Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 2019 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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 144 113 142
Rank change year-on-year -31 +29 -42
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 71 164 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.27% 2.30% 1.67%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.79% 13.38% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 137 101
City of London median daily rate £563 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £453 £450 £425
90th Percentile £738 £612 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
City of London median hourly rate £105.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.00% - -
Central London median hourly rate £105.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +200.00% - -

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 912 1,226 848
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.29% 17.18% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 725 982 685
City of London median daily rate £538 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £325 £290 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £670
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +3.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 30 8
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +10.00% -38.18%
10th Percentile £12.76 £14.80 £12.64
90th Percentile £43.50 £25.50 £39.50
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year +6.95% -1.58% -30.91%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in the City of London

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in the City of London over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in the City of London

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 11 December 2019. 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
Moorgate - 7 £500 -
Opscode Chef
Central London

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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 53 (74.65%) DevOps
2 50 (70.42%) Ansible
2 50 (70.42%) AWS
3 46 (64.79%) Puppet
4 41 (57.75%) Jenkins
5 34 (47.89%) Python
6 30 (42.25%) Java
7 29 (40.85%) Linux
7 29 (40.85%) Terraform
8 26 (36.62%) Docker
9 24 (33.80%) Kubernetes
10 23 (32.39%) Ruby
11 22 (30.99%) Microservices
12 20 (28.17%) Configuration Management
13 18 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (23.94%) Bash Shell
14 17 (23.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 16 (22.54%) Azure
15 16 (22.54%) Red Hat
15 16 (22.54%) Infrastructure as Code
15 16 (22.54%) Infrastructure Automation
16 15 (21.13%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (21.13%) Security Cleared
17 14 (19.72%) Git (software)
18 13 (18.31%) Finance
19 12 (16.90%) JIRA
19 12 (16.90%) Perl
19 12 (16.90%) GCP
19 12 (16.90%) Splunk
19 12 (16.90%) Node.js

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 7 (9.86%) JBoss
1 7 (9.86%) Jetty
1 7 (9.86%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.63%) Confluence
3 1 (1.41%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.41%) nginx
3 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 50 (70.42%) AWS
2 16 (22.54%) Azure
3 12 (16.90%) GCP
4 9 (12.68%) Datadog
4 9 (12.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (11.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (11.27%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (11.27%) Serverless
6 7 (9.86%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (9.86%) Amazon S3
7 6 (8.45%) GitHub
8 4 (5.63%) AWS CodePipeline
8 4 (5.63%) Route 53
9 3 (4.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (4.23%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (2.82%) Amazon EKS
10 2 (2.82%) CloudFront
10 2 (2.82%) OpenShift
10 2 (2.82%) Power Platform
10 2 (2.82%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) Internet
2 7 (9.86%) VPN
3 3 (4.23%) Firewall
4 2 (2.82%) FTP
4 2 (2.82%) HTTP
5 1 (1.41%) BGP
5 1 (1.41%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.41%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.41%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.41%) IPsec
5 1 (1.41%) LAN
5 1 (1.41%) MPLS
5 1 (1.41%) OSPF
5 1 (1.41%) RIP
5 1 (1.41%) SSH
5 1 (1.41%) SSL
5 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.41%) WAN
5 1 (1.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) Hadoop
1 9 (12.68%) MongoDB
1 9 (12.68%) NoSQL
2 5 (7.04%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (4.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (4.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.23%) MySQL
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (2.82%) OLAP
4 2 (2.82%) Power BI
4 2 (2.82%) QlikView
4 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.82%) Spotfire
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.41%) Big Data
5 1 (1.41%) Flink
5 1 (1.41%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 41 (57.75%) Jenkins
2 14 (19.72%) Git (software)
3 12 (16.90%) JIRA
4 10 (14.08%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (11.27%) Travis CI
6 7 (9.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (9.86%) CircleCI
7 4 (5.63%) SonarQube
8 3 (4.23%) Maven
9 2 (2.82%) GitLab
9 2 (2.82%) Subversion
10 1 (1.41%) Ant
10 1 (1.41%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.41%) Gradle
10 1 (1.41%) IBM UrbanCode
10 1 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.41%) Spinnaker
10 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (18.31%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Law
3 3 (4.23%) Retail
4 2 (2.82%) Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Billing
4 2 (2.82%) Games
4 2 (2.82%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (56.34%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (18.31%) AWS DevOps
2 13 (18.31%) AWS Engineer
3 11 (15.49%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 9 (12.68%) Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (4.23%) Architect
7 3 (4.23%) AWS Architect
7 3 (4.23%) Azure DevOps
8 2 (2.82%) Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Consultant
8 2 (2.82%) DevOps Specialist
8 2 (2.82%) DevOps Systems Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Network Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.90%) Node.js
2 10 (14.08%) Web Services
3 9 (12.68%) JSON
4 8 (11.27%) Spring
4 8 (11.27%) Spring Boot
5 7 (9.86%) Hibernate
6 3 (4.23%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.82%) Kafka
7 2 (2.82%) SAML
7 2 (2.82%) Vue.js
8 1 (1.41%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (1.41%) OAuth
8 1 (1.41%) OpenID
8 1 (1.41%) REST
8 1 (1.41%) SOAP
8 1 (1.41%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.82%) PKI
3 2 (2.82%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.41%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) iPad
4 1 (1.41%) iSeries
4 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (40.85%) Linux
2 17 (23.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (12.68%) Unix
4 5 (7.04%) Windows
5 3 (4.23%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.82%) AIX
6 2 (2.82%) Solaris
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.82%) zOS
7 1 (1.41%) CentOS
7 1 (1.41%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (74.65%) DevOps
2 22 (30.99%) Microservices
3 20 (28.17%) Configuration Management
4 18 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (22.54%) Infrastructure as Code
5 16 (22.54%) Infrastructure Automation
6 15 (21.13%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (14.08%) Migration
8 9 (12.68%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (11.27%) Runbook
9 8 (11.27%) Software Engineering
10 7 (9.86%) BDD
10 7 (9.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 7 (9.86%) ITIL
10 7 (9.86%) Kanban
10 7 (9.86%) Multithreading
10 7 (9.86%) Open Source
10 7 (9.86%) Scrum
10 7 (9.86%) Software Delivery
10 7 (9.86%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (47.89%) Python
2 30 (42.25%) Java
3 23 (32.39%) Ruby
4 17 (23.94%) Bash Shell
5 12 (16.90%) Perl
6 8 (11.27%) Go
7 7 (9.86%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.23%) SQL
9 2 (2.82%) C#
9 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.82%) PHP
10 1 (1.41%) C
10 1 (1.41%) PHP 4
10 1 (1.41%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (21.13%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.68%) AWS Certification
2 9 (12.68%) RHCE
3 6 (8.45%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.23%) Degree
5 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.41%) CCIE
6 1 (1.41%) CCNP
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 26 (36.62%) Docker
2 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.41%) KVM
3 1 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.41%) VMware NSX
3 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 50 (70.42%) Ansible
2 46 (64.79%) Puppet
3 29 (40.85%) Terraform
4 24 (33.80%) Kubernetes
5 8 (11.27%) Cobbler
6 7 (9.86%) Suricata
7 6 (8.45%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (8.45%) Rancher
8 4 (5.63%) Salt
9 2 (2.82%) Control-M
9 2 (2.82%) Grafana
9 2 (2.82%) Prometheus
10 1 (1.41%) Pingdom
10 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (1.41%) SCCM
10 1 (1.41%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (1.41%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 16 (22.54%) Red Hat
2 12 (16.90%) Splunk
3 7 (9.86%) Qualys
3 7 (9.86%) SaltStack
4 6 (8.45%) ServiceNow
5 4 (5.63%) Google
5 4 (5.63%) IBM
5 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.23%) Atlassian
6 3 (4.23%) Cisco
6 3 (4.23%) Tableau
7 2 (2.82%) hybris
7 2 (2.82%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.82%) VMware
8 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.41%) Citrix
8 1 (1.41%) EMC
8 1 (1.41%) F5
8 1 (1.41%) NetApp
8 1 (1.41%) TOWER Software