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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Puppet
England / East Midlands
Rank 87 83 87
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Puppet 5 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.35% 1.06% 0.58%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.95% 17.71% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Median daily rate £550 £463 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -15.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +8.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

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
101 96 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.05% 5.97% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 41 50
Median daily rate £425 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £289 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 5
Median hourly rate £15.50 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.94 £21.00 £23.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +24.44%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Puppet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -8 4 £525 +2.43% 4
Northamptonshire -8 1 £575 +35.29% 2
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Puppet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 13 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Jenkins
3 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
3 8 (61.54%) Scrum
3 8 (61.54%) Docker
4 7 (53.85%) Ansible
4 7 (53.85%) Java
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
5 6 (46.15%) SDLC
6 5 (38.46%) Kubernetes
6 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
6 5 (38.46%) VMware
6 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (30.77%) Heroku
7 4 (30.77%) GitHub
7 4 (30.77%) Bitbucket
7 4 (30.77%) OpenStack
7 4 (30.77%) Splunk
7 4 (30.77%) Software AG
7 4 (30.77%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (30.77%) Apigee
7 4 (30.77%) Automation Testing
7 4 (30.77%) OpenShift
7 4 (30.77%) Graphite
7 4 (30.77%) Datadog
7 4 (30.77%) Packer

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) OpenStack
2 2 (15.38%) nginx
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Solr
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (30.77%) Datadog
2 4 (30.77%) GitHub
2 4 (30.77%) Heroku
2 4 (30.77%) OpenShift
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (7.69%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) SAP HANA
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Jenkins
2 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
3 4 (30.77%) Bitbucket
3 4 (30.77%) git-flow
4 2 (15.38%) JIRA
4 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
5 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (7.69%) GitLab
5 1 (7.69%) Hudson
5 1 (7.69%) MSBuild
5 1 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
1 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Lead DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Release Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) LAMP
1 1 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) CentOS
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) SUSE
3 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) Scrum
4 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
4 6 (46.15%) SDLC
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (30.77%) Automation Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Build Automation
7 2 (15.38%) Change Management
7 2 (15.38%) Coaching
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (15.38%) Critical Success Factor
7 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
7 2 (15.38%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 2 (15.38%) Workflow
8 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Docker
2 3 (23.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 13 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (53.85%) Ansible
3 5 (38.46%) Kubernetes
4 4 (30.77%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (30.77%) Graphite
4 4 (30.77%) Packer
5 1 (7.69%) CFEngine
5 1 (7.69%) Mesos
5 1 (7.69%) Rancher
5 1 (7.69%) rkt
5 1 (7.69%) Salt
5 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Apigee
2 4 (30.77%) Software AG
2 4 (30.77%) Splunk
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Rackspace
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) SaltStack
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Sitecore