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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 109 206 291
Rank change year-on-year
+97 +85
Contract jobs citing Puppet 459 269 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.87% 1.07% 0.45%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.24% 16.42% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 207 87
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £415 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.31% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +96.42%
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
1975 1638 1646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.06% 6.52% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1311 1111 1028
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 33 45
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £15.66 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.00 £40.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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 September 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 September 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 +43 66 £475 +11.76% 28
Canary Wharf - 2 £575 -
Southwark - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - - 1
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 586 (72.44%) Linux
2 504 (62.30%) DevOps
3 415 (51.30%) Opscode Chef
4 324 (40.05%) Agile Software Development
5 298 (36.84%) Java
6 283 (34.98%) Ruby
7 269 (33.25%) Jenkins
8 263 (32.51%) Python
9 248 (30.66%) Configuration Management
10 225 (27.81%) Continuous Integration
11 215 (26.58%) UNIX
12 203 (25.09%) VMware
13 198 (24.47%) Apache
14 194 (23.98%) Git (software)
15 181 (22.37%) Bash Shell
16 179 (22.13%) Amazon AWS
17 177 (21.88%) Open Source
18 170 (21.01%) Web Services
19 165 (20.40%) Perl
20 157 (19.41%) Nagios
21 155 (19.16%) Red Hat
22 154 (19.04%) MySQL
23 146 (18.05%) Scrum
24 137 (16.93%) VMware Infrastructure
25 126 (15.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 126 (15.57%) MongoDB
26 118 (14.59%) CentOS
26 118 (14.59%) PHP
27 117 (14.46%) Oracle
28 115 (14.22%) Amazon EC2

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 198 (24.47%) Apache
2 98 (12.11%) Tomcat
3 66 (8.16%) WebLogic
4 63 (7.79%) WebSphere
5 60 (7.42%) OpenStack
6 58 (7.17%) nginx
7 43 (5.32%) Node.js
8 39 (4.82%) Elasticsearch
9 32 (3.96%) IIS
10 24 (2.97%) Confluence
11 17 (2.10%) SharePoint
12 13 (1.61%) Jetty
13 12 (1.48%) Apache Solr
14 11 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 11 (1.36%) WordPress
15 10 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
16 8 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
16 8 (0.99%) Apache Pig
17 7 (0.87%) MS Exchange
17 7 (0.87%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 11 (1.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.49%) MS Project
2 4 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (2.97%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.25%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.12%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 179 (22.13%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (14.22%) Amazon EC2
3 35 (4.33%) Amazon S3
4 30 (3.71%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
6 22 (2.72%) SaaS
7 20 (2.47%) PaaS
8 13 (1.61%) IaaS
9 12 (1.48%) Google App Engine
10 10 (1.24%) Joyent
11 7 (0.87%) ElastiCache
11 7 (0.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.37%) GitHub
13 3 (0.37%) Route 53
14 2 (0.25%) Heroku
14 2 (0.25%) Office 365
15 1 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
15 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
15 1 (0.12%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 74 (9.15%) DNS
2 73 (9.02%) HTTP
3 70 (8.65%) TCP/IP
4 58 (7.17%) SSL
5 34 (4.20%) Internet
6 30 (3.71%) LDAP
6 30 (3.71%) SAN
7 27 (3.34%) Firewall
8 16 (1.98%) FTP
9 14 (1.73%) NAS
10 12 (1.48%) VPN
10 12 (1.48%) DHCP
11 10 (1.24%) IPsec
12 7 (0.87%) Reverse Proxy
12 7 (0.87%) VLAN
12 7 (0.87%) Kerberos
13 6 (0.74%) iSCSI
14 3 (0.37%) Multicast
14 3 (0.37%) SSH
14 3 (0.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (19.04%) MySQL
2 126 (15.57%) MongoDB
3 106 (13.10%) NoSQL
4 55 (6.80%) Big Data
5 54 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 38 (4.70%) SQL Server
7 37 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
7 37 (4.57%) Hadoop
8 36 (4.45%) Oracle Exadata
9 28 (3.46%) Redis
10 20 (2.47%) CouchDB
11 18 (2.22%) Relational Database
12 17 (2.10%) Riak
13 16 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
14 13 (1.61%) HBase
15 12 (1.48%) Oracle Database
16 10 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (1.24%) Apache Hive
17 8 (0.99%) Couchbase
18 7 (0.87%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 269 (33.25%) Jenkins
2 194 (23.98%) Git (software)
3 108 (13.35%) Maven
4 88 (10.88%) JIRA
5 58 (7.17%) Subversion
6 54 (6.67%) Hudson
7 25 (3.09%) Selenium
8 21 (2.60%) Ant
9 20 (2.47%) RSpec
10 19 (2.35%) TeamCity
11 16 (1.98%) Mercurial
12 15 (1.85%) Cucumber
13 14 (1.73%) Artifactory
14 13 (1.61%) Gerrit
14 13 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (1.36%) JUnit
16 10 (1.24%) Gradle
17 8 (0.99%) AnthillPro
18 7 (0.87%) PHPUnit
19 6 (0.74%) WebDriver
General
1 108 (13.35%) Finance
2 31 (3.83%) Banking
3 26 (3.21%) Financial Institution
4 20 (2.47%) Publishing
5 19 (2.35%) Games
6 18 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.48%) Retail
8 9 (1.11%) Investment Banking
9 8 (0.99%) Billing
10 7 (0.87%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.74%) Front Office
12 5 (0.62%) Marketing
12 5 (0.62%) Back Office
12 5 (0.62%) Advertising
13 2 (0.25%) Legal
13 2 (0.25%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.12%) International Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 237 (29.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 105 (12.98%) Developer
3 76 (9.39%) Linux Engineer
4 67 (8.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 59 (7.29%) Administrator
6 57 (7.05%) Consultant
7 53 (6.55%) Systems Administrator
8 52 (6.43%) Systems Engineer
9 43 (5.32%) Architect
10 39 (4.82%) Linux Administrator
11 38 (4.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 33 (4.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 33 (4.08%) Cloud Engineer
13 30 (3.71%) Java Developer
14 29 (3.58%) DevOps Consultant
15 27 (3.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 20 (2.47%) DevOps Architect
17 17 (2.10%) Automation Engineer
18 16 (1.98%) Senior Consultant
19 14 (1.73%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (21.01%) Web Services
2 91 (11.25%) LAMP
3 58 (7.17%) Middleware
4 51 (6.30%) HTML
5 40 (4.94%) .NET
5 40 (4.94%) CSS
5 40 (4.94%) JSON
6 37 (4.57%) XML
6 37 (4.57%) MCollective
7 36 (4.45%) WebSphere MQ
8 35 (4.33%) J2EE
9 34 (4.20%) SOAP
10 33 (4.08%) HTML5
11 30 (3.71%) REST
12 29 (3.58%) ActiveMQ
13 24 (2.97%) RabbitMQ
14 23 (2.84%) JMS
15 22 (2.72%) CSS3
16 21 (2.60%) Apache Camel
16 21 (2.60%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 177 (21.88%) Open Source
2 48 (5.93%) Clustering
3 46 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (3.46%) Computer Science
5 24 (2.97%) Hedge funds
6 16 (1.98%) Visualisation
7 13 (1.61%) Replication
8 11 (1.36%) Online Games
9 9 (1.11%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.74%) Blackberry
10 6 (0.74%) User Experience
11 5 (0.62%) New Media
12 4 (0.49%) PMI
12 4 (0.49%) Taxonomies
12 4 (0.49%) Spread Betting
12 4 (0.49%) Data Integration
13 3 (0.37%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.37%) Data Extraction
13 3 (0.37%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 586 (72.44%) Linux
2 215 (26.58%) UNIX
3 126 (15.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 118 (14.59%) CentOS
5 98 (12.11%) Windows
6 96 (11.87%) Ubuntu
7 42 (5.19%) SELinux
8 34 (4.20%) Debian
9 25 (3.09%) Solaris
10 14 (1.73%) AIX
10 14 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (1.73%) Oracle Linux
11 9 (1.11%) SUSE
12 7 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.87%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.74%) SmartOS
14 4 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.37%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.25%) HPUX
16 2 (0.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (62.30%) DevOps
2 324 (40.05%) Agile Software Development
3 248 (30.66%) Configuration Management
4 225 (27.81%) Continuous Integration
5 146 (18.05%) Scrum
6 79 (9.77%) TDD
7 74 (9.15%) SOA
8 61 (7.54%) Kanban
9 56 (6.92%) Release Management
10 55 (6.80%) Build Automation
11 53 (6.55%) BDD
12 43 (5.32%) OO
13 40 (4.94%) Load Balancing
14 37 (4.57%) ITIL
15 35 (4.33%) Software Engineering
16 30 (3.71%) Service Delivery
17 24 (2.97%) E-Commerce
17 24 (2.97%) Automated Testing
18 22 (2.72%) Continuous Improvement
19 20 (2.47%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 298 (36.84%) Java
2 283 (34.98%) Ruby
3 263 (32.51%) Python
4 181 (22.37%) Bash Shell
5 165 (20.40%) Perl
6 118 (14.59%) PHP
7 80 (9.89%) JavaScript
8 68 (8.41%) SQL
9 58 (7.17%) Shell Script
10 43 (5.32%) Scala
11 36 (4.45%) PowerShell
12 21 (2.60%) C#
13 17 (2.10%) Groovy
13 17 (2.10%) C++
14 15 (1.85%) C
15 13 (1.61%) Korn
16 12 (1.48%) PL/SQL
17 9 (1.11%) Golang
18 8 (0.99%) Jython
18 8 (0.99%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 57 (7.05%) Security Cleared
2 38 (4.70%) SC Cleared
3 15 (1.85%) Degree
4 12 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (1.24%) CCNA
6 9 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (1.11%) CCSA
6 9 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.11%) RHCE
7 8 (0.99%) CISSP
7 8 (0.99%) CISM
7 8 (0.99%) JNCIA
7 8 (0.99%) VCDX
7 8 (0.99%) VCAP
8 5 (0.62%) MCSE
9 4 (0.49%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.37%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.25%) CCIE
11 2 (0.25%) CCNP
11 2 (0.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.36%) QA
1 11 (1.36%) SLA
2 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 137 (16.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (7.54%) vCloud
3 45 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
4 21 (2.60%) VMware ESX
5 19 (2.35%) vSphere
6 18 (2.22%) Xen
7 17 (2.10%) Active Directory
8 16 (1.98%) Varnish
9 15 (1.85%) NFS
10 11 (1.36%) Hyper-V
11 9 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (1.11%) Docker
12 7 (0.87%) KVM
13 3 (0.37%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.37%) XenServer
14 2 (0.25%) Squid
14 2 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.25%) HDFS
15 1 (0.12%) Dovecot
15 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 415 (51.30%) Opscode Chef
2 157 (19.41%) Nagios
3 82 (10.14%) Salt
4 79 (9.77%) Ansible
5 62 (7.66%) ZABBIX
6 61 (7.54%) Vagrant
7 34 (4.20%) Cacti
8 26 (3.21%) YUM
8 26 (3.21%) Zenoss
9 20 (2.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 18 (2.22%) Kibana
11 16 (1.98%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 15 (1.85%) Opsview
13 14 (1.73%) Graylog2
13 14 (1.73%) Cobbler
14 13 (1.61%) Icinga
15 11 (1.36%) Capistrano
16 9 (1.11%) Red Hat Satellite
16 9 (1.11%) HAProxy
16 9 (1.11%) logstash
Vendors
1 203 (25.09%) VMware
2 155 (19.16%) Red Hat
3 117 (14.46%) Oracle
4 85 (10.51%) IBM
5 68 (8.41%) JBoss
6 61 (7.54%) Rackspace
7 40 (4.94%) SaltStack
8 37 (4.57%) New Relic
9 33 (4.08%) Microsoft
9 33 (4.08%) Splunk
10 29 (3.58%) NetApp
10 29 (3.58%) Atlassian
11 27 (3.34%) Cisco
12 26 (3.21%) Remedy
13 17 (2.10%) Google
13 17 (2.10%) Perforce
14 16 (1.98%) BMC
15 15 (1.85%) Percona
16 14 (1.73%) HP
17 13 (1.61%) Veritas
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salmon Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £0.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £475.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: 450 - 550
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: £400-500pd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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