The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the England region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cobbler
Rank 555 511 545
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +34
Contract jobs citing Cobbler 9 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.012% 0.040%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.25% 0.18% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 19
Average daily rate £300 £550 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +51.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - £355
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3673 2847 3518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.39% 6.62% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2150 1651 1885
Average daily rate £395 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 154 144
Average hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.40 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
Cobbler
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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
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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
South East - 6 - - 2
South West - 2 £300 -
London - - - - 2
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Cobbler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 29 (93.55%) Linux
2 28 (90.32%) Puppet
3 23 (74.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (61.29%) Red Hat
5 17 (54.84%) UNIX
6 14 (45.16%) LDAP
6 14 (45.16%) DNS
7 13 (41.94%) Solaris
8 12 (38.71%) ITIL
9 11 (35.48%) Apache
9 11 (35.48%) NFS
9 11 (35.48%) HP
10 10 (32.26%) DHCP
10 10 (32.26%) ArcSight
10 10 (32.26%) SIEM
11 8 (25.81%) Vulnerability Management
11 8 (25.81%) Cyber-Ark
11 8 (25.81%) Xen
11 8 (25.81%) Python
11 8 (25.81%) Service Management
11 8 (25.81%) Finance
12 7 (22.58%) Subversion
12 7 (22.58%) Perl
12 7 (22.58%) Bash Shell
13 5 (16.13%) CentOS
13 5 (16.13%) Windows
13 5 (16.13%) Scrum
13 5 (16.13%) Veritas
14 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
14 4 (12.90%) Tivoli

Cobbler
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (35.48%) Apache
2 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) Office Communications Server
2 4 (12.90%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.68%) Node.js
4 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) DNS
1 14 (45.16%) LDAP
2 10 (32.26%) DHCP
3 2 (6.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.23%) NAS
4 1 (3.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQLPlus
2 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.23%) Big Data
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Subversion
2 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.68%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.23%) JMeter
4 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Administrator
2 13 (41.94%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (25.81%) Security Administrator
3 8 (25.81%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 8 (25.81%) UNIX Administrator
4 5 (16.13%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (12.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (12.90%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Non-Functional Tester
6 3 (9.68%) Tester
6 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Platform Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) UNIX Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
1 4 (12.90%) Online Games
2 3 (9.68%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.45%) Open Source
3 2 (6.45%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 29 (93.55%) Linux
2 23 (74.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (54.84%) UNIX
4 13 (41.94%) Solaris
5 5 (16.13%) Windows
5 5 (16.13%) CentOS
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) ITIL
2 10 (32.26%) SIEM
3 8 (25.81%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (25.81%) Service Management
4 5 (16.13%) Scrum
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) Workflow
5 4 (12.90%) Kanban
6 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Load Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Stress Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.23%) RUP
8 1 (3.23%) DSDM
8 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Python
2 7 (22.58%) Perl
2 7 (22.58%) Bash Shell
3 4 (12.90%) SQL
3 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
3 4 (12.90%) Ruby
4 3 (9.68%) Korn
4 3 (9.68%) AWK
4 3 (9.68%) PHP
5 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) RHCE
2 2 (6.45%) RHCA
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) NFS
2 8 (25.81%) Xen
3 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
4 3 (9.68%) XenServer
5 2 (6.45%) Samba
5 2 (6.45%) RHEV
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (3.23%) vSphere
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 28 (90.32%) Puppet
2 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 4 (12.90%) Tivoli
2 4 (12.90%) Nagios
2 4 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (9.68%) Vagrant
4 2 (6.45%) CFEngine
5 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.23%) Zenoss
5 1 (3.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Red Hat
2 11 (35.48%) HP
3 10 (32.26%) ArcSight
4 8 (25.81%) Cyber-Ark
5 5 (16.13%) Veritas
6 4 (12.90%) Splunk
6 4 (12.90%) Infoblox
6 4 (12.90%) Dell
6 4 (12.90%) Oracle
6 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.68%) Sun
7 3 (9.68%) IBM
8 2 (6.45%) Citrix
9 1 (3.23%) EMC
9 1 (3.23%) JBoss
9 1 (3.23%) Cisco
9 1 (3.23%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (3.23%) VMware
9 1 (3.23%) Fujitsu
9 1 (3.23%) Egenera
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