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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 104 95 125
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +30
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 56 64 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.39% 1.61% 0.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.89% 20.45% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 50 16
Median daily rate £450 £595 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.36% +48.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 North West region.

Systems Management Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
376 313 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.34% 7.88% 9.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 162 127
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £240 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £675 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 31
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £131.20 £20.19 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Opscode Chef as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -30 20 £419 -35.57%
Manchester +12 19 £500 -12.08% 15
Lancashire +4 14 £450 +50.00%
Merseyside 0 1 - -
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 66 (69.47%) Puppet
2 64 (67.37%) DevOps
3 58 (61.05%) Linux
4 56 (58.95%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (54.74%) Python
6 48 (50.53%) Java
7 38 (40.00%) Unix
8 37 (38.95%) Ruby
8 37 (38.95%) Jenkins
9 35 (36.84%) Bash Shell
10 29 (30.53%) Configuration Management
11 28 (29.47%) Amazon AWS
12 25 (26.32%) Oracle
12 25 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (24.21%) Windows
14 22 (23.16%) IaaS
15 17 (17.89%) Docker
16 16 (16.84%) Ansible
16 16 (16.84%) Git (software)
17 15 (15.79%) Finance
18 14 (14.74%) Scrum
18 14 (14.74%) Shell Script
18 14 (14.74%) SaltStack
19 13 (13.68%) Open Source
19 13 (13.68%) Waterfall
19 13 (13.68%) Cobbler
19 13 (13.68%) Banking
19 13 (13.68%) JIRA
19 13 (13.68%) Business Analysis
20 12 (12.63%) Use Case

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (12.63%) Apache
2 10 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 9 (9.47%) OpenStack
4 8 (8.42%) Node.js
5 6 (6.32%) CloudStack
6 4 (4.21%) JBoss
6 4 (4.21%) nginx
6 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.21%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.11%) IIS
7 2 (2.11%) Jetty
8 1 (1.05%) Confluence
8 1 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 28 (29.47%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (23.16%) IaaS
3 10 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (6.32%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (4.21%) Office 365
7 2 (2.11%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.11%) Google App Engine
7 2 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.11%) PaaS
8 1 (1.05%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (1.05%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.05%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.05%) CloudFront
8 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.58%) Internet
2 5 (5.26%) DNS
2 5 (5.26%) HTTP
3 3 (3.16%) SSL
3 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.11%) DHCP
4 2 (2.11%) Firewall
4 2 (2.11%) FTP
4 2 (2.11%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.11%) IPsec
4 2 (2.11%) SAN
4 2 (2.11%) SSH
5 1 (1.05%) LAN
5 1 (1.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.47%) MongoDB
2 8 (8.42%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (8.42%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (4.21%) Big Data
4 4 (4.21%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.11%) MySQL
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.05%) Redis
Development Applications
1 37 (38.95%) Jenkins
2 16 (16.84%) Git (software)
3 13 (13.68%) JIRA
4 10 (10.53%) TeamCity
5 7 (7.37%) Maven
6 6 (6.32%) Hudson
7 5 (5.26%) Gradle
7 5 (5.26%) Vagrant
8 4 (4.21%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (3.16%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (3.16%) Travis CI
10 2 (2.11%) Ant
10 2 (2.11%) GitLab
10 2 (2.11%) MSI
11 1 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.05%) ClearCase
11 1 (1.05%) JIRA Agile
11 1 (1.05%) SonarQube
11 1 (1.05%) Subversion
11 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (15.79%) Finance
2 13 (13.68%) Banking
3 3 (3.16%) Legal
4 2 (2.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (51.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (14.74%) Analyst
3 13 (13.68%) Business Analyst
4 11 (11.58%) Consultant
5 10 (10.53%) Architect
5 10 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (9.47%) Technical Analyst
7 8 (8.42%) DevOps Consultant
7 8 (8.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 8 (8.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 8 (8.42%) Ruby Engineer
7 8 (8.42%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (8.42%) Senior Business Analyst
7 8 (8.42%) Technical Architect
7 8 (8.42%) Technical Business Analyst
8 6 (6.32%) Configuration Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Platform Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Digital Architect
9 5 (5.26%) Digital Technical Architect
9 5 (5.26%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.47%) .NET
2 8 (8.42%) AngularJS
2 8 (8.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (6.32%) Web Services
4 4 (4.21%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.11%) J2EE
5 2 (2.11%) Middleware
5 2 (2.11%) Servlets
6 1 (1.05%) ELK Stack
6 1 (1.05%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (1.05%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.05%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (6.32%) PKI
1 6 (6.32%) Social Media
2 5 (5.26%) Public Cloud
3 4 (4.21%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.21%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.16%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.11%) User Experience
5 2 (2.11%) Wiki
6 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 58 (61.05%) Linux
2 38 (40.00%) Unix
3 23 (24.21%) Windows
4 4 (4.21%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.05%) AIX
5 1 (1.05%) CentOS
5 1 (1.05%) CoreOS
5 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (67.37%) DevOps
2 56 (58.95%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (30.53%) Configuration Management
4 25 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (14.74%) Scrum
6 13 (13.68%) Business Analysis
6 13 (13.68%) Open Source
6 13 (13.68%) Waterfall
7 12 (12.63%) Agile Project Management
7 12 (12.63%) OO
7 12 (12.63%) OOA/OOD
7 12 (12.63%) Project Management
7 12 (12.63%) UML
7 12 (12.63%) Use Case
8 10 (10.53%) Service Design
9 9 (9.47%) DSDM
9 9 (9.47%) RUP
9 9 (9.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 9 (9.47%) Test Automation
10 8 (8.42%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 52 (54.74%) Python
2 48 (50.53%) Java
3 37 (38.95%) Ruby
4 35 (36.84%) Bash Shell
5 14 (14.74%) Shell Script
6 9 (9.47%) PowerShell
7 8 (8.42%) JavaScript
7 8 (8.42%) SQL
8 4 (4.21%) Perl
9 3 (3.16%) R
10 1 (1.05%) C
10 1 (1.05%) Go
10 1 (1.05%) Jython
10 1 (1.05%) Korn
10 1 (1.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) COBIT
1 5 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.16%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.16%) QA
3 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (17.89%) Docker
2 6 (6.32%) vSphere
2 6 (6.32%) Xen
2 6 (6.32%) XenServer
3 4 (4.21%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.11%) vCloud
5 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.05%) XenApp
5 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 66 (69.47%) Puppet
2 16 (16.84%) Ansible
3 13 (13.68%) Cobbler
4 9 (9.47%) Tivoli
5 8 (8.42%) StatsD
6 6 (6.32%) SCCM
7 5 (5.26%) Salt
8 4 (4.21%) Kubernetes
8 4 (4.21%) SCOrch
9 2 (2.11%) yum
10 1 (1.05%) CFEngine
10 1 (1.05%) Kibana
10 1 (1.05%) Mesos
10 1 (1.05%) Packer
10 1 (1.05%) Rundeck
10 1 (1.05%) Terraform
10 1 (1.05%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (26.32%) Oracle
2 14 (14.74%) SaltStack
3 12 (12.63%) Citrix
4 8 (8.42%) Apigee
4 8 (8.42%) Mashery
5 6 (6.32%) EnterpriseDB
6 5 (5.26%) VMware
7 3 (3.16%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.16%) Tableau
7 3 (3.16%) Teradata
8 2 (2.11%) Google
8 2 (2.11%) HP
9 1 (1.05%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.05%) IBM
9 1 (1.05%) Intel
9 1 (1.05%) NetIQ
9 1 (1.05%) New Relic
9 1 (1.05%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.05%) Sourcefire
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