Period
to 20 September 2018

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 September 2018 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 101 139
Rank change year-on-year -22 +38 +35
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 52 61 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.34% 1.52% 0.80%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.88% 14.42% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 36 31
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £369 £313 £413
90th Percentile £588 £613 £550
South East median daily rate £525 £500 £456
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.59% -1.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £72.50 £41.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +74.70% - -
South East median hourly rate £72.50 £41.50 -
% change year-on-year +74.70% - -

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 478 423 532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.32% 10.52% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 231 247
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £405 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +12.50%
10th Percentile £291 £269 £255
90th Percentile £575 £588 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £404
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.26% +7.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 31
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £12.00 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -43.74% -11.13%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £57.00 £42.25 £43.28
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £27.38
% change year-on-year +25.00% -48.86% +36.88%

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 September 2018.

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 September 2018. 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
Reading -3 17 £425 -5.56% 5
Bracknell +4 13 - - 1
Newbury +4 12 £400 +22.14% 1
Maidenhead 0 2 £463 -7.50%
Windsor 0 1 - - 1
Slough -7 1 - - 1
Wokingham - 1 £575 -
Opscode Chef
South East

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 49 (94.23%) Puppet
2 40 (76.92%) DevOps
3 39 (75.00%) Ansible
4 38 (73.08%) Linux
5 33 (63.46%) Python
6 32 (61.54%) Docker
7 30 (57.69%) Amazon AWS
8 28 (53.85%) Configuration Management
9 23 (44.23%) Windows
9 23 (44.23%) Terraform
10 22 (42.31%) Bash Shell
10 22 (42.31%) Jenkins
11 20 (38.46%) Salt
11 20 (38.46%) Kubernetes
11 20 (38.46%) Serverless
12 19 (36.54%) Red Hat
13 17 (32.69%) Node.js
13 17 (32.69%) Amazon EC2
13 17 (32.69%) PowerShell
14 16 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (28.85%) AWS CloudFormation
15 15 (28.85%) Unix
15 15 (28.85%) Deployment Automation
16 14 (26.92%) AWS Lambda
17 13 (25.00%) Packer
17 13 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
18 12 (23.08%) Linux Command Line
19 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
20 10 (19.23%) Perl
21 9 (17.31%) 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 7 (13.46%) Apache
2 5 (9.62%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.77%) Confluence
3 3 (5.77%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.85%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.92%) JBoss
5 1 (1.92%) nginx
Business Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 30 (57.69%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (38.46%) Serverless
3 17 (32.69%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (28.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (26.92%) AWS Lambda
6 13 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (15.38%) AWS CodePipeline
8 6 (11.54%) GitHub
9 5 (9.62%) Azure Functions
9 5 (9.62%) SaaS
10 3 (5.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (5.77%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (5.77%) IaaS
10 3 (5.77%) PaaS
11 2 (3.85%) CloudBees
11 2 (3.85%) G Suite
11 2 (3.85%) Office 365
12 1 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (1.92%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) VPN
2 5 (9.62%) DOCSIS
2 5 (9.62%) HTTP
2 5 (9.62%) SNMP
2 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.77%) DNS
4 2 (3.85%) Junos
4 2 (3.85%) Kerberos
4 2 (3.85%) VXLAN
4 2 (3.85%) WAN
5 1 (1.92%) DHCP
5 1 (1.92%) DVB
5 1 (1.92%) Firewall
5 1 (1.92%) SSH
5 1 (1.92%) tcpdump
5 1 (1.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 7 (13.46%) Cosmos DB
2 7 (13.46%) RDBMS
3 5 (9.62%) Big Data
3 5 (9.62%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.77%) MySQL
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.85%) Redis
6 1 (1.92%) KNIME
6 1 (1.92%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 22 (42.31%) Jenkins
2 8 (15.38%) Ant
3 7 (13.46%) Git (software)
3 7 (13.46%) JIRA
3 7 (13.46%) MSBuild
3 7 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (11.54%) Gradle
