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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 83 - 86
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Puppet 9 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.56% - 0.070%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.38% - 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£550 - £195
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £364
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
122 157 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.60% 9.83% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 92 36
Average daily rate £350 £110 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+218.18% -66.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £68 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £390 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 11
Average hourly rate £16.72 £19.03 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.13% -23.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.63 £14.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £29.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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
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 24 December 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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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 - 7 £550 -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 21 (91.30%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (86.96%) Jenkins
3 18 (78.26%) DevOps
4 17 (73.91%) Ansible
5 16 (69.57%) OpenStack
6 14 (60.87%) Vagrant
7 13 (56.52%) Java
8 12 (52.17%) Linux
8 12 (52.17%) Python
9 10 (43.48%) Configuration Management
10 8 (34.78%) VMware
10 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (34.78%) Rackspace
11 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (30.43%) Ruby
11 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
12 6 (26.09%) Maven
12 6 (26.09%) Nagios
12 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (26.09%) Salt
12 6 (26.09%) New Relic
12 6 (26.09%) Node.js
12 6 (26.09%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (21.74%) Ant
14 4 (17.39%) Web Services
14 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
14 4 (17.39%) Subversion
15 3 (13.04%) Retail

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (69.57%) OpenStack
2 6 (26.09%) Node.js
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
4 2 (8.70%) Apache Solr
4 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
4 2 (8.70%) IIS
5 1 (4.35%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) PaaS
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) SSL
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) DB2
2 2 (8.70%) Couchbase
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (86.96%) Jenkins
2 6 (26.09%) Maven
3 5 (21.74%) Ant
4 4 (17.39%) Subversion
4 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
5 3 (13.04%) Gradle
6 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (8.70%) JIRA
6 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (13.04%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) DevOps Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) Consultant
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (21.74%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Test Environment Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Environment Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Web Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) MSMQ
2 2 (8.70%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (8.70%) Lucene
2 2 (8.70%) JSON
2 2 (8.70%) RESTful
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.70%) UNIX
4 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) DevOps
2 10 (43.48%) Configuration Management
3 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
5 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.70%) Project Management
8 1 (4.35%) ITIL
8 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
8 1 (4.35%) Data Management
8 1 (4.35%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) Python
3 7 (30.43%) Ruby
4 1 (4.35%) Scala
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) Docker
3 1 (4.35%) VirtualBox
3 1 (4.35%) KVM
Systems Management
1 21 (91.30%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (73.91%) Ansible
3 14 (60.87%) Vagrant
4 6 (26.09%) Nagios
4 6 (26.09%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) VMware
1 8 (34.78%) Rackspace
2 6 (26.09%) New Relic
3 3 (13.04%) SAP
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.70%) Splunk
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix