Period
to 18 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 54 98
Rank change year-on-year +4 +44 -21
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 42 37 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.33% 4.01% 2.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.50% 19.47% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 56 43
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £500 £535 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.54% +55.07% -1.43%
10th Percentile £243 £319 £303
90th Percentile £593 £638 £488
North East median daily rate £500 £535 £345
% change year-on-year -6.54% +55.07% -18.82%
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 227 190 401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 23.43% 20.59% 18.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 148 277
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £465 £374 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.33% +15.08% -0.95%
10th Percentile £325 £268 £222
90th Percentile £575 £588 £465
North East median daily rate £455 £361 £320
% change year-on-year +25.95% +12.89% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 23
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £21.50 £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.81% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £15.97 £8.87 £26.30
90th Percentile £32.45 £49.33 £54.95
North East median hourly rate £15.13 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -52.73% +14.29% +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 18 December 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 December 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 +6 42 £500 -6.54% 3
Opscode Chef
North East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 41 (97.62%) Puppet
2 40 (95.24%) DevOps
3 33 (78.57%) Ansible
4 32 (76.19%) Amazon AWS
5 31 (73.81%) Docker
5 31 (73.81%) Jenkins
6 29 (69.05%) Bash Shell
7 27 (64.29%) Python
7 27 (64.29%) Terraform
8 26 (61.90%) Linux
9 22 (52.38%) Kubernetes
10 17 (40.48%) Git (software)
11 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (30.95%) Open Source
12 13 (30.95%) MongoDB
12 13 (30.95%) JIRA
12 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
12 13 (30.95%) GitLab
12 13 (30.95%) AWS CloudFormation
13 12 (28.57%) Configuration Management
14 10 (23.81%) PowerShell
14 10 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (21.43%) CentOS
15 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (21.43%) Node.js
16 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (19.05%) Java
16 8 (19.05%) MySQL
16 8 (19.05%) Web Services
17 7 (16.67%) Windows

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 6 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 32 (76.19%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (30.95%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (14.29%) Amazon S3
4 6 (14.29%) Slack
5 5 (11.90%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (11.90%) Route 53
5 5 (11.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (7.14%) Datadog
8 1 (2.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) HTTP
2 5 (11.90%) Network Security
3 1 (2.38%) DHCP
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) MongoDB
2 8 (19.05%) MySQL
3 5 (11.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (9.52%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 31 (73.81%) Jenkins
2 17 (40.48%) Git (software)
3 13 (30.95%) GitLab
3 13 (30.95%) JIRA
4 5 (11.90%) SonarQube
5 3 (7.14%) Bitbucket
5 3 (7.14%) Subversion
6 2 (4.76%) Maven
6 2 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 35 (83.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (28.57%) AWS DevOps
2 12 (28.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 12 (28.57%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Senior DevOps
4 5 (11.90%) JIRA Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Developer
5 4 (9.52%) DevOps Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Administrator
8 1 (2.38%) Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) DevOps Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.38%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.38%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Unix Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) Node.js
2 8 (19.05%) Web Services
3 6 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (9.52%) HTML
5 1 (2.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Replication
2 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (61.90%) Linux
2 10 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (21.43%) CentOS
4 7 (16.67%) Windows
5 4 (9.52%) Debian
5 4 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (95.24%) DevOps
2 13 (30.95%) Open Source
3 12 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
7 6 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (14.29%) Microservices
7 6 (14.29%) Migration
7 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 6 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 5 (11.90%) Communications Security
8 5 (11.90%) Identity Access Management
8 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 5 (11.90%) OO
8 5 (11.90%) Security Management
8 5 (11.90%) SIEM
8 5 (11.90%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 2 (4.76%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 29 (69.05%) Bash Shell
2 27 (64.29%) Python
3 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
4 10 (23.81%) PowerShell
5 8 (19.05%) Java
6 5 (11.90%) C#
6 5 (11.90%) C++
7 4 (9.52%) SQL
8 1 (2.38%) C
8 1 (2.38%) Perl
8 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) AWS Certification
1 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 31 (73.81%) Docker
2 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 41 (97.62%) Puppet
2 33 (78.57%) Ansible
3 27 (64.29%) Terraform
4 22 (52.38%) Kubernetes
5 6 (14.29%) Grafana
5 6 (14.29%) Packer
5 6 (14.29%) Prometheus
6 5 (11.90%) Rancher
7 2 (4.76%) Nagios
8 1 (2.38%) OSSEC
8 1 (2.38%) Rundeck
8 1 (2.38%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Black Duck
3 4 (9.52%) Google
3 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.76%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) Citrix
5 1 (2.38%) Ivanti
5 1 (2.38%) New Relic
5 1 (2.38%) Qualys
5 1 (2.38%) Splunk