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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 30 61 46
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -15
Contract jobs citing Puppet 39 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.10% 0.84% 1.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 49.37% 8.22% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 6 3
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£325 £388 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +23.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £388 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £444 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +25.00%
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
79 73 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 10.33% 10.25% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 26 23
Average daily rate £325 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.28% +12.50%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +28 37 £338 -12.90% 9
Huntingdon - 2 £310 -
Puppet
East of England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 44 (95.65%) DevOps
2 38 (82.61%) Linux
3 36 (78.26%) Ruby
4 33 (71.74%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (69.57%) Configuration Management
6 27 (58.70%) Amazon AWS
7 23 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
8 20 (43.48%) Web Services
9 19 (41.30%) UNIX
10 13 (28.26%) Python
11 11 (23.91%) Ansible
11 11 (23.91%) Jenkins
12 9 (19.57%) IaaS
12 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (19.57%) Perl
13 8 (17.39%) Java
13 8 (17.39%) Scrum
13 8 (17.39%) Bash Shell
14 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
14 7 (15.22%) PaaS
14 7 (15.22%) Automated Testing
14 7 (15.22%) C#
14 7 (15.22%) PHP
14 7 (15.22%) .NET
14 7 (15.22%) Change Management
15 4 (8.70%) Tomcat
15 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
16 2 (4.35%) CentOS
16 2 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.35%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 27 (58.70%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (19.57%) IaaS
3 7 (15.22%) PaaS
4 1 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Jenkins
2 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.17%) Ant
4 1 (2.17%) Maven
Job Titles
1 28 (60.87%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (39.13%) Systems Administrator
2 18 (39.13%) Administrator
3 17 (36.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 17 (36.96%) Linux Administrator
3 17 (36.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (43.48%) Web Services
2 7 (15.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 38 (82.61%) Linux
2 19 (41.30%) UNIX
3 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (95.65%) DevOps
2 33 (71.74%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (69.57%) Configuration Management
4 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.39%) Scrum
6 7 (15.22%) Change Management
6 7 (15.22%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.35%) Build Automation
8 1 (2.17%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (2.17%) Open Source
8 1 (2.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 36 (78.26%) Ruby
2 13 (28.26%) Python
3 9 (19.57%) Perl
4 8 (17.39%) Java
4 8 (17.39%) Bash Shell
5 7 (15.22%) C#
5 7 (15.22%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (23.91%) Ansible
3 2 (4.35%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.17%) VMware
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