Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 64 74
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10 +8
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 28 34 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.71% 3.39% 2.99%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.74% 16.75% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 36
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £488 £421 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.73% +12.33% +1.21%
10th Percentile £355 £319 £308
90th Percentile £538 £638 £475
North East median daily rate £525 £421 £384
% change year-on-year +24.63% +9.77% +2.95%
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 190 203 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 18.39% 20.26% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 157 165
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £475 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.79% +4.00% +32.05%
10th Percentile £226 £255 £223
90th Percentile £557 £588 £500
North East median daily rate £473 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +30.34% -3.33% +29.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 17
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.14 £12.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.08% -68.75% +53.85%
10th Percentile £13.98 £8.38 £27.60
90th Percentile £17.60 £32.28 £55.25
North East median hourly rate £14.78 £13.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.45% -65.63% +63.77%

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019. 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 +9 28 £488 +13.37% 3
Opscode Chef
North East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 23 (82.14%) Puppet
1 23 (82.14%) DevOps
2 22 (78.57%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 20 (71.43%) Bash Shell
3 20 (71.43%) Python
4 19 (67.86%) Ansible
4 19 (67.86%) Docker
5 18 (64.29%) Linux
6 17 (60.71%) Git (software)
7 16 (57.14%) Kubernetes
7 16 (57.14%) Terraform
8 15 (53.57%) JIRA
9 14 (50.00%) GitLab
9 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (46.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (42.86%) CentOS
11 12 (42.86%) MySQL
12 11 (39.29%) AWS CloudFormation
13 10 (35.71%) MongoDB
13 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (32.14%) Web Services
14 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
14 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
15 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
15 8 (28.57%) Security Management
15 8 (28.57%) Network Security
15 8 (28.57%) Communications Security
15 8 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
15 8 (28.57%) SIEM

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 5 (17.86%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 22 (78.57%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (39.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (17.86%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (17.86%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (17.86%) Amazon S3
4 5 (17.86%) Route 53
4 5 (17.86%) Slack
4 5 (17.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (10.71%) Datadog
6 2 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Network Security
2 5 (17.86%) HTTP
3 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 3 (10.71%) VLAN
3 3 (10.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) MySQL
2 10 (35.71%) MongoDB
3 5 (17.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 20 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 17 (60.71%) Git (software)
3 15 (53.57%) JIRA
4 14 (50.00%) GitLab
5 8 (28.57%) Bitbucket
6 5 (17.86%) SonarQube
7 2 (7.14%) Subversion
8 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
8 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (35.71%) AWS DevOps
2 10 (35.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 10 (35.71%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) JIRA Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) Administrator
4 7 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (17.86%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (17.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (10.71%) Developer
6 3 (10.71%) DevOps Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior DevOps
8 1 (3.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) Web Services
2 7 (25.00%) Node.js
3 5 (17.86%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (7.14%) HTML
5 1 (3.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Linux
2 13 (46.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (42.86%) CentOS
4 7 (25.00%) Debian
5 5 (17.86%) Unix
6 2 (7.14%) Fedora
6 2 (7.14%) SUSE
6 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) DevOps
2 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (28.57%) Communications Security
3 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 8 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
3 8 (28.57%) Security Management
3 8 (28.57%) SIEM
3 8 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 5 (17.86%) Microservices
5 5 (17.86%) Open Source
5 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (3.57%) Kanban
7 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) Bash Shell
1 20 (71.43%) Python
2 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (10.71%) C++
5 2 (7.14%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (3.57%) C
6 1 (3.57%) Perl
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 19 (67.86%) Docker
2 6 (21.43%) Xen
3 5 (17.86%) KVM
Systems Management
1 23 (82.14%) Puppet
2 19 (67.86%) Ansible
3 16 (57.14%) Kubernetes
3 16 (57.14%) Terraform
4 6 (21.43%) Grafana
4 6 (21.43%) Packer
4 6 (21.43%) Prometheus
5 5 (17.86%) Rancher
6 3 (10.71%) Nagios
7 2 (7.14%) Check_MK
7 2 (7.14%) ZABBIX
8 1 (3.57%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Black Duck
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) Google
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) New Relic
5 1 (3.57%) Splunk