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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 89 164 234
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +70
Contract jobs citing Puppet 543 323 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.36% 1.33% 0.72%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.13% 18.62% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 276 125
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1864 1735 1322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.09% 7.15% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1340 1208 816
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 £290 £297 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 56
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% -23.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £12.50 £13.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.11 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(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 +41 97 £450 +5.88% 19
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £375 -
Croydon - 3 £450 - 1
Wimbledon - 2 £400 -
Hammersmith - 1 £510 -
Docklands, London - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 722 (72.06%) Linux
2 681 (67.96%) DevOps
3 569 (56.79%) Opscode Chef
4 459 (45.81%) Agile Software Development
5 402 (40.12%) Java
6 398 (39.72%) Jenkins
7 382 (38.12%) Ruby
8 343 (34.23%) Continuous Integration
9 329 (32.83%) Python
10 303 (30.24%) Configuration Management
11 286 (28.54%) Git (software)
12 244 (24.35%) UNIX
13 239 (23.85%) VMware
14 223 (22.26%) MongoDB
15 218 (21.76%) Scrum
16 209 (20.86%) Nagios
16 209 (20.86%) Open Source
17 208 (20.76%) Web Services
18 206 (20.56%) Perl
18 206 (20.56%) Bash Shell
19 202 (20.16%) Apache
20 199 (19.86%) Amazon AWS
21 198 (19.76%) CentOS
22 191 (19.06%) MySQL
23 188 (18.76%) Red Hat
24 183 (18.26%) Ansible
25 169 (16.87%) Ubuntu
26 167 (16.67%) Maven
27 163 (16.27%) NoSQL
28 162 (16.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 202 (20.16%) Apache
2 121 (12.08%) Tomcat
3 100 (9.98%) OpenStack
4 89 (8.88%) JBoss
5 87 (8.68%) nginx
6 74 (7.39%) Node.js
7 70 (6.99%) Elasticsearch
8 47 (4.69%) WebLogic
8 47 (4.69%) WebSphere
9 35 (3.49%) Confluence
10 34 (3.39%) Apache Solr
11 20 (2.00%) Drupal
12 15 (1.50%) IIS
13 13 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
14 12 (1.20%) Jetty
15 10 (1.00%) SharePoint
15 10 (1.00%) Apache Pig
16 8 (0.80%) Apache ServiceMix
16 8 (0.80%) Apache Spark
17 7 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (2.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.40%) MS Project
2 4 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.100%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 199 (19.86%) Amazon AWS
2 96 (9.58%) Amazon EC2
3 71 (7.09%) PaaS
4 38 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 36 (3.59%) Amazon S3
6 18 (1.80%) IaaS
7 17 (1.70%) SaaS
8 16 (1.60%) Heroku
9 12 (1.20%) Joyent
9 12 (1.20%) Engine Yard
10 11 (1.10%) GitHub
11 10 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (0.80%) Amazon ELB
13 7 (0.70%) Google App Engine
13 7 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (0.60%) Route 53
15 3 (0.30%) CloudBees
15 3 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 3 (0.30%) ElastiCache
16 2 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 88 (8.78%) DNS
2 85 (8.48%) TCP/IP
3 83 (8.28%) HTTP
4 63 (6.29%) SSL
5 45 (4.49%) Firewall
6 29 (2.89%) Internet
7 28 (2.79%) SAN
8 27 (2.69%) LDAP
9 14 (1.40%) DHCP
9 14 (1.40%) VLAN
10 11 (1.10%) VPN
11 9 (0.90%) iSCSI
11 9 (0.90%) FTP
12 8 (0.80%) Reverse Proxy
12 8 (0.80%) NAS
13 6 (0.60%) IPsec
13 6 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
14 5 (0.50%) Fibre Channel
14 5 (0.50%) SSH
14 5 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (22.26%) MongoDB
2 191 (19.06%) MySQL
3 163 (16.27%) NoSQL
4 95 (9.48%) Apache Cassandra
5 62 (6.19%) Hadoop
5 62 (6.19%) Big Data
6 58 (5.79%) Redis
6 58 (5.79%) PostgreSQL
7 45 (4.49%) SQL Server
8 41 (4.09%) Relational Database
9 31 (3.09%) RDBMS
10 30 (2.99%) CouchDB
11 29 (2.89%) Oracle Exadata
12 27 (2.69%) Riak
13 21 (2.10%) MariaDB
14 16 (1.60%) Apache Hive
15 15 (1.50%) HBase
16 13 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
17 9 (0.90%) Couchbase
18 8 (0.80%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 398 (39.72%) Jenkins
2 286 (28.54%) Git (software)
3 167 (16.67%) Maven
4 116 (11.58%) Subversion
5 89 (8.88%) JIRA
6 57 (5.69%) Hudson
7 32 (3.19%) Selenium
8 29 (2.89%) Artifactory
9 28 (2.79%) TeamCity
10 22 (2.20%) Cucumber
11 21 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 19 (1.90%) Ant
13 15 (1.50%) RSpec
14 14 (1.40%) PHPUnit
15 12 (1.20%) JUnit
15 12 (1.20%) WebDriver
15 12 (1.20%) Gradle
16 11 (1.10%) Jasmine
17 10 (1.00%) Mocha
18 8 (0.80%) Mockito
General
1 91 (9.08%) Finance
2 29 (2.89%) Banking
3 26 (2.59%) Publishing
4 20 (2.00%) Games
5 17 (1.70%) Retail
5 17 (1.70%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.60%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.10%) Investment Banking
8 8 (0.80%) Advertising
8 8 (0.80%) Marketing
9 7 (0.70%) Back Office
10 6 (0.60%) Front Office
10 6 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.20%) Legal
11 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.100%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.100%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.100%) International Banking
12 1 (0.100%) Billing
12 1 (0.100%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 333 (33.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 144 (14.37%) Developer
3 91 (9.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 83 (8.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 72 (7.19%) Linux Engineer
6 53 (5.29%) Administrator
7 51 (5.09%) Consultant
7 51 (5.09%) Systems Administrator
8 47 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
9 45 (4.49%) Architect
10 40 (3.99%) Java Developer
11 39 (3.89%) Linux Administrator
12 38 (3.79%) Cloud Engineer
13 37 (3.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 35 (3.49%) Senior Developer
15 30 (2.99%) DevOps Consultant
16 23 (2.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 22 (2.20%) DevOps Architect
18 20 (2.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
19 19 (1.90%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (20.76%) Web Services
2 81 (8.08%) LAMP
3 68 (6.79%) HTML
4 67 (6.69%) Middleware
5 49 (4.89%) MCollective
6 47 (4.69%) ActiveMQ
7 46 (4.59%) JSON
7 46 (4.59%) CSS
7 46 (4.59%) REST
8 44 (4.39%) SOAP
9 43 (4.29%) XML
10 42 (4.19%) HTML5
11 41 (4.09%) RabbitMQ
12 37 (3.69%) WebSphere MQ
13 35 (3.49%) Spring
14 34 (3.39%) Apache Camel
14 34 (3.39%) jQuery
15 32 (3.19%) .NET
16 24 (2.40%) OSGi
16 24 (2.40%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 209 (20.86%) Open Source
2 70 (6.99%) Clustering
3 52 (5.19%) Computer Science
4 27 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (1.50%) Hedge funds
5 15 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (1.50%) Visualisation
6 14 (1.40%) Replication
7 13 (1.30%) User Experience
7 13 (1.30%) Taxonomies
7 13 (1.30%) Online Games
8 12 (1.20%) Device Driver
9 11 (1.10%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.00%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.50%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.50%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.40%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.40%) Spread Betting
13 3 (0.30%) Wiki
13 3 (0.30%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 722 (72.06%) Linux
2 244 (24.35%) UNIX
3 198 (19.76%) CentOS
4 169 (16.87%) Ubuntu
5 162 (16.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 111 (11.08%) Windows
7 56 (5.59%) Debian
8 30 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (2.20%) AIX
10 20 (2.00%) Solaris
10 20 (2.00%) Oracle Linux
11 18 (1.80%) SUSE
12 16 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (1.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 7 (0.70%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (0.40%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.20%) VMS
17 2 (0.20%) Fedora
18 1 (0.100%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 681 (67.96%) DevOps
2 459 (45.81%) Agile Software Development
3 343 (34.23%) Continuous Integration
4 303 (30.24%) Configuration Management
5 218 (21.76%) Scrum
6 124 (12.38%) TDD
7 84 (8.38%) Kanban
8 83 (8.28%) BDD
9 78 (7.78%) SOA
10 74 (7.39%) OO
11 72 (7.19%) Load Balancing
11 72 (7.19%) Automated Testing
12 54 (5.39%) Build Automation
13 53 (5.29%) Change Management
13 53 (5.29%) Release Management
14 45 (4.49%) E-Commerce
15 44 (4.39%) Software Engineering
16 42 (4.19%) Service Delivery
17 39 (3.89%) ITIL
18 25 (2.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 402 (40.12%) Java
2 382 (38.12%) Ruby
3 329 (32.83%) Python
4 206 (20.56%) Perl
4 206 (20.56%) Bash Shell
5 141 (14.07%) PHP
6 93 (9.28%) JavaScript
7 84 (8.38%) Shell Script
8 69 (6.89%) SQL
9 64 (6.39%) Scala
10 51 (5.09%) PowerShell
11 29 (2.89%) Golang
12 22 (2.20%) C#
13 20 (2.00%) Korn
14 16 (1.60%) Clojure
15 12 (1.20%) C
16 11 (1.10%) C++
17 9 (0.90%) Groovy
18 6 (0.60%) Jython
18 6 (0.60%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 122 (12.18%) Security Cleared
2 88 (8.78%) SC Cleared
3 33 (3.29%) Degree
4 19 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (1.40%) CCNA
6 13 (1.30%) CCSA
7 12 (1.20%) CISSP
7 12 (1.20%) CISM
7 12 (1.20%) JNCIA
8 11 (1.10%) DV Cleared
9 10 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (0.60%) MCSE
11 6 (0.60%) VCAP
11 6 (0.60%) RHCSA
12 5 (0.50%) BC Cleared
12 5 (0.50%) VCDX
12 5 (0.50%) CCNP
13 4 (0.40%) CCIE
13 4 (0.40%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.59%) QA
2 14 (1.40%) SLA
3 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 146 (14.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (6.69%) vCloud
3 31 (3.09%) vSphere
4 30 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
5 29 (2.89%) Docker
5 29 (2.89%) Varnish
6 23 (2.30%) NFS
7 22 (2.20%) Xen
8 21 (2.10%) VMware ESX
9 14 (1.40%) Active Directory
9 14 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (1.00%) Hyper-V
11 8 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 6 (0.60%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.40%) XenServer
13 4 (0.40%) Postfix
13 4 (0.40%) KVM
14 3 (0.30%) Squid
14 3 (0.30%) Sendmail
15 2 (0.20%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 569 (56.79%) Opscode Chef
2 209 (20.86%) Nagios
3 183 (18.26%) Ansible
4 84 (8.38%) Salt
5 80 (7.98%) ZABBIX
6 71 (7.09%) Vagrant
7 40 (3.99%) Graphite
8 39 (3.89%) Cacti
9 34 (3.39%) SELinux
10 32 (3.19%) Kibana
10 32 (3.19%) Cobbler
11 30 (2.99%) Zenoss
12 22 (2.20%) Graylog2
12 22 (2.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 21 (2.10%) Opsview
14 20 (2.00%) collectd
15 17 (1.70%) yum
16 16 (1.60%) Icinga
17 14 (1.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 12 (1.20%) logstash
Vendors
1 239 (23.85%) VMware
2 188 (18.76%) Red Hat
3 114 (11.38%) Oracle
4 76 (7.58%) Rackspace
5 70 (6.99%) IBM
6 46 (4.59%) SaltStack
7 44 (4.39%) Microsoft
8 41 (4.09%) Atlassian
9 39 (3.89%) Splunk
10 37 (3.69%) New Relic
11 29 (2.89%) Perforce
12 23 (2.30%) HP
12 23 (2.30%) EMC
13 22 (2.20%) Cisco
14 20 (2.00%) Percona
15 19 (1.90%) NetApp
16 17 (1.70%) DigitalOcean
17 16 (1.60%) BMC
17 16 (1.60%) F5
18 15 (1.50%) Remedy
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: 550-650pd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £345 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago