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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 124 147 218
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +71
Contract jobs citing Puppet 423 342 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.81% 1.47% 0.85%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.47% 18.80% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 238 136
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £372 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £556
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
1802 1819 1542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.71% 7.82% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1225 1189 1020
Average daily rate £438 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 40
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.60 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.20 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -9.63%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015. 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
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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 +37 115 £500 +6.15% 54
Croydon - 8 £425 - 1
Uxbridge - 2 £300 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Isleworth - 1 £375 -
Chessington - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £375 -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

1 617 (68.33%) Linux
2 612 (67.77%) DevOps
3 487 (53.93%) Opscode Chef
4 375 (41.53%) Jenkins
5 364 (40.31%) Agile Software Development
6 354 (39.20%) Java
7 341 (37.76%) Python
8 335 (37.10%) Configuration Management
9 326 (36.10%) Amazon AWS
10 325 (35.99%) Ruby
11 309 (34.22%) Continuous Integration
12 227 (25.14%) Git (software)
12 227 (25.14%) MySQL
13 218 (24.14%) Ansible
14 214 (23.70%) VMware
15 210 (23.26%) Perl
16 195 (21.59%) MongoDB
17 183 (20.27%) Red Hat
18 178 (19.71%) Windows
19 163 (18.05%) UNIX
20 160 (17.72%) Open Source
20 160 (17.72%) Bash Shell
21 155 (17.17%) Web Services
22 145 (16.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 140 (15.50%) PHP
24 129 (14.29%) Subversion
25 126 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
26 124 (13.73%) Scrum
26 124 (13.73%) Apache
27 118 (13.07%) CentOS

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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
1 124 (13.73%) Apache
2 113 (12.51%) OpenStack
3 109 (12.07%) Tomcat
4 78 (8.64%) nginx
5 71 (7.86%) IIS
6 58 (6.42%) JBoss
6 58 (6.42%) Node.js
7 48 (5.32%) Confluence
8 36 (3.99%) Elasticsearch
9 28 (3.10%) Drupal
10 26 (2.88%) WebLogic
11 23 (2.55%) Jetty
12 20 (2.21%) WebSphere
13 19 (2.10%) Mule ESB
14 14 (1.55%) Apache Solr
15 9 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
15 9 (1.00%) IBM HTTP Server
16 8 (0.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 8 (0.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 7 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 21 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.11%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 326 (36.10%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (7.31%) Amazon EC2
3 62 (6.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 49 (5.43%) PaaS
5 27 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (2.99%) AWS CloudFormation
6 26 (2.88%) Google Cloud Platform
7 17 (1.88%) IaaS
8 15 (1.66%) SaaS
9 14 (1.55%) GitHub
10 13 (1.44%) Heroku
10 13 (1.44%) Amazon S3
10 13 (1.44%) Amazon ELB
11 9 (1.00%) Google App Engine
12 8 (0.89%) OpenShift
12 8 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (0.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 5 (0.55%) Engine Yard
14 3 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 109 (12.07%) HTTP
2 101 (11.18%) TCP/IP
3 93 (10.30%) DNS
4 70 (7.75%) SSL
5 68 (7.53%) Firewall
6 33 (3.65%) IPsec
7 32 (3.54%) DHCP
7 32 (3.54%) FTP
8 30 (3.32%) LDAP
8 30 (3.32%) Internet
9 28 (3.10%) SAN
10 26 (2.88%) VPN
11 24 (2.66%) LAN
12 22 (2.44%) Reverse Proxy
13 18 (1.99%) Network Security
14 13 (1.44%) VLAN
14 13 (1.44%) WAN
15 12 (1.33%) NAS
16 10 (1.11%) iSCSI
17 9 (1.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (25.14%) MySQL
2 195 (21.59%) MongoDB
3 115 (12.74%) NoSQL
4 89 (9.86%) PostgreSQL
5 70 (7.75%) Redis
6 66 (7.31%) SQL Server
7 60 (6.64%) Relational Database
8 51 (5.65%) RDBMS
9 46 (5.09%) Hadoop
10 34 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
11 28 (3.10%) Big Data
12 19 (2.10%) Oracle Database
13 14 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (1.33%) EDRMS
15 12 (1.33%) DTS
16 11 (1.22%) MariaDB
17 9 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 375 (41.53%) Jenkins
2 227 (25.14%) Git (software)
3 129 (14.29%) Subversion
4 105 (11.63%) Maven
5 99 (10.96%) JIRA
6 46 (5.09%) Ant
7 44 (4.87%) Mercurial
8 42 (4.65%) TeamCity
8 42 (4.65%) Artifactory
9 37 (4.10%) Hudson
10 30 (3.32%) Selenium
11 29 (3.21%) Gerrit
11 29 (3.21%) RSpec
12 25 (2.77%) Gradle
13 24 (2.66%) SonarQube
13 24 (2.66%) Cucumber
13 24 (2.66%) JUnit
14 20 (2.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 19 (2.10%) JMeter
16 15 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 90 (9.97%) Finance
2 32 (3.54%) Banking
3 22 (2.44%) Games
4 20 (2.21%) Publishing
4 20 (2.21%) Marketing
5 17 (1.88%) Retail
6 10 (1.11%) Investment Banking
7 7 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 7 (0.78%) Legal
7 7 (0.78%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.44%) Advertising
9 2 (0.22%) German Language
9 2 (0.22%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.22%) Turkish Language
10 1 (0.11%) Billing
10 1 (0.11%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.11%) Electronics
10 1 (0.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 331 (36.66%) DevOps Engineer
2 132 (14.62%) Developer
3 89 (9.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 85 (9.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 63 (6.98%) Administrator
6 60 (6.64%) Architect
7 58 (6.42%) Linux Engineer
8 57 (6.31%) Systems Administrator
9 55 (6.09%) Consultant
10 36 (3.99%) Senior Developer
11 35 (3.88%) Java Developer
12 30 (3.32%) DevOps Consultant
13 23 (2.55%) Systems Engineer
14 22 (2.44%) Linux Administrator
15 19 (2.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 19 (2.10%) Ruby on Rails Developer
16 18 (1.99%) Senior Consultant
17 16 (1.77%) Web Engineer
18 14 (1.55%) Solutions Architect
18 14 (1.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (17.17%) Web Services
2 79 (8.75%) LAMP
3 74 (8.19%) HTML
3 74 (8.19%) .NET
4 62 (6.87%) CSS
5 54 (5.98%) REST
6 49 (5.43%) Ruby on Rails
7 48 (5.32%) Middleware
8 46 (5.09%) J2EE
9 38 (4.21%) HTML5
10 35 (3.88%) RabbitMQ
11 31 (3.43%) jQuery
12 30 (3.32%) AngularJS
13 29 (3.21%) CSS3
14 27 (2.99%) JSON
15 26 (2.88%) MCollective
16 24 (2.66%) Spring
16 24 (2.66%) Sinatra
17 22 (2.44%) Symfony
18 18 (1.99%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 49 (5.43%) Data Centre
2 41 (4.54%) Clustering
3 37 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (2.88%) Hybrid Cloud
5 25 (2.77%) Digital Media
6 23 (2.55%) Management Information System
7 19 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (1.55%) Streaming Video
9 12 (1.33%) Replication
9 12 (1.33%) Mobile App
9 12 (1.33%) Private Cloud
10 11 (1.22%) iPad
10 11 (1.22%) iPhone
10 11 (1.22%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.22%) Wiki
11 9 (1.00%) Device Driver
12 7 (0.78%) Thin Client
12 7 (0.78%) Cryptography
12 7 (0.78%) Fat Client
12 7 (0.78%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 617 (68.33%) Linux
2 178 (19.71%) Windows
3 163 (18.05%) UNIX
4 145 (16.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 118 (13.07%) CentOS
5 118 (13.07%) Ubuntu
6 40 (4.43%) Solaris
7 28 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (2.21%) AIX
10 16 (1.77%) Debian
11 12 (1.33%) SUSE
11 12 (1.33%) Windows 8
11 12 (1.33%) Windows 7
12 10 (1.11%) Android
13 9 (1.00%) Mac OS X Server
13 9 (1.00%) Apple iOS
13 9 (1.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 8 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
14 8 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 612 (67.77%) DevOps
2 364 (40.31%) Agile Software Development
3 335 (37.10%) Configuration Management
4 309 (34.22%) Continuous Integration
5 160 (17.72%) Open Source
6 124 (13.73%) Scrum
7 107 (11.85%) Continuous Delivery
8 92 (10.19%) TDD
9 82 (9.08%) OO
10 71 (7.86%) Automated Testing
11 65 (7.20%) Load Balancing
12 56 (6.20%) BDD
13 53 (5.87%) Software Engineering
14 52 (5.76%) ITIL
15 48 (5.32%) E-Commerce
16 47 (5.20%) Microservices
17 46 (5.09%) SOA
18 38 (4.21%) Mentoring
19 33 (3.65%) Unit Testing
20 32 (3.54%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 354 (39.20%) Java
2 341 (37.76%) Python
3 325 (35.99%) Ruby
4 210 (23.26%) Perl
5 160 (17.72%) Bash Shell
6 140 (15.50%) PHP
7 88 (9.75%) JavaScript
8 78 (8.64%) SQL
9 57 (6.31%) Shell Script
10 49 (5.43%) Scala
11 37 (4.10%) PowerShell
12 32 (3.54%) C#
13 31 (3.43%) Go
14 26 (2.88%) C
15 25 (2.77%) Groovy
16 18 (1.99%) Korn
17 14 (1.55%) C++
18 7 (0.78%) PHP5
18 7 (0.78%) Clojure
19 5 (0.55%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 112 (12.40%) Security Cleared
2 54 (5.98%) SC Cleared
3 36 (3.99%) Degree
4 34 (3.77%) DV Cleared
5 16 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (1.33%) RHCE
7 9 (1.00%) CCNA
8 7 (0.78%) MCSE
8 7 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.78%) CCNP
9 4 (0.44%) CCIE
10 3 (0.33%) CCSA
10 3 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.33%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.22%) LPIC
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.22%) HP ASE
11 2 (0.22%) HP MASE
12 1 (0.11%) VCDX
12 1 (0.11%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.99%) QA
2 15 (1.66%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.11%) SLA
4 4 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 126 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 114 (12.62%) Docker
3 52 (5.76%) vCloud
4 35 (3.88%) vSphere
5 34 (3.77%) Varnish
6 28 (3.10%) Active Directory
7 21 (2.33%) KVM
8 16 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (1.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 14 (1.55%) Samba
11 13 (1.44%) VMware ESX
12 10 (1.11%) XenServer
12 10 (1.11%) VirtualBox
13 9 (1.00%) Hyper-V
14 8 (0.89%) Xen
14 8 (0.89%) NFS
15 6 (0.66%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.66%) Postfix
15 6 (0.66%) Squid
15 6 (0.66%) iptables
Systems Management
1 487 (53.93%) Opscode Chef
2 218 (24.14%) Ansible
3 111 (12.29%) Salt
4 109 (12.07%) Nagios
5 92 (10.19%) Vagrant
6 77 (8.53%) ZABBIX
7 39 (4.32%) Kibana
8 35 (3.88%) logstash
9 32 (3.54%) Rundeck
10 30 (3.32%) HAProxy
11 24 (2.66%) Capistrano
12 19 (2.10%) Cobbler
13 17 (1.88%) Graphite
14 15 (1.66%) yum
15 14 (1.55%) Icinga
16 13 (1.44%) Red Hat Satellite
17 12 (1.33%) Cacti
18 11 (1.22%) Mesos
18 11 (1.22%) Opsview
19 10 (1.11%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 214 (23.70%) VMware
2 183 (20.27%) Red Hat
3 106 (11.74%) Oracle
4 57 (6.31%) Microsoft
5 51 (5.65%) HP
6 47 (5.20%) New Relic
7 38 (4.21%) SaltStack
7 38 (4.21%) IBM
8 33 (3.65%) Atlassian
9 30 (3.32%) Splunk
10 29 (3.21%) Rackspace
11 28 (3.10%) Google
12 26 (2.88%) Cisco
13 23 (2.55%) Perforce
14 22 (2.44%) webMethods
15 21 (2.33%) Citrix
16 18 (1.99%) AppDynamics
17 16 (1.77%) EMC
17 16 (1.77%) Veritas
18 11 (1.22%) Barracuda Networks
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