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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 106 133 189
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +56
Contract jobs citing Puppet 93 69 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.71% 1.15% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.30% 16.08% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 56 16
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£475 £471 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% +17.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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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
417 429 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.69% 7.18% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 318 274
Average daily rate £450 £413 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +0.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £274 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 9
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -42.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.43 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £18.70 £41.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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 May 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 22 May 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.

1 129 (75.00%) Linux
2 100 (58.14%) DevOps
3 92 (53.49%) Opscode Chef
4 85 (49.42%) Configuration Management
5 73 (42.44%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (40.12%) Ruby
6 69 (40.12%) Continuous Integration
7 65 (37.79%) Python
8 61 (35.47%) Java
9 58 (33.72%) Jenkins
10 50 (29.07%) Amazon AWS
11 42 (24.42%) MySQL
12 37 (21.51%) VMware
13 36 (20.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 36 (20.93%) Red Hat
14 35 (20.35%) MongoDB
15 32 (18.60%) Ansible
15 32 (18.60%) Windows
15 32 (18.60%) Git (software)
16 31 (18.02%) Open Source
17 27 (15.70%) Bash Shell
17 27 (15.70%) Subversion
17 27 (15.70%) UNIX
17 27 (15.70%) Perl
18 26 (15.12%) TDD
19 25 (14.53%) Finance
19 25 (14.53%) HTTP
20 24 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
21 22 (12.79%) Clustering
21 22 (12.79%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (12.21%) Tomcat
2 18 (10.47%) Apache
3 16 (9.30%) OpenStack
4 11 (6.40%) nginx
5 10 (5.81%) WebLogic
6 9 (5.23%) IIS
7 8 (4.65%) WebSphere
8 7 (4.07%) Apache Solr
8 7 (4.07%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (4.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (2.91%) JBoss
10 4 (2.33%) Jetty
10 4 (2.33%) Apache Spark
11 2 (1.16%) Drupal
11 2 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (1.16%) Apache Pig
11 2 (1.16%) Node.js
11 2 (1.16%) Confluence
12 1 (0.58%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.58%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (3.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.91%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 50 (29.07%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.98%) PaaS
3 11 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.91%) IaaS
5 5 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.33%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (1.74%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.16%) SaaS
9 1 (0.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.58%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.58%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.58%) GitHub
9 1 (0.58%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.53%) HTTP
2 21 (12.21%) SSL
3 20 (11.63%) TCP/IP
4 12 (6.98%) DNS
5 9 (5.23%) FTP
6 7 (4.07%) DHCP
7 6 (3.49%) IPsec
8 5 (2.91%) Firewall
9 4 (2.33%) Internet
10 3 (1.74%) SAN
11 2 (1.16%) VPN
11 2 (1.16%) Wireshark
11 2 (1.16%) VLAN
11 2 (1.16%) AMQP
12 1 (0.58%) OpenVPN
12 1 (0.58%) Network Security
12 1 (0.58%) IMAP
12 1 (0.58%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.58%) SNMP
12 1 (0.58%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (24.42%) MySQL
2 35 (20.35%) MongoDB
3 21 (12.21%) NoSQL
4 16 (9.30%) SQL Server
5 15 (8.72%) Relational Database
5 15 (8.72%) RDBMS
5 15 (8.72%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (6.98%) Hadoop
7 7 (4.07%) Redis
8 6 (3.49%) EDRMS
8 6 (3.49%) DTS
8 6 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (3.49%) Big Data
8 6 (3.49%) Oracle Database
8 6 (3.49%) Oracle Exadata
8 6 (3.49%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.33%) HBase
10 2 (1.16%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 58 (33.72%) Jenkins
2 32 (18.60%) Git (software)
3 27 (15.70%) Subversion
4 20 (11.63%) JIRA
5 17 (9.88%) Maven
6 14 (8.14%) TeamCity
7 13 (7.56%) Mercurial
8 12 (6.98%) Ant
9 9 (5.23%) Cucumber
9 9 (5.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (3.49%) Selenium
10 6 (3.49%) RSpec
11 5 (2.91%) Hudson
11 5 (2.91%) Gradle
12 4 (2.33%) Eclipse
13 2 (1.16%) LoadRunner
13 2 (1.16%) JUnit
13 2 (1.16%) WebDriver
13 2 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 25 (14.53%) Finance
2 10 (5.81%) Publishing
3 8 (4.65%) Banking
4 6 (3.49%) Financial Institution
4 6 (3.49%) Legal
5 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.16%) Games
6 1 (0.58%) Marketing
6 1 (0.58%) Retail
6 1 (0.58%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 69 (40.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (12.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 19 (11.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 18 (10.47%) Developer
5 17 (9.88%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (6.40%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (6.40%) Administrator
7 7 (4.07%) Architect
8 6 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (3.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (3.49%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (2.91%) Development Engineer
9 5 (2.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (2.91%) UNIX Engineer
9 5 (2.91%) Consultant
9 5 (2.91%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (2.33%) Analyst
10 4 (2.33%) Java Developer
11 3 (1.74%) Release Engineer
11 3 (1.74%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.79%) Web Services
2 13 (7.56%) Ruby on Rails
3 12 (6.98%) .NET
4 10 (5.81%) Middleware
5 8 (4.65%) WebSphere MQ
5 8 (4.65%) HTML
5 8 (4.65%) LAMP
6 6 (3.49%) JRules
7 5 (2.91%) REST
7 5 (2.91%) JSON
7 5 (2.91%) CSS
8 4 (2.33%) XML
8 4 (2.33%) Symfony
8 4 (2.33%) Java EE
8 4 (2.33%) MCollective
8 4 (2.33%) Play Framework
9 3 (1.74%) Backbone.js
9 3 (1.74%) Ember.js
9 3 (1.74%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (1.74%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.02%) Open Source
2 22 (12.79%) Clustering
3 15 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.49%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.91%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.91%) Replication
6 4 (2.33%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.16%) Tandem
7 2 (1.16%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.58%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.58%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.58%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.58%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 129 (75.00%) Linux
2 36 (20.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (18.60%) Windows
4 27 (15.70%) UNIX
5 12 (6.98%) CentOS
6 10 (5.81%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.91%) Solaris
8 4 (2.33%) AIX
8 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.74%) Debian
10 2 (1.16%) VMS
10 2 (1.16%) Android
10 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.16%) Mac OS X Server
10 2 (1.16%) SUSE
10 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.58%) Scientific Linux
11 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (58.14%) DevOps
2 85 (49.42%) Configuration Management
3 73 (42.44%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (40.12%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (15.12%) TDD
6 18 (10.47%) OO
7 16 (9.30%) Scrum
7 16 (9.30%) Microservices
7 16 (9.30%) BDD
8 13 (7.56%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (6.98%) Software Engineering
10 11 (6.40%) ITIL
10 11 (6.40%) SOA
11 9 (5.23%) Automated Testing
11 9 (5.23%) Project Management
12 8 (4.65%) Load Balancing
12 8 (4.65%) Content Management
12 8 (4.65%) High Availability
13 7 (4.07%) Release Management
13 7 (4.07%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 69 (40.12%) Ruby
2 65 (37.79%) Python
3 61 (35.47%) Java
4 27 (15.70%) Bash Shell
4 27 (15.70%) Perl
5 17 (9.88%) PHP
5 17 (9.88%) SQL
6 11 (6.40%) JavaScript
7 10 (5.81%) Scala
7 10 (5.81%) Go
8 9 (5.23%) PowerShell
8 9 (5.23%) C#
9 6 (3.49%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.91%) C
11 4 (2.33%) C++
11 4 (2.33%) Groovy
12 2 (1.16%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.16%) Korn
12 2 (1.16%) C-shell
13 1 (0.58%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 17 (9.88%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.65%) Degree
3 5 (2.91%) DV Cleared
3 5 (2.91%) MCSE
3 5 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.33%) CCIE
4 4 (2.33%) CCNP
5 3 (1.74%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.58%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.74%) PCI DSS
1 3 (1.74%) QA
System Software
1 24 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (8.14%) Docker
3 8 (4.65%) Varnish
4 7 (4.07%) KVM
5 6 (3.49%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (3.49%) OCFS2
5 6 (3.49%) GlusterFS
5 6 (3.49%) GFS2
6 4 (2.33%) Active Directory
6 4 (2.33%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.33%) vSphere
7 3 (1.74%) VirtualBox
8 2 (1.16%) Samba
8 2 (1.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (1.16%) RHEV
9 1 (0.58%) GPFS
9 1 (0.58%) Ceph
9 1 (0.58%) Gluster
9 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.58%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 92 (53.49%) Opscode Chef
2 32 (18.60%) Ansible
3 19 (11.05%) Vagrant
4 18 (10.47%) Salt
5 9 (5.23%) Nagios
6 5 (2.91%) SELinux
6 5 (2.91%) ZABBIX
7 4 (2.33%) Cobbler
8 3 (1.74%) HAProxy
8 3 (1.74%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.16%) WSUS
9 2 (1.16%) SCOM
9 2 (1.16%) CA LISA
9 2 (1.16%) Mesos
9 2 (1.16%) logstash
10 1 (0.58%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.58%) Kibana
10 1 (0.58%) Graphite
10 1 (0.58%) Pacemaker
10 1 (0.58%) yum
Vendors
1 37 (21.51%) VMware
2 36 (20.93%) Red Hat
3 21 (12.21%) Oracle
4 17 (9.88%) HP
5 15 (8.72%) IBM
6 11 (6.40%) Microsoft
7 8 (4.65%) webMethods
8 7 (4.07%) Adobe
8 7 (4.07%) EMC
9 6 (3.49%) Remedy
10 4 (2.33%) Rackspace
11 3 (1.74%) WorldPay
11 3 (1.74%) SaltStack
11 3 (1.74%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.74%) Cisco
12 2 (1.16%) ATG
12 2 (1.16%) BMC
12 2 (1.16%) CA
12 2 (1.16%) Hitachi
12 2 (1.16%) NetApp
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