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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Puppet
England / South East
Rank 108 124 120
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Contract jobs citing Puppet 130 130 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.78% 1.58% 1.51%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.91% 15.29% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 100 75
Median daily rate £475 £418 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.77% +2.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

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
769 850 1073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.55% 10.36% 11.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 502 528
Median daily rate £425 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £260 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 46 30
Median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +61.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £15.78 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.59 £56.39 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Puppet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +31 33 £430 +3.30% 4
Berkshire -5 31 £513 +14.52% 15
Surrey +7 29 £425 +13.33% 19
Oxfordshire +12 15 £475 +46.15% 10
West Sussex +13 14 £425 -17.07% 4
Buckinghamshire -1 2 £500 - 2
East Sussex +5 1 £438 -12.50% 1
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Puppet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 212 (66.04%) Linux
2 156 (48.60%) Opscode Chef
3 129 (40.19%) DevOps
4 122 (38.01%) Jenkins
5 107 (33.33%) Ansible
6 105 (32.71%) Python
7 89 (27.73%) Red Hat
8 85 (26.48%) Git (software)
9 83 (25.86%) VMware
10 71 (22.12%) Configuration Management
11 69 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
11 69 (21.50%) Amazon AWS
12 68 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
13 67 (20.87%) Docker
14 65 (20.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 60 (18.69%) Ruby
15 60 (18.69%) Windows
15 60 (18.69%) SQL
16 56 (17.45%) CentOS
17 55 (17.13%) Security Cleared
17 55 (17.13%) Java
18 53 (16.51%) VMware Infrastructure
19 51 (15.89%) PowerShell
20 50 (15.58%) Perl
21 49 (15.26%) Microsoft Azure
22 48 (14.95%) Unix
22 48 (14.95%) Apache
23 47 (14.64%) ITIL
23 47 (14.64%) SC Cleared
24 45 (14.02%) Oracle

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 48 (14.95%) Apache
2 33 (10.28%) Tomcat
3 29 (9.03%) nginx
3 29 (9.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 22 (6.85%) WebSphere
5 16 (4.98%) OpenStack
6 14 (4.36%) IIS
6 14 (4.36%) JBoss
7 12 (3.74%) WebLogic
8 11 (3.43%) WebSphere Application Server
9 10 (3.12%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (2.80%) Confluence
11 6 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.25%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.62%) DNN
13 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.62%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.62%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (1.56%) MS Excel
1 5 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 23 (7.17%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 69 (21.50%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (15.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (9.66%) PaaS
4 27 (8.41%) Cloud Computing
4 27 (8.41%) IaaS
5 16 (4.98%) AWS CloudFormation
6 14 (4.36%) AWS CloudTrail
6 14 (4.36%) GitHub
7 12 (3.74%) SaaS
8 6 (1.87%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.56%) IBM Cloud
9 5 (1.56%) SoftLayer
10 3 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.93%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.62%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.62%) Office 365
12 1 (0.31%) Route 53
12 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (13.40%) DNS
2 35 (10.90%) Firewall
3 19 (5.92%) VPN
4 17 (5.30%) Internet
4 17 (5.30%) SMTP
5 16 (4.98%) DHCP
6 14 (4.36%) TCP/IP
7 13 (4.05%) LDAP
8 10 (3.12%) FTP
8 10 (3.12%) MPLS
9 8 (2.49%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (2.18%) HTTP
10 7 (2.18%) VSAN
11 6 (1.87%) Network Security
11 6 (1.87%) SSL
12 5 (1.56%) IPv4
12 5 (1.56%) IPv6
13 4 (1.25%) Kerberos
13 4 (1.25%) LAN
13 4 (1.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.40%) PostgreSQL
2 39 (12.15%) MongoDB
3 33 (10.28%) Hadoop
4 28 (8.72%) MySQL
5 25 (7.79%) NoSQL
6 22 (6.85%) Oracle Database
7 20 (6.23%) Relational Database
8 14 (4.36%) CouchDB
8 14 (4.36%) Redis
9 11 (3.43%) SQL Server
10 10 (3.12%) Big Data
11 9 (2.80%) DB2
12 7 (2.18%) IBM BigInsights
12 7 (2.18%) Neo4j
13 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.25%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.93%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.93%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 122 (38.01%) Jenkins
2 85 (26.48%) Git (software)
3 41 (12.77%) JIRA
4 37 (11.53%) Subversion
5 17 (5.30%) MSBuild
6 15 (4.67%) Hudson
6 15 (4.67%) Vagrant
7 14 (4.36%) Mercurial
7 14 (4.36%) TeamCity
8 13 (4.05%) Maven
9 12 (3.74%) JUnit
10 11 (3.43%) Ant
10 11 (3.43%) Gradle
10 11 (3.43%) IntelliJ
10 11 (3.43%) NUnit
10 11 (3.43%) SpecFlow
11 8 (2.49%) Mockito
12 7 (2.18%) Bitbucket
13 6 (1.87%) CMake
13 6 (1.87%) Cucumber
General
1 22 (6.85%) Finance
2 13 (4.05%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.25%) Retail
4 3 (0.93%) Electronics
4 3 (0.93%) Financial Institution
4 3 (0.93%) Legal
4 3 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.93%) Marketing
5 2 (0.62%) Publishing
6 1 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 61 (19.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 51 (15.89%) Administrator
3 45 (14.02%) Linux Engineer
4 43 (13.40%) Systems Administrator
5 39 (12.15%) Developer
5 39 (12.15%) Linux Administrator
6 37 (11.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 33 (10.28%) Architect
8 27 (8.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 20 (6.23%) AWS DevOps
10 19 (5.92%) Systems Engineer
11 18 (5.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 17 (5.30%) Cloud Architect
13 15 (4.67%) AWS Engineer
13 15 (4.67%) DevOps Administrator
14 14 (4.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 14 (4.36%) PHP Developer
14 14 (4.36%) Security Engineer
15 12 (3.74%) PHP Symfony Developer
15 12 (3.74%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (9.03%) AngularJS
1 29 (9.03%) Node.js
2 26 (8.10%) REST
3 24 (7.48%) Web Services
4 20 (6.23%) XML
5 19 (5.92%) LAMP
5 19 (5.92%) Play Framework
6 17 (5.30%) LEMP Stack
7 16 (4.98%) ActiveMQ
8 14 (4.36%) LAPP Stack
8 14 (4.36%) Laravel
8 14 (4.36%) Memcached
8 14 (4.36%) Symfony
8 14 (4.36%) Yii
9 13 (4.05%) Spring
10 12 (3.74%) CSS
11 11 (3.43%) jQuery
11 11 (3.43%) JSON
12 10 (3.12%) Middleware
13 9 (2.80%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.61%) Data Centre
1 18 (5.61%) Public Cloud
2 12 (3.74%) Hybrid Cloud
3 11 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (3.43%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.49%) Cryptography
4 8 (2.49%) Driving Licence
4 8 (2.49%) FlexPod
5 6 (1.87%) Clustering
5 6 (1.87%) VCE vBlock
6 5 (1.56%) Replication
7 4 (1.25%) PKI
7 4 (1.25%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.62%) CMDB
8 2 (0.62%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.62%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.31%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.31%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.31%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 212 (66.04%) Linux
2 65 (20.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 60 (18.69%) Windows
4 56 (17.45%) CentOS
5 48 (14.95%) Unix
6 27 (8.41%) Ubuntu
7 14 (4.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (4.05%) Windows Server
9 12 (3.74%) Debian
10 9 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (2.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.31%) AIX
12 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.31%) Solaris
12 1 (0.31%) SUSE
12 1 (0.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (40.19%) DevOps
2 71 (22.12%) Configuration Management
3 69 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (14.64%) ITIL
6 32 (9.97%) Open Source
7 31 (9.66%) Scrum
8 29 (9.03%) SOA
9 25 (7.79%) Continuous Delivery
10 23 (7.17%) Microservices
10 23 (7.17%) MVC
10 23 (7.17%) Web Development
11 22 (6.85%) Performance Tuning
12 21 (6.54%) Service Management
13 16 (4.98%) Capacity Management
13 16 (4.98%) OO
14 14 (4.36%) Refactoring
14 14 (4.36%) Release Management
14 14 (4.36%) Web Application Development
15 13 (4.05%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 105 (32.71%) Python
2 60 (18.69%) Ruby
2 60 (18.69%) SQL
3 55 (17.13%) Java
4 51 (15.89%) PowerShell
5 50 (15.58%) Perl
6 30 (9.35%) Bash Shell
7 17 (5.30%) PHP
8 16 (4.98%) Scala
9 14 (4.36%) JavaScript
10 11 (3.43%) C
10 11 (3.43%) C#
11 8 (2.49%) XPath
12 7 (2.18%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.87%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.87%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.56%) C++
15 3 (0.93%) Go
15 3 (0.93%) Groovy
15 3 (0.93%) Rust
Qualifications
1 55 (17.13%) Security Cleared
2 47 (14.64%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.12%) RHCSA
4 9 (2.80%) AWS Certification
5 8 (2.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (2.18%) CCNA
6 7 (2.18%) CCNP
6 7 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.18%) CISSP
6 7 (2.18%) Degree
6 7 (2.18%) GCIH
6 7 (2.18%) GIAC
7 6 (1.87%) CEH
7 6 (1.87%) RHCT
8 4 (1.25%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.25%) MCSE
8 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.25%) VCDX
9 3 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.62%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.23%) PCI DSS
2 12 (3.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (2.18%) SLA
4 5 (1.56%) QA
5 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
System Software
1 67 (20.87%) Docker
2 53 (16.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (7.48%) vCloud
4 18 (5.61%) Active Directory
5 12 (3.74%) vSphere
6 10 (3.12%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (2.49%) Hyper-V
7 8 (2.49%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.93%) HDFS
8 3 (0.93%) iptables
8 3 (0.93%) Postfix
8 3 (0.93%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.62%) KVM
9 2 (0.62%) NFS
9 2 (0.62%) Squid
9 2 (0.62%) UAG
9 2 (0.62%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.62%) Xen
10 1 (0.31%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 156 (48.60%) Opscode Chef
2 107 (33.33%) Ansible
3 26 (8.10%) ZABBIX
4 20 (6.23%) Terraform
5 19 (5.92%) Ambari
5 19 (5.92%) vRealize
6 13 (4.05%) Nagios
7 11 (3.43%) SCCM
8 6 (1.87%) Red Hat Satellite
8 6 (1.87%) WSUS
9 5 (1.56%) SCOM
10 4 (1.25%) Consul
10 4 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (1.25%) Kibana
10 4 (1.25%) Pingdom
11 3 (0.93%) CA Spectrum
11 3 (0.93%) Cobbler
11 3 (0.93%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (0.93%) Opsview
11 3 (0.93%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 89 (27.73%) Red Hat
2 83 (25.86%) VMware
3 45 (14.02%) Oracle
4 25 (7.79%) Cisco
5 20 (6.23%) Microsoft
6 14 (4.36%) Zend
7 12 (3.74%) AppDynamics
7 12 (3.74%) CA
8 11 (3.43%) IBM
8 11 (3.43%) Perforce
9 10 (3.12%) Bluefish Communications
9 10 (3.12%) EMC
10 9 (2.80%) BMC
11 8 (2.49%) Atlassian
12 7 (2.18%) HP
13 6 (1.87%) SaltStack
14 5 (1.56%) Nimsoft
14 5 (1.56%) Remedy
14 5 (1.56%) ServiceNow
15 4 (1.25%) SAP
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