Period
to 24 February 2018

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 February 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 East > Surrey
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 93 99
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6 +29
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 54 33 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.85% 1.58% 1.58%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.93% 13.47% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 12 24
Surrey median daily rate £500 £381 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.15% -27.38% +27.66%
10th Percentile £438 £344 £450
90th Percentile £588 £474 £550
South East median daily rate £550 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +22.17% -10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 Surrey with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 319 245 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 10.93% 11.75% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 138 236
Surrey median daily rate £500 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
10th Percentile £159 £212 £188
90th Percentile £600 £512 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 34
Surrey median hourly rate £14.00 £18.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.32% -15.91% -49.71%
10th Percentile £12.75 £14.79 £13.15
90th Percentile £34.90 £23.05 £52.05
South East median hourly rate £16.11 £20.50 £30.90
% change year-on-year -21.43% -33.66% +43.72%

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 February 2018.

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 February 2018. 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
Guildford - 16 £585 - 3
Reigate - 6 £500 -
Epsom - 3 £375 - 2
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 - -
Opscode Chef
South East

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

1 46 (85.19%) DevOps
2 42 (77.78%) Puppet
3 37 (68.52%) Jenkins
4 36 (66.67%) Ansible
5 31 (57.41%) Linux
6 30 (55.56%) Git (software)
7 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (50.00%) Finance
9 25 (46.30%) MongoDB
10 24 (44.44%) Docker
11 23 (42.59%) Relational Database
12 22 (40.74%) Test Automation
13 21 (38.89%) Subversion
14 20 (37.04%) Redis
14 20 (37.04%) PostgreSQL
14 20 (37.04%) Sonatype Nexus
15 19 (35.19%) Amazon AWS
16 18 (33.33%) Java
17 15 (27.78%) Red Hat
18 14 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 12 (22.22%) Ruby
19 12 (22.22%) Perl
20 11 (20.37%) Python
21 10 (18.52%) Configuration Management
22 9 (16.67%) JIRA
23 8 (14.81%) Unix
23 8 (14.81%) GitHub
24 7 (12.96%) Continuous Delivery
24 7 (12.96%) Oracle
24 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration

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 5 (9.26%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (5.56%) Apache
3 2 (3.70%) Mule
3 2 (3.70%) SAS
3 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.85%) Confluence
4 1 (1.85%) nginx
4 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (35.19%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (14.81%) GitHub
3 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (7.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (7.41%) npm
5 3 (5.56%) SaaS
6 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.85%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) DNS
1 3 (5.56%) FTP
1 3 (5.56%) SAN
1 3 (5.56%) SSH
2 2 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (3.70%) Internet
2 2 (3.70%) NAS
2 2 (3.70%) SMS
2 2 (3.70%) VPN
3 1 (1.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (46.30%) MongoDB
2 23 (42.59%) Relational Database
3 20 (37.04%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (37.04%) Redis
4 4 (7.41%) MySQL
5 3 (5.56%) Big Data
5 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.70%) HBase
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.85%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 37 (68.52%) Jenkins
2 30 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 21 (38.89%) Subversion
4 20 (37.04%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (16.67%) JIRA
6 6 (11.11%) TeamCity
6 6 (11.11%) Vagrant
7 4 (7.41%) Artifactory
7 4 (7.41%) Mercurial
7 4 (7.41%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (7.41%) SonarQube
7 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.70%) Cobertura
8 2 (3.70%) JBehave
8 2 (3.70%) JUnit
9 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.85%) Hudson
General
1 27 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (79.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (22.22%) Senior DevOps
2 12 (22.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) AWS DevOps
3 10 (18.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) AWS Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (7.41%) Administrator
5 4 (7.41%) Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Storage Administrator
5 4 (7.41%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (5.56%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.56%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) J2EE
2 3 (5.56%) LAMP
3 2 (3.70%) .NET
3 2 (3.70%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.70%) Java EE
3 2 (3.70%) JDBC
3 2 (3.70%) JPA
3 2 (3.70%) JSON
3 2 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (3.70%) SOAP
3 2 (3.70%) Web Services
4 1 (1.85%) LDAP
4 1 (1.85%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.85%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Clustering
2 2 (3.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (57.41%) Linux
2 14 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (14.81%) Unix
4 6 (11.11%) Windows
5 5 (9.26%) Ubuntu
6 4 (7.41%) Solaris
7 3 (5.56%) CentOS
8 2 (3.70%) Android
8 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (85.19%) DevOps
2 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (40.74%) Test Automation
4 10 (18.52%) Configuration Management
5 7 (12.96%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (11.11%) ITIL
6 6 (11.11%) Release Automation
6 6 (11.11%) SDLC
7 5 (9.26%) High Availability
7 5 (9.26%) Kanban
8 4 (7.41%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (7.41%) Load Balancing
8 4 (7.41%) Scrum
9 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (3.70%) API Development
10 2 (3.70%) Change Management
10 2 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (3.70%) Project Management
10 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.33%) Java
2 12 (22.22%) Perl
2 12 (22.22%) Ruby
3 11 (20.37%) Python
4 4 (7.41%) SQL
5 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.56%) PHP
6 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.70%) C
6 2 (3.70%) C++
6 2 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
1 2 (3.70%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 24 (44.44%) Docker
2 3 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (5.56%) Veritas File System
3 2 (3.70%) NFS
3 2 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 42 (77.78%) Puppet
2 36 (66.67%) Ansible
3 3 (5.56%) CFEngine
3 3 (5.56%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.56%) SnapMirror
3 3 (5.56%) SnapVault
3 3 (5.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (3.70%) Cacti
4 2 (3.70%) Icinga
4 2 (3.70%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.70%) logstash
4 2 (3.70%) Nagios
4 2 (3.70%) Netcool
5 1 (1.85%) Grafana
5 1 (1.85%) Mesos
5 1 (1.85%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Red Hat
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle
3 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.41%) NetApp
4 3 (5.56%) Splunk
4 3 (5.56%) Sun
4 3 (5.56%) Veritas
5 2 (3.70%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.70%) Brocade
5 2 (3.70%) New Relic
6 1 (1.85%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.85%) Google
6 1 (1.85%) PagerDuty
6 1 (1.85%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.85%) VMware