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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 49 63 46
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Contract jobs citing Puppet 15 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.08% 0.43% 1.55%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.27% 4.84% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 6
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£288 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% +19.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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
55 62 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.62% 8.86% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 23
Average daily rate £275 £398 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.81% +22.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £285 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £21.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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
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 27 April 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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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 +15 14 £288 -25.80% 5
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Puppet
East of England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 22 (95.65%) DevOps
2 20 (86.96%) Configuration Management
2 20 (86.96%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (65.22%) Ruby
3 15 (65.22%) Linux
4 13 (56.52%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (47.83%) Web Services
6 9 (39.13%) UNIX
6 9 (39.13%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (39.13%) Jenkins
7 8 (34.78%) Automated Testing
7 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (34.78%) PaaS
7 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
7 8 (34.78%) Change Management
7 8 (34.78%) Scrum
7 8 (34.78%) .NET
7 8 (34.78%) C#
8 7 (30.43%) Python
9 5 (21.74%) IaaS
10 4 (17.39%) Perl
11 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
11 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
11 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
12 2 (8.70%) Ansible
12 2 (8.70%) CentOS
12 2 (8.70%) PHP
12 2 (8.70%) Java
13 1 (4.35%) Apache

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 13 (56.52%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (34.78%) PaaS
3 5 (21.74%) IaaS
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Jenkins
2 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (39.13%) Administrator
2 9 (39.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 9 (39.13%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (34.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 6 (26.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) Web Services
2 8 (34.78%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) UNIX
3 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) DevOps
2 20 (86.96%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (86.96%) Configuration Management
3 8 (34.78%) Change Management
3 8 (34.78%) Scrum
3 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) Ruby
2 8 (34.78%) C#
3 7 (30.43%) Python
4 4 (17.39%) Perl
5 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.70%) PHP
6 2 (8.70%) Java
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago