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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 166 217 296
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +79
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 297 216 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.33% 0.95% 0.41%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.44% 12.51% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 160 66
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £364 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +45.45%
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
1703 1726 1386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.64% 7.61% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 1185 917
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 21 44
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.10 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £33.70 £40.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £23.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.18% +16.25%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +27 66 £488 -1.01% 20
Canary Wharf -8 4 - -
Croydon - 3 £500 -
Chessington - 2 £325 -
Paddington - 1 £425 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £450 -
Ealing - 1 £425 -
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 480 (82.05%) Puppet
2 425 (72.65%) DevOps
3 413 (70.60%) Linux
4 281 (48.03%) Amazon AWS
5 270 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 268 (45.81%) Ruby
7 252 (43.08%) Java
8 248 (42.39%) Python
9 233 (39.83%) Jenkins
10 223 (38.12%) Continuous Integration
11 214 (36.58%) Configuration Management
12 183 (31.28%) Ansible
13 177 (30.26%) Git (software)
14 145 (24.79%) MongoDB
15 140 (23.93%) MySQL
16 126 (21.54%) Perl
17 119 (20.34%) Windows
18 116 (19.83%) Open Source
19 109 (18.63%) Bash Shell
20 105 (17.95%) Salt
21 100 (17.09%) VMware
22 99 (16.92%) Web Services
23 95 (16.24%) Continuous Delivery
24 93 (15.90%) OpenStack
25 90 (15.38%) TCP/IP
26 88 (15.04%) Scrum
27 86 (14.70%) HTTP
28 83 (14.19%) PHP
29 82 (14.02%) NoSQL
30 79 (13.50%) CentOS

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 93 (15.90%) OpenStack
2 77 (13.16%) Apache
3 57 (9.74%) Tomcat
3 57 (9.74%) nginx
4 53 (9.06%) IIS
5 47 (8.03%) Node.js
6 28 (4.79%) Elasticsearch
7 23 (3.93%) JBoss
8 17 (2.91%) Jetty
9 13 (2.22%) Confluence
10 10 (1.71%) Mule ESB
11 9 (1.54%) WebSphere
12 7 (1.20%) Apache Spark
12 7 (1.20%) Apache Pig
13 6 (1.03%) Drupal
13 6 (1.03%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.85%) MS Exchange
15 4 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
16 3 (0.51%) MediaWiki
16 3 (0.51%) Mule
Applications
1 14 (2.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 281 (48.03%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (7.86%) PaaS
4 43 (7.35%) Amazon EC2
5 28 (4.79%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (3.93%) AWS CloudFormation
7 22 (3.76%) Google Cloud Platform
8 20 (3.42%) IaaS
8 20 (3.42%) Amazon S3
9 14 (2.39%) Amazon ELB
10 12 (2.05%) GitHub
11 11 (1.88%) Google App Engine
12 10 (1.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 9 (1.54%) SaaS
14 5 (0.85%) Heroku
15 4 (0.68%) OpenShift
16 3 (0.51%) Office 365
17 2 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
17 2 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 2 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 90 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 86 (14.70%) HTTP
3 64 (10.94%) DNS
4 63 (10.77%) SSL
5 39 (6.67%) Firewall
6 31 (5.30%) IPsec
7 28 (4.79%) DHCP
7 28 (4.79%) FTP
8 17 (2.91%) Internet
9 15 (2.56%) VPN
10 13 (2.22%) SAN
11 11 (1.88%) Network Security
12 10 (1.71%) LAN
13 9 (1.54%) WAN
14 8 (1.37%) Reverse Proxy
15 7 (1.20%) LDAP
15 7 (1.20%) DMZ
16 6 (1.03%) NAS
16 6 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
17 5 (0.85%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (24.79%) MongoDB
2 140 (23.93%) MySQL
3 82 (14.02%) NoSQL
4 72 (12.31%) PostgreSQL
5 37 (6.32%) Redis
6 35 (5.98%) SQL Server
6 35 (5.98%) Relational Database
7 33 (5.64%) RDBMS
8 29 (4.96%) Hadoop
9 25 (4.27%) Big Data
10 22 (3.76%) Apache Cassandra
11 18 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (1.54%) CouchDB
13 8 (1.37%) HBase
14 7 (1.20%) Apache Hive
14 7 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (1.20%) EDRMS
14 7 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (1.20%) DTS
Development Applications
1 233 (39.83%) Jenkins
2 177 (30.26%) Git (software)
3 71 (12.14%) Subversion
4 51 (8.72%) Maven
5 41 (7.01%) TeamCity
6 37 (6.32%) Mercurial
7 33 (5.64%) JIRA
8 27 (4.62%) Hudson
9 22 (3.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 21 (3.59%) Artifactory
11 18 (3.08%) Ant
11 18 (3.08%) Selenium
12 15 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (2.39%) SonarQube
14 13 (2.22%) Gerrit
15 11 (1.88%) Gradle
16 10 (1.71%) Cucumber
17 9 (1.54%) RSpec
18 8 (1.37%) SoapUI
19 7 (1.20%) GitLab
General
1 50 (8.55%) Finance
2 27 (4.62%) Games
3 22 (3.76%) Banking
4 13 (2.22%) Publishing
5 5 (0.85%) Legal
5 5 (0.85%) Retail
6 4 (0.68%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.68%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.51%) Online Betting
7 3 (0.51%) Marketing
7 3 (0.51%) Advertising
8 2 (0.34%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.34%) German Language
8 2 (0.34%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.34%) Turkish Language
9 1 (0.17%) Automotive
9 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 247 (42.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 77 (13.16%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 66 (11.28%) Developer
4 61 (10.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 38 (6.50%) Architect
6 35 (5.98%) Linux Engineer
7 31 (5.30%) Consultant
8 21 (3.59%) DevOps Consultant
9 20 (3.42%) Administrator
10 16 (2.74%) Systems Administrator
10 16 (2.74%) Senior Consultant
10 16 (2.74%) Web Engineer
11 15 (2.56%) Operations Engineer
12 14 (2.39%) Cloud Engineer
13 13 (2.22%) Senior Operations Engineer
13 13 (2.22%) Senior Web Engineer
13 13 (2.22%) Systems Engineer
13 13 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (2.05%) Java Developer
15 11 (1.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (16.92%) Web Services
2 52 (8.89%) .NET
3 34 (5.81%) LAMP
4 28 (4.79%) Ruby on Rails
5 26 (4.44%) XML
6 24 (4.10%) J2EE
7 23 (3.93%) HTML
7 23 (3.93%) REST
8 22 (3.76%) RabbitMQ
9 19 (3.25%) CSS
10 16 (2.74%) JSON
11 13 (2.22%) SOAP
11 13 (2.22%) Middleware
12 11 (1.88%) Play Framework
12 11 (1.88%) Spring
13 9 (1.54%) jQuery
14 8 (1.37%) Django
14 8 (1.37%) Symfony
14 8 (1.37%) Laravel
14 8 (1.37%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (3.76%) Digital Media
2 21 (3.59%) Hybrid Cloud
3 19 (3.25%) Clustering
4 18 (3.08%) Data Centre
5 15 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.39%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.39%) Private Cloud
7 12 (2.05%) Streaming Video
8 11 (1.88%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.88%) iPad
8 11 (1.88%) iPhone
9 10 (1.71%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.54%) Spread Betting
11 7 (1.20%) Replication
12 6 (1.03%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.03%) Online Games
13 4 (0.68%) Tandem
13 4 (0.68%) Public Cloud
14 3 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 413 (70.60%) Linux
2 119 (20.34%) Windows
3 79 (13.50%) CentOS
4 72 (12.31%) UNIX
5 71 (12.14%) Ubuntu
6 56 (9.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (2.91%) Debian
8 16 (2.74%) Solaris
9 12 (2.05%) AIX
9 12 (2.05%) SUSE
10 9 (1.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 9 (1.54%) Android
11 8 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (1.20%) Fedora
13 6 (1.03%) HPUX
14 5 (0.85%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.85%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.68%) CoreOS
15 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (72.65%) DevOps
2 270 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 223 (38.12%) Continuous Integration
4 214 (36.58%) Configuration Management
5 116 (19.83%) Open Source
6 95 (16.24%) Continuous Delivery
7 88 (15.04%) Scrum
8 69 (11.79%) TDD
9 54 (9.23%) OO
10 52 (8.89%) Load Balancing
11 51 (8.72%) Automated Testing
12 38 (6.50%) E-Commerce
13 37 (6.32%) SOA
14 35 (5.98%) BDD
15 33 (5.64%) Service Delivery
16 31 (5.30%) Microservices
17 26 (4.44%) Mentoring
18 25 (4.27%) OOP
18 25 (4.27%) Kanban
19 24 (4.10%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 268 (45.81%) Ruby
2 252 (43.08%) Java
3 248 (42.39%) Python
4 126 (21.54%) Perl
5 109 (18.63%) Bash Shell
6 83 (14.19%) PHP
7 37 (6.32%) SQL
7 37 (6.32%) PowerShell
8 35 (5.98%) Scala
8 35 (5.98%) JavaScript
9 26 (4.44%) Go
10 22 (3.76%) Shell Script
11 16 (2.74%) C#
12 14 (2.39%) Groovy
13 10 (1.71%) C++
14 8 (1.37%) C
15 7 (1.20%) Clojure
16 5 (0.85%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.68%) VB
18 3 (0.51%) R
Qualifications
1 52 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 34 (5.81%) Degree
3 26 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (1.03%) VCAP
5 6 (1.03%) VCDX
6 5 (0.85%) CCNP
6 5 (0.85%) CCNA
7 4 (0.68%) RHCE
8 3 (0.51%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.51%) CCSA
9 2 (0.34%) CCIE
9 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.34%) MCSE
9 2 (0.34%) LPIC
9 2 (0.34%) HP ASE
9 2 (0.34%) HP MASE
9 2 (0.34%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.74%) QA
2 13 (2.22%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 74 (12.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (12.31%) Docker
3 46 (7.86%) vCloud
4 26 (4.44%) vSphere
5 14 (2.39%) Xen
5 14 (2.39%) Varnish
6 12 (2.05%) VirtualBox
7 11 (1.88%) NFS
8 10 (1.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 9 (1.54%) Postfix
10 8 (1.37%) Hyper-V
10 8 (1.37%) XenServer
11 6 (1.03%) Sendmail
12 4 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.51%) iptables
13 3 (0.51%) XenApp
13 3 (0.51%) Samba
13 3 (0.51%) Active Directory
14 2 (0.34%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.34%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 480 (82.05%) Puppet
2 183 (31.28%) Ansible
3 105 (17.95%) Salt
4 70 (11.97%) Vagrant
5 60 (10.26%) Nagios
6 49 (8.38%) ZABBIX
7 20 (3.42%) Graphite
8 17 (2.91%) Kibana
9 16 (2.74%) HAProxy
10 15 (2.56%) yum
11 14 (2.39%) logstash
12 13 (2.22%) Rundeck
12 13 (2.22%) Cacti
13 9 (1.54%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 8 (1.37%) Zenoss
14 8 (1.37%) Graylog
15 7 (1.20%) StatsD
15 7 (1.20%) Icinga
15 7 (1.20%) Mesos
15 7 (1.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 100 (17.09%) VMware
2 76 (12.99%) Red Hat
3 46 (7.86%) Microsoft
4 42 (7.18%) Oracle
5 30 (5.13%) New Relic
6 28 (4.79%) Perforce
6 28 (4.79%) Rackspace
7 26 (4.44%) HP
8 24 (4.10%) Google
9 21 (3.59%) SaltStack
10 18 (3.08%) AppDynamics
11 16 (2.74%) Cisco
11 16 (2.74%) Atlassian
12 13 (2.22%) Splunk
13 11 (1.88%) Barracuda Networks
13 11 (1.88%) EMC
14 10 (1.71%) Citrix
14 10 (1.71%) Veritas
15 9 (1.54%) Zend
16 8 (1.37%) IBM
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City of London
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Rate: £600 - £700 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
London
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London
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Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Connectus
Rate: £450 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Rate: £400 - £700 per day
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South West London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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London
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