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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 66 132 215
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +83
Contract jobs citing Puppet 1471 870 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.99% 1.71% 1.08%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.69% 20.85% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1068 643 363
Median daily rate £488 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50
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
5127 4172 3840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.40% 8.20% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3318 2623 2280
Median daily rate £450 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 174 140
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% +0.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £34.20 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -10.28%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +70 814 £500 - 206
Yorkshire +33 137 £450 +20.00% 35
South East +10 136 £450 +5.88% 59
West Midlands +69 105 £468 +16.87% 11
North West +25 88 £450 +2.85% 19
East of England +16 71 £488 +30.00% 13
South West -9 52 £425 -10.52% 14
East Midlands +24 38 £550 -2.22% 1
North East -31 28 £351 -21.23%
Puppet
UK

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1951 (74.89%) Linux
2 1827 (70.13%) DevOps
3 1146 (43.99%) Agile Software Development
4 1065 (40.88%) Opscode Chef
5 1018 (39.08%) Jenkins
6 996 (38.23%) Configuration Management
7 957 (36.74%) Java
8 948 (36.39%) Amazon AWS
9 931 (35.74%) Python
10 901 (34.59%) Git (software)
11 847 (32.51%) Ansible
12 819 (31.44%) Continuous Integration
13 785 (30.13%) Ruby
14 697 (26.76%) Docker
15 605 (23.22%) Unix
16 538 (20.65%) Red Hat
16 538 (20.65%) Bash Shell
17 497 (19.08%) VMware
18 493 (18.93%) Perl
19 487 (18.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 483 (18.54%) Open Source
21 455 (17.47%) Windows
22 393 (15.09%) Security Cleared
23 370 (14.20%) JIRA
24 368 (14.13%) Apache
25 363 (13.93%) MongoDB
26 354 (13.59%) Finance
27 352 (13.51%) SQL
28 346 (13.28%) Microsoft Azure
29 341 (13.09%) Maven

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
1 368 (14.13%) Apache
2 325 (12.48%) Tomcat
3 304 (11.67%) OpenStack
4 221 (8.48%) nginx
5 197 (7.56%) Confluence
6 174 (6.68%) Node.js
7 121 (4.64%) JBoss
8 116 (4.45%) IIS
9 93 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
10 90 (3.45%) WebSphere
11 86 (3.30%) WebLogic
12 64 (2.46%) Jetty
13 38 (1.46%) Apache Spark
14 29 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
15 28 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
16 23 (0.88%) SharePoint
17 14 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
18 13 (0.50%) CloudStack
19 11 (0.42%) IBM HTTP Server
19 11 (0.42%) MQSeries
Applications
1 50 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 19 (0.73%) HipChat
3 7 (0.27%) MS Office
4 5 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (0.50%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 13 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.038%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.038%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.038%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.038%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 948 (36.39%) Amazon AWS
2 346 (13.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 163 (6.26%) GitHub
4 142 (5.45%) IaaS
5 114 (4.38%) PaaS
6 102 (3.92%) AWS CloudFormation
7 96 (3.69%) Amazon EC2
8 95 (3.65%) Cloud Computing
9 50 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
10 45 (1.73%) Amazon S3
11 40 (1.54%) SaaS
12 36 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
13 33 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 30 (1.15%) Office 365
15 28 (1.07%) Google App Engine
16 26 (1.00%) Route 53
17 21 (0.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 20 (0.77%) CloudFront
18 20 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 19 (0.73%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 246 (9.44%) TCP/IP
2 243 (9.33%) DNS
3 221 (8.48%) HTTP
4 151 (5.80%) SSL
5 129 (4.95%) Firewall
6 106 (4.07%) LDAP
7 83 (3.19%) SAN
8 75 (2.88%) Internet
9 73 (2.80%) DHCP
10 64 (2.46%) VPN
11 59 (2.26%) FTP
12 56 (2.15%) Network Security
13 51 (1.96%) IPsec
13 51 (1.96%) LAN
14 48 (1.84%) WAN
15 39 (1.50%) Intrusion Detection
16 31 (1.19%) SMTP
17 23 (0.88%) NAS
18 18 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
18 18 (0.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 363 (13.93%) MongoDB
2 312 (11.98%) MySQL
3 219 (8.41%) PostgreSQL
4 192 (7.37%) NoSQL
5 106 (4.07%) SQL Server
6 94 (3.61%) Big Data
7 93 (3.57%) Relational Database
8 92 (3.53%) Hadoop
9 70 (2.69%) Redis
10 58 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
11 36 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
12 32 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
13 29 (1.11%) Oracle Database
14 22 (0.84%) Apache Hive
14 22 (0.84%) MariaDB
15 20 (0.77%) RDBMS
16 19 (0.73%) DB2
16 19 (0.73%) Neo4j
17 17 (0.65%) HBase
18 14 (0.54%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 1018 (39.08%) Jenkins
2 901 (34.59%) Git (software)
3 370 (14.20%) JIRA
4 341 (13.09%) Maven
5 177 (6.79%) Vagrant
6 164 (6.30%) Subversion
7 139 (5.34%) Hudson
7 139 (5.34%) TeamCity
8 111 (4.26%) Selenium
9 110 (4.22%) GitLab
10 105 (4.03%) Artifactory
11 101 (3.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 99 (3.80%) Sonatype Nexus
13 93 (3.57%) Ant
14 71 (2.73%) Octopus Deploy
15 66 (2.53%) Travis CI
16 61 (2.34%) JUnit
16 61 (2.34%) SonarQube
17 44 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
18 33 (1.27%) Cucumber
General
1 354 (13.59%) Finance
2 138 (5.30%) Banking
3 59 (2.26%) Retail
4 40 (1.54%) Games
5 33 (1.27%) Publishing
6 30 (1.15%) Investment Banking
7 25 (0.96%) Telecoms
8 21 (0.81%) Financial Institution
9 20 (0.77%) Marketing
10 15 (0.58%) Manufacturing
11 14 (0.54%) Electronics
11 14 (0.54%) Legal
12 10 (0.38%) Back Office
13 9 (0.35%) Advertising
14 3 (0.12%) Front Office
14 3 (0.12%) Local Government
14 3 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.12%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.12%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.038%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1138 (43.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 397 (15.24%) Linux Engineer
3 328 (12.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 243 (9.33%) Developer
5 239 (9.17%) Architect
6 237 (9.10%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 219 (8.41%) AWS Engineer
8 181 (6.95%) Administrator
9 133 (5.11%) Consultant
10 130 (4.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 128 (4.91%) Systems Administrator
12 114 (4.38%) Cloud Engineer
13 106 (4.07%) Linux Administrator
14 101 (3.88%) Java Developer
15 94 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 90 (3.45%) DevOps Consultant
17 88 (3.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 80 (3.07%) Operations Engineer
19 78 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
20 64 (2.46%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (10.29%) Web Services
2 172 (6.60%) ELK Stack
3 160 (6.14%) LAMP
4 159 (6.10%) .NET
5 154 (5.91%) Sensu
6 149 (5.72%) Spring
7 123 (4.72%) RabbitMQ
8 119 (4.57%) HTML
9 103 (3.95%) REST
10 96 (3.69%) JSON
11 95 (3.65%) J2EE
12 84 (3.22%) CSS
12 84 (3.22%) Middleware
13 81 (3.11%) SOAP
13 81 (3.11%) XML
14 79 (3.03%) Play Framework
15 77 (2.96%) Spring Boot
16 69 (2.65%) RESTful
17 64 (2.46%) MCollective
18 63 (2.42%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 120 (4.61%) Data Centre
2 94 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
3 69 (2.65%) Private Cloud
4 64 (2.46%) Management Information System
5 59 (2.26%) Public Cloud
6 56 (2.15%) Clustering
7 48 (1.84%) Computer Science
8 41 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
9 34 (1.31%) User Experience
10 33 (1.27%) Replication
11 26 (1.00%) Mobile App
12 22 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
13 18 (0.69%) HACMP
13 18 (0.69%) Visualisation
14 15 (0.58%) Hedge funds
14 15 (0.58%) Wiki
15 14 (0.54%) Fintech
15 14 (0.54%) iPad
16 13 (0.50%) Biometrics
17 12 (0.46%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1951 (74.89%) Linux
2 605 (23.22%) Unix
3 487 (18.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 455 (17.47%) Windows
5 274 (10.52%) CentOS
6 195 (7.49%) Ubuntu
7 128 (4.91%) Windows Server
8 109 (4.18%) Solaris
9 96 (3.69%) CoreOS
10 64 (2.46%) AIX
11 59 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 39 (1.50%) VMS
13 38 (1.46%) Mac OS X
13 38 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
14 33 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
15 31 (1.19%) Debian
16 22 (0.84%) SUSE
17 16 (0.61%) Fedora
18 15 (0.58%) Windows 7
19 13 (0.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1827 (70.13%) DevOps
2 1146 (43.99%) Agile Software Development
3 996 (38.23%) Configuration Management
4 819 (31.44%) Continuous Integration
5 483 (18.54%) Open Source
6 314 (12.05%) Continuous Delivery
7 299 (11.48%) Scrum
8 187 (7.18%) Microservices
9 172 (6.60%) TDD
10 171 (6.56%) ITIL
11 143 (5.49%) High Availability
12 133 (5.11%) Software Engineering
13 127 (4.88%) Web Operations
14 115 (4.41%) Release Management
15 106 (4.07%) Migration
16 105 (4.03%) OO
17 102 (3.92%) Security Hardening
18 99 (3.80%) E-Commerce
19 92 (3.53%) Service Management
20 90 (3.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 957 (36.74%) Java
2 931 (35.74%) Python
3 785 (30.13%) Ruby
4 538 (20.65%) Bash Shell
5 493 (18.93%) Perl
6 352 (13.51%) SQL
7 270 (10.36%) PowerShell
8 230 (8.83%) JavaScript
9 191 (7.33%) Shell Script
10 168 (6.45%) PHP
11 145 (5.57%) Scala
12 130 (4.99%) Go
13 80 (3.07%) C++
14 73 (2.80%) C#
15 45 (1.73%) C
16 38 (1.46%) Korn
17 37 (1.42%) Clojure
18 31 (1.19%) PL/SQL
19 30 (1.15%) Groovy
20 20 (0.77%) Jython
Qualifications
1 393 (15.09%) Security Cleared
2 308 (11.82%) SC Cleared
3 60 (2.30%) Degree
4 57 (2.19%) RHCE
5 43 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 33 (1.27%) DV Cleared
7 27 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (0.81%) BC Cleared
9 18 (0.69%) RHCA
10 17 (0.65%) MCSE
11 16 (0.61%) CISSP
12 14 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (0.54%) RHCSA
13 13 (0.50%) CCNA
14 11 (0.42%) AWS Certification
15 9 (0.35%) CCNP
16 8 (0.31%) MCITP
16 8 (0.31%) PMI Certification
17 7 (0.27%) MCTS
18 6 (0.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (2.00%) QA
2 42 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 24 (0.92%) SLA
4 19 (0.73%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.27%) COBIT
7 4 (0.15%) SDET
8 2 (0.077%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.038%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.038%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 697 (26.76%) Docker
2 313 (12.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 155 (5.95%) Active Directory
4 128 (4.91%) vSphere
5 92 (3.53%) etcd
5 92 (3.53%) flannel
6 85 (3.26%) GlusterFS
7 78 (2.99%) Ceph
8 70 (2.69%) NFS
9 67 (2.57%) KVM
10 65 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
11 58 (2.23%) Xen
12 52 (2.00%) vCloud
13 50 (1.92%) VMware ESX
14 46 (1.77%) Hyper-V
15 36 (1.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 29 (1.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 28 (1.07%) Samba
17 28 (1.07%) Squid
18 22 (0.84%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1065 (40.88%) Opscode Chef
2 847 (32.51%) Ansible
3 313 (12.02%) Nagios
4 224 (8.60%) logstash
5 197 (7.56%) Kubernetes
6 196 (7.52%) Graphite
7 110 (4.22%) HAProxy
7 110 (4.22%) ZABBIX
8 108 (4.15%) Salt
9 107 (4.11%) Terraform
10 85 (3.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 85 (3.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 84 (3.22%) SCCM
12 81 (3.11%) Kibana
13 72 (2.76%) Mesos
14 70 (2.69%) Packer
15 65 (2.50%) Grafana
16 61 (2.34%) SCOM
17 53 (2.03%) Uchiwa
18 48 (1.84%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 538 (20.65%) Red Hat
2 497 (19.08%) VMware
3 264 (10.13%) Oracle
4 205 (7.87%) Splunk
5 196 (7.52%) Microsoft
6 161 (6.18%) Atlassian
7 110 (4.22%) Google
8 102 (3.92%) Cisco
9 96 (3.69%) IBM
10 94 (3.61%) HP
11 69 (2.65%) Rackspace
12 50 (1.92%) SaltStack
13 49 (1.88%) F5
14 48 (1.84%) Veritas
15 46 (1.77%) NetApp
16 45 (1.73%) EMC
17 34 (1.31%) webMethods
18 32 (1.23%) Dell
19 28 (1.07%) MuleSoft
20 26 (1.00%) Hortonworks
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £475 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Rates Dependant On Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + extensive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £340 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago