Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 20 October 2018 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 113 152
Rank change year-on-year +56 +39 +20
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 149 46 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 4.08% 1.32% 0.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.54% 9.56% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 29 16
Hampshire median daily rate £519 £500 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +13.64% +17.33%
10th Percentile £361 £408 £375
90th Percentile £538 £558 £513
South East median daily rate £506 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +1.25% +11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £41.50 -

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 Hampshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 633 481 564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 17.32% 13.84% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 303 346
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £320 £250 £260
90th Percentile £575 £528 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 27
Hampshire median hourly rate £21.00 £21.63 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.91% -58.80% +212.04%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.40 £22.20
90th Percentile £45.05 £43.75 £59.31
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £27.38
% change year-on-year +16.67% -45.21% +30.36%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Hampshire

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Opscode Chef in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in Hampshire

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Hampshire over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in Hampshire

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. 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
Southampton +11 33 £525 +16.67%
Fleet -3 24 £350 -32.53% 4
Portsmouth - 24 £525 -
Fareham +21 22 £500 +19.05% 2
Basingstoke +18 10 £460 +14.86% 4
Winchester -3 8 £469 +4.17% 1
Farnborough -9 5 £525 -
Opscode Chef
South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 129 (86.58%) Puppet
2 110 (73.83%) Ansible
3 76 (51.01%) Java
4 75 (50.34%) Amazon AWS
5 72 (48.32%) Linux
6 71 (47.65%) NoSQL
7 65 (43.62%) JBoss
8 62 (41.61%) TDD
9 61 (40.94%) Tomcat
9 61 (40.94%) MongoDB
10 56 (37.58%) Hadoop
11 48 (32.21%) Cobbler
11 48 (32.21%) Software Engineering
11 48 (32.21%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 47 (31.54%) Greenfield Project
12 47 (31.54%) Spring
12 47 (31.54%) Hibernate
12 47 (31.54%) Jetty
12 47 (31.54%) Multithreading
12 47 (31.54%) BDD
13 46 (30.87%) DevOps
14 43 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
15 40 (26.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 37 (24.83%) Jenkins
16 37 (24.83%) Configuration Management
17 33 (22.15%) Red Hat
18 28 (18.79%) Apache
18 28 (18.79%) ITIL
18 28 (18.79%) Terraform
19 27 (18.12%) Continuous Integration

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 65 (43.62%) JBoss
2 61 (40.94%) Tomcat
3 47 (31.54%) Jetty
4 28 (18.79%) Apache
5 16 (10.74%) OpenStack
6 12 (8.05%) WebLogic
6 12 (8.05%) WebSphere
7 7 (4.70%) Apache Spark
8 6 (4.03%) Apache Solr
8 6 (4.03%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (2.01%) Apache Pig
9 3 (2.01%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (2.01%) GemFire
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.03%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.34%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 75 (50.34%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (16.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (12.08%) PaaS
4 15 (10.07%) IaaS
5 8 (5.37%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 6 (4.03%) OpenShift
7 4 (2.68%) GitHub
8 3 (2.01%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (2.01%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (2.01%) Azure Functions
8 3 (2.01%) Azure Machine Learning
8 3 (2.01%) SaaS
8 3 (2.01%) Serverless
9 2 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.34%) npm
10 1 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.67%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.67%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.67%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.08%) iSCSI
2 15 (10.07%) DNS
3 8 (5.37%) DHCP
4 7 (4.70%) Firewall
4 7 (4.70%) Internet
5 5 (3.36%) SSL
6 4 (2.68%) HTTP
6 4 (2.68%) HTTPS
6 4 (2.68%) LAN
6 4 (2.68%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.68%) WAN
7 3 (2.01%) NAS
7 3 (2.01%) SAN
8 2 (1.34%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (47.65%) NoSQL
2 61 (40.94%) MongoDB
3 56 (37.58%) Hadoop
4 16 (10.74%) MySQL
5 14 (9.40%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (7.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (7.38%) Big Data
7 9 (6.04%) Data Lake
8 8 (5.37%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 8 (5.37%) Azure SQL Database
8 8 (5.37%) Cosmos DB
8 8 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (5.37%) Geospatial Data
9 4 (2.68%) Redis
9 4 (2.68%) SQL Server
10 3 (2.01%) Apache Hive
10 3 (2.01%) DB2
10 3 (2.01%) Impala
10 3 (2.01%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 37 (24.83%) Jenkins
2 26 (17.45%) Git (software)
3 12 (8.05%) MSTest
3 12 (8.05%) NUnit
4 5 (3.36%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (2.68%) Artifactory
5 4 (2.68%) Maven
5 4 (2.68%) Vagrant
6 3 (2.01%) Bitbucket
6 3 (2.01%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.01%) Gradle
6 3 (2.01%) RSpec
6 3 (2.01%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.01%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.34%) Ant
7 2 (1.34%) Bower
7 2 (1.34%) Selenium
7 2 (1.34%) Spinnaker
7 2 (1.34%) Subversion
8 1 (0.67%) git-flow
General
1 8 (5.37%) Finance
2 4 (2.68%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.01%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.34%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.34%) Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 65 (43.62%) Developer
2 61 (40.94%) Java Developer
3 28 (18.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 23 (15.44%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (6.71%) Architect
6 8 (5.37%) Automation Engineer
6 8 (5.37%) AWS DevOps
7 7 (4.70%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (4.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.03%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 5 (3.36%) Windows Engineer
10 4 (2.68%) Analyst
10 4 (2.68%) Configuration Analyst
11 3 (2.01%) Big Data Developer
11 3 (2.01%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 2 (1.34%) Data Architect
12 2 (1.34%) Development Engineer
12 2 (1.34%) Linux Specialist
12 2 (1.34%) Solutions Architect
12 2 (1.34%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (31.54%) Hibernate
1 47 (31.54%) Spring
2 11 (7.38%) Kafka
3 8 (5.37%) LDAP
4 6 (4.03%) RESTful
4 6 (4.03%) SOAP
5 4 (2.68%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (2.68%) POSIX
5 4 (2.68%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (2.68%) Sensu
6 3 (2.01%) .NET
6 3 (2.01%) JSON
6 3 (2.01%) SAML
7 2 (1.34%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.67%) Ajax
8 1 (0.67%) Java EE
8 1 (0.67%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (0.67%) Node.js
8 1 (0.67%) RAML
8 1 (0.67%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 47 (31.54%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (5.37%) PKI
3 4 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.68%) iSeries
3 4 (2.68%) Video on Demand
4 2 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.67%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.67%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.67%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 72 (48.32%) Linux
2 40 (26.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (16.11%) Windows
4 12 (8.05%) CentOS
5 8 (5.37%) SUSE
5 8 (5.37%) Ubuntu
6 6 (4.03%) Unix
7 3 (2.01%) AIX
8 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (41.61%) TDD
2 48 (32.21%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 48 (32.21%) Software Engineering
3 47 (31.54%) BDD
3 47 (31.54%) Multithreading
4 46 (30.87%) DevOps
5 43 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (24.83%) Configuration Management
7 28 (18.79%) ITIL
8 27 (18.12%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (13.42%) Test Scripting
10 19 (12.75%) Capacity Management
10 19 (12.75%) Performance Tuning
11 15 (10.07%) Migration
11 15 (10.07%) Scrum
11 15 (10.07%) Service Management
12 12 (8.05%) OO
13 11 (7.38%) Business Continuity
13 11 (7.38%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (7.38%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 76 (51.01%) Java
2 17 (11.41%) Python
3 16 (10.74%) Ruby
4 12 (8.05%) SQL
5 9 (6.04%) Perl
6 8 (5.37%) Groovy
6 8 (5.37%) PowerShell
7 7 (4.70%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.68%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.68%) PHP
9 2 (1.34%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.67%) Korn
Qualifications
1 15 (10.07%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.05%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.34%) RHCE
4 1 (0.67%) Degree
4 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (17.45%) Docker
2 18 (12.08%) NFS
3 14 (9.40%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (6.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (5.37%) iptables
6 5 (3.36%) vSphere
7 4 (2.68%) KVM
7 4 (2.68%) Xen
8 3 (2.01%) Active Directory
9 2 (1.34%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 129 (86.58%) Puppet
2 110 (73.83%) Ansible
3 48 (32.21%) Cobbler
4 28 (18.79%) Terraform
5 15 (10.07%) Kubernetes
6 8 (5.37%) SELinux
7 7 (4.70%) yum
8 6 (4.03%) Kibana
9 5 (3.36%) Consul
9 5 (3.36%) Red Hat Satellite
10 4 (2.68%) Grafana
10 4 (2.68%) logstash
10 4 (2.68%) Prometheus
10 4 (2.68%) Uchiwa
11 3 (2.01%) Packer
Vendors
1 33 (22.15%) Red Hat
2 27 (18.12%) VMware
3 23 (15.44%) Oracle
4 9 (6.04%) Microsoft
5 8 (5.37%) Cisco
6 6 (4.03%) BMC
6 6 (4.03%) CA
6 6 (4.03%) Databricks
6 6 (4.03%) Remedy
6 6 (4.03%) Splunk
7 4 (2.68%) IBM
7 4 (2.68%) SaltStack
8 3 (2.01%) F5
9 2 (1.34%) Infoblox
10 1 (0.67%) Citrix
10 1 (0.67%) SAP
10 1 (0.67%) Tableau