The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Opscode Chef
UK / Wales
Rank 59 71 58
Rank change year-on-year +12 -13  
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 9 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.29% 0.88% 0.68%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.74% 9.38% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 3
Median daily rate £438 £363 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.68% -30.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £325 £505
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £545
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 Wales with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 103 64 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 14.76% 9.43% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 41 23
Median daily rate £444 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.53% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +9.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in Wales

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Wales over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in Wales

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 27 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
South Wales +17 6 £425 +30.76% 3
West Wales -16 1 £500 -
Opscode Chef
UK

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 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 Wales region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 20 (100.00%) Puppet
2 19 (95.00%) DevOps
3 18 (90.00%) Ansible
4 16 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (75.00%) Jenkins
6 10 (50.00%) Linux
7 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
8 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
8 8 (40.00%) Docker
8 8 (40.00%) Terraform
9 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
10 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
10 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
11 4 (20.00%) Java
11 4 (20.00%) Web Services
11 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 4 (20.00%) SSH
11 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (20.00%) Vagrant
11 4 (20.00%) Bitbucket
12 3 (15.00%) Rackspace
12 3 (15.00%) Maven
12 3 (15.00%) Google
12 3 (15.00%) JIRA
12 3 (15.00%) Open Source
12 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 3 (15.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 16 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) SSH
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) DSL
3 1 (5.00%) HTTP
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
3 1 (5.00%) LDAP
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
3 1 (5.00%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) HBase
2 1 (5.00%) MariaDB
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Redis
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (20.00%) Bitbucket
3 4 (20.00%) Vagrant
4 3 (15.00%) JIRA
4 3 (15.00%) Maven
5 2 (10.00%) Ant
5 2 (10.00%) Hudson
6 1 (5.00%) Gradle
6 1 (5.00%) NuGet
6 1 (5.00%) Subversion
6 1 (5.00%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (20.00%) AWS Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Applications Developer
4 3 (15.00%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Cloud Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Big Data Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Hadoop Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) J2EE
3 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 2 (10.00%) CentOS
4 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) DevOps
2 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.00%) Open Source
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Kanban
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Server Hardening
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Application Performance Management
6 1 (5.00%) BDD
6 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.00%) MapReduce
6 1 (5.00%) Microservices
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Java
1 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (15.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) Perl
3 2 (10.00%) Scala
4 1 (5.00%) Go
4 1 (5.00%) Groovy
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (5.00%) HDFS
2 1 (5.00%) iptables
2 1 (5.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (100.00%) Puppet
2 18 (90.00%) Ansible
3 8 (40.00%) Terraform
4 2 (10.00%) Consul
4 2 (10.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (10.00%) Salt
5 1 (5.00%) Nagios
5 1 (5.00%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (15.00%) Google
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (5.00%) AppDynamics
3 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (5.00%) Hortonworks
3 1 (5.00%) PagerDuty
3 1 (5.00%) Remedy
3 1 (5.00%) SaltStack
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
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