Period
to 30 October 2020

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 30 October 2020 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
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 213 198 113
Rank change year-on-year -15 -85 +29
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 157 484 1,133
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.09% 1.32% 2.45%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.62% 8.64% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 346 919
Median daily rate £525 £600 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -2.55%
10th Percentile £396 £450 £442
90th Percentile £688 £750 £700
England median daily rate £510 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -7.27% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2,371 5,602 7,190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.42% 15.31% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,580 4,095 5,349
Median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £340 £342 £342
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 69 77
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +5.00% -25.38%
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.44 £13.31
90th Percentile £35.75 £47.10 £46.47
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +75.00% +14.29% -

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 30 October 2020.

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 30 October 2020. 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 +75 36 £538 -6.52% 29
West London +55 5 £820 +64.00% 8
East London +16 2 £650 +18.18% 6
South London +32 1 £625 +13.64% 4
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2020, 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.

1 121 (77.07%) Puppet
2 118 (75.16%) Ansible
3 95 (60.51%) DevOps
4 89 (56.69%) Python
5 82 (52.23%) Kubernetes
6 74 (47.13%) Docker
7 72 (45.86%) Linux
7 72 (45.86%) AWS
8 68 (43.31%) Terraform
9 65 (41.40%) Agile Software Development
10 64 (40.76%) Jenkins
11 63 (40.13%) Configuration Management
12 61 (38.85%) Azure
13 40 (25.48%) Git (software)
14 37 (23.57%) Continuous Integration
15 36 (22.93%) Bash Shell
16 33 (21.02%) Finance
16 33 (21.02%) DNS
17 31 (19.75%) GitHub
18 30 (19.11%) Windows
19 29 (18.47%) Infrastructure as Code
20 28 (17.83%) SaltStack
21 27 (17.20%) Splunk
21 27 (17.20%) HTTP
21 27 (17.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 26 (16.56%) PowerShell
22 26 (16.56%) Java
22 26 (16.56%) GCP
23 25 (15.92%) Salt
23 25 (15.92%) Cybersecurity

