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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 155 201 243
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +42
Contract jobs citing Puppet 94 31 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.01% 0.35% 0.091%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.53% 3.46% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 29 6
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£378 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.17% +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 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +96.42%
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
815 897 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.77% 10.25% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 455 297
Average daily rate £350 £335 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £188 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 50 44
Average hourly rate £19.91 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.05 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +11.11%

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 29 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 29 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 +25 55 £345 -18.82% 7
Berkshire +23 16 £488 +15.31% 5
Oxfordshire - 10 £325 - 3
Surrey +3 9 £525 +31.25% 8
Buckinghamshire - 3 £350 - 3
Kent -14 2 £550 +10.00%
East Sussex - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 98 (66.67%) Linux
2 90 (61.22%) Jenkins
3 81 (55.10%) DevOps
4 60 (40.82%) Web Services
5 54 (36.73%) Scrum
6 46 (31.29%) Red Hat
6 46 (31.29%) Vagrant
7 45 (30.61%) Apache
8 42 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
9 40 (27.21%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (25.85%) VMware
10 38 (25.85%) Java
11 37 (25.17%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (23.13%) Git (software)
13 33 (22.45%) Opscode Chef
13 33 (22.45%) Open Source
13 33 (22.45%) Maven
14 32 (21.77%) Amazon AWS
14 32 (21.77%) Cucumber
14 32 (21.77%) Configuration Management
15 30 (20.41%) Oracle
16 29 (19.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 28 (19.05%) CentOS
17 28 (19.05%) Shell Script
18 27 (18.37%) UNIX
18 27 (18.37%) JIRA
19 26 (17.69%) MySQL
19 26 (17.69%) Perl
19 26 (17.69%) Python
20 25 (17.01%) PHP

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 45 (30.61%) Apache
2 23 (15.65%) Tomcat
3 18 (12.24%) WebLogic
4 8 (5.44%) Apache Solr
5 7 (4.76%) CMS
6 6 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (4.08%) Confluence
7 5 (3.40%) nginx
7 5 (3.40%) Node.js
8 4 (2.72%) uWSGI
8 4 (2.72%) Mule
9 3 (2.04%) Drupal
10 2 (1.36%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.68%) IIS
11 1 (0.68%) Resin
11 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.68%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 4 (2.72%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (21.77%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (10.88%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (8.84%) Amazon S3
4 11 (7.48%) SaaS
5 5 (3.40%) PaaS
5 5 (3.40%) IaaS
6 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.68%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.56%) Internet
2 12 (8.16%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.44%) DNS
4 7 (4.76%) SSL
5 5 (3.40%) LDAP
5 5 (3.40%) Firewall
6 4 (2.72%) AMQP
6 4 (2.72%) SAN
7 3 (2.04%) DHCP
7 3 (2.04%) Network Security
7 3 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.68%) HTTP
8 1 (0.68%) LAN
8 1 (0.68%) WAN
8 1 (0.68%) Intranet
8 1 (0.68%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.68%) NAS
8 1 (0.68%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.68%) SSH
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (17.69%) MySQL
3 16 (10.88%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.08%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.08%) SQLPlus
5 4 (2.72%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.04%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.04%) Big Data
7 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.36%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.68%) Ingres
8 1 (0.68%) ObjectStore
8 1 (0.68%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 90 (61.22%) Jenkins
2 34 (23.13%) Git (software)
3 33 (22.45%) Maven
4 32 (21.77%) Cucumber
5 27 (18.37%) JIRA
6 23 (15.65%) RSpec
7 18 (12.24%) Subversion
8 17 (11.56%) Eclipse
9 16 (10.88%) FitNesse
10 11 (7.48%) Selenium
11 8 (5.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (4.76%) JUnit
12 7 (4.76%) Mockito
13 6 (4.08%) SoapUI
14 5 (3.40%) JMeter
15 4 (2.72%) Gerrit
15 4 (2.72%) Mercurial
15 4 (2.72%) Ant
16 3 (2.04%) Visual Studio
16 3 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (3.40%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.68%) Finance
2 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.68%) Electronics
2 1 (0.68%) Marketing
2 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (23.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (12.93%) Architect
3 18 (12.24%) Linux Engineer
4 15 (10.20%) Developer
5 12 (8.16%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (6.12%) Support Engineer
7 7 (4.76%) Administrator
7 7 (4.76%) Linux Support
8 6 (4.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.08%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (4.08%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.40%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.40%) Linux Support Engineer
9 5 (3.40%) Systems Architect
10 4 (2.72%) Development Engineer
10 4 (2.72%) Build Engineer
10 4 (2.72%) Operations Engineer
10 4 (2.72%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.04%) Consultant
11 3 (2.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (40.82%) Web Services
2 20 (13.61%) RESTful
3 18 (12.24%) Middleware
4 14 (9.52%) PostGIS
5 13 (8.84%) JSON
6 12 (8.16%) LAMP
6 12 (8.16%) J2EE
6 12 (8.16%) REST
7 11 (7.48%) CSS
8 10 (6.80%) Spring
9 9 (6.12%) jQuery
10 8 (5.44%) Django
10 8 (5.44%) XML
10 8 (5.44%) .NET
11 7 (4.76%) Hibernate
11 7 (4.76%) Ajax
12 6 (4.08%) SOAP
13 4 (2.72%) WSGI
13 4 (2.72%) Regular Expression
13 4 (2.72%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 33 (22.45%) Open Source
2 6 (4.08%) Clustering
3 4 (2.72%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.72%) Smartphone
3 4 (2.72%) Wiki
3 4 (2.72%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.72%) HACMP
4 3 (2.04%) Linked Data
5 2 (1.36%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.36%) Social Media
6 1 (0.68%) DTV
6 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 98 (66.67%) Linux
2 29 (19.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (19.05%) CentOS
4 27 (18.37%) UNIX
5 22 (14.97%) Oracle Linux
6 20 (13.61%) Solaris
7 12 (8.16%) Windows
8 9 (6.12%) AIX
9 6 (4.08%) Android
10 3 (2.04%) Debian
11 1 (0.68%) OS/400
11 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (55.10%) DevOps
2 54 (36.73%) Scrum
3 40 (27.21%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (25.17%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (21.77%) Configuration Management
6 19 (12.93%) SOA
7 14 (9.52%) Software Engineering
8 13 (8.84%) Test Automation
9 10 (6.80%) Migration
10 8 (5.44%) Load Balancing
11 7 (4.76%) TDD
12 5 (3.40%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (3.40%) Kanban
12 5 (3.40%) Performance Analysis
12 5 (3.40%) User Stories
13 4 (2.72%) Test Strategy
13 4 (2.72%) BPEL
13 4 (2.72%) Web Development
13 4 (2.72%) Identity Management
13 4 (2.72%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 38 (25.85%) Java
2 28 (19.05%) Shell Script
3 26 (17.69%) Perl
3 26 (17.69%) Python
4 25 (17.01%) PHP
5 20 (13.61%) Ruby
6 18 (12.24%) JavaScript
7 17 (11.56%) SQL
8 13 (8.84%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.76%) Korn
10 6 (4.08%) AWK
11 4 (2.72%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.04%) C
12 3 (2.04%) C#
13 2 (1.36%) Groovy
13 2 (1.36%) C++
14 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.68%) VB
14 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.68%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 11 (7.48%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.40%) BC Cleared
3 3 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.36%) Degree
5 1 (0.68%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (13.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (9.52%) vCloud
3 7 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (4.76%) Xen
4 6 (4.08%) VirtualBox
4 6 (4.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (4.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (2.72%) Docker
5 4 (2.72%) vSphere
5 4 (2.72%) Shibboleth
5 4 (2.72%) NFS
6 3 (2.04%) Varnish
6 3 (2.04%) KVM
7 2 (1.36%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.36%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.68%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 46 (31.29%) Vagrant
2 33 (22.45%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (8.16%) YUM
4 11 (7.48%) Cobbler
4 11 (7.48%) Nagios
5 7 (4.76%) Ansible
6 6 (4.08%) Tivoli
7 3 (2.04%) Zenoss
8 2 (1.36%) Cacti
9 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.68%) Munin
9 1 (0.68%) Salt
9 1 (0.68%) Icinga
Vendors
1 46 (31.29%) Red Hat
2 38 (25.85%) VMware
3 30 (20.41%) Oracle
4 17 (11.56%) EMC
5 9 (6.12%) Veritas
6 8 (5.44%) Tripwire
7 7 (4.76%) Sun
8 6 (4.08%) IBM
9 5 (3.40%) Microsoft
9 5 (3.40%) JBoss
10 4 (2.72%) Splunk
10 4 (2.72%) HP
11 3 (2.04%) Cisco
12 2 (1.36%) Percona
12 2 (1.36%) Atlassian
12 2 (1.36%) Google
13 1 (0.68%) Vignette
13 1 (0.68%) SAP
13 1 (0.68%) Adobe
13 1 (0.68%) Juniper
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hampshire
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Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Rate: Excellent market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 400
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago