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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 26 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 72 76 73
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 23 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.75% 1.02% 1.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.75% 8.97% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 20
Median daily rate £500 £550 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £428 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Opscode Chef
South East

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
214 145 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 16.32% 11.35% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 77 74
Median daily rate £425 £400 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 17
Median hourly rate £46.00 £26.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.58% +1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £12.55 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £39.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -17.61%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey 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 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 26 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Staines +4 16 £550 -
Woking - 5 £425 - 1
Guildford - 1 £425 - 3
Redhill - 1 £425 - 3
Opscode Chef
South East

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 49 (100.00%) Puppet
2 30 (61.22%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (61.22%) Ansible
3 28 (57.14%) Linux
4 27 (55.10%) Python
4 27 (55.10%) Configuration Management
5 26 (53.06%) DevOps
5 26 (53.06%) Microsoft Azure
6 23 (46.94%) SQL
7 22 (44.90%) Ruby
7 22 (44.90%) Git (software)
8 21 (42.86%) Jenkins
9 20 (40.82%) PowerShell
10 19 (38.78%) Perl
11 18 (36.73%) Docker
12 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (30.61%) Ant
14 14 (28.57%) VMS
14 14 (28.57%) Windows
14 14 (28.57%) SCOM
14 14 (28.57%) Splunk
14 14 (28.57%) Software Deployment
14 14 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
15 13 (26.53%) OpenStack
15 13 (26.53%) PaaS
15 13 (26.53%) IaaS
15 13 (26.53%) Use Case
15 13 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (26.53%) Maven
15 13 (26.53%) Unix

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 13 (26.53%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.12%) Apache
2 3 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.08%) JBoss
3 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 30 (61.22%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (53.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (26.53%) IaaS
4 13 (26.53%) PaaS
5 6 (12.24%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (12.24%) Amazon S3
5 6 (12.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 6 (12.24%) AWS OpsWorks
6 5 (10.20%) CloudFront
6 5 (10.20%) SaaS
7 3 (6.12%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (2.04%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (2.04%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) Firewall
1 10 (20.41%) VPN
2 8 (16.33%) DNS
3 7 (14.29%) Network Security
4 5 (10.20%) DHCP
4 5 (10.20%) LAN
4 5 (10.20%) MPLS
4 5 (10.20%) VLAN
4 5 (10.20%) WAN
5 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.12%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (12.24%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.12%) Big Data
4 2 (4.08%) MarkLogic
4 2 (4.08%) MySQL
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.04%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (44.90%) Git (software)
2 21 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 15 (30.61%) Ant
4 13 (26.53%) Maven
5 11 (22.45%) Subversion
6 9 (18.37%) Hudson
6 9 (18.37%) JIRA
7 6 (12.24%) Travis CI
8 4 (8.16%) Gradle
9 2 (4.08%) Burp Suite
9 2 (4.08%) GitLab
9 2 (4.08%) Jasmine
9 2 (4.08%) JUnit
9 2 (4.08%) Sinon.JS
9 2 (4.08%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
10 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
10 1 (2.04%) CasperJS
10 1 (2.04%) Selenium
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (18.37%) Architect
3 8 (16.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Administrator
5 5 (10.20%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Security Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) DevOps Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Azure Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Cloud Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Cloud Specialist
7 3 (6.12%) DevOps Specialist
7 3 (6.12%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (4.08%) Applications Support Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) J2EE
1 2 (4.08%) JDBC
1 2 (4.08%) LAMP
1 2 (4.08%) Web Services
1 2 (4.08%) XML
2 1 (2.04%) Akka
2 1 (2.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (2.04%) CSS
2 1 (2.04%) HTML
2 1 (2.04%) Kafka
2 1 (2.04%) Play Framework
2 1 (2.04%) spray
2 1 (2.04%) STL
2 1 (2.04%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 6 (12.24%) Clustering
3 6 (12.24%) HACMP
3 6 (12.24%) Management Information System
4 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
4 5 (10.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (10.20%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (10.20%) Replication
5 4 (8.16%) Cloud Native
6 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (57.14%) Linux
2 14 (28.57%) VMS
2 14 (28.57%) Windows
3 13 (26.53%) Unix
4 7 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.08%) Solaris
7 1 (2.04%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (55.10%) Configuration Management
2 26 (53.06%) DevOps
3 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (28.57%) Software Deployment
5 13 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (26.53%) Use Case
6 9 (18.37%) Service Management
7 7 (14.29%) Open Source
8 6 (12.24%) OO
8 6 (12.24%) Service Delivery
9 5 (10.20%) DDoS Mitigation
9 5 (10.20%) Information Security
9 5 (10.20%) Problem Management
9 5 (10.20%) SIEM
10 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (6.12%) Identity Management
10 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (6.12%) ITIL
10 3 (6.12%) Migration
11 2 (4.08%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 27 (55.10%) Python
2 23 (46.94%) SQL
3 22 (44.90%) Ruby
4 20 (40.82%) PowerShell
5 19 (38.78%) Perl
6 8 (16.33%) Bash Shell
7 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 3 (6.12%) Java
8 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.08%) AWK
9 2 (4.08%) Korn
9 2 (4.08%) PHP
9 2 (4.08%) sed
10 1 (2.04%) C#
10 1 (2.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) MCSE
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) CCNA
3 2 (4.08%) CCSA
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.08%) CISM
3 2 (4.08%) CISSP
3 2 (4.08%) Degree
3 2 (4.08%) JNCIA
3 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.08%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 18 (36.73%) Docker
2 9 (18.37%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (8.16%) Xen
5 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 49 (100.00%) Puppet
2 30 (61.22%) Ansible
3 14 (28.57%) SCOM
4 9 (18.37%) SCCM
5 5 (10.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.04%) Mesos
6 1 (2.04%) SELinux
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) Splunk
2 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
3 10 (20.41%) Barracuda Networks
3 10 (20.41%) VMware
4 9 (18.37%) Dell
5 7 (14.29%) Rackspace
5 7 (14.29%) Veritas
6 6 (12.24%) Oracle
6 6 (12.24%) Red Hat
7 5 (10.20%) Cisco
8 3 (6.12%) Citrix
9 2 (4.08%) IBM
10 1 (2.04%) Atlassian