The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 91 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.12% - 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.25% - 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £417 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.80% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Systems Management Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
89 68 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.29% 5.78% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 41 22
Average daily rate £350 £313 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £161 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £477 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.45%

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 28 August 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
2 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (85.71%) Apache
2 6 (85.71%) Tomcat
3 5 (71.43%) Content Management
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
4 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
4 4 (57.14%) Web Development
4 4 (57.14%) TeamCity
4 4 (57.14%) Redis
4 4 (57.14%) zsh
5 3 (42.86%) Release Management
5 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (42.86%) Java
5 3 (42.86%) HTTP
5 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
5 3 (42.86%) DNS
6 2 (28.57%) Remedy
6 2 (28.57%) SSH
6 2 (28.57%) Maven
6 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Scrum
6 2 (28.57%) UNIX
6 2 (28.57%) DHCP
6 2 (28.57%) J2EE
6 2 (28.57%) MySQL
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle
6 2 (28.57%) Confluence

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) Apache
1 6 (85.71%) Tomcat
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
3 2 (28.57%) Confluence
3 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
4 1 (14.29%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Heroku
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) SSH
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (14.29%) SSL
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) Redis
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) TeamCity
3 2 (28.57%) Hudson
3 2 (28.57%) Maven
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Build Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Content Management
2 4 (57.14%) Web Development
3 3 (42.86%) Release Management
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 3 (42.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) zsh
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
2 1 (14.29%) StatsD
2 1 (14.29%) Graphite
2 1 (14.29%) Nagios
2 1 (14.29%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Remedy