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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 157 206 310
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +104
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 281 209 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.34% 0.97% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.03% 14.50% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 166 45
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£500 £470 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1650 1441 1220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.88% 6.68% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 941 833
Average daily rate £470 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 27
Average hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £22.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.66% -32.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £12.30 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.20 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +30 52 £475 - 30
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £450 -
Twickenham - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 553 (84.69%) Puppet
2 497 (76.11%) DevOps
3 494 (75.65%) Linux
4 313 (47.93%) Agile Software Development
5 303 (46.40%) Ruby
6 272 (41.65%) Python
7 270 (41.35%) Continuous Integration
8 268 (41.04%) Jenkins
9 250 (38.28%) Java
10 222 (34.00%) Configuration Management
11 206 (31.55%) Git (software)
12 184 (28.18%) MongoDB
13 183 (28.02%) Ansible
14 179 (27.41%) MySQL
15 144 (22.05%) Open Source
16 136 (20.83%) Scrum
17 133 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
18 132 (20.21%) Bash Shell
19 129 (19.75%) Web Services
20 125 (19.14%) Perl
20 125 (19.14%) CentOS
21 123 (18.84%) Apache
22 120 (18.38%) Nagios
23 113 (17.30%) UNIX
24 111 (17.00%) NoSQL
25 107 (16.39%) VMware
25 107 (16.39%) Ubuntu
26 105 (16.08%) PHP
27 104 (15.93%) Windows
28 98 (15.01%) Salt

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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
1 123 (18.84%) Apache
2 82 (12.56%) OpenStack
3 66 (10.11%) nginx
4 51 (7.81%) Node.js
5 44 (6.74%) Tomcat
6 33 (5.05%) Elasticsearch
7 32 (4.90%) JBoss
8 22 (3.37%) IIS
9 19 (2.91%) Apache Solr
10 14 (2.14%) Drupal
10 14 (2.14%) Confluence
11 9 (1.38%) Jetty
12 8 (1.23%) Apache Spark
13 6 (0.92%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.61%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.61%) MediaWiki
14 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
15 3 (0.46%) Mule
15 3 (0.46%) CloudStack
15 3 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 26 (3.98%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 133 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (9.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (9.34%) PaaS
4 54 (8.27%) Amazon EC2
5 26 (3.98%) Amazon S3
6 24 (3.68%) IaaS
7 16 (2.45%) Amazon ELB
8 14 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (2.14%) GitHub
9 11 (1.68%) Joyent
9 11 (1.68%) SaaS
10 7 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.61%) Heroku
11 4 (0.61%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.46%) Route 53
12 3 (0.46%) Office 365
12 3 (0.46%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.31%) ElastiCache
13 2 (0.31%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 70 (10.72%) TCP/IP
2 67 (10.26%) HTTP
3 53 (8.12%) SSL
4 51 (7.81%) DNS
5 27 (4.13%) Firewall
6 25 (3.83%) IPsec
7 21 (3.22%) DHCP
7 21 (3.22%) Internet
8 20 (3.06%) SAN
9 19 (2.91%) FTP
10 11 (1.68%) VPN
11 9 (1.38%) LAN
11 9 (1.38%) LDAP
12 8 (1.23%) WAN
12 8 (1.23%) NAS
13 7 (1.07%) Network Security
14 6 (0.92%) Reverse Proxy
15 5 (0.77%) iSCSI
16 4 (0.61%) IPv6
