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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 87 88 133
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +45
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 32 32 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.32% 1.47% 0.038%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.25% 18.71% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 1
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£400 £415 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £415 £384
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +8.07%
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
158 171 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.52% 7.83% 6.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 106 82
Average daily rate £325 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £130 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 15
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £16.80 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.04 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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 19 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 19 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 0 26 £400 -3.61% 8
South Yorkshire - 1 £300 - 2
North Yorkshire - - - - 3
Opscode Chef
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 42 (77.78%) Puppet
2 41 (75.93%) Linux
3 28 (51.85%) DevOps
4 19 (35.19%) Web Services
4 19 (35.19%) Configuration Management
5 18 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (31.48%) Ruby
6 17 (31.48%) Python
7 15 (27.78%) Tomcat
7 15 (27.78%) Bash Shell
8 13 (24.07%) Salt
8 13 (24.07%) C++
8 13 (24.07%) VMware
9 12 (22.22%) TDD
9 12 (22.22%) MS Visio
9 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
9 12 (22.22%) Data Protection
9 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (20.37%) MySQL
11 10 (18.52%) Java
11 10 (18.52%) PHP
11 10 (18.52%) Apache
12 9 (16.67%) Node.js
12 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
13 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
13 8 (14.81%) Perl
14 7 (12.96%) Oracle
14 7 (12.96%) Client/Server
15 6 (11.11%) Jenkins

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 15 (27.78%) Tomcat
2 10 (18.52%) Apache
3 9 (16.67%) Node.js
4 5 (9.26%) CMS
4 5 (9.26%) Magnolia
5 3 (5.56%) nginx
6 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.70%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (22.22%) MS Visio
1 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 18 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.11%) Route 53
2 6 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (11.11%) Amazon S3
3 4 (7.41%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (7.41%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.85%) IaaS
4 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) Internet
2 4 (7.41%) DNS
3 3 (5.56%) SSL
3 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.56%) DHCP
4 2 (3.70%) HTTP
5 1 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.85%) Firewall
5 1 (1.85%) LAN
5 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) MySQL
2 6 (11.11%) Couchbase
2 6 (11.11%) Redis
2 6 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 6 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 6 (11.11%) SimpleDB
3 5 (9.26%) Jackrabbit
4 2 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 5 (9.26%) Hudson
4 4 (7.41%) Maven
4 4 (7.41%) Ant
5 2 (3.70%) Subversion
6 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
1 12 (22.22%) Architect
1 12 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
2 11 (20.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (12.96%) Administrator
4 7 (12.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) Head of Operations
5 2 (3.70%) Technical Leader
5 2 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (1.85%) Release Engineer
6 1 (1.85%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (1.85%) Operations Manager
6 1 (1.85%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (1.85%) Development Manager
6 1 (1.85%) Web Manager
6 1 (1.85%) Applications Manager
6 1 (1.85%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.19%) Web Services
2 5 (9.26%) J2EE
3 1 (1.85%) POSIX
3 1 (1.85%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (75.93%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) UNIX
2 4 (7.41%) Debian
3 3 (5.56%) Windows
4 2 (3.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) DevOps
2 19 (35.19%) Configuration Management
3 12 (22.22%) TDD
3 12 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.41%) Refactoring
5 4 (7.41%) BDD
5 4 (7.41%) SOA
5 4 (7.41%) Migration
6 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.56%) Capacity Management
6 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.70%) Performance Testing
7 2 (3.70%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.70%) RUP
7 2 (3.70%) DSDM
7 2 (3.70%) ITIL
7 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) Ruby
1 17 (31.48%) Python
2 15 (27.78%) Bash Shell
3 13 (24.07%) C++
4 10 (18.52%) Java
4 10 (18.52%) PHP
5 8 (14.81%) Perl
6 3 (5.56%) SQL
7 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.85%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
1 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
1 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) vSphere
2 1 (1.85%) Xen
2 1 (1.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 42 (77.78%) Puppet
2 13 (24.07%) Salt
3 2 (3.70%) HAProxy
3 2 (3.70%) Cobbler
3 2 (3.70%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.70%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) VMware
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle
3 6 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.70%) JBoss
4 2 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (1.85%) Splunk
5 1 (1.85%) Actimize
5 1 (1.85%) EnterpriseDB
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