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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 90 142 178
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +36
Contract jobs citing Puppet 121 66 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.04% 1.12% 0.68%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.01% 12.24% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 54 42
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £388 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £45.00
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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
448 539 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.54% 9.14% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 384 293
Average daily rate £435 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 21
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.54 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £116.09 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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.

1 136 (66.34%) Linux
2 133 (64.88%) DevOps
3 110 (53.66%) Opscode Chef
4 80 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (38.05%) Configuration Management
6 74 (36.10%) Continuous Integration
7 73 (35.61%) Python
8 70 (34.15%) Java
8 70 (34.15%) Jenkins
9 66 (32.20%) Ruby
10 54 (26.34%) Amazon AWS
11 50 (24.39%) Windows
12 47 (22.93%) Ansible
13 42 (20.49%) Red Hat
14 41 (20.00%) MongoDB
15 40 (19.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 39 (19.02%) Git (software)
16 39 (19.02%) Open Source
16 39 (19.02%) MySQL
17 38 (18.54%) VMware
18 35 (17.07%) TDD
18 35 (17.07%) Docker
19 32 (15.61%) Vagrant
20 31 (15.12%) UNIX
20 31 (15.12%) Subversion
20 31 (15.12%) Finance
21 29 (14.15%) TCP/IP
22 28 (13.66%) Microsoft
22 28 (13.66%) Scrum
23 27 (13.17%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 22 (10.73%) Apache
2 19 (9.27%) OpenStack
3 16 (7.80%) IIS
4 12 (5.85%) JBoss
4 12 (5.85%) Tomcat
5 11 (5.37%) WebLogic
5 11 (5.37%) Confluence
6 10 (4.88%) nginx
7 8 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (2.44%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.46%) Drupal
9 3 (1.46%) Jetty
9 3 (1.46%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.98%) Mule ESB
10 2 (0.98%) WordPress
10 2 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.49%) Resin
11 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (6.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 54 (26.34%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.34%) PaaS
3 12 (5.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (5.37%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.44%) IaaS
6 4 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.95%) GitHub
6 4 (1.95%) SaaS
7 3 (1.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.98%) Rackspace Cloud
8 2 (0.98%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.49%) Route 53
9 1 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.49%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 29 (14.15%) TCP/IP
2 21 (10.24%) DNS
3 19 (9.27%) HTTP
4 17 (8.29%) SSL
5 10 (4.88%) Firewall
6 8 (3.90%) Internet
7 7 (3.41%) AMQP
8 5 (2.44%) SAN
8 5 (2.44%) DHCP
9 4 (1.95%) FTP
9 4 (1.95%) LAN
9 4 (1.95%) IPsec
9 4 (1.95%) NAS
10 3 (1.46%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.46%) LDAP
10 3 (1.46%) VPN
11 2 (0.98%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.98%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (0.98%) PCoIP
12 1 (0.49%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 39 (19.02%) MySQL
3 25 (12.20%) NoSQL
4 22 (10.73%) SQL Server
5 18 (8.78%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (6.83%) Hadoop
7 12 (5.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (5.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (5.37%) Relational Database
9 10 (4.88%) Big Data
9 10 (4.88%) DTS
9 10 (4.88%) RDBMS
9 10 (4.88%) EDRMS
9 10 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (3.41%) Redis
11 6 (2.93%) Oracle Database
12 5 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (1.46%) Oracle Exadata
13 3 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 70 (34.15%) Jenkins
2 39 (19.02%) Git (software)
3 31 (15.12%) Subversion
4 26 (12.68%) JIRA
5 19 (9.27%) Maven
5 19 (9.27%) TeamCity
6 18 (8.78%) Mercurial
6 18 (8.78%) Cucumber
7 15 (7.32%) Ant
8 7 (3.41%) RSpec
9 6 (2.93%) Selenium
9 6 (2.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (2.44%) JUnit
10 5 (2.44%) Eclipse
10 5 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (2.44%) Gradle
11 4 (1.95%) Artifactory
11 4 (1.95%) SonarQube
12 3 (1.46%) Gerrit
13 2 (0.98%) SoapUI
General
1 31 (15.12%) Finance
2 14 (6.83%) Banking
3 5 (2.44%) Legal
4 4 (1.95%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.95%) Games
5 3 (1.46%) Retail
6 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.98%) Publishing
7 1 (0.49%) Advertising
7 1 (0.49%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (38.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (16.10%) Developer
3 19 (9.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 18 (8.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 17 (8.29%) Linux Engineer
6 14 (6.83%) Architect
6 14 (6.83%) Java Developer
7 11 (5.37%) Applications Support
8 10 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (4.88%) Analyst
8 10 (4.88%) Administrator
9 9 (4.39%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (3.90%) Support Analyst
10 8 (3.90%) Applications Support Analyst
11 6 (2.93%) Consultant
12 5 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (2.44%) Ruby Developer
13 4 (1.95%) Scala Developer
13 4 (1.95%) Linux Specialist
13 4 (1.95%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (12.68%) Web Services
2 21 (10.24%) .NET
3 16 (7.80%) Middleware
4 14 (6.83%) Ruby on Rails
5 10 (4.88%) LAMP
5 10 (4.88%) JRules
5 10 (4.88%) HTML
6 9 (4.39%) JMS
7 8 (3.90%) J2EE
7 8 (3.90%) JSON
8 7 (3.41%) REST
8 7 (3.41%) SOAP
9 5 (2.44%) Django
9 5 (2.44%) jQuery
9 5 (2.44%) HTML5
9 5 (2.44%) CSS
9 5 (2.44%) Spring
10 4 (1.95%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (1.95%) JSP
10 4 (1.95%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.90%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.41%) Clustering
5 5 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.95%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.46%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.46%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.46%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.46%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.98%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (0.98%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (0.98%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.98%) Tandem
8 2 (0.98%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.49%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.49%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 136 (66.34%) Linux
2 50 (24.39%) Windows
3 40 (19.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 31 (15.12%) UNIX
5 17 (8.29%) Ubuntu
6 16 (7.80%) CentOS
7 15 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (2.44%) Solaris
10 3 (1.46%) AIX
10 3 (1.46%) Debian
10 3 (1.46%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.46%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.98%) SUSE
11 2 (0.98%) Mac OS X Server
11 2 (0.98%) VMS
12 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.49%) HPUX
12 1 (0.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (64.88%) DevOps
2 80 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (38.05%) Configuration Management
4 74 (36.10%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (19.02%) Open Source
6 35 (17.07%) TDD
7 28 (13.66%) Scrum
8 21 (10.24%) OO
9 18 (8.78%) Continuous Delivery
10 16 (7.80%) Microservices
10 16 (7.80%) Project Management
11 14 (6.83%) Software Engineering
12 13 (6.34%) BDD
13 11 (5.37%) SOA
13 11 (5.37%) Software Delivery
14 10 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (4.39%) Time Management
15 9 (4.39%) E-Commerce
15 9 (4.39%) PRINCE2
15 9 (4.39%) UML
Programming Languages
1 73 (35.61%) Python
2 70 (34.15%) Java
3 66 (32.20%) Ruby
4 27 (13.17%) Bash Shell
4 27 (13.17%) Perl
5 25 (12.20%) SQL
6 18 (8.78%) PHP
7 17 (8.29%) PowerShell
8 16 (7.80%) JavaScript
9 14 (6.83%) Scala
10 13 (6.34%) Go
11 11 (5.37%) C#
12 9 (4.39%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.44%) C
13 5 (2.44%) Groovy
14 4 (1.95%) C++
15 2 (0.98%) Clojure
16 1 (0.49%) C-shell
16 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.49%) Korn
Qualifications
1 27 (13.17%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.37%) DV Cleared
3 10 (4.88%) Degree
4 8 (3.90%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.46%) MCSE
5 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.46%) RHCE
6 2 (0.98%) CCNA
6 2 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.98%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.49%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.46%) QA
1 3 (1.46%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (17.07%) Docker
2 24 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.90%) Varnish
4 7 (3.41%) Active Directory
5 6 (2.93%) KVM
6 4 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.95%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.95%) vSphere
7 3 (1.46%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.46%) OCFS2
7 3 (1.46%) GlusterFS
7 3 (1.46%) GFS2
8 2 (0.98%) Ceph
8 2 (0.98%) Squid
8 2 (0.98%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.98%) Samba
8 2 (0.98%) vCloud
9 1 (0.49%) QEMU
9 1 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.49%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 110 (53.66%) Opscode Chef
2 47 (22.93%) Ansible
3 32 (15.61%) Vagrant
4 23 (11.22%) Nagios
5 19 (9.27%) Salt
6 9 (4.39%) ZABBIX
7 5 (2.44%) HAProxy
7 5 (2.44%) Mesos
8 4 (1.95%) logstash
9 3 (1.46%) Kibana
9 3 (1.46%) SELinux
9 3 (1.46%) Graphite
9 3 (1.46%) Rundeck
10 2 (0.98%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.98%) Pingdom
10 2 (0.98%) SCOM
10 2 (0.98%) CA LISA
10 2 (0.98%) WSUS
10 2 (0.98%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (0.98%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 42 (20.49%) Red Hat
2 38 (18.54%) VMware
3 28 (13.66%) Microsoft
4 20 (9.76%) Oracle
5 18 (8.78%) IBM
6 12 (5.85%) HP
6 12 (5.85%) webMethods
7 11 (5.37%) Atlassian
8 7 (3.41%) Cisco
9 6 (2.93%) EMC
9 6 (2.93%) WorldPay
10 4 (1.95%) Dell
10 4 (1.95%) Splunk
10 4 (1.95%) Rackspace
11 3 (1.46%) Akamai
11 3 (1.46%) Remedy
11 3 (1.46%) Hitachi
11 3 (1.46%) Citrix
11 3 (1.46%) BMC
11 3 (1.46%) New Relic
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £650 to £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £425.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £220 - £270 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
First Point
Rate: £500 - £700 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
First Point
Rate: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £320.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago