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 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 160 203 310
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +107
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 296 226 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.37% 1.00% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.23% 14.13% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 182 51
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£500 £488 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1718 1600 1310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.96% 7.06% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1195 1055 899
Average daily rate £450 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 29 29
Average hourly rate £18.60 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.83 £14.50 £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £37.50 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +12.50%

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 30 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 30 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 +40 60 £500 - 23
Twickenham -9 1 £450 +9.09%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £450 -
Ealing - 1 £425 -
Clapham - - - -
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 546 (85.98%) Puppet
2 478 (75.28%) DevOps
3 475 (74.80%) Linux
4 303 (47.72%) Ruby
5 291 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
6 275 (43.31%) Python
7 263 (41.42%) Continuous Integration
8 251 (39.53%) Jenkins
9 250 (39.37%) Java
10 231 (36.38%) Configuration Management
11 194 (30.55%) Git (software)
12 190 (29.92%) Ansible
13 170 (26.77%) MongoDB
14 166 (26.14%) MySQL
15 138 (21.73%) Perl
16 136 (21.42%) Bash Shell
17 129 (20.31%) Amazon AWS
18 128 (20.16%) Scrum
19 127 (20.00%) Open Source
20 121 (19.06%) Web Services
21 118 (18.58%) CentOS
22 111 (17.48%) Windows
23 108 (17.01%) VMware
24 107 (16.85%) Apache
25 106 (16.69%) Salt
26 105 (16.54%) UNIX
26 105 (16.54%) Ubuntu
27 103 (16.22%) NoSQL
27 103 (16.22%) Nagios
28 100 (15.75%) PHP

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 107 (16.85%) Apache
2 84 (13.23%) OpenStack
3 64 (10.08%) nginx
4 56 (8.82%) Node.js
5 47 (7.40%) Tomcat
6 30 (4.72%) IIS
6 30 (4.72%) JBoss
7 29 (4.57%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (2.52%) Confluence
9 13 (2.05%) Apache Solr
10 11 (1.73%) Jetty
11 9 (1.42%) Drupal
12 6 (0.94%) Apache Pig
12 6 (0.94%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.63%) MediaWiki
13 4 (0.63%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.63%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.47%) Mule
14 3 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 26 (4.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 129 (20.31%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (11.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (10.08%) PaaS
4 52 (8.19%) Amazon EC2
5 27 (4.25%) IaaS
6 25 (3.94%) Amazon S3
7 24 (3.78%) AWS CloudFormation
8 17 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (2.36%) Amazon ELB
10 14 (2.20%) GitHub
11 13 (2.05%) SaaS
12 12 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
13 10 (1.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (0.94%) Joyent
14 6 (0.94%) Google App Engine
15 5 (0.79%) Heroku
16 3 (0.47%) Route 53
16 3 (0.47%) Office 365
16 3 (0.47%) OpenShift
17 2 (0.31%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 74 (11.65%) TCP/IP
2 68 (10.71%) HTTP
3 56 (8.82%) DNS
4 53 (8.35%) SSL
5 32 (5.04%) Firewall
6 28 (4.41%) IPsec
7 25 (3.94%) DHCP
8 23 (3.62%) FTP
9 20 (3.15%) SAN
10 19 (2.99%) Internet
11 14 (2.20%) VPN
12 11 (1.73%) LDAP
13 9 (1.42%) LAN
14 8 (1.26%) WAN
14 8 (1.26%) Network Security
14 8 (1.26%) NAS
15 6 (0.94%) Reverse Proxy
16 5 (0.79%) iSCSI
16 5 (0.79%) DMZ
17 4 (0.63%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (26.77%) MongoDB
2 166 (26.14%) MySQL
3 103 (16.22%) NoSQL
4 60 (9.45%) PostgreSQL
5 46 (7.24%) Relational Database
6 43 (6.77%) RDBMS
6 43 (6.77%) Hadoop
7 40 (6.30%) Apache Cassandra
7 40 (6.30%) SQL Server
8 34 (5.35%) Redis
9 33 (5.20%) Big Data
10 18 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (2.83%) CouchDB
11 16 (2.52%) Riak
12 9 (1.42%) Apache Hive
13 7 (1.10%) MariaDB
14 6 (0.94%) HBase
15 5 (0.79%) DB2
16 4 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
17 3 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 251 (39.53%) Jenkins
2 194 (30.55%) Git (software)
3 83 (13.07%) Subversion
4 77 (12.13%) Maven
5 40 (6.30%) TeamCity
6 37 (5.83%) Hudson
7 35 (5.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 24 (3.78%) Artifactory
9 21 (3.31%) JIRA
10 20 (3.15%) Ant
11 19 (2.99%) Mercurial
12 16 (2.52%) Selenium
13 10 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (1.42%) SoapUI
15 8 (1.26%) Cucumber
15 8 (1.26%) PHPUnit
15 8 (1.26%) Gradle
15 8 (1.26%) GitLab
16 7 (1.10%) ClearCase
17 6 (0.94%) RSpec
General
1 43 (6.77%) Finance
2 22 (3.46%) Games
3 19 (2.99%) Publishing
4 15 (2.36%) Banking
5 8 (1.26%) Retail
6 7 (1.10%) Advertising
7 5 (0.79%) Legal
7 5 (0.79%) Marketing
8 4 (0.63%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.47%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.31%) German Language
10 2 (0.31%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.31%) Turkish Language
10 2 (0.31%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.31%) Back Office
10 2 (0.31%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 274 (43.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 98 (15.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 72 (11.34%) Developer
4 63 (9.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 37 (5.83%) Architect
6 35 (5.51%) Linux Engineer
7 32 (5.04%) Consultant
8 26 (4.09%) Administrator
9 22 (3.46%) Systems Administrator
9 22 (3.46%) Senior Consultant
10 21 (3.31%) DevOps Consultant
11 20 (3.15%) Senior Developer
11 20 (3.15%) Systems Engineer
12 18 (2.83%) Operations Engineer
13 17 (2.68%) Senior Operations Engineer
13 17 (2.68%) Cloud Engineer
14 16 (2.52%) DevOps Architect
15 14 (2.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 13 (2.05%) Linux Administrator
17 12 (1.89%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (19.06%) Web Services
2 40 (6.30%) LAMP
3 39 (6.14%) .NET
4 27 (4.25%) XML
5 26 (4.09%) RabbitMQ
6 22 (3.46%) REST
7 21 (3.31%) HTML
8 19 (2.99%) JSON
9 18 (2.83%) Ruby on Rails
10 14 (2.20%) J2EE
10 14 (2.20%) CSS
11 13 (2.05%) SOAP
12 12 (1.89%) ActiveMQ
13 11 (1.73%) jQuery
13 11 (1.73%) Play Framework
14 10 (1.57%) Spring
15 9 (1.42%) Middleware
15 9 (1.42%) Memcached
16 8 (1.26%) Laravel
16 8 (1.26%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 127 (20.00%) Open Source
2 30 (4.72%) Hybrid Cloud
3 23 (3.62%) Clustering
4 19 (2.99%) Digital Media
5 17 (2.68%) Private Cloud
5 17 (2.68%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.57%) Spread Betting
6 10 (1.57%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.26%) Replication
7 8 (1.26%) Taxonomies
7 8 (1.26%) Online Games
8 6 (0.94%) Streaming Video
8 6 (0.94%) Client/Server
9 5 (0.79%) iPhone
9 5 (0.79%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.79%) iPad
9 5 (0.79%) Wiki
10 4 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.63%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.47%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 475 (74.80%) Linux
2 118 (18.58%) CentOS
3 111 (17.48%) Windows
4 105 (16.54%) UNIX
4 105 (16.54%) Ubuntu
5 69 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (5.67%) Debian
7 20 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (2.52%) Solaris
9 15 (2.36%) SUSE
10 13 (2.05%) AIX
11 9 (1.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 8 (1.26%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.94%) Fedora
14 5 (0.79%) HPUX
14 5 (0.79%) Android
14 5 (0.79%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.79%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.63%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 478 (75.28%) DevOps
2 291 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 263 (41.42%) Continuous Integration
4 231 (36.38%) Configuration Management
5 128 (20.16%) Scrum
6 85 (13.39%) Continuous Delivery
7 77 (12.13%) Automated Testing
8 65 (10.24%) TDD
9 60 (9.45%) OO
10 51 (8.03%) Load Balancing
11 43 (6.77%) Kanban
11 43 (6.77%) BDD
12 42 (6.61%) Change Management
13 40 (6.30%) Build Automation
14 38 (5.98%) E-Commerce
15 36 (5.67%) SOA
16 34 (5.35%) Service Delivery
17 29 (4.57%) Microservices
18 24 (3.78%) OOP
19 21 (3.31%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 303 (47.72%) Ruby
2 275 (43.31%) Python
3 250 (39.37%) Java
4 138 (21.73%) Perl
5 136 (21.42%) Bash Shell
6 100 (15.75%) PHP
7 44 (6.93%) SQL
8 42 (6.61%) PowerShell
9 39 (6.14%) JavaScript
10 37 (5.83%) Scala
11 31 (4.88%) Shell Script
12 18 (2.83%) Golang
13 13 (2.05%) C#
14 11 (1.73%) Groovy
15 10 (1.57%) Clojure
16 9 (1.42%) C
17 7 (1.10%) C++
18 5 (0.79%) PL/SQL
19 4 (0.63%) VB
20 3 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 70 (11.02%) Security Cleared
2 48 (7.56%) SC Cleared
3 22 (3.46%) Degree
4 11 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.26%) CCNA
5 8 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (1.26%) VCAP
6 7 (1.10%) VCDX
7 6 (0.94%) CCSA
8 4 (0.63%) CISSP
9 3 (0.47%) JNCIA
9 3 (0.47%) CCNP
9 3 (0.47%) CISM
9 3 (0.47%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.31%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.31%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.31%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.57%) QA
2 7 (1.10%) SLA
3 4 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 78 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (7.72%) vCloud
3 47 (7.40%) Docker
4 27 (4.25%) vSphere
5 20 (3.15%) Varnish
6 17 (2.68%) NFS
6 17 (2.68%) Xen
7 11 (1.73%) VirtualBox
8 10 (1.57%) XenServer
8 10 (1.57%) Postfix
8 10 (1.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 6 (0.94%) Sendmail
9 6 (0.94%) Hyper-V
9 6 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.79%) iptables
11 4 (0.63%) Active Directory
11 4 (0.63%) Samba
12 3 (0.47%) XenApp
13 2 (0.31%) KVM
14 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 546 (85.98%) Puppet
2 190 (29.92%) Ansible
3 106 (16.69%) Salt
4 103 (16.22%) Nagios
5 60 (9.45%) ZABBIX
6 54 (8.50%) Vagrant
7 26 (4.09%) Graphite
8 24 (3.78%) Cacti
9 17 (2.68%) Kibana
10 15 (2.36%) Zenoss
11 12 (1.89%) Graylog
12 11 (1.73%) HAProxy
12 11 (1.73%) yum
12 11 (1.73%) Icinga
13 10 (1.57%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 8 (1.26%) logstash
15 7 (1.10%) Opsview
15 7 (1.10%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 6 (0.94%) Cobbler
16 6 (0.94%) collectd
Vendors
1 108 (17.01%) VMware
2 80 (12.60%) Red Hat
3 47 (7.40%) Rackspace
4 46 (7.24%) Oracle
4 46 (7.24%) Microsoft
5 33 (5.20%) New Relic
6 29 (4.57%) Perforce
7 28 (4.41%) SaltStack
8 19 (2.99%) HP
9 15 (2.36%) Splunk
10 14 (2.20%) Cisco
11 13 (2.05%) AppDynamics
12 12 (1.89%) Percona
12 12 (1.89%) Google
13 11 (1.73%) EMC
13 11 (1.73%) Citrix
13 11 (1.73%) DigitalOcean
14 10 (1.57%) Veritas
15 9 (1.42%) IBM
15 9 (1.42%) Zend
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