Period
to 16 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 16 January 2021 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 93 140 116
Rank change year-on-year +47 -24 +2
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 31 59 153
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.52% 1.18% 2.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.25% 7.72% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 48 129
Median daily rate £525 £581 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +5.68% +4.76%
10th Percentile £425 £445 £450
90th Percentile £638 £850 £607
Central London median daily rate £600 £590 £550
% change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 335 764 1,212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.39% 15.34% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 605 953
Median daily rate £525 £525 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.33% +2.38%
10th Percentile £311 £310 £290
90th Percentile £650 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £550
% change year-on-year - -4.55% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 28
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.95% +4.28% +13.33%
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +17.95% +4.28% -8.78%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in the City of London

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Opscode Chef in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in the City of London

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Opscode Chef in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 21 (67.74%) AWS
2 20 (64.52%) Puppet
2 20 (64.52%) Azure
2 20 (64.52%) Ansible
3 19 (61.29%) Docker
3 19 (61.29%) Terraform
4 17 (54.84%) DevOps
5 16 (51.61%) Kubernetes
6 14 (45.16%) Python
7 12 (38.71%) Jenkins
8 11 (35.48%) IaaS
8 11 (35.48%) GCP
8 11 (35.48%) PaaS
9 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
9 10 (32.26%) Linux
9 10 (32.26%) Banking
10 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
11 8 (25.81%) Serverless
12 7 (22.58%) SaltStack
12 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
12 7 (22.58%) Finance
12 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
12 7 (22.58%) Bash Shell
13 6 (19.35%) High Availability
13 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (19.35%) Ruby
13 6 (19.35%) Atlassian
13 6 (19.35%) Multithreading
13 6 (19.35%) VMware
13 6 (19.35%) Perl

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 1 (3.23%) Apache
1 1 (3.23%) CMS
1 1 (3.23%) Confluence
1 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.23%) JBoss
1 1 (3.23%) Liferay
1 1 (3.23%) nginx
1 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (67.74%) AWS
2 20 (64.52%) Azure
3 11 (35.48%) GCP
3 11 (35.48%) IaaS
3 11 (35.48%) PaaS
4 8 (25.81%) Serverless
5 6 (19.35%) GitHub
6 5 (16.13%) Amazon Cognito
7 4 (12.90%) Amazon ECS
7 4 (12.90%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (12.90%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (12.90%) Datadog
8 3 (9.68%) Amazon S3
8 3 (9.68%) npm
8 3 (9.68%) SaaS
8 3 (9.68%) Yarn
9 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (6.45%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (3.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (3.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Firewall
2 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.68%) Kerberos
4 2 (6.45%) DNS
5 1 (3.23%) BIG-IP
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (3.23%) H.323
5 1 (3.23%) MGCP
5 1 (3.23%) Network Security
5 1 (3.23%) NX-OS
5 1 (3.23%) SAN
5 1 (3.23%) SNMP
5 1 (3.23%) Sourcefire
5 1 (3.23%) SSL
5 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.23%) VoIP
5 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Jenkins
2 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
3 5 (16.13%) Bitbucket
3 5 (16.13%) GoCD
4 4 (12.90%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (9.68%) Gerrit
5 3 (9.68%) GitLab
5 3 (9.68%) Gradle
5 3 (9.68%) Maven
5 3 (9.68%) Subversion
6 2 (6.45%) CircleCI
6 2 (6.45%) JIRA
7 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.23%) Travis CI
7 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (32.26%) Banking
2 7 (22.58%) Finance
3 4 (12.90%) Retail
4 3 (9.68%) Investment Banking
4 3 (9.68%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Public Sector
5 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Developer
3 6 (19.35%) C# Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Azure DevOps
5 4 (12.90%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) CloudOps Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Architect
7 2 (6.45%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (6.45%) C# WCF Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) WCF Developer
8 1 (3.23%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Junior
8 1 (3.23%) Security Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) LDAP
2 3 (9.68%) Node.js
2 3 (9.68%) Spring
2 3 (9.68%) Task Parallel Library
3 2 (6.45%) LAMP
3 2 (6.45%) WCF
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) Laravel
4 1 (3.23%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (3.23%) Middleware
4 1 (3.23%) React
4 1 (3.23%) REST
4 1 (3.23%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.68%) Analytical Mindset
3 3 (9.68%) Clustering
3 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
4 2 (6.45%) Cloud Native
4 2 (6.45%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (9.68%) CentOS
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2016
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2019
4 2 (6.45%) Debian
5 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) DevOps
2 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
3 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (19.35%) High Availability
3 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure as Code
3 6 (19.35%) Multithreading
4 5 (16.13%) Cloud Operations
4 5 (16.13%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (16.13%) Log Correlation
4 5 (16.13%) Security Monitoring
5 4 (12.90%) Data Protection
5 4 (12.90%) Information Security
5 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (12.90%) Secure Coding
5 4 (12.90%) SIEM
5 4 (12.90%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (9.68%) Actionable Insight
6 3 (9.68%) Project Delivery
6 3 (9.68%) Security Hardening
6 3 (9.68%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) Python
2 7 (22.58%) Bash Shell
3 6 (19.35%) C#
3 6 (19.35%) Java
3 6 (19.35%) Perl
3 6 (19.35%) Ruby
4 3 (9.68%) Go
5 1 (3.23%) Groovy
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
5 1 (3.23%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (9.68%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.23%) CCNA
3 1 (3.23%) CCNP
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 19 (61.29%) Docker
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.23%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 20 (64.52%) Ansible
1 20 (64.52%) Puppet
2 19 (61.29%) Terraform
3 16 (51.61%) Kubernetes
4 6 (19.35%) Salt
5 4 (12.90%) Rundeck
6 3 (9.68%) Grafana
6 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (9.68%) Prometheus
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (3.23%) Consul
7 1 (3.23%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (3.23%) Nagios
7 1 (3.23%) Pingdom
7 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) SaltStack
3 6 (19.35%) Atlassian
3 6 (19.35%) VMware
4 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle
6 2 (6.45%) Splunk
7 1 (3.23%) AppDynamics
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco
7 1 (3.23%) ExtraHop
7 1 (3.23%) F5
7 1 (3.23%) New Relic
7 1 (3.23%) PagerDuty
7 1 (3.23%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds