Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 346 391 -
Rank change year-on-year +45 - +357
Contract jobs citing Cobbler 15 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.093% 0.011% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.86% 0.094% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
South East median daily rate £350 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% - -
England median daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1754 2134 2143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 10.84% 11.44% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1038 1283 1189
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £269 £258 £230
90th Percentile £550 £538 £514
England median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 72 66
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £24.53 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.89% +24.20% -1.25%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.45 £12.37
90th Percentile £43.75 £55.37 £41.34
England median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -18.60% +6.51% +6.24%

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 21 July 2017.

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 21 July 2017. 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 +28 9 £438 +2.94%
Berkshire - 2 £300 - 1
Cobbler
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Cobbler.

1 15 (100.00%) Linux
1 15 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 15 (100.00%) Puppet
2 14 (93.33%) Unix
3 13 (86.67%) Red Hat
3 13 (86.67%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (73.33%) JBoss
4 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
4 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (66.67%) Smart Meter
5 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
6 9 (60.00%) Java
7 8 (53.33%) RHCE
7 8 (53.33%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
8 7 (46.67%) CISSP
8 7 (46.67%) Perl
8 7 (46.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (46.67%) RHCSA
9 5 (33.33%) Capacity Management
9 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
9 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
9 5 (33.33%) SQL
9 5 (33.33%) Apache
10 4 (26.67%) Firewall
10 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (26.67%) SSL
10 4 (26.67%) CCIE
10 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
10 4 (26.67%) WebLogic

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 11 (73.33%) JBoss
2 5 (33.33%) Apache
3 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
3 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
4 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
1 4 (26.67%) SSL
2 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (20.00%) Redis
2 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Applications Specialist
1 5 (33.33%) Linux Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Unix Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Support
4 1 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Support Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Support
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (20.00%) JAAS
1 3 (20.00%) Java EE
1 3 (20.00%) JMS
1 3 (20.00%) JMX
1 3 (20.00%) JNDI
1 3 (20.00%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (13.33%) LAMP
3 1 (6.67%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Smart Meter
2 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (26.67%) PKI
4 2 (13.33%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
1 15 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 14 (93.33%) Unix
3 4 (26.67%) SUSE
4 2 (13.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (26.67%) DevOps
4 4 (26.67%) Patch Management
4 4 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Kanban
5 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Open Source
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Server Building
6 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) Perl
3 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
5 3 (20.00%) C
6 2 (13.33%) C++
6 2 (13.33%) PHP
6 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 8 (53.33%) RHCE
4 7 (46.67%) CISSP
4 7 (46.67%) RHCSA
5 4 (26.67%) CCIE
5 4 (26.67%) CCIE Security
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (100.00%) Puppet
2 13 (86.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (13.33%) Ansible
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (26.67%) Arqiva
3 3 (20.00%) Splunk
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) EMC