The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 85 84 176
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +92
Contract jobs citing Puppet 583 537 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.75% 2.53% 1.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 30.73% 29.11% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 398 214
Average daily rate £500 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.58% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 -
Puppet
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1897 1845 1602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.96% 8.69% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1340 1273 1038
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £365 £341
% change year-on-year
+8.21% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 21
Average hourly rate £26.25 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £14.23 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.00 £32.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £21.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +1.19%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +33 70 £475 - 44
Croydon -11 6 £425 +6.25%
Harrow - 4 £488 -
Isleworth +1 3 - - 1
Hammersmith +2 2 £487 -4.45%
Bromley -7 2 £375 -40.00%
Wimbledon -2 1 £413 -2.94%
Westminster -6 1 £488 -12.35%
Osterley - 1 £465 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £260 -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 884 (76.87%) DevOps
2 839 (72.96%) Linux
3 545 (47.39%) Jenkins
4 531 (46.17%) Agile Software Development
5 485 (42.17%) Java
6 477 (41.48%) Opscode Chef
7 470 (40.87%) Configuration Management
8 437 (38.00%) Git (software)
9 424 (36.87%) Continuous Integration
10 412 (35.83%) Python
11 405 (35.22%) Ansible
12 390 (33.91%) Amazon AWS
13 379 (32.96%) Ruby
14 329 (28.61%) VMware
15 287 (24.96%) Bash Shell
16 283 (24.61%) Unix
17 280 (24.35%) Docker
18 248 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
19 232 (20.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 223 (19.39%) Perl
21 218 (18.96%) Windows
22 206 (17.91%) Maven
23 196 (17.04%) Scrum
23 196 (17.04%) CentOS
24 183 (15.91%) Finance
25 173 (15.04%) Open Source
26 171 (14.87%) Red Hat
27 170 (14.78%) Ubuntu
28 169 (14.70%) Tomcat
29 165 (14.35%) Apache

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 169 (14.70%) Tomcat
2 165 (14.35%) Apache
3 102 (8.87%) OpenStack
4 94 (8.17%) Node.js
5 86 (7.48%) nginx
6 75 (6.52%) JBoss
7 56 (4.87%) Confluence
8 42 (3.65%) IIS
9 40 (3.48%) Elasticsearch
10 38 (3.30%) WebSphere
11 35 (3.04%) Jetty
12 21 (1.83%) Apache Spark
13 13 (1.13%) Cloud Foundry
14 9 (0.78%) Drupal
15 8 (0.70%) Apache Pig
16 7 (0.61%) Apache Solr
16 7 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
17 6 (0.52%) SharePoint
18 5 (0.43%) CMS
18 5 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (2.26%) HipChat
2 13 (1.13%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.26%) MS Office
4 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.087%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.43%) Magento
2 4 (0.35%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.087%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.087%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 390 (33.91%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (4.70%) Amazon EC2
4 53 (4.61%) IaaS
5 51 (4.43%) GitHub
6 42 (3.65%) PaaS
7 36 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
8 32 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
9 27 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (1.04%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.87%) Google App Engine
11 10 (0.87%) SaaS
11 10 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 9 (0.78%) Route 53
13 7 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
13 7 (0.61%) CloudFront
14 6 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 5 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 5 (0.43%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 114 (9.91%) DNS
2 95 (8.26%) TCP/IP
3 81 (7.04%) HTTP
4 54 (4.70%) Firewall
5 45 (3.91%) SSL
6 37 (3.22%) LDAP
6 37 (3.22%) SAN
6 37 (3.22%) VPN
7 26 (2.26%) Internet
8 24 (2.09%) DHCP
9 21 (1.83%) LAN
10 19 (1.65%) Kerberos
11 18 (1.57%) SMTP
12 17 (1.48%) FTP
12 17 (1.48%) Intrusion Detection
12 17 (1.48%) IPsec
12 17 (1.48%) iSCSI
13 15 (1.30%) SNMP
13 15 (1.30%) SSH
14 14 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (12.87%) MySQL
2 146 (12.70%) MongoDB
3 143 (12.43%) PostgreSQL
4 75 (6.52%) NoSQL
5 54 (4.70%) Relational Database
6 44 (3.83%) SQL Server
7 43 (3.74%) Redis
8 35 (3.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 34 (2.96%) Hadoop
10 33 (2.87%) Big Data
11 16 (1.39%) HBase
12 14 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
13 11 (0.96%) DB2
13 11 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (0.78%) Neo4j
15 8 (0.70%) Apache Hive
16 6 (0.52%) Couchbase
16 6 (0.52%) Oracle Database
16 6 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 545 (47.39%) Jenkins
2 437 (38.00%) Git (software)
3 206 (17.91%) Maven
4 109 (9.48%) JIRA
5 78 (6.78%) Subversion
6 71 (6.17%) Vagrant
7 64 (5.57%) Hudson
8 49 (4.26%) TeamCity
9 47 (4.09%) Sonatype Nexus
10 45 (3.91%) Selenium
11 37 (3.22%) Gradle
12 31 (2.70%) Cucumber
13 30 (2.61%) Ant
14 28 (2.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 25 (2.17%) Artifactory
16 22 (1.91%) Octopus Deploy
17 19 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
18 13 (1.13%) Gerrit
19 12 (1.04%) FishEye
19 12 (1.04%) Mercurial
General
1 183 (15.91%) Finance
2 121 (10.52%) Banking
3 41 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 32 (2.78%) Retail
5 17 (1.48%) Games
6 14 (1.22%) Retail Banking
7 13 (1.13%) Publishing
8 10 (0.87%) Legal
9 9 (0.78%) Front Office
10 8 (0.70%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.52%) Law
12 5 (0.43%) Advertising
12 5 (0.43%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.35%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.26%) Billing
15 2 (0.17%) Back Office
15 2 (0.17%) Marketing
16 1 (0.087%) French Language
16 1 (0.087%) German Language
Job Titles
1 573 (49.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 151 (13.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 146 (12.70%) Linux Engineer
4 111 (9.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 89 (7.74%) Architect
5 89 (7.74%) AWS Engineer
6 76 (6.61%) Operations Engineer
7 71 (6.17%) Developer
8 60 (5.22%) Systems Administrator
9 57 (4.96%) Administrator
10 52 (4.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 50 (4.35%) Consultant
12 42 (3.65%) Java Developer
13 40 (3.48%) Automation Engineer
13 40 (3.48%) Linux Administrator
14 37 (3.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 37 (3.22%) Technical Architect
15 34 (2.96%) Lead DevOps Engineer
16 31 (2.70%) DevOps Consultant
17 29 (2.52%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (14.35%) Web Services
2 88 (7.65%) MCollective
3 80 (6.96%) LAMP
4 64 (5.57%) .NET
5 55 (4.78%) RabbitMQ
5 55 (4.78%) REST
6 47 (4.09%) ELK Stack
7 41 (3.57%) HTML
8 37 (3.22%) CSS
9 36 (3.13%) SOAP
10 35 (3.04%) AngularJS
10 35 (3.04%) J2EE
10 35 (3.04%) LAPP Stack
11 31 (2.70%) LEMP Stack
12 30 (2.61%) Sensu
13 28 (2.43%) Middleware
14 27 (2.35%) JMS
15 26 (2.26%) Kafka
16 23 (2.00%) Spring
17 22 (1.91%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 46 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 44 (3.83%) Mobile App
3 28 (2.43%) Private Cloud
3 28 (2.43%) Public Cloud
4 27 (2.35%) Clustering
5 22 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (1.91%) Fintech
5 22 (1.91%) Management Information System
6 17 (1.48%) Computer Science
7 13 (1.13%) Visualisation
8 12 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.04%) Hedge funds
8 12 (1.04%) User Experience
9 10 (0.87%) Replication
10 6 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
10 6 (0.52%) Semantic Web
11 5 (0.43%) Derivative
11 5 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
11 5 (0.43%) Online Banking
11 5 (0.43%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 839 (72.96%) Linux
2 283 (24.61%) Unix
3 232 (20.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 218 (18.96%) Windows
5 196 (17.04%) CentOS
6 170 (14.78%) Ubuntu
7 69 (6.00%) Windows Server
8 40 (3.48%) Solaris
9 23 (2.00%) Debian
10 21 (1.83%) AIX
11 20 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (1.13%) Windows 7
12 13 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (0.96%) CoreOS
14 9 (0.78%) SUSE
15 8 (0.70%) Mac OS X Server
16 7 (0.61%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.52%) Android
18 5 (0.43%) VMS
19 4 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 884 (76.87%) DevOps
2 531 (46.17%) Agile Software Development
3 470 (40.87%) Configuration Management
4 424 (36.87%) Continuous Integration
5 196 (17.04%) Scrum
6 173 (15.04%) Open Source
7 164 (14.26%) Continuous Delivery
8 92 (8.00%) TDD
9 90 (7.83%) Build Automation
10 81 (7.04%) Web Operations
11 80 (6.96%) High Availability
12 73 (6.35%) E-Commerce
13 59 (5.13%) Automated Testing
14 58 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
15 51 (4.43%) Release Management
16 47 (4.09%) BDD
17 46 (4.00%) Migration
18 44 (3.83%) Security Patching
18 44 (3.83%) Software Delivery
19 43 (3.74%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 485 (42.17%) Java
2 412 (35.83%) Python
3 379 (32.96%) Ruby
4 287 (24.96%) Bash Shell
5 223 (19.39%) Perl
6 122 (10.61%) SQL
7 114 (9.91%) PowerShell
8 88 (7.65%) PHP
9 85 (7.39%) JavaScript
10 58 (5.04%) Scala
11 40 (3.48%) C++
12 39 (3.39%) Go
13 36 (3.13%) Shell Script
14 32 (2.78%) C#
15 23 (2.00%) Groovy
16 22 (1.91%) C
17 19 (1.65%) Clojure
18 15 (1.30%) Korn
19 9 (0.78%) Smalltalk
20 8 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 163 (14.17%) Security Cleared
2 135 (11.74%) SC Cleared
3 24 (2.09%) Degree
4 11 (0.96%) DV Cleared
5 8 (0.70%) RHCE
6 6 (0.52%) RHCSA
7 5 (0.43%) CCNA
7 5 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.43%) MCSE
7 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.26%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.26%) CCNP
8 3 (0.26%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.17%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.17%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.17%) PMP
9 2 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.087%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.09%) PCI DSS
2 14 (1.22%) QA
3 8 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.26%) SLA
5 2 (0.17%) SDET
6 1 (0.087%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 280 (24.35%) Docker
2 248 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (4.70%) Active Directory
4 51 (4.43%) VMware ESX
5 34 (2.96%) NFS
6 32 (2.78%) vSphere
7 24 (2.09%) vCloud
8 22 (1.91%) KVM
9 21 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (1.39%) Terminal Services
11 14 (1.22%) Varnish
11 14 (1.22%) Xen
12 11 (0.96%) GlusterFS
12 11 (0.96%) iptables
12 11 (0.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 10 (0.87%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 8 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
15 7 (0.61%) Ceph
16 5 (0.43%) GFS2
16 5 (0.43%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 477 (41.48%) Opscode Chef
2 405 (35.22%) Ansible
3 161 (14.00%) Nagios
4 129 (11.22%) ZABBIX
5 90 (7.83%) Salt
6 62 (5.39%) logstash
7 52 (4.52%) Kubernetes
8 44 (3.83%) Kibana
9 37 (3.22%) Mesos
10 30 (2.61%) Icinga
11 28 (2.43%) Graphite
12 21 (1.83%) Capistrano
12 21 (1.83%) HAProxy
13 20 (1.74%) CFEngine
14 18 (1.57%) Grafana
14 18 (1.57%) Uchiwa
15 17 (1.48%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 17 (1.48%) SELinux
16 13 (1.13%) ITRS Geneos
17 12 (1.04%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 329 (28.61%) VMware
2 171 (14.87%) Red Hat
3 99 (8.61%) Splunk
4 77 (6.70%) Atlassian
5 71 (6.17%) Oracle
6 62 (5.39%) Microsoft
7 59 (5.13%) Cisco
8 41 (3.57%) IBM
9 38 (3.30%) Google
9 38 (3.30%) Rackspace
10 35 (3.04%) F5
11 30 (2.61%) New Relic
12 29 (2.52%) HP
13 25 (2.17%) Veritas
14 23 (2.00%) Dell
15 21 (1.83%) EMC
16 15 (1.30%) CA
17 12 (1.04%) SaltStack
18 11 (0.96%) AppDynamics
18 11 (0.96%) TIBCO
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £535 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £450 - 550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, long term contract
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £Market
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £550+
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners Limited
Rate: Rate TBN
Posted: 14 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 15 days ago
London
caspian one
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Greater London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £Neg
Posted: 22 days ago