The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CFEngine skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CFEngine over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CFEngine
England / London
Rank 393 422 398
Rank change year-on-year +29 -24  
Contract jobs citing CFEngine 5 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.026% 0.041% 0.079%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.23% 0.42% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 11
Median daily rate £575 £438 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.42% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £390 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £471 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £413 £363
% change year-on-year +33.33% +13.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

CFEngine 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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2131 2168 1849
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.01% 9.79% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1523 1518 1279
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £340 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 39
Median hourly rate £47.00 £22.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.88% +20.32%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

CFEngine
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for CFEngine in London

CFEngine
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CFEngine in London

CFEngine
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CFEngine within the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
City of London - 1 £575 -
CFEngine
England

CFEngine
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 London region with a requirement for CFEngine.

1 8 (100.00%) Python
1 8 (100.00%) Puppet
2 7 (87.50%) Ruby
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) Patch Management
4 5 (62.50%) SELinux
4 5 (62.50%) GlusterFS
4 5 (62.50%) GFS2
4 5 (62.50%) OCFS2
4 5 (62.50%) Clustering
4 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
4 5 (62.50%) High Availability
4 5 (62.50%) Unix
4 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
4 5 (62.50%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (50.00%) DevOps
6 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (37.50%) Splunk
6 3 (37.50%) Hedge funds
6 3 (37.50%) Financial Institution
6 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 3 (37.50%) Nagios
6 3 (37.50%) Java
6 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (25.00%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (25.00%) PHP
7 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (25.00%) XML
7 2 (25.00%) QA
7 2 (25.00%) SCCM

CFEngine
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Financial Institution
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Linux Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Splunk Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Splunk Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Regular Expression
1 2 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Clustering
2 3 (37.50%) Hedge funds
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) High Availability
1 5 (62.50%) Patch Management
1 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Python
2 7 (87.50%) Ruby
3 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) PHP
6 1 (12.50%) C
6 1 (12.50%) C++
6 1 (12.50%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) GFS2
1 5 (62.50%) GlusterFS
1 5 (62.50%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) Puppet
2 5 (62.50%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (62.50%) SELinux
3 3 (37.50%) Nagios
3 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (25.00%) Ansible
4 2 (25.00%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (25.00%) SCCM
5 1 (12.50%) Cacti
5 1 (12.50%) Icinga
5 1 (12.50%) logstash
5 1 (12.50%) Netcool
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Splunk
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat