Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 24 November 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 > Surrey
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 63 120
Rank change year-on-year +3 +57 +4
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 81 72 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.90% 3.13% 0.94%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.31% 20.17% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 50 13
Surrey median daily rate £500 £463 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -11.90% -2.33%
10th Percentile £411 £354 £415
90th Percentile £588 £500 £585
South East median daily rate £500 £463 £500
% change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 Surrey with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 320 357 393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 11.45% 15.54% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 250 244
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -0.62%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £277
90th Percentile £591 £539 £503
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 13
Surrey median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.41% -7.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £11.43 £16.27 £11.89
90th Percentile £39.55 £28.60 £31.00
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -42.00% +25.00% +0.45%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Surrey

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in Surrey

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Surrey over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in Surrey

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sunbury-on-Thames - 8 £572 -
Guildford 0 5 £585 +30.00% 1
Leatherhead -2 4 £550 +46.67% 1
Epsom - 3 £375 -
Reigate -41 2 £450 -2.70%
Woking - 2 £263 - 1
Cobham -5 1 - -
Staines -11 1 - -
Opscode Chef
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 67 (82.72%) Puppet
2 64 (79.01%) Ansible
3 57 (70.37%) DevOps
4 50 (61.73%) Linux
5 46 (56.79%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (45.68%) Amazon AWS
6 37 (45.68%) Java
7 36 (44.44%) Git (software)
8 35 (43.21%) Jenkins
9 33 (40.74%) Docker
10 32 (39.51%) PostgreSQL
11 31 (38.27%) Python
12 30 (37.04%) Red Hat
12 30 (37.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 26 (32.10%) Configuration Management
13 26 (32.10%) MongoDB
14 24 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
14 24 (29.63%) Test Automation
14 24 (29.63%) Relational Database
15 23 (28.40%) Finance
15 23 (28.40%) Subversion
16 22 (27.16%) MySQL
16 22 (27.16%) Redis
16 22 (27.16%) Sonatype Nexus
17 20 (24.69%) Oracle
18 18 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
19 17 (20.99%) Perl
19 17 (20.99%) AWS CloudFormation
20 16 (19.75%) PowerShell
21 13 (16.05%) OpenStack

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 13 (16.05%) OpenStack
2 9 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 8 (9.88%) WebSphere
4 7 (8.64%) Apache
5 5 (6.17%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.94%) Confluence
7 3 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (3.70%) IIS
7 3 (3.70%) nginx
8 2 (2.47%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (2.47%) SAS
9 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 37 (45.68%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (20.99%) AWS CloudFormation
4 11 (13.58%) IaaS
4 11 (13.58%) PaaS
5 7 (8.64%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (8.64%) Serverless
6 3 (3.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (3.70%) GitHub
6 3 (3.70%) SaaS
7 2 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.47%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (2.47%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.23%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) DNS
1 5 (6.17%) SAN
2 4 (4.94%) FTP
2 4 (4.94%) Internet
2 4 (4.94%) SSH
2 4 (4.94%) VPN
3 2 (2.47%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (2.47%) NAS
3 2 (2.47%) Network Security
3 2 (2.47%) SSL
4 1 (1.23%) DHCP
4 1 (1.23%) Firewall
4 1 (1.23%) IPsec
4 1 (1.23%) LDAP
4 1 (1.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (39.51%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (32.10%) MongoDB
3 24 (29.63%) Relational Database
4 22 (27.16%) MySQL
4 22 (27.16%) Redis
5 10 (12.35%) NoSQL
6 6 (7.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
8 3 (3.70%) Big Data
8 3 (3.70%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.47%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (2.47%) InfluxDB
9 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (1.23%) HBase
Development Applications
1 36 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 35 (43.21%) Jenkins
3 23 (28.40%) Subversion
4 22 (27.16%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (12.35%) JIRA
6 5 (6.17%) MSTest
6 5 (6.17%) NUnit
6 5 (6.17%) Vagrant
7 4 (4.94%) Bitbucket
8 3 (3.70%) MSBuild
8 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.47%) Toad
10 1 (1.23%) Ant
10 1 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.23%) Gradle
10 1 (1.23%) Maven
10 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (28.40%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Games
2 2 (2.47%) Retail
3 1 (1.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (56.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (16.05%) Cloud Engineer
3 9 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) AWS Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) Developer
5 6 (7.41%) AWS DevOps
5 6 (7.41%) Consultant
6 5 (6.17%) Administrator
6 5 (6.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (6.17%) Platform Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Storage Administrator
6 5 (6.17%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Unix Administrator
7 4 (4.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.70%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) JSON
2 4 (4.94%) LAMP
2 4 (4.94%) REST
2 4 (4.94%) Web Services
3 3 (3.70%) .NET
3 3 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.70%) J2EE
3 3 (3.70%) Sensu
4 1 (1.23%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.41%) Virtual Team
3 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (4.94%) Private Cloud
4 4 (4.94%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.23%) Online Games
5 1 (1.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 50 (61.73%) Linux
2 30 (37.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (13.58%) Unix
4 9 (11.11%) CentOS
5 8 (9.88%) Windows
6 6 (7.41%) Ubuntu
7 5 (6.17%) Solaris
8 3 (3.70%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (70.37%) DevOps
2 46 (56.79%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (32.10%) Configuration Management
4 24 (29.63%) Test Automation
5 18 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (13.58%) Migration
7 9 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (11.11%) TDD
8 8 (9.88%) OO
9 7 (8.64%) Performance Testing
10 6 (7.41%) Creative Thinking
10 6 (7.41%) High Availability
10 6 (7.41%) Load Balancing
10 6 (7.41%) Virtual Team Management
11 4 (4.94%) Application Performance Management
11 4 (4.94%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (4.94%) Data Protection
11 4 (4.94%) Kanban
11 4 (4.94%) Performance Management
11 4 (4.94%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 37 (45.68%) Java
2 31 (38.27%) Python
3 17 (20.99%) Perl
4 16 (19.75%) PowerShell
5 13 (16.05%) Bash Shell
6 11 (13.58%) SQL
7 10 (12.35%) Ruby
8 6 (7.41%) C#
9 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.70%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.47%) C
10 2 (2.47%) C++
11 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 33 (40.74%) Docker
2 4 (4.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (4.94%) Veritas File System
3 3 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.47%) NFS
4 2 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.23%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 67 (82.72%) Puppet
2 64 (79.01%) Ansible
3 12 (14.81%) Terraform
4 6 (7.41%) Nagios
5 5 (6.17%) CFEngine
5 5 (6.17%) logstash
6 4 (4.94%) Consul
6 4 (4.94%) NetBackup
6 4 (4.94%) Netcool
6 4 (4.94%) Pingdom
6 4 (4.94%) SnapMirror
6 4 (4.94%) SnapVault
6 4 (4.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (3.70%) Graphite
7 3 (3.70%) Kubernetes
7 3 (3.70%) StatsD
8 2 (2.47%) Cacti
8 2 (2.47%) Ganglia
8 2 (2.47%) Icinga
9 1 (1.23%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 30 (37.04%) Red Hat
2 20 (24.69%) Oracle
3 7 (8.64%) AppDynamics
4 5 (6.17%) Atlassian
4 5 (6.17%) NetApp
4 5 (6.17%) ServiceNow
4 5 (6.17%) Splunk
5 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.94%) PagerDuty
5 4 (4.94%) Sun
5 4 (4.94%) Veritas
6 2 (2.47%) Brocade
7 1 (1.23%) Google
7 1 (1.23%) New Relic
7 1 (1.23%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.23%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.23%) Snow
7 1 (1.23%) VMware