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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CFEngine
UK
Rank 595 621 598
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -23
Contract jobs citing CFEngine 7 6 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.012% 0.055%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.16% 0.13% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 22
Median daily rate £575 £450 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +20.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 - £363
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
4473 4626 4575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.99% 8.90% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2982 2914 2702
Median daily rate £463 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 137 153
Median hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +51.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £12.72 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £28.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.66% +25.55%

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 6 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 25 February 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 +38 7 £575 +27.77% 6
London +23 6 £575 +27.77%
City of London +11 2 £575 -
Northampton - 1 £575 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £575 -
East Midlands - 1 £575 -

CFEngine
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 12 (100.00%) Puppet
2 11 (91.67%) Python
3 10 (83.33%) Ruby
4 9 (75.00%) Linux
5 8 (66.67%) Clustering
5 8 (66.67%) Service Delivery
5 8 (66.67%) Unix
5 8 (66.67%) GlusterFS
5 8 (66.67%) GFS2
5 8 (66.67%) OCFS2
5 8 (66.67%) SELinux
5 8 (66.67%) Bash Shell
5 8 (66.67%) High Availability
5 8 (66.67%) Patch Management
5 8 (66.67%) Failover Clustering
6 7 (58.33%) DevOps
7 6 (50.00%) Hedge funds
7 6 (50.00%) Financial Institution
7 6 (50.00%) Finance
8 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (33.33%) Java
9 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (25.00%) Nagios
9 3 (25.00%) Ansible
9 3 (25.00%) Splunk
10 2 (16.67%) Regular Expression
10 2 (16.67%) QA
10 2 (16.67%) SCCM
10 2 (16.67%) Big Data
10 2 (16.67%) HP SiteScope

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 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
1 6 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Linux Engineer
1 9 (75.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 9 (75.00%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 5 (41.67%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Splunk Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Splunk Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Regular Expression
1 2 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Clustering
2 6 (50.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) CentOS
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) High Availability
1 8 (66.67%) Patch Management
1 8 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 7 (58.33%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning
4 1 (8.33%) Microservices
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Python
2 10 (83.33%) Ruby
3 8 (66.67%) Bash Shell
4 4 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) PHP
7 1 (8.33%) C
7 1 (8.33%) C++
7 1 (8.33%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) GFS2
1 8 (66.67%) GlusterFS
1 8 (66.67%) OCFS2
2 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (100.00%) Puppet
2 8 (66.67%) Failover Clustering
2 8 (66.67%) SELinux
3 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (25.00%) Ansible
4 3 (25.00%) Nagios
5 2 (16.67%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (16.67%) SCCM
6 1 (8.33%) Cacti
6 1 (8.33%) Icinga
6 1 (8.33%) logstash
6 1 (8.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Splunk
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat