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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Opscode Chef
UK / Wales
Rank 57 69 54
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 5 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.74% 1.17% 0.85%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.75% 12.70% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 4
Median daily rate £475 £363 £531
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -31.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £325 £508
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
87 63 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 12.93% 9.20% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 46 38
Median daily rate £450 £331 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.84% -22.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £453 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £28.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.66% +25.55%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Opscode Chef as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +14 1 £525 +44.82% 5
West Wales -17 1 £500 -
Opscode Chef
UK

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 16 (100.00%) Puppet
2 14 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (87.50%) DevOps
2 14 (87.50%) Ansible
3 10 (62.50%) Linux
4 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
5 7 (43.75%) Terraform
5 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
5 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
6 6 (37.50%) Docker
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
7 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (25.00%) Web Services
8 4 (25.00%) Java
8 4 (25.00%) Open Source
9 3 (18.75%) CentOS
9 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (18.75%) Google
9 3 (18.75%) Ubuntu
9 3 (18.75%) Python
9 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
10 2 (12.50%) Debian
10 2 (12.50%) Scrum
10 2 (12.50%) Oracle
10 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
10 2 (12.50%) Kanban
10 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 2 (12.50%) MongoDB

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Pig
1 1 (6.25%) Confluence
1 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
1 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 14 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
4 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) DSL
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) Kerberos
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.25%) HBase
2 1 (6.25%) MariaDB
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Vagrant
3 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
3 1 (6.25%) Gradle
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Maven
3 1 (6.25%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) AWS DevOps
2 6 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) AWS Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Applications Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Cloud Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Big Data Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) DBA
6 1 (6.25%) Hadoop Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) CentOS
2 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Ubuntu
3 2 (12.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) DevOps
2 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
4 4 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (12.50%) Kanban
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Application Performance Management
6 1 (6.25%) BDD
6 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 1 (6.25%) MapReduce
6 1 (6.25%) Microservices
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.25%) Release Management
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Scala
4 1 (6.25%) Go
4 1 (6.25%) Groovy
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (6.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (100.00%) Puppet
2 14 (87.50%) Ansible
3 7 (43.75%) Terraform
4 2 (12.50%) Consul
4 2 (12.50%) Kubernetes
5 1 (6.25%) Nagios
5 1 (6.25%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Google
1 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) AppDynamics
3 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
3 1 (6.25%) Cloudera
3 1 (6.25%) Hortonworks
3 1 (6.25%) PagerDuty
3 1 (6.25%) SaltStack
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
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