The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 76 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 14 21 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.08% 1.53% -
As % of the Systems Management category 9.72% 16.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £424 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.60% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Opscode Chef
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Systems Management Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
144 129 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 11.15% 9.39% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 76 38
Average daily rate £400 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £475 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 11
Average hourly rate £26.50 £26.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £13.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £27.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.28% +12.50%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
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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
Staines +12 6 - -
Opscode Chef
South East

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 15 (71.43%) Puppet
2 14 (66.67%) DevOps
3 11 (52.38%) Software Deployment
3 11 (52.38%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (52.38%) Python
4 10 (47.62%) Configuration Management
4 10 (47.62%) Open Source
5 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (38.10%) Linux
6 7 (33.33%) Windows
6 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (28.57%) Capacity Management
7 6 (28.57%) PaaS
7 6 (28.57%) IaaS
7 6 (28.57%) Build Automation
7 6 (28.57%) MySQL
7 6 (28.57%) DHCP
7 6 (28.57%) VPN
7 6 (28.57%) DNS
7 6 (28.57%) Automated Testing
7 6 (28.57%) Release Management
7 6 (28.57%) Integration Testing
7 6 (28.57%) Project Management
7 6 (28.57%) Firewall
8 5 (23.81%) VMware
8 5 (23.81%) Ruby
8 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (23.81%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (23.81%) Auto-Scaling

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 3 (14.29%) Apache
1 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 3 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (28.57%) PaaS
2 6 (28.57%) IaaS
3 5 (23.81%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (23.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.76%) Office 365
4 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) DHCP
1 6 (28.57%) VPN
1 6 (28.57%) DNS
1 6 (28.57%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) SSH
2 3 (14.29%) VLAN
2 3 (14.29%) Network Security
2 3 (14.29%) LDAP
2 3 (14.29%) LAN
2 3 (14.29%) WAN
2 3 (14.29%) MPLS
3 2 (9.52%) Internet
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) MySQL
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Ant
1 3 (14.29%) Subversion
1 3 (14.29%) Maven
1 3 (14.29%) JIRA
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
1 4 (19.05%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Cloud Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps Manager
4 1 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Platform Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Development Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Development Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) boto
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Private Cloud
2 3 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (19.05%) UNIX
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) DevOps
2 11 (52.38%) Software Deployment
2 11 (52.38%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (47.62%) Open Source
3 10 (47.62%) Configuration Management
4 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (28.57%) Project Management
5 6 (28.57%) Capacity Management
5 6 (28.57%) Build Automation
5 6 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Release Management
5 6 (28.57%) Integration Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Auto-Scaling
7 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
8 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
9 1 (4.76%) Zachman Framework
9 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
9 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Python
2 5 (23.81%) Ruby
3 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
3 4 (19.05%) C
4 2 (9.52%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (4.76%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) MCSE
1 1 (4.76%) MCSA
1 1 (4.76%) CCNP
1 1 (4.76%) CCNA
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.76%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
1 4 (19.05%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) XenServer
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (71.43%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) Ansible
3 1 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) VMware
2 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix