The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 86 93 128
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +35
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 31 29 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.29% 1.28% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.62% 14.43% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 6
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£400 £415 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +21.42%
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 Yorkshire region.

Systems Management Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
158 201 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.58% 8.87% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 125 85
Average daily rate £320 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £125 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 15
Average hourly rate £18.50 £28.65 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.42% +48.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £21.20 £10.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £39.39 £34.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +11.11%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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 Yorkshire -1 23 £400 -3.61% 6
South Yorkshire - 3 £300 - 1
North Yorkshire - - - - 4
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 38 (79.17%) Linux
2 37 (77.08%) Puppet
3 22 (45.83%) DevOps
4 16 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (33.33%) Web Services
5 15 (31.25%) Python
6 14 (29.17%) Tomcat
6 14 (29.17%) Configuration Management
7 13 (27.08%) Ruby
8 12 (25.00%) VMware
8 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 12 (25.00%) MS Visio
8 12 (25.00%) C++
8 12 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 12 (25.00%) Salt
8 12 (25.00%) Data Protection
8 12 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (22.92%) TDD
10 10 (20.83%) Java
10 10 (20.83%) MySQL
10 10 (20.83%) Apache
11 8 (16.67%) Node.js
11 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 8 (16.67%) Perl
11 8 (16.67%) PHP
11 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
13 6 (12.50%) Magnolia
13 6 (12.50%) Redis

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 14 (29.17%) Tomcat
2 10 (20.83%) Apache
3 8 (16.67%) Node.js
4 6 (12.50%) Magnolia
4 6 (12.50%) CMS
5 3 (6.25%) nginx
6 1 (2.08%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 12 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 16 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (8.33%) Amazon S3
2 4 (8.33%) Route 53
3 3 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (6.25%) CloudFront
4 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) Internet
2 3 (6.25%) DNS
3 2 (4.17%) SSL
3 2 (4.17%) DHCP
3 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.08%) HTTP
4 1 (2.08%) LAN
4 1 (2.08%) WAN
4 1 (2.08%) Firewall
4 1 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) MySQL
2 6 (12.50%) Jackrabbit
2 6 (12.50%) SimpleDB
2 6 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 6 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 6 (12.50%) Redis
2 6 (12.50%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.50%) Hudson
2 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.25%) Ant
3 3 (6.25%) Maven
4 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 12 (25.00%) Architect
2 11 (22.92%) Cloud Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) Administrator
4 8 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (14.58%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (2.08%) Development Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Consultant
6 1 (2.08%) Operations Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Release Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.08%) Applications Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Web Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Head of Operations
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (8.33%) J2EE
3 1 (2.08%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 38 (79.17%) Linux
2 5 (10.42%) Debian
3 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.17%) UNIX
3 2 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) DevOps
2 14 (29.17%) Configuration Management
3 12 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 11 (22.92%) TDD
5 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.33%) BDD
8 3 (6.25%) Migration
8 3 (6.25%) Refactoring
8 3 (6.25%) SOA
9 2 (4.17%) Web Development
9 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
9 2 (4.17%) Capacity Management
10 1 (2.08%) Change Control
10 1 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
10 1 (2.08%) Release Management
10 1 (2.08%) Performance Testing
10 1 (2.08%) Security Testing
10 1 (2.08%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) Python
2 13 (27.08%) Ruby
3 12 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 12 (25.00%) C++
4 10 (20.83%) Java
5 8 (16.67%) Perl
5 8 (16.67%) PHP
6 2 (4.17%) SQL
7 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.08%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
1 1 (2.08%) BC Cleared
1 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 37 (77.08%) Puppet
2 12 (25.00%) Salt
3 2 (4.17%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.08%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) VMware
2 6 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) JBoss
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) Actimize
4 1 (2.08%) Splunk
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