The first table below looks at the demand for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 153 272 320
Rank change year-on-year
+119 +48
Contract jobs citing Puppet 336 119 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.39% 0.55% 0.37%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.79% 8.72% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 92 65
Average daily rate £450 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £310 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £353
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1616 1365 1607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.68% 6.32% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1099 951 971
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £267 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 46
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.05 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £32.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
Puppet
England

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Puppet across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in London

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Puppet across the London region.

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in London

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in London

Puppet
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Puppet across the London region.

Puppet Hourly Rate Trend in London

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +36 67 £475 +18.75% 20
Canary Wharf +26 4 £625 -
Kingston Upon Thames -8 2 £375 -0.66%
Croydon - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 490 (75.27%) Linux
2 365 (56.07%) Opscode Chef
3 268 (41.17%) Java
4 217 (33.33%) Ruby
5 191 (29.34%) Perl
5 191 (29.34%) Agile Software Development
6 176 (27.04%) UNIX
7 175 (26.88%) Python
8 170 (26.11%) Continuous Integration
9 168 (25.81%) Apache
10 153 (23.50%) Red Hat
11 143 (21.97%) MySQL
11 143 (21.97%) Configuration Management
12 131 (20.12%) Nagios
13 130 (19.97%) Web Services
14 127 (19.51%) Jenkins
15 126 (19.35%) Bash Shell
16 125 (19.20%) MongoDB
17 119 (18.28%) Amazon AWS
18 118 (18.13%) Open Source
18 118 (18.13%) Tomcat
19 115 (17.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 112 (17.20%) Finance
21 103 (15.82%) PHP
22 98 (15.05%) Git (software)
23 84 (12.90%) LAMP
24 81 (12.44%) DNS
25 77 (11.83%) Windows
25 77 (11.83%) CentOS
26 76 (11.67%) NoSQL

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 168 (25.81%) Apache
2 118 (18.13%) Tomcat
3 48 (7.37%) Node.js
4 38 (5.84%) nginx
5 29 (4.45%) OpenStack
6 24 (3.69%) Apache Solr
6 24 (3.69%) IIS
7 21 (3.23%) WebLogic
8 18 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
9 17 (2.61%) WebSphere
10 14 (2.15%) Drupal
11 11 (1.69%) Alfresco
12 10 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
13 9 (1.38%) CMS
13 9 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 7 (1.08%) Confluence
15 6 (0.92%) WebLogic Portal
16 5 (0.77%) Jetty
17 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
17 4 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 14 (2.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Oracle FAH
1 2 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 119 (18.28%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (10.60%) Amazon EC2
3 44 (6.76%) Cloud Computing
4 21 (3.23%) Amazon S3
5 20 (3.07%) SaaS
6 19 (2.92%) Joyent
7 18 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
8 16 (2.46%) PaaS
9 15 (2.30%) IaaS
10 6 (0.92%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.46%) GitHub
12 2 (0.31%) Rackspace Cloud
12 2 (0.31%) Heroku
13 1 (0.15%) Engine Yard
13 1 (0.15%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.15%) Route 53
13 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 81 (12.44%) DNS
2 57 (8.76%) HTTP
3 54 (8.29%) TCP/IP
4 51 (7.83%) SAN
5 45 (6.91%) LDAP
6 36 (5.53%) SSL
7 23 (3.53%) NAS
8 21 (3.23%) Firewall
9 20 (3.07%) DHCP
10 16 (2.46%) FTP
10 16 (2.46%) Kerberos
11 15 (2.30%) SNMP
12 13 (2.00%) SMTP
13 12 (1.84%) Internet
13 12 (1.84%) VPN
14 10 (1.54%) AMQP
14 10 (1.54%) IPsec
15 8 (1.23%) SSH
16 7 (1.08%) VLAN
16 7 (1.08%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (21.97%) MySQL
2 125 (19.20%) MongoDB
3 76 (11.67%) NoSQL
4 62 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
5 61 (9.37%) Big Data
6 56 (8.60%) Hadoop
7 37 (5.68%) Relational Database
8 33 (5.07%) PostgreSQL
9 32 (4.92%) SQL Server
10 29 (4.45%) Redis
11 26 (3.99%) RDBMS
12 25 (3.84%) CouchDB
13 21 (3.23%) Riak
14 10 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.92%) DB2
16 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database
17 2 (0.31%) Oracle ODI
17 2 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 127 (19.51%) Jenkins
2 98 (15.05%) Git (software)
3 61 (9.37%) Maven
4 46 (7.07%) Subversion
5 43 (6.61%) Hudson
6 37 (5.68%) JIRA
6 37 (5.68%) Ant
7 25 (3.84%) TeamCity
8 20 (3.07%) Selenium
9 18 (2.76%) Cucumber
10 15 (2.30%) Mockito
11 12 (1.84%) Mercurial
12 11 (1.69%) WebDriver
13 10 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (1.54%) PHPUnit
14 9 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (1.23%) Gerrit
15 8 (1.23%) AnthillPro
15 8 (1.23%) CruiseControl
15 8 (1.23%) JUnit
General
1 112 (17.20%) Finance
2 29 (4.45%) Banking
3 18 (2.76%) Games
4 12 (1.84%) Publishing
5 7 (1.08%) Advertising
5 7 (1.08%) Retail
6 6 (0.92%) Billing
6 6 (0.92%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.77%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.61%) Marketing
9 3 (0.46%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.31%) Front Office
10 2 (0.31%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 184 (28.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 112 (17.20%) Administrator
3 92 (14.13%) Systems Administrator
4 86 (13.21%) Developer
5 58 (8.91%) Linux Administrator
6 54 (8.29%) Architect
7 49 (7.53%) Consultant
8 47 (7.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 44 (6.76%) Linux Engineer
10 37 (5.68%) UNIX Administrator
11 28 (4.30%) Java Developer
11 28 (4.30%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 26 (3.99%) Systems Engineer
13 16 (2.46%) Senior Developer
14 15 (2.30%) Analyst
14 15 (2.30%) Senior Architect
15 12 (1.84%) Senior UNIX Administrator
15 12 (1.84%) Software Engineer
15 12 (1.84%) Systems Analyst
16 11 (1.69%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (19.97%) Web Services
2 84 (12.90%) LAMP
3 51 (7.83%) HTML
4 39 (5.99%) .NET
5 36 (5.53%) CSS
6 34 (5.22%) RESTful
6 34 (5.22%) Middleware
7 33 (5.07%) Spring
8 32 (4.92%) ActiveMQ
8 32 (4.92%) HTML5
9 31 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
9 31 (4.76%) REST
10 28 (4.30%) Hibernate
10 28 (4.30%) J2EE
11 27 (4.15%) CSS3
12 24 (3.69%) JSON
13 20 (3.07%) Ruby on Rails
13 20 (3.07%) JMS
14 18 (2.76%) SOAP
15 17 (2.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 118 (18.13%) Open Source
2 29 (4.45%) Clustering
3 17 (2.61%) Mobile App
4 15 (2.30%) N-Tier
5 12 (1.84%) Replication
6 11 (1.69%) Online Games
6 11 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.54%) Taxonomies
8 6 (0.92%) Digital Media
9 5 (0.77%) Machine Learning
10 4 (0.61%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (0.61%) Data Extraction
10 4 (0.61%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.61%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.46%) Firmware
11 3 (0.46%) Equities
11 3 (0.46%) CESG
11 3 (0.46%) PKI
11 3 (0.46%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.31%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 490 (75.27%) Linux
2 176 (27.04%) UNIX
3 115 (17.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 77 (11.83%) Windows
4 77 (11.83%) CentOS
5 69 (10.60%) Ubuntu
6 46 (7.07%) Solaris
7 41 (6.30%) Debian
8 11 (1.69%) AIX
9 7 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.08%) Android
10 4 (0.61%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.61%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.61%) HPUX
11 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.31%) SELinux
11 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.15%) VMS
12 1 (0.15%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (29.34%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (26.11%) Continuous Integration
3 143 (21.97%) Configuration Management
4 65 (9.98%) Scrum
5 47 (7.22%) E-Commerce
6 46 (7.07%) TDD
7 41 (6.30%) Software Engineering
7 41 (6.30%) SOA
8 33 (5.07%) Migration
8 33 (5.07%) BDD
9 32 (4.92%) Release Management
10 29 (4.45%) ITIL
10 29 (4.45%) Load Balancing
11 27 (4.15%) Kanban
11 27 (4.15%) Build Automation
12 25 (3.84%) Disaster Recovery
13 22 (3.38%) Automated Testing
14 20 (3.07%) Continuous Improvement
15 19 (2.92%) Performance Tuning
15 19 (2.92%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 268 (41.17%) Java
2 217 (33.33%) Ruby
3 191 (29.34%) Perl
4 175 (26.88%) Python
5 126 (19.35%) Bash Shell
6 103 (15.82%) PHP
7 66 (10.14%) JavaScript
8 59 (9.06%) SQL
9 58 (8.91%) Shell Script
10 40 (6.14%) C#
11 22 (3.38%) Scala
12 20 (3.07%) PL/SQL
13 19 (2.92%) C++
14 15 (2.30%) Lua
15 10 (1.54%) PowerShell
16 7 (1.08%) Bourne shell
17 6 (0.92%) Groovy
18 4 (0.61%) sed
18 4 (0.61%) F#
18 4 (0.61%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 21 (3.23%) RHCE
2 16 (2.46%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.38%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.92%) Degree
5 5 (0.77%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.31%) VCAP
7 2 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.15%) RHCT
8 1 (0.15%) LPIC
8 1 (0.15%) NCDA
8 1 (0.15%) VCDX
8 1 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.84%) QA
2 2 (0.31%) SNOMED CT
3 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (7.22%) NFS
2 36 (5.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (4.15%) Varnish
4 22 (3.38%) Active Directory
5 19 (2.92%) Xen
6 14 (2.15%) Sendmail
7 13 (2.00%) Samba
7 13 (2.00%) vCloud
8 11 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (1.54%) KVM
10 8 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (1.23%) VMware ESX
11 6 (0.92%) VirtualBox
12 5 (0.77%) vSphere
12 5 (0.77%) Hyper-V
13 4 (0.61%) Squid
14 1 (0.15%) Postfix
14 1 (0.15%) XenApp
14 1 (0.15%) XenServer
14 1 (0.15%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 365 (56.07%) Opscode Chef
2 131 (20.12%) Nagios
3 34 (5.22%) ZABBIX
3 34 (5.22%) Ganglia
4 30 (4.61%) Vagrant
5 26 (3.99%) Ansible
5 26 (3.99%) Cacti
6 17 (2.61%) Cobbler
7 13 (2.00%) Capistrano
8 12 (1.84%) CFEngine
9 10 (1.54%) HAProxy
9 10 (1.54%) Zenoss
10 9 (1.38%) YUM
10 9 (1.38%) Munin
11 8 (1.23%) StatsD
11 8 (1.23%) Red Hat Satellite
12 7 (1.08%) NetBackup
12 7 (1.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 5 (0.77%) Control-M
14 3 (0.46%) Foglight
Vendors
1 153 (23.50%) Red Hat
2 73 (11.21%) Oracle
3 72 (11.06%) VMware
4 66 (10.14%) Rackspace
5 38 (5.84%) JBoss
6 34 (5.22%) Microsoft
7 31 (4.76%) HP
8 22 (3.38%) Splunk
9 19 (2.92%) NetApp
10 18 (2.76%) Sun
11 16 (2.46%) EMC
12 15 (2.30%) New Relic
13 14 (2.15%) Cisco
14 13 (2.00%) Veritas
15 10 (1.54%) Percona
15 10 (1.54%) ArcSight
15 10 (1.54%) F5
15 10 (1.54%) GigaSpaces
16 9 (1.38%) Brocade
16 9 (1.38%) Google
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Experis IT
Rate: £450 - £545 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Excellent market rate paid weekly
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Advantage Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £375 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Posted: 24 days ago
West London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago