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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 66 135 207
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +72
Contract jobs citing Puppet 1518 889 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.12% 1.75% 1.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.10% 20.44% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1102 654 370
Median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £325 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.25 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.52% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 -
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
5403 4350 3980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.10% 8.57% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3554 2710 2334
Median daily rate £450 £413 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +8.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 148 121
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £12.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.60 £39.40 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+70.73% +7.89%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +77 822 £500 +5.26% 188
South East +44 159 £450 +2.27% 36
Yorkshire +40 156 £470 +25.33% 27
West Midlands +69 105 £440 -7.36% 7
North West +12 93 £450 +5.88% 16
East of England -19 66 £475 +18.75% 13
South West -3 50 £425 +0.59% 12
East Midlands +20 36 £563 -2.17% 6
North East -45 29 £418 -0.59% 1
Puppet
UK

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 2023 (74.32%) Linux
2 1907 (70.06%) DevOps
3 1141 (41.92%) Opscode Chef
4 1132 (41.59%) Agile Software Development
5 1019 (37.44%) Jenkins
6 1003 (36.85%) Amazon AWS
7 980 (36.00%) Python
8 964 (35.42%) Configuration Management
9 944 (34.68%) Ansible
10 925 (33.98%) Java
11 904 (33.21%) Git (software)
12 845 (31.04%) Continuous Integration
13 796 (29.24%) Ruby
14 775 (28.47%) Docker
15 607 (22.30%) Unix
16 555 (20.39%) Red Hat
17 532 (19.54%) Bash Shell
18 520 (19.10%) Open Source
19 510 (18.74%) Perl
20 483 (17.74%) VMware
21 482 (17.71%) Windows
22 457 (16.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 386 (14.18%) Security Cleared
24 383 (14.07%) SQL
25 379 (13.92%) Apache
26 375 (13.78%) MongoDB
27 373 (13.70%) Finance
28 369 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
29 349 (12.82%) JIRA
30 329 (12.09%) Continuous Delivery

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
1 379 (13.92%) Apache
2 314 (11.54%) Tomcat
3 307 (11.28%) OpenStack
4 220 (8.08%) nginx
5 181 (6.65%) Confluence
6 122 (4.48%) IIS
7 110 (4.04%) JBoss
8 107 (3.93%) WebSphere
9 102 (3.75%) WebLogic
10 97 (3.56%) Elasticsearch
11 54 (1.98%) Jetty
12 43 (1.58%) Apache Spark
13 31 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
14 29 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
15 25 (0.92%) SharePoint
16 18 (0.66%) Mule
17 13 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
17 13 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
18 12 (0.44%) IBM HTTP Server
18 12 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 45 (1.65%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.37%) HipChat
3 7 (0.26%) MS Office
4 5 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.48%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 10 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.037%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.037%) OpenText Process Suite
4 1 (0.037%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.037%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1003 (36.85%) Amazon AWS
2 369 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 169 (6.21%) GitHub
4 156 (5.73%) IaaS
5 133 (4.89%) PaaS
6 121 (4.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 103 (3.78%) Amazon EC2
8 102 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
9 51 (1.87%) Amazon S3
10 47 (1.73%) Azure Active Directory
10 47 (1.73%) SaaS
11 44 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
12 43 (1.58%) Office 365
13 38 (1.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 35 (1.29%) Google App Engine
15 27 (0.99%) Route 53
16 24 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 20 (0.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 18 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 18 (0.66%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 239 (8.78%) DNS
