The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Puppet
UK
Rank 78 114 139
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +25
Contract jobs citing Puppet 1268 1018 820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.83% 2.00% 1.61%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.20% 22.87% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 927 761 590
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £356 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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 across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4662 4452 4479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.42% 8.76% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3067 2756 2687
Median daily rate £475 £435 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 142 144
Median hourly rate £34.81 £24.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.04% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £53.58 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £21.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Puppet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend

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

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Puppet
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Puppet Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Puppet
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the UK over the 3 months to 20 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
England +34 1213 £500 +5.26% 291
London +30 769 £525 +5.00% 149
South East +26 135 £475 +12.75% 57
City of London +22 100 £550 +8.64% 32
Yorkshire -20 76 £450 - 22
North West +46 73 £413 +5.76% 27
Manchester +38 50 £400 +23.07% 24
West Yorkshire -25 47 £450 +5.88% 17
Leeds -8 45 £450 +5.88% 17
East of England +1 44 £513 +2.50% 6
Hampshire +36 38 £430 +3.61% 4
West Midlands +18 37 £450 +5.88% 11
North East +9 36 £340 -24.44% 2
Tyne and Wear +6 36 £340 -24.44% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +1 35 £340 -24.44% 1
Croydon +19 32 £488 +8.33%
Berkshire -8 31 £513 +14.52% 14
Scotland +44 28 £424 -1.45% 6
Hertfordshire +22 28 £550 +10.00% 1
Surrey +6 28 £425 +21.42% 20
South West -8 28 £469 +4.16% 16
Sheffield 0 25 £400 -18.36% 2
South Yorkshire -1 25 £400 -17.09% 2
Edinburgh +35 24 £424 -11.71% 6
Oxfordshire +8 15 £475 +46.15% 10
Wiltshire +7 15 £650 +83.74% 1
Wales +4 15 £463 +21.71%
West Sussex +16 14 £425 -17.07% 4
Cheshire +25 12 £600 +41.17% 1
Windsor - 11 £550 -

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 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 with a requirement for Puppet.

1 1971 (67.36%) DevOps
2 1899 (64.90%) Linux
3 1350 (46.14%) Jenkins
4 1274 (43.54%) Ansible
5 1272 (43.47%) Opscode Chef
6 1233 (42.14%) Agile Software Development
7 1171 (40.02%) Amazon AWS
8 1094 (37.39%) Python
9 961 (32.84%) Configuration Management
10 923 (31.54%) Continuous Integration
11 889 (30.38%) Docker
12 877 (29.97%) Git (software)
13 840 (28.71%) Java
14 734 (25.09%) Ruby
15 684 (23.38%) VMware
16 639 (21.84%) Bash Shell
17 553 (18.90%) Red Hat
18 544 (18.59%) Unix
19 534 (18.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 455 (15.55%) Continuous Delivery
21 450 (15.38%) Security Cleared
22 447 (15.28%) JIRA
23 440 (15.04%) Scrum
24 434 (14.83%) Apache
25 431 (14.73%) Perl
26 423 (14.46%) Open Source
27 398 (13.60%) PostgreSQL
28 386 (13.19%) SC Cleared
29 380 (12.99%) CentOS
30 376 (12.85%) Oracle

