The table below looks at the statistics for Cobbler 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 Cobbler over the 3 months to 3 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cobbler
Rank 420 405 405
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing Cobbler 4 11 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.045% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.21% 0.55% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 18
Average daily rate
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£450 £502 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.35% +29.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
1947 2007 1747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.22% 8.28% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1326 1314 1183
Average daily rate £438 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.11% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 38 37
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.23 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.23% -17.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £27.50 £69.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+5.04% -7.77%

Cobbler
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Cobbler Jobs Demand Trend in London

Cobbler
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Cobbler Daily Rate Trend in London

Cobbler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (85.71%) Bash Shell
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (57.14%) Open Source
4 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (57.14%) Low Latency
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) Banking
4 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
5 3 (42.86%) Nagios
5 3 (42.86%) Middleware
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco
5 3 (42.86%) Java
5 3 (42.86%) Perl
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
5 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
5 3 (42.86%) EMC
5 3 (42.86%) Project Management
5 3 (42.86%) KVM
5 3 (42.86%) Ceph
5 3 (42.86%) Splunk
5 3 (42.86%) OpenStack
5 3 (42.86%) Mobile Computing

Cobbler
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (42.86%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) IaaS
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Linux Specialist
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Specialist
3 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (14.29%) Wiki
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Open Source
2 4 (57.14%) Low Latency
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) Investment Management
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Python
2 6 (85.71%) Bash Shell
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (14.29%) PHP
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) KVM
2 3 (42.86%) Ceph
3 2 (28.57%) Firmware
3 2 (28.57%) GPFS
3 2 (28.57%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
2 3 (42.86%) Nagios
3 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
3 2 (28.57%) yum
3 2 (28.57%) CFEngine
3 2 (28.57%) Tivoli
4 1 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds
3 3 (42.86%) Splunk
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) EMC
4 2 (28.57%) Symantec
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Dell