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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CFEngine
Rank 598 638 575
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -63
Contract jobs citing CFEngine 36 26 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.045% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.61% 0.52% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 32
Median daily rate £475 £460 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £441
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £750 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £460 £371
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +23.90%
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
5862 5042 4746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.00% 8.64% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3767 3091 2770
Median daily rate £450 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £233
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 123 163 158
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.35 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +12.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £43.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +7.98%

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 27 August 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 14 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 27 August 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 +27 36 £475 +3.26% 2
London +19 24 £475 -2.56% 1
City of London +41 12 £475 -2.56% 1
South East - 8 £450 -
Reading - 6 - -
Berkshire - 6 - -
North West +13 2 £450 +23.28%
Surrey - 2 £450 -
Bromley - 1 £475 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Surbiton - 1 £550 -
Wigan - 1 £450 -
Manchester - 1 £450 -
Preston - 1 - -

CFEngine
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 57 (96.61%) Puppet
2 53 (89.83%) Linux
3 37 (62.71%) Python
3 37 (62.71%) Bash Shell
4 30 (50.85%) Ruby
5 29 (49.15%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (44.07%) Unix
7 21 (35.59%) Patch Management
7 21 (35.59%) Service Delivery
7 21 (35.59%) Configuration Management
8 20 (33.90%) Clustering
8 20 (33.90%) DevOps
8 20 (33.90%) GlusterFS
8 20 (33.90%) High Availability
9 19 (32.20%) Amazon AWS
9 19 (32.20%) GFS2
9 19 (32.20%) SELinux
9 19 (32.20%) OCFS2
9 19 (32.20%) Failover Clustering
9 19 (32.20%) Perl
10 18 (30.51%) Web Services
10 18 (30.51%) Finance
11 17 (28.81%) Jenkins
12 15 (25.42%) Docker
12 15 (25.42%) Hedge funds
12 15 (25.42%) Financial Institution
12 15 (25.42%) Git (software)
12 15 (25.42%) ZABBIX
13 14 (23.73%) VMware
13 14 (23.73%) Firewall

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 10 (16.95%) OpenStack
2 8 (13.56%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (13.56%) nginx
3 7 (11.86%) Apache
4 5 (8.47%) JBoss
5 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.08%) Zimbra
6 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.69%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (32.20%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (8.47%) PaaS
4 3 (5.08%) GitHub
4 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (3.39%) IaaS
6 1 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.69%) SaaS
6 1 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.73%) Firewall
2 12 (20.34%) VPN
3 8 (13.56%) BGP
4 7 (11.86%) DNS
4 7 (11.86%) LDAP
5 6 (10.17%) BIG-IP
5 6 (10.17%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (10.17%) SAN
6 4 (6.78%) DHCP
6 4 (6.78%) HTTP
7 3 (5.08%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (3.39%) DMZ
9 1 (1.69%) DAB
9 1 (1.69%) LAN
9 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.69%) VoIP
9 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) MySQL
2 5 (8.47%) MongoDB
2 5 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.78%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.78%) Redis
4 2 (3.39%) Big Data
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (28.81%) Jenkins
2 15 (25.42%) Git (software)
3 8 (13.56%) JIRA
4 6 (10.17%) git-flow
5 5 (8.47%) Hudson
6 4 (6.78%) Subversion
6 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (5.08%) Artifactory
7 3 (5.08%) Gerrit
7 3 (5.08%) Mercurial
7 3 (5.08%) SonarQube
7 3 (5.08%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (3.39%) MSBuild
8 2 (3.39%) MSI
8 2 (3.39%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (3.39%) Selenium
8 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
8 2 (3.39%) Travis CI
General
1 18 (30.51%) Finance
2 15 (25.42%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.39%) Publishing
5 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (52.54%) Linux Engineer
2 24 (40.68%) Systems Engineer
3 22 (37.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 9 (15.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Administrator
5 4 (6.78%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Knowledge Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (5.08%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.39%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) PowerShell Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Splunk Administrator
7 2 (3.39%) Web Team Leader
8 1 (1.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) Linux Specialist
8 1 (1.69%) PHP Technical Architect
8 1 (1.69%) Platform Manager
8 1 (1.69%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.51%) Web Services
2 4 (6.78%) LAMP
2 4 (6.78%) Regular Expression
2 4 (6.78%) XML
3 3 (5.08%) J2EE
3 3 (5.08%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (5.08%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.69%) .NET
4 1 (1.69%) ELK Stack
4 1 (1.69%) POSIX
4 1 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.69%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.90%) Clustering
2 15 (25.42%) Hedge funds
3 10 (16.95%) Private Cloud
4 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.08%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.39%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.39%) Replication
5 2 (3.39%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 53 (89.83%) Linux
2 26 (44.07%) Unix
3 10 (16.95%) Ubuntu
4 9 (15.25%) CentOS
4 9 (15.25%) Windows
5 5 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.78%) Windows Server
7 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.39%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.69%) Debian
9 1 (1.69%) HPUX
9 1 (1.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.59%) Configuration Management
1 21 (35.59%) Patch Management
1 21 (35.59%) Service Delivery
2 20 (33.90%) DevOps
2 20 (33.90%) High Availability
3 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (8.47%) Scrum
5 4 (6.78%) Data Modelling
5 4 (6.78%) SDLC
6 3 (5.08%) Change Management
6 3 (5.08%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (5.08%) Open Source
6 3 (5.08%) OWASP
6 3 (5.08%) Virtual Team Management
7 2 (3.39%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.39%) Data Security
7 2 (3.39%) Information Assurance
7 2 (3.39%) Migration
7 2 (3.39%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (62.71%) Bash Shell
1 37 (62.71%) Python
2 30 (50.85%) Ruby
3 19 (32.20%) Perl
4 13 (22.03%) PHP
5 11 (18.64%) Java
6 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.39%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.69%) C
9 1 (1.69%) C++
9 1 (1.69%) Go
9 1 (1.69%) Korn
9 1 (1.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Degree
1 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (33.90%) GlusterFS
2 19 (32.20%) GFS2
2 19 (32.20%) OCFS2
3 15 (25.42%) Docker
4 11 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (10.17%) NFS
6 5 (8.47%) vCloud
7 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
7 3 (5.08%) Snort
7 3 (5.08%) Squid
7 3 (5.08%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (3.39%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.69%) iptables
9 1 (1.69%) KVM
9 1 (1.69%) PowerHA
9 1 (1.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 57 (96.61%) Puppet
2 29 (49.15%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (32.20%) Failover Clustering
3 19 (32.20%) SELinux
4 15 (25.42%) ZABBIX
5 13 (22.03%) logstash
6 12 (20.34%) Ansible
7 8 (13.56%) Salt
8 6 (10.17%) HAProxy
8 6 (10.17%) Nagios
9 5 (8.47%) Kibana
10 4 (6.78%) SCCM
11 3 (5.08%) HP SiteScope
11 3 (5.08%) Rundeck
12 1 (1.69%) Cacti
12 1 (1.69%) Ganglia
12 1 (1.69%) Graphite
12 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Satellite
12 1 (1.69%) Riemann
12 1 (1.69%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) VMware
2 11 (18.64%) Red Hat
3 9 (15.25%) Splunk
4 8 (13.56%) Cisco
5 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
6 6 (10.17%) Google
7 3 (5.08%) Black Duck
7 3 (5.08%) Sonatype
7 3 (5.08%) Veracode
8 2 (3.39%) Dell
8 2 (3.39%) HP
8 2 (3.39%) Intel Security
8 2 (3.39%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.69%) IBM
9 1 (1.69%) Oracle
9 1 (1.69%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.69%) Sun
9 1 (1.69%) Veritas
9 1 (1.69%) WorldPay
9 1 (1.69%) Zend
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