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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 59 61 67
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing Puppet 10 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.27% 0.94% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.67% 14.58% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Systems Management Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
60 48 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.59% 6.48% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 36
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £342 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.25 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +28.57%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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
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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 +3 10 £400 +23.07% 3
Puppet
East of England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Nagios
3 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (46.15%) IBM
3 6 (46.15%) HP
3 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
4 5 (38.46%) DevOps
5 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
5 4 (30.77%) MySQL
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
6 3 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) Python
6 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (23.08%) KVM
6 3 (23.08%) Munin
6 3 (23.08%) Open Source
6 3 (23.08%) Percona
6 3 (23.08%) Rackspace
7 2 (15.38%) C
7 2 (15.38%) OO
7 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (15.38%) PHP
7 2 (15.38%) Ruby
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (7.69%) TDD
8 1 (7.69%) Subversion
8 1 (7.69%) Maven
8 1 (7.69%) DRM
8 1 (7.69%) QA

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Continuum
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (53.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 7 (53.85%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (38.46%) Administrator
4 4 (30.77%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) DevOps
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
1 3 (23.08%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) Ruby
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) PHP
2 2 (15.38%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) KVM
2 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) Nagios
2 3 (23.08%) Munin
2 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) IBM
1 6 (46.15%) HP
1 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
2 3 (23.08%) Percona
2 3 (23.08%) Rackspace
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