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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 226 218 212
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 57 51 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.59% 0.51% 0.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.63% 5.04% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 37 25
Median daily rate £500 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £325 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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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
1012 1011 871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.50% 10.01% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 546 444
Median daily rate £415 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.79% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £259 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £520 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 37 52
Median hourly rate £43.00 £25.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.62% -1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.06 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 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
Surrey +8 27 £500 +8.10% 11
Berkshire +13 20 £500 +17.64% 3
Oxfordshire -1 3 £330 -12.00% 3
Kent -31 3 £500 +2.56% 1
East Sussex -1 2 £426 -22.50% 4
Buckinghamshire +6 1 £450 +5.88% 1
Hampshire -5 1 £425 +32.81% 3
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 South East region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 97 (100.00%) Puppet
2 63 (64.95%) DevOps
3 58 (59.79%) Linux
4 56 (57.73%) Ansible
5 52 (53.61%) Configuration Management
6 51 (52.58%) Python
7 44 (45.36%) Amazon AWS
8 43 (44.33%) Jenkins
9 40 (41.24%) Ruby
9 40 (41.24%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (38.14%) Git (software)
11 34 (35.05%) Microsoft Azure
12 31 (31.96%) Maven
13 30 (30.93%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (30.93%) SQL
13 30 (30.93%) Ant
14 28 (28.87%) Unix
14 28 (28.87%) PowerShell
14 28 (28.87%) OpenStack
14 28 (28.87%) Docker
15 27 (27.84%) VMware
16 25 (25.77%) Perl
17 23 (23.71%) Splunk
18 22 (22.68%) Subversion
18 22 (22.68%) Microsoft
18 22 (22.68%) Software Deployment
19 20 (20.62%) Azure Active Directory
19 20 (20.62%) VMS
19 20 (20.62%) SCOM
19 20 (20.62%) VMware Infrastructure

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 28 (28.87%) OpenStack
2 7 (7.22%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (6.19%) Apache
4 5 (5.15%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.15%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.09%) JBoss
6 2 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.06%) Confluence
6 2 (2.06%) nginx
6 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.03%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.03%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (45.36%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (35.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (20.62%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (12.37%) IaaS
5 10 (10.31%) PaaS
6 7 (7.22%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (5.15%) Amazon S3
7 5 (5.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 5 (5.15%) AWS OpsWorks
7 5 (5.15%) CloudFront
7 5 (5.15%) SaaS
8 3 (3.09%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (1.03%) GitHub
10 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.43%) Firewall
2 11 (11.34%) DNS
3 10 (10.31%) VPN
4 7 (7.22%) LDAP
4 7 (7.22%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.19%) Network Security
6 5 (5.15%) DHCP
7 4 (4.12%) LAN
7 4 (4.12%) MPLS
7 4 (4.12%) VLAN
7 4 (4.12%) WAN
8 2 (2.06%) HTTP
8 2 (2.06%) Internet
8 2 (2.06%) Junos
8 2 (2.06%) MRTG
8 2 (2.06%) SAN
8 2 (2.06%) SSH
8 2 (2.06%) VXLAN
9 1 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.03%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.46%) Azure SQL Database
2 9 (9.28%) Hadoop
3 7 (7.22%) MySQL
4 6 (6.19%) Big Data
5 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.06%) MarkLogic
6 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.03%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (44.33%) Jenkins
2 37 (38.14%) Git (software)
3 31 (31.96%) Maven
4 30 (30.93%) Ant
5 22 (22.68%) Subversion
6 19 (19.59%) Hudson
6 19 (19.59%) JIRA
7 8 (8.25%) Gradle
8 5 (5.15%) Travis CI
9 3 (3.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (3.09%) GitLab
9 3 (3.09%) JUnit
9 3 (3.09%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.06%) Bitbucket
10 2 (2.06%) Burp Suite
10 2 (2.06%) Jasmine
10 2 (2.06%) Robot Framework
10 2 (2.06%) Sinon.JS
10 2 (2.06%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (2.06%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (11.34%) Finance
2 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.06%) Retail
4 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (37.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (16.49%) Azure Engineer
2 16 (16.49%) Cloud Engineer
3 15 (15.46%) Linux Engineer
4 12 (12.37%) Architect
5 10 (10.31%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 9 (9.28%) Administrator
6 9 (9.28%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 7 (7.22%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (7.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 7 (7.22%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.15%) Security Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Technical Specialist
10 4 (4.12%) Applications Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) Cloud Architect
10 4 (4.12%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.25%) Web Services
2 5 (5.15%) REST
3 4 (4.12%) POSIX
4 3 (3.09%) .NET
4 3 (3.09%) LAMP
5 2 (2.06%) Django
5 2 (2.06%) J2EE
5 2 (2.06%) JDBC
5 2 (2.06%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (2.06%) RESTful
5 2 (2.06%) Spring
5 2 (2.06%) XML
5 2 (2.06%) YAML
6 1 (1.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.03%) Flask
6 1 (1.03%) MCollective
6 1 (1.03%) Play Framework
6 1 (1.03%) Sensu
6 1 (1.03%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (1.03%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.46%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (10.31%) Clustering
2 10 (10.31%) HACMP
3 9 (9.28%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.19%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.15%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (5.15%) iSeries
6 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.12%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (4.12%) Replication
7 3 (3.09%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.06%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.06%) NGOSS
8 2 (2.06%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.06%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.03%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (1.03%) EqualLogic
9 1 (1.03%) FMCG
9 1 (1.03%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 58 (59.79%) Linux
2 28 (28.87%) Unix
3 20 (20.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (20.62%) VMS
4 19 (19.59%) Windows
5 8 (8.25%) Solaris
6 7 (7.22%) Windows Server
7 6 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (5.15%) AIX
9 4 (4.12%) CentOS
10 1 (1.03%) CoreOS
10 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.03%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (64.95%) DevOps
2 52 (53.61%) Configuration Management
3 40 (41.24%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (30.93%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (22.68%) Software Deployment
6 17 (17.53%) Use Case
7 15 (15.46%) Service Management
8 11 (11.34%) Open Source
9 6 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.19%) Information Security
9 6 (6.19%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (6.19%) OO
10 5 (5.15%) DDoS Mitigation
10 5 (5.15%) Problem Management
10 5 (5.15%) Scrum
10 5 (5.15%) SIEM
11 4 (4.12%) ITIL
12 3 (3.09%) Identity Management
12 3 (3.09%) Migration
12 3 (3.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 51 (52.58%) Python
2 40 (41.24%) Ruby
3 30 (30.93%) SQL
4 28 (28.87%) PowerShell
5 25 (25.77%) Perl
6 9 (9.28%) Java
7 7 (7.22%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.15%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.12%) C#
9 4 (4.12%) JavaScript
10 3 (3.09%) PHP
11 2 (2.06%) AWK
11 2 (2.06%) C++
11 2 (2.06%) Korn
11 2 (2.06%) sed
12 1 (1.03%) C
12 1 (1.03%) Delphi
12 1 (1.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (9.28%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.25%) MCSE
2 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.19%) CCNA
3 6 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.09%) CCNP
4 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.06%) CCSA
5 2 (2.06%) CISM
5 2 (2.06%) CISSP
5 2 (2.06%) Degree
5 2 (2.06%) IBM Certification
5 2 (2.06%) JNCIA
5 2 (2.06%) RHCE
6 1 (1.03%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.09%) QA
3 2 (2.06%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (28.87%) Docker
2 20 (20.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (16.49%) Active Directory
4 10 (10.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 10 (10.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (6.19%) NFS
6 5 (5.15%) Hyper-V
7 4 (4.12%) Xen
8 2 (2.06%) KVM
9 1 (1.03%) Btrfs
9 1 (1.03%) iptables
9 1 (1.03%) LXC
9 1 (1.03%) Postfix
9 1 (1.03%) Snort
9 1 (1.03%) Squid
9 1 (1.03%) Varnish
9 1 (1.03%) vCloud
9 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 97 (100.00%) Puppet
2 56 (57.73%) Ansible
3 20 (20.62%) SCOM
4 16 (16.49%) SCCM
5 6 (6.19%) Nagios
6 4 (4.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (4.12%) Tivoli
7 2 (2.06%) OpenNMS
7 2 (2.06%) SCOrch
7 2 (2.06%) SELinux
8 1 (1.03%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.03%) Ganglia
8 1 (1.03%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.03%) Hyperic
8 1 (1.03%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.03%) Nessus
8 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.03%) Salt
8 1 (1.03%) Scalr
8 1 (1.03%) systemd
Vendors
1 27 (27.84%) VMware
2 23 (23.71%) Splunk
3 22 (22.68%) Microsoft
4 18 (18.56%) Red Hat
5 15 (15.46%) Dell
6 13 (13.40%) Veritas
7 10 (10.31%) IBM
7 10 (10.31%) Rackspace
8 9 (9.28%) Barracuda Networks
8 9 (9.28%) Cisco
9 4 (4.12%) Oracle
9 4 (4.12%) Sun
10 3 (3.09%) Citrix
10 3 (3.09%) EMC
11 2 (2.06%) Atlassian
12 1 (1.03%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.03%) AppDynamics
12 1 (1.03%) Arqiva
12 1 (1.03%) SaltStack
12 1 (1.03%) Seapine
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