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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cobbler
Rank 607 583 546
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -37
Contract jobs citing Cobbler 6 13 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.025% 0.066%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.13% 0.31% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 24
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£350 £325 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £325 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
4453 4150 3833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.12% 7.84% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2739 2405 2143
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £514 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 125 171
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £33.65 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -8.53%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -28 6 £350 +7.69% 6
Leeds - 4 £325 - 3
West Yorkshire - 4 £325 - 3
Yorkshire - 4 £325 - 3
London -7 2 £450 -
City of London - 2 £450 -

Cobbler
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 39 (100.00%) Puppet
2 38 (97.44%) Python
3 37 (94.87%) Linux
4 34 (87.18%) DevOps
5 33 (84.62%) Bash Shell
6 31 (79.49%) Ruby
7 28 (71.79%) Shell Script
8 24 (61.54%) Configuration Management
9 21 (53.85%) Perl
9 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (51.28%) Opscode Chef
11 19 (48.72%) Tivoli
12 18 (46.15%) VMware
13 17 (43.59%) UNIX
13 17 (43.59%) Red Hat
14 16 (41.03%) Jenkins
15 14 (35.90%) CentOS
15 14 (35.90%) SQL
15 14 (35.90%) MySQL
16 12 (30.77%) Subversion
16 12 (30.77%) MCollective
16 12 (30.77%) OpenStack
17 11 (28.21%) MongoDB
17 11 (28.21%) Apache Cassandra
17 11 (28.21%) NoSQL
18 10 (25.64%) Ubuntu
18 10 (25.64%) Load Balancing
18 10 (25.64%) Release Management
18 10 (25.64%) Oracle
18 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP

Cobbler
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 12 (30.77%) OpenStack
2 5 (12.82%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (5.13%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.82%) Heroku
2 5 (12.82%) Engine Yard
3 3 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
1 10 (25.64%) DNS
2 9 (23.08%) Firewall
2 9 (23.08%) VLAN
3 3 (7.69%) SSL
4 1 (2.56%) SAN
4 1 (2.56%) Internet
4 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.90%) MySQL
2 11 (28.21%) MongoDB
2 11 (28.21%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (28.21%) NoSQL
3 9 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 9 (23.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (41.03%) Jenkins
2 12 (30.77%) Subversion
3 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.69%) JIRA
5 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 2 (5.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Platform Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Linux Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Linux Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) MCollective
2 4 (10.26%) Web Services
3 2 (5.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Device Driver
1 9 (23.08%) Clustering
2 7 (17.95%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Wiki
5 1 (2.56%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (2.56%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.56%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 37 (94.87%) Linux
2 17 (43.59%) UNIX
3 14 (35.90%) CentOS
4 10 (25.64%) Ubuntu
5 8 (20.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (10.26%) Solaris
7 3 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (87.18%) DevOps
2 24 (61.54%) Configuration Management
3 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (25.64%) Load Balancing
4 10 (25.64%) Release Management
5 7 (17.95%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (17.95%) Software Delivery
6 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.69%) RUP
7 3 (7.69%) DSDM
7 3 (7.69%) Server Building
7 3 (7.69%) Scrum
8 2 (5.13%) Kanban
8 2 (5.13%) Open Source
8 2 (5.13%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (2.56%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (2.56%) Performance Improvement
9 1 (2.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (97.44%) Python
2 33 (84.62%) Bash Shell
3 31 (79.49%) Ruby
4 28 (71.79%) Shell Script
5 21 (53.85%) Perl
6 14 (35.90%) SQL
7 9 (23.08%) Korn
8 4 (10.26%) Java
9 2 (5.13%) C++
9 2 (5.13%) PHP
10 1 (2.56%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.26%) KVM
2 4 (10.26%) Ceph
3 3 (7.69%) Gluster
3 3 (7.69%) GPFS
3 3 (7.69%) Firmware
4 1 (2.56%) Xen
4 1 (2.56%) XenServer
4 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 39 (100.00%) Puppet
2 20 (51.28%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (48.72%) Tivoli
4 5 (12.82%) Nagios
5 4 (10.26%) collectd
5 4 (10.26%) Ansible
6 3 (7.69%) NetBackup
6 3 (7.69%) yum
6 3 (7.69%) CFEngine
7 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (2.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) VMware
2 17 (43.59%) Red Hat
3 10 (25.64%) Oracle
4 3 (7.69%) Symantec
4 3 (7.69%) Akamai
5 1 (2.56%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (2.56%) IBM
5 1 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) Dell
5 1 (2.56%) EMC
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago