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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 185 217 277
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +60
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 282 233 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.20% 0.99% 0.60%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.28% 12.05% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 165 99
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £375 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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
1846 1934 1606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.86% 8.22% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1249 1252 1036
Average daily rate £425 £424 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 46
Average hourly rate £22.18 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.71% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.00 £52.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.17% -10.84%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +26 74 £500 +5.26% 31
Croydon -16 5 £450 -7.69%
Canary Wharf -10 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £300 -
Ealing - 1 £375 -
Opscode Chef
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 448 (78.60%) Puppet
2 418 (73.33%) DevOps
3 362 (63.51%) Linux
4 274 (48.07%) Amazon AWS
5 241 (42.28%) Ruby
6 235 (41.23%) Python
7 227 (39.82%) Java
8 224 (39.30%) Agile Software Development
9 221 (38.77%) Jenkins
10 191 (33.51%) Ansible
11 181 (31.75%) Configuration Management
12 177 (31.05%) Continuous Integration
13 164 (28.77%) Git (software)
14 130 (22.81%) MySQL
15 125 (21.93%) Perl
16 111 (19.47%) MongoDB
17 106 (18.60%) Windows
18 103 (18.07%) Web Services
19 102 (17.89%) Docker
20 96 (16.84%) Salt
21 94 (16.49%) VMware
22 93 (16.32%) Bash Shell
23 90 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
24 85 (14.91%) Red Hat
25 83 (14.56%) Open Source
26 81 (14.21%) PHP
27 80 (14.04%) TDD
27 80 (14.04%) OpenStack
27 80 (14.04%) Vagrant
28 72 (12.63%) UNIX

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 80 (14.04%) OpenStack
2 61 (10.70%) Apache
3 53 (9.30%) Tomcat
4 51 (8.95%) IIS
5 43 (7.54%) Node.js
6 41 (7.19%) nginx
7 30 (5.26%) JBoss
8 25 (4.39%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (2.46%) Mule ESB
9 14 (2.46%) Jetty
10 13 (2.28%) Confluence
11 12 (2.11%) Drupal
12 8 (1.40%) WebSphere
13 7 (1.23%) Apache Solr
13 7 (1.23%) Apache Spark
14 5 (0.88%) Apache Pig
15 4 (0.70%) WebLogic
16 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
16 2 (0.35%) SAS
16 2 (0.35%) Mule
Applications
1 9 (1.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.35%) SPSS
3 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.18%) Magento
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 274 (48.07%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (8.60%) Amazon EC2
4 27 (4.74%) PaaS
4 27 (4.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 27 (4.74%) AWS CloudFormation
5 25 (4.39%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (3.68%) Amazon S3
7 17 (2.98%) Amazon ELB
8 11 (1.93%) GitHub
9 10 (1.75%) Amazon SQS
10 9 (1.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (1.23%) IaaS
11 7 (1.23%) Google App Engine
11 7 (1.23%) SaaS
12 5 (0.88%) Heroku
13 3 (0.53%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 3 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 2 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 64 (11.23%) HTTP
2 58 (10.18%) TCP/IP
3 45 (7.89%) DNS
4 40 (7.02%) Firewall
5 38 (6.67%) SSL
6 19 (3.33%) VPN
7 15 (2.63%) Internet
8 12 (2.11%) DHCP
8 12 (2.11%) IPsec
8 12 (2.11%) Reverse Proxy
9 11 (1.93%) Network Security
9 11 (1.93%) FTP
10 10 (1.75%) DMZ
11 8 (1.40%) LAN
12 7 (1.23%) WAN
13 5 (0.88%) SAN
14 3 (0.53%) LDAP
14 3 (0.53%) SMTP
14 3 (0.53%) Software-Defined Networking
14 3 (0.53%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (22.81%) MySQL
2 111 (19.47%) MongoDB
3 69 (12.11%) PostgreSQL
4 54 (9.47%) NoSQL
5 35 (6.14%) Redis
6 33 (5.79%) SQL Server
7 23 (4.04%) Hadoop
8 22 (3.86%) Big Data
9 21 (3.68%) Relational Database
10 20 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
11 16 (2.81%) RDBMS
12 12 (2.11%) DTS
12 12 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (2.11%) EDRMS
13 11 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
15 9 (1.58%) HBase
16 7 (1.23%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 221 (38.77%) Jenkins
2 164 (28.77%) Git (software)
3 57 (10.00%) Subversion
4 40 (7.02%) TeamCity
5 37 (6.49%) Mercurial
6 35 (6.14%) Maven
7 34 (5.96%) JIRA
8 25 (4.39%) Gerrit
8 25 (4.39%) Artifactory
9 24 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (3.68%) Selenium
10 21 (3.68%) Ant
11 20 (3.51%) Hudson
12 18 (3.16%) SonarQube
13 15 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 12 (2.11%) Cucumber
15 11 (1.93%) Gradle
16 8 (1.40%) SoapUI
17 7 (1.23%) RSpec
17 7 (1.23%) Jasmine
General
1 53 (9.30%) Finance
2 30 (5.26%) Banking
3 25 (4.39%) Games
4 12 (2.11%) Retail
5 7 (1.23%) Publishing
6 5 (0.88%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.70%) Legal
7 4 (0.70%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.53%) Marketing
8 3 (0.53%) Advertising
8 3 (0.53%) Law
9 2 (0.35%) Automotive
9 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.35%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 233 (40.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 71 (12.46%) Developer
3 54 (9.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 50 (8.77%) Architect
5 47 (8.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 41 (7.19%) Consultant
7 32 (5.61%) Linux Engineer
8 26 (4.56%) DevOps Consultant
9 20 (3.51%) Administrator
10 16 (2.81%) Senior Consultant
10 16 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
11 15 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
11 15 (2.63%) Java Developer
12 14 (2.46%) Systems Engineer
12 14 (2.46%) Web Engineer
13 13 (2.28%) Senior Web Engineer
13 13 (2.28%) Operations Engineer
14 12 (2.11%) Senior Operations Engineer
14 12 (2.11%) Cloud Engineer
15 9 (1.58%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (18.07%) Web Services
2 55 (9.65%) .NET
3 52 (9.12%) LAMP
4 31 (5.44%) J2EE
5 29 (5.09%) Ruby on Rails
6 28 (4.91%) HTML
7 26 (4.56%) REST
8 22 (3.86%) Django
9 21 (3.68%) RabbitMQ
10 20 (3.51%) SOAP
11 19 (3.33%) CSS
11 19 (3.33%) Middleware
12 15 (2.63%) XML
12 15 (2.63%) JSON
13 14 (2.46%) AngularJS
14 12 (2.11%) JRules
15 10 (1.75%) Spring
15 10 (1.75%) CSS3
15 10 (1.75%) HTML5
16 9 (1.58%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
1 20 (3.51%) Data Centre
2 18 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (2.81%) Digital Media
4 15 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.46%) Hybrid Cloud
6 13 (2.28%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.93%) Streaming Video
7 11 (1.93%) Clustering
7 11 (1.93%) iPhone
7 11 (1.93%) iPad
8 10 (1.75%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.40%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.05%) Tandem
11 5 (0.88%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.70%) Enterprise Cloud
12 4 (0.70%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.53%) User Experience
14 2 (0.35%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.35%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 362 (63.51%) Linux
2 106 (18.60%) Windows
3 72 (12.63%) UNIX
4 61 (10.70%) CentOS
5 57 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 56 (9.82%) Ubuntu
7 17 (2.98%) Debian
8 14 (2.46%) Solaris
9 12 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (1.93%) AIX
11 8 (1.40%) Fedora
11 8 (1.40%) Android
12 7 (1.23%) HPUX
13 6 (1.05%) SUSE
13 6 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (1.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.70%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.70%) FreeBSD
15 3 (0.53%) VMS
15 3 (0.53%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (73.33%) DevOps
2 224 (39.30%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (31.75%) Configuration Management
4 177 (31.05%) Continuous Integration
5 90 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
6 83 (14.56%) Open Source
7 80 (14.04%) TDD
8 70 (12.28%) Scrum
9 47 (8.25%) E-Commerce
10 35 (6.14%) BDD
11 32 (5.61%) OO
12 31 (5.44%) Load Balancing
13 29 (5.09%) SOA
13 29 (5.09%) Mentoring
14 25 (4.39%) Migration
15 24 (4.21%) Service Delivery
15 24 (4.21%) Automated Testing
15 24 (4.21%) Software Engineering
16 20 (3.51%) OWASP
16 20 (3.51%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 241 (42.28%) Ruby
2 235 (41.23%) Python
3 227 (39.82%) Java
4 125 (21.93%) Perl
5 93 (16.32%) Bash Shell
6 81 (14.21%) PHP
7 44 (7.72%) JavaScript
8 41 (7.19%) SQL
9 39 (6.84%) Scala
10 37 (6.49%) PowerShell
11 30 (5.26%) Shell Script
12 29 (5.09%) Go
13 16 (2.81%) C#
14 15 (2.63%) Groovy
15 11 (1.93%) C++
16 7 (1.23%) Clojure
17 5 (0.88%) C
17 5 (0.88%) VBScript
18 4 (0.70%) PHP5
18 4 (0.70%) R
Qualifications
1 38 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 36 (6.32%) Degree
3 18 (3.16%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (0.70%) RHCE
5 3 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.35%) LPIC
6 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.35%) MCSE
6 2 (0.35%) CCIE
6 2 (0.35%) CCNP
6 2 (0.35%) CCNA
6 2 (0.35%) RHCSA
6 2 (0.35%) HP ASE
6 2 (0.35%) HP MASE
7 1 (0.18%) VCAP
7 1 (0.18%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.56%) QA
2 15 (2.63%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 102 (17.89%) Docker
2 56 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (5.44%) vCloud
4 13 (2.28%) vSphere
5 10 (1.75%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.40%) Varnish
6 8 (1.40%) KVM
7 7 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (1.23%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.88%) Xen
9 4 (0.70%) XenServer
10 3 (0.53%) NFS
10 3 (0.53%) Active Directory
10 3 (0.53%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.35%) HDFS
11 2 (0.35%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.18%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 448 (78.60%) Puppet
2 191 (33.51%) Ansible
3 96 (16.84%) Salt
4 80 (14.04%) Vagrant
5 51 (8.95%) Nagios
6 35 (6.14%) ZABBIX
7 20 (3.51%) HAProxy
8 19 (3.33%) logstash
9 17 (2.98%) Kibana
10 14 (2.46%) Rundeck
11 13 (2.28%) Graphite
12 12 (2.11%) yum
13 11 (1.93%) BladeLogic
14 10 (1.75%) SCOM
14 10 (1.75%) Mesos
15 8 (1.40%) StatsD
16 7 (1.23%) Zenoss
17 6 (1.05%) HP Operations Orchestration
17 6 (1.05%) Capistrano
18 5 (0.88%) Cacti
Vendors
1 94 (16.49%) VMware
2 85 (14.91%) Red Hat
3 46 (8.07%) Microsoft
4 43 (7.54%) Oracle
5 35 (6.14%) HP
6 33 (5.79%) SaltStack
7 30 (5.26%) Google
8 29 (5.09%) New Relic
9 22 (3.86%) Rackspace
10 21 (3.68%) Perforce
11 18 (3.16%) Atlassian
12 16 (2.81%) AppDynamics
13 13 (2.28%) IBM
14 12 (2.11%) webMethods
14 12 (2.11%) Splunk
15 11 (1.93%) Barracuda Networks
16 9 (1.58%) ServiceNow
16 9 (1.58%) EMC
16 9 (1.58%) Sun
16 9 (1.58%) Cisco
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