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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cobbler
Rank 546 563 539
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -24
Contract jobs citing Cobbler 34 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.025% 0.005%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.86% 0.33% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 -
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
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
3944 3887 2993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.79% 7.56% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2433 2243 1751
Average daily rate £417 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 159 158
Average hourly rate £20.19 £23.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.10% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +16.27%

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 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 17 April 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
London +20 18 £488 -7.14%
Yorkshire - 16 £350 - 2
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
Cobbler
UK

Cobbler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 63 (100.00%) Puppet
2 62 (98.41%) Linux
3 60 (95.24%) Python
4 53 (84.13%) Ruby
5 49 (77.78%) Bash Shell
5 49 (77.78%) DevOps
6 47 (74.60%) Shell Script
7 38 (60.32%) VMware
8 36 (57.14%) Perl
9 34 (53.97%) CentOS
10 32 (50.79%) Red Hat
11 29 (46.03%) MySQL
11 29 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (46.03%) Jenkins
12 28 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
12 28 (44.44%) Configuration Management
13 24 (38.10%) Ubuntu
13 24 (38.10%) DNS
13 24 (38.10%) MCollective
13 24 (38.10%) MongoDB
14 23 (36.51%) Apache Cassandra
14 23 (36.51%) NoSQL
14 23 (36.51%) Load Balancing
14 23 (36.51%) OpenStack
14 23 (36.51%) Tivoli
15 22 (34.92%) Oracle
15 22 (34.92%) Clustering
15 22 (34.92%) Subversion
15 22 (34.92%) Release Management
16 21 (33.33%) Relational Database

Cobbler
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 23 (36.51%) OpenStack
2 16 (25.40%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (9.52%) Apache
4 1 (1.59%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Office
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (30.16%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (25.40%) Heroku
2 16 (25.40%) Engine Yard
3 11 (17.46%) PaaS
4 3 (4.76%) IaaS
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (38.10%) DNS
2 20 (31.75%) Firewall
2 20 (31.75%) TCP/IP
3 19 (30.16%) VLAN
4 6 (9.52%) SSL
5 4 (6.35%) iSCSI
5 4 (6.35%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (6.35%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.17%) SAN
7 1 (1.59%) LDAP
7 1 (1.59%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (46.03%) MySQL
2 24 (38.10%) MongoDB
3 23 (36.51%) Apache Cassandra
3 23 (36.51%) NoSQL
4 21 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 21 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (46.03%) Jenkins
2 22 (34.92%) Subversion
3 9 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.35%) Selenium
5 3 (4.76%) JIRA
6 1 (1.59%) Juju
General
1 4 (6.35%) Games
2 2 (3.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (61.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (33.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 9 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 9 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.76%) Administrator
6 3 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (1.59%) Linux Consultant
7 1 (1.59%) Consultant
7 1 (1.59%) Linux Specialist
7 1 (1.59%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.10%) MCollective
2 15 (23.81%) Web Services
3 5 (7.94%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.92%) Clustering
2 21 (33.33%) Device Driver
3 9 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.35%) Online Games
5 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.17%) Open Source
6 2 (3.17%) Wiki
7 1 (1.59%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.59%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 62 (98.41%) Linux
2 34 (53.97%) CentOS
3 24 (38.10%) Ubuntu
4 19 (30.16%) UNIX
5 16 (25.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (11.11%) Windows
7 4 (6.35%) Solaris
8 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (77.78%) DevOps
2 29 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (44.44%) Configuration Management
4 23 (36.51%) Load Balancing
5 22 (34.92%) Release Management
6 13 (20.63%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (19.05%) Software Delivery
8 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (7.94%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (7.94%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (7.94%) Kanban
10 5 (7.94%) Workflow
11 4 (6.35%) ITIL
11 4 (6.35%) Performance Testing
12 3 (4.76%) RUP
12 3 (4.76%) DSDM
12 3 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 60 (95.24%) Python
2 53 (84.13%) Ruby
3 49 (77.78%) Bash Shell
4 47 (74.60%) Shell Script
5 36 (57.14%) Perl
6 19 (30.16%) Korn
7 18 (28.57%) SQL
8 4 (6.35%) Java
9 2 (3.17%) PHP
10 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.59%) VB
10 1 (1.59%) Tcl
10 1 (1.59%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (31.75%) QA
System Software
1 13 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.94%) Xen
3 4 (6.35%) NFS
3 4 (6.35%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.35%) KVM
4 3 (4.76%) GPFS
4 3 (4.76%) Ceph
4 3 (4.76%) Firmware
4 3 (4.76%) Gluster
5 1 (1.59%) XenServer
5 1 (1.59%) vSphere
5 1 (1.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 63 (100.00%) Puppet
2 28 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (36.51%) Tivoli
4 18 (28.57%) Nagios
5 13 (20.63%) collectd
6 10 (15.87%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 7 (11.11%) Ansible
8 3 (4.76%) yum
8 3 (4.76%) CFEngine
8 3 (4.76%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.59%) ZABBIX
9 1 (1.59%) Cacti
9 1 (1.59%) Munin
9 1 (1.59%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.59%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.59%) logstash
9 1 (1.59%) Salt
Vendors
1 38 (60.32%) VMware
2 32 (50.79%) Red Hat
3 22 (34.92%) Oracle
4 4 (6.35%) Akamai
4 4 (6.35%) EMC
5 3 (4.76%) Symantec
6 1 (1.59%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (1.59%) IBM
6 1 (1.59%) HP
6 1 (1.59%) Dell
6 1 (1.59%) Rackspace