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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 128 193 240
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +47
Contract jobs citing Puppet 132 50 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.33% 0.54% 0.035%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.03% 5.79% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 18 3
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£385 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £314 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £479 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average 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
941 864 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.46% 9.29% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 435 363
Average daily rate £385 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £466 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 52 43
Average hourly rate £26.00 £26.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +22.50%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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 +36 57 £375 +1.69% 8
Oxfordshire +8 30 £375 +15.38% 5
Surrey +11 15 £408 -15.32% 9
Berkshire -8 10 £388 -10.14% 8
Kent - 8 £500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £463 -
West Sussex -16 2 £550 -
East Sussex - 2 £550 - 4
Middlesex +8 1 - - 1
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

1 198 (75.29%) Linux
2 135 (51.33%) DevOps
3 127 (48.29%) Jenkins
4 123 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
5 104 (39.54%) Continuous Integration
6 101 (38.40%) Amazon AWS
7 99 (37.64%) Configuration Management
8 81 (30.80%) Python
8 81 (30.80%) Web Services
9 80 (30.42%) Windows
10 72 (27.38%) Opscode Chef
11 71 (27.00%) Git (software)
12 70 (26.62%) Red Hat
13 68 (25.86%) Ruby
14 67 (25.48%) UNIX
15 65 (24.71%) PowerShell
16 59 (22.43%) Vagrant
16 59 (22.43%) AWS CloudFormation
17 58 (22.05%) Oracle
18 55 (20.91%) Java
19 54 (20.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 52 (19.77%) Shell Script
21 49 (18.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
22 48 (18.25%) Scrum
23 46 (17.49%) Cucumber
24 40 (15.21%) Network Security
24 40 (15.21%) Microsoft Azure
24 40 (15.21%) JIRA
25 39 (14.83%) Subversion
26 34 (12.93%) VMware

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 34 (12.93%) Confluence
2 29 (11.03%) WebLogic
3 25 (9.51%) Apache
4 13 (4.94%) Tomcat
5 11 (4.18%) uWSGI
6 10 (3.80%) CMS
7 9 (3.42%) OpenStack
8 8 (3.04%) nginx
9 7 (2.66%) IIS
9 7 (2.66%) Drupal
9 7 (2.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.76%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.76%) MediaWiki
10 2 (0.76%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.38%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.38%) WordPress
11 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 10 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 101 (38.40%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (22.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 40 (15.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (10.65%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (8.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 20 (7.60%) Heroku
7 12 (4.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 12 (4.56%) Amazon S3
8 6 (2.28%) PaaS
8 6 (2.28%) IaaS
9 5 (1.90%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (1.14%) GitHub
11 2 (0.76%) Amazon Glacier
11 2 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.76%) Route 53
11 2 (0.76%) SaaS
12 1 (0.38%) Office 365
12 1 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 40 (15.21%) Network Security
2 26 (9.89%) Firewall
3 14 (5.32%) DNS
3 14 (5.32%) Internet
4 13 (4.94%) TCP/IP
5 12 (4.56%) LDAP
6 11 (4.18%) VPN
7 8 (3.04%) SAN
8 6 (2.28%) VLAN
8 6 (2.28%) DHCP
9 4 (1.52%) NAS
9 4 (1.52%) AMQP
9 4 (1.52%) SSH
9 4 (1.52%) LAN
9 4 (1.52%) WAN
10 3 (1.14%) DSL
10 3 (1.14%) SSL
10 3 (1.14%) IPv6
11 2 (0.76%) EIGRP
11 2 (0.76%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.17%) MySQL
2 26 (9.89%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (5.70%) MongoDB
4 8 (3.04%) Big Data
5 7 (2.66%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (2.28%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.28%) SQL Server
7 5 (1.90%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.90%) Hazelcast
7 5 (1.90%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.76%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.76%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.38%) DB2
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 127 (48.29%) Jenkins
2 71 (27.00%) Git (software)
3 49 (18.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 46 (17.49%) Cucumber
5 40 (15.21%) JIRA
6 39 (14.83%) Subversion
7 32 (12.17%) Maven
8 30 (11.41%) JUnit
9 22 (8.37%) TeamCity
10 18 (6.84%) Selenium
10 18 (6.84%) RSpec
11 17 (6.46%) Mockito
12 11 (4.18%) SoapUI
13 9 (3.42%) JMeter
13 9 (3.42%) Octopus Deploy
14 8 (3.04%) Ant
15 7 (2.66%) QuickTest Pro
16 6 (2.28%) MSBuild
17 4 (1.52%) Gerrit
17 4 (1.52%) Gradle
General
1 9 (3.42%) Publishing
2 6 (2.28%) Finance
3 3 (1.14%) Banking
4 2 (0.76%) Retail
4 2 (0.76%) Billing
5 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 95 (36.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 63 (23.95%) Developer
3 25 (9.51%) Administrator
4 21 (7.98%) Linux Engineer
4 21 (7.98%) Systems Administrator
5 20 (7.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 20 (7.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 19 (7.22%) Java Developer
7 18 (6.84%) Linux Administrator
8 15 (5.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 9 (3.42%) Test Leader
10 8 (3.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 6 (2.28%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (2.28%) Cloud Architect
11 6 (2.28%) Agile Java Developer
11 6 (2.28%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (2.28%) Architect
12 5 (1.90%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (1.90%) .NET Developer
12 5 (1.90%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (30.80%) Web Services
2 24 (9.13%) Ruby on Rails
3 23 (8.75%) JSON
4 18 (6.84%) RESTful
5 17 (6.46%) Hibernate
5 17 (6.46%) Spring
6 13 (4.94%) Ajax
7 12 (4.56%) JPA
7 12 (4.56%) Spring MVC
7 12 (4.56%) .NET
7 12 (4.56%) CSS
7 12 (4.56%) SOAP
8 11 (4.18%) Regular Expression
8 11 (4.18%) WSGI
9 9 (3.42%) REST
10 8 (3.04%) Django
10 8 (3.04%) LAMP
11 6 (2.28%) WCF
11 6 (2.28%) .NET Framework
11 6 (2.28%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.03%) Open Source
2 28 (10.65%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (3.42%) Private Cloud
4 8 (3.04%) Clustering
4 8 (3.04%) Wiki
4 8 (3.04%) HACMP
5 7 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.52%) Social Media
8 3 (1.14%) Replication
8 3 (1.14%) NHS
8 3 (1.14%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.14%) User Experience
9 2 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.76%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.38%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.38%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 198 (75.29%) Linux
2 80 (30.42%) Windows
3 67 (25.48%) UNIX
4 54 (20.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (11.03%) Mac OS X
6 20 (7.60%) CentOS
7 14 (5.32%) Oracle Linux
8 10 (3.80%) Solaris
9 5 (1.90%) AIX
10 4 (1.52%) Fedora
11 3 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.76%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.76%) VMS
12 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.38%) Debian
13 1 (0.38%) SUSE
13 1 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (51.33%) DevOps
2 123 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (39.54%) Continuous Integration
4 99 (37.64%) Configuration Management
5 48 (18.25%) Scrum
6 32 (12.17%) Continuous Delivery
7 27 (10.27%) TDD
7 27 (10.27%) Migration
8 22 (8.37%) Test Automation
9 18 (6.84%) SOA
10 15 (5.70%) Web Development
11 14 (5.32%) MVC
12 13 (4.94%) Kanban
12 13 (4.94%) BDD
13 11 (4.18%) Software Deployment
14 8 (3.04%) Software Engineering
15 7 (2.66%) OO
15 7 (2.66%) Build Automation
15 7 (2.66%) Test Strategy
15 7 (2.66%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 81 (30.80%) Python
2 68 (25.86%) Ruby
3 65 (24.71%) PowerShell
4 55 (20.91%) Java
5 52 (19.77%) Shell Script
6 29 (11.03%) Bash Shell
7 25 (9.51%) PHP
8 20 (7.60%) Perl
9 18 (6.84%) JavaScript
10 17 (6.46%) C#
11 15 (5.70%) Go
12 13 (4.94%) SQL
13 5 (1.90%) C
14 1 (0.38%) C++
14 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.38%) Korn
14 1 (0.38%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 17 (6.46%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.42%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.66%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.90%) RHCT
4 5 (1.90%) Degree
5 2 (0.76%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.38%) MCSE
6 1 (0.38%) MCSA
6 1 (0.38%) CCNP
6 1 (0.38%) CCNA
6 1 (0.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.22%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.94%) Hyper-V
3 12 (4.56%) VirtualBox
4 11 (4.18%) Docker
4 11 (4.18%) Shibboleth
5 9 (3.42%) Active Directory
6 8 (3.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 8 (3.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 8 (3.04%) NFS
7 7 (2.66%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (2.66%) vSphere
8 4 (1.52%) KVM
9 3 (1.14%) XenServer
9 3 (1.14%) Postfix
10 2 (0.76%) iptables
10 2 (0.76%) Samba
Systems Management
1 72 (27.38%) Opscode Chef
2 59 (22.43%) Vagrant
3 17 (6.46%) Nagios
4 15 (5.70%) Ansible
5 6 (2.28%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.14%) Salt
6 3 (1.14%) Opsview
7 2 (0.76%) Cobbler
7 2 (0.76%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.76%) OpenView
7 2 (0.76%) Control-M
8 1 (0.38%) AppManager
8 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.38%) SCCM
8 1 (0.38%) SCOM
8 1 (0.38%) yum
8 1 (0.38%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.38%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 70 (26.62%) Red Hat
2 58 (22.05%) Oracle
3 34 (12.93%) VMware
4 16 (6.08%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.04%) Veritas
6 5 (1.90%) NetApp
7 4 (1.52%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.52%) Symantec
8 3 (1.14%) HP
8 3 (1.14%) Citrix
8 3 (1.14%) IBM
9 2 (0.76%) Sun
9 2 (0.76%) Cisco
9 2 (0.76%) Dell
10 1 (0.38%) NetIQ
10 1 (0.38%) EMC
10 1 (0.38%) Juniper
10 1 (0.38%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (0.38%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.38%) F5
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