The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Opscode Chef
England / South East
Rank 168 212 230
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +18
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 72 48 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.94% 0.55% 0.37%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.51% 5.29% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 28 22
Median daily rate £425 £494 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.92% +18.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £373 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £418
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +13.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
757 908 1137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.84% 10.39% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 535 545
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 47 31
Median hourly rate £17.50 £46.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.95% +148.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £20.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.65 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-32.78% +35.55%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 South East

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +37 27 £500 - 10
Hampshire - 12 £425 - 13
Oxfordshire +11 11 £375 +19.04% 4
Surrey -1 11 £394 -21.25% 3
Middlesex +6 3 £214 -49.70%
West Sussex -9 3 £51 -
East Sussex +8 1 £438 -10.25%
Kent +2 1 £401 -19.90%
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 159 (95.21%) Puppet
2 112 (67.07%) Linux
3 89 (53.29%) Ansible
4 68 (40.72%) DevOps
5 66 (39.52%) Jenkins
6 56 (33.53%) Python
7 52 (31.14%) Amazon AWS
8 46 (27.54%) Configuration Management
8 46 (27.54%) PowerShell
9 43 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (23.35%) Continuous Integration
11 38 (22.75%) Microsoft Azure
12 37 (22.16%) Red Hat
13 35 (20.96%) Ruby
13 35 (20.96%) Docker
14 34 (20.36%) SQL
15 33 (19.76%) Git (software)
16 32 (19.16%) CentOS
17 31 (18.56%) VMware
17 31 (18.56%) Java
17 31 (18.56%) Windows
18 29 (17.37%) MySQL
19 27 (16.17%) Subversion
20 24 (14.37%) nginx
20 24 (14.37%) REST
21 23 (13.77%) Node.js
21 23 (13.77%) Bash Shell
21 23 (13.77%) AngularJS
21 23 (13.77%) MVC
22 22 (13.17%) Cisco

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 24 (14.37%) nginx
2 19 (11.38%) Apache
3 14 (8.38%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (7.78%) OpenStack
5 11 (6.59%) JBoss
6 9 (5.39%) CMS
6 9 (5.39%) Drupal
6 9 (5.39%) WebSphere
7 8 (4.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (4.19%) IIS
8 7 (4.19%) WordPress
9 6 (3.59%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (2.99%) Confluence
10 5 (2.99%) Tomcat
10 5 (2.99%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.20%) DNN
12 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.60%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.19%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.80%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.60%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.60%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 52 (31.14%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (22.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (10.78%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (10.78%) PaaS
4 17 (10.18%) GitHub
5 14 (8.38%) IaaS
6 13 (7.78%) AWS CloudTrail
7 10 (5.99%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (2.99%) IBM Cloud
8 5 (2.99%) SoftLayer
9 3 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (1.80%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (1.20%) Amazon S3
10 2 (1.20%) Office 365
10 2 (1.20%) SaaS
11 1 (0.60%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.60%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.57%) Firewall
2 9 (5.39%) DNS
3 7 (4.19%) VSAN
4 6 (3.59%) SSL
4 6 (3.59%) VPN
5 5 (2.99%) Network Security
6 4 (2.40%) IPv4
6 4 (2.40%) IPv6
6 4 (2.40%) LAN
6 4 (2.40%) WAN
7 3 (1.80%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.80%) HTTP
7 3 (1.80%) Internet
7 3 (1.80%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.20%) LDAP
8 2 (1.20%) VLAN
8 2 (1.20%) Wireless
9 1 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.60%) IPsec
9 1 (0.60%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.37%) MySQL
2 22 (13.17%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (9.58%) SQL Server
4 14 (8.38%) MongoDB
4 14 (8.38%) NoSQL
4 14 (8.38%) Relational Database
5 13 (7.78%) CouchDB
5 13 (7.78%) Redis
6 8 (4.79%) Big Data
7 5 (2.99%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.80%) InfluxDB
9 2 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.60%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.60%) Event Store
10 1 (0.60%) HBase
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.60%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 66 (39.52%) Jenkins
2 33 (19.76%) Git (software)
3 27 (16.17%) Subversion
4 16 (9.58%) Vagrant
5 14 (8.38%) Hudson
6 12 (7.19%) Mercurial
7 11 (6.59%) Ant
7 11 (6.59%) JIRA
7 11 (6.59%) Maven
7 11 (6.59%) MSBuild
8 9 (5.39%) TeamCity
9 8 (4.79%) Gradle
9 8 (4.79%) JUnit
9 8 (4.79%) Mockito
10 7 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (3.59%) Visual Studio
12 5 (2.99%) Cucumber
12 5 (2.99%) NUnit
12 5 (2.99%) Selenium
12 5 (2.99%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (7.78%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.59%) Finance
3 2 (1.20%) Legal
3 2 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (23.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (16.77%) Administrator
3 27 (16.17%) Linux Administrator
3 27 (16.17%) Systems Administrator
4 26 (15.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 21 (12.57%) Developer
6 18 (10.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 16 (9.58%) Cloud Engineer
8 14 (8.38%) Systems Engineer
9 13 (7.78%) Architect
9 13 (7.78%) DevOps Administrator
9 13 (7.78%) Security Engineer
10 12 (7.19%) AWS DevOps
10 12 (7.19%) Linux DevOps Administrator
10 12 (7.19%) PHP Developer
11 11 (6.59%) AWS Engineer
11 11 (6.59%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 11 (6.59%) Symfony Developer
12 10 (5.99%) DevOps Systems Engineer
13 9 (5.39%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.37%) REST
2 23 (13.77%) AngularJS
2 23 (13.77%) Node.js
3 20 (11.98%) Web Services
4 15 (8.98%) LAMP
4 15 (8.98%) LEMP Stack
5 12 (7.19%) LAPP Stack
5 12 (7.19%) Laravel
5 12 (7.19%) Memcached
5 12 (7.19%) Symfony
5 12 (7.19%) Yii
6 10 (5.99%) .NET
6 10 (5.99%) jQuery
6 10 (5.99%) Spring
6 10 (5.99%) XML
7 9 (5.39%) JMS
7 9 (5.39%) Spring MVC
8 8 (4.79%) Grails
8 8 (4.79%) Java EE
8 8 (4.79%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.38%) Public Cloud
2 10 (5.99%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.79%) FlexPod
4 6 (3.59%) Smart Meter
5 5 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.99%) Replication
6 4 (2.40%) PKI
6 4 (2.40%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 3 (1.80%) CMDB
7 3 (1.80%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.80%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.80%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.20%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.60%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.60%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 112 (67.07%) Linux
2 32 (19.16%) CentOS
3 31 (18.56%) Windows
4 18 (10.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (10.78%) Unix
5 13 (7.78%) Ubuntu
6 10 (5.99%) Windows Server
7 8 (4.79%) Debian
7 8 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.80%) SUSE
10 1 (0.60%) AIX
10 1 (0.60%) VMS
10 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (40.72%) DevOps
2 46 (27.54%) Configuration Management
3 43 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (23.35%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (13.77%) MVC
6 20 (11.98%) Continuous Delivery
7 19 (11.38%) ITIL
7 19 (11.38%) Web Development
8 18 (10.78%) Scrum
9 14 (8.38%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (8.38%) Refactoring
9 14 (8.38%) Service Management
10 13 (7.78%) OO
11 12 (7.19%) Business Transformation
11 12 (7.19%) Release Management
11 12 (7.19%) Web Application Development
12 10 (5.99%) DNA
12 10 (5.99%) SDLC
12 10 (5.99%) SOA
12 10 (5.99%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (33.53%) Python
2 46 (27.54%) PowerShell
3 35 (20.96%) Ruby
4 34 (20.36%) SQL
5 31 (18.56%) Java
6 23 (13.77%) Bash Shell
7 18 (10.78%) Perl
8 14 (8.38%) JavaScript
8 14 (8.38%) PHP
9 10 (5.99%) C#
10 8 (4.79%) Shell Script
10 8 (4.79%) XPath
11 7 (4.19%) T-SQL
11 7 (4.19%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.20%) C
13 1 (0.60%) AWK
13 1 (0.60%) C++
13 1 (0.60%) sed
13 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (10.18%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.58%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.19%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (5.39%) CCNA
4 9 (5.39%) CCNP
5 6 (3.59%) Degree
5 6 (3.59%) RHCE
6 4 (2.40%) CISSP
6 4 (2.40%) MCSE
6 4 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.40%) VCDX
7 3 (1.80%) CCIE
7 3 (1.80%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.60%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.60%) CISA
8 1 (0.60%) CISM
8 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.59%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.40%) SLA
3 3 (1.80%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 35 (20.96%) Docker
2 22 (13.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (10.78%) Active Directory
4 9 (5.39%) vSphere
5 8 (4.79%) vCloud
6 6 (3.59%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.80%) Xen
8 2 (1.20%) iptables
8 2 (1.20%) Postfix
8 2 (1.20%) XenServer
9 1 (0.60%) KVM
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.60%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 159 (95.21%) Puppet
2 89 (53.29%) Ansible
3 16 (9.58%) Terraform
4 12 (7.19%) Nagios
5 9 (5.39%) vRealize
6 8 (4.79%) Cobbler
7 5 (2.99%) Salt
8 4 (2.40%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (2.40%) Pingdom
9 3 (1.80%) CA Spectrum
9 3 (1.80%) Consul
9 3 (1.80%) Fluentd
9 3 (1.80%) Graphite
9 3 (1.80%) logstash
9 3 (1.80%) Opsview
9 3 (1.80%) StatsD
9 3 (1.80%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.20%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.60%) SELinux
Vendors
1 37 (22.16%) Red Hat
2 31 (18.56%) VMware
3 22 (13.17%) Cisco
4 16 (9.58%) Oracle
5 12 (7.19%) Zend
6 11 (6.59%) AppDynamics
7 10 (5.99%) Bluefish Communications
8 9 (5.39%) EMC
9 8 (4.79%) CA
10 7 (4.19%) BMC
11 6 (3.59%) Remedy
12 5 (2.99%) Atlassian
12 5 (2.99%) Nimsoft
12 5 (2.99%) Perforce
12 5 (2.99%) SaltStack
12 5 (2.99%) ServiceNow
13 4 (2.40%) Microsoft
13 4 (2.40%) PagerDuty
14 3 (1.80%) IBM
14 3 (1.80%) NetApp
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