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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 87 170 174
Rank change year-on-year
+83 +4
Contract jobs citing Puppet 208 100 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.36% 1.05% 0.81%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.12% 9.47% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 62 46
Median daily rate £450 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £488
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 - £47.50 -
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
1034 1056 825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.72% 11.05% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 603 422
Median daily rate £425 £388 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £262 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 25 23
Median hourly rate £35.50 £24.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.91% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £39.00 £27.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.00 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+29.54% +9.67%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +24 64 £463 -15.90% 4
Hampshire +27 56 £428 +0.58% 7
Berkshire +39 42 £450 - 10
Oxfordshire +6 28 £425 -7.10% 3
East Sussex - 6 £381 - 8
West Sussex - 5 £525 -
Buckinghamshire +17 2 £475 +11.76% 1
Middlesex -7 2 - -
Kent +6 1 £500 +3.89%
Sussex - 1 £500 -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 246 (73.00%) Linux
2 195 (57.86%) DevOps
3 164 (48.66%) Opscode Chef
4 146 (43.32%) Python
5 114 (33.83%) Git (software)
6 111 (32.94%) Jenkins
6 111 (32.94%) Configuration Management
7 106 (31.45%) Ansible
8 102 (30.27%) Ruby
9 99 (29.38%) Amazon AWS
10 88 (26.11%) Red Hat
11 85 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
12 84 (24.93%) VMware
12 84 (24.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 83 (24.63%) Perl
14 72 (21.36%) Unix
15 69 (20.47%) Windows
16 68 (20.18%) Continuous Integration
17 65 (19.29%) PowerShell
18 61 (18.10%) Bash Shell
19 54 (16.02%) VMware Infrastructure
20 52 (15.43%) Microsoft Azure
21 50 (14.84%) Finance
21 50 (14.84%) Apache
21 50 (14.84%) SQL
22 49 (14.54%) Open Source
23 46 (13.65%) Docker
24 43 (12.76%) Tomcat
25 42 (12.46%) Security Cleared
26 40 (11.87%) Firewall

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 50 (14.84%) Apache
2 43 (12.76%) Tomcat
3 37 (10.98%) WebSphere
4 36 (10.68%) OpenStack
4 36 (10.68%) WebLogic
5 13 (3.86%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (2.37%) nginx
7 7 (2.08%) IIS
7 7 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (1.78%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (1.78%) Confluence
9 5 (1.48%) JBoss
10 4 (1.19%) WebSphere Process Server
11 3 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.89%) Drupal
11 3 (0.89%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.59%) WordPress
13 1 (0.30%) Documentum
13 1 (0.30%) Jetty
Applications
1 6 (1.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.59%) MS Office
2 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.48%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.30%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 99 (29.38%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (15.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (9.79%) PaaS
4 26 (7.72%) IaaS
5 17 (5.04%) Azure Active Directory
6 16 (4.75%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (4.15%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (3.56%) Amazon S3
9 10 (2.97%) SaaS
10 8 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (1.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (1.19%) GitHub
12 3 (0.89%) Heroku
13 2 (0.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.59%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.30%) AWS OpsWorks
14 1 (0.30%) CloudBees
14 1 (0.30%) Engine Yard
14 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (11.87%) Firewall
2 33 (9.79%) DNS
3 18 (5.34%) VPN
4 16 (4.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 16 (4.75%) DHCP
4 16 (4.75%) LDAP
5 15 (4.45%) TCP/IP
6 13 (3.86%) SSL
7 12 (3.56%) Internet
7 12 (3.56%) IPv6
8 11 (3.26%) MPLS
8 11 (3.26%) SAN
9 9 (2.67%) Network Security
9 9 (2.67%) OpenLDAP
10 8 (2.37%) LAN
10 8 (2.37%) WAN
11 7 (2.08%) HTTP
11 7 (2.08%) SSH
11 7 (2.08%) VLAN
12 6 (1.78%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.87%) PostgreSQL
2 31 (9.20%) MySQL
3 21 (6.23%) Hadoop
4 19 (5.64%) MongoDB
5 15 (4.45%) SQL Server
6 12 (3.56%) Azure SQL Database
6 12 (3.56%) NoSQL
7 10 (2.97%) Big Data
8 9 (2.67%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.37%) Redis
10 7 (2.08%) DB2
11 5 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.48%) CouchDB
11 5 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.19%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
14 2 (0.59%) HBase
14 2 (0.59%) MarkLogic
14 2 (0.59%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.30%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 114 (33.83%) Git (software)
2 111 (32.94%) Jenkins
3 37 (10.98%) Subversion
4 31 (9.20%) JIRA
5 24 (7.12%) Maven
5 24 (7.12%) Sonatype Nexus
5 24 (7.12%) Vagrant
6 23 (6.82%) Ant
7 18 (5.34%) TeamCity
8 14 (4.15%) Gradle
9 10 (2.97%) Hudson
9 10 (2.97%) MSBuild
10 8 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (2.37%) Visual Studio
11 7 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (1.78%) Bitbucket
12 6 (1.78%) JUnit
12 6 (1.78%) Travis CI
13 5 (1.48%) GitLab
13 5 (1.48%) SpecFlow
General
1 50 (14.84%) Finance
2 4 (1.19%) Advertising
2 4 (1.19%) Banking
2 4 (1.19%) Investment Banking
3 3 (0.89%) Local Government
4 2 (0.59%) Billing
4 2 (0.59%) Publishing
5 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 104 (30.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 64 (18.99%) Administrator
3 50 (14.84%) Linux Engineer
4 46 (13.65%) Systems Administrator
5 37 (10.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 30 (8.90%) Architect
6 30 (8.90%) Linux Administrator
7 28 (8.31%) Senior DevOps
8 27 (8.01%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 23 (6.82%) Developer
10 22 (6.53%) DevOps Administrator
10 22 (6.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 22 (6.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 20 (5.93%) Systems Engineer
12 17 (5.04%) DevOps Systems Engineer
13 16 (4.75%) Cloud Architect
13 16 (4.75%) Consultant
14 15 (4.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 15 (4.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
15 14 (4.15%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.31%) Web Services
2 19 (5.64%) LAMP
3 16 (4.75%) Ruby on Rails
4 14 (4.15%) LAPP Stack
4 14 (4.15%) REST
5 13 (3.86%) ActiveMQ
5 13 (3.86%) CSS
6 10 (2.97%) HTML
6 10 (2.97%) Spring
6 10 (2.97%) XML
7 9 (2.67%) AngularJS
7 9 (2.67%) JSON
8 8 (2.37%) .NET
8 8 (2.37%) Play Framework
8 8 (2.37%) PostGIS
8 8 (2.37%) Symfony
9 7 (2.08%) LEMP Stack
9 7 (2.08%) Middleware
9 7 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.61%) Data Centre
2 19 (5.64%) EMC VNX
3 18 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.26%) Replication
6 9 (2.67%) Hybrid Cloud
6 9 (2.67%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.37%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.37%) HACMP
7 8 (2.37%) Private Cloud
7 8 (2.37%) Smart Meter
7 8 (2.37%) VCE vBlock
8 6 (1.78%) Clustering
8 6 (1.78%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.19%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.89%) Cloud Native
10 3 (0.89%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.59%) Derivative
11 2 (0.59%) NGOSS
Operating Systems
1 246 (73.00%) Linux
2 84 (24.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 72 (21.36%) Unix
4 69 (20.47%) Windows
5 30 (8.90%) CentOS
6 19 (5.64%) Ubuntu
7 17 (5.04%) Solaris
7 17 (5.04%) VMS
8 14 (4.15%) Windows Server
9 13 (3.86%) Mac OS X
10 12 (3.56%) AIX
11 10 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (1.78%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (1.48%) Debian
14 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.89%) CoreOS
15 3 (0.89%) SUSE
16 2 (0.59%) Fedora
17 1 (0.30%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (57.86%) DevOps
2 111 (32.94%) Configuration Management
3 85 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (20.18%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (14.54%) Open Source
6 33 (9.79%) ITIL
7 32 (9.50%) Scrum
8 25 (7.42%) Use Case
9 22 (6.53%) Software Deployment
10 21 (6.23%) Continuous Delivery
10 21 (6.23%) Migration
10 21 (6.23%) Service Management
11 14 (4.15%) SDLC
12 13 (3.86%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (3.56%) Incident Management
13 12 (3.56%) Microservices
13 12 (3.56%) MVC
13 12 (3.56%) Service Delivery
13 12 (3.56%) SOA
14 11 (3.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 146 (43.32%) Python
2 102 (30.27%) Ruby
3 83 (24.63%) Perl
4 65 (19.29%) PowerShell
5 61 (18.10%) Bash Shell
6 50 (14.84%) SQL
7 38 (11.28%) Java
8 23 (6.82%) PHP
9 20 (5.93%) Shell Script
10 18 (5.34%) JavaScript
11 11 (3.26%) T-SQL
12 9 (2.67%) Scala
13 8 (2.37%) C#
14 7 (2.08%) C
15 5 (1.48%) VB.NET
16 4 (1.19%) C++
16 4 (1.19%) PHP 5
17 2 (0.59%) AWK
17 2 (0.59%) Go
17 2 (0.59%) sed
Qualifications
1 42 (12.46%) Security Cleared
2 32 (9.50%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.75%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (4.45%) CCNA
5 13 (3.86%) CCNP
5 13 (3.86%) Degree
6 12 (3.56%) RHCSA
7 11 (3.26%) MCSE
7 11 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (3.26%) RHCE
7 11 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (2.08%) AWS Certification
9 4 (1.19%) CISSP
10 3 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.89%) GCIH
10 3 (0.89%) GIAC
11 2 (0.59%) CEH
11 2 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.59%) RHCT
11 2 (0.59%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 12 (3.56%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.78%) SLA
4 3 (0.89%) QA
5 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (16.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (13.65%) Docker
3 23 (6.82%) vSphere
4 17 (5.04%) Active Directory
5 11 (3.26%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.26%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (2.67%) NFS
6 9 (2.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (2.08%) vCloud
8 5 (1.48%) KVM
8 5 (1.48%) Postfix
8 5 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.19%) Oracle Clusterware
9 4 (1.19%) Xen
10 3 (0.89%) iptables
10 3 (0.89%) RHEV
10 3 (0.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (0.59%) oVirt
11 2 (0.59%) Varnish
12 1 (0.30%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 164 (48.66%) Opscode Chef
2 106 (31.45%) Ansible
3 34 (10.09%) Nagios
4 17 (5.04%) SCOM
5 13 (3.86%) ZABBIX
6 11 (3.26%) SCCM
7 9 (2.67%) CFEngine
8 6 (1.78%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (1.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 5 (1.48%) logstash
9 5 (1.48%) Red Hat Satellite
9 5 (1.48%) Terraform
9 5 (1.48%) Tivoli
10 4 (1.19%) Ambari
10 4 (1.19%) HP Data Protector
10 4 (1.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 3 (0.89%) Kibana
11 3 (0.89%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.89%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 3 (0.89%) Salt
Vendors
1 88 (26.11%) Red Hat
2 84 (24.93%) VMware
3 33 (9.79%) Cisco
4 29 (8.61%) Oracle
5 25 (7.42%) EMC
6 22 (6.53%) Microsoft
7 21 (6.23%) IBM
8 15 (4.45%) Splunk
9 14 (4.15%) Rackspace
10 11 (3.26%) Veritas
11 10 (2.97%) Barracuda Networks
11 10 (2.97%) HP
12 8 (2.37%) Dell
13 6 (1.78%) CA
13 6 (1.78%) Perforce
13 6 (1.78%) Zend
14 5 (1.48%) 3PAR
14 5 (1.48%) AppDynamics
14 5 (1.48%) Remedy
14 5 (1.48%) Veeam
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