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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 83 88 82
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.49% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.19% 2.02% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£475 - £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.66% -6.25%
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
113 99 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 7.90% 7.36% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 56 60
Average daily rate £338 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £262 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £426 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 14
Average hourly rate £59.00 £25.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.37% -23.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 27 February 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
Woking - 3 £475 -
Epsom - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Staines - - - - 2
Opscode Chef
South East

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 8 (80.00%) MySQL
1 8 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 8 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (80.00%) Open Source
2 7 (70.00%) DevOps
2 7 (70.00%) Project Management
3 6 (60.00%) Python
3 6 (60.00%) Build Automation
3 6 (60.00%) Release Management
3 6 (60.00%) Integration Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Puppet
6 3 (30.00%) UNIX
7 2 (20.00%) AIX
7 2 (20.00%) Solaris
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle
7 2 (20.00%) NFS
7 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (20.00%) DNS
7 2 (20.00%) IBM
7 2 (20.00%) Sun
7 2 (20.00%) OpenView
7 2 (20.00%) HP
7 2 (20.00%) Dell
7 2 (20.00%) SAN
7 2 (20.00%) Veritas
7 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (20.00%) LDAP
7 2 (20.00%) HACMP

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LDAP
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) PhantomJS
2 1 (10.00%) CasperJS
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX Support
2 2 (20.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) STL
1 1 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (10.00%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) HACMP
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) AIX
3 2 (20.00%) Solaris
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 8 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (70.00%) DevOps
2 7 (70.00%) Project Management
3 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Release Management
3 6 (60.00%) Integration Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Build Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) NFS
1 2 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
2 2 (20.00%) OpenView
2 2 (20.00%) Control-M
2 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
1 2 (20.00%) Sun
1 2 (20.00%) HP
1 2 (20.00%) Dell
1 2 (20.00%) Veritas
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (20.00%) Symantec