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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 64 83
Rank change year-on-year +11 +19  
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 35 33 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.87% 2.60% 0.86%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.97% 15.94% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 6
Median daily rate £500 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £358 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £414
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

Opscode Chef is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 146 207 190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 11.99% 16.29% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 278 176
Median daily rate £500 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £301 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 16
Median hourly rate £27.50 £46.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.21% +53.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.10 £18.08 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +66.66%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sunbury-on-Thames - 6 £423 - 1
Leatherhead +26 5 £550 +46.66% 1
Staines +3 2 £538 +19.44% 1
Cobham -2 1 - -
Guildford -2 1 - - 2
Opscode Chef
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 44 (91.67%) Puppet
2 37 (77.08%) Ansible
3 36 (75.00%) DevOps
4 32 (66.67%) Linux
5 31 (64.58%) Amazon AWS
6 25 (52.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 25 (52.08%) Python
7 20 (41.67%) Jenkins
8 19 (39.58%) MySQL
9 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (35.42%) PowerShell
10 16 (33.33%) Java
10 16 (33.33%) Windows
11 14 (29.17%) Configuration Management
12 13 (27.08%) Red Hat
12 13 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (27.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (25.00%) Docker
14 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
14 11 (22.92%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
15 10 (20.83%) Oracle
15 10 (20.83%) OpenStack
16 9 (18.75%) Bash Shell
16 9 (18.75%) AWS CloudFormation
16 9 (18.75%) Terraform
16 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
16 9 (18.75%) Perl
16 9 (18.75%) SQL
16 9 (18.75%) TDD

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 10 (20.83%) OpenStack
2 9 (18.75%) WebSphere
3 8 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 7 (14.58%) Drupal
5 6 (12.50%) WebLogic
6 5 (10.42%) CMS
6 5 (10.42%) Confluence
6 5 (10.42%) WordPress
7 4 (8.33%) IIS
8 3 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (4.17%) Apache
9 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
10 1 (2.08%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 31 (64.58%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (52.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (18.75%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (10.42%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (10.42%) IaaS
5 3 (6.25%) GitHub
5 3 (6.25%) PaaS
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.08%) SaaS
6 1 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) DNS
1 4 (8.33%) Firewall
1 4 (8.33%) VPN
2 2 (4.17%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) LDAP
2 2 (4.17%) SAN
2 2 (4.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (39.58%) MySQL
2 11 (22.92%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 7 (14.58%) MongoDB
4 7 (14.58%) NoSQL
5 6 (12.50%) Redis
6 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
7 4 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.08%) Couchbase
8 1 (2.08%) CouchDB
8 1 (2.08%) Event Store
8 1 (2.08%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 20 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
3 7 (14.58%) Subversion
4 6 (12.50%) MSTest
4 6 (12.50%) NUnit
5 5 (10.42%) JIRA
5 5 (10.42%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (8.33%) Bitbucket
6 4 (8.33%) Vagrant
6 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
7 3 (6.25%) Hudson
7 3 (6.25%) MSBuild
7 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (2.08%) git-flow
9 1 (2.08%) JSUnit
9 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
2 2 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 8 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Support Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Architect
6 5 (10.42%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Administrator
8 3 (6.25%) Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) DevOps Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) Web Services
1 8 (16.67%) YAML
2 6 (12.50%) JSON
3 5 (10.42%) .NET
4 4 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.17%) LAMP
5 2 (4.17%) XML
5 2 (4.17%) XSLT
6 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.08%) CSS
6 1 (2.08%) Durandal
6 1 (2.08%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.08%) HTML
6 1 (2.08%) HTML5
6 1 (2.08%) LESS
6 1 (2.08%) MSMQ
6 1 (2.08%) Reactive Extensions
6 1 (2.08%) REST
6 1 (2.08%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Private Cloud
2 4 (8.33%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (66.67%) Linux
2 16 (33.33%) Windows
3 13 (27.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (16.67%) CentOS
5 4 (8.33%) Ubuntu
5 4 (8.33%) Unix
5 4 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.17%) AIX
6 2 (4.17%) Solaris
6 2 (4.17%) SUSE
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.08%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (75.00%) DevOps
2 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (29.17%) Configuration Management
4 13 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (18.75%) TDD
6 7 (14.58%) Test Automation
7 6 (12.50%) Load Balancing
7 6 (12.50%) OO
8 5 (10.42%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (10.42%) TOGAF
9 4 (8.33%) Application Performance Management
9 4 (8.33%) Performance Management
10 3 (6.25%) Database Security
10 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
10 3 (6.25%) ITIL
10 3 (6.25%) Service Management
10 3 (6.25%) SIEM
10 3 (6.25%) Task Automation
10 3 (6.25%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 25 (52.08%) Python
2 17 (35.42%) PowerShell
3 16 (33.33%) Java
4 9 (18.75%) Bash Shell
4 9 (18.75%) Perl
4 9 (18.75%) SQL
5 7 (14.58%) Ruby
6 4 (8.33%) C#
6 4 (8.33%) PHP
6 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) CCNA
1 2 (4.17%) CCNP
1 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) MCSD
2 1 (2.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) Docker
2 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.17%) iptables
3 2 (4.17%) NFS
3 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.08%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 44 (91.67%) Puppet
2 37 (77.08%) Ansible
3 9 (18.75%) Terraform
4 4 (8.33%) Consul
4 4 (8.33%) Pingdom
5 3 (6.25%) CFEngine
6 2 (4.17%) Control-M
6 2 (4.17%) HAProxy
6 2 (4.17%) logstash
6 2 (4.17%) Nagios
6 2 (4.17%) NetBackup
6 2 (4.17%) Netcool
6 2 (4.17%) OpenView
7 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Red Hat
2 10 (20.83%) Oracle
3 8 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 7 (14.58%) AppDynamics
5 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.33%) Atlassian
6 4 (8.33%) PagerDuty
7 3 (6.25%) VMware
8 2 (4.17%) HP
8 2 (4.17%) Splunk
8 2 (4.17%) Veritas
9 1 (2.08%) Dell
9 1 (2.08%) IBM
9 1 (2.08%) SaltStack
9 1 (2.08%) Snow
9 1 (2.08%) Sun
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