Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 43 61
Rank change year-on-year -8 +18 -16
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 14 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.06% 3.09% 2.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.38% 21.21% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 40 16
Sheffield median daily rate £500 £625 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +31.58% +11.76%
10th Percentile £431 £410 £409
90th Percentile £538 £638 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £625 £475
% change year-on-year -20.00% +31.58% +11.76%
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 91 99 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 13.38% 14.56% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 63 114
Sheffield median daily rate £444 £508 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.56% +12.78% -
10th Percentile £301 £395 £332
90th Percentile £536 £632 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% +5.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Sheffield median hourly rate - £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.29% +94.44%
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -25.71% -2.78%

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 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 14 (100.00%) Puppet
2 12 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (78.57%) Docker
3 11 (78.57%) DevOps
4 10 (71.43%) Ansible
4 10 (71.43%) SC Cleared
4 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
5 8 (57.14%) SaltStack
5 8 (57.14%) Salt
5 8 (57.14%) Terraform
6 7 (50.00%) Cloud Native
6 7 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (50.00%) Linux
7 6 (42.86%) Python
7 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (35.71%) Ruby
8 5 (35.71%) Windows
8 5 (35.71%) Amazon S3
8 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
8 5 (35.71%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (35.71%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (28.57%) Travis CI
9 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
10 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
10 3 (21.43%) CircleCI
11 2 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
11 2 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (14.29%) Deployment Automation

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 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Jetty
2 1 (7.14%) Mongrel
2 1 (7.14%) nginx
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 12 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (35.71%) Amazon S3
3 5 (35.71%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (7.14%) GitHub
5 1 (7.14%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
1 2 (14.29%) SSL
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) AMQP
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) FTP
2 1 (7.14%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.14%) Couchbase
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Redis
2 1 (7.14%) Riak
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (28.57%) Travis CI
3 3 (21.43%) CircleCI
4 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 1 (7.14%) FitNesse
5 1 (7.14%) GoCD
5 1 (7.14%) JIRA
5 1 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (7.14%) Selenium
5 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Developer
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Lead Security Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) React Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) HTML5
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
1 1 (7.14%) JMS
1 1 (7.14%) JPA
1 1 (7.14%) Kafka
1 1 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (7.14%) Servlets
1 1 (7.14%) Spring
1 1 (7.14%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Cloud Native
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) iSeries
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) DevOps
2 7 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 2 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
5 2 (14.29%) Information Security
5 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (7.14%) Self-Awareness
6 1 (7.14%) Task Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Python
2 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
2 5 (35.71%) Ruby
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) Go
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Docker
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Xen
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (100.00%) Puppet
2 10 (71.43%) Ansible
3 8 (57.14%) Salt
3 8 (57.14%) Terraform
4 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes
5 1 (7.14%) Cobbler
5 1 (7.14%) Rundeck
5 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) SaltStack
2 2 (14.29%) Atlassian
2 2 (14.29%) Google
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) ArcSight
3 1 (7.14%) EMC
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Informatica
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp
3 1 (7.14%) Splunk
3 1 (7.14%) TIBCO
3 1 (7.14%) TOWER Software