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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 159 187 215
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +28
Contract jobs citing Puppet 103 58 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.13% 0.65% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.59% 7.13% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 33 15
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£450 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £312 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
973 814 893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.65% 9.12% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 405 448
Average daily rate £391 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 31 59
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £46.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -8.53%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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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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 -5 31 £425 +23.18% 4
Oxfordshire +9 30 £450 +28.57% 6
Surrey +17 22 £550 +189.47% 7
Berkshire +7 8 £450 -7.69% 13
Kent 0 5 £513 +46.42% 2
Middlesex - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 - 2
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 177 (75.00%) Linux
2 116 (49.15%) DevOps
3 101 (42.80%) Jenkins
4 95 (40.25%) Opscode Chef
5 91 (38.56%) Agile Software Development
6 87 (36.86%) Amazon AWS
7 86 (36.44%) Configuration Management
8 80 (33.90%) Windows
9 78 (33.05%) Python
10 75 (31.78%) Continuous Integration
11 72 (30.51%) Git (software)
12 71 (30.08%) Red Hat
13 65 (27.54%) Oracle
14 64 (27.12%) Ruby
15 56 (23.73%) Web Services
16 54 (22.88%) UNIX
16 54 (22.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 52 (22.03%) Java
18 46 (19.49%) VMware
19 45 (19.07%) PowerShell
20 44 (18.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 44 (18.64%) Vagrant
21 42 (17.80%) Shell Script
22 38 (16.10%) JIRA
22 38 (16.10%) AWS CloudFormation
23 36 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
24 35 (14.83%) Scrum
25 33 (13.98%) Cucumber
26 32 (13.56%) Subversion
26 32 (13.56%) WebLogic

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 32 (13.56%) WebLogic
2 30 (12.71%) Confluence
3 19 (8.05%) Apache
4 11 (4.66%) nginx
5 10 (4.24%) OpenStack
6 7 (2.97%) IIS
7 6 (2.54%) CMS
7 6 (2.54%) Drupal
8 4 (1.69%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.27%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.85%) uWSGI
10 2 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.85%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.85%) JBoss
10 2 (0.85%) Liferay
10 2 (0.85%) Eucalyptus
10 2 (0.85%) MediaWiki
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 17 (7.20%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 87 (36.86%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (16.10%) AWS CloudFormation
3 36 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (5.93%) Heroku
5 12 (5.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 11 (4.66%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (3.81%) PaaS
7 9 (3.81%) IaaS
8 8 (3.39%) Amazon S3
9 5 (2.12%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (1.27%) GitHub
11 2 (0.85%) Amazon Glacier
11 2 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.85%) SaaS
12 1 (0.42%) Office 365
12 1 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 31 (13.14%) Network Security
2 23 (9.75%) Firewall
3 19 (8.05%) TCP/IP
3 19 (8.05%) DNS
4 17 (7.20%) LDAP
5 13 (5.51%) VPN
6 12 (5.08%) SAN
7 10 (4.24%) Internet
8 7 (2.97%) SSH
8 7 (2.97%) LAN
8 7 (2.97%) WAN
8 7 (2.97%) DHCP
9 5 (2.12%) NAS
10 4 (1.69%) AMQP
11 3 (1.27%) VLAN
11 3 (1.27%) HTTP
11 3 (1.27%) SSL
11 3 (1.27%) MPLS
12 2 (0.85%) OSPF
12 2 (0.85%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.02%) MySQL
2 19 (8.05%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (7.20%) MongoDB
4 13 (5.51%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.39%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.54%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.12%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.12%) Big Data
7 5 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.69%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.69%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.42%) HBase
10 1 (0.42%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.42%) DB2
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 101 (42.80%) Jenkins
2 72 (30.51%) Git (software)
3 44 (18.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 38 (16.10%) JIRA
5 33 (13.98%) Cucumber
6 32 (13.56%) Subversion
7 27 (11.44%) JUnit
8 20 (8.47%) Maven
9 12 (5.08%) TeamCity
9 12 (5.08%) SoapUI
10 11 (4.66%) Mockito
10 11 (4.66%) Ant
11 10 (4.24%) Hudson
12 9 (3.81%) JMeter
12 9 (3.81%) RSpec
13 7 (2.97%) HP UFT
14 6 (2.54%) Gerrit
15 5 (2.12%) MSBuild
15 5 (2.12%) Selenium
16 4 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (6.36%) Finance
2 13 (5.51%) Banking
3 9 (3.81%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.12%) Publishing
5 3 (1.27%) Billing
6 2 (0.85%) Retail
7 1 (0.42%) Games
7 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 71 (30.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 49 (20.76%) Developer
3 25 (10.59%) Linux Engineer
4 23 (9.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 20 (8.47%) Administrator
6 17 (7.20%) Systems Administrator
7 16 (6.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 15 (6.36%) Java Developer
9 13 (5.51%) Architect
10 12 (5.08%) Linux Administrator
10 12 (5.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 10 (4.24%) Cloud Architect
11 10 (4.24%) Automation Engineer
11 10 (4.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 9 (3.81%) Test Leader
13 7 (2.97%) Infrastructure Architect
13 7 (2.97%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
14 5 (2.12%) .NET Developer
14 5 (2.12%) Support Engineer
14 5 (2.12%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (23.73%) Web Services
2 17 (7.20%) Ruby on Rails
3 15 (6.36%) JSON
3 15 (6.36%) XML
4 14 (5.93%) .NET
5 13 (5.51%) Hibernate
5 13 (5.51%) Spring
6 12 (5.08%) Middleware
6 12 (5.08%) REST
7 11 (4.66%) Spring MVC
7 11 (4.66%) jQuery
8 10 (4.24%) LAMP
9 8 (3.39%) XSLT
9 8 (3.39%) CSS
10 7 (2.97%) HTML
10 7 (2.97%) RESTful
10 7 (2.97%) .NET Framework
11 6 (2.54%) WCF
11 6 (2.54%) Dojo
11 6 (2.54%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.32%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (6.78%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.51%) Clustering
4 9 (3.81%) HACMP
4 9 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.54%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (2.12%) User Experience
6 5 (2.12%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.69%) Replication
7 4 (1.69%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.69%) Social Media
8 3 (1.27%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.27%) Wiki
9 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.85%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.42%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.42%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 177 (75.00%) Linux
2 80 (33.90%) Windows
3 54 (22.88%) UNIX
3 54 (22.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (9.32%) Mac OS X
5 14 (5.93%) Solaris
6 13 (5.51%) CentOS
7 10 (4.24%) Oracle Linux
8 7 (2.97%) AIX
9 6 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.27%) Fedora
10 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.27%) SUSE
11 2 (0.85%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.85%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (0.85%) VMS
12 1 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.42%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (49.15%) DevOps
2 91 (38.56%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (36.44%) Configuration Management
4 75 (31.78%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (14.83%) Scrum
6 26 (11.02%) Continuous Delivery
7 23 (9.75%) Open Source
8 22 (9.32%) TDD
9 20 (8.47%) Migration
10 19 (8.05%) Software Deployment
11 14 (5.93%) SDLC
12 12 (5.08%) MVC
13 11 (4.66%) Web Development
14 10 (4.24%) BDD
14 10 (4.24%) Test Automation
15 9 (3.81%) Auto-Scaling
16 8 (3.39%) Capacity Management
16 8 (3.39%) SOA
16 8 (3.39%) OO
17 7 (2.97%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 78 (33.05%) Python
2 64 (27.12%) Ruby
3 52 (22.03%) Java
4 45 (19.07%) PowerShell
5 42 (17.80%) Shell Script
6 28 (11.86%) Perl
7 22 (9.32%) JavaScript
7 22 (9.32%) Bash Shell
8 19 (8.05%) C#
9 18 (7.63%) SQL
10 14 (5.93%) PHP
11 10 (4.24%) Go
12 5 (2.12%) C
13 2 (0.85%) C++
14 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.42%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.42%) Korn
Qualifications
1 12 (5.08%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.12%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.69%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.27%) CCNP
4 3 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.85%) RHCE
5 2 (0.85%) Degree
6 1 (0.42%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.42%) MCITP
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.42%) CCNA
6 1 (0.42%) MCSE
6 1 (0.42%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.75%) QA
2 3 (1.27%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (6.36%) Docker
3 12 (5.08%) Active Directory
4 11 (4.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 11 (4.66%) vSphere
5 10 (4.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 9 (3.81%) NFS
7 8 (3.39%) Hyper-V
8 6 (2.54%) KVM
9 4 (1.69%) iptables
9 4 (1.69%) XenServer
10 3 (1.27%) vCloud
11 2 (0.85%) Shibboleth
11 2 (0.85%) Postfix
11 2 (0.85%) Samba
11 2 (0.85%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.42%) XenApp
12 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 95 (40.25%) Opscode Chef
2 44 (18.64%) Vagrant
3 30 (12.71%) Ansible
4 20 (8.47%) Nagios
5 11 (4.66%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.69%) OpenView
6 4 (1.69%) Control-M
6 4 (1.69%) Opsview
7 3 (1.27%) ZABBIX
7 3 (1.27%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.42%) Salt
9 1 (0.42%) Kibana
9 1 (0.42%) Mesos
9 1 (0.42%) vMotion
9 1 (0.42%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.42%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 71 (30.08%) Red Hat
2 65 (27.54%) Oracle
3 46 (19.49%) VMware
4 21 (8.90%) Microsoft
5 10 (4.24%) Veritas
6 9 (3.81%) Cisco
7 8 (3.39%) IBM
8 7 (2.97%) HP
8 7 (2.97%) Symantec
9 6 (2.54%) Citrix
10 5 (2.12%) Juniper
10 5 (2.12%) EMC
11 4 (1.69%) Dell
11 4 (1.69%) Sun
11 4 (1.69%) Atlassian
12 3 (1.27%) Splunk
12 3 (1.27%) WSO2
13 2 (0.85%) SAP
13 2 (0.85%) CA
14 1 (0.42%) NetApp
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 hours ago
Aylesbury
McAfee
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Wokingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £430 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago