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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 112 148 266
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +118
Contract jobs citing Puppet 411 326 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.85% 1.44% 0.59%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.25% 19.13% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 241 93
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
1695 1704 1415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.65% 7.53% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1171 1173 945
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 21 44
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.10 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £33.70 £40.85
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +27 93 £475 +0.84% 37
Croydon - 11 £425 -
Chessington - 3 £325 -
Hounslow - 1 £375 -
Isleworth - 1 £375 -
Twickenham - 1 £450 -
Ealing - 1 £425 -
Paddington - 1 £425 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 651 (70.45%) Linux
2 623 (67.42%) DevOps
3 491 (53.14%) Opscode Chef
4 390 (42.21%) Agile Software Development
5 374 (40.48%) Jenkins
6 363 (39.29%) Java
7 358 (38.74%) Ruby
8 347 (37.55%) Python
9 335 (36.26%) Amazon AWS
10 331 (35.82%) Continuous Integration
10 331 (35.82%) Configuration Management
11 253 (27.38%) Git (software)
12 226 (24.46%) MySQL
12 226 (24.46%) Ansible
13 217 (23.48%) VMware
14 214 (23.16%) MongoDB
15 211 (22.84%) Perl
16 184 (19.91%) Red Hat
17 175 (18.94%) Open Source
18 172 (18.61%) Windows
19 167 (18.07%) Bash Shell
20 165 (17.86%) UNIX
21 154 (16.67%) Web Services
22 149 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 148 (16.02%) PHP
24 139 (15.04%) Apache
24 139 (15.04%) Ubuntu
24 139 (15.04%) Subversion
25 138 (14.94%) CentOS
26 132 (14.29%) Scrum

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 139 (15.04%) Apache
2 125 (13.53%) OpenStack
3 109 (11.80%) Tomcat
4 94 (10.17%) nginx
5 74 (8.01%) Node.js
6 71 (7.68%) JBoss
7 63 (6.82%) IIS
8 51 (5.52%) Elasticsearch
9 38 (4.11%) Confluence
10 29 (3.14%) WebLogic
11 28 (3.03%) Drupal
12 25 (2.71%) WebSphere
13 21 (2.27%) Apache Solr
14 16 (1.73%) Jetty
15 15 (1.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 14 (1.52%) Mule ESB
17 11 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
18 9 (0.97%) IBM HTTP Server
19 8 (0.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
19 8 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 19 (2.06%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 335 (36.26%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (8.12%) PaaS
3 61 (6.60%) Amazon EC2
3 61 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (2.92%) Cloud Computing
4 27 (2.92%) AWS CloudFormation
5 23 (2.49%) IaaS
6 22 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 20 (2.16%) Heroku
8 18 (1.95%) GitHub
9 17 (1.84%) Amazon S3
10 16 (1.73%) SaaS
11 13 (1.41%) Amazon ELB
12 11 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 11 (1.19%) Google App Engine
13 9 (0.97%) OpenShift
13 9 (0.97%) Engine Yard
14 4 (0.43%) Route 53
14 4 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 3 (0.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 123 (13.31%) HTTP
2 115 (12.45%) TCP/IP
3 98 (10.61%) DNS
4 83 (8.98%) SSL
5 65 (7.03%) Firewall
6 33 (3.57%) FTP
6 33 (3.57%) IPsec
7 32 (3.46%) DHCP
8 26 (2.81%) LDAP
9 25 (2.71%) SAN
10 24 (2.60%) Internet
11 22 (2.38%) VPN
12 21 (2.27%) LAN
13 17 (1.84%) Reverse Proxy
14 16 (1.73%) VLAN
15 15 (1.62%) Network Security
16 13 (1.41%) WAN
17 12 (1.30%) NAS
18 11 (1.19%) iSCSI
19 7 (0.76%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (24.46%) MySQL
2 214 (23.16%) MongoDB
3 125 (13.53%) NoSQL
4 91 (9.85%) PostgreSQL
5 79 (8.55%) Redis
6 60 (6.49%) Relational Database
7 59 (6.39%) SQL Server
8 57 (6.17%) Hadoop
9 55 (5.95%) RDBMS
10 48 (5.19%) Apache Cassandra
11 29 (3.14%) Big Data
12 20 (2.16%) MariaDB
13 16 (1.73%) Oracle Database
14 14 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (1.19%) Riak
16 10 (1.08%) CouchDB
17 8 (0.87%) HBase
17 8 (0.87%) Apache Hive
18 7 (0.76%) InfluxDB
18 7 (0.76%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 374 (40.48%) Jenkins
2 253 (27.38%) Git (software)
3 139 (15.04%) Subversion
4 121 (13.10%) Maven
5 90 (9.74%) JIRA
6 41 (4.44%) Hudson
6 41 (4.44%) Ant
6 41 (4.44%) TeamCity
7 40 (4.33%) Artifactory
8 38 (4.11%) Mercurial
9 27 (2.92%) RSpec
10 25 (2.71%) Selenium
11 24 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 24 (2.60%) Gradle
12 20 (2.16%) JUnit
12 20 (2.16%) Cucumber
13 19 (2.06%) SonarQube
13 19 (2.06%) Gerrit
14 18 (1.95%) JMeter
15 11 (1.19%) Eclipse
General
1 90 (9.74%) Finance
2 24 (2.60%) Games
3 22 (2.38%) Publishing
3 22 (2.38%) Banking
4 19 (2.06%) Marketing
5 15 (1.62%) Retail
6 10 (1.08%) Financial Institution
7 8 (0.87%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.65%) Investment Banking
8 6 (0.65%) Legal
9 4 (0.43%) Advertising
10 2 (0.22%) German Language
10 2 (0.22%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.22%) Turkish Language
10 2 (0.22%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.11%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 337 (36.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 109 (11.80%) Developer
3 100 (10.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 93 (10.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 66 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 63 (6.82%) Administrator
7 55 (5.95%) Systems Administrator
8 50 (5.41%) Architect
9 45 (4.87%) Consultant
10 31 (3.35%) Senior Developer
11 25 (2.71%) Linux Administrator
12 22 (2.38%) Systems Engineer
12 22 (2.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 22 (2.38%) DevOps Consultant
13 21 (2.27%) Java Developer
14 19 (2.06%) Web Engineer
15 18 (1.95%) Support Engineer
15 18 (1.95%) Cloud Engineer
16 17 (1.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 17 (1.84%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (16.67%) Web Services
2 73 (7.90%) LAMP
3 68 (7.36%) HTML
4 67 (7.25%) CSS
5 62 (6.71%) .NET
6 48 (5.19%) Ruby on Rails
7 46 (4.98%) Middleware
8 45 (4.87%) REST
9 44 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
10 37 (4.00%) J2EE
11 32 (3.46%) jQuery
11 32 (3.46%) MCollective
11 32 (3.46%) AngularJS
12 31 (3.35%) HTML5
13 27 (2.92%) CSS3
14 26 (2.81%) Symfony
15 23 (2.49%) Spring
16 19 (2.06%) SOAP
16 19 (2.06%) JSON
17 17 (1.84%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 175 (18.94%) Open Source
2 60 (6.49%) Clustering
3 34 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
5 26 (2.81%) Digital Media
6 19 (2.06%) Replication
7 18 (1.95%) Management Information System
8 17 (1.84%) Computer Science
9 16 (1.73%) Private Cloud
10 14 (1.52%) Device Driver
11 13 (1.41%) Streaming Video
12 12 (1.30%) Mobile App
13 11 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (1.19%) iPad
13 11 (1.19%) iPhone
14 9 (0.97%) Spread Betting
14 9 (0.97%) Wiki
15 7 (0.76%) User Experience
15 7 (0.76%) Data Extraction
16 6 (0.65%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 651 (70.45%) Linux
2 172 (18.61%) Windows
3 165 (17.86%) UNIX
4 149 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 139 (15.04%) Ubuntu
6 138 (14.94%) CentOS
7 41 (4.44%) Solaris
8 33 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (2.27%) Debian
10 20 (2.16%) AIX
10 20 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (1.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 17 (1.84%) SUSE
12 12 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
14 9 (0.97%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.97%) Windows 7
14 9 (0.97%) Mac OS X Server
15 7 (0.76%) Android
16 6 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 623 (67.42%) DevOps
2 390 (42.21%) Agile Software Development
3 331 (35.82%) Continuous Integration
3 331 (35.82%) Configuration Management
4 132 (14.29%) Scrum
5 101 (10.93%) Continuous Delivery
6 86 (9.31%) Load Balancing
7 85 (9.20%) Automated Testing
8 79 (8.55%) TDD
9 71 (7.68%) OO
10 64 (6.93%) BDD
11 55 (5.95%) SOA
12 51 (5.52%) ITIL
13 41 (4.44%) E-Commerce
14 40 (4.33%) Change Management
15 39 (4.22%) Microservices
16 37 (4.00%) Mentoring
17 36 (3.90%) Kanban
18 33 (3.57%) Software Engineering
18 33 (3.57%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 363 (39.29%) Java
2 358 (38.74%) Ruby
3 347 (37.55%) Python
4 211 (22.84%) Perl
5 167 (18.07%) Bash Shell
6 148 (16.02%) PHP
7 86 (9.31%) JavaScript
8 82 (8.87%) SQL
9 66 (7.14%) Shell Script
10 51 (5.52%) Scala
11 37 (4.00%) Go
12 31 (3.35%) PowerShell
13 29 (3.14%) C#
14 22 (2.38%) C
14 22 (2.38%) Korn
15 18 (1.95%) Groovy
16 15 (1.62%) C++
17 8 (0.87%) Clojure
18 6 (0.65%) PHP5
18 6 (0.65%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 122 (13.20%) Security Cleared
2 69 (7.47%) SC Cleared
3 31 (3.35%) DV Cleared
3 31 (3.35%) Degree
4 16 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (0.97%) CCNP
5 9 (0.97%) RHCE
6 7 (0.76%) MCSE
6 7 (0.76%) CCNA
6 7 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (0.65%) VCDX
7 6 (0.65%) CCIE
7 6 (0.65%) VCAP
8 3 (0.32%) CCSA
9 2 (0.22%) LPIC
9 2 (0.22%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.22%) HP ASE
9 2 (0.22%) HP MASE
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.90%) QA
2 13 (1.41%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.87%) SLA
4 4 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 126 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 97 (10.50%) Docker
3 60 (6.49%) vCloud
4 43 (4.65%) vSphere
5 41 (4.44%) Varnish
6 23 (2.49%) Active Directory
7 16 (1.73%) Xen
8 15 (1.62%) KVM
8 15 (1.62%) NFS
8 15 (1.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 14 (1.52%) Samba
10 13 (1.41%) VirtualBox
11 11 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (1.19%) VMware ESX
11 11 (1.19%) Postfix
12 10 (1.08%) Hyper-V
12 10 (1.08%) XenServer
13 7 (0.76%) GlusterFS
13 7 (0.76%) Squid
14 6 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 491 (53.14%) Opscode Chef
2 226 (24.46%) Ansible
3 117 (12.66%) Salt
4 111 (12.01%) Nagios
5 89 (9.63%) ZABBIX
6 80 (8.66%) Vagrant
7 39 (4.22%) Kibana
8 29 (3.14%) logstash
9 28 (3.03%) HAProxy
10 27 (2.92%) Rundeck
10 27 (2.92%) Cobbler
11 20 (2.16%) Capistrano
11 20 (2.16%) Graphite
12 19 (2.06%) Cacti
13 17 (1.84%) Icinga
14 15 (1.62%) collectd
15 14 (1.52%) yum
16 11 (1.19%) Opsview
16 11 (1.19%) SELinux
16 11 (1.19%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 217 (23.48%) VMware
2 184 (19.91%) Red Hat
3 115 (12.45%) Oracle
4 47 (5.09%) Microsoft
5 46 (4.98%) HP
6 44 (4.76%) New Relic
7 40 (4.33%) Rackspace
8 39 (4.22%) IBM
9 26 (2.81%) SaltStack
9 26 (2.81%) Perforce
9 26 (2.81%) Cisco
10 24 (2.60%) Google
10 24 (2.60%) Atlassian
11 23 (2.49%) Splunk
12 19 (2.06%) Citrix
13 18 (1.95%) AppDynamics
14 17 (1.84%) webMethods
14 17 (1.84%) EMC
15 15 (1.62%) Veritas
15 15 (1.62%) Adobe
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ISL
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E-synergy Solutions
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