The first table below looks at the demand for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast 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 Belfast 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 18 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 1.01% 0.43% -
As % of the Systems Management category 50.00% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
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
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
2 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 2.02% 1.30% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £400 - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
Puppet
County Antrim

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Puppet
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef