The table below looks at the statistics for Cobbler skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cobbler over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cobbler
Rank 593 570 534
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -36
Contract jobs citing Cobbler 14 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.023% 0.032%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.33% 0.30% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 13
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£350 £300 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £300 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £369
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
4235 4040 3416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.82% 7.67% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2646 2386 1935
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 148 179
Average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.60 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

Cobbler
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cobbler within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Cobbler Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cobbler
Daily Rate Trend

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

Cobbler Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cobbler
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cobbler within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Cobbler Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cobbler
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cobbler within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -24 14 £350 +16.66% 2
Leeds - 11 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire - 11 £350 - 1
Yorkshire - 11 £350 - 1
London -6 3 £525 - 1
City of London - 1 £450 - 1

Cobbler
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cobbler also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cobbler.

1 49 (100.00%) Puppet
2 48 (97.96%) Linux
3 47 (95.92%) Python
4 40 (81.63%) Ruby
4 40 (81.63%) Bash Shell
4 40 (81.63%) DevOps
5 35 (71.43%) Shell Script
6 28 (57.14%) Perl
7 26 (53.06%) VMware
8 25 (51.02%) Configuration Management
9 24 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (48.98%) Red Hat
9 24 (48.98%) Opscode Chef
10 22 (44.90%) Jenkins
10 22 (44.90%) CentOS
11 21 (42.86%) MySQL
12 20 (40.82%) Tivoli
13 18 (36.73%) UNIX
14 17 (34.69%) MongoDB
14 17 (34.69%) MCollective
15 16 (32.65%) OpenStack
15 16 (32.65%) Apache Cassandra
15 16 (32.65%) NoSQL
15 16 (32.65%) Subversion
15 16 (32.65%) Ubuntu
16 15 (30.61%) Load Balancing
16 15 (30.61%) Clustering
16 15 (30.61%) Oracle
16 15 (30.61%) SQL
16 15 (30.61%) DNS

Cobbler
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cobbler also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cobbler. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (32.65%) OpenStack
2 9 (18.37%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (8.16%) Apache
4 1 (2.04%) Node.js
4 1 (2.04%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.49%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (18.37%) Heroku
2 9 (18.37%) Engine Yard
3 4 (8.16%) PaaS
4 3 (6.12%) IaaS
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.61%) DNS
2 14 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 13 (26.53%) Firewall
3 13 (26.53%) VLAN
4 4 (8.16%) SSL
5 2 (4.08%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.08%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.04%) SAN
6 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.86%) MySQL
2 17 (34.69%) MongoDB
3 16 (32.65%) Apache Cassandra
3 16 (32.65%) NoSQL
4 14 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 14 (28.57%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (44.90%) Jenkins
2 16 (32.65%) Subversion
3 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.12%) JIRA
5 2 (4.08%) Selenium
6 1 (2.04%) Juju
General
1 2 (4.08%) Games
1 2 (4.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (61.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (28.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.04%) Linux Consultant
7 1 (2.04%) Linux Specialist
7 1 (2.04%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.69%) MCollective
2 8 (16.33%) Web Services
3 3 (6.12%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Clustering
2 14 (28.57%) Device Driver
3 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.08%) Wiki
5 2 (4.08%) Online Games
5 2 (4.08%) Open Source
6 1 (2.04%) Streaming Video
6 1 (2.04%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (97.96%) Linux
2 22 (44.90%) CentOS
3 18 (36.73%) UNIX
4 16 (32.65%) Ubuntu
5 11 (22.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (8.16%) Windows
6 4 (8.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (81.63%) DevOps
2 25 (51.02%) Configuration Management
3 24 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (30.61%) Load Balancing
4 15 (30.61%) Release Management
5 9 (18.37%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (16.33%) Software Delivery
7 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.12%) RUP
8 3 (6.12%) DSDM
8 3 (6.12%) Scrum
8 3 (6.12%) Workflow
8 3 (6.12%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (6.12%) Kanban
8 3 (6.12%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.12%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (4.08%) Performance Testing
9 2 (4.08%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 47 (95.92%) Python
2 40 (81.63%) Ruby
2 40 (81.63%) Bash Shell
3 35 (71.43%) Shell Script
4 28 (57.14%) Perl
5 15 (30.61%) SQL
6 13 (26.53%) Korn
7 4 (8.16%) Java
8 3 (6.12%) PHP
9 2 (4.08%) C++
10 1 (2.04%) Tcl
10 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.04%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.53%) QA
System Software
1 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.12%) Firmware
2 3 (6.12%) Xen
2 3 (6.12%) Gluster
2 3 (6.12%) GPFS
2 3 (6.12%) Ceph
2 3 (6.12%) KVM
3 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.08%) NFS
4 1 (2.04%) vSphere
4 1 (2.04%) XenServer
4 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 49 (100.00%) Puppet
2 24 (48.98%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (40.82%) Tivoli
4 10 (20.41%) Nagios
5 7 (14.29%) collectd
6 5 (10.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 5 (10.20%) Ansible
7 3 (6.12%) NetBackup
7 3 (6.12%) yum
7 3 (6.12%) CFEngine
8 1 (2.04%) ZABBIX
8 1 (2.04%) Cacti
8 1 (2.04%) Munin
8 1 (2.04%) HAProxy
8 1 (2.04%) Salt
8 1 (2.04%) logstash
Vendors
1 26 (53.06%) VMware
2 24 (48.98%) Red Hat
3 15 (30.61%) Oracle
4 3 (6.12%) Symantec
4 3 (6.12%) Akamai
5 2 (4.08%) EMC
6 1 (2.04%) IBM
6 1 (2.04%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) Dell
6 1 (2.04%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (2.04%) Rackspace
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