The table below looks at the statistics for Cobbler skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cobbler over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cobbler
Rank 592 595 572
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -23
Contract jobs citing Cobbler 25 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.028% 0.025%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.49% 0.35% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 1
Median daily rate £425 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Cobbler
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
5063 4026 3802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.31% 8.19% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3265 2531 2245
Median daily rate £450 £415 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +6.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £562 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 169 141
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.19 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.99% -10.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £33.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -19.26%

Cobbler
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Cobbler as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cobbler within the England region over the 3 months to 24 May 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 -2 13 £450 -7.69%
East of England - 9 £340 -
North West - 2 - - 4
South East - 1 £425 -
Cobbler
UK

Cobbler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cobbler 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 Cobbler.

1 49 (100.00%) Linux
2 46 (93.88%) Puppet
3 37 (75.51%) DevOps
4 36 (73.47%) Configuration Management
5 35 (71.43%) Python
5 35 (71.43%) Bash Shell
6 33 (67.35%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (67.35%) Unix
7 28 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
8 26 (53.06%) Shell Script
8 26 (53.06%) Ruby
8 26 (53.06%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (40.82%) SQL
10 19 (38.78%) Oracle
11 18 (36.73%) vSphere
12 16 (32.65%) Open Source
12 16 (32.65%) Scrum
12 16 (32.65%) RUP
12 16 (32.65%) DSDM
12 16 (32.65%) Tivoli
13 14 (28.57%) Windows
14 13 (26.53%) ITIL
14 13 (26.53%) Red Hat
14 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
14 13 (26.53%) OpenStack
15 12 (24.49%) Nagios
16 11 (22.45%) EMC
16 11 (22.45%) DNS
16 11 (22.45%) XenServer
16 11 (22.45%) EnterpriseDB

Cobbler
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 13 (26.53%) OpenStack
2 11 (22.45%) CloudStack
3 4 (8.16%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.12%) Apache
4 3 (6.12%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.08%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (4.08%) JBoss
5 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.12%) Rackspace Cloud
4 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.08%) Engine Yard
4 2 (4.08%) GitHub
4 2 (4.08%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) DNS
2 9 (18.37%) Firewall
2 9 (18.37%) SAN
3 4 (8.16%) SSL
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (6.12%) DHCP
4 3 (6.12%) Internet
4 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.04%) LDAP
5 1 (2.04%) Network Security
5 1 (2.04%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) MySQL
2 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.29%) JIRA
3 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.08%) Subversion
4 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.08%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Front Office
4 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (65.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (32.65%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (22.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 11 (22.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 7 (14.29%) Administrator
4 7 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.16%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (8.16%) Unix Administrator
6 4 (8.16%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Linux Specialist
7 3 (6.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) PowerShell Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Splunk Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) Web Services
2 3 (6.12%) LAMP
3 2 (4.08%) .NET
3 2 (4.08%) HTML
3 2 (4.08%) MCollective
4 1 (2.04%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.12%) Clustering
3 2 (4.08%) Device Driver
3 2 (4.08%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (67.35%) Unix
3 14 (28.57%) Windows
4 10 (20.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (14.29%) Solaris
6 6 (12.24%) CentOS
7 2 (4.08%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (75.51%) DevOps
2 36 (73.47%) Configuration Management
3 33 (67.35%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (53.06%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (32.65%) DSDM
5 16 (32.65%) Open Source
5 16 (32.65%) RUP
5 16 (32.65%) Scrum
6 13 (26.53%) ITIL
7 11 (22.45%) Load Balancing
8 9 (18.37%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (18.37%) High Availability
9 7 (14.29%) Change Control
9 7 (14.29%) Incident Management
9 7 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (6.12%) Low Latency
10 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2
10 3 (6.12%) Project Management
10 3 (6.12%) Server Building
11 2 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 35 (71.43%) Bash Shell
1 35 (71.43%) Python
2 26 (53.06%) Ruby
2 26 (53.06%) Shell Script
3 20 (40.82%) SQL
4 7 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
6 4 (8.16%) Java
7 3 (6.12%) PHP
8 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) AWS Certification
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
1 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.04%) RHCE
System Software
1 18 (36.73%) vSphere
2 11 (22.45%) Xen
2 11 (22.45%) XenServer
3 7 (14.29%) iptables
3 7 (14.29%) Postfix
3 7 (14.29%) Sendmail
3 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.12%) Docker
5 3 (6.12%) KVM
5 3 (6.12%) oVirt
6 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (2.04%) NFS
Systems Management
1 46 (93.88%) Puppet
2 28 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (32.65%) Tivoli
4 12 (24.49%) Nagios
5 11 (22.45%) Ansible
6 7 (14.29%) OSSEC
7 5 (10.20%) Salt
8 4 (8.16%) Terraform
9 3 (6.12%) Pingdom
9 3 (6.12%) yum
10 2 (4.08%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (4.08%) SCCM
10 2 (4.08%) SCOM
10 2 (4.08%) SCVMM
11 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 19 (38.78%) Oracle
2 13 (26.53%) Red Hat
3 11 (22.45%) EMC
3 11 (22.45%) EnterpriseDB
4 10 (20.41%) Splunk
5 9 (18.37%) VMware
6 8 (16.33%) HP
6 8 (16.33%) SolarWinds
7 7 (14.29%) Cisco
7 7 (14.29%) LogRhythm
7 7 (14.29%) ServiceNow
7 7 (14.29%) TippingPoint
8 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
9 3 (6.12%) Dell
9 3 (6.12%) F5
9 3 (6.12%) New Relic
9 3 (6.12%) Rackspace
9 3 (6.12%) SaltStack
10 2 (4.08%) BMC
11 1 (2.04%) Veritas