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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 63 76 88
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Contract jobs citing Puppet 41 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.10% 1.10% 0.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.16% 11.28% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 4 4
Average daily rate £463 £408 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.49% -15.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £385 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £507 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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
214 133 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 16.18% 9.73% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 75 89
Average daily rate £425 £390 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +7.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 19
Average hourly rate £46.00 £30.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.33% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £21.45 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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
Staines +6 18 £550 - 1
Woking - 8 £425 - 1
Guildford - 2 £418 - 2
Puppet
South East

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 (69.88%) Linux
2 53 (63.86%) DevOps
3 50 (60.24%) Opscode Chef
4 48 (57.83%) Amazon AWS
5 41 (49.40%) Python
6 39 (46.99%) Configuration Management
7 35 (42.17%) Jenkins
8 33 (39.76%) Git (software)
8 33 (39.76%) Unix
9 32 (38.55%) Ruby
9 32 (38.55%) Ansible
10 30 (36.14%) Microsoft Azure
10 30 (36.14%) PowerShell
11 26 (31.33%) Perl
12 25 (30.12%) DNS
13 24 (28.92%) Microsoft
13 24 (28.92%) Red Hat
13 24 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (27.71%) SQL
15 22 (26.51%) Windows
15 22 (26.51%) Finance
16 21 (25.30%) Ant
17 20 (24.10%) Docker
17 20 (24.10%) Open Source
18 19 (22.89%) Maven
19 18 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
19 18 (21.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 18 (21.69%) Splunk
20 17 (20.48%) OpenStack
20 17 (20.48%) Software Deployment

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 17 (20.48%) OpenStack
2 5 (6.02%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.02%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.82%) Apache
3 4 (4.82%) IIS
4 3 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.41%) JBoss
5 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 48 (57.83%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (36.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (19.28%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (10.84%) IaaS
4 9 (10.84%) PaaS
5 6 (7.23%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (6.02%) Amazon S3
6 5 (6.02%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 5 (6.02%) AWS OpsWorks
6 5 (6.02%) CloudFront
6 5 (6.02%) SaaS
7 4 (4.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (3.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (2.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 25 (30.12%) DNS
2 14 (16.87%) VPN
3 13 (15.66%) DHCP
4 12 (14.46%) TCP/IP
5 11 (13.25%) Firewall
6 9 (10.84%) LDAP
7 6 (7.23%) Network Security
8 5 (6.02%) FTP
8 5 (6.02%) SMTP
9 4 (4.82%) LAN
9 4 (4.82%) MPLS
9 4 (4.82%) VLAN
9 4 (4.82%) WAN
10 2 (2.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.25%) Azure SQL Database
2 9 (10.84%) Oracle Database
3 8 (9.64%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.82%) MySQL
5 3 (3.61%) Big Data
6 2 (2.41%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.41%) MarkLogic
7 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (42.17%) Jenkins
2 33 (39.76%) Git (software)
3 21 (25.30%) Ant
4 19 (22.89%) Maven
5 17 (20.48%) Subversion
6 15 (18.07%) Hudson
6 15 (18.07%) JIRA
7 9 (10.84%) RSpec
8 5 (6.02%) Travis CI
9 4 (4.82%) Gradle
9 4 (4.82%) Metasploit
10 2 (2.41%) Burp Suite
10 2 (2.41%) GitLab
10 2 (2.41%) Jasmine
10 2 (2.41%) JUnit
10 2 (2.41%) Sinon.JS
10 2 (2.41%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (2.41%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.20%) CasperJS
11 1 (1.20%) PhantomJS
General
1 22 (26.51%) Finance
2 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.20%) Retail
2 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (31.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (14.46%) Administrator
3 11 (13.25%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (13.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 10 (12.05%) Azure Engineer
5 9 (10.84%) Architect
5 9 (10.84%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (10.84%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (9.64%) AWS Administrator
6 8 (9.64%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (8.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (7.23%) Applications Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) Applications Support
8 6 (7.23%) Applications Support Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) Security Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) Support Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) Web Applications Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) Web Applications Support
8 6 (7.23%) Web Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.84%) Middleware
2 7 (8.43%) Web Services
3 4 (4.82%) ELK Stack
3 4 (4.82%) REST
4 2 (2.41%) boto
4 2 (2.41%) J2EE
4 2 (2.41%) JDBC
4 2 (2.41%) LAMP
4 2 (2.41%) Regular Expression
4 2 (2.41%) XML
5 1 (1.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.20%) CSS
5 1 (1.20%) HTML
5 1 (1.20%) STL
5 1 (1.20%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.48%) Computer Science
1 17 (20.48%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.25%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (12.05%) HACMP
4 9 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (9.64%) Management Information System
6 6 (7.23%) Clustering
7 5 (6.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (4.82%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (4.82%) Replication
9 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
9 2 (2.41%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (1.20%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 58 (69.88%) Linux
2 33 (39.76%) Unix
3 22 (26.51%) Windows
4 18 (21.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (19.28%) VMS
6 9 (10.84%) Windows Server
6 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (9.64%) Solaris
8 7 (8.43%) CentOS
9 5 (6.02%) Ubuntu
10 4 (4.82%) AIX
10 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (2.41%) Debian
11 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (63.86%) DevOps
2 39 (46.99%) Configuration Management
3 24 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (24.10%) Open Source
5 18 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (20.48%) Software Deployment
7 15 (18.07%) Use Case
8 11 (13.25%) Service Management
9 7 (8.43%) SIEM
10 6 (7.23%) Change Control
10 6 (7.23%) Migration
10 6 (7.23%) OO
10 6 (7.23%) Service Delivery
10 6 (7.23%) Web Development
11 5 (6.02%) DDoS Mitigation
11 5 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (6.02%) Information Security
11 5 (6.02%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (6.02%) Problem Management
12 4 (4.82%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 41 (49.40%) Python
2 32 (38.55%) Ruby
3 30 (36.14%) PowerShell
4 26 (31.33%) Perl
5 23 (27.71%) SQL
6 8 (9.64%) Java
7 5 (6.02%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.82%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.82%) C
8 4 (4.82%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.82%) VB
9 2 (2.41%) AWK
9 2 (2.41%) Korn
9 2 (2.41%) PHP
9 2 (2.41%) sed
10 1 (1.20%) C#
10 1 (1.20%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) Degree
2 9 (10.84%) MCSE
2 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.82%) AWS Certification
4 4 (4.82%) MCP
4 4 (4.82%) MCSA
5 3 (3.61%) CEH
5 3 (3.61%) RHCT
6 2 (2.41%) CCNA
6 2 (2.41%) CCSA
6 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.41%) CISM
6 2 (2.41%) CISSP
6 2 (2.41%) JNCIA
6 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.41%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.41%) QA
System Software
1 20 (24.10%) Docker
2 16 (19.28%) Active Directory
3 11 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (12.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 7 (8.43%) NFS
5 7 (8.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 7 (8.43%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (4.82%) Oracle Clusterware
7 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.61%) Xen
8 2 (2.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 50 (60.24%) Opscode Chef
2 32 (38.55%) Ansible
3 16 (19.28%) SCOM
4 12 (14.46%) SCCM
5 6 (7.23%) WSUS
6 5 (6.02%) Nagios
7 4 (4.82%) Cacti
7 4 (4.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (4.82%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (4.82%) NetBackup
7 4 (4.82%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (4.82%) Tivoli
7 4 (4.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (2.41%) ArcSight ESM
8 2 (2.41%) Backup Exec
8 2 (2.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (1.20%) SELinux
Vendors
1 24 (28.92%) Microsoft
1 24 (28.92%) Red Hat
2 18 (21.69%) Splunk
3 12 (14.46%) Oracle
3 12 (14.46%) Veritas
4 11 (13.25%) Dell
4 11 (13.25%) Rackspace
4 11 (13.25%) VMware
5 9 (10.84%) Barracuda Networks
6 6 (7.23%) Cisco
6 6 (7.23%) Symantec
7 4 (4.82%) CommVault
7 4 (4.82%) Intel Security
8 3 (3.61%) Citrix
9 2 (2.41%) ArcSight
9 2 (2.41%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.41%) Hortonworks
9 2 (2.41%) HP
9 2 (2.41%) IBM
9 2 (2.41%) Juniper