2 234 (8.60%) TCP/IP
3 208 (7.64%) HTTP
4 140 (5.14%) Firewall
5 133 (4.89%) SSL
6 110 (4.04%) LDAP
7 87 (3.20%) SAN
7 87 (3.20%) VPN
8 77 (2.83%) Internet
9 74 (2.72%) DHCP
10 70 (2.57%) Network Security
11 59 (2.17%) LAN
12 57 (2.09%) WAN
13 56 (2.06%) FTP
14 52 (1.91%) IPsec
15 38 (1.40%) Intrusion Detection
16 24 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
16 24 (0.88%) SMTP
17 23 (0.84%) Wireless
18 22 (0.81%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 375 (13.78%) MongoDB
2 319 (11.72%) MySQL
3 233 (8.56%) PostgreSQL
4 209 (7.68%) NoSQL
5 106 (3.89%) SQL Server
6 103 (3.78%) Hadoop
7 95 (3.49%) Big Data
7 95 (3.49%) Relational Database
8 76 (2.79%) Redis
9 64 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 39 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
11 33 (1.21%) Azure SQL Database
12 27 (0.99%) RDBMS
13 25 (0.92%) Oracle Database
14 21 (0.77%) Apache Hive
14 21 (0.77%) DB2
15 20 (0.73%) MariaDB
16 19 (0.70%) Neo4j
17 17 (0.62%) HBase
18 16 (0.59%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 1019 (37.44%) Jenkins
2 904 (33.21%) Git (software)
3 349 (12.82%) JIRA
4 311 (11.43%) Maven
5 190 (6.98%) Vagrant
6 163 (5.99%) Subversion
7 150 (5.51%) Hudson
8 149 (5.47%) TeamCity
9 119 (4.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 118 (4.34%) Artifactory
11 115 (4.22%) GitLab
12 102 (3.75%) Sonatype Nexus
13 98 (3.60%) Ant
14 93 (3.42%) Selenium
15 76 (2.79%) Octopus Deploy
16 74 (2.72%) Travis CI
17 55 (2.02%) JUnit
18 49 (1.80%) SonarQube
19 48 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
20 37 (1.36%) SoapUI
General
1 373 (13.70%) Finance
2 151 (5.55%) Banking
3 66 (2.42%) Retail
4 38 (1.40%) Games
5 35 (1.29%) Investment Banking
6 34 (1.25%) Publishing
7 27 (0.99%) Financial Institution
7 27 (0.99%) Telecoms
8 25 (0.92%) Marketing
9 16 (0.59%) Manufacturing
10 15 (0.55%) Electronics
11 14 (0.51%) Legal
12 12 (0.44%) Back Office
13 10 (0.37%) Advertising
14 7 (0.26%) Front Office
15 3 (0.11%) Automotive
15 3 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.11%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.11%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.073%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1196 (43.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 403 (14.81%) Linux Engineer
3 324 (11.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 255 (9.37%) Architect
5 251 (9.22%) Developer
6 245 (9.00%) AWS Engineer
7 235 (8.63%) AWS DevOps
7 235 (8.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 204 (7.49%) Administrator
9 193 (7.09%) Senior DevOps
10 147 (5.40%) Consultant
11 145 (5.33%) Systems Administrator
12 142 (5.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 119 (4.37%) Linux Administrator
14 117 (4.30%) Cloud Engineer
15 116 (4.26%) Java Developer
16 106 (3.89%) DevOps Consultant
17 96 (3.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 95 (3.49%) Lead DevOps
19 93 (3.42%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (9.00%) Web Services
2 183 (6.72%) Node.js
3 170 (6.25%) Spring
4 162 (5.95%) .NET
4 162 (5.95%) ELK Stack
5 159 (5.84%) LAMP
6 142 (5.22%) Sensu
7 135 (4.96%) HTML
8 129 (4.74%) RabbitMQ
9 107 (3.93%) J2EE
10 104 (3.82%) JSON
11 98 (3.60%) REST
12 93 (3.42%) CSS
13 89 (3.27%) Spring Boot
13 89 (3.27%) XML
14 84 (3.09%) SOAP
15 81 (2.98%) Middleware
16 79 (2.90%) Play Framework
17 68 (2.50%) HTML5
18 67 (2.46%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 127 (4.67%) Data Centre
2 109 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (2.57%) Private Cloud
4 68 (2.50%) Public Cloud
5 64 (2.35%) Clustering
6 53 (1.95%) Management Information System
7 40 (1.47%) Computer Science
8 38 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
9 35 (1.29%) User Experience
10 34 (1.25%) Mobile App
11 33 (1.21%) Replication
12 21 (0.77%) EMC VNX
12 21 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
13 20 (0.73%) Wiki
14 18 (0.66%) HACMP
15 17 (0.62%) Hedge funds
16 15 (0.55%) Visualisation
17 14 (0.51%) iPad
18 13 (0.48%) Biometrics
18 13 (0.48%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2023 (74.32%) Linux
2 607 (22.30%) Unix
3 482 (17.71%) Windows
4 457 (16.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 275 (10.10%) CentOS
6 177 (6.50%) Ubuntu
7 133 (4.89%) Windows Server
8 120 (4.41%) Solaris
9 119 (4.37%) CoreOS
10 65 (2.39%) AIX
11 57 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
12 47 (1.73%) Mac OS X
13 38 (1.40%) VMS
14 35 (1.29%) Debian
15 33 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
16 30 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
17 23 (0.84%) Fedora
17 23 (0.84%) SUSE
18 15 (0.55%) Windows 7
19 11 (0.40%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1907 (70.06%) DevOps
2 1132 (41.59%) Agile Software Development
3 964 (35.42%) Configuration Management
4 845 (31.04%) Continuous Integration
5 520 (19.10%) Open Source
6 329 (12.09%) Continuous Delivery
7 271 (9.96%) Scrum
8 186 (6.83%) ITIL
9 181 (6.65%) Microservices
10 180 (6.61%) TDD
11 154 (5.66%) High Availability
12 151 (5.55%) Software Engineering
13 127 (4.67%) Web Operations
14 121 (4.45%) Release Management
15 117 (4.30%) E-Commerce
16 114 (4.19%) Security Hardening
17 103 (3.78%) Migration
18 102 (3.75%) Load Balancing
19 97 (3.56%) OO
19 97 (3.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 980 (36.00%) Python
2 925 (33.98%) Java
3 796 (29.24%) Ruby
4 532 (19.54%) Bash Shell
5 510 (18.74%) Perl
6 383 (14.07%) SQL
7 276 (10.14%) PowerShell
8 255 (9.37%) JavaScript
9 193 (7.09%) Shell Script
10 183 (6.72%) PHP
11 149 (5.47%) Scala
12 144 (5.29%) Go
13 87 (3.20%) C++
14 82 (3.01%) C#
15 44 (1.62%) C
16 38 (1.40%) Korn
16 38 (1.40%) PL/SQL
17 37 (1.36%) Clojure
18 27 (0.99%) Groovy
19 25 (0.92%) Jython
Qualifications
1 386 (14.18%) Security Cleared
2 284 (10.43%) SC Cleared
3 65 (2.39%) RHCE
4 62 (2.28%) BPSS Clearance
5 60 (2.20%) Degree
6 34 (1.25%) DV Cleared
7 26 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (0.96%) CISSP
8 23 (0.84%) BC Cleared
8 23 (0.84%) CCNA
8 23 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (0.73%) RHCSA
10 19 (0.70%) AWS Certification
11 17 (0.62%) RHCA
12 16 (0.59%) CCNP
12 16 (0.59%) MCSE
13 14 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (0.33%) PMI Certification
15 8 (0.29%) MCITP
16 7 (0.26%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (1.98%) QA
2 51 (1.87%) Disclosure Scotland
3 22 (0.81%) PCI DSS
4 20 (0.73%) SLA
5 11 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.26%) COBIT
7 4 (0.15%) SDET
8 2 (0.073%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.037%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.037%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 775 (28.47%) Docker
2 293 (10.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 160 (5.88%) Active Directory
4 119 (4.37%) vSphere
5 111 (4.08%) etcd
6 109 (4.00%) flannel
7 96 (3.53%) GlusterFS
8 90 (3.31%) Ceph
9 83 (3.05%) Virtual Machines
10 71 (2.61%) KVM
11 65 (2.39%) NFS
12 64 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
13 62 (2.28%) vCloud
14 54 (1.98%) Hyper-V
15 53 (1.95%) Xen
16 45 (1.65%) VMware ESX
17 38 (1.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 31 (1.14%) iptables
19 29 (1.07%) Samba
20 26 (0.96%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1141 (41.92%) Opscode Chef
2 944 (34.68%) Ansible
3 311 (11.43%) Nagios
4 248 (9.11%) Kubernetes
5 223 (8.19%) logstash
6 190 (6.98%) Graphite
7 124 (4.56%) Terraform
8 122 (4.48%) HAProxy
9 110 (4.04%) ZABBIX
10 109 (4.00%) Salt
11 95 (3.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 95 (3.49%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 94 (3.45%) rkt
13 87 (3.20%) Kibana
14 80 (2.94%) SCCM
15 75 (2.76%) Mesos
16 72 (2.65%) Packer
17 65 (2.39%) Grafana
18 53 (1.95%) Consul
19 52 (1.91%) SCOM
Vendors
1 555 (20.39%) Red Hat
2 483 (17.74%) VMware
3 269 (9.88%) Oracle
4 192 (7.05%) Splunk
5 184 (6.76%) Microsoft
6 155 (5.69%) Atlassian
7 129 (4.74%) Google
8 117 (4.30%) Cisco
9 99 (3.64%) IBM
10 95 (3.49%) HP
11 72 (2.65%) Rackspace
12 62 (2.28%) EMC
13 61 (2.24%) SaltStack
14 50 (1.84%) F5
15 47 (1.73%) Veritas
16 43 (1.58%) NetApp
17 38 (1.40%) webMethods
18 29 (1.07%) Citrix
19 28 (1.03%) MuleSoft
19 28 (1.03%) WSO2
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day Contract
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
AdRoc Group
Rate: £400 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Data Idols
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Initial Contract to 31st December 2016
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Freshtechit
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £425 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago