The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the South East region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 162 206 234
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +28
Contract jobs citing Puppet 78 28 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.85% 0.33% 0.091%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.40% 3.14% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 26 7
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£355 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.47% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
750 893 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.17% 10.56% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 444 294
Average daily rate £345 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 48 43
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.63 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.01% +9.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.70 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
Puppet
England

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 August 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 1 August 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 +27 48 £345 -18.82% 4
Berkshire +10 13 £488 +17.32% 5
Oxfordshire - 8 £350 - 2
Surrey -2 6 £380 +8.57% 6
Kent -10 2 £450 -10.00%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £350 - 1
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 92 (71.88%) Linux
2 73 (57.03%) Jenkins
3 65 (50.78%) DevOps
4 52 (40.63%) Web Services
5 43 (33.59%) Red Hat
6 42 (32.81%) Scrum
7 36 (28.13%) PostgreSQL
8 33 (25.78%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (25.78%) Git (software)
9 32 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (25.00%) Apache
9 32 (25.00%) Vagrant
10 31 (24.22%) Opscode Chef
11 30 (23.44%) Oracle
12 29 (22.66%) Java
12 29 (22.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 28 (21.88%) Open Source
13 28 (21.88%) VMware
13 28 (21.88%) Configuration Management
14 24 (18.75%) UNIX
14 24 (18.75%) Python
14 24 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
14 24 (18.75%) Maven
15 23 (17.97%) Oracle Linux
15 23 (17.97%) Perl
15 23 (17.97%) Shell Script
16 22 (17.19%) MySQL
16 22 (17.19%) CentOS
17 21 (16.41%) Cucumber
18 20 (15.63%) SOA

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 32 (25.00%) Apache
2 18 (14.06%) WebLogic
3 14 (10.94%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.69%) CMS
4 6 (4.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (3.91%) nginx
5 5 (3.91%) Apache Solr
5 5 (3.91%) Confluence
5 5 (3.91%) Node.js
6 4 (3.13%) Mule
6 4 (3.13%) uWSGI
7 2 (1.56%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.78%) Resin
8 1 (0.78%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) MS Office
1 2 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (10.94%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (9.38%) Amazon S3
4 8 (6.25%) SaaS
5 3 (2.34%) IaaS
5 3 (2.34%) PaaS
6 1 (0.78%) Route 53
6 1 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.78%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.16%) Internet
2 12 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.81%) DNS
4 6 (4.69%) SSL
5 4 (3.13%) SAN
5 4 (3.13%) HTTP
5 4 (3.13%) Firewall
5 4 (3.13%) AMQP
6 3 (2.34%) LDAP
7 2 (1.56%) DHCP
7 2 (1.56%) Network Security
8 1 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.78%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.78%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.78%) NAS
8 1 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.78%) SSH
8 1 (0.78%) Intranet
8 1 (0.78%) LAN
8 1 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (28.13%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (17.19%) MySQL
3 14 (10.94%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.69%) SQLPlus
4 6 (4.69%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.13%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.13%) Big Data
5 4 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.34%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.78%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.78%) Ingres
8 1 (0.78%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 73 (57.03%) Jenkins
2 33 (25.78%) Git (software)
3 24 (18.75%) Maven
4 21 (16.41%) Cucumber
5 19 (14.84%) JIRA
6 16 (12.50%) Subversion
6 16 (12.50%) RSpec
7 10 (7.81%) Eclipse
7 10 (7.81%) FitNesse
8 8 (6.25%) Selenium
9 7 (5.47%) JUnit
10 5 (3.91%) TeamCity
10 5 (3.91%) Mockito
10 5 (3.91%) SoapUI
11 4 (3.13%) Ant
11 4 (3.13%) Gerrit
11 4 (3.13%) Mercurial
12 3 (2.34%) Sinon.JS
12 3 (2.34%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (2.34%) Grunt
General
1 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.78%) Retail
2 1 (0.78%) Marketing
2 1 (0.78%) Electronics
2 1 (0.78%) Finance
2 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 14 (10.94%) Architect
4 13 (10.16%) Developer
5 10 (7.81%) Administrator
6 9 (7.03%) Support Engineer
7 8 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (5.47%) Linux Support
8 7 (5.47%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.69%) Software Engineer
9 6 (4.69%) Linux Administrator
10 5 (3.91%) Linux Support Engineer
10 5 (3.91%) Systems Architect
11 4 (3.13%) .NET Developer
11 4 (3.13%) Build Engineer
12 3 (2.34%) Operations Engineer
12 3 (2.34%) Development Engineer
12 3 (2.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 3 (2.34%) JavaScript Developer
12 3 (2.34%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (40.63%) Web Services
2 19 (14.84%) Middleware
3 13 (10.16%) JSON
3 13 (10.16%) RESTful
4 12 (9.38%) REST
5 11 (8.59%) PostGIS
6 10 (7.81%) CSS
7 9 (7.03%) jQuery
7 9 (7.03%) LAMP
7 9 (7.03%) .NET
8 8 (6.25%) J2EE
9 7 (5.47%) Django
9 7 (5.47%) Spring
10 6 (4.69%) XML
11 5 (3.91%) Ajax
11 5 (3.91%) Hibernate
11 5 (3.91%) SOAP
12 4 (3.13%) ODBC
12 4 (3.13%) JTS
12 4 (3.13%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 28 (21.88%) Open Source
2 4 (3.13%) Clustering
2 4 (3.13%) Smartphone
2 4 (3.13%) Wiki
2 4 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.34%) Linked Data
4 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.56%) HACMP
4 2 (1.56%) Social Media
4 2 (1.56%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.78%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 92 (71.88%) Linux
2 29 (22.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (18.75%) UNIX
4 23 (17.97%) Oracle Linux
5 22 (17.19%) CentOS
6 16 (12.50%) Solaris
7 12 (9.38%) Windows
8 6 (4.69%) AIX
8 6 (4.69%) Android
9 2 (1.56%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.78%) Debian
10 1 (0.78%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (50.78%) DevOps
2 42 (32.81%) Scrum
3 33 (25.78%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (21.88%) Configuration Management
6 20 (15.63%) SOA
7 14 (10.94%) Software Engineering
8 12 (9.38%) Test Automation
9 10 (7.81%) Migration
10 5 (3.91%) User Stories
10 5 (3.91%) Kanban
10 5 (3.91%) TDD
11 4 (3.13%) MVC
11 4 (3.13%) BPEL
11 4 (3.13%) Release Management
11 4 (3.13%) Load Balancing
11 4 (3.13%) Web Development
12 3 (2.34%) Test Strategy
12 3 (2.34%) Infrastructure Management
12 3 (2.34%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 29 (22.66%) Java
2 24 (18.75%) Python
3 23 (17.97%) Perl
3 23 (17.97%) Shell Script
4 19 (14.84%) SQL
5 18 (14.06%) PHP
6 17 (13.28%) JavaScript
7 14 (10.94%) Ruby
8 13 (10.16%) Bash Shell
9 7 (5.47%) Korn
10 6 (4.69%) AWK
11 5 (3.91%) C#
12 3 (2.34%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.56%) C
13 2 (1.56%) Groovy
14 1 (0.78%) C-shell
14 1 (0.78%) C++
14 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (7.03%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.13%) BC Cleared
3 2 (1.56%) Degree
4 1 (0.78%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.34%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (10.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.81%) vCloud
3 7 (5.47%) Xen
3 7 (5.47%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (3.91%) vSphere
5 4 (3.13%) VirtualBox
5 4 (3.13%) Shibboleth
5 4 (3.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (3.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (3.13%) Docker
6 3 (2.34%) Varnish
6 3 (2.34%) NFS
7 1 (0.78%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 32 (25.00%) Vagrant
2 31 (24.22%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (9.38%) YUM
4 11 (8.59%) Cobbler
5 9 (7.03%) Ansible
6 8 (6.25%) Nagios
7 6 (4.69%) Tivoli
8 4 (3.13%) NetBackup
9 3 (2.34%) Salt
9 3 (2.34%) Cacti
10 2 (1.56%) Munin
10 2 (1.56%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.56%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.78%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 43 (33.59%) Red Hat
2 30 (23.44%) Oracle
3 28 (21.88%) VMware
4 12 (9.38%) EMC
5 7 (5.47%) Sun
6 6 (4.69%) Cisco
6 6 (4.69%) IBM
6 6 (4.69%) Veritas
7 4 (3.13%) JBoss
7 4 (3.13%) Juniper
7 4 (3.13%) Tripwire
7 4 (3.13%) Splunk
8 3 (2.34%) HP
8 3 (2.34%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.56%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.56%) Google
9 2 (1.56%) Percona
10 1 (0.78%) Egenera
10 1 (0.78%) Riverbed
10 1 (0.78%) Fujitsu
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