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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 86 190 167
Rank change year-on-year
+104 -23
Contract jobs citing Puppet 215 90 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.46% 0.92% 0.93%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.29% 8.43% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 51 49
Median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.47 -
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
1010 1068 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.55% 10.88% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 606 449
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 24
Median hourly rate £43.14 £24.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.75% +41.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.34 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £39.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.32 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+31.31% +7.96%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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
Surrey +39 73 £464 +24.91% 13
Hampshire +38 48 £425 +6.25% 9
Berkshire +36 41 £450 - 12
Oxfordshire +15 38 £444 -11.25% 5
West Sussex - 4 £530 -
East Sussex - 3 £500 - 8
Buckinghamshire +16 2 £525 +23.52%
Middlesex -1 2 - - 1
Sussex - 1 £500 -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 238 (68.39%) Linux
2 205 (58.91%) DevOps
3 172 (49.43%) Opscode Chef
4 146 (41.95%) Python
5 129 (37.07%) Jenkins
6 121 (34.77%) Git (software)
7 114 (32.76%) Configuration Management
8 109 (31.32%) Ansible
9 108 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
10 98 (28.16%) Ruby
11 84 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
12 77 (22.13%) VMware
13 75 (21.55%) Perl
13 75 (21.55%) Continuous Integration
14 71 (20.40%) Red Hat
15 67 (19.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 62 (17.82%) Unix
17 61 (17.53%) Bash Shell
18 59 (16.95%) PowerShell
18 59 (16.95%) Apache
19 57 (16.38%) Windows
20 56 (16.09%) Finance
21 55 (15.80%) Docker
22 51 (14.66%) SQL
22 51 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
23 50 (14.37%) Microsoft Azure
23 50 (14.37%) Tomcat
24 47 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
25 45 (12.93%) Subversion
25 45 (12.93%) Open Source

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 59 (16.95%) Apache
2 50 (14.37%) Tomcat
3 44 (12.64%) WebSphere
4 42 (12.07%) WebLogic
5 32 (9.20%) OpenStack
6 13 (3.74%) nginx
7 11 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (2.01%) IIS
10 6 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (1.44%) Confluence
12 4 (1.15%) JBoss
12 4 (1.15%) WebSphere Process Server
13 3 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.86%) Drupal
14 2 (0.57%) SharePoint
14 2 (0.57%) WordPress
15 1 (0.29%) Documentum
15 1 (0.29%) Jetty
15 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (1.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.57%) MS Office
2 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 108 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (14.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (11.49%) PaaS
4 26 (7.47%) IaaS
5 19 (5.46%) AWS CloudFormation
6 18 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (4.60%) Amazon S3
7 16 (4.60%) Azure Active Directory
8 15 (4.31%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (2.01%) SaaS
10 4 (1.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.86%) Heroku
12 2 (0.57%) AWS CloudTrail
12 2 (0.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.57%) GitHub
12 2 (0.57%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.29%) AWS OpsWorks
13 1 (0.29%) CloudBees
13 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (10.63%) Firewall
2 30 (8.62%) DNS
3 18 (5.17%) VPN
4 16 (4.60%) Cisco Nexus
4 16 (4.60%) DHCP
5 13 (3.74%) IPv6
6 12 (3.45%) LDAP
7 11 (3.16%) Internet
8 10 (2.87%) Network Security
8 10 (2.87%) SAN
9 9 (2.59%) MPLS
9 9 (2.59%) OpenLDAP
9 9 (2.59%) SSL
10 8 (2.30%) LAN
10 8 (2.30%) WAN
11 7 (2.01%) VLAN
12 6 (1.72%) SNMP
12 6 (1.72%) SSH
12 6 (1.72%) TCP/IP
13 5 (1.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
2 36 (10.34%) MySQL
3 30 (8.62%) MongoDB
4 23 (6.61%) Hadoop
5 16 (4.60%) NoSQL
6 15 (4.31%) SQL Server
7 14 (4.02%) Relational Database
8 13 (3.74%) Redis
9 11 (3.16%) Azure SQL Database
10 10 (2.87%) CouchDB
10 10 (2.87%) Oracle Database
11 8 (2.30%) Big Data
11 8 (2.30%) DB2
12 5 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.57%) HBase
13 2 (0.57%) MarkLogic
13 2 (0.57%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 1 (0.29%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 129 (37.07%) Jenkins
2 121 (34.77%) Git (software)
3 45 (12.93%) Subversion
4 38 (10.92%) JIRA
5 24 (6.90%) Sonatype Nexus
6 21 (6.03%) Maven
7 19 (5.46%) TeamCity
8 18 (5.17%) Ant
8 18 (5.17%) Vagrant
9 17 (4.89%) Gradle
10 16 (4.60%) MSBuild
11 11 (3.16%) NUnit
11 11 (3.16%) SpecFlow
12 10 (2.87%) Mercurial
13 9 (2.59%) Hudson
14 8 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (2.30%) Visual Studio
15 7 (2.01%) JUnit
16 6 (1.72%) CMake
16 6 (1.72%) Travis CI
General
1 56 (16.09%) Finance
2 4 (1.15%) Advertising
2 4 (1.15%) Banking
2 4 (1.15%) Investment Banking
3 3 (0.86%) Financial Institution
3 3 (0.86%) Local Government
3 3 (0.86%) Publishing
4 2 (0.57%) Billing
5 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 104 (29.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 63 (18.10%) Administrator
3 51 (14.66%) Linux Engineer
4 46 (13.22%) Systems Administrator
5 38 (10.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 35 (10.06%) Architect
7 32 (9.20%) Senior DevOps
8 30 (8.62%) Linux Administrator
9 28 (8.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 25 (7.18%) Developer
10 25 (7.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 24 (6.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 24 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
12 23 (6.61%) DevOps Administrator
13 19 (5.46%) AWS DevOps
13 19 (5.46%) Cloud Architect
14 17 (4.89%) DevOps Systems Engineer
14 17 (4.89%) Senior Systems Administrator
15 16 (4.60%) AWS Engineer
15 16 (4.60%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.62%) Web Services
2 24 (6.90%) LAMP
3 20 (5.75%) ActiveMQ
4 19 (5.46%) LAPP Stack
5 16 (4.60%) AngularJS
6 12 (3.45%) Node.js
6 12 (3.45%) REST
6 12 (3.45%) Symfony
7 11 (3.16%) LEMP Stack
7 11 (3.16%) Ruby on Rails
7 11 (3.16%) Spring
8 10 (2.87%) Laravel
8 10 (2.87%) Memcached
8 10 (2.87%) Yii
9 9 (2.59%) CSS
9 9 (2.59%) XML
10 8 (2.30%) .NET
10 8 (2.30%) Middleware
11 7 (2.01%) JSON
11 7 (2.01%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.47%) Data Centre
2 20 (5.75%) EMC VNX
3 14 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.45%) Replication
5 10 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.59%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (2.30%) Private Cloud
7 8 (2.30%) Smart Meter
7 8 (2.30%) VCE vBlock
8 7 (2.01%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.01%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.72%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.44%) HACMP
11 3 (0.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.57%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.57%) Clustering
12 2 (0.57%) Derivative
12 2 (0.57%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.57%) NGOSS
12 2 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 238 (68.39%) Linux
2 67 (19.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 62 (17.82%) Unix
4 57 (16.38%) Windows
5 32 (9.20%) CentOS
6 22 (6.32%) Ubuntu
7 17 (4.89%) Solaris
8 16 (4.60%) VMS
9 13 (3.74%) Windows Server
10 11 (3.16%) AIX
11 10 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (2.30%) Mac OS X
12 8 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (2.01%) Debian
14 4 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.86%) SUSE
16 2 (0.57%) CoreOS
16 2 (0.57%) Fedora
16 2 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
17 1 (0.29%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (58.91%) DevOps
2 114 (32.76%) Configuration Management
3 84 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (21.55%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (12.93%) Open Source
6 39 (11.21%) ITIL
7 31 (8.91%) Continuous Delivery
7 31 (8.91%) Scrum
8 26 (7.47%) Use Case
9 23 (6.61%) Migration
10 21 (6.03%) Service Management
11 19 (5.46%) Software Deployment
12 18 (5.17%) Microservices
13 16 (4.60%) E-Commerce
13 16 (4.60%) SDLC
13 16 (4.60%) SOA
14 15 (4.31%) MVC
14 15 (4.31%) Web Development
15 14 (4.02%) Performance Tuning
16 13 (3.74%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 146 (41.95%) Python
2 98 (28.16%) Ruby
3 75 (21.55%) Perl
4 61 (17.53%) Bash Shell
5 59 (16.95%) PowerShell
6 51 (14.66%) SQL
7 41 (11.78%) Java
8 25 (7.18%) PHP
9 15 (4.31%) Shell Script
10 12 (3.45%) JavaScript
11 11 (3.16%) T-SQL
12 10 (2.87%) Scala
13 8 (2.30%) C
14 7 (2.01%) C#
15 5 (1.44%) C++
15 5 (1.44%) VB.NET
16 4 (1.15%) Go
17 3 (0.86%) Rust
18 2 (0.57%) AWK
18 2 (0.57%) sed
Qualifications
1 44 (12.64%) Security Cleared
2 37 (10.63%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.31%) Degree
4 13 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (3.45%) CCNA
6 11 (3.16%) CCNP
6 11 (3.16%) RHCE
6 11 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (2.87%) MCSE
7 10 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (2.87%) RHCSA
8 8 (2.30%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.57%) CEH
9 2 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.57%) RHCT
9 2 (0.57%) VCAP
10 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.29%) CLAS
10 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.29%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.16%) PCI DSS
2 10 (2.87%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.72%) SLA
4 5 (1.44%) QA
5 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 55 (15.80%) Docker
2 51 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (6.90%) vSphere
4 15 (4.31%) Active Directory
5 7 (2.01%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.01%) NFS
6 6 (1.72%) vCloud
6 6 (1.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (1.44%) Postfix
7 5 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.15%) Oracle Clusterware
8 4 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.86%) KVM
10 2 (0.57%) iptables
10 2 (0.57%) oVirt
10 2 (0.57%) RHEV
10 2 (0.57%) Xen
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.29%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.29%) Squid
Systems Management
1 172 (49.43%) Opscode Chef
2 109 (31.32%) Ansible
3 29 (8.33%) Nagios
4 20 (5.75%) ZABBIX
5 16 (4.60%) SCOM
6 11 (3.16%) Ambari
7 10 (2.87%) SCCM
8 8 (2.30%) CFEngine
9 6 (1.72%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (1.72%) Terraform
10 5 (1.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 5 (1.44%) logstash
10 5 (1.44%) Tivoli
11 4 (1.15%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (1.15%) NetBackup
11 4 (1.15%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 3 (0.86%) Kibana
12 3 (0.86%) Red Hat Satellite
12 3 (0.86%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 3 (0.86%) Salt
Vendors
1 77 (22.13%) VMware
2 71 (20.40%) Red Hat
3 32 (9.20%) Cisco
4 29 (8.33%) Oracle
5 24 (6.90%) EMC
6 21 (6.03%) IBM
7 20 (5.75%) Microsoft
8 13 (3.74%) Rackspace
8 13 (3.74%) Splunk
9 12 (3.45%) Perforce
10 11 (3.16%) Zend
11 9 (2.59%) Barracuda Networks
11 9 (2.59%) HP
12 8 (2.30%) Veritas
13 7 (2.01%) CA
13 7 (2.01%) Dell
14 6 (1.72%) Veeam
15 5 (1.44%) 3PAR
15 5 (1.44%) AppDynamics
15 5 (1.44%) Remedy
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