The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 121 112 120
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 5 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.43% 0.041%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.31% 5.64% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +45.45%
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 Scotland region.

Systems Management Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
216 195 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.30% 7.59% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 101 110
Average daily rate £325 £329 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% -11.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 3
Average hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £82.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -66.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £21.00 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £32.75 £150.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.28% +12.50%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Opscode Chef
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Opscode Chef Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -3 5 £400 +22.13% 5
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
2 5 (83.33%) Content Management
3 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 4 (66.67%) TeamCity
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (66.67%) Redis
3 4 (66.67%) Apache
3 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) zsh
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (16.67%) PaaS
5 1 (16.67%) Heroku
5 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
5 1 (16.67%) StatsD
5 1 (16.67%) Ganglia
5 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (16.67%) Release Management
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) XML

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (66.67%) Apache
1 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) PaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) Redis
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) TeamCity
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Content Management
2 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) zsh
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
2 1 (16.67%) StatsD
2 1 (16.67%) Graphite
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) Ganglia