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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 116 158 188
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +30
Contract jobs citing Puppet 89 63 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.53% 0.89% 0.37%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.09% 14.45% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 52 20
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£475 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
443 436 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.62% 6.13% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 309 247
Average daily rate £425 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £298 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 12
Average hourly rate £17.75 £25.75 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.06% +37.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £12.95 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £38.82 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.09%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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.

1 102 (65.81%) DevOps
2 101 (65.16%) Linux
3 85 (54.84%) Opscode Chef
4 74 (47.74%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (40.65%) Java
6 62 (40.00%) Ruby
7 60 (38.71%) Jenkins
8 51 (32.90%) Continuous Integration
9 46 (29.68%) Python
10 44 (28.39%) Configuration Management
11 38 (24.52%) UNIX
11 38 (24.52%) Git (software)
12 31 (20.00%) MongoDB
13 29 (18.71%) Maven
13 29 (18.71%) MySQL
14 28 (18.06%) Scrum
14 28 (18.06%) Open Source
15 27 (17.42%) Bash Shell
15 27 (17.42%) Nagios
16 25 (16.13%) Finance
16 25 (16.13%) Ubuntu
17 24 (15.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 24 (15.48%) NoSQL
17 24 (15.48%) Ansible
18 23 (14.84%) Perl
19 22 (14.19%) CentOS
19 22 (14.19%) VMware
20 19 (12.26%) Shell Script
20 19 (12.26%) PHP
20 19 (12.26%) Amazon AWS

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 13 (8.39%) Apache
1 13 (8.39%) nginx
2 10 (6.45%) JBoss
3 6 (3.87%) WebLogic
3 6 (3.87%) Confluence
4 5 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.23%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.58%) IIS
5 4 (2.58%) Apache Solr
5 4 (2.58%) Node.js
5 4 (2.58%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.29%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (1.29%) CMS
7 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.65%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.65%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.26%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.52%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (4.52%) PaaS
3 6 (3.87%) IaaS
4 4 (2.58%) SaaS
4 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.29%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.65%) ElastiCache
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.65%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.65%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.16%) DNS
2 7 (4.52%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.52%) Firewall
3 5 (3.23%) HTTP
3 5 (3.23%) SSL
3 5 (3.23%) LDAP
4 4 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.94%) SAN
5 3 (1.94%) Internet
6 1 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.65%) VLAN
6 1 (0.65%) LAN
6 1 (0.65%) WAN
6 1 (0.65%) DHCP
6 1 (0.65%) IPv6
6 1 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 29 (18.71%) MySQL
3 24 (15.48%) NoSQL
4 12 (7.74%) SQL Server
5 11 (7.10%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.87%) Big Data
7 5 (3.23%) Oracle Exadata
7 5 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.58%) Redis
9 3 (1.94%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.29%) HBase
10 2 (1.29%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.29%) MarkLogic
11 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.65%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.65%) Riak
11 1 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 60 (38.71%) Jenkins
2 38 (24.52%) Git (software)
3 29 (18.71%) Maven
4 19 (12.26%) JIRA
5 13 (8.39%) Selenium
6 7 (4.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (4.52%) TeamCity
6 7 (4.52%) Ant
7 6 (3.87%) Subversion
7 6 (3.87%) Cucumber
7 6 (3.87%) Artifactory
8 5 (3.23%) Gradle
8 5 (3.23%) Hudson
9 4 (2.58%) Mockito
9 4 (2.58%) RSpec
10 3 (1.94%) NuGet
10 3 (1.94%) JUnit
10 3 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.29%) FishEye
12 1 (0.65%) Gerrit
General
1 25 (16.13%) Finance
2 8 (5.16%) Banking
3 5 (3.23%) Back Office
4 4 (2.58%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.94%) Publishing
5 3 (1.94%) Marketing
6 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.65%) Front Office
6 1 (0.65%) Retail
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
6 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 70 (45.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (13.55%) Developer
3 16 (10.32%) Consultant
4 14 (9.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 12 (7.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 10 (6.45%) Administrator
7 9 (5.81%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (5.81%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (5.81%) DevOps Consultant
8 6 (3.87%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (3.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.23%) Architect
9 5 (3.23%) Java Developer
10 4 (2.58%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.58%) Senior Consultant
10 4 (2.58%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (2.58%) Operations Consultant
11 3 (1.94%) DevOps Administrator
11 3 (1.94%) Automation Engineer
11 3 (1.94%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.61%) Web Services
2 12 (7.74%) HTML
3 10 (6.45%) Spring
3 10 (6.45%) MCollective
4 9 (5.81%) HTML5
4 9 (5.81%) .NET
5 8 (5.16%) XML
5 8 (5.16%) LAMP
5 8 (5.16%) JSON
6 7 (4.52%) ActiveMQ
6 7 (4.52%) Middleware
6 7 (4.52%) CSS
7 6 (3.87%) JMS
7 6 (3.87%) jQuery
7 6 (3.87%) Apache Camel
8 5 (3.23%) REST
8 5 (3.23%) CSS3
8 5 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (3.23%) Hibernate
8 5 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.06%) Open Source
2 8 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.52%) Visualisation
4 5 (3.23%) Clustering
5 4 (2.58%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.29%) User Experience
7 2 (1.29%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.29%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.29%) Derivative
7 2 (1.29%) Replication
8 1 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.65%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 101 (65.16%) Linux
2 38 (24.52%) UNIX
3 25 (16.13%) Ubuntu
4 24 (15.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (14.19%) CentOS
6 18 (11.61%) Windows
7 12 (7.74%) Debian
8 5 (3.23%) Solaris
8 5 (3.23%) SELinux
9 4 (2.58%) AIX
10 3 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.29%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.65%) SmartOS
12 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (65.81%) DevOps
2 74 (47.74%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (32.90%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (28.39%) Configuration Management
5 28 (18.06%) Scrum
6 17 (10.97%) Software Engineering
6 17 (10.97%) OO
6 17 (10.97%) Kanban
7 16 (10.32%) E-Commerce
8 13 (8.39%) TDD
9 12 (7.74%) BDD
10 10 (6.45%) Release Management
10 10 (6.45%) SOA
11 8 (5.16%) Load Balancing
11 8 (5.16%) Build Automation
12 7 (4.52%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (3.87%) Performance Testing
14 4 (2.58%) Test Automation
14 4 (2.58%) High Availability
14 4 (2.58%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 63 (40.65%) Java
2 62 (40.00%) Ruby
3 46 (29.68%) Python
4 27 (17.42%) Bash Shell
5 23 (14.84%) Perl
6 19 (12.26%) PHP
6 19 (12.26%) Shell Script
7 18 (11.61%) JavaScript
8 11 (7.10%) PowerShell
9 8 (5.16%) Scala
10 6 (3.87%) SQL
11 5 (3.23%) C#
12 3 (1.94%) C
13 2 (1.29%) Clojure
13 2 (1.29%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.29%) Bourne shell
13 2 (1.29%) Groovy
14 1 (0.65%) BeanShell
14 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.65%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (5.81%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.52%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.94%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.94%) Degree
4 2 (1.29%) CCNA
4 2 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.65%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (10.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.52%) vCloud
2 7 (4.52%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (3.23%) Docker
3 5 (3.23%) vSphere
4 3 (1.94%) Varnish
4 3 (1.94%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.29%) HDFS
5 2 (1.29%) KVM
6 1 (0.65%) Squid
6 1 (0.65%) Xen
6 1 (0.65%) NFS
6 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 85 (54.84%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (17.42%) Nagios
3 24 (15.48%) Ansible
4 11 (7.10%) Salt
4 11 (7.10%) Vagrant
5 9 (5.81%) ZABBIX
6 6 (3.87%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 5 (3.23%) Cobbler
8 4 (2.58%) YUM
8 4 (2.58%) logstash
9 3 (1.94%) Kibana
10 2 (1.29%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (1.29%) Capistrano
10 2 (1.29%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.65%) Cacti
11 1 (0.65%) OpenView
11 1 (0.65%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.65%) MOM
11 1 (0.65%) Control-M
Vendors
1 22 (14.19%) VMware
2 15 (9.68%) Red Hat
3 14 (9.03%) IBM
4 13 (8.39%) SaltStack
5 11 (7.10%) Oracle
6 7 (4.52%) Splunk
7 5 (3.23%) New Relic
7 5 (3.23%) Remedy
8 4 (2.58%) EMC
8 4 (2.58%) Rackspace
9 3 (1.94%) Cisco
9 3 (1.94%) Symantec
9 3 (1.94%) Dell
9 3 (1.94%) Veritas
10 2 (1.29%) Perforce
10 2 (1.29%) CA
10 2 (1.29%) NetApp
10 2 (1.29%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.29%) Adobe
10 2 (1.29%) Sun
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