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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 94 134 184
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +50
Contract jobs citing Puppet 116 70 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.98% 1.19% 0.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.23% 14.55% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 58 26
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£500 £459 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.05% +7.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £396 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £573 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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London

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
426 481 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.28% 8.16% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 355 286
Average daily rate £438 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.46 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.34% -55.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £16.85 £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.60 £54.64 £51.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -15.55%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015, 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.

1 141 (71.21%) Linux
2 124 (62.63%) DevOps
3 113 (57.07%) Opscode Chef
4 87 (43.94%) Configuration Management
5 81 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
6 78 (39.39%) Python
7 77 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
8 74 (37.37%) Ruby
9 69 (34.85%) Java
10 67 (33.84%) Jenkins
11 54 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
12 46 (23.23%) Red Hat
13 44 (22.22%) MySQL
13 44 (22.22%) MongoDB
14 43 (21.72%) VMware
15 42 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 42 (21.21%) Ansible
16 41 (20.71%) Windows
17 38 (19.19%) Open Source
18 35 (17.68%) TDD
19 33 (16.67%) Vagrant
20 32 (16.16%) Bash Shell
20 32 (16.16%) UNIX
21 31 (15.66%) Perl
21 31 (15.66%) NoSQL
22 30 (15.15%) Git (software)
23 29 (14.65%) Finance
24 28 (14.14%) Scrum
24 28 (14.14%) Subversion
24 28 (14.14%) Docker

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 21 (10.61%) Apache
1 21 (10.61%) Tomcat
2 18 (9.09%) OpenStack
3 12 (6.06%) nginx
4 10 (5.05%) JBoss
5 9 (4.55%) WebLogic
5 9 (4.55%) IIS
6 8 (4.04%) Confluence
7 7 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (3.03%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.02%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.52%) Drupal
10 3 (1.52%) Jetty
10 3 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (1.01%) Apache Spark
11 2 (1.01%) Mule ESB
11 2 (1.01%) Node.js
11 2 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.51%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 12 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 54 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.57%) PaaS
3 11 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (5.05%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (3.03%) IaaS
7 4 (2.02%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (2.02%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (2.02%) SaaS
8 3 (1.52%) GitHub
8 3 (1.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (1.01%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.51%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.51%) Route 53
10 1 (0.51%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.51%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.61%) HTTP
2 20 (10.10%) TCP/IP
3 18 (9.09%) SSL
4 12 (6.06%) Firewall
5 11 (5.56%) DNS
6 7 (3.54%) SAN
6 7 (3.54%) DHCP
6 7 (3.54%) FTP
6 7 (3.54%) Internet
6 7 (3.54%) AMQP
7 5 (2.53%) IPsec
8 4 (2.02%) LAN
8 4 (2.02%) NAS
9 3 (1.52%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.52%) VPN
9 3 (1.52%) LDAP
10 2 (1.01%) VLAN
10 2 (1.01%) Wireshark
10 2 (1.01%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (1.01%) PCoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (22.22%) MySQL
1 44 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 31 (15.66%) NoSQL
3 22 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 17 (8.59%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (8.08%) Relational Database
6 15 (7.58%) RDBMS
7 13 (6.57%) Hadoop
8 11 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (5.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (5.05%) EDRMS
9 10 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (5.05%) DTS
10 9 (4.55%) Redis
10 9 (4.55%) Big Data
11 8 (4.04%) Oracle Database
12 7 (3.54%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (1.52%) Oracle Exadata
13 3 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 67 (33.84%) Jenkins
2 30 (15.15%) Git (software)
3 28 (14.14%) Subversion
4 23 (11.62%) JIRA
5 19 (9.60%) Mercurial
6 18 (9.09%) TeamCity
7 16 (8.08%) Maven
7 16 (8.08%) Cucumber
8 14 (7.07%) Ant
9 7 (3.54%) RSpec
10 6 (3.03%) Selenium
10 6 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (2.53%) JUnit
11 5 (2.53%) Eclipse
11 5 (2.53%) Hudson
11 5 (2.53%) Gradle
12 4 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (2.02%) SonarQube
13 3 (1.52%) Artifactory
13 3 (1.52%) Gerrit
General
1 29 (14.65%) Finance
2 11 (5.56%) Banking
3 9 (4.55%) Publishing
4 7 (3.54%) Legal
5 4 (2.02%) Games
6 3 (1.52%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.01%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.01%) Advertising
7 2 (1.01%) Retail
8 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 81 (40.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (15.66%) Developer
3 24 (12.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 23 (11.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 16 (8.08%) Linux Engineer
6 14 (7.07%) Architect
6 14 (7.07%) Systems Administrator
6 14 (7.07%) Administrator
7 12 (6.06%) Java Developer
8 10 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (3.54%) Linux Administrator
10 6 (3.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 5 (2.53%) Consultant
11 5 (2.53%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 5 (2.53%) Analyst
12 4 (2.02%) Systems Engineer
12 4 (2.02%) UNIX Administrator
12 4 (2.02%) UNIX Engineer
12 4 (2.02%) Ruby Developer
12 4 (2.02%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.13%) Web Services
2 21 (10.61%) .NET
3 15 (7.58%) Ruby on Rails
4 13 (6.57%) Middleware
5 12 (6.06%) HTML
6 10 (5.05%) LAMP
6 10 (5.05%) JRules
7 9 (4.55%) JMS
8 8 (4.04%) J2EE
9 7 (3.54%) CSS
9 7 (3.54%) REST
10 6 (3.03%) jQuery
10 6 (3.03%) JSON
11 5 (2.53%) SOAP
11 5 (2.53%) HTML5
11 5 (2.53%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (2.53%) Play Framework
12 4 (2.02%) Backbone.js
12 4 (2.02%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (2.02%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.57%) Clustering
2 13 (6.57%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.53%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.02%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.02%) Replication
6 3 (1.52%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.52%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.52%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.01%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.01%) Tandem
7 2 (1.01%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.01%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.01%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.51%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.51%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 141 (71.21%) Linux
2 42 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 41 (20.71%) Windows
4 32 (16.16%) UNIX
5 16 (8.08%) CentOS
6 15 (7.58%) Ubuntu
7 7 (3.54%) Solaris
7 7 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.53%) AIX
9 3 (1.52%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.52%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.01%) Mac OS X Server
10 2 (1.01%) SUSE
10 2 (1.01%) Debian
10 2 (1.01%) VMS
11 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.51%) HPUX
11 1 (0.51%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (62.63%) DevOps
2 87 (43.94%) Configuration Management
3 81 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (19.19%) Open Source
6 35 (17.68%) TDD
7 28 (14.14%) Scrum
8 24 (12.12%) OO
9 21 (10.61%) Microservices
10 18 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
11 17 (8.59%) Software Engineering
12 15 (7.58%) Project Management
13 14 (7.07%) BDD
14 12 (6.06%) Automated Testing
15 11 (5.56%) SOA
16 10 (5.05%) ITIL
17 9 (4.55%) PRINCE2
17 9 (4.55%) Low Latency
17 9 (4.55%) Time Management
17 9 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (39.39%) Python
2 74 (37.37%) Ruby
3 69 (34.85%) Java
4 32 (16.16%) Bash Shell
5 31 (15.66%) Perl
6 19 (9.60%) PHP
7 18 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 17 (8.59%) SQL
9 13 (6.57%) Scala
10 11 (5.56%) C#
10 11 (5.56%) Go
11 9 (4.55%) Groovy
12 8 (4.04%) PowerShell
12 8 (4.04%) Shell Script
13 7 (3.54%) C
14 4 (2.02%) C++
15 2 (1.01%) Korn
15 2 (1.01%) C-shell
15 2 (1.01%) Clojure
16 1 (0.51%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 25 (12.63%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.56%) DV Cleared
2 11 (5.56%) Degree
3 5 (2.53%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.53%) MCSE
4 4 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.01%) CCIE
5 2 (1.01%) CCNP
5 2 (1.01%) CCNA
5 2 (1.01%) RHCE
6 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.52%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (14.14%) Docker
2 27 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.05%) Varnish
4 8 (4.04%) KVM
5 7 (3.54%) Active Directory
6 5 (2.53%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.02%) vSphere
7 4 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.52%) VirtualBox
8 3 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (1.52%) OCFS2
8 3 (1.52%) GlusterFS
8 3 (1.52%) GFS2
9 2 (1.01%) RHEV
9 2 (1.01%) vCloud
9 2 (1.01%) Ceph
9 2 (1.01%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.01%) Samba
10 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.51%) Squid
Systems Management
1 113 (57.07%) Opscode Chef
2 42 (21.21%) Ansible
3 33 (16.67%) Vagrant
4 18 (9.09%) Salt
5 11 (5.56%) Nagios
6 8 (4.04%) ZABBIX
7 5 (2.53%) HAProxy
8 4 (2.02%) logstash
8 4 (2.02%) Mesos
8 4 (2.02%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (2.02%) Cobbler
9 3 (1.52%) Rundeck
9 3 (1.52%) Kibana
9 3 (1.52%) SELinux
10 2 (1.01%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (1.01%) Graphite
10 2 (1.01%) WSUS
10 2 (1.01%) SCOM
10 2 (1.01%) CA LISA
11 1 (0.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (23.23%) Red Hat
2 43 (21.72%) VMware
3 23 (11.62%) Microsoft
4 21 (10.61%) Oracle
5 15 (7.58%) HP
6 14 (7.07%) IBM
7 12 (6.06%) webMethods
8 8 (4.04%) Atlassian
9 7 (3.54%) Cisco
10 6 (3.03%) EMC
11 5 (2.53%) WorldPay
12 4 (2.02%) Dell
13 3 (1.52%) Hitachi
13 3 (1.52%) Citrix
13 3 (1.52%) BMC
13 3 (1.52%) Adobe
13 3 (1.52%) Remedy
13 3 (1.52%) Akamai
13 3 (1.52%) Splunk
13 3 (1.52%) Rackspace
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Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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First Point
Rate: £500 - £700 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
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First Point
Rate: £500 - £650 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
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First Point
Rate: £600 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
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Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
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Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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