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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 81 79 75
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 13 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.85% 0.21% 0.63%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.90% 3.23% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £400 £421
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Opscode Chef
Scotland

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
146 93 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.52% 6.37% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 53 35
Average daily rate £450 £338 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £158 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £432 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

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 30 April 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) Puppet
2 15 (88.24%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (88.24%) Docker
3 14 (82.35%) TeamCity
3 14 (82.35%) Linux
3 14 (82.35%) DevOps
4 13 (76.47%) Java
4 13 (76.47%) Ansible
5 12 (70.59%) Jenkins
5 12 (70.59%) Splunk
5 12 (70.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (70.59%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (64.71%) PaaS
6 11 (64.71%) Bash Shell
6 11 (64.71%) Python
7 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
7 10 (58.82%) Configuration Management
7 10 (58.82%) Legal
7 10 (58.82%) Migration
7 10 (58.82%) MSBuild
7 10 (58.82%) Octopus Deploy
7 10 (58.82%) PowerShell
7 10 (58.82%) Ruby
8 9 (52.94%) Finance
9 8 (47.06%) Korn
9 8 (47.06%) C++
9 8 (47.06%) Perl
9 8 (47.06%) Bourne shell
10 7 (41.18%) Apache
11 6 (35.29%) Red Hat

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 7 (41.18%) Apache
2 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
3 4 (23.53%) Confluence
4 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
5 2 (11.76%) IIS
5 2 (11.76%) nginx
5 2 (11.76%) OpenStack
6 1 (5.88%) CMS
6 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (70.59%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (64.71%) PaaS
3 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) HTTP
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) FTP
2 2 (11.76%) IPsec
2 2 (11.76%) LDAP
2 2 (11.76%) SSL
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) DB2
1 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
1 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
1 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) Redis
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (82.35%) TeamCity
2 12 (70.59%) Jenkins
3 10 (58.82%) MSBuild
3 10 (58.82%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (23.53%) JIRA
5 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
6 2 (11.76%) Ant
6 2 (11.76%) Artifactory
6 2 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (11.76%) ClearCase
6 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
6 2 (11.76%) Gradle
6 2 (11.76%) Grunt
6 2 (11.76%) gulp
6 2 (11.76%) Hudson
6 2 (11.76%) Maven
6 2 (11.76%) Selenium
6 2 (11.76%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (11.76%) Subversion
6 2 (11.76%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (58.82%) Legal
2 9 (52.94%) Finance
3 3 (17.65%) Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Architect
3 4 (23.53%) AWS Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Azure Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (23.53%) DevOps Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) Middleware Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) PowerShell Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Servlets
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) Java EE
2 2 (11.76%) JDBC
2 2 (11.76%) JSP
2 2 (11.76%) Middleware
2 2 (11.76%) SOAP
2 2 (11.76%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) AIX
3 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
3 2 (11.76%) Unix
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (82.35%) DevOps
3 10 (58.82%) Configuration Management
3 10 (58.82%) Migration
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (17.65%) Kanban
7 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.76%) Microservices
7 2 (11.76%) Project Management
7 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
7 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Content Management
8 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
8 1 (5.88%) Logical Data Model
8 1 (5.88%) Physical Data Model
8 1 (5.88%) Scrum
8 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) Bash Shell
2 11 (64.71%) Python
3 10 (58.82%) PowerShell
3 10 (58.82%) Ruby
4 8 (47.06%) Bourne shell
4 8 (47.06%) C++
4 8 (47.06%) Korn
4 8 (47.06%) Perl
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) Docker
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) VirtualBox
3 2 (11.76%) Xen
4 1 (5.88%) zsh
Systems Management
1 17 (100.00%) Puppet
2 13 (76.47%) Ansible
3 2 (11.76%) CA Wily
3 2 (11.76%) logstash
3 2 (11.76%) Tivoli
3 2 (11.76%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Splunk
2 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
3 4 (23.53%) Atlassian
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Google
4 2 (11.76%) IBM
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle
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