The table below looks at the statistics for Cobbler skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cobbler over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cobbler
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Cobbler 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Systems Management category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
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 North West region.

Systems Management Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
362 313 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.00% 7.87% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 162 126
Average daily rate £425 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £240 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £675 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 31
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £131.20 £20.19 £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

Cobbler
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Cobbler Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Cobbler
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Cobbler Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Cobbler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 13 (100.00%) Unix
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Python
1 13 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) Ruby
1 13 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 13 (100.00%) Puppet
1 13 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
2 10 (76.92%) Shell Script
3 9 (69.23%) Tivoli
3 9 (69.23%) Scrum
3 9 (69.23%) RUP
3 9 (69.23%) DSDM
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle
4 6 (46.15%) Xen
4 6 (46.15%) vSphere
4 6 (46.15%) CloudStack
4 6 (46.15%) OpenStack
4 6 (46.15%) XenServer
4 6 (46.15%) EnterpriseDB
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) Server Building
6 1 (7.69%) Ansible
6 1 (7.69%) High Availability
6 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS

Cobbler
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (46.15%) CloudStack
1 6 (46.15%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Platform Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 13 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
2 9 (69.23%) DSDM
2 9 (69.23%) RUP
2 9 (69.23%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Server Building
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 13 (100.00%) Python
1 13 (100.00%) Ruby
2 10 (76.92%) Shell Script
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) vSphere
1 6 (46.15%) Xen
1 6 (46.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (100.00%) Puppet
2 9 (69.23%) Tivoli
3 1 (7.69%) Ansible
3 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) EnterpriseDB
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle