Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 361 347 377
Rank change year-on-year -14 +30 -6
Contract jobs citing Cobbler 11 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.067% 0.020% 0.060%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.55% 0.18% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 11
South East median daily rate £450 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +6.45% -4.62%
10th Percentile £325 £401 £381
90th Percentile £485 £434 £613
England median daily rate £525 £430 £388
% change year-on-year +22.09% +10.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £29.00 - -

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 2,009 1,642 1,759
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.25% 10.86% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,203 945 983
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £223 £250 £213
90th Percentile £588 £538 £519
England median daily rate £485 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 51 89
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.92% -30.45% +23.72%
10th Percentile £11.93 £12.00 £13.28
90th Percentile £45.40 £55.00 £55.57
England median hourly rate £16.63 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -16.85% - -

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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Thames Valley -18 6 £300 -29.41%
Hampshire +9 5 £463 +12.12%
Buckinghamshire - 5 - -
Berkshire -16 1 £300 -29.41%
Cobbler
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Cobbler.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Red Hat
3 9 (81.82%) VMware
4 8 (72.73%) Unix
5 7 (63.64%) AIX
6 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (54.55%) Puppet
7 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
7 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
7 5 (45.45%) Solaris
8 4 (36.36%) Java
8 4 (36.36%) JBoss
8 4 (36.36%) Apache
8 4 (36.36%) RHCE
8 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
9 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (27.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (27.27%) Veritas
9 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
9 3 (27.27%) Clustering
9 3 (27.27%) Ansible
9 3 (27.27%) Splunk
10 2 (18.18%) SSL
10 2 (18.18%) Perl
10 2 (18.18%) Oracle
10 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (9.09%) Git (software)

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 4 (36.36%) Apache
1 4 (36.36%) JBoss
2 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Administrator
2 5 (45.45%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Linux Support
5 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Unix Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Unix Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Unix Support
5 1 (9.09%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (9.09%) JAAS
1 1 (9.09%) Java EE
1 1 (9.09%) JMS
1 1 (9.09%) JMX
1 1 (9.09%) JNDI
1 1 (9.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Unix
3 7 (63.64%) AIX
4 5 (45.45%) Solaris
5 1 (9.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) High Availability
2 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 1 (9.09%) Kanban
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Security Hardening
2 1 (9.09%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) RHCE
3 1 (9.09%) CISSP
3 1 (9.09%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Puppet
2 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (27.27%) Ansible
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Red Hat
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Splunk
3 3 (27.27%) Veritas
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) EMC