Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for CFEngine skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CFEngine over the 6 months to 20 November 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.

CFEngine
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 862 844 821
Rank change year-on-year -18 -23 -15
Contract jobs citing CFEngine 17 44 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.042% 0.057%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.15% 0.38% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 51
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +8.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £300 £425 £365
90th Percentile £663 £601 £775
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £460
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +26.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

CFEngine is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 11564 11475 9798
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.31% 11.03% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7833 7330 5985
UK median daily rate £475 £441 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.71% +10.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 266 337
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.87 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +9.64% -3.43%
10th Percentile £10.95 £12.75 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.28 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £19.03
% change year-on-year -30.43% +20.86% -5.13%

CFEngine
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CFEngine as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CFEngine in the UK

CFEngine
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CFEngine in the UK

CFEngine
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CFEngine over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CFEngine in the UK

CFEngine
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CFEngine within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 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
England -1 16 £538 +13.16% 2
UK excluding London +37 10 £500 +11.11%
South East +6 8 £525 +16.67%
London -42 6 £550 +15.79% 2
North of England +59 2 £475 +5.56%
Yorkshire - 2 £475 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CFEngine also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CFEngine.

1 17 (100.00%) Puppet
1 17 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (88.24%) Linux
3 14 (82.35%) Python
4 12 (70.59%) Configuration Management
5 10 (58.82%) Nagios
5 10 (58.82%) Java
5 10 (58.82%) DevOps
5 10 (58.82%) Splunk
6 9 (52.94%) Red Hat
7 8 (47.06%) Unix
7 8 (47.06%) Ansible
7 8 (47.06%) SCCM
8 7 (41.18%) Load Balancing
8 7 (41.18%) Ruby
8 7 (41.18%) CentOS
8 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
8 7 (41.18%) PHP
8 7 (41.18%) DNS
8 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
9 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
9 6 (35.29%) SQL
9 6 (35.29%) Perl
9 6 (35.29%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (35.29%) Docker
9 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
10 5 (29.41%) HP SiteScope
10 5 (29.41%) Regular Expression
10 5 (29.41%) OpenStack

CFEngine
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (29.41%) OpenStack
2 4 (23.53%) Apache
2 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
2 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
3 3 (17.65%) IBM Domino
3 3 (17.65%) IIS
3 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (11.76%) SaaS
5 1 (5.88%) Heroku
5 1 (5.88%) IaaS
5 1 (5.88%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (5.88%) PaaS
5 1 (5.88%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) DNS
2 5 (29.41%) HTTP
3 4 (23.53%) Internet
3 4 (23.53%) VPN
4 3 (17.65%) Firewall
5 1 (5.88%) DHCP
5 1 (5.88%) LDAP
5 1 (5.88%) VLAN
5 1 (5.88%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Big Data
1 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
1 4 (23.53%) MySQL
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) Artifactory
3 1 (5.88%) Gerrit
3 1 (5.88%) Maven
3 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Splunk Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Site Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Architect
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Regular Expression
1 5 (29.41%) XML
2 4 (23.53%) LAMP
3 3 (17.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
1 4 (23.53%) Private Cloud
1 4 (23.53%) Taxonomies
2 3 (17.65%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (11.76%) Clustering
3 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (11.76%) Public Cloud
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) Replication
4 1 (5.88%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Unix
3 7 (41.18%) CentOS
3 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Solaris
4 3 (17.65%) SUSE
4 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Configuration Management
2 10 (58.82%) DevOps
3 7 (41.18%) Load Balancing
4 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
5 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
6 4 (23.53%) Data Security
6 4 (23.53%) High Availability
6 4 (23.53%) SDLC
7 3 (17.65%) API Integration
7 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
7 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (17.65%) Data Management
7 3 (17.65%) Network Management
7 3 (17.65%) Patch Management
8 2 (11.76%) CRM
8 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (11.76%) ITIL
8 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
8 2 (11.76%) Release Management
8 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) Python
2 10 (58.82%) Java
3 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 7 (41.18%) PHP
3 7 (41.18%) Ruby
4 6 (35.29%) Perl
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
5 3 (17.65%) C++
5 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
6 2 (11.76%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Docker
2 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
2 3 (17.65%) vCloud
2 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Ceph
3 1 (5.88%) GPFS
3 1 (5.88%) LXC
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.88%) VMware NSX
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (100.00%) Puppet
2 10 (58.82%) Nagios
3 8 (47.06%) Ansible
3 8 (47.06%) SCCM
4 5 (29.41%) HP SiteScope
5 4 (23.53%) logstash
5 4 (23.53%) Netcool
6 3 (17.65%) Salt
6 3 (17.65%) SCOM
6 3 (17.65%) SCOrch
6 3 (17.65%) SCVMM
6 3 (17.65%) Unicenter
6 3 (17.65%) vRealize
7 2 (11.76%) Cacti
7 2 (11.76%) Icinga
7 2 (11.76%) Kubernetes
8 1 (5.88%) Graphite
8 1 (5.88%) Mesos
8 1 (5.88%) vMotion
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Splunk
2 9 (52.94%) Red Hat
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 4 (23.53%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (17.65%) 3PAR
5 3 (17.65%) CA
5 3 (17.65%) Dell
5 3 (17.65%) EMC
5 3 (17.65%) HP
5 3 (17.65%) IBM
5 3 (17.65%) Infoblox
5 3 (17.65%) Lotus
5 3 (17.65%) NetApp
5 3 (17.65%) Nimsoft
5 3 (17.65%) Sun
5 3 (17.65%) VMware
6 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
6 2 (11.76%) F5
6 2 (11.76%) Juniper