The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Opscode Chef
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 42 51 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 11 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.05% 1.77% -
As % of the Systems Management category 21.15% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Median daily rate £515 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.35% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Systems Management Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 52 55 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 9.70% 8.86% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 12
Median daily rate £400 £488 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.94% +95.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £425 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.85% -2.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.45 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £17.50 £24.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing Opscode Chef as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Cambridgeshire

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in Cambridgeshire

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -3 1 £400 -13.51% 3
Opscode Chef
East of England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 11 (91.67%) .NET
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
1 11 (91.67%) Python
1 11 (91.67%) Ubuntu
1 11 (91.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 10 (83.33%) Docker
2 10 (83.33%) CoreOS
2 10 (83.33%) PaaS
2 10 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 10 (83.33%) Node.js
2 10 (83.33%) REST
2 10 (83.33%) IaaS
2 10 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (83.33%) SOA
2 10 (83.33%) HTTP
2 10 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 10 (83.33%) DNS
2 10 (83.33%) SSL
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) TDD
2 10 (83.33%) Scrum
2 10 (83.33%) JSON
2 10 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (83.33%) Kanban
3 4 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Ansible
4 2 (16.67%) Puppet
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Subversion

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (83.33%) IaaS
1 10 (83.33%) PaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) DNS
1 10 (83.33%) HTTP
1 10 (83.33%) SSL
1 10 (83.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Hudson
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Platform Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) JSON
2 10 (83.33%) Node.js
2 10 (83.33%) REST
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
1 11 (91.67%) Ubuntu
2 10 (83.33%) CoreOS
3 1 (8.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 10 (83.33%) Kanban
2 10 (83.33%) Scrum
2 10 (83.33%) SOA
2 10 (83.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Python
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Ansible
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) JD Edwards
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat