The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 59 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 5 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.91% - 0.98%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.20% - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Average daily rate £363 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Opscode Chef
Wales

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 Wales region.

Systems Management Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
41 40 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.45% 7.77% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 20
Average daily rate £140 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.85% +9.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £366 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.48% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.39% +2.38%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Opscode Chef across the South Wales region.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cardiff - 2 £325 -
Opscode Chef
Wales

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) DevOps
2 6 (66.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 6 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (55.56%) JIRA
3 5 (55.56%) Atlassian
3 5 (55.56%) OpenStack
3 5 (55.56%) Rackspace
3 5 (55.56%) GitHub
3 5 (55.56%) New Relic
3 5 (55.56%) Ansible
3 5 (55.56%) AppDynamics
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) JBoss
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) Puppet
5 2 (22.22%) Perl
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 5 (55.56%) OpenStack
2 3 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (11.11%) FileNet
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) Jetty
3 1 (11.11%) Mule
3 1 (11.11%) nginx
3 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (55.56%) GitHub
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (11.11%) Google App Engine
3 1 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) IPsec
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 6 (66.67%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 5 (55.56%) JIRA
2 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Project Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Developer
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) DevOps
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 2 (22.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Ansible
2 3 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (11.11%) Nagios
3 1 (11.11%) yum
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) AppDynamics
1 5 (55.56%) Atlassian
1 5 (55.56%) New Relic
1 5 (55.56%) Rackspace
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) Google
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft