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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cobbler
Rank 388 417 361
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -56
Contract jobs citing Cobbler 21 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.091% 0.029% 0.093%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.13% 0.40% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 16
Average daily rate
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£543 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.55% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.28% +0.66%
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
1864 1735 1322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.09% 7.15% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1340 1208 816
Average daily rate £450 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £297 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 56
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% -23.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £12.50 £13.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.11 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cobbler across the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Cobbler Daily Rate Histogram in London

Cobbler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 32 (100.00%) Puppet
2 31 (96.88%) Linux
3 27 (84.38%) VMware
3 27 (84.38%) CentOS
4 26 (81.25%) Python
5 22 (68.75%) Perl
6 21 (65.63%) Ruby
7 20 (62.50%) DNS
8 17 (53.13%) Shell Script
8 17 (53.13%) Nagios
8 17 (53.13%) MySQL
8 17 (53.13%) Jenkins
9 15 (46.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 15 (46.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (46.88%) Load Balancing
9 15 (46.88%) Subversion
10 14 (43.75%) Clustering
11 13 (40.63%) Red Hat
11 13 (40.63%) Ubuntu
12 12 (37.50%) QA
12 12 (37.50%) Release Management
12 12 (37.50%) Device Driver
12 12 (37.50%) Oracle
12 12 (37.50%) RDBMS
12 12 (37.50%) MongoDB
12 12 (37.50%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (37.50%) NoSQL
12 12 (37.50%) Bash Shell
12 12 (37.50%) MCollective
12 12 (37.50%) Relational Database

Cobbler
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 11 (34.38%) Cloud Foundry
1 11 (34.38%) OpenStack
2 10 (31.25%) Apache
3 4 (12.50%) JBoss
3 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.38%) Office Communications Server
Cloud Services
1 11 (34.38%) PaaS
1 11 (34.38%) Heroku
1 11 (34.38%) Engine Yard
1 11 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (62.50%) DNS
2 11 (34.38%) Firewall
3 10 (31.25%) VLAN
3 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
4 6 (18.75%) iSCSI
4 6 (18.75%) LDAP
5 5 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (9.38%) SSL
8 1 (3.13%) DHCP
8 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) MySQL
2 12 (37.50%) RDBMS
2 12 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 12 (37.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 12 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 12 (37.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) Jenkins
2 15 (46.88%) Subversion
3 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
4 5 (15.63%) Selenium
General
1 9 (28.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Linux Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) MCollective
2 11 (34.38%) Web Services
3 5 (15.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Clustering
2 12 (37.50%) Device Driver
3 9 (28.13%) Computer Science
3 9 (28.13%) Online Games
4 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
5 2 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 31 (96.88%) Linux
2 27 (84.38%) CentOS
3 15 (46.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (40.63%) Ubuntu
5 6 (18.75%) Windows
6 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Load Balancing
2 12 (37.50%) Release Management
2 12 (37.50%) DevOps
3 10 (31.25%) Kanban
4 8 (25.00%) Workflow
4 8 (25.00%) ITIL
5 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (15.63%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (15.63%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (15.63%) Scrum
7 5 (15.63%) Performance Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 26 (81.25%) Python
2 22 (68.75%) Perl
3 21 (65.63%) Ruby
4 17 (53.13%) Shell Script
5 12 (37.50%) Bash Shell
6 10 (31.25%) Korn
7 5 (15.63%) Java
8 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
8 2 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) RHCSA
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (21.88%) Xen
3 6 (18.75%) NFS
3 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
5 2 (6.25%) vSphere
5 2 (6.25%) XenServer
5 2 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (3.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 32 (100.00%) Puppet
2 17 (53.13%) Nagios
3 15 (46.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 9 (28.13%) collectd
5 5 (15.63%) Ansible
5 5 (15.63%) Opsview
6 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (6.25%) SCCM
7 2 (6.25%) SCOM
8 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 27 (84.38%) VMware
2 13 (40.63%) Red Hat
3 12 (37.50%) Oracle
4 5 (15.63%) Splunk
4 5 (15.63%) EMC
5 3 (9.38%) Infoblox
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.38%) Dell
5 3 (9.38%) Veritas
6 2 (6.25%) Citrix
7 1 (3.13%) Akamai
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