The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 55 57 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 3 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.51% 1.35% 0.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.88% 12.66% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 0
Average daily rate £330 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Opscode Chef
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Systems Management Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
51 79 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.75% 10.69% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 57 10
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £565 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Oxfordshire region.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Oxford +4 1 £450 +20.00% 1
Wallingford - 1 £250 -
Opscode Chef
South East

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 4 (100.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Ansible
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) IaaS
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) RHCSA
4 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (25.00%) Server Building
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
4 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Hyperic
4 1 (25.00%) SCOrch
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) AWS Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Web Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Server Building
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) RHCSA
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) Postfix
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Ansible
3 1 (25.00%) Hyperic
3 1 (25.00%) Nagios
3 1 (25.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL