The first table below looks at the demand for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Edinburgh region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 84 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.078% 0.19% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.52% 3.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£225 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
66 62 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.16% 6.02% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 20 30
Average daily rate £325 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £155 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £468 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +25.71%
Opscode Chef
Scotland

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Opscode Chef.

1 8 (100.00%) Puppet
2 5 (62.50%) REST
2 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
2 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Maven
2 5 (62.50%) Ant
2 5 (62.50%) SOAP
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 5 (62.50%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) DSDM
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) Vagrant
3 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (50.00%) Hudson
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (50.00%) Release Management
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) IIS
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) HTTP

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Opscode Chef. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
1 1 (12.50%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) X.509
2 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
2 1 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) Kerberos
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Ant
1 5 (62.50%) Maven
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 4 (50.00%) Hudson
3 1 (12.50%) Fiddler
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Release Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) SOAP
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
1 5 (62.50%) XML
1 5 (62.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) JAAS
2 1 (12.50%) Django
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) SUSE
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) DSDM
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (50.00%) Release Management
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) Puppet
2 5 (62.50%) Vagrant
3 2 (25.00%) Nagios
4 1 (12.50%) Ganglia
4 1 (12.50%) Munin
4 1 (12.50%) OpenSSO
4 1 (12.50%) StatsD
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Sun
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 1 (12.50%) Rackspace
1 1 (12.50%) ForgeRock