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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cobbler
Rank 552 519 549
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +30
Contract jobs citing Cobbler 17 35 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.073% 0.043%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.43% 0.98% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 14
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£369 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.64% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £344 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 -
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
3928 3560 3565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.72% 7.43% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2300 2063 1893
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 143 165
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.20 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.02 £40.34 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +5.12%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
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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 -10 10 £502 +27.08% 3
South East - 5 £413 - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 2
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Cobbler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 27 (93.10%) Linux
2 25 (86.21%) Puppet
3 22 (75.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (48.28%) Perl
5 12 (41.38%) Xen
6 11 (37.93%) UNIX
6 11 (37.93%) Subversion
7 10 (34.48%) IBM
7 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
8 9 (31.03%) Windows
8 9 (31.03%) Python
8 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
9 8 (27.59%) LDAP
9 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
9 8 (27.59%) Nagios
9 8 (27.59%) Games
9 8 (27.59%) Scrum
9 8 (27.59%) Online Games
9 8 (27.59%) Kanban
9 8 (27.59%) CentOS
9 8 (27.59%) Splunk
9 8 (27.59%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 8 (27.59%) Opsview
10 7 (24.14%) ITIL
10 7 (24.14%) Solaris
10 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
10 7 (24.14%) DNS
10 7 (24.14%) Veritas
10 7 (24.14%) Shell Script
10 7 (24.14%) Workflow

Cobbler
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
2 6 (20.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (17.24%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (13.79%) Apache
5 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) LDAP
2 7 (24.14%) DNS
3 4 (13.79%) iSCSI
4 2 (6.90%) SAN
5 1 (3.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQLPlus
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Subversion
2 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.90%) LoadRunner
3 2 (6.90%) JMeter
3 2 (6.90%) Selenium
4 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.45%) Ant
4 1 (3.45%) Maven
4 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.45%) Hudson
4 1 (3.45%) Gradle
4 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Ivy
General
1 8 (27.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Administrator
2 3 (10.34%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (10.34%) Server Specialist
3 2 (6.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (6.90%) Tester
3 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (6.90%) Non-Functional Tester
3 2 (6.90%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Systems Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (3.45%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Online Games
2 6 (20.69%) Blackberry
3 4 (13.79%) Open Source
4 2 (6.90%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (93.10%) Linux
2 22 (75.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (37.93%) UNIX
4 9 (31.03%) Windows
5 8 (27.59%) CentOS
6 7 (24.14%) Solaris
7 6 (20.69%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (13.79%) AIX
9 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Scrum
1 8 (27.59%) Kanban
2 7 (24.14%) Workflow
2 7 (24.14%) ITIL
3 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) Analytics
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Load Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Stress Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.45%) Release Management
6 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.45%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) DevOps
6 1 (3.45%) Build Automation
6 1 (3.45%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Perl
2 9 (31.03%) Python
3 7 (24.14%) Shell Script
3 7 (24.14%) Bash Shell
4 6 (20.69%) SQL
4 6 (20.69%) Korn
4 6 (20.69%) AWK
5 4 (13.79%) Java
6 2 (6.90%) PHP
6 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.45%) Groovy
7 1 (3.45%) VB
7 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) MCSE
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Xen
2 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
3 4 (13.79%) NFS
4 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.34%) XenServer
5 2 (6.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (6.90%) vSphere
6 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 25 (86.21%) Puppet
2 8 (27.59%) Nagios
2 8 (27.59%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 8 (27.59%) Opsview
3 6 (20.69%) Tivoli
4 4 (13.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (10.34%) SCCM
5 3 (10.34%) SCOM
6 2 (6.90%) CFEngine
6 2 (6.90%) Vagrant
7 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) IBM
1 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
2 8 (27.59%) Splunk
3 7 (24.14%) Veritas
4 6 (20.69%) VMware
4 6 (20.69%) Oracle
4 6 (20.69%) Sun
4 6 (20.69%) Dell
4 6 (20.69%) Infoblox
5 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
6 4 (13.79%) Brocade
7 3 (10.34%) Citrix
7 3 (10.34%) JBoss
8 1 (3.45%) EMC
8 1 (3.45%) HP
8 1 (3.45%) Perforce
8 1 (3.45%) Fujitsu
8 1 (3.45%) Egenera
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