Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 267 232 181
Rank change year-on-year -35 -51 -50
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 270 162 652
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.91% 1.00% 1.61%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.19% 5.95% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 109 468
10th Percentile £414 £400 £463
25th Percentile £488 £463 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £540 £600
Median % change year-on-year +1.85% -10.00% +9.09%
75th Percentile £689 £644 £688
90th Percentile £750 £730 £750
England median daily rate £525 £525 £550
% change year-on-year - -4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £59.00 - -
England median hourly rate £61.50 £51.58 -
% change year-on-year +19.24% - -

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 5,207 2,722 6,449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.49% 16.77% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,784 1,988 4,694
10th Percentile £406 £373 £356
25th Percentile £475 £450 £452
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £540 £550
Median % change year-on-year +1.85% -1.82% +4.76%
75th Percentile £640 £613 £625
90th Percentile £713 £700 £691
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 75
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.42 £12.76
25th Percentile £16.28 £12.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.20 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +19.82% -8.60% -10.54%
75th Percentile £57.82 £36.93 £44.28
90th Percentile £65.00 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £19.39 £18.80
% change year-on-year +13.46% +3.14% -1.05%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -40 16 £575 +9.52% 22
South London +20 1 £625 +14.94% 2
East London +3 1 £465 -11.93% 5
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 206 (76.30%) Ansible
2 201 (74.44%) Puppet
3 180 (66.67%) DevOps
4 154 (57.04%) Python
5 137 (50.74%) AWS
6 134 (49.63%) Linux
7 127 (47.04%) Terraform
8 106 (39.26%) Azure
9 100 (37.04%) Docker
10 99 (36.67%) Kubernetes
10 99 (36.67%) Jenkins
11 98 (36.30%) Agile Software Development
12 83 (30.74%) Configuration Management
13 80 (29.63%) Git (software)
14 78 (28.89%) Java
14 78 (28.89%) Finance
15 69 (25.56%) GCP
16 66 (24.44%) PowerShell
17 65 (24.07%) VMware
18 57 (21.11%) Infrastructure as Code
19 56 (20.74%) Google
19 56 (20.74%) Windows
20 50 (18.52%) GitHub
21 48 (17.78%) Bash Shell
22 44 (16.30%) AWS CloudFormation
23 42 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
24 41 (15.19%) VMware Infrastructure
24 41 (15.19%) Maven
24 41 (15.19%) Social Skills
25 40 (14.81%) Open Source

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 19 (7.04%) Confluence
2 16 (5.93%) nginx
3 12 (4.44%) WebSphere
4 10 (3.70%) Tomcat
5 9 (3.33%) Apache
6 7 (2.59%) Apache Spark
7 6 (2.22%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.85%) Apache Airflow
8 5 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (1.85%) IIS
8 5 (1.85%) Mule
9 4 (1.48%) Jetty
9 4 (1.48%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (1.11%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.74%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.74%) JBoss
11 2 (0.74%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.37%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 137 (50.74%) AWS
2 106 (39.26%) Azure
3 69 (25.56%) GCP
4 50 (18.52%) GitHub
5 44 (16.30%) AWS CloudFormation
6 27 (10.00%) PaaS
7 26 (9.63%) Amazon EC2
7 26 (9.63%) IaaS
8 24 (8.89%) npm
9 22 (8.15%) AWS Lambda
10 18 (6.67%) Serverless
11 17 (6.30%) Amazon ELB
12 15 (5.56%) SaaS
13 14 (5.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 13 (4.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 13 (4.81%) Amazon S3
15 12 (4.44%) Amazon ECS
15 12 (4.44%) AWS Direct Connect
16 8 (2.96%) AWS CodePipeline
16 8 (2.96%) dbt
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.41%) Firewall
2 18 (6.67%) DNS
3 10 (3.70%) NAS
3 10 (3.70%) SAN
4 8 (2.96%) HTTP
5 7 (2.59%) HTTPS
5 7 (2.59%) SNMP
6 5 (1.85%) Kerberos
6 5 (1.85%) LAN
6 5 (1.85%) SSL
6 5 (1.85%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.85%) WAN
7 3 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.11%) MPLS
7 3 (1.11%) Network Security
8 2 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.74%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.74%) IPv4
8 2 (0.74%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.74%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.30%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.56%) BigQuery
2 15 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (4.44%) NoSQL
4 11 (4.07%) MongoDB
5 9 (3.33%) MySQL
6 8 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.59%) Tableau
8 6 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (2.22%) Big Data
8 6 (2.22%) Looker
8 6 (2.22%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.85%) Snowflake Schema
10 4 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.74%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.74%) Bigtable
11 2 (0.74%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.74%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 99 (36.67%) Jenkins
2 80 (29.63%) Git (software)
3 41 (15.19%) Maven
4 35 (12.96%) JIRA
5 30 (11.11%) Gradle
6 27 (10.00%) CircleCI
7 24 (8.89%) gulp
8 22 (8.15%) Travis CI
9 18 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
10 15 (5.56%) GitLab
10 15 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
11 11 (4.07%) TeamCity
12 9 (3.33%) SonarQube
12 9 (3.33%) Subversion
13 8 (2.96%) Bitbucket
13 8 (2.96%) Vagrant
14 6 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (1.85%) Cucumber
15 5 (1.85%) ProC
16 4 (1.48%) Mockito
General
1 78 (28.89%) Finance
2 41 (15.19%) Social Skills
3 27 (10.00%) Banking
4 16 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.81%) Presentation Skills
6 10 (3.70%) Retail
7 9 (3.33%) Investment Banking
8 7 (2.59%) Public Sector
9 5 (1.85%) Documentation Skills
10 4 (1.48%) Law
11 2 (0.74%) Electronics
12 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.37%) Games
12 1 (0.37%) German Language
12 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 88 (32.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 44 (16.30%) Cloud Engineer
3 30 (11.11%) Developer
4 29 (10.74%) AWS Engineer
5 23 (8.52%) Architect
6 21 (7.78%) AWS DevOps
7 19 (7.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 19 (7.04%) Linux Engineer
8 17 (6.30%) Consultant
9 16 (5.93%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 13 (4.81%) Cloud Architect
11 11 (4.07%) Lead DevOps
11 11 (4.07%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 11 (4.07%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 11 (4.07%) Service Operations Specialist
12 10 (3.70%) Senior DevOps
13 9 (3.33%) DevOps Consultant
13 9 (3.33%) Network Engineer
13 9 (3.33%) Platform Engineer
13 9 (3.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (10.37%) YAML
2 25 (9.26%) Node.js
3 24 (8.89%) JSON
4 23 (8.52%) Web Services
5 21 (7.78%) .NET
6 14 (5.19%) AngularJS
6 14 (5.19%) Spring
7 13 (4.81%) React
8 10 (3.70%) RESTful
9 9 (3.33%) .NET Framework
9 9 (3.33%) Spring Boot
10 7 (2.59%) Elastic Stack
11 6 (2.22%) Hibernate
11 6 (2.22%) LDAP
11 6 (2.22%) Middleware
11 6 (2.22%) REST
12 5 (1.85%) Django
12 5 (1.85%) Kafka
12 5 (1.85%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (1.48%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.78%) Cloud Native
2 18 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 16 (5.93%) Clustering
4 12 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (4.07%) Legacy Applications
5 11 (4.07%) Public Cloud
6 10 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
7 9 (3.33%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (2.22%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.85%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.85%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.48%) Enterprise Cloud
11 4 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.48%) User Experience
12 3 (1.11%) iPad
12 3 (1.11%) Replication
13 2 (0.74%) Blog
13 2 (0.74%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 134 (49.63%) Linux
2 56 (20.74%) Windows
3 35 (12.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 31 (11.48%) Unix
5 6 (2.22%) CentOS
6 4 (1.48%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.48%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.11%) Solaris
8 2 (0.74%) Android
8 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.74%) SUSE
9 1 (0.37%) AIX
9 1 (0.37%) HPUX
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.37%) VMS
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (66.67%) DevOps
2 98 (36.30%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (30.74%) Configuration Management
4 57 (21.11%) Infrastructure as Code
5 42 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (14.81%) Open Source
7 36 (13.33%) ITIL
8 33 (12.22%) Migration
9 31 (11.48%) Change Management
10 30 (11.11%) Infrastructure Automation
10 30 (11.11%) Scrum
11 28 (10.37%) Microservices
12 26 (9.63%) Service Management
13 24 (8.89%) Test Automation
14 22 (8.15%) Disaster Recovery
15 20 (7.41%) TDD
16 19 (7.04%) Problem-Solving
17 17 (6.30%) Software Engineering
18 15 (5.56%) High Availability
19 14 (5.19%) Cost Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 154 (57.04%) Python
2 78 (28.89%) Java
3 66 (24.44%) PowerShell
4 48 (17.78%) Bash Shell
5 29 (10.74%) Groovy
5 29 (10.74%) JavaScript
6 27 (10.00%) SQL
7 21 (7.78%) C#
7 21 (7.78%) Go
8 17 (6.30%) Ruby
9 14 (5.19%) Perl
10 6 (2.22%) PHP
10 6 (2.22%) TypeScript
11 5 (1.85%) C
12 4 (1.48%) Kotlin
13 3 (1.11%) ES6
13 3 (1.11%) Scala
13 3 (1.11%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.74%) sed
14 2 (0.74%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 18 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 18 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.19%) Degree
3 7 (2.59%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.74%) CCIE
5 2 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.74%) GIAC
5 2 (0.74%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.74%) RHCE
6 1 (0.37%) GCIA
6 1 (0.37%) GCIH
6 1 (0.37%) GCUX
6 1 (0.37%) GREM
6 1 (0.37%) GSEC
6 1 (0.37%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.37%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (0.37%) LPIC
6 1 (0.37%) RHCA
6 1 (0.37%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.85%) GDPR
2 1 (0.37%) COBIT
2 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.37%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 100 (37.04%) Docker
2 41 (15.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.93%) Active Directory
4 9 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.22%) Hyper-V
6 6 (2.22%) KVM
6 6 (2.22%) VMware NSX
7 5 (1.85%) vSphere
8 4 (1.48%) NFS
9 2 (0.74%) Ceph
9 2 (0.74%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (0.74%) vCloud
9 2 (0.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.74%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.37%) IAG
10 1 (0.37%) LXC
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.37%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 206 (76.30%) Ansible
2 201 (74.44%) Puppet
3 127 (47.04%) Terraform
4 99 (36.67%) Kubernetes
5 26 (9.63%) Salt
6 18 (6.67%) Packer
7 16 (5.93%) Istio
8 8 (2.96%) Argo
9 7 (2.59%) Prometheus
10 5 (1.85%) CASB
10 5 (1.85%) Grafana
10 5 (1.85%) SCCM
10 5 (1.85%) vRealize
11 4 (1.48%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (1.11%) Fortio
12 3 (1.11%) Kiali
12 3 (1.11%) Red Hat Satellite
12 3 (1.11%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 2 (0.74%) BladeLogic
13 2 (0.74%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 65 (24.07%) VMware
2 56 (20.74%) Google
3 29 (10.74%) Microsoft
4 26 (9.63%) Oracle
5 23 (8.52%) Red Hat
6 21 (7.78%) SaltStack
7 20 (7.41%) Splunk
8 13 (4.81%) New Relic
8 13 (4.81%) SolarWinds
9 12 (4.44%) Veritas
10 11 (4.07%) Cisco
10 11 (4.07%) Symantec
11 8 (2.96%) Zscaler
12 7 (2.59%) Citrix
13 6 (2.22%) Databricks
13 6 (2.22%) ServiceNow
14 5 (1.85%) IBM
14 5 (1.85%) Neustar
15 4 (1.48%) HP
16 3 (1.11%) BMC