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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Puppet
UK / England
Rank 74 106 129
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +23
Contract jobs citing Puppet 1241 1003 795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.99% 2.16% 1.74%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.47% 24.51% 19.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 911 753 575
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 £362 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
4359 4093 4106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.49% 8.79% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2889 2554 2486
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 £322 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 143 132
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +16.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.63 £38.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+6.97% +2.38%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +32 794 £525 +5.00% 144
South East +29 135 £475 +13.77% 55
Yorkshire -18 78 £450 - 17
North West +36 71 £413 +10.00% 22
East of England -6 43 £513 +1.48% 10
West Midlands +27 39 £450 +7.78% 9
North East +12 39 £340 -24.44% 4
South West -8 27 £488 +8.33% 16
East Midlands +8 10 £495 -10.00% 4
Puppet
UK

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 1945 (67.91%) DevOps
2 1872 (65.36%) Linux
3 1313 (45.84%) Jenkins
4 1231 (42.98%) Opscode Chef
5 1228 (42.88%) Ansible
6 1208 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
7 1157 (40.40%) Amazon AWS
8 1069 (37.33%) Python
9 950 (33.17%) Configuration Management
10 908 (31.70%) Continuous Integration
11 881 (30.76%) Docker
12 877 (30.62%) Git (software)
13 815 (28.46%) Java
14 736 (25.70%) Ruby
15 674 (23.53%) VMware
16 618 (21.58%) Bash Shell
17 533 (18.61%) Unix
17 533 (18.61%) Red Hat
18 513 (17.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 447 (15.61%) Continuous Delivery
20 441 (15.40%) JIRA
21 436 (15.22%) Scrum
22 432 (15.08%) Security Cleared
23 423 (14.77%) Perl
24 420 (14.66%) Apache
25 415 (14.49%) Open Source
26 387 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
27 379 (13.23%) CentOS
28 369 (12.88%) SC Cleared
29 365 (12.74%) Terraform

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
1 420 (14.66%) Apache
2 293 (10.23%) Confluence
3 247 (8.62%) Tomcat
4 203 (7.09%) OpenStack
5 190 (6.63%) Elasticsearch
6 186 (6.49%) nginx
7 117 (4.09%) WebSphere
8 107 (3.74%) IIS
9 79 (2.76%) WebLogic
10 78 (2.72%) JBoss
11 71 (2.48%) Apache Spark
12 54 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
13 48 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 37 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
15 27 (0.94%) Jetty
16 20 (0.70%) CloudStack
17 19 (0.66%) Drupal
17 19 (0.66%) Mongrel
18 17 (0.59%) Apache Pig
19 14 (0.49%) SAS
Applications
1 87 (3.04%) HipChat
2 22 (0.77%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.21%) MS Office
4 3 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 34 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
2 21 (0.73%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 14 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.31%) Magento
5 4 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.10%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.10%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.035%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1157 (40.40%) Amazon AWS
2 288 (10.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 193 (6.74%) GitHub
4 166 (5.80%) AWS CloudFormation
5 152 (5.31%) Amazon EC2
6 122 (4.26%) PaaS
7 114 (3.98%) Cloud Computing
8 111 (3.88%) IaaS
9 107 (3.74%) Amazon S3
10 62 (2.16%) Route 53
11 52 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 47 (1.64%) Amazon ELB
13 42 (1.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 36 (1.26%) AWS CloudTrail
15 32 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
16 31 (1.08%) SaaS
17 22 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
18 21 (0.73%) OpenShift
19 20 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
20 19 (0.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 351 (12.26%) DNS
2 245 (8.55%) TCP/IP
3 213 (7.44%) Firewall
4 211 (7.37%) HTTP
5 173 (6.04%) SSL
6 130 (4.54%) VPN
7 126 (4.40%) LDAP
8 116 (4.05%) SSH
9 95 (3.32%) OpenLDAP
10 92 (3.21%) OpenVPN
11 79 (2.76%) DHCP
12 68 (2.37%) Internet
13 66 (2.30%) SAN
14 46 (1.61%) IPsec
15 43 (1.50%) Intrusion Detection
16 42 (1.47%) Kerberos
17 39 (1.36%) SMTP
18 38 (1.33%) FTP
19 36 (1.26%) Reverse Proxy
20 35 (1.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 387 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
2 292 (10.20%) MongoDB
3 286 (9.99%) MySQL
4 284 (9.92%) Hadoop
5 192 (6.70%) NoSQL
6 178 (6.22%) Big Data
7 130 (4.54%) Relational Database
8 118 (4.12%) Oracle Database
9 106 (3.70%) Redis
10 94 (3.28%) Amazon RDS
11 83 (2.90%) SQL Server
12 66 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
13 50 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
14 41 (1.43%) Apache Hive
15 30 (1.05%) RDBMS
16 28 (0.98%) DB2
16 28 (0.98%) HBase
17 19 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 17 (0.59%) CouchDB
18 17 (0.59%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1313 (45.84%) Jenkins
2 877 (30.62%) Git (software)
3 441 (15.40%) JIRA
4 299 (10.44%) Maven
5 249 (8.69%) Vagrant
6 219 (7.65%) Sonatype Nexus
7 216 (7.54%) Subversion
8 155 (5.41%) Ant
9 136 (4.75%) JUnit
10 122 (4.26%) TeamCity
11 121 (4.22%) Selenium
12 115 (4.02%) SonarQube
13 114 (3.98%) Bitbucket
14 108 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 99 (3.46%) Hudson
16 97 (3.39%) Liquibase
17 90 (3.14%) JIRA Agile
18 78 (2.72%) Cucumber
18 78 (2.72%) Gradle
19 74 (2.58%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 363 (12.67%) Finance
2 171 (5.97%) Banking
3 91 (3.18%) Retail
4 46 (1.61%) Telecoms
5 42 (1.47%) Financial Institution
6 35 (1.22%) Investment Banking
7 31 (1.08%) Marketing
8 23 (0.80%) Games
9 21 (0.73%) Front Office
10 16 (0.56%) Manufacturing
11 14 (0.49%) Electronics
11 14 (0.49%) Law
11 14 (0.49%) Publishing
12 10 (0.35%) Advertising
13 7 (0.24%) Legal
14 6 (0.21%) Back Office
15 4 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.14%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.070%) Automotive
16 2 (0.070%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1175 (41.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 302 (10.54%) Linux Engineer
3 290 (10.13%) Developer
4 284 (9.92%) AWS DevOps
5 266 (9.29%) AWS Engineer
6 239 (8.34%) Administrator
7 238 (8.31%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 195 (6.81%) Systems Administrator
9 188 (6.56%) Senior DevOps
10 182 (6.35%) Consultant
11 175 (6.11%) Architect
12 162 (5.66%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 158 (5.52%) Linux Administrator
14 144 (5.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 137 (4.78%) Java Developer
16 132 (4.61%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 115 (4.02%) DevOps Consultant
18 97 (3.39%) Cloud Engineer
19 87 (3.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 81 (2.83%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (8.83%) Web Services
2 210 (7.33%) ELK Stack
3 141 (4.92%) Spring
4 129 (4.50%) Node.js
4 129 (4.50%) REST
5 127 (4.43%) Software Packaging
6 126 (4.40%) HTML
7 117 (4.09%) AngularJS
8 116 (4.05%) .NET
8 116 (4.05%) JSON
9 112 (3.91%) LAMP
10 107 (3.74%) MCollective
11 98 (3.42%) Middleware
12 90 (3.14%) RESTful
13 87 (3.04%) RabbitMQ
14 85 (2.97%) CSS
15 76 (2.65%) HTML5
15 76 (2.65%) Play Framework
16 74 (2.58%) XML
17 67 (2.34%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 118 (4.12%) Data Centre
2 111 (3.88%) Public Cloud
3 97 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 70 (2.44%) Private Cloud
5 61 (2.13%) Clustering
6 48 (1.68%) Computer Science
7 45 (1.57%) Algorithms
8 42 (1.47%) User Experience
9 41 (1.43%) Replication
10 35 (1.22%) PKI
11 32 (1.12%) Management Information System
12 30 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
13 20 (0.70%) Data Structures
13 20 (0.70%) Virtual Team
14 18 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (0.63%) Social Media
15 17 (0.59%) Driving Licence
15 17 (0.59%) Hedge funds
16 16 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 15 (0.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1872 (65.36%) Linux
2 533 (18.61%) Unix
3 513 (17.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 379 (13.23%) CentOS
5 331 (11.56%) Windows
6 169 (5.90%) Ubuntu
7 134 (4.68%) Windows Server
8 78 (2.72%) AIX
9 56 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 43 (1.50%) Debian
10 43 (1.50%) SUSE
11 42 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 34 (1.19%) Solaris
13 22 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
14 21 (0.73%) CoreOS
15 20 (0.70%) Apple iOS
16 17 (0.59%) VyOS
17 15 (0.52%) Fedora
18 13 (0.45%) RancherOS
19 11 (0.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1945 (67.91%) DevOps
2 1208 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
3 950 (33.17%) Configuration Management
4 908 (31.70%) Continuous Integration
5 447 (15.61%) Continuous Delivery
6 436 (15.22%) Scrum
7 415 (14.49%) Open Source
8 215 (7.51%) TDD
9 166 (5.80%) ITIL
10 161 (5.62%) Load Balancing
11 159 (5.55%) High Availability
12 155 (5.41%) Service Management
13 148 (5.17%) Microservices
14 145 (5.06%) Migration
15 135 (4.71%) E-Commerce
16 130 (4.54%) Mentoring
17 127 (4.43%) OO
18 115 (4.02%) Workflow
19 110 (3.84%) Kanban
20 109 (3.81%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1069 (37.33%) Python
2 815 (28.46%) Java
3 736 (25.70%) Ruby
4 618 (21.58%) Bash Shell
5 423 (14.77%) Perl
6 294 (10.27%) PowerShell
7 274 (9.57%) SQL
8 232 (8.10%) Shell Script
9 206 (7.19%) PHP
10 198 (6.91%) JavaScript
11 178 (6.22%) Scala
12 93 (3.25%) Go
13 75 (2.62%) C
14 62 (2.16%) C#
15 49 (1.71%) Clojure
16 45 (1.57%) C++
17 36 (1.26%) Korn
18 29 (1.01%) Groovy
19 25 (0.87%) Jython
19 25 (0.87%) Rust
Qualifications
1 432 (15.08%) Security Cleared
2 369 (12.88%) SC Cleared
3 80 (2.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 62 (2.16%) Degree
5 48 (1.68%) DV Cleared
6 37 (1.29%) CTC Cleared
7 32 (1.12%) RHCE
7 32 (1.12%) RHCSA
8 31 (1.08%) AWS Certification
9 23 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (0.73%) CCNP
11 20 (0.70%) CCNA
12 19 (0.66%) RHCA
13 18 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (0.52%) RHCT
15 14 (0.49%) CCA
15 14 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (0.49%) MCSE
16 11 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 10 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (3.21%) QA
2 64 (2.23%) PCI DSS
3 33 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
4 14 (0.49%) SLA
5 11 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.14%) SDET
7 3 (0.10%) GCP
7 3 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.070%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.070%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.035%) FATCA
System Software
1 881 (30.76%) Docker
2 336 (11.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 189 (6.60%) vCloud
4 112 (3.91%) Squid
5 106 (3.70%) Active Directory
6 93 (3.25%) Virtual Machines
7 90 (3.14%) Postfix
8 72 (2.51%) vSphere
9 64 (2.23%) HDFS
10 47 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
11 45 (1.57%) Xen
12 44 (1.54%) KVM
13 38 (1.33%) NFS
14 34 (1.19%) Hyper-V
15 29 (1.01%) XenServer
16 26 (0.91%) iptables
16 26 (0.91%) VMware ESX
17 25 (0.87%) GlusterFS
18 19 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 16 (0.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1231 (42.98%) Opscode Chef
2 1228 (42.88%) Ansible
3 365 (12.74%) Terraform
4 311 (10.86%) Kubernetes
5 207 (7.23%) ZABBIX
6 183 (6.39%) Nagios
7 178 (6.22%) logstash
8 171 (5.97%) Salt
9 163 (5.69%) Kibana
10 110 (3.84%) Rancher
11 80 (2.79%) Packer
12 63 (2.20%) HAProxy
13 55 (1.92%) Consul
14 54 (1.89%) Graphite
15 46 (1.61%) Red Hat Satellite
16 41 (1.43%) vRealize
17 37 (1.29%) Grafana
18 35 (1.22%) Mesos
19 34 (1.19%) SELinux
20 31 (1.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 674 (23.53%) VMware
2 533 (18.61%) Red Hat
3 364 (12.71%) Oracle
4 212 (7.40%) Atlassian
5 134 (4.68%) Splunk
6 130 (4.54%) Microsoft
7 105 (3.67%) IBM
8 99 (3.46%) HP
9 96 (3.35%) Sonatype
10 83 (2.90%) Cisco
11 80 (2.79%) SaltStack
12 69 (2.41%) AppDynamics
13 61 (2.13%) Google
14 56 (1.96%) Rackspace
15 55 (1.92%) Hortonworks
16 51 (1.78%) EMC
17 40 (1.40%) CA
18 37 (1.29%) Sun
19 32 (1.12%) NetApp
20 30 (1.05%) Zend
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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South East London
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