The first table below looks at the demand for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the South East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 164 202 233
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +31
Contract jobs citing Puppet 74 28 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.81% 0.33% 0.061%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.78% 3.14% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 26 5
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£350 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
757 891 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.25% 10.52% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 447 297
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 52 52
Average hourly rate £15.75 £20.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £40.00 £35.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +27.14%
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England

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Puppet across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
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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
Hampshire +17 45 £345 -18.82% 2
Berkshire +17 15 £488 +17.32% 4
Oxfordshire - 7 £350 - 3
Surrey -1 5 £210 -40.00% 11
Kent -9 1 £350 -30.00%
East Sussex - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 88 (72.13%) Linux
2 69 (56.56%) Jenkins
3 60 (49.18%) DevOps
4 50 (40.98%) Web Services
5 40 (32.79%) Red Hat
5 40 (32.79%) Scrum
6 34 (27.87%) PostgreSQL
7 33 (27.05%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (25.41%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (25.41%) Git (software)
8 31 (25.41%) Vagrant
9 30 (24.59%) Opscode Chef
9 30 (24.59%) Oracle
10 28 (22.95%) Apache
11 27 (22.13%) Java
11 27 (22.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 26 (21.31%) Open Source
13 25 (20.49%) VMware
13 25 (20.49%) Configuration Management
14 23 (18.85%) Oracle Linux
14 23 (18.85%) Maven
15 22 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
15 22 (18.03%) Perl
15 22 (18.03%) UNIX
15 22 (18.03%) Python
16 21 (17.21%) Shell Script
17 20 (16.39%) SQL
17 20 (16.39%) CentOS
18 19 (15.57%) Cucumber
18 19 (15.57%) MySQL

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 28 (22.95%) Apache
2 18 (14.75%) WebLogic
3 12 (9.84%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (4.10%) Confluence
5 5 (4.10%) Node.js
5 5 (4.10%) CMS
6 4 (3.28%) Mule
6 4 (3.28%) nginx
6 4 (3.28%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.46%) uWSGI
8 2 (1.64%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.82%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.82%) IIS
9 1 (0.82%) Resin
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) MS Office
1 2 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.66%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (9.02%) Amazon S3
4 7 (5.74%) SaaS
5 3 (2.46%) PaaS
5 3 (2.46%) IaaS
6 1 (0.82%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.82%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.82%) Route 53
6 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.84%) Internet
2 11 (9.02%) TCP/IP
3 10 (8.20%) DNS
4 5 (4.10%) SSL
5 4 (3.28%) SAN
5 4 (3.28%) HTTP
5 4 (3.28%) AMQP
6 3 (2.46%) Firewall
7 2 (1.64%) DHCP
7 2 (1.64%) LDAP
8 1 (0.82%) LAN
8 1 (0.82%) WAN
8 1 (0.82%) Intranet
8 1 (0.82%) SSH
8 1 (0.82%) Network Security
8 1 (0.82%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.82%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.82%) NAS
8 1 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (27.87%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (15.57%) MySQL
3 14 (11.48%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.92%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.92%) SQLPlus
5 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.10%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.28%) Big Data
7 3 (2.46%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.46%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.82%) Ingres
8 1 (0.82%) ObjectStore
8 1 (0.82%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 69 (56.56%) Jenkins
2 31 (25.41%) Git (software)
3 23 (18.85%) Maven
4 19 (15.57%) Cucumber
5 18 (14.75%) JIRA
6 15 (12.30%) RSpec
7 14 (11.48%) Subversion
8 9 (7.38%) Eclipse
8 9 (7.38%) FitNesse
9 8 (6.56%) Selenium
10 7 (5.74%) JUnit
11 5 (4.10%) Mockito
11 5 (4.10%) TeamCity
11 5 (4.10%) SoapUI
12 4 (3.28%) Mercurial
12 4 (3.28%) Gerrit
12 4 (3.28%) Ant
13 3 (2.46%) Visual Studio
13 3 (2.46%) Sinon.JS
13 3 (2.46%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.82%) Finance
2 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.82%) Retail
2 1 (0.82%) Marketing
2 1 (0.82%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (18.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (12.30%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (10.66%) Architect
3 13 (10.66%) Developer
4 10 (8.20%) Administrator
5 9 (7.38%) Support Engineer
6 8 (6.56%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.74%) Linux Support
8 6 (4.92%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.92%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (4.10%) Systems Architect
9 5 (4.10%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.10%) Linux Support Engineer
10 4 (3.28%) Build Engineer
11 3 (2.46%) Operations Engineer
11 3 (2.46%) Development Engineer
11 3 (2.46%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (2.46%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (2.46%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (40.98%) Web Services
2 19 (15.57%) Middleware
3 13 (10.66%) JSON
3 13 (10.66%) REST
4 12 (9.84%) RESTful
5 10 (8.20%) PostGIS
5 10 (8.20%) CSS
5 10 (8.20%) .NET
6 9 (7.38%) LAMP
6 9 (7.38%) jQuery
7 7 (5.74%) Django
7 7 (5.74%) Spring
7 7 (5.74%) J2EE
8 6 (4.92%) XML
9 5 (4.10%) SOAP
9 5 (4.10%) Ajax
9 5 (4.10%) Hibernate
9 5 (4.10%) Silverlight
9 5 (4.10%) WCF
10 4 (3.28%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.31%) Open Source
2 4 (3.28%) Wiki
2 4 (3.28%) Clustering
2 4 (3.28%) Smartphone
2 4 (3.28%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.46%) Linked Data
4 2 (1.64%) HACMP
4 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.64%) Social Media
4 2 (1.64%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.82%) DTV
5 1 (0.82%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 88 (72.13%) Linux
2 27 (22.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (18.85%) Oracle Linux
4 22 (18.03%) UNIX
5 20 (16.39%) CentOS
6 15 (12.30%) Solaris
7 11 (9.02%) Windows
8 6 (4.92%) Android
9 5 (4.10%) AIX
10 2 (1.64%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.82%) OS/400
11 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (49.18%) DevOps
2 40 (32.79%) Scrum
3 33 (27.05%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (25.41%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (20.49%) Configuration Management
6 19 (15.57%) SOA
7 14 (11.48%) Software Engineering
8 12 (9.84%) Test Automation
9 9 (7.38%) Migration
10 5 (4.10%) TDD
10 5 (4.10%) Kanban
10 5 (4.10%) User Stories
11 4 (3.28%) Web Development
11 4 (3.28%) BPEL
11 4 (3.28%) Release Management
11 4 (3.28%) MVC
12 3 (2.46%) Load Balancing
12 3 (2.46%) Test Strategy
12 3 (2.46%) Infrastructure Management
13 2 (1.64%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (22.13%) Java
2 22 (18.03%) Perl
2 22 (18.03%) Python
3 21 (17.21%) Shell Script
4 20 (16.39%) SQL
5 18 (14.75%) JavaScript
6 15 (12.30%) PHP
7 13 (10.66%) Ruby
7 13 (10.66%) Bash Shell
8 7 (5.74%) Korn
9 6 (4.92%) AWK
9 6 (4.92%) C#
10 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.64%) Groovy
12 1 (0.82%) C-shell
12 1 (0.82%) C
12 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (5.74%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.46%) BC Cleared
3 2 (1.64%) Degree
4 1 (0.82%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (9.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.38%) vCloud
3 7 (5.74%) Xen
3 7 (5.74%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (4.10%) vSphere
5 4 (3.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (3.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (3.28%) Docker
5 4 (3.28%) VirtualBox
6 3 (2.46%) Shibboleth
7 2 (1.64%) Varnish
7 2 (1.64%) NFS
8 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.82%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.82%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 31 (25.41%) Vagrant
2 30 (24.59%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (9.84%) YUM
4 11 (9.02%) Cobbler
5 9 (7.38%) Ansible
6 7 (5.74%) Nagios
7 6 (4.92%) Tivoli
8 4 (3.28%) NetBackup
9 3 (2.46%) Cacti
9 3 (2.46%) Salt
10 2 (1.64%) Munin
10 2 (1.64%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.64%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 40 (32.79%) Red Hat
2 30 (24.59%) Oracle
3 25 (20.49%) VMware
4 11 (9.02%) EMC
5 7 (5.74%) Sun
6 6 (4.92%) Cisco
6 6 (4.92%) IBM
7 5 (4.10%) Veritas
8 4 (3.28%) Tripwire
8 4 (3.28%) Juniper
8 4 (3.28%) Splunk
9 3 (2.46%) HP
9 3 (2.46%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.46%) JBoss
10 2 (1.64%) Google
10 2 (1.64%) Percona
10 2 (1.64%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.82%) Egenera
11 1 (0.82%) Riverbed
11 1 (0.82%) Fujitsu
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