Period
to 17 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 17 January 2022 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
England > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 354 225 207
Rank change year-on-year -129 -18 -90
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 231 174 397
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.62% 1.02% 1.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.47% 5.97% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 123 292
10th Percentile £481 £425 £450
25th Percentile £520 £475 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £600
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £741 £650 £700
90th Percentile £792 £700 £750
England median daily rate £575 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% +4.76%

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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 6,655 2,916 4,626
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.97% 17.11% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,060 2,165 3,426
10th Percentile £419 £363 £300
25th Percentile £500 £435 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £585 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +11.43% -4.55% +0.92%
75th Percentile £680 £600 £631
90th Percentile £750 £700 £700
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 19 42
10th Percentile £14.95 £12.50 £12.44
25th Percentile £22.03 £12.76 £12.52
Median hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +15.56% +12.50% +2.56%
75th Percentile £62.25 £35.14 £26.75
90th Percentile £78.75 £68.00 £47.25
England median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.04% +31.43% -

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in London

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Opscode Chef in London.

Daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in London

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Opscode Chef in London over the 6 months to 17 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in London

Opscode Chef
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Opscode Chef in London.

Hourly rate trend for Opscode Chef in London

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 17 January 2022. 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
Central London -45 44 £625 +6.93% 45
East London -9 2 £525 -8.70% 3
South London -8 1 £525 -16.00% 1
North London - 1 £750 -
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 170 (73.59%) Ansible
2 165 (71.43%) DevOps
3 157 (67.97%) Terraform
4 132 (57.14%) AWS
5 121 (52.38%) Python
6 115 (49.78%) Puppet
7 112 (48.48%) Jenkins
8 107 (46.32%) Kubernetes
9 102 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
10 94 (40.69%) Docker
11 90 (38.96%) Linux
12 87 (37.66%) Configuration Management
13 81 (35.06%) Azure
14 71 (30.74%) GCP
15 65 (28.14%) Infrastructure as Code
16 61 (26.41%) AWS CloudFormation
16 61 (26.41%) Git (software)
17 58 (25.11%) Bash
18 55 (23.81%) Finance
19 50 (21.65%) Java
20 49 (21.21%) PowerShell
21 44 (19.05%) Social Skills
22 42 (18.18%) Google
23 41 (17.75%) Windows
23 41 (17.75%) GitHub
24 37 (16.02%) JIRA
25 36 (15.58%) Open Source
26 34 (14.72%) Microservices
26 34 (14.72%) Continuous Integration
26 34 (14.72%) Microsoft

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 23 (9.96%) nginx
2 21 (9.09%) Confluence
3 12 (5.19%) Apache
4 7 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.60%) IIS
6 5 (2.16%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.30%) JBoss
7 3 (1.30%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.30%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.87%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.87%) Jetty
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.87%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.43%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.43%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.60%) Cloudability
2 1 (0.43%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 132 (57.14%) AWS
2 81 (35.06%) Azure
3 71 (30.74%) GCP
4 61 (26.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 41 (17.75%) GitHub
6 21 (9.09%) Amazon EKS
7 20 (8.66%) npm
8 17 (7.36%) Serverless
9 16 (6.93%) PaaS
10 14 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
11 13 (5.63%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (5.19%) Amazon ECS
12 12 (5.19%) Amazon S3
12 12 (5.19%) IaaS
12 12 (5.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 10 (4.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 10 (4.33%) SaaS
14 9 (3.90%) Datadog
15 8 (3.46%) Azure Active Directory
16 7 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.76%) Firewall
2 8 (3.46%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.03%) Kerberos
3 7 (3.03%) SSL
4 6 (2.60%) DNS
4 6 (2.60%) Network Security
5 4 (1.73%) NAS
5 4 (1.73%) SAN
6 3 (1.30%) Internet
6 3 (1.30%) VPN
7 2 (0.87%) SNMP
7 2 (0.87%) VSAN
8 1 (0.43%) FTP
8 1 (0.43%) IPv4
8 1 (0.43%) IPv6
8 1 (0.43%) SD-WAN
8 1 (0.43%) SMTP
8 1 (0.43%) SSH
8 1 (0.43%) WAN
8 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.66%) Amazon RDS
2 16 (6.93%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (5.19%) Big Data
4 11 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 10 (4.33%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.90%) MongoDB
7 8 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.03%) Data Lake
8 7 (3.03%) MySQL
9 5 (2.16%) Bigtable
9 5 (2.16%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.73%) CouchDB
11 3 (1.30%) Couchbase
11 3 (1.30%) MariaDB
11 3 (1.30%) Power BI
11 3 (1.30%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.30%) Redis
12 2 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 112 (48.48%) Jenkins
2 61 (26.41%) Git (software)
3 37 (16.02%) JIRA
4 33 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
5 31 (13.42%) CircleCI
6 29 (12.55%) GitLab
7 28 (12.12%) Maven
8 26 (11.26%) gulp
9 23 (9.96%) Gradle
10 20 (8.66%) Travis CI
11 14 (6.06%) Bitbucket
12 13 (5.63%) Subversion
12 13 (5.63%) TeamCity
13 10 (4.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (3.90%) Cucumber
14 9 (3.90%) Selenium
14 9 (3.90%) SonarQube
14 9 (3.90%) webpack
15 7 (3.03%) Grunt
15 7 (3.03%) PhantomJS
General
1 55 (23.81%) Finance
2 44 (19.05%) Social Skills
3 20 (8.66%) Banking
4 9 (3.90%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.46%) Legal
5 8 (3.46%) Presentation Skills
5 8 (3.46%) Public Sector
5 8 (3.46%) Retail
6 5 (2.16%) Documentation Skills
7 4 (1.73%) Law
8 3 (1.30%) Marketing
8 3 (1.30%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.87%) International Banking
9 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.43%) Advertising
10 1 (0.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 91 (39.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (12.12%) AWS Engineer
3 24 (10.39%) AWS DevOps
4 23 (9.96%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 22 (9.52%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 21 (9.09%) Developer
7 18 (7.79%) Architect
7 18 (7.79%) Cloud Engineer
8 16 (6.93%) Consultant
9 12 (5.19%) Senior DevOps
10 9 (3.90%) Head of Development
10 9 (3.90%) Site Engineer
10 9 (3.90%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 8 (3.46%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 7 (3.03%) Azure Engineer
12 7 (3.03%) Lead DevOps
12 7 (3.03%) Platform Engineer
12 7 (3.03%) Senior Consultant
13 6 (2.60%) Azure Architect
13 6 (2.60%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.09%) REST
2 16 (6.93%) Kafka
3 15 (6.49%) React
4 13 (5.63%) Node.js
4 13 (5.63%) SOAP
5 12 (5.19%) Spring
6 10 (4.33%) AngularJS
6 10 (4.33%) CSS
6 10 (4.33%) HTML
7 9 (3.90%) LDAP
8 8 (3.46%) .NET
9 7 (3.03%) Jest
9 7 (3.03%) Sass
9 7 (3.03%) YAML
10 6 (2.60%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (2.60%) Vue.js
11 5 (2.16%) ARM Templates
11 5 (2.16%) Elastic Stack
11 5 (2.16%) Hibernate
11 5 (2.16%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.26%) Public Cloud
2 16 (6.93%) Data Centre
3 14 (6.06%) Linux Command Line
4 12 (5.19%) Mobile App
5 11 (4.76%) Cloud Native
6 9 (3.90%) Algorithms
6 9 (3.90%) Data Structures
6 9 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (3.46%) Hedge funds
8 6 (2.60%) NVMe
8 6 (2.60%) PKI
9 5 (2.16%) Clustering
9 5 (2.16%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (2.16%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.73%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.30%) Taxonomies
11 3 (1.30%) User Experience
12 2 (0.87%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 90 (38.96%) Linux
2 41 (17.75%) Windows
3 18 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (6.06%) CentOS
5 12 (5.19%) Windows Server
6 11 (4.76%) Unix
7 10 (4.33%) Windows Server 2019
8 9 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (3.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (2.60%) Windows Server 2016
11 5 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.30%) Solaris
13 2 (0.87%) Debian
13 2 (0.87%) Fedora
13 2 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.87%) SUSE
13 2 (0.87%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.43%) DC/OS
14 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (71.43%) DevOps
2 102 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (37.66%) Configuration Management
4 65 (28.14%) Infrastructure as Code
5 36 (15.58%) Open Source
6 34 (14.72%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (14.72%) Microservices
7 25 (10.82%) SDLC
8 22 (9.52%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 20 (8.66%) DevSecOps
9 20 (8.66%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (7.79%) Cybersecurity
11 17 (7.36%) Scrum
12 15 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (6.49%) Data Protection
12 15 (6.49%) Software Engineering
13 14 (6.06%) Migration
14 13 (5.63%) Change Management
14 13 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (5.63%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 121 (52.38%) Python
2 58 (25.11%) Bash
3 50 (21.65%) Java
4 49 (21.21%) PowerShell
5 29 (12.55%) Groovy
5 29 (12.55%) JavaScript
6 25 (10.82%) Ruby
7 24 (10.39%) SQL
8 21 (9.09%) Go
9 14 (6.06%) C#
10 12 (5.19%) Shell Script
11 10 (4.33%) Perl
12 7 (3.03%) ES6
12 7 (3.03%) PHP
13 5 (2.16%) Kotlin
13 5 (2.16%) Scala
14 4 (1.73%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.43%) C++
15 1 (0.43%) Java 8
15 1 (0.43%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 22 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 20 (8.66%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.60%) Degree
4 4 (1.73%) AWS Certification
5 3 (1.30%) CCNA
5 3 (1.30%) CCNP
5 3 (1.30%) CEH
5 3 (1.30%) CISA
5 3 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.30%) CISSP
5 3 (1.30%) CRISC
6 2 (0.87%) CCIE
6 2 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.87%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.87%) RHCE
6 2 (0.87%) RHCSA
6 2 (0.87%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.76%) GDPR
2 8 (3.46%) GRC
3 4 (1.73%) QA
3 4 (1.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.43%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.43%) COBIT
5 1 (0.43%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.43%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.43%) NIST
5 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.43%) SOC 1
5 1 (0.43%) SOC 2
System Software
1 94 (40.69%) Docker
2 24 (10.39%) Active Directory
3 19 (8.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (5.63%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (4.76%) vSphere
6 9 (3.90%) VMware NSX
7 6 (2.60%) Hyper-V
8 5 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.30%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 3 (1.30%) KVM
9 3 (1.30%) vCloud
9 3 (1.30%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.87%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.87%) Squid
11 1 (0.43%) LXC
Systems Management
1 170 (73.59%) Ansible
2 157 (67.97%) Terraform
3 115 (49.78%) Puppet
4 107 (46.32%) Kubernetes
5 17 (7.36%) Istio
6 13 (5.63%) Salt
7 12 (5.19%) Packer
7 12 (5.19%) Prometheus
8 11 (4.76%) Docker Swarm
8 11 (4.76%) vRealize
9 9 (3.90%) Grafana
9 9 (3.90%) Nagios
10 5 (2.16%) Consul
10 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (2.16%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 4 (1.73%) ZABBIX
12 3 (1.30%) Nessus
12 3 (1.30%) Rancher
13 2 (0.87%) CFEngine
13 2 (0.87%) Icinga
Vendors
1 42 (18.18%) Google
2 34 (14.72%) Microsoft
3 24 (10.39%) VMware
4 19 (8.23%) Red Hat
5 18 (7.79%) Oracle
6 15 (6.49%) SaltStack
6 15 (6.49%) Splunk
7 10 (4.33%) Cisco
8 4 (1.73%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.30%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.30%) Confluent
9 3 (1.30%) Coverity
9 3 (1.30%) Qualys
10 2 (0.87%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.87%) Avaya
10 2 (0.87%) NetApp
10 2 (0.87%) Palo Alto
10 2 (0.87%) Sonatype
10 2 (0.87%) Sybase
10 2 (0.87%) Zscaler