The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the South East region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 225 216 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 15 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.21% -
As % of the Systems Management category 2.08% 2.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £416 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.73% +18.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
720 889 711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.07% 10.59% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 446 306
Average daily rate £345 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 54 56
Average hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +17.14%
Opscode Chef
England

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
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 22 July 2014. 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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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 +10 10 £488 +17.32% 2
Surrey - 4 £425 - 8
Hampshire -16 1 £400 -5.88% 1
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - - 1
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 30 (52.63%) Puppet
2 29 (50.88%) DevOps
2 29 (50.88%) Linux
3 27 (47.37%) Web Services
4 22 (38.60%) Python
5 20 (35.09%) C#
5 20 (35.09%) .NET
6 19 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 18 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
8 16 (28.07%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (28.07%) Jenkins
8 16 (28.07%) Configuration Management
9 14 (24.56%) PHP
9 14 (24.56%) Windows
9 14 (24.56%) WCF
9 14 (24.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (22.81%) Software Engineering
10 13 (22.81%) LAMP
10 13 (22.81%) Scrum
10 13 (22.81%) Visual Studio
11 12 (21.05%) Perl
11 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (21.05%) LINQ
12 11 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (19.30%) WPF
12 11 (19.30%) UNIX
12 11 (19.30%) SOA
12 11 (19.30%) Amazon EC2
13 10 (17.54%) REST
13 10 (17.54%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 8 (14.04%) Apache
2 4 (7.02%) nginx
3 2 (3.51%) Drupal
4 1 (1.75%) IIS
4 1 (1.75%) CMS
4 1 (1.75%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (19.30%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (5.26%) IaaS
3 3 (5.26%) PaaS
4 2 (3.51%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.75%) Route 53
5 1 (1.75%) SaaS
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.02%) SAN
3 2 (3.51%) HTTP
3 2 (3.51%) DNS
3 2 (3.51%) Firewall
4 1 (1.75%) Internet
4 1 (1.75%) VPN
4 1 (1.75%) Network Security
4 1 (1.75%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 16 (28.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (15.79%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (14.04%) MySQL
5 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (7.02%) Big Data
7 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (28.07%) Jenkins
2 13 (22.81%) Visual Studio
3 9 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (14.04%) Git (software)
5 6 (10.53%) Subversion
6 3 (5.26%) Ant
6 3 (5.26%) Maven
7 2 (3.51%) PHPUnit
7 2 (3.51%) RSpec
7 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.51%) Hudson
7 2 (3.51%) Behat
7 2 (3.51%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.75%) JUnit
8 1 (1.75%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.75%) Selenium
8 1 (1.75%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.51%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
3 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Developer
1 14 (24.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (19.30%) Software Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) .NET Developer
4 4 (7.02%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (7.02%) C# Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Consultant
5 3 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 2 (3.51%) VMware Consultant
6 2 (3.51%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (3.51%) Linux Support
6 2 (3.51%) Web Team Leader
6 2 (3.51%) Team Leader
6 2 (3.51%) PHP Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Release Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (47.37%) Web Services
2 20 (35.09%) .NET
3 14 (24.56%) WCF
4 13 (22.81%) LAMP
5 12 (21.05%) LINQ
6 11 (19.30%) WPF
7 10 (17.54%) REST
8 5 (8.77%) XML
8 5 (8.77%) Silverlight
9 4 (7.02%) JSON
9 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET
10 2 (3.51%) Ajax
10 2 (3.51%) HTML
10 2 (3.51%) CSS
10 2 (3.51%) SOAP
11 1 (1.75%) Middleware
11 1 (1.75%) JMS
11 1 (1.75%) XSL
11 1 (1.75%) JSP
11 1 (1.75%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Open Source
2 4 (7.02%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.51%) Social Media
3 2 (3.51%) FMCG
3 2 (3.51%) Clustering
3 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.51%) HACMP
4 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (50.88%) Linux
2 14 (24.56%) Windows
2 14 (24.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (19.30%) UNIX
4 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.02%) CentOS
5 4 (7.02%) AIX
5 4 (7.02%) Solaris
6 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) DevOps
2 16 (28.07%) Configuration Management
3 13 (22.81%) Software Engineering
3 13 (22.81%) Scrum
4 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (19.30%) SOA
6 7 (12.28%) Content Management
7 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.02%) Server Monitoring
8 4 (7.02%) Migration
9 3 (5.26%) ITIL
9 3 (5.26%) TDD
9 3 (5.26%) Release Management
10 2 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (3.51%) Waterfall
10 2 (3.51%) BDD
10 2 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (3.51%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) Python
2 20 (35.09%) C#
3 14 (24.56%) PHP
4 12 (21.05%) Perl
5 10 (17.54%) Ruby
6 9 (15.79%) SQL
6 9 (15.79%) JavaScript
7 8 (14.04%) PowerShell
8 6 (10.53%) Shell Script
9 5 (8.77%) Java
10 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
11 2 (3.51%) PHP5
11 2 (3.51%) VBScript
12 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.75%) VB
12 1 (1.75%) Groovy
12 1 (1.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) RHCE
1 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) vCloud
1 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (7.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (3.51%) Varnish
4 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.75%) KVM
4 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 30 (52.63%) Puppet
2 8 (14.04%) Nagios
3 4 (7.02%) Vagrant
4 3 (5.26%) Salt
4 3 (5.26%) Cacti
5 2 (3.51%) ZABBIX
5 2 (3.51%) HAProxy
5 2 (3.51%) SCOrch
5 2 (3.51%) Ansible
6 1 (1.75%) Munin
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Red Hat
2 5 (8.77%) HP
2 5 (8.77%) VMware
3 4 (7.02%) Veritas
4 3 (5.26%) Cisco
4 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.26%) 3PAR
5 2 (3.51%) Percona
6 1 (1.75%) Siebel
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle
6 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
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