The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Opscode Chef
UK / Scotland
Rank 88 119 125
Rank change year-on-year +31 +6  
Contract jobs citing Opscode Chef 15 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.87% 0.43% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.58% 5.00% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 Scotland with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 198 220 209
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.45% 8.54% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 129 119
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Opscode Chef in Scotland

Opscode Chef
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Scotland over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Opscode Chef in Scotland

Opscode Chef
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +26 13 £425 - 9
Glasgow 0 1 £450 +9.09% 1
Opscode Chef
UK

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 27 (96.43%) Puppet
2 20 (71.43%) DevOps
3 19 (67.86%) Ansible
4 17 (60.71%) Linux
5 13 (46.43%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (39.29%) Python
7 10 (35.71%) Java
7 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
7 10 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
8 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (32.14%) Red Hat
8 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (32.14%) Banking
9 8 (28.57%) Bash Shell
9 8 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (25.00%) Maven
10 7 (25.00%) PaaS
10 7 (25.00%) Perl
10 7 (25.00%) Windows
11 6 (21.43%) SQL
11 6 (21.43%) IaaS
11 6 (21.43%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
12 5 (17.86%) Open Source
12 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
12 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
12 5 (17.86%) Unix
13 4 (14.29%) IIS

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 6 (21.43%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (14.29%) IIS
2 4 (14.29%) nginx
3 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
4 2 (7.14%) Apache
4 2 (7.14%) Confluence
5 1 (3.57%) CICS
5 1 (3.57%) CMS
5 1 (3.57%) Liferay
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (46.43%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (25.00%) PaaS
4 6 (21.43%) IaaS
5 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (7.14%) Amazon S3
5 2 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (3.57%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.57%) CloudFront
6 1 (3.57%) GitHub
6 1 (3.57%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) DHCP
1 2 (7.14%) DNS
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) LDAP
2 1 (3.57%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) SSL
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.57%) DB2
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
2 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
3 7 (25.00%) Maven
4 3 (10.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (10.71%) CircleCI
4 3 (10.71%) Gradle
4 3 (10.71%) gulp
4 3 (10.71%) TeamCity
4 3 (10.71%) Travis CI
5 2 (7.14%) Artifactory
5 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.14%) JIRA
6 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
6 1 (3.57%) git-flow
6 1 (3.57%) Hudson
6 1 (3.57%) Mockito
6 1 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (3.57%) Selenium
6 1 (3.57%) Subversion
6 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (32.14%) Banking
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Games
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Senior DevOps
3 3 (10.71%) Lead DevOps
3 3 (10.71%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Project Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) DBA
5 1 (3.57%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) SQL DBA
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
1 3 (10.71%) RESTful
2 2 (7.14%) Java EE
2 2 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) JDBC
3 1 (3.57%) JSON
3 1 (3.57%) JSP
3 1 (3.57%) Node.js
3 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.57%) Servlets
3 1 (3.57%) SOAP
3 1 (3.57%) Spring
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Blog
1 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) iPad
2 2 (7.14%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (25.00%) Windows
4 5 (17.86%) Unix
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.57%) CentOS
6 1 (3.57%) Debian
6 1 (3.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) DevOps
2 10 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (17.86%) Open Source
6 4 (14.29%) Server Building
7 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
7 3 (10.71%) Migration
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.14%) Release Management
8 2 (7.14%) Scrum
9 1 (3.57%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
9 1 (3.57%) Change Control
9 1 (3.57%) Kanban
9 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
9 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (3.57%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Python
2 10 (35.71%) Java
3 8 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 7 (25.00%) Perl
5 6 (21.43%) SQL
6 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
7 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
8 3 (10.71%) Groovy
8 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
9 2 (7.14%) Ruby
10 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) MCDBA
1 1 (3.57%) MCITP
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) Docker
1 2 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) Shibboleth
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Xen
2 1 (3.57%) zsh
Systems Management
1 27 (96.43%) Puppet
2 19 (67.86%) Ansible
3 2 (7.14%) vRealize
4 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.57%) Mesos
4 1 (3.57%) Packer
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Red Hat
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Splunk
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (3.57%) CA
4 1 (3.57%) Dell
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) New Relic
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) SaltStack
4 1 (3.57%) WSO2
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