Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 107 140
Rank change year-on-year +3 +33 +42
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 65 41 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.64% 1.09% 0.85%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.65% 11.45% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 32 38
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £325 £350 £407
90th Percentile £575 £613 £575
South East median daily rate £500 £488 £456
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.85% +1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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 514 358 594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.95% 9.53% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 193 308
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +11.99%
10th Percentile £300 £284 £256
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 37 24
Berkshire median hourly rate £38.00 £12.00 £21.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +216.67% -45.24% +18.46%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £57.00 £54.51 £55.65
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year - -34.58% +37.18%

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 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 17 July 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
Bracknell - 20 - - 1
Reading -2 18 £400 -11.11% 8
Newbury +1 17 £436 +22.89%
Wokingham - 1 £575 -
Opscode Chef
South East

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 62 (95.38%) Puppet
2 57 (87.69%) DevOps
3 53 (81.54%) Ansible
4 45 (69.23%) Linux
5 44 (67.69%) Configuration Management
6 38 (58.46%) Amazon AWS
6 38 (58.46%) Docker
7 37 (56.92%) Python
8 35 (53.85%) Salt
9 29 (44.62%) Bash Shell
10 28 (43.08%) Terraform
11 27 (41.54%) Jenkins
11 27 (41.54%) Red Hat
12 26 (40.00%) Windows
13 25 (38.46%) Kubernetes
13 25 (38.46%) Serverless
14 24 (36.92%) PowerShell
15 23 (35.38%) Amazon EC2
16 22 (33.85%) Node.js
16 22 (33.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 22 (33.85%) Unix
17 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (32.31%) AWS Lambda
17 21 (32.31%) AWS CloudFormation
18 19 (29.23%) Packer
18 19 (29.23%) Linux Command Line
19 15 (23.08%) JIRA
19 15 (23.08%) Oracle
19 15 (23.08%) Ant
20 14 (21.54%) Self-Motivation

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 11 (16.92%) Confluence
2 6 (9.23%) Apache
3 5 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.08%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.54%) IIS
5 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 38 (58.46%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (38.46%) Serverless
3 23 (35.38%) Amazon EC2
4 21 (32.31%) AWS CloudFormation
4 21 (32.31%) AWS Lambda
5 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (9.23%) GitHub
7 4 (6.15%) SaaS
8 2 (3.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (3.08%) CloudBees
8 2 (3.08%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (3.08%) IaaS
8 2 (3.08%) PaaS
9 1 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.54%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) DOCSIS
1 5 (7.69%) HTTP
1 5 (7.69%) SNMP
1 5 (7.69%) VPN
2 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.08%) Junos
3 2 (3.08%) VXLAN
3 2 (3.08%) WAN
4 1 (1.54%) DNS
4 1 (1.54%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) Relational Database
2 6 (9.23%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (9.23%) RDBMS
3 5 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.15%) Big Data
4 4 (6.15%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (3.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.08%) MySQL
5 2 (3.08%) Redis
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.54%) KNIME
Development Applications
1 27 (41.54%) Jenkins
2 15 (23.08%) Ant
2 15 (23.08%) JIRA
3 14 (21.54%) Gradle
3 14 (21.54%) MSBuild
4 13 (20.00%) TeamCity
5 11 (16.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
7 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (4.62%) Subversion
9 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.54%) gulp
9 1 (1.54%) JUnit
9 1 (1.54%) Protractor
9 1 (1.54%) Selenium
9 1 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.54%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (18.46%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.08%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Marketing
3 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (56.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (35.38%) AWS Engineer
3 22 (33.85%) AWS DevOps
3 22 (33.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) Consultant
5 6 (9.23%) Developer
5 6 (9.23%) DevOps Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Agile Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Software Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) JIRA Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Senior DevOps
8 3 (4.62%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Automation Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Azure Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.85%) Node.js
2 9 (13.85%) Web Services
3 6 (9.23%) REST
3 6 (9.23%) SOAP
4 4 (6.15%) SAML
5 3 (4.62%) Kafka
5 3 (4.62%) RESTful
6 2 (3.08%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (3.08%) JSON
6 2 (3.08%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (3.08%) Sensu
7 1 (1.54%) .NET
7 1 (1.54%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.54%) JNI
7 1 (1.54%) WireMock
7 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Linux Command Line
2 14 (21.54%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.15%) PKI
5 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.08%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.08%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.54%) User Experience
6 1 (1.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 45 (69.23%) Linux
2 26 (40.00%) Windows
3 22 (33.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (33.85%) Unix
4 5 (7.69%) CentOS
5 4 (6.15%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.08%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (87.69%) DevOps
2 44 (67.69%) Configuration Management
3 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (21.54%) Deployment Automation
5 12 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (12.31%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (10.77%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (9.23%) Migration
9 6 (9.23%) Open Source
9 6 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (7.69%) Analytics
11 4 (6.15%) API Integration
11 4 (6.15%) E-Commerce
11 4 (6.15%) Logistics
11 4 (6.15%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (4.62%) Customer Requirements
12 3 (4.62%) Service Design
12 3 (4.62%) Test Automation
13 2 (3.08%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.92%) Python
2 29 (44.62%) Bash Shell
3 24 (36.92%) PowerShell
4 9 (13.85%) Perl
5 6 (9.23%) Java
6 5 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.15%) Groovy
7 4 (6.15%) SQL
8 3 (4.62%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.08%) AWK
9 2 (3.08%) C++
9 2 (3.08%) Go
9 2 (3.08%) PHP
9 2 (3.08%) Ruby
10 1 (1.54%) C
10 1 (1.54%) C#
10 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Degree
2 5 (7.69%) AWS Certification
2 5 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.54%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.54%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) GCP
1 2 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 38 (58.46%) Docker
2 4 (6.15%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.08%) Apache Flume
3 2 (3.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (3.08%) KVM
3 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.08%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 62 (95.38%) Puppet
2 53 (81.54%) Ansible
3 35 (53.85%) Salt
4 28 (43.08%) Terraform
5 25 (38.46%) Kubernetes
6 19 (29.23%) Packer
7 12 (18.46%) Automic
8 4 (6.15%) Kibana
8 4 (6.15%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (4.62%) Nagios
10 2 (3.08%) Cobbler
10 2 (3.08%) Grafana
10 2 (3.08%) Graphite
10 2 (3.08%) Icinga
10 2 (3.08%) Mesos
10 2 (3.08%) StatsD
10 2 (3.08%) vCenter Server
10 2 (3.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (41.54%) Red Hat
2 15 (23.08%) Oracle
3 12 (18.46%) SAP
4 4 (6.15%) VMware
5 3 (4.62%) New Relic
6 2 (3.08%) Google
6 2 (3.08%) Juniper
6 2 (3.08%) Mirantis
6 2 (3.08%) Splunk
7 1 (1.54%) Cisco
7 1 (1.54%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.54%) Microsoft