The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 24 June 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.

Cobbler
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 569 605 616
Rank change year-on-year +36 +11  
Contract jobs citing Cobbler 13 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.031% 0.055% 0.018%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.28% 0.49% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 6
Median daily rate £450 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +25.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +32.35% +4.61%  
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 England with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4597 5562 4432
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 10.83% 11.27% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3042 3657 2760
Median daily rate £488 £450 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +10.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £290 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 113 152
Median hourly rate £17.89 £28.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.12% +38.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.20 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

Cobbler
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Cobbler
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cobbler in England

Cobbler
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cobbler in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cobbler in England

Cobbler
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 Cobbler within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
South East +35 5 £300 -
North West +21 3 £450 - 2
Yorkshire - 3 £450 - 3
London +4 1 - -
Cobbler
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 England region with a requirement for Cobbler.

1 36 (100.00%) Puppet
2 34 (94.44%) Linux
3 31 (86.11%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (66.67%) DevOps
5 23 (63.89%) Bash Shell
6 22 (61.11%) Unix
7 21 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (44.44%) Red Hat
9 16 (44.44%) Shell Script
10 14 (38.89%) Security Cleared
11 13 (36.11%) SC Cleared
11 13 (36.11%) JBoss
12 12 (33.33%) Java
12 12 (33.33%) Perl
12 12 (33.33%) Smart Meter
13 11 (30.56%) RHCE
14 10 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (27.78%) Jenkins
14 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
14 10 (27.78%) Splunk
15 9 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
15 9 (25.00%) Redis
15 9 (25.00%) Management Information System
15 9 (25.00%) CISSP
15 9 (25.00%) Docker
15 9 (25.00%) RHCSA
16 8 (22.22%) Python
16 8 (22.22%) SQL
16 8 (22.22%) VMware

Cobbler
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 13 (36.11%) JBoss
2 7 (19.44%) Apache
3 5 (13.89%) Tomcat
4 4 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.78%) CloudStack
5 1 (2.78%) IIS
5 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) SSL
2 5 (13.89%) Wireshark
3 4 (11.11%) Firewall
4 3 (8.33%) DNS
5 2 (5.56%) IPv6
5 2 (5.56%) Kerberos
5 2 (5.56%) SAN
5 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (25.00%) Redis
3 5 (13.89%) RDBMS
3 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.33%) MySQL
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
1 10 (27.78%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.11%) git-flow
3 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.78%) Hudson
3 1 (2.78%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.78%) Selenium
3 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Front Office
2 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Private Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) Platform Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Linux Specialist
4 5 (13.89%) Applications Specialist
4 5 (13.89%) Unix Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (8.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) JavaScript Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) UI Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Unix Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Unix Support
6 1 (2.78%) Unix Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (13.89%) JAAS
1 5 (13.89%) Java EE
1 5 (13.89%) JMS
1 5 (13.89%) JMX
1 5 (13.89%) JNDI
1 5 (13.89%) LAMP
1 5 (13.89%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.78%) CGI
2 1 (2.78%) Node.js
2 1 (2.78%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Smart Meter
2 9 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (16.67%) PKI
4 1 (2.78%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 34 (94.44%) Linux
2 22 (61.11%) Unix
3 21 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (13.89%) CentOS
5 4 (11.11%) SUSE
6 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) DevOps
2 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (19.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (13.89%) Capacity Management
4 5 (13.89%) Load Balancing
4 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
4 5 (13.89%) Server Building
5 4 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (11.11%) Patch Management
5 4 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (8.33%) ITIL
7 2 (5.56%) Change Management
7 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.56%) Cryptography
7 2 (5.56%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.56%) Kanban
7 2 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) Bash Shell
2 16 (44.44%) Shell Script
3 12 (33.33%) Java
3 12 (33.33%) Perl
4 8 (22.22%) Python
4 8 (22.22%) SQL
5 7 (19.44%) Ruby
6 4 (11.11%) C
6 4 (11.11%) C++
7 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.78%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 13 (36.11%) SC Cleared
3 11 (30.56%) RHCE
4 9 (25.00%) CISSP
4 9 (25.00%) RHCSA
5 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (11.11%) CCIE
6 4 (11.11%) CCIE Security
7 2 (5.56%) CCNA
7 2 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (5.56%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Docker
2 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) Xen
4 1 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 36 (100.00%) Puppet
2 31 (86.11%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (19.44%) Ansible
4 5 (13.89%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (11.11%) Terraform
6 2 (5.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 10 (27.78%) Splunk
3 8 (22.22%) VMware
4 4 (11.11%) Arqiva
5 3 (8.33%) EMC
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco
6 2 (5.56%) F5
7 1 (2.78%) Informatica