The table below looks at the statistics for Cobbler skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cobbler over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cobbler
UK
Rank 578 604 576
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -28
Contract jobs citing Cobbler 30 24 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.046% 0.067%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.66% 0.52% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 22
Median daily rate £400 £320 £482
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -33.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £415 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+30.85% -8.57%
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
4533 4622 4587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.98% 8.89% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3028 2911 2703
Median daily rate £463 £438 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.91%
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 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 139 155
Median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +51.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £12.72 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-32.78% +35.55%

Cobbler
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Cobbler as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

Cobbler Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cobbler
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cobbler within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 29 £400 +25.00% 5
London +30 9 £315 -29.01%
South East - 9 £400 - 2
Yorkshire +17 7 - - 2
City of London - 6 £300 -
North West +14 4 £430 +34.37% 1
Manchester +2 4 £430 +34.37% 1
Hampshire - 4 £413 -
Sheffield - 4 - -
South Yorkshire - 4 - -
West Yorkshire +15 3 - - 2
Leeds +1 3 - - 2
Winchester - 2 £425 -
Harrow +5 1 £515 +11.35%
Reading - 1 £425 -
Surrey - 1 £400 - 2
Berkshire - 1 £425 -

Cobbler
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cobbler 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 Cobbler.

1 44 (100.00%) Linux
1 44 (100.00%) Puppet
2 35 (79.55%) Bash Shell
2 35 (79.55%) DevOps
3 29 (65.91%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (59.09%) Python
5 25 (56.82%) Unix
5 25 (56.82%) Shell Script
5 25 (56.82%) Ruby
6 17 (38.64%) Red Hat
7 15 (34.09%) Jenkins
8 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (29.55%) VMware
9 13 (29.55%) Xen
9 13 (29.55%) vSphere
9 13 (29.55%) CloudStack
9 13 (29.55%) OpenStack
9 13 (29.55%) XenServer
10 12 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (27.27%) LAMP
11 11 (25.00%) Redis
12 10 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (22.73%) MySQL
13 9 (20.45%) EMC
13 9 (20.45%) SAN
13 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
14 8 (18.18%) Apache
14 8 (18.18%) Tomcat
14 8 (18.18%) HAProxy

Cobbler
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 13 (29.55%) CloudStack
1 13 (29.55%) OpenStack
2 8 (18.18%) Apache
2 8 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 7 (15.91%) JBoss
4 3 (6.82%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) SAN
2 3 (6.82%) Firewall
2 3 (6.82%) SSL
3 2 (4.55%) DNS
3 2 (4.55%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) Redis
2 10 (22.73%) MySQL
2 10 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (15.91%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (34.09%) Jenkins
2 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
3 7 (15.91%) GitLab
4 4 (9.09%) git-flow
General
1 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (36.36%) Platform Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Linux Specialist
5 4 (9.09%) Unix Specialist
6 3 (6.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 1 (2.27%) DevOps Specialist
8 1 (2.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Linux Support
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.27%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.27%) Unix Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Unix Support Specialist
8 1 (2.27%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) LAMP
2 7 (15.91%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (15.91%) LAPP Stack
2 7 (15.91%) Memcached
3 1 (2.27%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Smart Meter
2 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.82%) PKI
3 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (56.82%) Unix
3 12 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (13.64%) CentOS
5 3 (6.82%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (79.55%) DevOps
2 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (9.09%) Open Source
3 4 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (9.09%) Server Building
4 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.82%) Patch Management
4 3 (6.82%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (4.55%) Line Management
5 2 (4.55%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL
6 1 (2.27%) Service Design
6 1 (2.27%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 35 (79.55%) Bash Shell
2 26 (59.09%) Python
3 25 (56.82%) Ruby
3 25 (56.82%) Shell Script
4 5 (11.36%) Perl
5 4 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
1 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) RHCE
3 3 (6.82%) CCIE
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.82%) CISSP
3 3 (6.82%) RHCSA
System Software
1 13 (29.55%) vSphere
1 13 (29.55%) Xen
1 13 (29.55%) XenServer
2 7 (15.91%) GlusterFS
2 7 (15.91%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (9.09%) Docker
3 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 44 (100.00%) Puppet
2 29 (65.91%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (18.18%) HAProxy
4 7 (15.91%) Linux-HA
4 7 (15.91%) Nagios
4 7 (15.91%) Zenoss
5 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 4 (9.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Red Hat
2 13 (29.55%) VMware
3 9 (20.45%) EMC
4 6 (13.64%) Splunk
5 2 (4.55%) Apple
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.27%) Arqiva
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle