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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 148 197 301
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +104
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 307 213 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.46% 0.98% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.03% 13.42% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 172 58
Average daily rate
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£495 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -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
1703 1587 1201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.11% 7.27% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1185 1073 759
Average daily rate £450 £423 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £334 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.41% -4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 23 44
Average hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% -28.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.50 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +25 41 £475 +5.55% 13
Croydon - 4 £450 -
Twickenham - - - -
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 586 (84.20%) Puppet
2 521 (74.86%) Linux
3 518 (74.43%) DevOps
4 335 (48.13%) Agile Software Development
5 305 (43.82%) Ruby
6 286 (41.09%) Python
7 279 (40.09%) Jenkins
8 271 (38.94%) Continuous Integration
9 254 (36.49%) Java
10 217 (31.18%) Git (software)
11 213 (30.60%) Configuration Management
12 183 (26.29%) MongoDB
13 177 (25.43%) MySQL
14 167 (23.99%) Amazon AWS
15 161 (23.13%) Ansible
16 154 (22.13%) Open Source
16 154 (22.13%) Web Services
17 152 (21.84%) Apache
18 150 (21.55%) Scrum
19 141 (20.26%) CentOS
20 134 (19.25%) Nagios
21 132 (18.97%) UNIX
22 128 (18.39%) Perl
23 126 (18.10%) Bash Shell
24 120 (17.24%) VMware
25 118 (16.95%) NoSQL
26 112 (16.09%) Ubuntu
26 112 (16.09%) PHP
27 96 (13.79%) Windows
28 88 (12.64%) Salt

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 152 (21.84%) Apache
2 85 (12.21%) OpenStack
3 77 (11.06%) nginx
4 57 (8.19%) Tomcat
5 52 (7.47%) Node.js
6 35 (5.03%) JBoss
7 34 (4.89%) Elasticsearch
8 19 (2.73%) Apache Solr
9 15 (2.16%) Drupal
10 14 (2.01%) IIS
11 10 (1.44%) Apache Pig
11 10 (1.44%) Confluence
12 8 (1.15%) Apache Spark
13 7 (1.01%) Jetty
14 5 (0.72%) CMS
15 4 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
15 4 (0.57%) MS Exchange
16 3 (0.43%) MediaWiki
16 3 (0.43%) CloudStack
17 2 (0.29%) Tornado
Applications
1 27 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 167 (23.99%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (9.05%) Amazon EC2
3 54 (7.76%) PaaS
4 50 (7.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 34 (4.89%) Amazon S3
6 25 (3.59%) IaaS
7 18 (2.59%) Amazon ELB
8 14 (2.01%) GitHub
8 14 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (1.87%) SaaS
10 11 (1.58%) Joyent
11 10 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.86%) Google App Engine
13 4 (0.57%) Route 53
13 4 (0.57%) Heroku
14 2 (0.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 2 (0.29%) ElastiCache
14 2 (0.29%) Office 365
15 1 (0.14%) Engine Yard
15 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (8.62%) TCP/IP
2 53 (7.61%) HTTP
2 53 (7.61%) DNS
3 42 (6.03%) SSL
4 26 (3.74%) Internet
5 25 (3.59%) Firewall
6 24 (3.45%) SAN
7 19 (2.73%) IPsec
8 16 (2.30%) DHCP
9 14 (2.01%) FTP
10 12 (1.72%) VPN
11 9 (1.29%) LDAP
11 9 (1.29%) NAS
12 8 (1.15%) Reverse Proxy
13 5 (0.72%) Network Security
14 4 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (0.57%) Fibre Channel
14 4 (0.57%) iSCSI
14 4 (0.57%) VLAN
14 4 (0.57%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (26.29%) MongoDB
2 177 (25.43%) MySQL
3 118 (16.95%) NoSQL
4 69 (9.91%) PostgreSQL
5 61 (8.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 51 (7.33%) Hadoop
7 44 (6.32%) Big Data
8 36 (5.17%) Redis
9 34 (4.89%) Relational Database
10 33 (4.74%) SQL Server
10 33 (4.74%) RDBMS
11 24 (3.45%) Riak
11 24 (3.45%) CouchDB
12 20 (2.87%) Amazon Redshift
13 15 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (2.16%) Apache Hive
14 11 (1.58%) HBase
15 7 (1.01%) MariaDB
16 5 (0.72%) DB2
17 4 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 279 (40.09%) Jenkins
2 217 (31.18%) Git (software)
3 86 (12.36%) Maven
4 82 (11.78%) Subversion
5 56 (8.05%) Hudson
6 37 (5.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 34 (4.89%) TeamCity
8 26 (3.74%) JIRA
9 21 (3.02%) Jasmine
10 20 (2.87%) Karma Test Runner
11 18 (2.59%) Ant
11 18 (2.59%) Artifactory
12 17 (2.44%) Selenium
13 13 (1.87%) Mercurial
13 13 (1.87%) PHPUnit
14 12 (1.72%) RSpec
15 10 (1.44%) Cucumber
16 9 (1.29%) JMeter
17 8 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
17 8 (1.15%) ClearCase
General
1 44 (6.32%) Finance
2 30 (4.31%) Games
2 30 (4.31%) Publishing
3 15 (2.16%) Banking
4 10 (1.44%) Retail
4 10 (1.44%) Advertising
5 8 (1.15%) Telecoms
6 6 (0.86%) Marketing
7 4 (0.57%) Back Office
7 4 (0.57%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.43%) Legal
8 3 (0.43%) Front Office
8 3 (0.43%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.29%) German Language
9 2 (0.29%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.29%) Turkish Language
9 2 (0.29%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.14%) Automotive
10 1 (0.14%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 295 (42.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 93 (13.36%) Developer
3 86 (12.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 70 (10.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 46 (6.61%) Architect
6 36 (5.17%) Consultant
7 31 (4.45%) Linux Engineer
8 30 (4.31%) Cloud Engineer
9 26 (3.74%) Systems Engineer
10 25 (3.59%) Administrator
11 24 (3.45%) Python Developer
11 24 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
12 22 (3.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 21 (3.02%) DevOps Consultant
13 21 (3.02%) DevOps Architect
14 20 (2.87%) Senior Consultant
14 20 (2.87%) Senior Developer
15 17 (2.44%) Python/Django Developer
16 15 (2.16%) Linux Administrator
16 15 (2.16%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (22.13%) Web Services
2 54 (7.76%) LAMP
3 32 (4.60%) jQuery
4 31 (4.45%) .NET
5 30 (4.31%) Django
6 23 (3.30%) Gherkin
6 23 (3.30%) XML
7 22 (3.16%) RabbitMQ
8 21 (3.02%) HTML
9 19 (2.73%) REST
9 19 (2.73%) ActiveMQ
10 16 (2.30%) CSS
11 15 (2.16%) SOAP
11 15 (2.16%) Ruby on Rails
12 14 (2.01%) JSON
13 13 (1.87%) Memcached
14 12 (1.72%) Play Framework
14 12 (1.72%) RESTful
15 11 (1.58%) Spring
15 11 (1.58%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 154 (22.13%) Open Source
2 30 (4.31%) Digital Media
3 22 (3.16%) Computer Science
4 21 (3.02%) Clustering
5 13 (1.87%) Taxonomies
6 12 (1.72%) Replication
7 10 (1.44%) Spread Betting
8 8 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.01%) Online Games
10 6 (0.86%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.72%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.57%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.57%) Wiki
12 4 (0.57%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.43%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.43%) Data Integration
14 2 (0.29%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.29%) Linked Data
15 1 (0.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 521 (74.86%) Linux
2 141 (20.26%) CentOS
3 132 (18.97%) UNIX
4 112 (16.09%) Ubuntu
5 96 (13.79%) Windows
6 69 (9.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 42 (6.03%) Debian
8 19 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (2.01%) AIX
10 13 (1.87%) SUSE
11 10 (1.44%) Solaris
12 8 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (1.01%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 6 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.43%) Android
15 3 (0.43%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.43%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.29%) CoreOS
16 2 (0.29%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 518 (74.43%) DevOps
2 335 (48.13%) Agile Software Development
3 271 (38.94%) Continuous Integration
4 213 (30.60%) Configuration Management
5 150 (21.55%) Scrum
6 87 (12.50%) TDD
7 76 (10.92%) Automated Testing
8 62 (8.91%) Kanban
9 61 (8.76%) Load Balancing
10 60 (8.62%) OO
11 58 (8.33%) BDD
12 41 (5.89%) E-Commerce
12 41 (5.89%) Change Management
13 39 (5.60%) Service Delivery
14 36 (5.17%) SOA
15 34 (4.89%) Build Automation
16 27 (3.88%) Software Engineering
17 25 (3.59%) ITIL
18 22 (3.16%) Microservices
19 19 (2.73%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 305 (43.82%) Ruby
2 286 (41.09%) Python
3 254 (36.49%) Java
4 128 (18.39%) Perl
5 126 (18.10%) Bash Shell
6 112 (16.09%) PHP
7 52 (7.47%) JavaScript
8 48 (6.90%) SQL
9 46 (6.61%) PowerShell
10 40 (5.75%) Shell Script
11 38 (5.46%) Scala
12 20 (2.87%) Clojure
13 18 (2.59%) Golang
14 16 (2.30%) C#
15 13 (1.87%) Groovy
16 12 (1.72%) C
17 10 (1.44%) C++
18 5 (0.72%) Haskell
19 4 (0.57%) Erlang
20 3 (0.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (8.76%) Security Cleared
2 51 (7.33%) SC Cleared
3 19 (2.73%) Degree
4 18 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (2.30%) CCSA
6 15 (2.16%) CCNA
7 13 (1.87%) CISSP
8 12 (1.72%) CISM
8 12 (1.72%) JNCIA
9 9 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (1.29%) VCAP
10 8 (1.15%) VCDX
11 4 (0.57%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.43%) CCNP
12 3 (0.43%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.58%) QA
2 9 (1.29%) SLA
3 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 82 (11.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (7.47%) vCloud
3 37 (5.32%) Docker
4 29 (4.17%) Varnish
5 24 (3.45%) vSphere
6 18 (2.59%) NFS
6 18 (2.59%) Xen
7 14 (2.01%) VirtualBox
8 10 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (1.29%) Postfix
10 7 (1.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 6 (0.86%) Sendmail
11 6 (0.86%) Hyper-V
12 5 (0.72%) XenServer
12 5 (0.72%) KVM
13 3 (0.43%) Samba
14 2 (0.29%) XenApp
14 2 (0.29%) Active Directory
15 1 (0.14%) Gluster
15 1 (0.14%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 586 (84.20%) Puppet
2 161 (23.13%) Ansible
3 134 (19.25%) Nagios
4 88 (12.64%) Salt
5 72 (10.34%) ZABBIX
6 66 (9.48%) Vagrant
7 36 (5.17%) Graphite
8 35 (5.03%) Cacti
9 25 (3.59%) Zenoss
10 21 (3.02%) Kibana
11 20 (2.87%) Graylog2
12 13 (1.87%) Icinga
13 12 (1.72%) HAProxy
14 11 (1.58%) yum
14 11 (1.58%) Capistrano
15 9 (1.29%) Opsview
16 8 (1.15%) collectd
16 8 (1.15%) HP Operations Orchestration
16 8 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 7 (1.01%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 120 (17.24%) VMware
2 84 (12.07%) Red Hat
3 66 (9.48%) Rackspace
4 44 (6.32%) Microsoft
5 33 (4.74%) SaltStack
5 33 (4.74%) Oracle
6 31 (4.45%) New Relic
7 28 (4.02%) Perforce
8 23 (3.30%) Splunk
9 19 (2.73%) Percona
9 19 (2.73%) Cisco
10 16 (2.30%) DigitalOcean
11 15 (2.16%) Google
11 15 (2.16%) EMC
11 15 (2.16%) BMC
12 14 (2.01%) IBM
13 10 (1.44%) AppDynamics
13 10 (1.44%) F5
14 9 (1.29%) HP
15 8 (1.15%) Akamai
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