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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 136 133 195
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +62
Contract jobs citing Puppet 141 117 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.55% 1.27% 0.63%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.97% 13.09% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 83 25
Median daily rate £450 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £347 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50
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
1009 894 818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.07% 9.72% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 525 418
Median daily rate £425 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £520 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 33 38
Median hourly rate £35.50 £22.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.36% -16.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £40.00 £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -3.88%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -4 43 £425 +10.38% 5
Surrey 0 37 £450 -6.00% 17
Berkshire +26 36 £450 +16.12% 17
Oxfordshire -3 10 £425 -5.55% 1
East Sussex +6 6 £350 -36.36% 1
Kent -18 5 £475 -7.31% 1
West Sussex -28 4 - -
Buckinghamshire +13 1 £425 - 2
Middlesex -9 1 - -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 228 (78.89%) Linux
2 165 (57.09%) DevOps
3 138 (47.75%) Python
4 122 (42.21%) Configuration Management
5 107 (37.02%) Amazon AWS
6 104 (35.99%) Opscode Chef
7 103 (35.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 97 (33.56%) Red Hat
9 94 (32.53%) Ansible
10 90 (31.14%) Git (software)
11 88 (30.45%) Jenkins
12 87 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
13 84 (29.07%) Ruby
14 77 (26.64%) Unix
15 72 (24.91%) Perl
15 72 (24.91%) VMware
16 65 (22.49%) Windows
17 63 (21.80%) PowerShell
18 62 (21.45%) Continuous Integration
19 54 (18.69%) Microsoft Azure
20 52 (17.99%) DNS
21 50 (17.30%) Bash Shell
22 48 (16.61%) Nagios
23 46 (15.92%) SQL
24 44 (15.22%) Java
25 42 (14.53%) OpenStack
26 41 (14.19%) Docker
26 41 (14.19%) Open Source
26 41 (14.19%) Apache
27 40 (13.84%) Web Services

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 42 (14.53%) OpenStack
2 41 (14.19%) Apache
3 33 (11.42%) WebLogic
4 31 (10.73%) Tomcat
5 22 (7.61%) Elasticsearch
5 22 (7.61%) JBoss
6 18 (6.23%) nginx
6 18 (6.23%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (1.73%) Confluence
9 4 (1.38%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (1.04%) Drupal
10 3 (1.04%) IIS
10 3 (1.04%) WebSphere Process Server
11 2 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.35%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.35%) Jetty
Applications
1 7 (2.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.69%) MS Office
2 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 107 (37.02%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (18.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (7.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 20 (6.92%) IaaS
5 19 (6.57%) PaaS
6 13 (4.50%) SaaS
7 11 (3.81%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (2.77%) Amazon S3
9 6 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (2.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 6 (2.08%) AWS OpsWorks
10 5 (1.73%) CloudFront
11 4 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (1.38%) GitHub
11 4 (1.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (1.04%) Heroku
13 1 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.35%) Engine Yard
13 1 (0.35%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (17.99%) DNS
2 36 (12.46%) Firewall
3 31 (10.73%) LDAP
4 23 (7.96%) TCP/IP
5 21 (7.27%) HTTP
6 20 (6.92%) SSL
7 19 (6.57%) DHCP
8 17 (5.88%) SMTP
9 15 (5.19%) VPN
10 12 (4.15%) LAN
10 12 (4.15%) WAN
11 10 (3.46%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (3.46%) MPLS
12 8 (2.77%) Network Security
13 7 (2.42%) Internet
13 7 (2.42%) SAN
14 6 (2.08%) SSH
15 5 (1.73%) Intrusion Detection
15 5 (1.73%) VLAN
16 4 (1.38%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.15%) MySQL
2 19 (6.57%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
4 16 (5.54%) Hadoop
5 15 (5.19%) Big Data
6 12 (4.15%) Oracle Database
7 9 (3.11%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.08%) DB2
8 6 (2.08%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.73%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.73%) SQL Server
10 4 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (1.04%) Redis
12 2 (0.69%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.69%) HBase
12 2 (0.69%) MarkLogic
12 2 (0.69%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.35%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.35%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 90 (31.14%) Git (software)
2 88 (30.45%) Jenkins
3 29 (10.03%) Maven
4 27 (9.34%) Vagrant
5 25 (8.65%) Ant
6 23 (7.96%) Subversion
7 21 (7.27%) JIRA
8 17 (5.88%) TeamCity
9 15 (5.19%) Sonatype Nexus
10 14 (4.84%) Hudson
11 10 (3.46%) RSpec
12 8 (2.77%) Gradle
13 7 (2.42%) GitLab
13 7 (2.42%) Travis CI
14 6 (2.08%) Bitbucket
14 6 (2.08%) PHPUnit
15 5 (1.73%) JUnit
16 3 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 3 (1.04%) Metasploit
16 3 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (12.80%) Finance
2 5 (1.73%) Advertising
3 3 (1.04%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.69%) Local Government
4 2 (0.69%) Retail
5 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 97 (33.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 62 (21.45%) Linux Engineer
3 52 (17.99%) Administrator
4 48 (16.61%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 34 (11.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 33 (11.42%) Systems Administrator
7 27 (9.34%) Linux Administrator
8 26 (9.00%) AWS Engineer
9 25 (8.65%) Cloud Engineer
9 25 (8.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 20 (6.92%) Support Engineer
11 19 (6.57%) Architect
12 17 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
12 17 (5.88%) Azure Engineer
13 16 (5.54%) Applications Support
13 16 (5.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 16 (5.54%) Senior Linux Engineer
14 15 (5.19%) Applications Support Engineer
14 15 (5.19%) VMware Engineer
15 14 (4.84%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (13.84%) Web Services
2 27 (9.34%) LAMP
3 20 (6.92%) Ruby on Rails
4 17 (5.88%) Middleware
5 16 (5.54%) RESTful
6 15 (5.19%) ELK Stack
6 15 (5.19%) LEMP Stack
6 15 (5.19%) MCollective
6 15 (5.19%) REST
7 13 (4.50%) Sensu
8 12 (4.15%) CSS
9 11 (3.81%) HTML
10 8 (2.77%) XML
11 7 (2.42%) JSON
11 7 (2.42%) Play Framework
12 6 (2.08%) SOAP
12 6 (2.08%) Spring
12 6 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
13 5 (1.73%) Hibernate
13 5 (1.73%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.11%) Data Centre
2 25 (8.65%) Computer Science
3 20 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (6.57%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (5.54%) HACMP
6 14 (4.84%) Management Information System
7 13 (4.50%) EMC VNX
8 12 (4.15%) Clustering
8 12 (4.15%) Replication
9 8 (2.77%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.73%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.38%) Cloud Native
11 4 (1.38%) Cryptography
11 4 (1.38%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.38%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.38%) VCE vBlock
12 3 (1.04%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.69%) Fat Client
13 2 (0.69%) NGOSS
Operating Systems
1 228 (78.89%) Linux
2 103 (35.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 77 (26.64%) Unix
4 65 (22.49%) Windows
5 34 (11.76%) CentOS
6 22 (7.61%) VMS
7 19 (6.57%) Ubuntu
7 19 (6.57%) Windows Server
8 16 (5.54%) Mac OS X
9 13 (4.50%) Solaris
10 11 (3.81%) AIX
10 11 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (3.46%) Oracle Linux
12 8 (2.77%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (1.38%) Debian
14 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.69%) CoreOS
15 2 (0.69%) SUSE
15 2 (0.69%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.35%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (57.09%) DevOps
2 122 (42.21%) Configuration Management
3 87 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (21.45%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (14.19%) Open Source
6 34 (11.76%) ITIL
7 27 (9.34%) Scrum
8 24 (8.30%) Software Deployment
9 21 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
9 21 (7.27%) Use Case
10 19 (6.57%) Service Management
11 18 (6.23%) High Availability
11 18 (6.23%) Migration
12 14 (4.84%) Incident Management
12 14 (4.84%) Information Security
13 11 (3.81%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (3.81%) Problem Management
13 11 (3.81%) SIEM
14 10 (3.46%) Project Management
15 9 (3.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 138 (47.75%) Python
2 84 (29.07%) Ruby
3 72 (24.91%) Perl
4 63 (21.80%) PowerShell
5 50 (17.30%) Bash Shell
6 46 (15.92%) SQL
7 44 (15.22%) Java
8 33 (11.42%) Shell Script
9 27 (9.34%) JavaScript
10 18 (6.23%) PHP
11 6 (2.08%) PHP 5
11 6 (2.08%) Scala
12 5 (1.73%) C
13 4 (1.38%) AWK
13 4 (1.38%) C#
13 4 (1.38%) sed
14 3 (1.04%) VB
15 2 (0.69%) C++
15 2 (0.69%) Korn
15 2 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (10.73%) Security Cleared
2 20 (6.92%) SC Cleared
3 18 (6.23%) Degree
4 16 (5.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (4.84%) MCSE
6 11 (3.81%) CCNA
6 11 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (3.46%) RHCSA
8 6 (2.08%) CCNP
8 6 (2.08%) CISSP
8 6 (2.08%) RHCE
9 4 (1.38%) AWS Certification
9 4 (1.38%) GCIH
9 4 (1.38%) GIAC
10 3 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.04%) MCSA
10 3 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.69%) CEH
11 2 (0.69%) HNC
11 2 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.84%) Disclosure Scotland
1 14 (4.84%) SLA
2 8 (2.77%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.04%) QA
4 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (14.19%) Docker
2 40 (13.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (12.46%) Active Directory
4 21 (7.27%) vSphere
5 14 (4.84%) Hyper-V
5 14 (4.84%) NFS
5 14 (4.84%) qmail
5 14 (4.84%) Squid
5 14 (4.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 10 (3.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 6 (2.08%) Oracle Clusterware
7 6 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.73%) KVM
8 5 (1.73%) Postfix
9 4 (1.38%) Xen
10 3 (1.04%) iptables
10 3 (1.04%) RHEV
10 3 (1.04%) vCloud
10 3 (1.04%) XenServer
11 2 (0.69%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 104 (35.99%) Opscode Chef
2 94 (32.53%) Ansible
3 48 (16.61%) Nagios
4 29 (10.03%) SCOM
5 28 (9.69%) Graphite
6 27 (9.34%) logstash
7 23 (7.96%) SCCM
8 19 (6.57%) ZABBIX
9 15 (5.19%) Cacti
10 14 (4.84%) Ganglia
10 14 (4.84%) Terraform
11 13 (4.50%) collectd
12 7 (2.42%) SCVMM
12 7 (2.42%) Windows Intune
13 6 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
13 6 (2.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 5 (1.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 5 (1.73%) Red Hat Satellite
14 5 (1.73%) Tivoli
15 4 (1.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 97 (33.56%) Red Hat
2 72 (24.91%) VMware
3 39 (13.49%) Oracle
4 35 (12.11%) Microsoft
5 33 (11.42%) Splunk
6 25 (8.65%) Cisco
7 20 (6.92%) Veritas
8 18 (6.23%) EMC
8 18 (6.23%) IBM
9 13 (4.50%) Dell
9 13 (4.50%) Rackspace
10 11 (3.81%) Barracuda Networks
11 8 (2.77%) HP
12 7 (2.42%) RightScale
12 7 (2.42%) Serena
13 5 (1.73%) 3PAR
13 5 (1.73%) Remedy
13 5 (1.73%) Symantec
14 4 (1.38%) CA
14 4 (1.38%) Citrix
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East England
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 8 days ago