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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CFEngine
Rank 616 628 560
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -68
Contract jobs citing CFEngine 34 17 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.030% 0.087%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.56% 0.35% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 23
Median daily rate £475 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £368 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.44% +13.07%
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
6072 4886 4422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.24% 8.58% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4006 3002 2581
Median daily rate £450 £400 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £376 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.33% +11.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 143 132
Median hourly rate £28.50 £21.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.13% +11.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.03 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £41.25 £30.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £21.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+32.55% +11.68%

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 26 July 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 13 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 26 July 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 +1 32 £475 +11.76% 7
London +9 21 £475 +8.57% 3
City of London +52 9 £475 -2.56% 1
South East - 8 £450 -
Reading - 6 - -
Berkshire - 6 - -
Surbiton - 4 £475 -
Surrey - 2 £450 -
North West -2 1 £450 +23.28%
Manchester - 1 £450 -
Wigan - 1 £450 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

CFEngine
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 47 (95.92%) Puppet
2 43 (87.76%) Linux
3 28 (57.14%) Python
4 27 (55.10%) Bash Shell
4 27 (55.10%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (46.94%) Ruby
6 21 (42.86%) Configuration Management
7 19 (38.78%) Unix
8 18 (36.73%) DevOps
9 17 (34.69%) Perl
10 16 (32.65%) Web Services
10 16 (32.65%) Docker
10 16 (32.65%) Amazon AWS
11 15 (30.61%) Jenkins
12 13 (26.53%) Patch Management
12 13 (26.53%) GlusterFS
12 13 (26.53%) High Availability
12 13 (26.53%) Service Delivery
12 13 (26.53%) MySQL
12 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
12 13 (26.53%) ZABBIX
13 12 (24.49%) VMware
13 12 (24.49%) Clustering
13 12 (24.49%) Finance
14 11 (22.45%) PHP
14 11 (22.45%) Java
14 11 (22.45%) Firewall
14 11 (22.45%) OCFS2
14 11 (22.45%) SELinux
14 11 (22.45%) 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 9 (18.37%) OpenStack
2 8 (16.33%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (14.29%) nginx
4 6 (12.24%) Apache
5 3 (6.12%) JBoss
5 3 (6.12%) Zimbra
6 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.04%) Confluence
7 1 (2.04%) Mule ESB
7 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (32.65%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.20%) PaaS
3 3 (6.12%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.08%) IaaS
5 1 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.04%) GitHub
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) Firewall
2 10 (20.41%) VPN
3 8 (16.33%) BGP
4 7 (14.29%) DNS
5 6 (12.24%) BIG-IP
5 6 (12.24%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (12.24%) LDAP
5 6 (12.24%) SAN
6 5 (10.20%) DHCP
7 4 (8.16%) HTTP
8 1 (2.04%) DAB
8 1 (2.04%) DMZ
8 1 (2.04%) IPsec
8 1 (2.04%) IPv6
8 1 (2.04%) LAN
8 1 (2.04%) OSPF
8 1 (2.04%) SSH
8 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.04%) VoIP
8 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) MySQL
2 6 (12.24%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (10.20%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.08%) Big Data
4 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.08%) Redis
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.04%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.04%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 15 (30.61%) Jenkins
2 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
3 9 (18.37%) JIRA
4 6 (12.24%) git-flow
5 4 (8.16%) Hudson
5 4 (8.16%) Subversion
5 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (6.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (4.08%) Artifactory
7 2 (4.08%) Gerrit
7 2 (4.08%) MSBuild
7 2 (4.08%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
7 2 (4.08%) Travis CI
8 1 (2.04%) GitLab
8 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.04%) RSpec
8 1 (2.04%) Selenium
8 1 (2.04%) SonarQube
8 1 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 10 (20.41%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.08%) Publishing
5 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Linux Engineer
2 16 (32.65%) Systems Engineer
3 14 (28.57%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Knowledge Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (6.12%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.08%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) PowerShell Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Splunk Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) Web Team Leader
8 1 (2.04%) Architect
8 1 (2.04%) Consultant
8 1 (2.04%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.04%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) Web Services
2 4 (8.16%) Regular Expression
2 4 (8.16%) XML
3 3 (6.12%) LAMP
3 3 (6.12%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (4.08%) J2EE
4 2 (4.08%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (2.04%) .NET
5 1 (2.04%) ELK Stack
5 1 (2.04%) MCollective
5 1 (2.04%) POSIX
5 1 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.04%) REST
5 1 (2.04%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Clustering
2 10 (20.41%) Hedge funds
3 9 (18.37%) Private Cloud
4 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.12%) Virtual Team
5 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.08%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (87.76%) Linux
2 19 (38.78%) Unix
3 9 (18.37%) Ubuntu
4 8 (16.33%) Windows
5 7 (14.29%) CentOS
6 6 (12.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (8.16%) Windows Server
8 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (4.08%) Windows 10
9 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (2.04%) CoreOS
10 1 (2.04%) Debian
10 1 (2.04%) HPUX
10 1 (2.04%) SmartOS
10 1 (2.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 18 (36.73%) DevOps
3 13 (26.53%) High Availability
3 13 (26.53%) Patch Management
3 13 (26.53%) Service Delivery
4 8 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
6 4 (8.16%) Open Source
6 4 (8.16%) SDLC
7 3 (6.12%) Change Management
7 3 (6.12%) Virtual Team Management
8 2 (4.08%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.08%) Data Security
8 2 (4.08%) Migration
8 2 (4.08%) Scrum
8 2 (4.08%) Security Patching
8 2 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.04%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (57.14%) Python
2 27 (55.10%) Bash Shell
3 23 (46.94%) Ruby
4 17 (34.69%) Perl
5 11 (22.45%) Java
5 11 (22.45%) PHP
6 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.08%) Bourne shell
8 1 (2.04%) C
8 1 (2.04%) C++
8 1 (2.04%) Go
8 1 (2.04%) Korn
8 1 (2.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (32.65%) Docker
2 13 (26.53%) GlusterFS
3 11 (22.45%) GFS2
3 11 (22.45%) OCFS2
4 10 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (12.24%) NFS
6 4 (8.16%) Snort
6 4 (8.16%) Squid
7 3 (6.12%) vCloud
8 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
8 2 (4.08%) iptables
8 2 (4.08%) KVM
9 1 (2.04%) Btrfs
9 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
9 1 (2.04%) LXC
9 1 (2.04%) pfSense
9 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
9 1 (2.04%) Varnish
9 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (2.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 47 (95.92%) Puppet
2 27 (55.10%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (26.53%) ZABBIX
4 11 (22.45%) Failover Clustering
4 11 (22.45%) logstash
4 11 (22.45%) SELinux
5 10 (20.41%) Ansible
6 7 (14.29%) Nagios
7 5 (10.20%) Salt
8 4 (8.16%) HAProxy
8 4 (8.16%) SCCM
9 3 (6.12%) HP SiteScope
9 3 (6.12%) Kibana
10 2 (4.08%) Rundeck
10 2 (4.08%) Zenoss
11 1 (2.04%) Cacti
11 1 (2.04%) Ganglia
11 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
11 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (2.04%) systemd
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) VMware
2 10 (20.41%) Red Hat
3 9 (18.37%) Splunk
4 8 (16.33%) Cisco
5 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.12%) Google
7 2 (4.08%) Dell
7 2 (4.08%) HP
7 2 (4.08%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (2.04%) Black Duck
8 1 (2.04%) IBM
8 1 (2.04%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.04%) New Relic
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle
8 1 (2.04%) SaltStack
8 1 (2.04%) Sonatype
8 1 (2.04%) Sun
8 1 (2.04%) Veritas
8 1 (2.04%) WorldPay
8 1 (2.04%) Zend
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