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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 119 188 289
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +101
Contract jobs citing Puppet 433 287 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.81% 1.13% 0.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.78% 17.09% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 214 96
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 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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
1901 1679 1752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.94% 6.62% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1225 1123 1065
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 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 37 47
Average hourly rate £18.46 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.95% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £15.77 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £69.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.67% +6.57%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 69 £475 +11.76% 31
Canary Wharf - 2 £600 -
Hammersmith 0 1 - -
Isleworth - 1 £420 -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Southwark - - - -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 566 (73.13%) Linux
2 468 (60.47%) DevOps
3 412 (53.23%) Opscode Chef
4 283 (36.56%) Java
5 269 (34.75%) Ruby
6 252 (32.56%) Jenkins
7 249 (32.17%) Python
8 224 (28.94%) Configuration Management
9 217 (28.04%) Continuous Integration
10 207 (26.74%) UNIX
11 187 (24.16%) Bash Shell
12 183 (23.64%) VMware
13 180 (23.26%) Git (software)
14 175 (22.61%) Apache
15 170 (21.96%) Amazon AWS
16 169 (21.83%) Perl
17 164 (21.19%) Open Source
18 161 (20.80%) Agile Software Development
19 157 (20.28%) Web Services
20 155 (20.03%) MySQL
21 145 (18.73%) Red Hat
22 139 (17.96%) Nagios
23 126 (16.28%) Scrum
23 126 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 124 (16.02%) VMware Infrastructure
25 117 (15.12%) Oracle
26 115 (14.86%) PHP
26 115 (14.86%) Finance
26 115 (14.86%) MongoDB
27 110 (14.21%) NoSQL

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 175 (22.61%) Apache
2 105 (13.57%) Tomcat
3 65 (8.40%) WebLogic
4 61 (7.88%) WebSphere
5 59 (7.62%) OpenStack
6 47 (6.07%) nginx
7 43 (5.56%) Node.js
8 38 (4.91%) Elasticsearch
9 31 (4.01%) IIS
10 18 (2.33%) Confluence
11 16 (2.07%) SharePoint
12 13 (1.68%) Jetty
12 13 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 11 (1.42%) WordPress
14 9 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
15 8 (1.03%) Apache Solr
16 7 (0.90%) Apache Pig
16 7 (0.90%) WebLogic Portal
16 7 (0.90%) MS Exchange
16 7 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (1.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (0.39%) MS Project
2 3 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (3.10%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.26%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.13%) RMDS
4 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 170 (21.96%) Amazon AWS
2 105 (13.57%) Amazon EC2
3 33 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
4 31 (4.01%) Amazon S3
5 27 (3.49%) SaaS
6 23 (2.97%) PaaS
7 22 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (1.68%) IaaS
9 12 (1.55%) Google App Engine
10 7 (0.90%) Joyent
10 7 (0.90%) ElastiCache
10 7 (0.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 4 (0.52%) GitHub
11 4 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.39%) Route 53
13 2 (0.26%) Heroku
13 2 (0.26%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.26%) Office 365
14 1 (0.13%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.13%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 71 (9.17%) HTTP
1 71 (9.17%) DNS
2 68 (8.79%) TCP/IP
3 58 (7.49%) SSL
4 32 (4.13%) LDAP
5 29 (3.75%) SAN
6 28 (3.62%) Internet
7 27 (3.49%) Firewall
8 15 (1.94%) NAS
9 14 (1.81%) DHCP
9 14 (1.81%) FTP
10 11 (1.42%) VPN
11 10 (1.29%) IPsec
12 7 (0.90%) VLAN
12 7 (0.90%) iSCSI
13 6 (0.78%) Kerberos
14 4 (0.52%) Reverse Proxy
15 3 (0.39%) Wireshark
15 3 (0.39%) Multicast
15 3 (0.39%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (20.03%) MySQL
2 115 (14.86%) MongoDB
3 110 (14.21%) NoSQL
4 60 (7.75%) Big Data
5 56 (7.24%) Apache Cassandra
6 44 (5.68%) Hadoop
7 38 (4.91%) SQL Server
7 38 (4.91%) PostgreSQL
8 33 (4.26%) Oracle Exadata
9 28 (3.62%) Redis
10 22 (2.84%) CouchDB
11 21 (2.71%) Relational Database
12 18 (2.33%) Riak
13 15 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
14 13 (1.68%) Oracle Database
14 13 (1.68%) HBase
15 12 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (1.42%) RDBMS
17 9 (1.16%) Apache Hive
18 7 (0.90%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 252 (32.56%) Jenkins
2 180 (23.26%) Git (software)
3 99 (12.79%) Maven
4 79 (10.21%) JIRA
5 55 (7.11%) Subversion
6 54 (6.98%) Hudson
7 25 (3.23%) Ant
8 24 (3.10%) Selenium
8 24 (3.10%) TeamCity
9 20 (2.58%) RSpec
10 18 (2.33%) Mercurial
11 14 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (1.81%) Gerrit
12 13 (1.68%) JUnit
12 13 (1.68%) Cucumber
13 11 (1.42%) Artifactory
14 10 (1.29%) AnthillPro
15 8 (1.03%) Gradle
16 5 (0.65%) Grunt
16 5 (0.65%) PhantomJS
General
1 115 (14.86%) Finance
2 30 (3.88%) Banking
3 27 (3.49%) Financial Institution
4 20 (2.58%) Publishing
5 18 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.20%) Games
7 9 (1.16%) Retail
7 9 (1.16%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.03%) Billing
9 6 (0.78%) Marketing
10 5 (0.65%) Front Office
10 5 (0.65%) Back Office
10 5 (0.65%) Advertising
11 4 (0.52%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.26%) Legal
12 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.13%) International Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 241 (31.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 87 (11.24%) Developer
3 72 (9.30%) Linux Engineer
4 66 (8.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 61 (7.88%) Administrator
6 55 (7.11%) Systems Administrator
7 53 (6.85%) Consultant
8 52 (6.72%) Architect
9 50 (6.46%) Systems Engineer
10 42 (5.43%) Linux Administrator
11 38 (4.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 36 (4.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 29 (3.75%) Cloud Engineer
14 24 (3.10%) DevOps Consultant
14 24 (3.10%) Java Developer
15 23 (2.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 22 (2.84%) DevOps Architect
17 16 (2.07%) Web Engineer
18 14 (1.81%) Automation Engineer
18 14 (1.81%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (20.28%) Web Services
2 91 (11.76%) LAMP
3 49 (6.33%) HTML
4 47 (6.07%) Middleware
5 41 (5.30%) .NET
6 37 (4.78%) MCollective
7 35 (4.52%) CSS
8 34 (4.39%) JSON
8 34 (4.39%) REST
9 33 (4.26%) WebSphere MQ
10 32 (4.13%) J2EE
11 31 (4.01%) HTML5
12 27 (3.49%) SOAP
13 25 (3.23%) XML
14 23 (2.97%) RabbitMQ
15 22 (2.84%) RESTful
16 20 (2.58%) CSS3
17 19 (2.45%) JMS
18 16 (2.07%) Ruby on Rails
19 15 (1.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 164 (21.19%) Open Source
2 43 (5.56%) Clustering
3 26 (3.36%) Computer Science
4 24 (3.10%) Hedge funds
5 16 (2.07%) Mobile App
6 15 (1.94%) Visualisation
7 12 (1.55%) Online Games
8 10 (1.29%) Replication
9 6 (0.78%) Blackberry
9 6 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.65%) New Media
11 4 (0.52%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.52%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.52%) PMI
11 4 (0.52%) Spread Betting
12 3 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.39%) Equities
12 3 (0.39%) Data Extraction
13 2 (0.26%) iSeries
13 2 (0.26%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 566 (73.13%) Linux
2 207 (26.74%) UNIX
3 126 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 107 (13.82%) CentOS
5 101 (13.05%) Windows
6 84 (10.85%) Ubuntu
7 39 (5.04%) SELinux
8 35 (4.52%) Debian
9 27 (3.49%) Solaris
10 14 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (1.81%) AIX
11 11 (1.42%) Oracle Linux
12 8 (1.03%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.90%) SUSE
14 6 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.78%) SmartOS
15 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.39%) Android
16 2 (0.26%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 468 (60.47%) DevOps
2 224 (28.94%) Configuration Management
3 217 (28.04%) Continuous Integration
4 161 (20.80%) Agile Software Development
5 126 (16.28%) Scrum
6 80 (10.34%) SOA
7 60 (7.75%) TDD
8 55 (7.11%) Release Management
9 52 (6.72%) Kanban
9 52 (6.72%) Build Automation
10 47 (6.07%) BDD
11 38 (4.91%) Software Engineering
11 38 (4.91%) OO
12 36 (4.65%) ITIL
13 35 (4.52%) Load Balancing
14 26 (3.36%) Service Delivery
14 26 (3.36%) Disaster Recovery
15 25 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
16 23 (2.97%) E-Commerce
17 20 (2.58%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 283 (36.56%) Java
2 269 (34.75%) Ruby
3 249 (32.17%) Python
4 187 (24.16%) Bash Shell
5 169 (21.83%) Perl
6 115 (14.86%) PHP
7 69 (8.91%) JavaScript
8 66 (8.53%) SQL
9 53 (6.85%) Shell Script
10 38 (4.91%) Scala
11 35 (4.52%) PowerShell
12 17 (2.20%) Groovy
12 17 (2.20%) C#
12 17 (2.20%) C++
13 14 (1.81%) PL/SQL
13 14 (1.81%) C
14 9 (1.16%) Korn
15 8 (1.03%) Bourne shell
16 7 (0.90%) Jython
17 6 (0.78%) Golang
Qualifications
1 52 (6.72%) Security Cleared
2 34 (4.39%) SC Cleared
3 12 (1.55%) RHCE
4 11 (1.42%) Degree
5 10 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.03%) VCDX
6 8 (1.03%) VCAP
7 7 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.90%) CCNA
8 6 (0.78%) CCSA
9 5 (0.65%) CISM
9 5 (0.65%) JNCIA
9 5 (0.65%) CISSP
10 4 (0.52%) MCSE
10 4 (0.52%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.39%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.26%) Sun Certification
12 2 (0.26%) LPIC
13 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.68%) QA
2 11 (1.42%) SLA
3 2 (0.26%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 124 (16.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (7.36%) vCloud
3 44 (5.68%) Oracle RAC
4 19 (2.45%) vSphere
5 18 (2.33%) Xen
6 17 (2.20%) Active Directory
7 15 (1.94%) VMware ESX
8 14 (1.81%) NFS
9 13 (1.68%) Hyper-V
10 10 (1.29%) KVM
11 8 (1.03%) Varnish
12 6 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.65%) Docker
14 4 (0.52%) XenServer
15 3 (0.39%) VirtualBox
16 2 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 2 (0.26%) Squid
16 2 (0.26%) HDFS
17 1 (0.13%) Postfix
17 1 (0.13%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 412 (53.23%) Opscode Chef
2 139 (17.96%) Nagios
3 85 (10.98%) Salt
4 67 (8.66%) Ansible
5 63 (8.14%) Vagrant
6 62 (8.01%) ZABBIX
7 34 (4.39%) Cacti
8 29 (3.75%) YUM
9 22 (2.84%) Zenoss
10 17 (2.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 15 (1.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 15 (1.94%) Kibana
12 14 (1.81%) Opsview
13 13 (1.68%) Cobbler
14 11 (1.42%) Capistrano
15 10 (1.29%) Graylog2
16 9 (1.16%) logstash
16 9 (1.16%) Icinga
16 9 (1.16%) Ganglia
17 7 (0.90%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 183 (23.64%) VMware
2 145 (18.73%) Red Hat
3 117 (15.12%) Oracle
4 78 (10.08%) IBM
5 62 (8.01%) Rackspace
6 53 (6.85%) JBoss
7 38 (4.91%) Microsoft
8 34 (4.39%) New Relic
8 34 (4.39%) SaltStack
9 30 (3.88%) Splunk
9 30 (3.88%) NetApp
10 27 (3.49%) Remedy
11 25 (3.23%) Cisco
12 22 (2.84%) Atlassian
13 17 (2.20%) Google
14 15 (1.94%) Veritas
15 14 (1.81%) Perforce
16 13 (1.68%) HP
17 12 (1.55%) BMC
18 11 (1.42%) Percona
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £275 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £468 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Central London
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago