Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 134 104 107
Rank change year-on-year -30 +3 +32
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 41 65 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.96% 1.64% 1.09%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.86% 12.65% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 32
Berkshire median daily rate £513 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.59% -5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £400 £325 £350
90th Percentile £720 £575 £613
South East median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £72.50 -
South East median hourly rate - £72.50 -

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 598 514 359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.01% 12.95% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 271 194
Berkshire median daily rate £455 £450 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +6.51% -0.59%
10th Percentile £258 £300 £284
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 15 37
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £38.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.42% +216.67% -45.24%
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -31.43% - -34.58%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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
Bracknell -14 15 £538 - 1
Reading -12 12 £494 +23.44% 3
Newbury -13 4 £525 +20.34%
Ascot - 3 £400 -
Slough - 1 £400 - 2
Opscode Chef
South East

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 37 (90.24%) Puppet
1 37 (90.24%) Ansible
2 33 (80.49%) Docker
2 33 (80.49%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (75.61%) Kubernetes
4 30 (73.17%) DevOps
5 29 (70.73%) Google Cloud Platform
6 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (58.54%) Microsoft Azure
7 24 (58.54%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (58.54%) Jenkins
8 23 (56.10%) Configuration Management
9 21 (51.22%) RESTful
9 21 (51.22%) Microservices
10 15 (36.59%) DevSecOps
11 14 (34.15%) Google
11 14 (34.15%) Linux
12 13 (31.71%) Python
13 12 (29.27%) Bash Shell
14 11 (26.83%) Ruby
15 9 (21.95%) Salt
16 8 (19.51%) SaltStack
16 8 (19.51%) Kafka
16 8 (19.51%) Retail
17 7 (17.07%) TDD
17 7 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 7 (17.07%) Red Hat
17 7 (17.07%) Java
17 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
17 7 (17.07%) MongoDB

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 4 (9.76%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.88%) Jupyter
2 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.44%) Confluence
3 1 (2.44%) Mule
3 1 (2.44%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 33 (80.49%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (70.73%) Google Cloud Platform
3 24 (58.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (17.07%) OpenShift
5 4 (9.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (7.32%) IaaS
6 3 (7.32%) PaaS
7 2 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (4.88%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (4.88%) Amazon Glacier
7 2 (4.88%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (4.88%) Amazon S3
7 2 (4.88%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (4.88%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (4.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (4.88%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (4.88%) CloudFront
7 2 (4.88%) Datadog
7 2 (4.88%) Serverless
7 2 (4.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) MongoDB
2 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.32%) MySQL
4 2 (4.88%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (2.44%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (58.54%) Jenkins
2 6 (14.63%) Vagrant
3 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.32%) JUnit
3 3 (7.32%) Mockito
3 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.44%) GitLab
5 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 8 (19.51%) Retail
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (31.71%) DevSecOps Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) AWS Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Administrator
7 1 (2.44%) Applications Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.44%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Platform Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (51.22%) RESTful
2 8 (19.51%) Kafka
3 5 (12.20%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (9.76%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (9.76%) Hibernate
4 4 (9.76%) JMS
4 4 (9.76%) Spring
4 4 (9.76%) Web Services
5 3 (7.32%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (7.32%) React
6 2 (4.88%) Node.js
7 1 (2.44%) .NET
7 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.44%) Java EE
7 1 (2.44%) JPA
7 1 (2.44%) JSON
7 1 (2.44%) RAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Linux
2 7 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (9.76%) Unix
4 1 (2.44%) Debian
4 1 (2.44%) VMS
4 1 (2.44%) Windows
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) DevOps
2 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (58.54%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (56.10%) Configuration Management
5 21 (51.22%) Microservices
6 15 (36.59%) DevSecOps
7 7 (17.07%) TDD
8 4 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (9.76%) Scrum
9 3 (7.32%) High Availability
9 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure as Code
9 3 (7.32%) Kanban
9 3 (7.32%) Multithreading
9 3 (7.32%) Task Automation
10 2 (4.88%) BDD
10 2 (4.88%) Continuous Deployment
10 2 (4.88%) Data Ingestion
10 2 (4.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 2 (4.88%) Server Monitoring
10 2 (4.88%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) Python
2 12 (29.27%) Bash Shell
3 11 (26.83%) Ruby
4 7 (17.07%) Java
4 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
5 6 (14.63%) SQL
6 4 (9.76%) Java 8
7 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.44%) Go
8 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 33 (80.49%) Docker
2 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.88%) LXC
2 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.88%) VirtualBox
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 37 (90.24%) Ansible
1 37 (90.24%) Puppet
2 31 (75.61%) Kubernetes
3 9 (21.95%) Salt
4 6 (14.63%) Terraform
5 3 (7.32%) Marathon
6 2 (4.88%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (4.88%) Packer
7 1 (2.44%) Kibana
7 1 (2.44%) logstash
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Google
2 8 (19.51%) SaltStack
3 7 (17.07%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.32%) Splunk
4 3 (7.32%) VMware
5 2 (4.88%) New Relic
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle