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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 129 121 188
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +67
Contract jobs citing Puppet 427 433 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.80% 1.81% 1.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.16% 21.62% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 306 213
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 £375 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.47 - £41.25
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
1927 2003 1732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.13% 8.37% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 1300 1162
Average daily rate £438 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 37 42
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.48 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.41% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £27.50 £54.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.45%

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 28 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 28 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
(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 +45 118 £475 - 30
Croydon -4 20 £475 -2.56% 2
Canary Wharf -9 2 £475 -20.83%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £375 -
Uxbridge - 2 £300 -
Chessington -4 1 - -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 570 (67.78%) DevOps
2 569 (67.66%) Linux
3 437 (51.96%) Opscode Chef
4 357 (42.45%) Jenkins
5 351 (41.74%) Agile Software Development
6 325 (38.64%) Java
7 317 (37.69%) Python
8 306 (36.39%) Amazon AWS
9 301 (35.79%) Configuration Management
10 280 (33.29%) Continuous Integration
11 274 (32.58%) Ruby
12 244 (29.01%) Ansible
13 240 (28.54%) Git (software)
14 195 (23.19%) VMware
14 195 (23.19%) Perl
14 195 (23.19%) MySQL
15 192 (22.83%) Red Hat
16 171 (20.33%) UNIX
17 166 (19.74%) Docker
18 158 (18.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 157 (18.67%) Bash Shell
20 156 (18.55%) Windows
21 155 (18.43%) Apache
22 150 (17.84%) MongoDB
23 137 (16.29%) Tomcat
23 137 (16.29%) Web Services
24 133 (15.81%) Scrum
25 127 (15.10%) PHP
25 127 (15.10%) Open Source
26 123 (14.63%) TDD

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 155 (18.43%) Apache
2 137 (16.29%) Tomcat
3 84 (9.99%) OpenStack
4 74 (8.80%) JBoss
5 71 (8.44%) nginx
6 59 (7.02%) Confluence
6 59 (7.02%) Node.js
7 52 (6.18%) IIS
8 49 (5.83%) Elasticsearch
9 33 (3.92%) Jetty
10 32 (3.80%) WebLogic
11 28 (3.33%) Drupal
12 24 (2.85%) Mule ESB
13 16 (1.90%) WebSphere
14 13 (1.55%) Apache Spark
15 12 (1.43%) WordPress
16 11 (1.31%) Mule
17 10 (1.19%) Alfresco
17 10 (1.19%) Tornado
18 9 (1.07%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 22 (2.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.12%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 9 (1.07%) 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
1 306 (36.39%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (7.13%) Amazon EC2
3 57 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (4.28%) AWS CloudFormation
5 32 (3.80%) Google Cloud Platform
6 25 (2.97%) PaaS
7 23 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (1.90%) Amazon S3
9 13 (1.55%) GitHub
9 13 (1.55%) IaaS
10 11 (1.31%) Amazon ELB
10 11 (1.31%) OpenShift
11 9 (1.07%) SaaS
12 8 (0.95%) Google App Engine
12 8 (0.95%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 8 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.24%) Rackspace Cloud
14 2 (0.24%) Route 53
14 2 (0.24%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 88 (10.46%) DNS
2 73 (8.68%) HTTP
3 70 (8.32%) TCP/IP
4 60 (7.13%) Firewall
5 40 (4.76%) SSL
6 27 (3.21%) VPN
6 27 (3.21%) LDAP
7 26 (3.09%) Internet
8 22 (2.62%) SAN
9 21 (2.50%) Reverse Proxy
10 19 (2.26%) DHCP
11 17 (2.02%) LAN
12 13 (1.55%) DMZ
12 13 (1.55%) IPsec
13 12 (1.43%) Network Security
14 11 (1.31%) OpenLDAP
14 11 (1.31%) NAS
14 11 (1.31%) FTP
15 9 (1.07%) SMTP
15 9 (1.07%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (23.19%) MySQL
2 150 (17.84%) MongoDB
3 91 (10.82%) PostgreSQL
4 72 (8.56%) NoSQL
5 62 (7.37%) Redis
6 41 (4.88%) Hadoop
6 41 (4.88%) SQL Server
7 30 (3.57%) Relational Database
8 28 (3.33%) Big Data
9 17 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
10 16 (1.90%) Oracle Database
11 15 (1.78%) RDBMS
12 14 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
13 13 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 12 (1.43%) DTS
14 12 (1.43%) EDRMS
14 12 (1.43%) HBase
15 9 (1.07%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 357 (42.45%) Jenkins
2 240 (28.54%) Git (software)
3 115 (13.67%) Maven
4 93 (11.06%) JIRA
5 90 (10.70%) Subversion
6 53 (6.30%) Artifactory
7 42 (4.99%) Mercurial
8 40 (4.76%) Hudson
8 40 (4.76%) Gerrit
9 39 (4.64%) TeamCity
9 39 (4.64%) Ant
10 37 (4.40%) Selenium
11 31 (3.69%) Gradle
12 29 (3.45%) Cucumber
12 29 (3.45%) SonarQube
13 28 (3.33%) JMeter
14 20 (2.38%) JUnit
14 20 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 18 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
16 17 (2.02%) RSpec
General
1 101 (12.01%) Finance
2 53 (6.30%) Banking
3 21 (2.50%) Games
4 19 (2.26%) Retail
4 19 (2.26%) Investment Banking
5 16 (1.90%) Marketing
6 9 (1.07%) Financial Institution
7 8 (0.95%) Publishing
8 7 (0.83%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.48%) Law
10 3 (0.36%) Legal
10 3 (0.36%) Advertising
11 2 (0.24%) Front Office
12 1 (0.12%) Electronics
12 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.12%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 315 (37.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 133 (15.81%) Developer
3 73 (8.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 61 (7.25%) Linux Engineer
5 59 (7.02%) Architect
6 57 (6.78%) Administrator
7 52 (6.18%) Consultant
8 51 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
9 48 (5.71%) Java Developer
10 45 (5.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 31 (3.69%) DevOps Consultant
11 31 (3.69%) Senior Developer
12 27 (3.21%) Linux Administrator
13 23 (2.73%) Systems Engineer
14 22 (2.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 15 (1.78%) Senior Java Developer
15 15 (1.78%) Web Engineer
16 14 (1.66%) Operations Engineer
16 14 (1.66%) Solutions Architect
17 13 (1.55%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (16.29%) Web Services
2 86 (10.23%) LAMP
3 79 (9.39%) HTML
4 60 (7.13%) REST
5 57 (6.78%) CSS
6 55 (6.54%) Middleware
7 53 (6.30%) .NET
8 49 (5.83%) RabbitMQ
9 48 (5.71%) HTML5
10 47 (5.59%) JSON
11 43 (5.11%) AngularJS
12 40 (4.76%) CSS3
13 37 (4.40%) Spring
14 36 (4.28%) J2EE
15 35 (4.16%) Ruby on Rails
16 34 (4.04%) SOAP
17 29 (3.45%) jQuery
18 26 (3.09%) XML
18 26 (3.09%) Apache Camel
19 21 (2.50%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 42 (4.99%) Data Centre
2 39 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 20 (2.38%) Clustering
4 20 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 18 (2.14%) Digital Media
6 12 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
7 11 (1.31%) Cryptography
8 10 (1.19%) Streaming Video
9 9 (1.07%) W3C
9 9 (1.07%) iPhone
9 9 (1.07%) iPad
9 9 (1.07%) Computer Science
10 8 (0.95%) Tandem
11 7 (0.83%) Thin Client
11 7 (0.83%) Fat Client
11 7 (0.83%) Private Cloud
12 6 (0.71%) Wiki
13 5 (0.59%) STB
Operating Systems
1 569 (67.66%) Linux
2 171 (20.33%) UNIX
3 158 (18.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 156 (18.55%) Windows
5 112 (13.32%) Ubuntu
5 112 (13.32%) CentOS
6 40 (4.76%) Solaris
7 23 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (2.02%) Debian
10 16 (1.90%) AIX
11 14 (1.66%) SUSE
12 12 (1.43%) Windows 8
12 12 (1.43%) Windows 7
13 10 (1.19%) Android
14 9 (1.07%) Apple iOS
14 9 (1.07%) Oracle Linux
14 9 (1.07%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 5 (0.59%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 570 (67.78%) DevOps
2 351 (41.74%) Agile Software Development
3 301 (35.79%) Configuration Management
4 280 (33.29%) Continuous Integration
5 133 (15.81%) Scrum
6 127 (15.10%) Open Source
7 123 (14.63%) TDD
8 97 (11.53%) Continuous Delivery
9 63 (7.49%) BDD
10 59 (7.02%) OO
11 55 (6.54%) E-Commerce
12 43 (5.11%) Migration
12 43 (5.11%) Software Engineering
13 41 (4.88%) SOA
14 40 (4.76%) ITIL
14 40 (4.76%) Load Balancing
15 36 (4.28%) Automated Testing
16 35 (4.16%) SDLC
17 34 (4.04%) Release Management
18 33 (3.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 325 (38.64%) Java
2 317 (37.69%) Python
3 274 (32.58%) Ruby
4 195 (23.19%) Perl
5 157 (18.67%) Bash Shell
6 127 (15.10%) PHP
7 86 (10.23%) SQL
8 84 (9.99%) JavaScript
9 53 (6.30%) PowerShell
10 48 (5.71%) Scala
10 48 (5.71%) Shell Script
11 33 (3.92%) Go
12 25 (2.97%) C#
13 23 (2.73%) C++
14 22 (2.62%) Groovy
15 19 (2.26%) C
16 8 (0.95%) Clojure
17 6 (0.71%) Korn
18 4 (0.48%) C-shell
18 4 (0.48%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 112 (13.32%) Security Cleared
2 66 (7.85%) SC Cleared
3 33 (3.92%) Degree
3 33 (3.92%) DV Cleared
4 18 (2.14%) RHCE
5 9 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.07%) MCSE
6 7 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.59%) RHCSA
8 3 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.36%) CCNA
9 2 (0.24%) CCIE
9 2 (0.24%) CCNP
9 2 (0.24%) LPIC
9 2 (0.24%) HP ASE
9 2 (0.24%) HP MASE
10 1 (0.12%) VCAP
10 1 (0.12%) VCP5
10 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.69%) QA
2 20 (2.38%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.71%) SLA
4 4 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 166 (19.74%) Docker
2 117 (13.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (5.47%) vCloud
4 34 (4.04%) Varnish
5 23 (2.73%) Active Directory
6 19 (2.26%) VMware ESX
6 19 (2.26%) vSphere
7 17 (2.02%) KVM
8 15 (1.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 13 (1.55%) Squid
10 12 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.95%) VirtualBox
12 7 (0.83%) Xen
12 7 (0.83%) Hyper-V
13 6 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (0.71%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.48%) GlusterFS
15 3 (0.36%) GFS2
15 3 (0.36%) iptables
15 3 (0.36%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 437 (51.96%) Opscode Chef
2 244 (29.01%) Ansible
3 121 (14.39%) Nagios
4 102 (12.13%) Salt
5 93 (11.06%) Vagrant
6 72 (8.56%) ZABBIX
7 46 (5.47%) logstash
8 40 (4.76%) Kibana
9 38 (4.52%) HAProxy
10 33 (3.92%) Rundeck
11 20 (2.38%) Capistrano
12 17 (2.02%) yum
13 16 (1.90%) Kubernetes
13 16 (1.90%) Mesos
14 13 (1.55%) Icinga
14 13 (1.55%) Red Hat Satellite
15 11 (1.31%) Graphite
16 8 (0.95%) Opsview
16 8 (0.95%) Cobbler
16 8 (0.95%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 195 (23.19%) VMware
2 192 (22.83%) Red Hat
3 83 (9.87%) Oracle
4 57 (6.78%) Microsoft
5 50 (5.95%) HP
5 50 (5.95%) Atlassian
6 43 (5.11%) SaltStack
7 39 (4.64%) Splunk
8 37 (4.40%) Google
9 36 (4.28%) New Relic
10 35 (4.16%) IBM
11 26 (3.09%) Cisco
12 23 (2.73%) Rackspace
13 17 (2.02%) EMC
13 17 (2.02%) Veritas
14 14 (1.66%) Pega
15 12 (1.43%) webMethods
15 12 (1.43%) Perforce
16 11 (1.31%) Dell
16 11 (1.31%) BMC
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Rate: Up to £700 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Posted: 17 hours ago
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First Point
Rate: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per hour
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £420 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £370 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hudson IT
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £550 Per Day (depending on experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
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Blue Personnel
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
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Pioneer Search
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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