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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 105 146 172
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +26
Contract jobs citing Puppet 97 63 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.72% 0.93% 0.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.30% 15.11% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 55 27
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£450 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £352 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
435 417 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.71% 6.13% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 297 222
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 15
Average hourly rate £18.70 £14.50 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.96% -36.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £12.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £35.21 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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.

1 110 (67.48%) Linux
2 102 (62.58%) DevOps
3 88 (53.99%) Opscode Chef
4 82 (50.31%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (41.10%) Java
6 64 (39.26%) Ruby
7 62 (38.04%) Jenkins
8 55 (33.74%) Python
9 54 (33.13%) Continuous Integration
10 50 (30.67%) Configuration Management
11 39 (23.93%) Git (software)
12 37 (22.70%) UNIX
13 34 (20.86%) MongoDB
14 32 (19.63%) MySQL
15 29 (17.79%) Perl
15 29 (17.79%) Ansible
16 28 (17.18%) Maven
17 27 (16.56%) Scrum
17 27 (16.56%) Open Source
17 27 (16.56%) Bash Shell
18 26 (15.95%) NoSQL
18 26 (15.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 26 (15.95%) Finance
19 25 (15.34%) Ubuntu
19 25 (15.34%) VMware
20 23 (14.11%) Nagios
21 22 (13.50%) CentOS
22 21 (12.88%) Shell Script
22 21 (12.88%) Windows
23 20 (12.27%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (8.59%) Apache
2 13 (7.98%) nginx
3 10 (6.13%) Tomcat
3 10 (6.13%) JBoss
4 7 (4.29%) OpenStack
5 6 (3.68%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (3.68%) Apache Solr
6 5 (3.07%) WebSphere
6 5 (3.07%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.45%) Adobe CQ
7 4 (2.45%) Confluence
8 3 (1.84%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.84%) Node.js
9 2 (1.23%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.23%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (1.23%) IIS
9 2 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.61%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.61%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.66%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.29%) PaaS
2 7 (4.29%) IaaS
3 6 (3.68%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.45%) SaaS
5 2 (1.23%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.61%) ElastiCache
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.61%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.13%) DNS
2 9 (5.52%) HTTP
3 8 (4.91%) SSL
4 7 (4.29%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.68%) Firewall
6 5 (3.07%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (2.45%) LDAP
8 3 (1.84%) SAN
9 2 (1.23%) FTP
9 2 (1.23%) VPN
9 2 (1.23%) Internet
10 1 (0.61%) VLAN
10 1 (0.61%) IMAP
10 1 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.61%) IPsec
10 1 (0.61%) IPv6
10 1 (0.61%) LAN
10 1 (0.61%) WAN
10 1 (0.61%) DHCP
10 1 (0.61%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (20.86%) MongoDB
2 32 (19.63%) MySQL
3 26 (15.95%) NoSQL
4 13 (7.98%) SQL Server
5 12 (7.36%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.29%) Big Data
7 6 (3.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (3.68%) Hadoop
8 5 (3.07%) Oracle Exadata
8 5 (3.07%) Redis
9 4 (2.45%) HBase
10 3 (1.84%) Couchbase
11 2 (1.23%) MarkLogic
11 2 (1.23%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.61%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 62 (38.04%) Jenkins
2 39 (23.93%) Git (software)
3 28 (17.18%) Maven
4 20 (12.27%) JIRA
5 13 (7.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (7.98%) Selenium
6 10 (6.13%) Subversion
7 8 (4.91%) TeamCity
8 7 (4.29%) Ant
9 6 (3.68%) Gradle
9 6 (3.68%) Artifactory
9 6 (3.68%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.45%) Mockito
11 3 (1.84%) JUnit
11 3 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.84%) Hudson
11 3 (1.84%) NuGet
12 2 (1.23%) RSpec
12 2 (1.23%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (15.95%) Finance
2 8 (4.91%) Banking
3 5 (3.07%) Back Office
4 4 (2.45%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.45%) Publishing
5 3 (1.84%) Marketing
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
6 1 (0.61%) Front Office
6 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (41.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (12.88%) Developer
3 15 (9.20%) Consultant
4 11 (6.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 10 (6.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 10 (6.13%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (5.52%) DevOps Consultant
7 8 (4.91%) Administrator
8 7 (4.29%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.68%) Test Engineer
10 5 (3.07%) Linux Administrator
10 5 (3.07%) Architect
11 4 (2.45%) Platform Engineer
11 4 (2.45%) Operations Consultant
11 4 (2.45%) Automation Engineer
11 4 (2.45%) Senior Consultant
11 4 (2.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 4 (2.45%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (2.45%) Java Developer
12 3 (1.84%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.27%) Web Services
2 11 (6.75%) HTML
3 10 (6.13%) .NET
3 10 (6.13%) JSON
3 10 (6.13%) Spring
4 9 (5.52%) XML
5 8 (4.91%) MCollective
5 8 (4.91%) LAMP
6 7 (4.29%) CSS
6 7 (4.29%) HTML5
7 6 (3.68%) Apache Camel
7 6 (3.68%) Middleware
7 6 (3.68%) jQuery
8 5 (3.07%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (3.07%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (3.07%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (2.45%) REST
9 4 (2.45%) OSGi
9 4 (2.45%) JMS
9 4 (2.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.56%) Open Source
2 12 (7.36%) Clustering
3 7 (4.29%) Visualisation
4 6 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.07%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.45%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.84%) Replication
7 3 (1.84%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.23%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.23%) Derivative
9 1 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 110 (67.48%) Linux
2 37 (22.70%) UNIX
3 26 (15.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (15.34%) Ubuntu
5 22 (13.50%) CentOS
6 21 (12.88%) Windows
7 13 (7.98%) Debian
8 5 (3.07%) Solaris
9 3 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.84%) AIX
10 1 (0.61%) Android
10 1 (0.61%) SUSE
10 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.61%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (62.58%) DevOps
2 82 (50.31%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (33.13%) Continuous Integration
4 50 (30.67%) Configuration Management
5 27 (16.56%) Scrum
6 20 (12.27%) Software Engineering
7 19 (11.66%) Kanban
7 19 (11.66%) OO
8 16 (9.82%) E-Commerce
9 15 (9.20%) TDD
10 14 (8.59%) BDD
11 10 (6.13%) Load Balancing
12 9 (5.52%) Release Management
13 8 (4.91%) SOA
14 7 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (3.68%) Build Automation
15 6 (3.68%) High Availability
15 6 (3.68%) Content Management
15 6 (3.68%) Performance Testing
16 5 (3.07%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 67 (41.10%) Java
2 64 (39.26%) Ruby
3 55 (33.74%) Python
4 29 (17.79%) Perl
5 27 (16.56%) Bash Shell
6 21 (12.88%) Shell Script
7 20 (12.27%) PHP
8 17 (10.43%) JavaScript
9 13 (7.98%) PowerShell
10 9 (5.52%) C#
11 8 (4.91%) Scala
11 8 (4.91%) SQL
12 3 (1.84%) C++
12 3 (1.84%) C
13 2 (1.23%) R
13 2 (1.23%) Clojure
13 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.23%) Groovy
14 1 (0.61%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (7.36%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.91%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.45%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.45%) Degree
4 2 (1.23%) CCIE
4 2 (1.23%) CCNP
4 2 (1.23%) CCNA
4 2 (1.23%) MCSE
4 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.23%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.07%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (11.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.68%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (3.07%) vSphere
3 5 (3.07%) Docker
4 4 (2.45%) vCloud
5 3 (1.84%) KVM
6 2 (1.23%) HDFS
6 2 (1.23%) Varnish
6 2 (1.23%) NFS
7 1 (0.61%) Squid
7 1 (0.61%) Xen
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.61%) XenServer
7 1 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.61%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.61%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 88 (53.99%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (17.79%) Ansible
3 23 (14.11%) Nagios
4 14 (8.59%) Salt
5 11 (6.75%) Vagrant
6 9 (5.52%) ZABBIX
7 6 (3.68%) Cobbler
7 6 (3.68%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (1.84%) logstash
8 3 (1.84%) Kibana
8 3 (1.84%) SELinux
9 2 (1.23%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (1.23%) Graphite
9 2 (1.23%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.23%) Cacti
10 1 (0.61%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.61%) OpenView
10 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.61%) MOM
Vendors
1 25 (15.34%) VMware
2 17 (10.43%) Red Hat
3 13 (7.98%) SaltStack
3 13 (7.98%) IBM
4 12 (7.36%) Oracle
5 11 (6.75%) DigitalOcean
6 7 (4.29%) HP
6 7 (4.29%) Splunk
7 6 (3.68%) EMC
7 6 (3.68%) Adobe
8 5 (3.07%) Remedy
8 5 (3.07%) Rackspace
9 4 (2.45%) New Relic
10 3 (1.84%) Dell
10 3 (1.84%) Veritas
10 3 (1.84%) Cisco
11 2 (1.23%) Microsoft
11 2 (1.23%) Symantec
11 2 (1.23%) Sun
11 2 (1.23%) Fidessa
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