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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 4 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
England > East of England
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 131 112 110
Rank change year-on-year -19 -2 +38
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 11 13 11
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.44% 0.65% 0.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.08% 4.33% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 10
10th Percentile - £455 £369
25th Percentile £345 £488 £428
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £650 £538
Median % change year-on-year -26.92% +20.93% -2.27%
75th Percentile £550 £788 £647
90th Percentile £552 £793 £688
England median daily rate £619 £509 £525
% change year-on-year +21.56% -3.05% -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 East of England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 357 300 273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.14% 14.91% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 196 169
10th Percentile £236 £258 £150
25th Percentile £348 £325 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £500 £425
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -5.56%
75th Percentile £625 £550 £525
90th Percentile £675 £672 £600
England median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 24
10th Percentile - £15.38 £13.80
25th Percentile £14.25 £16.17 £14.50
Median hourly rate £15.50 £20.79 £18.88
Median % change year-on-year -25.45% +10.16% +7.86%
75th Percentile £18.47 £23.21 £23.25
90th Percentile £54.50 - £39.31
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.11 £19.50
% change year-on-year -4.78% +18.49% +5.41%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in the East of England

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in the East of England

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Opscode Chef in the East of England over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in the East of England

Opscode Chef
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Opscode Chef in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Opscode Chef in the East of England

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 4 July 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
Hertfordshire -8 5 £550 -27.87% 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £350 - 1
Essex -11 1 £552 +21.32%
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 4 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 East of England region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 10 (90.91%) Puppet
1 10 (90.91%) Ansible
2 9 (81.82%) DevOps
3 7 (63.64%) Azure
3 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
3 7 (63.64%) Agile
4 6 (54.55%) Terraform
4 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
4 6 (54.55%) Azure DevOps
5 5 (45.45%) SaltStack
6 4 (36.36%) LAMP
6 4 (36.36%) PHP
6 4 (36.36%) MySQL
6 4 (36.36%) Linux
6 4 (36.36%) Symfony
6 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (36.36%) Laravel
6 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (27.27%) Apache
8 2 (18.18%) Scrum
8 2 (18.18%) Grafana
8 2 (18.18%) Docker
8 2 (18.18%) CI/CD
9 1 (9.09%) Prometheus
9 1 (9.09%) Data Science
9 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure as Code
9 1 (9.09%) Conflict Resolution
9 1 (9.09%) Social Skills
9 1 (9.09%) Presentation Skills
9 1 (9.09%) MLOps

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (27.27%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Azure
2 6 (54.55%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (9.09%) GitHub
3 1 (9.09%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 1 (9.09%) Documentation Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Games
1 1 (9.09%) Presentation Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Automation Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) PHP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) LAMP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell Developer
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Technology Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) LAMP
1 4 (36.36%) Laravel
1 4 (36.36%) Symfony
2 1 (9.09%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) CentOS
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) DevOps
2 7 (63.64%) Agile
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) CI/CD
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Conflict Resolution
5 1 (9.09%) Data Science
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure as Code
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Kanban
5 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) MLOps
5 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
2 4 (36.36%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) Bash
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (90.91%) Ansible
1 10 (90.91%) Puppet
2 6 (54.55%) Terraform
3 2 (18.18%) Grafana
4 1 (9.09%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) SaltStack
2 1 (9.09%) AppDynamics
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Splunk