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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 15 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.03% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 19.74% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £463
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -29.72%
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
76 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.28% 4.72% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 11 13
Average daily rate £350 £320 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -22.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £445 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +18.91%
Opscode Chef
UK

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Wales - 11 £350 - 2
South Wales - 4 £375 - 1
Opscode Chef
UK

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 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%) Puppet
2 15 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (75.00%) Python
2 15 (75.00%) Configuration Management
3 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (55.00%) Linux
4 11 (55.00%) PHP
5 10 (50.00%) Perl
6 9 (45.00%) Ruby
6 9 (45.00%) Scala
7 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
7 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
8 6 (30.00%) Nagios
8 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (30.00%) SaaS
8 6 (30.00%) MongoDB
8 6 (30.00%) IaaS
8 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
8 6 (30.00%) Ansible
9 5 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (20.00%) StatsD
10 4 (20.00%) Memcached
10 4 (20.00%) Open Source
10 4 (20.00%) CentOS
10 4 (20.00%) Software Packaging
11 3 (15.00%) VMware
12 2 (10.00%) LAMP
12 2 (10.00%) Web Services
12 2 (10.00%) SOA

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 5 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) SaaS
1 6 (30.00%) IaaS
2 2 (10.00%) PaaS
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (10.00%) Route 53
3 1 (5.00%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) NAS
1 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) LDAP
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) Redis
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.00%) RSpec
3 2 (10.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (10.00%) Hudson
4 1 (5.00%) FishEye
4 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (5.00%) Build Engineer
2 1 (5.00%) Administrator
2 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Memcached
1 4 (20.00%) Software Packaging
2 2 (10.00%) LAMP
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (20.00%) CentOS
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 15 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (5.00%) Build Automation
5 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Python
2 11 (55.00%) PHP
3 10 (50.00%) Perl
4 9 (45.00%) Ruby
4 9 (45.00%) Scala
5 1 (5.00%) Clojure
5 1 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.00%) vCloud
2 1 (5.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (100.00%) Puppet
2 6 (30.00%) Nagios
2 6 (30.00%) Ansible
3 4 (20.00%) StatsD
4 1 (5.00%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
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