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 24 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CFEngine
Rank 407 419 390
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -29
Contract jobs citing CFEngine 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.020% 0.022%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.26% 0.28% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 - -
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
1904 1774 1409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.98% 7.12% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1234 902
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 32 53
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% -16.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.35 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £35.21 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.09%

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 24 November 2014.

CFEngine Daily Rate Histogram in London

CFEngine
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Puppet
2 8 (88.89%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (55.56%) CentOS
4 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
4 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
4 5 (55.56%) Perl
4 5 (55.56%) UNIX
4 5 (55.56%) Python
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) Ruby
5 4 (44.44%) Ubuntu
5 4 (44.44%) Debian
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle
5 4 (44.44%) DevOps
6 3 (33.33%) Graylog2
6 3 (33.33%) Mac OS
6 3 (33.33%) Nagios
7 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 2 (22.22%) Hudson
7 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
8 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (11.11%) Rackspace
8 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (11.11%) C-shell
8 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
8 1 (11.11%) PowerShell

CFEngine
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Hudson
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Senior UNIX Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (55.56%) CentOS
3 5 (55.56%) UNIX
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Debian
4 4 (44.44%) Ubuntu
5 3 (33.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 4 (44.44%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 1 (11.11%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Perl
1 5 (55.56%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) Korn
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) C-shell
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Puppet
1 8 (88.89%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (33.33%) Graylog2
2 3 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Intel
3 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Rackspace