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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CFEngine
Rank 562 554 547
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing CFEngine 12 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.013% 0.011%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.29% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 3
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£363 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4140 3387 3101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.08% 7.16% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2590 2097 1694
Average daily rate £418 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 145 187
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £23.20 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +10.47%

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
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 26 November 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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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 +7 4 £350 -26.31% 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - -
South East - - - -
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CFEngine
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 17 (89.47%) Puppet
2 17 (89.47%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (73.68%) Python
4 13 (68.42%) Ruby
4 13 (68.42%) DevOps
5 12 (63.16%) Oracle
6 11 (57.89%) Nagios
7 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (47.37%) Apache
8 8 (42.11%) SaltStack
8 8 (42.11%) Ansible
8 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (42.11%) MongoDB
8 8 (42.11%) Hypertable
8 8 (42.11%) C
8 8 (42.11%) PHP
8 8 (42.11%) SQL
8 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
8 8 (42.11%) Fiddler
8 8 (42.11%) CouchDB
8 8 (42.11%) Splunk
8 8 (42.11%) Riak
9 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (31.58%) Perl
10 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
11 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
11 5 (26.32%) UNIX
11 5 (26.32%) CentOS
12 4 (21.05%) Finance

CFEngine
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 9 (47.37%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) MongoDB
1 8 (42.11%) Hypertable
1 8 (42.11%) CouchDB
1 8 (42.11%) Riak
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Fiddler
2 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Hudson
2 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Maven
3 1 (5.26%) Ant
3 1 (5.26%) Gradle
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Ivy
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Server Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Senior UNIX Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (26.32%) UNIX
3 5 (26.32%) CentOS
4 4 (21.05%) Ubuntu
4 4 (21.05%) Windows
4 4 (21.05%) Debian
5 3 (15.79%) Mac OS
6 1 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) DevOps
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
4 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.26%) Build Automation
6 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
6 1 (5.26%) Analytics
6 1 (5.26%) Algorithmic Trading
6 1 (5.26%) Release Management
6 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Python
2 13 (68.42%) Ruby
3 8 (42.11%) C
3 8 (42.11%) PHP
3 8 (42.11%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) Perl
5 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.26%) Groovy
6 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.26%) C-shell
6 1 (5.26%) Korn
6 1 (5.26%) Java
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Systems Management
1 17 (89.47%) Puppet
1 17 (89.47%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (57.89%) Nagios
3 8 (42.11%) Ansible
4 3 (15.79%) Graylog2
5 2 (10.53%) Cobbler
6 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Oracle
2 8 (42.11%) SaltStack
2 8 (42.11%) Splunk
3 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) Rackspace
4 1 (5.26%) Brocade
4 1 (5.26%) Perforce
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Intel
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