The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 56 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Puppet 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.46% - 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.00% - 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Puppet
West Midlands

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

Systems Management Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
50 55 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.73% 8.91% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 44 11
Average daily rate £450 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £170 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £471 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Puppet
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) SaltStack
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Linux

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Scala
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (25.00%) SaltStack
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft