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 September 2016 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Puppet
Rank 78 94 89
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Contract jobs citing Puppet 27 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.64% 0.38% 0.89%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.71% 5.26% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 7
Median daily rate £410 £463 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.35% -15.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £510 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £51.72 -
% change year-on-year
-37.15% -
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
105 114 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.38% 7.13% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 57 60
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £325 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -11.11%

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
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 26 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Lincolnshire - 14 £375 -
Nottinghamshire -8 8 £425 -15.00% 1
Northamptonshire -8 2 £473 +5.00% 1
Derbyshire - 1 £525 - 1
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 59 (93.65%) DevOps
2 56 (88.89%) Linux
3 39 (61.90%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (52.38%) Ansible
6 30 (47.62%) Microsoft Azure
7 23 (36.51%) Windows
8 22 (34.92%) Git (software)
9 20 (31.75%) Java
9 20 (31.75%) Jenkins
10 19 (30.16%) PHP
10 19 (30.16%) Active Directory
10 19 (30.16%) Ruby
10 19 (30.16%) Configuration Management
11 18 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (28.57%) MySQL
12 17 (26.98%) Mac OS X
12 17 (26.98%) LAN
12 17 (26.98%) WAN
12 17 (26.98%) VPN
12 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (25.40%) SCCM
13 16 (25.40%) Wireless
13 16 (25.40%) Office 365
13 16 (25.40%) Microsoft Intune
14 15 (23.81%) CentOS
14 15 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (23.81%) Google
15 14 (22.22%) Red Hat
16 13 (20.63%) CISSP

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 13 (20.63%) Mule
2 6 (9.52%) OpenStack
3 5 (7.94%) Confluence
4 4 (6.35%) Apache
4 4 (6.35%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.76%) nginx
6 1 (1.59%) IIS
6 1 (1.59%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 39 (61.90%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (47.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (25.40%) Office 365
4 10 (15.87%) DigitalOcean
5 8 (12.70%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (12.70%) Amazon S3
6 7 (11.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 7 (11.11%) Route 53
7 5 (7.94%) IaaS
8 2 (3.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (3.17%) Trello
9 1 (1.59%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (1.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (1.59%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (1.59%) GitHub
9 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.59%) Heroku
9 1 (1.59%) PaaS
9 1 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.98%) LAN
1 17 (26.98%) VPN
1 17 (26.98%) WAN
2 16 (25.40%) Wireless
3 13 (20.63%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.17%) SSL
5 1 (1.59%) DNS
5 1 (1.59%) Firewall
5 1 (1.59%) Network Security
5 1 (1.59%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.57%) MySQL
2 7 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.59%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (34.92%) Git (software)
2 20 (31.75%) Jenkins
3 8 (12.70%) JIRA
4 7 (11.11%) Subversion
5 5 (7.94%) Maven
6 4 (6.35%) Ant
7 3 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (4.76%) Eclipse
7 3 (4.76%) GitLab
7 3 (4.76%) Vagrant
8 2 (3.17%) Bitbucket
8 2 (3.17%) Selenium
8 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.59%) Checkstyle
9 1 (1.59%) Hudson
9 1 (1.59%) JUnit
9 1 (1.59%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.59%) QUnit
9 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.59%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Advertising
2 3 (4.76%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Front Office
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (55.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (30.16%) Architect
3 13 (20.63%) AWS Engineer
3 13 (20.63%) Infrastructure Architect
4 12 (19.05%) AWS DevOps
5 7 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
5 7 (11.11%) Ruby Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (6.35%) Senior DevOps
8 3 (4.76%) AWS Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Java Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) DevOps Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Java Software Architect
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) LAMP
1 3 (4.76%) Web Services
2 2 (3.17%) .NET
2 2 (3.17%) CSS
2 2 (3.17%) ELK Stack
2 2 (3.17%) HTML
2 2 (3.17%) JSON
2 2 (3.17%) REST
2 2 (3.17%) XML
3 1 (1.59%) Akka
3 1 (1.59%) Behat
3 1 (1.59%) Doctrine
3 1 (1.59%) Java EE
3 1 (1.59%) JBoss Seam
3 1 (1.59%) JSTL
3 1 (1.59%) Kafka
3 1 (1.59%) Node.js
3 1 (1.59%) Play Framework
3 1 (1.59%) spray
3 1 (1.59%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Computer Science
2 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.11%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.76%) Wiki
4 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.59%) iPad
5 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 56 (88.89%) Linux
2 23 (36.51%) Windows
3 17 (26.98%) Mac OS X
4 15 (23.81%) CentOS
4 15 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (17.46%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.76%) Unix
6 3 (4.76%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.17%) Android
7 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.59%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (93.65%) DevOps
2 19 (30.16%) Configuration Management
3 18 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (17.46%) ITIL
6 8 (12.70%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (11.11%) Coaching
8 4 (6.35%) High Availability
8 4 (6.35%) ITIL V3
8 4 (6.35%) TOGAF
9 3 (4.76%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (4.76%) Kanban
9 3 (4.76%) Migration
9 3 (4.76%) Scrum
9 3 (4.76%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.76%) Translating Business Requirements
10 2 (3.17%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (3.17%) Open Source
10 2 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (3.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.75%) Java
2 19 (30.16%) PHP
2 19 (30.16%) Ruby
3 8 (12.70%) Bash Shell
4 5 (7.94%) Python
5 3 (4.76%) SQL
6 2 (3.17%) C#
6 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.59%) Go
7 1 (1.59%) Groovy
7 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) CISSP
2 9 (14.29%) Degree
3 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.59%) HND
5 1 (1.59%) OCMJD
5 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 19 (30.16%) Active Directory
2 13 (20.63%) Docker
3 3 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.59%) vCloud
4 1 (1.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (52.38%) Ansible
3 16 (25.40%) Microsoft Intune
3 16 (25.40%) SCCM
4 5 (7.94%) Mesos
4 5 (7.94%) Salt
5 4 (6.35%) Kubernetes
6 2 (3.17%) OpenAM
6 2 (3.17%) Terraform
7 1 (1.59%) Packer
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) Google
2 14 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 13 (20.63%) Cisco
3 13 (20.63%) Palo Alto
4 10 (15.87%) Rackspace
5 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.76%) VMware
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle
7 1 (1.59%) Endeca
7 1 (1.59%) Sun
7 1 (1.59%) Zend