The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 135 186 258
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +72
Contract jobs citing Puppet 872 552 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.69% 1.12% 0.76%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.29% 14.00% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 384 251
Average daily rate
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£435 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £336 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £543 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £45.00
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
4298 3942 3580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.32% 7.98% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2694 2321 2035
Average daily rate £405 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 125 165
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.46 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.17% -17.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.15 £31.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -13.33%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Puppet across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Puppet Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +20 409 £475 +5.55% 169
East of England +71 135 £400 - 17
South East +10 100 £450 +28.57% 31
South West +24 67 £420 +3.38% 16
Yorkshire +7 60 £400 - 22
North West +26 56 £450 +5.88% 14
North East +11 37 £445 +11.25% 3
West Midlands -2 8 £450 +28.57% 2
East Midlands -1 7 £575 +4.54% 5
Puppet
UK

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 1232 (70.97%) Linux
2 1072 (61.75%) DevOps
3 970 (55.88%) Opscode Chef
4 726 (41.82%) Jenkins
5 664 (38.25%) Agile Software Development
6 662 (38.13%) Configuration Management
7 623 (35.89%) Amazon AWS
8 604 (34.79%) Python
9 601 (34.62%) Java
10 593 (34.16%) Continuous Integration
11 578 (33.29%) Ruby
12 448 (25.81%) Git (software)
13 421 (24.25%) Ansible
14 388 (22.35%) Red Hat
15 367 (21.14%) VMware
16 342 (19.70%) UNIX
17 335 (19.30%) MongoDB
18 334 (19.24%) Windows
19 325 (18.72%) MySQL
20 316 (18.20%) Bash Shell
21 312 (17.97%) Open Source
21 312 (17.97%) Web Services
22 303 (17.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 299 (17.22%) Perl
24 251 (14.46%) Scrum
25 249 (14.34%) Apache
26 234 (13.48%) PHP
27 230 (13.25%) Oracle
28 227 (13.08%) Subversion
29 214 (12.33%) TDD

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 249 (14.34%) Apache
2 186 (10.71%) Tomcat
3 153 (8.81%) OpenStack
4 126 (7.26%) Confluence
5 117 (6.74%) nginx
6 104 (5.99%) IIS
7 96 (5.53%) JBoss
8 75 (4.32%) WebLogic
9 73 (4.21%) Node.js
10 46 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
11 39 (2.25%) Jetty
12 38 (2.19%) Drupal
13 36 (2.07%) WebSphere
14 19 (1.09%) Mule ESB
15 14 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
15 14 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
15 14 (0.81%) CMS
16 13 (0.75%) SharePoint
16 13 (0.75%) WordPress
17 12 (0.69%) Apache Qpid
Applications
1 40 (2.30%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.52%) MS Office
3 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.058%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.058%) Magento
5 1 (0.058%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 623 (35.89%) Amazon AWS
2 139 (8.01%) Amazon EC2
3 106 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 95 (5.47%) AWS CloudFormation
5 63 (3.63%) PaaS
6 62 (3.57%) Amazon S3
7 58 (3.34%) Cloud Computing
8 48 (2.76%) Google Cloud Platform
9 42 (2.42%) Amazon ELB
10 40 (2.30%) IaaS
11 33 (1.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 30 (1.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 30 (1.73%) Route 53
13 24 (1.38%) GitHub
14 23 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
15 22 (1.27%) Google App Engine
15 22 (1.27%) SaaS
16 18 (1.04%) Heroku
17 14 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
17 14 (0.81%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 167 (9.62%) TCP/IP
2 161 (9.27%) DNS
3 145 (8.35%) HTTP
4 141 (8.12%) Firewall
5 97 (5.59%) SSL
6 64 (3.69%) Network Security
7 52 (3.00%) DHCP
7 52 (3.00%) Internet
8 51 (2.94%) LDAP
9 50 (2.88%) VPN
10 43 (2.48%) LAN
10 43 (2.48%) SAN
11 37 (2.13%) IPsec
12 36 (2.07%) WAN
13 34 (1.96%) FTP
14 21 (1.21%) Reverse Proxy
15 17 (0.98%) NAS
16 16 (0.92%) AMQP
16 16 (0.92%) VLAN
17 15 (0.86%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 335 (19.30%) MongoDB
2 325 (18.72%) MySQL
3 174 (10.02%) NoSQL
4 159 (9.16%) PostgreSQL
5 110 (6.34%) SQL Server
6 97 (5.59%) Redis
7 92 (5.30%) Relational Database
8 80 (4.61%) Hadoop
9 49 (2.82%) Big Data
10 44 (2.53%) RDBMS
11 35 (2.02%) Amazon RDS
12 34 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
13 33 (1.90%) Oracle Database
14 25 (1.44%) CouchDB
15 21 (1.21%) Couchbase
16 16 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
16 16 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 14 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 14 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
17 14 (0.81%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 726 (41.82%) Jenkins
2 448 (25.81%) Git (software)
3 227 (13.08%) Subversion
4 204 (11.75%) JIRA
5 160 (9.22%) Maven
6 95 (5.47%) Hudson
7 77 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 76 (4.38%) Cucumber
9 66 (3.80%) Ant
10 64 (3.69%) Selenium
11 60 (3.46%) JUnit
12 59 (3.40%) TeamCity
13 54 (3.11%) Mercurial
14 51 (2.94%) Artifactory
15 43 (2.48%) Gradle
16 38 (2.19%) Gerrit
17 33 (1.90%) JMeter
18 32 (1.84%) RSpec
19 30 (1.73%) Eclipse
20 29 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 132 (7.60%) Finance
2 54 (3.11%) Banking
3 32 (1.84%) Telecoms
4 30 (1.73%) Games
5 27 (1.56%) Retail
6 23 (1.32%) Marketing
7 19 (1.09%) Publishing
8 9 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (0.52%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.40%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.35%) Legal
10 6 (0.35%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.23%) Advertising
11 4 (0.23%) Electronics
11 4 (0.23%) Billing
12 3 (0.17%) Law
13 2 (0.12%) German Language
13 2 (0.12%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.058%) French Language
14 1 (0.058%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 633 (36.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 235 (13.54%) Developer
3 186 (10.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 169 (9.74%) Administrator
5 147 (8.47%) Systems Administrator
6 142 (8.18%) Architect
7 115 (6.62%) Linux Engineer
8 104 (5.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 103 (5.93%) Linux Administrator
10 89 (5.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 85 (4.90%) Java Developer
12 79 (4.55%) Consultant
13 54 (3.11%) Systems Engineer
14 45 (2.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 43 (2.48%) Senior Developer
16 41 (2.36%) DevOps Consultant
17 32 (1.84%) Technical Architect
18 29 (1.67%) Solutions Architect
19 28 (1.61%) Web Engineer
20 26 (1.50%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (17.97%) Web Services
2 140 (8.06%) HTML
3 116 (6.68%) .NET
4 114 (6.57%) LAMP
4 114 (6.57%) REST
5 93 (5.36%) JSON
6 91 (5.24%) CSS
7 90 (5.18%) Middleware
8 77 (4.44%) Spring
9 74 (4.26%) HTML5
10 73 (4.21%) RabbitMQ
11 67 (3.86%) J2EE
12 58 (3.34%) Ruby on Rails
13 52 (3.00%) Django
14 47 (2.71%) RESTful
15 46 (2.65%) XML
16 44 (2.53%) jQuery
16 44 (2.53%) AngularJS
17 41 (2.36%) CSS3
18 38 (2.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 95 (5.47%) Data Centre
2 64 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (3.00%) Clustering
4 51 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 32 (1.84%) Management Information System
6 29 (1.67%) Mobile App
6 29 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
7 27 (1.56%) User Experience
8 24 (1.38%) Private Cloud
9 23 (1.32%) Digital Media
10 22 (1.27%) Replication
11 21 (1.21%) Wiki
12 18 (1.04%) Computer Science
13 15 (0.86%) Public Cloud
14 13 (0.75%) Streaming Video
15 12 (0.69%) Cryptography
15 12 (0.69%) Social Media
16 11 (0.63%) iPad
16 11 (0.63%) iPhone
17 10 (0.58%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 1232 (70.97%) Linux
2 342 (19.70%) UNIX
3 334 (19.24%) Windows
4 303 (17.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 205 (11.81%) CentOS
6 140 (8.06%) Ubuntu
7 71 (4.09%) Solaris
8 47 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 40 (2.30%) Debian
10 39 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 36 (2.07%) Mac OS X
12 31 (1.79%) AIX
13 27 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
14 18 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
15 17 (0.98%) SUSE
16 13 (0.75%) Apple iOS
17 12 (0.69%) Windows 8
17 12 (0.69%) Windows 7
18 11 (0.63%) Android
19 10 (0.58%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1072 (61.75%) DevOps
2 664 (38.25%) Agile Software Development
3 662 (38.13%) Configuration Management
4 593 (34.16%) Continuous Integration
5 312 (17.97%) Open Source
6 251 (14.46%) Scrum
7 214 (12.33%) TDD
8 181 (10.43%) Continuous Delivery
9 92 (5.30%) BDD
10 90 (5.18%) SOA
11 89 (5.13%) OO
12 87 (5.01%) Load Balancing
13 85 (4.90%) Software Engineering
14 83 (4.78%) E-Commerce
15 75 (4.32%) Automated Testing
15 75 (4.32%) Migration
16 67 (3.86%) Kanban
17 65 (3.74%) ITIL
18 60 (3.46%) SDLC
19 59 (3.40%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 604 (34.79%) Python
2 601 (34.62%) Java
3 578 (33.29%) Ruby
4 316 (18.20%) Bash Shell
5 299 (17.22%) Perl
6 234 (13.48%) PHP
7 183 (10.54%) SQL
8 160 (9.22%) JavaScript
9 128 (7.37%) Shell Script
10 113 (6.51%) PowerShell
11 96 (5.53%) Scala
12 72 (4.15%) C#
13 52 (3.00%) Go
14 32 (1.84%) C
15 30 (1.73%) Groovy
16 29 (1.67%) C++
17 15 (0.86%) Korn
18 9 (0.52%) PHP5
18 9 (0.52%) Clojure
19 4 (0.23%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 172 (9.91%) Security Cleared
2 84 (4.84%) SC Cleared
3 50 (2.88%) DV Cleared
4 44 (2.53%) Degree
5 31 (1.79%) RHCE
6 27 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (1.04%) CCNA
8 10 (0.58%) CCNP
9 9 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (0.35%) MCSE
10 6 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.35%) VCAP
11 5 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (0.17%) RHCSA
13 2 (0.12%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.12%) HP ASE
13 2 (0.12%) HP MASE
13 2 (0.12%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.12%) LPIC
13 2 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (4.90%) QA
2 18 (1.04%) SLA
3 17 (0.98%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.058%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.058%) COBIT
System Software
1 206 (11.87%) Docker
2 201 (11.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (4.61%) vCloud
4 75 (4.32%) Active Directory
5 50 (2.88%) vSphere
6 41 (2.36%) Varnish
7 39 (2.25%) KVM
8 26 (1.50%) Samba
9 24 (1.38%) VMware ESX
9 24 (1.38%) Xen
9 24 (1.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 22 (1.27%) Hyper-V
10 22 (1.27%) iptables
11 21 (1.21%) VirtualBox
12 20 (1.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 19 (1.09%) XenServer
14 16 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
14 16 (0.92%) QEMU
15 15 (0.86%) NFS
16 14 (0.81%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 970 (55.88%) Opscode Chef
2 421 (24.25%) Ansible
3 206 (11.87%) Vagrant
4 160 (9.22%) Salt
5 155 (8.93%) Nagios
6 84 (4.84%) ZABBIX
7 43 (2.48%) HAProxy
8 41 (2.36%) Rundeck
9 40 (2.30%) Graphite
10 38 (2.19%) Kibana
11 37 (2.13%) logstash
12 35 (2.02%) Cobbler
13 26 (1.50%) Opsview
14 23 (1.32%) Tivoli
15 22 (1.27%) Capistrano
15 22 (1.27%) Red Hat Satellite
16 20 (1.15%) yum
17 19 (1.09%) NetBackup
18 16 (0.92%) SCOM
19 15 (0.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 388 (22.35%) Red Hat
2 367 (21.14%) VMware
3 230 (13.25%) Oracle
4 114 (6.57%) Microsoft
5 70 (4.03%) IBM
6 67 (3.86%) HP
7 64 (3.69%) Splunk
7 64 (3.69%) SaltStack
8 53 (3.05%) Google
9 49 (2.82%) Atlassian
10 45 (2.59%) New Relic
11 42 (2.42%) Rackspace
12 40 (2.30%) Cisco
13 37 (2.13%) Citrix
14 29 (1.67%) EMC
14 29 (1.67%) Veritas
15 28 (1.61%) webMethods
16 22 (1.27%) Sun
17 20 (1.15%) Perforce
18 19 (1.09%) Symantec
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day c£400-£550 p/day
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £450 to £550 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £470 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: flexible, highly competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £650 to £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Unspecified flexible, highly competitive
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Fox IT SM ltd
Rate: £Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ICP Search
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £425.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £580 per day
Posted: 4 days ago