The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 3 months to 26 June 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 65 73
Rank change year-on-year +6 +8  
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.60% 1.00% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.26% 8.14% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Median daily rate £425 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +9.37%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

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

Systems Management Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 76 86 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 11.43% 12.27% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 43 25
Median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £447 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +11.62% +5.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Opscode Chef as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Glasgow

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Ansible
3 3 (60.00%) Docker
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Law
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Subversion
5 1 (20.00%) SSH
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (20.00%) Maven
5 1 (20.00%) Ruby
5 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (20.00%) ETL

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (20.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (20.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (20.00%) GitLab
2 1 (20.00%) GoCD
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
1 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Release Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Ansible
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Cobbler
2 1 (20.00%) Control-M
2 1 (20.00%) Graphite
2 1 (20.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (20.00%) Icinga
2 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (20.00%) Mesos
2 1 (20.00%) Terraform
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) CA
1 1 (20.00%) Informatica
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat