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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank - 72 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.18% -
As % of the Systems Management category - 4.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £415 £384
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +8.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
52 49 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.32% 4.35% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 25
Average daily rate £260 £375 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.66% +53.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £263 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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 19 September 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 4 (100.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) Ant
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) DSDM
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Nagios
3 1 (25.00%) X.509
3 1 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) JAAS
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Migration

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) X.509
2 1 (25.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) LDAP
2 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (25.00%) Fiddler
2 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Release Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) JAAS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) SUSE
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) DSDM
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (25.00%) Nagios
3 1 (25.00%) Ganglia
3 1 (25.00%) OpenSSO
3 1 (25.00%) StatsD
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Sun
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) ForgeRock
1 1 (25.00%) Rackspace