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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 62 140 170
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +30
Contract jobs citing Puppet 1719 892 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.45% 1.72% 1.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 31.79% 20.31% 15.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1175 636 499
Median daily rate £486 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £51.72 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.15% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £51.72 -
% change year-on-year
-37.15% -
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
5407 4393 4479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.84% 8.45% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3434 2734 2668
Median daily rate £460 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 157 180
Median hourly rate £26.50 £19.52 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.79% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £43.04 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -11.11%

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 September 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 September 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 +68 1043 £525 +10.52% 172
South East +90 200 £461 +19.03% 66
Yorkshire +14 134 £450 +5.88% 28
West Midlands +48 90 £415 - 12
North West +41 87 £428 -5.00% 28
East of England +14 63 £490 +15.29% 16
North East -9 55 £425 -10.52% 1
East Midlands +16 27 £410 -11.35% 4
South West -24 18 £450 - 16
Midlands -6 2 £500 -
Puppet
UK

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 2254 (69.63%) Linux
2 2215 (68.43%) DevOps
3 1351 (41.74%) Opscode Chef
4 1325 (40.93%) Jenkins
5 1308 (40.41%) Agile Software Development
6 1274 (39.36%) Amazon AWS
7 1204 (37.19%) Ansible
8 1112 (34.35%) Python
9 1046 (32.31%) Configuration Management
10 1024 (31.63%) Git (software)
11 1013 (31.29%) Continuous Integration
12 956 (29.53%) Docker
13 920 (28.42%) Java
14 850 (26.26%) Ruby
15 651 (20.11%) VMware
16 640 (19.77%) Unix
17 611 (18.88%) Red Hat
18 600 (18.54%) Bash Shell
19 553 (17.08%) Perl
20 542 (16.74%) Open Source
21 536 (16.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 534 (16.50%) JIRA
23 517 (15.97%) Apache
24 492 (15.20%) Windows
25 489 (15.11%) Continuous Delivery
26 487 (15.04%) Security Cleared
27 459 (14.18%) Finance
28 415 (12.82%) Oracle
29 400 (12.36%) Scrum
30 386 (11.92%) PostgreSQL

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
1 517 (15.97%) Apache
2 330 (10.19%) Tomcat
3 317 (9.79%) Confluence
4 256 (7.91%) OpenStack
5 172 (5.31%) Elasticsearch
6 162 (5.00%) nginx
7 134 (4.14%) IIS
8 128 (3.95%) WebSphere
9 119 (3.68%) WebLogic
10 116 (3.58%) JBoss
11 50 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
12 44 (1.36%) Apache Spark
13 37 (1.14%) Jetty
14 31 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
15 25 (0.77%) Mule
16 24 (0.74%) Mongrel
17 21 (0.65%) Drupal
17 21 (0.65%) SharePoint
18 19 (0.59%) WebLogic Portal
19 14 (0.43%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 95 (2.93%) HipChat
2 41 (1.27%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.12%) MS Office
3 4 (0.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.031%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 32 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
2 17 (0.53%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 12 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.31%) Magento
5 1 (0.031%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.031%) OpenText Process Suite
5 1 (0.031%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.031%) RMDS
5 1 (0.031%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1274 (39.36%) Amazon AWS
2 367 (11.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 182 (5.62%) AWS CloudFormation
4 166 (5.13%) PaaS
5 158 (4.88%) IaaS
6 153 (4.73%) GitHub
7 120 (3.71%) Amazon EC2
8 117 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
9 74 (2.29%) Amazon S3
10 51 (1.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 45 (1.39%) SaaS
12 41 (1.27%) Office 365
12 41 (1.27%) Route 53
13 40 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
14 30 (0.93%) Google App Engine
15 28 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 23 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
17 19 (0.59%) OpenShift
18 17 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
19 15 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 358 (11.06%) DNS
2 236 (7.29%) TCP/IP
3 200 (6.18%) HTTP
4 194 (5.99%) Firewall
5 169 (5.22%) SSL
6 131 (4.05%) SSH
7 113 (3.49%) OpenLDAP
8 112 (3.46%) VPN
9 103 (3.18%) OpenVPN
10 99 (3.06%) LDAP
11 91 (2.81%) SAN
12 81 (2.50%) Internet
13 80 (2.47%) DHCP
14 76 (2.35%) Network Security
15 61 (1.88%) WAN
16 59 (1.82%) LAN
17 57 (1.76%) FTP
18 52 (1.61%) IPsec
19 34 (1.05%) NAS
20 30 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 386 (11.92%) PostgreSQL
2 372 (11.49%) MongoDB
3 357 (11.03%) MySQL
4 269 (8.31%) Hadoop
5 216 (6.67%) NoSQL
6 137 (4.23%) Big Data
7 101 (3.12%) Relational Database
8 86 (2.66%) SQL Server
9 80 (2.47%) Redis
10 73 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
11 62 (1.92%) Oracle Database
12 54 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
13 30 (0.93%) RDBMS
14 29 (0.90%) DB2
15 18 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
15 18 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
16 15 (0.46%) Apache Hive
16 15 (0.46%) CouchDB
16 15 (0.46%) Oracle OWB
17 12 (0.37%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1325 (40.93%) Jenkins
2 1024 (31.63%) Git (software)
3 534 (16.50%) JIRA
4 328 (10.13%) Maven
5 213 (6.58%) Subversion
6 211 (6.52%) Sonatype Nexus
7 208 (6.43%) Vagrant
8 172 (5.31%) Ant
8 172 (5.31%) TeamCity
9 150 (4.63%) Hudson
10 141 (4.36%) JUnit
11 140 (4.32%) SonarQube
12 122 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 107 (3.31%) Bitbucket
14 100 (3.09%) Liquibase
15 96 (2.97%) JIRA Agile
15 96 (2.97%) Selenium
16 83 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
17 81 (2.50%) Travis CI
18 69 (2.13%) GitLab
General
1 459 (14.18%) Finance
2 174 (5.38%) Banking
3 109 (3.37%) Retail
4 49 (1.51%) Financial Institution
5 46 (1.42%) Investment Banking
6 43 (1.33%) Publishing
7 37 (1.14%) Telecoms
8 25 (0.77%) Marketing
9 23 (0.71%) Front Office
10 19 (0.59%) Games
11 16 (0.49%) Advertising
11 16 (0.49%) Back Office
12 15 (0.46%) Manufacturing
13 13 (0.40%) Electronics
13 13 (0.40%) Legal
14 7 (0.22%) Law
15 3 (0.093%) Automotive
15 3 (0.093%) Local Government
15 3 (0.093%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.062%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1369 (42.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 447 (13.81%) Linux Engineer
3 342 (10.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 307 (9.48%) AWS Engineer
5 304 (9.39%) AWS DevOps
6 293 (9.05%) Developer
7 262 (8.09%) Administrator
8 250 (7.72%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 240 (7.41%) Architect
10 236 (7.29%) Senior DevOps
11 206 (6.36%) Systems Administrator
12 187 (5.78%) Consultant
13 176 (5.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 158 (4.88%) Java Developer
15 155 (4.79%) Linux Administrator
16 149 (4.60%) Cloud Engineer
17 138 (4.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 125 (3.86%) Systems Engineer
19 122 (3.77%) DevOps Consultant
20 119 (3.68%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (8.12%) Web Services
2 214 (6.61%) ELK Stack
3 200 (6.18%) Spring
4 167 (5.16%) LAMP
5 155 (4.79%) Node.js
6 150 (4.63%) HTML
7 133 (4.11%) Middleware
8 131 (4.05%) JSON
8 131 (4.05%) RabbitMQ
9 128 (3.95%) .NET
10 124 (3.83%) MCollective
11 115 (3.55%) Software Packaging
12 112 (3.46%) REST
13 106 (3.27%) RESTful
14 104 (3.21%) J2EE
15 97 (3.00%) XML
16 93 (2.87%) CSS
17 88 (2.72%) HTML5
18 87 (2.69%) Play Framework
19 85 (2.63%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 123 (3.80%) Public Cloud
2 119 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
3 101 (3.12%) Data Centre
4 86 (2.66%) Private Cloud
5 74 (2.29%) Clustering
6 42 (1.30%) Computer Science
7 37 (1.14%) User Experience
8 35 (1.08%) Management Information System
9 33 (1.02%) Hedge funds
9 33 (1.02%) Replication
10 29 (0.90%) EMC VNX
10 29 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
10 29 (0.90%) Mobile App
11 24 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
11 24 (0.74%) Wiki
12 21 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 16 (0.49%) Enterprise Cloud
13 16 (0.49%) Social Media
14 15 (0.46%) DataPower
15 14 (0.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2254 (69.63%) Linux
2 640 (19.77%) Unix
3 536 (16.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 492 (15.20%) Windows
5 382 (11.80%) CentOS
6 198 (6.12%) Ubuntu
7 164 (5.07%) Windows Server
8 104 (3.21%) Solaris
9 74 (2.29%) CoreOS
10 72 (2.22%) AIX
11 61 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
12 58 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
13 49 (1.51%) Debian
14 37 (1.14%) Mac OS X
15 29 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
16 27 (0.83%) Fedora
17 24 (0.74%) SUSE
17 24 (0.74%) VMS
18 14 (0.43%) Apple iOS
19 13 (0.40%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2215 (68.43%) DevOps
2 1308 (40.41%) Agile Software Development
3 1046 (32.31%) Configuration Management
4 1013 (31.29%) Continuous Integration
5 542 (16.74%) Open Source
6 489 (15.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 400 (12.36%) Scrum
8 224 (6.92%) ITIL
9 223 (6.89%) TDD
10 197 (6.09%) Microservices
11 192 (5.93%) Load Balancing
12 173 (5.34%) Service Management
13 163 (5.04%) Software Engineering
14 158 (4.88%) High Availability
15 156 (4.82%) Migration
16 153 (4.73%) E-Commerce
17 132 (4.08%) Coaching
18 126 (3.89%) Web Operations
19 118 (3.65%) Release Management
20 116 (3.58%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1112 (34.35%) Python
2 920 (28.42%) Java
3 850 (26.26%) Ruby
4 600 (18.54%) Bash Shell
5 553 (17.08%) Perl
6 364 (11.24%) SQL
7 336 (10.38%) PowerShell
8 281 (8.68%) JavaScript
9 272 (8.40%) PHP
10 259 (8.00%) Shell Script
11 194 (5.99%) Scala
12 110 (3.40%) Go
13 79 (2.44%) C#
14 73 (2.26%) C++
15 54 (1.67%) C
16 49 (1.51%) Clojure
17 45 (1.39%) Jython
18 34 (1.05%) Korn
18 34 (1.05%) PL/SQL
19 31 (0.96%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 487 (15.04%) Security Cleared
2 380 (11.74%) SC Cleared
3 112 (3.46%) BPSS Clearance
4 77 (2.38%) RHCE
5 73 (2.26%) Degree
6 48 (1.48%) CTC Cleared
7 39 (1.20%) AWS Certification
8 38 (1.17%) DV Cleared
9 36 (1.11%) RHCSA
10 30 (0.93%) RHCA
11 26 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
12 22 (0.68%) CCNA
13 21 (0.65%) CISSP
13 21 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
14 19 (0.59%) CCNP
15 14 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 13 (0.40%) BC Cleared
16 13 (0.40%) RHCT
17 11 (0.34%) ISTQB
17 11 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (3.00%) QA
2 55 (1.70%) PCI DSS
3 49 (1.51%) Disclosure Scotland
4 17 (0.53%) SLA
5 9 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.15%) SDET
7 4 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.062%) COBIT
9 1 (0.031%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.031%) ISO20022
System Software
1 956 (29.53%) Docker
2 336 (10.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 179 (5.53%) vCloud
4 153 (4.73%) Active Directory
5 123 (3.80%) Postfix
6 119 (3.68%) Squid
7 102 (3.15%) Virtual Machines
8 95 (2.93%) vSphere
9 77 (2.38%) KVM
10 65 (2.01%) Hyper-V
11 62 (1.92%) etcd
11 62 (1.92%) GlusterFS
12 59 (1.82%) flannel
13 58 (1.79%) NFS
14 57 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
15 47 (1.45%) Xen
16 46 (1.42%) Ceph
16 46 (1.42%) iptables
17 29 (0.90%) HDFS
18 27 (0.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1351 (41.74%) Opscode Chef
2 1204 (37.19%) Ansible
3 360 (11.12%) Kubernetes
4 302 (9.33%) Terraform
5 245 (7.57%) Nagios
6 224 (6.92%) ZABBIX
7 220 (6.80%) logstash
8 150 (4.63%) Kibana
9 109 (3.37%) Rancher
10 106 (3.27%) Graphite
11 100 (3.09%) Salt
12 79 (2.44%) HAProxy
13 64 (1.98%) SCCM
14 61 (1.88%) Red Hat Satellite
15 57 (1.76%) Packer
16 55 (1.70%) Mesos
17 50 (1.54%) CFEngine
18 47 (1.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
18 47 (1.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
18 47 (1.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 651 (20.11%) VMware
2 611 (18.88%) Red Hat
3 415 (12.82%) Oracle
4 232 (7.17%) Atlassian
5 152 (4.70%) Microsoft
5 152 (4.70%) Splunk
6 113 (3.49%) Sonatype
7 106 (3.27%) HP
8 105 (3.24%) Cisco
9 104 (3.21%) Google
10 99 (3.06%) IBM
11 97 (3.00%) SaltStack
12 79 (2.44%) EMC
13 68 (2.10%) Rackspace
14 52 (1.61%) NetApp
15 48 (1.48%) F5
16 44 (1.36%) Hortonworks
17 39 (1.20%) WSO2
18 37 (1.14%) webMethods
19 31 (0.96%) Veritas
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