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 434 (14.83%) Apache
2 300 (10.25%) Confluence
3 251 (8.58%) Tomcat
4 203 (6.94%) OpenStack
5 195 (6.66%) nginx
6 194 (6.63%) Elasticsearch
7 121 (4.14%) WebSphere
8 110 (3.76%) IIS
9 86 (2.94%) WebLogic
10 82 (2.80%) JBoss
11 75 (2.56%) Apache Spark
12 54 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
13 51 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 37 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
15 27 (0.92%) Jetty
16 20 (0.68%) CloudStack
17 19 (0.65%) Apache Pig
17 19 (0.65%) Mongrel
18 17 (0.58%) Drupal
19 14 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 83 (2.84%) HipChat
2 24 (0.82%) MS Excel
3 7 (0.24%) MS Office
4 3 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.034%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 36 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
2 21 (0.72%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 17 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.27%) Magento
5 6 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.10%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.10%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.034%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1171 (40.02%) Amazon AWS
2 294 (10.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 196 (6.70%) GitHub
4 167 (5.71%) AWS CloudFormation
5 156 (5.33%) Amazon EC2
6 129 (4.41%) PaaS
7 126 (4.31%) Cloud Computing
8 123 (4.20%) IaaS
9 110 (3.76%) Amazon S3
10 64 (2.19%) Route 53
11 56 (1.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 51 (1.74%) Amazon ELB
13 41 (1.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 35 (1.20%) AWS CloudTrail
14 35 (1.20%) SaaS
15 34 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
16 24 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
17 20 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
18 19 (0.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 19 (0.65%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 357 (12.20%) DNS
2 252 (8.61%) TCP/IP
3 225 (7.69%) Firewall
4 217 (7.42%) HTTP
5 182 (6.22%) SSL
6 130 (4.44%) VPN
7 126 (4.31%) LDAP
8 110 (3.76%) SSH
9 89 (3.04%) OpenLDAP
10 87 (2.97%) OpenVPN
11 84 (2.87%) DHCP
12 69 (2.36%) Internet
13 68 (2.32%) SAN
14 45 (1.54%) IPsec
14 45 (1.54%) Kerberos
15 44 (1.50%) Intrusion Detection
16 39 (1.33%) SMTP
17 38 (1.30%) Reverse Proxy
18 37 (1.26%) FTP
18 37 (1.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 398 (13.60%) PostgreSQL
2 304 (10.39%) MongoDB
3 297 (10.15%) MySQL
4 285 (9.74%) Hadoop
5 198 (6.77%) NoSQL
6 182 (6.22%) Big Data
7 137 (4.68%) Relational Database
8 122 (4.17%) Oracle Database
9 109 (3.73%) Redis
10 98 (3.35%) SQL Server
11 96 (3.28%) Amazon RDS
12 69 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
13 52 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
14 44 (1.50%) Apache Hive
15 31 (1.06%) HBase
15 31 (1.06%) RDBMS
16 29 (0.99%) DB2
17 22 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 18 (0.62%) CouchDB
18 18 (0.62%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1350 (46.14%) Jenkins
2 877 (29.97%) Git (software)
3 447 (15.28%) JIRA
4 306 (10.46%) Maven
5 250 (8.54%) Vagrant
6 224 (7.66%) Sonatype Nexus
7 220 (7.52%) Subversion
8 150 (5.13%) Ant
9 132 (4.51%) JUnit
10 129 (4.41%) TeamCity
11 127 (4.34%) Selenium
12 113 (3.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 112 (3.83%) SonarQube
14 110 (3.76%) Bitbucket
15 102 (3.49%) Hudson
16 93 (3.18%) Liquibase
17 86 (2.94%) Gradle
17 86 (2.94%) JIRA Agile
18 84 (2.87%) Cucumber
19 79 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 374 (12.78%) Finance
2 173 (5.91%) Banking
3 86 (2.94%) Retail
4 49 (1.67%) Telecoms
5 40 (1.37%) Financial Institution
6 34 (1.16%) Marketing
7 33 (1.13%) Investment Banking
8 25 (0.85%) Games
9 21 (0.72%) Front Office
10 19 (0.65%) Manufacturing
11 17 (0.58%) Electronics
12 15 (0.51%) Law
13 13 (0.44%) Publishing
14 10 (0.34%) Advertising
15 7 (0.24%) Legal
16 6 (0.21%) Back Office
17 4 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
18 2 (0.068%) Automotive
18 2 (0.068%) Online Betting
18 2 (0.068%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1185 (40.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 308 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
3 304 (10.39%) Developer
4 289 (9.88%) AWS DevOps
5 269 (9.19%) AWS Engineer
6 241 (8.24%) Administrator
6 241 (8.24%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 195 (6.66%) Systems Administrator
8 187 (6.39%) Architect
8 187 (6.39%) Senior DevOps
9 177 (6.05%) Consultant
10 165 (5.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 161 (5.50%) Linux Administrator
12 147 (5.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 142 (4.85%) Java Developer
14 131 (4.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 111 (3.79%) DevOps Consultant
16 95 (3.25%) Cloud Engineer
17 87 (2.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 83 (2.84%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (8.95%) Web Services
2 217 (7.42%) ELK Stack
3 148 (5.06%) Spring
4 133 (4.55%) Node.js
5 130 (4.44%) REST
6 128 (4.37%) AngularJS
7 127 (4.34%) HTML
8 122 (4.17%) Software Packaging
9 121 (4.14%) .NET
10 116 (3.96%) LAMP
11 115 (3.93%) JSON
12 112 (3.83%) MCollective
13 96 (3.28%) Middleware
14 92 (3.14%) RabbitMQ
14 92 (3.14%) RESTful
15 89 (3.04%) CSS
16 78 (2.67%) HTML5
17 76 (2.60%) Play Framework
18 75 (2.56%) XML
19 71 (2.43%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 126 (4.31%) Data Centre
