The first table below looks at the demand for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Wales region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 66 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.54% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 7.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
56 39 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.51% 6.95% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 21 12
Average daily rate £375 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £120 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £15.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.81% +25.71%
Opscode Chef
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Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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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
West Wales - 4 £475 - 1
South Wales - - - -
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 20 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 20 (100.00%) Puppet
2 18 (90.00%) DevOps
3 14 (70.00%) Linux
3 14 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (65.00%) Python
5 11 (55.00%) Ruby
6 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (45.00%) PHP
8 8 (40.00%) MongoDB
8 8 (40.00%) IaaS
9 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
9 7 (35.00%) Nagios
9 7 (35.00%) SaaS
10 6 (30.00%) Scala
10 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
10 6 (30.00%) Perl
10 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
10 6 (30.00%) Ansible
11 5 (25.00%) Open Source
11 5 (25.00%) CentOS
12 4 (20.00%) Software Packaging
12 4 (20.00%) PaaS
12 4 (20.00%) Memcached
12 4 (20.00%) RSpec
12 4 (20.00%) Web Services
12 4 (20.00%) SOA
12 4 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 4 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) IaaS
2 7 (35.00%) SaaS
3 4 (20.00%) PaaS
4 3 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (10.00%) Route 53
6 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
6 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (20.00%) RSpec
3 2 (10.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (10.00%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (5.00%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Software Packaging
1 4 (20.00%) Memcached
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (25.00%) CentOS
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 18 (90.00%) DevOps
3 14 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) SOA
5 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Python
2 11 (55.00%) Ruby
3 9 (45.00%) PHP
4 6 (30.00%) Scala
4 6 (30.00%) Perl
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 20 (100.00%) Puppet
2 7 (35.00%) Nagios
3 6 (30.00%) Ansible
4 4 (20.00%) StatsD
5 1 (5.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Percona