The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 53 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.72% 0.16% -
As % of the Systems Management category 13.16% 1.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
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 Wiltshire region.

Systems Management Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
38 58 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 5.46% 9.22% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 42
Average daily rate £325 £335 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% -21.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.24% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £20.06 £17.50 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.62% -7.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.01 £13.90 £16.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.81 £23.10 £20.98
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 Wiltshire

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

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 10 (100.00%) Puppet
1 10 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) C#
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (30.00%) Python
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) MySQL
5 3 (30.00%) Perl
5 3 (30.00%) PHP
6 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (20.00%) Voldemort
6 2 (20.00%) vSphere
6 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (20.00%) High Availability
6 2 (20.00%) HBase
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) C++
6 2 (20.00%) UNIX
6 2 (20.00%) SAP
6 2 (20.00%) Electronics
6 2 (20.00%) Telecoms

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
1 2 (20.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (20.00%) CouchDB
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (20.00%) HBase
2 2 (20.00%) Voldemort
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (10.00%) Ant
4 1 (10.00%) Maven
4 1 (10.00%) Hudson
4 1 (10.00%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (20.00%) Electronics
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
2 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) DTV
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) High Availability
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) Perl
2 3 (30.00%) PHP
2 3 (30.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (20.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) SCOrch
2 1 (10.00%) Salt
2 1 (10.00%) Nagios
2 1 (10.00%) AppManager
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) NetIQ
4 1 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds