The first table below looks at the demand for Puppet skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 25 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 East Midlands 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 84 87 79
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Puppet 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.41% 0.069% 0.070%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.26% 0.97% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £445 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.59% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Systems Management Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
114 103 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.88% 7.11% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 65 28
Average daily rate £335 £314 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% +0.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £106 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 9
Average hourly rate £13.62 £27.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.47% +52.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £21.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.12 £30.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +27.14%
Puppet
England

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Puppet across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Puppet
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Puppet across the East Midlands region.

Puppet Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Puppet
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Puppet across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Puppet Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Puppet
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 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
(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
Leicestershire -1 3 £563 +26.40% 4
Nottinghamshire - 2 £338 - 3
Northamptonshire - - - -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Vagrant
2 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (66.67%) OpenStack
2 4 (66.67%) Ansible
2 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) Ant
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Maven
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Rackspace
4 2 (33.33%) Gradle
4 2 (33.33%) PaaS
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) DB2
5 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (16.67%) Apache
5 1 (16.67%) SSL

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (66.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) Ant
2 3 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Gradle
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Scala
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) VirtualBox
1 1 (16.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Vagrant
1 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (66.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
Leicestershire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
X4 Group
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + £500 to £600 a day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago