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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 115 143 188
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +45
Contract jobs citing Puppet 87 65 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.60% 1.05% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.33% 16.17% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 52 13
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£463 £480 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.64% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +23.07%
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
428 402 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.87% 6.48% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 302 298
Average daily rate £450 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £553 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £22.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -23.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.45 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £18.55 £30.50
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 27 April 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 27 April 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.

1 121 (74.23%) Linux
2 91 (55.83%) DevOps
3 85 (52.15%) Opscode Chef
3 85 (52.15%) Configuration Management
4 66 (40.49%) Python
4 66 (40.49%) Ruby
5 65 (39.88%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (38.04%) Continuous Integration
7 57 (34.97%) Jenkins
8 54 (33.13%) Java
9 48 (29.45%) Amazon AWS
10 40 (24.54%) MySQL
11 37 (22.70%) VMware
12 35 (21.47%) MongoDB
13 34 (20.86%) Perl
14 33 (20.25%) Ansible
15 30 (18.40%) Bash Shell
15 30 (18.40%) Git (software)
15 30 (18.40%) UNIX
15 30 (18.40%) Red Hat
16 29 (17.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 28 (17.18%) Windows
18 26 (15.95%) Open Source
19 24 (14.72%) VMware Infrastructure
20 23 (14.11%) Subversion
21 22 (13.50%) NoSQL
21 22 (13.50%) HTTP
22 21 (12.88%) Tomcat
22 21 (12.88%) PHP
22 21 (12.88%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (12.88%) Tomcat
2 18 (11.04%) Apache
3 16 (9.82%) OpenStack
4 12 (7.36%) nginx
5 9 (5.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 8 (4.91%) Apache Solr
6 8 (4.91%) WebLogic
6 8 (4.91%) WebSphere
7 7 (4.29%) IIS
7 7 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (2.45%) Node.js
8 4 (2.45%) Jetty
8 4 (2.45%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.23%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.23%) JBoss
9 2 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.61%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.61%) Drupal
10 1 (0.61%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.07%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 48 (29.45%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.36%) PaaS
3 9 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (4.91%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (4.91%) IaaS
5 5 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.45%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (1.84%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.23%) SaaS
9 1 (0.61%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.61%) Route 53
9 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.61%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.50%) HTTP
2 18 (11.04%) TCP/IP
2 18 (11.04%) SSL
3 14 (8.59%) DNS
4 9 (5.52%) FTP
5 8 (4.91%) DHCP
6 7 (4.29%) Firewall
7 6 (3.68%) IPsec
8 5 (3.07%) SAN
9 2 (1.23%) Internet
9 2 (1.23%) VLAN
9 2 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.23%) VPN
9 2 (1.23%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.61%) Network Security
10 1 (0.61%) OpenVPN
10 1 (0.61%) SNMP
10 1 (0.61%) LDAP
10 1 (0.61%) LAN
10 1 (0.61%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (24.54%) MySQL
2 35 (21.47%) MongoDB
3 22 (13.50%) NoSQL
4 14 (8.59%) SQL Server
4 14 (8.59%) RDBMS
4 14 (8.59%) Relational Database
5 10 (6.13%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (4.91%) Redis
7 7 (4.29%) Hadoop
8 6 (3.68%) Oracle Exadata
9 5 (3.07%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (3.07%) Big Data
10 3 (1.84%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.84%) HBase
11 2 (1.23%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.23%) DTS
11 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.23%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 57 (34.97%) Jenkins
2 30 (18.40%) Git (software)
3 23 (14.11%) Subversion
4 19 (11.66%) JIRA
5 15 (9.20%) Maven
6 13 (7.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 13 (7.98%) TeamCity
7 8 (4.91%) Mercurial
8 7 (4.29%) Cucumber
8 7 (4.29%) Hudson
8 7 (4.29%) Ant
9 5 (3.07%) Selenium
9 5 (3.07%) RSpec
10 3 (1.84%) Gradle
11 2 (1.23%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.23%) Mockito
11 2 (1.23%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.61%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (12.88%) Finance
2 10 (6.13%) Publishing
3 6 (3.68%) Legal
3 6 (3.68%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.07%) Banking
5 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.23%) Marketing
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
6 1 (0.61%) Games
6 1 (0.61%) Back Office
6 1 (0.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 68 (41.72%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (14.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 20 (12.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 14 (8.59%) Developer
5 13 (7.98%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (7.98%) Administrator
6 12 (7.36%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (4.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 8 (4.91%) Linux Administrator
7 8 (4.91%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (3.68%) UNIX Engineer
9 5 (3.07%) Development Engineer
10 4 (2.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (2.45%) Test Engineer
10 4 (2.45%) UNIX Systems Engineer
11 3 (1.84%) Technical Engineer
11 3 (1.84%) Consultant
11 3 (1.84%) Analyst
11 3 (1.84%) Architect
11 3 (1.84%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.66%) Web Services
2 11 (6.75%) Ruby on Rails
3 10 (6.13%) HTML
3 10 (6.13%) .NET
4 8 (4.91%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (4.91%) LAMP
5 7 (4.29%) CSS
6 6 (3.68%) XML
6 6 (3.68%) REST
6 6 (3.68%) JSON
7 5 (3.07%) Spring
7 5 (3.07%) jQuery
7 5 (3.07%) Middleware
8 4 (2.45%) Symfony
8 4 (2.45%) MCollective
8 4 (2.45%) Play Framework
9 3 (1.84%) Backbone.js
9 3 (1.84%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (1.84%) Ember.js
9 3 (1.84%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.95%) Open Source
2 21 (12.88%) Clustering
3 10 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.68%) Hedge funds
5 5 (3.07%) Replication
6 4 (2.45%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.45%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.45%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.84%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.84%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.61%) Tandem
9 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.61%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.61%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 121 (74.23%) Linux
2 30 (18.40%) UNIX
3 29 (17.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (17.18%) Windows
5 16 (9.82%) CentOS
6 10 (6.13%) Ubuntu
7 6 (3.68%) Solaris
8 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.84%) Debian
9 3 (1.84%) AIX
10 2 (1.23%) VMS
10 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.23%) Mac OS X Server
10 2 (1.23%) Android
10 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.61%) SUSE
11 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (55.83%) DevOps
2 85 (52.15%) Configuration Management
3 65 (39.88%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (38.04%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (12.88%) TDD
6 16 (9.82%) BDD
6 16 (9.82%) Microservices
6 16 (9.82%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (9.20%) Scrum
8 13 (7.98%) OO
9 11 (6.75%) Load Balancing
9 11 (6.75%) Kanban
10 10 (6.13%) Software Engineering
10 10 (6.13%) ITIL
11 9 (5.52%) SOA
12 8 (4.91%) Content Management
12 8 (4.91%) High Availability
13 7 (4.29%) Automated Testing
13 7 (4.29%) OOP
14 6 (3.68%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 66 (40.49%) Python
1 66 (40.49%) Ruby
2 54 (33.13%) Java
3 34 (20.86%) Perl
4 30 (18.40%) Bash Shell
5 21 (12.88%) PHP
6 17 (10.43%) SQL
7 11 (6.75%) JavaScript
7 11 (6.75%) Scala
8 9 (5.52%) PowerShell
9 8 (4.91%) Go
10 7 (4.29%) C#
10 7 (4.29%) Shell Script
11 6 (3.68%) C
12 4 (2.45%) Groovy
13 3 (1.84%) C++
14 2 (1.23%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.23%) Korn
14 2 (1.23%) C-shell
15 1 (0.61%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 15 (9.20%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.68%) Degree
3 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.07%) MCSE
4 4 (2.45%) CCIE
4 4 (2.45%) CCNP
4 4 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.45%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.84%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.23%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.61%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.07%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (14.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (6.75%) Docker
3 6 (3.68%) OCFS2
3 6 (3.68%) KVM
3 6 (3.68%) GlusterFS
3 6 (3.68%) GFS2
3 6 (3.68%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (3.68%) vSphere
3 6 (3.68%) Varnish
4 5 (3.07%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.84%) VirtualBox
5 3 (1.84%) vCloud
6 2 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.23%) Samba
6 2 (1.23%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.23%) RHEV
7 1 (0.61%) GPFS
7 1 (0.61%) Ceph
7 1 (0.61%) NFS
Systems Management
1 85 (52.15%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (20.25%) Ansible
3 18 (11.04%) Salt
4 17 (10.43%) Vagrant
5 9 (5.52%) Nagios
6 7 (4.29%) ZABBIX
7 6 (3.68%) Cobbler
8 5 (3.07%) SELinux
9 3 (1.84%) HAProxy
9 3 (1.84%) Kibana
9 3 (1.84%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (1.23%) SCOM
10 2 (1.23%) NetBackup
10 2 (1.23%) WSUS
10 2 (1.23%) logstash
11 1 (0.61%) Mesos
11 1 (0.61%) Pacemaker
11 1 (0.61%) CA LISA
11 1 (0.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (22.70%) VMware
2 30 (18.40%) Red Hat
3 18 (11.04%) Oracle
4 15 (9.20%) HP
5 13 (7.98%) IBM
6 9 (5.52%) Adobe
7 6 (3.68%) EMC
7 6 (3.68%) Remedy
8 5 (3.07%) Microsoft
9 4 (2.45%) webMethods
9 4 (2.45%) SaltStack
10 3 (1.84%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.23%) New Relic
11 2 (1.23%) ATG
11 2 (1.23%) Perforce
11 2 (1.23%) Akamai
11 2 (1.23%) Symantec
11 2 (1.23%) Apple
11 2 (1.23%) NetApp
11 2 (1.23%) Veritas
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