The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Cambridgeshire 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 64 48 59
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Contract jobs citing Puppet 3 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.42% 1.50% 1.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.26% 12.68% 26.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Average daily rate £388 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
57 71 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.91% 11.83% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 20
Average daily rate £388 £325 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £285 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
Puppet
East of England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +1 3 £388 +25.00% 4
Puppet
East of England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) VPN
3 5 (41.67%) SSL
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) IPsec
3 5 (41.67%) Cryptography
3 5 (41.67%) Network Design
3 5 (41.67%) Network Security
3 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) XenServer
3 5 (41.67%) Security Architecture
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (41.67%) Apache Continuum
3 5 (41.67%) KVM
4 4 (33.33%) Percona
4 4 (33.33%) Nagios
4 4 (33.33%) MySQL
5 3 (25.00%) Rackspace
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (16.67%) Munin
6 2 (16.67%) Perl
6 2 (16.67%) Python
6 2 (16.67%) Debian
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
7 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (8.33%) Subversion
7 1 (8.33%) Scrum

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
1 6 (50.00%) VPN
2 5 (41.67%) SSL
2 5 (41.67%) IPsec
2 5 (41.67%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Apache Continuum
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (58.33%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Operations Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Web Architect
3 1 (8.33%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) LAMP
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Cryptography
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Network Design
1 5 (41.67%) Security Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) XenServer
1 5 (41.67%) KVM
2 1 (8.33%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Nagios
2 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (16.67%) Munin
3 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Percona
2 3 (25.00%) Rackspace
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Sun
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Hitachi
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat