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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 129 150 201
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +51
Contract jobs citing Puppet 408 355 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.74% 1.51% 1.03%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.19% 18.41% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 244 184
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £375 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £45.00
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
1839 1928 1611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.84% 8.21% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1246 1239 1044
Average daily rate £430 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £345
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 45
Average hourly rate £21.93 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.39% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £11.50 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £27.50 £57.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £18.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+13.72% -16.66%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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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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 +39 120 £475 -5.00% 45
Croydon -6 12 £450 -7.69%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £375 -
Uxbridge - 2 £300 -
Isleworth -2 1 £375 -10.71% 1
Chessington -4 1 - -
Hammersmith -6 1 - -
Canary Wharf -10 1 - -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 558 (66.83%) DevOps
2 546 (65.39%) Linux
3 446 (53.41%) Opscode Chef
4 348 (41.68%) Jenkins
5 337 (40.36%) Agile Software Development
6 315 (37.72%) Java
7 313 (37.49%) Python
8 308 (36.89%) Amazon AWS
9 284 (34.01%) Configuration Management
10 281 (33.65%) Ruby
11 267 (31.98%) Continuous Integration
12 223 (26.71%) Git (software)
13 222 (26.59%) Ansible
14 212 (25.39%) MySQL
15 184 (22.04%) Perl
16 181 (21.68%) VMware
17 176 (21.08%) Red Hat
18 165 (19.76%) MongoDB
19 160 (19.16%) Windows
20 153 (18.32%) UNIX
21 141 (16.89%) PHP
21 141 (16.89%) Web Services
22 140 (16.77%) Docker
23 137 (16.41%) Apache
24 134 (16.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 132 (15.81%) Bash Shell
26 126 (15.09%) Open Source
27 122 (14.61%) Scrum
28 113 (13.53%) Subversion
29 110 (13.17%) Nagios

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 137 (16.41%) Apache
2 109 (13.05%) Tomcat
3 96 (11.50%) OpenStack
4 66 (7.90%) JBoss
5 62 (7.43%) IIS
6 61 (7.31%) nginx
7 56 (6.71%) Confluence
8 52 (6.23%) Node.js
9 41 (4.91%) Elasticsearch
10 31 (3.71%) WebLogic
11 30 (3.59%) Drupal
12 26 (3.11%) Jetty
13 21 (2.51%) Mule ESB
14 15 (1.80%) WebSphere
15 11 (1.32%) WordPress
16 9 (1.08%) Mule
17 8 (0.96%) Tornado
17 8 (0.96%) Apache Spark
18 7 (0.84%) WildFly
18 7 (0.84%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 21 (2.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.12%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 7 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.24%) Magento
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 308 (36.89%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (7.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (7.07%) Amazon EC2
4 31 (3.71%) PaaS
5 29 (3.47%) AWS CloudFormation
6 27 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 21 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (1.68%) GitHub
9 13 (1.56%) Amazon S3
10 11 (1.32%) SaaS
10 11 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
10 11 (1.32%) OpenShift
11 10 (1.20%) IaaS
12 7 (0.84%) Google App Engine
12 7 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (0.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 6 (0.72%) Heroku
14 5 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
15 3 (0.36%) Engine Yard
15 3 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 87 (10.42%) DNS
2 85 (10.18%) HTTP
3 81 (9.70%) TCP/IP
4 60 (7.19%) Firewall
5 49 (5.87%) SSL
6 28 (3.35%) Internet
7 24 (2.87%) VPN
7 24 (2.87%) LDAP
8 21 (2.51%) Reverse Proxy
9 20 (2.40%) SAN
10 19 (2.28%) LAN
11 18 (2.16%) DHCP
12 15 (1.80%) Network Security
13 14 (1.68%) IPsec
14 13 (1.56%) FTP
15 11 (1.32%) NAS
16 10 (1.20%) iSCSI
16 10 (1.20%) DMZ
17 9 (1.08%) WAN
17 9 (1.08%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (25.39%) MySQL
2 165 (19.76%) MongoDB
3 87 (10.42%) PostgreSQL
4 79 (9.46%) NoSQL
5 62 (7.43%) Redis
6 52 (6.23%) SQL Server
7 42 (5.03%) Hadoop
8 31 (3.71%) Relational Database
9 27 (3.23%) Big Data
10 24 (2.87%) Apache Cassandra
10 24 (2.87%) RDBMS
11 16 (1.92%) Oracle Database
12 14 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
14 12 (1.44%) EDRMS
14 12 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 12 (1.44%) DTS
15 11 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (1.20%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 348 (41.68%) Jenkins
2 223 (26.71%) Git (software)
3 113 (13.53%) Subversion
4 102 (12.22%) Maven
5 95 (11.38%) JIRA
6 46 (5.51%) Artifactory
7 42 (5.03%) Mercurial
8 39 (4.67%) TeamCity
8 39 (4.67%) Ant
9 34 (4.07%) Selenium
9 34 (4.07%) Gerrit
10 33 (3.95%) Hudson
11 30 (3.59%) Gradle
12 26 (3.11%) SonarQube
12 26 (3.11%) Cucumber
13 24 (2.87%) JMeter
14 21 (2.51%) RSpec
15 19 (2.28%) JUnit
15 19 (2.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 17 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 87 (10.42%) Finance
2 39 (4.67%) Banking
3 22 (2.63%) Games
4 20 (2.40%) Retail
5 17 (2.04%) Marketing
6 11 (1.32%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.32%) Publishing
7 8 (0.96%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.72%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.60%) Legal
10 4 (0.48%) Advertising
11 2 (0.24%) Law
12 1 (0.12%) Electronics
12 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.12%) Billing
12 1 (0.12%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 297 (35.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 132 (15.81%) Developer
3 70 (8.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 57 (6.83%) Architect
4 57 (6.83%) Administrator
4 57 (6.83%) Linux Engineer
5 56 (6.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 53 (6.35%) Consultant
7 49 (5.87%) Systems Administrator
8 44 (5.27%) Java Developer
9 31 (3.71%) Senior Developer
10 28 (3.35%) DevOps Consultant
11 24 (2.87%) Systems Engineer
11 24 (2.87%) Linux Administrator
12 19 (2.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 16 (1.92%) Web Engineer
14 15 (1.80%) Senior Consultant
15 14 (1.68%) Solutions Architect
15 14 (1.68%) Operations Engineer
15 14 (1.68%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (16.89%) Web Services
2 88 (10.54%) LAMP
3 78 (9.34%) HTML
4 60 (7.19%) .NET
5 59 (7.07%) CSS
6 53 (6.35%) REST
7 49 (5.87%) Middleware
8 45 (5.39%) HTML5
9 42 (5.03%) RabbitMQ
10 41 (4.91%) JSON
10 41 (4.91%) AngularJS
11 39 (4.67%) Ruby on Rails
12 38 (4.55%) CSS3
13 37 (4.43%) J2EE
14 30 (3.59%) Spring
15 29 (3.47%) SOAP
16 27 (3.23%) jQuery
17 21 (2.51%) Django
17 21 (2.51%) XML
18 20 (2.40%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 43 (5.15%) Data Centre
2 36 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (2.99%) Clustering
4 21 (2.51%) Management Information System
4 21 (2.51%) Digital Media
5 20 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (2.28%) Hybrid Cloud
7 17 (2.04%) Mobile App
8 13 (1.56%) Streaming Video
9 11 (1.32%) Cryptography
9 11 (1.32%) iPhone
9 11 (1.32%) iPad
10 9 (1.08%) Computer Science
10 9 (1.08%) Private Cloud
11 8 (0.96%) Wiki
12 7 (0.84%) Fat Client
12 7 (0.84%) W3C
12 7 (0.84%) Thin Client
13 6 (0.72%) Tandem
14 5 (0.60%) STB
Operating Systems
1 546 (65.39%) Linux
2 160 (19.16%) Windows
3 153 (18.32%) UNIX
4 134 (16.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 99 (11.86%) CentOS
5 99 (11.86%) Ubuntu
6 39 (4.67%) Solaris
7 26 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (2.28%) Debian
9 17 (2.04%) AIX
10 12 (1.44%) SUSE
10 12 (1.44%) Windows 7
10 12 (1.44%) Windows 8
11 10 (1.20%) Android
12 9 (1.08%) Apple iOS
12 9 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
12 9 (1.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.48%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 558 (66.83%) DevOps
2 337 (40.36%) Agile Software Development
3 284 (34.01%) Configuration Management
4 267 (31.98%) Continuous Integration
5 126 (15.09%) Open Source
6 122 (14.61%) Scrum
7 109 (13.05%) TDD
8 89 (10.66%) Continuous Delivery
9 63 (7.54%) OO
10 62 (7.43%) BDD
11 52 (6.23%) E-Commerce
11 52 (6.23%) Load Balancing
12 47 (5.63%) Software Engineering
13 41 (4.91%) Automated Testing
13 41 (4.91%) Migration
13 41 (4.91%) SOA
14 39 (4.67%) ITIL
15 33 (3.95%) Release Management
16 32 (3.83%) SDLC
17 31 (3.71%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 315 (37.72%) Java
2 313 (37.49%) Python
3 281 (33.65%) Ruby
4 184 (22.04%) Perl
5 141 (16.89%) PHP
6 132 (15.81%) Bash Shell
7 87 (10.42%) SQL
8 81 (9.70%) JavaScript
9 51 (6.11%) Scala
10 50 (5.99%) Shell Script
11 43 (5.15%) PowerShell
12 35 (4.19%) Go
13 27 (3.23%) C#
14 23 (2.75%) Groovy
15 22 (2.63%) C
16 20 (2.40%) C++
17 10 (1.20%) Korn
18 8 (0.96%) Clojure
19 5 (0.60%) PHP5
20 4 (0.48%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 101 (12.10%) Security Cleared
2 52 (6.23%) SC Cleared
3 33 (3.95%) Degree
4 31 (3.71%) DV Cleared
5 17 (2.04%) RHCE
6 6 (0.72%) MCSE
6 6 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (0.48%) CCNA
7 4 (0.48%) RHCSA
8 3 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.24%) LPIC
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.24%) CCIE
9 2 (0.24%) CCNP
9 2 (0.24%) HP ASE
9 2 (0.24%) HP MASE
10 1 (0.12%) VCAP
10 1 (0.12%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.07%) QA
2 18 (2.16%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.08%) SLA
4 4 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 140 (16.77%) Docker
2 108 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (5.75%) vCloud
4 35 (4.19%) Varnish
5 26 (3.11%) vSphere
6 20 (2.40%) Active Directory
7 19 (2.28%) KVM
8 16 (1.92%) VMware ESX
9 14 (1.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 12 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (1.32%) Squid
12 8 (0.96%) VirtualBox
13 7 (0.84%) Xen
13 7 (0.84%) Hyper-V
14 6 (0.72%) Terminal Services
15 5 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
16 4 (0.48%) Firmware
16 4 (0.48%) QEMU
16 4 (0.48%) Ceph
16 4 (0.48%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 446 (53.41%) Opscode Chef
2 222 (26.59%) Ansible
3 110 (13.17%) Nagios
4 109 (13.05%) Salt
5 92 (11.02%) Vagrant
6 70 (8.38%) ZABBIX
7 39 (4.67%) logstash
8 37 (4.43%) Kibana
9 33 (3.95%) HAProxy
10 30 (3.59%) Rundeck
11 20 (2.40%) Capistrano
12 17 (2.04%) yum
13 13 (1.56%) Mesos
14 12 (1.44%) Red Hat Satellite
14 12 (1.44%) Cobbler
15 11 (1.32%) Graphite
16 10 (1.20%) Icinga
17 8 (0.96%) Cacti
17 8 (0.96%) Zenoss
18 7 (0.84%) SCOM
Vendors
1 181 (21.68%) VMware
2 176 (21.08%) Red Hat
3 91 (10.90%) Oracle
4 55 (6.59%) Microsoft
5 47 (5.63%) HP
6 43 (5.15%) Atlassian
6 43 (5.15%) SaltStack
7 42 (5.03%) New Relic
8 41 (4.91%) IBM
9 31 (3.71%) Splunk
10 30 (3.59%) Google
11 24 (2.87%) Rackspace
12 23 (2.75%) Cisco
13 18 (2.16%) webMethods
14 17 (2.04%) Perforce
15 16 (1.92%) AppDynamics
16 15 (1.80%) Veritas
16 15 (1.80%) EMC
17 12 (1.44%) Citrix
17 12 (1.44%) Pega
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