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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 80 133 183
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +50
Contract jobs citing Puppet 121 71 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.30% 1.22% 0.60%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.80% 13.15% 10.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 53 29
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £378 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.47 - £41.25
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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
469 540 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.92% 9.30% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 380 297
Average daily rate £438 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £543 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 19
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.46 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.45% -23.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.30 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £115.06 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+5.04% -9.33%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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.

1 148 (67.58%) Linux
2 142 (64.84%) DevOps
3 107 (48.86%) Opscode Chef
4 88 (40.18%) Python
5 77 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
6 74 (33.79%) Configuration Management
7 72 (32.88%) Jenkins
8 71 (32.42%) Continuous Integration
9 68 (31.05%) Java
10 67 (30.59%) Ruby
11 62 (28.31%) Amazon AWS
12 60 (27.40%) Red Hat
13 53 (24.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 53 (24.20%) Ansible
14 51 (23.29%) Windows
15 50 (22.83%) Git (software)
16 49 (22.37%) Finance
17 48 (21.92%) Bash Shell
18 42 (19.18%) Docker
18 42 (19.18%) VMware
19 41 (18.72%) Perl
20 37 (16.89%) TDD
21 36 (16.44%) Nagios
22 35 (15.98%) UNIX
23 34 (15.53%) Vagrant
24 33 (15.07%) Scrum
25 32 (14.61%) MySQL
26 31 (14.16%) MongoDB
27 30 (13.70%) VMware Infrastructure
28 29 (13.24%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 25 (11.42%) Apache
2 18 (8.22%) OpenStack
3 17 (7.76%) Tomcat
4 15 (6.85%) JBoss
5 14 (6.39%) IIS
6 12 (5.48%) WebLogic
6 12 (5.48%) nginx
6 12 (5.48%) Confluence
7 8 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (3.65%) Apache Spark
8 5 (2.28%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.37%) Drupal
9 3 (1.37%) Jetty
9 3 (1.37%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.91%) Mule ESB
10 2 (0.91%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.91%) WordPress
11 1 (0.46%) Resin
11 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (6.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 62 (28.31%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.94%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (5.48%) PaaS
4 11 (5.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.28%) GitHub
6 4 (1.83%) IaaS
6 4 (1.83%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.83%) SaaS
7 3 (1.37%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.91%) Route 53
9 1 (0.46%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.46%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.46%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.46%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.87%) TCP/IP
2 21 (9.59%) DNS
3 15 (6.85%) SSL
4 14 (6.39%) HTTP
5 12 (5.48%) Firewall
6 10 (4.57%) Internet
7 8 (3.65%) SAN
8 7 (3.20%) AMQP
9 5 (2.28%) LDAP
9 5 (2.28%) LAN
9 5 (2.28%) DHCP
10 4 (1.83%) NAS
11 3 (1.37%) iSCSI
11 3 (1.37%) IPsec
11 3 (1.37%) NetScaler
11 3 (1.37%) VPN
12 2 (0.91%) FTP
12 2 (0.91%) PCoIP
12 2 (0.91%) Wireshark
12 2 (0.91%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.61%) MySQL
2 31 (14.16%) MongoDB
3 21 (9.59%) NoSQL
4 20 (9.13%) Hadoop
5 18 (8.22%) SQL Server
6 17 (7.76%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (5.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (5.02%) Big Data
9 10 (4.57%) EDRMS
9 10 (4.57%) DTS
9 10 (4.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (2.74%) HBase
10 6 (2.74%) Oracle Database
10 6 (2.74%) Relational Database
11 5 (2.28%) Redis
12 4 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.83%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.37%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 72 (32.88%) Jenkins
2 50 (22.83%) Git (software)
3 29 (13.24%) Subversion
4 28 (12.79%) JIRA
5 18 (8.22%) TeamCity
6 17 (7.76%) Maven
6 17 (7.76%) Cucumber
7 16 (7.31%) Mercurial
8 12 (5.48%) Ant
9 6 (2.74%) Selenium
9 6 (2.74%) RSpec
9 6 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (2.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (2.28%) JUnit
10 5 (2.28%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.83%) Gradle
11 4 (1.83%) Hudson
11 4 (1.83%) Gerrit
11 4 (1.83%) SonarQube
12 3 (1.37%) Artifactory
General
1 49 (22.37%) Finance
2 18 (8.22%) Banking
3 6 (2.74%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.28%) Games
5 2 (0.91%) Publishing
5 2 (0.91%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.91%) Law
5 2 (0.91%) Retail
5 2 (0.91%) Marketing
6 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Legal
6 1 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 84 (38.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (15.07%) Developer
3 19 (8.68%) Linux Engineer
4 17 (7.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 17 (7.76%) Architect
4 17 (7.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 15 (6.85%) Java Developer
6 13 (5.94%) Administrator
7 12 (5.48%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (5.02%) Applications Support
9 10 (4.57%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.65%) Analyst
10 8 (3.65%) Support Analyst
10 8 (3.65%) Applications Support Analyst
11 6 (2.74%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 6 (2.74%) Consultant
11 6 (2.74%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (2.74%) Monitoring Specialist
12 5 (2.28%) UNIX Administrator
12 5 (2.28%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.87%) Web Services
2 20 (9.13%) .NET
3 16 (7.31%) Middleware
4 12 (5.48%) Ruby on Rails
5 11 (5.02%) JMS
6 10 (4.57%) LAMP
6 10 (4.57%) JRules
7 9 (4.11%) HTML
8 8 (3.65%) J2EE
8 8 (3.65%) JSON
9 7 (3.20%) REST
10 6 (2.74%) SOAP
10 6 (2.74%) Spring
11 5 (2.28%) Django
11 5 (2.28%) HTML5
11 5 (2.28%) CSS
11 5 (2.28%) ActiveMQ
12 4 (1.83%) jQuery
12 4 (1.83%) CSS3
12 4 (1.83%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.48%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.74%) Clustering
5 4 (1.83%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.37%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.37%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.37%) Cryptography
6 3 (1.37%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.37%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.91%) Tandem
7 2 (0.91%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (0.91%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.91%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (0.91%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.91%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.46%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 148 (67.58%) Linux
2 53 (24.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 51 (23.29%) Windows
4 35 (15.98%) UNIX
5 21 (9.59%) Ubuntu
6 19 (8.68%) CentOS
7 13 (5.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (3.65%) Solaris
10 6 (2.74%) Debian
11 3 (1.37%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.37%) AIX
11 3 (1.37%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.91%) VMS
12 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.91%) SUSE
12 2 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.46%) Scientific Linux
13 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.46%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (64.84%) DevOps
2 77 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (33.79%) Configuration Management
4 71 (32.42%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (16.89%) TDD
6 33 (15.07%) Scrum
7 28 (12.79%) Open Source
8 23 (10.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 19 (8.68%) OO
10 17 (7.76%) Project Management
11 14 (6.39%) BDD
12 13 (5.94%) Microservices
13 12 (5.48%) Software Engineering
13 12 (5.48%) SOA
14 11 (5.02%) E-Commerce
14 11 (5.02%) Low Latency
14 11 (5.02%) Software Delivery
15 10 (4.57%) ITIL
15 10 (4.57%) User Acceptance Testing
16 9 (4.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (40.18%) Python
2 68 (31.05%) Java
3 67 (30.59%) Ruby
4 48 (21.92%) Bash Shell
5 41 (18.72%) Perl
6 27 (12.33%) SQL
7 23 (10.50%) PowerShell
8 17 (7.76%) PHP
8 17 (7.76%) JavaScript
9 13 (5.94%) Scala
10 12 (5.48%) Go
11 11 (5.02%) C#
12 7 (3.20%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.28%) Groovy
14 4 (1.83%) C
14 4 (1.83%) C++
15 2 (0.91%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.91%) Bourne shell
15 2 (0.91%) Clojure
16 1 (0.46%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 22 (10.05%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.02%) DV Cleared
3 10 (4.57%) Degree
4 7 (3.20%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.20%) MCSE
4 7 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.20%) RHCE
5 4 (1.83%) RHCSA
6 2 (0.91%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.91%) CCNA
6 2 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.28%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.37%) QA
3 2 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (19.18%) Docker
2 30 (13.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.20%) Varnish
4 6 (2.74%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.74%) KVM
5 5 (2.28%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.37%) vSphere
7 3 (1.37%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.37%) vCloud
7 3 (1.37%) OCFS2
7 3 (1.37%) GlusterFS
7 3 (1.37%) GFS2
8 2 (0.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.91%) Ceph
8 2 (0.91%) Squid
8 2 (0.91%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.46%) Samba
9 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.46%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 107 (48.86%) Opscode Chef
2 53 (24.20%) Ansible
3 36 (16.44%) Nagios
4 34 (15.53%) Vagrant
5 15 (6.85%) Salt
6 11 (5.02%) Mesos
7 10 (4.57%) ZABBIX
8 5 (2.28%) HAProxy
8 5 (2.28%) Kubernetes
9 4 (1.83%) logstash
10 3 (1.37%) SELinux
10 3 (1.37%) Graphite
10 3 (1.37%) Kibana
10 3 (1.37%) Rundeck
10 3 (1.37%) yum
11 2 (0.91%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (0.91%) Cobbler
11 2 (0.91%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (0.91%) CA LISA
11 2 (0.91%) Control-M
Vendors
1 60 (27.40%) Red Hat
2 42 (19.18%) VMware
3 28 (12.79%) Microsoft
4 21 (9.59%) Oracle
5 18 (8.22%) IBM
6 14 (6.39%) HP
7 11 (5.02%) Atlassian
8 10 (4.57%) webMethods
9 8 (3.65%) Cisco
10 7 (3.20%) WorldPay
11 6 (2.74%) EMC
12 5 (2.28%) Dell
13 4 (1.83%) Citrix
13 4 (1.83%) Google
13 4 (1.83%) Splunk
13 4 (1.83%) Veritas
14 3 (1.37%) SaltStack
14 3 (1.37%) Rackspace
14 3 (1.37%) New Relic
14 3 (1.37%) Akamai
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £400.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £650 per day or permanent up to £90,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago