Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Opscode Chef skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Opscode Chef over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Opscode Chef
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 110 129
Rank change year-on-year +37 +19 -9
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 65 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.20% 0.52% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.19% 5.47% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 5 2
Edinburgh median daily rate £550 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +20.00% -9.64%
10th Percentile £396 £381 £252
90th Percentile £626 £498 £507
Scotland median daily rate £469 £438 £338
% change year-on-year +7.14% +29.63% -18.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Opscode Chef is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 322 201 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.90% 9.44% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 68 96
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +10.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £277 £243 £212
90th Percentile £600 £475 £496
Scotland median daily rate £413 £328 £330
% change year-on-year +25.95% -0.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £19.50 -
Scotland median hourly rate £26.25 £35.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.06% +91.89% -26.00%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Edinburgh

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in Edinburgh

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 58 (89.23%) Puppet
2 53 (81.54%) Ansible
3 42 (64.62%) Linux
4 38 (58.46%) Windows
5 37 (56.92%) DevOps
6 35 (53.85%) Configuration Management
7 30 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (46.15%) Windows Server
8 29 (44.62%) PowerShell
8 29 (44.62%) Microsoft Azure
9 28 (43.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (43.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (43.08%) Ruby
9 28 (43.08%) Active Directory
10 25 (38.46%) Finance
10 25 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (36.92%) vSphere
11 24 (36.92%) Continuous Delivery
12 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
13 20 (30.77%) VMware
13 20 (30.77%) Git (software)
14 19 (29.23%) Amazon AWS
14 19 (29.23%) Jenkins
15 17 (26.15%) Docker
15 17 (26.15%) Validation
16 15 (23.08%) TDD
17 13 (20.00%) Mentoring
18 12 (18.46%) Python
19 11 (16.92%) SAN
19 11 (16.92%) Virtual Team

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.62%) Apache
2 2 (3.08%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.54%) CMS
3 1 (1.54%) IIS
3 1 (1.54%) nginx
3 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 29 (44.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (29.23%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (10.77%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (9.23%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (6.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (6.15%) OpenShift
6 3 (4.62%) GitHub
7 2 (3.08%) PaaS
8 1 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.54%) Datadog
8 1 (1.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.92%) SAN
2 4 (6.15%) Firewall
3 3 (4.62%) DNS
4 1 (1.54%) DHCP
4 1 (1.54%) HTTP
4 1 (1.54%) Skype
4 1 (1.54%) SSL
4 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) MySQL
1 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 20 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 19 (29.23%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.77%) Maven
3 7 (10.77%) TeamCity
4 5 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (6.15%) IBM UrbanCode
5 4 (6.15%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (4.62%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.62%) GitLab
6 3 (4.62%) Gradle
6 3 (4.62%) Mockito
6 3 (4.62%) Vagrant
7 2 (3.08%) CruiseControl
7 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.54%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.54%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.54%) webpack
General
1 25 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (46.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (35.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (6.15%) DevOps Specialist
4 4 (6.15%) Java Engineer
5 3 (4.62%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (4.62%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.62%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (4.62%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (3.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) IT Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (3.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) Web Services
2 5 (7.69%) .NET
2 5 (7.69%) RESTful
3 3 (4.62%) JSON
3 3 (4.62%) Spring
4 1 (1.54%) Ajax
4 1 (1.54%) CakePHP
4 1 (1.54%) Java EE
4 1 (1.54%) jQuery
4 1 (1.54%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.54%) Node.js
4 1 (1.54%) PHP-FPM
4 1 (1.54%) React
4 1 (1.54%) SOAP
4 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Virtual Team
2 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.08%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.08%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.08%) Tandem
3 1 (1.54%) Fintech
3 1 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.54%) iPad
3 1 (1.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (64.62%) Linux
2 38 (58.46%) Windows
3 30 (46.15%) Windows Server
4 28 (43.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (43.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (10.77%) Unix
7 5 (7.69%) CentOS
8 4 (6.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.92%) DevOps
2 35 (53.85%) Configuration Management
3 30 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (36.92%) Continuous Delivery
5 17 (26.15%) Validation
6 15 (23.08%) TDD
7 13 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 10 (15.38%) Coaching
8 10 (15.38%) Open Source
9 8 (12.31%) Asset Management
9 8 (12.31%) ITIL
10 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (9.23%) Unit Testing
12 5 (7.69%) ITIL V3
12 5 (7.69%) Task Automation
13 4 (6.15%) Continuous Deployment
14 3 (4.62%) Runbook
14 3 (4.62%) SDLC
14 3 (4.62%) Test Automation
14 3 (4.62%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 29 (44.62%) PowerShell
2 28 (43.08%) Ruby
3 12 (18.46%) Python
4 7 (10.77%) Java
5 6 (9.23%) Bash Shell
5 6 (9.23%) Perl
6 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.15%) SQL
7 3 (4.62%) PHP
8 2 (3.08%) Go
9 1 (1.54%) C
9 1 (1.54%) C#
9 1 (1.54%) C++
9 1 (1.54%) Groovy
9 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 28 (43.08%) Active Directory
2 24 (36.92%) vSphere
3 17 (26.15%) Docker
4 3 (4.62%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 58 (89.23%) Puppet
2 53 (81.54%) Ansible
3 8 (12.31%) Kubernetes
4 7 (10.77%) Packer
5 4 (6.15%) Nagios
6 3 (4.62%) Rundeck
6 3 (4.62%) Terraform
7 2 (3.08%) SCCM
8 1 (1.54%) Control-M
8 1 (1.54%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.54%) Salt
8 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
2 20 (30.77%) VMware
3 10 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 6 (9.23%) Splunk
5 4 (6.15%) Google
6 2 (3.08%) Cisco
6 2 (3.08%) CyberArk
6 2 (3.08%) ForeScout
7 1 (1.54%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.54%) Capita
7 1 (1.54%) EMC
7 1 (1.54%) HP
7 1 (1.54%) New Relic