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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 111 147 170
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +23
Contract jobs citing Puppet 77 54 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.55% 0.90% 0.42%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.81% 13.37% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 44 23
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£450 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £361 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £493 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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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
370 404 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.46% 6.76% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 276 209
Average daily rate £450 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -35.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.40 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.76 £23.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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.

1 125 (75.30%) Linux
2 104 (62.65%) DevOps
3 87 (52.41%) Opscode Chef
4 80 (48.19%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (42.17%) Configuration Management
6 65 (39.16%) Ruby
7 63 (37.95%) Python
8 60 (36.14%) Continuous Integration
8 60 (36.14%) Jenkins
9 59 (35.54%) Java
10 40 (24.10%) MySQL
11 37 (22.29%) UNIX
12 35 (21.08%) MongoDB
13 33 (19.88%) Perl
13 33 (19.88%) Git (software)
14 32 (19.28%) Bash Shell
15 30 (18.07%) VMware
16 29 (17.47%) Open Source
16 29 (17.47%) NoSQL
17 28 (16.87%) Ansible
17 28 (16.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 26 (15.66%) Maven
19 24 (14.46%) Ubuntu
19 24 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
20 22 (13.25%) CentOS
20 22 (13.25%) Scrum
20 22 (13.25%) Red Hat
21 21 (12.65%) Nagios
21 21 (12.65%) Finance
21 21 (12.65%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 19 (11.45%) Tomcat
2 18 (10.84%) Apache
3 13 (7.83%) nginx
4 10 (6.02%) JBoss
5 9 (5.42%) OpenStack
5 9 (5.42%) Apache Solr
5 9 (5.42%) WebSphere
6 7 (4.22%) Adobe CQ
6 7 (4.22%) WebLogic
7 5 (3.01%) Node.js
8 3 (1.81%) Confluence
8 3 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.81%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.81%) IIS
9 2 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.20%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (1.20%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.60%) Jetty
10 1 (0.60%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 24 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.22%) IaaS
2 7 (4.22%) PaaS
2 7 (4.22%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.41%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (1.81%) SaaS
5 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.60%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.60%) ElastiCache
6 1 (0.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.43%) HTTP
2 12 (7.23%) DNS
2 12 (7.23%) SSL
3 10 (6.02%) TCP/IP
4 9 (5.42%) Firewall
5 6 (3.61%) FTP
6 5 (3.01%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (3.01%) SAN
7 4 (2.41%) DHCP
8 3 (1.81%) IPsec
9 2 (1.20%) VPN
9 2 (1.20%) LDAP
9 2 (1.20%) VLAN
10 1 (0.60%) OpenVPN
10 1 (0.60%) IMAP
10 1 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.60%) LAN
10 1 (0.60%) WAN
10 1 (0.60%) SNMP
10 1 (0.60%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (24.10%) MySQL
2 35 (21.08%) MongoDB
3 29 (17.47%) NoSQL
4 14 (8.43%) SQL Server
5 10 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.22%) Oracle Exadata
6 7 (4.22%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.22%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.01%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.41%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.41%) Big Data
8 4 (2.41%) Redis
9 3 (1.81%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.81%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.20%) MarkLogic
10 2 (1.20%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.20%) HBase
11 1 (0.60%) Riak
11 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 60 (36.14%) Jenkins
2 33 (19.88%) Git (software)
3 26 (15.66%) Maven
4 19 (11.45%) JIRA
5 14 (8.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (6.63%) Selenium
6 11 (6.63%) Subversion
7 9 (5.42%) TeamCity
8 7 (4.22%) Ant
9 6 (3.61%) Hudson
10 5 (3.01%) Gradle
10 5 (3.01%) Artifactory
11 4 (2.41%) Cucumber
11 4 (2.41%) Mockito
12 3 (1.81%) Mercurial
13 2 (1.20%) Eclipse
13 2 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
14 1 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
14 1 (0.60%) Liquibase
14 1 (0.60%) JBehave
General
1 21 (12.65%) Finance
2 10 (6.02%) Publishing
3 7 (4.22%) Banking
4 6 (3.61%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.81%) Marketing
6 3 (1.81%) Back Office
6 3 (1.81%) Legal
7 1 (0.60%) Retail
7 1 (0.60%) Advertising
7 1 (0.60%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 74 (44.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (10.24%) Developer
3 16 (9.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 15 (9.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 12 (7.23%) Administrator
5 12 (7.23%) Consultant
5 12 (7.23%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (5.42%) Linux Administrator
7 8 (4.82%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (4.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 7 (4.22%) DevOps Consultant
9 6 (3.61%) Test Engineer
9 6 (3.61%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (3.01%) DevOps Administrator
10 5 (3.01%) Architect
11 4 (2.41%) Senior Developer
11 4 (2.41%) Senior Consultant
11 4 (2.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (2.41%) Development Engineer
11 4 (2.41%) Operations Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.45%) Web Services
2 11 (6.63%) XML
3 10 (6.02%) JSON
4 9 (5.42%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (5.42%) .NET
5 8 (4.82%) CSS
5 8 (4.82%) HTML
5 8 (4.82%) LAMP
5 8 (4.82%) Spring
6 7 (4.22%) MCollective
7 6 (3.61%) Middleware
7 6 (3.61%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (3.61%) jQuery
8 4 (2.41%) Apache Camel
8 4 (2.41%) OSGi
8 4 (2.41%) HTML5
9 3 (1.81%) Gherkin
9 3 (1.81%) Flask
9 3 (1.81%) Django
9 3 (1.81%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.47%) Open Source
2 20 (12.05%) Clustering
3 7 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.61%) Replication
4 6 (3.61%) Visualisation
4 6 (3.61%) Hedge funds
5 4 (2.41%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.81%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.60%) User Experience
8 1 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.60%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 125 (75.30%) Linux
2 37 (22.29%) UNIX
3 28 (16.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (14.46%) Ubuntu
5 22 (13.25%) CentOS
6 21 (12.65%) Windows
7 13 (7.83%) Debian
8 6 (3.61%) Solaris
9 4 (2.41%) AIX
9 4 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.60%) Android
10 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.60%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (62.65%) DevOps
2 80 (48.19%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (42.17%) Configuration Management
4 60 (36.14%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (13.25%) Scrum
6 21 (12.65%) OO
7 19 (11.45%) Software Engineering
8 17 (10.24%) Kanban
9 14 (8.43%) E-Commerce
9 14 (8.43%) Load Balancing
10 11 (6.63%) TDD
11 10 (6.02%) BDD
12 9 (5.42%) High Availability
12 9 (5.42%) SOA
13 7 (4.22%) Microservices
13 7 (4.22%) Content Management
13 7 (4.22%) ITIL
14 6 (3.61%) OOP
14 6 (3.61%) Performance Testing
14 6 (3.61%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (39.16%) Ruby
2 63 (37.95%) Python
3 59 (35.54%) Java
4 33 (19.88%) Perl
5 32 (19.28%) Bash Shell
6 21 (12.65%) PHP
7 20 (12.05%) Shell Script
8 15 (9.04%) JavaScript
9 10 (6.02%) PowerShell
10 8 (4.82%) SQL
10 8 (4.82%) C#
11 5 (3.01%) Scala
11 5 (3.01%) Groovy
12 4 (2.41%) C
13 3 (1.81%) C++
14 2 (1.20%) Clojure
14 2 (1.20%) R
15 1 (0.60%) BeanShell
15 1 (0.60%) C-shell
15 1 (0.60%) Korn
Qualifications
1 12 (7.23%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.61%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.01%) Degree
3 5 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.41%) MCSE
4 4 (2.41%) CCIE
4 4 (2.41%) CCNP
4 4 (2.41%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.20%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) CCNA
6 1 (0.60%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.41%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (12.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.22%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (3.01%) KVM
3 5 (3.01%) Docker
3 5 (3.01%) vSphere
4 4 (2.41%) vCloud
5 3 (1.81%) Varnish
5 3 (1.81%) VirtualBox
6 2 (1.20%) NFS
6 2 (1.20%) RHEV
7 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.60%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.60%) Corosync
7 1 (0.60%) XenServer
7 1 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.60%) Xen
7 1 (0.60%) Squid
7 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 87 (52.41%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (16.87%) Ansible
3 21 (12.65%) Nagios
4 12 (7.23%) Vagrant
4 12 (7.23%) Salt
5 8 (4.82%) ZABBIX
5 8 (4.82%) Cobbler
6 6 (3.61%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 5 (3.01%) SELinux
8 3 (1.81%) logstash
8 3 (1.81%) Kibana
9 2 (1.20%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.20%) Cacti
9 2 (1.20%) Graphite
9 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.60%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.60%) SmokePing
10 1 (0.60%) Opsview
10 1 (0.60%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.60%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 30 (18.07%) VMware
2 22 (13.25%) Red Hat
3 16 (9.64%) IBM
4 14 (8.43%) Oracle
5 11 (6.63%) SaltStack
5 11 (6.63%) DigitalOcean
5 11 (6.63%) HP
6 9 (5.42%) Adobe
7 7 (4.22%) Remedy
8 6 (3.61%) EMC
8 6 (3.61%) Splunk
9 3 (1.81%) Rackspace
9 3 (1.81%) New Relic
9 3 (1.81%) Dell
9 3 (1.81%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.20%) Perforce
10 2 (1.20%) Veritas
10 2 (1.20%) Sun
10 2 (1.20%) Cisco
10 2 (1.20%) Fidessa
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