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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 61 145 177
Rank change year-on-year
+84 +32
Contract jobs citing Puppet 1739 878 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.45% 1.66% 1.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 31.07% 18.69% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1227 607 478
Median daily rate £500 £436 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £348 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £414 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.76% +3.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £47.25 £45.47 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.47 -
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
5597 4697 4322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.12% 8.86% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3645 2896 2533
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 142 152
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.36 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.44 £31.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.32 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+31.31% +9.34%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +88 1050 £525 +10.52% 145
South East +100 213 £460 +8.23% 50
Yorkshire +28 137 £500 +25.39% 22
West Midlands +55 109 £430 - 5
North West +26 79 £438 - 18
East of England -30 51 £463 +15.62% 8
East Midlands +27 34 £438 +2.94% 2
South West -24 32 £450 +5.88% 14
North East -26 31 £463 +3.35% 4
Midlands -9 2 £500 +5.26%
Puppet
UK

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 2270 (71.05%) Linux
2 2215 (69.33%) DevOps
3 1335 (41.78%) Opscode Chef
4 1305 (40.85%) Amazon AWS
5 1301 (40.72%) Agile Software Development
6 1225 (38.34%) Jenkins
7 1196 (37.43%) Ansible
8 1097 (34.33%) Python
9 1069 (33.46%) Configuration Management
10 1056 (33.05%) Git (software)
11 997 (31.21%) Continuous Integration
12 982 (30.74%) Docker
13 934 (29.23%) Java
14 891 (27.89%) Ruby
15 625 (19.56%) Red Hat
16 616 (19.28%) VMware
17 610 (19.09%) Unix
18 572 (17.90%) Bash Shell
19 533 (16.68%) Perl
20 528 (16.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 521 (16.31%) Open Source
22 516 (16.15%) JIRA
23 509 (15.93%) Windows
24 508 (15.90%) Apache
25 476 (14.90%) Security Cleared
26 454 (14.21%) Finance
27 450 (14.08%) Continuous Delivery
28 401 (12.55%) MongoDB
29 396 (12.39%) Microsoft Azure
30 382 (11.96%) Oracle

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
1 508 (15.90%) Apache
2 350 (10.95%) Tomcat
3 296 (9.26%) Confluence
4 293 (9.17%) OpenStack
5 201 (6.29%) nginx
6 169 (5.29%) Elasticsearch
7 135 (4.23%) IIS
8 119 (3.72%) WebSphere
9 115 (3.60%) WebLogic
10 109 (3.41%) JBoss
11 48 (1.50%) Apache Spark
12 47 (1.47%) Jetty
13 35 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
14 33 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
15 25 (0.78%) Mongrel
16 24 (0.75%) SharePoint
17 22 (0.69%) Mule
18 18 (0.56%) Drupal
19 14 (0.44%) IBM HTTP Server
19 14 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 73 (2.28%) HipChat
2 47 (1.47%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.13%) MS Office
3 4 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
2 15 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (0.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 9 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.25%) Magento
6 1 (0.031%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.031%) OpenText Process Suite
6 1 (0.031%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.031%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1305 (40.85%) Amazon AWS
2 396 (12.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 182 (5.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 171 (5.35%) PaaS
5 169 (5.29%) GitHub
6 166 (5.20%) IaaS
7 119 (3.72%) Cloud Computing
8 117 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
9 75 (2.35%) Amazon S3
10 47 (1.47%) SaaS
11 45 (1.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 45 (1.41%) Office 365
11 45 (1.41%) Route 53
12 40 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
13 36 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
14 30 (0.94%) Google App Engine
15 26 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 24 (0.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 23 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
18 18 (0.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 329 (10.30%) DNS
2 224 (7.01%) TCP/IP
3 180 (5.63%) HTTP
4 168 (5.26%) Firewall
5 146 (4.57%) SSL
6 128 (4.01%) VPN
7 104 (3.26%) SSH
8 99 (3.10%) LDAP
9 95 (2.97%) SAN
10 91 (2.85%) OpenLDAP
11 87 (2.72%) Internet
12 81 (2.54%) Network Security
12 81 (2.54%) OpenVPN
13 78 (2.44%) DHCP
14 64 (2.00%) LAN
15 63 (1.97%) WAN
16 57 (1.78%) FTP
16 57 (1.78%) IPsec
17 30 (0.94%) NAS
17 30 (0.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 401 (12.55%) MongoDB
2 371 (11.61%) MySQL
3 353 (11.05%) PostgreSQL
4 230 (7.20%) NoSQL
5 226 (7.07%) Hadoop
6 127 (3.97%) Big Data
7 106 (3.32%) SQL Server
8 85 (2.66%) Redis
8 85 (2.66%) Relational Database
9 72 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
10 54 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
11 48 (1.50%) Oracle Database
12 28 (0.88%) RDBMS
13 26 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
13 26 (0.81%) DB2
14 20 (0.63%) Neo4j
14 20 (0.63%) Oracle OWB
15 15 (0.47%) Apache Hive
15 15 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
16 13 (0.41%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1225 (38.34%) Jenkins
2 1056 (33.05%) Git (software)
3 516 (16.15%) JIRA
4 339 (10.61%) Maven
5 212 (6.64%) Subversion
5 212 (6.64%) Vagrant
6 194 (6.07%) Sonatype Nexus
7 166 (5.20%) Ant
8 162 (5.07%) TeamCity
9 161 (5.04%) Hudson
10 132 (4.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 123 (3.85%) JUnit
12 121 (3.79%) SonarQube
13 105 (3.29%) Artifactory
14 100 (3.13%) GitLab
15 96 (3.00%) Selenium
16 87 (2.72%) Bitbucket
17 82 (2.57%) Travis CI
18 81 (2.54%) Octopus Deploy
19 79 (2.47%) Liquibase
General
1 454 (14.21%) Finance
2 168 (5.26%) Banking
3 90 (2.82%) Retail
4 47 (1.47%) Publishing
5 43 (1.35%) Financial Institution
6 38 (1.19%) Investment Banking
7 33 (1.03%) Telecoms
8 29 (0.91%) Games
9 27 (0.85%) Marketing
10 20 (0.63%) Front Office
11 18 (0.56%) Manufacturing
12 17 (0.53%) Advertising
12 17 (0.53%) Back Office
13 16 (0.50%) Electronics
14 14 (0.44%) Legal
15 7 (0.22%) Law
16 3 (0.094%) Automotive
16 3 (0.094%) Local Government
16 3 (0.094%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.094%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1377 (43.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 470 (14.71%) Linux Engineer
3 362 (11.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 319 (9.98%) AWS DevOps
5 318 (9.95%) AWS Engineer
6 279 (8.73%) Developer
7 262 (8.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 261 (8.17%) Architect
9 251 (7.86%) Administrator
10 245 (7.67%) Senior DevOps
11 200 (6.26%) Consultant
12 192 (6.01%) Systems Administrator
13 184 (5.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 154 (4.82%) Cloud Engineer
15 150 (4.69%) Linux Administrator
16 147 (4.60%) Java Developer
17 138 (4.32%) DevOps Consultant
18 128 (4.01%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 123 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 122 (3.82%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (8.64%) Web Services
2 237 (7.42%) ELK Stack
3 205 (6.42%) Spring
4 179 (5.60%) LAMP
5 175 (5.48%) Node.js
6 148 (4.63%) .NET
7 147 (4.60%) HTML
8 133 (4.16%) RabbitMQ
9 125 (3.91%) JSON
10 106 (3.32%) Sensu
11 101 (3.16%) J2EE
11 101 (3.16%) REST
12 99 (3.10%) MCollective
13 98 (3.07%) Middleware
14 97 (3.04%) CSS
15 93 (2.91%) RESTful
15 93 (2.91%) XML
16 91 (2.85%) Spring Boot
17 89 (2.79%) Software Packaging
18 88 (2.75%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 124 (3.88%) Data Centre
2 119 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
3 118 (3.69%) Public Cloud
4 86 (2.69%) Private Cloud
5 72 (2.25%) Clustering
6 46 (1.44%) Replication
7 43 (1.35%) Computer Science
7 43 (1.35%) Management Information System
8 33 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
9 32 (1.00%) EMC VNX
9 32 (1.00%) Mobile App
9 32 (1.00%) User Experience
9 32 (1.00%) Wiki
10 29 (0.91%) Hedge funds
11 27 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
12 17 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 17 (0.53%) Virtual Team
13 16 (0.50%) Enterprise Cloud
13 16 (0.50%) Performance Metrics
14 15 (0.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2270 (71.05%) Linux
2 610 (19.09%) Unix
3 528 (16.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 509 (15.93%) Windows
5 375 (11.74%) CentOS
6 182 (5.70%) Ubuntu
7 162 (5.07%) Windows Server
8 126 (3.94%) Solaris
9 101 (3.16%) CoreOS
10 73 (2.28%) AIX
11 65 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
12 51 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
13 43 (1.35%) Debian
14 38 (1.19%) Mac OS X
15 35 (1.10%) VMS
16 30 (0.94%) Fedora
17 25 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
18 22 (0.69%) SUSE
19 13 (0.41%) Apple iOS
20 11 (0.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2215 (69.33%) DevOps
2 1301 (40.72%) Agile Software Development
3 1069 (33.46%) Configuration Management
4 997 (31.21%) Continuous Integration
5 521 (16.31%) Open Source
6 450 (14.08%) Continuous Delivery
7 363 (11.36%) Scrum
8 217 (6.79%) ITIL
9 210 (6.57%) TDD
10 183 (5.73%) Microservices
11 174 (5.45%) Software Engineering
12 165 (5.16%) Service Management
13 163 (5.10%) Load Balancing
14 156 (4.88%) High Availability
15 153 (4.79%) Migration
16 151 (4.73%) E-Commerce
17 124 (3.88%) Web Operations
18 119 (3.72%) Release Management
19 111 (3.47%) Continuous Deployment
20 105 (3.29%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1097 (34.33%) Python
2 934 (29.23%) Java
3 891 (27.89%) Ruby
4 572 (17.90%) Bash Shell
5 533 (16.68%) Perl
6 378 (11.83%) SQL
7 323 (10.11%) PowerShell
8 268 (8.39%) JavaScript
9 265 (8.29%) PHP
10 244 (7.64%) Shell Script
11 192 (6.01%) Scala
12 136 (4.26%) Go
13 79 (2.47%) C#
13 79 (2.47%) C++
14 52 (1.63%) C
15 44 (1.38%) Clojure
16 39 (1.22%) PL/SQL
17 36 (1.13%) Korn
18 32 (1.00%) Jython
19 27 (0.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 476 (14.90%) Security Cleared
2 366 (11.46%) SC Cleared
3 96 (3.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 82 (2.57%) RHCE
5 70 (2.19%) Degree
6 39 (1.22%) DV Cleared
7 34 (1.06%) AWS Certification
7 34 (1.06%) CTC Cleared
8 27 (0.85%) RHCA
9 26 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
10 25 (0.78%) RHCSA
11 23 (0.72%) CCNA
12 20 (0.63%) CISSP
12 20 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (0.59%) BC Cleared
13 19 (0.59%) CCNP
14 14 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 12 (0.38%) ISTQB
16 11 (0.34%) MCSE
17 10 (0.31%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (2.38%) QA
2 47 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 39 (1.22%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.50%) SLA
5 7 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.13%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.13%) SDET
7 3 (0.094%) COBIT
8 2 (0.063%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.031%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 982 (30.74%) Docker
2 331 (10.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 170 (5.32%) Active Directory
4 152 (4.76%) vCloud
5 106 (3.32%) vSphere
6 102 (3.19%) Virtual Machines
7 100 (3.13%) Postfix
8 93 (2.91%) etcd
8 93 (2.91%) Squid
9 91 (2.85%) flannel
10 86 (2.69%) GlusterFS
11 82 (2.57%) KVM
12 71 (2.22%) Ceph
13 68 (2.13%) Hyper-V
14 59 (1.85%) NFS
15 58 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
16 45 (1.41%) Xen
17 40 (1.25%) iptables
18 34 (1.06%) Samba
19 30 (0.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1335 (41.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1196 (37.43%) Ansible
3 371 (11.61%) Kubernetes
4 284 (8.89%) Terraform
5 266 (8.33%) Nagios
6 243 (7.61%) logstash
7 196 (6.13%) ZABBIX
8 148 (4.63%) Graphite
9 146 (4.57%) Kibana
10 107 (3.35%) HAProxy
10 107 (3.35%) Salt
11 87 (2.72%) Rancher
12 78 (2.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 78 (2.44%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 74 (2.32%) Mesos
13 74 (2.32%) SCCM
14 73 (2.28%) Packer
15 72 (2.25%) rkt
16 58 (1.82%) Red Hat Satellite
17 56 (1.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 625 (19.56%) Red Hat
2 616 (19.28%) VMware
3 382 (11.96%) Oracle
4 217 (6.79%) Atlassian
5 187 (5.85%) Microsoft
6 173 (5.41%) Splunk
7 120 (3.76%) Google
8 117 (3.66%) Cisco
9 105 (3.29%) HP
10 101 (3.16%) IBM
11 90 (2.82%) Sonatype
12 88 (2.75%) SaltStack
13 82 (2.57%) Rackspace
14 81 (2.54%) EMC
15 56 (1.75%) NetApp
16 50 (1.56%) F5
17 39 (1.22%) Veritas
17 39 (1.22%) webMethods
18 36 (1.13%) Hortonworks
18 36 (1.13%) WSO2
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum Competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FT Select
Rate: From £385 to £418 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Rate: Up to £370 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent International
Rate: £250.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £600 per day Negotiable rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago