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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cobbler
Rank 545 539 512
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -27
Contract jobs citing Cobbler 34 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.026% 0.050%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.81% 0.36% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 19
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£425 £413 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £316 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £480 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.16%
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
4189 3352 2891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.45% 7.16% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2646 2069 1550
Average daily rate £425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 136 203
Average hourly rate £20.03 £21.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £12.43 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.72 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +29 22 £543 +20.55% 1
Yorkshire -3 11 £350 +9.37% 2
South East - 1 - -
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Cobbler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 51 (96.23%) Linux
2 48 (90.57%) Puppet
3 38 (71.70%) Python
4 36 (67.92%) Ruby
5 31 (58.49%) Shell Script
6 30 (56.60%) VMware
7 28 (52.83%) Bash Shell
7 28 (52.83%) DevOps
8 26 (49.06%) CentOS
9 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (43.40%) Perl
10 21 (39.62%) MySQL
10 21 (39.62%) Jenkins
11 20 (37.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (37.74%) Opscode Chef
12 19 (35.85%) DNS
13 18 (33.96%) Red Hat
14 17 (32.08%) Nagios
15 15 (28.30%) Configuration Management
15 15 (28.30%) Subversion
15 15 (28.30%) Clustering
15 15 (28.30%) Load Balancing
16 14 (26.42%) Ubuntu
16 14 (26.42%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 14 (26.42%) Tivoli
16 14 (26.42%) UNIX
17 13 (24.53%) Oracle
17 13 (24.53%) OpenStack
17 13 (24.53%) MongoDB
17 13 (24.53%) Release Management

Cobbler
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (24.53%) OpenStack
2 11 (20.75%) Cloud Foundry
2 11 (20.75%) Apache
3 4 (7.55%) JBoss
4 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.77%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.89%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.75%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (20.75%) PaaS
1 11 (20.75%) Heroku
1 11 (20.75%) Engine Yard
2 2 (3.77%) Office 365
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (35.85%) DNS
2 11 (20.75%) Firewall
3 10 (18.87%) VLAN
3 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
4 6 (11.32%) iSCSI
5 5 (9.43%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (9.43%) LDAP
6 4 (7.55%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (5.66%) SSL
8 1 (1.89%) SAN
8 1 (1.89%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (39.62%) MySQL
2 13 (24.53%) MongoDB
3 12 (22.64%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (22.64%) NoSQL
3 12 (22.64%) Relational Database
3 12 (22.64%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (39.62%) Jenkins
2 15 (28.30%) Subversion
3 11 (20.75%) Git (software)
4 5 (9.43%) Selenium
5 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.89%) Maven
5 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.89%) Hudson
5 1 (1.89%) Gradle
5 1 (1.89%) Juju
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (1.89%) Ant
General
1 8 (15.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (28.30%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (20.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Server Specialist
7 2 (3.77%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (1.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.89%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (1.89%) Administrator
8 1 (1.89%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.89%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) MCollective
2 11 (20.75%) Web Services
3 5 (9.43%) LAMP
4 1 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.89%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Clustering
2 12 (22.64%) Device Driver
3 9 (16.98%) Computer Science
4 8 (15.09%) Online Games
5 7 (13.21%) Open Source
6 2 (3.77%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 51 (96.23%) Linux
2 26 (49.06%) CentOS
3 20 (37.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (26.42%) Ubuntu
4 14 (26.42%) UNIX
5 6 (11.32%) Windows
6 5 (9.43%) AIX
7 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) DevOps
2 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (28.30%) Load Balancing
3 15 (28.30%) Configuration Management
4 13 (24.53%) Release Management
5 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (16.98%) Kanban
5 9 (16.98%) Scrum
6 8 (15.09%) Workflow
7 7 (13.21%) ITIL
8 6 (11.32%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (11.32%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (9.43%) Performance Testing
9 5 (9.43%) RUP
9 5 (9.43%) DSDM
9 5 (9.43%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (9.43%) Analytics
9 5 (9.43%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (9.43%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (3.77%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 38 (71.70%) Python
2 36 (67.92%) Ruby
3 31 (58.49%) Shell Script
4 28 (52.83%) Bash Shell
5 23 (43.40%) Perl
6 10 (18.87%) SQL
6 10 (18.87%) Korn
7 7 (13.21%) Java
8 6 (11.32%) PHP
9 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.89%) Groovy
10 1 (1.89%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) RHCSA
2 2 (3.77%) MCSE
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.64%) QA
System Software
1 12 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (13.21%) Xen
3 6 (11.32%) Hyper-V
3 6 (11.32%) NFS
4 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
5 3 (5.66%) vSphere
5 3 (5.66%) XenServer
6 2 (3.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.89%) KVM
7 1 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 48 (90.57%) Puppet
2 20 (37.74%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (32.08%) Nagios
4 14 (26.42%) Tivoli
4 14 (26.42%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 9 (16.98%) collectd
6 6 (11.32%) Ansible
7 5 (9.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (7.55%) Opsview
9 2 (3.77%) CFEngine
9 2 (3.77%) SCCM
9 2 (3.77%) SCOM
10 1 (1.89%) ZABBIX
10 1 (1.89%) Cacti
10 1 (1.89%) Munin
10 1 (1.89%) logstash
10 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.89%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 30 (56.60%) VMware
2 18 (33.96%) Red Hat
3 13 (24.53%) Oracle
4 5 (9.43%) IBM
4 5 (9.43%) EMC
4 5 (9.43%) Brocade
5 4 (7.55%) Splunk
6 2 (3.77%) Dell
6 2 (3.77%) Infoblox
6 2 (3.77%) Citrix
6 2 (3.77%) Veritas
6 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.89%) HP
7 1 (1.89%) Perforce
7 1 (1.89%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (1.89%) Akamai
7 1 (1.89%) Rackspace