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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 139 232 230
Rank change year-on-year
+93 -2
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 128 46 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.46% 0.47% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.67% 4.31% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 22 17
Median daily rate £463 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.44% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 -
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
1010 1068 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.55% 10.88% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 606 449
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 24
Median hourly rate £43.14 £24.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.75% +41.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.34 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £39.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.32 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+31.31% +7.96%

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 August 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 August 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 +46 51 £463 -15.90% 11
Oxfordshire +16 30 £400 -20.00% 3
Berkshire +27 27 £488 +39.28% 7
Hampshire +9 10 £450 +24.13% 2
Buckinghamshire +19 5 £525 +23.52% 1
Middlesex -1 2 £500 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £530 -
East Sussex - 1 £500 - 6
Sussex - 1 £500 -
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 172 (95.03%) Puppet
2 135 (74.59%) Linux
3 105 (58.01%) DevOps
4 100 (55.25%) Python
5 89 (49.17%) Ansible
6 77 (42.54%) Amazon AWS
7 71 (39.23%) Git (software)
8 69 (38.12%) Ruby
9 68 (37.57%) Jenkins
10 53 (29.28%) Perl
11 52 (28.73%) Configuration Management
12 49 (27.07%) VMware
13 47 (25.97%) Continuous Integration
14 43 (23.76%) PowerShell
15 41 (22.65%) Apache
16 39 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
17 38 (20.99%) Finance
17 38 (20.99%) Bash Shell
18 36 (19.89%) Tomcat
19 35 (19.34%) Windows
20 33 (18.23%) SQL
20 33 (18.23%) Subversion
20 33 (18.23%) VMware Infrastructure
20 33 (18.23%) Docker
21 32 (17.68%) PaaS
22 30 (16.57%) Open Source
23 28 (15.47%) Microsoft Azure
23 28 (15.47%) WebLogic
24 27 (14.92%) PostgreSQL
24 27 (14.92%) Continuous Delivery

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 41 (22.65%) Apache
2 36 (19.89%) Tomcat
3 28 (15.47%) WebLogic
4 26 (14.36%) WebSphere
5 23 (12.71%) OpenStack
6 11 (6.08%) nginx
7 9 (4.97%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (3.31%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (3.31%) IIS
9 4 (2.21%) JBoss
10 2 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (1.10%) Drupal
10 2 (1.10%) WordPress
11 1 (0.55%) Confluence
11 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.55%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 77 (42.54%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (17.68%) PaaS
3 28 (15.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (8.84%) IaaS
5 15 (8.29%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (8.29%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (7.18%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (6.63%) Amazon S3
8 10 (5.52%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (2.21%) SaaS
10 3 (1.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (1.66%) Heroku
11 2 (1.10%) AWS CloudTrail
11 2 (1.10%) AWS OpsWorks
11 2 (1.10%) Google App Engine
11 2 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.55%) Engine Yard
12 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.36%) Firewall
2 12 (6.63%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (6.63%) DNS
2 12 (6.63%) VPN
3 9 (4.97%) DHCP
4 6 (3.31%) LDAP
4 6 (3.31%) MPLS
4 6 (3.31%) Network Security
4 6 (3.31%) VLAN
5 5 (2.76%) Internet
5 5 (2.76%) IPv6
5 5 (2.76%) LAN
5 5 (2.76%) WAN
6 4 (2.21%) OpenLDAP
6 4 (2.21%) SSL
7 2 (1.10%) BGP
7 2 (1.10%) Junos
7 2 (1.10%) MRTG
7 2 (1.10%) SNMP
7 2 (1.10%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.92%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (11.60%) MySQL
3 16 (8.84%) MongoDB
4 11 (6.08%) NoSQL
4 11 (6.08%) Relational Database
5 10 (5.52%) CouchDB
5 10 (5.52%) Redis
6 9 (4.97%) SQL Server
7 5 (2.76%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (2.21%) Big Data
8 4 (2.21%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.10%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.55%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.55%) DB2
10 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 71 (39.23%) Git (software)
2 68 (37.57%) Jenkins
3 33 (18.23%) Subversion
4 20 (11.05%) TeamCity
5 18 (9.94%) Gradle
5 18 (9.94%) MSBuild
6 16 (8.84%) Sonatype Nexus
7 14 (7.73%) Maven
8 13 (7.18%) Ant
8 13 (7.18%) NUnit
8 13 (7.18%) SpecFlow
9 11 (6.08%) Vagrant
10 10 (5.52%) Mercurial
10 10 (5.52%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (4.42%) CMake
11 8 (4.42%) JIRA
12 7 (3.87%) TestComplete
13 6 (3.31%) Hudson
14 5 (2.76%) Selenium
14 5 (2.76%) Travis CI
General
1 38 (20.99%) Finance
2 3 (1.66%) Local Government
2 3 (1.66%) Publishing
2 3 (1.66%) Retail
3 2 (1.10%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (35.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 42 (23.20%) Administrator
3 31 (17.13%) Systems Administrator
4 26 (14.36%) Linux Engineer
5 25 (13.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 25 (13.81%) Senior DevOps
6 23 (12.71%) Linux Administrator
7 22 (12.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 21 (11.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 19 (10.50%) DevOps Administrator
10 18 (9.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 16 (8.84%) DevOps Systems Engineer
11 16 (8.84%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 15 (8.29%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 15 (8.29%) Systems Engineer
13 14 (7.73%) Architect
14 13 (7.18%) Build Engineer
14 13 (7.18%) Developer
15 12 (6.63%) AWS DevOps
16 11 (6.08%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.84%) AngularJS
1 16 (8.84%) LAMP
1 16 (8.84%) Node.js
2 14 (7.73%) LAPP Stack
3 13 (7.18%) Web Services
4 11 (6.08%) Laravel
4 11 (6.08%) LEMP Stack
4 11 (6.08%) Spring
5 10 (5.52%) Memcached
5 10 (5.52%) Symfony
5 10 (5.52%) Yii
6 8 (4.42%) .NET
6 8 (4.42%) XML
7 7 (3.87%) REST
8 5 (2.76%) .NET Framework
8 5 (2.76%) J2EE
8 5 (2.76%) Middleware
9 4 (2.21%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (1.66%) RESTful
10 3 (1.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.18%) EMC VNX
2 11 (6.08%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.42%) VCE vBlock
4 6 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.31%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (2.76%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.76%) Replication
6 4 (2.21%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.21%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.21%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.66%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.66%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.10%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.10%) Clustering
8 2 (1.10%) IVR
8 2 (1.10%) NGOSS
9 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.55%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 135 (74.59%) Linux
2 35 (19.34%) Windows
3 25 (13.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (11.05%) Unix
5 16 (8.84%) CentOS
6 11 (6.08%) Windows Server
7 10 (5.52%) VMS
8 8 (4.42%) Ubuntu
9 7 (3.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (3.31%) Solaris
11 5 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (1.66%) AIX
12 3 (1.66%) Debian
13 2 (1.10%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.55%) Fedora
14 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.55%) RancherOS
14 1 (0.55%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (58.01%) DevOps
2 52 (28.73%) Configuration Management
3 47 (25.97%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (16.57%) Open Source
6 27 (14.92%) Continuous Delivery
7 22 (12.15%) ITIL
8 18 (9.94%) Web Development
9 17 (9.39%) E-Commerce
10 15 (8.29%) Microservices
10 15 (8.29%) Test Automation
11 14 (7.73%) Performance Testing
12 13 (7.18%) Service Management
13 12 (6.63%) Load Balancing
13 12 (6.63%) Software Deployment
14 11 (6.08%) OO
14 11 (6.08%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (6.08%) Refactoring
15 10 (5.52%) Migration
15 10 (5.52%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 100 (55.25%) Python
2 69 (38.12%) Ruby
3 53 (29.28%) Perl
4 43 (23.76%) PowerShell
5 38 (20.99%) Bash Shell
6 33 (18.23%) SQL
7 26 (14.36%) Java
8 19 (10.50%) PHP
9 12 (6.63%) JavaScript
10 7 (3.87%) C#
11 6 (3.31%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.76%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.76%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.10%) AWK
13 2 (1.10%) C
13 2 (1.10%) C++
13 2 (1.10%) Korn
13 2 (1.10%) sed
14 1 (0.55%) Delphi
14 1 (0.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (8.29%) Degree
2 12 (6.63%) CCNA
2 12 (6.63%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (6.63%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.08%) CCNP
4 10 (5.52%) MCSE
4 10 (5.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (5.52%) RHCSA
4 10 (5.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (4.97%) RHCE
6 8 (4.42%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.55%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.87%) QA
2 4 (2.21%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.55%) SDET
4 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (18.23%) Docker
1 33 (18.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (9.94%) vSphere
3 11 (6.08%) Active Directory
4 8 (4.42%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.76%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.66%) KVM
6 3 (1.66%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.10%) vCloud
7 2 (1.10%) Xen
8 1 (0.55%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 172 (95.03%) Puppet
2 89 (49.17%) Ansible
3 15 (8.29%) Nagios
4 10 (5.52%) SCOM
5 5 (2.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (2.76%) SCCM
5 5 (2.76%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.10%) CFEngine
6 2 (1.10%) logstash
6 2 (1.10%) OpenNMS
6 2 (1.10%) Packer
6 2 (1.10%) Salt
6 2 (1.10%) SELinux
6 2 (1.10%) Terraform
6 2 (1.10%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.55%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.55%) Rancher
7 1 (0.55%) Rsyslog
7 1 (0.55%) Scalr
7 1 (0.55%) yum
Vendors
1 49 (27.07%) VMware
2 24 (13.26%) Red Hat
3 22 (12.15%) Cisco
4 15 (8.29%) EMC
5 14 (7.73%) Perforce
6 12 (6.63%) Rackspace
7 10 (5.52%) IBM
7 10 (5.52%) Splunk
7 10 (5.52%) Zend
8 9 (4.97%) Oracle
9 8 (4.42%) Barracuda Networks
9 8 (4.42%) Microsoft
10 6 (3.31%) Dell
11 5 (2.76%) AppDynamics
12 4 (2.21%) CA
12 4 (2.21%) ServiceNow
13 3 (1.66%) Avaya
13 3 (1.66%) Genesys
13 3 (1.66%) HP
13 3 (1.66%) Veritas
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