The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 51 59
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8  
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 13 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.08% 2.00% 2.00%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.21% 20.69% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 14
Median daily rate £600 £400 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -12.56%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

Opscode Chef is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 56 58 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 8.97% 9.67% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 42 57
Median daily rate £475 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £311 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.15%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -46.96% +60.97%  

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing Opscode Chef as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Oxfordshire

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Opscode Chef in Oxfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in Oxfordshire

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in Oxfordshire

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -1 7 £600 +60.00%
Opscode Chef
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 22 (100.00%) Puppet
2 21 (95.45%) Linux
3 14 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (59.09%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (59.09%) Subversion
4 13 (59.09%) OO
4 13 (59.09%) MySQL
4 13 (59.09%) Configuration Management
4 13 (59.09%) Git (software)
4 13 (59.09%) NoSQL
4 13 (59.09%) Ansible
5 11 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 11 (50.00%) DevOps
6 9 (40.91%) LEMP Stack
6 9 (40.91%) LAPP Stack
6 9 (40.91%) Yii
6 9 (40.91%) Node.js
6 9 (40.91%) Web Application Development
6 9 (40.91%) Laravel
6 9 (40.91%) Redis
6 9 (40.91%) AngularJS
6 9 (40.91%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
6 9 (40.91%) Memcached
6 9 (40.91%) MongoDB
6 9 (40.91%) Symfony
6 9 (40.91%) Zend
6 9 (40.91%) Release Management
6 9 (40.91%) nginx
6 9 (40.91%) Mercurial

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 9 (40.91%) Apache
1 9 (40.91%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) GitHub
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (9.09%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) IPv4
1 4 (18.18%) IPv6
1 4 (18.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) MySQL
1 13 (59.09%) NoSQL
1 13 (59.09%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (40.91%) CouchDB
2 9 (40.91%) MongoDB
2 9 (40.91%) Redis
2 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
3 4 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (18.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Git (software)
1 13 (59.09%) Subversion
2 11 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (40.91%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (4.55%) Electronics
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) PHP Developer
3 8 (36.36%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 8 (36.36%) PHP Zend Developer
3 8 (36.36%) Symfony Developer
4 6 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (22.73%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (22.73%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (22.73%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (18.18%) Administrator
6 4 (18.18%) DevOps Administrator
6 4 (18.18%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Lead Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Lead Java Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (18.18%) Linux DevOps Administrator
6 4 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) AngularJS
1 9 (40.91%) LAMP
1 9 (40.91%) LAPP Stack
1 9 (40.91%) Laravel
1 9 (40.91%) LEMP Stack
1 9 (40.91%) Memcached
1 9 (40.91%) Node.js
1 9 (40.91%) Symfony
1 9 (40.91%) Yii
2 4 (18.18%) Spring
3 2 (9.09%) POSIX
4 1 (4.55%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
1 4 (18.18%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) CentOS
3 1 (4.55%) HPUX
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Solaris
3 1 (4.55%) SUSE
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (59.09%) Configuration Management
2 13 (59.09%) OO
3 11 (50.00%) DevOps
4 9 (40.91%) MVC
4 9 (40.91%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (40.91%) Refactoring
4 9 (40.91%) Release Management
4 9 (40.91%) Web Application Development
4 9 (40.91%) Web Development
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (18.18%) Open Source
6 4 (18.18%) Service Design
6 4 (18.18%) TDD
6 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.55%) Psychology
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) PHP
2 5 (22.73%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) Python
3 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Go
4 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Docker
2 2 (9.09%) iptables
3 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) VirtualBox
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (100.00%) Puppet
2 13 (59.09%) Ansible
3 2 (9.09%) Salt
3 2 (9.09%) SELinux
4 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Zend
2 2 (9.09%) Qualys
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) VMware