The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the City of London region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 130 171 183
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +12
Contract jobs citing Puppet 65 48 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.12% 0.68% 0.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.13% 12.34% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 42 26
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +19.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £301 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.06% +14.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
495 389 530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.50% 5.47% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 277 348
Average daily rate £425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £298 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 10
Average hourly rate £18.48 £22.69 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.55% +16.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.31 £19.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.08 £41.60 £30.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.69% +22.85%
Puppet
London

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 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 29 July 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 84 (63.16%) Linux
2 82 (61.65%) DevOps
3 65 (48.87%) Opscode Chef
4 56 (42.11%) Java
5 51 (38.35%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (36.09%) Ruby
7 44 (33.08%) Python
7 44 (33.08%) Jenkins
8 38 (28.57%) Oracle
8 38 (28.57%) Git (software)
9 37 (27.82%) UNIX
9 37 (27.82%) Bash Shell
10 35 (26.32%) Finance
11 31 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (22.56%) Scrum
13 29 (21.80%) JIRA
14 28 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 28 (21.05%) Configuration Management
15 27 (20.30%) SOA
16 26 (19.55%) VMware
17 23 (17.29%) Red Hat
17 23 (17.29%) MySQL
17 23 (17.29%) Perl
18 21 (15.79%) SQL
18 21 (15.79%) Maven
19 20 (15.04%) WebLogic
20 19 (14.29%) SQL Server
20 19 (14.29%) Tomcat
20 19 (14.29%) Release Management
21 18 (13.53%) Amazon EC2

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 20 (15.04%) WebLogic
2 19 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 14 (10.53%) WebSphere
4 10 (7.52%) Confluence
4 10 (7.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (7.52%) Apache
5 8 (6.02%) OpenStack
6 6 (4.51%) nginx
7 5 (3.76%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (3.01%) IIS
8 4 (3.01%) MQSeries
9 3 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.50%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.50%) CMS
10 2 (1.50%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.75%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.75%) WordPress
11 1 (0.75%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (1.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.53%) Amazon EC2
1 18 (13.53%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (6.02%) SaaS
4 7 (5.26%) PaaS
5 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.50%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.50%) Rackspace Cloud
6 2 (1.50%) GitHub
6 2 (1.50%) IaaS
7 1 (0.75%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.75%) ElastiCache
7 1 (0.75%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.75%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.52%) HTTP
2 8 (6.02%) SSL
3 7 (5.26%) DNS
4 6 (4.51%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.76%) LDAP
5 5 (3.76%) Internet
6 3 (2.26%) SAN
6 3 (2.26%) Wireshark
6 3 (2.26%) tcpdump
7 2 (1.50%) AMQP
7 2 (1.50%) Firewall
7 2 (1.50%) DHCP
8 1 (0.75%) FTP
8 1 (0.75%) SMTP
8 1 (0.75%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.75%) IPsec
8 1 (0.75%) IMAP
8 1 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.75%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.29%) MySQL
2 19 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 18 (13.53%) NoSQL
4 14 (10.53%) MongoDB
5 11 (8.27%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (8.27%) Relational Database
6 9 (6.77%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (5.26%) RDBMS
8 5 (3.76%) Oracle Database
9 4 (3.01%) Big Data
9 4 (3.01%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (3.01%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.26%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (2.26%) Redis
11 2 (1.50%) HBase
11 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.50%) EDRMS
11 2 (1.50%) DTS
Development Applications
1 44 (33.08%) Jenkins
2 38 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 29 (21.80%) JIRA
4 21 (15.79%) Maven
5 16 (12.03%) Subversion
6 14 (10.53%) Mercurial
6 14 (10.53%) TeamCity
7 13 (9.77%) Ant
8 12 (9.02%) Gerrit
9 11 (8.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (7.52%) AnthillPro
11 5 (3.76%) RSpec
11 5 (3.76%) Cucumber
12 3 (2.26%) FishEye
12 3 (2.26%) NuGet
12 3 (2.26%) JUnit
12 3 (2.26%) Selenium
13 2 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (1.50%) Eclipse
13 2 (1.50%) Hudson
General
1 35 (26.32%) Finance
2 11 (8.27%) Banking
3 5 (3.76%) Billing
4 4 (3.01%) Games
5 2 (1.50%) Back Office
5 2 (1.50%) Retail
5 2 (1.50%) Advertising
6 1 (0.75%) Publishing
6 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.75%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 43 (32.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (10.53%) Developer
3 13 (9.77%) Administrator
3 13 (9.77%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (7.52%) Consultant
4 10 (7.52%) Deployment Manager
5 9 (6.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 9 (6.77%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (4.51%) Architect
6 6 (4.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 5 (3.76%) Middleware Consultant
7 5 (3.76%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 5 (3.76%) UNIX Administrator
7 5 (3.76%) Oracle Consultant
8 4 (3.01%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (3.01%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.01%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.01%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.01%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (2.26%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.78%) Web Services
2 15 (11.28%) .NET
3 14 (10.53%) HTML
3 14 (10.53%) LAMP
4 13 (9.77%) Middleware
4 13 (9.77%) J2EE
5 10 (7.52%) HTML5
5 10 (7.52%) MCollective
6 7 (5.26%) REST
6 7 (5.26%) CSS3
6 7 (5.26%) CSS
7 6 (4.51%) JMS
7 6 (4.51%) JSON
7 6 (4.51%) RESTful
8 5 (3.76%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (3.76%) WebCenter
8 5 (3.76%) SOAP
9 4 (3.01%) JSP
9 4 (3.01%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (3.01%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.53%) Open Source
2 4 (3.01%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.01%) Clustering
3 2 (1.50%) Derivative
3 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.50%) Market Risk
3 2 (1.50%) Online Games
4 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 84 (63.16%) Linux
2 37 (27.82%) UNIX
3 28 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (13.53%) Windows
5 17 (12.78%) Ubuntu
6 13 (9.77%) CentOS
7 7 (5.26%) Solaris
8 5 (3.76%) Android
8 5 (3.76%) SELinux
9 4 (3.01%) AIX
9 4 (3.01%) Debian
10 1 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.75%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (61.65%) DevOps
2 51 (38.35%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (22.56%) Scrum
5 28 (21.05%) Configuration Management
6 27 (20.30%) SOA
7 19 (14.29%) Release Management
8 12 (9.02%) Build Automation
9 11 (8.27%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (8.27%) TDD
9 11 (8.27%) ETL
9 11 (8.27%) OO
10 10 (7.52%) E-Commerce
10 10 (7.52%) BDD
11 7 (5.26%) Software Engineering
12 5 (3.76%) Migration
12 5 (3.76%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (3.76%) GAP Analysis
12 5 (3.76%) Data Security
12 5 (3.76%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (42.11%) Java
2 48 (36.09%) Ruby
3 44 (33.08%) Python
4 37 (27.82%) Bash Shell
5 23 (17.29%) Perl
6 21 (15.79%) SQL
7 14 (10.53%) PHP
7 14 (10.53%) PL/SQL
8 13 (9.77%) JavaScript
9 8 (6.02%) Shell Script
10 6 (4.51%) C#
10 6 (4.51%) Scala
11 5 (3.76%) C
12 4 (3.01%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.26%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.75%) Korn
14 1 (0.75%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (4.51%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.01%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.26%) RHCE
4 2 (1.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) CCNA
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.51%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (11.28%) vCloud
2 9 (6.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.51%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (3.76%) KVM
5 4 (3.01%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.50%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.50%) HDFS
6 2 (1.50%) Varnish
7 1 (0.75%) Dovecot
7 1 (0.75%) Squid
7 1 (0.75%) Xen
7 1 (0.75%) NFS
7 1 (0.75%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 65 (48.87%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (13.53%) Nagios
3 10 (7.52%) Vagrant
3 10 (7.52%) Salt
4 6 (4.51%) YUM
5 4 (3.01%) Ganglia
5 4 (3.01%) ZABBIX
5 4 (3.01%) Ansible
6 2 (1.50%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.50%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (1.50%) Control-M
7 1 (0.75%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.75%) Cacti
7 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.75%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.75%) logstash
Vendors
1 38 (28.57%) Oracle
2 26 (19.55%) VMware
3 23 (17.29%) Red Hat
4 10 (7.52%) IBM
5 7 (5.26%) New Relic
6 6 (4.51%) Rackspace
6 6 (4.51%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.51%) Atlassian
7 5 (3.76%) Google
7 5 (3.76%) HP
8 4 (3.01%) JBoss
8 4 (3.01%) Akamai
8 4 (3.01%) Remedy
9 3 (2.26%) SaltStack
9 3 (2.26%) Symantec
9 3 (2.26%) NetApp
9 3 (2.26%) Veritas
10 2 (1.50%) Cisco
10 2 (1.50%) CA
10 2 (1.50%) webMethods
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