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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 61 144 208
Rank change year-on-year
+83 +64
Contract jobs citing Puppet 1701 873 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.41% 1.69% 1.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 30.26% 19.26% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1215 629 381
Median daily rate £488 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.71% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £342 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £556 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £47.25 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.52% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 -
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
5622 4533 4074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.29% 8.76% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3740 2826 2386
Median daily rate £450 £413 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +5.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 129 124
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.88 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.37% +27.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £45.00 £31.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.00 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+29.54% +9.67%

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 July 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 July 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 +89 981 £500 +5.26% 164
South East +83 208 £450 - 33
Yorkshire +45 145 £500 +25.00% 22
West Midlands +67 111 £415 -7.77% 4
North West +16 77 £444 -1.38% 25
East of England -25 64 £481 +20.31% 13
South West -22 49 £433 +2.97% 10
East Midlands +41 47 £525 -8.69% 3
North East -60 15 £450 +1.12% 1
Midlands -5 1 - -
Puppet
UK

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2237 (72.49%) Linux
2 2140 (69.35%) DevOps
3 1288 (41.74%) Opscode Chef
4 1236 (40.05%) Agile Software Development
5 1212 (39.27%) Amazon AWS
6 1154 (37.39%) Jenkins
7 1120 (36.29%) Ansible
8 1055 (34.19%) Python
9 1046 (33.90%) Configuration Management
10 1031 (33.41%) Git (software)
11 938 (30.40%) Java
12 926 (30.01%) Continuous Integration
13 918 (29.75%) Docker
14 894 (28.97%) Ruby
15 619 (20.06%) Red Hat
16 606 (19.64%) Unix
17 561 (18.18%) VMware
18 556 (18.02%) Bash Shell
19 551 (17.85%) Open Source
20 545 (17.66%) Perl
21 520 (16.85%) Windows
22 509 (16.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 466 (15.10%) Apache
24 452 (14.65%) JIRA
25 440 (14.26%) Security Cleared
26 422 (13.67%) Microsoft Azure
27 421 (13.64%) Finance
28 407 (13.19%) MongoDB
29 392 (12.70%) Continuous Delivery
30 384 (12.44%) SQL

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
1 466 (15.10%) Apache
2 338 (10.95%) Tomcat
3 311 (10.08%) OpenStack
4 248 (8.04%) Confluence
5 206 (6.68%) nginx
6 132 (4.28%) Elasticsearch
7 128 (4.15%) IIS
8 114 (3.69%) JBoss
9 109 (3.53%) WebLogic
9 109 (3.53%) WebSphere
10 49 (1.59%) Jetty
11 48 (1.56%) Apache Spark
12 37 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
13 34 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
14 26 (0.84%) SharePoint
15 18 (0.58%) Mule
16 14 (0.45%) WebLogic Portal
17 13 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
18 12 (0.39%) IBM HTTP Server
18 12 (0.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 47 (1.52%) MS Excel
2 45 (1.46%) HipChat
3 6 (0.19%) MS Office
4 5 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.42%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 11 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.097%) Magento
6 1 (0.032%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.032%) OpenText Process Suite
6 1 (0.032%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.032%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.032%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1212 (39.27%) Amazon AWS
2 422 (13.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 172 (5.57%) GitHub
4 168 (5.44%) AWS CloudFormation
5 167 (5.41%) IaaS
6 156 (5.06%) PaaS
7 122 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
8 116 (3.76%) Amazon EC2
9 67 (2.17%) Amazon S3
10 48 (1.56%) Office 365
10 48 (1.56%) SaaS
11 47 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 43 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
13 40 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
14 35 (1.13%) Google App Engine
14 35 (1.13%) Route 53
15 24 (0.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 24 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 18 (0.58%) Heroku
17 16 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 291 (9.43%) DNS
2 250 (8.10%) TCP/IP
3 198 (6.42%) HTTP
4 155 (5.02%) Firewall
5 154 (4.99%) SSL
6 121 (3.92%) VPN
7 95 (3.08%) LDAP
8 93 (3.01%) SAN
9 83 (2.69%) Internet
10 80 (2.59%) Network Security
11 77 (2.50%) DHCP
12 71 (2.30%) SSH
13 67 (2.17%) LAN
14 66 (2.14%) WAN
15 59 (1.91%) OpenLDAP
16 58 (1.88%) FTP
17 55 (1.78%) IPsec
18 52 (1.69%) OpenVPN
19 30 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
19 30 (0.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 407 (13.19%) MongoDB
2 357 (11.57%) MySQL
3 312 (10.11%) PostgreSQL
4 222 (7.19%) NoSQL
5 166 (5.38%) Hadoop
6 108 (3.50%) SQL Server
7 107 (3.47%) Big Data
8 88 (2.85%) Relational Database
9 80 (2.59%) Redis
10 74 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
11 49 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
12 31 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
13 27 (0.87%) RDBMS
14 26 (0.84%) Oracle Database
15 21 (0.68%) DB2
15 21 (0.68%) Neo4j
15 21 (0.68%) Oracle OWB
16 19 (0.62%) Apache Hive
17 18 (0.58%) MariaDB
18 15 (0.49%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1154 (37.39%) Jenkins
2 1031 (33.41%) Git (software)
3 452 (14.65%) JIRA
4 327 (10.60%) Maven
5 206 (6.68%) Vagrant
6 195 (6.32%) Subversion
7 157 (5.09%) Sonatype Nexus
8 156 (5.06%) Hudson
9 150 (4.86%) TeamCity
10 142 (4.60%) Ant
11 129 (4.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 116 (3.76%) Artifactory
13 114 (3.69%) GitLab
14 98 (3.18%) JUnit
15 92 (2.98%) Selenium
16 87 (2.82%) SonarQube
17 81 (2.62%) Travis CI
18 71 (2.30%) Octopus Deploy
19 60 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
20 59 (1.91%) Bitbucket
General
1 421 (13.64%) Finance
2 159 (5.15%) Banking
3 87 (2.82%) Retail
4 45 (1.46%) Publishing
5 39 (1.26%) Investment Banking
6 37 (1.20%) Financial Institution
7 35 (1.13%) Games
8 27 (0.87%) Telecoms
9 26 (0.84%) Marketing
10 17 (0.55%) Manufacturing
11 16 (0.52%) Advertising
11 16 (0.52%) Back Office
11 16 (0.52%) Legal
12 15 (0.49%) Electronics
13 14 (0.45%) Front Office
14 4 (0.13%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.097%) Automotive
15 3 (0.097%) Law
15 3 (0.097%) Local Government
15 3 (0.097%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1339 (43.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 462 (14.97%) Linux Engineer
3 367 (11.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 300 (9.72%) AWS Engineer
5 295 (9.56%) AWS DevOps
6 275 (8.91%) Developer
7 266 (8.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 264 (8.55%) Architect
9 237 (7.68%) Senior DevOps
10 234 (7.58%) Administrator
11 209 (6.77%) Consultant
12 176 (5.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 169 (5.48%) Systems Administrator
14 150 (4.86%) Cloud Engineer
15 149 (4.83%) DevOps Consultant
16 139 (4.50%) Linux Administrator
17 135 (4.37%) Java Developer
18 120 (3.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 118 (3.82%) Systems Engineer
20 113 (3.66%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (9.01%) Web Services
2 209 (6.77%) ELK Stack
3 198 (6.42%) Spring
4 180 (5.83%) Node.js
5 173 (5.61%) LAMP
6 161 (5.22%) .NET
7 159 (5.15%) HTML
8 142 (4.60%) RabbitMQ
9 133 (4.31%) Sensu
10 121 (3.92%) JSON
11 115 (3.73%) J2EE
12 112 (3.63%) CSS
13 106 (3.43%) REST
14 101 (3.27%) XML
15 97 (3.14%) Middleware
16 95 (3.08%) Spring Boot
17 93 (3.01%) Play Framework
18 89 (2.88%) SOAP
19 83 (2.69%) HTML5
20 80 (2.59%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 124 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
1 124 (4.02%) Data Centre
2 113 (3.66%) Public Cloud
3 76 (2.46%) Private Cloud
4 66 (2.14%) Clustering
5 46 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 40 (1.30%) Computer Science
7 38 (1.23%) Replication
8 37 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
8 37 (1.20%) Mobile App
9 35 (1.13%) User Experience
10 30 (0.97%) EMC VNX
11 28 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
11 28 (0.91%) Wiki
12 23 (0.75%) Hedge funds
13 17 (0.55%) Performance Metrics
14 16 (0.52%) Enterprise Cloud
15 14 (0.45%) iPad
15 14 (0.45%) Visualisation
16 13 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2237 (72.49%) Linux
2 606 (19.64%) Unix
3 520 (16.85%) Windows
4 509 (16.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 345 (11.18%) CentOS
6 176 (5.70%) Ubuntu
7 154 (4.99%) Windows Server
8 135 (4.37%) Solaris
9 118 (3.82%) CoreOS
10 65 (2.11%) AIX
11 62 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
12 44 (1.43%) Mac OS X
13 43 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
14 38 (1.23%) Debian
14 38 (1.23%) VMS
15 30 (0.97%) Fedora
15 30 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
16 21 (0.68%) SUSE
17 12 (0.39%) Apple iOS
18 11 (0.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2140 (69.35%) DevOps
2 1236 (40.05%) Agile Software Development
3 1046 (33.90%) Configuration Management
4 926 (30.01%) Continuous Integration
5 551 (17.85%) Open Source
6 392 (12.70%) Continuous Delivery
7 311 (10.08%) Scrum
8 209 (6.77%) ITIL
9 205 (6.64%) TDD
10 191 (6.19%) Software Engineering
11 189 (6.12%) Microservices
12 158 (5.12%) High Availability
13 153 (4.96%) Service Management
14 144 (4.67%) Load Balancing
15 142 (4.60%) E-Commerce
16 136 (4.41%) Migration
17 128 (4.15%) Release Management
18 119 (3.86%) Web Operations
19 107 (3.47%) Security Hardening
20 97 (3.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1055 (34.19%) Python
2 938 (30.40%) Java
3 894 (28.97%) Ruby
4 556 (18.02%) Bash Shell
5 545 (17.66%) Perl
6 384 (12.44%) SQL
7 310 (10.05%) PowerShell
8 278 (9.01%) JavaScript
9 232 (7.52%) PHP
10 229 (7.42%) Shell Script
11 187 (6.06%) Scala
12 143 (4.63%) Go
13 82 (2.66%) C#
14 80 (2.59%) C++
15 45 (1.46%) C
16 42 (1.36%) Clojure
17 41 (1.33%) PL/SQL
18 38 (1.23%) Korn
19 34 (1.10%) Jython
20 31 (1.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 440 (14.26%) Security Cleared
2 331 (10.73%) SC Cleared
3 77 (2.50%) RHCE
4 74 (2.40%) BPSS Clearance
5 69 (2.24%) Degree
6 39 (1.26%) DV Cleared
7 32 (1.04%) AWS Certification
8 28 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (0.81%) CCNA
9 25 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
9 25 (0.81%) RHCA
10 24 (0.78%) CISSP
10 24 (0.78%) RHCSA
11 21 (0.68%) BC Cleared
11 21 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
12 20 (0.65%) CCNP
13 15 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 13 (0.42%) ISTQB
15 12 (0.39%) MCSE
16 10 (0.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (1.98%) QA
2 54 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 32 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.49%) SLA
5 11 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.23%) COBIT
7 4 (0.13%) SDET
8 2 (0.065%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.032%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 918 (29.75%) Docker
2 311 (10.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 175 (5.67%) Active Directory
4 112 (3.63%) vSphere
5 109 (3.53%) vCloud
6 108 (3.50%) Virtual Machines
7 106 (3.43%) etcd
8 104 (3.37%) flannel
9 95 (3.08%) GlusterFS
10 88 (2.85%) KVM
11 84 (2.72%) Ceph
12 71 (2.30%) Postfix
13 70 (2.27%) Hyper-V
14 64 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
15 62 (2.01%) Squid
16 57 (1.85%) NFS
17 47 (1.52%) Xen
18 39 (1.26%) VMware ESX
19 38 (1.23%) iptables
20 35 (1.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1288 (41.74%) Opscode Chef
2 1120 (36.29%) Ansible
3 336 (10.89%) Kubernetes
4 297 (9.62%) Nagios
5 252 (8.17%) Terraform
6 230 (7.45%) logstash
7 178 (5.77%) Graphite
8 144 (4.67%) ZABBIX
9 119 (3.86%) HAProxy
10 112 (3.63%) Kibana
11 107 (3.47%) Salt
12 90 (2.92%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 90 (2.92%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 89 (2.88%) rkt
14 80 (2.59%) SCCM
15 78 (2.53%) Packer
16 74 (2.40%) Mesos
17 61 (1.98%) Grafana
18 60 (1.94%) SCOM
19 55 (1.78%) Consul
Vendors
1 619 (20.06%) Red Hat
2 561 (18.18%) VMware
3 347 (11.24%) Oracle
4 196 (6.35%) Microsoft
5 186 (6.03%) Atlassian
6 179 (5.80%) Splunk
7 126 (4.08%) Google
8 119 (3.86%) Cisco
9 100 (3.24%) HP
10 97 (3.14%) IBM
11 82 (2.66%) SaltStack
12 80 (2.59%) EMC
13 74 (2.40%) Rackspace
14 56 (1.81%) Sonatype
15 54 (1.75%) F5
16 49 (1.59%) NetApp
17 44 (1.43%) webMethods
18 42 (1.36%) Veritas
19 36 (1.17%) WSO2
20 33 (1.07%) Citrix
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £475 per day £475, rolling contract
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £500.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £565 per day Rates up to £565/day, 6 month contract
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Venturi
Rate: £225 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
North West
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincolnshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Salt
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £500.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Energon People
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £380 - £400 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
AdRoc Group
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £600 - £700 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago