Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 109 165
Rank change year-on-year +20 +56 0
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 90 59 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.37% 1.58% 0.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.20% 10.99% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 39 21
Hampshire median daily rate £513 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +18.75% +10.34%
10th Percentile £456 £400 £395
90th Percentile £575 £553 £475
South East median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £72.50 - -

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 634 537 685
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 16.70% 14.42% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 330 411
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.43% +0.06% +6.67%
10th Percentile £321 £263 £300
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 28
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.67% +5.63% +111.00%
10th Percentile £15.14 £10.13 £17.45
90th Percentile £24.76 £74.34 £59.31
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year - -32.04% +32.05%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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
Fleet +9 20 £494 -1.25% 2
Southampton +4 20 £525 +2.94% 3
Farnborough - 8 £550 - 3
Basingstoke +18 5 £493 +22.97% 4
Fareham 0 3 £488 +2.63% 1
Winchester -14 2 £475 +11.76%
Havant - 1 - - 1
Portsmouth - 1 £525 -
Opscode Chef
South East

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 70 (77.78%) DevOps
2 62 (68.89%) Linux
3 56 (62.22%) Puppet
4 44 (48.89%) Terraform
5 42 (46.67%) Jenkins
6 37 (41.11%) Ruby
7 36 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (37.78%) Docker
9 33 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
10 29 (32.22%) Ansible
11 28 (31.11%) Kubernetes
12 26 (28.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 26 (28.89%) Git (software)
13 23 (25.56%) Hadoop
13 23 (25.56%) NoSQL
13 23 (25.56%) MongoDB
14 22 (24.44%) Java
15 21 (23.33%) Groovy
15 21 (23.33%) TDD
16 20 (22.22%) OpenShift
16 20 (22.22%) Vagrant
16 20 (22.22%) Big Data
17 19 (21.11%) RSpec
18 18 (20.00%) Packer
18 18 (20.00%) Scrum
18 18 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
19 17 (18.89%) Oracle
19 17 (18.89%) Windows
20 16 (17.78%) Kafka
21 15 (16.67%) Configuration Management

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 15 (16.67%) JBoss
2 13 (14.44%) Apache Spark
3 12 (13.33%) Tomcat
4 11 (12.22%) Jetty
5 10 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
6 9 (10.00%) Apache
7 6 (6.67%) Apache Solr
8 5 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (3.33%) Apache Pig
9 3 (3.33%) OpenStack
10 2 (2.22%) GemFire
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 33 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (22.22%) OpenShift
3 15 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (12.22%) PaaS
5 9 (10.00%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 8 (8.89%) GitHub
6 8 (8.89%) IaaS
7 4 (4.44%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (3.33%) Azure Machine Learning
8 3 (3.33%) SaaS
8 3 (3.33%) Serverless
9 1 (1.11%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.00%) DNS
2 5 (5.56%) Firewall
3 4 (4.44%) DHCP
3 4 (4.44%) Internet
3 4 (4.44%) SSL
4 3 (3.33%) HTTP
4 3 (3.33%) HTTPS
4 3 (3.33%) LAN
4 3 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.33%) WAN
5 2 (2.22%) NAS
5 2 (2.22%) SAN
6 1 (1.11%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.56%) Hadoop
1 23 (25.56%) MongoDB
1 23 (25.56%) NoSQL
2 20 (22.22%) Big Data
3 10 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (11.11%) Data Lake
4 9 (10.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 9 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 9 (10.00%) Cosmos DB
4 9 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (10.00%) Geospatial Data
5 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.33%) Apache Hive
6 3 (3.33%) Impala
6 3 (3.33%) MySQL
6 3 (3.33%) Neo4j
6 3 (3.33%) Redis
7 2 (2.22%) DB2
7 2 (2.22%) Looker
7 2 (2.22%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 42 (46.67%) Jenkins
2 26 (28.89%) Git (software)
3 20 (22.22%) Vagrant
4 19 (21.11%) RSpec
5 10 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
6 9 (10.00%) Artifactory
6 9 (10.00%) Bitbucket
6 9 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 9 (10.00%) Selenium
7 7 (7.78%) gulp
7 7 (7.78%) Protractor
8 4 (4.44%) Maven
9 3 (3.33%) Subversion
9 3 (3.33%) Visual Studio
9 3 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (2.22%) JUnit
10 2 (2.22%) LoadUI
10 2 (2.22%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.11%) Bower
11 1 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 12 (13.33%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (2.22%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 54 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (17.78%) Developer
3 14 (15.56%) AWS DevOps
3 14 (15.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 14 (15.56%) AWS Engineer
4 13 (14.44%) Java Developer
5 8 (8.89%) Architect
5 8 (8.89%) Development Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Big Data Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Ruby Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Big Data Developer
8 3 (3.33%) Data Architect
8 3 (3.33%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.22%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (2.22%) Azure Architect
9 2 (2.22%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (2.22%) Consultant
9 2 (2.22%) Data Analytics Architect
9 2 (2.22%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.78%) Kafka
2 11 (12.22%) Hibernate
2 11 (12.22%) Spring
3 8 (8.89%) AngularJS
4 7 (7.78%) Node.js
4 7 (7.78%) WireMock
5 4 (4.44%) LDAP
6 3 (3.33%) .NET
6 3 (3.33%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (3.33%) JSON
6 3 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (3.33%) SAML
6 3 (3.33%) Sensu
7 2 (2.22%) POSIX
8 1 (1.11%) Ajax
8 1 (1.11%) Java EE
8 1 (1.11%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (1.11%) RAML
8 1 (1.11%) REST
8 1 (1.11%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (4.44%) PKI
3 3 (3.33%) Video on Demand
4 2 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.22%) iSeries
5 1 (1.11%) CMDB
5 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.11%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 62 (68.89%) Linux
2 26 (28.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (18.89%) Windows
4 7 (7.78%) CentOS
5 4 (4.44%) SUSE
5 4 (4.44%) Ubuntu
5 4 (4.44%) Unix
6 2 (2.22%) AIX
7 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (77.78%) DevOps
2 36 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (23.33%) TDD
4 18 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (20.00%) Scrum
5 15 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 11 (12.22%) BDD
6 11 (12.22%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 11 (12.22%) Migration
6 11 (12.22%) Multithreading
6 11 (12.22%) Software Engineering
7 10 (11.11%) Open Source
8 9 (10.00%) Analytics
8 9 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
8 9 (10.00%) Data Analytics
8 9 (10.00%) ITIL
8 9 (10.00%) Service Management
9 8 (8.89%) Application Packaging
10 7 (7.78%) SDLC
11 6 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 37 (41.11%) Ruby
2 22 (24.44%) Java
3 21 (23.33%) Groovy
4 13 (14.44%) Python
5 12 (13.33%) SQL
6 11 (12.22%) JavaScript
7 8 (8.89%) Shell Script
8 7 (7.78%) PowerShell
9 5 (5.56%) Perl
10 3 (3.33%) PHP
11 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 34 (37.78%) Docker
2 9 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (8.89%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (4.44%) iptables
6 3 (3.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (3.33%) KVM
6 3 (3.33%) vSphere
6 3 (3.33%) Xen
7 2 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 56 (62.22%) Puppet
2 44 (48.89%) Terraform
3 29 (32.22%) Ansible
4 28 (31.11%) Kubernetes
5 18 (20.00%) Packer
6 12 (13.33%) Cobbler
7 5 (5.56%) Kibana
8 4 (4.44%) SELinux
8 4 (4.44%) yum
9 3 (3.33%) Consul
9 3 (3.33%) Grafana
9 3 (3.33%) logstash
9 3 (3.33%) Prometheus
9 3 (3.33%) Uchiwa
10 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 17 (18.89%) Oracle
2 15 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 15 (16.67%) VMware
3 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.67%) Databricks
5 5 (5.56%) Splunk
6 3 (3.33%) SaltStack
7 2 (2.22%) F5
7 2 (2.22%) IBM
7 2 (2.22%) SAP
7 2 (2.22%) Tableau
8 1 (1.11%) CA
8 1 (1.11%) ServiceNow