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 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cobbler
Rank 641 657 622
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -35
Contract jobs citing Cobbler 20 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.011% 0.029%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.33% 0.12% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 3
Median daily rate £450 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
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
6039 4906 4509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.22% 8.59% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3982 3016 2630
Median daily rate £450 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
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 £377 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 141 132
Median hourly rate £28.50 £21.51 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.48% +13.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £44.75 £31.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £21.76 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+30.95% +8.48%

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 30 July 2016.

Cobbler Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cobbler
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 Cobbler within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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 +30 19 £450 +28.57% 6
London +7 10 £463 - 1
Cambridge - 6 £345 -
East of England - 6 £345 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £345 -
City of London +51 3 £475 -
North West - 2 - - 3
Knutsford - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
West Wales - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Swansea - 1 - -

Cobbler
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (90.63%) Puppet
3 20 (62.50%) Open Source
4 19 (59.38%) Configuration Management
4 19 (59.38%) DevOps
5 17 (53.13%) Red Hat
5 17 (53.13%) SQL
5 17 (53.13%) Unix
6 16 (50.00%) Nagios
6 16 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (46.88%) Windows
7 15 (46.88%) ITIL
7 15 (46.88%) Oracle
8 14 (43.75%) Python
8 14 (43.75%) EMC
8 14 (43.75%) Bash Shell
8 14 (43.75%) Splunk
9 13 (40.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (40.63%) vSphere
9 13 (40.63%) Load Balancing
9 13 (40.63%) Shell Script
9 13 (40.63%) DNS
10 12 (37.50%) SAN
10 12 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (37.50%) Firewall
10 12 (37.50%) Virtual Environments
10 12 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
11 11 (34.38%) Ansible
11 11 (34.38%) JIRA

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 6 (18.75%) OpenStack
2 3 (9.38%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (9.38%) CloudStack
2 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.25%) JBoss
3 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
4 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (9.38%) Engine Yard
3 3 (9.38%) GitHub
3 3 (9.38%) Heroku
3 3 (9.38%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) DNS
2 12 (37.50%) Firewall
2 12 (37.50%) SAN
3 4 (12.50%) SSL
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (9.38%) DHCP
4 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.13%) LDAP
5 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (34.38%) JIRA
3 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (12.50%) TeamCity
5 3 (9.38%) Subversion
5 3 (9.38%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.13%) Ant
6 1 (3.13%) Artifactory
6 1 (3.13%) Gradle
6 1 (3.13%) Maven
6 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Front Office
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) Administrator
4 9 (28.13%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (21.88%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (21.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 6 (18.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (18.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (15.63%) Linux Specialist
8 4 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
8 4 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 3 (9.38%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (9.38%) DevOps Specialist
9 3 (9.38%) Splunk Engineer
10 2 (6.25%) Automation Specialist
10 2 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
10 2 (6.25%) Linux Scripter
10 2 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
10 2 (6.25%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) Web Services
2 3 (9.38%) HTML
2 3 (9.38%) MCollective
3 2 (6.25%) .NET
3 2 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) Device Driver
3 2 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (53.13%) Unix
3 15 (46.88%) Windows
4 13 (40.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (31.25%) Solaris
6 7 (21.88%) CentOS
7 3 (9.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Open Source
2 19 (59.38%) Configuration Management
2 19 (59.38%) DevOps
3 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (46.88%) ITIL
5 13 (40.63%) Load Balancing
6 12 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (37.50%) Virtual Environments
7 10 (31.25%) Change Control
7 10 (31.25%) High Availability
7 10 (31.25%) Incident Management
7 10 (31.25%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (9.38%) Auto-Scaling
9 3 (9.38%) DSDM
9 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
9 3 (9.38%) RUP
9 3 (9.38%) Scrum
9 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
9 3 (9.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) SQL
2 14 (43.75%) Bash Shell
2 14 (43.75%) Python
3 13 (40.63%) Shell Script
4 10 (31.25%) PL/SQL
5 6 (18.75%) Ruby
6 5 (15.63%) Java
7 3 (9.38%) PHP
8 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
8 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) AWS Certification
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) vSphere
2 12 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (31.25%) iptables
3 10 (31.25%) Postfix
3 10 (31.25%) Sendmail
4 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
6 3 (9.38%) Docker
6 3 (9.38%) KVM
6 3 (9.38%) oVirt
6 3 (9.38%) Xen
6 3 (9.38%) XenServer
7 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
8 1 (3.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (3.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 29 (90.63%) Puppet
2 16 (50.00%) Nagios
3 11 (34.38%) Ansible
4 10 (31.25%) OSSEC
5 8 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (15.63%) Salt
7 3 (9.38%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (9.38%) Pingdom
7 3 (9.38%) Terraform
7 3 (9.38%) Tivoli
7 3 (9.38%) yum
8 2 (6.25%) SCCM
8 2 (6.25%) SCOM
8 2 (6.25%) SCVMM
9 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Red Hat
2 15 (46.88%) Oracle
3 14 (43.75%) EMC
3 14 (43.75%) Splunk
4 11 (34.38%) SolarWinds
5 10 (31.25%) HP
5 10 (31.25%) LogRhythm
5 10 (31.25%) ServiceNow
5 10 (31.25%) TippingPoint
6 9 (28.13%) VMware
7 7 (21.88%) Cisco
8 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 3 (9.38%) BMC
9 3 (9.38%) Dell
9 3 (9.38%) EnterpriseDB
9 3 (9.38%) F5
9 3 (9.38%) New Relic
9 3 (9.38%) Rackspace
9 3 (9.38%) SaltStack
10 1 (3.13%) Atlassian