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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 84 - 87
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.38% - 0.076%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.90% - 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£550 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £415 £384
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +8.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
102 165 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 7.79% 12.38% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 113 43
Average daily rate £385 £325 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +19.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £203 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 20
Average hourly rate £47.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.58% -2.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +27.02%

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
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 17 September 2014. 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
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leatherhead - - - - 1
Staines - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - -
Opscode Chef
South East

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 16 (80.00%) Python
2 14 (70.00%) C#
2 14 (70.00%) .NET
2 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (60.00%) Visual Studio
5 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (55.00%) DevOps
6 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
7 9 (45.00%) WCF
7 9 (45.00%) WPF
7 9 (45.00%) LINQ
7 9 (45.00%) Windows
8 8 (40.00%) Web Services
8 8 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (40.00%) Scrum
8 8 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (35.00%) Content Management
10 6 (30.00%) Linux
11 5 (25.00%) Puppet
11 5 (25.00%) Ruby
11 5 (25.00%) MySQL
11 5 (25.00%) PHP
11 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (20.00%) YAML
12 4 (20.00%) VMware

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 (15.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) IaaS
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LDAP
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (25.00%) MySQL
5 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.00%) RSpec
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) UNIX Support
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) WCF
2 9 (45.00%) WPF
2 9 (45.00%) LINQ
3 8 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (20.00%) YAML
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
1 2 (10.00%) HACMP
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (30.00%) Linux
4 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (20.00%) AIX
5 4 (20.00%) Solaris
5 4 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) DevOps
3 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (40.00%) Scrum
5 7 (35.00%) Content Management
6 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
8 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) Python
2 14 (70.00%) C#
3 5 (25.00%) Ruby
3 5 (25.00%) PHP
4 4 (20.00%) Perl
5 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (10.00%) C
6 2 (10.00%) C++
6 2 (10.00%) Java
7 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (10.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) VMware
1 4 (20.00%) Veritas
2 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.00%) EMC
3 2 (10.00%) JBoss