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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 146 252 359
Rank change year-on-year
+106 +107
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 386 198 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.56% 0.78% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.07% 11.55% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 168 37
Average daily rate
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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 £355 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £415 £384
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +8.07%
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
2024 1714 1599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.21% 6.76% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1388 1197 1018
Average daily rate £425 £400 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £256 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 28 50
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £20.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% -17.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £15.66 £13.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £49.00 £46.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +14.47%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +49 56 £450 +15.38% 16
Canary Wharf - 1 £575 -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Docklands, London - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Opscode Chef
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 489 (81.09%) Puppet
2 431 (71.48%) DevOps
3 424 (70.32%) Linux
4 287 (47.60%) Agile Software Development
5 219 (36.32%) Jenkins
5 219 (36.32%) Python
6 216 (35.82%) Ruby
7 212 (35.16%) Java
8 182 (30.18%) Web Services
9 180 (29.85%) Amazon AWS
10 171 (28.36%) Git (software)
11 166 (27.53%) Configuration Management
12 165 (27.36%) Continuous Integration
13 148 (24.54%) MySQL
14 142 (23.55%) Apache
15 138 (22.89%) MongoDB
16 134 (22.22%) UNIX
17 133 (22.06%) Open Source
18 124 (20.56%) Nagios
19 122 (20.23%) Scrum
20 105 (17.41%) Ansible
21 102 (16.92%) NoSQL
22 98 (16.25%) CentOS
23 97 (16.09%) PHP
24 96 (15.92%) Perl
25 92 (15.26%) VMware
26 90 (14.93%) TDD
27 85 (14.10%) Bash Shell
28 79 (13.10%) Red Hat
29 73 (12.11%) Windows

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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
1 142 (23.55%) Apache
2 62 (10.28%) OpenStack
3 58 (9.62%) nginx
4 48 (7.96%) Tomcat
5 39 (6.47%) JBoss
6 36 (5.97%) Elasticsearch
7 31 (5.14%) Node.js
8 18 (2.99%) Apache Solr
9 15 (2.49%) IIS
10 12 (1.99%) Drupal
11 9 (1.49%) Apache Pig
12 7 (1.16%) Confluence
12 7 (1.16%) CloudStack
13 5 (0.83%) Jetty
13 5 (0.83%) CMS
13 5 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.66%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.66%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.50%) Mule
16 2 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (1.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Summit
1 1 (0.17%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 180 (29.85%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (10.95%) Amazon EC2
3 41 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (4.64%) Amazon S3
5 24 (3.98%) PaaS
6 14 (2.32%) IaaS
7 13 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.66%) Amazon ELB
8 10 (1.66%) SaaS
9 9 (1.49%) Joyent
10 5 (0.83%) GitHub
10 5 (0.83%) Heroku
11 4 (0.66%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.50%) Route 53
13 1 (0.17%) Google Compute Engine
13 1 (0.17%) ElastiCache
13 1 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.17%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.97%) DNS
2 36 (5.97%) TCP/IP
3 31 (5.14%) Internet
4 29 (4.81%) HTTP
5 19 (3.15%) SSL
6 18 (2.99%) SAN
7 16 (2.65%) Firewall
8 10 (1.66%) Reverse Proxy
9 9 (1.49%) NAS
10 7 (1.16%) VPN
11 4 (0.66%) IPsec
12 3 (0.50%) DHCP
12 3 (0.50%) BIG-IP
12 3 (0.50%) VLAN
13 2 (0.33%) Network Security
13 2 (0.33%) FTP
13 2 (0.33%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
13 2 (0.33%) DMZ
14 1 (0.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (24.54%) MySQL
2 138 (22.89%) MongoDB
3 102 (16.92%) NoSQL
4 70 (11.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 55 (9.12%) PostgreSQL
6 50 (8.29%) Big Data
7 40 (6.63%) Hadoop
8 25 (4.15%) CouchDB
8 25 (4.15%) Redis
9 22 (3.65%) Riak
10 21 (3.48%) Amazon Redshift
11 20 (3.32%) SQL Server
12 13 (2.16%) RDBMS
12 13 (2.16%) Relational Database
13 12 (1.99%) HBase
14 10 (1.66%) Apache Hive
15 9 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
16 6 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
17 5 (0.83%) Couchbase
17 5 (0.83%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 219 (36.32%) Jenkins
2 171 (28.36%) Git (software)
3 60 (9.95%) Hudson
4 56 (9.29%) Maven
5 48 (7.96%) Subversion
6 22 (3.65%) Jasmine
6 22 (3.65%) JIRA
7 21 (3.48%) Karma Test Runner
8 20 (3.32%) RSpec
9 17 (2.82%) Selenium
10 16 (2.65%) TeamCity
10 16 (2.65%) PHPUnit
11 15 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (2.32%) Ant
13 10 (1.66%) JUnit
13 10 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (1.49%) Cucumber
15 8 (1.33%) Mercurial
16 6 (1.00%) JMeter
16 6 (1.00%) JBehave
General
1 50 (8.29%) Finance
2 31 (5.14%) Games
3 27 (4.48%) Publishing
4 13 (2.16%) Banking
5 12 (1.99%) Retail
5 12 (1.99%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.00%) Advertising
7 6 (1.00%) Back Office
7 6 (1.00%) Marketing
8 4 (0.66%) Front Office
9 2 (0.33%) Legal
9 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.17%) International Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 230 (38.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 99 (16.42%) Developer
3 53 (8.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 44 (7.30%) Architect
5 41 (6.80%) Systems Engineer
5 41 (6.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 35 (5.80%) Consultant
7 31 (5.14%) Python Developer
8 25 (4.15%) Cloud Engineer
9 22 (3.65%) DevOps Architect
9 22 (3.65%) Java Developer
10 20 (3.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 20 (3.32%) Senior Consultant
11 18 (2.99%) Linux Engineer
11 18 (2.99%) DevOps Consultant
11 18 (2.99%) Python/Django Developer
12 17 (2.82%) Systems Administrator
12 17 (2.82%) Administrator
13 15 (2.49%) Security Engineer
14 13 (2.16%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (30.18%) Web Services
2 58 (9.62%) LAMP
3 31 (5.14%) Django
4 26 (4.31%) jQuery
5 25 (4.15%) HTML
6 24 (3.98%) .NET
7 22 (3.65%) Gherkin
8 21 (3.48%) SOAP
8 21 (3.48%) RESTful
9 17 (2.82%) REST
10 16 (2.65%) ActiveMQ
11 14 (2.32%) MCollective
12 13 (2.16%) J2EE
13 12 (1.99%) CSS
13 12 (1.99%) Ruby on Rails
14 11 (1.82%) XML
14 11 (1.82%) Spring
14 11 (1.82%) Memcached
15 10 (1.66%) RabbitMQ
15 10 (1.66%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 133 (22.06%) Open Source
2 24 (3.98%) Computer Science
3 23 (3.81%) Digital Media
4 14 (2.32%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (1.82%) Taxonomies
6 7 (1.16%) Replication
6 7 (1.16%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.00%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.00%) Online Games
8 5 (0.83%) Mathematics
8 5 (0.83%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.66%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.66%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.50%) Blog
10 3 (0.50%) Spread Betting
10 3 (0.50%) Clustering
11 2 (0.33%) Derivative
11 2 (0.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.33%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 424 (70.32%) Linux
2 134 (22.22%) UNIX
3 98 (16.25%) CentOS
4 73 (12.11%) Windows
5 69 (11.44%) Ubuntu
6 49 (8.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 43 (7.13%) Debian
8 12 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.16%) AIX
10 6 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.50%) SmartOS
11 3 (0.50%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.50%) Solaris
12 2 (0.33%) VMS
13 1 (0.17%) SUSE
13 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (71.48%) DevOps
2 287 (47.60%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (27.53%) Configuration Management
4 165 (27.36%) Continuous Integration
5 122 (20.23%) Scrum
6 90 (14.93%) TDD
7 56 (9.29%) BDD
8 55 (9.12%) Kanban
9 53 (8.79%) E-Commerce
10 39 (6.47%) Automated Testing
11 37 (6.14%) OO
11 37 (6.14%) Load Balancing
12 36 (5.97%) Software Engineering
13 33 (5.47%) SOA
14 31 (5.14%) Service Delivery
15 21 (3.48%) Change Management
16 18 (2.99%) Mentoring
17 16 (2.65%) ITIL
17 16 (2.65%) Web Development
18 15 (2.49%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 219 (36.32%) Python
2 216 (35.82%) Ruby
3 212 (35.16%) Java
4 97 (16.09%) PHP
5 96 (15.92%) Perl
6 85 (14.10%) Bash Shell
7 61 (10.12%) JavaScript
8 55 (9.12%) SQL
9 40 (6.63%) Shell Script
10 37 (6.14%) Scala
11 35 (5.80%) PowerShell
12 19 (3.15%) Clojure
13 13 (2.16%) C#
14 12 (1.99%) C
15 10 (1.66%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.66%) Groovy
16 9 (1.49%) Golang
17 7 (1.16%) C++
18 4 (0.66%) Erlang
19 3 (0.50%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 33 (5.47%) Security Cleared
2 31 (5.14%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.16%) CCNA
3 13 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (2.16%) CCSA
4 12 (1.99%) CISM
4 12 (1.99%) CISSP
4 12 (1.99%) Degree
4 12 (1.99%) JNCIA
5 7 (1.16%) VCDX
5 7 (1.16%) VCAP
5 7 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.33%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.33%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.17%) LPIC
7 1 (0.17%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (0.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.16%) SLA
2 12 (1.99%) QA
3 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 53 (8.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (6.63%) vCloud
3 17 (2.82%) Varnish
4 12 (1.99%) vSphere
4 12 (1.99%) Docker
5 10 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.00%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.83%) NFS
7 5 (0.83%) KVM
8 4 (0.66%) Xen
9 3 (0.50%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.50%) Active Directory
10 2 (0.33%) HDFS
11 1 (0.17%) LXC
11 1 (0.17%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 489 (81.09%) Puppet
2 124 (20.56%) Nagios
3 105 (17.41%) Ansible
4 73 (12.11%) Salt
5 62 (10.28%) Vagrant
6 61 (10.12%) ZABBIX
7 33 (5.47%) Cacti
8 32 (5.31%) Zenoss
9 22 (3.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 20 (3.32%) Kibana
10 20 (3.32%) Graylog2
11 16 (2.65%) Capistrano
12 15 (2.49%) YUM
13 9 (1.49%) Opsview
14 8 (1.33%) CFEngine
14 8 (1.33%) collectd
15 6 (1.00%) HAProxy
16 4 (0.66%) StatsD
16 4 (0.66%) Tivoli
16 4 (0.66%) Icinga
Vendors
1 92 (15.26%) VMware
2 79 (13.10%) Red Hat
3 64 (10.61%) Rackspace
4 40 (6.63%) SaltStack
5 33 (5.47%) Oracle
6 28 (4.64%) New Relic
7 25 (4.15%) IBM
8 24 (3.98%) Perforce
9 23 (3.81%) Splunk
10 22 (3.65%) NetApp
10 22 (3.65%) Cisco
11 20 (3.32%) Microsoft
12 16 (2.65%) BMC
13 14 (2.32%) Google
13 14 (2.32%) Atlassian
13 14 (2.32%) Percona
14 8 (1.33%) EMC
15 7 (1.16%) Akamai
16 3 (0.50%) F5
17 2 (0.33%) Zend
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