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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 224 235 218
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 37 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.100% 0.026%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.73% 1.20% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 2 2
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£375 £438 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +22.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £408 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
991 752 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.11% 8.35% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 368 285
Average daily rate £375 £350 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £224 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 58 55
Average hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% +8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
Berkshire +13 12 £450 -5.26% 9
Hampshire -11 8 £320 -20.00% 3
Surrey +6 7 £475 -
Oxfordshire -9 5 £375 - 5
Kent - 2 £410 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £450 -
West Sussex - - - -
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 60 (83.33%) Puppet
2 54 (75.00%) Linux
3 52 (72.22%) DevOps
4 35 (48.61%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (43.06%) Configuration Management
7 29 (40.28%) Jenkins
8 23 (31.94%) Python
9 20 (27.78%) Open Source
10 18 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 18 (25.00%) Ruby
11 17 (23.61%) Web Services
11 17 (23.61%) PowerShell
12 15 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (20.83%) MySQL
13 14 (19.44%) PHP
13 14 (19.44%) UNIX
13 14 (19.44%) TeamCity
13 14 (19.44%) REST
14 13 (18.06%) .NET
15 12 (16.67%) Red Hat
16 11 (15.28%) C#
16 11 (15.28%) Scrum
16 11 (15.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 10 (13.89%) Bash Shell
17 10 (13.89%) Perl
17 10 (13.89%) Oracle
17 10 (13.89%) Windows
17 10 (13.89%) Apache
17 10 (13.89%) SOA

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 10 (13.89%) Apache
2 7 (9.72%) Confluence
3 6 (8.33%) Drupal
4 5 (6.94%) nginx
5 3 (4.17%) IIS
6 1 (1.39%) MediaWiki
6 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.39%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.17%) Heroku
4 2 (2.78%) GitHub
4 2 (2.78%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.78%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.39%) SaaS
5 1 (1.39%) PaaS
5 1 (1.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) Network Security
2 4 (5.56%) LDAP
2 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.17%) DNS
3 3 (4.17%) Firewall
4 2 (2.78%) SSH
4 2 (2.78%) SAN
5 1 (1.39%) Internet
5 1 (1.39%) OSPF
5 1 (1.39%) BGP
5 1 (1.39%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.39%) VPN
5 1 (1.39%) LAN
5 1 (1.39%) WAN
5 1 (1.39%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.39%) VLAN
5 1 (1.39%) IPsec
5 1 (1.39%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.83%) MySQL
2 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.94%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (5.56%) Big Data
7 2 (2.78%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.78%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.39%) DataStax
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.39%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 29 (40.28%) Jenkins
2 18 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 14 (19.44%) TeamCity
4 7 (9.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (9.72%) JIRA
4 7 (9.72%) Bitbucket
5 6 (8.33%) RSpec
6 4 (5.56%) Gerrit
7 3 (4.17%) Subversion
7 3 (4.17%) MSBuild
8 2 (2.78%) NuGet
8 2 (2.78%) Artifactory
8 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.78%) Selenium
8 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.78%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.39%) Hudson
9 1 (1.39%) PhantomJS
9 1 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.39%) CasperJS
General
1 3 (4.17%) Retail
2 2 (2.78%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (19.44%) Developer
3 11 (15.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 9 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 6 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 6 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.17%) DevOps Specialist
7 3 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.78%) Support Specialist
8 2 (2.78%) Administrator
8 2 (2.78%) Consultant
8 2 (2.78%) UNIX Support
8 2 (2.78%) UNIX Specialist
8 2 (2.78%) DevOps Administrator
8 2 (2.78%) Build Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Integration Specialist
9 1 (1.39%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.61%) Web Services
2 14 (19.44%) REST
3 13 (18.06%) .NET
4 9 (12.50%) LAMP
4 9 (12.50%) WCF
5 8 (11.11%) Silverlight
5 8 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 7 (9.72%) WPF
7 6 (8.33%) XML
8 4 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (4.17%) CSS
9 3 (4.17%) SOAP
9 3 (4.17%) RESTful
9 3 (4.17%) HTML
10 2 (2.78%) XSL
10 2 (2.78%) jQuery
11 1 (1.39%) Dojo
11 1 (1.39%) MSMQ
11 1 (1.39%) STL
11 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.78%) Open Source
2 5 (6.94%) Social Media
2 5 (6.94%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.17%) HACMP
4 3 (4.17%) Clustering
5 1 (1.39%) Wiki
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 54 (75.00%) Linux
2 14 (19.44%) UNIX
3 11 (15.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (13.89%) Windows
5 3 (4.17%) AIX
5 3 (4.17%) Solaris
5 3 (4.17%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.78%) CentOS
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.39%) Debian
7 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (72.22%) DevOps
2 35 (48.61%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (43.06%) Configuration Management
5 11 (15.28%) Scrum
6 10 (13.89%) SOA
7 9 (12.50%) ITIL
8 8 (11.11%) Project Management
8 8 (11.11%) Release Management
8 8 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
9 7 (9.72%) Build Automation
9 7 (9.72%) TDD
9 7 (9.72%) Automated Testing
10 6 (8.33%) Identity Management
10 6 (8.33%) Migration
10 6 (8.33%) Integration Testing
11 3 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.17%) E-Commerce
12 2 (2.78%) OO
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.94%) Python
2 18 (25.00%) Ruby
3 17 (23.61%) PowerShell
4 14 (19.44%) PHP
5 11 (15.28%) C#
6 10 (13.89%) Bash Shell
6 10 (13.89%) Perl
7 6 (8.33%) SQL
8 5 (6.94%) Java
8 5 (6.94%) Shell Script
9 4 (5.56%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.78%) C
11 1 (1.39%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (1.39%) C++
11 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.56%) VCP4
3 1 (1.39%) RHCT
3 1 (1.39%) Degree
3 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) SLA
1 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) KVM
2 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.17%) NFS
3 3 (4.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.39%) vSphere
4 1 (1.39%) Samba
4 1 (1.39%) Postfix
4 1 (1.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 60 (83.33%) Puppet
2 6 (8.33%) Vagrant
2 6 (8.33%) Nagios
2 6 (8.33%) Ansible
3 3 (4.17%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.78%) OpenView
4 2 (2.78%) Control-M
4 2 (2.78%) Salt
5 1 (1.39%) AppManager
5 1 (1.39%) SCCM
5 1 (1.39%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.39%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 12 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 10 (13.89%) Oracle
3 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 7 (9.72%) VMware
5 3 (4.17%) Veritas
5 3 (4.17%) Symantec
6 2 (2.78%) Sun
6 2 (2.78%) HP
6 2 (2.78%) Dell
6 2 (2.78%) IBM
7 1 (1.39%) NetIQ
7 1 (1.39%) Citrix
7 1 (1.39%) Endeca
7 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.39%) RedPrairie
7 1 (1.39%) F5
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