The table below looks at the statistics for CFEngine skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CFEngine over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CFEngine
Rank 558 553 538
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Contract jobs citing CFEngine 22 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.059% 0.074%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.55% 0.68% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 20
Average daily rate £725 £363 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £363 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £768 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £725 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
CFEngine
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4013 3978 3381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.50% 8.63% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2579 2385 1965
Average daily rate £448 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £507
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £366 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.48% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 134 135
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.70 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.68% -8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £43.55 £33.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.39% +2.38%

CFEngine
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

CFEngine Jobs Demand Trend in England

CFEngine
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

CFEngine Daily Rate Trend in England

CFEngine
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CFEngine across the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

CFEngine Daily Rate Histogram in England

CFEngine
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CFEngine across the England region.

CFEngine Hourly Rate Trend in England

CFEngine
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CFEngine within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +1 19 £713 +35.71% 2
North West - 1 £725 -
South East - 1 - - 1
CFEngine
UK

CFEngine
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing CFEngine 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 CFEngine.

1 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (68.75%) Configuration Management
3 29 (60.42%) VMware
3 29 (60.42%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (58.33%) Bash Shell
5 27 (56.25%) Puppet
6 25 (52.08%) Ansible
7 22 (45.83%) Python
8 21 (43.75%) Red Hat
9 20 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (39.58%) MySQL
10 19 (39.58%) DevOps
11 18 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (35.42%) Perl
12 17 (35.42%) Apache
13 16 (33.33%) nginx
13 16 (33.33%) Open Source
14 15 (31.25%) Finance
14 15 (31.25%) SSH
14 15 (31.25%) Ruby
14 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
15 14 (29.17%) DNS
16 13 (27.08%) Solaris
16 13 (27.08%) Unix
16 13 (27.08%) PostgreSQL
16 13 (27.08%) CentOS
16 13 (27.08%) Squid
16 13 (27.08%) Amazon AWS
17 12 (25.00%) Jenkins
17 12 (25.00%) Docker

CFEngine
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing CFEngine 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 CFEngine. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (35.42%) Apache
2 16 (33.33%) nginx
3 6 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 5 (10.42%) JBoss
5 4 (8.33%) Confluence
6 2 (4.17%) Mule ESB
6 2 (4.17%) Node.js
7 1 (2.08%) lighttpd
7 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.08%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.08%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (22.92%) IaaS
3 10 (20.83%) PaaS
3 10 (20.83%) SaaS
4 8 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (6.25%) GitHub
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.08%) Datadog
6 1 (2.08%) Joyent
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.25%) SSH
2 14 (29.17%) DNS
3 11 (22.92%) SAN
3 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
4 8 (16.67%) LDAP
5 6 (12.50%) DHCP
5 6 (12.50%) Firewall
5 6 (12.50%) VPN
6 5 (10.42%) DMZ
6 5 (10.42%) OSPF
7 4 (8.33%) IPsec
7 4 (8.33%) IPv6
7 4 (8.33%) OpenVPN
8 2 (4.17%) FTP
8 2 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (4.17%) SSL
9 1 (2.08%) HTTP
9 1 (2.08%) IGRP
9 1 (2.08%) SNMP
9 1 (2.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (39.58%) MySQL
2 13 (27.08%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (20.83%) MongoDB
4 4 (8.33%) MariaDB
4 4 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.33%) Redis
5 2 (4.17%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
3 7 (14.58%) Artifactory
3 7 (14.58%) Gerrit
4 5 (10.42%) SonarQube
4 5 (10.42%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (8.33%) GitLab
5 4 (8.33%) JIRA
5 4 (8.33%) RSpec
5 4 (8.33%) Selenium
6 3 (6.25%) Ant
6 3 (6.25%) Gradle
6 3 (6.25%) Maven
7 2 (4.17%) Hudson
7 2 (4.17%) Jasmine
7 2 (4.17%) Mercurial
7 2 (4.17%) MSI
7 2 (4.17%) PhantomJS
8 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Financial Institution
2 5 (10.42%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Head of Infrastructure
2 8 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 8 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Linux Specialist
4 6 (12.50%) Head of Technology
4 6 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (10.42%) Administrator
5 5 (10.42%) Head of Engineering
5 5 (10.42%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (10.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (10.42%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Head of Digital
6 3 (6.25%) Monitoring Specialist
7 2 (4.17%) DevOps Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) Web Services
2 8 (16.67%) LAMP
2 8 (16.67%) LEMP Stack
3 7 (14.58%) Middleware
4 6 (12.50%) J2EE
5 4 (8.33%) LAPP Stack
5 4 (8.33%) MCollective
5 4 (8.33%) REST
6 2 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (4.17%) jQuery
6 2 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (2.08%) .NET
7 1 (2.08%) Java EE
7 1 (2.08%) Memcached
7 1 (2.08%) POSIX
7 1 (2.08%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (14.58%) Mobile Computing
2 5 (10.42%) Clustering
2 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.42%) Hedge funds
2 5 (10.42%) User Experience
3 4 (8.33%) Private Cloud
3 4 (8.33%) Replication
4 3 (6.25%) Social Media
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (27.08%) CentOS
3 13 (27.08%) Solaris
3 13 (27.08%) Unix
4 10 (20.83%) Ubuntu
5 7 (14.58%) Windows
6 4 (8.33%) CoreOS
6 4 (8.33%) SmartOS
7 3 (6.25%) Debian
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (68.75%) Configuration Management
2 19 (39.58%) DevOps
3 16 (33.33%) Open Source
4 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (20.83%) High Availability
6 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.58%) Service Management
8 5 (10.42%) Low Latency
8 5 (10.42%) Patch Management
9 4 (8.33%) Scrum
9 4 (8.33%) SOA
10 3 (6.25%) Capacity Management
10 3 (6.25%) Coaching
10 3 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 3 (6.25%) Load Balancing
10 3 (6.25%) OWASP
10 3 (6.25%) Web Operations
11 2 (4.17%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (58.33%) Bash Shell
2 22 (45.83%) Python
3 17 (35.42%) Perl
4 15 (31.25%) Ruby
5 10 (20.83%) Java
5 10 (20.83%) PHP
5 10 (20.83%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.08%) C
8 1 (2.08%) C++
8 1 (2.08%) Korn
8 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) RHCE
1 10 (20.83%) RHCSA
2 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (27.08%) Squid
3 12 (25.00%) Docker
4 11 (22.92%) Hyper-V
4 11 (22.92%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (22.92%) XenApp
4 11 (22.92%) XenDesktop
5 9 (18.75%) vCloud
6 7 (14.58%) GlusterFS
7 6 (12.50%) iptables
8 5 (10.42%) GFS2
8 5 (10.42%) KVM
8 5 (10.42%) OCFS2
9 4 (8.33%) Btrfs
9 4 (8.33%) LXC
9 4 (8.33%) Snort
9 4 (8.33%) Varnish
10 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
10 2 (4.17%) Sendmail
10 2 (4.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 29 (60.42%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (56.25%) Puppet
3 25 (52.08%) Ansible
4 11 (22.92%) SCCM
5 10 (20.83%) Salt
6 9 (18.75%) logstash
6 9 (18.75%) Nagios
6 9 (18.75%) ZABBIX
7 8 (16.67%) HAProxy
7 8 (16.67%) Kibana
8 6 (12.50%) Rundeck
9 5 (10.42%) Cobbler
9 5 (10.42%) SELinux
9 5 (10.42%) systemd
10 4 (8.33%) Kubernetes
10 4 (8.33%) Nessus
11 1 (2.08%) Cacti
11 1 (2.08%) Icinga
11 1 (2.08%) Netcool
11 1 (2.08%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 29 (60.42%) VMware
2 21 (43.75%) Red Hat
3 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 8 (16.67%) Google
5 6 (12.50%) HP
5 6 (12.50%) IBM
5 6 (12.50%) Oracle
6 5 (10.42%) SolarWinds
6 5 (10.42%) Sonatype
7 4 (8.33%) SaltStack
8 3 (6.25%) Black Duck
8 3 (6.25%) Veracode
9 2 (4.17%) McAfee
10 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
10 1 (2.08%) CA
10 1 (2.08%) Cisco
10 1 (2.08%) Dell
10 1 (2.08%) New Relic
10 1 (2.08%) Splunk
10 1 (2.08%) Supermicro
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Maclean Moore Consulting
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