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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 102 83 121
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +38
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 53 73 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.36% 1.93% 0.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.91% 22.32% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 62 12
Median daily rate £450 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £454
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
381 327 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.77% 8.63% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 188 119
Median daily rate £425 £427 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.46% +31.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 23
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -38.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -10.28%

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 29 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 29 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
Manchester +4 20 £475 -1.29% 16
Cheshire -28 19 £425 -34.61% 1
Lancashire -4 13 £450 +33.33%
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 67 (72.04%) Puppet
2 64 (68.82%) DevOps
3 62 (66.67%) Linux
4 61 (65.59%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (62.37%) Python
6 44 (47.31%) Java
7 41 (44.09%) Ruby
8 40 (43.01%) Unix
9 39 (41.94%) Bash Shell
10 34 (36.56%) Jenkins
11 33 (35.48%) Amazon AWS
12 30 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (31.18%) Configuration Management
14 26 (27.96%) Windows
15 25 (26.88%) Oracle
16 23 (24.73%) IaaS
17 19 (20.43%) Git (software)
18 18 (19.35%) Ansible
19 16 (17.20%) SaltStack
20 15 (16.13%) Cobbler
21 14 (15.05%) Open Source
21 14 (15.05%) JIRA
21 14 (15.05%) Scrum
22 13 (13.98%) Finance
22 13 (13.98%) Business Analysis
22 13 (13.98%) Shell Script
22 13 (13.98%) OpenStack
22 13 (13.98%) Waterfall
23 12 (12.90%) Agile Project Management
23 12 (12.90%) Cloud Computing

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 13 (13.98%) OpenStack
2 12 (12.90%) Apache
3 8 (8.60%) Node.js
4 7 (7.53%) Tomcat
5 6 (6.45%) CloudStack
6 5 (5.38%) nginx
7 4 (4.30%) JBoss
7 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
7 4 (4.30%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.15%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (2.15%) IIS
8 2 (2.15%) Jetty
9 1 (1.08%) Confluence
9 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 33 (35.48%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (24.73%) IaaS
3 12 (12.90%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (5.38%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (4.30%) Google App Engine
6 4 (4.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (4.30%) Office 365
6 4 (4.30%) PaaS
7 2 (2.15%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.15%) Engine Yard
7 2 (2.15%) GitHub
7 2 (2.15%) Heroku
8 1 (1.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (1.08%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.08%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.08%) CloudFront
8 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.83%) Internet
2 6 (6.45%) DNS
3 3 (3.23%) SSL
3 3 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.15%) DHCP
4 2 (2.15%) Firewall
4 2 (2.15%) FTP
4 2 (2.15%) HTTP
4 2 (2.15%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.15%) IPsec
4 2 (2.15%) SSH
5 1 (1.08%) LAN
5 1 (1.08%) SAN
5 1 (1.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.75%) MongoDB
2 9 (9.68%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (8.60%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.38%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (4.30%) Big Data
5 4 (4.30%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.30%) MySQL
6 2 (2.15%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.08%) Redis
Development Applications
1 34 (36.56%) Jenkins
2 19 (20.43%) Git (software)
3 14 (15.05%) JIRA
4 11 (11.83%) TeamCity
5 9 (9.68%) Vagrant
6 6 (6.45%) Hudson
7 5 (5.38%) Travis CI
8 4 (4.30%) Maven
8 4 (4.30%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (3.23%) Ant
9 3 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (2.15%) GitLab
10 2 (2.15%) Gradle
10 2 (2.15%) MSI
10 2 (2.15%) SonarQube
10 2 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.08%) Artifactory
11 1 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.08%) ClearCase
11 1 (1.08%) Subversion
General
1 13 (13.98%) Finance
2 11 (11.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (52.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (15.05%) Analyst
3 13 (13.98%) Business Analyst
4 11 (11.83%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (10.75%) Architect
5 10 (10.75%) Consultant
6 9 (9.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 9 (9.68%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 9 (9.68%) Technical Analyst
7 8 (8.60%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (8.60%) Senior Business Analyst
7 8 (8.60%) Technical Architect
7 8 (8.60%) Technical Business Analyst
8 7 (7.53%) DevOps Consultant
8 7 (7.53%) Ruby Engineer
9 6 (6.45%) Platform Engineer
10 5 (5.38%) Configuration Engineer
10 5 (5.38%) Digital Architect
10 5 (5.38%) Digital Technical Architect
10 5 (5.38%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.68%) .NET
2 8 (8.60%) AngularJS
2 8 (8.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 8 (8.60%) Web Services
3 4 (4.30%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.15%) J2EE
4 2 (2.15%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (2.15%) MCollective
4 2 (2.15%) Servlets
5 1 (1.08%) ELK Stack
5 1 (1.08%) Middleware
5 1 (1.08%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (6.45%) PKI
1 6 (6.45%) Public Cloud
1 6 (6.45%) Social Media
2 4 (4.30%) Fat Client
2 4 (4.30%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.23%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.15%) Clustering
4 2 (2.15%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.15%) User Experience
4 2 (2.15%) Wiki
5 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 62 (66.67%) Linux
2 40 (43.01%) Unix
3 26 (27.96%) Windows
4 4 (4.30%) CentOS
4 4 (4.30%) Ubuntu
4 4 (4.30%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.08%) AIX
6 1 (1.08%) CoreOS
6 1 (1.08%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (68.82%) DevOps
2 61 (65.59%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (31.18%) Configuration Management
5 14 (15.05%) Open Source
5 14 (15.05%) Scrum
6 13 (13.98%) Business Analysis
6 13 (13.98%) Waterfall
7 12 (12.90%) Agile Project Management
7 12 (12.90%) OO
7 12 (12.90%) OOA/OOD
7 12 (12.90%) Project Management
7 12 (12.90%) UML
7 12 (12.90%) Use Case
8 11 (11.83%) Test Automation
9 10 (10.75%) Service Design
10 9 (9.68%) DSDM
10 9 (9.68%) RUP
10 9 (9.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 8 (8.60%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 58 (62.37%) Python
2 44 (47.31%) Java
3 41 (44.09%) Ruby
4 39 (41.94%) Bash Shell
5 13 (13.98%) Shell Script
6 11 (11.83%) JavaScript
7 10 (10.75%) SQL
8 9 (9.68%) PowerShell
9 7 (7.53%) Perl
10 3 (3.23%) R
11 2 (2.15%) Go
11 2 (2.15%) PHP
12 1 (1.08%) C
12 1 (1.08%) C++
12 1 (1.08%) Jython
12 1 (1.08%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (7.53%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.30%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.15%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.15%) Degree
4 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) COBIT
1 5 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.30%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (12.90%) Docker
2 8 (8.60%) vSphere
3 7 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.45%) Xen
4 6 (6.45%) XenServer
5 4 (4.30%) Active Directory
5 4 (4.30%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 67 (72.04%) Puppet
2 18 (19.35%) Ansible
3 15 (16.13%) Cobbler
4 9 (9.68%) Tivoli
5 8 (8.60%) StatsD
6 6 (6.45%) Kubernetes
6 6 (6.45%) Salt
7 5 (5.38%) SCCM
8 4 (4.30%) SCOrch
9 3 (3.23%) Nagios
10 2 (2.15%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (2.15%) yum
11 1 (1.08%) Kibana
11 1 (1.08%) logstash
11 1 (1.08%) Mesos
11 1 (1.08%) Packer
11 1 (1.08%) Rundeck
11 1 (1.08%) Terraform
11 1 (1.08%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (26.88%) Oracle
2 16 (17.20%) SaltStack
3 12 (12.90%) Citrix
4 9 (9.68%) VMware
5 8 (8.60%) Apigee
5 8 (8.60%) Mashery
6 6 (6.45%) EnterpriseDB
7 4 (4.30%) Google
7 4 (4.30%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.23%) Rackspace
8 3 (3.23%) Tableau
8 3 (3.23%) Teradata
9 2 (2.15%) BMC
9 2 (2.15%) HP
9 2 (2.15%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.08%) IBM
10 1 (1.08%) Intel
10 1 (1.08%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.08%) NetIQ
10 1 (1.08%) New Relic
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