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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CFEngine
Rank 592 564 553
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -11
Contract jobs citing CFEngine 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.010% 0.004%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.14% 0.13% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 1
Average daily rate
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£366 £575 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.30% +35.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -
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
4306 3957 3598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.33% 8.01% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2688 2329 2036
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% +3.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 123 167
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.88 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.85% -16.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.87 £31.56 £40.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -10.84%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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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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
North West - 4 £365 -
London -3 1 £750 +30.43% 4
South West - 1 £600 -
CFEngine
UK

CFEngine
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Linux
1 14 (100.00%) Puppet
2 11 (78.57%) Python
3 10 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (64.29%) DevOps
4 9 (64.29%) Bash Shell
5 8 (57.14%) SaltStack
5 8 (57.14%) Configuration Management
6 7 (50.00%) Open Source
7 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
8 5 (35.71%) Apache
8 5 (35.71%) Perl
8 5 (35.71%) Oracle
8 5 (35.71%) UNIX
8 5 (35.71%) Solaris
8 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
9 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
9 4 (28.57%) Vagrant
9 4 (28.57%) KVM
9 4 (28.57%) Ansible
9 4 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (28.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (28.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (28.57%) AWS CloudTrail
9 4 (28.57%) Ruby
9 4 (28.57%) JIRA
9 4 (28.57%) VMware

CFEngine
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 5 (35.71%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) OpenStack
3 1 (7.14%) nginx
3 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (28.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 4 (28.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 4 (28.57%) AWS CloudTrail
3 3 (21.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) IPv6
2 1 (7.14%) OSPF
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) IPsec
2 1 (7.14%) SSH
2 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
2 1 (7.14%) OpenVPN
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 3 (21.43%) Riak
2 3 (21.43%) CouchDB
2 3 (21.43%) Hypertable
3 1 (7.14%) MariaDB
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
2 3 (21.43%) Fiddler
2 3 (21.43%) Subversion
2 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) RSpec
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) GitLab
3 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) REST
1 1 (7.14%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (35.71%) UNIX
3 5 (35.71%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) SmartOS
4 1 (7.14%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) DevOps
2 8 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 7 (50.00%) Open Source
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Release Management
6 1 (7.14%) Network Design
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
6 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Python
2 9 (64.29%) Bash Shell
3 5 (35.71%) Perl
4 4 (28.57%) Ruby
4 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 3 (21.43%) C
5 3 (21.43%) PHP
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) RHCSA
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (14.29%) RHCE
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) KVM
2 3 (21.43%) Firmware
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) Gluster
2 3 (21.43%) GPFS
2 3 (21.43%) Ceph
3 1 (7.14%) LXC
3 1 (7.14%) iptables
3 1 (7.14%) Btrfs
3 1 (7.14%) NFS
3 1 (7.14%) Varnish
3 1 (7.14%) vCloud
3 1 (7.14%) Snort
3 1 (7.14%) Squid
3 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (100.00%) Puppet
2 10 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (28.57%) Ansible
3 4 (28.57%) Vagrant
4 3 (21.43%) yum
4 3 (21.43%) Cobbler
4 3 (21.43%) Tivoli
4 3 (21.43%) Nagios
4 3 (21.43%) NetBackup
4 3 (21.43%) Graphite
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
6 1 (7.14%) systemd
6 1 (7.14%) HAProxy
6 1 (7.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) SaltStack
2 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) Splunk
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) Symantec
6 2 (14.29%) Sun
6 2 (14.29%) Brocade
7 1 (7.14%) HP
7 1 (7.14%) Dell
7 1 (7.14%) NetApp
7 1 (7.14%) IBM