Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 52 83
Rank change year-on-year -33 +31 +22
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 16 42 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.04% 3.13% 0.51%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.77% 25.61% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 28 1
Hertfordshire median daily rate £600 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +53.85%
10th Percentile £525 £313 £475
90th Percentile £800 £728 £525
East of England median daily rate £550 £515 £503
% change year-on-year +6.80% +2.49% +18.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £62.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 - £61.25

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 206 164 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.43% 12.21% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 83 58
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% +17.86%
10th Percentile £129 £240 £233
90th Percentile £575 £685 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £405 £425
% change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 13
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% -3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £29.00 £24.90 £33.55
East of England median hourly rate £12.61 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -23.58% -5.71% -

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -11 9 £550 +7.32% 6
Welwyn Garden City -12 2 £550 -8.33%
Hatfield -8 1 - -
Opscode Chef
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 (81.25%) Puppet
1 13 (81.25%) Ansible
2 11 (68.75%) DevOps
2 11 (68.75%) Jenkins
3 10 (62.50%) Python
4 9 (56.25%) Relational Database
4 9 (56.25%) MySQL
4 9 (56.25%) Oracle
4 9 (56.25%) DB2
4 9 (56.25%) Unix
4 9 (56.25%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 8 (50.00%) Ruby
5 8 (50.00%) Java
6 7 (43.75%) IBM
7 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
7 6 (37.50%) DNA
7 6 (37.50%) PHP
7 6 (37.50%) Ant
7 6 (37.50%) VMware
7 6 (37.50%) Subversion
7 6 (37.50%) Linux
7 6 (37.50%) Firewall
7 6 (37.50%) Intershop
7 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (37.50%) Magento
7 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
7 6 (37.50%) hybris
7 6 (37.50%) Software Delivery

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 4 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (18.75%) Confluence
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (18.75%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon S3
3 2 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (12.50%) PaaS
3 2 (12.50%) Route 53
3 2 (12.50%) Serverless
3 2 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (6.25%) IaaS
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) DB2
1 9 (56.25%) MySQL
1 9 (56.25%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (56.25%) Relational Database
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Jenkins
2 6 (37.50%) Ant
2 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (37.50%) Subversion
3 3 (18.75%) Apache Ivy
3 3 (18.75%) Bitbucket
3 3 (18.75%) Gradle
3 3 (18.75%) JIRA
3 3 (18.75%) Maven
3 3 (18.75%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (12.50%) Checkstyle
5 1 (6.25%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Juniper Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Unix
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Solaris
4 2 (12.50%) DC/OS
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) VMS
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) DevOps
2 6 (37.50%) DNA
2 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 6 (37.50%) Software Delivery
2 6 (37.50%) Translating Business Requirements
3 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (12.50%) Kanban
5 2 (12.50%) Product Management
5 2 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 1 (6.25%) People Management
6 1 (6.25%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Python
2 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) Ruby
3 6 (37.50%) PHP
4 2 (12.50%) Go
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) JNCIA
1 2 (12.50%) JNCIE
1 2 (12.50%) JNCIP
1 2 (12.50%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) GCP
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (81.25%) Ansible
1 13 (81.25%) Puppet
2 5 (31.25%) Kubernetes
2 5 (31.25%) Terraform
3 4 (25.00%) Mesos
4 3 (18.75%) Rancher
5 2 (12.50%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (12.50%) Marathon
6 1 (6.25%) HP Fortify
6 1 (6.25%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) IBM
3 6 (37.50%) hybris
3 6 (37.50%) Intershop
3 6 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) Atlassian
5 2 (12.50%) Juniper
5 2 (12.50%) Sonatype
6 1 (6.25%) Arista
6 1 (6.25%) F5
6 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.25%) Splunk