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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cobbler
Rank 569 554 513
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -41
Contract jobs citing Cobbler 14 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.024% 0.038%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.36% 0.31% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £369
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.64%
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
3938 3824 3139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.87% 7.75% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2487 2265 1799
Average daily rate £413 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £514 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 144 165
Average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.98 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Yorkshire - 10 £350 - 2
London +21 4 £525 -
Cobbler
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Cobbler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 47 (100.00%) Puppet
2 45 (95.74%) Linux
2 45 (95.74%) Python
3 39 (82.98%) DevOps
4 38 (80.85%) Bash Shell
5 37 (78.72%) Ruby
6 33 (70.21%) Shell Script
7 27 (57.45%) Perl
8 24 (51.06%) Configuration Management
8 24 (51.06%) VMware
9 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (48.94%) Red Hat
10 22 (46.81%) Opscode Chef
11 21 (44.68%) Jenkins
12 20 (42.55%) CentOS
12 20 (42.55%) MySQL
13 19 (40.43%) Tivoli
14 17 (36.17%) UNIX
15 16 (34.04%) MongoDB
15 16 (34.04%) MCollective
15 16 (34.04%) OpenStack
16 15 (31.91%) Apache Cassandra
16 15 (31.91%) NoSQL
16 15 (31.91%) Subversion
16 15 (31.91%) Ubuntu
17 14 (29.79%) Load Balancing
17 14 (29.79%) Clustering
17 14 (29.79%) Oracle
17 14 (29.79%) SQL
17 14 (29.79%) DNS

Cobbler
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 16 (34.04%) OpenStack
2 8 (17.02%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (8.51%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) nginx
4 1 (2.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (17.02%) Heroku
2 8 (17.02%) Engine Yard
3 3 (6.38%) IaaS
3 3 (6.38%) PaaS
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.79%) DNS
2 13 (27.66%) TCP/IP
3 12 (25.53%) Firewall
3 12 (25.53%) VLAN
4 4 (8.51%) SSL
5 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.13%) SAN
6 1 (2.13%) Internet
6 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (42.55%) MySQL
2 16 (34.04%) MongoDB
3 15 (31.91%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (31.91%) NoSQL
4 13 (27.66%) Relational Database
4 13 (27.66%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (44.68%) Jenkins
2 15 (31.91%) Subversion
3 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.38%) JIRA
5 2 (4.26%) Selenium
6 1 (2.13%) Juju
General
1 2 (4.26%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (63.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (29.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Platform Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.13%) Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Linux Specialist
7 1 (2.13%) Linux Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.04%) MCollective
2 7 (14.89%) Web Services
3 3 (6.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Clustering
2 13 (27.66%) Device Driver
3 11 (23.40%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.26%) Wiki
6 1 (2.13%) Streaming Video
6 1 (2.13%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (2.13%) Online Games
6 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (95.74%) Linux
2 20 (42.55%) CentOS
3 17 (36.17%) UNIX
4 15 (31.91%) Ubuntu
5 11 (23.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (8.51%) Windows
6 4 (8.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (82.98%) DevOps
2 24 (51.06%) Configuration Management
3 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (29.79%) Load Balancing
4 14 (29.79%) Release Management
5 8 (17.02%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (14.89%) Software Delivery
7 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.51%) Server Building
9 3 (6.38%) RUP
9 3 (6.38%) DSDM
9 3 (6.38%) Scrum
9 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (6.38%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (6.38%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (6.38%) Kanban
10 2 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (4.26%) Open Source
10 2 (4.26%) Performance Testing
10 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (95.74%) Python
2 38 (80.85%) Bash Shell
3 37 (78.72%) Ruby
4 33 (70.21%) Shell Script
5 27 (57.45%) Perl
6 14 (29.79%) SQL
7 12 (25.53%) Korn
8 4 (8.51%) Java
9 3 (6.38%) PHP
10 2 (4.26%) C++
11 1 (2.13%) Tcl
11 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
11 1 (2.13%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.53%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.51%) KVM
2 4 (8.51%) Ceph
3 3 (6.38%) Firmware
3 3 (6.38%) GPFS
3 3 (6.38%) Gluster
4 2 (4.26%) Xen
5 1 (2.13%) NFS
5 1 (2.13%) Docker
5 1 (2.13%) XenServer
5 1 (2.13%) vSphere
5 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 47 (100.00%) Puppet
2 22 (46.81%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (40.43%) Tivoli
4 9 (19.15%) Nagios
5 6 (12.77%) collectd
5 6 (12.77%) Ansible
6 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 3 (6.38%) NetBackup
7 3 (6.38%) CFEngine
7 3 (6.38%) yum
8 1 (2.13%) HAProxy
8 1 (2.13%) Salt
8 1 (2.13%) logstash
8 1 (2.13%) ZABBIX
8 1 (2.13%) Cacti
8 1 (2.13%) Munin
Vendors
1 24 (51.06%) VMware
2 23 (48.94%) Red Hat
3 14 (29.79%) Oracle
4 3 (6.38%) Symantec
4 3 (6.38%) Akamai
5 2 (4.26%) EMC
6 1 (2.13%) IBM
6 1 (2.13%) HP
6 1 (2.13%) Dell
6 1 (2.13%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.13%) EnterpriseDB