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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Opscode Chef
England / North West
Rank 75 111 120
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +9
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 61 42 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.32% 1.09% 0.65%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.18% 16.34% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 20 15
Median daily rate £400 £344 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £300 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £653 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
233 257 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.87% 6.68% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 129 122
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 8
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -38.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £40.00 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.38%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Manchester +32 46 £400 +24.03% 16
Cheshire +27 11 £600 +20.00% 1
Merseyside - 1 £225 - 2
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 90 (90.00%) Puppet
2 80 (80.00%) Linux
3 63 (63.00%) Python
3 63 (63.00%) DevOps
4 62 (62.00%) Amazon AWS
5 54 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (46.00%) Jenkins
6 46 (46.00%) Ansible
7 42 (42.00%) Bash Shell
8 35 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (34.00%) Ruby
9 34 (34.00%) Configuration Management
9 34 (34.00%) Docker
10 32 (32.00%) Java
11 26 (26.00%) Unix
12 25 (25.00%) Git (software)
13 24 (24.00%) Windows
14 23 (23.00%) Red Hat
15 21 (21.00%) Shell Script
15 21 (21.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 18 (18.00%) Open Source
16 18 (18.00%) OpenStack
17 16 (16.00%) Amazon EC2
17 16 (16.00%) SSL
17 16 (16.00%) Kibana
18 15 (15.00%) CentOS
19 14 (14.00%) Web Services
19 14 (14.00%) Perl
20 13 (13.00%) HTTPS
20 13 (13.00%) Google

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 18 (18.00%) OpenStack
2 11 (11.00%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (10.00%) Apache
4 9 (9.00%) CloudStack
5 8 (8.00%) Drupal
5 8 (8.00%) Tomcat
6 7 (7.00%) nginx
7 5 (5.00%) Confluence
8 4 (4.00%) JBoss
8 4 (4.00%) WebSphere
9 3 (3.00%) WebLogic
9 3 (3.00%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (2.00%) Apache Spark
10 2 (2.00%) Jetty
11 1 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (1.00%) IIS
11 1 (1.00%) Mongrel
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 62 (62.00%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (16.00%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (12.00%) Amazon S3
4 11 (11.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (9.00%) Amazon ELB
5 9 (9.00%) GitHub
6 8 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (8.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (7.00%) Google Analytics
7 7 (7.00%) IaaS
8 5 (5.00%) Heroku
9 4 (4.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (4.00%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (4.00%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (4.00%) AWS CloudTrail
9 4 (4.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (3.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (3.00%) CloudFront
11 2 (2.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.00%) SSL
2 13 (13.00%) HTTPS
3 11 (11.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.00%) Firewall
5 5 (5.00%) VPN
6 4 (4.00%) HTTP
7 3 (3.00%) Kerberos
8 2 (2.00%) DHCP
8 2 (2.00%) DNS
8 2 (2.00%) LDAP
8 2 (2.00%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (1.00%) DMZ
9 1 (1.00%) FTP
9 1 (1.00%) IPsec
9 1 (1.00%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (1.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (8.00%) Redis
3 6 (6.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 6 (6.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (6.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.00%) Big Data
4 5 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.00%) MySQL
5 4 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.00%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.00%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.00%) Impala
8 1 (1.00%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 46 (46.00%) Jenkins
2 25 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 12 (12.00%) JIRA
4 9 (9.00%) Subversion
5 8 (8.00%) Cucumber
5 8 (8.00%) GoCD
5 8 (8.00%) JMeter
6 7 (7.00%) Bitbucket
6 7 (7.00%) MSI
6 7 (7.00%) Travis CI
7 6 (6.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (6.00%) GitLab
8 5 (5.00%) Maven
9 4 (4.00%) Hudson
9 4 (4.00%) JBehave
