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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cobbler
Rank 373 377 349
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -28
Contract jobs citing Cobbler 25 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.074% 0.072%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.44% 1.04% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 12
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£530 £500 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £425 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -12.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cobbler
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
1737 1540 1184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.22% 7.15% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1212 1034 747
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 £296 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 22 43
Average hourly rate £17.75 £15.00 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -35.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.30 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.83%

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
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 Cobbler within the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 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 £525 -
Harrow - - - -
Isleworth - - - - 1
Cobbler
England

Cobbler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 33 (100.00%) Linux
1 33 (100.00%) Puppet
2 30 (90.91%) VMware
3 28 (84.85%) CentOS
3 28 (84.85%) Python
4 27 (81.82%) Ruby
5 24 (72.73%) Perl
5 24 (72.73%) MySQL
6 23 (69.70%) Jenkins
7 21 (63.64%) Shell Script
8 20 (60.61%) DNS
8 20 (60.61%) Red Hat
9 19 (57.58%) Load Balancing
9 19 (57.58%) MongoDB
9 19 (57.58%) Bash Shell
9 19 (57.58%) DevOps
10 18 (54.55%) MCollective
10 18 (54.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 18 (54.55%) NoSQL
10 18 (54.55%) Ubuntu
11 17 (51.52%) Clustering
12 16 (48.48%) RDBMS
12 16 (48.48%) Device Driver
12 16 (48.48%) Oracle
12 16 (48.48%) Relational Database
13 15 (45.45%) OpenStack
13 15 (45.45%) Firewall
13 15 (45.45%) QA
13 15 (45.45%) Release Management
14 14 (42.42%) Korn

Cobbler
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (45.45%) OpenStack
2 12 (36.36%) Cloud Foundry
3 10 (30.30%) Apache
4 3 (9.09%) JBoss
5 1 (3.03%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 12 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (36.36%) Heroku
1 12 (36.36%) Engine Yard
2 11 (33.33%) PaaS
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) DNS
2 15 (45.45%) Firewall
3 14 (42.42%) VLAN
3 14 (42.42%) TCP/IP
4 5 (15.15%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (12.12%) iSCSI
5 4 (12.12%) SSL
5 4 (12.12%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.03%) SAN
6 1 (3.03%) LDAP
6 1 (3.03%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (72.73%) MySQL
2 19 (57.58%) MongoDB
3 18 (54.55%) Apache Cassandra
3 18 (54.55%) NoSQL
4 16 (48.48%) RDBMS
4 16 (48.48%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (69.70%) Jenkins
2 14 (42.42%) Subversion
3 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
3 5 (15.15%) Selenium
4 1 (3.03%) Juju
General
1 4 (12.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (48.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 9 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) MCollective
2 12 (36.36%) Web Services
3 5 (15.15%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) Clustering
2 16 (48.48%) Device Driver
3 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
4 4 (12.12%) Online Games
5 2 (6.06%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (84.85%) CentOS
3 18 (54.55%) Ubuntu
4 10 (30.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (15.15%) Windows
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Load Balancing
1 19 (57.58%) DevOps
2 15 (45.45%) Release Management
3 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (15.15%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (15.15%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (15.15%) Workflow
5 5 (15.15%) Kanban
5 5 (15.15%) Performance Testing
6 4 (12.12%) ITIL
7 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.03%) Performance Improvement
8 1 (3.03%) Software Deployment
8 1 (3.03%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (3.03%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (84.85%) Python
2 27 (81.82%) Ruby
3 24 (72.73%) Perl
4 21 (63.64%) Shell Script
5 19 (57.58%) Bash Shell
6 14 (42.42%) Korn
7 5 (15.15%) Java
8 1 (3.03%) Tcl
8 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.03%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (45.45%) QA
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.12%) Xen
2 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
2 4 (12.12%) NFS
3 1 (3.03%) KVM
3 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 33 (100.00%) Puppet
2 14 (42.42%) Nagios
3 10 (30.30%) collectd
3 10 (30.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 6 (18.18%) Ansible
5 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.03%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.03%) HAProxy
6 1 (3.03%) logstash
6 1 (3.03%) ZABBIX
6 1 (3.03%) Cacti
6 1 (3.03%) Munin
Vendors
1 30 (90.91%) VMware
2 20 (60.61%) Red Hat
3 16 (48.48%) Oracle
4 5 (15.15%) EMC
5 2 (6.06%) Akamai
6 1 (3.03%) Rackspace
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