The first table below looks at the demand for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Surrey region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 90 85 97
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing Puppet 7 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.47% 0.23% 0.41%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.26% 2.97% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate £481 £375 £501
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% -25.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £353
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
Systems Management Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
133 101 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 8.91% 7.87% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 56 78
Average daily rate £364 £319 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.11% -24.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £133 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £415 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 8
Average hourly rate £26.50 £22.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £13.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
Puppet
South East

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Puppet across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Puppet across the Surrey region.

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Staines - 1 - - 3
Thames Ditton - - - -
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Leatherhead - - - - 1
Reigate - - - - 1
Puppet
South East

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 7 (87.50%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) Perl
4 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 4 (50.00%) AIX
4 4 (50.00%) Solaris
4 4 (50.00%) Veritas
4 4 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (37.50%) REST
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (25.00%) HACMP
6 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (25.00%) Clustering
6 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (25.00%) JSON
6 2 (25.00%) WCF
6 2 (25.00%) Silverlight

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 1 (12.50%) nginx
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) SSH
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) JMeter
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) TestNG
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) Gerrit
2 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Support Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Support
2 1 (12.50%) Web Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX Support
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) REST
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) WCF
2 2 (25.00%) Silverlight
2 2 (25.00%) LINQ
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) XSD
3 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) HACMP
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) AIX
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (12.50%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) ZABBIX
2 1 (12.50%) HAProxy
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Veritas
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat