The table below looks at the statistics for CFEngine skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CFEngine over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CFEngine
Rank 589 603 560
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -43
Contract jobs citing CFEngine 33 17 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.033% 0.095%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.59% 0.38% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 23
Median daily rate £475 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £545 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £368 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.44% +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
5622 4533 4074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.29% 8.76% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3740 2826 2386
Median daily rate £450 £413 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +5.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 129 124
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.88 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.37% +27.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £45.00 £31.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.00 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+29.54% +9.67%

CFEngine
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing CFEngine as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CFEngine within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +12 22 £475 +8.57% 1
South East - 8 £450 -
North West -4 1 £450 +23.28%
CFEngine
UK

CFEngine
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CFEngine 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 England region with a requirement for CFEngine.

1 44 (95.65%) Puppet
2 40 (86.96%) Linux
3 25 (54.35%) Python
3 25 (54.35%) Bash Shell
4 23 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (45.65%) Ruby
6 19 (41.30%) Unix
6 19 (41.30%) Configuration Management
7 14 (30.43%) Patch Management
7 14 (30.43%) DevOps
7 14 (30.43%) High Availability
7 14 (30.43%) Service Delivery
7 14 (30.43%) Web Services
8 13 (28.26%) Perl
8 13 (28.26%) Clustering
8 13 (28.26%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (28.26%) GlusterFS
9 12 (26.09%) GFS2
9 12 (26.09%) Docker
9 12 (26.09%) SELinux
9 12 (26.09%) Jenkins
9 12 (26.09%) OCFS2
9 12 (26.09%) Failover Clustering
9 12 (26.09%) MySQL
9 12 (26.09%) Finance
10 11 (23.91%) Financial Institution
10 11 (23.91%) Hedge funds
10 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
10 11 (23.91%) ZABBIX
11 9 (19.57%) VMware

CFEngine
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 9 (19.57%) OpenStack
2 8 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (10.87%) Apache
3 5 (10.87%) nginx
4 3 (6.52%) Zimbra
5 2 (4.35%) JBoss
5 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.70%) PaaS
3 1 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.17%) IaaS
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) BGP
1 8 (17.39%) Firewall
1 8 (17.39%) VPN
2 6 (13.04%) BIG-IP
2 6 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (13.04%) SAN
3 5 (10.87%) DHCP
3 5 (10.87%) DNS
3 5 (10.87%) LDAP
4 4 (8.70%) HTTP
5 1 (2.17%) DAB
5 1 (2.17%) DMZ
5 1 (2.17%) IPv6
5 1 (2.17%) LAN
5 1 (2.17%) OpenVPN
5 1 (2.17%) OSPF
5 1 (2.17%) Quagga
5 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.17%) VoIP
5 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) MySQL
2 4 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.35%) Big Data
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.17%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Jenkins
2 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
3 9 (19.57%) JIRA
4 6 (13.04%) git-flow
5 4 (8.70%) Subversion
6 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (4.35%) Hudson
8 1 (2.17%) GitLab
8 1 (2.17%) MSBuild
8 1 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (2.17%) RSpec
8 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.17%) Travis CI
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 11 (23.91%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 16 (34.78%) Systems Engineer
3 15 (32.61%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Knowledge Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (4.35%) Splunk Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Web Team Leader
8 1 (2.17%) Azure Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) PHP Architect
8 1 (2.17%) PHP Technical Architect
8 1 (2.17%) PowerShell Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Ruby Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Splunk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) Web Services
2 4 (8.70%) Regular Expression
2 4 (8.70%) XML
3 2 (4.35%) LAMP
3 2 (4.35%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.17%) ELK Stack
4 1 (2.17%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (2.17%) MCollective
4 1 (2.17%) POSIX
4 1 (2.17%) REST
4 1 (2.17%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Clustering
2 11 (23.91%) Hedge funds
3 8 (17.39%) Private Cloud
4 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.52%) Virtual Team
5 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.35%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (86.96%) Linux
2 19 (41.30%) Unix
3 8 (17.39%) Ubuntu
4 6 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (13.04%) Windows
5 5 (10.87%) CentOS
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
7 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.17%) CoreOS
8 1 (2.17%) Debian
8 1 (2.17%) HPUX
8 1 (2.17%) SmartOS
8 1 (2.17%) Solaris
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Configuration Management
2 14 (30.43%) DevOps
2 14 (30.43%) High Availability
2 14 (30.43%) Patch Management
2 14 (30.43%) Service Delivery
3 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (8.70%) Data Modelling
4 4 (8.70%) Open Source
4 4 (8.70%) SDLC
5 3 (6.52%) Change Management
5 3 (6.52%) Virtual Team Management
6 2 (4.35%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) Data Security
6 2 (4.35%) Security Patching
6 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.17%) CRM
7 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.17%) Migration
7 1 (2.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 25 (54.35%) Bash Shell
1 25 (54.35%) Python
2 21 (45.65%) Ruby
3 13 (28.26%) Perl
4 9 (19.57%) Java
5 8 (17.39%) PHP
6 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.17%) Bourne shell
8 1 (2.17%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (28.26%) GlusterFS
2 12 (26.09%) Docker
2 12 (26.09%) GFS2
2 12 (26.09%) OCFS2
3 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (13.04%) NFS
5 4 (8.70%) Snort
5 4 (8.70%) Squid
6 2 (4.35%) iptables
7 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
7 1 (2.17%) Btrfs
7 1 (2.17%) KVM
7 1 (2.17%) LXC
7 1 (2.17%) PowerHA
7 1 (2.17%) Varnish
7 1 (2.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 44 (95.65%) Puppet
2 23 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (26.09%) Failover Clustering
3 12 (26.09%) SELinux
4 11 (23.91%) ZABBIX
5 9 (19.57%) logstash
6 7 (15.22%) Nagios
7 6 (13.04%) Ansible
8 4 (8.70%) SCCM
9 3 (6.52%) HP SiteScope
9 3 (6.52%) Salt
10 2 (4.35%) HAProxy
10 2 (4.35%) Zenoss
11 1 (2.17%) Graphite
11 1 (2.17%) Kibana
11 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
11 1 (2.17%) Riemann
11 1 (2.17%) rkt
11 1 (2.17%) Rundeck
11 1 (2.17%) systemd
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) VMware
2 8 (17.39%) Cisco
2 8 (17.39%) Red Hat
2 8 (17.39%) Splunk
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) Dell
4 2 (4.35%) HP
4 2 (4.35%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) New Relic
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle
5 1 (2.17%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.17%) Sun
5 1 (2.17%) Veritas
5 1 (2.17%) WorldPay
5 1 (2.17%) Zend