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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 89 166 140
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -26
Contract jobs citing Puppet 173 110 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.23% 1.16% 1.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.60% 12.42% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 76 75
Median daily rate £461 £418 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.47% -7.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £336 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £61.25 -
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 South East region.

Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
840 886 1158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.84% 9.34% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 469 608
Median daily rate £425 £390 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 47 40
Median hourly rate £28.75 £19.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.31% -29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £14.58 £14.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.55 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -27.08%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +44 45 £425 +13.33% 7
Surrey +20 44 £425 +1.19% 10
Oxfordshire +22 25 £463 +15.62% 4
Berkshire +9 23 £488 +8.33% 10
Buckinghamshire +26 11 £500 - 5
West Sussex +20 10 £425 -17.00%
East Sussex +8 4 £438 -20.45% 3
Middlesex -4 2 - - 5
Kent +1 1 - -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 257 (65.73%) Linux
2 211 (53.96%) Opscode Chef
3 187 (47.83%) DevOps
4 154 (39.39%) Jenkins
5 138 (35.29%) Ansible
6 136 (34.78%) Python
7 120 (30.69%) Git (software)
8 105 (26.85%) Amazon AWS
9 92 (23.53%) Red Hat
9 92 (23.53%) Configuration Management
10 89 (22.76%) VMware
11 88 (22.51%) Ruby
12 80 (20.46%) Agile Software Development
13 76 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
14 75 (19.18%) Perl
15 69 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 68 (17.39%) Apache
17 64 (16.37%) Unix
18 63 (16.11%) Windows
19 61 (15.60%) Docker
20 59 (15.09%) SQL
20 59 (15.09%) CentOS
21 58 (14.83%) PowerShell
22 57 (14.58%) PostgreSQL
23 56 (14.32%) Tomcat
23 56 (14.32%) VMware Infrastructure
24 54 (13.81%) Security Cleared
24 54 (13.81%) Java
25 53 (13.55%) Microsoft Azure
25 53 (13.55%) Bash Shell

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 68 (17.39%) Apache
2 56 (14.32%) Tomcat
3 32 (8.18%) WebSphere
4 31 (7.93%) nginx
4 31 (7.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 31 (7.93%) WebLogic
5 18 (4.60%) OpenStack
6 14 (3.58%) IIS
7 12 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (3.07%) JBoss
8 9 (2.30%) Confluence
9 8 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (1.02%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.51%) CMS
12 2 (0.51%) DNN
12 2 (0.51%) WordPress
13 1 (0.26%) Documentum
13 1 (0.26%) SAS
13 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 5 (1.28%) MS Excel
1 5 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 28 (7.16%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.26%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 105 (26.85%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (13.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (10.49%) PaaS
4 30 (7.67%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (7.42%) IaaS
6 23 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
7 14 (3.58%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (3.58%) Amazon S3
7 14 (3.58%) AWS CloudTrail
8 10 (2.56%) GitHub
8 10 (2.56%) SaaS
9 5 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (1.02%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.26%) Amazon Glacier
12 1 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (11.00%) DNS
2 38 (9.72%) Firewall
3 20 (5.12%) VPN
4 18 (4.60%) DHCP
5 17 (4.35%) Internet
5 17 (4.35%) LDAP
6 13 (3.32%) TCP/IP
7 11 (2.81%) SSL
8 10 (2.56%) FTP
8 10 (2.56%) IPv6
8 10 (2.56%) SMTP
9 9 (2.30%) MPLS
10 7 (1.79%) SNMP
11 6 (1.53%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (1.53%) HTTP
11 6 (1.53%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (1.53%) Network Security
11 6 (1.53%) OpenLDAP
12 5 (1.28%) NAS
12 5 (1.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (14.58%) PostgreSQL
2 39 (9.97%) MongoDB
3 31 (7.93%) Hadoop
4 30 (7.67%) MySQL
5 23 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 23 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 21 (5.37%) Oracle Database
7 17 (4.35%) CouchDB
7 17 (4.35%) Redis
7 17 (4.35%) SQL Server
8 11 (2.81%) Big Data
9 4 (1.02%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.77%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.77%) Mahout
10 3 (0.77%) Sqoop
11 2 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 154 (39.39%) Jenkins
2 120 (30.69%) Git (software)
3 51 (13.04%) JIRA
4 48 (12.28%) Subversion
5 24 (6.14%) MSBuild
6 22 (5.63%) TeamCity
7 17 (4.35%) Gradle
7 17 (4.35%) Mercurial
8 16 (4.09%) Maven
8 16 (4.09%) NUnit
8 16 (4.09%) SpecFlow
9 15 (3.84%) Hudson
10 13 (3.32%) Ant
10 13 (3.32%) JUnit
11 12 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (2.81%) Sonatype Nexus
13 9 (2.30%) CMake
13 9 (2.30%) Selenium
13 9 (2.30%) Vagrant
13 9 (2.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (12.53%) Finance
2 12 (3.07%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.02%) Banking
3 4 (1.02%) Investment Banking
3 4 (1.02%) Publishing
3 4 (1.02%) Retail
4 3 (0.77%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.51%) Billing
6 1 (0.26%) Electronics
6 1 (0.26%) Legal
6 1 (0.26%) Local Government
6 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 90 (23.02%) DevOps Engineer
2 71 (18.16%) Administrator
3 57 (14.58%) Systems Administrator
4 54 (13.81%) Linux Engineer
5 46 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
6 41 (10.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 39 (9.97%) Developer
8 32 (8.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 31 (7.93%) Senior DevOps
10 30 (7.67%) Architect
11 25 (6.39%) AWS DevOps
11 25 (6.39%) Systems Engineer
12 24 (6.14%) DevOps Administrator
13 21 (5.37%) Senior Systems Administrator
14 20 (5.12%) AWS Engineer
14 20 (5.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 19 (4.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 17 (4.35%) Build Engineer
16 17 (4.35%) PHP Developer
17 16 (4.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (10.23%) Web Services
2 32 (8.18%) AngularJS
3 29 (7.42%) Node.js
4 26 (6.65%) ActiveMQ
4 26 (6.65%) REST
5 23 (5.88%) LAPP Stack
6 21 (5.37%) LAMP
7 20 (5.12%) LEMP Stack
8 17 (4.35%) Laravel
8 17 (4.35%) Memcached
8 17 (4.35%) Symfony
8 17 (4.35%) XML
8 17 (4.35%) Yii
9 16 (4.09%) Spring
10 15 (3.84%) Play Framework
11 11 (2.81%) .NET
11 11 (2.81%) Middleware
12 10 (2.56%) jQuery
13 9 (2.30%) CSS
13 9 (2.30%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.63%) Data Centre
2 19 (4.86%) Public Cloud
3 9 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (2.30%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.79%) Driving Licence
5 6 (1.53%) Cryptography
5 6 (1.53%) EMC VNX
5 6 (1.53%) Private Cloud
5 6 (1.53%) Smart Meter
6 5 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (1.28%) VCE vBlock
7 4 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.02%) Clustering
8 3 (0.77%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.77%) Replication
9 2 (0.51%) CMDB
9 2 (0.51%) PKI
10 1 (0.26%) Biometrics
10 1 (0.26%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 257 (65.73%) Linux
2 69 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 64 (16.37%) Unix
4 63 (16.11%) Windows
5 59 (15.09%) CentOS
6 38 (9.72%) Ubuntu
7 16 (4.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (3.58%) Windows Server
9 12 (3.07%) Debian
10 8 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.79%) Solaris
11 7 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (1.02%) AIX
13 2 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.51%) SUSE
14 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.26%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.26%) RancherOS
14 1 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (47.83%) DevOps
2 92 (23.53%) Configuration Management
3 80 (20.46%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (13.04%) ITIL
6 46 (11.76%) Open Source
7 37 (9.46%) Continuous Delivery
8 35 (8.95%) Scrum
9 31 (7.93%) SOA
10 26 (6.65%) MVC
10 26 (6.65%) Web Development
11 25 (6.39%) Performance Tuning
12 24 (6.14%) Microservices
13 23 (5.88%) Migration
14 21 (5.37%) Service Management
15 20 (5.12%) E-Commerce
15 20 (5.12%) OO
16 19 (4.86%) SDLC
17 18 (4.60%) Test Automation
18 17 (4.35%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 136 (34.78%) Python
2 88 (22.51%) Ruby
3 75 (19.18%) Perl
4 59 (15.09%) SQL
5 58 (14.83%) PowerShell
6 54 (13.81%) Java
7 53 (13.55%) Bash Shell
8 23 (5.88%) PHP
9 18 (4.60%) JavaScript
10 14 (3.58%) T-SQL
11 13 (3.32%) C#
12 12 (3.07%) Scala
13 11 (2.81%) C
14 9 (2.30%) VB.NET
15 8 (2.05%) XPath
16 5 (1.28%) C++
16 5 (1.28%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.77%) Go
17 3 (0.77%) Rust
18 2 (0.51%) Jython
Qualifications
1 54 (13.81%) Security Cleared
2 45 (11.51%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.09%) Degree
4 14 (3.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (3.07%) RHCSA
6 11 (2.81%) AWS Certification
6 11 (2.81%) CCNA
6 11 (2.81%) CCNP
7 6 (1.53%) CEH
7 6 (1.53%) RHCT
8 5 (1.28%) CISSP
8 5 (1.28%) GCIH
8 5 (1.28%) GIAC
8 5 (1.28%) MCSE
8 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.28%) RHCE
9 4 (1.02%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.26%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.86%) PCI DSS
2 13 (3.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.28%) QA
4 3 (0.77%) SLA
5 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 61 (15.60%) Docker
2 56 (14.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.12%) vCloud
4 13 (3.32%) vSphere
5 12 (3.07%) Active Directory
6 10 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.53%) Hyper-V
9 5 (1.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.77%) HDFS
10 3 (0.77%) iptables
10 3 (0.77%) Postfix
10 3 (0.77%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.51%) Ceph
11 2 (0.51%) KVM
11 2 (0.51%) NFS
11 2 (0.51%) Squid
11 2 (0.51%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.26%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 211 (53.96%) Opscode Chef
2 138 (35.29%) Ansible
3 25 (6.39%) ZABBIX
4 23 (5.88%) Ambari
5 21 (5.37%) Terraform
6 16 (4.09%) Nagios
7 10 (2.56%) vRealize
8 8 (2.05%) SCCM
9 7 (1.79%) CFEngine
10 6 (1.53%) Red Hat Satellite
11 5 (1.28%) WSUS
12 4 (1.02%) Consul
12 4 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (1.02%) Pingdom
12 4 (1.02%) SCOM
12 4 (1.02%) SELinux
13 3 (0.77%) Hadoop YARN
13 3 (0.77%) HAProxy
13 3 (0.77%) Opsview
13 3 (0.77%) Packer
Vendors
1 92 (23.53%) Red Hat
2 89 (22.76%) VMware
3 52 (13.30%) Oracle
4 22 (5.63%) Cisco
5 18 (4.60%) Microsoft
6 17 (4.35%) Zend
7 16 (4.09%) Perforce
8 14 (3.58%) AppDynamics
8 14 (3.58%) EMC
9 13 (3.32%) CA
10 10 (2.56%) Bluefish Communications
11 9 (2.30%) Atlassian
11 9 (2.30%) HP
11 9 (2.30%) IBM
12 7 (1.79%) BMC
12 7 (1.79%) SaltStack
12 7 (1.79%) ServiceNow
13 5 (1.28%) Remedy
14 4 (1.02%) PagerDuty
15 3 (0.77%) Rackspace
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hampshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £400 to £408 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago