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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 81 - 88
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Puppet 23 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.31% - 0.076%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.40% - 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 0 1
Average daily rate
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£500 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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
125 63 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.11% 4.06% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 29 22
Average daily rate £475 £268 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.57% -14.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £152 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £14.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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
Northamptonshire - 13 £500 -
Nottinghamshire - 9 £625 -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 32 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 30 (93.75%) DevOps
3 25 (78.13%) Jenkins
4 20 (62.50%) Configuration Management
5 18 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (56.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 15 (46.88%) Ansible
6 15 (46.88%) Open Source
7 13 (40.63%) Linux
8 12 (37.50%) Java
9 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (31.25%) Finance
11 9 (28.13%) VMware
12 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (25.00%) MongoDB
12 8 (25.00%) Workflow
12 8 (25.00%) Change Management
12 8 (25.00%) Maven
12 8 (25.00%) Ruby
12 8 (25.00%) QA
12 8 (25.00%) Python
12 8 (25.00%) Nagios
12 8 (25.00%) UNIX
13 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
13 7 (21.88%) Data Management
13 7 (21.88%) Gradle
14 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
14 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
15 4 (12.50%) SMTP

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 (12.50%) Apache Solr
1 4 (12.50%) Apache Qpid
1 4 (12.50%) Node.js
1 4 (12.50%) OpenStack
1 4 (12.50%) Apache
1 4 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) PaaS
3 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) SMTP
1 4 (12.50%) FTP
1 4 (12.50%) HTTP
1 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 4 (12.50%) DNS
1 4 (12.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 4 (12.50%) Redis
2 4 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (78.13%) Jenkins
2 8 (25.00%) Maven
3 7 (21.88%) Gradle
4 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
5 4 (12.50%) Hudson
6 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (6.25%) JIRA
6 2 (6.25%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.13%) Ant
7 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
7 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
2 4 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) DevOps Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Test Environment Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Environment Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) DevOps Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Deployment Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.13%) Spring
2 1 (3.13%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Open Source
2 4 (12.50%) Replication
2 4 (12.50%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 8 (25.00%) UNIX
3 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Windows
4 1 (3.13%) AIX
4 1 (3.13%) HPUX
4 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (93.75%) DevOps
2 20 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 18 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (56.25%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (25.00%) Change Management
5 8 (25.00%) Workflow
6 7 (21.88%) Data Management
7 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
8 4 (12.50%) Load Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
9 3 (9.38%) Project Management
10 1 (3.13%) ITIL
10 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
10 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
10 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
10 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
10 1 (3.13%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Java
2 8 (25.00%) Python
2 8 (25.00%) Ruby
3 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) VB
4 1 (3.13%) REXX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.25%) Docker
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 32 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (46.88%) Ansible
3 8 (25.00%) Nagios
4 4 (12.50%) Salt
4 4 (12.50%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.13%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) VMware
2 4 (12.50%) hybris
2 4 (12.50%) New Relic
2 4 (12.50%) SaltStack
2 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.13%) Perforce
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Sun
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix