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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Puppet
UK / England
Rank 87 92 137
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +45
Contract jobs citing Puppet 1098 1111 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.66% 2.33% 1.70%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.97% 26.18% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 811 807 582
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 £354 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £561
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.38% +8.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

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
4071 4244 4229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.86% 8.90% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2724 2703 2509
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £297 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 127 151
Median hourly rate £32.50 £31.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +45.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.72 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £28.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.66% +25.55%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +21 664 £525 +5.00% 189
South East +3 131 £450 +7.78% 45
Yorkshire -15 86 £425 -5.55% 22
North West +57 81 £450 +12.50% 25
West Midlands -13 42 £475 +13.09% 9
North East +3 30 £345 -21.14% 7
East of England -13 28 £538 +13.15% 22
South West -3 25 £500 +17.64% 9
East Midlands -4 5 £550 +15.78% 8
Midlands 0 1 £550 +10.00%
Puppet
UK

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 1803 (68.56%) DevOps
2 1724 (65.55%) Linux
3 1228 (46.69%) Jenkins
4 1188 (45.17%) Ansible
5 1168 (44.41%) Opscode Chef
6 1120 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
7 1057 (40.19%) Amazon AWS
8 1047 (39.81%) Python
9 906 (34.45%) Configuration Management
10 832 (31.63%) Docker
11 803 (30.53%) Java
12 796 (30.27%) Continuous Integration
13 759 (28.86%) Git (software)
14 674 (25.63%) Ruby
15 637 (24.22%) Bash Shell
16 596 (22.66%) VMware
17 505 (19.20%) Unix
18 493 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 480 (18.25%) Red Hat
20 429 (16.31%) Open Source
21 386 (14.68%) Perl
22 375 (14.26%) Security Cleared
23 355 (13.50%) JIRA
24 349 (13.27%) Continuous Delivery
25 343 (13.04%) Apache
26 338 (12.85%) PostgreSQL
27 335 (12.74%) Scrum
28 324 (12.32%) Terraform
29 323 (12.28%) Windows
29 323 (12.28%) 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
1 343 (13.04%) Apache
2 230 (8.75%) Confluence
3 219 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 195 (7.41%) nginx
5 168 (6.39%) OpenStack
6 154 (5.86%) Elasticsearch
7 119 (4.52%) WebSphere
8 103 (3.92%) IIS
9 102 (3.88%) JBoss
10 77 (2.93%) WebLogic
11 75 (2.85%) Apache Spark
12 54 (2.05%) WebSphere Application Server
13 44 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
14 34 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 33 (1.25%) Jetty
16 26 (0.99%) Mongrel
17 24 (0.91%) Apache Pig
18 22 (0.84%) CloudStack
19 21 (0.80%) CMS
19 21 (0.80%) Drupal
Applications
1 47 (1.79%) HipChat
2 26 (0.99%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.23%) MS Office
4 3 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.076%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (0.87%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 19 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
3 15 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.11%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.11%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.076%) Magento
8 1 (0.038%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.038%) RMDS
8 1 (0.038%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1057 (40.19%) Amazon AWS
2 269 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 186 (7.07%) GitHub
4 162 (6.16%) AWS CloudFormation
5 146 (5.55%) Amazon EC2
6 123 (4.68%) PaaS
7 115 (4.37%) IaaS
8 106 (4.03%) Amazon S3
9 88 (3.35%) Cloud Computing
10 66 (2.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 53 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
12 51 (1.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 49 (1.86%) Route 53
14 48 (1.83%) Amazon ELB
15 36 (1.37%) AWS CloudTrail
16 28 (1.06%) SaaS
17 25 (0.95%) Google App Engine
18 24 (0.91%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 22 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
20 21 (0.80%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 304 (11.56%) DNS
2 253 (9.62%) TCP/IP
3 236 (8.97%) HTTP
4 213 (8.10%) Firewall
5 196 (7.45%) SSL
6 137 (5.21%) VPN
7 127 (4.83%) LDAP
8 77 (2.93%) DHCP
9 67 (2.55%) SSH
10 62 (2.36%) Internet
11 61 (2.32%) SAN
12 48 (1.83%) IPsec
13 47 (1.79%) OpenLDAP
13 47 (1.79%) OpenVPN
14 46 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
15 44 (1.67%) FTP
15 44 (1.67%) Kerberos
16 37 (1.41%) SMTP
17 34 (1.29%) Network Security
18 30 (1.14%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 338 (12.85%) PostgreSQL
2 280 (10.65%) MongoDB
3 257 (9.77%) MySQL
4 234 (8.90%) Hadoop
5 200 (7.60%) NoSQL
6 189 (7.19%) Big Data
7 137 (5.21%) Relational Database
8 109 (4.14%) Redis
9 106 (4.03%) Oracle Database
10 105 (3.99%) SQL Server
11 93 (3.54%) Amazon RDS
12 78 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
13 52 (1.98%) Apache Hive
14 48 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
15 36 (1.37%) HBase
16 33 (1.25%) RDBMS
17 20 (0.76%) DB2
17 20 (0.76%) Neo4j
18 19 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 17 (0.65%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1228 (46.69%) Jenkins
2 759 (28.86%) Git (software)
3 355 (13.50%) JIRA
4 263 (10.00%) Maven
5 208 (7.91%) Vagrant
6 201 (7.64%) Subversion
7 168 (6.39%) Sonatype Nexus
8 118 (4.49%) Selenium
9 104 (3.95%) Ant
9 104 (3.95%) TeamCity
10 99 (3.76%) JUnit
11 97 (3.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 85 (3.23%) Bitbucket
13 84 (3.19%) Gradle
14 80 (3.04%) Hudson
15 72 (2.74%) Cucumber
16 66 (2.51%) SonarQube
17 65 (2.47%) Octopus Deploy
18 57 (2.17%) Travis CI
19 56 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 312 (11.86%) Finance
2 159 (6.05%) Banking
3 76 (2.89%) Retail
4 50 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 34 (1.29%) Financial Institution
6 32 (1.22%) Marketing
7 31 (1.18%) Investment Banking
8 18 (0.68%) Games
9 15 (0.57%) Electronics
9 15 (0.57%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.42%) Front Office
11 10 (0.38%) Law
11 10 (0.38%) Publishing
12 7 (0.27%) Advertising
12 7 (0.27%) Legal
13 4 (0.15%) Back Office
13 4 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.15%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.11%) Billing
14 3 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1102 (41.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 277 (10.53%) Developer
3 272 (10.34%) AWS DevOps
4 258 (9.81%) Linux Engineer
5 253 (9.62%) AWS Engineer
6 214 (8.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 208 (7.91%) Administrator
8 170 (6.46%) Architect
9 168 (6.39%) Consultant
10 162 (6.16%) Systems Administrator
11 155 (5.89%) Senior DevOps
12 145 (5.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 135 (5.13%) Java Developer
13 135 (5.13%) Linux Administrator
14 122 (4.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 105 (3.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 104 (3.95%) DevOps Consultant
17 91 (3.46%) Cloud Engineer
18 79 (3.00%) Automation Engineer
19 74 (2.81%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (9.54%) Web Services
2 178 (6.77%) Elastic Stack
3 135 (5.13%) REST
4 132 (5.02%) Spring
5 126 (4.79%) HTML
6 125 (4.75%) .NET
7 124 (4.71%) Node.js
8 119 (4.52%) AngularJS
9 117 (4.45%) JSON
10 104 (3.95%) CSS
11 96 (3.65%) LAMP
12 88 (3.35%) Software Packaging
13 86 (3.27%) Middleware
14 83 (3.16%) J2EE
15 82 (3.12%) XML
16 78 (2.97%) RESTful
17 77 (2.93%) Play Framework
18 76 (2.89%) HTML5
19 64 (2.43%) RabbitMQ
20 62 (2.36%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 117 (4.45%) Data Centre
2 99 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
3 98 (3.73%) Public Cloud
4 56 (2.13%) Clustering
5 49 (1.86%) Private Cloud
6 48 (1.83%) Computer Science
6 48 (1.83%) PKI
7 45 (1.71%) Algorithms
8 41 (1.56%) User Experience
9 40 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
10 38 (1.44%) Replication
11 32 (1.22%) Management Information System
12 30 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
13 21 (0.80%) Data Structures
14 20 (0.76%) Fintech
15 19 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
16 17 (0.65%) Driving Licence
16 17 (0.65%) Virtual Team
17 13 (0.49%) Credit Risk
17 13 (0.49%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 1724 (65.55%) Linux
2 505 (19.20%) Unix
3 493 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 323 (12.28%) Windows
5 315 (11.98%) CentOS
6 150 (5.70%) Ubuntu
7 110 (4.18%) Windows Server
8 67 (2.55%) AIX
9 48 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 42 (1.60%) SUSE
11 41 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 32 (1.22%) Debian
13 29 (1.10%) Solaris
14 23 (0.87%) CoreOS
15 20 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
16 17 (0.65%) VyOS
17 15 (0.57%) Apple iOS
18 14 (0.53%) Fedora
19 13 (0.49%) RancherOS
20 10 (0.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1803 (68.56%) DevOps
2 1120 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
3 906 (34.45%) Configuration Management
4 796 (30.27%) Continuous Integration
5 429 (16.31%) Open Source
6 349 (13.27%) Continuous Delivery
7 335 (12.74%) Scrum
8 196 (7.45%) TDD
9 173 (6.58%) Microservices
10 151 (5.74%) High Availability
11 147 (5.59%) ITIL
12 139 (5.29%) Mentoring
13 134 (5.10%) Migration
14 131 (4.98%) Load Balancing
15 128 (4.87%) OO
16 118 (4.49%) Service Management
17 114 (4.33%) E-Commerce
18 106 (4.03%) Continuous Deployment
19 100 (3.80%) Web Operations
20 96 (3.65%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1047 (39.81%) Python
2 803 (30.53%) Java
3 674 (25.63%) Ruby
4 637 (24.22%) Bash Shell
5 386 (14.68%) Perl
6 279 (10.61%) SQL
7 265 (10.08%) PowerShell
8 198 (7.53%) JavaScript
9 190 (7.22%) Shell Script
10 173 (6.58%) Scala
11 150 (5.70%) PHP
12 100 (3.80%) Go
13 65 (2.47%) C
14 64 (2.43%) C#
15 40 (1.52%) Clojure
16 36 (1.37%) Groovy
17 35 (1.33%) C++
17 35 (1.33%) Korn
18 20 (0.76%) Jython
18 20 (0.76%) Rust
Qualifications
1 375 (14.26%) Security Cleared
2 323 (12.28%) SC Cleared
3 58 (2.21%) Degree
4 47 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
5 41 (1.56%) DV Cleared
6 31 (1.18%) AWS Certification
7 30 (1.14%) RHCE
8 29 (1.10%) RHCSA
9 26 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (0.76%) CCNP
12 19 (0.72%) CCNA
12 19 (0.72%) MCSE
13 18 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
14 15 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (0.53%) CISSP
16 13 (0.49%) RHCA
17 12 (0.46%) CCA
18 11 (0.42%) RHCT
18 11 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (3.08%) QA
2 54 (2.05%) PCI DSS
3 32 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
4 16 (0.61%) SLA
5 7 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.19%) SDET
7 4 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.11%) GCP
9 2 (0.076%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.076%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.076%) PMO
9 2 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.038%) FATCA
System Software
1 832 (31.63%) Docker
2 290 (11.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 134 (5.10%) vCloud
4 113 (4.30%) Active Directory
5 90 (3.42%) Virtual Machines
6 75 (2.85%) vSphere
7 66 (2.51%) HDFS
8 60 (2.28%) Squid
9 50 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
9 50 (1.90%) Xen
10 48 (1.83%) Postfix
11 34 (1.29%) VMware ESX
12 32 (1.22%) KVM
13 31 (1.18%) Hyper-V
13 31 (1.18%) NFS
14 27 (1.03%) XenServer
15 20 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 19 (0.72%) GlusterFS
17 18 (0.68%) LXC
18 17 (0.65%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1188 (45.17%) Ansible
2 1168 (44.41%) Opscode Chef
3 324 (12.32%) Terraform
4 281 (10.68%) Kubernetes
5 197 (7.49%) Nagios
6 169 (6.43%) Salt
7 151 (5.74%) ZABBIX
8 127 (4.83%) logstash
9 119 (4.52%) Kibana
10 66 (2.51%) Packer
11 65 (2.47%) Docker Swarm
11 65 (2.47%) Rancher
12 61 (2.32%) Graphite
13 47 (1.79%) HAProxy
14 46 (1.75%) Consul
15 45 (1.71%) Mesos
16 43 (1.63%) Cobbler
17 42 (1.60%) vRealize
18 33 (1.25%) Red Hat Satellite
19 32 (1.22%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 596 (22.66%) VMware
2 480 (18.25%) Red Hat
3 313 (11.90%) Oracle
4 161 (6.12%) Atlassian
5 133 (5.06%) Splunk
6 127 (4.83%) Microsoft
7 111 (4.22%) IBM
8 89 (3.38%) HP
9 86 (3.27%) SaltStack
10 84 (3.19%) Cisco
11 73 (2.78%) Google
12 69 (2.62%) AppDynamics
13 56 (2.13%) Hortonworks
14 55 (2.09%) Rackspace
15 50 (1.90%) Sonatype
16 48 (1.83%) EMC
17 47 (1.79%) CA
18 33 (1.25%) New Relic
18 33 (1.25%) Sun
19 30 (1.14%) Informatica
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South West London
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onezeero.
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London
IntaPeople
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Staines, Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
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Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
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London
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City, London
Hatstand Limited
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City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £450 - £600 per annum
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London
Montash
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Lorien Resourcing
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London
TEKsystems
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Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Maclean Moore Consulting
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North London
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Testing Circle Ltd
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City, London
TEKsystems
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South East London
Involved Solutions Ltd
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South West
TEKsystems
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
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London
Synergize Consulting
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Hampshire
TEKsystems
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London
Icore Tech
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London
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Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
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City, London
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Experis Ltd
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