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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 52 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 12 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.72% 0.58% -
As % of the Systems Management category 14.63% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 0
Average daily rate £338 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Opscode Chef
South West

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
82 40 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 11.75% 5.79% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 23 29
Average daily rate £370 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £519 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.53 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.77% -2.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £20.15 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £20.91 £23.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Swindon +6 12 £338 -28.94%
Opscode Chef
South West

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
1 12 (100.00%) Puppet
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle Linux
2 10 (83.33%) ITIL V3
2 10 (83.33%) Load Balancing
2 10 (83.33%) Bash Shell
2 10 (83.33%) sed
2 10 (83.33%) Samba
2 10 (83.33%) AWK
2 10 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 10 (83.33%) Python
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 10 (83.33%) ITIL
3 9 (75.00%) NetApp
4 8 (66.67%) Configuration Management
4 8 (66.67%) Perl
4 8 (66.67%) NFS
4 8 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Games
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) Unix
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 2 (16.67%) DevOps
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (8.33%) Project Management

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle Linux
3 8 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) ITIL
1 10 (83.33%) ITIL V3
1 10 (83.33%) Load Balancing
2 8 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) AWK
1 10 (83.33%) Bash Shell
1 10 (83.33%) Python
1 10 (83.33%) sed
2 8 (66.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Samba
2 8 (66.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle
1 10 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 9 (75.00%) NetApp