2 109 (3.73%) Public Cloud
3 100 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
4 74 (2.53%) Clustering
5 73 (2.49%) Private Cloud
6 52 (1.78%) Computer Science
7 48 (1.64%) Algorithms
8 42 (1.44%) PKI
8 42 (1.44%) Replication
8 42 (1.44%) User Experience
9 32 (1.09%) Management Information System
10 30 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
11 22 (0.75%) Data Structures
12 20 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
12 20 (0.68%) Virtual Team
13 19 (0.65%) Driving Licence
14 17 (0.58%) Fintech
14 17 (0.58%) Hedge funds
15 16 (0.55%) Social Media
15 16 (0.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1899 (64.90%) Linux
2 544 (18.59%) Unix
3 534 (18.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 380 (12.99%) CentOS
5 347 (11.86%) Windows
6 172 (5.88%) Ubuntu
7 143 (4.89%) Windows Server
8 88 (3.01%) AIX
9 63 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 51 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 50 (1.71%) Debian
12 43 (1.47%) SUSE
13 32 (1.09%) Solaris
14 22 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
15 21 (0.72%) CoreOS
16 19 (0.65%) Apple iOS
17 17 (0.58%) VyOS
18 15 (0.51%) Fedora
19 13 (0.44%) RancherOS
20 10 (0.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1971 (67.36%) DevOps
2 1233 (42.14%) Agile Software Development
3 961 (32.84%) Configuration Management
4 923 (31.54%) Continuous Integration
5 455 (15.55%) Continuous Delivery
6 440 (15.04%) Scrum
7 423 (14.46%) Open Source
8 222 (7.59%) TDD
9 172 (5.88%) ITIL
10 168 (5.74%) High Availability
11 160 (5.47%) Load Balancing
12 154 (5.26%) Microservices
13 152 (5.19%) Service Management
14 147 (5.02%) Migration
15 137 (4.68%) E-Commerce
16 131 (4.48%) OO
17 129 (4.41%) Mentoring
18 117 (4.00%) Software Engineering
19 114 (3.90%) BDD
19 114 (3.90%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1094 (37.39%) Python
2 840 (28.71%) Java
3 734 (25.09%) Ruby
4 639 (21.84%) Bash Shell
5 431 (14.73%) Perl
6 296 (10.12%) PowerShell
7 289 (9.88%) SQL
8 233 (7.96%) Shell Script
9 211 (7.21%) JavaScript
10 204 (6.97%) PHP
11 184 (6.29%) Scala
12 95 (3.25%) Go
13 76 (2.60%) C
14 66 (2.26%) C#
15 51 (1.74%) Clojure
16 46 (1.57%) C++
17 35 (1.20%) Korn
18 33 (1.13%) Groovy
19 28 (0.96%) Jython
20 27 (0.92%) Rust
Qualifications
1 450 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 386 (13.19%) SC Cleared
3 80 (2.73%) BPSS Clearance
4 61 (2.08%) Degree
5 48 (1.64%) DV Cleared
6 36 (1.23%) RHCE
7 34 (1.16%) CTC Cleared
8 31 (1.06%) RHCSA
9 29 (0.99%) AWS Certification
10 22 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (0.68%) CCNP
12 19 (0.65%) CCNA
13 18 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (0.58%) RHCA
15 14 (0.48%) CCA
15 14 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (0.48%) MCSE
15 14 (0.48%) RHCT
16 11 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 10 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (3.25%) QA
2 63 (2.15%) PCI DSS
3 36 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
4 15 (0.51%) SLA
5 11 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.14%) SDET
7 3 (0.10%) GCP
7 3 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.068%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.068%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.034%) FATCA
System Software
1 889 (30.38%) Docker
2 334 (11.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 184 (6.29%) vCloud
4 122 (4.17%) Active Directory
5 107 (3.66%) Squid
6 89 (3.04%) Virtual Machines
7 86 (2.94%) Postfix
8 75 (2.56%) vSphere
9 67 (2.29%) HDFS
10 48 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
11 45 (1.54%) Xen
12 42 (1.44%) Hyper-V
13 40 (1.37%) KVM
14 37 (1.26%) NFS
15 28 (0.96%) VMware ESX
15 28 (0.96%) XenServer
16 25 (0.85%) GlusterFS
16 25 (0.85%) iptables
17 19 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 16 (0.55%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1274 (43.54%) Ansible
2 1272 (43.47%) Opscode Chef
3 365 (12.47%) Terraform
4 309 (10.56%) Kubernetes
5 205 (7.01%) ZABBIX
6 181 (6.19%) Nagios
7 180 (6.15%) logstash
8 178 (6.08%) Salt
9 162 (5.54%) Kibana
10 106 (3.62%) Rancher
11 89 (3.04%) Packer
12 63 (2.15%) HAProxy
13 57 (1.95%) Consul
14 56 (1.91%) Graphite
15 46 (1.57%) Red Hat Satellite
16 43 (1.47%) vRealize
17 38 (1.30%) Mesos
18 37 (1.26%) Grafana
18 37 (1.26%) Zenoss
19 33 (1.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 684 (23.38%) VMware
2 553 (18.90%) Red Hat
3 376 (12.85%) Oracle
4 210 (7.18%) Atlassian
5 140 (4.78%) Microsoft
6 135 (4.61%) Splunk
7 122 (4.17%) IBM
8 103 (3.52%) HP
9 101 (3.45%) Sonatype
10 88 (3.01%) SaltStack
11 85 (2.90%) Cisco
12 74 (2.53%) AppDynamics
13 67 (2.29%) Google
14 59 (2.02%) Rackspace
15 57 (1.95%) Hortonworks
16 51 (1.74%) EMC
17 46 (1.57%) CA
18 36 (1.23%) Sun
19 31 (1.06%) NetApp
19 31 (1.06%) Zend
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Midlands (County)
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: From £450 to £480 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + accomodation
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £475 - £565 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
County Durham
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vesta Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Reed Technology
Rate: £499 - £599 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Digital Gurus
Rate: £450 - £599 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago