The table below looks at the statistics for CFEngine skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CFEngine over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CFEngine
Rank 624 610 599
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Contract jobs citing CFEngine 17 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.039% 0.029%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.30% 0.48% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 13
Median daily rate £425 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £363 -
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
5604 4564 4333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.08% 8.16% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3551 2782 2501
Median daily rate £450 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 198 160
Median hourly rate £22.38 £20.19 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.84% -19.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £37.80 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -18.00%

CFEngine
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing CFEngine as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

CFEngine Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CFEngine
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CFEngine within the UK.

CFEngine Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CFEngine
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CFEngine within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

CFEngine Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CFEngine
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CFEngine within the UK.

CFEngine Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CFEngine
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CFEngine within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -31 15 £419 -6.94% 5
London -20 12 £425 -5.55% 1
South East -12 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £500 -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £375 - 1

CFEngine
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CFEngine also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CFEngine.

1 37 (92.50%) Linux
2 33 (82.50%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (67.50%) Puppet
4 24 (60.00%) Configuration Management
5 22 (55.00%) Python
6 18 (45.00%) VMware
7 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
8 16 (40.00%) Bash Shell
8 16 (40.00%) DevOps
9 15 (37.50%) Ruby
9 15 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (35.00%) SCCM
10 14 (35.00%) Perl
11 13 (32.50%) Java
11 13 (32.50%) Unix
12 12 (30.00%) PHP
12 12 (30.00%) SAN
12 12 (30.00%) Ansible
12 12 (30.00%) Open Source
12 12 (30.00%) PaaS
12 12 (30.00%) Git (software)
12 12 (30.00%) nginx
12 12 (30.00%) IaaS
13 11 (27.50%) XenApp
13 11 (27.50%) XenDesktop
13 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
13 11 (27.50%) Red Hat
13 11 (27.50%) Microsoft App-V
13 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (25.00%) Windows

CFEngine
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (30.00%) nginx
2 9 (22.50%) Apache
3 2 (5.00%) JBoss
3 2 (5.00%) Mule ESB
3 2 (5.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.50%) Confluence
4 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.50%) lighttpd
4 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.00%) IaaS
1 12 (30.00%) PaaS
2 10 (25.00%) SaaS
3 9 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (5.00%) GitHub
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) SAN
2 6 (15.00%) Firewall
3 5 (12.50%) DNS
3 5 (12.50%) VPN
4 4 (10.00%) HTTP
4 4 (10.00%) LDAP
5 3 (7.50%) DHCP
5 3 (7.50%) DMZ
6 2 (5.00%) BGP
6 2 (5.00%) OSPF
6 2 (5.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (5.00%) SSH
6 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.00%) VoIP
7 1 (2.50%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (2.50%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.50%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) MySQL
1 8 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (15.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.00%) Big Data
3 2 (5.00%) Couchbase
3 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.00%) Redis
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.50%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (12.50%) Hudson
4 4 (10.00%) Artifactory
4 4 (10.00%) Gerrit
4 4 (10.00%) Subversion
4 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (7.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (5.00%) JIRA
6 2 (5.00%) Mercurial
6 2 (5.00%) MSBuild
6 2 (5.00%) MSI
6 2 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (5.00%) Selenium
6 2 (5.00%) SonarQube
6 2 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
6 2 (5.00%) Travis CI
7 1 (2.50%) git-flow
7 1 (2.50%) GitLab
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.00%) Publishing
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Head of Infrastructure
2 8 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 7 (17.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Administrator
4 6 (15.00%) Head of Technology
5 5 (12.50%) Head of Engineering
5 5 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Head of Digital
7 3 (7.50%) Knowledge Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Monitoring Specialist
8 2 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (5.00%) PowerShell Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Splunk Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) Web Services
2 6 (15.00%) LAMP
3 4 (10.00%) J2EE
3 4 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
3 4 (10.00%) Regular Expression
3 4 (10.00%) XML
4 3 (7.50%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (5.00%) POSIX
5 2 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.50%) .NET
6 1 (2.50%) ELK Stack
6 1 (2.50%) MCollective
6 1 (2.50%) REST
6 1 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.50%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) Clustering
2 5 (12.50%) User Experience
3 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.00%) Hedge funds
4 3 (7.50%) Private Cloud
4 3 (7.50%) Replication
4 3 (7.50%) Social Media
5 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (5.00%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (92.50%) Linux
2 13 (32.50%) Unix
3 10 (25.00%) Windows
4 9 (22.50%) CentOS
5 8 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (10.00%) Ubuntu
7 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
8 2 (5.00%) Debian
8 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
8 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.50%) CoreOS
9 1 (2.50%) SmartOS
9 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 16 (40.00%) DevOps
3 12 (30.00%) Open Source
4 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (20.00%) High Availability
6 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 4 (10.00%) Patch Management
6 4 (10.00%) SDLC
7 3 (7.50%) Capacity Management
7 3 (7.50%) Coaching
7 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (7.50%) Scrum
7 3 (7.50%) Web Operations
8 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) Data Security
8 2 (5.00%) Information Assurance
8 2 (5.00%) OWASP
8 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) Python
2 16 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 15 (37.50%) Ruby
4 14 (35.00%) Perl
5 13 (32.50%) Java
6 12 (30.00%) PHP
7 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.00%) Bourne shell
8 2 (5.00%) Korn
9 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) RHCE
2 1 (2.50%) RHCSA
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (7.50%) QA
System Software
1 15 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
2 11 (27.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 11 (27.50%) XenApp
2 11 (27.50%) XenDesktop
3 10 (25.00%) Docker
4 7 (17.50%) GlusterFS
5 5 (12.50%) vCloud
6 4 (10.00%) GFS2
6 4 (10.00%) OCFS2
7 3 (7.50%) iptables
8 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
8 2 (5.00%) KVM
8 2 (5.00%) NFS
8 2 (5.00%) pfSense
8 2 (5.00%) Terminal Services
9 1 (2.50%) Btrfs
9 1 (2.50%) Samba
9 1 (2.50%) Snort
9 1 (2.50%) Squid
Systems Management
1 33 (82.50%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (67.50%) Puppet
3 14 (35.00%) SCCM
4 12 (30.00%) Ansible
5 9 (22.50%) ZABBIX
6 8 (20.00%) logstash
6 8 (20.00%) Salt
7 7 (17.50%) Kibana
7 7 (17.50%) Nagios
8 6 (15.00%) HAProxy
9 5 (12.50%) Rundeck
10 4 (10.00%) SELinux
11 3 (7.50%) HP SiteScope
12 2 (5.00%) systemd
12 2 (5.00%) Zenoss
13 1 (2.50%) Graphite
13 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
13 1 (2.50%) Nessus
13 1 (2.50%) Oracle ZFS
13 1 (2.50%) Riemann
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) VMware
2 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
3 11 (27.50%) Red Hat
4 6 (15.00%) Splunk
5 4 (10.00%) Google
5 4 (10.00%) Oracle
6 2 (5.00%) Black Duck
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco
6 2 (5.00%) Intel Security
6 2 (5.00%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (5.00%) Sonatype
6 2 (5.00%) Veracode
7 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.50%) CA
7 1 (2.50%) Dell
7 1 (2.50%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) New Relic
7 1 (2.50%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.50%) Veritas
7 1 (2.50%) Zend
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