The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 57 86 92
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +6
Contract jobs citing Puppet 42 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.47% 0.57% 0.079%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.34% 7.27% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 3 1
Average daily rate £350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
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
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Systems Management Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
188 110 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 15.52% 7.88% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 54 58
Average daily rate £388 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £366 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.48% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 4 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £59.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.72% +180.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.80 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.35 £59.00 £24.00
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Puppet
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Puppet Hourly 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 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
Reigate +3 9 £350 - 5
Staines +15 7 £450 +12.50% 2
Redhill - 3 £330 - 1
Guildford +7 1 £550 +37.50%
Puppet
South East

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 58 (72.50%) DevOps
2 56 (70.00%) Linux
3 46 (57.50%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (51.25%) Jenkins
5 39 (48.75%) Opscode Chef
6 37 (46.25%) Python
7 35 (43.75%) Ruby
7 35 (43.75%) Git (software)
8 33 (41.25%) Red Hat
9 29 (36.25%) Ansible
10 28 (35.00%) PowerShell
11 27 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (32.50%) Unix
12 26 (32.50%) Docker
13 25 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
14 24 (30.00%) Microsoft
15 22 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (26.25%) Computer Science
17 20 (25.00%) Configuration Management
17 20 (25.00%) Oracle
18 19 (23.75%) Ant
18 19 (23.75%) JIRA
18 19 (23.75%) Maven
18 19 (23.75%) Subversion
19 18 (22.50%) SQL
19 18 (22.50%) DNS
19 18 (22.50%) Active Directory
19 18 (22.50%) Hudson
19 18 (22.50%) Splunk
19 18 (22.50%) OpenStack

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 18 (22.50%) OpenStack
2 11 (13.75%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.75%) JBoss
4 4 (5.00%) Apache
4 4 (5.00%) IIS
5 3 (3.75%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 46 (57.50%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (18.75%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (7.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (6.25%) Amazon S3
6 5 (6.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 5 (6.25%) AWS OpsWorks
6 5 (6.25%) CloudFront
7 4 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (3.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (2.50%) IaaS
9 2 (2.50%) PaaS
10 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.50%) DNS
2 11 (13.75%) DHCP
3 8 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (8.75%) LDAP
5 5 (6.25%) VPN
6 4 (5.00%) FTP
6 4 (5.00%) SMTP
6 4 (5.00%) SSH
7 3 (3.75%) Firewall
8 2 (2.50%) Network Security
9 1 (1.25%) LAN
9 1 (1.25%) MPLS
9 1 (1.25%) VLAN
9 1 (1.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.50%) Azure SQL Database
1 14 (17.50%) Oracle Database
2 7 (8.75%) MySQL
3 3 (3.75%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.25%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (51.25%) Jenkins
2 35 (43.75%) Git (software)
3 19 (23.75%) Ant
3 19 (23.75%) JIRA
3 19 (23.75%) Maven
3 19 (23.75%) Subversion
4 18 (22.50%) Hudson
5 11 (13.75%) RSpec
6 4 (5.00%) Metasploit
7 1 (1.25%) CasperJS
7 1 (1.25%) PhantomJS
7 1 (1.25%) Selenium
General
1 15 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (1.25%) Billing
2 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.25%) Retail
2 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (38.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (16.25%) Cloud Engineer
4 12 (15.00%) Administrator
5 11 (13.75%) Azure Engineer
5 11 (13.75%) Linux Administrator
6 10 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (11.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 9 (11.25%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (10.00%) AWS Administrator
9 6 (7.50%) AWS Engineer
10 5 (6.25%) Java Engineer
10 5 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 4 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
11 4 (5.00%) Operational Support Analyst
11 4 (5.00%) Operations Support Analyst
11 4 (5.00%) Web Applications Engineer
11 4 (5.00%) Web Engineer
11 4 (5.00%) Web Support Analyst
11 4 (5.00%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.50%) Middleware
2 5 (6.25%) Web Services
3 4 (5.00%) ELK Stack
3 4 (5.00%) REST
4 3 (3.75%) boto
5 1 (1.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.25%) CSS
5 1 (1.25%) HTML
5 1 (1.25%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.25%) STL
5 1 (1.25%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.25%) Computer Science
2 14 (17.50%) Data Centre
3 13 (16.25%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.25%) HACMP
6 4 (5.00%) Clustering
7 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.25%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.25%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 56 (70.00%) Linux
2 26 (32.50%) Unix
3 15 (18.75%) VMS
4 14 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (16.25%) Windows
6 9 (11.25%) CentOS
7 6 (7.50%) Ubuntu
8 5 (6.25%) Windows Server
8 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.50%) Solaris
10 1 (1.25%) AIX
10 1 (1.25%) Debian
10 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (72.50%) DevOps
2 27 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 17 (21.25%) Software Deployment
6 16 (20.00%) Open Source
7 15 (18.75%) Service Management
8 12 (15.00%) Use Case
9 6 (7.50%) OO
10 5 (6.25%) Change Control
10 5 (6.25%) Migration
11 4 (5.00%) Auto-Scaling
11 4 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (5.00%) Service Delivery
11 4 (5.00%) Web Development
12 3 (3.75%) Ethical Hacking
12 3 (3.75%) Security Hardening
13 2 (2.50%) Continuous Delivery
13 2 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
13 2 (2.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 37 (46.25%) Python
2 35 (43.75%) Ruby
3 28 (35.00%) PowerShell
4 18 (22.50%) SQL
5 15 (18.75%) Perl
6 13 (16.25%) Java
7 4 (5.00%) VB
8 3 (3.75%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.50%) C
10 1 (1.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (16.25%) Degree
2 10 (12.50%) MCSE
2 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.25%) AWS Certification
4 4 (5.00%) MCP
4 4 (5.00%) MCSA
5 3 (3.75%) CEH
5 3 (3.75%) RHCT
6 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.25%) CCNA
7 1 (1.25%) CCSA
7 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.25%) CISM
7 1 (1.25%) CISSP
7 1 (1.25%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (32.50%) Docker
2 18 (22.50%) Active Directory
3 8 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (3.75%) NFS
7 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.50%) Xen
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 39 (48.75%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (36.25%) Ansible
3 16 (20.00%) Nagios
4 15 (18.75%) SCCM
4 15 (18.75%) SCOM
5 11 (13.75%) Cobbler
6 5 (6.25%) WSUS
7 4 (5.00%) Cacti
7 4 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (5.00%) NetBackup
7 4 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.25%) ArcSight ESM
8 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 33 (41.25%) Red Hat
2 24 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (25.00%) Oracle
4 18 (22.50%) Splunk
5 13 (16.25%) Dell
6 8 (10.00%) VMware
7 6 (7.50%) Veritas
8 5 (6.25%) Rackspace
8 5 (6.25%) Symantec
9 4 (5.00%) CommVault
9 4 (5.00%) McAfee
10 2 (2.50%) Citrix
10 2 (2.50%) SAP
11 1 (1.25%) ArcSight
11 1 (1.25%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.25%) Cisco
11 1 (1.25%) Hortonworks
11 1 (1.25%) HP
11 1 (1.25%) Juniper
11 1 (1.25%) Palo Alto