Period
to 21 October 2020

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 21 October 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 88 146 136
Rank change year-on-year +58 -10 +27
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 30 79 131
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.66% 1.32% 1.89%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.90% 7.78% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 64 107
Median daily rate £515 £575 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.43% +6.48% +2.86%
10th Percentile £225 £475 £438
90th Percentile £628 £718 £643
Central London median daily rate £525 £575 £550
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £105.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £105.00 -

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 303 1,016 1,126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.76% 17.04% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 819 911
Median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £307 £338 £313
90th Percentile £638 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £540 £525
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 23 26
Median hourly rate £29.00 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.10% +20.00% -21.35%
10th Percentile £24.20 £13.01 £13.31
90th Percentile £33.80 £48.67 £25.50
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £18.10
% change year-on-year - +16.02% -4.74%

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 21 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 City of London region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 25 (83.33%) Puppet
2 23 (76.67%) Ansible
2 23 (76.67%) Docker
3 20 (66.67%) AWS
4 19 (63.33%) DevOps
4 19 (63.33%) Jenkins
5 18 (60.00%) Kubernetes
5 18 (60.00%) Linux
6 15 (50.00%) Python
7 12 (40.00%) SaltStack
8 11 (36.67%) Terraform
8 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
9 10 (33.33%) Bash Shell
9 10 (33.33%) Azure
9 10 (33.33%) Perl
10 9 (30.00%) Configuration Management
10 9 (30.00%) IaaS
11 8 (26.67%) Ruby
11 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (23.33%) Atlassian
12 7 (23.33%) High Availability
13 6 (20.00%) GitHub
13 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
13 6 (20.00%) VMware
13 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (20.00%) Unix
13 6 (20.00%) DNS
13 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 6 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
14 5 (16.67%) GoCD

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 2 (6.67%) Apache
1 2 (6.67%) CMS
1 2 (6.67%) Confluence
1 2 (6.67%) nginx
2 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
2 1 (3.33%) Liferay
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (66.67%) AWS
2 10 (33.33%) Azure
3 9 (30.00%) IaaS
4 6 (20.00%) GitHub
5 5 (16.67%) Amazon Cognito
5 5 (16.67%) GCP
5 5 (16.67%) PaaS
6 4 (13.33%) Serverless
7 3 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (10.00%) Amazon S3
7 3 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (10.00%) SaaS
8 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (6.67%) OpenShift
8 2 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (3.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (3.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (3.33%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (3.33%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) DNS
2 5 (16.67%) Firewall
3 4 (13.33%) DHCP
3 4 (13.33%) Kerberos
4 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.67%) HTTP
6 1 (3.33%) Network Security
6 1 (3.33%) SAN
6 1 (3.33%) SMTP
6 1 (3.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) MySQL
2 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (3.33%) MariaDB
4 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.33%) Redis
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 19 (63.33%) Jenkins
2 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (16.67%) GoCD
4 4 (13.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (13.33%) Subversion
5 3 (10.00%) JIRA
5 3 (10.00%) TeamCity
6 2 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (6.67%) Bitbucket
6 2 (6.67%) Bitbucket Server
7 1 (3.33%) Ant
7 1 (3.33%) CircleCI
7 1 (3.33%) Gradle
7 1 (3.33%) JUnit
7 1 (3.33%) Maven
7 1 (3.33%) SonarQube
7 1 (3.33%) Terragrunt
General
1 4 (13.33%) Banking
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) International Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Public Sector
3 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Junior
3 4 (13.33%) Junior DevOps
3 4 (13.33%) Junior DevOps Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) CloudOps Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (6.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Python Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Ruby Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) LDAP
2 3 (10.00%) LAMP
3 2 (6.67%) CSS
3 2 (6.67%) HTML
3 2 (6.67%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) .NET Core
4 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.33%) Dapper ORM
4 1 (3.33%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (3.33%) Laravel
4 1 (3.33%) Node.js
4 1 (3.33%) React
4 1 (3.33%) RxJS
4 1 (3.33%) Spring
4 1 (3.33%) Task Parallel Library
4 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.33%) Vue.js
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Clustering
2 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Mindset
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.67%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) Unix
3 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.00%) Windows
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (6.67%) CentOS
5 2 (6.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) DevOps
2 9 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (23.33%) High Availability
5 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
6 5 (16.67%) Log Correlation
6 5 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
6 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
7 4 (13.33%) Information Security
7 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (13.33%) Open Source
7 4 (13.33%) Secure Coding
7 4 (13.33%) SIEM
7 4 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (10.00%) Actionable Insight
8 3 (10.00%) Cloud Operations
8 3 (10.00%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) Python
2 10 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 10 (33.33%) Perl
3 8 (26.67%) Ruby
4 4 (13.33%) C
5 3 (10.00%) C#
6 2 (6.67%) Java
6 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.33%) PHP
7 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (10.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 23 (76.67%) Docker
2 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (3.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 25 (83.33%) Puppet
2 23 (76.67%) Ansible
3 18 (60.00%) Kubernetes
4 11 (36.67%) Terraform
5 5 (16.67%) Salt
6 4 (13.33%) Rundeck
7 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (6.67%) Pacemaker
8 2 (6.67%) Packer
9 1 (3.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) SaltStack
2 7 (23.33%) Atlassian
3 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (20.00%) VMware
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle
5 2 (6.67%) Splunk
5 2 (6.67%) Veritas
6 1 (3.33%) New Relic
6 1 (3.33%) Sybase