9 4 (4.00%) JUnit
9 4 (4.00%) TeamCity
9 4 (4.00%) Vagrant
10 3 (3.00%) Selenium
10 3 (3.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (7.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Banking
3 4 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.00%) Retail
5 1 (1.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (45.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (11.00%) Consultant
2 11 (11.00%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (7.00%) Platform Engineer
5 6 (6.00%) Automation Engineer
5 6 (6.00%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (5.00%) Analyst
6 5 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.00%) Developer
7 4 (4.00%) Administrator
7 4 (4.00%) Cloud Automation Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) DevOps Consultant
7 4 (4.00%) Drupal Consultant
8 3 (3.00%) DevOps Specialist
8 3 (3.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (3.00%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.00%) Solaris Engineer
8 3 (3.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.00%) Web Services
2 11 (11.00%) ELK Stack
3 10 (10.00%) HTML
4 8 (8.00%) JSON
5 6 (6.00%) boto
5 6 (6.00%) YAML
6 4 (4.00%) HTML5
6 4 (4.00%) Middleware
6 4 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (4.00%) Spring
7 2 (2.00%) .NET
7 2 (2.00%) CSS
7 2 (2.00%) JAXB
7 2 (2.00%) JMS
7 2 (2.00%) JMX
7 2 (2.00%) LAMP
7 2 (2.00%) SAX
7 2 (2.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (2.00%) XML
7 2 (2.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.00%) Wiki
2 4 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.00%) PKI
4 2 (2.00%) Clustering
4 2 (2.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.00%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.00%) BYOD
5 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.00%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 80 (80.00%) Linux
2 26 (26.00%) Unix
3 24 (24.00%) Windows
4 21 (21.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (15.00%) CentOS
6 7 (7.00%) Fedora
7 3 (3.00%) Solaris
7 3 (3.00%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.00%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.00%) AIX
9 1 (1.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (63.00%) DevOps
2 54 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (34.00%) Configuration Management
5 18 (18.00%) Open Source
6 12 (12.00%) Scrum
7 10 (10.00%) BDD
7 10 (10.00%) TDD
7 10 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 8 (8.00%) Analytics
8 8 (8.00%) Automated Testing
9 7 (7.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (7.00%) E-Commerce
9 7 (7.00%) High Availability
9 7 (7.00%) Security Architecture
9 7 (7.00%) Security Operations
10 5 (5.00%) Agile Project Management
10 5 (5.00%) Service Design
10 5 (5.00%) UML
10 5 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 63 (63.00%) Python
2 42 (42.00%) Bash Shell
3 34 (34.00%) Ruby
4 32 (32.00%) Java
5 21 (21.00%) Shell Script
6 14 (14.00%) Perl
7 10 (10.00%) PowerShell
8 7 (7.00%) PHP
9 6 (6.00%) SQL
10 5 (5.00%) JavaScript
11 3 (3.00%) Korn
12 2 (2.00%) C++
12 2 (2.00%) Go
12 2 (2.00%) Jython
13 1 (1.00%) Groovy
13 1 (1.00%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (6.00%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.00%) RHCE
2 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.00%) Degree
3 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (34.00%) Docker
2 9 (9.00%) vSphere
3 7 (7.00%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (7.00%) Xen
3 7 (7.00%) XenServer
4 4 (4.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.00%) NFS
6 1 (1.00%) Varnish
6 1 (1.00%) vCloud
6 1 (1.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 90 (90.00%) Puppet
2 46 (46.00%) Ansible
3 16 (16.00%) Kibana
4 9 (9.00%) Graphite
4 9 (9.00%) logstash
5 8 (8.00%) Nagios
6 7 (7.00%) Cobbler
6 7 (7.00%) Terraform
6 7 (7.00%) yum
7 6 (6.00%) Ganglia
7 6 (6.00%) Riemann
7 6 (6.00%) Salt
8 4 (4.00%) Kubernetes
8 4 (4.00%) Packer
9 3 (3.00%) Graylog
9 3 (3.00%) Oracle ZFS
9 3 (3.00%) SCOM
10 2 (2.00%) BladeLogic
10 2 (2.00%) CA Wily
10 2 (2.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 23 (23.00%) Red Hat
2 13 (13.00%) Google
3 12 (12.00%) Oracle
4 11 (11.00%) VMware
5 9 (9.00%) SaltStack
5 9 (9.00%) Splunk
6 4 (4.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.00%) New Relic
8 2 (2.00%) CA
8 2 (2.00%) Cloudera
8 2 (2.00%) IBM
8 2 (2.00%) Perforce
8 2 (2.00%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.00%) Black Duck
9 1 (1.00%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.00%) HP
9 1 (1.00%) Intel
9 1 (1.00%) Sonatype
9 1 (1.00%) Veracode
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