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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cobbler
Rank 406 388 391
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Contract jobs citing Cobbler 2 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.13% 0.073%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.11% 1.47% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 11
Average daily rate £444 £488 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £412 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £580 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
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
1880 1835 1615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.88% 8.65% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1328 1272 1042
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 £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 21
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £14.78 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.00 £32.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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 12 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
Harrow - 1 £463 -
Cobbler
England

Cobbler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Apache
3 6 (75.00%) MySQL
3 6 (75.00%) HP
3 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (75.00%) Nagios
3 6 (75.00%) Middleware
3 6 (75.00%) RHCE
3 6 (75.00%) Front Office
3 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 6 (75.00%) SolarWinds
3 6 (75.00%) Mobile Computing
3 6 (75.00%) Low Latency
4 5 (62.50%) Ansible
4 5 (62.50%) CFEngine
4 5 (62.50%) Solaris
4 5 (62.50%) Squid
4 5 (62.50%) Service Management
4 5 (62.50%) SSH
4 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
4 5 (62.50%) IBM
4 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
4 5 (62.50%) RHCSA
5 3 (37.50%) Python
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) Project Management

Cobbler
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SSH
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) LDAP
3 1 (12.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
1 6 (75.00%) Front Office
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Office Automation Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) LAMP
2 1 (12.50%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Solaris
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Low Latency
2 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
5 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (37.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) RHCE
2 5 (62.50%) RHCSA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Nagios
2 5 (62.50%) Ansible
2 5 (62.50%) CFEngine
3 3 (37.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) SolarWinds
3 5 (62.50%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (12.50%) Apple
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) Intel
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Splunk
5 1 (12.50%) Veritas