Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 19 September 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 55 114
Rank change year-on-year +10 +59 -52
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 51 33 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.56% 3.59% 1.82%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.29% 18.64% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 40 39
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £463 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% +23.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £302
90th Percentile £578 £638 £500
North East median daily rate £425 £475 £388
% change year-on-year -10.53% +22.58% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North 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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 210 177 607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 22.88% 19.26% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 137 413
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £406 £355 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.44% +18.33% -8.13%
10th Percentile £258 £276 £224
90th Percentile £559 £489 £450
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 40
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £30.25 £40.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.38% +42.86% +9.80%
10th Percentile £23.30 £24.45 £25.75
90th Percentile £39.93 £50.00 £36.50
North East median hourly rate £15.35 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -61.63% +42.86% +9.80%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Tyne and Wear

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in Tyne and Wear

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in Tyne and Wear

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +15 51 £425 -8.11% 7
Opscode Chef
North East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 50 (98.04%) Puppet
2 47 (92.16%) DevOps
3 46 (90.20%) Ansible
4 42 (82.35%) Linux
5 31 (60.78%) Bash Shell
6 30 (58.82%) Docker
7 27 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
8 26 (50.98%) Jenkins
9 23 (45.10%) Configuration Management
10 22 (43.14%) Terraform
11 20 (39.22%) Python
11 20 (39.22%) Microsoft Azure
12 19 (37.25%) Windows
13 16 (31.37%) Kubernetes
14 15 (29.41%) Open Source
15 14 (27.45%) PowerShell
16 13 (25.49%) Deployment Automation
17 12 (23.53%) C++
17 12 (23.53%) Java
17 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (23.53%) Nagios
18 11 (21.57%) Perl
18 11 (21.57%) TeamCity
18 11 (21.57%) Ruby
18 11 (21.57%) High Availability
18 11 (21.57%) Data Centre
18 11 (21.57%) Packer
19 10 (19.61%) New Relic
19 10 (19.61%) Splunk
19 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 4 (7.84%) JBoss
1 4 (7.84%) WebLogic
1 4 (7.84%) WebSphere
1 4 (7.84%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (3.92%) FileNet
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.96%) Apache
3 1 (1.96%) nginx
3 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 27 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (39.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (15.69%) Datadog
4 4 (7.84%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (7.84%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.96%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (1.96%) GitHub
5 1 (1.96%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.96%) Linode
5 1 (1.96%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.96%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (3.92%) Network Security
1 2 (3.92%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (3.92%) SSL
1 2 (3.92%) VPN
2 1 (1.96%) DHCP
2 1 (1.96%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) Amazon Redshift
2 5 (9.80%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.84%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.92%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.92%) MySQL
4 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.96%) DataStage
5 1 (1.96%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (50.98%) Jenkins
2 11 (21.57%) TeamCity
3 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.84%) Maven
5 3 (5.88%) JIRA
5 3 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.96%) GitLab
6 1 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.96%) Subversion
6 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 41 (80.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (27.45%) AWS DevOps
2 14 (27.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 14 (27.45%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (3.92%) Administrator
5 2 (3.92%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (3.92%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (1.96%) Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Junior
6 1 (1.96%) Senior Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (1.96%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (9.80%) HTML
3 4 (7.84%) Software Packaging
3 4 (7.84%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (3.92%) LDAP
5 1 (1.96%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.96%) Ajax
5 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.96%) CSS
5 1 (1.96%) J2EE
5 1 (1.96%) jQuery
5 1 (1.96%) LAMP
5 1 (1.96%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (1.96%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.96%) LESS
5 1 (1.96%) Node.js
5 1 (1.96%) React
5 1 (1.96%) RESTful
5 1 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.96%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) Private Cloud
4 3 (5.88%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.92%) DataPower
6 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (82.35%) Linux
2 19 (37.25%) Windows
3 10 (19.61%) Unix
4 9 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (13.73%) CentOS
6 4 (7.84%) AIX
6 4 (7.84%) Debian
7 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (92.16%) DevOps
2 23 (45.10%) Configuration Management
3 15 (29.41%) Open Source
4 13 (25.49%) Deployment Automation
5 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (21.57%) High Availability
7 9 (17.65%) BDD
8 8 (15.69%) Test Automation
9 7 (13.73%) OO
10 4 (7.84%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (7.84%) Migration
11 3 (5.88%) Change Control
11 3 (5.88%) Coaching
11 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
11 3 (5.88%) RAD
12 2 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (3.92%) Technical Architecture
12 2 (3.92%) Workflow
13 1 (1.96%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (60.78%) Bash Shell
2 20 (39.22%) Python
3 14 (27.45%) PowerShell
4 12 (23.53%) C++
4 12 (23.53%) Java
5 11 (21.57%) Perl
5 11 (21.57%) Ruby
6 8 (15.69%) C
6 8 (15.69%) SQL
7 6 (11.76%) C#
8 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.96%) Jython
9 1 (1.96%) PHP
9 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) GCP
System Software
1 30 (58.82%) Docker
2 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.96%) Firmware
4 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.96%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.96%) vSphere
4 1 (1.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 50 (98.04%) Puppet
2 46 (90.20%) Ansible
3 22 (43.14%) Terraform
4 16 (31.37%) Kubernetes
5 12 (23.53%) Nagios
6 11 (21.57%) Packer
7 2 (3.92%) Forum Sentry
8 1 (1.96%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.96%) OpenNMS
8 1 (1.96%) OSSEC
8 1 (1.96%) Salt
8 1 (1.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) New Relic
1 10 (19.61%) Splunk
2 8 (15.69%) Red Hat
3 5 (9.80%) Google
3 5 (9.80%) HP
3 5 (9.80%) IBM
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle
4 4 (7.84%) Axway
4 4 (7.84%) Informatica
4 4 (7.84%) Siebel
4 4 (7.84%) VMware
5 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.92%) Sun
6 1 (1.96%) Capita
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix
6 1 (1.96%) Ivanti
6 1 (1.96%) Qualys
6 1 (1.96%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.96%) SaltStack