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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 27 June 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
27 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 91 60 64
Rank change year-on-year -31 +4 +17
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 3 16 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.22% 1.51% 1.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.10% 11.59% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 8
10th Percentile £354 £353 £225
25th Percentile £369 £376 £244
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £438 £396 £310
Median % change year-on-year +10.48% +27.74% -27.06%
75th Percentile £466 £450 £398
90th Percentile £475 £498 £494
England median daily rate £618 £501 £525
% change year-on-year +23.25% -4.57% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
10th Percentile - - £48.84
25th Percentile - - £49.86
Median hourly rate - - £51.58
75th Percentile - - £53.29
90th Percentile - - £54.32
England median hourly rate - £61.50 £51.58
% change year-on-year - +19.24% -

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 East Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 143 138 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 10.46% 13.04% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 91 62
10th Percentile £224 £190 £150
25th Percentile £341 £311 £221
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £396 £338
Median % change year-on-year +19.95% +17.33% -11.18%
75th Percentile £520 £465 £500
90th Percentile £550 £584 £598
England median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
10th Percentile £17.65 £23.40 £12.43
25th Percentile £18.25 £27.00 £13.63
Median hourly rate £20.50 £50.50 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year -59.41% +215.63% -13.51%
75th Percentile £22.75 £51.00 £48.15
90th Percentile £23.35 £54.90 £52.26
England median hourly rate £21.89 £24.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -8.79% +23.08% +5.41%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in the East Midlands

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Opscode Chef in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in the East Midlands

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Opscode Chef in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in the East Midlands

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Nottinghamshire +11 2 £444 +22.41% 2
Northamptonshire -20 1 £344 -13.13%
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 3 (100.00%) Ansible
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (66.67%) AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Terraform
2 2 (66.67%) CI/CD
3 1 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) CloudForms
3 1 (33.33%) Serverless
3 1 (33.33%) AWS Fargate
3 1 (33.33%) CA Release Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Storage Management
3 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket Server
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon ECS
3 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (33.33%) Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (33.33%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon ECS
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Fargate
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (33.33%) Azure
2 1 (33.33%) GCP
2 1 (33.33%) OpenShift
2 1 (33.33%) Route 53
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Serverless
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) GLBP
1 1 (33.33%) HSRP
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) RIP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket Server
2 1 (33.33%) CA Release Automation
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) SonarQube
2 1 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Cloud Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Site Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CI/CD
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Auto-Scaling
2 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Storage Management
2 1 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) NFS
2 1 (33.33%) pfSense
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Ansible
2 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (66.67%) Terraform
3 1 (33.33%) CloudForms
3 1 (33.33%) HAProxy
3 1 (33.33%) Kibana
3 1 (33.33%) Nagios
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) AppDynamics
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk
1 1 (33.33%) VMware