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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 134 180 194
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +14
Contract jobs citing Puppet 66 51 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.12% 0.69% 0.42%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.10% 12.00% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 38 24
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £324 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £533 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £414 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.32% +18.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +96.42%
Puppet
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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
504 425 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.56% 5.78% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 300 349
Average daily rate £425 £375 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 13
Average hourly rate £18.48 £22.60 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.21% +15.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £19.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.64 £37.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.02% +6.41%

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 August 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 22 August 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 88 (63.31%) Linux
2 87 (62.59%) DevOps
3 64 (46.04%) Opscode Chef
4 62 (44.60%) Java
5 51 (36.69%) Continuous Integration
6 49 (35.25%) Jenkins
7 45 (32.37%) Ruby
8 40 (28.78%) Git (software)
9 37 (26.62%) Python
9 37 (26.62%) Bash Shell
10 36 (25.90%) UNIX
11 34 (24.46%) Oracle
11 34 (24.46%) Finance
12 32 (23.02%) Configuration Management
13 30 (21.58%) Scrum
14 29 (20.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 29 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
15 27 (19.42%) JIRA
16 26 (18.71%) Maven
17 25 (17.99%) VMware
17 25 (17.99%) SOA
18 23 (16.55%) MySQL
18 23 (16.55%) Open Source
19 22 (15.83%) Red Hat
20 20 (14.39%) Nagios
21 19 (13.67%) WebLogic
21 19 (13.67%) SQL
21 19 (13.67%) Ubuntu
21 19 (13.67%) Release Management
22 18 (12.95%) Amazon AWS

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 19 (13.67%) WebLogic
2 18 (12.95%) Tomcat
3 13 (9.35%) WebSphere
4 10 (7.19%) Confluence
5 9 (6.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (6.47%) Apache
6 7 (5.04%) nginx
7 6 (4.32%) OpenStack
8 5 (3.60%) WebLogic Portal
8 5 (3.60%) IIS
9 4 (2.88%) MQSeries
10 3 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (1.44%) Apache Solr
11 2 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.44%) SharePoint
11 2 (1.44%) CMS
12 1 (0.72%) Node.js
12 1 (0.72%) WordPress
12 1 (0.72%) Alfresco
Applications
1 2 (1.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.95%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (12.23%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (9.35%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (5.76%) SaaS
5 7 (5.04%) PaaS
6 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.44%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.44%) GitHub
7 2 (1.44%) IaaS
8 1 (0.72%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.72%) ElastiCache
8 1 (0.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.72%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.72%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.91%) HTTP
2 9 (6.47%) SSL
3 8 (5.76%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.60%) Internet
4 5 (3.60%) LDAP
4 5 (3.60%) DNS
5 3 (2.16%) Firewall
5 3 (2.16%) SAN
6 2 (1.44%) AMQP
6 2 (1.44%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.44%) DHCP
6 2 (1.44%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.72%) MRTG
7 1 (0.72%) IPsec
7 1 (0.72%) FTP
7 1 (0.72%) SMTP
7 1 (0.72%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.72%) IMAP
7 1 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.55%) MySQL
2 18 (12.95%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.95%) NoSQL
3 12 (8.63%) MongoDB
4 10 (7.19%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (7.19%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (6.47%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.60%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.60%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.88%) Big Data
7 4 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.16%) Redis
8 3 (2.16%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (1.44%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.44%) HBase
10 1 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.72%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.72%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.72%) DTS
10 1 (0.72%) Informix
Development Applications
1 49 (35.25%) Jenkins
2 40 (28.78%) Git (software)
3 27 (19.42%) JIRA
4 26 (18.71%) Maven
5 14 (10.07%) Subversion
6 13 (9.35%) Mercurial
6 13 (9.35%) TeamCity
6 13 (9.35%) Ant
7 11 (7.91%) Gerrit
7 11 (7.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (6.47%) AnthillPro
9 6 (4.32%) Selenium
10 5 (3.60%) Cucumber
10 5 (3.60%) RSpec
11 4 (2.88%) Artifactory
12 3 (2.16%) NuGet
12 3 (2.16%) JUnit
13 2 (1.44%) Hudson
13 2 (1.44%) FishEye
14 1 (0.72%) Grunt
General
1 34 (24.46%) Finance
2 12 (8.63%) Banking
3 5 (3.60%) Billing
4 4 (2.88%) Games
5 3 (2.16%) Back Office
6 2 (1.44%) Advertising
6 2 (1.44%) Publishing
7 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.72%) Legal
7 1 (0.72%) Front Office
7 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (30.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (10.79%) Developer
3 14 (10.07%) Consultant
4 13 (9.35%) Systems Administrator
4 13 (9.35%) Administrator
5 9 (6.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 9 (6.47%) Linux Administrator
5 9 (6.47%) Deployment Manager
6 8 (5.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.32%) DevOps Consultant
9 5 (3.60%) Middleware Consultant
9 5 (3.60%) Architect
9 5 (3.60%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.60%) UNIX Administrator
9 5 (3.60%) Oracle Consultant
10 4 (2.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 4 (2.88%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (2.88%) Java Developer
10 4 (2.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.23%) Web Services
2 15 (10.79%) .NET
3 13 (9.35%) MCollective
3 13 (9.35%) Middleware
3 13 (9.35%) LAMP
3 13 (9.35%) HTML
4 12 (8.63%) J2EE
5 10 (7.19%) HTML5
6 7 (5.04%) REST
6 7 (5.04%) CSS3
6 7 (5.04%) CSS
7 6 (4.32%) RESTful
7 6 (4.32%) JSON
7 6 (4.32%) JMS
8 5 (3.60%) WebCenter
8 5 (3.60%) SOAP
8 5 (3.60%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (3.60%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (2.88%) jQuery
10 3 (2.16%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.55%) Open Source
2 5 (3.60%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.60%) Visualisation
3 4 (2.88%) Clustering
4 2 (1.44%) Market Risk
4 2 (1.44%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.44%) Online Games
4 2 (1.44%) Derivative
5 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.72%) Replication
5 1 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 88 (63.31%) Linux
2 36 (25.90%) UNIX
3 29 (20.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (13.67%) Ubuntu
5 17 (12.23%) Windows
6 12 (8.63%) CentOS
7 8 (5.76%) Solaris
8 5 (3.60%) SELinux
9 4 (2.88%) Android
10 3 (2.16%) AIX
11 1 (0.72%) SmartOS
11 1 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.72%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (62.59%) DevOps
2 51 (36.69%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (23.02%) Configuration Management
4 30 (21.58%) Scrum
5 29 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (17.99%) SOA
7 19 (13.67%) Release Management
8 12 (8.63%) Build Automation
9 11 (7.91%) BDD
9 11 (7.91%) TDD
10 10 (7.19%) ETL
10 10 (7.19%) E-Commerce
10 10 (7.19%) OO
11 9 (6.47%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (5.04%) Software Engineering
13 5 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (3.60%) GAP Analysis
13 5 (3.60%) Revenue Management
13 5 (3.60%) Performance Management
13 5 (3.60%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 62 (44.60%) Java
2 45 (32.37%) Ruby
3 37 (26.62%) Python
3 37 (26.62%) Bash Shell
4 19 (13.67%) SQL
5 18 (12.95%) Perl
6 17 (12.23%) PHP
7 13 (9.35%) PL/SQL
7 13 (9.35%) JavaScript
8 7 (5.04%) PowerShell
9 6 (4.32%) Scala
9 6 (4.32%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.60%) C
10 5 (3.60%) C#
11 3 (2.16%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.72%) BeanShell
12 1 (0.72%) Korn
12 1 (0.72%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (4.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.88%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.16%) RHCE
4 2 (1.44%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.44%) CCNA
5 1 (0.72%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.60%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) SLA
2 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (10.07%) vCloud
2 10 (7.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.32%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (3.60%) KVM
5 4 (2.88%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.44%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.44%) Varnish
6 2 (1.44%) HDFS
7 1 (0.72%) Dovecot
7 1 (0.72%) vSphere
7 1 (0.72%) NFS
7 1 (0.72%) Squid
7 1 (0.72%) Xen
7 1 (0.72%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 64 (46.04%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (14.39%) Nagios
3 10 (7.19%) Vagrant
3 10 (7.19%) Salt
4 6 (4.32%) ZABBIX
4 6 (4.32%) YUM
5 4 (2.88%) Ganglia
5 4 (2.88%) Ansible
5 4 (2.88%) logstash
6 2 (1.44%) Control-M
6 2 (1.44%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (1.44%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.72%) Kibana
7 1 (0.72%) Icinga
7 1 (0.72%) RANCID
7 1 (0.72%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.72%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.72%) Cacti
Vendors
1 34 (24.46%) Oracle
2 25 (17.99%) VMware
3 22 (15.83%) Red Hat
4 13 (9.35%) IBM
5 7 (5.04%) New Relic
6 6 (4.32%) Atlassian
6 6 (4.32%) JBoss
6 6 (4.32%) SaltStack
7 5 (3.60%) Splunk
7 5 (3.60%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.88%) Google
8 4 (2.88%) Remedy
8 4 (2.88%) Rackspace
9 3 (2.16%) Akamai
9 3 (2.16%) Symantec
9 3 (2.16%) NetApp
9 3 (2.16%) Veritas
9 3 (2.16%) HP
10 2 (1.44%) Dell
10 2 (1.44%) Cisco
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