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 3 months to 22 March 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Opscode Chef
South East / Hampshire
Rank 91 123 113
Rank change year-on-year +32 -10  
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 18 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.99% 0.28% 0.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.11% 2.17% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 7
Median daily rate £450 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Opscode Chef is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 222 276 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 12.21% 12.69% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 177 149
Median daily rate £425 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% -11.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £16.27 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £23.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year -16.12% +8.13%  

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing Opscode Chef as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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
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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester - 7 £425 - 1
Fareham - 2 £475 -
Eastleigh - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £525 -
Opscode Chef
South East

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 33 (100.00%) Puppet
2 29 (87.88%) Linux
3 21 (63.64%) DevOps
4 18 (54.55%) Red Hat
5 17 (51.52%) VMware
6 15 (45.45%) ITIL
6 15 (45.45%) Security Cleared
7 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (39.39%) SC Cleared
8 13 (39.39%) Unix
9 12 (36.36%) Windows
9 12 (36.36%) Scrum
9 12 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (36.36%) Jenkins
10 10 (30.30%) Service Management
10 10 (30.30%) Ansible
11 9 (27.27%) IaaS
11 9 (27.27%) PaaS
12 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (21.21%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (18.18%) Remedy
13 6 (18.18%) CA
13 6 (18.18%) JBoss
13 6 (18.18%) Cobbler
13 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
14 5 (15.15%) CentOS
14 5 (15.15%) Ruby
14 5 (15.15%) Smart Meter
14 5 (15.15%) BMC
14 5 (15.15%) Cisco

Opscode Chef
Top Related 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 6 (18.18%) JBoss
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) IaaS
1 9 (27.27%) PaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Firewall
1 2 (6.06%) VPN
1 2 (6.06%) Wireless
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) LAN
2 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.03%) SSL
2 1 (3.03%) VLAN
2 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.09%) Big Data
2 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.09%) Hudson
4 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.03%) JIRA
4 1 (3.03%) Maven
4 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
1 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Linux Specialist
3 5 (15.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 5 (15.15%) Unix Specialist
4 4 (12.12%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (9.09%) DevOps Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) DevOps Specialist
5 3 (9.09%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Service Design Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Service Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Support Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) CGI
2 2 (6.06%) REST
2 2 (6.06%) SOAP
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Camel
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (3.03%) RESTful
3 1 (3.03%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Smart Meter
2 2 (6.06%) CMDB
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) PKI
3 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) Linux
2 13 (39.39%) Unix
3 12 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (36.36%) Windows
4 5 (15.15%) CentOS
5 3 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) DevOps
2 15 (45.45%) ITIL
3 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (36.36%) Scrum
5 10 (30.30%) Service Management
6 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
7 5 (15.15%) Patch Management
8 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (9.09%) Service Design
9 3 (9.09%) User Stories
10 2 (6.06%) Business Transformation
10 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
10 2 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.06%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (6.06%) Open Source
10 2 (6.06%) Project Management
11 1 (3.03%) MVC
11 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) Ruby
2 4 (12.12%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.06%) C
3 2 (6.06%) C++
3 2 (6.06%) Perl
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) PHP
4 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 13 (39.39%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) RHCE
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.03%) Docker
3 1 (3.03%) vSphere
3 1 (3.03%) XenApp
3 1 (3.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (100.00%) Puppet
2 10 (30.30%) Ansible
3 6 (18.18%) Cobbler
4 4 (12.12%) Terraform
5 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (3.03%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (3.03%) Salt
6 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Red Hat
2 17 (51.52%) VMware
3 6 (18.18%) CA
3 6 (18.18%) Remedy
4 5 (15.15%) BMC
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco
5 4 (12.12%) SaltStack
5 4 (12.12%) Splunk
6 3 (9.09%) Arqiva
7 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.03%) Citrix
7 1 (3.03%) Google
7 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
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