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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 86 171 231
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +60
Contract jobs citing Puppet 502 265 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.36% 1.22% 0.72%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.44% 18.16% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 202 112
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 £350 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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
1705 1459 1216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.03% 6.71% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 954 819
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 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 25 28
Average hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.66% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £12.00 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.75 £27.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 27 February 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 February 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 +53 84 £450 - 39
Kingston Upon Thames - 13 £375 -
Croydon - 6 £400 - 1
Wimbledon 0 1 £425 +30.76%
Isleworth - 1 - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 751 (72.98%) Linux
2 742 (72.11%) DevOps
3 557 (54.13%) Opscode Chef
4 460 (44.70%) Agile Software Development
5 419 (40.72%) Java
6 412 (40.04%) Ruby
6 412 (40.04%) Jenkins
7 392 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
8 364 (35.37%) Python
9 344 (33.43%) Configuration Management
10 308 (29.93%) Git (software)
11 266 (25.85%) MongoDB
12 247 (24.00%) VMware
13 240 (23.32%) MySQL
14 231 (22.45%) Ansible
15 224 (21.77%) Perl
16 214 (20.80%) UNIX
16 214 (20.80%) Open Source
17 211 (20.51%) Bash Shell
18 199 (19.34%) Web Services
18 199 (19.34%) Nagios
19 197 (19.14%) Scrum
20 194 (18.85%) Apache
21 190 (18.46%) CentOS
22 185 (17.98%) Ubuntu
22 185 (17.98%) Red Hat
23 173 (16.81%) Amazon AWS
23 173 (16.81%) NoSQL
24 157 (15.26%) Subversion
25 154 (14.97%) Maven

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 194 (18.85%) Apache
2 124 (12.05%) OpenStack
3 120 (11.66%) Tomcat
4 106 (10.30%) nginx
5 91 (8.84%) Node.js
6 79 (7.68%) JBoss
7 66 (6.41%) Elasticsearch
8 44 (4.28%) Apache Solr
8 44 (4.28%) Confluence
9 36 (3.50%) IIS
10 30 (2.92%) WebSphere
11 29 (2.82%) WebLogic
12 24 (2.33%) Drupal
13 20 (1.94%) Cloud Foundry
14 9 (0.87%) Adobe CQ
15 8 (0.78%) Apache Spark
15 8 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
15 8 (0.78%) Apache ServiceMix
15 8 (0.78%) Jetty
16 7 (0.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 27 (2.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.097%) MS Project
3 1 (0.097%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 173 (16.81%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (9.43%) PaaS
3 81 (7.87%) Amazon EC2
4 50 (4.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 28 (2.72%) Heroku
6 27 (2.62%) Amazon S3
7 26 (2.53%) IaaS
8 18 (1.75%) SaaS
9 17 (1.65%) Engine Yard
10 16 (1.55%) Amazon ELB
11 14 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
12 13 (1.26%) GitHub
13 12 (1.17%) Joyent
14 7 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
15 5 (0.49%) Route 53
15 5 (0.49%) Google App Engine
16 3 (0.29%) Office 365
16 3 (0.29%) OpenShift
17 2 (0.19%) ElastiCache
17 2 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 116 (11.27%) TCP/IP
2 115 (11.18%) HTTP
3 111 (10.79%) DNS
4 85 (8.26%) SSL
5 64 (6.22%) Firewall
6 32 (3.11%) DHCP
7 31 (3.01%) SAN
8 28 (2.72%) LDAP
9 27 (2.62%) FTP
9 27 (2.62%) IPsec
10 24 (2.33%) VLAN
11 23 (2.24%) Internet
12 15 (1.46%) VPN
13 12 (1.17%) LAN
14 11 (1.07%) WAN
15 9 (0.87%) Network Security
16 8 (0.78%) iSCSI
16 8 (0.78%) Reverse Proxy
16 8 (0.78%) NAS
17 7 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (25.85%) MongoDB
2 240 (23.32%) MySQL
3 173 (16.81%) NoSQL
4 91 (8.84%) Apache Cassandra
5 75 (7.29%) Relational Database
6 73 (7.09%) PostgreSQL
7 72 (7.00%) Redis
8 65 (6.32%) Hadoop
9 64 (6.22%) RDBMS
10 59 (5.73%) SQL Server
11 42 (4.08%) Big Data
12 30 (2.92%) MariaDB
13 25 (2.43%) CouchDB
14 24 (2.33%) Riak
15 13 (1.26%) Oracle Exadata
15 13 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
16 11 (1.07%) Apache Hive
17 8 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
17 8 (0.78%) Oracle Database
17 8 (0.78%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 412 (40.04%) Jenkins
2 308 (29.93%) Git (software)
3 157 (15.26%) Subversion
4 154 (14.97%) Maven
5 93 (9.04%) JIRA
6 57 (5.54%) Hudson
7 39 (3.79%) TeamCity
8 35 (3.40%) Ant
9 29 (2.82%) Artifactory
10 26 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 22 (2.14%) Cucumber
12 19 (1.85%) Selenium
13 18 (1.75%) RSpec
14 17 (1.65%) Mercurial
15 15 (1.46%) WebDriver
16 14 (1.36%) PHPUnit
17 13 (1.26%) JUnit
18 12 (1.17%) Mocha
18 12 (1.17%) Gradle
18 12 (1.17%) Jasmine
General
1 77 (7.48%) Finance
2 27 (2.62%) Publishing
3 17 (1.65%) Banking
4 16 (1.55%) Retail
4 16 (1.55%) Games
5 11 (1.07%) Telecoms
6 10 (0.97%) Marketing
7 8 (0.78%) Advertising
8 7 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.49%) Legal
10 4 (0.39%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.29%) Front Office
11 3 (0.29%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.19%) Back Office
12 2 (0.19%) German Language
12 2 (0.19%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.19%) Turkish Language
12 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.097%) Billing
13 1 (0.097%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 383 (37.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 133 (12.93%) Developer
3 119 (11.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 104 (10.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 62 (6.03%) Administrator
5 62 (6.03%) Linux Engineer
6 57 (5.54%) Systems Administrator
7 48 (4.66%) Architect
8 40 (3.89%) Consultant
8 40 (3.89%) Senior Developer
9 37 (3.60%) Linux Administrator
10 35 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
11 34 (3.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 34 (3.30%) Cloud Engineer
12 29 (2.82%) Java Developer
13 25 (2.43%) DevOps Consultant
14 24 (2.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 23 (2.24%) DevOps Architect
16 22 (2.14%) Senior Consultant
17 18 (1.75%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (19.34%) Web Services
2 72 (7.00%) LAMP
3 68 (6.61%) HTML
4 65 (6.32%) CSS
5 61 (5.93%) Middleware
6 45 (4.37%) MCollective
7 43 (4.18%) jQuery
7 43 (4.18%) RabbitMQ
8 41 (3.98%) REST
8 41 (3.98%) .NET
8 41 (3.98%) ActiveMQ
9 40 (3.89%) HTML5
10 38 (3.69%) XML
11 34 (3.30%) JSON
12 31 (3.01%) Ruby on Rails
13 29 (2.82%) SOAP
14 27 (2.62%) Spring
14 27 (2.62%) Apache Camel
14 27 (2.62%) AngularJS
15 26 (2.53%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 214 (20.80%) Open Source
2 74 (7.19%) Clustering
3 41 (3.98%) Computer Science
4 24 (2.33%) Replication
5 21 (2.04%) Device Driver
6 17 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (1.55%) Digital Media
8 14 (1.36%) User Experience
8 14 (1.36%) Taxonomies
9 12 (1.17%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.07%) Data Structures
11 10 (0.97%) Mobile App
11 10 (0.97%) Spread Betting
12 9 (0.87%) Wiki
13 7 (0.68%) Online Games
13 7 (0.68%) Data Extraction
14 5 (0.49%) Hedge funds
15 4 (0.39%) Streaming Video
16 3 (0.29%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 751 (72.98%) Linux
2 214 (20.80%) UNIX
3 190 (18.46%) CentOS
4 185 (17.98%) Ubuntu
5 154 (14.97%) Windows
6 153 (14.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 51 (4.96%) Debian
8 37 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (2.53%) Solaris
