Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Cobbler skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cobbler over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 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 > South East
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 344 361 386
Rank change year-on-year +17 +25 +3
Contract jobs citing Cobbler 35 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.063% 0.011%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.57% 0.52% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 6 1
South East median daily rate £525 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.54% -23.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £513 £300 £413
90th Percentile £538 £503 £438
England median daily rate £525 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +23.53% - +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Cobbler 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 the South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2,226 1,930 2,207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.39% 12.11% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,321 1,155 1,350
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.18% +6.73%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £263
90th Percentile £588 £550 £538
England median daily rate £493 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 58 73
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.81% -44.66% +27.57%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.35 £12.25
90th Percentile £56.25 £44.88 £58.75
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +8.57% -20.45% +7.32%

Cobbler
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Cobbler as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Cobbler in the South East

Cobbler
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cobbler in the South East

Cobbler
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cobbler in the South East over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cobbler in the South East

Cobbler
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cobbler within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. 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
Hampshire +8 26 £525 +16.67%
Thames Valley 0 7 £400 +33.33%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £400 -
Berkshire -19 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £560 -
Cobbler
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cobbler also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Cobbler.

1 30 (85.71%) Puppet
1 30 (85.71%) Opscode Chef
1 30 (85.71%) Ansible
2 28 (80.00%) Java
2 28 (80.00%) Tomcat
2 28 (80.00%) JBoss
3 27 (77.14%) MongoDB
3 27 (77.14%) NoSQL
3 27 (77.14%) Hadoop
3 27 (77.14%) Jetty
3 27 (77.14%) Hibernate
3 27 (77.14%) TDD
3 27 (77.14%) Spring
3 27 (77.14%) BDD
3 27 (77.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 25 (71.43%) Greenfield Project
4 25 (71.43%) Software Engineering
4 25 (71.43%) Multithreading
4 25 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (22.86%) VMware
5 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
5 8 (22.86%) Linux
6 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (17.14%) AIX
8 5 (14.29%) Solaris
8 5 (14.29%) Unix
8 5 (14.29%) Veritas
8 5 (14.29%) RHCE
8 5 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server

Cobbler
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 28 (80.00%) JBoss
1 28 (80.00%) Tomcat
2 27 (77.14%) Jetty
3 2 (5.71%) OpenStack
3 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 25 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Junos
1 2 (5.71%) VXLAN
1 2 (5.71%) WAN
2 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (77.14%) Hadoop
1 27 (77.14%) MongoDB
1 27 (77.14%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.71%) Couchbase
2 2 (5.71%) Redis
2 2 (5.71%) Riak
3 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.86%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (5.71%) Banking
1 2 (5.71%) Marketing
1 2 (5.71%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Local Government
2 1 (2.86%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (77.14%) Developer
1 27 (77.14%) Java Developer
2 5 (14.29%) Administrator
2 5 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (8.57%) Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (2.86%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Linux Support
5 1 (2.86%) Presales Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (77.14%) Hibernate
1 27 (77.14%) Spring
2 2 (5.71%) JPA
2 2 (5.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (71.43%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (14.29%) Clustering
3 4 (11.43%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Linux
1 8 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (17.14%) AIX
3 5 (14.29%) Solaris
3 5 (14.29%) Unix
4 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) BDD
1 27 (77.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 27 (77.14%) TDD
2 25 (71.43%) Multithreading
2 25 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 4 (11.43%) Change Management
3 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.57%) High Availability
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.71%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (5.71%) Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.71%) Network Virtualisation
5 2 (5.71%) Presales
5 2 (5.71%) Product Management
6 1 (2.86%) Analytics
6 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.86%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 28 (80.00%) Java
2 5 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.71%) Perl
3 2 (5.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) RHCE
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (11.43%) Docker
4 2 (5.71%) KVM
4 2 (5.71%) VMware NSX
5 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (85.71%) Ansible
1 30 (85.71%) Opscode Chef
1 30 (85.71%) Puppet
2 2 (5.71%) Icinga
2 2 (5.71%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
1 8 (22.86%) VMware
2 5 (14.29%) Veritas
3 2 (5.71%) Juniper
3 2 (5.71%) Mirantis
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Splunk