The table below looks at the statistics for CFEngine skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CFEngine over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CFEngine
Rank 411 411 417
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing CFEngine 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.017% 0.008%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.11% 0.21% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate
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£750 £575 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +35.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+12.69% -
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 London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1839 1928 1611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.84% 8.21% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1246 1239 1044
Average daily rate £430 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £345
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 45
Average hourly rate £21.93 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.39% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £11.50 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £27.50 £57.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £18.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+13.72% -16.66%

CFEngine
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CFEngine across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

CFEngine Jobs Demand Trend in London

CFEngine
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CFEngine across the London region.

CFEngine Daily Rate Trend in London

CFEngine
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing CFEngine 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 CFEngine.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
2 6 (85.71%) DevOps
3 5 (71.43%) Solaris
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
3 5 (71.43%) Perl
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco
4 4 (57.14%) Banking
4 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
5 3 (42.86%) KVM
5 3 (42.86%) yum
5 3 (42.86%) Gluster
5 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) GPFS
5 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (42.86%) Ceph
5 3 (42.86%) Cobbler
5 3 (42.86%) OpenStack
5 3 (42.86%) IaaS
5 3 (42.86%) Subversion
5 3 (42.86%) JIRA
5 3 (42.86%) Symantec
5 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
5 3 (42.86%) Python
5 3 (42.86%) Firmware

CFEngine
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing CFEngine 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 CFEngine. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) OpenStack
2 2 (28.57%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 2 (28.57%) Network Design
3 2 (28.57%) Release Management
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Perl
1 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
2 3 (42.86%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (28.57%) RHCE
1 2 (28.57%) RHCSA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Firmware
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) Gluster
1 3 (42.86%) KVM
1 3 (42.86%) GPFS
1 3 (42.86%) Ceph
2 1 (14.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
2 3 (42.86%) Cobbler
2 3 (42.86%) Tivoli
2 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
2 3 (42.86%) yum
3 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Symantec
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Brocade
4 2 (28.57%) Sun
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) NetApp