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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 119 122 130
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 32 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.88% 0.26% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.76% 3.56% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 2
Average daily rate
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£421 £400 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.31% +35.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £388 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £450 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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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
272 225 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.49% 7.45% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 111 87
Average daily rate £350 £310 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 17
Average hourly rate £23.65 £19.06 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.06% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £14.25 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £31.53 £44.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -8.53%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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
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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 - 15 £368 -
Lancashire +13 11 £350 -11.11%
Manchester -13 5 £475 +18.75% 4
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 71 (71.00%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (64.00%) Linux
3 58 (58.00%) MongoDB
4 53 (53.00%) Cloud Computing
4 53 (53.00%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (51.00%) Puppet
6 46 (46.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 46 (46.00%) IaaS
6 46 (46.00%) Hadoop
6 46 (46.00%) Oracle
7 43 (43.00%) Citrix
7 43 (43.00%) JavaScript
7 43 (43.00%) StatsD
8 42 (42.00%) R
8 42 (42.00%) Big Data
8 42 (42.00%) Teradata
9 41 (41.00%) Data Warehouse
9 41 (41.00%) Machine Learning
9 41 (41.00%) Tableau
10 40 (40.00%) Apigee
10 40 (40.00%) Mashery
10 40 (40.00%) Python
11 39 (39.00%) Visualisation
12 38 (38.00%) Java
13 34 (34.00%) .NET
14 33 (33.00%) UNIX
14 33 (33.00%) Node.js
14 33 (33.00%) AngularJS
14 33 (33.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 30 (30.00%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (33.00%) Node.js
2 13 (13.00%) Apache
3 11 (11.00%) nginx
4 9 (9.00%) WebSphere
5 8 (8.00%) Tomcat
5 8 (8.00%) OpenStack
6 7 (7.00%) IIS
7 6 (6.00%) Jetty
8 4 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 71 (71.00%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (53.00%) Cloud Computing
3 46 (46.00%) IaaS
4 16 (16.00%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (13.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 11 (11.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 11 (11.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (10.00%) Amazon S3
8 9 (9.00%) AWS CloudTrail
9 7 (7.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 7 (7.00%) PaaS
9 7 (7.00%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (7.00%) Amazon EMR
9 7 (7.00%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (6.00%) Google App Engine
10 6 (6.00%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (4.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (8.00%) Internet
3 7 (7.00%) DNS
3 7 (7.00%) HTTP
3 7 (7.00%) DHCP
4 6 (6.00%) SSL
4 6 (6.00%) IPsec
4 6 (6.00%) FTP
5 2 (2.00%) Network Security
5 2 (2.00%) VPN
6 1 (1.00%) SNMP
6 1 (1.00%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.00%) LDAP
6 1 (1.00%) SMTP
6 1 (1.00%) SSH
6 1 (1.00%) VLAN
6 1 (1.00%) Firewall
6 1 (1.00%) IPv4
6 1 (1.00%) SAN
6 1 (1.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (58.00%) MongoDB
2 46 (46.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 46 (46.00%) Hadoop
3 42 (42.00%) Big Data
4 41 (41.00%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (7.00%) NoSQL
5 7 (7.00%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (4.00%) MySQL
8 2 (2.00%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.00%) DB2
9 1 (1.00%) RavenDB
9 1 (1.00%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 28 (28.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (9.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.00%) RSpec
5 1 (1.00%) Hudson
5 1 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.00%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 9 (9.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (45.00%) Architect
2 32 (32.00%) Technical Architect
3 23 (23.00%) Digital Architect
4 21 (21.00%) Digital Technical Architect
5 16 (16.00%) Senior Architect
6 15 (15.00%) Senior Technical Architect
7 14 (14.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (10.00%) Senior Digital Architect
9 9 (9.00%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
10 5 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
10 5 (5.00%) Developer
10 5 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (4.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
11 4 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
12 3 (3.00%) Cloud Architect
13 2 (2.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
13 2 (2.00%) AWS Architect
13 2 (2.00%) Team Leader
13 2 (2.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (34.00%) .NET
2 33 (33.00%) AngularJS
2 33 (33.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (6.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (6.00%) J2EE
4 5 (5.00%) Servlets
5 4 (4.00%) Middleware
6 3 (3.00%) LAMP
6 3 (3.00%) Web Services
7 2 (2.00%) XML
7 2 (2.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (2.00%) REST
8 1 (1.00%) HTML
8 1 (1.00%) JSON
8 1 (1.00%) XML Schema
8 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (39.00%) Visualisation
2 9 (9.00%) User Experience
3 7 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 64 (64.00%) Linux
2 33 (33.00%) UNIX
3 8 (8.00%) Windows
4 7 (7.00%) CentOS
5 4 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.00%) Debian
5 4 (4.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (53.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (41.00%) Machine Learning
3 30 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 23 (23.00%) DevOps
5 20 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (16.00%) Open Source
7 12 (12.00%) Scrum
8 8 (8.00%) Web Accessibility
9 5 (5.00%) Load Balancing
9 5 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (4.00%) Software Delivery
11 3 (3.00%) Unit Testing
11 3 (3.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (3.00%) Automated Testing
12 2 (2.00%) TDD
12 2 (2.00%) OO
12 2 (2.00%) CRM
12 2 (2.00%) SDLC
12 2 (2.00%) BDD
13 1 (1.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 43 (43.00%) JavaScript
2 42 (42.00%) R
3 40 (40.00%) Python
4 38 (38.00%) Java
5 16 (16.00%) Bash Shell
6 14 (14.00%) Ruby
7 6 (6.00%) Perl
8 5 (5.00%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.00%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.00%) C++
10 3 (3.00%) PHP
10 3 (3.00%) Scala
11 2 (2.00%) Groovy
11 2 (2.00%) SQL
12 1 (1.00%) C
12 1 (1.00%) C#
12 1 (1.00%) AWK
12 1 (1.00%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 6 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.00%) Degree
3 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (13.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.00%) Xen
3 3 (3.00%) vCloud
3 3 (3.00%) HDFS
4 2 (2.00%) Docker
4 2 (2.00%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.00%) NFS
5 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.00%) Samba
5 1 (1.00%) iptables
5 1 (1.00%) QEMU
5 1 (1.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 51 (51.00%) Puppet
2 43 (43.00%) StatsD
3 10 (10.00%) Salt
4 8 (8.00%) Ansible
4 8 (8.00%) Nagios
5 6 (6.00%) Vagrant
6 4 (4.00%) Graphite
6 4 (4.00%) CFEngine
6 4 (4.00%) Munin
7 3 (3.00%) Cacti
7 3 (3.00%) SCOrch
8 2 (2.00%) Capistrano
9 1 (1.00%) Opsview
9 1 (1.00%) MOM
9 1 (1.00%) SCOM
9 1 (1.00%) yum
Vendors
1 46 (46.00%) Oracle
2 43 (43.00%) Citrix
3 42 (42.00%) Teradata
4 41 (41.00%) Tableau
5 40 (40.00%) Apigee
5 40 (40.00%) Mashery
6 14 (14.00%) VMware
7 7 (7.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (6.00%) Google
9 5 (5.00%) Vertica
10 4 (4.00%) SaltStack
11 3 (3.00%) Percona
11 3 (3.00%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.00%) IBM
12 1 (1.00%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.00%) ArcSight
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