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 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 134 215 243
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +28
Contract jobs citing Puppet 133 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.35% 0.20% 0.034%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.03% 2.49% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 11 3
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£450 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
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
1021 683 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.39% 8.04% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 357 308
Average daily rate £380 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 36 56
Average hourly rate £27.83 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.52% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.26 £13.23 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.09%

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 November 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 November 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 +28 68 £425 +18.88% 9
Berkshire +30 30 £488 - 3
Oxfordshire - 22 £488 - 2
Surrey -2 6 £379 -2.25% 9
West Sussex +1 3 £400 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £413 -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 2
M4 Corridor - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 136 (62.10%) Jenkins
1 136 (62.10%) DevOps
2 130 (59.36%) Linux
3 116 (52.97%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (37.90%) Vagrant
5 81 (36.99%) Scrum
5 81 (36.99%) Continuous Integration
6 80 (36.53%) Web Services
7 69 (31.51%) Cucumber
8 66 (30.14%) Java
9 64 (29.22%) Configuration Management
10 59 (26.94%) Amazon AWS
11 58 (26.48%) Apache
12 54 (24.66%) Red Hat
13 50 (22.83%) Opscode Chef
14 49 (22.37%) Open Source
15 48 (21.92%) Git (software)
16 46 (21.00%) VMware
17 44 (20.09%) Maven
18 42 (19.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 41 (18.72%) Oracle
20 38 (17.35%) Tomcat
21 37 (16.89%) RSpec
22 36 (16.44%) PHP
23 35 (15.98%) RESTful
23 35 (15.98%) JIRA
24 34 (15.53%) PostgreSQL
25 33 (15.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
26 32 (14.61%) Ruby
26 32 (14.61%) CentOS

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (26.48%) Apache
2 38 (17.35%) Tomcat
3 21 (9.59%) WebLogic
4 13 (5.94%) Apache Solr
4 13 (5.94%) Confluence
5 11 (5.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (4.11%) Drupal
7 7 (3.20%) CMS
8 5 (2.28%) Node.js
8 5 (2.28%) nginx
9 4 (1.83%) uWSGI
9 4 (1.83%) JBoss
10 2 (0.91%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.46%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.46%) Resin
Applications
1 5 (2.28%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) assyst
1 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 59 (26.94%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (12.33%) Amazon EC2
3 22 (10.05%) Amazon S3
4 18 (8.22%) SaaS
5 7 (3.20%) PaaS
5 7 (3.20%) IaaS
6 4 (1.83%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.46%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.79%) Internet
2 18 (8.22%) Network Security
3 11 (5.02%) SSL
4 9 (4.11%) DNS
4 9 (4.11%) Firewall
5 8 (3.65%) TCP/IP
6 7 (3.20%) LDAP
6 7 (3.20%) SAN
7 4 (1.83%) DSL
8 3 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.91%) DHCP
10 1 (0.46%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.46%) SNMP
10 1 (0.46%) IPv6
10 1 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.46%) Intranet
10 1 (0.46%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.53%) PostgreSQL
2 29 (13.24%) MySQL
3 11 (5.02%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.28%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (2.28%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (2.28%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.83%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.83%) Big Data
5 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.37%) Hazelcast
6 3 (1.37%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.46%) Redis
Development Applications
1 136 (62.10%) Jenkins
2 69 (31.51%) Cucumber
3 48 (21.92%) Git (software)
4 44 (20.09%) Maven
5 37 (16.89%) RSpec
6 35 (15.98%) JIRA
7 33 (15.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 25 (11.42%) FitNesse
9 22 (10.05%) Eclipse
10 21 (9.59%) Selenium
10 21 (9.59%) Subversion
11 17 (7.76%) JUnit
12 15 (6.85%) Mockito
13 11 (5.02%) TeamCity
14 9 (4.11%) Bitbucket
15 7 (3.20%) JMeter
16 5 (2.28%) QuickTest Pro
16 5 (2.28%) SoapUI
16 5 (2.28%) Zephyr
17 4 (1.83%) Gerrit
General
1 5 (2.28%) Publishing
2 4 (1.83%) Banking
3 3 (1.37%) Finance
4 2 (0.91%) Legal
4 2 (0.91%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.46%) Billing
Job Titles
1 86 (39.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 44 (20.09%) Developer
3 27 (12.33%) Architect
4 21 (9.59%) Linux Engineer
5 20 (9.13%) Solutions Architect
5 20 (9.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 14 (6.39%) Java Developer
7 7 (3.20%) Support Engineer
7 7 (3.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 6 (2.74%) Agile Java Developer
9 5 (2.28%) Software Engineer
9 5 (2.28%) .NET Developer
9 5 (2.28%) J2EE Architect
9 5 (2.28%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (2.28%) J2EE Solutions Architect
10 4 (1.83%) Linux Support
10 4 (1.83%) Systems Architect
10 4 (1.83%) C# Developer
10 4 (1.83%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (1.83%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (36.53%) Web Services
2 35 (15.98%) RESTful
3 19 (8.68%) LAMP
3 19 (8.68%) PostGIS
4 18 (8.22%) J2EE
5 17 (7.76%) Spring
6 15 (6.85%) Hibernate
7 14 (6.39%) REST
8 13 (5.94%) JSON
8 13 (5.94%) Ajax
9 12 (5.48%) CSS
10 11 (5.02%) Spring MVC
10 11 (5.02%) JPA
11 10 (4.57%) Middleware
12 9 (4.11%) XML
13 8 (3.65%) SOAP
14 6 (2.74%) .NET
14 6 (2.74%) JTS
14 6 (2.74%) MCollective
15 5 (2.28%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (22.37%) Open Source
2 9 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.28%) Algorithms
3 5 (2.28%) Clustering
4 4 (1.83%) Smartphone
4 4 (1.83%) HACMP
4 4 (1.83%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.37%) Social Media
5 3 (1.37%) Linked Data
6 2 (0.91%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.46%) CMDB
7 1 (0.46%) Wiki
7 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 130 (59.36%) Linux
2 42 (19.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (14.61%) CentOS
4 24 (10.96%) UNIX
5 16 (7.31%) Oracle Linux
6 12 (5.48%) Solaris
7 9 (4.11%) Windows
8 6 (2.74%) AIX
9 4 (1.83%) Android
10 3 (1.37%) SUSE
10 3 (1.37%) Debian
11 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.46%) Fedora
12 1 (0.46%) VMS
12 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (62.10%) DevOps
2 116 (52.97%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (36.99%) Continuous Integration
3 81 (36.99%) Scrum
4 64 (29.22%) Configuration Management
5 26 (11.87%) SOA
6 22 (10.05%) TDD
6 22 (10.05%) Test Automation
7 14 (6.39%) Migration
8 13 (5.94%) Performance Analysis
9 12 (5.48%) ITIL
10 11 (5.02%) MVC
10 11 (5.02%) Kanban
11 9 (4.11%) Software Engineering
11 9 (4.11%) Web Development
11 9 (4.11%) BPEL
11 9 (4.11%) Identity Management
12 8 (3.65%) BDD
13 7 (3.20%) Load Balancing
14 6 (2.74%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (30.14%) Java
2 36 (16.44%) PHP
3 32 (14.61%) Ruby
4 26 (11.87%) Perl
5 25 (11.42%) Python
6 20 (9.13%) Shell Script
7 17 (7.76%) JavaScript
8 15 (6.85%) SQL
9 14 (6.39%) Bash Shell
10 8 (3.65%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.74%) C#
12 3 (1.37%) C++
13 2 (0.91%) C
13 2 (0.91%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.91%) Groovy
14 1 (0.46%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (7.31%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (2.28%) BC Cleared
4 2 (0.91%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.91%) Degree
4 2 (0.91%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.46%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.96%) QA
System Software
1 23 (10.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (6.39%) vCloud
3 13 (5.94%) VirtualBox
4 9 (4.11%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (4.11%) KVM
5 7 (3.20%) Docker
6 5 (2.28%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.83%) NFS
7 4 (1.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (1.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (1.83%) Shibboleth
8 3 (1.37%) Varnish
8 3 (1.37%) vSphere
9 2 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
10 1 (0.46%) Postfix
10 1 (0.46%) LXC
Systems Management
1 83 (37.90%) Vagrant
2 50 (22.83%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (4.57%) YUM
3 10 (4.57%) Nagios
4 6 (2.74%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.37%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.91%) OpenView
6 2 (0.91%) Control-M
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.46%) Netcool
7 1 (0.46%) WSUS
7 1 (0.46%) Cacti
7 1 (0.46%) Munin
7 1 (0.46%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.46%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.46%) collectd
7 1 (0.46%) Opsview
7 1 (0.46%) Icinga
Vendors
1 54 (24.66%) Red Hat
2 46 (21.00%) VMware
3 41 (18.72%) Oracle
4 20 (9.13%) EMC
5 10 (4.57%) HP
5 10 (4.57%) Microsoft
6 8 (3.65%) Tripwire
7 6 (2.74%) Symantec
7 6 (2.74%) Veritas
8 2 (0.91%) Sun
8 2 (0.91%) Remedy
8 2 (0.91%) Cisco
8 2 (0.91%) IBM
8 2 (0.91%) Dell
8 2 (0.91%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.91%) webMethods
8 2 (0.91%) Percona
9 1 (0.46%) Infoblox
9 1 (0.46%) Akamai
9 1 (0.46%) F5
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