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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CFEngine
Rank 392 406 381
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -25
Contract jobs citing CFEngine 16 12 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.076% 0.057% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.84% 0.65% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 20
Average daily rate £700 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £505 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £760 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £725 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -9.37%
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
1897 1845 1602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.96% 8.69% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1340 1273 1038
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £365 £341
% change year-on-year
+8.21% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 21
Average hourly rate £26.25 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £14.23 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.00 £32.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £21.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +1.19%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CFEngine across the London region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

CFEngine Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +49 5 £750 +57.89%
CFEngine
England

CFEngine
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 39 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (69.23%) Configuration Management
3 25 (64.10%) Bash Shell
4 23 (58.97%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (53.85%) Ansible
6 20 (51.28%) Puppet
6 20 (51.28%) VMware
7 18 (46.15%) Python
8 17 (43.59%) Apache
9 16 (41.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (41.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (38.46%) MySQL
10 15 (38.46%) DevOps
11 14 (35.90%) Perl
11 14 (35.90%) Red Hat
11 14 (35.90%) Finance
12 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
13 12 (30.77%) nginx
14 11 (28.21%) Git (software)
14 11 (28.21%) SSH
14 11 (28.21%) Ruby
14 11 (28.21%) TCP/IP
15 10 (25.64%) Solaris
15 10 (25.64%) RHCE
15 10 (25.64%) Shell Script
15 10 (25.64%) PHP
15 10 (25.64%) Java
15 10 (25.64%) Unix
15 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (25.64%) CentOS

CFEngine
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 17 (43.59%) Apache
2 12 (30.77%) nginx
3 6 (15.38%) Tomcat
4 5 (12.82%) JBoss
5 2 (5.13%) Mule ESB
5 2 (5.13%) Node.js
6 1 (2.56%) lighttpd
6 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.56%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (23.08%) IaaS
2 8 (20.51%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (20.51%) PaaS
2 8 (20.51%) SaaS
3 3 (7.69%) GitHub
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.56%) Datadog
4 1 (2.56%) Joyent
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) SSH
1 11 (28.21%) TCP/IP
2 9 (23.08%) DNS
2 9 (23.08%) SAN
3 8 (20.51%) LDAP
4 6 (15.38%) Firewall
4 6 (15.38%) VPN
5 5 (12.82%) DMZ
6 2 (5.13%) FTP
6 2 (5.13%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (5.13%) SSL
7 1 (2.56%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (2.56%) DHCP
7 1 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.56%) HTTP
7 1 (2.56%) Internet
7 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.56%) OSPF
7 1 (2.56%) SNMP
7 1 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) MySQL
2 9 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (15.38%) MongoDB
4 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
4 4 (10.26%) Redis
5 2 (5.13%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Git (software)
2 8 (20.51%) Jenkins
3 7 (17.95%) Artifactory
3 7 (17.95%) Gerrit
4 5 (12.82%) SonarQube
4 5 (12.82%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (10.26%) Selenium
6 3 (7.69%) Ant
6 3 (7.69%) Gradle
6 3 (7.69%) Maven
7 2 (5.13%) Hudson
7 2 (5.13%) Jasmine
7 2 (5.13%) Mercurial
7 2 (5.13%) MSI
7 2 (5.13%) PhantomJS
8 1 (2.56%) Bower
8 1 (2.56%) Grunt
8 1 (2.56%) gulp
8 1 (2.56%) JMeter
8 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Financial Institution
2 5 (12.82%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 7 (17.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Linux Specialist
4 6 (15.38%) Head of Infrastructure
4 6 (15.38%) Head of Technology
5 5 (12.82%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Head of Engineering
5 5 (12.82%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Monitoring Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) Head of Digital
7 2 (5.13%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.56%) Administrator
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) LAMP
2 7 (17.95%) Middleware
3 6 (15.38%) J2EE
3 6 (15.38%) Web Services
4 4 (10.26%) LAPP Stack
4 4 (10.26%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (5.13%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (5.13%) jQuery
5 2 (5.13%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.56%) .NET
6 1 (2.56%) Java EE
6 1 (2.56%) Memcached
6 1 (2.56%) POSIX
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (17.95%) Mobile Computing
2 5 (12.82%) Clustering
2 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.82%) Hedge funds
2 5 (12.82%) User Experience
3 4 (10.26%) Private Cloud
3 4 (10.26%) Replication
4 3 (7.69%) Social Media
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (41.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (25.64%) CentOS
3 10 (25.64%) Solaris
3 10 (25.64%) Unix
4 7 (17.95%) Ubuntu
5 6 (15.38%) Windows
6 3 (7.69%) Debian
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) Configuration Management
2 15 (38.46%) DevOps
3 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.64%) High Availability
3 10 (25.64%) Open Source
4 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (17.95%) Service Management
6 5 (12.82%) Low Latency
6 5 (12.82%) Patch Management
7 4 (10.26%) Scrum
8 3 (7.69%) Capacity Management
8 3 (7.69%) Coaching
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
8 3 (7.69%) OWASP
8 3 (7.69%) Web Operations
9 2 (5.13%) Information Assurance
9 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) Bash Shell
2 18 (46.15%) Python
3 14 (35.90%) Perl
4 11 (28.21%) Ruby
5 10 (25.64%) Java
5 10 (25.64%) PHP
5 10 (25.64%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.56%) C
8 1 (2.56%) C++
8 1 (2.56%) Korn
8 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) RHCE
1 10 (25.64%) RHCSA
2 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (41.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 9 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (23.08%) Squid
2 9 (23.08%) XenApp
2 9 (23.08%) XenDesktop
3 8 (20.51%) Docker
4 7 (17.95%) GlusterFS
5 5 (12.82%) GFS2
5 5 (12.82%) OCFS2
5 5 (12.82%) vCloud
6 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
6 2 (5.13%) iptables
6 2 (5.13%) pfSense
6 2 (5.13%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.56%) KVM
7 1 (2.56%) NFS
7 1 (2.56%) Postfix
7 1 (2.56%) Samba
7 1 (2.56%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 23 (58.97%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (53.85%) Ansible
3 20 (51.28%) Puppet
4 10 (25.64%) Salt
5 9 (23.08%) logstash
5 9 (23.08%) Nagios
5 9 (23.08%) SCCM
5 9 (23.08%) ZABBIX
6 8 (20.51%) Kibana
7 6 (15.38%) Rundeck
8 5 (12.82%) Cobbler
8 5 (12.82%) SELinux
9 4 (10.26%) HAProxy
10 1 (2.56%) Cacti
10 1 (2.56%) Capistrano
10 1 (2.56%) Icinga
10 1 (2.56%) Netcool
10 1 (2.56%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (2.56%) systemd
10 1 (2.56%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) VMware
2 14 (35.90%) Red Hat
3 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (20.51%) Google
5 6 (15.38%) Oracle
6 5 (12.82%) HP
6 5 (12.82%) IBM
6 5 (12.82%) SolarWinds
6 5 (12.82%) Sonatype
7 3 (7.69%) Black Duck
7 3 (7.69%) Veracode
8 2 (5.13%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
9 1 (2.56%) CA
9 1 (2.56%) Cisco
9 1 (2.56%) New Relic
9 1 (2.56%) Rackspace
9 1 (2.56%) Splunk
9 1 (2.56%) Supermicro