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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 218 238 223
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -15
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 47 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.64% 1.84% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 19
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£500 £488 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £433 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £435
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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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 815 935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.50% 8.75% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 416 459
Average daily rate £380 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £345
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 49
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% -20.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £25.80 £31.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+13.15% -15.55%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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
Oxfordshire - 14 £500 - 2
Surrey +3 10 £550 - 7
Hampshire +3 7 £363 -9.37% 2
Kent +1 6 £531 -3.40% 2
Middlesex - 3 - -
Berkshire -7 2 - - 3
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 -
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 97 (97.98%) Puppet
2 61 (61.62%) Linux
3 57 (57.58%) DevOps
4 47 (47.47%) Amazon AWS
5 38 (38.38%) Python
6 29 (29.29%) Oracle
7 27 (27.27%) Windows
7 27 (27.27%) Red Hat
7 27 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (26.26%) Ruby
9 25 (25.25%) Jenkins
9 25 (25.25%) Configuration Management
10 24 (24.24%) VMware
10 24 (24.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (23.23%) Java
12 21 (21.21%) Web Services
12 21 (21.21%) Ansible
13 20 (20.20%) UNIX
13 20 (20.20%) Git (software)
14 19 (19.19%) PowerShell
15 17 (17.17%) DNS
15 17 (17.17%) MySQL
16 16 (16.16%) Perl
16 16 (16.16%) SQL
16 16 (16.16%) TDD
16 16 (16.16%) Spring
16 16 (16.16%) Software Deployment
17 15 (15.15%) Network Security
17 15 (15.15%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 9 (9.09%) nginx
1 9 (9.09%) Confluence
2 8 (8.08%) Apache
3 7 (7.07%) Tomcat
4 6 (6.06%) OpenStack
5 4 (4.04%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (4.04%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.04%) IIS
6 3 (3.03%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (2.02%) Eucalyptus
7 2 (2.02%) JBoss
7 2 (2.02%) Liferay
7 2 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.02%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.01%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 9 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 47 (47.47%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (15.15%) AWS CloudFormation
3 13 (13.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (9.09%) PaaS
5 8 (8.08%) Amazon S3
5 8 (8.08%) IaaS
6 7 (7.07%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (5.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (4.04%) Heroku
8 4 (4.04%) SoftLayer
8 4 (4.04%) Sumo Logic
9 3 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (2.02%) SaaS
10 2 (2.02%) Amazon Glacier
10 2 (2.02%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (2.02%) GitHub
11 1 (1.01%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (1.01%) Office 365
11 1 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.17%) DNS
2 15 (15.15%) Network Security
2 15 (15.15%) VPN
3 13 (13.13%) LDAP
4 12 (12.12%) TCP/IP
4 12 (12.12%) Firewall
5 7 (7.07%) SSL
6 6 (6.06%) DHCP
7 5 (5.05%) SSH
7 5 (5.05%) SAN
8 4 (4.04%) Wireless
8 4 (4.04%) LAN
8 4 (4.04%) WAN
8 4 (4.04%) SNMP
9 3 (3.03%) HTTP
9 3 (3.03%) VLAN
9 3 (3.03%) Internet
9 3 (3.03%) MPLS
10 2 (2.02%) Software-Defined Networking
11 1 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.17%) MySQL
2 12 (12.12%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.07%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (6.06%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.03%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.02%) HBase
7 2 (2.02%) Big Data
7 2 (2.02%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (25.25%) Jenkins
2 20 (20.20%) Git (software)
3 13 (13.13%) JIRA
4 12 (12.12%) JUnit
5 10 (10.10%) Mockito
6 9 (9.09%) Subversion
7 8 (8.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (4.04%) Gerrit
9 3 (3.03%) SoapUI
9 3 (3.03%) MSBuild
9 3 (3.03%) NuGet
9 3 (3.03%) Artifactory
9 3 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (3.03%) TeamCity
9 3 (3.03%) Maven
9 3 (3.03%) Ant
10 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.01%) CruiseControl
11 1 (1.01%) Selenium
11 1 (1.01%) Hudson
General
1 13 (13.13%) Finance
2 11 (11.11%) Banking
3 9 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.03%) Billing
5 2 (2.02%) Retail
5 2 (2.02%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (32.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (21.21%) Developer
3 11 (11.11%) Architect
3 11 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 8 (8.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 7 (7.07%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (7.07%) Cloud Architect
5 7 (7.07%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (6.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Java Web Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.04%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.04%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) UNIX Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Build Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) VMware Specialist
9 3 (3.03%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.21%) Web Services
2 16 (16.16%) Spring
3 12 (12.12%) Hibernate
3 12 (12.12%) Spring MVC
3 12 (12.12%) XML
3 12 (12.12%) jQuery
4 10 (10.10%) XSLT
4 10 (10.10%) .NET
5 8 (8.08%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (6.06%) .NET Framework
7 5 (5.05%) WCF
7 5 (5.05%) Middleware
7 5 (5.05%) REST
8 4 (4.04%) LAMP
8 4 (4.04%) WPF
8 4 (4.04%) Silverlight
8 4 (4.04%) Grails
9 3 (3.03%) XSL
9 3 (3.03%) SOAP
9 3 (3.03%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.13%) Clustering
2 10 (10.10%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.09%) HACMP
4 8 (8.08%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.05%) Private Cloud
5 5 (5.05%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.04%) Replication
6 4 (4.04%) Social Media
6 4 (4.04%) Cryptography
6 4 (4.04%) PKI
6 4 (4.04%) Statistics
7 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.02%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.01%) Wiki
8 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 61 (61.62%) Linux
2 27 (27.27%) Windows
3 24 (24.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (20.20%) UNIX
5 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.05%) AIX
7 4 (4.04%) Solaris
7 4 (4.04%) Mac OS X
8 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.02%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.02%) CentOS
9 2 (2.02%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.01%) Debian
10 1 (1.01%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (57.58%) DevOps
2 27 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (25.25%) Configuration Management
5 16 (16.16%) TDD
5 16 (16.16%) Software Deployment
6 13 (13.13%) Open Source
7 12 (12.12%) MVC
8 11 (11.11%) Migration
8 11 (11.11%) BDD
9 10 (10.10%) Web Development
9 10 (10.10%) SDLC
10 8 (8.08%) Scrum
11 7 (7.07%) Capacity Management
11 7 (7.07%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (6.06%) Software Engineering
12 6 (6.06%) Service Delivery
12 6 (6.06%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 38 (38.38%) Python
2 26 (26.26%) Ruby
3 23 (23.23%) Java
4 19 (19.19%) PowerShell
5 16 (16.16%) Perl
5 16 (16.16%) SQL
6 15 (15.15%) JavaScript
7 13 (13.13%) Shell Script
7 13 (13.13%) Bash Shell
8 11 (11.11%) C#
9 5 (5.05%) PHP
10 4 (4.04%) C
10 4 (4.04%) Go
11 2 (2.02%) C++
12 1 (1.01%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) MCITP
3 1 (1.01%) MCSE
3 1 (1.01%) MCSA
3 1 (1.01%) CCNP
3 1 (1.01%) CCNA
3 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (13.13%) Docker
2 12 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.09%) NFS
3 9 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 9 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (5.05%) vSphere
5 4 (4.04%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.02%) XenServer
6 2 (2.02%) vCloud
6 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.01%) Samba
7 1 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.01%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.01%) Postfix
7 1 (1.01%) iptables
Systems Management
1 97 (97.98%) Puppet
2 21 (21.21%) Ansible
3 14 (14.14%) Nagios
4 7 (7.07%) NetBackup
5 5 (5.05%) Vagrant
6 4 (4.04%) Opsview
6 4 (4.04%) OpenView
6 4 (4.04%) Control-M
7 2 (2.02%) Mesos
8 1 (1.01%) vMotion
8 1 (1.01%) Salt
8 1 (1.01%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (1.01%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.01%) AppManager
8 1 (1.01%) SCCM
8 1 (1.01%) SCOM
8 1 (1.01%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (29.29%) Oracle
2 27 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 24 (24.24%) VMware
4 12 (12.12%) Microsoft
5 9 (9.09%) Veritas
6 7 (7.07%) HP
6 7 (7.07%) IBM
7 5 (5.05%) Cisco
7 5 (5.05%) Symantec
8 4 (4.04%) Splunk
8 4 (4.04%) Dell
8 4 (4.04%) Sun
8 4 (4.04%) Citrix
9 3 (3.03%) WSO2
10 2 (2.02%) CA
10 2 (2.02%) EMC
10 2 (2.02%) SAP
11 1 (1.01%) Juniper
11 1 (1.01%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (1.01%) SolarWinds
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