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 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 104 150 259
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +109
Contract jobs citing Puppet 457 339 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.05% 1.45% 0.59%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.43% 20.58% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 249 99
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £354 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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
1729 1647 1433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.74% 7.06% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1203 1121 991
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 26 34
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £40.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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 April 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 27 April 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
(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 +28 87 £463 -3.64% 48
Kingston Upon Thames +1 5 - -
Croydon - 5 £425 - 1
Chessington - 4 £325 -
Hackney - 2 £475 -
Westminster +1 1 £475 -
Paddington -6 1 £425 -
Ealing - 1 £425 - 1
Twickenham - 1 £450 -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 692 (72.77%) Linux
2 653 (68.66%) DevOps
3 499 (52.47%) Opscode Chef
4 388 (40.80%) Jenkins
5 386 (40.59%) Agile Software Development
6 375 (39.43%) Ruby
7 365 (38.38%) Java
8 346 (36.38%) Python
9 336 (35.33%) Amazon AWS
10 335 (35.23%) Continuous Integration
11 330 (34.70%) Configuration Management
12 261 (27.44%) Git (software)
13 239 (25.13%) VMware
14 232 (24.40%) Ansible
15 224 (23.55%) MySQL
16 221 (23.24%) Perl
16 221 (23.24%) MongoDB
17 192 (20.19%) Red Hat
18 184 (19.35%) UNIX
19 181 (19.03%) Bash Shell
20 173 (18.19%) Windows
21 170 (17.88%) CentOS
22 167 (17.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 166 (17.46%) Open Source
24 159 (16.72%) Ubuntu
25 156 (16.40%) Web Services
26 154 (16.19%) Apache
27 153 (16.09%) PHP
28 148 (15.56%) Subversion
29 140 (14.72%) Scrum

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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
1 154 (16.19%) Apache
2 135 (14.20%) OpenStack
3 117 (12.30%) Tomcat
4 100 (10.52%) nginx
5 79 (8.31%) Node.js
6 64 (6.73%) JBoss
7 57 (5.99%) IIS
8 52 (5.47%) Elasticsearch
9 32 (3.36%) Confluence
10 29 (3.05%) WebSphere
11 28 (2.94%) WebLogic
12 26 (2.73%) Apache Solr
13 24 (2.52%) Drupal
14 20 (2.10%) Cloud Foundry
15 17 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 11 (1.16%) Jetty
17 10 (1.05%) Mule ESB
18 9 (0.95%) Apache Spark
18 9 (0.95%) IBM HTTP Server
19 8 (0.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 22 (2.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.42%) MS Office
3 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 336 (35.33%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (9.36%) PaaS
3 63 (6.62%) Amazon EC2
4 55 (5.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 28 (2.94%) Heroku
5 28 (2.94%) IaaS
6 25 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
7 23 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
8 21 (2.21%) Amazon S3
9 20 (2.10%) Google Cloud Platform
10 17 (1.79%) Engine Yard
10 17 (1.79%) GitHub
11 15 (1.58%) SaaS
12 13 (1.37%) Amazon ELB
13 11 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 10 (1.05%) Google App Engine
15 5 (0.53%) Route 53
15 5 (0.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 4 (0.42%) OpenShift
17 3 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 123 (12.93%) TCP/IP
2 114 (11.99%) HTTP
3 113 (11.88%) DNS
4 82 (8.62%) SSL
5 76 (7.99%) Firewall
6 42 (4.42%) DHCP
7 33 (3.47%) FTP
7 33 (3.47%) LDAP
8 32 (3.36%) IPsec
9 31 (3.26%) SAN
10 25 (2.63%) Internet
11 23 (2.42%) VLAN
12 22 (2.31%) VPN
13 19 (2.00%) LAN
14 16 (1.68%) Reverse Proxy
15 13 (1.37%) Network Security
15 13 (1.37%) NAS
16 12 (1.26%) iSCSI
17 11 (1.16%) WAN
18 7 (0.74%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (23.55%) MySQL
2 221 (23.24%) MongoDB
3 139 (14.62%) NoSQL
4 81 (8.52%) Redis
5 75 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
6 66 (6.94%) Relational Database
7 64 (6.73%) Apache Cassandra
8 61 (6.41%) RDBMS
9 60 (6.31%) Hadoop
10 58 (6.10%) SQL Server
11 32 (3.36%) Big Data
12 27 (2.84%) MariaDB
13 16 (1.68%) CouchDB
14 15 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
15 12 (1.26%) Riak
16 11 (1.16%) Oracle Database
16 11 (1.16%) Apache Hive
17 8 (0.84%) InfluxDB
18 7 (0.74%) HBase
19 6 (0.63%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 388 (40.80%) Jenkins
2 261 (27.44%) Git (software)
3 148 (15.56%) Subversion
4 124 (13.04%) Maven
5 81 (8.52%) JIRA
6 47 (4.94%) TeamCity
7 42 (4.42%) Hudson
8 38 (4.00%) Artifactory
9 33 (3.47%) Ant
10 29 (3.05%) Mercurial
11 26 (2.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 23 (2.42%) RSpec
13 18 (1.89%) Cucumber
14 17 (1.79%) Selenium
15 15 (1.58%) Gradle
16 14 (1.47%) JUnit
17 12 (1.26%) WebDriver
17 12 (1.26%) SonarQube
18 11 (1.16%) Gerrit
19 10 (1.05%) Jasmine
General
1 86 (9.04%) Finance
2 24 (2.52%) Publishing
3 20 (2.10%) Banking
4 19 (2.00%) Games
5 15 (1.58%) Marketing
6 12 (1.26%) Retail
7 10 (1.05%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.05%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.74%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.63%) Legal
9 6 (0.63%) Advertising
10 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.21%) German Language
10 2 (0.21%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.21%) Turkish Language
11 1 (0.11%) Billing
11 1 (0.11%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 353 (37.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 117 (12.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 103 (10.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 100 (10.52%) Developer
5 71 (7.47%) Linux Engineer
6 67 (7.05%) Administrator
7 61 (6.41%) Systems Administrator
8 41 (4.31%) Architect
8 41 (4.31%) Consultant
9 33 (3.47%) Linux Administrator
10 32 (3.36%) Senior Developer
11 30 (3.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 27 (2.84%) Systems Engineer
13 21 (2.21%) DevOps Consultant
14 19 (2.00%) Cloud Engineer
14 19 (2.00%) Support Engineer
15 18 (1.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 18 (1.89%) Java Developer
15 18 (1.89%) UNIX Engineer
16 17 (1.79%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (16.40%) Web Services
2 73 (7.68%) LAMP
3 61 (6.41%) HTML
4 60 (6.31%) .NET
4 60 (6.31%) CSS
5 49 (5.15%) Middleware
6 47 (4.94%) RabbitMQ
7 42 (4.42%) REST
8 40 (4.21%) MCollective
8 40 (4.21%) Ruby on Rails
9 33 (3.47%) jQuery
10 32 (3.36%) J2EE
11 29 (3.05%) HTML5
12 27 (2.84%) AngularJS
13 25 (2.63%) Symfony
14 22 (2.31%) CSS3
15 21 (2.21%) WebSphere MQ
16 19 (2.00%) Spring
17 16 (1.68%) JSON
17 16 (1.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 166 (17.46%) Open Source
2 71 (7.47%) Clustering
3 36 (3.79%) Hybrid Cloud
4 24 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (2.52%) Digital Media
5 23 (2.42%) Computer Science
6 21 (2.21%) Device Driver
6 21 (2.21%) Replication
7 19 (2.00%) Management Information System
8 18 (1.89%) Private Cloud
9 10 (1.05%) Streaming Video
9 10 (1.05%) Spread Betting
10 9 (0.95%) Wiki
10 9 (0.95%) Mobile App
10 9 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (0.95%) User Experience
11 8 (0.84%) iPad
11 8 (0.84%) iPhone
12 7 (0.74%) Online Games
12 7 (0.74%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 692 (72.77%) Linux
2 184 (19.35%) UNIX
3 173 (18.19%) Windows
4 170 (17.88%) CentOS
5 167 (17.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 159 (16.72%) Ubuntu
7 44 (4.63%) Solaris
8 39 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (3.05%) Debian
10 20 (2.10%) AIX
11 19 (2.00%) SUSE
12 18 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (1.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 11 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
14 9 (0.95%) Mac OS X Server
15 6 (0.63%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.63%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.53%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.42%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 653 (68.66%) DevOps
2 386 (40.59%) Agile Software Development
3 335 (35.23%) Continuous Integration
4 330 (34.70%) Configuration Management
5 140 (14.72%) Scrum
6 103 (10.83%) Continuous Delivery
7 95 (9.99%) Load Balancing
8 87 (9.15%) Automated Testing
9 71 (7.47%) TDD
10 65 (6.83%) BDD
11 63 (6.62%) OO
12 53 (5.57%) SOA
13 52 (5.47%) Change Management
14 51 (5.36%) ITIL
15 47 (4.94%) Release Management
16 45 (4.73%) Kanban
17 43 (4.52%) Build Automation
18 38 (4.00%) E-Commerce
19 35 (3.68%) Microservices
20 33 (3.47%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 375 (39.43%) Ruby
2 365 (38.38%) Java
3 346 (36.38%) Python
4 221 (23.24%) Perl
5 181 (19.03%) Bash Shell
6 153 (16.09%) PHP
7 82 (8.62%) JavaScript
8 74 (7.78%) Shell Script
9 73 (7.68%) SQL
10 58 (6.10%) Scala
11 35 (3.68%) Go
12 34 (3.58%) PowerShell
13 27 (2.84%) Korn
14 25 (2.63%) C#
15 23 (2.42%) C
16 17 (1.79%) Groovy
17 13 (1.37%) C++
18 8 (0.84%) Clojure
19 6 (0.63%) PHP5
20 5 (0.53%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 132 (13.88%) Security Cleared
2 79 (8.31%) SC Cleared
3 31 (3.26%) DV Cleared
4 27 (2.84%) Degree
5 16 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (0.95%) CCNP
8 8 (0.84%) VCAP
9 7 (0.74%) VCDX
9 7 (0.74%) CCNA
9 7 (0.74%) MCSE
9 7 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.74%) RHCE
10 5 (0.53%) CCIE
10 5 (0.53%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.32%) CCSA
12 2 (0.21%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.21%) RHCSA
13 1 (0.11%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.10%) QA
2 9 (0.95%) SLA
3 7 (0.74%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 129 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (8.20%) Docker
3 63 (6.62%) vCloud
4 52 (5.47%) vSphere
5 36 (3.79%) Varnish
6 25 (2.63%) Active Directory
7 20 (2.10%) NFS
8 19 (2.00%) Xen
9 16 (1.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 16 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (1.47%) Samba
11 12 (1.26%) VirtualBox
11 12 (1.26%) KVM
12 11 (1.16%) Postfix
13 10 (1.05%) XenServer
13 10 (1.05%) Hyper-V
14 8 (0.84%) iptables
15 7 (0.74%) GlusterFS
15 7 (0.74%) VMware ESX
16 6 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 499 (52.47%) Opscode Chef
2 232 (24.40%) Ansible
3 139 (14.62%) Nagios
4 113 (11.88%) Salt
5 90 (9.46%) ZABBIX
6 75 (7.89%) Vagrant
7 39 (4.10%) Kibana
8 38 (4.00%) Cobbler
9 26 (2.73%) Graphite
9 26 (2.73%) collectd
10 23 (2.42%) HAProxy
10 23 (2.42%) logstash
11 22 (2.31%) Cacti
12 16 (1.68%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 16 (1.68%) Icinga
13 15 (1.58%) SELinux
13 15 (1.58%) Capistrano
14 13 (1.37%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 13 (1.37%) yum
15 12 (1.26%) Opsview
Vendors
1 239 (25.13%) VMware
2 192 (20.19%) Red Hat
3 117 (12.30%) Oracle
4 48 (5.05%) Microsoft
4 48 (5.05%) New Relic
5 45 (4.73%) Rackspace
6 42 (4.42%) HP
7 41 (4.31%) IBM
8 31 (3.26%) Perforce
9 27 (2.84%) Cisco
10 24 (2.52%) Atlassian
11 20 (2.10%) SaltStack
11 20 (2.10%) Citrix
11 20 (2.10%) Google
12 19 (2.00%) EMC
12 19 (2.00%) Akamai
12 19 (2.00%) F5
13 17 (1.79%) Veritas
13 17 (1.79%) Adobe
14 16 (1.68%) Splunk
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