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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 56 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 12 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.60% 0.21% -
As % of the Systems Management category 17.39% 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +45.45%
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
69 17 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 9.21% 3.53% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 7 51
Average daily rate £375 £255 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £11.22 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+167.37% -43.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £11.22 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £11.22 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.28% +12.50%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 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
Oxford - 6 £454 - 1
Abingdon - 1 £450 -
Kidlington - 1 £375 -
Opscode Chef
South East

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Puppet
2 12 (70.59%) Web Services
3 10 (58.82%) Oracle
4 9 (52.94%) Linux
4 9 (52.94%) Red Hat
4 9 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (47.06%) Confluence
5 8 (47.06%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (47.06%) DevOps
5 8 (47.06%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (47.06%) JIRA
5 8 (47.06%) Network Security
5 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (47.06%) Migration
6 6 (35.29%) TDD
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 4 (23.53%) MVC
7 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
7 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
7 4 (23.53%) XML
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
7 4 (23.53%) JUnit
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) .NET
7 4 (23.53%) C#
7 4 (23.53%) Java
7 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
7 4 (23.53%) PowerShell

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 8 (47.06%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 9 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (47.06%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) JIRA
2 4 (23.53%) JUnit
3 3 (17.65%) Mockito
4 1 (5.88%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
2 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
2 4 (23.53%) C# Developer
2 4 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) Web Services
2 4 (23.53%) XML
2 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
2 4 (23.53%) Spring
2 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
2 4 (23.53%) Spring MVC
2 4 (23.53%) WCF
2 4 (23.53%) WPF
2 4 (23.53%) Silverlight
2 4 (23.53%) jQuery
2 4 (23.53%) REST
3 3 (17.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (23.53%) Social Media
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Migration
1 8 (47.06%) DevOps
2 6 (35.29%) TDD
3 4 (23.53%) Open Source
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
3 4 (23.53%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) BDD
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C#
1 4 (23.53%) Java
1 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
1 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) RHCT
Systems Management
1 17 (100.00%) Puppet
2 4 (23.53%) Ansible
3 1 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle
2 9 (52.94%) Red Hat
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft