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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 130 177 189
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +12
Contract jobs citing Puppet 64 41 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.12% 0.58% 0.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.22% 10.96% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 35 24
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £300 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
484 374 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.50% 5.30% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 272 316
Average daily rate £425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 8
Average hourly rate £18.46 £24.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.65% +25.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.08 £19.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.89 £41.85 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.36 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-12.57% +16.66%
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 11 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 11 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 83 (63.36%) Linux
2 80 (61.07%) DevOps
3 65 (49.62%) Opscode Chef
4 56 (42.75%) Java
5 50 (38.17%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (36.64%) Python
7 46 (35.11%) Ruby
8 41 (31.30%) Jenkins
9 40 (30.53%) Oracle
10 38 (29.01%) Git (software)
10 38 (29.01%) Bash Shell
11 37 (28.24%) UNIX
12 34 (25.95%) Finance
13 32 (24.43%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (22.14%) JIRA
14 29 (22.14%) Configuration Management
15 28 (21.37%) Scrum
15 28 (21.37%) SOA
15 28 (21.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 27 (20.61%) Perl
17 26 (19.85%) VMware
18 24 (18.32%) MySQL
19 23 (17.56%) SQL
19 23 (17.56%) Red Hat
20 22 (16.79%) Maven
21 21 (16.03%) WebLogic
22 20 (15.27%) Tomcat
23 19 (14.50%) SQL Server
23 19 (14.50%) Amazon EC2
24 18 (13.74%) Amazon AWS

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

For the 6 months to 11 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 21 (16.03%) WebLogic
2 20 (15.27%) Tomcat
3 15 (11.45%) WebSphere
4 11 (8.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (7.63%) Apache
6 9 (6.87%) Confluence
7 8 (6.11%) OpenStack
8 5 (3.82%) WebLogic Portal
9 4 (3.05%) IIS
9 4 (3.05%) MQSeries
9 4 (3.05%) nginx
10 2 (1.53%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.53%) CMS
10 2 (1.53%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.76%) Node.js
11 1 (0.76%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.50%) Amazon EC2
2 18 (13.74%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (12.21%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (6.11%) SaaS
5 7 (5.34%) PaaS
6 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.53%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.53%) Rackspace Cloud
7 2 (1.53%) GitHub
7 2 (1.53%) IaaS
8 1 (0.76%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.76%) ElastiCache
8 1 (0.76%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.76%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.63%) HTTP
2 8 (6.11%) SSL
3 7 (5.34%) DNS
4 6 (4.58%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.82%) LDAP
5 5 (3.82%) Internet
6 3 (2.29%) SAN
6 3 (2.29%) Wireshark
6 3 (2.29%) tcpdump
7 2 (1.53%) AMQP
7 2 (1.53%) Firewall
7 2 (1.53%) DHCP
8 1 (0.76%) FTP
8 1 (0.76%) SMTP
8 1 (0.76%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.76%) IPsec
8 1 (0.76%) IMAP
8 1 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.76%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.32%) MySQL
2 19 (14.50%) SQL Server
3 18 (13.74%) NoSQL
4 15 (11.45%) MongoDB
5 12 (9.16%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (9.16%) Relational Database
6 8 (6.11%) RDBMS
7 7 (5.34%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (3.82%) Hadoop
8 5 (3.82%) Oracle Database
8 5 (3.82%) Big Data
9 4 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.29%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (2.29%) Redis
11 2 (1.53%) HBase
11 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.53%) EDRMS
11 2 (1.53%) DTS
Development Applications
1 41 (31.30%) Jenkins
2 38 (29.01%) Git (software)
3 29 (22.14%) JIRA
4 22 (16.79%) Maven
5 17 (12.98%) Subversion
6 15 (11.45%) Ant
6 15 (11.45%) Mercurial
7 14 (10.69%) TeamCity
8 13 (9.92%) Gerrit
9 12 (9.16%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (8.40%) AnthillPro
11 5 (3.82%) RSpec
11 5 (3.82%) Cucumber
12 4 (3.05%) FishEye
13 3 (2.29%) JUnit
13 3 (2.29%) Selenium
14 2 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (1.53%) ClearCase
14 2 (1.53%) Eclipse
14 2 (1.53%) NuGet
General
1 34 (25.95%) Finance
2 11 (8.40%) Banking
3 5 (3.82%) Billing
4 4 (3.05%) Games
5 2 (1.53%) Retail
5 2 (1.53%) Advertising
6 1 (0.76%) Publishing
6 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.76%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 43 (32.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (11.45%) Developer
3 13 (9.92%) Administrator
3 13 (9.92%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (8.40%) Deployment Manager
5 9 (6.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 9 (6.87%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (6.11%) Consultant
7 6 (4.58%) Architect
7 6 (4.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) Middleware Consultant
8 5 (3.82%) Java Developer
8 5 (3.82%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 5 (3.82%) UNIX Administrator
8 5 (3.82%) Oracle Consultant
9 4 (3.05%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 4 (3.05%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.05%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (2.29%) Platform Engineer
10 3 (2.29%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.98%) Web Services
2 15 (11.45%) .NET
3 14 (10.69%) J2EE
3 14 (10.69%) HTML
3 14 (10.69%) LAMP
4 13 (9.92%) Middleware
5 10 (7.63%) HTML5
6 9 (6.87%) MCollective
7 7 (5.34%) CSS3
7 7 (5.34%) CSS
8 6 (4.58%) JSON
8 6 (4.58%) RESTful
8 6 (4.58%) REST
9 5 (3.82%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (3.82%) WebCenter
9 5 (3.82%) SOAP
9 5 (3.82%) JMS
10 4 (3.05%) Hibernate
10 4 (3.05%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (3.05%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.98%) Open Source
2 4 (3.05%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.05%) Clustering
3 2 (1.53%) Derivative
3 2 (1.53%) Market Risk
3 2 (1.53%) Online Games
4 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.76%) Equities
4 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 83 (63.36%) Linux
2 37 (28.24%) UNIX
3 28 (21.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (13.74%) Windows
5 17 (12.98%) Ubuntu
6 13 (9.92%) CentOS
7 7 (5.34%) Solaris
8 5 (3.82%) Android
8 5 (3.82%) AIX
8 5 (3.82%) Debian
8 5 (3.82%) SELinux
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.76%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (61.07%) DevOps
2 50 (38.17%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (24.43%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (22.14%) Configuration Management
5 28 (21.37%) SOA
5 28 (21.37%) Scrum
6 18 (13.74%) Release Management
7 12 (9.16%) ETL
7 12 (9.16%) Build Automation
8 11 (8.40%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (8.40%) E-Commerce
9 10 (7.63%) OO
9 10 (7.63%) TDD
10 9 (6.87%) BDD
11 5 (3.82%) Performance Management
11 5 (3.82%) Kanban
11 5 (3.82%) Revenue Management
11 5 (3.82%) Software Engineering
11 5 (3.82%) Migration
11 5 (3.82%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 56 (42.75%) Java
2 48 (36.64%) Python
3 46 (35.11%) Ruby
4 38 (29.01%) Bash Shell
5 27 (20.61%) Perl
6 23 (17.56%) SQL
7 15 (11.45%) PL/SQL
8 12 (9.16%) PHP
9 11 (8.40%) JavaScript
10 8 (6.11%) Shell Script
11 6 (4.58%) C#
12 5 (3.82%) C
12 5 (3.82%) Scala
13 3 (2.29%) Bourne shell
14 2 (1.53%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.76%) Korn
15 1 (0.76%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (3.05%) DV Cleared
1 4 (3.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.29%) RHCE
3 1 (0.76%) CCNA
3 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.34%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (12.21%) vCloud
2 9 (6.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.58%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (3.82%) KVM
5 4 (3.05%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.53%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.53%) HDFS
6 2 (1.53%) Varnish
7 1 (0.76%) Dovecot
7 1 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.76%) Squid
7 1 (0.76%) Xen
7 1 (0.76%) NFS
7 1 (0.76%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 65 (49.62%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (13.74%) Nagios
3 9 (6.87%) Salt
4 8 (6.11%) Vagrant
5 6 (4.58%) YUM
6 4 (3.05%) Ganglia
6 4 (3.05%) ZABBIX
6 4 (3.05%) Ansible
7 2 (1.53%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.53%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (1.53%) Control-M
8 1 (0.76%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.76%) Cacti
8 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.76%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.76%) logstash
Vendors
1 40 (30.53%) Oracle
2 26 (19.85%) VMware
3 23 (17.56%) Red Hat
4 9 (6.87%) IBM
5 7 (5.34%) New Relic
6 6 (4.58%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.58%) Atlassian
7 5 (3.82%) HP
7 5 (3.82%) Google
7 5 (3.82%) Rackspace
8 4 (3.05%) Remedy
8 4 (3.05%) Akamai
9 3 (2.29%) Symantec
9 3 (2.29%) NetApp
9 3 (2.29%) Veritas
9 3 (2.29%) JBoss
10 2 (1.53%) Cisco
10 2 (1.53%) CA
10 2 (1.53%) webMethods
10 2 (1.53%) WSO2
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