The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cobbler
England / London
Rank 396 425 393
Rank change year-on-year +29 -32  
Contract jobs citing Cobbler 4 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.021% 0.014% 0.076%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.19% 0.14% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 12
Median daily rate £300 £425 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.41% -12.82%  
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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2141 2157 1798
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.00% 9.78% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1525 1512 1237
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 £360 £340 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £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 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

Cobbler
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

Cobbler
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cobbler in London

Cobbler
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 Cobbler within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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 +7 4 £300 -34.24%
Cobbler
England

Cobbler
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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

1 15 (100.00%) Linux
1 15 (100.00%) Puppet
2 13 (86.67%) Bash Shell
3 12 (80.00%) DevOps
3 12 (80.00%) Python
3 12 (80.00%) Ruby
4 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (73.33%) LAMP
4 11 (73.33%) VMware
4 11 (73.33%) Jenkins
5 9 (60.00%) EMC
5 9 (60.00%) SAN
5 9 (60.00%) Red Hat
5 9 (60.00%) MySQL
6 7 (46.67%) Apache
6 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
6 7 (46.67%) Nagios
6 7 (46.67%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (46.67%) Memcached
6 7 (46.67%) HAProxy
6 7 (46.67%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (46.67%) NoSQL
6 7 (46.67%) Redis
6 7 (46.67%) Zenoss
6 7 (46.67%) Elastic Stack
6 7 (46.67%) GitLab
6 7 (46.67%) GlusterFS
6 7 (46.67%) Linux-HA
6 7 (46.67%) LAPP Stack
7 5 (33.33%) CentOS

Cobbler
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 7 (46.67%) Apache
1 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) MySQL
2 7 (46.67%) NoSQL
2 7 (46.67%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (46.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (46.67%) GitLab
3 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Linux Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) LAMP
2 7 (46.67%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (46.67%) LAPP Stack
2 7 (46.67%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) CentOS
3 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) DevOps
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (26.67%) Server Building
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (13.33%) Line Management
4 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Bash Shell
2 12 (80.00%) Python
2 12 (80.00%) Ruby
3 4 (26.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) GlusterFS
1 7 (46.67%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (100.00%) Puppet
2 7 (46.67%) HAProxy
2 7 (46.67%) Linux-HA
2 7 (46.67%) Nagios
2 7 (46.67%) Zenoss
3 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 4 (26.67%) Ansible
5 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) EMC
2 9 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (13.33%) Apple
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft