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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 141 218 244
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +26
Contract jobs citing Puppet 102 30 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.10% 0.34% 0.070%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.04% 3.36% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 27 4
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£450 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £353 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £513 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £415 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.31% +18.57%
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
847 894 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.13% 10.23% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 469 308
Average daily rate £370 £343 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 45 45
Average hourly rate £27.00 £19.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £13.63 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £31.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +37 66 £400 -5.88% 2
Berkshire +23 17 £488 +15.31% 3
Oxfordshire - 8 £300 - 3
Surrey -2 7 £538 +34.37% 10
Buckinghamshire - 3 £350 - 3
Kent -10 2 £550 +10.00%
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 104 (65.41%) Jenkins
2 98 (61.64%) Linux
3 92 (57.86%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (55.35%) DevOps
5 62 (38.99%) Scrum
6 61 (38.36%) Web Services
7 58 (36.48%) Vagrant
8 51 (32.08%) Apache
8 51 (32.08%) Continuous Integration
9 49 (30.82%) Cucumber
10 47 (29.56%) Red Hat
11 44 (27.67%) VMware
12 43 (27.04%) PostgreSQL
13 39 (24.53%) Configuration Management
13 39 (24.53%) Maven
14 38 (23.90%) Git (software)
14 38 (23.90%) Java
15 37 (23.27%) Amazon AWS
15 37 (23.27%) Open Source
16 31 (19.50%) Oracle
17 30 (18.87%) JIRA
18 29 (18.24%) Shell Script
19 28 (17.61%) CentOS
19 28 (17.61%) Opscode Chef
20 27 (16.98%) RESTful
21 26 (16.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 25 (15.72%) MySQL
22 25 (15.72%) Perl
22 25 (15.72%) UNIX
22 25 (15.72%) RSpec

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 51 (32.08%) Apache
2 24 (15.09%) Tomcat
3 18 (11.32%) WebLogic
4 12 (7.55%) Apache Solr
5 7 (4.40%) CMS
6 6 (3.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (3.77%) Confluence
7 5 (3.14%) Node.js
8 4 (2.52%) uWSGI
8 4 (2.52%) Drupal
8 4 (2.52%) nginx
9 2 (1.26%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (1.26%) Mule
10 1 (0.63%) Resin
10 1 (0.63%) IIS
10 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.63%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 4 (2.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (23.27%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (10.06%) SaaS
2 16 (10.06%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (8.18%) Amazon S3
4 7 (4.40%) PaaS
4 7 (4.40%) IaaS
5 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.63%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.84%) Internet
2 8 (5.03%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.03%) DNS
3 7 (4.40%) SAN
3 7 (4.40%) SSL
4 5 (3.14%) Firewall
4 5 (3.14%) LDAP
5 3 (1.89%) Network Security
5 3 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.89%) DHCP
6 2 (1.26%) AMQP
7 1 (0.63%) NAS
7 1 (0.63%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.63%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.63%) SSH
7 1 (0.63%) Intranet
7 1 (0.63%) HTTP
7 1 (0.63%) LAN
7 1 (0.63%) WAN
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (27.04%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (15.72%) MySQL
3 14 (8.81%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.77%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.77%) SQLPlus
5 4 (2.52%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.89%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.26%) Hazelcast
7 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.26%) Big Data
7 2 (1.26%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.63%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 104 (65.41%) Jenkins
2 49 (30.82%) Cucumber
3 39 (24.53%) Maven
4 38 (23.90%) Git (software)
5 30 (18.87%) JIRA
6 25 (15.72%) RSpec
7 23 (14.47%) Eclipse
8 22 (13.84%) FitNesse
9 18 (11.32%) Subversion
9 18 (11.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (7.55%) Selenium
11 8 (5.03%) JUnit
11 8 (5.03%) Mockito
12 6 (3.77%) SoapUI
13 5 (3.14%) JMeter
14 4 (2.52%) Bitbucket
14 4 (2.52%) Gerrit
15 3 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
15 3 (1.89%) Visual Studio
15 3 (1.89%) Ant
General
1 4 (2.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.26%) Finance
2 2 (1.26%) Legal
2 2 (1.26%) Banking
3 1 (0.63%) Marketing
3 1 (0.63%) Retail
3 1 (0.63%) Electronics
3 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (25.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (16.35%) Architect
3 21 (13.21%) Developer
3 21 (13.21%) Linux Engineer
4 18 (11.32%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (5.66%) Support Engineer
6 7 (4.40%) Build Engineer
6 7 (4.40%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (3.77%) Administrator
7 6 (3.77%) Software Engineer
8 5 (3.14%) Linux Support Engineer
8 5 (3.14%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (3.14%) Systems Architect
8 5 (3.14%) J2EE Architect
8 5 (3.14%) Linux Support
8 5 (3.14%) J2EE Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.14%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (2.52%) Software Developer
9 4 (2.52%) Java Developer
9 4 (2.52%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (38.36%) Web Services
2 27 (16.98%) RESTful
3 19 (11.95%) PostGIS
4 18 (11.32%) J2EE
5 17 (10.69%) Middleware
6 11 (6.92%) JSON
6 11 (6.92%) Spring
6 11 (6.92%) LAMP
7 9 (5.66%) CSS
7 9 (5.66%) SOAP
7 9 (5.66%) REST
8 8 (5.03%) .NET
8 8 (5.03%) Hibernate
8 8 (5.03%) Ajax
9 6 (3.77%) XML
9 6 (3.77%) jQuery
10 5 (3.14%) JPA
10 5 (3.14%) Django
10 5 (3.14%) Spring MVC
10 5 (3.14%) JTS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (23.27%) Open Source
2 4 (2.52%) Clustering
2 4 (2.52%) Smartphone
3 3 (1.89%) Wiki
3 3 (1.89%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.89%) Linked Data
4 2 (1.26%) HACMP
4 2 (1.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.26%) Social Media
5 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.63%) DTV
5 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 98 (61.64%) Linux
2 28 (17.61%) CentOS
3 26 (16.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (15.72%) UNIX
5 22 (13.84%) Oracle Linux
6 19 (11.95%) Solaris
7 13 (8.18%) Windows
8 5 (3.14%) Android
8 5 (3.14%) AIX
9 3 (1.89%) SUSE
9 3 (1.89%) Debian
10 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.63%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (57.86%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (55.35%) DevOps
3 62 (38.99%) Scrum
4 51 (32.08%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (24.53%) Configuration Management
6 19 (11.95%) SOA
7 14 (8.81%) Test Automation
8 12 (7.55%) Software Engineering
9 9 (5.66%) Migration
10 8 (5.03%) TDD
11 7 (4.40%) Load Balancing
11 7 (4.40%) Performance Analysis
12 6 (3.77%) Kanban
13 5 (3.14%) Web Development
13 5 (3.14%) Identity Management
13 5 (3.14%) MVC
13 5 (3.14%) User Stories
14 4 (2.52%) Test Strategy
14 4 (2.52%) ITIL
14 4 (2.52%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 38 (23.90%) Java
2 29 (18.24%) Shell Script
3 25 (15.72%) Perl
4 24 (15.09%) PHP
5 22 (13.84%) Python
6 20 (12.58%) Ruby
7 17 (10.69%) SQL
8 16 (10.06%) JavaScript
9 14 (8.81%) Bash Shell
10 7 (4.40%) Korn
11 6 (3.77%) AWK
12 4 (2.52%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.89%) C
13 3 (1.89%) C#
14 2 (1.26%) C++
14 2 (1.26%) Groovy
15 1 (0.63%) C-shell
15 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (7.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.14%) BC Cleared
3 4 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.26%) Degree
5 1 (0.63%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.81%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (8.81%) vCloud
3 7 (4.40%) VirtualBox
3 7 (4.40%) Xen
3 7 (4.40%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (3.14%) Docker
5 4 (2.52%) KVM
5 4 (2.52%) NFS
5 4 (2.52%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.52%) vSphere
5 4 (2.52%) Shibboleth
6 3 (1.89%) Varnish
7 2 (1.26%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (1.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.63%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 58 (36.48%) Vagrant
2 28 (17.61%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (8.18%) YUM
4 11 (6.92%) Cobbler
5 10 (6.29%) Nagios
6 6 (3.77%) Tivoli
7 4 (2.52%) Ansible
7 4 (2.52%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.89%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.63%) Cacti
9 1 (0.63%) Munin
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.63%) Salt
9 1 (0.63%) Icinga
Vendors
1 47 (29.56%) Red Hat
2 44 (27.67%) VMware
3 31 (19.50%) Oracle
4 20 (12.58%) EMC
5 8 (5.03%) Tripwire
6 7 (4.40%) Sun
7 6 (3.77%) IBM
8 5 (3.14%) Veritas
8 5 (3.14%) Microsoft
8 5 (3.14%) JBoss
9 4 (2.52%) HP
10 3 (1.89%) Symantec
10 3 (1.89%) Cisco
11 2 (1.26%) Splunk
11 2 (1.26%) Google
11 2 (1.26%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.63%) Riverbed
12 1 (0.63%) Egenera
12 1 (0.63%) Fujitsu
12 1 (0.63%) ESRI
Hampshire
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Rate: £510 per day DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Kainos
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 11 days ago
Haywards Heath
Greywood Associates Limited
Rate: £240 - £280 per day
Posted: 15 days ago