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 3 months to 29 April 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.

Opscode Chef
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 - 56
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.91% - 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.18% - 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £569 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
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 Wiltshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 33 45 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 5.01% 6.80% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 12
Median daily rate £475 £438 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +19.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £528 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 13
Median hourly rate - £19.25 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.63%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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 3 months to 29 April 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
Swindon - 4 £650 -
Malmesbury - 1 £450 -
Opscode Chef
South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 8 (100.00%) Puppet
2 7 (87.50%) DevOps
3 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (75.00%) Ansible
3 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (50.00%) Vagrant
4 4 (50.00%) Go
4 4 (50.00%) Terraform
4 4 (50.00%) Ruby
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Python
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) Apache
5 3 (37.50%) Perl
5 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
5 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (37.50%) nginx
5 3 (37.50%) SaltStack
5 3 (37.50%) Salt
5 3 (37.50%) Docker
5 3 (37.50%) GitHub
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (25.00%) Public Cloud
6 2 (25.00%) Open Source
6 2 (25.00%) PaaS

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) nginx
2 2 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) GitHub
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (25.00%) PaaS
4 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) MQTT
2 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (50.00%) Vagrant
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (12.50%) Calabash
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (12.50%) Node.js
1 1 (12.50%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) ATDD
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Go
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) Python
1 4 (50.00%) Ruby
2 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) Groovy
4 1 (12.50%) C#
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) Puppet
2 6 (75.00%) Ansible
3 4 (50.00%) Terraform
4 3 (37.50%) Salt
5 1 (12.50%) Consul
5 1 (12.50%) Graphite
5 1 (12.50%) Kibana
5 1 (12.50%) logstash
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) SaltStack
2 1 (12.50%) Splunk