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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 89 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% - 0.42%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.55% - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate £525 - £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
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
88 54 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.20% 3.97% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 20 36
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £237 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £464 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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 11 February 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 6 (100.00%) Puppet
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) Kanban
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) Apache
4 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (50.00%) Docker
5 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (33.33%) Confluence
5 2 (33.33%) Microservices
5 2 (33.33%) DevOps
5 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) FTP
5 2 (33.33%) HTTP
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) Unix
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) IIS
5 2 (33.33%) Servlets
5 2 (33.33%) IPsec
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) IBM
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Middleware
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Confluence
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) nginx
3 1 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (16.67%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) PaaS
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) FTP
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
1 2 (33.33%) IPsec
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) Servlets
2 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Debian
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Microservices
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) ITSM
4 1 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Xen
3 1 (16.67%) zsh
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Atlassian
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware