Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 138 170
Rank change year-on-year +10 +32 +1
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 33 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.94% 0.72% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.40% 5.98% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 6
Hampshire median daily rate £488 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +12.50% +9.59%
10th Percentile £323 £375 £363
90th Percentile £575 £510 £473
South East median daily rate £538 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +13.16% +5.56% -7.69%
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 446 435 368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 12.70% 12.07% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 288 220
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £250 £258 £263
90th Percentile £538 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 15
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.06 £20.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.15% +17.14% -42.62%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.98 £12.61
90th Percentile £47.50 £32.00 £57.50
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £25.80
% change year-on-year -18.92% -28.29% +20.00%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 - 5 £538 - 1
Fareham +4 3 £475 +15.15%
Winchester -1 2 £488 +8.33% 2
Farnborough - 2 - -
Opscode Chef
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 31 (93.94%) Linux
2 24 (72.73%) Puppet
3 22 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 22 (66.67%) DevOps
4 14 (42.42%) Scrum
5 12 (36.36%) Java
5 12 (36.36%) Oracle
5 12 (36.36%) Migration
6 11 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 11 (33.33%) GitHub
7 10 (30.30%) Cucumber
7 10 (30.30%) Cloud Foundry
7 10 (30.30%) Sonatype Nexus
7 10 (30.30%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (27.27%) Ruby
8 9 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
9 7 (21.21%) Node.js
9 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
9 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
9 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
9 7 (21.21%) JBoss
9 7 (21.21%) Tomcat
10 6 (18.18%) Apache
10 6 (18.18%) ITIL
10 6 (18.18%) Unix
10 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
10 6 (18.18%) Finance
10 6 (18.18%) Selenium

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 10 (30.30%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (21.21%) JBoss
2 7 (21.21%) Tomcat
3 6 (18.18%) Apache
3 6 (18.18%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.03%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 11 (33.33%) GitHub
2 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (9.09%) IaaS
3 3 (9.09%) PaaS
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (3.03%) CloudFront
4 1 (3.03%) Route 53
4 1 (3.03%) Serverless
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 2 (6.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.03%) Big Data
2 1 (3.03%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 10 (30.30%) Cucumber
2 10 (30.30%) Sonatype Nexus
3 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 6 (18.18%) gulp
4 6 (18.18%) Protractor
4 6 (18.18%) Selenium
5 4 (12.12%) Artifactory
5 4 (12.12%) Bitbucket
6 3 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Development Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (15.15%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (6.06%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Linux Specialist
8 1 (3.03%) Linux Support
8 1 (3.03%) Unix Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Unix Specialist
8 1 (3.03%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) Node.js
2 6 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 6 (18.18%) Kafka
2 6 (18.18%) WireMock
3 2 (6.06%) Middleware
4 1 (3.03%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (3.03%) JAAS
4 1 (3.03%) Java EE
4 1 (3.03%) JMS
4 1 (3.03%) JMX
4 1 (3.03%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
1 1 (3.03%) Fintech
1 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.03%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 31 (93.94%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (18.18%) Unix
4 4 (12.12%) Windows
5 2 (6.06%) AIX
6 1 (3.03%) CentOS
6 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) DevOps
2 14 (42.42%) Scrum
3 12 (36.36%) Migration
4 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
6 6 (18.18%) ITIL
7 5 (15.15%) Application Packaging
8 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.12%) Service Management
8 4 (12.12%) TDD
9 3 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
9 3 (9.09%) User Stories
10 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
11 1 (3.03%) Microservices
11 1 (3.03%) Non-Functional Testing
11 1 (3.03%) Patch Management
11 1 (3.03%) Security Hardening
11 1 (3.03%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) Java
2 9 (27.27%) Ruby
3 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
5 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 3 (9.09%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) C
6 1 (3.03%) Perl
6 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.03%) CISSP
2 1 (3.03%) RHCE
2 1 (3.03%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (15.15%) Docker
3 3 (9.09%) NFS
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (72.73%) Puppet
2 6 (18.18%) Terraform
3 5 (15.15%) Cobbler
4 4 (12.12%) Ansible
5 3 (9.09%) Packer
6 1 (3.03%) SCCM
6 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Oracle
2 11 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 6 (18.18%) VMware
4 3 (9.09%) Splunk
5 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft