Period
to 20 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Opscode Chef skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Opscode Chef over the 6 months to 20 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Opscode Chef
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 147 117 121
Rank change year-on-year -30 +4 +47
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 31 53 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.73% 1.31% 1.06%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.15% 9.83% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 31
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00% -
10th Percentile £400 £310 £425
90th Percentile £619 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £500 £538 £450
% change year-on-year -6.98% +19.44% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Opscode Chef is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 504 539 417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.92% 13.34% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 287 215
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +17.26%
10th Percentile £238 £252 £289
90th Percentile £575 £588 £578
South East median daily rate £450 £445 £400
% change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 22 29
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -56.36% -50.50%
South East median hourly rate £14.03 £15.50 £27.38
% change year-on-year -9.52% -43.38% +2.91%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Berkshire

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in Berkshire

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in Berkshire

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough -9 6 £400 -
Reading -19 6 £475 -2.56% 8
Newbury +1 4 £450 +50.00% 2
Bracknell -26 4 £550 +25.71%
Windsor +7 2 - -
Maidenhead +5 1 - - 1
Opscode Chef
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 23 (74.19%) Puppet
2 22 (70.97%) Ansible
3 17 (54.84%) Linux
4 16 (51.61%) Python
5 13 (41.94%) Docker
6 12 (38.71%) Jenkins
6 12 (38.71%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (38.71%) Java
7 9 (29.03%) SQL
7 9 (29.03%) Kafka
7 9 (29.03%) DevOps
7 9 (29.03%) Terraform
8 8 (25.81%) Perl
8 8 (25.81%) Windows
8 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
9 7 (22.58%) Migration
9 7 (22.58%) VMware
9 7 (22.58%) DNS
9 7 (22.58%) Kubernetes
9 7 (22.58%) Big Data
9 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
10 6 (19.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (19.35%) Node.js
10 6 (19.35%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
10 6 (19.35%) MySQL
10 6 (19.35%) TDD
10 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
11 5 (16.13%) Telecoms

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 5 (16.13%) Apache
1 5 (16.13%) Apache Spark
2 3 (9.68%) Apache Pig
3 2 (6.45%) nginx
3 2 (6.45%) OpenStack
3 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.23%) Confluence
4 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.23%) JBoss
4 1 (3.23%) Jupyter
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (38.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (19.35%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (12.90%) Serverless
5 3 (9.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (9.68%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (6.45%) Datadog
6 2 (6.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (6.45%) IaaS
6 2 (6.45%) PaaS
7 1 (3.23%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (3.23%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
7 1 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (3.23%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (3.23%) CloudFront
7 1 (3.23%) GitHub
7 1 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) DNS
2 5 (16.13%) Firewall
3 4 (12.90%) DHCP
4 3 (9.68%) VPN
5 2 (6.45%) BGP
5 2 (6.45%) Internet
5 2 (6.45%) Junos
5 2 (6.45%) MPLS
6 1 (3.23%) HTTP
6 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.23%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (3.23%) SMTP
6 1 (3.23%) SSH
6 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.23%) tcpdump
6 1 (3.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Big Data
2 6 (19.35%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (19.35%) MySQL
3 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
4 4 (12.90%) MongoDB
4 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (9.68%) Apache Hive
5 3 (9.68%) Hadoop
5 3 (9.68%) HBase
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
5 3 (9.68%) Sqoop
6 2 (6.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (6.45%) Cosmos DB
6 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
6 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.23%) Amazon Athena
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (3.23%) Power BI
7 1 (3.23%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Jenkins
2 5 (16.13%) Vagrant
3 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.45%) Bitbucket
4 2 (6.45%) JUnit
4 2 (6.45%) Mockito
4 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.23%) Ant
5 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.23%) GitLab
5 1 (3.23%) JIRA
5 1 (3.23%) JMeter
5 1 (3.23%) Maven
5 1 (3.23%) MSBuild
5 1 (3.23%) NUnit
5 1 (3.23%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (3.23%) Selenium
5 1 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (3.23%) Subversion
5 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Administrator
2 5 (16.13%) Architect
2 5 (16.13%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 5 (16.13%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Big Data Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Data Architect
4 3 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (6.45%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Python Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) Kafka
2 6 (19.35%) Node.js
3 4 (12.90%) Spring
4 3 (9.68%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (9.68%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (9.68%) React
4 3 (9.68%) RESTful
5 2 (6.45%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.45%) JMS
5 2 (6.45%) JPA
5 2 (6.45%) JSON
5 2 (6.45%) OAuth
5 2 (6.45%) OAuth2
5 2 (6.45%) TensorFlow
6 1 (3.23%) HTML
6 1 (3.23%) Sensu
6 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.23%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.45%) Public Cloud
1 2 (6.45%) Replication
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Linux
2 8 (25.81%) Windows
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
4 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.90%) Unix
6 2 (6.45%) CentOS
6 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
6 2 (6.45%) VMS
7 1 (3.23%) AIX
7 1 (3.23%) Debian
7 1 (3.23%) HPUX
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) DevOps
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (22.58%) Migration
4 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
4 6 (19.35%) TDD
5 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
6 4 (12.90%) Analytics
6 4 (12.90%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (12.90%) Microservices
6 4 (12.90%) Technical Leadership
7 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
7 3 (9.68%) Data Engineering
7 3 (9.68%) ETL
7 3 (9.68%) High Availability
7 3 (9.68%) ITIL
7 3 (9.68%) MapReduce
7 3 (9.68%) Open Source
8 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) Python
2 12 (38.71%) Java
3 9 (29.03%) SQL
4 8 (25.81%) Perl
5 5 (16.13%) R
6 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
6 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
7 3 (9.68%) Ruby
7 3 (9.68%) Scala
8 2 (6.45%) Java 8
8 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
8 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) Degree
4 2 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.23%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) GPG13
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) Docker
2 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) Squid
2 5 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (16.13%) vSphere
3 3 (9.68%) HDFS
4 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Flume
5 1 (3.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.23%) iptables
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.23%) Postfix
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.23%) VirtualBox
5 1 (3.23%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 23 (74.19%) Puppet
2 22 (70.97%) Ansible
3 9 (29.03%) Terraform
4 7 (22.58%) Kubernetes
5 3 (9.68%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (9.68%) Oozie
5 3 (9.68%) Salt
6 2 (6.45%) Grafana
6 2 (6.45%) Mesos
6 2 (6.45%) Packer
7 1 (3.23%) Consul
7 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (3.23%) Graphite
7 1 (3.23%) Nagios
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Pingdom
7 1 (3.23%) Prometheus
7 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (3.23%) StatsD
7 1 (3.23%) Suricata
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) VMware
2 3 (9.68%) Google
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Netezza
2 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
2 3 (9.68%) Splunk
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco
3 2 (6.45%) Juniper
3 2 (6.45%) New Relic
4 1 (3.23%) AppDynamics
4 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.23%) BMC
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) PagerDuty
4 1 (3.23%) Qualys
4 1 (3.23%) SaltStack
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) Sun
4 1 (3.23%) Veritas