5 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (7.69%) Subversion
6 4 (7.69%) TeamCity
7 3 (5.77%) Vagrant
8 2 (3.85%) JUnit
9 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.92%) JMeter
9 1 (1.92%) Maven
9 1 (1.92%) NUnit
9 1 (1.92%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (1.92%) Selenium
9 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (17.31%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.85%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (51.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (28.85%) AWS DevOps
2 15 (28.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 15 (28.85%) AWS Engineer
3 11 (21.15%) Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) Developer
5 4 (7.69%) DevOps Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Software Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Agile Developer
6 3 (5.77%) JIRA Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Data Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Junior
7 2 (3.85%) Junior Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.69%) Node.js
2 7 (13.46%) Web Services
3 6 (11.54%) REST
3 6 (11.54%) SOAP
4 5 (9.62%) SAML
5 4 (7.69%) JSON
5 4 (7.69%) Kafka
6 3 (5.77%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (5.77%) RESTful
7 2 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (3.85%) Sensu
7 2 (3.85%) TensorFlow
8 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.92%) CSS
8 1 (1.92%) HTML
8 1 (1.92%) JNI
8 1 (1.92%) OAuth
8 1 (1.92%) SailPoint
8 1 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
4 5 (9.62%) PKI
5 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.85%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.85%) Replication
6 2 (3.85%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.92%) Clustering
7 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.92%) User Experience
7 1 (1.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 38 (73.08%) Linux
2 23 (44.23%) Windows
3 16 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (28.85%) Unix
5 5 (9.62%) CentOS
5 5 (9.62%) Ubuntu
6 4 (7.69%) Windows Server
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.85%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (1.92%) Debian
9 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (76.92%) DevOps
2 28 (53.85%) Configuration Management
3 15 (28.85%) Deployment Automation
4 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (15.38%) Open Source
7 7 (13.46%) Migration
7 7 (13.46%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (11.54%) Analytics
8 6 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (9.62%) Logistics
9 5 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (7.69%) API Integration
10 4 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (7.69%) Test Automation
11 3 (5.77%) Customer Requirements
11 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
11 3 (5.77%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (63.46%) Python
2 22 (42.31%) Bash Shell
3 17 (32.69%) PowerShell
4 10 (19.23%) Perl
5 8 (15.38%) Java
6 4 (7.69%) Groovy
6 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.69%) SQL
7 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.85%) AWK
8 2 (3.85%) C++
8 2 (3.85%) Go
8 2 (3.85%) R
9 1 (1.92%) C
9 1 (1.92%) C#
9 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
2 6 (11.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.92%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.92%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) GCP
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) GPG13
System Software
1 32 (61.54%) Docker
2 6 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.85%) Apache Flume
4 2 (3.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (3.85%) KVM
4 2 (3.85%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.92%) iptables
5 1 (1.92%) Postfix
5 1 (1.92%) Squid
5 1 (1.92%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 49 (94.23%) Puppet
2 39 (75.00%) Ansible
3 23 (44.23%) Terraform
4 20 (38.46%) Kubernetes
4 20 (38.46%) Salt
5 13 (25.00%) Packer
6 6 (11.54%) Automic
7 5 (9.62%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (7.69%) Kibana
9 3 (5.77%) Grafana
10 2 (3.85%) AirWatch
10 2 (3.85%) Cobbler
10 2 (3.85%) Graphite
10 2 (3.85%) Icinga
10 2 (3.85%) Mesos
10 2 (3.85%) Nagios
10 2 (3.85%) SCCM
10 2 (3.85%) StatsD
10 2 (3.85%) vCenter Server
10 2 (3.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) Red Hat
2 6 (11.54%) Google
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle
2 6 (11.54%) SAP
3 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.62%) VMware
4 3 (5.77%) New Relic
4 3 (5.77%) Splunk
5 2 (3.85%) Juniper
5 2 (3.85%) Mirantis
5 2 (3.85%) Proofpoint
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco
6 1 (1.92%) Citrix
6 1 (1.92%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.92%) MKS
6 1 (1.92%) Okta