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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 120 139 225
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +86
Contract jobs citing Puppet 143 117 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.67% 1.26% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.42% 11.68% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 58 10
Average daily rate £415 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.93% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £290 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £502 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.58% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
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
821 1002 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.60% 10.78% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 487 360
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £366 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.48% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 32 50
Average hourly rate £45.00 £16.72 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.13% -20.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.39% +2.38%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Berkshire +53 61 £448 -10.50% 5
Surrey +29 42 £350 -12.50% 12
Hampshire -33 18 £400 +9.58% 11
Oxfordshire -18 6 £350 +7.69% 3
Middlesex +2 5 £425 -
Kent -11 5 £488 +20.37%
East Sussex +11 2 £494 - 2
West Sussex - 2 £513 -
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +14 1 - - 3
Thames Valley - 1 - -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 181 (79.04%) Linux
2 143 (62.45%) DevOps
3 131 (57.21%) Python
4 111 (48.47%) Amazon AWS
5 92 (40.17%) Ruby
6 90 (39.30%) Jenkins
7 88 (38.43%) Git (software)
7 88 (38.43%) Configuration Management
8 83 (36.24%) Ansible
9 82 (35.81%) Red Hat
10 81 (35.37%) Opscode Chef
11 76 (33.19%) Agile Software Development
12 75 (32.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 71 (31.00%) PowerShell
13 71 (31.00%) Unix
14 66 (28.82%) Continuous Integration
15 57 (24.89%) Nagios
16 55 (24.02%) Windows
17 54 (23.58%) VMware
18 49 (21.40%) Active Directory
19 47 (20.52%) Microsoft Azure
20 43 (18.78%) Splunk
20 43 (18.78%) DNS
20 43 (18.78%) Web Services
20 43 (18.78%) Perl
21 41 (17.90%) Microsoft
21 41 (17.90%) Docker
22 40 (17.47%) Java
23 39 (17.03%) Oracle
24 38 (16.59%) Tomcat

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 38 (16.59%) Tomcat
2 36 (15.72%) OpenStack
3 28 (12.23%) Apache
4 25 (10.92%) JBoss
5 22 (9.61%) WebLogic
6 20 (8.73%) nginx
7 16 (6.99%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (2.62%) IIS
9 5 (2.18%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.87%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.87%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.87%) Confluence
10 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (2.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 111 (48.47%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (20.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (8.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (4.37%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (3.06%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (3.06%) IaaS
6 5 (2.18%) Amazon S3
6 5 (2.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 5 (2.18%) AWS OpsWorks
6 5 (2.18%) CloudFront
6 5 (2.18%) GitHub
6 5 (2.18%) SaaS
6 5 (2.18%) SoftLayer
6 5 (2.18%) Sumo Logic
6 5 (2.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.87%) PaaS
9 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (18.78%) DNS
2 27 (11.79%) LDAP
3 21 (9.17%) Firewall
3 21 (9.17%) SSL
4 20 (8.73%) HTTP
5 17 (7.42%) SMTP
5 17 (7.42%) TCP/IP
6 16 (6.99%) DHCP
7 13 (5.68%) LAN
7 13 (5.68%) WAN
8 12 (5.24%) VPN
9 10 (4.37%) SSH
10 8 (3.49%) VLAN
11 5 (2.18%) SNMP
11 5 (2.18%) Wireless
12 4 (1.75%) FTP
12 4 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (1.75%) MPLS
13 3 (1.31%) Internet
13 3 (1.31%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.92%) MySQL
2 18 (7.86%) Azure SQL Database
3 14 (6.11%) Oracle Database
4 11 (4.80%) Big Data
5 7 (3.06%) Hadoop
5 7 (3.06%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.75%) HBase
6 4 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.31%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.31%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.44%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.44%) InfluxDB
9 1 (0.44%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 90 (39.30%) Jenkins
2 88 (38.43%) Git (software)
3 33 (14.41%) JIRA
3 33 (14.41%) Maven
3 33 (14.41%) Subversion
4 29 (12.66%) Vagrant
5 28 (12.23%) Ant
6 25 (10.92%) Hudson
7 16 (6.99%) TeamCity
8 12 (5.24%) RSpec
9 4 (1.75%) GitLab
9 4 (1.75%) Metasploit
10 3 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.31%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.87%) Flyway
11 2 (0.87%) Gerrit
12 1 (0.44%) CasperJS
12 1 (0.44%) PhantomJS
12 1 (0.44%) Selenium
12 1 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 22 (9.61%) Finance
2 5 (2.18%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.87%) Retail
4 1 (0.44%) Advertising
4 1 (0.44%) Billing
4 1 (0.44%) Games
4 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 94 (41.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 51 (22.27%) Linux Engineer
3 37 (16.16%) Administrator
4 31 (13.54%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 29 (12.66%) AWS Engineer
6 28 (12.23%) Linux Administrator
7 24 (10.48%) Cloud Engineer
7 24 (10.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 24 (10.48%) Systems Administrator
8 22 (9.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 21 (9.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 18 (7.86%) Support Engineer
