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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cobbler
Rank 373 389 372
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Contract jobs citing Cobbler 22 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.064% 0.030%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.29% 0.94% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 5
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£488 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +53.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 -
% change year-on-year
+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
1707 1482 1248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.03% 6.75% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1182 970 840
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 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.24% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 25 29
Average hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.66% -26.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £12.00 £13.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.75 £30.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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 3 March 2015.

Cobbler Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 March 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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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
City of London - 3 £525 -
Harrow - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Cobbler
England

Cobbler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 39 (100.00%) Linux
1 39 (100.00%) Puppet
2 37 (94.87%) Python
2 37 (94.87%) VMware
3 35 (89.74%) CentOS
4 34 (87.18%) Ruby
5 33 (84.62%) Perl
6 30 (76.92%) MySQL
6 30 (76.92%) Jenkins
7 28 (71.79%) Red Hat
8 27 (69.23%) Shell Script
9 26 (66.67%) DevOps
10 25 (64.10%) Bash Shell
10 25 (64.10%) DNS
11 24 (61.54%) Ubuntu
11 24 (61.54%) Load Balancing
11 24 (61.54%) MongoDB
11 24 (61.54%) MCollective
12 23 (58.97%) Apache Cassandra
12 23 (58.97%) NoSQL
13 22 (56.41%) Clustering
14 21 (53.85%) Device Driver
14 21 (53.85%) Release Management
14 21 (53.85%) RDBMS
14 21 (53.85%) Oracle
14 21 (53.85%) Relational Database
15 20 (51.28%) OpenStack
15 20 (51.28%) Firewall
15 20 (51.28%) QA
15 20 (51.28%) Subversion

Cobbler
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 20 (51.28%) OpenStack
2 16 (41.03%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (20.51%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) nginx
4 1 (2.56%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 16 (41.03%) Heroku
1 16 (41.03%) Engine Yard
2 15 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (28.21%) PaaS
4 1 (2.56%) IaaS
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (64.10%) DNS
2 20 (51.28%) Firewall
3 19 (48.72%) VLAN
3 19 (48.72%) TCP/IP
4 6 (15.38%) SSL
5 5 (12.82%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (10.26%) iSCSI
6 4 (10.26%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.56%) SAN
7 1 (2.56%) LDAP
7 1 (2.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (76.92%) MySQL
2 24 (61.54%) MongoDB
3 23 (58.97%) Apache Cassandra
3 23 (58.97%) NoSQL
4 21 (53.85%) Relational Database
4 21 (53.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (76.92%) Jenkins
2 20 (51.28%) Subversion
3 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
4 5 (12.82%) Selenium
5 1 (2.56%) JIRA
5 1 (2.56%) Juju
General
1 4 (10.26%) Games
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (53.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Consultant
5 1 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.56%) Administrator
5 1 (2.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.56%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (2.56%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (61.54%) MCollective
2 15 (38.46%) Web Services
3 6 (15.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (56.41%) Clustering
2 21 (53.85%) Device Driver
3 9 (23.08%) Computer Science
4 4 (10.26%) Online Games
5 2 (5.13%) Open Source
6 1 (2.56%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.56%) Wiki
6 1 (2.56%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (89.74%) CentOS
3 24 (61.54%) Ubuntu
4 13 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (17.95%) Windows
6 1 (2.56%) Solaris
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) DevOps
2 24 (61.54%) Load Balancing
3 21 (53.85%) Release Management
4 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (15.38%) Kanban
6 6 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (12.82%) Performance Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Workflow
8 4 (10.26%) ITIL
8 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.56%) Ethical Hacking
9 1 (2.56%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.56%) Performance Improvement
9 1 (2.56%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 37 (94.87%) Python
2 34 (87.18%) Ruby
3 33 (84.62%) Perl
4 27 (69.23%) Shell Script
5 25 (64.10%) Bash Shell
6 19 (48.72%) Korn
7 5 (12.82%) Java
8 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.56%) PHP
8 1 (2.56%) Tcl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (51.28%) QA
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
2 4 (10.26%) NFS
2 4 (10.26%) Xen
3 2 (5.13%) KVM
4 1 (2.56%) Docker
4 1 (2.56%) GPFS
4 1 (2.56%) Ceph
4 1 (2.56%) Firmware
4 1 (2.56%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 39 (100.00%) Puppet
2 17 (43.59%) Nagios
3 13 (33.33%) collectd
4 11 (28.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 8 (20.51%) Ansible
6 6 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.56%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
7 1 (2.56%) logstash
7 1 (2.56%) Salt
7 1 (2.56%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.56%) CFEngine
7 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
7 1 (2.56%) ZABBIX
7 1 (2.56%) Cacti
7 1 (2.56%) Munin
7 1 (2.56%) yum
Vendors
1 37 (94.87%) VMware
2 28 (71.79%) Red Hat
3 21 (53.85%) Oracle
4 5 (12.82%) EMC
5 4 (10.26%) Akamai
6 1 (2.56%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.56%) Symantec