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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cobbler
Rank 628 606 617
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +11
Contract jobs citing Cobbler 12 29 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.052% 0.016%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.22% 0.63% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 2
Average daily rate £425 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
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
5503 4568 4283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.85% 8.19% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3473 2765 2471
Average daily rate £450 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.42% +1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 202 157
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.19 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.51% -10.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £36.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

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 29 April 2016.

Cobbler Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cobbler
Top 9 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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -39 12 £425 +21.42% 11
Cambridgeshire - 6 £333 -
Cambridge - 6 £333 -
East of England - 6 £333 -
London -20 5 £425 -9.33% 3
City of London +45 3 £425 -5.55% 2
Southampton - 1 £425 -
Hampshire - 1 £425 -
South East - 1 £425 -

Cobbler
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (91.67%) Puppet
3 31 (86.11%) Configuration Management
4 29 (80.56%) DevOps
5 28 (77.78%) Unix
5 28 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (72.22%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (72.22%) Bash Shell
6 26 (72.22%) Python
7 24 (66.67%) Ruby
7 24 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (63.89%) Shell Script
9 16 (44.44%) Scrum
9 16 (44.44%) RUP
9 16 (44.44%) DSDM
9 16 (44.44%) Oracle
9 16 (44.44%) Tivoli
10 15 (41.67%) vSphere
10 15 (41.67%) SQL
11 11 (30.56%) Windows
11 11 (30.56%) EnterpriseDB
11 11 (30.56%) CloudStack
11 11 (30.56%) OpenStack
11 11 (30.56%) Xen
11 11 (30.56%) XenServer
12 9 (25.00%) Ansible
13 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
13 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (22.22%) DNS
13 8 (22.22%) Red Hat

Cobbler
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 11 (30.56%) CloudStack
1 11 (30.56%) OpenStack
2 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.33%) Apache
3 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.56%) JBoss
4 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.33%) Rackspace Cloud
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) DNS
2 6 (16.67%) Firewall
2 6 (16.67%) SAN
3 3 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (8.33%) DHCP
3 3 (8.33%) Internet
3 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.56%) SSL
5 1 (2.78%) LDAP
5 1 (2.78%) Network Security
5 1 (2.78%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) MySQL
1 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) JIRA
2 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.56%) Subversion
3 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (5.56%) Banking
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (75.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 7 (19.44%) Platform Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) PowerShell Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.78%) Solaris Administrator
8 1 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Unix Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (8.33%) LAMP
3 2 (5.56%) .NET
3 2 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (2.78%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (77.78%) Unix
3 11 (30.56%) Windows
4 7 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (11.11%) Solaris
6 3 (8.33%) CentOS
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (86.11%) Configuration Management
2 29 (80.56%) DevOps
3 28 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (44.44%) DSDM
5 16 (44.44%) RUP
5 16 (44.44%) Scrum
6 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
7 7 (19.44%) ITIL
8 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (16.67%) High Availability
9 5 (13.89%) Open Source
10 4 (11.11%) Change Control
10 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
10 4 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (8.33%) Server Building
12 2 (5.56%) Auto-Scaling
12 2 (5.56%) Build Automation
12 2 (5.56%) Low Latency
12 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) Bash Shell
1 26 (72.22%) Python
2 24 (66.67%) Ruby
3 23 (63.89%) Shell Script
4 15 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
6 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 3 (8.33%) Java
7 3 (8.33%) PHP
8 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) RHCE
System Software
1 15 (41.67%) vSphere
2 11 (30.56%) Xen
2 11 (30.56%) XenServer
3 4 (11.11%) iptables
3 4 (11.11%) Postfix
3 4 (11.11%) Sendmail
4 3 (8.33%) Docker
4 3 (8.33%) KVM
4 3 (8.33%) oVirt
4 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (2.78%) NFS
Systems Management
1 33 (91.67%) Puppet
2 26 (72.22%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (44.44%) Tivoli
4 9 (25.00%) Ansible
5 6 (16.67%) Nagios
6 5 (13.89%) Salt
7 4 (11.11%) OSSEC
7 4 (11.11%) Terraform
8 3 (8.33%) Pingdom
8 3 (8.33%) yum
9 2 (5.56%) SCCM
9 2 (5.56%) SCOM
9 2 (5.56%) SCVMM
10 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Oracle
2 11 (30.56%) EnterpriseDB
3 8 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 5 (13.89%) HP
4 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco
5 4 (11.11%) EMC
5 4 (11.11%) LogRhythm
5 4 (11.11%) ServiceNow
5 4 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 4 (11.11%) Splunk
5 4 (11.11%) TippingPoint
6 3 (8.33%) Dell
6 3 (8.33%) F5
6 3 (8.33%) New Relic
6 3 (8.33%) Rackspace
6 3 (8.33%) SaltStack
6 3 (8.33%) VMware
7 1 (2.78%) Intel
7 1 (2.78%) Veritas
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