The first table below looks at the demand for Cobbler 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 Cobbler over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cobbler
Rank 545 520 549
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +29
Contract jobs citing Cobbler 12 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.005% 0.038%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.32% 0.070% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 18
Average daily rate £400 - £369
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - £355
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3758 2854 3479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.32% 6.61% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2190 1669 1882
Average daily rate £395 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 152 149
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.05 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +10.81%
Cobbler
UK

Cobbler
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Cobbler Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cobbler
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Cobbler Daily Rate Trend in England

Cobbler
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cobbler across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Cobbler Daily Rate Histogram in England

Cobbler
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 Cobbler within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East - 6 - - 1
London -33 3 £525 - 5
South West - 2 £300 - 1
Cobbler
UK

Cobbler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Cobbler 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 Cobbler.

1 31 (93.94%) Linux
2 30 (90.91%) Puppet
3 24 (72.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (63.64%) Red Hat
5 17 (51.52%) UNIX
6 15 (45.45%) DNS
7 14 (42.42%) LDAP
8 13 (39.39%) Solaris
9 12 (36.36%) Apache
9 12 (36.36%) ITIL
10 11 (33.33%) NFS
10 11 (33.33%) HP
11 10 (30.30%) DHCP
11 10 (30.30%) ArcSight
11 10 (30.30%) SIEM
12 9 (27.27%) Python
13 8 (24.24%) Perl
13 8 (24.24%) Finance
13 8 (24.24%) Service Management
13 8 (24.24%) Vulnerability Management
13 8 (24.24%) Bash Shell
13 8 (24.24%) Xen
13 8 (24.24%) Cyber-Ark
14 7 (21.21%) Subversion
15 6 (18.18%) CentOS
16 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
16 5 (15.15%) Ruby
16 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
16 5 (15.15%) Veritas
16 5 (15.15%) Scrum

Cobbler
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Cobbler 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 Cobbler. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (36.36%) Apache
2 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) Office Communications Server
2 4 (12.12%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.09%) Node.js
3 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (45.45%) DNS
2 14 (42.42%) LDAP
3 10 (30.30%) DHCP
4 2 (6.06%) SNMP
4 2 (6.06%) SAN
5 1 (3.03%) Firewall
5 1 (3.03%) VLAN
5 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.03%) NAS
5 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQLPlus
2 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.06%) Big Data
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Subversion
2 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.09%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.03%) JMeter
4 1 (3.03%) Selenium
4 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Administrator
2 13 (39.39%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (24.24%) Security Administrator
3 8 (24.24%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 8 (24.24%) UNIX Administrator
4 5 (15.15%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (15.15%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Non-Functional Tester
6 3 (9.09%) Tester
6 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.03%) UNIX Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Blackberry
1 4 (12.12%) Online Games
2 3 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.06%) Open Source
3 2 (6.06%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.03%) NHS
4 1 (3.03%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 31 (93.94%) Linux
2 24 (72.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (51.52%) UNIX
4 13 (39.39%) Solaris
5 6 (18.18%) CentOS
6 5 (15.15%) Windows
7 3 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) ITIL
2 10 (30.30%) SIEM
3 8 (24.24%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (24.24%) Service Management
4 5 (15.15%) Scrum
4 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.12%) Workflow
5 4 (12.12%) Kanban
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Load Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Stress Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.03%) RUP
8 1 (3.03%) DSDM
8 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) Python
2 8 (24.24%) Perl
2 8 (24.24%) Bash Shell
3 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
3 5 (15.15%) Ruby
4 4 (12.12%) Korn
4 4 (12.12%) SQL
5 3 (9.09%) PHP
5 3 (9.09%) AWK
6 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) RHCE
2 2 (6.06%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) NFS
2 8 (24.24%) Xen
3 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
4 3 (9.09%) XenServer
5 2 (6.06%) Samba
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (3.03%) vSphere
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 30 (90.91%) Puppet
2 4 (12.12%) Tivoli
2 4 (12.12%) Nagios
2 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 4 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (9.09%) Vagrant
4 2 (6.06%) CFEngine
4 2 (6.06%) Zenoss
5 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.03%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Red Hat
2 11 (33.33%) HP
3 10 (30.30%) ArcSight
4 8 (24.24%) Cyber-Ark
5 5 (15.15%) Veritas
6 4 (12.12%) Splunk
6 4 (12.12%) Infoblox
6 4 (12.12%) Dell
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle
6 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.09%) Sun
7 3 (9.09%) IBM
8 2 (6.06%) Citrix
8 2 (6.06%) JBoss
8 2 (6.06%) VMware
9 1 (3.03%) Fujitsu
9 1 (3.03%) Egenera
9 1 (3.03%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (3.03%) Cisco
9 1 (3.03%) EMC
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