The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 63 59 62
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Puppet 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.04% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.56% 3.33% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.47 -
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
59 30 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.64% 4.12% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 23
Median daily rate £400 £340 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +61.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £260 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Median hourly rate £19.25 £21.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.46% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £21.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.45 £21.50 £56.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.07 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+32.87% +8.06%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Puppet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 7 (70.00%) DevOps
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (30.00%) CentOS
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) Python
5 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (20.00%) Server Building
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (20.00%) High Availability
6 2 (20.00%) Ansible
6 2 (20.00%) Docker
6 2 (20.00%) Unix
6 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (20.00%) Maven
6 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
7 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) git-flow
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) AWS Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Architect
3 1 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) CentOS
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) High Availability
4 2 (20.00%) Server Building
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Groovy
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (20.00%) Ansible
3 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (10.00%) Rancher
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) Terraform
3 1 (10.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) VMware