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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CFEngine
Rank 392 392 373
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs citing CFEngine 3 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.050% 0.025%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.18% 0.74% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Average daily rate
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£406 £550 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.13% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £550 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £550 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
CFEngine
England

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
1707 1482 1248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.03% 6.75% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1182 970 840
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.24% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 25 29
Average hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.66% -26.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £12.00 £13.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.75 £30.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CFEngine within the London region over the 3 months to 3 March 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
City of London - - - - 4
CFEngine
England

CFEngine
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 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%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (85.71%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Mac OS
4 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
4 3 (42.86%) Graylog
4 3 (42.86%) Nagios
4 3 (42.86%) Apache
4 3 (42.86%) Perl
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Solaris
5 2 (28.57%) HTTP
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) Sun
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (28.57%) RHCE
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (28.57%) RHCSA
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) Hudson
5 2 (28.57%) Brocade
6 1 (14.29%) Marketing
6 1 (14.29%) JIRA

CFEngine
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Hudson
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Administrator
1 6 (85.71%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Wiki
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Mac OS
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (28.57%) RHCE
1 2 (28.57%) RHCSA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) NFS
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Gluster
1 1 (14.29%) KVM
1 1 (14.29%) GPFS
1 1 (14.29%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
2 6 (85.71%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (42.86%) Graylog
3 3 (42.86%) Nagios
4 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
4 1 (14.29%) yum
4 1 (14.29%) Cobbler
4 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Brocade
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Sun
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Rackspace
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec