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 28 June 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.

Opscode Chef
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 106 113
Rank change year-on-year +30 +7  
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 32 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.78% 0.40% 0.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.28% 2.30% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 7
Median daily rate £500 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

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 241 348 277
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 13.37% 17.49% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 194 171
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £307 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £560 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 9
Median hourly rate £11.25 £35.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.30% +178.48%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.10 £20.50
% change year-on-year -48.68% +66.34%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Hampshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 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
Southampton - 4 £510 - 1
Winchester +9 3 £450 +5.88%
Eastleigh - 2 £500 -
Basingstoke - 1 £600 - 3
Opscode Chef
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 54 (100.00%) Puppet
2 50 (92.59%) Linux
3 44 (81.48%) Red Hat
4 35 (64.81%) DevOps
5 30 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 26 (48.15%) VMware
7 26 (48.15%) SQL
8 25 (46.30%) SC Cleared
9 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (38.89%) Git (software)
11 20 (37.04%) JBoss
12 19 (35.19%) PostgreSQL
12 19 (35.19%) Splunk
13 18 (33.33%) Jenkins
13 18 (33.33%) Ansible
14 17 (31.48%) OpenStack
14 17 (31.48%) Configuration Management
14 17 (31.48%) Unix
14 17 (31.48%) Perl
15 16 (29.63%) Java
15 16 (29.63%) Oracle
15 16 (29.63%) RHCE
16 15 (27.78%) Python
16 15 (27.78%) MongoDB
16 15 (27.78%) Apache Cassandra
16 15 (27.78%) CentOS
16 15 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (27.78%) ActiveMQ
16 15 (27.78%) Xen

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 20 (37.04%) JBoss
2 17 (31.48%) OpenStack
3 13 (24.07%) Tomcat
4 12 (22.22%) Apache
5 2 (3.70%) Confluence
6 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.85%) CICS
6 1 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.11%) SaaS
3 2 (3.70%) IaaS
3 2 (3.70%) PaaS
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.85%) GitHub
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.85%) Office 365
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.07%) SSL
1 13 (24.07%) TCP/IP
2 12 (22.22%) Firewall
2 12 (22.22%) HTTP
3 11 (20.37%) DNS
3 11 (20.37%) HTTPS
3 11 (20.37%) LAN
3 11 (20.37%) WAN
4 3 (5.56%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.85%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.85%) VPN
5 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.19%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (27.78%) Apache Cassandra
2 15 (27.78%) MongoDB
3 12 (22.22%) Redis
4 11 (20.37%) MySQL
4 11 (20.37%) RDBMS
4 11 (20.37%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.85%) Big Data
5 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 21 (38.89%) Git (software)
2 18 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.85%) gulp
4 1 (1.85%) Hudson
4 1 (1.85%) Maven
4 1 (1.85%) Protractor
4 1 (1.85%) RSpec
4 1 (1.85%) Selenium
4 1 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.70%) Back Office
2 2 (3.70%) Local Government
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (24.07%) Linux Specialist
3 7 (12.96%) Applications Specialist
4 6 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Unix Specialist
5 5 (9.26%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) DevOps Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) CISSP Specialist
8 2 (3.70%) DevOps Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Support Specialist
9 1 (1.85%) Administrator
9 1 (1.85%) Applications Support
9 1 (1.85%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) ActiveMQ
2 12 (22.22%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (22.22%) Sensu
3 11 (20.37%) Java EE
4 4 (7.41%) CGI
5 3 (5.56%) JAAS
5 3 (5.56%) JMS
5 3 (5.56%) JMX
5 3 (5.56%) JNDI
5 3 (5.56%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (3.70%) REST
7 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.85%) Apache Camel
7 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.85%) Kafka
7 1 (1.85%) LAMP
7 1 (1.85%) Node.js
7 1 (1.85%) SAML
7 1 (1.85%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Video on Demand
2 10 (18.52%) Smart Meter
3 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.70%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) CMDB
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) PKI
5 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 50 (92.59%) Linux
2 30 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (31.48%) Unix
4 15 (27.78%) CentOS
5 4 (7.41%) Windows
6 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (64.81%) DevOps
2 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (31.48%) Configuration Management
4 12 (22.22%) Open Source
5 11 (20.37%) DRM
6 9 (16.67%) ITIL
6 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 7 (12.96%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (12.96%) Patch Management
8 5 (9.26%) Capacity Management
8 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.41%) Scrum
10 2 (3.70%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (3.70%) Project Management
10 2 (3.70%) Project Planning
10 2 (3.70%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
10 2 (3.70%) Scenario Testing
10 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (48.15%) SQL
2 17 (31.48%) Perl
3 16 (29.63%) Java
4 15 (27.78%) Python
5 14 (25.93%) PHP
6 6 (11.11%) Bash Shell
7 4 (7.41%) Ruby
8 2 (3.70%) C
8 2 (3.70%) C++
9 1 (1.85%) C#
9 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (46.30%) SC Cleared
3 16 (29.63%) RHCE
4 11 (20.37%) CISSP
4 11 (20.37%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.85%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 15 (27.78%) Docker
1 15 (27.78%) KVM
1 15 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (27.78%) Xen
2 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.85%) vSphere
2 1 (1.85%) XenApp
2 1 (1.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 54 (100.00%) Puppet
2 18 (33.33%) Ansible
3 12 (22.22%) Grafana
3 12 (22.22%) logstash
4 11 (20.37%) Kubernetes
5 10 (18.52%) Cobbler
6 2 (3.70%) Consul
6 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (3.70%) SELinux
6 2 (3.70%) vRealize
7 1 (1.85%) Nagios
7 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (81.48%) Red Hat
2 26 (48.15%) VMware
3 19 (35.19%) Splunk
4 16 (29.63%) Oracle
5 12 (22.22%) SaltStack
6 7 (12.96%) Arqiva
7 2 (3.70%) Remedy
8 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.85%) Cisco
8 1 (1.85%) Citrix
8 1 (1.85%) Google
8 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.85%) Palo Alto
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