The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 16 63 58
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -5
Contract jobs citing Puppet 77 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 9.41% 1.48% 0.97%
As % of the Systems Management category 71.30% 19.05% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 12 5
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£388 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £45.00
Puppet
East of England

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

Systems Management Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
108 63 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.20% 7.77% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 29 20
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £207 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Average hourly rate £23.50 £13.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.35% -62.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.17% -10.84%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Puppet
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Puppet Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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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
Cambridge +33 73 £400 - 17
Huntingdon - 1 £310 -
Puppet
East of England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 92 (97.87%) Linux
2 91 (96.81%) DevOps
3 78 (82.98%) Amazon AWS
4 74 (78.72%) Ruby
5 70 (74.47%) Opscode Chef
6 49 (52.13%) Web Services
7 48 (51.06%) Ansible
8 43 (45.74%) Configuration Management
9 36 (38.30%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (34.04%) Python
11 21 (22.34%) Perl
12 20 (21.28%) PHP
12 20 (21.28%) UNIX
12 20 (21.28%) Java
12 20 (21.28%) Bash Shell
13 11 (11.70%) IaaS
14 10 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (10.64%) VMware
15 8 (8.51%) Git (software)
16 7 (7.45%) Subversion
16 7 (7.45%) Red Hat
17 6 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
17 6 (6.38%) Jenkins
17 6 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 6 (6.38%) AWS CloudFormation
17 6 (6.38%) Vagrant
18 4 (4.26%) Tomcat
19 3 (3.19%) Windows
19 3 (3.19%) CentOS
19 3 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 4 (4.26%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.13%) Apache
3 1 (1.06%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 78 (82.98%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.70%) IaaS
3 6 (6.38%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.51%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.45%) Subversion
3 6 (6.38%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.13%) JIRA
6 1 (1.06%) Ant
6 1 (1.06%) Maven
6 1 (1.06%) GitLab
General
1 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.06%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (63.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 47 (50.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 27 (28.72%) Systems Administrator
4 26 (27.66%) Administrator
5 25 (26.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 25 (26.60%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (9.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (1.06%) Build Engineer
8 1 (1.06%) Software Build Engineer
8 1 (1.06%) DevOps Administrator
8 1 (1.06%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (52.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 92 (97.87%) Linux
2 20 (21.28%) UNIX
3 6 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.19%) CentOS
4 3 (3.19%) Windows
5 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (96.81%) DevOps
2 43 (45.74%) Configuration Management
3 36 (38.30%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (2.13%) Migration
5 2 (2.13%) Scrum
5 2 (2.13%) Mentoring
5 2 (2.13%) Build Automation
5 2 (2.13%) ITIL
6 1 (1.06%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.06%) Auto-Scaling
6 1 (1.06%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (1.06%) Project Management
6 1 (1.06%) Document Management
6 1 (1.06%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 74 (78.72%) Ruby
2 32 (34.04%) Python
3 21 (22.34%) Perl
4 20 (21.28%) PHP
4 20 (21.28%) Java
4 20 (21.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.06%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 70 (74.47%) Opscode Chef
2 48 (51.06%) Ansible
3 6 (6.38%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.06%) Opsview
Vendors
1 10 (10.64%) VMware
2 7 (7.45%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.06%) Citrix
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