS
4 45 (9.80%) Ubuntu
5 42 (9.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (7.84%) Debian
7 8 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.09%) Android
9 4 (0.87%) Solaris
10 3 (0.65%) SmartOS
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.22%) AIX
11 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (71.68%) DevOps
2 144 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
4 110 (23.97%) Configuration Management
5 71 (15.47%) Scrum
6 57 (12.42%) TDD
7 43 (9.37%) E-Commerce
8 39 (8.50%) BDD
9 36 (7.84%) SOA
10 35 (7.63%) Software Engineering
11 27 (5.88%) Kanban
12 21 (4.58%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (4.58%) Disaster Recovery
13 18 (3.92%) OO
14 17 (3.70%) Load Balancing
15 16 (3.49%) Release Management
16 13 (2.83%) Performance Testing
16 13 (2.83%) Load Testing
16 13 (2.83%) Web Development
16 13 (2.83%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 182 (39.65%) Java
2 171 (37.25%) Ruby
3 138 (30.07%) Python
4 91 (19.83%) Perl
5 83 (18.08%) PHP
6 79 (17.21%) Bash Shell
7 45 (9.80%) JavaScript
8 37 (8.06%) SQL
9 29 (6.32%) PowerShell
10 25 (5.45%) Scala
11 23 (5.01%) Shell Script
12 17 (3.70%) C#
13 9 (1.96%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.96%) Groovy
14 8 (1.74%) Clojure
15 6 (1.31%) VB
16 5 (1.09%) C
17 4 (0.87%) C++
18 3 (0.65%) F#
18 3 (0.65%) Golang
Qualifications
1 10 (2.18%) Security Cleared
2 9 (1.96%) SC Cleared
3 8 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (1.53%) VCDX
4 7 (1.53%) VCAP
5 6 (1.31%) 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 (1.96%) QA
2 7 (1.53%) SLA
3 2 (0.44%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (4.79%) vCloud
3 14 (3.05%) Varnish
4 11 (2.40%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.40%) KVM
5 9 (1.96%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.96%) vSphere
6 5 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.09%) Xen
7 2 (0.44%) NFS
7 2 (0.44%) HDFS
8 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 364 (79.30%) Puppet
2 109 (23.75%) Nagios
3 73 (15.90%) Salt
4 67 (14.60%) Ansible
5 43 (9.37%) ZABBIX
6 40 (8.71%) Vagrant
7 31 (6.75%) Cacti
8 17 (3.70%) Zenoss
9 15 (3.27%) Capistrano
9 15 (3.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 15 (3.27%) Opsview
10 13 (2.83%) collectd
11 12 (2.61%) Ganglia
12 11 (2.40%) StatsD
13 10 (2.18%) YUM
14 8 (1.74%) CFEngine
14 8 (1.74%) Kibana
14 8 (1.74%) Graylog2
15 6 (1.31%) Munin
16 3 (0.65%) Foglight
Vendors
1 70 (15.25%) Red Hat
2 57 (12.42%) Rackspace
3 52 (11.33%) VMware
4 28 (6.10%) Oracle
5 23 (5.01%) JBoss
6 18 (3.92%) Cisco
6 18 (3.92%) Microsoft
7 17 (3.70%) IBM
8 16 (3.49%) NetApp
8 16 (3.49%) Atlassian
8 16 (3.49%) SaltStack
9 15 (3.27%) Akamai
9 15 (3.27%) Percona
10 14 (3.05%) New Relic
11 13 (2.83%) Splunk
12 9 (1.96%) Perforce
13 8 (1.74%) Yahoo!
13 8 (1.74%) Google
14 4 (0.87%) SAP
14 4 (0.87%) Vyatta
Central London / West End
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Rate: From £380 to £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £520 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £435 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: based on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
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: 10 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 27 days ago