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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CFEngine
UK
Rank 596 594 573
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Contract jobs citing CFEngine 4 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.047% 0.056%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.085% 0.53% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 24
Median daily rate £575 £725 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% +97.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £415 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £765 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate - £725 £363
% change year-on-year
- +100.00%
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
4732 4486 4407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.55% 8.82% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3110 2769 2650
Median daily rate £475 £438 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 148 138
Median hourly rate £34.81 £22.85 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.34% +17.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.56 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+6.97% +2.38%

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
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 3 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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +5 4 £575 -20.68% 4
London -8 4 £575 -20.68% 2
City of London -18 1 £575 -23.33%

CFEngine
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 21 (100.00%) Puppet
2 20 (95.24%) Python
3 19 (90.48%) Linux
4 17 (80.95%) Bash Shell
5 15 (71.43%) Ruby
6 13 (61.90%) Patch Management
6 13 (61.90%) GlusterFS
6 13 (61.90%) GFS2
6 13 (61.90%) Failover Clustering
6 13 (61.90%) High Availability
6 13 (61.90%) OCFS2
6 13 (61.90%) SELinux
6 13 (61.90%) Service Delivery
6 13 (61.90%) Clustering
6 13 (61.90%) Unix
7 10 (47.62%) Finance
8 9 (42.86%) Financial Institution
8 9 (42.86%) Hedge funds
8 9 (42.86%) DevOps
9 8 (38.10%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (28.57%) Ansible
10 6 (28.57%) PHP
11 5 (23.81%) Java
11 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
11 5 (23.81%) Perl
11 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (23.81%) CentOS
11 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (23.81%) Salt
11 5 (23.81%) logstash

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 4 (19.05%) nginx
2 3 (14.29%) Apache
2 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 2 (9.52%) JBoss
4 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (19.05%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (9.52%) GitHub
4 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) VPN
3 2 (9.52%) DMZ
3 2 (9.52%) LDAP
3 2 (9.52%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (4.76%) HTTP
4 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.52%) Redis
3 1 (4.76%) Big Data
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) Artifactory
2 2 (9.52%) Gerrit
2 2 (9.52%) Hudson
2 2 (9.52%) Mercurial
2 2 (9.52%) MSI
2 2 (9.52%) Selenium
2 2 (9.52%) SonarQube
2 2 (9.52%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
1 14 (66.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 14 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 4 (19.05%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Knowledge Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Splunk Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Splunk Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) LAMP
3 2 (9.52%) J2EE
3 2 (9.52%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (9.52%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (9.52%) Regular Expression
3 2 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Clustering
2 9 (42.86%) Hedge funds
3 2 (9.52%) Private Cloud
3 2 (9.52%) Replication
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Linux
2 13 (61.90%) Unix
3 5 (23.81%) CentOS
4 3 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) High Availability
1 13 (61.90%) Patch Management
1 13 (61.90%) Service Delivery
2 9 (42.86%) DevOps
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (19.05%) Scrum
5 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.52%) Information Assurance
6 2 (9.52%) OWASP
6 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.52%) Web Operations
7 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) Python
2 17 (80.95%) Bash Shell
3 15 (71.43%) Ruby
4 6 (28.57%) PHP
5 5 (23.81%) Java
5 5 (23.81%) Perl
6 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.76%) C
7 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) GFS2
1 13 (61.90%) GlusterFS
1 13 (61.90%) OCFS2
2 4 (19.05%) vCloud
3 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) Docker
3 2 (9.52%) Terminal Services
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (100.00%) Puppet
2 13 (61.90%) Failover Clustering
2 13 (61.90%) SELinux
3 8 (38.10%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (28.57%) Ansible
5 5 (23.81%) logstash
5 5 (23.81%) Salt
6 4 (19.05%) HAProxy
6 4 (19.05%) Kibana
6 4 (19.05%) ZABBIX
7 3 (14.29%) Nagios
8 2 (9.52%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (9.52%) Rundeck
8 2 (9.52%) SCCM
9 1 (4.76%) Cacti
9 1 (4.76%) Icinga
9 1 (4.76%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
2 4 (19.05%) Google
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Splunk
4 2 (9.52%) Black Duck
4 2 (9.52%) Intel Security
4 2 (9.52%) Sonatype
4 2 (9.52%) Veracode
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (4.76%) Rackspace