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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 131 217 254
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +37
Contract jobs citing Puppet 129 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.34% 0.22% 0.033%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.22% 2.52% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 13 2
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£450 £390 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £446 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £410 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +78.57%
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
976 754 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.10% 8.78% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 403 285
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 61
Average hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.69 £23.20 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.51% +18.97%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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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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 +34 67 £413 +26.92% 7
Berkshire +36 32 £475 +10.46% 3
Oxfordshire - 14 £475 - 6
Surrey 0 8 £415 +3.75% 12
Buckinghamshire - 4 £350 - 3
West Sussex +6 3 £400 - 2
Kent - 1 £550 - 3
East Sussex - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 131 (64.22%) Jenkins
2 122 (59.80%) Linux
3 121 (59.31%) DevOps
4 109 (53.43%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (38.24%) Vagrant
6 76 (37.25%) Scrum
7 74 (36.27%) Web Services
7 74 (36.27%) Continuous Integration
8 62 (30.39%) Cucumber
8 62 (30.39%) Configuration Management
9 59 (28.92%) Java
10 58 (28.43%) Apache
11 50 (24.51%) Red Hat
11 50 (24.51%) Git (software)
12 49 (24.02%) Amazon AWS
13 48 (23.53%) VMware
14 47 (23.04%) Open Source
14 47 (23.04%) Opscode Chef
15 42 (20.59%) Maven
16 38 (18.63%) Oracle
17 37 (18.14%) PostgreSQL
18 35 (17.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 34 (16.67%) RSpec
19 34 (16.67%) PHP
19 34 (16.67%) Tomcat
20 32 (15.69%) RESTful
20 32 (15.69%) Ruby
20 32 (15.69%) JIRA
21 30 (14.71%) MySQL
22 29 (14.22%) CentOS

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 58 (28.43%) Apache
2 34 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 24 (11.76%) WebLogic
4 13 (6.37%) Apache Solr
5 12 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (4.90%) Confluence
7 9 (4.41%) Drupal
8 7 (3.43%) CMS
9 5 (2.45%) JBoss
9 5 (2.45%) Node.js
10 4 (1.96%) nginx
10 4 (1.96%) uWSGI
11 2 (0.98%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.49%) Adobe CQ
12 1 (0.49%) Resin
Applications
1 5 (2.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) assyst
1 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 49 (24.02%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (10.29%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (9.31%) SaaS
4 18 (8.82%) Amazon S3
5 8 (3.92%) PaaS
5 8 (3.92%) IaaS
6 2 (0.98%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.49%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (12.75%) Internet
2 11 (5.39%) Network Security
3 10 (4.90%) DNS
4 9 (4.41%) SSL
4 9 (4.41%) TCP/IP
5 8 (3.92%) Firewall
5 8 (3.92%) SAN
6 7 (3.43%) LDAP
7 3 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.47%) DHCP
8 2 (0.98%) DSL
9 1 (0.49%) LAN
9 1 (0.49%) WAN
9 1 (0.49%) MPLS
9 1 (0.49%) HTTP
9 1 (0.49%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.49%) SNMP
9 1 (0.49%) Intranet
9 1 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.14%) PostgreSQL
2 30 (14.71%) MySQL
3 11 (5.39%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.94%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.45%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.96%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.47%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.98%) Big Data
8 2 (0.98%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.49%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 131 (64.22%) Jenkins
2 62 (30.39%) Cucumber
3 50 (24.51%) Git (software)
4 42 (20.59%) Maven
5 34 (16.67%) RSpec
6 32 (15.69%) JIRA
7 29 (14.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 25 (12.25%) FitNesse
9 22 (10.78%) Eclipse
10 20 (9.80%) Subversion
11 16 (7.84%) Selenium
12 12 (5.88%) JUnit
13 10 (4.90%) Mockito
14 9 (4.41%) Bitbucket
15 7 (3.43%) JMeter
16 6 (2.94%) TeamCity
16 6 (2.94%) SoapUI
17 5 (2.45%) Zephyr
17 5 (2.45%) QuickTest Pro
18 4 (1.96%) Gerrit
General
1 4 (1.96%) Banking
2 3 (1.47%) Finance
3 2 (0.98%) Legal
3 2 (0.98%) Publishing
3 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.49%) Billing
Job Titles
1 68 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (18.63%) Developer
3 28 (13.73%) Architect
4 25 (12.25%) Linux Engineer
5 20 (9.80%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (7.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 9 (4.41%) Support Engineer
7 9 (4.41%) Java Developer
8 8 (3.92%) Software Engineer
9 7 (3.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 6 (2.94%) Build Engineer
10 6 (2.94%) .NET Developer
11 5 (2.45%) Systems Architect
11 5 (2.45%) J2EE Architect
11 5 (2.45%) Linux Support
11 5 (2.45%) J2EE Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.45%) Linux Support Engineer
12 4 (1.96%) C# .NET Developer
12 4 (1.96%) Operations Engineer
12 4 (1.96%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (36.27%) Web Services
2 32 (15.69%) RESTful
3 18 (8.82%) J2EE
3 18 (8.82%) LAMP
3 18 (8.82%) PostGIS
4 15 (7.35%) REST
5 13 (6.37%) Middleware
6 12 (5.88%) Spring
7 10 (4.90%) Ajax
7 10 (4.90%) Hibernate
7 10 (4.90%) JSON
8 9 (4.41%) CSS
8 9 (4.41%) SOAP
8 9 (4.41%) XML
9 8 (3.92%) .NET
10 7 (3.43%) Spring MVC
10 7 (3.43%) JPA
11 6 (2.94%) WCF
11 6 (2.94%) WPF
11 6 (2.94%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 47 (23.04%) Open Source
2 6 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.45%) Algorithms
3 5 (2.45%) Clustering
4 4 (1.96%) Smartphone
4 4 (1.96%) Social Media
4 4 (1.96%) HACMP
4 4 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.47%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.49%) CMDB
6 1 (0.49%) Wiki
6 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 122 (59.80%) Linux
2 35 (17.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (14.22%) CentOS
4 24 (11.76%) UNIX
5 18 (8.82%) Oracle Linux
6 14 (6.86%) Solaris
7 6 (2.94%) Windows
7 6 (2.94%) AIX
8 4 (1.96%) Android
9 3 (1.47%) SUSE
9 3 (1.47%) Debian
10 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.49%) VMS
11 1 (0.49%) OS/400
11 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (59.31%) DevOps
2 109 (53.43%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (37.25%) Scrum
4 74 (36.27%) Continuous Integration
5 62 (30.39%) Configuration Management
6 27 (13.24%) SOA
7 22 (10.78%) Test Automation
8 17 (8.33%) TDD
9 13 (6.37%) Performance Analysis
10 12 (5.88%) Migration
10 12 (5.88%) ITIL
10 12 (5.88%) Software Engineering
11 10 (4.90%) Identity Management
11 10 (4.90%) BPEL
12 7 (3.43%) MVC
12 7 (3.43%) Web Development
12 7 (3.43%) Load Balancing
12 7 (3.43%) Kanban
12 7 (3.43%) User Stories
13 6 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (28.92%) Java
2 34 (16.67%) PHP
3 32 (15.69%) Ruby
4 27 (13.24%) Perl
5 26 (12.75%) Python
6 22 (10.78%) Shell Script
7 19 (9.31%) SQL
8 15 (7.35%) JavaScript
9 13 (6.37%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.43%) PowerShell
10 7 (3.43%) C#
11 3 (1.47%) C++
12 2 (0.98%) C
12 2 (0.98%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.98%) Groovy
13 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (7.35%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (2.45%) BC Cleared
4 2 (0.98%) Degree
5 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.78%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (12.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (6.86%) vCloud
3 10 (4.90%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (4.41%) VirtualBox
4 9 (4.41%) KVM
5 8 (3.92%) Docker
6 7 (3.43%) vSphere
7 5 (2.45%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.96%) NFS
8 4 (1.96%) Shibboleth
8 4 (1.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 4 (1.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (1.96%) LXC
9 3 (1.47%) Varnish
10 2 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 78 (38.24%) Vagrant
2 47 (23.04%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (5.88%) YUM
4 11 (5.39%) Nagios
5 6 (2.94%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.47%) Zenoss
7 2 (0.98%) Cobbler
7 2 (0.98%) OpenView
7 2 (0.98%) Control-M
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.49%) Netcool
8 1 (0.49%) WSUS
8 1 (0.49%) Cacti
8 1 (0.49%) Munin
8 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.49%) collectd
8 1 (0.49%) Opsview
8 1 (0.49%) Icinga
Vendors
1 50 (24.51%) Red Hat
2 48 (23.53%) VMware
3 38 (18.63%) Oracle
4 20 (9.80%) EMC
5 10 (4.90%) HP
5 10 (4.90%) Microsoft
6 8 (3.92%) Tripwire
7 6 (2.94%) Symantec
7 6 (2.94%) Veritas
8 3 (1.47%) Cisco
9 2 (0.98%) IBM
9 2 (0.98%) Dell
9 2 (0.98%) Sun
9 2 (0.98%) Remedy
9 2 (0.98%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.98%) webMethods
10 1 (0.49%) Riverbed
10 1 (0.49%) Infoblox
10 1 (0.49%) Akamai
10 1 (0.49%) F5
Sutton, Surrey
Energon Technology
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £485 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford
Volt
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £530 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 450 per day + Flex
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Rate: Excellent market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Rate: Excellent market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
WA Consultants
Posted: 9 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 10 days ago