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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Opscode Chef
England / South East
Rank 167 206 213
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +7
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 69 43 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.94% 0.52% 0.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.03% 5.05% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 23 24
Median daily rate £475 £450 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -6.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £400 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
764 851 1060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.46% 10.37% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 503 522
Median daily rate £425 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 46 29
Median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +63.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £15.78 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.59 £56.39 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +43 29 £513 +20.58% 10
Surrey +7 14 £360 -22.20% 12
Oxfordshire +13 11 £450 +50.00% 12
Hampshire +11 9 £475 +16.56% 2
West Sussex - 4 £51 -
East Sussex - 1 £438 -
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 156 (91.76%) Puppet
2 112 (65.88%) Linux
3 91 (53.53%) Ansible
4 71 (41.76%) Jenkins
5 62 (36.47%) DevOps
6 61 (35.88%) Python
7 49 (28.82%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (27.06%) Git (software)
8 46 (27.06%) Amazon AWS
9 45 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
10 43 (25.29%) Configuration Management
10 43 (25.29%) Docker
11 41 (24.12%) Ruby
12 37 (21.76%) PowerShell
13 34 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 33 (19.41%) Node.js
15 32 (18.82%) CentOS
15 32 (18.82%) Java
16 31 (18.24%) Subversion
17 29 (17.06%) VMware
17 29 (17.06%) AngularJS
18 27 (15.88%) Red Hat
18 27 (15.88%) SQL
18 27 (15.88%) Web Development
18 27 (15.88%) PaaS
18 27 (15.88%) Continuous Delivery
19 26 (15.29%) REST
19 26 (15.29%) nginx
20 25 (14.71%) Cloud Computing
20 25 (14.71%) Apache

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 26 (15.29%) nginx
2 25 (14.71%) Apache
3 12 (7.06%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (6.47%) OpenStack
4 11 (6.47%) WebSphere
5 10 (5.88%) Tomcat
6 8 (4.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (4.12%) WebLogic
8 6 (3.53%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (3.53%) IIS
9 5 (2.94%) Confluence
10 3 (1.76%) JBoss
11 2 (1.18%) CMS
11 2 (1.18%) DNN
12 1 (0.59%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.59%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.12%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 46 (27.06%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (15.88%) PaaS
4 25 (14.71%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (8.24%) AWS CloudTrail
6 13 (7.65%) IaaS
7 12 (7.06%) GitHub
8 11 (6.47%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (2.94%) Amazon S3
10 5 (2.94%) IBM Cloud
10 5 (2.94%) SoftLayer
11 3 (1.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (1.76%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (1.18%) SaaS
12 2 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.59%) Amazon Glacier
13 1 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.59%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.76%) Firewall
2 9 (5.29%) DNS
3 7 (4.12%) VSAN
4 6 (3.53%) LDAP
4 6 (3.53%) VPN
5 3 (1.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (1.76%) Internet
5 3 (1.76%) LAN
5 3 (1.76%) Network Security
5 3 (1.76%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.76%) VLAN
5 3 (1.76%) WAN
6 2 (1.18%) HTTP
6 2 (1.18%) IPv4
6 2 (1.18%) IPv6
6 2 (1.18%) SSL
7 1 (0.59%) DHCP
7 1 (0.59%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.59%) MPLS
7 1 (0.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.53%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (12.94%) MySQL
3 21 (12.35%) MongoDB
4 17 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 15 (8.82%) NoSQL
6 14 (8.24%) CouchDB
6 14 (8.24%) Redis
7 8 (4.71%) SQL Server
8 7 (4.12%) Big Data
9 4 (2.35%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.59%) DB2
11 1 (0.59%) HBase
11 1 (0.59%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 71 (41.76%) Jenkins
2 46 (27.06%) Git (software)
3 31 (18.24%) Subversion
4 19 (11.18%) MSBuild
5 18 (10.59%) Vagrant
6 15 (8.82%) TeamCity
7 14 (8.24%) Mercurial
8 13 (7.65%) Gradle
8 13 (7.65%) Hudson
8 13 (7.65%) NUnit
8 13 (7.65%) SpecFlow
9 10 (5.88%) JIRA
10 9 (5.29%) Cucumber
10 9 (5.29%) JUnit
10 9 (5.29%) Maven
11 8 (4.71%) Ant
11 8 (4.71%) CMake
11 8 (4.71%) Mockito
11 8 (4.71%) Selenium
11 8 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (7.65%) Finance
2 10 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.94%) Retail
4 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.59%) Legal
5 1 (0.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (22.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (16.47%) Administrator
3 27 (15.88%) Systems Administrator
4 24 (14.12%) Developer
4 24 (14.12%) Linux Administrator
5 23 (13.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 21 (12.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 14 (8.24%) Architect
7 14 (8.24%) AWS DevOps
7 14 (8.24%) DevOps Administrator
7 14 (8.24%) PHP Developer
7 14 (8.24%) Security Engineer
8 13 (7.65%) Build Engineer
8 13 (7.65%) Linux Engineer
9 12 (7.06%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 12 (7.06%) Senior DevOps
9 12 (7.06%) Symfony Developer
9 12 (7.06%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (5.88%) DevOps Systems Engineer
10 10 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (19.41%) Node.js
2 29 (17.06%) AngularJS
3 26 (15.29%) REST
4 17 (10.00%) LAMP
4 17 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
5 16 (9.41%) Web Services
6 15 (8.82%) Spring
7 14 (8.24%) LAPP Stack
7 14 (8.24%) Laravel
7 14 (8.24%) Memcached
7 14 (8.24%) Symfony
7 14 (8.24%) Yii
8 13 (7.65%) jQuery
8 13 (7.65%) XML
9 12 (7.06%) JMS
10 11 (6.47%) React
11 10 (5.88%) J2EE
12 9 (5.29%) Spring MVC
13 8 (4.71%) .NET
13 8 (4.71%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.41%) Public Cloud
2 9 (5.29%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (4.71%) FlexPod
4 5 (2.94%) VCE vBlock
5 4 (2.35%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.76%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.76%) Replication
7 2 (1.18%) CMDB
7 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.18%) IVR
7 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.59%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.59%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 112 (65.88%) Linux
2 32 (18.82%) CentOS
3 23 (13.53%) Windows
4 15 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (7.65%) Unix
6 12 (7.06%) Ubuntu
7 9 (5.29%) Debian
7 9 (5.29%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.59%) VMS
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (36.47%) DevOps
2 49 (28.82%) Continuous Integration
3 45 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (25.29%) Configuration Management
5 27 (15.88%) Continuous Delivery
5 27 (15.88%) Web Development
6 23 (13.53%) MVC
7 22 (12.94%) Scrum
8 17 (10.00%) Refactoring
9 15 (8.82%) E-Commerce
9 15 (8.82%) OO
9 15 (8.82%) Open Source
9 15 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (8.24%) ITIL
10 14 (8.24%) Microservices
10 14 (8.24%) Release Management
10 14 (8.24%) Service Management
10 14 (8.24%) Test Automation
10 14 (8.24%) Web Application Development
11 13 (7.65%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (35.88%) Python
2 41 (24.12%) Ruby
3 37 (21.76%) PowerShell
4 32 (18.82%) Java
5 27 (15.88%) SQL
6 22 (12.94%) Perl
7 19 (11.18%) Bash Shell
8 16 (9.41%) PHP
9 15 (8.82%) JavaScript
10 8 (4.71%) C#
10 8 (4.71%) XPath
11 6 (3.53%) Shell Script
11 6 (3.53%) T-SQL
11 6 (3.53%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.76%) C
13 2 (1.18%) C++
14 1 (0.59%) AWK
14 1 (0.59%) Scala
14 1 (0.59%) sed
14 1 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (5.88%) Degree
2 7 (4.12%) CCNA
2 7 (4.12%) CCNP
2 7 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.53%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.35%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.35%) VCDX
5 2 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.18%) MCSE
5 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.59%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.12%) QA
2 5 (2.94%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.35%) SLA
4 3 (1.76%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.59%) SDET
System Software
1 43 (25.29%) Docker
2 23 (13.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.47%) Active Directory
4 8 (4.71%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.71%) vCloud
4 8 (4.71%) vSphere
5 4 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.18%) iptables
6 2 (1.18%) KVM
6 2 (1.18%) Postfix
6 2 (1.18%) VirtualBox
6 2 (1.18%) Xen
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.59%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 156 (91.76%) Puppet
2 91 (53.53%) Ansible
3 15 (8.82%) Terraform
4 11 (6.47%) Nagios
5 9 (5.29%) vRealize
6 4 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (2.35%) Pingdom
7 3 (1.76%) CA Spectrum
7 3 (1.76%) Consul
7 3 (1.76%) Opsview
8 2 (1.18%) Cobbler
8 2 (1.18%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.18%) Salt
9 1 (0.59%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.59%) BMC Performance Manager
9 1 (0.59%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.59%) SCOM
9 1 (0.59%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.59%) vMotion
9 1 (0.59%) WMI
Vendors
1 29 (17.06%) VMware
2 27 (15.88%) Red Hat
3 21 (12.35%) Cisco
4 14 (8.24%) Oracle
4 14 (8.24%) Zend
5 13 (7.65%) Perforce
6 11 (6.47%) AppDynamics
7 10 (5.88%) Bluefish Communications
8 9 (5.29%) EMC
9 8 (4.71%) CA
10 7 (4.12%) BMC
11 5 (2.94%) Atlassian
11 5 (2.94%) Nimsoft
11 5 (2.94%) SaltStack
11 5 (2.94%) ServiceNow
12 4 (2.35%) Avaya
12 4 (2.35%) Genesys
12 4 (2.35%) KANA
12 4 (2.35%) PagerDuty
12 4 (2.35%) Remedy
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