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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 41 57 50
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Contract jobs citing Puppet 14 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.40% 1.16% 1.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 35.90% 20.51% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 7
Average daily rate £505 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.31% +46.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.34% +10.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 -
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
39 39 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.69% 5.65% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 26
Average daily rate £525 £425 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £105 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +63.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -5.17%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 14 £505 - 6
Puppet
East of England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 36 (69.23%) DevOps
2 32 (61.54%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (57.69%) Linux
4 27 (51.92%) Nagios
4 27 (51.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (44.23%) Amazon AWS
6 21 (40.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 21 (40.38%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (38.46%) Amazon EC2
8 19 (36.54%) Git (software)
9 17 (32.69%) Docker
10 16 (30.77%) Configuration Management
10 16 (30.77%) Red Hat
10 16 (30.77%) Subversion
11 15 (28.85%) Perl
12 13 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (23.08%) Bash Shell
14 11 (21.15%) Python
14 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (19.23%) Solaris
15 10 (19.23%) Unix
15 10 (19.23%) CentOS
16 9 (17.31%) Jenkins
16 9 (17.31%) Google Cloud Platform
16 9 (17.31%) Windows
16 9 (17.31%) Google
16 9 (17.31%) Ubuntu
16 9 (17.31%) Degree
17 8 (15.38%) VMware
17 8 (15.38%) Shell Script

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (15.38%) OpenStack
2 4 (7.69%) Apache
3 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.92%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 27 (51.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (44.23%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (38.46%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (17.31%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) FTP
2 5 (9.62%) Firewall
2 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.69%) DNS
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.85%) VoIP
4 2 (3.85%) WAN
4 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.92%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) Hadoop
2 4 (7.69%) MySQL
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (40.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 19 (36.54%) Git (software)
3 16 (30.77%) Subversion
4 9 (17.31%) Jenkins
5 7 (13.46%) Vagrant
6 5 (9.62%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (5.77%) Cucumber
7 3 (5.77%) Selenium
8 2 (3.85%) Artifactory
8 2 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (30.77%) DevOps Specialist
3 15 (28.85%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (21.15%) Administrator
5 8 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (13.46%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Network Administrator
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (1.92%) Build Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Build Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 1 (1.92%) Solaris Administrator
8 1 (1.92%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) Web Services
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
2 1 (1.92%) HTML5
2 1 (1.92%) LAMP
2 1 (1.92%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (1.92%) Spring
2 1 (1.92%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Life Science
2 6 (11.54%) Biology
2 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.77%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (57.69%) Linux
2 13 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (19.23%) CentOS
3 10 (19.23%) Solaris
3 10 (19.23%) Unix
4 9 (17.31%) Ubuntu
4 9 (17.31%) Windows
5 5 (9.62%) Windows Server
6 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.85%) AIX
7 2 (3.85%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (69.23%) DevOps
2 21 (40.38%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (30.77%) Configuration Management
4 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (13.46%) ITIL
6 6 (11.54%) Bioinformatics
6 6 (11.54%) Scrum
6 6 (11.54%) Time Management
7 3 (5.77%) BDD
7 3 (5.77%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.77%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.77%) TDD
8 2 (3.85%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.85%) Kanban
8 2 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.85%) Test Management
9 1 (1.92%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (1.92%) High Availability
9 1 (1.92%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) Perl
2 12 (23.08%) Bash Shell
3 11 (21.15%) Python
4 8 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.69%) Java
6 3 (5.77%) SQL
7 2 (3.85%) Ruby
8 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.85%) CCNA
2 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 17 (32.69%) Docker
2 6 (11.54%) GPFS
2 6 (11.54%) NFS
3 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.85%) vSphere
4 1 (1.92%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 32 (61.54%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (51.92%) Nagios
3 6 (11.54%) Ganglia
4 5 (9.62%) logstash
4 5 (9.62%) Riemann
5 4 (7.69%) Graphite
5 4 (7.69%) Kubernetes
6 3 (5.77%) Ansible
6 3 (5.77%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.92%) Packer
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 9 (17.31%) Google
3 8 (15.38%) VMware
4 7 (13.46%) IBM
5 4 (7.69%) Dynatrace
6 3 (5.77%) HP
6 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.85%) Cisco
7 2 (3.85%) F5
7 2 (3.85%) FireEye
7 2 (3.85%) Juniper
7 2 (3.85%) Perforce
7 2 (3.85%) Splunk
8 1 (1.92%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.92%) Dell
8 1 (1.92%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.92%) New Relic
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