The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Systems Management category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Merseyside region.

Systems Management Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
34 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.37% 3.78% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 2
Average daily rate £300 £388 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -16.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £228 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £388 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +22.50%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Merseyside region.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Opscode Chef
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (100.00%) Puppet
1 5 (100.00%) Vertica
1 5 (100.00%) Salt
2 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (60.00%) SCOrch
3 3 (60.00%) HDFS
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) AWK
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) Coaching

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (80.00%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) AWK
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
1 5 (100.00%) Salt
2 3 (60.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Vertica