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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 83 165 214
Rank change year-on-year
+82 +49
Contract jobs citing Puppet 516 279 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.44% 1.29% 0.82%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.71% 18.12% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 225 127
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 £388 £375 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
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
1737 1540 1184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.22% 7.15% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1212 1034 747
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 22 43
Average hourly rate £17.75 £15.00 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -35.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.30 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.83%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 +37 79 £450 - 32
Croydon - 7 £400 -
Wimbledon 0 1 £425 +30.76%
Isleworth - 1 - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 749 (72.79%) Linux
2 739 (71.82%) DevOps
3 583 (56.66%) Opscode Chef
4 468 (45.48%) Agile Software Development
5 416 (40.43%) Java
6 412 (40.04%) Jenkins
7 410 (39.84%) Ruby
8 400 (38.87%) Continuous Integration
9 338 (32.85%) Configuration Management
10 336 (32.65%) Python
11 296 (28.77%) Git (software)
12 251 (24.39%) MongoDB
13 248 (24.10%) VMware
14 225 (21.87%) UNIX
15 215 (20.89%) MySQL
16 214 (20.80%) Perl
16 214 (20.80%) Bash Shell
17 211 (20.51%) Open Source
17 211 (20.51%) Apache
18 209 (20.31%) Scrum
19 208 (20.21%) Web Services
19 208 (20.21%) Ansible
20 205 (19.92%) Nagios
21 204 (19.83%) CentOS
22 194 (18.85%) Red Hat
23 192 (18.66%) Amazon AWS
24 178 (17.30%) Ubuntu
25 174 (16.91%) NoSQL
26 163 (15.84%) Maven
27 158 (15.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 211 (20.51%) Apache
2 129 (12.54%) Tomcat
3 115 (11.18%) OpenStack
4 110 (10.69%) nginx
5 92 (8.94%) JBoss
5 92 (8.94%) Node.js
6 65 (6.32%) Elasticsearch
7 43 (4.18%) Apache Solr
8 42 (4.08%) Confluence
9 38 (3.69%) WebSphere
10 35 (3.40%) WebLogic
11 22 (2.14%) Drupal
11 22 (2.14%) IIS
12 14 (1.36%) Cloud Foundry
13 10 (0.97%) Adobe CQ
14 9 (0.87%) Apache Pig
15 8 (0.78%) Jetty
15 8 (0.78%) Apache Spark
15 8 (0.78%) Apache ServiceMix
16 7 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (3.01%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (0.39%) MS Project
2 4 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 192 (18.66%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (8.55%) Amazon EC2
2 88 (8.55%) PaaS
3 42 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (3.21%) Amazon S3
5 26 (2.53%) IaaS
6 23 (2.24%) Heroku
7 18 (1.75%) SaaS
8 16 (1.55%) Amazon ELB
9 13 (1.26%) GitHub
9 13 (1.26%) Engine Yard
9 13 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (1.17%) Joyent
11 11 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (0.68%) Google App Engine
13 5 (0.49%) Route 53
14 2 (0.19%) ElastiCache
14 2 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 2 (0.19%) Office 365
14 2 (0.19%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 110 (10.69%) TCP/IP
2 105 (10.20%) DNS
3 101 (9.82%) HTTP
4 85 (8.26%) SSL
5 60 (5.83%) Firewall
6 34 (3.30%) SAN
7 30 (2.92%) DHCP
8 27 (2.62%) LDAP
9 26 (2.53%) FTP
10 25 (2.43%) Internet
11 24 (2.33%) IPsec
12 19 (1.85%) VLAN
13 15 (1.46%) VPN
14 9 (0.87%) NAS
15 8 (0.78%) Reverse Proxy
15 8 (0.78%) LAN
15 8 (0.78%) WAN
16 7 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
16 7 (0.68%) Network Security
16 7 (0.68%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (24.39%) MongoDB
2 215 (20.89%) MySQL
3 174 (16.91%) NoSQL
4 90 (8.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 69 (6.71%) Redis
6 65 (6.32%) PostgreSQL
7 64 (6.22%) Relational Database
8 63 (6.12%) Hadoop
9 55 (5.34%) RDBMS
10 54 (5.25%) SQL Server
11 52 (5.05%) Big Data
12 25 (2.43%) MariaDB
12 25 (2.43%) CouchDB
13 24 (2.33%) Riak
14 16 (1.55%) Oracle Exadata
15 14 (1.36%) Apache Hive
16 11 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
16 11 (1.07%) HBase
17 10 (0.97%) Oracle Database
18 7 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 412 (40.04%) Jenkins
2 296 (28.77%) Git (software)
3 163 (15.84%) Maven
4 129 (12.54%) Subversion
5 88 (8.55%) JIRA
6 62 (6.03%) Hudson
7 35 (3.40%) TeamCity
7 35 (3.40%) Artifactory
8 28 (2.72%) Ant
9 27 (2.62%) Selenium
10 24 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 22 (2.14%) Cucumber
12 21 (2.04%) RSpec
13 14 (1.36%) PHPUnit
13 14 (1.36%) Mercurial
14 13 (1.26%) Jasmine
15 12 (1.17%) Mocha
15 12 (1.17%) WebDriver
15 12 (1.17%) Gradle
16 11 (1.07%) JUnit
General
1 83 (8.07%) Finance
2 33 (3.21%) Publishing
3 25 (2.43%) Banking
4 15 (1.46%) Telecoms
4 15 (1.46%) Retail
5 13 (1.26%) Games
6 11 (1.07%) Marketing
7 9 (0.87%) Financial Institution
7 9 (0.87%) Investment Banking
8 7 (0.68%) Advertising
9 4 (0.39%) Back Office
9 4 (0.39%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.29%) Legal
10 3 (0.29%) Front Office
11 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.19%) German Language
11 2 (0.19%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.19%) Turkish Language
12 1 (0.097%) Billing
12 1 (0.097%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 375 (36.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 136 (13.22%) Developer
3 109 (10.59%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 99 (9.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 63 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
6 57 (5.54%) Administrator
7 55 (5.34%) Systems Administrator
8 49 (4.76%) Architect
9 46 (4.47%) Consultant
10 42 (4.08%) Cloud Engineer
11 40 (3.89%) Senior Developer
11 40 (3.89%) Linux Administrator
12 37 (3.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 32 (3.11%) Systems Engineer
14 30 (2.92%) DevOps Consultant
14 30 (2.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 29 (2.82%) Java Developer
16 23 (2.24%) DevOps Architect
17 21 (2.04%) Senior Consultant
18 20 (1.94%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (20.21%) Web Services
2 73 (7.09%) LAMP
3 62 (6.03%) HTML
3 62 (6.03%) Middleware
4 57 (5.54%) CSS
5 50 (4.86%) MCollective
6 48 (4.66%) ActiveMQ
7 45 (4.37%) XML
7 45 (4.37%) RabbitMQ
8 44 (4.28%) jQuery
9 40 (3.89%) JSON
10 39 (3.79%) REST
11 37 (3.60%) HTML5
12 35 (3.40%) SOAP
13 33 (3.21%) .NET
14 31 (3.01%) Apache Camel
15 29 (2.82%) WebSphere MQ
16 27 (2.62%) Ruby on Rails
16 27 (2.62%) Spring
17 24 (2.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 211 (20.51%) Open Source
2 71 (6.90%) Clustering
3 41 (3.98%) Computer Science
4 24 (2.33%) Replication
5 17 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (1.55%) Device Driver
7 15 (1.46%) User Experience
8 14 (1.36%) Taxonomies
8 14 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.26%) Digital Media
10 12 (1.17%) Visualisation
11 10 (0.97%) Spread Betting
11 10 (0.97%) Data Structures
11 10 (0.97%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.68%) Hedge funds
12 7 (0.68%) Management Information System
12 7 (0.68%) Wiki
12 7 (0.68%) Online Games
13 3 (0.29%) Web 2.0
13 3 (0.29%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 749 (72.79%) Linux
2 225 (21.87%) UNIX
3 204 (19.83%) CentOS
4 178 (17.30%) Ubuntu
5 158 (15.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 130 (12.63%) Windows
7 50 (4.86%) Debian
8 39 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (2.33%) Solaris
10 23 (2.24%) AIX
11 19 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (1.65%) SUSE
13 16 (1.55%) Oracle Linux
14 15 (1.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 10 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (0.39%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.39%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.19%) VMS
17 2 (0.19%) Fedora
17 2 (0.19%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 739 (71.82%) DevOps
2 468 (45.48%) Agile Software Development
3 400 (38.87%) Continuous Integration
4 338 (32.85%) Configuration Management
5 209 (20.31%) Scrum
6 111 (10.79%) TDD
7 96 (9.33%) Automated Testing
8 91 (8.84%) Load Balancing
9 80 (7.77%) OO
10 76 (7.39%) BDD
11 75 (7.29%) Kanban
12 68 (6.61%) SOA
13 64 (6.22%) Change Management
14 57 (5.54%) Build Automation
15 51 (4.96%) Release Management
16 45 (4.37%) E-Commerce
17 41 (3.98%) ITIL
17 41 (3.98%) Service Delivery
18 40 (3.89%) Software Engineering
19 29 (2.82%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 416 (40.43%) Java
2 410 (39.84%) Ruby
3 336 (32.65%) Python
4 214 (20.80%) Perl
4 214 (20.80%) Bash Shell
5 138 (13.41%) PHP
6 98 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 82 (7.97%) Shell Script
8 69 (6.71%) SQL
9 57 (5.54%) Scala
10 44 (4.28%) PowerShell
11 30 (2.92%) Golang
12 26 (2.53%) Korn
13 24 (2.33%) C#
14 15 (1.46%) Clojure
15 14 (1.36%) Groovy
15 14 (1.36%) C
16 10 (0.97%) C++
17 5 (0.49%) Jython
17 5 (0.49%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 135 (13.12%) Security Cleared
2 97 (9.43%) SC Cleared
3 30 (2.92%) Degree
4 27 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (1.65%) CCNA
6 16 (1.55%) DV Cleared
6 16 (1.55%) CCSA
7 13 (1.26%) CISSP
8 12 (1.17%) JNCIA
8 12 (1.17%) CISM
9 11 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (0.97%) CCNP
10 10 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (0.87%) VCAP
12 8 (0.78%) VCDX
13 6 (0.58%) CCIE
13 6 (0.58%) MCSE
14 4 (0.39%) BC Cleared
14 4 (0.39%) ISTQB
15 2 (0.19%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.24%) QA
2 13 (1.26%) SLA
3 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 149 (14.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (6.51%) vCloud
3 42 (4.08%) vSphere
4 40 (3.89%) Docker
5 38 (3.69%) Varnish
6 23 (2.24%) NFS
6 23 (2.24%) Xen
7 19 (1.85%) VMware ESX
8 16 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
8 16 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (1.36%) VirtualBox
10 11 (1.07%) Postfix
11 9 (0.87%) Active Directory
11 9 (0.87%) Hyper-V
12 8 (0.78%) XenServer
12 8 (0.78%) KVM
13 7 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 6 (0.58%) Sendmail
15 5 (0.49%) Samba
16 4 (0.39%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 583 (56.66%) Opscode Chef
2 208 (20.21%) Ansible
3 205 (19.92%) Nagios
4 90 (8.75%) Salt
5 89 (8.65%) ZABBIX
6 77 (7.48%) Vagrant
7 41 (3.98%) Graphite
8 37 (3.60%) Cacti
9 33 (3.21%) Cobbler
9 33 (3.21%) Kibana
10 24 (2.33%) SELinux
10 24 (2.33%) collectd
11 23 (2.24%) Zenoss
12 22 (2.14%) Icinga
13 21 (2.04%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 19 (1.85%) Graylog2
15 18 (1.75%) Opsview
16 15 (1.46%) logstash
17 14 (1.36%) Capistrano
18 13 (1.26%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 248 (24.10%) VMware
2 194 (18.85%) Red Hat
3 107 (10.40%) Oracle
4 74 (7.19%) Rackspace
5 48 (4.66%) IBM
6 47 (4.57%) Microsoft
7 42 (4.08%) New Relic
8 40 (3.89%) Atlassian
9 38 (3.69%) SaltStack
10 31 (3.01%) HP
11 29 (2.82%) Splunk
12 28 (2.72%) Perforce
13 25 (2.43%) Cisco
14 23 (2.24%) EMC
15 22 (2.14%) F5
16 20 (1.94%) Percona
17 17 (1.65%) DigitalOcean
17 17 (1.65%) Akamai
18 15 (1.46%) BMC
19 14 (1.36%) Citrix
London
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
EarthStream Global
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £500 to £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harris Global
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: From £500 to £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: From £600 to £800 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
InterAct Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago