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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 140 227 350
Rank change year-on-year
+87 +123
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 358 204 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.50% 0.82% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.78% 11.54% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 168 36
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£450 £448 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% +10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
1906 1767 1376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.98% 7.07% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1349 1236 881
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 33 51
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £20.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% -18.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £41.72 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.19 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.01% +8.75%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +29 58 £475 +11.76% 13
Docklands, London - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Opscode Chef
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 541 (83.49%) Puppet
2 466 (71.91%) DevOps
3 465 (71.76%) Linux
4 303 (46.76%) Agile Software Development
5 251 (38.73%) Jenkins
6 242 (37.35%) Ruby
7 239 (36.88%) Java
8 238 (36.73%) Python
9 202 (31.17%) Continuous Integration
10 184 (28.40%) Git (software)
11 179 (27.62%) Configuration Management
12 178 (27.47%) Amazon AWS
13 177 (27.31%) Web Services
14 165 (25.46%) MySQL
15 148 (22.84%) Apache
15 148 (22.84%) MongoDB
16 142 (21.91%) Open Source
16 142 (21.91%) Nagios
17 141 (21.76%) UNIX
18 138 (21.30%) Scrum
19 132 (20.37%) Ansible
20 122 (18.83%) CentOS
21 111 (17.13%) Perl
22 108 (16.67%) PHP
23 104 (16.05%) NoSQL
24 99 (15.28%) Bash Shell
25 97 (14.97%) VMware
26 91 (14.04%) TDD
27 85 (13.12%) Red Hat
27 85 (13.12%) Salt

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 148 (22.84%) Apache
2 69 (10.65%) OpenStack
3 65 (10.03%) nginx
4 52 (8.02%) Tomcat
5 40 (6.17%) Elasticsearch
6 37 (5.71%) Node.js
6 37 (5.71%) JBoss
7 20 (3.09%) Apache Solr
8 14 (2.16%) Drupal
9 13 (2.01%) IIS
10 8 (1.23%) Confluence
11 6 (0.93%) CloudStack
11 6 (0.93%) Apache Pig
12 5 (0.77%) Jetty
12 5 (0.77%) CMS
12 5 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.77%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.46%) Mule
14 2 (0.31%) WordPress
14 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (2.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Summit
1 1 (0.15%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 178 (27.47%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (10.49%) Amazon EC2
3 39 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (5.71%) PaaS
5 31 (4.78%) Amazon S3
6 14 (2.16%) IaaS
7 11 (1.70%) SaaS
7 11 (1.70%) Amazon ELB
8 10 (1.54%) Joyent
9 9 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.93%) GitHub
12 4 (0.62%) Route 53
12 4 (0.62%) Google App Engine
12 4 (0.62%) Heroku
13 1 (0.15%) Engine Yard
13 1 (0.15%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.15%) Google Compute Engine
13 1 (0.15%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 40 (6.17%) TCP/IP
2 38 (5.86%) DNS
3 33 (5.09%) HTTP
3 33 (5.09%) Internet
4 21 (3.24%) SSL
5 19 (2.93%) Firewall
6 16 (2.47%) SAN
7 8 (1.23%) VPN
7 8 (1.23%) Reverse Proxy
8 6 (0.93%) NAS
9 5 (0.77%) IPsec
10 4 (0.62%) VLAN
10 4 (0.62%) Network Security
10 4 (0.62%) DHCP
10 4 (0.62%) LDAP
11 3 (0.46%) BIG-IP
12 2 (0.31%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (0.31%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.31%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (25.46%) MySQL
2 148 (22.84%) MongoDB
3 104 (16.05%) NoSQL
4 73 (11.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 58 (8.95%) PostgreSQL
6 53 (8.18%) Big Data
7 48 (7.41%) Hadoop
8 31 (4.78%) Redis
9 28 (4.32%) CouchDB
10 27 (4.17%) Riak
11 25 (3.86%) SQL Server
12 21 (3.24%) Amazon Redshift
13 18 (2.78%) Relational Database
14 17 (2.62%) RDBMS
15 13 (2.01%) Apache Hive
16 12 (1.85%) HBase
17 9 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
18 8 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
19 7 (1.08%) Couchbase
20 5 (0.77%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 251 (38.73%) Jenkins
2 184 (28.40%) Git (software)
3 73 (11.27%) Maven
4 58 (8.95%) Hudson
5 55 (8.49%) Subversion
6 24 (3.70%) JIRA
6 24 (3.70%) TeamCity
7 22 (3.40%) Jasmine
8 21 (3.24%) Karma Test Runner
9 18 (2.78%) RSpec
9 18 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 18 (2.78%) Selenium
10 15 (2.31%) PHPUnit
11 14 (2.16%) Ant
12 11 (1.70%) JUnit
13 10 (1.54%) Cucumber
14 9 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (1.23%) Artifactory
16 7 (1.08%) JBehave
16 7 (1.08%) JMeter
General
1 54 (8.33%) Finance
2 32 (4.94%) Games
3 25 (3.86%) Publishing
4 15 (2.31%) Banking
5 14 (2.16%) Retail
6 11 (1.70%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.39%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.23%) Advertising
9 7 (1.08%) Back Office
10 5 (0.77%) Marketing
11 4 (0.62%) Front Office
12 2 (0.31%) Legal
12 2 (0.31%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.15%) International Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 253 (39.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 102 (15.74%) Developer
3 62 (9.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 58 (8.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 49 (7.56%) Architect
6 39 (6.02%) Consultant
7 38 (5.86%) Systems Engineer
8 30 (4.63%) Python Developer
9 24 (3.70%) Administrator
9 24 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
10 23 (3.55%) Senior Consultant
10 23 (3.55%) Java Developer
10 23 (3.55%) Linux Engineer
10 23 (3.55%) DevOps Architect
11 21 (3.24%) DevOps Consultant
11 21 (3.24%) Cloud Engineer
12 19 (2.93%) Python/Django Developer
12 19 (2.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 19 (2.93%) Linux Administrator
13 18 (2.78%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (27.31%) Web Services
2 65 (10.03%) LAMP
3 33 (5.09%) Django
4 27 (4.17%) jQuery
4 27 (4.17%) .NET
5 25 (3.86%) HTML
6 23 (3.55%) Gherkin
7 22 (3.40%) SOAP
8 20 (3.09%) REST
9 18 (2.78%) RESTful
10 17 (2.62%) ActiveMQ
11 15 (2.31%) RabbitMQ
12 14 (2.16%) MCollective
13 13 (2.01%) Spring
14 12 (1.85%) CSS
14 12 (1.85%) XML
14 12 (1.85%) Memcached
15 11 (1.70%) J2EE
15 11 (1.70%) JSP
16 10 (1.54%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 142 (21.91%) Open Source
2 26 (4.01%) Computer Science
3 24 (3.70%) Digital Media
4 13 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (1.85%) Taxonomies
6 10 (1.54%) Clustering
7 8 (1.23%) Online Games
8 7 (1.08%) Replication
8 7 (1.08%) Mobile App
9 6 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.93%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.77%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.62%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.62%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.46%) Blog
12 3 (0.46%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.46%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.31%) Linked Data
13 2 (0.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (0.31%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 465 (71.76%) Linux
2 141 (21.76%) UNIX
3 122 (18.83%) CentOS
4 84 (12.96%) Ubuntu
5 70 (10.80%) Windows
6 63 (9.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 50 (7.72%) Debian
8 15 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (1.70%) AIX
10 7 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.77%) Solaris
11 5 (0.77%) SUSE
12 4 (0.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.46%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.31%) VMS
15 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.15%) Fedora
15 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.15%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 466 (71.91%) DevOps
2 303 (46.76%) Agile Software Development
3 202 (31.17%) Continuous Integration
4 179 (27.62%) Configuration Management
5 138 (21.30%) Scrum
6 91 (14.04%) TDD
7 58 (8.95%) Kanban
8 56 (8.64%) BDD
9 54 (8.33%) Automated Testing
10 48 (7.41%) E-Commerce
11 42 (6.48%) Load Balancing
12 39 (6.02%) OO
13 36 (5.56%) Service Delivery
14 34 (5.25%) Change Management
14 34 (5.25%) SOA
14 34 (5.25%) Software Engineering
15 25 (3.86%) Build Automation
16 22 (3.40%) ITIL
17 19 (2.93%) Mentoring
18 16 (2.47%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 242 (37.35%) Ruby
2 239 (36.88%) Java
3 238 (36.73%) Python
4 111 (17.13%) Perl
5 108 (16.67%) PHP
6 99 (15.28%) Bash Shell
7 62 (9.57%) JavaScript
8 53 (8.18%) SQL
9 44 (6.79%) Scala
10 42 (6.48%) Shell Script
11 35 (5.40%) PowerShell
12 20 (3.09%) Clojure
13 14 (2.16%) Golang
14 13 (2.01%) C#
15 11 (1.70%) C
16 10 (1.54%) Groovy
17 8 (1.23%) PL/SQL
18 6 (0.93%) C++
19 3 (0.46%) Haskell
20 2 (0.31%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 45 (6.94%) Security Cleared
2 43 (6.64%) SC Cleared
3 15 (2.31%) Degree
4 13 (2.01%) CCNA
4 13 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (2.01%) CCSA
5 12 (1.85%) CISM
5 12 (1.85%) CISSP
5 12 (1.85%) JNCIA
6 4 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (0.62%) VCAP
7 3 (0.46%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.46%) VCDX
8 2 (0.31%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.15%) LPIC
9 1 (0.15%) Linux+ Certification
9 1 (0.15%) RHCE
9 1 (0.15%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.15%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.16%) SLA
1 14 (2.16%) QA
2 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 62 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (5.56%) vCloud
3 20 (3.09%) Varnish
4 18 (2.78%) Docker
5 10 (1.54%) vSphere
6 9 (1.39%) NFS
6 9 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.08%) Xen
8 6 (0.93%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.62%) Active Directory
9 4 (0.62%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.62%) KVM
10 3 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.31%) XenServer
11 2 (0.31%) HDFS
12 1 (0.15%) LXC
12 1 (0.15%) RHEV
12 1 (0.15%) Samba
12 1 (0.15%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 541 (83.49%) Puppet
2 142 (21.91%) Nagios
3 132 (20.37%) Ansible
4 85 (13.12%) Salt
5 68 (10.49%) ZABBIX
6 66 (10.19%) Vagrant
7 36 (5.56%) Cacti
8 32 (4.94%) Zenoss
9 22 (3.40%) Kibana
9 22 (3.40%) Graylog2
10 16 (2.47%) Capistrano
11 15 (2.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 14 (2.16%) YUM
13 9 (1.39%) Opsview
13 9 (1.39%) HAProxy
14 8 (1.23%) collectd
14 8 (1.23%) CFEngine
15 6 (0.93%) Icinga
16 5 (0.77%) logstash
16 5 (0.77%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 97 (14.97%) VMware
2 85 (13.12%) Red Hat
3 66 (10.19%) Rackspace
4 42 (6.48%) SaltStack
5 38 (5.86%) Oracle
6 33 (5.09%) Microsoft
7 32 (4.94%) New Relic
8 27 (4.17%) Splunk
9 26 (4.01%) Perforce
10 21 (3.24%) IBM
11 18 (2.78%) Percona
12 16 (2.47%) BMC
13 15 (2.31%) NetApp
13 15 (2.31%) Cisco
14 13 (2.01%) Google
15 11 (1.70%) EMC
16 10 (1.54%) Atlassian
17 7 (1.08%) Akamai
17 7 (1.08%) AppDynamics
18 5 (0.77%) HP
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