Period
to 24 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 24 May 2020 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
London > Central London
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 137 164 115
Rank change year-on-year +27 -49 +19
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 35 117 214
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 0.90% 1.38% 2.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.51% 7.63% 16.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 94 185
Median daily rate £525 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £408 £450 £438
90th Percentile £651 £724 £713
London median daily rate £550 £600 £550
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
London median hourly rate - £35.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year - -33.33% +31.25%

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 Central London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 635 1,534 1,287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 16.28% 18.06% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 1,189 1,004
Median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +7.69%
10th Percentile £305 £355 £326
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 27
Median hourly rate £15.25 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.38% +5.00% -14.34%
10th Percentile £12.42 £16.30 £11.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.82 £37.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% +20.00% -

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Central London

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Opscode Chef in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in Central London

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Opscode Chef in Central London over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in Central London

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in Central London

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 Central London region over the 6 months to 24 May 2020. 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
City of London +31 24 £488 -13.33% 14
West End of London +26 2 £575 -10.68%
Opscode Chef
London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, 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 Central London region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 29 (82.86%) Puppet
2 24 (68.57%) Ansible
3 23 (65.71%) DevOps
4 18 (51.43%) Jenkins
4 18 (51.43%) AWS
5 16 (45.71%) Python
6 15 (42.86%) Linux
6 15 (42.86%) Docker
7 13 (37.14%) Terraform
8 12 (34.29%) Kubernetes
9 11 (31.43%) Java
10 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
11 9 (25.71%) Unix
12 8 (22.86%) Bash Shell
12 8 (22.86%) Ruby
12 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (20.00%) Azure
14 6 (17.14%) IaaS
14 6 (17.14%) Migration
14 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
14 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
14 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
15 5 (14.29%) Maven
15 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
15 5 (14.29%) Perl
15 5 (14.29%) PHP
15 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (14.29%) Big Data

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 (11.43%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.86%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.86%) Confluence
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) nginx
2 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.86%) SugarCRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (51.43%) AWS
2 7 (20.00%) Azure
3 6 (17.14%) IaaS
4 4 (11.43%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (11.43%) GCP
5 3 (8.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (8.57%) PaaS
6 2 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (5.71%) Amazon S3
6 2 (5.71%) GitHub
6 2 (5.71%) npm
6 2 (5.71%) Serverless
7 1 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (2.86%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.86%) NuGet
7 1 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) DHCP
1 2 (5.71%) DNS
1 2 (5.71%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) IPsec
2 1 (2.86%) SSL
2 1 (2.86%) VLAN
2 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) Big Data
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.71%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.86%) Blockchain
4 1 (2.86%) DB2
4 1 (2.86%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.86%) OLAP
4 1 (2.86%) Power BI
4 1 (2.86%) QlikView
4 1 (2.86%) Redis
4 1 (2.86%) Spotfire
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (51.43%) Jenkins
2 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
3 5 (14.29%) Maven
4 4 (11.43%) TeamCity
5 3 (8.57%) Ant
5 3 (8.57%) Bitbucket Server
6 2 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (5.71%) CircleCI
6 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.71%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (5.71%) Selenium
6 2 (5.71%) Travis CI
6 2 (5.71%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.86%) GitLab
7 1 (2.86%) GoCD
7 1 (2.86%) Gradle
7 1 (2.86%) JIRA
7 1 (2.86%) Protractor
7 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.86%) WiX
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Front Office
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
2 5 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Splunk Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) AWS Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (5.71%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (5.71%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Regular Expression
1 4 (11.43%) XML
2 3 (8.57%) Node.js
3 2 (5.71%) .NET
3 2 (5.71%) SAML
4 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.86%) LDAP
4 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.86%) Spring
4 1 (2.86%) Spring Boot
4 1 (2.86%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.86%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.86%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) iPad
4 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Linux
2 9 (25.71%) Unix
3 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.71%) CentOS
4 2 (5.71%) Windows
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) DevOps
2 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (17.14%) Migration
5 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
6 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
7 3 (8.57%) Analytics
7 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
7 3 (8.57%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (8.57%) Open Source
7 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.57%) Task Automation
8 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
8 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.71%) High Availability
8 2 (5.71%) Microservices
8 2 (5.71%) SDLC
8 2 (5.71%) Server Patching
8 2 (5.71%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) Python
2 11 (31.43%) Java
3 8 (22.86%) Bash Shell
3 8 (22.86%) Ruby
4 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.29%) Perl
4 5 (14.29%) PHP
5 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
5 4 (11.43%) SQL
6 2 (5.71%) AWK
6 2 (5.71%) C
6 2 (5.71%) C#
6 2 (5.71%) sed
6 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.86%) Go
7 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 15 (42.86%) Docker
2 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (5.71%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (5.71%) VirtualBox
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 29 (82.86%) Puppet
2 24 (68.57%) Ansible
3 13 (37.14%) Terraform
4 12 (34.29%) Kubernetes
5 4 (11.43%) CFEngine
5 4 (11.43%) HP SiteScope
5 4 (11.43%) Nagios
5 4 (11.43%) Salt
5 4 (11.43%) SCCM
6 2 (5.71%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (5.71%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (2.86%) Control-M
7 1 (2.86%) Galera Cluster
7 1 (2.86%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Pacemaker
7 1 (2.86%) Packer
7 1 (2.86%) SCOM
7 1 (2.86%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) PeopleSoft
2 4 (11.43%) Splunk
2 4 (11.43%) VMware
3 3 (8.57%) SaltStack
4 2 (5.71%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.71%) F5
4 2 (5.71%) Google
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) ForgeRock
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) Tableau
5 1 (2.86%) Veritas