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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 124 213 233
Rank change year-on-year
+89 +20
Contract jobs citing Puppet 147 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.49% 0.18% 0.073%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.09% 2.25% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 11 5
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£425 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £413 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £364
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1043 666 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.60% 7.80% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 346 292
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 63
Average hourly rate £19.38 £21.33 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £16.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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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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 +33 61 £355 -11.25% 7
Oxfordshire - 32 £475 - 3
Berkshire +25 30 £488 - 1
Surrey +4 9 £400 +6.66% 4
Kent - 6 £400 - 2
West Sussex - 2 £375 - 1
Middlesex - 1 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £475 -
East Sussex - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 144 (58.78%) Jenkins
2 143 (58.37%) Linux
3 142 (57.96%) DevOps
4 127 (51.84%) Agile Software Development
5 104 (42.45%) Continuous Integration
6 84 (34.29%) Configuration Management
7 83 (33.88%) Web Services
7 83 (33.88%) Vagrant
8 78 (31.84%) Scrum
9 70 (28.57%) Java
9 70 (28.57%) Cucumber
10 62 (25.31%) Amazon AWS
11 57 (23.27%) Git (software)
11 57 (23.27%) Apache
12 53 (21.63%) Red Hat
12 53 (21.63%) Opscode Chef
13 49 (20.00%) Open Source
14 46 (18.78%) VMware
15 44 (17.96%) Maven
16 43 (17.55%) Ruby
17 42 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 42 (17.14%) PHP
18 40 (16.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 39 (15.92%) Python
20 38 (15.51%) Oracle
20 38 (15.51%) UNIX
21 36 (14.69%) Tomcat
21 36 (14.69%) Subversion
22 35 (14.29%) RESTful
23 34 (13.88%) RSpec

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 57 (23.27%) Apache
2 36 (14.69%) Tomcat
3 20 (8.16%) WebLogic
4 16 (6.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 12 (4.90%) Apache Solr
6 11 (4.49%) Confluence
6 11 (4.49%) CMS
7 10 (4.08%) Drupal
8 9 (3.67%) uWSGI
9 7 (2.86%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.63%) nginx
11 2 (0.82%) Node.js
11 2 (0.82%) IIS
11 2 (0.82%) JBoss
12 1 (0.41%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 5 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) assyst
1 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 62 (25.31%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (11.43%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (7.35%) Amazon S3
4 16 (6.53%) SaaS
5 8 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (2.86%) PaaS
6 7 (2.86%) IaaS
6 7 (2.86%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (2.04%) Heroku
8 2 (0.82%) Route 53
9 1 (0.41%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.80%) Internet
2 19 (7.76%) Network Security
3 13 (5.31%) Firewall
4 10 (4.08%) SSL
5 9 (3.67%) TCP/IP
6 8 (3.27%) LDAP
7 7 (2.86%) DNS
8 5 (2.04%) SAN
8 5 (2.04%) DSL
9 4 (1.63%) VLAN
10 3 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.82%) DHCP
12 1 (0.41%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.41%) SNMP
12 1 (0.41%) IPv6
12 1 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.06%) PostgreSQL
2 29 (11.84%) MySQL
3 8 (3.27%) MongoDB
3 8 (3.27%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (2.45%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.04%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.63%) Big Data
6 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.63%) Hazelcast
7 2 (0.82%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.41%) Redis
8 1 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 144 (58.78%) Jenkins
2 70 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 57 (23.27%) Git (software)
4 44 (17.96%) Maven
5 40 (16.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 36 (14.69%) Subversion
7 34 (13.88%) RSpec
8 32 (13.06%) JIRA
9 24 (9.80%) Selenium
10 22 (8.98%) FitNesse
10 22 (8.98%) JUnit
11 19 (7.76%) Eclipse
12 18 (7.35%) Mockito
12 18 (7.35%) TeamCity
13 9 (3.67%) Bitbucket
14 7 (2.86%) JMeter
15 5 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
15 5 (2.04%) SoapUI
15 5 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
15 5 (2.04%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (2.04%) Publishing
2 4 (1.63%) Banking
3 3 (1.22%) Finance
4 2 (0.82%) Legal
4 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 99 (40.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 56 (22.86%) Developer
3 21 (8.57%) Architect
4 20 (8.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 18 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
5 18 (7.35%) Java Developer
6 15 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (4.08%) Linux Administrator
7 10 (4.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 9 (3.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 9 (3.67%) Administrator
8 9 (3.67%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (3.27%) Software Engineer
9 8 (3.27%) Agile Java Developer
10 5 (2.04%) .NET Developer
11 4 (1.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (1.63%) J2EE Architect
11 4 (1.63%) C# Developer
11 4 (1.63%) J2EE Solutions Architect
11 4 (1.63%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (33.88%) Web Services
2 35 (14.29%) RESTful
3 20 (8.16%) Spring
4 18 (7.35%) LAMP
4 18 (7.35%) Hibernate
5 17 (6.94%) PostGIS
6 15 (6.12%) Ajax
6 15 (6.12%) J2EE
7 14 (5.71%) SOAP
7 14 (5.71%) JSON
7 14 (5.71%) REST
8 12 (4.90%) JPA
8 12 (4.90%) Spring MVC
9 11 (4.49%) CSS
10 9 (3.67%) XML
10 9 (3.67%) Regular Expression
10 9 (3.67%) WSGI
11 6 (2.45%) .NET
11 6 (2.45%) MCollective
11 6 (2.45%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 49 (20.00%) Open Source
2 9 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.27%) Algorithms
4 5 (2.04%) HACMP
4 5 (2.04%) Clustering
5 4 (1.63%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.22%) Social Media
6 3 (1.22%) Wiki
7 2 (0.82%) NHS
7 2 (0.82%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.41%) Linked Data
8 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.41%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 143 (58.37%) Linux
2 42 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 38 (15.51%) UNIX
4 32 (13.06%) CentOS
5 22 (8.98%) Windows
6 16 (6.53%) Oracle Linux
7 13 (5.31%) Solaris
8 7 (2.86%) AIX
9 6 (2.45%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.22%) SUSE
10 3 (1.22%) Debian
11 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.41%) Fedora
12 1 (0.41%) Android
12 1 (0.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (57.96%) DevOps
2 127 (51.84%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (42.45%) Continuous Integration
4 84 (34.29%) Configuration Management
5 78 (31.84%) Scrum
6 30 (12.24%) SOA
7 26 (10.61%) Test Automation
8 25 (10.20%) TDD
9 17 (6.94%) Migration
10 14 (5.71%) BPEL
10 14 (5.71%) Performance Analysis
11 13 (5.31%) MVC
12 12 (4.90%) ITIL
12 12 (4.90%) Kanban
12 12 (4.90%) Software Engineering
13 11 (4.49%) BDD
14 9 (3.67%) Web Development
14 9 (3.67%) Identity Management
15 8 (3.27%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (3.27%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 70 (28.57%) Java
2 43 (17.55%) Ruby
3 42 (17.14%) PHP
4 39 (15.92%) Python
5 30 (12.24%) Shell Script
6 28 (11.43%) Perl
7 26 (10.61%) PowerShell
8 21 (8.57%) Bash Shell
9 20 (8.16%) SQL
10 17 (6.94%) JavaScript
11 6 (2.45%) C#
12 3 (1.22%) C++
13 2 (0.82%) C
13 2 (0.82%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.41%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 20 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.67%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (3.27%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.04%) RHCT
5 4 (1.63%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.22%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.82%) Degree
7 2 (0.82%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.41%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.20%) QA
System Software
1 25 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (5.71%) VirtualBox
2 14 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (3.67%) Shibboleth
3 9 (3.67%) vCloud
3 9 (3.67%) KVM
4 8 (3.27%) Docker
5 5 (2.04%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (2.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (2.04%) NFS
5 5 (2.04%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.22%) vSphere
6 3 (1.22%) Varnish
7 2 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.41%) Postfix
8 1 (0.41%) LXC
Systems Management
1 83 (33.88%) Vagrant
2 53 (21.63%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (4.90%) Nagios
4 7 (2.86%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.63%) yum
6 3 (1.22%) Zenoss
7 2 (0.82%) OpenView
7 2 (0.82%) Control-M
7 2 (0.82%) Salt
8 1 (0.41%) Opsview
8 1 (0.41%) Icinga
8 1 (0.41%) Graphite
8 1 (0.41%) collectd
8 1 (0.41%) Ansible
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.41%) Netcool
8 1 (0.41%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.41%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (21.63%) Red Hat
2 46 (18.78%) VMware
3 38 (15.51%) Oracle
4 15 (6.12%) EMC
5 11 (4.49%) HP
6 10 (4.08%) Microsoft
7 7 (2.86%) Veritas
7 7 (2.86%) Symantec
8 6 (2.45%) Tripwire
9 5 (2.04%) NetApp
10 2 (0.82%) Remedy
10 2 (0.82%) Dell
10 2 (0.82%) IBM
10 2 (0.82%) Sun
10 2 (0.82%) webMethods
11 1 (0.41%) Google
11 1 (0.41%) Infoblox
11 1 (0.41%) Akamai
11 1 (0.41%) F5
11 1 (0.41%) Percona
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