11 17 (7.42%) Azure Engineer
12 15 (6.55%) VMware Engineer
13 13 (5.68%) Applications Engineer
13 13 (5.68%) Applications Support
13 13 (5.68%) Applications Support Engineer
14 12 (5.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 12 (5.24%) Senior Linux Engineer
14 12 (5.24%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (18.78%) Web Services
2 27 (11.79%) Ruby on Rails
3 23 (10.04%) Middleware
4 17 (7.42%) ELK Stack
5 15 (6.55%) LAMP
5 15 (6.55%) Sensu
6 14 (6.11%) LEMP Stack
6 14 (6.11%) MCollective
7 13 (5.68%) RESTful
8 12 (5.24%) REST
9 7 (3.06%) Spring
10 5 (2.18%) Grails
11 4 (1.75%) CSS
11 4 (1.75%) HTML
11 4 (1.75%) POSIX
11 4 (1.75%) SOAP
12 3 (1.31%) boto
13 2 (0.87%) AngularJS
13 2 (0.87%) Gherkin
13 2 (0.87%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.66%) Computer Science
2 23 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (10.04%) Data Centre
3 22 (9.61%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.93%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (3.93%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.49%) Cryptography
5 8 (3.49%) HACMP
6 6 (2.62%) Clustering
6 6 (2.62%) Statistics
7 5 (2.18%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.18%) PKI
8 4 (1.75%) iSeries
9 3 (1.31%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.31%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.31%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.87%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.87%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.44%) Freedom of Information Act
11 1 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 181 (79.04%) Linux
2 75 (32.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 71 (31.00%) Unix
4 55 (24.02%) Windows
5 30 (13.10%) CentOS
6 23 (10.04%) Windows Server
7 21 (9.17%) Mac OS X
7 21 (9.17%) Ubuntu
8 19 (8.30%) VMS
9 14 (6.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (3.93%) Solaris
11 7 (3.06%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (2.62%) AIX
13 3 (1.31%) Debian
14 1 (0.44%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.44%) SmartOS
14 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (62.45%) DevOps
2 88 (38.43%) Configuration Management
3 76 (33.19%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (28.82%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (10.48%) Open Source
6 23 (10.04%) Software Deployment
7 20 (8.73%) ITIL
8 19 (8.30%) Migration
8 19 (8.30%) Service Management
9 17 (7.42%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (6.99%) High Availability
10 16 (6.99%) Use Case
11 14 (6.11%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (5.68%) Scrum
13 11 (4.80%) Incident Management
14 9 (3.93%) Project Management
15 8 (3.49%) Computer Security
15 8 (3.49%) E-Commerce
15 8 (3.49%) Information Security
15 8 (3.49%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (57.21%) Python
2 92 (40.17%) Ruby
3 71 (31.00%) PowerShell
4 43 (18.78%) Perl
5 40 (17.47%) Java
6 37 (16.16%) SQL
7 35 (15.28%) Bash Shell
8 31 (13.54%) Shell Script
9 25 (10.92%) JavaScript
10 11 (4.80%) PHP
11 5 (2.18%) Scala
11 5 (2.18%) VB
12 3 (1.31%) PHP 5
13 2 (0.87%) AWK
13 2 (0.87%) C
13 2 (0.87%) C#
13 2 (0.87%) sed
14 1 (0.44%) C++
14 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (8.30%) Degree
2 18 (7.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (6.11%) MCSE
4 10 (4.37%) Security Cleared
5 8 (3.49%) MCSA
5 8 (3.49%) RHCT
6 5 (2.18%) AWS Certification
6 5 (2.18%) LPIC
6 5 (2.18%) RHCSA
7 4 (1.75%) CISSP
7 4 (1.75%) MCP
7 4 (1.75%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.31%) CCNA
8 3 (1.31%) CEH
8 3 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.31%) GCIH
8 3 (1.31%) GIAC
8 3 (1.31%) RHCE
9 2 (0.87%) HNC
9 2 (0.87%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.93%) SLA
2 8 (3.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (2.18%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 49 (21.40%) Active Directory
2 41 (17.90%) Docker
3 28 (12.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (6.55%) Hyper-V
4 15 (6.55%) vSphere
5 14 (6.11%) Squid
6 13 (5.68%) qmail
7 9 (3.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 9 (3.93%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (3.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 6 (2.62%) NFS
10 5 (2.18%) Xen
11 2 (0.87%) KVM
11 2 (0.87%) Oracle Clusterware
11 2 (0.87%) vCloud
11 2 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.87%) XenServer
12 1 (0.44%) Btrfs
12 1 (0.44%) iptables
12 1 (0.44%) LXC
Systems Management
1 83 (36.24%) Ansible
2 81 (35.37%) Opscode Chef
3 57 (24.89%) Nagios
4 32 (13.97%) SCCM
4 32 (13.97%) SCOM
5 29 (12.66%) Graphite
6 28 (12.23%) logstash
7 18 (7.86%) Cacti
8 15 (6.55%) Ganglia
9 14 (6.11%) collectd
9 14 (6.11%) ZABBIX
10 13 (5.68%) SCVMM
10 13 (5.68%) Terraform
10 13 (5.68%) Windows Intune
11 11 (4.80%) Cobbler
12 6 (2.62%) WSUS
13 5 (2.18%) Kubernetes
13 5 (2.18%) NetBackup
14 4 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
14 4 (1.75%) Mesos
Vendors
1 82 (35.81%) Red Hat
2 54 (23.58%) VMware
3 43 (18.78%) Splunk
4 41 (17.90%) Microsoft
5 39 (17.03%) Oracle
6 17 (7.42%) Dell
7 13 (5.68%) RightScale
8 11 (4.80%) Serena
9 9 (3.93%) Veritas
10 7 (3.06%) IBM
11 6 (2.62%) CA
11 6 (2.62%) Symantec
12 5 (2.18%) Rackspace
13 4 (1.75%) CommVault
13 4 (1.75%) McAfee
13 4 (1.75%) Sun
14 3 (1.31%) SaltStack
14 3 (1.31%) SAP
15 2 (0.87%) Cisco
15 2 (0.87%) Citrix
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £320 to £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400.00 - £435.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Oxford
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago