The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 83 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Puppet 11 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.72% 0.64% -
As % of the Systems Management category 12.22% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate £488 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.58% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 -
Puppet
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 East Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
90 72 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.87% 5.11% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 85
Average daily rate £375 £450 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +309.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £68
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £366 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.48% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 9
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% -46.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.90 £8.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.95 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.39% +2.38%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 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
Nottinghamshire -9 7 £488 -11.36% 3
Northamptonshire +11 2 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £600 - 2
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 14 (73.68%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (68.42%) DevOps
2 13 (68.42%) Linux
3 10 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (36.84%) Open Source
4 7 (36.84%) Windows
4 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
5 6 (31.58%) Web Services
5 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
5 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (26.32%) HTTP
6 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
6 5 (26.32%) ITIL
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
7 4 (21.05%) Ansible
7 4 (21.05%) GitLab
7 4 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (21.05%) ETL
7 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
7 4 (21.05%) IBM
7 4 (21.05%) Migration
7 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
7 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 3 (15.79%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (15.79%) High Availability
8 3 (15.79%) DataStage
8 3 (15.79%) Middleware
8 3 (15.79%) MySQL
8 3 (15.79%) Talend
8 3 (15.79%) Salt

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (21.05%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) HTTP
1 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) DataStage
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
2 4 (21.05%) GitLab
3 3 (15.79%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.26%) JIRA
5 1 (5.26%) Maven
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) AWS Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Middleware Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Middleware Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Scala Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Unix Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Unix Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (15.79%) Middleware
4 1 (5.26%) .NET
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) REST
4 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) DevOps
2 10 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (36.84%) Open Source
4 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
5 5 (26.32%) ITIL
6 4 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
6 4 (21.05%) ETL
6 4 (21.05%) Migration
7 3 (15.79%) High Availability
8 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
8 2 (10.53%) SOA
9 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (5.26%) Change Management
9 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (5.26%) Mobile Development
9 1 (5.26%) Scrum
9 1 (5.26%) Web Development
9 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Ruby
2 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (73.68%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (21.05%) Ansible
3 3 (15.79%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) IBM
2 3 (15.79%) Talend
3 2 (10.53%) Apigee
4 1 (5.26%) Intel
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) SaltStack
4 1 (5.26%) Software AG
4 1 (5.26%) VMware