Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 52 58
Rank change year-on-year +8 +6 -24
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 17 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.72% 1.91% 2.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.29% 15.71% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 20
Sheffield median daily rate £470 £535 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.15% +7.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £402 £410 £448
90th Percentile £534 £638 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £490 £535 £500
% change year-on-year -8.41% +7.00% +25.00%
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 119 70 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 19.04% 12.13% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 39 110
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +26.67%
10th Percentile £300 £308 £325
90th Percentile £556 £578 £578
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £430 £445
% change year-on-year -1.05% -3.48% +18.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Sheffield median hourly rate £66.67 - £17.50
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £66.67 £11.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +506.09% -45.00% -9.09%

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

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Sheffield over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (100.00%) Puppet
2 12 (70.59%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (70.59%) DevOps
2 12 (70.59%) Ansible
2 12 (70.59%) Docker
3 10 (58.82%) Terraform
4 9 (52.94%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 9 (52.94%) SaltStack
4 9 (52.94%) Salt
4 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (47.06%) Linux
5 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
5 8 (47.06%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (47.06%) Amazon S3
5 8 (47.06%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (41.18%) Cloud Native
6 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
6 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
7 6 (35.29%) Python
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
8 5 (29.41%) Windows
8 5 (29.41%) Ruby
9 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
9 4 (23.53%) Perl
9 4 (23.53%) MySQL
9 4 (23.53%) Oracle
9 4 (23.53%) CircleCI
9 4 (23.53%) Travis CI
10 3 (17.65%) Greenfield Project

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 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
2 3 (17.65%) Apache
2 3 (17.65%) nginx
2 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
2 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
3 2 (11.76%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (11.76%) JBoss
3 2 (11.76%) Mule
3 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.88%) Alfresco
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 12 (70.59%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (47.06%) Amazon S3
2 8 (47.06%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (5.88%) GitHub
4 1 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) NAS
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
1 2 (11.76%) SMS
1 2 (11.76%) SSL
2 1 (5.88%) AMQP
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (23.53%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) Couchbase
3 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Redis
3 1 (5.88%) Riak
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
2 4 (23.53%) CircleCI
2 4 (23.53%) Travis CI
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) FitNesse
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Automation Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Middleware Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) WebLogic Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Developer
4 1 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) React Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Middleware
1 2 (11.76%) RESTful
2 1 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Camel
2 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) JMS
2 1 (5.88%) JPA
2 1 (5.88%) JSP
2 1 (5.88%) Kafka
2 1 (5.88%) Play Framework
2 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (5.88%) Spring
2 1 (5.88%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Cloud Native
2 3 (17.65%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Unix
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) DevOps
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.76%) Planning and Forecasting
3 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (11.76%) Remediation Plan
3 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Web Operations
4 1 (5.88%) BDD
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Memory Management
4 1 (5.88%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Python
2 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
2 5 (29.41%) Ruby
3 4 (23.53%) Perl
4 2 (11.76%) C
4 2 (11.76%) C++
4 2 (11.76%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) Go
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) KVM
2 1 (5.88%) Varnish
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (100.00%) Puppet
2 12 (70.59%) Ansible
3 10 (58.82%) Terraform
4 9 (52.94%) Salt
5 2 (11.76%) CFEngine
6 1 (5.88%) Cobbler
6 1 (5.88%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) SaltStack
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) IBM
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) Google
5 1 (5.88%) Informatica
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp
5 1 (5.88%) Splunk
5 1 (5.88%) TIBCO
5 1 (5.88%) TOWER Software