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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 142 225 237
Rank change year-on-year
+83 +12
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 111 42 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.31% 0.43% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.13% 4.56% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 14 16
Median daily rate £463 £463 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £315 £468
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £543 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -
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
915 922 957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.81% 9.45% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 522 496
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 33 29
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.78% -27.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.43 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.09 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -11.11%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +31 34 £475 -9.52% 7
Oxfordshire +17 32 £419 -16.25% 4
Berkshire +24 17 £475 +35.71% 6
Hampshire +17 12 £450 +20.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +21 9 £519 +22.05% 2
West Sussex - 3 £540 - 1
Middlesex +2 2 £500 - 1
East Sussex - 1 - - 8
Sussex - 1 £500 -
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 166 (92.74%) Puppet
2 129 (72.07%) Linux
3 97 (54.19%) Python
4 96 (53.63%) DevOps
5 86 (48.04%) Ansible
6 70 (39.11%) Amazon AWS
7 67 (37.43%) Jenkins
8 63 (35.20%) Git (software)
9 61 (34.08%) Ruby
10 50 (27.93%) Perl
11 47 (26.26%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (23.46%) VMware
13 41 (22.91%) PowerShell
14 39 (21.79%) Finance
14 39 (21.79%) Apache
15 37 (20.67%) Bash Shell
16 36 (20.11%) Docker
17 35 (19.55%) Continuous Delivery
18 34 (18.99%) Configuration Management
18 34 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
19 33 (18.44%) Tomcat
20 30 (16.76%) PaaS
21 28 (15.64%) PostgreSQL
21 28 (15.64%) Subversion
22 27 (15.08%) Java
22 27 (15.08%) Open Source
23 26 (14.53%) Windows
23 26 (14.53%) WebLogic
23 26 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure
24 25 (13.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 39 (21.79%) Apache
2 33 (18.44%) Tomcat
3 26 (14.53%) WebLogic
4 23 (12.85%) WebSphere
5 12 (6.70%) nginx
5 12 (6.70%) OpenStack
6 7 (3.91%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (2.79%) IIS
8 4 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.12%) Drupal
9 2 (1.12%) WordPress
10 1 (0.56%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.56%) CMS
10 1 (0.56%) DNN
10 1 (0.56%) JBoss
10 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 70 (39.11%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (16.76%) PaaS
3 24 (13.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (10.61%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (8.38%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (7.82%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (6.70%) Amazon S3
8 10 (5.59%) IaaS
9 6 (3.35%) AWS CloudTrail
10 3 (1.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (1.68%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (1.68%) GitHub
10 3 (1.68%) Heroku
11 2 (1.12%) AWS OpsWorks
11 2 (1.12%) Google App Engine
11 2 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.56%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.61%) Firewall
2 12 (6.70%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (5.59%) DNS
4 7 (3.91%) LDAP
5 6 (3.35%) DHCP
5 6 (3.35%) Internet
6 5 (2.79%) IPv6
6 5 (2.79%) SSL
6 5 (2.79%) VPN
7 4 (2.23%) OpenLDAP
8 3 (1.68%) MPLS
8 3 (1.68%) Network Security
8 3 (1.68%) VLAN
9 2 (1.12%) BGP
9 2 (1.12%) LAN
9 2 (1.12%) SNMP
9 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.12%) WAN
10 1 (0.56%) HTTP
10 1 (0.56%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.64%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (10.06%) MongoDB
2 18 (10.06%) MySQL
3 11 (6.15%) NoSQL
3 11 (6.15%) Relational Database
4 10 (5.59%) CouchDB
4 10 (5.59%) Redis
5 7 (3.91%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.56%) Big Data
6 1 (0.56%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.56%) DB2
6 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 67 (37.43%) Jenkins
2 63 (35.20%) Git (software)
3 28 (15.64%) Subversion
4 22 (12.29%) MSBuild
4 22 (12.29%) TeamCity
5 18 (10.06%) Gradle
5 18 (10.06%) NUnit
5 18 (10.06%) SpecFlow
6 14 (7.82%) Sonatype Nexus
7 12 (6.70%) Vagrant
8 11 (6.15%) CMake
9 10 (5.59%) Mercurial
9 10 (5.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (5.03%) TestComplete
11 7 (3.91%) Selenium
12 6 (3.35%) Cucumber
13 5 (2.79%) Travis CI
13 5 (2.79%) Visual Studio
14 4 (2.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (2.23%) JIRA
General
1 39 (21.79%) Finance
2 4 (2.23%) Retail
2 4 (2.23%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.68%) Local Government
3 3 (1.68%) Publishing
4 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 61 (34.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 44 (24.58%) Administrator
3 33 (18.44%) Systems Administrator
4 25 (13.97%) Linux Administrator
5 23 (12.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 23 (12.85%) Senior DevOps
6 21 (11.73%) Linux Engineer
7 20 (11.17%) DevOps Administrator
7 20 (11.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 19 (10.61%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 18 (10.06%) Build Engineer
10 17 (9.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 16 (8.94%) DevOps Systems Engineer
11 16 (8.94%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 15 (8.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 15 (8.38%) Systems Engineer
13 14 (7.82%) AWS DevOps
13 14 (7.82%) AWS Engineer
14 13 (7.26%) Developer
15 11 (6.15%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.61%) Node.js
2 18 (10.06%) AngularJS
3 17 (9.50%) Web Services
4 15 (8.38%) LAMP
5 14 (7.82%) LAPP Stack
6 12 (6.70%) LEMP Stack
6 12 (6.70%) REST
6 12 (6.70%) Spring
7 11 (6.15%) Laravel
8 10 (5.59%) Memcached
8 10 (5.59%) Symfony
8 10 (5.59%) Yii
9 7 (3.91%) XML
10 6 (3.35%) .NET
11 5 (2.79%) .NET Framework
11 5 (2.79%) Middleware
12 4 (2.23%) ActiveMQ
12 4 (2.23%) Hibernate
12 4 (2.23%) J2EE
12 4 (2.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.26%) EMC VNX
2 9 (5.03%) Public Cloud
3 8 (4.47%) VCE vBlock
4 7 (3.91%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.23%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.23%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.23%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.12%) Clustering
7 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.12%) IVR
7 2 (1.12%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.12%) Replication
8 1 (0.56%) CMDB
8 1 (0.56%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.56%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.56%) HACMP
8 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.56%) NGOSS
Operating Systems
1 129 (72.07%) Linux
2 26 (14.53%) Windows
3 25 (13.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (9.50%) CentOS
5 15 (8.38%) Unix
6 8 (4.47%) Ubuntu
6 8 (4.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.91%) Windows Server
8 4 (2.23%) Debian
9 3 (1.68%) AIX
9 3 (1.68%) Solaris
9 3 (1.68%) VMS
10 2 (1.12%) CoreOS
10 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.56%) Fedora
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.56%) RancherOS
11 1 (0.56%) SUSE
11 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (53.63%) DevOps
2 47 (26.26%) Continuous Integration
3 35 (19.55%) Continuous Delivery
4 34 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (18.99%) Configuration Management
5 27 (15.08%) Open Source
6 24 (13.41%) ITIL
7 20 (11.17%) Test Automation
7 20 (11.17%) Web Development
8 19 (10.61%) E-Commerce
9 18 (10.06%) Microservices
9 18 (10.06%) Performance Testing
10 13 (7.26%) Refactoring
11 11 (6.15%) Load Balancing
11 11 (6.15%) Migration
11 11 (6.15%) OO
12 10 (5.59%) MVC
12 10 (5.59%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (5.59%) Release Management
12 10 (5.59%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 97 (54.19%) Python
2 61 (34.08%) Ruby
3 50 (27.93%) Perl
4 41 (22.91%) PowerShell
5 37 (20.67%) Bash Shell
6 27 (15.08%) Java
7 24 (13.41%) SQL
8 19 (10.61%) PHP
9 13 (7.26%) JavaScript
10 6 (3.35%) C#
10 6 (3.35%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.79%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.68%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.56%) C
13 1 (0.56%) C++
13 1 (0.56%) Scala
13 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (9.50%) Degree
2 10 (5.59%) CCNA
2 10 (5.59%) CCNP
2 10 (5.59%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (5.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (5.03%) RHCE
3 9 (5.03%) RHCSA
4 8 (4.47%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.91%) MCSE
5 7 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (3.35%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.56%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.91%) QA
2 3 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.56%) SDET
4 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (20.11%) Docker
2 26 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (10.06%) vSphere
4 8 (4.47%) Active Directory
4 8 (4.47%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.79%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.68%) KVM
6 3 (1.68%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.12%) Postfix
7 2 (1.12%) vCloud
7 2 (1.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 166 (92.74%) Puppet
2 86 (48.04%) Ansible
3 13 (7.26%) Nagios
4 4 (2.23%) Terraform
5 3 (1.68%) SCOM
6 2 (1.12%) CFEngine
6 2 (1.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.12%) logstash
6 2 (1.12%) Packer
6 2 (1.12%) Salt
6 2 (1.12%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.12%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.56%) Bacula
7 1 (0.56%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.56%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.56%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.56%) Mesos
7 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.56%) SELinux
7 1 (0.56%) yum
Vendors
1 42 (23.46%) VMware
2 21 (11.73%) Red Hat
3 18 (10.06%) Perforce
4 17 (9.50%) Cisco
5 14 (7.82%) EMC
6 10 (5.59%) Zend
7 8 (4.47%) Oracle
8 7 (3.91%) IBM
9 5 (2.79%) Rackspace
10 4 (2.23%) AppDynamics
10 4 (2.23%) Avaya
10 4 (2.23%) CA
10 4 (2.23%) Genesys
10 4 (2.23%) KANA
10 4 (2.23%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.68%) HP
12 2 (1.12%) BMC
12 2 (1.12%) Google
12 2 (1.12%) Microsoft
12 2 (1.12%) Remedy
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