Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 105 134
Rank change year-on-year -30 +29 +42
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 39 62 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.94% 1.51% 0.96%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.69% 12.92% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 34
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -12.82% +39.29%
10th Percentile £400 £300 £416
90th Percentile £573 £538 £575
South East median daily rate £510 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +2.00% +8.11% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £41.50 -
South East median hourly rate - £41.50 -

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 449 480 511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 10.84% 11.72% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 255 241
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +13.92%
10th Percentile £263 £224 £251
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 26 33
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.05 £12.00 £24.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.42% -50.12% -35.13%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £42.88 £27.00 £53.75
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year +21.43% -55.20% +55.53%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -14 8 - -
Reading -18 8 £488 +8.33% 8
Newbury -4 7 £450 +45.16%
Slough -6 6 £400 - 2
Windsor +5 2 - -
Maidenhead -1 2 £463 -9.76%
Wokingham - 1 £575 -
Opscode Chef
South East

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 37 (94.87%) Puppet
2 32 (82.05%) Linux
3 26 (66.67%) Ansible
4 25 (64.10%) Python
5 23 (58.97%) Docker
5 23 (58.97%) DevOps
6 21 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
7 19 (48.72%) Windows
8 17 (43.59%) Bash Shell
9 16 (41.03%) Terraform
10 15 (38.46%) Jenkins
11 14 (35.90%) Configuration Management
12 13 (33.33%) Serverless
13 11 (28.21%) Deployment Automation
13 11 (28.21%) Red Hat
13 11 (28.21%) Perl
13 11 (28.21%) PowerShell
14 10 (25.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (25.64%) Amazon EC2
14 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (25.64%) Node.js
14 10 (25.64%) Kubernetes
15 9 (23.08%) Salt
15 9 (23.08%) AWS CloudFormation
15 9 (23.08%) Java
15 9 (23.08%) VMware
16 8 (20.51%) VPN
16 8 (20.51%) Unix
16 8 (20.51%) RDBMS
16 8 (20.51%) Packer

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 (17.95%) Apache
2 3 (7.69%) OpenStack
3 2 (5.13%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.13%) nginx
4 1 (2.56%) JBoss
4 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (33.33%) Serverless
3 10 (25.64%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (23.08%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (17.95%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (12.82%) Azure Functions
6 5 (12.82%) GitHub
6 5 (12.82%) SaaS
7 4 (10.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (5.13%) AWS CodePipeline
9 2 (5.13%) CloudBees
9 2 (5.13%) Datadog
9 2 (5.13%) G Suite
9 2 (5.13%) Office 365
10 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (2.56%) IaaS
10 1 (2.56%) npm
10 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) VPN
2 7 (17.95%) DNS
3 5 (12.82%) DHCP
3 5 (12.82%) Firewall
3 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.26%) Junos
5 2 (5.13%) BGP
5 2 (5.13%) Kerberos
5 2 (5.13%) MPLS
5 2 (5.13%) VXLAN
5 2 (5.13%) WAN
6 1 (2.56%) DVB
6 1 (2.56%) Internet
6 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.56%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (2.56%) SSH
6 1 (2.56%) tcpdump
6 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) RDBMS
1 8 (20.51%) Relational Database
2 7 (17.95%) Cosmos DB
2 7 (17.95%) NoSQL
3 6 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (12.82%) Big Data
5 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
6 3 (7.69%) MySQL
6 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (7.69%) Redis
7 2 (5.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (2.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 15 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 6 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
5 3 (7.69%) Vagrant
6 2 (5.13%) JUnit
6 2 (5.13%) Mockito
7 1 (2.56%) Ant
7 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.56%) Gatling
7 1 (2.56%) JMeter
7 1 (2.56%) Maven
7 1 (2.56%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.56%) NUnit
7 1 (2.56%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (2.56%) Selenium
7 1 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.56%) Subversion
7 1 (2.56%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Administrator
3 5 (12.82%) AWS DevOps
3 5 (12.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 5 (12.82%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.26%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Data Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Windows Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) Node.js
2 6 (15.38%) Kafka
3 5 (12.82%) SAML
4 4 (10.26%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (10.26%) JSON
4 4 (10.26%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (7.69%) RESTful
5 3 (7.69%) Sensu
6 2 (5.13%) TensorFlow
7 1 (2.56%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.56%) JMS
7 1 (2.56%) JPA
7 1 (2.56%) LDAP
7 1 (2.56%) OAuth
7 1 (2.56%) SailPoint
7 1 (2.56%) Spring
7 1 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.56%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Linux Command Line
1 5 (12.82%) PKI
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.69%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) Replication
4 2 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.56%) Clustering
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (82.05%) Linux
2 19 (48.72%) Windows
3 10 (25.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (20.51%) Unix
4 8 (20.51%) Windows Server
5 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (12.82%) CentOS
6 5 (12.82%) Ubuntu
7 2 (5.13%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (2.56%) AIX
8 1 (2.56%) Debian
8 1 (2.56%) HPUX
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.56%) Solaris
8 1 (2.56%) VMS
8 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) DevOps
2 14 (35.90%) Configuration Management
3 11 (28.21%) Deployment Automation
4 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (15.38%) Analytics
5 6 (15.38%) Open Source
5 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 5 (12.82%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (12.82%) Logistics
6 5 (12.82%) Migration
6 5 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (10.26%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.69%) Data Analytics
8 3 (7.69%) ITIL
8 3 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (7.69%) Product Management
8 3 (7.69%) Visualisation
9 2 (5.13%) Network Virtualisation
9 2 (5.13%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) Python
2 17 (43.59%) Bash Shell
3 11 (28.21%) Perl
3 11 (28.21%) PowerShell
4 9 (23.08%) Java
5 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
5 4 (10.26%) SQL
6 3 (7.69%) Groovy
7 2 (5.13%) AWK
7 2 (5.13%) Go
7 2 (5.13%) R
7 2 (5.13%) Ruby
8 1 (2.56%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.56%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) GPG13
System Software
1 23 (58.97%) Docker
2 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
3 6 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (12.82%) Squid
4 5 (12.82%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (12.82%) vSphere
5 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (7.69%) Apache Flume
6 3 (7.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (7.69%) VMware NSX
7 2 (5.13%) KVM
8 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.56%) iptables
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (2.56%) Postfix
8 1 (2.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 37 (94.87%) Puppet
2 26 (66.67%) Ansible
3 16 (41.03%) Terraform
4 10 (25.64%) Kubernetes
5 9 (23.08%) Salt
6 8 (20.51%) Packer
7 5 (12.82%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (10.26%) Grafana
8 4 (10.26%) Kibana
9 3 (7.69%) Graphite
9 3 (7.69%) Mesos
9 3 (7.69%) Nagios
9 3 (7.69%) SCCM
9 3 (7.69%) StatsD
9 3 (7.69%) ZABBIX
10 2 (5.13%) AirWatch
10 2 (5.13%) Cobbler
10 2 (5.13%) Icinga
10 2 (5.13%) vCenter Server
11 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Red Hat
2 9 (23.08%) VMware
3 6 (15.38%) Google
4 5 (12.82%) Splunk
5 4 (10.26%) Juniper
5 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.26%) New Relic
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco
7 2 (5.13%) Mirantis
7 2 (5.13%) Proofpoint
8 1 (2.56%) BMC
8 1 (2.56%) Citrix
8 1 (2.56%) IBM
8 1 (2.56%) MKS
8 1 (2.56%) Okta
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle
8 1 (2.56%) Qualys
8 1 (2.56%) Remedy
8 1 (2.56%) Sun
8 1 (2.56%) Veritas