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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.32% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 11.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£463 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
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
85 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 11.26% 4.85% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 11 9
Average daily rate £450 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £294 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.25 £25.38 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.96% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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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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 £530 - 1
Thame - - - -
Opscode Chef
South East

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Puppet
2 9 (90.00%) Web Services
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) TDD
4 5 (50.00%) WCF
4 5 (50.00%) WPF
4 5 (50.00%) Silverlight
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (50.00%) C#
4 5 (50.00%) .NET
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (50.00%) REST
5 4 (40.00%) Big Data
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (40.00%) Open Source
5 4 (40.00%) DevOps
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (30.00%) Migration
6 3 (30.00%) JIRA
6 3 (30.00%) Network Security
6 3 (30.00%) Confluence
6 3 (30.00%) Social Media

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 3 (30.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) Big Data
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) WCF
2 5 (50.00%) WPF
2 5 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) REST
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Open Source
2 3 (30.00%) Social Media
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) RHCT
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Nagios
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle