The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 70 120 131
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +11
Contract jobs citing Puppet 1485 989 895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.25% 1.95% 1.70%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.90% 23.53% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1027 755 657
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £643 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 £61.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.81% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £61.25 -
Puppet
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4966 4203 4693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.86% 8.30% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3189 2611 2899
Median daily rate £475 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £288 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 154 171
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.08%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Puppet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in England

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Puppet across the England region.

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in England

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the England region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in England

Puppet
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Puppet across the England region.

Puppet Hourly Rate Trend in England

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the England region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +28 893 £525 +5.00% 177
South East +72 175 £475 +13.09% 45
Yorkshire +32 108 £435 -5.94% 23
North West +30 79 £440 +3.52% 34
West Midlands +48 62 £500 +8.10% 4
North East +21 58 £410 -13.68% 2
East of England -6 57 £510 +0.99% 12
South West -3 38 £488 +8.33% 19
East Midlands -1 9 £475 -4.52% 6
Puppet
UK

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Puppet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 2230 (69.56%) DevOps
2 2135 (66.59%) Linux
3 1406 (43.86%) Jenkins
4 1391 (43.39%) Opscode Chef
5 1350 (42.11%) Ansible
6 1326 (41.36%) Amazon AWS
7 1292 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
8 1115 (34.78%) Python
9 1036 (32.31%) Configuration Management
10 1026 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
11 1012 (31.57%) Git (software)
12 990 (30.88%) Docker
13 843 (26.29%) Ruby
14 813 (25.36%) Java
15 757 (23.61%) VMware
16 649 (20.24%) Bash Shell
17 585 (18.25%) Red Hat
18 581 (18.12%) Unix
19 561 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 533 (16.63%) JIRA
21 511 (15.94%) Continuous Delivery
22 506 (15.78%) Apache
23 501 (15.63%) Security Cleared
24 488 (15.22%) Perl
25 458 (14.29%) CentOS
26 452 (14.10%) Open Source
27 449 (14.00%) Scrum
28 423 (13.19%) PostgreSQL
28 423 (13.19%) Oracle
29 415 (12.94%) SC Cleared

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 506 (15.78%) Apache
2 348 (10.85%) Confluence
3 293 (9.14%) Tomcat
4 229 (7.14%) OpenStack
5 217 (6.77%) Elasticsearch
6 174 (5.43%) nginx
7 122 (3.81%) WebSphere
8 107 (3.34%) IIS
8 107 (3.34%) WebLogic
9 100 (3.12%) JBoss
10 57 (1.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 49 (1.53%) Apache Spark
12 43 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
13 27 (0.84%) Jetty
14 26 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
15 21 (0.66%) Drupal
16 19 (0.59%) Mongrel
17 18 (0.56%) Mule
18 16 (0.50%) CloudStack
19 13 (0.41%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 115 (3.59%) HipChat
2 26 (0.81%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.16%) MS Office
4 3 (0.094%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 42 (1.31%) Oracle BPM
2 19 (0.59%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 10 (0.31%) Magento
4 8 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.094%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.062%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.062%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.062%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.031%) OpenText Process Suite
7 1 (0.031%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.031%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1326 (41.36%) Amazon AWS
2 361 (11.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 193 (6.02%) AWS CloudFormation
4 188 (5.86%) GitHub
5 147 (4.59%) Amazon EC2
6 144 (4.49%) PaaS
7 138 (4.30%) IaaS
8 118 (3.68%) Cloud Computing
9 104 (3.24%) Amazon S3
10 61 (1.90%) Route 53
11 45 (1.40%) Amazon ELB
12 43 (1.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 40 (1.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 38 (1.19%) SaaS
15 33 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
16 29 (0.90%) AWS CloudTrail
16 29 (0.90%) Office 365
17 21 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 21 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
17 21 (0.66%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 384 (11.98%) DNS
2 230 (7.17%) TCP/IP
3 206 (6.43%) Firewall
4 182 (5.68%) HTTP
5 161 (5.02%) SSL
6 158 (4.93%) VPN
7 152 (4.74%) SSH
8 130 (4.05%) OpenLDAP
9 125 (3.90%) LDAP
10 120 (3.74%) OpenVPN
11 85 (2.65%) DHCP
12 82 (2.56%) SAN
13 63 (1.97%) Internet
14 57 (1.78%) Network Security
15 48 (1.50%) WAN
16 47 (1.47%) IPsec
17 46 (1.43%) LAN
18 43 (1.34%) Kerberos
19 38 (1.19%) FTP
19 38 (1.19%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 423 (13.19%) PostgreSQL
2 325 (10.14%) MySQL
3 305 (9.51%) MongoDB
4 297 (9.26%) Hadoop
5 200 (6.24%) NoSQL
6 164 (5.12%) Big Data
7 105 (3.28%) Relational Database
8 103 (3.21%) Oracle Database
9 94 (2.93%) Redis
10 86 (2.68%) Amazon RDS
11 84 (2.62%) SQL Server
12 73 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
13 49 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
14 28 (0.87%) Apache Hive
14 28 (0.87%) RDBMS
15 22 (0.69%) CouchDB
16 17 (0.53%) DB2
17 16 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 16 (0.50%) HBase
18 13 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1406 (43.86%) Jenkins
2 1012 (31.57%) Git (software)
3 533 (16.63%) JIRA
4 344 (10.73%) Maven
5 246 (7.67%) Vagrant
6 245 (7.64%) Sonatype Nexus
7 222 (6.92%) Subversion
8 193 (6.02%) Ant
9 174 (5.43%) JUnit
10 156 (4.87%) SonarQube
11 137 (4.27%) TeamCity
12 131 (4.09%) Bitbucket
13 126 (3.93%) Hudson
14 124 (3.87%) Selenium
15 123 (3.84%) Liquibase
16 119 (3.71%) JIRA Agile
17 117 (3.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 80 (2.50%) Gradle
19 72 (2.25%) Cucumber
20 68 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 399 (12.45%) Finance
2 175 (5.46%) Banking
3 102 (3.18%) Retail
4 45 (1.40%) Investment Banking
5 44 (1.37%) Financial Institution
6 43 (1.34%) Telecoms
7 29 (0.90%) Publishing
8 28 (0.87%) Marketing
9 26 (0.81%) Front Office
10 24 (0.75%) Games
11 16 (0.50%) Advertising
12 14 (0.44%) Law
13 12 (0.37%) Back Office
14 10 (0.31%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.25%) Electronics
16 6 (0.19%) Legal
17 5 (0.16%) Retail Banking
18 4 (0.12%) Automotive
19 2 (0.062%) Online Betting
19 2 (0.062%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1338 (41.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 368 (11.48%) Linux Engineer
3 335 (10.45%) AWS DevOps
4 311 (9.70%) AWS Engineer
5 293 (9.14%) Developer
5 293 (9.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 284 (8.86%) Administrator
7 240 (7.49%) Consultant
8 237 (7.39%) Senior DevOps
9 229 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
10 204 (6.36%) Architect
11 201 (6.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 191 (5.96%) Linux Administrator
13 165 (5.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 164 (5.12%) DevOps Consultant
15 162 (5.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 134 (4.18%) Java Developer
17 123 (3.84%) Cloud Engineer
18 110 (3.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 98 (3.06%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (9.08%) Web Services
2 239 (7.45%) ELK Stack
3 162 (5.05%) Spring
4 152 (4.74%) Software Packaging
5 147 (4.59%) HTML
6 140 (4.37%) MCollective
7 135 (4.21%) LAMP
8 134 (4.18%) REST
9 132 (4.12%) Node.js
10 131 (4.09%) .NET
11 121 (3.77%) AngularJS
12 118 (3.68%) JSON
13 109 (3.40%) Middleware
14 108 (3.37%) RabbitMQ
15 95 (2.96%) CSS
16 94 (2.93%) RESTful
17 85 (2.65%) HTML5
18 78 (2.43%) LAPP Stack
18 78 (2.43%) XML
19 77 (2.40%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 146 (4.55%) Public Cloud
2 126 (3.93%) Data Centre
3 111 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
4 82 (2.56%) Private Cloud
5 74 (2.31%) Clustering
6 46 (1.43%) Computer Science
7 42 (1.31%) Replication
8 32 (1.00%) User Experience
9 31 (0.97%) Algorithms
10 27 (0.84%) Management Information System
10 27 (0.84%) Mobile App
10 27 (0.84%) PKI
11 26 (0.81%) Hedge funds
12 24 (0.75%) EMC VNX
13 23 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 23 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
14 21 (0.66%) Digital Media
15 18 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
15 18 (0.56%) Wiki
16 17 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2135 (66.59%) Linux
2 581 (18.12%) Unix
3 561 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 458 (14.29%) CentOS
5 402 (12.54%) Windows
6 201 (6.27%) Ubuntu
7 160 (4.99%) Windows Server
8 76 (2.37%) AIX
9 59 (1.84%) Solaris
10 54 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 51 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 48 (1.50%) Debian
13 42 (1.31%) CoreOS
14 36 (1.12%) SUSE
15 22 (0.69%) Apple iOS
16 20 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
17 18 (0.56%) Mac OS X
17 18 (0.56%) VyOS
18 16 (0.50%) RancherOS
19 13 (0.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2230 (69.56%) DevOps
2 1292 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
3 1036 (32.31%) Configuration Management
4 1026 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
5 511 (15.94%) Continuous Delivery
6 452 (14.10%) Open Source
7 449 (14.00%) Scrum
8 216 (6.74%) TDD
9 208 (6.49%) Load Balancing
10 195 (6.08%) ITIL
10 195 (6.08%) Service Management
11 178 (5.55%) High Availability
12 161 (5.02%) Migration
13 155 (4.83%) E-Commerce
14 143 (4.46%) Mentoring
15 137 (4.27%) Microservices
16 130 (4.05%) Workflow
17 129 (4.02%) Coaching
18 125 (3.90%) Software Engineering
19 118 (3.68%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1115 (34.78%) Python
2 843 (26.29%) Ruby
3 813 (25.36%) Java
4 649 (20.24%) Bash Shell
5 488 (15.22%) Perl
6 331 (10.32%) PowerShell
7 308 (9.61%) SQL
8 254 (7.92%) PHP
9 253 (7.89%) Shell Script
10 238 (7.42%) JavaScript
11 178 (5.55%) Scala
12 95 (2.96%) Go
13 86 (2.68%) C#
14 75 (2.34%) C
15 55 (1.72%) C++
16 50 (1.56%) Clojure
17 37 (1.15%) Jython
18 30 (0.94%) Groovy
19 27 (0.84%) Korn
20 21 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 501 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 415 (12.94%) SC Cleared
3 92 (2.87%) BPSS Clearance
4 75 (2.34%) Degree
5 52 (1.62%) CTC Cleared
6 51 (1.59%) DV Cleared
7 47 (1.47%) RHCE
8 46 (1.43%) AWS Certification
9 39 (1.22%) RHCSA
10 33 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
11 28 (0.87%) CCNA
12 27 (0.84%) CCNP
13 22 (0.69%) RHCA
14 19 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
14 19 (0.59%) RHCT
14 19 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 17 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
16 16 (0.50%) CISSP
17 14 (0.44%) CCA
18 13 (0.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (3.12%) QA
2 63 (1.97%) PCI DSS
3 39 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (0.34%) SLA
5 4 (0.12%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.12%) SDET
6 3 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.062%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.062%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.031%) FATCA
8 1 (0.031%) GCP
System Software
1 990 (30.88%) Docker
2 378 (11.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 213 (6.64%) vCloud
4 133 (4.15%) Active Directory
5 131 (4.09%) Squid
6 124 (3.87%) Postfix
7 95 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
8 77 (2.40%) vSphere
9 62 (1.93%) KVM
10 52 (1.62%) Hyper-V
11 48 (1.50%) HDFS
12 45 (1.40%) Xen
13 42 (1.31%) NFS
14 41 (1.28%) GlusterFS
14 41 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
15 37 (1.15%) iptables
16 31 (0.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 30 (0.94%) XenServer
18 28 (0.87%) etcd
19 26 (0.81%) flannel
Systems Management
1 1391 (43.39%) Opscode Chef
2 1350 (42.11%) Ansible
3 407 (12.69%) Terraform
4 390 (12.16%) Kubernetes
5 244 (7.61%) ZABBIX
6 215 (6.71%) logstash
7 184 (5.74%) Kibana
8 182 (5.68%) Nagios
9 159 (4.96%) Salt
10 138 (4.30%) Rancher
11 79 (2.46%) Packer
12 74 (2.31%) HAProxy
13 54 (1.68%) Red Hat Satellite
14 53 (1.65%) Graphite
15 52 (1.62%) Consul
16 46 (1.43%) Mesos
17 42 (1.31%) SELinux
18 40 (1.25%) SCOM
19 38 (1.19%) Grafana
20 35 (1.09%) vRealize
Vendors
1 757 (23.61%) VMware
2 585 (18.25%) Red Hat
3 423 (13.19%) Oracle
4 252 (7.86%) Atlassian
5 144 (4.49%) Microsoft
6 128 (3.99%) Sonatype
7 125 (3.90%) Splunk
8 111 (3.46%) HP
9 100 (3.12%) IBM
10 98 (3.06%) Cisco
11 89 (2.78%) SaltStack
12 79 (2.46%) EMC
13 76 (2.37%) Google
14 62 (1.93%) Rackspace
15 57 (1.78%) AppDynamics
16 49 (1.53%) Hortonworks
17 38 (1.19%) CA
18 37 (1.15%) NetApp
19 35 (1.09%) Sun
20 34 (1.06%) WSO2
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £430 per day 12 Months
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £515 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Freshtechit
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £66,500 per annum + Outstanding Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent salary or rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £550.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Icore Tech
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 5 days ago