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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cobbler
Rank 602 621 603
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -18
Contract jobs citing Cobbler 19 24 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.044% 0.060%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.35% 0.51% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 25
Median daily rate £430 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.96% +10.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -
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
5402 4684 5057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.90% 8.50% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3466 2878 3115
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 162 176
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £23.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -22.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.30 £40.05 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -27.08%

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
Top 10 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 9 December 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
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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 +3 19 £430 +10.96% 11
London +14 8 £515 +21.17% 2
North West +8 6 £430 +34.37% 3
Manchester +1 6 £430 +34.37% 3
West Yorkshire +19 4 £430 +34.37% 3
Leeds +15 4 £430 +34.37% 3
Yorkshire +13 4 £430 +33.33% 3
Harrow +1 4 £515 +11.35%
South East +23 1 £400 -11.11% 3
Surrey +18 1 £400 -11.11% 3

Cobbler
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 26 (100.00%) Puppet
2 25 (96.15%) Linux
3 22 (84.62%) Python
3 22 (84.62%) DevOps
4 21 (80.77%) Ruby
4 21 (80.77%) Bash Shell
5 16 (61.54%) Unix
5 16 (61.54%) Shell Script
6 15 (57.69%) vSphere
7 14 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (50.00%) Red Hat
9 12 (46.15%) XenServer
9 12 (46.15%) Xen
9 12 (46.15%) OpenStack
9 12 (46.15%) CloudStack
10 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (42.31%) EMC
10 11 (42.31%) SAN
10 11 (42.31%) Nagios
11 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
12 8 (30.77%) NoSQL
12 8 (30.77%) HAProxy
12 8 (30.77%) VMware
12 8 (30.77%) MySQL
12 8 (30.77%) Tomcat
12 8 (30.77%) Apache
12 8 (30.77%) LAMP
12 8 (30.77%) Zenoss
13 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (26.92%) PostgreSQL

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 12 (46.15%) CloudStack
1 12 (46.15%) OpenStack
2 8 (30.77%) Apache
2 8 (30.77%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) SAN
2 3 (11.54%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) MySQL
1 8 (30.77%) NoSQL
2 7 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (26.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
2 7 (26.92%) GitLab
3 3 (11.54%) JIRA
4 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Platform Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Administrator
5 4 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (3.85%) Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) DevOps Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) IT Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Linux Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Linux Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) LAMP
2 7 (26.92%) ELK Stack
2 7 (26.92%) LAPP Stack
2 7 (26.92%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Clustering
1 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 25 (96.15%) Linux
2 16 (61.54%) Unix
3 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.54%) Solaris
4 3 (11.54%) Windows
5 2 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) DevOps
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) Open Source
4 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
5 3 (11.54%) Change Control
5 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (11.54%) High Availability
5 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (11.54%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (3.85%) Auto-Scaling
6 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.85%) DSDM
6 1 (3.85%) RUP
6 1 (3.85%) Scrum
6 1 (3.85%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) Python
2 21 (80.77%) Bash Shell
2 21 (80.77%) Ruby
3 16 (61.54%) Shell Script
4 4 (15.38%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
6 2 (7.69%) Perl
7 1 (3.85%) Java
System Software
1 15 (57.69%) vSphere
2 12 (46.15%) Xen
2 12 (46.15%) XenServer
3 7 (26.92%) GlusterFS
3 7 (26.92%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (11.54%) iptables
4 3 (11.54%) Postfix
4 3 (11.54%) Sendmail
4 3 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (100.00%) Puppet
2 14 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (42.31%) Nagios
4 8 (30.77%) HAProxy
4 8 (30.77%) Zenoss
5 7 (26.92%) Linux-HA
6 3 (11.54%) OSSEC
7 2 (7.69%) Ansible
8 1 (3.85%) Icinga
8 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
8 1 (3.85%) logstash
8 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (3.85%) Terraform
8 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 11 (42.31%) EMC
3 8 (30.77%) VMware
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle
5 4 (15.38%) Splunk
6 3 (11.54%) HP
6 3 (11.54%) LogRhythm
6 3 (11.54%) ServiceNow
6 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
6 3 (11.54%) TippingPoint
7 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
7 1 (3.85%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (3.85%) Google
7 1 (3.85%) NetApp
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