10 19 (1.85%) AIX
11 18 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (1.55%) SUSE
13 15 (1.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 14 (1.36%) Oracle Linux
15 11 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (0.87%) Mac OS X Server
17 6 (0.58%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.39%) Mac OS
19 3 (0.29%) CoreOS
20 2 (0.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 742 (72.11%) DevOps
2 460 (44.70%) Agile Software Development
3 392 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
4 344 (33.43%) Configuration Management
5 197 (19.14%) Scrum
6 106 (10.30%) TDD
6 106 (10.30%) Automated Testing
7 96 (9.33%) Load Balancing
8 79 (7.68%) OO
9 73 (7.09%) Kanban
10 70 (6.80%) BDD
11 68 (6.61%) Change Management
12 65 (6.32%) SOA
13 58 (5.64%) Build Automation
14 56 (5.44%) Release Management
15 47 (4.57%) E-Commerce
16 44 (4.28%) Software Engineering
17 43 (4.18%) ITIL
18 36 (3.50%) Service Delivery
19 33 (3.21%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 419 (40.72%) Java
2 412 (40.04%) Ruby
3 364 (35.37%) Python
4 224 (21.77%) Perl
5 211 (20.51%) Bash Shell
6 143 (13.90%) PHP
7 98 (9.52%) JavaScript
8 89 (8.65%) Shell Script
9 70 (6.80%) SQL
10 56 (5.44%) Scala
11 38 (3.69%) PowerShell
12 31 (3.01%) Golang
13 28 (2.72%) Korn
14 24 (2.33%) C#
15 16 (1.55%) C
16 14 (1.36%) Groovy
17 13 (1.26%) Clojure
18 8 (0.78%) C++
19 6 (0.58%) PHP5
20 4 (0.39%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 145 (14.09%) Security Cleared
2 99 (9.62%) SC Cleared
3 33 (3.21%) Degree
4 22 (2.14%) DV Cleared
4 22 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (1.26%) CCNA
6 11 (1.07%) VCP4
7 10 (0.97%) CCSA
7 10 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (0.87%) CCNP
9 8 (0.78%) CISSP
9 8 (0.78%) VCAP
10 7 (0.68%) VCDX
10 7 (0.68%) CISM
10 7 (0.68%) JNCIA
11 6 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.49%) MCSE
12 5 (0.49%) CCIE
13 4 (0.39%) BC Cleared
14 3 (0.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.82%) QA
2 13 (1.26%) SLA
3 4 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 138 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (6.03%) vCloud
3 51 (4.96%) Docker
4 46 (4.47%) vSphere
5 43 (4.18%) Varnish
6 23 (2.24%) NFS
7 21 (2.04%) Xen
8 19 (1.85%) Active Directory
9 17 (1.65%) VMware ESX
10 15 (1.46%) Samba
11 14 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
12 13 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
13 12 (1.17%) XenServer
13 12 (1.17%) Postfix
14 11 (1.07%) VirtualBox
15 9 (0.87%) KVM
16 8 (0.78%) Hyper-V
17 7 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 6 (0.58%) Sendmail
19 4 (0.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 557 (54.13%) Opscode Chef
2 231 (22.45%) Ansible
3 199 (19.34%) Nagios
4 101 (9.82%) Salt
5 80 (7.77%) ZABBIX
6 66 (6.41%) Vagrant
7 41 (3.98%) Graphite
8 38 (3.69%) Cobbler
9 33 (3.21%) Cacti
10 31 (3.01%) Kibana
11 30 (2.92%) collectd
12 22 (2.14%) SELinux
13 21 (2.04%) Icinga
13 21 (2.04%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 19 (1.85%) Graylog
15 18 (1.75%) Opsview
15 18 (1.75%) Zenoss
16 14 (1.36%) Capistrano
17 11 (1.07%) HAProxy
18 10 (0.97%) logstash
Vendors
1 247 (24.00%) VMware
2 185 (17.98%) Red Hat
3 112 (10.88%) Oracle
4 70 (6.80%) Rackspace
5 44 (4.28%) New Relic
5 44 (4.28%) IBM
5 44 (4.28%) Microsoft
6 32 (3.11%) Atlassian
7 31 (3.01%) Perforce
8 29 (2.82%) HP
8 29 (2.82%) SaltStack
9 25 (2.43%) Cisco
10 24 (2.33%) F5
11 23 (2.24%) Splunk
12 21 (2.04%) Akamai
12 21 (2.04%) EMC
13 20 (1.94%) Percona
14 17 (1.65%) DigitalOcean
15 16 (1.55%) Citrix
16 13 (1.26%) Adobe
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Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Rate: £550 - £700 per day
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
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