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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 91 110 159
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +49
Contract jobs citing Puppet 64 80 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.03% 1.56% 0.79%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.78% 20.00% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 60 37
Average daily rate £475 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £337 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £553 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 -
Puppet
London

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
281 400 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.93% 7.78% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 296 273
Average daily rate £450 £450 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +22.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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 February 2016.

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 February 2016, 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.

1 115 (70.12%) Linux
2 101 (61.59%) DevOps
3 76 (46.34%) Python
4 66 (40.24%) Opscode Chef
5 58 (35.37%) Finance
6 57 (34.76%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (34.76%) Bash Shell
7 55 (33.54%) Ruby
8 54 (32.93%) Jenkins
9 53 (32.32%) Java
10 50 (30.49%) Perl
11 47 (28.66%) Continuous Integration
12 46 (28.05%) Configuration Management
13 44 (26.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 42 (25.61%) Amazon AWS
15 39 (23.78%) Git (software)
16 37 (22.56%) Ansible
17 36 (21.95%) Red Hat
17 36 (21.95%) VMware
18 35 (21.34%) Unix
19 34 (20.73%) Docker
20 32 (19.51%) Windows
21 28 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
21 28 (17.07%) Continuous Delivery
22 24 (14.63%) Nagios
23 22 (13.41%) PowerShell
24 21 (12.80%) Scrum
24 21 (12.80%) Banking
24 21 (12.80%) Oracle
25 19 (11.59%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 15 (9.15%) OpenStack
2 13 (7.93%) Apache Spark
2 13 (7.93%) Node.js
3 12 (7.32%) Tomcat
4 9 (5.49%) Apache
5 8 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (4.27%) JBoss
7 6 (3.66%) nginx
8 5 (3.05%) Apache Pig
9 4 (2.44%) IIS
10 3 (1.83%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (1.83%) WebSphere
11 2 (1.22%) Confluence
11 2 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.61%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.61%) Jetty
12 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.61%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.61%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 42 (25.61%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.66%) IaaS
2 6 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.05%) PaaS
4 4 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.83%) AWS CloudTrail
5 3 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.83%) GitHub
5 3 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.83%) Route 53
6 2 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.22%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.61%) Heroku
7 1 (0.61%) Office 365
7 1 (0.61%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.54%) DNS
2 11 (6.71%) TCP/IP
3 9 (5.49%) Firewall
4 8 (4.88%) SAN
5 6 (3.66%) HTTP
5 6 (3.66%) SSL
5 6 (3.66%) VPN
6 5 (3.05%) Kerberos
6 5 (3.05%) LDAP
7 3 (1.83%) DHCP
7 3 (1.83%) FTP
7 3 (1.83%) IPsec
7 3 (1.83%) Multicast
7 3 (1.83%) Network Security
8 2 (1.22%) BGP
8 2 (1.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.22%) Internet
8 2 (1.22%) OSPF
8 2 (1.22%) Unicast
9 1 (0.61%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.59%) MySQL
2 15 (9.15%) NoSQL
3 14 (8.54%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (6.71%) Hadoop
5 10 (6.10%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (6.10%) MongoDB
6 8 (4.88%) SQL Server
7 6 (3.66%) Neo4j
8 5 (3.05%) Big Data
8 5 (3.05%) HBase
9 4 (2.44%) Datomic
9 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.83%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.83%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.22%) DB2
11 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.22%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.22%) Redis
11 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 54 (32.93%) Jenkins
2 39 (23.78%) Git (software)
3 14 (8.54%) Subversion
4 13 (7.93%) Maven
5 9 (5.49%) Vagrant
6 8 (4.88%) Hudson
7 7 (4.27%) Cucumber
7 7 (4.27%) JIRA
8 5 (3.05%) RSpec
8 5 (3.05%) Selenium
8 5 (3.05%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (3.05%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.83%) Ant
9 3 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.22%) GitLab
10 2 (1.22%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.22%) JUnit
10 2 (1.22%) Mockito
10 2 (1.22%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.61%) gulp
General
1 58 (35.37%) Finance
2 21 (12.80%) Banking
3 9 (5.49%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.88%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.05%) Law
6 4 (2.44%) Legal
7 3 (1.83%) Billing
7 3 (1.83%) Games
7 3 (1.83%) Publishing
7 3 (1.83%) Retail
8 2 (1.22%) Advertising
8 2 (1.22%) Front Office
8 2 (1.22%) Marketing
9 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (39.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (10.37%) Linux Engineer
3 16 (9.76%) Administrator
3 16 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
4 13 (7.93%) Linux Administrator
4 13 (7.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 13 (7.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 9 (5.49%) Architect
5 9 (5.49%) Developer
5 9 (5.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 9 (5.49%) Operations Engineer
5 9 (5.49%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 9 (5.49%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 8 (4.88%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 7 (4.27%) AWS Engineer
7 7 (4.27%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (3.66%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 6 (3.66%) Monitoring Specialist
8 6 (3.66%) Technical Architect
8 6 (3.66%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.37%) Web Services
2 10 (6.10%) ELK Stack
3 9 (5.49%) CSS
3 9 (5.49%) HTML
3 9 (5.49%) JMS
3 9 (5.49%) REST
3 9 (5.49%) Spring
4 7 (4.27%) J2EE
4 7 (4.27%) Middleware
4 7 (4.27%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (3.66%) Hibernate
5 6 (3.66%) Kafka
5 6 (3.66%) SOAP
6 5 (3.05%) .NET
6 5 (3.05%) SAML
7 4 (2.44%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.44%) LAMP
7 4 (2.44%) LEMP Stack
7 4 (2.44%) Sass
7 4 (2.44%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.54%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.49%) Hedge funds
3 7 (4.27%) Clustering
4 6 (3.66%) Visualisation
5 5 (3.05%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.83%) Fintech
7 2 (1.22%) Equities
7 2 (1.22%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.22%) User Experience
8 1 (0.61%) Celerra
8 1 (0.61%) CMDB
8 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.61%) EMC Centera
8 1 (0.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.61%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 115 (70.12%) Linux
2 44 (26.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 35 (21.34%) Unix
4 32 (19.51%) Windows
5 17 (10.37%) Ubuntu
6 15 (9.15%) CentOS
7 12 (7.32%) Solaris
8 7 (4.27%) Windows Server
9 5 (3.05%) Debian
9 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (2.44%) SUSE
11 2 (1.22%) AIX
11 2 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.22%) VMS
11 2 (1.22%) VyOS
11 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.61%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (61.59%) DevOps
2 57 (34.76%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (28.66%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (28.05%) Configuration Management
5 28 (17.07%) Continuous Delivery
6 21 (12.80%) Scrum
7 17 (10.37%) TDD
8 15 (9.15%) Open Source
9 14 (8.54%) High Availability
10 11 (6.71%) BDD
10 11 (6.71%) Patch Management
11 10 (6.10%) E-Commerce
11 10 (6.10%) ITIL
12 8 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (4.88%) Web Operations
13 7 (4.27%) Analytics
13 7 (4.27%) Microservices
13 7 (4.27%) Migration
13 7 (4.27%) MVC
14 6 (3.66%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 76 (46.34%) Python
2 57 (34.76%) Bash Shell
3 55 (33.54%) Ruby
4 53 (32.32%) Java
5 50 (30.49%) Perl
6 22 (13.41%) PowerShell
7 16 (9.76%) JavaScript
7 16 (9.76%) SQL
8 12 (7.32%) Scala
9 11 (6.71%) C#
10 9 (5.49%) Go
11 5 (3.05%) Bourne shell
11 5 (3.05%) C++
11 5 (3.05%) Clojure
11 5 (3.05%) PHP
12 4 (2.44%) C
12 4 (2.44%) Erlang
12 4 (2.44%) Korn
13 3 (1.83%) Groovy
14 2 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (4.27%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.05%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.44%) MCSE
3 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.44%) RHCE
3 4 (2.44%) RHCSA
4 2 (1.22%) Degree
5 1 (0.61%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.61%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.61%) CCNA
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.83%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.22%) QA
2 2 (1.22%) SDET
3 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 34 (20.73%) Docker
2 28 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.10%) Active Directory
4 8 (4.88%) NFS
5 6 (3.66%) VMware ESX
5 6 (3.66%) vSphere
6 5 (3.05%) GFS2
6 5 (3.05%) GlusterFS
6 5 (3.05%) OCFS2
6 5 (3.05%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (3.05%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.44%) KVM
7 4 (2.44%) Varnish
8 2 (1.22%) iptables
8 2 (1.22%) Postfix
8 2 (1.22%) Samba
8 2 (1.22%) vCloud
8 2 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.61%) Squid
9 1 (0.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 66 (40.24%) Opscode Chef
2 37 (22.56%) Ansible
3 24 (14.63%) Nagios
4 11 (6.71%) Mesos
5 10 (6.10%) Kubernetes
6 8 (4.88%) ITRS Geneos
7 7 (4.27%) Ganglia
7 7 (4.27%) Kibana
7 7 (4.27%) logstash
8 6 (3.66%) ZABBIX
9 5 (3.05%) CFEngine
9 5 (3.05%) SELinux
10 4 (2.44%) Capistrano
10 4 (2.44%) yum
11 3 (1.83%) SCOM
12 2 (1.22%) HAProxy
12 2 (1.22%) Oracle ZFS
13 1 (0.61%) Icinga
13 1 (0.61%) Packer
13 1 (0.61%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (21.95%) Red Hat
1 36 (21.95%) VMware
2 21 (12.80%) Oracle
3 16 (9.76%) Splunk
4 10 (6.10%) Veritas
5 9 (5.49%) Cisco
6 8 (4.88%) Microsoft
7 6 (3.66%) Atlassian
7 6 (3.66%) Rackspace
7 6 (3.66%) TIBCO
8 5 (3.05%) DataSynapse
9 4 (2.44%) CA
9 4 (2.44%) Google
10 3 (1.83%) IBM
10 3 (1.83%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.83%) Vyatta
11 2 (1.22%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.22%) F5
11 2 (1.22%) New Relic
11 2 (1.22%) Sun
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners Limited
Rate: Rate TBN
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £425 - £460 per day
Posted: 24 days ago