Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 21 November 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 77 82
Rank change year-on-year -15 +5 +8
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 21 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.21% 1.43% 0.62%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.98% 14.40% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 7
Wiltshire median daily rate £550 £463 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.92% -15.91% +64.18%
10th Percentile £444 £381 £494
90th Percentile £675 £675 £588
South West median daily rate £425 £438 £450
% change year-on-year -2.86% -2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Wiltshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 351 125 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 20.16% 9.94% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 77 108
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £445 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% -1.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £326 £313 £294
90th Percentile £625 £600 £656
South West median daily rate £425 £402 £375
% change year-on-year +5.85% +7.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 2 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.53 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.31% - -
South West median hourly rate £40.77 £23.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +73.47% -30.88% +56.32%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Wiltshire

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in Wiltshire

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in Wiltshire

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Swindon -12 13 £550 +10.00% 2
Corsham - 1 - -
Salisbury - 1 £475 -
Opscode Chef
South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 19 (90.48%) Docker
2 18 (85.71%) DevOps
2 18 (85.71%) Puppet
3 16 (76.19%) Linux
3 16 (76.19%) Ansible
4 15 (71.43%) Kubernetes
4 15 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (47.62%) Jenkins
6 8 (38.10%) CoreOS
6 8 (38.10%) Windows
6 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
6 8 (38.10%) Finance
6 8 (38.10%) Debian
7 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (23.81%) Python
8 5 (23.81%) Java
8 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
8 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (19.05%) Banking
9 4 (19.05%) Financial Institution
9 4 (19.05%) C#
9 4 (19.05%) Go
9 4 (19.05%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (14.29%) OpenShift
10 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 3 (14.29%) VMware
10 3 (14.29%) Ruby
10 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (14.29%) Groovy
10 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 15 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (19.05%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (14.29%) OpenShift
5 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (9.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (9.52%) Amazon S3
5 2 (9.52%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (9.52%) Route 53
5 2 (9.52%) Serverless
5 2 (9.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) DNS
1 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
1 2 (9.52%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (9.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.76%) DataStax
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Gradle
3 1 (4.76%) Maven
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
2 4 (19.05%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) DevOps Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (4.76%) Cassandra DBA
4 1 (4.76%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) .NET Core
1 2 (9.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Native
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Linux
2 8 (38.10%) CoreOS
2 8 (38.10%) Debian
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) DevOps
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (9.52%) Auto-Scaling
4 2 (9.52%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.76%) Load Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Low Latency
5 1 (4.76%) Open Source
5 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) Security Operations
5 1 (4.76%) Stress Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Java
1 5 (23.81%) Python
2 4 (19.05%) C#
2 4 (19.05%) Go
3 3 (14.29%) Groovy
3 3 (14.29%) Ruby
4 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) CISSP
System Software
1 19 (90.48%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (85.71%) Puppet
2 16 (76.19%) Ansible
3 15 (71.43%) Kubernetes
4 3 (14.29%) Terraform
5 2 (9.52%) SCCM
5 2 (9.52%) SCOM
6 1 (4.76%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) hybris
3 1 (4.76%) NetIQ
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) SaltStack