The first table below looks at the demand for Cobbler skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cobbler over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the South East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cobbler
Rank 233 229 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Cobbler 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.055% 0.012% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.66% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
757 891 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.25% 10.52% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 447 297
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 52 52
Average hourly rate £15.75 £20.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £40.00 £35.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +27.14%
Cobbler
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Cobbler
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Cobbler Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Cobbler
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Cobbler Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Cobbler
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cobbler within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
Surrey -2 2 - -
Cobbler
England

Cobbler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Puppet
2 10 (90.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Red Hat
3 7 (63.64%) Solaris
3 7 (63.64%) Shell Script
4 6 (54.55%) SQLPlus
4 6 (54.55%) AWK
4 6 (54.55%) Korn
4 6 (54.55%) Xen
4 6 (54.55%) IBM
4 6 (54.55%) Sun
4 6 (54.55%) Tivoli
4 6 (54.55%) Perl
4 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle
4 6 (54.55%) UNIX
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Subversion
6 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 2 (18.18%) SAN
7 1 (9.09%) NAS
7 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
7 1 (9.09%) Veritas
7 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (9.09%) EMC
7 1 (9.09%) Java

Cobbler
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (9.09%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQLPlus
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Solaris
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle Linux
4 6 (54.55%) UNIX
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
1 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Shell Script
2 6 (54.55%) AWK
2 6 (54.55%) Korn
2 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
2 6 (54.55%) Perl
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) Java
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Xen
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) NFS
2 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 11 (100.00%) Puppet
2 6 (54.55%) Tivoli
3 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Red Hat
2 6 (54.55%) IBM
2 6 (54.55%) Sun
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Fujitsu
4 1 (9.09%) Egenera
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) Veritas
4 1 (9.09%) JBoss