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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 63 87
Rank change year-on-year -18 +24  
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 13 38 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.09% 2.89% 0.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.00% 15.70% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 1
Median daily rate £400 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 100 242 128
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 8.36% 18.38% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 139 70
Median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 20 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.66% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing Opscode Chef as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Woking 0 6 £394 -14.86% 2
Staines -18 1 - - 1
Leatherhead - 1 £350 - 2
Opscode Chef
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 31 (96.88%) Puppet
2 26 (81.25%) PowerShell
3 17 (53.13%) Windows
4 16 (50.00%) Linux
4 16 (50.00%) SQL
5 15 (46.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (46.88%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (43.75%) Python
7 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
7 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (40.63%) Ansible
8 12 (37.50%) DevOps
9 9 (28.13%) REST
9 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
9 9 (28.13%) Bash Shell
9 9 (28.13%) Web Services
10 8 (25.00%) MySQL
10 8 (25.00%) Public Cloud
10 8 (25.00%) AWS CloudTrail
11 7 (21.88%) Windows Server
11 7 (21.88%) Business Transformation
11 7 (21.88%) Bluefish Communications
11 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
11 7 (21.88%) YAML
11 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
11 7 (21.88%) Drupal
11 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
11 7 (21.88%) IIS
11 7 (21.88%) C#
11 7 (21.88%) Perl

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 7 (21.88%) Drupal
1 7 (21.88%) IIS
2 6 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (15.63%) CMS
3 5 (15.63%) WordPress
4 1 (3.13%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (46.88%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (25.00%) AWS CloudTrail
3 4 (12.50%) IaaS
3 4 (12.50%) PaaS
4 1 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.13%) GitHub
4 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (9.38%) DNS
2 3 (9.38%) VLAN
2 3 (9.38%) VPN
3 2 (6.25%) LAN
3 2 (6.25%) LDAP
3 2 (6.25%) SAN
3 2 (6.25%) WAN
4 1 (3.13%) DHCP
4 1 (3.13%) MPLS
4 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.13%) Big Data
4 1 (3.13%) Couchbase
4 1 (3.13%) CouchDB
4 1 (3.13%) Event Store
4 1 (3.13%) HBase
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (3.13%) RavenDB
4 1 (3.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
2 6 (18.75%) MSBuild
2 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
3 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (6.25%) Hudson
5 1 (3.13%) JSUnit
5 1 (3.13%) Subversion
5 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 8 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Support Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (9.38%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Cloud Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) REST
1 9 (28.13%) Web Services
2 7 (21.88%) .NET
2 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
2 7 (21.88%) YAML
3 5 (15.63%) JSON
4 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) Durandal
4 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) HTML5
4 1 (3.13%) LESS
4 1 (3.13%) MSMQ
4 1 (3.13%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (3.13%) RxJS
4 1 (3.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.13%) Grid Computing
3 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.38%) Unix
6 2 (6.25%) AIX
6 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.25%) Solaris
7 1 (3.13%) CentOS
7 1 (3.13%) Debian
7 1 (3.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) DevOps
3 7 (21.88%) Business Transformation
3 7 (21.88%) DNA
4 6 (18.75%) SDLC
5 5 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
5 5 (15.63%) Service Management
6 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 4 (12.50%) ITIL
7 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
7 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.25%) High Availability
8 2 (6.25%) Open Source
8 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (3.13%) Security Hardening
9 1 (3.13%) Software Deployment
9 1 (3.13%) SOLID
9 1 (3.13%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 26 (81.25%) PowerShell
2 16 (50.00%) SQL
3 14 (43.75%) Python
4 9 (28.13%) Bash Shell
5 7 (21.88%) C#
5 7 (21.88%) Perl
5 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
6 6 (18.75%) Ruby
6 6 (18.75%) VB.NET
7 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 2 (6.25%) PHP
9 1 (3.13%) C
9 1 (3.13%) C++
9 1 (3.13%) Java
9 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
1 3 (9.38%) MCSE
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) Docker
3 2 (6.25%) NFS
4 1 (3.13%) iptables
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 31 (96.88%) Puppet
2 13 (40.63%) Ansible
3 2 (6.25%) Control-M
3 2 (6.25%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.25%) OpenView
4 1 (3.13%) CFEngine
4 1 (3.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (3.13%) HAProxy
4 1 (3.13%) SCOM
4 1 (3.13%) Terraform
4 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Bluefish Communications
2 6 (18.75%) AppDynamics
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 5 (15.63%) ServiceNow
4 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco
5 2 (6.25%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) Veritas
6 1 (3.13%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.13%) SaltStack
6 1 (3.13%) Sun
6 1 (3.13%) Teradata