Period
to 21 May 2018

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 21 May 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 56 84
Rank change year-on-year -31 +28 +18
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 13 33 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.89% 2.67% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.88% 18.44% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% - -
East of England median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +18.75%
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 165 179 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 11.32% 14.49% 7.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 96 45
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +33.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £205 £228 £200
90th Percentile £550 £600 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 6
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% -3.33% -40.00%
10th Percentile £11.45 £13.75 £13.13
90th Percentile £17.50 £18.85 £19.63
East of England median hourly rate £14.00 £17.89 £17.50
% change year-on-year -21.72% +2.20% -22.22%

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 21 May 2018.

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 21 May 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
Watford - 5 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £406 - 2
Hatfield -12 1 £400 -27.27% 1
Opscode Chef
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
2 12 (92.31%) Jenkins
2 12 (92.31%) Ansible
2 12 (92.31%) Bash Shell
2 12 (92.31%) Puppet
3 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
3 10 (76.92%) Python
3 10 (76.92%) Firewall
4 9 (69.23%) Ruby
4 9 (69.23%) Unix
5 8 (61.54%) Linux
5 8 (61.54%) Java
5 8 (61.54%) PHP
5 8 (61.54%) MySQL
5 8 (61.54%) Oracle
5 8 (61.54%) DB2
5 8 (61.54%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (61.54%) Relational Database
6 6 (46.15%) VMware
6 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
6 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (46.15%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (38.46%) Atlassian
7 5 (38.46%) JIRA
7 5 (38.46%) Intershop
7 5 (38.46%) Subversion
7 5 (38.46%) Ant
7 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
7 5 (38.46%) DNA
7 5 (38.46%) IBM

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 5 (38.46%) Confluence
2 4 (30.77%) OpenStack
3 3 (23.08%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (23.08%) nginx
4 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
4 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (30.77%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (23.08%) Stackdriver
4 1 (7.69%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) HTTP
2 4 (30.77%) HTTPS
2 4 (30.77%) SSL
3 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (23.08%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) 802.11
4 1 (7.69%) BGP
4 1 (7.69%) Broadband
4 1 (7.69%) DWDM
4 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
4 1 (7.69%) IGRP
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) IPsec
4 1 (7.69%) MPLS
4 1 (7.69%) OSPF
4 1 (7.69%) SNMP
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) DB2
1 8 (61.54%) MySQL
1 8 (61.54%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (61.54%) Relational Database
2 3 (23.08%) Big Data
2 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Jenkins
2 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
3 6 (46.15%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (38.46%) Ant
4 5 (38.46%) JIRA
4 5 (38.46%) Subversion
5 3 (23.08%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (23.08%) Artifactory
5 3 (23.08%) Bitbucket
5 3 (23.08%) Gradle
5 3 (23.08%) Maven
6 2 (15.38%) Checkstyle
7 1 (7.69%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (23.08%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) 802.1X
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Replication
3 2 (15.38%) Wiki
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Unix
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) CentOS
3 3 (23.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
2 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (38.46%) DNA
3 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
3 5 (38.46%) Software Delivery
3 5 (38.46%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
4 4 (30.77%) Release Automation
5 3 (23.08%) Break/Fix
5 3 (23.08%) Database Tuning
5 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (23.08%) Microservices
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Measurement
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (23.08%) Protective Monitoring
5 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 3 (23.08%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Bash Shell
2 10 (76.92%) Python
3 9 (69.23%) Ruby
4 8 (61.54%) Java
4 8 (61.54%) PHP
5 4 (30.77%) Perl
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) Docker
3 1 (7.69%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (92.31%) Ansible
1 12 (92.31%) Puppet
2 3 (23.08%) HAProxy
2 3 (23.08%) Kibana
2 3 (23.08%) Kubernetes
2 3 (23.08%) logstash
2 3 (23.08%) Rancher
2 3 (23.08%) Terraform
3 2 (15.38%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (15.38%) Mesos
4 1 (7.69%) HP Fortify
4 1 (7.69%) vCenter Server
4 1 (7.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) Atlassian
3 5 (38.46%) F5
3 5 (38.46%) hybris
3 5 (38.46%) IBM
3 5 (38.46%) Intershop
4 4 (30.77%) Google
4 4 (30.77%) New Relic
4 4 (30.77%) Splunk
5 3 (23.08%) Percona
5 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
6 2 (15.38%) Sonatype
7 1 (7.69%) Arista
7 1 (7.69%) Aruba
7 1 (7.69%) Meraki
7 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
7 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
7 1 (7.69%) Tufin
7 1 (7.69%) Zscaler