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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Puppet
England / South East
Rank 112 122 140
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +18
Contract jobs citing Puppet 136 144 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.77% 1.64% 1.37%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.89% 15.93% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 112 73
Median daily rate £450 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% +11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £431 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

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
760 904 1138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.88% 10.30% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 532 547
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 47 31
Median hourly rate £17.50 £46.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.95% +148.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £20.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.65 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.14% +35.55%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +28 38 £425 +6.25% 11
Berkshire -10 30 £500 +17.64% 14
Surrey -6 22 £394 -4.54% 11
Oxfordshire +10 19 £413 +17.85% 4
West Sussex +8 16 £488 -20.40% 3
Middlesex +6 4 £214 -49.70%
East Sussex +4 1 £438 -11.39% 2
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 224 (69.78%) Linux
2 160 (49.84%) Opscode Chef
3 130 (40.50%) DevOps
4 114 (35.51%) Jenkins
5 104 (32.40%) Ansible
6 99 (30.84%) Python
6 99 (30.84%) Red Hat
7 89 (27.73%) VMware
8 77 (23.99%) Agile Software Development
9 75 (23.36%) Docker
10 73 (22.74%) Configuration Management
10 73 (22.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 73 (22.74%) Git (software)
11 71 (22.12%) Windows
12 70 (21.81%) Amazon AWS
13 66 (20.56%) Java
13 66 (20.56%) SQL
14 62 (19.31%) PowerShell
15 60 (18.69%) Security Cleared
16 57 (17.76%) Continuous Integration
17 54 (16.82%) Microsoft Azure
18 53 (16.51%) CentOS
19 52 (16.20%) SC Cleared
20 51 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
20 51 (15.89%) Ruby
21 50 (15.58%) Unix
22 48 (14.95%) Perl
23 44 (13.71%) ITIL
24 43 (13.40%) Apache
25 40 (12.46%) Oracle

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 43 (13.40%) Apache
2 28 (8.72%) nginx
3 26 (8.10%) JBoss
3 26 (8.10%) Tomcat
4 22 (6.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 20 (6.23%) OpenStack
6 17 (5.30%) WebSphere
7 15 (4.67%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (4.36%) IIS
9 13 (4.05%) Confluence
10 11 (3.43%) WebSphere Application Server
11 10 (3.12%) WebLogic
12 8 (2.49%) CMS
12 8 (2.49%) Drupal
13 6 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (1.87%) WordPress
14 4 (1.25%) Apache Pig
15 3 (0.93%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.93%) SharePoint
16 2 (0.62%) DNN
Applications
1 6 (1.87%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (4.98%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.31%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 70 (21.81%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (16.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (9.35%) IaaS
4 26 (8.10%) GitHub
4 26 (8.10%) PaaS
5 23 (7.17%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (4.67%) AWS CloudFormation
6 15 (4.67%) AWS CloudTrail
7 11 (3.43%) SaaS
8 6 (1.87%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (1.56%) IBM Cloud
9 5 (1.56%) SoftLayer
10 4 (1.25%) Google Analytics
10 4 (1.25%) Office 365
11 3 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.93%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 39 (12.15%) DNS
2 36 (11.21%) Firewall
3 19 (5.92%) VPN
4 17 (5.30%) SMTP
5 16 (4.98%) TCP/IP
6 13 (4.05%) Internet
7 12 (3.74%) LDAP
7 12 (3.74%) SSL
8 10 (3.12%) DHCP
8 10 (3.12%) FTP
8 10 (3.12%) HTTP
9 8 (2.49%) MPLS
10 7 (2.18%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (2.18%) VSAN
11 5 (1.56%) Network Security
12 4 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (1.25%) IPv4
12 4 (1.25%) IPv6
12 4 (1.25%) Kerberos
12 4 (1.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.46%) MongoDB
2 33 (10.28%) PostgreSQL
3 31 (9.66%) NoSQL
4 30 (9.35%) MySQL
5 27 (8.41%) Hadoop
6 18 (5.61%) SQL Server
7 17 (5.30%) Relational Database
8 14 (4.36%) Oracle Database
9 13 (4.05%) CouchDB
9 13 (4.05%) Redis
10 11 (3.43%) Big Data
11 7 (2.18%) DB2
11 7 (2.18%) IBM BigInsights
11 7 (2.18%) Neo4j
12 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.25%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.93%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.93%) InfluxDB
13 3 (0.93%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 114 (35.51%) Jenkins
2 73 (22.74%) Git (software)
3 34 (10.59%) JIRA
4 29 (9.03%) Subversion
5 19 (5.92%) IntelliJ
6 15 (4.67%) Ant
6 15 (4.67%) Hudson
6 15 (4.67%) Vagrant
7 14 (4.36%) JUnit
8 13 (4.05%) Maven
9 12 (3.74%) Mercurial
10 11 (3.43%) MSBuild
11 10 (3.12%) TeamCity
12 9 (2.80%) Bitbucket
12 9 (2.80%) Selenium
13 8 (2.49%) Cucumber
13 8 (2.49%) Gradle
13 8 (2.49%) Mockito
14 7 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (1.87%) Metasploit
General
1 16 (4.98%) Telecoms
2 11 (3.43%) Finance
3 5 (1.56%) Retail
4 4 (1.25%) Legal
5 3 (0.93%) Electronics
5 3 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.93%) Marketing
5 3 (0.93%) Publishing
6 1 (0.31%) Banking
6 1 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 62 (19.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 51 (15.89%) Administrator
3 43 (13.40%) Systems Administrator
4 42 (13.08%) Developer
5 41 (12.77%) Linux Administrator
5 41 (12.77%) Linux Engineer
6 39 (12.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 27 (8.41%) Architect
7 27 (8.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 19 (5.92%) Scala Developer
9 18 (5.61%) AWS DevOps
10 17 (5.30%) Cloud Engineer
10 17 (5.30%) Systems Engineer
11 16 (4.98%) AWS Engineer
11 16 (4.98%) Java Developer
12 15 (4.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (4.36%) DevOps Administrator
13 14 (4.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 14 (4.36%) Programmer
13 14 (4.36%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (9.97%) REST
2 28 (8.72%) XML
3 27 (8.41%) AngularJS
3 27 (8.41%) Play Framework
4 26 (8.10%) Node.js
5 25 (7.79%) JSON
5 25 (7.79%) Web Services
6 21 (6.54%) CSS
7 17 (5.30%) LAMP
8 15 (4.67%) LEMP Stack
9 14 (4.36%) Spring
10 13 (4.05%) jQuery
10 13 (4.05%) Memcached
11 12 (3.74%) LAPP Stack
11 12 (3.74%) Laravel
11 12 (3.74%) Symfony
11 12 (3.74%) Yii
12 11 (3.43%) J2EE
13 10 (3.12%) .NET
13 10 (3.12%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.61%) Public Cloud
2 17 (5.30%) Data Centre
3 13 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.74%) Hybrid Cloud
5 10 (3.12%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.49%) Driving Licence
6 8 (2.49%) FlexPod
6 8 (2.49%) PKI
7 7 (2.18%) Smart Meter
8 6 (1.87%) Clustering
8 6 (1.87%) Replication
9 5 (1.56%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 4 (1.25%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.93%) CMDB
12 2 (0.62%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Cloud
13 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Storage
13 1 (0.31%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 224 (69.78%) Linux
2 73 (22.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 71 (22.12%) Windows
4 53 (16.51%) CentOS
5 50 (15.58%) Unix
6 27 (8.41%) Ubuntu
7 15 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (4.05%) Windows Server
8 13 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (3.43%) Debian
10 6 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.25%) SUSE
12 2 (0.62%) AIX
13 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.31%) Solaris
13 1 (0.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (40.50%) DevOps
2 77 (23.99%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (22.74%) Configuration Management
4 57 (17.76%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (13.71%) ITIL
6 32 (9.97%) Open Source
7 27 (8.41%) Microservices
7 27 (8.41%) Service Management
8 24 (7.48%) Scrum
8 24 (7.48%) SOA
9 23 (7.17%) MVC
10 21 (6.54%) Performance Tuning
11 19 (5.92%) Continuous Delivery
12 18 (5.61%) Web Development
13 14 (4.36%) Capacity Management
13 14 (4.36%) OO
14 12 (3.74%) Business Transformation
14 12 (3.74%) Refactoring
14 12 (3.74%) Release Management
14 12 (3.74%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 99 (30.84%) Python
2 66 (20.56%) Java
2 66 (20.56%) SQL
3 62 (19.31%) PowerShell
4 51 (15.89%) Ruby
5 48 (14.95%) Perl
6 32 (9.97%) Bash Shell
7 20 (6.23%) Scala
8 19 (5.92%) JavaScript
9 15 (4.67%) C#
9 15 (4.67%) PHP
10 10 (3.12%) Shell Script
11 8 (2.49%) XPath
12 7 (2.18%) C
12 7 (2.18%) T-SQL
12 7 (2.18%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.56%) Groovy
14 4 (1.25%) Haskell
15 2 (0.62%) Jython
15 2 (0.62%) Korn
Qualifications
1 60 (18.69%) Security Cleared
2 52 (16.20%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.05%) RHCSA
4 12 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (3.43%) CISSP
6 9 (2.80%) AWS Certification
6 9 (2.80%) CCNA
6 9 (2.80%) CCNP
7 8 (2.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (2.18%) GCIH
8 7 (2.18%) GIAC
8 7 (2.18%) MCSE
8 7 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.87%) CEH
9 6 (1.87%) RHCE
9 6 (1.87%) RHCT
10 5 (1.56%) Degree
11 4 (1.25%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.25%) VCDX
12 3 (0.93%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.30%) PCI DSS
2 12 (3.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (2.49%) SLA
4 3 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.62%) QA
6 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 75 (23.36%) Docker
2 51 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (7.79%) Active Directory
4 24 (7.48%) vCloud
5 14 (4.36%) vSphere
6 9 (2.80%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (2.49%) Hyper-V
7 8 (2.49%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.25%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.93%) HDFS
9 3 (0.93%) iptables
9 3 (0.93%) Postfix
10 2 (0.62%) KVM
10 2 (0.62%) NFS
10 2 (0.62%) UAG
10 2 (0.62%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.62%) Xen
10 2 (0.62%) XenServer
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 160 (49.84%) Opscode Chef
2 104 (32.40%) Ansible
3 22 (6.85%) ZABBIX
4 20 (6.23%) Terraform
5 19 (5.92%) vRealize
6 14 (4.36%) Nagios
7 12 (3.74%) Ambari
7 12 (3.74%) SCCM
8 9 (2.80%) Cobbler
9 8 (2.49%) Kibana
10 7 (2.18%) logstash
11 6 (1.87%) Red Hat Satellite
12 5 (1.56%) Rsyslog
12 5 (1.56%) Salt
12 5 (1.56%) SCOM
12 5 (1.56%) WSUS
13 4 (1.25%) Consul
13 4 (1.25%) Grafana
13 4 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (1.25%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 99 (30.84%) Red Hat
2 89 (27.73%) VMware
3 40 (12.46%) Oracle
4 26 (8.10%) Cisco
5 22 (6.85%) Microsoft
6 12 (3.74%) AppDynamics
6 12 (3.74%) CA
6 12 (3.74%) IBM
6 12 (3.74%) Zend
7 10 (3.12%) Bluefish Communications
7 10 (3.12%) EMC
8 9 (2.80%) BMC
9 8 (2.49%) Atlassian
9 8 (2.49%) HP
9 8 (2.49%) ServiceNow
10 7 (2.18%) Remedy
11 6 (1.87%) Google
11 6 (1.87%) SaltStack
12 5 (1.56%) Nimsoft
12 5 (1.56%) Perforce
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