Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 156 85 155
Rank change year-on-year -71 +70 -12
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 21 30 84
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.58% 1.69% 1.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.05% 9.84% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 73
10th Percentile £505 £225 £475
25th Percentile £525 £425 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £515 £575
Median % change year-on-year +16.50% -10.43% +9.52%
75th Percentile £715 £600 £663
90th Percentile £790 £633 £748
Central London median daily rate £600 £525 £575
% change year-on-year +14.29% -8.70% +4.55%

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 518 305 1,112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.18% 17.19% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 233 915
10th Percentile £384 £363 £338
25th Percentile £478 £431 £439
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £573 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +9.05% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £650 £602 £625
90th Percentile £713 £648 £688
Central London median daily rate £568 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +8.10% -4.50% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 23
10th Percentile £30.13 " £12.76
25th Percentile £40.81 £12.76 £14.00
Median hourly rate £60.75 £13.44 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +352.01% -36.00% +12.30%
75th Percentile £82.81 £14.12 £32.31
90th Percentile £94.78 " £46.44
Central London median hourly rate £23.00 £15.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +50.82% -27.38% +12.30%

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 25 September 2021.

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 25 September 2021. 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
London Bridge - 4 £650 -
Opscode Chef
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 12 (57.14%) Puppet
1 12 (57.14%) DevOps
1 12 (57.14%) Ansible
2 11 (52.38%) Docker
2 11 (52.38%) Terraform
3 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (38.10%) AWS
5 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (33.33%) Python
6 6 (28.57%) Linux
6 6 (28.57%) Azure
6 6 (28.57%) Kubernetes
7 5 (23.81%) Data Structures
7 5 (23.81%) Algorithms
7 5 (23.81%) Web Services
8 4 (19.05%) Finance
8 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
8 4 (19.05%) VMware
8 4 (19.05%) Windows
8 4 (19.05%) HTML
8 4 (19.05%) CSS
8 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
8 4 (19.05%) Machine Learning
8 4 (19.05%) Jasmine
8 4 (19.05%) Build Automation
8 4 (19.05%) Sass
8 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
8 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (19.05%) Artificial Intelligence

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 (4.76%) Confluence
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) AWS
2 6 (28.57%) Azure
3 3 (14.29%) GCP
3 3 (14.29%) GitHub
4 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (9.52%) Amazon S3
4 2 (9.52%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon Cognito
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon GuardDuty
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon Macie
5 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (4.76%) AWS Fargate
5 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (4.76%) Azure App Service
5 1 (4.76%) Azure Service Fabric
5 1 (4.76%) GitHub Actions
5 1 (4.76%) PaaS
5 1 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) DNS
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
1 2 (9.52%) Kerberos
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.76%) NAS
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (9.52%) Apache Hive
1 2 (9.52%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (4.76%) Couchbase
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.76%) Redis
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Grunt
1 4 (19.05%) gulp
1 4 (19.05%) Jasmine
1 4 (19.05%) PhantomJS
1 4 (19.05%) webpack
2 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.52%) JIRA
3 2 (9.52%) Maven
3 2 (9.52%) Spinnaker
3 2 (9.52%) Subversion
4 1 (4.76%) Ant
4 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.76%) GCC
4 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.76%) Gradle
4 1 (4.76%) Serena SBM
4 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Financial Institution
2 3 (14.29%) Legal
3 2 (9.52%) International Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Presentation Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Site Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) UI Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Backup Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) DevSecOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Web Services
2 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
2 4 (19.05%) CSS
2 4 (19.05%) HTML
2 4 (19.05%) Jest
2 4 (19.05%) React
2 4 (19.05%) Sass
2 4 (19.05%) Vue.js
3 2 (9.52%) LDAP
4 1 (4.76%) JDBC
4 1 (4.76%) Kafka
4 1 (4.76%) LAMP
4 1 (4.76%) SAML
4 1 (4.76%) Spring
4 1 (4.76%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Algorithms
1 5 (23.81%) Data Structures
2 3 (14.29%) Hedge funds
3 2 (9.52%) Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) Cloud Native
4 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2016
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (4.76%) Solaris
4 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) DevOps
2 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (19.05%) Build Automation
3 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Deployment
3 4 (19.05%) Front End Development
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure as Code
3 4 (19.05%) Machine Learning
3 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (19.05%) User Stories
3 4 (19.05%) Wireframes
4 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (14.29%) Security Hardening
5 2 (9.52%) Data Security
5 2 (9.52%) Fintech
5 2 (9.52%) GitOps
5 2 (9.52%) High Availability
5 2 (9.52%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 7 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
2 4 (19.05%) ES6
3 3 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) AWK
5 1 (4.76%) Clojure
5 1 (4.76%) F#
5 1 (4.76%) Go
5 1 (4.76%) Groovy
5 1 (4.76%) Kotlin
5 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.76%) Rust
5 1 (4.76%) Scala
5 1 (4.76%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) GDPR
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Docker
2 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.76%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) Ansible
1 12 (57.14%) Puppet
2 11 (52.38%) Terraform
3 6 (28.57%) Kubernetes
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (4.76%) CASB
5 1 (4.76%) Control-M
5 1 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (4.76%) Icinga
5 1 (4.76%) Netcool
5 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (4.76%) QRadar
5 1 (4.76%) Salt
5 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
5 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) VMware
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) Google
3 2 (9.52%) SaltStack
3 2 (9.52%) Splunk
4 1 (4.76%) Altiris
4 1 (4.76%) Confluent
4 1 (4.76%) CyberArk
4 1 (4.76%) Equitrac
4 1 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Infoblox
4 1 (4.76%) Ivanti
4 1 (4.76%) Neustar
4 1 (4.76%) Qualys
4 1 (4.76%) Serena
4 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.76%) ThinPrint
4 1 (4.76%) Zscaler