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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 198 208 238
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +30
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 53 40 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.59% 0.45% 0.024%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.41% 5.03% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 27 1
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£459 £424 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.26% +12.99%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +45.45%
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
827 795 795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.14% 8.85% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 405 415
Average daily rate £388 £350 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 36 51
Average hourly rate £22.00 £26.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.98% +17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Surrey +6 14 £550 +29.60% 4
Oxfordshire -8 12 £450 - 1
Hampshire -1 8 £430 +7.50% 7
Kent - 8 £500 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 3 £425 -
West Sussex -20 2 £550 -
East Sussex - 2 £550 - 1
Middlesex +5 1 - -
Berkshire +1 1 - - 6
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 81 (90.00%) Puppet
2 62 (68.89%) Linux
3 53 (58.89%) DevOps
4 40 (44.44%) Python
5 33 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
6 32 (35.56%) Configuration Management
7 31 (34.44%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (31.11%) Jenkins
10 24 (26.67%) Git (software)
10 24 (26.67%) Ruby
10 24 (26.67%) Windows
11 23 (25.56%) UNIX
11 23 (25.56%) PowerShell
12 22 (24.44%) Red Hat
13 21 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 20 (22.22%) MySQL
15 17 (18.89%) Oracle
15 17 (18.89%) Perl
15 17 (18.89%) Open Source
16 16 (17.78%) Web Services
16 16 (17.78%) DNS
16 16 (17.78%) Shell Script
16 16 (17.78%) VMware
17 14 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
17 14 (15.56%) Ansible
17 14 (15.56%) AWS CloudFormation
18 13 (14.44%) LDAP
19 12 (13.33%) TCP/IP
19 12 (13.33%) Software Deployment

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (10.00%) Confluence
2 8 (8.89%) nginx
3 7 (7.78%) Apache
4 4 (4.44%) IIS
4 4 (4.44%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.33%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.22%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.22%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.11%) MediaWiki
7 1 (1.11%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 33 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (15.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (8.89%) PaaS
4 7 (7.78%) Heroku
5 6 (6.67%) IaaS
6 5 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (3.33%) Amazon S3
8 2 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (2.22%) GitHub
8 2 (2.22%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (2.22%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.11%) SaaS
9 1 (1.11%) Office 365
9 1 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.78%) DNS
2 13 (14.44%) LDAP
3 12 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 12 (13.33%) Network Security
4 10 (11.11%) Firewall
4 10 (11.11%) VPN
5 6 (6.67%) DHCP
6 5 (5.56%) SSH
7 4 (4.44%) LAN
7 4 (4.44%) WAN
7 4 (4.44%) VLAN
8 3 (3.33%) HTTP
8 3 (3.33%) SSL
8 3 (3.33%) SAN
8 3 (3.33%) MPLS
9 2 (2.22%) Internet
10 1 (1.11%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.11%) BIG-IP
10 1 (1.11%) IPv6
10 1 (1.11%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.22%) MySQL
2 10 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (31.11%) Jenkins
2 24 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 12 (13.33%) JIRA
4 11 (12.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (10.00%) Subversion
6 7 (7.78%) TeamCity
7 5 (5.56%) Gerrit
8 4 (4.44%) JUnit
8 4 (4.44%) MSBuild
9 3 (3.33%) NuGet
9 3 (3.33%) Artifactory
9 3 (3.33%) Mockito
9 3 (3.33%) SoapUI
9 3 (3.33%) Maven
9 3 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (3.33%) Ant
10 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (1.11%) Hudson
11 1 (1.11%) Selenium
General
1 9 (10.00%) Finance
2 7 (7.78%) Banking
3 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.33%) Billing
5 2 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (37.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (20.00%) Developer
3 7 (7.78%) Cloud Architect
3 7 (7.78%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (7.78%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (7.78%) Architect
4 6 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 6 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 4 (4.44%) Administrator
6 4 (4.44%) C# Developer
6 4 (4.44%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Build Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) UNIX Administrator
7 3 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.22%) Consultant
8 2 (2.22%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.78%) Web Services
2 11 (12.22%) .NET
3 8 (8.89%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (7.78%) .NET Framework
5 6 (6.67%) WCF
6 5 (5.56%) REST
6 5 (5.56%) Silverlight
6 5 (5.56%) jQuery
6 5 (5.56%) Middleware
7 4 (4.44%) Hibernate
7 4 (4.44%) XML
7 4 (4.44%) Spring
7 4 (4.44%) WPF
7 4 (4.44%) Spring MVC
8 3 (3.33%) boto
8 3 (3.33%) RESTful
8 3 (3.33%) XSL
8 3 (3.33%) XSLT
8 3 (3.33%) SOAP
8 3 (3.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Clustering
2 9 (10.00%) HACMP
3 8 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.56%) Private Cloud
6 4 (4.44%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.44%) Social Media
7 3 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (3.33%) Replication
8 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 62 (68.89%) Linux
2 24 (26.67%) Windows
3 23 (25.56%) UNIX
4 21 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (7.78%) Mac OS X
6 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.56%) AIX
6 5 (5.56%) Solaris
7 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.22%) CentOS
8 2 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (2.22%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.11%) VMS
9 1 (1.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (58.89%) DevOps
2 32 (35.56%) Configuration Management
3 31 (34.44%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (18.89%) Open Source
6 12 (13.33%) Software Deployment
7 10 (11.11%) Migration
7 10 (11.11%) Project Management
7 10 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (7.78%) Automated Testing
8 7 (7.78%) Release Management
8 7 (7.78%) TDD
8 7 (7.78%) Scrum
9 6 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (6.67%) Capacity Management
9 6 (6.67%) Build Automation
10 5 (5.56%) Auto-Scaling
10 5 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (5.56%) Integration Testing
10 5 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 40 (44.44%) Python
2 24 (26.67%) Ruby
3 23 (25.56%) PowerShell
4 17 (18.89%) Perl
5 16 (17.78%) Shell Script
6 11 (12.22%) Java
7 10 (11.11%) C#
7 10 (11.11%) Bash Shell
8 9 (10.00%) SQL
9 7 (7.78%) Go
10 6 (6.67%) JavaScript
11 5 (5.56%) PHP
11 5 (5.56%) C
12 1 (1.11%) Bourne shell
12 1 (1.11%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.11%) RHCT
2 1 (1.11%) MCITP
2 1 (1.11%) MCSE
2 1 (1.11%) MCSA
2 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.11%) CCNP
2 1 (1.11%) CCNA
System Software
1 9 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 9 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 9 (10.00%) NFS
2 4 (4.44%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.44%) Docker
3 2 (2.22%) XenServer
3 2 (2.22%) vSphere
4 1 (1.11%) iptables
4 1 (1.11%) Postfix
4 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.11%) Samba
Systems Management
1 81 (90.00%) Puppet
2 14 (15.56%) Ansible
3 10 (11.11%) Nagios
4 7 (7.78%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.33%) Opsview
5 3 (3.33%) OpenView
5 3 (3.33%) Control-M
6 1 (1.11%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.11%) Salt
6 1 (1.11%) SCCM
6 1 (1.11%) SCOM
6 1 (1.11%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.11%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.11%) AppManager
Vendors
1 22 (24.44%) Red Hat
2 17 (18.89%) Oracle
3 16 (17.78%) VMware
4 9 (10.00%) Veritas
5 8 (8.89%) Microsoft
6 5 (5.56%) Symantec
7 3 (3.33%) WSO2
7 3 (3.33%) HP
7 3 (3.33%) Dell
7 3 (3.33%) Sun
7 3 (3.33%) IBM
8 2 (2.22%) Citrix
9 1 (1.11%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.11%) F5
9 1 (1.11%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.11%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.11%) Cisco
9 1 (1.11%) NetIQ
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