Period
to 15 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 15 January 2019 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 70 53
Rank change year-on-year -16 -17 +31
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 8 29 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.55% 1.90% 3.04%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.41% 13.18% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 22
Hertfordshire median daily rate £431 £550 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.59% +7.84% +4.62%
10th Percentile £402 £453 £313
90th Percentile £633 £658 £734
East of England median daily rate £505 £538 £500
% change year-on-year -6.05% +7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 148 220 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 10.19% 14.45% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 115 83
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.06% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £163 £152 £208
90th Percentile £578 £575 £620
East of England median daily rate £455 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +7.06% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 6
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.00% +72.41% -3.33%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £41.55 £29.00 £25.25
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.07 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.55% +3.42% -43.10%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Hertfordshire

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Opscode Chef in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in Hertfordshire

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in Hertfordshire

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 15 January 2019. 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
Hatfield +8 2 - - 1
St Albans +5 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Opscode Chef
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 6 (75.00%) Puppet
1 6 (75.00%) Ansible
2 5 (62.50%) DevOps
2 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (50.00%) Docker
3 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (50.00%) Terraform
4 3 (37.50%) Kubernetes
4 3 (37.50%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) MySQL
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) EMC
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) Solaris
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) UML
5 2 (25.00%) Apache
5 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) Unisys
5 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (12.50%) nginx
2 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (25.00%) Akamai
3 2 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (12.50%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) FTP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) Artifactory
4 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
4 1 (12.50%) Checkstyle
4 1 (12.50%) Cobertura
4 1 (12.50%) Gradle
4 1 (12.50%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) Maven
4 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 1 (12.50%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Azure DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Lead Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) 802.1X
1 2 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) boto
2 1 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) EMC VNX
2 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (25.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Native
3 1 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) HPUX
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Decision-Making
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Microservices
4 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) ANSI C
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) Korn
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (25.00%) Squid
2 2 (25.00%) Varnish
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Ansible
1 6 (75.00%) Puppet
2 4 (50.00%) Terraform
3 3 (37.50%) Kubernetes
4 2 (25.00%) vCenter Server
5 1 (12.50%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (12.50%) HAProxy
5 1 (12.50%) Kibana
5 1 (12.50%) logstash
5 1 (12.50%) Mesos
5 1 (12.50%) Rancher
5 1 (12.50%) Salt
5 1 (12.50%) yum
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Arista
2 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) EMC
2 2 (25.00%) F5
2 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (25.00%) Riverbed
2 2 (25.00%) Unisys
3 1 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) New Relic
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
3 1 (12.50%) Sonatype
3 1 (12.50%) Splunk