The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Cobbler skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cobbler over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cobbler
London / City of London
Rank 149 159 194
Rank change year-on-year +10 +35  
Contract jobs citing Cobbler 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.061% 0.040%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.27% 0.57% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £300 £456 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.24% -13.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +25.00% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Cobbler is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 315 348 409
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.52% 10.58% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 252 314
Median daily rate £500 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £340 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% +1.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

Cobbler
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Cobbler as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Cobbler in the City of London

Cobbler
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cobbler in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cobbler in the City of London

Cobbler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Cobbler.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (66.67%) Ansible
3 4 (66.67%) DevOps
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) CentOS
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (66.67%) Server Building
3 4 (66.67%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 4 (66.67%) LAMP
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) EMC
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Apple

Cobbler
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) CentOS
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (66.67%) Server Building
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 4 (66.67%) Perl
1 4 (66.67%) Python
1 4 (66.67%) Ruby
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 4 (66.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Apple
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat