The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 137 177 181
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +4
Contract jobs citing Puppet 63 48 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.07% 0.67% 0.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.68% 11.46% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 33 23
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£475 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £324 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.01% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +96.42%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
497 419 517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.48% 5.83% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 297 342
Average daily rate £420 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 12
Average hourly rate £15.75 £24.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% +29.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £19.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £33.50 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +30.55%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Puppet across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Puppet across the City of London region.

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Puppet
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Puppet across the City of London region.

Puppet Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Puppet also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Puppet.

1 85 (63.43%) Linux
2 84 (62.69%) DevOps
3 60 (44.78%) Java
4 56 (41.79%) Opscode Chef
5 54 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (34.33%) Continuous Integration
6 46 (34.33%) Jenkins
7 44 (32.84%) Ruby
8 39 (29.10%) Git (software)
9 36 (26.87%) Python
9 36 (26.87%) Bash Shell
10 35 (26.12%) UNIX
11 32 (23.88%) Oracle
12 31 (23.13%) Configuration Management
13 29 (21.64%) Maven
14 28 (20.90%) JIRA
15 27 (20.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 27 (20.15%) Finance
16 26 (19.40%) MySQL
17 25 (18.66%) Scrum
17 25 (18.66%) VMware
18 21 (15.67%) Open Source
19 20 (14.93%) Ubuntu
19 20 (14.93%) Windows
19 20 (14.93%) Nagios
19 20 (14.93%) Red Hat
20 19 (14.18%) SOA
20 19 (14.18%) Release Management
21 18 (13.43%) WebLogic
21 18 (13.43%) SQL Server

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Puppet also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Puppet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (13.43%) WebLogic
2 15 (11.19%) Tomcat
3 14 (10.45%) Apache
4 12 (8.96%) WebSphere
5 10 (7.46%) Confluence
6 7 (5.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (5.22%) nginx
7 5 (3.73%) IIS
7 5 (3.73%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (2.99%) MQSeries
8 4 (2.99%) OpenStack
9 3 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.49%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.49%) CMS
11 1 (0.75%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.75%) WordPress
11 1 (0.75%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.19%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (6.72%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (4.48%) SaaS
5 4 (2.99%) PaaS
6 2 (1.49%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.49%) IaaS
7 1 (0.75%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.75%) ElastiCache
7 1 (0.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.75%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.75%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.22%) HTTP
2 6 (4.48%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.48%) LDAP
2 6 (4.48%) DNS
3 5 (3.73%) SSL
3 5 (3.73%) Internet
4 4 (2.99%) Firewall
5 3 (2.24%) SAN
6 2 (1.49%) AMQP
6 2 (1.49%) DHCP
7 1 (0.75%) FTP
7 1 (0.75%) SMTP
7 1 (0.75%) VPN
7 1 (0.75%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.75%) MRTG
7 1 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.75%) IPsec
7 1 (0.75%) VLAN
7 1 (0.75%) IMAP
7 1 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.40%) MySQL
2 18 (13.43%) SQL Server
3 14 (10.45%) NoSQL
4 13 (9.70%) MongoDB
5 8 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.73%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.73%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.99%) Big Data
8 4 (2.99%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (2.24%) Redis
9 3 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.49%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.49%) HBase
10 2 (1.49%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.75%) Informix
Development Applications
1 46 (34.33%) Jenkins
2 39 (29.10%) Git (software)
3 29 (21.64%) Maven
4 28 (20.90%) JIRA
5 12 (8.96%) Subversion
6 11 (8.21%) Ant
6 11 (8.21%) Mercurial
7 10 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (7.46%) TeamCity
8 9 (6.72%) Selenium
8 9 (6.72%) Gerrit
9 7 (5.22%) AnthillPro
9 7 (5.22%) Cucumber
10 6 (4.48%) Artifactory
11 5 (3.73%) RSpec
12 3 (2.24%) Mockito
12 3 (2.24%) JUnit
12 3 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (2.24%) NuGet
12 3 (2.24%) Gradle
General
1 27 (20.15%) Finance
2 12 (8.96%) Banking
3 5 (3.73%) Billing
4 3 (2.24%) Back Office
5 2 (1.49%) Advertising
5 2 (1.49%) Publishing
6 1 (0.75%) Games
6 1 (0.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.75%) Legal
6 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.75%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 43 (32.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (12.69%) Developer
2 17 (12.69%) Consultant
3 12 (8.96%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (8.96%) Administrator
4 8 (5.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (5.97%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (5.97%) DevOps Consultant
4 8 (5.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 7 (5.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 7 (5.22%) Deployment Manager
6 5 (3.73%) Java Developer
6 5 (3.73%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 5 (3.73%) UNIX Administrator
6 5 (3.73%) Oracle Consultant
6 5 (3.73%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (3.73%) Middleware Consultant
7 4 (2.99%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (2.99%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (2.99%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.45%) Middleware
2 13 (9.70%) .NET
2 13 (9.70%) Web Services
2 13 (9.70%) MCollective
3 12 (8.96%) LAMP
4 11 (8.21%) HTML
5 10 (7.46%) J2EE
6 8 (5.97%) HTML5
7 7 (5.22%) ActiveMQ
7 7 (5.22%) Spring
8 6 (4.48%) JSON
8 6 (4.48%) CSS
8 6 (4.48%) JMS
8 6 (4.48%) CSS3
9 5 (3.73%) WebCenter
9 5 (3.73%) SOAP
9 5 (3.73%) XML
9 5 (3.73%) jQuery
9 5 (3.73%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (2.99%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.67%) Open Source
2 9 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.22%) Visualisation
4 5 (3.73%) Clustering
5 3 (2.24%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.49%) User Experience
6 2 (1.49%) Derivative
6 2 (1.49%) Replication
6 2 (1.49%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.75%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 85 (63.43%) Linux
2 35 (26.12%) UNIX
3 27 (20.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (14.93%) Windows
4 20 (14.93%) Ubuntu
5 12 (8.96%) CentOS
6 8 (5.97%) Solaris
7 5 (3.73%) SELinux
8 4 (2.99%) AIX
9 3 (2.24%) Debian
10 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.75%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (62.69%) DevOps
2 54 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (34.33%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (23.13%) Configuration Management
5 25 (18.66%) Scrum
6 19 (14.18%) Release Management
6 19 (14.18%) SOA
7 13 (9.70%) TDD
7 13 (9.70%) BDD
8 11 (8.21%) Build Automation
9 10 (7.46%) E-Commerce
9 10 (7.46%) OO
10 9 (6.72%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (5.97%) ETL
11 8 (5.97%) Software Engineering
12 7 (5.22%) Kanban
13 5 (3.73%) Revenue Management
14 4 (2.99%) Migration
15 3 (2.24%) Disaster Recovery
15 3 (2.24%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (44.78%) Java
2 44 (32.84%) Ruby
3 36 (26.87%) Python
3 36 (26.87%) Bash Shell
4 18 (13.43%) SQL
5 16 (11.94%) Perl
5 16 (11.94%) PHP
6 13 (9.70%) JavaScript
7 11 (8.21%) PL/SQL
8 9 (6.72%) PowerShell
9 8 (5.97%) Scala
10 7 (5.22%) Shell Script
10 7 (5.22%) C#
11 6 (4.48%) C
12 3 (2.24%) Bourne shell
13 2 (1.49%) Groovy
14 1 (0.75%) Korn
14 1 (0.75%) C++
14 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.75%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 6 (4.48%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.99%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.49%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.49%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.49%) CCNA
3 2 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.75%) RHCE
4 1 (0.75%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.24%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.46%) vCloud
3 7 (5.22%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.24%) KVM
4 3 (2.24%) Varnish
5 2 (1.49%) HDFS
5 2 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.49%) NFS
5 2 (1.49%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.49%) Squid
6 1 (0.75%) Xen
6 1 (0.75%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.75%) vSphere
6 1 (0.75%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 56 (41.79%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (14.93%) Nagios
3 14 (10.45%) Salt
4 8 (5.97%) Vagrant
5 7 (5.22%) ZABBIX
6 6 (4.48%) YUM
6 6 (4.48%) Ansible
7 4 (2.99%) logstash
8 2 (1.49%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.49%) Ganglia
8 2 (1.49%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (1.49%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (1.49%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.49%) Control-M
9 1 (0.75%) OpenView
9 1 (0.75%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.75%) Cacti
9 1 (0.75%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.75%) Kibana
9 1 (0.75%) Opsview
Vendors
1 32 (23.88%) Oracle
2 25 (18.66%) VMware
3 20 (14.93%) Red Hat
4 17 (12.69%) IBM
5 10 (7.46%) JBoss
6 7 (5.22%) Splunk
6 7 (5.22%) SaltStack
7 6 (4.48%) Atlassian
8 5 (3.73%) Remedy
8 5 (3.73%) New Relic
9 4 (2.99%) Rackspace
9 4 (2.99%) Veritas
9 4 (2.99%) Microsoft
9 4 (2.99%) HP
10 3 (2.24%) Dell
10 3 (2.24%) Symantec
10 3 (2.24%) NetApp
11 2 (1.49%) CA
11 2 (1.49%) Google
11 2 (1.49%) Sun
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