The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 70 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.29% 0.20% -
As % of the Systems Management category 3.23% 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£481 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Systems Management Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
62 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.02% 3.73% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 12 13
Average daily rate £400 £343 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% -2.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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 24 December 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
West Wales +2 2 £481 +28.33% 2
South Wales - - - - 3
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Puppet
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Configuration Management
3 9 (69.23%) Ruby
3 9 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (69.23%) MongoDB
4 8 (61.54%) IaaS
5 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
5 7 (53.85%) Ansible
6 6 (46.15%) SaaS
6 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (38.46%) CentOS
7 5 (38.46%) Open Source
7 5 (38.46%) Python
7 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
8 4 (30.77%) SOA
8 4 (30.77%) Software Packaging
8 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
8 4 (30.77%) PaaS
8 4 (30.77%) Memcached
8 4 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (30.77%) StatsD
8 4 (30.77%) Graphite
9 3 (23.08%) RSpec
10 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (15.38%) Rackspace
10 2 (15.38%) Google

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) IaaS
2 6 (46.15%) SaaS
3 4 (30.77%) PaaS
4 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LDAP
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) SSL
1 1 (7.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
2 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
3 3 (23.08%) RSpec
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Web Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Software Packaging
1 4 (30.77%) Memcached
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (38.46%) CentOS
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
2 11 (84.62%) Configuration Management
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (30.77%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Ruby
2 5 (38.46%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (100.00%) Puppet
2 7 (53.85%) Ansible
3 4 (30.77%) Graphite
3 4 (30.77%) StatsD
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) Google
2 2 (15.38%) Rackspace