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 27 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 213 199 238
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +39
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 48 43 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.46% 0.024%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.14% 5.06% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 1
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£425 £420 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +15.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
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
933 850 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.35% 9.11% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 433 341
Average daily rate £375 £350 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 53 49
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.65 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -9 10 £375 - 6
Surrey -12 9 £375 -10.71% 4
Berkshire +7 7 £425 -6.84% 6
Hampshire -12 7 £320 -20.00% 6
Kent - 7 £488 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £425 -
West Sussex -19 2 £550 -
East Sussex - 2 £550 -
Middlesex +7 1 - -
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 69 (84.15%) Puppet
2 62 (75.61%) Linux
3 52 (63.41%) DevOps
4 37 (45.12%) Python
5 30 (36.59%) Configuration Management
5 30 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (35.37%) Amazon AWS
7 28 (34.15%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (31.71%) Jenkins
9 24 (29.27%) Red Hat
10 23 (28.05%) UNIX
10 23 (28.05%) Ruby
11 21 (25.61%) PowerShell
12 20 (24.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (24.39%) Git (software)
12 20 (24.39%) MySQL
13 18 (21.95%) Web Services
14 17 (20.73%) Windows
15 16 (19.51%) Perl
15 16 (19.51%) Open Source
15 16 (19.51%) AWS CloudFormation
16 15 (18.29%) Oracle
17 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
17 14 (17.07%) JIRA
18 13 (15.85%) DNS
19 12 (14.63%) Shell Script
19 12 (14.63%) Network Security
20 11 (13.41%) TeamCity
20 11 (13.41%) Confluence
20 11 (13.41%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 11 (13.41%) Confluence
2 7 (8.54%) Apache
2 7 (8.54%) nginx
3 4 (4.88%) OpenStack
3 4 (4.88%) IIS
4 3 (3.66%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.44%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.22%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.22%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 29 (35.37%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (19.51%) AWS CloudFormation
3 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (7.32%) Heroku
5 5 (6.10%) PaaS
5 5 (6.10%) IaaS
6 4 (4.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (2.44%) GitHub
7 2 (2.44%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (2.44%) Amazon Glacier
7 2 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.44%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.22%) SaaS
8 1 (1.22%) Office 365
8 1 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.85%) DNS
2 12 (14.63%) Network Security
3 11 (13.41%) Firewall
3 11 (13.41%) LDAP
4 9 (10.98%) TCP/IP
4 9 (10.98%) VPN
5 5 (6.10%) DHCP
6 4 (4.88%) SSH
7 3 (3.66%) VLAN
7 3 (3.66%) LAN
7 3 (3.66%) WAN
8 2 (2.44%) SAN
8 2 (2.44%) Internet
8 2 (2.44%) MPLS
9 1 (1.22%) OSPF
9 1 (1.22%) BGP
9 1 (1.22%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.22%) BIG-IP
9 1 (1.22%) IPsec
9 1 (1.22%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.39%) MySQL
2 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.10%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.88%) Big Data
4 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.44%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.44%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.22%) DataStax
6 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.22%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (31.71%) Jenkins
2 20 (24.39%) Git (software)
3 14 (17.07%) JIRA
4 11 (13.41%) TeamCity
5 10 (12.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (9.76%) Subversion
7 4 (4.88%) Gerrit
8 3 (3.66%) MSBuild
8 3 (3.66%) Maven
8 3 (3.66%) Ant
9 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.44%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.44%) NuGet
9 2 (2.44%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.22%) RSpec
10 1 (1.22%) Hudson
10 1 (1.22%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.22%) Selenium
General
1 4 (4.88%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Retail
3 2 (2.44%) Billing
3 2 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (43.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (15.85%) Developer
3 6 (7.32%) Architect
3 6 (7.32%) Cloud Architect
3 6 (7.32%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (6.10%) .NET Developer
4 5 (6.10%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (4.88%) C# Developer
5 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (4.88%) Administrator
6 3 (3.66%) Consultant
6 3 (3.66%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (3.66%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (3.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (2.44%) Integration Specialist
7 2 (2.44%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.44%) Build Engineer
7 2 (2.44%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.95%) Web Services
2 11 (13.41%) .NET
3 7 (8.54%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (7.32%) .NET Framework
4 6 (7.32%) WCF
5 5 (6.10%) REST
5 5 (6.10%) Silverlight
6 4 (4.88%) WPF
6 4 (4.88%) LAMP
7 3 (3.66%) SOAP
7 3 (3.66%) RESTful
8 2 (2.44%) boto
8 2 (2.44%) jQuery
8 2 (2.44%) XSL
8 2 (2.44%) HTML
8 2 (2.44%) CSS
9 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.22%) MSMQ
9 1 (1.22%) Dojo
9 1 (1.22%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.51%) Open Source
2 9 (10.98%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (9.76%) HACMP
3 8 (9.76%) Clustering
4 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (7.32%) Private Cloud
6 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.88%) Social Media
7 3 (3.66%) Replication
8 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.22%) Wiki
9 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 62 (75.61%) Linux
2 23 (28.05%) UNIX
3 20 (24.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (20.73%) Windows
5 6 (7.32%) Mac OS X
6 4 (4.88%) AIX
6 4 (4.88%) Solaris
7 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.44%) CentOS
8 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.22%) Debian
9 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (63.41%) DevOps
2 30 (36.59%) Configuration Management
2 30 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (34.15%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (13.41%) Migration
5 10 (12.20%) Project Management
6 8 (9.76%) Automated Testing
6 8 (9.76%) Release Management
7 7 (8.54%) Build Automation
7 7 (8.54%) Software Deployment
7 7 (8.54%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (7.32%) Integration Testing
8 6 (7.32%) SOA
9 5 (6.10%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (6.10%) Scrum
9 5 (6.10%) Capacity Management
10 4 (4.88%) Auto-Scaling
10 4 (4.88%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (4.88%) TDD
10 4 (4.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (45.12%) Python
2 23 (28.05%) Ruby
3 21 (25.61%) PowerShell
4 16 (19.51%) Perl
5 12 (14.63%) Shell Script
6 10 (12.20%) C#
7 8 (9.76%) PHP
7 8 (9.76%) Bash Shell
8 7 (8.54%) Java
9 6 (7.32%) C
9 6 (7.32%) Go
10 5 (6.10%) SQL
11 3 (3.66%) JavaScript
12 1 (1.22%) C++
12 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.22%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (1.22%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.22%) MCSE
2 1 (1.22%) MCSA
2 1 (1.22%) CCNP
2 1 (1.22%) CCNA
2 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.22%) RHCT
2 1 (1.22%) MCITP
2 1 (1.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (9.76%) NFS
1 8 (9.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 8 (9.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.44%) vSphere
4 2 (2.44%) XenServer
5 1 (1.22%) iptables
5 1 (1.22%) Postfix
5 1 (1.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 69 (84.15%) Puppet
2 9 (10.98%) Ansible
2 9 (10.98%) Nagios
3 6 (7.32%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.66%) Opsview
5 2 (2.44%) Control-M
5 2 (2.44%) Salt
5 2 (2.44%) OpenView
6 1 (1.22%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.22%) AppManager
6 1 (1.22%) SCCM
6 1 (1.22%) SCOM
6 1 (1.22%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.22%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 24 (29.27%) Red Hat
2 15 (18.29%) Oracle
3 8 (9.76%) Veritas
3 8 (9.76%) VMware
4 7 (8.54%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.88%) Symantec
6 2 (2.44%) Sun
6 2 (2.44%) HP
6 2 (2.44%) Dell
6 2 (2.44%) Citrix
6 2 (2.44%) IBM
7 1 (1.22%) Cisco
7 1 (1.22%) NetIQ
7 1 (1.22%) Endeca
7 1 (1.22%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.22%) RedPrairie
7 1 (1.22%) F5
7 1 (1.22%) Rackspace
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