The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cobbler
Rank 523 517 501
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Contract jobs citing Cobbler 34 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.050% 0.035%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.89% 0.69% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 12
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£506 £500 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £538 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -12.32%
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
3837 3205 2665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.26% 7.29% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2353 1888 1467
Average daily rate £425 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 133 198
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.75 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.31% -17.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.55 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £33.98 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.83%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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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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 +4 25 £530 +6.00% 3
Yorkshire -4 7 £350 +9.37% 3
South East - 2 £400 - 2
South West - - - - 1
Cobbler
UK

Cobbler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 56 (100.00%) Linux
2 51 (91.07%) Puppet
3 42 (75.00%) Ruby
4 41 (73.21%) Python
5 37 (66.07%) Shell Script
6 35 (62.50%) Bash Shell
6 35 (62.50%) DevOps
7 34 (60.71%) VMware
8 28 (50.00%) CentOS
9 27 (48.21%) MySQL
10 26 (46.43%) Jenkins
11 25 (44.64%) Perl
11 25 (44.64%) Red Hat
12 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
14 20 (35.71%) DNS
15 19 (33.93%) Load Balancing
15 19 (33.93%) MongoDB
16 18 (32.14%) Apache Cassandra
16 18 (32.14%) NoSQL
16 18 (32.14%) MCollective
16 18 (32.14%) Ubuntu
16 18 (32.14%) Configuration Management
16 18 (32.14%) Oracle
17 17 (30.36%) Clustering
17 17 (30.36%) OpenStack
17 17 (30.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 16 (28.57%) Relational Database
18 16 (28.57%) Device Driver
18 16 (28.57%) RDBMS

Cobbler
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 17 (30.36%) OpenStack
2 12 (21.43%) Cloud Foundry
3 10 (17.86%) Apache
4 3 (5.36%) JBoss
5 1 (1.79%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.43%) Heroku
1 12 (21.43%) Engine Yard
1 12 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (19.64%) PaaS
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (35.71%) DNS
2 15 (26.79%) TCP/IP
2 15 (26.79%) Firewall
3 14 (25.00%) VLAN
4 5 (8.93%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (7.14%) iSCSI
5 4 (7.14%) SSL
6 2 (3.57%) SAN
7 1 (1.79%) LDAP
7 1 (1.79%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (48.21%) MySQL
2 19 (33.93%) MongoDB
3 18 (32.14%) Apache Cassandra
3 18 (32.14%) NoSQL
4 16 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 16 (28.57%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (46.43%) Jenkins
2 14 (25.00%) Subversion
3 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.93%) Selenium
5 1 (1.79%) Juju
General
1 4 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (55.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (28.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 11 (19.64%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Server Specialist
7 2 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.57%) Administrator
7 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.79%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.14%) MCollective
2 12 (21.43%) Web Services
3 5 (8.93%) LAMP
4 1 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) Clustering
2 16 (28.57%) Device Driver
3 9 (16.07%) Computer Science
4 7 (12.50%) Open Source
5 4 (7.14%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (50.00%) CentOS
3 18 (32.14%) Ubuntu
4 17 (30.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (23.21%) UNIX
6 5 (8.93%) Windows
6 5 (8.93%) AIX
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (62.50%) DevOps
2 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (33.93%) Load Balancing
4 18 (32.14%) Configuration Management
5 15 (26.79%) Release Management
6 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (10.71%) Scrum
7 6 (10.71%) RUP
7 6 (10.71%) DSDM
8 5 (8.93%) Workflow
8 5 (8.93%) Kanban
8 5 (8.93%) Performance Testing
8 5 (8.93%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (8.93%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (8.93%) Analytics
8 5 (8.93%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (7.14%) ITIL
10 1 (1.79%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 42 (75.00%) Ruby
2 41 (73.21%) Python
3 37 (66.07%) Shell Script
4 35 (62.50%) Bash Shell
5 25 (44.64%) Perl
6 14 (25.00%) Korn
7 11 (19.64%) SQL
8 6 (10.71%) Java
9 5 (8.93%) PHP
10 1 (1.79%) Tcl
10 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.79%) QA
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.71%) Xen
3 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.14%) NFS
4 2 (3.57%) XenServer
4 2 (3.57%) vSphere
5 1 (1.79%) KVM
5 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 51 (91.07%) Puppet
2 21 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (26.79%) Tivoli
3 15 (26.79%) Nagios
4 10 (17.86%) collectd
4 10 (17.86%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 6 (10.71%) Ansible
6 5 (8.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.79%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.79%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.79%) Cacti
7 1 (1.79%) Munin
7 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.79%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.79%) logstash
Vendors
1 34 (60.71%) VMware
2 25 (44.64%) Red Hat
3 18 (32.14%) Oracle
4 5 (8.93%) EMC
4 5 (8.93%) IBM
4 5 (8.93%) Brocade
5 2 (3.57%) Akamai
5 2 (3.57%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (1.79%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.79%) HP
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