16 4 (0.61%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (28.18%) MongoDB
2 179 (27.41%) MySQL
3 111 (17.00%) NoSQL
4 65 (9.95%) PostgreSQL
5 52 (7.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 45 (6.89%) Hadoop
7 43 (6.58%) Relational Database
8 40 (6.13%) RDBMS
9 36 (5.51%) SQL Server
10 35 (5.36%) Redis
11 33 (5.05%) Big Data
12 23 (3.52%) Riak
13 22 (3.37%) CouchDB
14 17 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
15 12 (1.84%) Amazon Redshift
16 10 (1.53%) Apache Hive
17 7 (1.07%) MariaDB
18 5 (0.77%) HBase
19 4 (0.61%) DB2
20 3 (0.46%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 268 (41.04%) Jenkins
2 206 (31.55%) Git (software)
3 88 (13.48%) Subversion
4 82 (12.56%) Maven
5 47 (7.20%) Hudson
6 37 (5.67%) TeamCity
7 35 (5.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 20 (3.06%) JIRA
9 19 (2.91%) Artifactory
9 19 (2.91%) Ant
10 16 (2.45%) Mercurial
11 14 (2.14%) Selenium
12 13 (1.99%) PHPUnit
13 12 (1.84%) Jasmine
14 11 (1.68%) Karma Test Runner
15 9 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (1.38%) Cucumber
15 9 (1.38%) SoapUI
16 8 (1.23%) GitLab
17 7 (1.07%) Gradle
General
1 42 (6.43%) Finance
2 25 (3.83%) Games
3 19 (2.91%) Publishing
4 16 (2.45%) Banking
5 10 (1.53%) Retail
6 8 (1.23%) Advertising
7 5 (0.77%) Marketing
7 5 (0.77%) Legal
8 4 (0.61%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.61%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.46%) Online Betting
9 3 (0.46%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.31%) Front Office
10 2 (0.31%) Back Office
10 2 (0.31%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.31%) German Language
10 2 (0.31%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.31%) Turkish Language
11 1 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 284 (43.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 94 (14.40%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 82 (12.56%) Developer
4 63 (9.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 45 (6.89%) Architect
6 32 (4.90%) Consultant
7 29 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
8 27 (4.13%) Administrator
9 25 (3.83%) Systems Administrator
10 23 (3.52%) Senior Consultant
11 22 (3.37%) DevOps Consultant
12 21 (3.22%) Cloud Engineer
13 20 (3.06%) Systems Engineer
13 20 (3.06%) DevOps Architect
14 19 (2.91%) Senior Developer
15 17 (2.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 15 (2.30%) Operations Engineer
17 14 (2.14%) Java Developer
17 14 (2.14%) Linux Administrator
17 14 (2.14%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (19.75%) Web Services
2 46 (7.04%) LAMP
3 36 (5.51%) .NET
4 24 (3.68%) XML
5 22 (3.37%) RabbitMQ
6 19 (2.91%) HTML
7 18 (2.76%) ActiveMQ
7 18 (2.76%) REST
7 18 (2.76%) jQuery
8 17 (2.60%) Ruby on Rails
9 16 (2.45%) Django
9 16 (2.45%) JSON
10 14 (2.14%) Gherkin
10 14 (2.14%) Memcached
11 13 (1.99%) CSS
12 12 (1.84%) SOAP
12 12 (1.84%) Play Framework
13 9 (1.38%) Spring
13 9 (1.38%) J2EE
14 8 (1.23%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 144 (22.05%) Open Source
2 25 (3.83%) Digital Media
3 21 (3.22%) Clustering
4 20 (3.06%) Computer Science
5 13 (1.99%) Taxonomies
6 10 (1.53%) Spread Betting
7 9 (1.38%) Replication
8 8 (1.23%) Online Games
9 6 (0.92%) Client/Server
9 6 (0.92%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.77%) Wiki
10 5 (0.77%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.46%) Streaming Video
12 3 (0.46%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.31%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.31%) iPad
13 2 (0.31%) iPhone
13 2 (0.31%) Mathematics
14 1 (0.15%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 494 (75.65%) Linux
2 125 (19.14%) CentOS
3 113 (17.30%) UNIX
4 107 (16.39%) Ubuntu
5 104 (15.93%) Windows
6 68 (10.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 42 (6.43%) Debian
8 20 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (1.99%) SUSE
10 11 (1.68%) AIX
11 10 (1.53%) Solaris
12 7 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (1.07%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 6 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.77%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.77%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.61%) CoreOS
15 4 (0.61%) Fedora
15 4 (0.61%) Android
16 3 (0.46%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 497 (76.11%) DevOps
2 313 (47.93%) Agile Software Development
3 270 (41.35%) Continuous Integration
4 222 (34.00%) Configuration Management
5 136 (20.83%) Scrum
6 77 (11.79%) Automated Testing
6 77 (11.79%) TDD
7 63 (9.65%) OO
8 54 (8.27%) Kanban
8 54 (8.27%) Load Balancing
9 48 (7.35%) BDD
10 44 (6.74%) Change Management
11 41 (6.28%) E-Commerce
12 39 (5.97%) Build Automation
13 37 (5.67%) Service Delivery
14 35 (5.36%) SOA
15 27 (4.13%) Microservices
16 26 (3.98%) Software Engineering
17 25 (3.83%) OOP
18 20 (3.06%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 303 (46.40%) Ruby
2 272 (41.65%) Python
3 250 (38.28%) Java
4 132 (20.21%) Bash Shell
5 125 (19.14%) Perl
6 105 (16.08%) PHP
7 43 (6.58%) PowerShell
8 40 (6.13%) Scala
9 38 (5.82%) SQL
10 37 (5.67%) JavaScript
11 33 (5.05%) Shell Script
12 19 (2.91%) Golang
13 17 (2.60%) Clojure
14 14 (2.14%) C#
15 10 (1.53%) Groovy
16 7 (1.07%) C++
17 6 (0.92%) C
18 5 (0.77%) PL/SQL
19 2 (0.31%) VB
19 2 (0.31%) Korn
Qualifications
1 65 (9.95%) Security Cleared
2 48 (7.35%) SC Cleared
3 21 (3.22%) Degree
4 14 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (1.99%) VCP4
6 11 (1.68%) CCNA
7 9 (1.38%) CCSA
8 8 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (1.23%) VCAP
9 7 (1.07%) VCDX
9 7 (1.07%) CISSP
10 6 (0.92%) CISM
10 6 (0.92%) JNCIA
11 3 (0.46%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.46%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.46%) CCNP
12 2 (0.31%) RHCSA
12 2 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.31%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.38%) QA
1 9 (1.38%) SLA
2 3 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 77 (11.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (7.20%) vCloud
3 39 (5.97%) Docker
4 27 (4.13%) Varnish
5 26 (3.98%) vSphere
6 17 (2.60%) NFS
7 16 (2.45%) Xen
8 11 (1.68%) VirtualBox
9 10 (1.53%) XenServer
9 10 (1.53%) Postfix
10 7 (1.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 7 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.92%) Sendmail
12 4 (0.61%) KVM
12 4 (0.61%) Samba
12 4 (0.61%) Hyper-V
13 3 (0.46%) XenApp
14 2 (0.31%) Active Directory
15 1 (0.15%) Gluster
15 1 (0.15%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 553 (84.69%) Puppet
2 183 (28.02%) Ansible
3 120 (18.38%) Nagios
4 98 (15.01%) Salt
5 63 (9.65%) ZABBIX
6 49 (7.50%) Vagrant
7 32 (4.90%) Graphite
8 29 (4.44%) Cacti
9 18 (2.76%) Graylog
10 17 (2.60%) Zenoss
11 16 (2.45%) Kibana
12 12 (1.84%) Icinga
13 11 (1.68%) yum
14 10 (1.53%) Capistrano
15 8 (1.23%) Opsview
15 8 (1.23%) HAProxy
15 8 (1.23%) collectd
15 8 (1.23%) HP Operations Orchestration
16 7 (1.07%) Red Hat Spacewalk
17 6 (0.92%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 107 (16.39%) VMware
2 73 (11.18%) Red Hat
3 57 (8.73%) Rackspace
4 43 (6.58%) Microsoft
5 38 (5.82%) Oracle
6 32 (4.90%) New Relic
7 31 (4.75%) Perforce
8 28 (4.29%) SaltStack
9 17 (2.60%) Splunk
9 17 (2.60%) Cisco
10 16 (2.45%) DigitalOcean
11 14 (2.14%) Percona
12 11 (1.68%) AppDynamics
12 11 (1.68%) HP
12 11 (1.68%) EMC
12 11 (1.68%) Citrix
13 10 (1.53%) Google
14 9 (1.38%) Zend
14 9 (1.38%) F5
14 9 (1.38%) IBM
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