Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 72 114
Rank change year-on-year +19 +42 -49
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 48 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.51% 2.49% 1.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.25% 14.29% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 23 29
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £393 £450 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.78% +21.46% +23.50%
10th Percentile £317 £319 £299
90th Percentile £505 £488 £540
North East median daily rate £393 £450 £373
% change year-on-year -12.78% +20.72% +24.25%
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 237 175 428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 22.25% 17.45% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 127 283
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £365 £385 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.19% +35.09% -5.00%
10th Percentile £255 £264 £220
90th Percentile £530 £500 £432
North East median daily rate £360 £385 £285
% change year-on-year -6.49% +35.09% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 23
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.75% +40.35% +107.88%
10th Percentile £8.38 £26.85 £25.56
90th Percentile £33.55 £50.20 £36.50
North East median hourly rate £13.75 £38.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year -64.52% +35.96% +98.54%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +13 47 £395 -12.22% 4
Sunderland - 1 £350 -
Opscode Chef
North East

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 46 (95.83%) Puppet
1 46 (95.83%) DevOps
2 40 (83.33%) Linux
3 37 (77.08%) Ansible
4 23 (47.92%) Docker
5 22 (45.83%) Amazon AWS
6 21 (43.75%) Bash Shell
6 21 (43.75%) Jenkins
7 20 (41.67%) Configuration Management
8 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (33.33%) Java
9 16 (33.33%) Terraform
10 15 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
11 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
11 14 (29.17%) Perl
11 14 (29.17%) Deployment Automation
12 12 (25.00%) Unix
12 12 (25.00%) Windows
13 11 (22.92%) Oracle
13 11 (22.92%) Python
13 11 (22.92%) IBM
13 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
13 11 (22.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (22.92%) WebSphere
13 11 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (22.92%) Open Source
14 10 (20.83%) Packer
14 10 (20.83%) Data Centre
14 10 (20.83%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
14 10 (20.83%) Axway

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 11 (22.92%) WebSphere
2 10 (20.83%) JBoss
2 10 (20.83%) WebLogic
2 10 (20.83%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (12.50%) FileNet
3 6 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (4.17%) Apache
4 2 (4.17%) nginx
4 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.08%) IIS
5 1 (2.08%) Jetty
5 1 (2.08%) Mongrel
5 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 10 (20.83%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 22 (45.83%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (16.67%) Datadog
4 5 (10.42%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.08%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (2.08%) GitHub
5 1 (2.08%) Google Analytics
5 1 (2.08%) Google App Engine
5 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.08%) Linode
5 1 (2.08%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.08%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) SSL
2 6 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (12.50%) Network Security
3 2 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (4.17%) VPN
4 1 (2.08%) DHCP
4 1 (2.08%) DNS
4 1 (2.08%) FTP
4 1 (2.08%) HTTP
4 1 (2.08%) IPsec
4 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) Amazon Redshift
2 6 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.17%) MySQL
5 1 (2.08%) DataStage
5 1 (2.08%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (43.75%) Jenkins
2 10 (20.83%) TeamCity
3 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.25%) JIRA
5 2 (4.17%) Maven
6 1 (2.08%) GitLab
6 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.08%) Subversion
6 1 (2.08%) Travis CI
6 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 41 (85.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (31.25%) AWS DevOps
2 15 (31.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 15 (31.25%) AWS Engineer
3 10 (20.83%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Architect
4 4 (8.33%) DevOps Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (4.17%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Technical Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (18.75%) Software Packaging
3 8 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (12.50%) LDAP
5 2 (4.17%) J2EE
6 1 (2.08%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.08%) Ajax
6 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.08%) CSS
6 1 (2.08%) jQuery
6 1 (2.08%) LAMP
6 1 (2.08%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (2.08%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (2.08%) LESS
6 1 (2.08%) Node.js
6 1 (2.08%) React
6 1 (2.08%) RESTful
6 1 (2.08%) Sass
6 1 (2.08%) Servlets
6 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (20.83%) Data Centre
3 9 (18.75%) Private Cloud
4 6 (12.50%) DataPower
5 3 (6.25%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (83.33%) Linux
2 12 (25.00%) Unix
2 12 (25.00%) Windows
3 11 (22.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (14.58%) AIX
5 3 (6.25%) CentOS
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (95.83%) DevOps
2 20 (41.67%) Configuration Management
3 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (29.17%) Deployment Automation
5 11 (22.92%) Open Source
6 10 (20.83%) High Availability
6 10 (20.83%) OO
7 8 (16.67%) BDD
8 7 (14.58%) Test Automation
9 6 (12.50%) Workflow
10 5 (10.42%) Change Control
10 5 (10.42%) RAD
11 3 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
11 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
12 2 (4.17%) Coaching
12 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
13 1 (2.08%) Domain Models
13 1 (2.08%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 21 (43.75%) Bash Shell
2 16 (33.33%) Java
3 14 (29.17%) Perl
4 11 (22.92%) Python
5 10 (20.83%) Ruby
6 8 (16.67%) SQL
7 7 (14.58%) C
7 7 (14.58%) C++
7 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.08%) C#
8 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.08%) Jython
8 1 (2.08%) PHP
8 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
System Software
1 23 (47.92%) Docker
2 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) Xen
4 1 (2.08%) Firmware
4 1 (2.08%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 46 (95.83%) Puppet
2 37 (77.08%) Ansible
3 16 (33.33%) Terraform
4 10 (20.83%) Nagios
4 10 (20.83%) Packer
5 7 (14.58%) Kubernetes
6 6 (12.50%) Forum Sentry
7 1 (2.08%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.08%) OpenNMS
7 1 (2.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) IBM
1 11 (22.92%) Oracle
2 10 (20.83%) Axway
2 10 (20.83%) HP
2 10 (20.83%) Informatica
2 10 (20.83%) Siebel
3 9 (18.75%) New Relic
3 9 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 9 (18.75%) Splunk
4 6 (12.50%) Sun
5 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.25%) VMware
6 2 (4.17%) Google
7 1 (2.08%) Capita
7 1 (2.08%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.08%) SaltStack