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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 112 117 135
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +18
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 44 49 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.26% 1.17% 0.063%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.92% 14.54% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 32 2
Median daily rate £450 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £335 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.44% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 -
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
316 337 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.04% 8.03% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 178 124
Median daily rate £400 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 28
Median hourly rate £24.62 £12.25 £21.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.93% -41.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £11.50 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.32 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+31.31% +9.34%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +6 27 £450 -5.26% 13
Cheshire -6 11 £425 -12.82%
Lancashire +12 3 £395 +12.85%
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 80 (81.63%) Puppet
2 60 (61.22%) Linux
3 59 (60.20%) DevOps
4 53 (54.08%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (50.00%) Python
6 45 (45.92%) Amazon AWS
7 38 (38.78%) Java
8 36 (36.73%) Jenkins
9 34 (34.69%) Bash Shell
10 33 (33.67%) Windows
11 28 (28.57%) Ansible
11 28 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (25.51%) Ruby
13 24 (24.49%) Open Source
14 17 (17.35%) Unix
15 16 (16.33%) Configuration Management
15 16 (16.33%) PowerShell
15 16 (16.33%) IaaS
16 15 (15.31%) SaltStack
16 15 (15.31%) Git (software)
16 15 (15.31%) Apache
17 14 (14.29%) Finance
17 14 (14.29%) Test Automation
17 14 (14.29%) Docker
18 13 (13.27%) Business Analysis
19 12 (12.24%) Project Management
19 12 (12.24%) Shell Script
19 12 (12.24%) SSL
19 12 (12.24%) Web Services
19 12 (12.24%) UML

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 15 (15.31%) Apache
2 10 (10.20%) OpenStack
3 9 (9.18%) Tomcat
4 8 (8.16%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (6.12%) JBoss
6 5 (5.10%) nginx
6 5 (5.10%) WebSphere
7 4 (4.08%) Drupal
7 4 (4.08%) SharePoint
8 3 (3.06%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (2.04%) IIS
9 2 (2.04%) Jetty
9 2 (2.04%) Mongrel
10 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 45 (45.92%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (16.33%) IaaS
3 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (7.14%) PaaS
5 6 (6.12%) GitHub
6 5 (5.10%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (5.10%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (4.08%) Google App Engine
7 4 (4.08%) Office 365
8 3 (3.06%) Google Analytics
9 2 (2.04%) Engine Yard
9 2 (2.04%) Heroku
9 2 (2.04%) SaaS
10 1 (1.02%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (1.02%) Amazon S3
10 1 (1.02%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.24%) SSL
2 9 (9.18%) HTTPS
3 7 (7.14%) DNS
4 5 (5.10%) HTTP
5 4 (4.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.06%) Firewall
6 3 (3.06%) LDAP
7 2 (2.04%) DHCP
7 2 (2.04%) FTP
7 2 (2.04%) IPsec
7 2 (2.04%) Kerberos
7 2 (2.04%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (2.04%) SSH
7 2 (2.04%) VPN
8 1 (1.02%) DMZ
8 1 (1.02%) ICMP
8 1 (1.02%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.16%) MySQL
2 6 (6.12%) MongoDB
2 6 (6.12%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.10%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (4.08%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (4.08%) Big Data
4 4 (4.08%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.04%) Redis
Development Applications
1 36 (36.73%) Jenkins
2 15 (15.31%) Git (software)
3 12 (12.24%) JIRA
4 9 (9.18%) MSI
4 9 (9.18%) Vagrant
5 8 (8.16%) GitLab
6 6 (6.12%) TeamCity
7 5 (5.10%) Hudson
7 5 (5.10%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (4.08%) Cucumber
8 4 (4.08%) JMeter
8 4 (4.08%) Maven
8 4 (4.08%) Travis CI
9 3 (3.06%) Ant
9 3 (3.06%) Bitbucket
9 3 (3.06%) GoCD
9 3 (3.06%) SonarQube
10 2 (2.04%) Artifactory
10 2 (2.04%) Gradle
10 2 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (14.29%) Finance
2 10 (10.20%) Banking
3 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (32.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (16.33%) Consultant
3 15 (15.31%) Linux Engineer
4 13 (13.27%) Analyst
4 13 (13.27%) Business Analyst
5 8 (8.16%) DevOps Consultant
5 8 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (8.16%) Senior Business Analyst
5 8 (8.16%) Technical Analyst
5 8 (8.16%) Technical Business Analyst
6 7 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
7 6 (6.12%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 5 (5.10%) Administrator
8 5 (5.10%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 5 (5.10%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Java Consultant
9 4 (4.08%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.24%) Web Services
2 5 (5.10%) Middleware
3 3 (3.06%) .NET
3 3 (3.06%) ELK Stack
3 3 (3.06%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (3.06%) MCollective
4 2 (2.04%) J2EE
4 2 (2.04%) Node.js
4 2 (2.04%) Servlets
5 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.02%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.02%) LAMP
5 1 (1.02%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (1.02%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) PKI
1 9 (9.18%) Wiki
2 7 (7.14%) Virtual Team
3 5 (5.10%) Clustering
4 4 (4.08%) Fat Client
4 4 (4.08%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.08%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.04%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.02%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.02%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 60 (61.22%) Linux
2 33 (33.67%) Windows
3 17 (17.35%) Unix
4 7 (7.14%) CentOS
4 7 (7.14%) Ubuntu
5 5 (5.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.08%) Windows 10
7 3 (3.06%) Fedora
8 1 (1.02%) CoreOS
8 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (60.20%) DevOps
2 53 (54.08%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (24.49%) Open Source
5 16 (16.33%) Configuration Management
6 14 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 13 (13.27%) Business Analysis
8 12 (12.24%) Agile Project Management
8 12 (12.24%) OO
8 12 (12.24%) OOA/OOD
8 12 (12.24%) Project Management
8 12 (12.24%) UML
8 12 (12.24%) Use Case
8 12 (12.24%) Waterfall
9 11 (11.22%) E-Commerce
10 10 (10.20%) Service Design
10 10 (10.20%) TDD
11 9 (9.18%) Security Architecture
11 9 (9.18%) Security Operations
11 9 (9.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 49 (50.00%) Python
2 38 (38.78%) Java
3 34 (34.69%) Bash Shell
4 25 (25.51%) Ruby
5 16 (16.33%) PowerShell
6 12 (12.24%) Shell Script
7 10 (10.20%) Perl
8 4 (4.08%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.08%) PHP
9 3 (3.06%) Jython
10 2 (2.04%) C++
10 2 (2.04%) Go
10 2 (2.04%) SQL
11 1 (1.02%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.12%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.04%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.04%) Degree
3 2 (2.04%) RHCE
4 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.02%) COBIT
2 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (14.29%) Docker
2 6 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.08%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.08%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (3.06%) vCloud
5 2 (2.04%) vSphere
6 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 80 (81.63%) Puppet
2 28 (28.57%) Ansible
3 9 (9.18%) yum
4 6 (6.12%) Kibana
5 5 (5.10%) logstash
5 5 (5.10%) Salt
6 4 (4.08%) Kubernetes
6 4 (4.08%) Mesos
6 4 (4.08%) SCCM
6 4 (4.08%) SCOrch
7 3 (3.06%) BladeLogic
7 3 (3.06%) CA Wily
7 3 (3.06%) Nagios
7 3 (3.06%) Terraform
8 2 (2.04%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (2.04%) Cobbler
8 2 (2.04%) Rundeck
8 2 (2.04%) SELinux
9 1 (1.02%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.02%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (15.31%) SaltStack
2 12 (12.24%) Oracle
3 10 (10.20%) VMware
4 9 (9.18%) Red Hat
5 8 (8.16%) Google
6 5 (5.10%) Rackspace
6 5 (5.10%) Splunk
7 4 (4.08%) Citrix
7 4 (4.08%) IBM
8 3 (3.06%) CA
8 3 (3.06%) HP
9 2 (2.04%) BMC
9 2 (2.04%) Intel
9 2 (2.04%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.02%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.02%) Black Duck
10 1 (1.02%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.02%) NetIQ
10 1 (1.02%) Sonatype
10 1 (1.02%) Sourcefire
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