Period
to 16 October 2021

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 16 October 2021 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
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 329 204 196
Rank change year-on-year -125 -8 -73
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 259 160 497
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.73% 1.16% 1.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.15% 6.96% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 99 365
10th Percentile £449 £346 £450
25th Percentile £500 £439 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £540 £600
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +14.29%
75th Percentile £713 £638 £700
90th Percentile £750 £690 £750
England median daily rate £550 £510 £550
% change year-on-year +7.84% -7.27% +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 6,235 2,299 5,743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.69% 16.67% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,642 1,644 4,240
10th Percentile £413 £350 £337
25th Percentile £488 £425 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £560 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +6.57% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £663 £613 £632
90th Percentile £720 £705 £700
England median daily rate £545 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +9.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 63
10th Percentile £15.35 £12.71 £12.44
25th Percentile £21.50 £14.35 £14.13
Median hourly rate £24.50 £19.20 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year +27.64% -6.37% +5.13%
75th Percentile £57.58 £34.65 £29.13
90th Percentile £63.13 £35.68 £47.40
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £19.57
% change year-on-year +2.56% -0.36% +11.83%

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 16 October 2021.

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 16 October 2021. 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 -66 26 £650 +23.81% 41
East London -10 2 £465 -19.13% 9
South London +3 1 £525 -16.00% 4
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2021, 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.

1 193 (74.52%) Ansible
2 182 (70.27%) DevOps
3 176 (67.95%) Puppet
4 139 (53.67%) Terraform
5 136 (52.51%) AWS
6 134 (51.74%) Python
7 112 (43.24%) Jenkins
8 111 (42.86%) Kubernetes
9 109 (42.08%) Linux
10 105 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
11 98 (37.84%) Azure
12 97 (37.45%) Docker
13 77 (29.73%) GCP
14 76 (29.34%) Configuration Management
15 75 (28.96%) Finance
16 72 (27.80%) Git (software)
17 64 (24.71%) Infrastructure as Code
18 58 (22.39%) PowerShell
18 58 (22.39%) Java
19 57 (22.01%) GitHub
20 54 (20.85%) Google
21 53 (20.46%) Windows
21 53 (20.46%) Bash Shell
22 52 (20.08%) AWS CloudFormation
23 51 (19.69%) Social Skills
24 45 (17.37%) VMware
25 39 (15.06%) Continuous Integration
26 37 (14.29%) JIRA
26 37 (14.29%) SQL
27 36 (13.90%) Maven

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 20 (7.72%) Confluence
2 12 (4.63%) Apache
3 10 (3.86%) Tomcat
3 10 (3.86%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.47%) nginx
5 7 (2.70%) Apache Spark
6 6 (2.32%) Apache Airflow
6 6 (2.32%) IIS
6 6 (2.32%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.93%) Mule
7 5 (1.93%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.93%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (1.16%) IBM Domino
9 3 (1.16%) JBoss
9 3 (1.16%) Jetty
10 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (1.93%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Cloudability
2 2 (0.77%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 136 (52.51%) AWS
2 98 (37.84%) Azure
3 77 (29.73%) GCP
4 57 (22.01%) GitHub
5 52 (20.08%) AWS CloudFormation
6 22 (8.49%) Amazon EC2
6 22 (8.49%) PaaS
7 20 (7.72%) npm
8 18 (6.95%) IaaS
9 17 (6.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 16 (6.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 15 (5.79%) AWS Lambda
11 15 (5.79%) SaaS
12 14 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
13 13 (5.02%) Amazon ECS
13 13 (5.02%) Serverless
14 12 (4.63%) Amazon S3
15 11 (4.25%) Amazon ELB
15 11 (4.25%) AWS Direct Connect
16 10 (3.86%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.49%) DNS
1 22 (8.49%) Firewall
2 10 (3.86%) TCP/IP
3 9 (3.47%) Kerberos
4 8 (3.09%) HTTP
4 8 (3.09%) HTTPS
4 8 (3.09%) NAS
4 8 (3.09%) SAN
4 8 (3.09%) SSL
5 7 (2.70%) SNMP
6 5 (1.93%) Network Security
7 4 (1.54%) WAN
8 3 (1.16%) IPv4
8 3 (1.16%) LAN
8 3 (1.16%) VPN
9 2 (0.77%) Internet
10 1 (0.39%) IPv6
10 1 (0.39%) MPLS
10 1 (0.39%) OSPF
10 1 (0.39%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.79%) Amazon RDS
3 14 (5.41%) NoSQL
4 12 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (3.86%) BigQuery
5 10 (3.86%) MongoDB
5 10 (3.86%) MySQL
6 8 (3.09%) Big Data
6 8 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.32%) Bigtable
7 6 (2.32%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.32%) Tableau
8 5 (1.93%) Looker
8 5 (1.93%) Snowflake Schema
9 4 (1.54%) MariaDB
10 3 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.16%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.16%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.16%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 112 (43.24%) Jenkins
2 72 (27.80%) Git (software)
3 37 (14.29%) JIRA
4 36 (13.90%) Maven
5 25 (9.65%) CircleCI
5 25 (9.65%) Gradle
5 25 (9.65%) Sonatype Nexus
6 24 (9.27%) gulp
7 19 (7.34%) Travis CI
8 18 (6.95%) TeamCity
9 16 (6.18%) Subversion
10 14 (5.41%) Octopus Deploy
11 12 (4.63%) GitLab
12 10 (3.86%) Bitbucket
13 8 (3.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (1.93%) Grunt
14 5 (1.93%) Jasmine
14 5 (1.93%) PhantomJS
14 5 (1.93%) Vagrant
14 5 (1.93%) webpack
General
1 75 (28.96%) Finance
2 51 (19.69%) Social Skills
3 28 (10.81%) Banking
4 13 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.25%) Presentation Skills
5 11 (4.25%) Retail
6 9 (3.47%) Documentation Skills
7 7 (2.70%) Investment Banking
8 6 (2.32%) Law
9 5 (1.93%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.54%) Legal
10 4 (1.54%) Public Sector
11 2 (0.77%) International Banking
11 2 (0.77%) Marketing
12 1 (0.39%) Advertising
12 1 (0.39%) Electronics
12 1 (0.39%) Games
12 1 (0.39%) German Language
12 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 89 (34.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (14.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 34 (13.13%) AWS Engineer
4 27 (10.42%) Architect
4 27 (10.42%) AWS DevOps
5 25 (9.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 25 (9.65%) Developer
6 15 (5.79%) Linux Engineer
7 14 (5.41%) Cloud Architect
7 14 (5.41%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 10 (3.86%) Lead DevOps
9 9 (3.47%) Azure Architect
10 8 (3.09%) AWS Architect
10 8 (3.09%) Java Developer
10 8 (3.09%) Java Engineer
10 8 (3.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 8 (3.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 8 (3.09%) Network Engineer
10 8 (3.09%) Site Engineer
10 8 (3.09%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.88%) YAML
2 19 (7.34%) JSON
2 19 (7.34%) Web Services
3 17 (6.56%) REST
4 16 (6.18%) .NET
4 16 (6.18%) Spring
5 14 (5.41%) AngularJS
5 14 (5.41%) Node.js
6 11 (4.25%) LDAP
6 11 (4.25%) React
7 10 (3.86%) RESTful
7 10 (3.86%) Spring Boot
8 9 (3.47%) CSS
8 9 (3.47%) HTML
8 9 (3.47%) SOAP
9 8 (3.09%) .NET Framework
9 8 (3.09%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (2.70%) Kafka
11 6 (2.32%) Django
12 5 (1.93%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.34%) Public Cloud
2 18 (6.95%) Cloud Native
2 18 (6.95%) Data Centre
3 11 (4.25%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (3.47%) Clustering
4 9 (3.47%) Data Structures
4 9 (3.47%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.09%) Algorithms
5 8 (3.09%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (3.09%) Legacy Applications
5 8 (3.09%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (2.70%) Virtual Team
7 6 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.32%) PKI
8 4 (1.54%) Enterprise Cloud
8 4 (1.54%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.16%) iPad
9 3 (1.16%) Replication
9 3 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 109 (42.08%) Linux
2 53 (20.46%) Windows
3 24 (9.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (6.56%) Unix
5 6 (2.32%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.93%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (1.93%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (1.54%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.16%) CentOS
8 3 (1.16%) Solaris
9 2 (0.77%) SUSE
10 1 (0.39%) AIX
10 1 (0.39%) Android
10 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.39%) HPUX
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.39%) VMS
10 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (70.27%) DevOps
2 105 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (29.34%) Configuration Management
4 64 (24.71%) Infrastructure as Code
5 39 (15.06%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (13.90%) Microservices
7 32 (12.36%) Open Source
8 31 (11.97%) Migration
9 27 (10.42%) Change Management
10 26 (10.04%) Infrastructure Automation
10 26 (10.04%) Scrum
11 25 (9.65%) ITIL
12 20 (7.72%) DevSecOps
13 19 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
13 19 (7.34%) Problem-Solving
13 19 (7.34%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 18 (6.95%) SDLC
14 18 (6.95%) Service Management
14 18 (6.95%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (6.56%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 134 (51.74%) Python
2 58 (22.39%) Java
2 58 (22.39%) PowerShell
3 53 (20.46%) Bash Shell
4 37 (14.29%) SQL
5 29 (11.20%) JavaScript
6 28 (10.81%) Groovy
7 18 (6.95%) Go
8 16 (6.18%) Ruby
9 13 (5.02%) C#
9 13 (5.02%) Perl
10 5 (1.93%) ES6
10 5 (1.93%) Kotlin
10 5 (1.93%) Scala
10 5 (1.93%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.54%) C
11 4 (1.54%) PHP
11 4 (1.54%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.77%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (6.95%) SC Cleared
1 18 (6.95%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.70%) AWS Certification
2 7 (2.70%) Degree
3 4 (1.54%) CISSP
3 4 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.16%) CEH
4 3 (1.16%) CISA
4 3 (1.16%) CRISC
5 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.39%) CISM
5 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) GCED
5 1 (0.39%) GCIA
5 1 (0.39%) GCIH
5 1 (0.39%) GIAC
5 1 (0.39%) GSEC
5 1 (0.39%) JNCIP
5 1 (0.39%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (0.39%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.25%) GDPR
2 7 (2.70%) GRC
3 4 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.77%) COBIT
5 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.39%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.39%) NIST
5 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.39%) QA
5 1 (0.39%) SLA
5 1 (0.39%) SOC 1
5 1 (0.39%) SOC 2
System Software
1 97 (37.45%) Docker
2 30 (11.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (6.95%) Active Directory
4 8 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.32%) KVM
6 5 (1.93%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.54%) NFS
7 4 (1.54%) VMware NSX
7 4 (1.54%) vSphere
8 3 (1.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 3 (1.16%) vCloud
9 2 (0.77%) Ceph
9 2 (0.77%) LXC
9 2 (0.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.39%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.39%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.39%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 193 (74.52%) Ansible
2 176 (67.95%) Puppet
3 139 (53.67%) Terraform
4 111 (42.86%) Kubernetes
5 16 (6.18%) Istio
6 13 (5.02%) Packer
7 12 (4.63%) Salt
8 6 (2.32%) vRealize
9 5 (1.93%) CASB
9 5 (1.93%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (1.54%) Prometheus
10 4 (1.54%) Red Hat Satellite
10 4 (1.54%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 3 (1.16%) Argo
11 3 (1.16%) Fortio
11 3 (1.16%) Kiali
11 3 (1.16%) SCCM
12 2 (0.77%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 2 (0.77%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.77%) linkerd
Vendors
1 54 (20.85%) Google
2 45 (17.37%) VMware
3 30 (11.58%) Oracle
4 27 (10.42%) Microsoft
5 23 (8.88%) Splunk
6 16 (6.18%) Cisco
7 14 (5.41%) Red Hat
8 13 (5.02%) SaltStack
9 12 (4.63%) New Relic
10 11 (4.25%) SolarWinds
11 8 (3.09%) ServiceNow
11 8 (3.09%) Zscaler
12 7 (2.70%) Citrix
13 5 (1.93%) IBM
13 5 (1.93%) Neustar
14 4 (1.54%) Cloudera
14 4 (1.54%) MuleSoft
15 3 (1.16%) CyberArk
15 3 (1.16%) HP
15 3 (1.16%) Infoblox