Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 23 June 2018 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 Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 54 42
Rank change year-on-year -2 -12 -12
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 12 13 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.69% 2.13% 3.84%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.53% 19.40% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 30
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% -5.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £400 £399 £425
90th Percentile £510 £556 £553
South Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £475 £500
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Sheffield with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 114 67 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 16.01% 11.00% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 35 109
Sheffield median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +45.16%
10th Percentile £313 £245 £313
90th Percentile £560 £575 £587
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +41.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate £66.67 - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £60.00 - £22.50

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Sheffield

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 12 (100.00%) Puppet
2 9 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (75.00%) Ansible
3 8 (66.67%) Linux
4 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (58.33%) DevOps
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (41.67%) Ruby
6 5 (41.67%) Python
6 5 (41.67%) Perl
6 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
6 5 (41.67%) Web Operations
6 5 (41.67%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (41.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 4 (33.33%) Apache
7 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 4 (33.33%) MySQL
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle
7 4 (33.33%) nginx
8 3 (25.00%) RESTful
8 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
8 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (25.00%) Mule
8 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (25.00%) SMS
8 3 (25.00%) SSL

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
2 4 (33.33%) Apache
2 4 (33.33%) nginx
2 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (25.00%) JBoss
3 3 (25.00%) Mule
3 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (8.33%) Alfresco
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon S3
3 2 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SMS
1 3 (25.00%) SSL
2 2 (16.67%) NAS
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) CircleCI
2 2 (16.67%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Middleware Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) WebLogic Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) WebOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
1 3 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Camel
2 1 (8.33%) JSP
2 1 (8.33%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) DevOps
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 5 (41.67%) Web Operations
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
4 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (25.00%) Remediation Plan
4 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Memory Management
6 1 (8.33%) Service Design
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Perl
1 5 (41.67%) Python
1 5 (41.67%) Ruby
2 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) Go
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) KVM
2 1 (8.33%) Varnish
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (100.00%) Puppet
2 9 (75.00%) Ansible
3 3 (25.00%) Terraform
4 2 (16.67%) CFEngine
4 2 (16.67%) Salt
5 1 (8.33%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) SaltStack
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) Google
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) TOWER Software