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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 153 233 225
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -8
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 94 39 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.23% 0.41% 0.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.44% 4.47% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 19 24
Median daily rate £475 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £395 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £61.25 -
Opscode Chef
England

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
822 873 1170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.76% 9.16% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 454 615
Median daily rate £425 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 47 39
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £14.58 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.55 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.08%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Opscode Chef as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +26 21 £358 -31.90% 5
Berkshire +25 21 £500 +33.33% 10
Oxfordshire +16 21 £456 -13.09% 3
Hampshire +28 14 £475 +18.75% 2
Buckinghamshire +15 7 £425 -15.00% 8
East Sussex +8 4 £438 -20.45% 2
Middlesex -1 2 - - 2
West Sussex - 2 - -
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 208 (93.69%) Puppet
2 158 (71.17%) Linux
3 116 (52.25%) Ansible
4 104 (46.85%) DevOps
5 101 (45.50%) Python
6 88 (39.64%) Jenkins
7 74 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 69 (31.08%) Git (software)
9 68 (30.63%) Ruby
10 56 (25.23%) Continuous Integration
11 49 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (22.07%) Configuration Management
12 45 (20.27%) Apache
12 45 (20.27%) PowerShell
13 44 (19.82%) Docker
14 41 (18.47%) Perl
14 41 (18.47%) VMware
14 41 (18.47%) Subversion
15 37 (16.67%) Finance
15 37 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
16 35 (15.77%) PaaS
16 35 (15.77%) Java
17 34 (15.32%) CentOS
17 34 (15.32%) Bash Shell
17 34 (15.32%) Microsoft Azure
18 33 (14.86%) Node.js
19 32 (14.41%) SQL
19 32 (14.41%) Tomcat
19 32 (14.41%) AngularJS
20 31 (13.96%) Windows

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 45 (20.27%) Apache
2 32 (14.41%) Tomcat
3 27 (12.16%) nginx
4 26 (11.71%) WebLogic
4 26 (11.71%) WebSphere
5 14 (6.31%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (5.41%) OpenStack
7 9 (4.05%) IIS
8 8 (3.60%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (3.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (2.25%) Confluence
10 3 (1.35%) JBoss
11 2 (0.90%) CMS
11 2 (0.90%) DNN
11 2 (0.90%) WordPress
12 1 (0.45%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.15%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.45%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 74 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (15.77%) PaaS
3 34 (15.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (12.61%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (7.21%) AWS CloudFormation
6 15 (6.76%) IaaS
7 14 (6.31%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (6.31%) AWS CloudTrail
8 12 (5.41%) Amazon S3
9 9 (4.05%) GitHub
10 4 (1.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.90%) SaaS
12 2 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.45%) Amazon Glacier
13 1 (0.45%) AWS OpsWorks
13 1 (0.45%) Heroku
13 1 (0.45%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.91%) Firewall
2 9 (4.05%) DNS
3 8 (3.60%) LDAP
4 7 (3.15%) Internet
5 6 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (2.70%) VPN
6 5 (2.25%) DHCP
7 4 (1.80%) SSL
7 4 (1.80%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.35%) IPv6
9 2 (0.90%) HTTP
9 2 (0.90%) LAN
9 2 (0.90%) Network Security
9 2 (0.90%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (0.90%) SNMP
9 2 (0.90%) VLAN
9 2 (0.90%) WAN
10 1 (0.45%) IPv4
10 1 (0.45%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.61%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (10.81%) MySQL
3 23 (10.36%) MongoDB
4 19 (8.56%) Relational Database
5 17 (7.66%) NoSQL
6 16 (7.21%) CouchDB
6 16 (7.21%) Redis
7 12 (5.41%) SQL Server
8 7 (3.15%) Big Data
9 4 (1.80%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.45%) DB2
12 1 (0.45%) HBase
12 1 (0.45%) Oracle Exadata
12 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 88 (39.64%) Jenkins
2 69 (31.08%) Git (software)
3 41 (18.47%) Subversion
4 26 (11.71%) MSBuild
5 23 (10.36%) TeamCity
6 18 (8.11%) Gradle
6 18 (8.11%) NUnit
6 18 (8.11%) SpecFlow
7 16 (7.21%) Mercurial
8 14 (6.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (5.86%) Vagrant
10 12 (5.41%) Hudson
11 11 (4.95%) CMake
12 10 (4.50%) JUnit
13 9 (4.05%) Maven
13 9 (4.05%) TestComplete
13 9 (4.05%) Visual Studio
14 8 (3.60%) JIRA
14 8 (3.60%) Mockito
14 8 (3.60%) Selenium
General
1 37 (16.67%) Finance
2 11 (4.95%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.25%) Retail
4 3 (1.35%) Publishing
5 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.45%) Legal
6 1 (0.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 63 (28.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 49 (22.07%) Administrator
3 42 (18.92%) Systems Administrator
4 33 (14.86%) Linux Administrator
5 29 (13.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 27 (12.16%) Developer
7 26 (11.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 26 (11.71%) Senior DevOps
8 23 (10.36%) DevOps Administrator
9 19 (8.56%) AWS DevOps
9 19 (8.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 19 (8.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 18 (8.11%) Build Engineer
10 18 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
11 17 (7.66%) PHP Developer
12 16 (7.21%) DevOps Systems Engineer
13 15 (6.76%) AWS Engineer
13 15 (6.76%) Systems Engineer
14 13 (5.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 13 (5.86%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (14.86%) Node.js
2 32 (14.41%) AngularJS
3 26 (11.71%) REST
4 22 (9.91%) Web Services
5 19 (8.56%) LAMP
5 19 (8.56%) LEMP Stack
6 18 (8.11%) LAPP Stack
6 18 (8.11%) Spring
7 17 (7.66%) Laravel
8 16 (7.21%) Memcached
8 16 (7.21%) Symfony
8 16 (7.21%) Yii
9 14 (6.31%) XML
10 13 (5.86%) jQuery
11 12 (5.41%) JMS
12 11 (4.95%) .NET
12 11 (4.95%) React
13 10 (4.50%) J2EE
14 9 (4.05%) .NET Framework
14 9 (4.05%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.66%) Public Cloud
2 7 (3.15%) EMC VNX
3 5 (2.25%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.80%) Algorithms
4 4 (1.80%) Private Cloud
4 4 (1.80%) VCE vBlock
5 3 (1.35%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.90%) CMDB
6 2 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.90%) IVR
6 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.90%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.45%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.45%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.45%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.45%) iPad
7 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 158 (71.17%) Linux
2 34 (15.32%) CentOS
3 31 (13.96%) Windows
4 24 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (7.66%) Unix
6 16 (7.21%) Ubuntu
7 11 (4.95%) Windows Server
8 9 (4.05%) Debian
9 7 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.90%) AIX
10 2 (0.90%) Solaris
10 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.45%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.45%) Fedora
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.45%) RancherOS
11 1 (0.45%) SUSE
11 1 (0.45%) VMS
11 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (46.85%) DevOps
2 56 (25.23%) Continuous Integration
3 49 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (22.07%) Configuration Management
4 37 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 30 (13.51%) Open Source
6 29 (13.06%) Web Development
7 25 (11.26%) MVC
8 23 (10.36%) E-Commerce
9 22 (9.91%) ITIL
10 19 (8.56%) Microservices
10 19 (8.56%) Refactoring
10 19 (8.56%) Test Automation
11 18 (8.11%) Performance Testing
11 18 (8.11%) Scrum
12 17 (7.66%) OO
12 17 (7.66%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (7.21%) Release Management
13 16 (7.21%) Web Application Development
14 15 (6.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (45.50%) Python
2 68 (30.63%) Ruby
3 45 (20.27%) PowerShell
4 41 (18.47%) Perl
5 35 (15.77%) Java
6 34 (15.32%) Bash Shell
7 32 (14.41%) SQL
8 22 (9.91%) PHP
9 20 (9.01%) JavaScript
10 11 (4.95%) C#
11 10 (4.50%) T-SQL
12 9 (4.05%) VB.NET
13 8 (3.60%) XPath
14 4 (1.80%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.35%) C
16 2 (0.90%) C++
17 1 (0.45%) AWK
17 1 (0.45%) Scala
17 1 (0.45%) sed
17 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (8.56%) Degree
2 12 (5.41%) CCNA
2 12 (5.41%) CCNP
2 12 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (4.50%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.60%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (2.70%) RHCE
6 6 (2.70%) RHCSA
7 5 (2.25%) MCSE
7 5 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.15%) QA
2 4 (1.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.90%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.45%) SDET
System Software
1 44 (19.82%) Docker
2 30 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.41%) vSphere
4 7 (3.15%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.15%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.35%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.90%) iptables
7 2 (0.90%) KVM
7 2 (0.90%) Postfix
7 2 (0.90%) vCloud
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 208 (93.69%) Puppet
2 116 (52.25%) Ansible
3 15 (6.76%) Nagios
3 15 (6.76%) Terraform
4 4 (1.80%) Pingdom
5 3 (1.35%) Consul
5 3 (1.35%) Opsview
6 2 (0.90%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.90%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.90%) Packer
6 2 (0.90%) SELinux
7 1 (0.45%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.45%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.45%) logstash
7 1 (0.45%) Nessus
7 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.45%) WMI
7 1 (0.45%) yum
Vendors
1 41 (18.47%) VMware
2 31 (13.96%) Red Hat
3 18 (8.11%) Cisco
3 18 (8.11%) Oracle
3 18 (8.11%) Perforce
4 16 (7.21%) Zend
5 14 (6.31%) EMC
6 13 (5.86%) AppDynamics
7 10 (4.50%) Bluefish Communications
8 9 (4.05%) CA
9 7 (3.15%) IBM
9 7 (3.15%) ServiceNow
10 6 (2.70%) BMC
10 6 (2.70%) SaltStack
11 5 (2.25%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.80%) Avaya
12 4 (1.80%) Genesys
12 4 (1.80%) KANA
12 4 (1.80%) PagerDuty
13 3 (1.35%) Remedy
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