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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 110 197 314
Rank change year-on-year
+87 +117
Contract jobs citing Puppet 457 270 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.86% 1.07% 0.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.00% 16.35% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 210 91
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £415 £378
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +96.42%
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
1987 1651 1652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.10% 6.54% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1326 1118 1043
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £312
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 35 46
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.74 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £41.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.94%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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 +44 68 £475 +10.14% 30
Canary Wharf - 2 £575 -
Hammersmith +3 1 - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

1 581 (72.72%) Linux
2 510 (63.83%) DevOps
3 425 (53.19%) Opscode Chef
4 329 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 293 (36.67%) Java
6 282 (35.29%) Jenkins
7 276 (34.54%) Ruby
8 262 (32.79%) Python
9 242 (30.29%) Configuration Management
10 228 (28.54%) Continuous Integration
11 212 (26.53%) UNIX
12 206 (25.78%) Git (software)
13 204 (25.53%) VMware
14 191 (23.90%) Apache
15 183 (22.90%) Amazon AWS
16 181 (22.65%) Open Source
17 177 (22.15%) Bash Shell
18 170 (21.28%) Web Services
19 162 (20.28%) Nagios
20 158 (19.77%) Perl
21 154 (19.27%) Scrum
22 149 (18.65%) Red Hat
23 147 (18.40%) MySQL
24 138 (17.27%) VMware Infrastructure
25 132 (16.52%) MongoDB
26 120 (15.02%) CentOS
27 118 (14.77%) Amazon EC2
28 116 (14.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 116 (14.52%) PHP
29 114 (14.27%) NoSQL

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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
1 191 (23.90%) Apache
2 92 (11.51%) Tomcat
3 64 (8.01%) WebLogic
3 64 (8.01%) OpenStack
4 63 (7.88%) WebSphere
5 58 (7.26%) nginx
6 45 (5.63%) Elasticsearch
7 44 (5.51%) Node.js
8 30 (3.75%) IIS
9 26 (3.25%) Confluence
10 17 (2.13%) Apache Solr
10 17 (2.13%) SharePoint
11 12 (1.50%) Jetty
12 11 (1.38%) WordPress
13 10 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 8 (1.00%) Apache Pig
14 8 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
15 7 (0.88%) MS Exchange
16 6 (0.75%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (1.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (0.50%) MS Project
3 2 (0.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (3.00%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.25%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.13%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 183 (22.90%) Amazon AWS
2 118 (14.77%) Amazon EC2
3 36 (4.51%) Amazon S3
4 30 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 19 (2.38%) SaaS
6 19 (2.38%) PaaS
7 13 (1.63%) IaaS
8 12 (1.50%) Google App Engine
9 10 (1.25%) Joyent
10 8 (1.00%) ElastiCache
10 8 (1.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 6 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.38%) Route 53
13 2 (0.25%) GitHub
13 2 (0.25%) Office 365
13 2 (0.25%) Heroku
14 1 (0.13%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.13%) Google Compute Engine
14 1 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 76 (9.51%) DNS
2 71 (8.89%) HTTP
3 69 (8.64%) TCP/IP
4 55 (6.88%) SSL
5 34 (4.26%) Internet
6 28 (3.50%) LDAP
7 27 (3.38%) Firewall
8 26 (3.25%) SAN
9 16 (2.00%) FTP
10 14 (1.75%) NAS
11 12 (1.50%) VPN
12 11 (1.38%) DHCP
12 11 (1.38%) IPsec
13 8 (1.00%) VLAN
14 7 (0.88%) Reverse Proxy
15 6 (0.75%) iSCSI
16 3 (0.38%) Multicast
16 3 (0.38%) SSH
16 3 (0.38%) VoIP
17 2 (0.25%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (18.40%) MySQL
2 132 (16.52%) MongoDB
3 114 (14.27%) NoSQL
4 57 (7.13%) Big Data
5 56 (7.01%) Apache Cassandra
6 39 (4.88%) SQL Server
7 38 (4.76%) Hadoop
8 37 (4.63%) Oracle Exadata
9 32 (4.01%) PostgreSQL
10 28 (3.50%) Redis
11 22 (2.75%) CouchDB
12 20 (2.50%) Riak
13 17 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
14 16 (2.00%) Relational Database
15 13 (1.63%) HBase
16 11 (1.38%) Apache Hive
16 11 (1.38%) Oracle Database
17 9 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
17 9 (1.13%) Couchbase
18 5 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 282 (35.29%) Jenkins
2 206 (25.78%) Git (software)
3 105 (13.14%) Maven
4 91 (11.39%) JIRA
5 65 (8.14%) Subversion
6 57 (7.13%) Hudson
7 24 (3.00%) Selenium
8 21 (2.63%) RSpec
9 18 (2.25%) TeamCity
10 16 (2.00%) Ant
10 16 (2.00%) Mercurial
10 16 (2.00%) Cucumber
11 14 (1.75%) Artifactory
12 12 (1.50%) Gerrit
12 12 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (1.25%) JUnit
13 10 (1.25%) Gradle
14 8 (1.00%) PHPUnit
15 7 (0.88%) AnthillPro
16 6 (0.75%) WebDriver
General
1 96 (12.02%) Finance
2 28 (3.50%) Banking
3 26 (3.25%) Financial Institution
4 23 (2.88%) Publishing
5 22 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.25%) Games
7 12 (1.50%) Retail
8 9 (1.13%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.88%) Billing
9 7 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.75%) Front Office
11 5 (0.63%) Back Office
11 5 (0.63%) Advertising
12 3 (0.38%) Marketing
13 2 (0.25%) Legal
13 2 (0.25%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.13%) International Banking
14 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.13%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 240 (30.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 111 (13.89%) Developer
3 71 (8.89%) Linux Engineer
4 65 (8.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 54 (6.76%) Consultant
6 53 (6.63%) Systems Engineer
7 52 (6.51%) Administrator
8 48 (6.01%) Systems Administrator
9 43 (5.38%) Architect
10 39 (4.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 34 (4.26%) Cloud Engineer
12 32 (4.01%) Java Developer
12 32 (4.01%) Linux Administrator
13 29 (3.63%) DevOps Consultant
14 28 (3.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 26 (3.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 20 (2.50%) DevOps Architect
17 17 (2.13%) Automation Engineer
18 15 (1.88%) Senior Consultant
18 15 (1.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (21.28%) Web Services
2 86 (10.76%) LAMP
3 57 (7.13%) Middleware
4 49 (6.13%) HTML
5 41 (5.13%) .NET
5 41 (5.13%) CSS
5 41 (5.13%) JSON
6 40 (5.01%) XML
7 37 (4.63%) WebSphere MQ
8 35 (4.38%) MCollective
9 34 (4.26%) J2EE
10 33 (4.13%) SOAP
10 33 (4.13%) HTML5
11 30 (3.75%) ActiveMQ
12 28 (3.50%) REST
13 25 (3.13%) Spring
13 25 (3.13%) JMS
14 23 (2.88%) RabbitMQ
14 23 (2.88%) jQuery
14 23 (2.88%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 181 (22.65%) Open Source
2 50 (6.26%) Clustering
3 42 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (4.13%) Computer Science
5 24 (3.00%) Hedge funds
6 16 (2.00%) Visualisation
7 13 (1.63%) Replication
8 12 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.38%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.25%) Online Games
11 7 (0.88%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.75%) Blackberry
13 5 (0.63%) Taxonomies
13 5 (0.63%) User Experience
13 5 (0.63%) New Media
14 4 (0.50%) Digital Media
14 4 (0.50%) Data Integration
14 4 (0.50%) Spread Betting
14 4 (0.50%) PMI
15 3 (0.38%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 581 (72.72%) Linux
2 212 (26.53%) UNIX
3 120 (15.02%) CentOS
4 116 (14.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 101 (12.64%) Ubuntu
6 95 (11.89%) Windows
7 43 (5.38%) SELinux
8 35 (4.38%) Debian
9 21 (2.63%) Solaris
10 15 (1.88%) Oracle Linux
10 15 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (1.75%) AIX
12 9 (1.13%) SUSE
13 7 (0.88%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.75%) SmartOS
15 5 (0.63%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
17 2 (0.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 510 (63.83%) DevOps
2 329 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 242 (30.29%) Configuration Management
4 228 (28.54%) Continuous Integration
5 154 (19.27%) Scrum
6 86 (10.76%) TDD
7 81 (10.14%) SOA
8 64 (8.01%) Kanban
9 55 (6.88%) BDD
10 50 (6.26%) Build Automation
10 50 (6.26%) Release Management
11 45 (5.63%) OO
12 42 (5.26%) Load Balancing
13 37 (4.63%) Software Engineering
14 33 (4.13%) Service Delivery
15 31 (3.88%) ITIL
16 26 (3.25%) E-Commerce
16 26 (3.25%) Automated Testing
17 22 (2.75%) Performance Tuning
18 21 (2.63%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 293 (36.67%) Java
2 276 (34.54%) Ruby
3 262 (32.79%) Python
4 177 (22.15%) Bash Shell
5 158 (19.77%) Perl
6 116 (14.52%) PHP
7 80 (10.01%) JavaScript
8 69 (8.64%) SQL
9 60 (7.51%) Shell Script
10 44 (5.51%) Scala
11 38 (4.76%) PowerShell
12 21 (2.63%) C#
13 16 (2.00%) C++
13 16 (2.00%) Groovy
14 15 (1.88%) C
15 13 (1.63%) Korn
16 11 (1.38%) PL/SQL
17 10 (1.25%) Clojure
17 10 (1.25%) Golang
18 8 (1.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 58 (7.26%) Security Cleared
2 39 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 18 (2.25%) Degree
4 13 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (1.38%) CCNA
6 10 (1.25%) CCSA
7 9 (1.13%) CISM
7 9 (1.13%) JNCIA
7 9 (1.13%) CISSP
7 9 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (1.00%) VCDX
8 8 (1.00%) VCAP
9 5 (0.63%) RHCE
9 5 (0.63%) MCSE
10 4 (0.50%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.38%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.25%) LPIC
12 2 (0.25%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.25%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.63%) SLA
2 11 (1.38%) QA
3 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 138 (17.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (7.88%) vCloud
3 44 (5.51%) Oracle RAC
4 21 (2.63%) VMware ESX
4 21 (2.63%) vSphere
5 17 (2.13%) Xen
6 16 (2.00%) Varnish
6 16 (2.00%) Active Directory
7 15 (1.88%) NFS
8 11 (1.38%) Hyper-V
8 11 (1.38%) Docker
9 9 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.75%) KVM
11 3 (0.38%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.38%) XenServer
12 2 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.25%) Squid
12 2 (0.25%) HDFS
13 1 (0.13%) Ceph
13 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 425 (53.19%) Opscode Chef
2 162 (20.28%) Nagios
3 85 (10.64%) Ansible
4 80 (10.01%) Salt
5 66 (8.26%) ZABBIX
6 63 (7.88%) Vagrant
7 34 (4.26%) Cacti
8 27 (3.38%) Zenoss
9 25 (3.13%) YUM
10 21 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 20 (2.50%) Kibana
12 17 (2.13%) Graylog2
13 16 (2.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 15 (1.88%) Opsview
15 14 (1.75%) Cobbler
16 12 (1.50%) Icinga
16 12 (1.50%) Capistrano
17 9 (1.13%) logstash
18 8 (1.00%) HAProxy
19 7 (0.88%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 204 (25.53%) VMware
2 149 (18.65%) Red Hat
3 112 (14.02%) Oracle
4 87 (10.89%) IBM
5 62 (7.76%) JBoss
6 57 (7.13%) Rackspace
7 40 (5.01%) SaltStack
8 37 (4.63%) New Relic
9 34 (4.26%) Splunk
10 32 (4.01%) Atlassian
10 32 (4.01%) Microsoft
11 27 (3.38%) NetApp
11 27 (3.38%) Cisco
12 26 (3.25%) Remedy
13 20 (2.50%) Perforce
14 17 (2.13%) Google
15 15 (1.88%) Percona
16 13 (1.63%) BMC
17 12 (1.50%) HP
18 11 (1.38%) EMC
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £550 Per Day Ltd co./umbrella basis
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £440.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Church International
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £650 - 700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago