The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 92 175 154
Rank change year-on-year
+83 -21
Contract jobs citing Puppet 197 101 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.37% 1.02% 1.06%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.72% 10.92% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 60 49
Median daily rate £463 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £330 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £51.72 -
% change year-on-year
-37.15% -
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 South East region.

Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
907 925 973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.89% 9.35% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 522 507
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.39% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 30
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.68 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.39% -25.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.43 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £37.09 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.66%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Puppet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Puppet across the South East region.

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Puppet
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Puppet across the South East region.

Puppet Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +49 52 £423 +12.66% 25
Surrey +17 51 £475 +22.58% 12
Oxfordshire +8 42 £444 +10.93% 10
Berkshire +30 31 £438 +9.37% 11
Buckinghamshire +21 5 £475 - 4
West Sussex - 5 £540 - 1
East Sussex +6 4 £481 -12.50% 5
Middlesex -2 2 - - 1
Sussex - 1 £500 -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Puppet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 241 (65.67%) Linux
2 199 (54.22%) DevOps
3 169 (46.05%) Opscode Chef
4 148 (40.33%) Jenkins
5 143 (38.96%) Python
6 126 (34.33%) Git (software)
7 115 (31.34%) Ansible
8 105 (28.61%) Amazon AWS
9 94 (25.61%) Configuration Management
10 92 (25.07%) Ruby
11 80 (21.80%) VMware
11 80 (21.80%) Continuous Integration
12 79 (21.53%) Red Hat
13 76 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
14 75 (20.44%) Perl
15 69 (18.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 67 (18.26%) Unix
17 63 (17.17%) Bash Shell
18 62 (16.89%) Apache
19 60 (16.35%) Docker
20 59 (16.08%) PowerShell
21 57 (15.53%) PostgreSQL
22 56 (15.26%) Windows
22 56 (15.26%) SQL
23 55 (14.99%) Security Cleared
24 54 (14.71%) Finance
25 51 (13.90%) Tomcat
25 51 (13.90%) Microsoft Azure
26 48 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
26 48 (13.08%) SC Cleared

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 62 (16.89%) Apache
2 51 (13.90%) Tomcat
3 39 (10.63%) WebSphere
4 37 (10.08%) WebLogic
5 20 (5.45%) OpenStack
6 17 (4.63%) nginx
7 8 (2.18%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (1.91%) IIS
9 5 (1.36%) Confluence
9 5 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.36%) JBoss
10 4 (1.09%) Apache Pig
10 4 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.09%) WebSphere Process Server
11 3 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.82%) Drupal
12 2 (0.54%) CMS
12 2 (0.54%) DNN
12 2 (0.54%) WordPress
13 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (1.36%) MS Excel
1 5 (1.36%) MS Office
2 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (5.72%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.27%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 105 (28.61%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (13.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (10.90%) PaaS
4 23 (6.27%) AWS CloudFormation
4 23 (6.27%) IaaS
5 22 (5.99%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (4.90%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (4.36%) Amazon S3
8 9 (2.45%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (1.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (1.63%) AWS CloudTrail
10 5 (1.36%) GitHub
10 5 (1.36%) SaaS
11 3 (0.82%) Heroku
12 2 (0.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.54%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.27%) Amazon Glacier
13 1 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.72%) DNS
1 32 (8.72%) Firewall
2 17 (4.63%) DHCP
3 13 (3.54%) Cisco Nexus
3 13 (3.54%) Internet
3 13 (3.54%) IPv6
3 13 (3.54%) LDAP
4 12 (3.27%) VPN
5 10 (2.72%) SSL
6 9 (2.45%) OpenLDAP
7 7 (1.91%) MPLS
7 7 (1.91%) Network Security
7 7 (1.91%) SAN
8 6 (1.63%) HTTP
8 6 (1.63%) Kerberos
8 6 (1.63%) SMTP
8 6 (1.63%) SNMP
8 6 (1.63%) SSH
8 6 (1.63%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.36%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (15.53%) PostgreSQL
2 34 (9.26%) Hadoop
2 34 (9.26%) MongoDB
3 32 (8.72%) MySQL
4 19 (5.18%) NoSQL
4 19 (5.18%) Oracle Database
5 18 (4.90%) Relational Database
6 14 (3.81%) Redis
6 14 (3.81%) SQL Server
7 11 (3.00%) CouchDB
8 8 (2.18%) Big Data
8 8 (2.18%) DB2
9 7 (1.91%) Azure SQL Database
10 6 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.36%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.09%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.82%) Mahout
13 3 (0.82%) Sqoop
14 2 (0.54%) HBase
Development Applications
1 148 (40.33%) Jenkins
2 126 (34.33%) Git (software)
3 46 (12.53%) JIRA
4 43 (11.72%) Subversion
5 21 (5.72%) TeamCity
6 20 (5.45%) MSBuild
7 18 (4.90%) Sonatype Nexus
8 17 (4.63%) Gradle
9 16 (4.36%) NUnit
9 16 (4.36%) SpecFlow
9 16 (4.36%) Vagrant
10 11 (3.00%) Mercurial
11 10 (2.72%) Hudson
11 10 (2.72%) Maven
12 9 (2.45%) CMake
13 8 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (2.18%) Visual Studio
14 7 (1.91%) TestComplete
15 6 (1.63%) Ant
15 6 (1.63%) Travis CI
General
1 54 (14.71%) Finance
2 4 (1.09%) Advertising
2 4 (1.09%) Banking
2 4 (1.09%) Investment Banking
2 4 (1.09%) Publishing
2 4 (1.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (0.82%) Financial Institution
3 3 (0.82%) Local Government
4 2 (0.54%) Billing
5 1 (0.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 99 (26.98%) DevOps Engineer
2 69 (18.80%) Administrator
3 50 (13.62%) Systems Administrator
4 48 (13.08%) Linux Engineer
5 36 (9.81%) Linux Administrator
6 34 (9.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 31 (8.45%) Architect
7 31 (8.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 29 (7.90%) Senior DevOps
9 25 (6.81%) Developer
10 24 (6.54%) Systems Engineer
11 22 (5.99%) DevOps Administrator
12 20 (5.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 20 (5.45%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 19 (5.18%) AWS DevOps
13 19 (5.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 18 (4.90%) AWS Engineer
14 18 (4.90%) Cloud Architect
15 16 (4.36%) Build Engineer
16 15 (4.09%) DevOps Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (9.54%) Web Services
2 29 (7.90%) ActiveMQ
3 23 (6.27%) LAMP
4 20 (5.45%) LAPP Stack
5 18 (4.90%) AngularJS
6 17 (4.63%) REST
7 14 (3.81%) Node.js
8 13 (3.54%) LEMP Stack
9 12 (3.27%) Symfony
10 11 (3.00%) Laravel
10 11 (3.00%) Memcached
10 11 (3.00%) Middleware
10 11 (3.00%) Ruby on Rails
10 11 (3.00%) Spring
10 11 (3.00%) Yii
11 9 (2.45%) CSS
11 9 (2.45%) WebSphere MQ
11 9 (2.45%) XML
12 8 (2.18%) Play Framework
13 7 (1.91%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.54%) Data Centre
2 17 (4.63%) EMC VNX
3 12 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.27%) Public Cloud
4 9 (2.45%) VCE vBlock
5 8 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.18%) Replication
5 8 (2.18%) Smart Meter
6 7 (1.91%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (1.91%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.36%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.36%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.82%) Clustering
8 3 (0.82%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.54%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.54%) Derivative
10 1 (0.27%) CMDB
10 1 (0.27%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.27%) NGOSS
10 1 (0.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 241 (65.67%) Linux
2 69 (18.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 67 (18.26%) Unix
4 56 (15.26%) Windows
5 40 (10.90%) CentOS
6 26 (7.08%) Ubuntu
7 14 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (2.72%) Debian
8 10 (2.72%) Windows Server
9 9 (2.45%) VMS
10 8 (2.18%) Solaris
11 7 (1.91%) AIX
11 7 (1.91%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.54%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (54.22%) DevOps
2 94 (25.61%) Configuration Management
3 80 (21.80%) Continuous Integration
4 76 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (12.81%) ITIL
5 47 (12.81%) Open Source
6 35 (9.54%) Continuous Delivery
7 28 (7.63%) Scrum
8 27 (7.36%) SOA
9 25 (6.81%) Migration
10 21 (5.72%) Microservices
11 19 (5.18%) Test Automation
11 19 (5.18%) Use Case
12 18 (4.90%) Service Management
13 17 (4.63%) Performance Testing
14 16 (4.36%) E-Commerce
14 16 (4.36%) Performance Tuning
14 16 (4.36%) SDLC
14 16 (4.36%) Web Development
15 14 (3.81%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 143 (38.96%) Python
2 92 (25.07%) Ruby
3 75 (20.44%) Perl
4 63 (17.17%) Bash Shell
5 59 (16.08%) PowerShell
6 56 (15.26%) SQL
7 45 (12.26%) Java
8 24 (6.54%) PHP
9 12 (3.27%) Shell Script
10 11 (3.00%) JavaScript
10 11 (3.00%) Scala
10 11 (3.00%) T-SQL
11 8 (2.18%) C
12 7 (1.91%) C#
13 5 (1.36%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.09%) C++
14 4 (1.09%) Go
15 3 (0.82%) Rust
16 2 (0.54%) Jython
17 1 (0.27%) sed
Qualifications
1 55 (14.99%) Security Cleared
2 48 (13.08%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.09%) Degree
4 14 (3.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (3.00%) RHCE
5 11 (3.00%) RHCSA
6 10 (2.72%) CCNA
6 10 (2.72%) CCNP
7 9 (2.45%) AWS Certification
8 7 (1.91%) MCSE
8 7 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.54%) CEH
10 2 (0.54%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.54%) RHCT
11 1 (0.27%) CLAS
11 1 (0.27%) RHCA
11 1 (0.27%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.09%) PCI DSS
2 10 (2.72%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (2.18%) SLA
4 5 (1.36%) QA
5 4 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 60 (16.35%) Docker
2 48 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (6.54%) vSphere
4 14 (3.81%) Active Directory
5 10 (2.72%) vCloud
6 8 (2.18%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.63%) Postfix
8 6 (1.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (1.36%) iptables
9 5 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.82%) HDFS
10 3 (0.82%) KVM
11 2 (0.54%) Ceph
11 2 (0.54%) Dovecot
11 2 (0.54%) oVirt
11 2 (0.54%) RHEV
11 2 (0.54%) Squid
11 2 (0.54%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 169 (46.05%) Opscode Chef
2 115 (31.34%) Ansible
3 29 (7.90%) ZABBIX
4 23 (6.27%) Ambari
5 21 (5.72%) Nagios
6 11 (3.00%) Terraform
7 9 (2.45%) SCCM
8 8 (2.18%) CFEngine
8 8 (2.18%) SCOM
9 4 (1.09%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.09%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (1.09%) SELinux
9 4 (1.09%) vRealize
10 3 (0.82%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.82%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.82%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (0.82%) logstash
10 3 (0.82%) Oozie
10 3 (0.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 3 (0.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 80 (21.80%) VMware
2 79 (21.53%) Red Hat
3 40 (10.90%) Oracle
4 25 (6.81%) Cisco
5 20 (5.45%) Microsoft
6 19 (5.18%) EMC
7 17 (4.63%) IBM
8 16 (4.36%) Perforce
9 11 (3.00%) Zend
10 10 (2.72%) HP
11 8 (2.18%) CA
12 5 (1.36%) Rackspace
12 5 (1.36%) Splunk
12 5 (1.36%) Veeam
13 4 (1.09%) 3PAR
13 4 (1.09%) AppDynamics
13 4 (1.09%) Cyber-Ark
13 4 (1.09%) Google
13 4 (1.09%) Remedy
13 4 (1.09%) ServiceNow
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