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 22 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
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 415 418 425
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7  
Contract jobs citing Cobbler 1 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.005% 0.060% 0.013%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.042% 0.55% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 1
Median daily rate - £450 £450
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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2354 2384 1900
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.35% 10.98% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1709 1701 1300
Median daily rate £525 £480 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £335 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +9.75% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 29
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £21.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.52% -11.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £17.97 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £26.50 £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 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

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region with a requirement for Cobbler.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) Ansible
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Server Building
2 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 4 (80.00%) LAMP
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) CentOS
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy

Cobbler
Co-occurring 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (20.00%) Hudson
3 1 (20.00%) MSBuild
3 1 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Front Office
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Private Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) CentOS
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) Server Building
3 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Data Virtualisation
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Ansible
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Informatica