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 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 - 112 -
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.081% -
As % of the Systems Management category - 1.46% -
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 - - -
Opscode Chef
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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
208 137 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.48% 5.54% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 66 67
Average daily rate £325 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £255 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £490 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £160.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.68% +814.28%
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 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 19 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 2
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Puppet
2 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (62.50%) Maven
3 5 (62.50%) Ant
3 5 (62.50%) IIS
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) HTTP
3 5 (62.50%) SSL
4 4 (50.00%) LDAP
4 4 (50.00%) X.509
4 4 (50.00%) Kerberos
4 4 (50.00%) Apache
4 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 4 (50.00%) PKI
4 4 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 4 (50.00%) Subversion
4 4 (50.00%) Fiddler
4 4 (50.00%) ForgeRock
4 4 (50.00%) DevOps
5 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 3 (37.50%) HTML5
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) SUSE
6 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (25.00%) JAAS
6 2 (25.00%) Red Hat

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) IIS
2 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (25.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
1 1 (12.50%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) HTTP
1 5 (62.50%) SSL
2 4 (50.00%) LDAP
2 4 (50.00%) X.509
2 4 (50.00%) Kerberos
2 4 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Maven
1 5 (62.50%) Ant
2 4 (50.00%) Subversion
2 4 (50.00%) Fiddler
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 1 (12.50%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) JAAS
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) SUSE
4 2 (25.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) DSDM
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) Vagrant
2 2 (25.00%) OpenSSO
3 1 (12.50%) Nagios
3 1 (12.50%) Ganglia
3 1 (12.50%) StatsD
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) ForgeRock
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Sun
2 2 (25.00%) Rackspace