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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 1 July 2022 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 161 152 115
Rank change year-on-year -9 -37 +53
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 34 15 26
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.78% 0.47% 0.96%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.52% 3.64% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 18
10th Percentile £513 £387 £348
25th Percentile £563 £433 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £538
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +2.33% -4.44%
75th Percentile £738 £650 £600
90th Percentile £855 £721 £644
Central London median daily rate £600 £575 £538
% change year-on-year +4.35% +6.98% -6.52%

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 753 412 462
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.38% 13.01% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 319 349
10th Percentile £400 £381 £405
25th Percentile £506 £463 £460
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £585 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year +6.36% - -
75th Percentile £725 £638 £625
90th Percentile £788 £689 £676
Central London median daily rate £588 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +6.82% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £25.25 - £12.42
Median hourly rate £26.50 £23.00 £13.08
Median % change year-on-year +15.22% +75.91% -37.74%
75th Percentile £27.75 - £14.02
90th Percentile - - £16.41
Central London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £13.44
% change year-on-year +32.50% +48.81% -36.00%

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 1 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 27 (79.41%) DevOps
2 26 (76.47%) Ansible
2 26 (76.47%) Python
3 25 (73.53%) Terraform
4 24 (70.59%) AWS
5 19 (55.88%) Puppet
5 19 (55.88%) Docker
6 16 (47.06%) Kubernetes
7 15 (44.12%) Jenkins
8 14 (41.18%) Infrastructure as Code
8 14 (41.18%) CI/CD
9 13 (38.24%) Go
9 13 (38.24%) Configuration Management
10 11 (32.35%) Agile
11 10 (29.41%) Linux
11 10 (29.41%) Azure
12 9 (26.47%) Bash
12 9 (26.47%) Java
12 9 (26.47%) Ruby
12 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
13 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
13 8 (23.53%) Datadog
13 8 (23.53%) AWS CloudFormation
13 8 (23.53%) Salt
14 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
14 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (20.59%) Finance
14 7 (20.59%) Prometheus
15 6 (17.65%) Amazon ECS
15 6 (17.65%) JavaScript

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 3 (8.82%) Apache
1 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 24 (70.59%) AWS
2 10 (29.41%) Azure
3 8 (23.53%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (23.53%) Datadog
4 6 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (17.65%) Amazon ECS
4 6 (17.65%) Amazon S3
4 6 (17.65%) GCP
5 5 (14.71%) AWS CodePipeline
5 5 (14.71%) GitHub
6 4 (11.76%) AWS CodeBuild
6 4 (11.76%) Azure AKS
6 4 (11.76%) GitHub Actions
7 3 (8.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (8.82%) Amazon EKS
7 3 (8.82%) IaaS
7 3 (8.82%) PaaS
7 3 (8.82%) SaaS
8 2 (5.88%) AWS KMS
8 2 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) DNS
1 1 (2.94%) VPN
1 1 (2.94%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (5.88%) CouchDB
2 2 (5.88%) DynamoDB
2 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) BigQuery
3 1 (2.94%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) Jenkins
2 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
3 5 (14.71%) CircleCI
4 3 (8.82%) git-flow
4 3 (8.82%) RSpec
5 2 (5.88%) Bitbucket Server
5 2 (5.88%) GitLab
6 1 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.94%) GoCD
6 1 (2.94%) Gradle
6 1 (2.94%) Maven
6 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Retail
2 5 (14.71%) Social Skills
3 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Financial Institution
3 4 (11.76%) Legal
3 4 (11.76%) Presentation Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.94%) Law
5 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (29.41%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (14.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Architect
6 3 (8.82%) AWS Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (8.82%) GCP Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (8.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Cloud Platform Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) GCP DevOps
7 2 (5.88%) GCP DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) DevOps Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) ARM Templates
3 1 (2.94%) JSON
3 1 (2.94%) REST
3 1 (2.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Public Cloud
2 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (11.76%) Hedge funds
3 3 (8.82%) Cloud Native
3 3 (8.82%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.94%) Blockchain
4 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) CoreOS
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.94%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) DevOps
2 14 (41.18%) CI/CD
2 14 (41.18%) Infrastructure as Code
3 13 (38.24%) Configuration Management
4 11 (32.35%) Agile
5 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (14.71%) Deployment Automation
6 5 (14.71%) Open Source
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (11.76%) Data Protection
7 4 (11.76%) Data Science
7 4 (11.76%) Decision-Making
7 4 (11.76%) Technical Debt
7 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Fintech
8 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Automation
8 3 (8.82%) Insurtech
8 3 (8.82%) Platform Engineering
8 3 (8.82%) Project Management
8 3 (8.82%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) Python
2 13 (38.24%) Go
3 9 (26.47%) Bash
3 9 (26.47%) Java
3 9 (26.47%) Ruby
4 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
5 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 5 (14.71%) C++
6 5 (14.71%) Perl
7 3 (8.82%) Groovy
8 2 (5.88%) SQL
9 1 (2.94%) C
9 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.94%) CCIE
2 1 (2.94%) CCNA
2 1 (2.94%) CCNP
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 19 (55.88%) Docker
2 3 (8.82%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) vCloud
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) VMware NSX
3 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (76.47%) Ansible
2 25 (73.53%) Terraform
3 19 (55.88%) Puppet
4 16 (47.06%) Kubernetes
5 8 (23.53%) Salt
6 7 (20.59%) Prometheus
7 3 (8.82%) Consul
7 3 (8.82%) Grafana
7 3 (8.82%) Icinga
7 3 (8.82%) Packer
8 1 (2.94%) Nagios
8 1 (2.94%) Pingdom
8 1 (2.94%) rkt
8 1 (2.94%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) New Relic
2 2 (5.88%) PagerDuty
2 2 (5.88%) SaltStack
2 2 (5.88%) Splunk
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco
3 1 (2.94%) EMC
3 1 (2.94%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.94%) VMware