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 18 (11.46%) Apache
2 15 (9.55%) Tomcat
3 14 (8.92%) Confluence
4 10 (6.37%) nginx
5 9 (5.73%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.55%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.55%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.91%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.91%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.91%) JBoss
8 2 (1.27%) CMS
8 2 (1.27%) IIS
9 1 (0.64%) Drupal
9 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.64%) Liferay
9 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 72 (45.86%) AWS
2 61 (38.85%) Azure
3 31 (19.75%) GitHub
4 26 (16.56%) GCP
5 20 (12.74%) SaaS
6 19 (12.10%) Serverless
7 18 (11.46%) IaaS
8 15 (9.55%) PaaS
9 14 (8.92%) AWS CloudFormation
10 13 (8.28%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (7.01%) Amazon Cognito
11 11 (7.01%) Amazon S3
11 11 (7.01%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (7.01%) OpenShift
12 9 (5.73%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (5.10%) Amazon ECS
14 7 (4.46%) Amazon ELB
14 7 (4.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 6 (3.82%) Route 53
16 5 (3.18%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 33 (21.02%) DNS
2 27 (17.20%) HTTP
3 20 (12.74%) Firewall
4 14 (8.92%) DHCP
4 14 (8.92%) TCP/IP
5 11 (7.01%) SSL
6 10 (6.37%) Kerberos
7 6 (3.82%) Anycast
7 6 (3.82%) BGP
7 6 (3.82%) VLAN
7 6 (3.82%) VRRP
8 5 (3.18%) FTP
8 5 (3.18%) Reverse Proxy
8 5 (3.18%) SAN
8 5 (3.18%) SNMP
9 4 (2.55%) SMTP
10 3 (1.91%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.91%) Network Security
10 3 (1.91%) SSH
11 2 (1.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.92%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (7.01%) SQL Server 2016
4 10 (6.37%) MySQL
5 9 (5.73%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (5.10%) Big Data
7 7 (4.46%) NoSQL
8 6 (3.82%) BigQuery
8 6 (3.82%) Relational Database
9 5 (3.18%) MongoDB
9 5 (3.18%) Redis
10 4 (2.55%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.55%) MariaDB
10 4 (2.55%) Sybase ASE
11 3 (1.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (1.91%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (1.27%) Bigtable
12 2 (1.27%) Neo4j
12 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 64 (40.76%) Jenkins
2 40 (25.48%) Git (software)
3 22 (14.01%) JIRA
4 15 (9.55%) Subversion
5 14 (8.92%) Octopus Deploy
6 11 (7.01%) GoCD
6 11 (7.01%) TeamCity
7 10 (6.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (5.73%) Bitbucket
9 8 (5.10%) CircleCI
9 8 (5.10%) GitLab
10 7 (4.46%) Maven
11 5 (3.18%) Gradle
12 4 (2.55%) Travis CI
13 3 (1.91%) Bitbucket Server
13 3 (1.91%) gulp
14 2 (1.27%) Ant
14 2 (1.27%) IBM UrbanCode
14 2 (1.27%) SonarQube
15 1 (0.64%) JUnit
General
1 33 (21.02%) Finance
2 12 (7.64%) Banking
3 6 (3.82%) Public Sector
3 6 (3.82%) Retail
4 5 (3.18%) Front Office
5 3 (1.91%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.91%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.91%) Marketing
5 3 (1.91%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.27%) Legal
7 1 (0.64%) Back Office
7 1 (0.64%) Electronics
7 1 (0.64%) Games
7 1 (0.64%) International Banking
7 1 (0.64%) Law
7 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (33.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (14.01%) AWS Engineer
3 20 (12.74%) Cloud Engineer
4 19 (12.10%) Developer
5 15 (9.55%) Linux Engineer
6 13 (8.28%) AWS DevOps
6 13 (8.28%) Consultant
7 12 (7.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 12 (7.64%) Site Engineer
7 12 (7.64%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 11 (7.01%) Azure Engineer
8 11 (7.01%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 10 (6.37%) Architect
10 7 (4.46%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 7 (4.46%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (4.46%) Operations Engineer
10 7 (4.46%) Python Engineer
10 7 (4.46%) Security Engineer
11 6 (3.82%) AWS Architect
11 6 (3.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.92%) LDAP
2 13 (8.28%) Node.js
3 11 (7.01%) .NET
3 11 (7.01%) CSS
3 11 (7.01%) HTML
4 9 (5.73%) AngularJS
4 9 (5.73%) Elastic Stack
4 9 (5.73%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (5.10%) CSS3
6 7 (4.46%) .NET Core
7 6 (3.82%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (3.82%) LAMP
7 6 (3.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (3.82%) Web Services
8 5 (3.18%) LEMP Stack
8 5 (3.18%) RESTful
9 4 (2.55%) LAPP Stack
9 4 (2.55%) React
9 4 (2.55%) RxJS
9 4 (2.55%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.28%) Clustering
2 12 (7.64%) Data Centre
3 11 (7.01%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.10%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.82%) Analytical Mindset
6 6 (3.82%) Private Cloud
7 5 (3.18%) Hedge funds
8 4 (2.55%) Fixed Income
8 4 (2.55%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.91%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.91%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.27%) EMC VNX
10 2 (1.27%) Equities
10 2 (1.27%) FMCG
10 2 (1.27%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 72 (45.86%) Linux
2 30 (19.11%) Windows
3 27 (17.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (14.01%) Windows Server
4 22 (14.01%) Windows Server 2016
5 20 (12.74%) Unix
6 13 (8.28%) CentOS
7 6 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.82%) Windows Server 2019
8 4 (2.55%) Solaris
8 4 (2.55%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.91%) Debian
10 2 (1.27%) AIX
10 2 (1.27%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.27%) VMS
11 1 (0.64%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.64%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (60.51%) DevOps
2 65 (41.40%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (40.13%) Configuration Management
4 37 (23.57%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (18.47%) Infrastructure as Code
6 25 (15.92%) Cybersecurity
7 22 (14.01%) High Availability
8 20 (12.74%) Open Source
9 17 (10.83%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 16 (10.19%) Scrum
11 15 (9.55%) ITIL
11 15 (9.55%) Test Automation
12 14 (8.92%) Deployment Automation
13 13 (8.28%) Infrastructure Automation
13 13 (8.28%) Microservices
13 13 (8.28%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (8.28%) Problem-Solving
14 12 (7.64%) Continuous Delivery
14 12 (7.64%) Technical Architecture
15 11 (7.01%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 89 (56.69%) Python
2 36 (22.93%) Bash Shell
3 26 (16.56%) Java
3 26 (16.56%) PowerShell
4 25 (15.92%) Perl
4 25 (15.92%) Ruby
5 23 (14.65%) JavaScript
6 20 (12.74%) SQL
7 17 (10.83%) C#
8 12 (7.64%) Go
9 11 (7.01%) TypeScript
10 9 (5.73%) C
11 7 (4.46%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.55%) Korn
13 3 (1.91%) Groovy
13 3 (1.91%) Scala
14 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.64%) PHP
15 1 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (12.74%) Security Cleared
2 19 (12.10%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.46%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (3.18%) DBS Check
4 5 (3.18%) Degree
5 3 (1.91%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.27%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.64%) CCNP
7 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.64%) CISSP
7 1 (0.64%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.64%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.28%) QA
2 12 (7.64%) GDPR
2 12 (7.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (7.01%) Cyber Essentials
3 11 (7.01%) HIPAA
4 7 (4.46%) SLA
System Software
1 74 (47.13%) Docker
2 23 (14.65%) Active Directory
3 18 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.82%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.18%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (3.18%) vSphere
6 3 (1.91%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.27%) DFS Replication
7 2 (1.27%) KVM
7 2 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.27%) VMware NSX
7 2 (1.27%) Xen
8 1 (0.64%) Ceph
8 1 (0.64%) GPFS
8 1 (0.64%) HDFS
8 1 (0.64%) NFS
8 1 (0.64%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 121 (77.07%) Puppet
2 118 (75.16%) Ansible
3 82 (52.23%) Kubernetes
4 68 (43.31%) Terraform
5 25 (15.92%) Salt
6 12 (7.64%) Rundeck
7 10 (6.37%) Packer
8 9 (5.73%) Prometheus
9 8 (5.10%) Nagios
10 6 (3.82%) Grafana
10 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (2.55%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (2.55%) Red Hat Satellite
11 4 (2.55%) SCOM
11 4 (2.55%) ZABBIX
12 3 (1.91%) Consul
12 3 (1.91%) Pacemaker
13 2 (1.27%) Argo
13 2 (1.27%) Data Guard
13 2 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 28 (17.83%) SaltStack
2 27 (17.20%) Splunk
3 22 (14.01%) Red Hat
4 21 (13.38%) Microsoft
5 19 (12.10%) Atlassian
5 19 (12.10%) VMware
6 15 (9.55%) Oracle
7 12 (7.64%) Google
8 7 (4.46%) Sybase
9 6 (3.82%) Infoblox
10 5 (3.18%) Dell
10 5 (3.18%) EMC
11 4 (2.55%) LogicMonitor
11 4 (2.55%) New Relic
12 3 (1.91%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.91%) Cisco
12 3 (1.91%) F5
12 3 (1.91%) Veritas
13 2 (1.27%) Bloomberg
13 2 (1.27%) Salesforce.com