The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 80 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 71 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.97% 0.48% -
As % of the Systems Management category 25.45% 5.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 62 12 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +45.45%
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 North West region.

Systems Management Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
279 257 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.72% 8.27% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 119 73
Average daily rate £438 £330 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.57% +5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 16
Average hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £16.00 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.74 £42.50 £44.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheshire +28 41 £650 +42.07% 4
Lancashire +25 20 £338 -12.90%
Manchester -5 8 £481 +20.31% 1
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 60 (68.18%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (62.50%) Linux
3 54 (61.36%) MongoDB
4 48 (54.55%) Cloud Computing
5 46 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (51.14%) IaaS
7 43 (48.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 43 (48.86%) Hadoop
7 43 (48.86%) Oracle
8 42 (47.73%) Puppet
9 40 (45.45%) StatsD
9 40 (45.45%) JavaScript
9 40 (45.45%) Citrix
10 39 (44.32%) Teradata
10 39 (44.32%) Big Data
10 39 (44.32%) R
11 38 (43.18%) Tableau
11 38 (43.18%) Machine Learning
11 38 (43.18%) Data Warehouse
12 37 (42.05%) Apigee
12 37 (42.05%) Mashery
13 36 (40.91%) Python
13 36 (40.91%) Visualisation
14 35 (39.77%) Java
15 33 (37.50%) AngularJS
15 33 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 33 (37.50%) Node.js
16 32 (36.36%) UNIX
17 31 (35.23%) .NET
18 28 (31.82%) Configuration Management

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 33 (37.50%) Node.js
2 14 (15.91%) Apache
3 12 (13.64%) nginx
4 9 (10.23%) WebSphere
5 8 (9.09%) OpenStack
5 8 (9.09%) Tomcat
6 7 (7.95%) IIS
7 6 (6.82%) Jetty
8 4 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 60 (68.18%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (54.55%) Cloud Computing
3 45 (51.14%) IaaS
4 10 (11.36%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (10.23%) PaaS
6 6 (6.82%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (6.82%) Google App Engine
7 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (4.55%) OpenShift
8 4 (4.55%) Amazon S3
9 2 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.09%) Internet
2 7 (7.95%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.95%) DNS
2 7 (7.95%) DHCP
2 7 (7.95%) HTTP
3 6 (6.82%) FTP
3 6 (6.82%) SSL
3 6 (6.82%) IPsec
4 4 (4.55%) Network Security
5 3 (3.41%) Firewall
6 2 (2.27%) VPN
7 1 (1.14%) SSH
7 1 (1.14%) VLAN
7 1 (1.14%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.14%) LDAP
7 1 (1.14%) SNMP
7 1 (1.14%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.14%) SMTP
7 1 (1.14%) IPv4
7 1 (1.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (61.36%) MongoDB
2 43 (48.86%) Apache Cassandra
2 43 (48.86%) Hadoop
3 39 (44.32%) Big Data
4 38 (43.18%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (7.95%) MySQL
6 6 (6.82%) NoSQL
7 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
8 3 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.14%) DB2
9 1 (1.14%) RavenDB
9 1 (1.14%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 27 (30.68%) Jenkins
2 9 (10.23%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.68%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.27%) RSpec
6 1 (1.14%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.14%) Hudson
6 1 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 8 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (43.18%) Architect
2 31 (35.23%) Technical Architect
3 23 (26.14%) Digital Architect
4 21 (23.86%) Digital Technical Architect
5 16 (18.18%) Senior Architect
6 15 (17.05%) DevOps Engineer
6 15 (17.05%) Senior Technical Architect
7 10 (11.36%) Senior Digital Architect
8 9 (10.23%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
9 5 (5.68%) Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (3.41%) Cloud Architect
12 2 (2.27%) Technical Leader
12 2 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 2 (2.27%) Team Leader
12 2 (2.27%) Linux Administrator
13 1 (1.14%) Release Engineer
13 1 (1.14%) Technical Specialist
13 1 (1.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (37.50%) AngularJS
1 33 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 31 (35.23%) .NET
3 6 (6.82%) J2EE
3 6 (6.82%) .NET Framework
4 5 (5.68%) Servlets
4 5 (5.68%) Web Services
5 4 (4.55%) Middleware
5 4 (4.55%) LAMP
6 2 (2.27%) REST
6 2 (2.27%) XML
6 2 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.14%) JSON
7 1 (1.14%) HTML
7 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.14%) CSS
7 1 (1.14%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 36 (40.91%) Visualisation
2 9 (10.23%) User Experience
3 7 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.82%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.41%) Replication
5 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 55 (62.50%) Linux
2 32 (36.36%) UNIX
3 10 (11.36%) Windows
4 8 (9.09%) CentOS
5 4 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.55%) Debian
5 4 (4.55%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (43.18%) Machine Learning
3 28 (31.82%) Configuration Management
4 27 (30.68%) DevOps
5 21 (23.86%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (12.50%) Open Source
7 8 (9.09%) Web Accessibility
8 6 (6.82%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (6.82%) Load Balancing
9 4 (4.55%) Scrum
10 3 (3.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.41%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.41%) Automated Testing
10 3 (3.41%) Software Delivery
11 2 (2.27%) SDLC
11 2 (2.27%) High Availability
11 2 (2.27%) BDD
11 2 (2.27%) OO
11 2 (2.27%) CRM
11 2 (2.27%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 40 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 39 (44.32%) R
3 36 (40.91%) Python
4 35 (39.77%) Java
5 17 (19.32%) Ruby
6 14 (15.91%) Bash Shell
7 8 (9.09%) Perl
8 4 (4.55%) PHP
8 4 (4.55%) C++
8 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.41%) Scala
9 3 (3.41%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.27%) SQL
10 2 (2.27%) Groovy
11 1 (1.14%) AWK
11 1 (1.14%) C
11 1 (1.14%) C#
11 1 (1.14%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 6 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.27%) Degree
2 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.14%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (14.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.82%) Xen
3 3 (3.41%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.41%) HDFS
4 2 (2.27%) Docker
4 2 (2.27%) VirtualBox
4 2 (2.27%) vSphere
5 1 (1.14%) Samba
5 1 (1.14%) NFS
5 1 (1.14%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.14%) vCloud
5 1 (1.14%) QEMU
5 1 (1.14%) iptables
5 1 (1.14%) KVM
Systems Management
1 42 (47.73%) Puppet
2 40 (45.45%) StatsD
3 14 (15.91%) Salt
4 12 (13.64%) Ansible
5 9 (10.23%) Nagios
6 4 (4.55%) Graphite
6 4 (4.55%) Cacti
6 4 (4.55%) Munin
7 3 (3.41%) SCOrch
8 2 (2.27%) Vagrant
8 2 (2.27%) Capistrano
9 1 (1.14%) SCOM
9 1 (1.14%) MOM
9 1 (1.14%) yum
9 1 (1.14%) Opsview
Vendors
1 43 (48.86%) Oracle
2 40 (45.45%) Citrix
3 39 (44.32%) Teradata
4 38 (43.18%) Tableau
5 37 (42.05%) Apigee
5 37 (42.05%) Mashery
6 16 (18.18%) VMware
7 9 (10.23%) Microsoft
8 6 (6.82%) Google
9 5 (5.68%) Vertica
10 4 (4.55%) Percona
10 4 (4.55%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.41%) IBM
12 1 (1.14%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.14%) ArcSight
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