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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 176 165 206
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +41
Contract jobs citing Puppet 95 78 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.00% 0.85% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.43% 9.74% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 51 26
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£450 £355 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -16.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £316 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £45.00
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
1007 801 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.60% 8.73% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 413 453
Average daily rate £380 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £345
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 48
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% -21.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £28.00 £33.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £18.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+13.72% -16.66%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
Surrey +15 25 £375 -1.31% 9
Oxfordshire -1 25 £475 +35.71% 4
Hampshire -35 21 £425 +23.18% 3
Kent +4 8 £481 +6.94% 3
Berkshire -6 8 £450 -7.69% 7
Middlesex - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire -4 1 £425 +21.42% 1
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 176 (76.52%) Linux
2 122 (53.04%) DevOps
3 97 (42.17%) Opscode Chef
4 90 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
5 89 (38.70%) Jenkins
6 79 (34.35%) Agile Software Development
7 78 (33.91%) Red Hat
8 75 (32.61%) Configuration Management
9 73 (31.74%) Python
10 71 (30.87%) Oracle
11 68 (29.57%) Windows
12 64 (27.83%) Continuous Integration
13 63 (27.39%) Ruby
13 63 (27.39%) Git (software)
14 54 (23.48%) Web Services
15 53 (23.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 47 (20.43%) UNIX
16 47 (20.43%) Java
17 46 (20.00%) VMware
18 45 (19.57%) Vagrant
19 39 (16.96%) AWS CloudFormation
20 38 (16.52%) JIRA
21 35 (15.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
22 33 (14.35%) Scrum
22 33 (14.35%) Shell Script
22 33 (14.35%) Ansible
23 32 (13.91%) PowerShell
24 31 (13.48%) WebLogic
25 30 (13.04%) Perl
25 30 (13.04%) Network Security

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 31 (13.48%) WebLogic
2 27 (11.74%) Confluence
3 19 (8.26%) Apache
4 14 (6.09%) OpenStack
5 9 (3.91%) nginx
6 7 (3.04%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.61%) IIS
8 5 (2.17%) CMS
8 5 (2.17%) Drupal
9 4 (1.74%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (1.30%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (0.87%) Liferay
11 2 (0.87%) Eucalyptus
11 2 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.87%) JBoss
12 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.43%) Commerce Server
12 1 (0.43%) FileNet
12 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 90 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (16.96%) AWS CloudFormation
3 30 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (5.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 10 (4.35%) PaaS
6 9 (3.91%) IaaS
7 8 (3.48%) Heroku
7 8 (3.48%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (3.48%) Amazon S3
8 7 (3.04%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (1.74%) SoftLayer
9 4 (1.74%) Sumo Logic
10 2 (0.87%) Amazon Glacier
10 2 (0.87%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.87%) GitHub
10 2 (0.87%) SaaS
11 1 (0.43%) Office 365
11 1 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.04%) Network Security
2 26 (11.30%) Firewall
3 22 (9.57%) TCP/IP
4 21 (9.13%) DNS
5 18 (7.83%) LDAP
6 16 (6.96%) VPN
7 11 (4.78%) SAN
8 10 (4.35%) LAN
8 10 (4.35%) WAN
9 9 (3.91%) SSH
10 8 (3.48%) DHCP
10 8 (3.48%) Internet
11 7 (3.04%) SSL
12 5 (2.17%) SNMP
12 5 (2.17%) NAS
13 4 (1.74%) Wireless
14 3 (1.30%) MPLS
14 3 (1.30%) HTTP
14 3 (1.30%) AMQP
14 3 (1.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.87%) MySQL
2 15 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (5.65%) MongoDB
4 12 (5.22%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.48%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.17%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.17%) Big Data
6 5 (2.17%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.74%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.74%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.87%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.87%) HBase
10 1 (0.43%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.43%) DB2
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 89 (38.70%) Jenkins
2 63 (27.39%) Git (software)
3 38 (16.52%) JIRA
4 35 (15.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 30 (13.04%) Subversion
6 29 (12.61%) Cucumber
7 25 (10.87%) JUnit
8 20 (8.70%) Maven
9 13 (5.65%) Ant
10 12 (5.22%) Hudson
10 12 (5.22%) SoapUI
11 10 (4.35%) RSpec
11 10 (4.35%) Mockito
12 9 (3.91%) JMeter
13 8 (3.48%) TeamCity
14 7 (3.04%) HP UFT
15 4 (1.74%) Artifactory
15 4 (1.74%) Gerrit
15 4 (1.74%) MSBuild
16 3 (1.30%) NuGet
General
1 19 (8.26%) Finance
2 16 (6.96%) Banking
3 9 (3.91%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.17%) Publishing
5 3 (1.30%) Billing
6 2 (0.87%) Retail
6 2 (0.87%) Games
7 1 (0.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 69 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 41 (17.83%) Developer
3 25 (10.87%) Linux Engineer
4 21 (9.13%) Administrator
5 19 (8.26%) Systems Administrator
6 18 (7.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (7.39%) Architect
8 14 (6.09%) Java Developer
9 13 (5.65%) Linux Administrator
9 13 (5.65%) Cloud Architect
9 13 (5.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 12 (5.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 10 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
11 10 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 9 (3.91%) Test Leader
13 7 (3.04%) Infrastructure Architect
13 7 (3.04%) Support Engineer
13 7 (3.04%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
14 6 (2.61%) Linux Support
15 5 (2.17%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (23.48%) Web Services
2 17 (7.39%) XML
3 16 (6.96%) Middleware
3 16 (6.96%) Spring
4 15 (6.52%) REST
5 13 (5.65%) jQuery
5 13 (5.65%) Ruby on Rails
6 12 (5.22%) Spring MVC
6 12 (5.22%) Hibernate
6 12 (5.22%) .NET
7 11 (4.78%) JSON
8 10 (4.35%) LAMP
8 10 (4.35%) XSLT
9 9 (3.91%) boto
10 7 (3.04%) HTML
10 7 (3.04%) CSS
11 6 (2.61%) .NET Framework
12 5 (2.17%) WCF
12 5 (2.17%) Dojo
12 5 (2.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.57%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (7.39%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.65%) Clustering
4 9 (3.91%) HACMP
4 9 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.61%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (2.61%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (2.61%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.17%) User Experience
7 4 (1.74%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.74%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.74%) Replication
7 4 (1.74%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.74%) PKI
7 4 (1.74%) Statistics
7 4 (1.74%) Social Media
8 2 (0.87%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.43%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 176 (76.52%) Linux
2 68 (29.57%) Windows
3 53 (23.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 47 (20.43%) UNIX
5 17 (7.39%) CentOS
6 16 (6.96%) Solaris
7 13 (5.65%) Mac OS X
8 10 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
9 7 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (3.04%) AIX
10 6 (2.61%) SUSE
11 3 (1.30%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.87%) VMS
12 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.87%) Fedora
13 1 (0.43%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (53.04%) DevOps
2 79 (34.35%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (32.61%) Configuration Management
4 64 (27.83%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (14.35%) Scrum
6 27 (11.74%) Open Source
7 23 (10.00%) Software Deployment
8 21 (9.13%) TDD
9 19 (8.26%) Migration
10 18 (7.83%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (5.65%) SDLC
11 13 (5.65%) MVC
12 12 (5.22%) Auto-Scaling
12 12 (5.22%) BDD
13 10 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (4.35%) Web Development
14 9 (3.91%) Performance Analysis
14 9 (3.91%) Test Automation
15 8 (3.48%) Capacity Management
16 7 (3.04%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (31.74%) Python
2 63 (27.39%) Ruby
3 47 (20.43%) Java
4 33 (14.35%) Shell Script
5 32 (13.91%) PowerShell
6 30 (13.04%) Perl
7 25 (10.87%) Bash Shell
8 22 (9.57%) JavaScript
9 19 (8.26%) C#
10 18 (7.83%) SQL
11 10 (4.35%) PHP
12 7 (3.04%) Go
13 4 (1.74%) C
14 3 (1.30%) C++
15 1 (0.43%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.43%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (6.09%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.91%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.04%) CCNP
3 7 (3.04%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.61%) RHCE
5 4 (1.74%) Degree
6 3 (1.30%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.87%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.43%) MCITP
8 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.43%) CCNA
8 1 (0.43%) MCSE
8 1 (0.43%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.00%) QA
2 4 (1.74%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (11.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (6.96%) Docker
3 14 (6.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 12 (5.22%) vSphere
4 12 (5.22%) Active Directory
5 10 (4.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 9 (3.91%) NFS
7 7 (3.04%) iptables
8 6 (2.61%) KVM
8 6 (2.61%) VMware ESX
8 6 (2.61%) Hyper-V
9 3 (1.30%) vCloud
9 3 (1.30%) XenServer
10 2 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.43%) Samba
11 1 (0.43%) Postfix
11 1 (0.43%) XenApp
11 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 97 (42.17%) Opscode Chef
2 45 (19.57%) Vagrant
3 33 (14.35%) Ansible
4 21 (9.13%) Nagios
5 14 (6.09%) NetBackup
6 6 (2.61%) Red Hat Satellite
7 5 (2.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (2.17%) Oracle ZFS
8 4 (1.74%) Opsview
8 4 (1.74%) OpenView
8 4 (1.74%) Control-M
9 3 (1.30%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.87%) Mesos
11 1 (0.43%) vMotion
11 1 (0.43%) Rundeck
11 1 (0.43%) Salt
11 1 (0.43%) Kibana
11 1 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.43%) yum
11 1 (0.43%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 78 (33.91%) Red Hat
2 71 (30.87%) Oracle
3 46 (20.00%) VMware
4 20 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 14 (6.09%) Cisco
6 11 (4.78%) Splunk
7 10 (4.35%) Veritas
7 10 (4.35%) Symantec
7 10 (4.35%) Juniper
8 8 (3.48%) EMC
8 8 (3.48%) IBM
9 7 (3.04%) HP
10 5 (2.17%) Citrix
11 4 (1.74%) Dell
11 4 (1.74%) Sun
11 4 (1.74%) Atlassian
12 3 (1.30%) WSO2
13 2 (0.87%) SolarWinds
13 2 (0.87%) SAP
13 2 (0.87%) CA
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Intelligent Recruitment
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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