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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cobbler
Rank 638 649 616
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -33
Contract jobs citing Cobbler 7 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.022% 0.036%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.12% 0.26% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 4
Median daily rate £375 £350 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £328 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £445 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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
5879 5060 4678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.88% 8.63% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3777 3090 2744
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 167 154
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £43.43 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +7.98%

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 31 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cobbler within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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 -1 6 £375 +7.14% 9
London -22 3 £450 -
East of England - 3 £340 -
Cambridge - 3 £340 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £340 -
City of London - 1 £500 -
Swansea - 1 - -
West Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

Cobbler
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 33 (97.06%) Linux
2 31 (91.18%) Puppet
3 20 (58.82%) Open Source
3 20 (58.82%) DevOps
4 19 (55.88%) Configuration Management
5 18 (52.94%) Red Hat
6 17 (50.00%) Nagios
6 17 (50.00%) SQL
6 17 (50.00%) Unix
7 16 (47.06%) Git (software)
7 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (44.12%) Windows
8 15 (44.12%) ITIL
8 15 (44.12%) Oracle
8 15 (44.12%) Python
8 15 (44.12%) EMC
8 15 (44.12%) Splunk
9 14 (41.18%) Bash Shell
10 13 (38.24%) vSphere
10 13 (38.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (38.24%) Load Balancing
10 13 (38.24%) SAN
10 13 (38.24%) Shell Script
10 13 (38.24%) DNS
11 12 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (35.29%) Firewall
11 12 (35.29%) Ansible
11 12 (35.29%) Virtual Environments
11 12 (35.29%) Virtual Machines
12 11 (32.35%) 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 (17.65%) OpenStack
2 3 (8.82%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (8.82%) CloudStack
2 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.82%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.88%) JBoss
3 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.94%) Apache
4 1 (2.94%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (8.82%) Engine Yard
3 3 (8.82%) GitHub
3 3 (8.82%) Heroku
3 3 (8.82%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) DNS
1 13 (38.24%) SAN
2 12 (35.29%) Firewall
3 4 (11.76%) SSL
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (8.82%) DHCP
4 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.94%) LDAP
5 1 (2.94%) NAS
5 1 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
1 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (47.06%) Git (software)
2 11 (32.35%) JIRA
3 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
4 5 (14.71%) TeamCity
5 3 (8.82%) Subversion
5 3 (8.82%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.94%) Ant
6 1 (2.94%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.94%) Gradle
6 1 (2.94%) Maven
6 1 (2.94%) Selenium
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Front Office
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Administrator
2 11 (32.35%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (29.41%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (23.53%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (20.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (20.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 6 (17.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (14.71%) Linux Specialist
8 4 (11.76%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (11.76%) Unix Administrator
8 4 (11.76%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 3 (8.82%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (8.82%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
9 3 (8.82%) DevOps Specialist
9 3 (8.82%) Splunk Engineer
10 2 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
10 2 (5.88%) Linux Scripter
10 2 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
10 2 (5.88%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Web Services
2 3 (8.82%) HTML
2 3 (8.82%) MCollective
3 2 (5.88%) .NET
3 2 (5.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) Clustering
2 3 (8.82%) Device Driver
3 2 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 33 (97.06%) Linux
2 17 (50.00%) Unix
3 15 (44.12%) Windows
4 13 (38.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (29.41%) Solaris
6 8 (23.53%) CentOS
7 3 (8.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) DevOps
1 20 (58.82%) Open Source
2 19 (55.88%) Configuration Management
3 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (44.12%) ITIL
5 13 (38.24%) Load Balancing
6 12 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (35.29%) Virtual Environments
7 10 (29.41%) Change Control
7 10 (29.41%) High Availability
7 10 (29.41%) Incident Management
7 10 (29.41%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (8.82%) Auto-Scaling
9 3 (8.82%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (8.82%) Low Latency
9 3 (8.82%) Scrum
9 3 (8.82%) SDLC
9 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
9 3 (8.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) SQL
2 15 (44.12%) Python
3 14 (41.18%) Bash Shell
4 13 (38.24%) Shell Script
5 10 (29.41%) PL/SQL
6 7 (20.59%) Ruby
7 5 (14.71%) Java
8 3 (8.82%) PHP
9 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
9 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) AWS Certification
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (38.24%) vSphere
2 12 (35.29%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (29.41%) iptables
3 10 (29.41%) Postfix
3 10 (29.41%) Sendmail
4 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (14.71%) Docker
5 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
6 3 (8.82%) KVM
6 3 (8.82%) oVirt
6 3 (8.82%) Xen
6 3 (8.82%) XenServer
7 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (2.94%) NFS
Systems Management
1 31 (91.18%) Puppet
2 17 (50.00%) Nagios
3 12 (35.29%) Ansible
4 10 (29.41%) OSSEC
5 9 (26.47%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (14.71%) Salt
7 3 (8.82%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (8.82%) Pingdom
7 3 (8.82%) Terraform
7 3 (8.82%) Tivoli
7 3 (8.82%) yum
8 2 (5.88%) SCCM
8 2 (5.88%) SCOM
8 2 (5.88%) SCVMM
9 1 (2.94%) Icinga
9 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
9 1 (2.94%) logstash
9 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (2.94%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Red Hat
2 15 (44.12%) EMC
2 15 (44.12%) Oracle
2 15 (44.12%) Splunk
3 11 (32.35%) SolarWinds
4 10 (29.41%) HP
4 10 (29.41%) LogRhythm
4 10 (29.41%) ServiceNow
4 10 (29.41%) TippingPoint
5 9 (26.47%) VMware
6 7 (20.59%) Cisco
7 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.82%) BMC
8 3 (8.82%) Dell
8 3 (8.82%) EnterpriseDB
8 3 (8.82%) F5
8 3 (8.82%) New Relic
8 3 (8.82%) Rackspace
8 3 (8.82%) SaltStack
9 2 (5.88%) Atlassian