Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 140 180
Rank change year-on-year +14 +40 -4
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 36 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.03% 0.72% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.49% 5.59% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 7
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £400 £375 £341
90th Percentile £556 £525 £427
South East median daily rate £500 £463 £500
% change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +2.56%
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 424 501 407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 12.10% 12.97% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 329 240
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £250 £260 £262
90th Percentile £538 £538 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 11
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £35.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.66% +102.86% -47.76%
10th Percentile £10.40 £20.59 £11.81
90th Percentile £28.38 £58.75 £21.75
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £25.88 £20.09
% change year-on-year -43.96% +28.78% +0.92%

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 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 - 6 £519 - 1
Winchester +7 3 £475 +5.56% 1
Southampton +6 3 £450 -10.00%
Basingstoke - 2 £401 -
Farnborough - 2 - -
Fareham +3 1 £420 +20.00%
Eastleigh -2 1 £500 -
Opscode Chef
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 34 (94.44%) Linux
2 26 (72.22%) Puppet
3 24 (66.67%) DevOps
4 22 (61.11%) Jenkins
5 15 (41.67%) Oracle
5 15 (41.67%) Red Hat
5 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (33.33%) Migration
6 12 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
7 11 (30.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
8 10 (27.78%) Docker
8 10 (27.78%) GitHub
8 10 (27.78%) Cucumber
8 10 (27.78%) Scrum
8 10 (27.78%) Java
8 10 (27.78%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (27.78%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (22.22%) Tomcat
11 7 (19.44%) VMware
11 7 (19.44%) Ansible
11 7 (19.44%) Packer
11 7 (19.44%) Terraform
12 6 (16.67%) Protractor
12 6 (16.67%) gulp
12 6 (16.67%) Apache Spark
12 6 (16.67%) WireMock
12 6 (16.67%) AngularJS
12 6 (16.67%) Kafka

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 12 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 6 (16.67%) Apache Spark
3 6 (16.67%) JBoss
4 5 (13.89%) Apache
4 5 (13.89%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.78%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) GitHub
2 9 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) SSL
2 3 (8.33%) DNS
2 3 (8.33%) Firewall
2 3 (8.33%) HTTP
2 3 (8.33%) HTTPS
2 3 (8.33%) LAN
2 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.33%) MySQL
3 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.56%) Redis
3 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (61.11%) Jenkins
2 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
3 10 (27.78%) Cucumber
3 10 (27.78%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (16.67%) gulp
4 6 (16.67%) Protractor
4 6 (16.67%) Selenium
5 4 (11.11%) Artifactory
5 4 (11.11%) Bitbucket
6 3 (8.33%) JIRA
7 2 (5.56%) Vagrant
8 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Local Government
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) AWS DevOps
3 7 (19.44%) Development Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) AWS Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) DevOps Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Linux Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.78%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (2.78%) Linux Support
7 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Unix Specialist
7 1 (2.78%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 6 (16.67%) Kafka
1 6 (16.67%) Node.js
1 6 (16.67%) WireMock
2 3 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (8.33%) Sensu
3 2 (5.56%) Java EE
4 1 (2.78%) JAAS
4 1 (2.78%) JMS
4 1 (2.78%) JMX
4 1 (2.78%) JNDI
4 1 (2.78%) LAMP
4 1 (2.78%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Video on Demand
2 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.78%) Fintech
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 34 (94.44%) Linux
2 11 (30.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (16.67%) CentOS
4 5 (13.89%) Unix
5 2 (5.56%) AIX
5 2 (5.56%) Mac OS
5 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.56%) Windows
6 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) DevOps
2 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (33.33%) Migration
4 10 (27.78%) Scrum
5 5 (13.89%) Application Packaging
5 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
6 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.11%) TDD
7 3 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.33%) DRM
7 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.33%) Open Source
8 2 (5.56%) Capacity Management
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.56%) ITIL
8 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.78%) Project Management
9 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) Java
2 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (16.67%) Ruby
3 5 (13.89%) Perl
3 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
3 5 (13.89%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) PHP
4 4 (11.11%) Python
5 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.78%) C
6 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) RHCE
3 2 (5.56%) CISSP
3 2 (5.56%) RHCSA
4 1 (2.78%) RHCA
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Docker
1 10 (27.78%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (13.89%) Xen
3 3 (8.33%) KVM
3 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.78%) NFS
4 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (72.22%) Puppet
2 7 (19.44%) Ansible
2 7 (19.44%) Packer
2 7 (19.44%) Terraform
3 5 (13.89%) Cobbler
4 3 (8.33%) Grafana
4 3 (8.33%) Kubernetes
4 3 (8.33%) logstash
5 1 (2.78%) Consul
5 1 (2.78%) Nagios
5 1 (2.78%) SCCM
5 1 (2.78%) SELinux
5 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Oracle
1 15 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 7 (19.44%) VMware
3 6 (16.67%) Splunk
4 3 (8.33%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.78%) Arqiva
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft