Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CFEngine skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CFEngine over the 6 months to 17 November 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.

CFEngine
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 830 818 812
Rank change year-on-year -12 -6 -65
Contract jobs citing CFEngine 16 46 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.017% 0.047% 0.059%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.15% 0.42% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 35 48
England median daily rate £538 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.16% +4.40% -9.00%
10th Percentile £300 £425 £365
90th Percentile £663 £598 £775
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +10.53% +8.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

CFEngine is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 10718 10921 9072
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.34% 11.10% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7336 7045 5602
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +5.77%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £236
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £440 £400
% change year-on-year +7.95% +10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 244 311
England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.73 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.99% +3.65% +2.56%
10th Percentile £10.88 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.50 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £19.03
% change year-on-year -18.60% +12.98% -2.41%

CFEngine
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CFEngine as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CFEngine in England

CFEngine
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CFEngine in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for CFEngine in England

CFEngine
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CFEngine in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CFEngine in England

CFEngine
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CFEngine within the England region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +5 8 £525 +16.67%
London -32 6 £550 +15.79% 1
North of England +62 2 £475 +5.56%
Yorkshire - 2 £475 -
CFEngine
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CFEngine 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 England region with a requirement for CFEngine.

1 16 (100.00%) Puppet
1 16 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (87.50%) Linux
3 13 (81.25%) Python
4 11 (68.75%) Configuration Management
5 10 (62.50%) Nagios
5 10 (62.50%) Java
5 10 (62.50%) Splunk
6 9 (56.25%) DevOps
7 8 (50.00%) Unix
7 8 (50.00%) Red Hat
8 7 (43.75%) DNS
8 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
8 7 (43.75%) PHP
8 7 (43.75%) Ansible
8 7 (43.75%) Ruby
8 7 (43.75%) Load Balancing
8 7 (43.75%) SCCM
9 6 (37.50%) CentOS
9 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (37.50%) Perl
9 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
9 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
10 5 (31.25%) HTTP
10 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
10 5 (31.25%) SQL
10 5 (31.25%) XML
10 5 (31.25%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (31.25%) Degree
10 5 (31.25%) Docker

CFEngine
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 4 (25.00%) Apache
1 4 (25.00%) OpenStack
1 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (12.50%) IBM Domino
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (12.50%) SaaS
5 1 (6.25%) Heroku
5 1 (6.25%) IaaS
5 1 (6.25%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (6.25%) PaaS
5 1 (6.25%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) HTTP
3 4 (25.00%) Internet
3 4 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (18.75%) Firewall
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) LDAP
5 1 (6.25%) VLAN
5 1 (6.25%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Big Data
1 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (25.00%) MySQL
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) Artifactory
3 1 (6.25%) Gerrit
3 1 (6.25%) Maven
3 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Splunk Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Site Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Architect
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Regular Expression
1 5 (31.25%) XML
2 4 (25.00%) LAMP
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (25.00%) Taxonomies
2 3 (18.75%) Private Cloud
3 2 (12.50%) Clustering
3 2 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (6.25%) Replication
4 1 (6.25%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Unix
3 6 (37.50%) CentOS
3 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Solaris
4 2 (12.50%) SUSE
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Configuration Management
2 9 (56.25%) DevOps
3 7 (43.75%) Load Balancing
4 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
5 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) Data Security
6 4 (25.00%) High Availability
6 4 (25.00%) SDLC
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (18.75%) Data Management
8 2 (12.50%) API Integration
8 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
8 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
8 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 2 (12.50%) Network Management
8 2 (12.50%) Patch Management
8 2 (12.50%) Release Management
8 2 (12.50%) Security Operations
8 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) Python
2 10 (62.50%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 7 (43.75%) PHP
3 7 (43.75%) Ruby
4 6 (37.50%) Perl
5 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) C++
7 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 2 (12.50%) C
7 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (6.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Docker
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) vCloud
2 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Ceph
3 1 (6.25%) GPFS
3 1 (6.25%) LXC
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (6.25%) VMware NSX
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (100.00%) Puppet
2 10 (62.50%) Nagios
3 7 (43.75%) Ansible
3 7 (43.75%) SCCM
4 5 (31.25%) HP SiteScope
5 4 (25.00%) logstash
5 4 (25.00%) Netcool
6 3 (18.75%) Salt
7 2 (12.50%) Cacti
7 2 (12.50%) Icinga
7 2 (12.50%) Kubernetes
7 2 (12.50%) SCOM
7 2 (12.50%) SCOrch
7 2 (12.50%) SCVMM
7 2 (12.50%) Unicenter
7 2 (12.50%) vRealize
8 1 (6.25%) Graphite
8 1 (6.25%) Mesos
8 1 (6.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Splunk
2 8 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle
4 4 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (12.50%) 3PAR
5 2 (12.50%) CA
5 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco
5 2 (12.50%) Dell
5 2 (12.50%) EMC
5 2 (12.50%) F5
5 2 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) IBM
5 2 (12.50%) Infoblox
5 2 (12.50%) Juniper
5 2 (12.50%) Lotus
5 2 (12.50%) NetApp
5 2 (12.50%) Nimsoft
5 2 (12.50%) VMware