Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 13 December 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 29 40
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.71% 1.40% 0.65%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.35% 9.52% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Slough median daily rate £400 £400 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -25.58% -
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £413 £500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -17.50% +37.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £41.50 -

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 Slough with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 31 42 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 8.83% 14.69% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 18
Slough median daily rate £413 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +41.67% -4.38%
10th Percentile £281 £295 £176
90th Percentile £575 £543 £473
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +17.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Slough median hourly rate - - £17.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.80 £12.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -57.14% -24.51%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Slough

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in Slough

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Slough region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
2 5 (83.33%) Squid
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) vSphere
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Perl
2 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 5 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (33.33%) Ansible
5 1 (16.67%) SSH
5 1 (16.67%) Clustering
5 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Debian
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) LDAP
5 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (16.67%) SQL

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (83.33%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) nginx
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) SSH
3 1 (16.67%) tcpdump
3 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Administrator
1 5 (83.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 5 (83.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Windows Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Unix Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Senior VMWare Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Debian
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
1 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Management
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) High Availability
1 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
1 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Perl
1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) Squid
1 5 (83.33%) vSphere
2 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) Docker
3 1 (16.67%) iptables
3 1 (16.67%) Postfix
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft